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Paula Poundstone

Paula Poundstone will light up the Reg Lenna Center for the Arts in Jamestown Saturday with her unique brand of humor. The award-winning comedienne, author, actress, podcaster and panelist on NPR's "Wait, Wait, Don't Tell Me" is celebrating 40 years in the business and still does 85 shows a year - despite years of therapy, children who come running when she pulls out her checkbook and a house full of 13 cats.

National Comedy Center

The National Comedy Center in Western New York is on Time Magazine's annual list of must-see destinations.

The leader of a Jamestown drug organization has pleaded guilty to selling cocaine, after two of his business associates were convicted.

A Jamestown man has pleaded guilty in U.S. District Court in Buffalo to production and possession of child pornography.

A Jamestown couple has been arrested on multiple drug and gun charges.

Friendly's

Friendly's has closed restaurants in Hamburg, Amherst, Lancaster and Jamestown. They are among 14 across New York State and another nine locations shuttered abruptly across New England.

Jamestown Police

A Jamestown man convicted of hanging a dog in a tree to cause its death was sentenced to a year in jail Monday in Chautauqua County Court.

A Jamestown man was sentenced to 21 years in prison Monday for setting a woman on fire.

National Comedy Center

The National Comedy Center will give the public its first glimpse of creative papers and artifacts that belonged to the late comedian Ernie Kovacs.

National Comedy Center

Western New Yorkers who have a little down time before the new year begins, may want to help out a local landmark with just a click of their mouse.

A McDonalds on 2803 North Main Street in Jamestown is being temporarily closed while the New York State Department of Health and the Chautauqua County Health Department investigate reports of multiple illnesses.

The National Comedy Center holds its opening celebration in Jamestown, New York, Wednesday through Aug. 5. Once called the “furniture capital of the world,” Jamestown is the hometown of comedian and actress Lucille Ball.

Board member and comedian Lewis Black (@TheLewisBlack) has been in the museum, and joins Here & Now‘s Robin Young for a preview.

Jamestown Police

Jamestown Police say a body found earlier this week has been positively identified as missing person Sean Carpenter.

Jamestown Police Department

A dead body and a suspicious missing person case are keeping area police busy Friday.

Preservation Ready Sites, Buffalo

A New York preservation group says Jamestown's Arcade District is among the organization's list of seven historic places in the state that are endangered.

Steve Neilans / National Comedy Center

Jamestown’s National Comedy Center, which opens this August, will feature some cutting edge technology for museum goers. Visitors will wear a wristband with an RFID chip throughout their stay that will help complete a sense of humor profile.

Police in Jamestown are investigating the apparent assault of a three-year-old girl by her caregiver Tuesday morning.

U.S. Attorney's Office

A federal grand jury has returned a 14-count indictment against a Jamestown man for child pornography and trafficking.

Jamestown Police / WBFO

A traffic stop in Jamestown last night turned up a stash of drugs.

Sam's Club

The Sam’s Club store in Jamestown is closing January 26, just one of 63 Sam’s Club stores across the U.S. to close.

National Comedy Center

Architectural Digest is out with its list of the "15 Most Noteworthy Museums Opening This Year" and the National Comedy Center in Jamestown is right there among much bigger names like Toronto and Scotland.

A Jamestown man has been arrested after Jamestown Police answered an overnight complaint of possible child abuse.

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A Jamestown man has been sentenced to 25 years in state prison for killing his estranged wife.

Jamestown Police

Authorities say a woman is in critical condition after being set on fire by a man.

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After years of sitting idle, a Chautauqua County ski resort has been sold. The Cockaigne Ski Area in Cherry Creek plans to re-open for the ski season next year.

Jamestown Police have released the name of the man stabbed to death Tuesday night.

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A Jamestown man has been arrested on drug trafficking charges.

Niagara Falls City School District

For eight years, a case has wandered through New York's court system: impoverished small cities suing Albany, saying the state's system for allocating school aid is not fair to them. The districts and their lawyers are not giving up, appealing a dismissal of their cases.

Albany is putting another $10 million into Jamestown's Downtown Revitalization Initiative. The plan encompasses 10 projects chosen through the Regional Economic Development Council system.


Environment New York Research & Policy Center

A new study finds there is still plenty of dirty air around Western New York.


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