New York State has established a $20 million competition for local governments to come up with ideas for consolidation, efficiency and shared services. The only grant to Western New York in the first round went to Chautauqua County.
A lake effect snow warning remains in affect until 7 p.m. Sunday for Southern Erie, Chautauqua and Cattauraugus counties. A commercial traffic ban has been placed on the I-90 in both directions between Lackawanna and the Pennsylvania state line.
An Italian cheese producer, founded 124 years ago, is opening its first plant on U.S. soil in Chautauqua County, saving an existing workforce and a critical source of business for dozens of local dairy providers.
A tragedy nearly resulted in Chautauqua County Tuesday where creeks are overflowing due to heavy rains. WBFO's Chris Caya was there to witness a dramatic scene as first responders made a heroic rescue.
WBFO's Chris Caya witnessed the rescue in Slippery Rock Creek.
Memorial Day ceremonies are taking place throughout Western New York today. The event in the town of Poland, New York, features a keynote address from Chautauqua County Executive Vince Horrigan, who retired as an Air Force Colonel.