COVID: Senators Propose $2k Per Month Payment

first_imgPhoto: PixabayWASHINGTON – Three prominent lawmakers have joined forces to propose monthly payments of $2,000 to U.S. residents during the Coronavirus pandemic.That includes payments for some children. The money would be in the form of a rebate program.The bill is proposed by Democratic Senators Bernie Sanders, Kamala Harris and Ed MarkeyIt’s in response to the worsening economic crisis brought on by the pandemic. However, the legislation has a tall climb on capitol hill, especially in the republican-controlled senate.The payments would be available to residents no matter if they have a social security number.That includes undocumented immigrants who pay taxes but don’t have a social security number. Share:Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)last_img read more

Area Midget Football League Cancels Upcoming Season Due To COVID-19

first_imgShare:Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window) Stock Image by Andrew Hart / CC BY-SA 2.0CATTARAUGUS COUNTY – One of the area’s largest football leagues has canceled their upcoming season due to COVID-19 concerns.The Cattaraugus County Midget Football League posted the news Sunday on social media.In a statement the group says they attempted to hold out hope of keeping the sport alive for as along as possible, but, several concerns remained.“We are still unsure if we would have the green light in mid-September and even then it would be really time restricted,” read the statement. “Our main concern has been and always will be the safety of all players and an accelerated season would not be idea for their conditioning or their overall health.” Last week the New York State Public High School Athletic Association announced they are delaying the official start date of the Fall 2020 sports season.Officials also voted Thursday to cancel the Fall 2020 Regional and State Championships.They say they’re preparing to implement a condensed season schedule in January 2021 if high school sports remain prohibited throughout 2020 due to COVID-19.last_img read more

Woman Charged With DWI After Crashing Through Construction Barrier In Kennedy

first_imgStock Image.KENNEDY – A 57-year-old Frewsburg woman is facing DWI charges after New York State Police said she crashed her car into construction barriers while allegedly driving drunk over the weekend.Troopers responded to the Saturday crash on Route 394 in Kennedy.Through investigation they allege Christine Peterson drove through barriers at the closed portion of Route 394, causing damage. Peterson was uninjured in the accident.Police say Peterson was placed under arrest and transported to UPMC Chautauqua Hospital in Jamestown where she refused to provide a blood sample to determine her level of intoxication. Peterson was issued appearance tickets and released.Police say she is scheduled to appear in the Town of Poland Court on a later date. Share:Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)last_img read more

Woman Jailed Following Alleged Assault

first_imgShare:Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window) CHAUTAUQUA – A Sherman woman was arrested for allegedly assaulting two people at a Potter Road address in the Town of Chautauqua on Sunday.The Chautauqua County Sheriff’s Office says 45-year-old Janet Briggs allegedly grabbed and applied pressure to the throat of two people during the altercation.Deputies say one of the victims sustained physical injury, and as a result had to seek medical attention.Briggs was arrested and charged with two counts of third-degree criminal obstruction of breathing and taken to the Chautauqua County Jail pending arraignment in the case. last_img read more

Chautauqua County Reports 14 New Cases Of COVID-19 Wednesday

first_imgMAYVIILE – Chautauqua County officials have reported 14 new positive cases of COVID-19 Wednesday afternoon, bringing the total number of confirmed cases to 1,393.Both Jamestown and Fredonia have reported four new cases while Sherman reports two new cases, along with Silver Creek, Dunkirk, Clymer, and Brocton reporting one case each. 130 cases currently remain active.There are currently 12 people hospitalized in the county. To date, there have been 1,247 recoveries, and 16 deaths. Share:Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)last_img read more

Glee Could be Banned in the U.K.

first_imgLea Michele, Chris Colfer, Matthew Morrison and the McKinley gang banned?! It may well happen. According to BBC News, in a David and Goliath court case, Mark Tughan, owner of British comedy/music venue the Glee Club has challenged the big wigs at 21st Century Fox for trade mark infringement and won. View Comments The Emmy nominated series, which will celebrate its two-part 100th episode on March 18 and 25, had plans to air its fifth and sixth seasons internationally, but that just might not happen at all in the U.K. A judge ruled on February 7 in Tughan’s favor, citing that potential customers may put be off by the association with the TV series. (Are they crazy?!) Unfortunately this could mean that Rachel Berry, Kurt Hummel, Mr. Schuester and the whole Glee family could sing so long, farewell to U.K. airwaves. Besides being taken off the small screen, Glee merchandise and music downloads would also be unavailable across the pond! A spokesperson for 20th Century Fox said that they “intend to appeal and are confident that, as the case plays out, we will ultimately prevail. We remain committed to delivering Glee to all of its fans in the U.K.” Matthew Morrison Lea Michele Star Fileslast_img read more

James Earl Jones & the Starry Cast of You Can’t Take It With You Begin Previews on B’way

first_img The Pulitzer Prize-winning You Can’t Take It With You centers on the freethinking Sycamore family and the mayhem that ensues when their daughter’s fiancé brings his conservative, straight-laced parents to dinner on the wrong night. The show debuted at the Booth Theatre in 1936 and was last revived on Broadway in 1983. Related Shows This is one tricky family dinner we can’t wait to attend! James Earl Jones, Rose Byrne and the starry cast of You Can’t Take It With You start performances on August 26 at the Longacre Theatre. Opening night for the Scott Ellis-helmed Broadway revival of Moss Hart and George S. Kaufman’s classic play is set for September 28. The cast also includes Elizabeth Ashley, Annaleigh Ashford, Kristine Nielsen, Byron Jennings, Johanna Day, Mark Linn-Baker, Reg Rogers, Crystal A. Dickinson, Marc Damon Johnson, Patrick Kerr, Will Brill, Fran Kranz, Nick Corley, Austin Durant and Joe Tapper. View Comments You Can’t Take It With You Show Closed This production ended its run on Feb. 22, 2015last_img read more

Watch the First Trailer of Sutton Foster’s New TV Series Younger

first_img View Comments Star Files Sutton Foster’s Younger has set its premiere date! The TV Land show, which the two-time Tony winner previously described to as “Tootsie but with age,” comes from Sex and the City creator Darren Starr and will begin on March 31. The Great White Way favorite plays a New Jersey divorced single mother in her early 40s who kickstarts her career by passing herself off as a 20-something, landing a hot job at a New York City publishing company. Check out the trailer below, where we catch our first proper look at Foster’s insane wardrobe, chemistry with co-stars Hilary Duff, Debi Mazar and Miriam Shor, and perhaps get TMI about waxing.center_img Sutton Fosterlast_img read more

Coming Soon to Girls: Allison Williams Sings & Zosia Mamet Gets a Wicked Mom

first_imgGet ready for more poor life decisions. HBO has released a first glimpse of Season 4 of Girls, and Neverland isn’t the only place Allison Williams is taking her singing chops. Marnie is taking those cringe-worthy performances to a new level this season. And we finally get to meet Shoshanna’s parents, although we like off-Broadway alum Zosia Mamet’s theory that she “came out of a sea shell or a pea pod or something.” Shosh’s mom is played by none other than stage and screen fave Ana Gasteyer…and she’s pissed. Andrew Rannells’ Elijah is tagging along with Hannah to Iowa, Zachary Quinto has a highlighter in his mouth and more. Check it out below! Girls is set to return to HBO in 2015. View Commentslast_img read more

Sting Extends Run in His Broadway Musical The Last Ship

first_img Featuring a book by John Logan and Brian Yorkey and directed by Joe Mantello, The Last Ship is inspired by Sting’s own childhood experiences and his album of the same name. It is set in an English seafaring town that operates around the local shipyard and follows Gideon Fletcher, a man who left home to see the world and returns fourteen years later to find that the future of the shipyard is in danger. The cast also includes Broadway favorites Michael Esper and Aaron Lazar, Rachel Tucker, Fred Applegate, Sally Ann Triplett and Collin Kelly-Sordelet. Related Shows The Last Ship What’ve you got? You got Sting! The 16-time Grammy winner has extended his engagement in The Last Ship. The rock star-turned Broadway composer, who began performances as Jackie White on December 9, will now perform in the tuner at the Neil Simon Theatre through January 24, 2015. He was originally scheduled to appear in the show through January 10. View Comments Show Closed This production ended its run on Jan. 24, 2015last_img read more