One person was injured following a shooting on Bowen Street Tuesday night... 
 
The Jamestown Post-Journal reports the incident occurred in front of 47 Bowen Street near Peach Street around 7:15. The paper says the unidentified man was transported by ambulance to UPMC Chautauqua WCA Hospital for treatment. His injures are considered non-life threatening. City Police dispatch tells us the shooting remains under investigation this morning and, no arrests have been made. 
 
 
Two city residents face charges following a domestic incident at a Tower Street residence Monday night...  
 
Jamestown police responded to the property for an alleged assault and found 54 year-old Richard Harmon assaulted an unidentifed male with a baseball bat.  He was arraigned, and jailed without bail in Mayville for first-degree assault and third-degree criminal possession of a weapon.  During the course of the investigation, officers also determined 32 year-old Jessica Harmon had been involved in a domestic incident with an undentified male and female.  She was released on bail for third-degree assault and second-degree harassment. 
 
 
The city of Jamestown is getting an up to $200,000 grant from a national organization that helps local communities bring a "balance" of fun and activity to the lives of children on the northside...  
 
Near the end of Monday's night's City Council work session, Mayor Sam Teresi announced that KaBoom! has told officials they'll be getting the money to completely renovate the aged Chadakoin Park playground area.  Teresi says while city Parks officials sheparded the effort, it was the work of the northside community that made the difference.
 
Teresi says the city's work on the project began back in March, when the firm "Parkitects" urged Parks and Recreation Coordinator Julia Ciesla-Hanley and, Parks Manager John Williams to apply for the funding.  The news was especially gratifying to Councilwoman Vickeye James, who has been a staunch supporter of projects benefitting the northside area where she lives.  Teresi says KaBoom! and Parkitect leaders will be in the community for three meetings on Tuesday, June 12.
 
 
New York Governor Andrew Cuomo says he wants to allow teachers to ask a judge to remove guns from the homes of troubled students...  
 
The Democrat said on Tuesday that he will introduce the idea as legislation.  He acknowledged it will face criticism from Republicans.  Under the measure, teachers and school administrators would have legal standing to petition a court to remove any firearms from the homes of students considered a threat to themselves or others.  Teachers unions say it's a better way to prevent school shootings than arming teachers.  Cuomo's proposal isn't likely to pass the Republican-led state Senate, especially with only two weeks before lawmakers adjourn for the year.  The governor also wants to raise the minimum age to buy firearms from 18 to 21.
 
 
The countdown is underway to the end of session for the state legislature in Albany...  
 
The Assembly is looking to wrap up work on June 20.  With about two weeks remaining, Cattaraugus County Assemblyman Joe Giglio says there are some remaining issues, including the legalization of sports betting.  Another concern for Giglio, how will the revenues be used by the state.  He says he would like any new revenues to go for school safety and security across the state.  Former New York Yankees manager Joe Torre visited the state Capitol on Monday, telling reporters he was in Albany on behalf of the league to discuss the issue.
 
 
With a political stalemate resolved -- for now -- lawmakers in the New York state Senate have passed legislation to crack down on those who drive under the influence of synthetic drugs...  
 
That bill, which now moves to the Assembly, makes it illegal to operate a vehicle while impaired by any designer or synthetic drug. The chamber passed the measure and dozens of other bills on Monday.  Last week, political squabbles between Democrats and Republicans caused work to briefly stop. Republicans control the Senate, but currently do not have a working majority, giving both parties the power to block anything the other party wants to do.  Lawmakers plan to adjourn for the year June 20.
 
 
There is still a big need for host families for the 16 to 18-year-old Babe Ruth World Series that's coming to Jamestown in early August...  
 
The local Babe Ruth World Series committee is putting out a call for about 30 more host families to go with the 30 they already have.  That from Host Family Committee Co-Chairwoman Kathy McMaster, who says being a host family is both fun and rewarding.  She says the commitment is for the Thursday before the Series start on August 2, until the team is done with the series.
 
McMaster knows how great an experience it is because she and her husband, Rich, have hosted several players through the years.  She says the players will arrive with their teams on August 2 and, each host family will house two players from the same team.  The World Series runs from August 4-11.  For more information on being a host family, call Kathy McMaster at 488-0928.
 
 
A Brocton man has been arrested for allegedly driving while intoxicated by drugs in the town of Gerry...  
 
State Police responded to the report of a male subject stumbling around and knocking items over in a Country Fair convenience store.  However, the man was driving away when Troopers arrived.  The suspect, identified as 32 year-old Marcus Watters, was pulled over on Route 60 after committing a traffic violation.  Police say multiple hypodermic needles were reportedly in plain view inside the vehicle as Watters got out to perform sobriety tests.  A search of the vehicle revealed three bags containing a combined total of nine grams of heroin, eight hypodermic needles and, a pipe containing marijuana residue.  Watters was arrested, and will appear in court later.
 
 
A Republican bill to relax regulations on the shallow oil and gas drilling that has gone on in Pennsylvania for more than a century is moving ahead in the Legislature despite opposition from Democratic Governor Tom Wolf...  
 
The GOP-majority House voted 111 to 84 on Tuesday for a proposal that covers permits, rules for wells, spills and enforcement for drilling that does not include the much deeper wells tapping into the Marcellus shale formation.  Backers say the bill is needed because conventional well operators can't afford to meet tougher standards designed for Marcellus shale production.  The Wolf administration says it's strongly opposed, warning it would harm the environment and lessen landowner protections.  Eighteen Republicans , mostly from the Philadelphia suburbs, voted no, while 12 Democrats supported it. 

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