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City police investigating car-pedestrian accident...

Jamestown police are continuing to investigate a reported car-pedestrian accident on North Main Street early last night between Second and Third.  The Post-Journal reports the call came in about 8 p.m.  Witnesses tell the paper that officers found the victim laying on the street between vehicles.  A neckbrace was reportedly used to stablize the victim.  Police were interviewing the driver of the vehicle... who said she was trying to avoid the pedestrian... and, other witnesses.  Police still have not released details of the accident.

Mayville couple, grandfather, jailed for letting toddler smoke pot...

Three Mayville residents are jailed on $10,000 each for allegedly helping... and, encouraging a nearly 2-year-old boy smoke marijuana in there home back on Dec. 5.  The arrests came following a lengthy investigation by the Chautauqua County Sheriff's Office... the District Attorney's Office... and, Child Protective Services.  Officers said Friday they had arrested the 23 moth-old's parents... 18 year-old George, and 17 year-old Jessica Kelsey of 34 South Erie Street.  They also arrested Jessica Kelsey's father, 54 year-old Don Baker.  Deputies say each is charged with second-degree reckless endangerment... and, endangering the welfare of a child.  The trio was arraigned... and, sent to the county lock-up.  The boy involved and a sibling are now in the care of Child Protective Services.

United Way at 79% of 2013 goal...

As they near the home-stretch... the United Way of Southern Chautauqua County has raised nearly 80-percent of it's goal for the 2013 General Campaign.  That from Co-Chair Deb Kathman... who says they've raised about $1.04-million... or 79-percent of the the $1.315-million.  Kathman -- who's heading up this year's effort with her husband, Deke -- says they're most concerned about the fact there are a few larger companies that haven't reported the results of their individual campaigns yet.  She says they hope those companies that haven't completed their campaigns will get those wrapped up in the next week or two.  But... Deb Kathman says they've "very confident" they'll make the goal.  The United Way Campaign primarily funds both United Way human service programs... and 39 others at 18 partner agencies.  For more information... call the United Way at 483-1561... or go on-line to www.uwayscc.org.


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