One Dozen New COVID-19 Cases Reported In Chautauqua County Today

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),How many in the Jamestown school district? WNY News Now / MGN Stock Image.MAYVILLE — Chautauqua County health officials reported 12 new confirmed COVID-19 cases in the county Thursday, bringing the current total to 45 active cases.The breakdown of the new cases is two in Jamestown, three in Brocton, three in Dunkirk and four in Fredonia.As of Thursday’s report there are 345 cases under quarantine/isolation orders by the Public Health Director and are being monitored.Not all of those being monitored are confirmed to have COVID-19 but have either shown symptoms, are awaiting results, or have risk factors. There are 30 people under domestic traveler quarantine for having arrived in Chautauqua County from a state listed on the New York State travel advisory.Two people are hospitalized in Chautauqua County as of Tuesday.The number of people in Chautauqua County hospitals diagnosed with COVID-19, regardless of residency are 619 recovered cases, 10 deaths, 674 total confirmed cases and 44,981 negative test results.last_img read more

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Sometimes It Sucks

first_imgIf you believe everything you see on social media, then your friends are living the most amazing lives ever, full of clifftop sunsets, James Beard-worthy dinners and knee-deep powder days. Social media is like a well-curated highlight reel of our lives. But listen, sometimes life sucks. Meals are occasionally lackluster, hikes are sometimes boring and there are more hard crust days than powder days in any given ski season. We just don’t fill our Instagram feed with those sort of mundane details, because then people would know that our lives are just as boring as their’s most of the time. Take Whiskey Wednesday, which by most accounts, is the single greatest endeavor any group of middle-aged men has ever undergone.Ditching your family to ski and drink whiskey with your friends every single Wednesday of ski season is absolutely awesome. Except when it’s not.We ski in the South, so sometimes, there are only a few runs open (and by a few runs, I mean a single strip of snow sandwiched between grass and dirt from the top of the mountain to the bottom) because of a week of 60-degree days accompanied by rain. And sometimes, the temperature drops drastically on a Wednesday just before you show up to ski, so the mountain turns on all their snow guns. Skiing through a series of snow guns is a punishment that southern skiers know too well. Take the snow, ice, and wind from the most epic blizzard in recorded history, and concentrate it into a single, frosty blast aimed right at your face. Now ski through it 12 or so times on your way down the mountain. That’s what it’s like to ski Breckenwolf when the guns are blasting. Oh, and it’s cold as balls-so your fingers are numb and you’ve got a beard so the snow from the guns turns into crusty ice that covers your face. And sometimes, all this happens on the Whiskey Wednesday when it’s your turn to be the designated driver, so you have to suffer through shitty conditions, blistering snow guns and sub-freezing temps sober. I love skiing powder sober. But ice? Through a snow gun white out? Those sort of conditions demand booze. Lots of booze. So yeah, sometimes Whiskey Wednesday sucks. Except, let’s be honest; even when it sucks it’s awesome. Because we ski Breckenwolf, so there are jumps everywhere and jumps are fun to hit even when your face is stinging from the snow gun blasts. Plus there’s always a Chinese Downhill at the end of the night, and you get to push your friends over during a Chinese Downhill, and that’s fun even if you’re sober. I like skiing with friends even when they’re not sober and I am. I’ll be damned if there isn’t a certain charm to spending a few hours getting mild frostbite on your cheeks from skiing through manmade ice and snow coming at you at roughly 90 miles per hour out of the guns. Ah, Whiskey Wednesday. Even when it sucks, it’s awesome.last_img read more

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Warriors Looking Forward: DeMarcus Cousins expected to return this week

first_img* * *Subscribe to the Mercury News and East Bay Times for $40 a year and receive a free Warriors championship coffee table book* * *The Golden State Warriors visit the Denver Nuggets early this week but all the attention will be on the Friday-night matchup versus the Los Angeles Clippers. DeMarcus Cousins is expected to make his return to the court after recovering from an Achilles injury. With the return of Cousins, the Warriors will boast a starting lineup constructed of former all-stars …last_img

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