Second Incident Of Strangers Approaching Students In Jamestown Reported

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) Image by Storm Hartmann / WNY News Now.JAMESTOWN – Police in Jamestown are once again warning the community about a suspicious incident where two men approached students walking to school.Jamestown Police say the men approached, then followed, students who were walking to Lincoln Elementary School along Front Street on Thursday.The men, police say, also tried to engage in conversation with the students.When the kids got to school, they immediately notified the principal. This is the second incident in the last week where students were approached by men in the Jamestown area.Police say last Friday two men in a white van approached students at Ring Elementary School on Jamestown’s northside.Anyone who may have information on either incident, or know the identity of the men, is asked to contact the Jamestown Police Department at 483-7537.The Jamestown Public School Administration and the Jamestown Police encourage parents and guardians to talk to their children about the importance of not talking to strangers, or if any stranger approaches them, to report it immediately to a trusted adult.last_img read more

From Wolcott to Readsboro, FairPoint expands broadband in four communities

first_imgSOUTH BURLINGTON, Vt. (March 24, 2011)’FairPoint Communications Consolidated Communications,FairPoint Communications has expanded broadband to hundreds more homes and businesses in Hartford, White River Junction, Wolcott and Readsboro.FairPoint’s new fiber-based, high-capacity network ‘ called VantagePoint(sm) ‘ offers customers a better, faster way to communicate.‘VantagePoint is enabling us to expand broadband service into areas with no high-speed Internet access and provide enhanced services across the state,’ said Michael K. Smith, FairPoint state president for Vermont. ‘Broadband availability opens the doors to the world for the residents and businesses in Vermont and is fundamental to the state’s future economic growth.’FairPoint’s VantagePoint network, a fiber core, IP-based network, providesresidential speed options as fast as 15Mbps.  Broadband service on the VantagePoint network means customers can smoothly stream live video, play online games and upload photos and large files with ease.  Always-on broadband access provides almost instant connections to information, news and entertainment.In Hartford and White River Junction, FairPoint’s high-speed Internet service will reach customers along all or portions of the following streets: Ammel, Bedell, Delta, Jericho, Joshua, Miller, Sugartop and Wallace.In Readsboro, high-speed Internet service was recently expanded to reach customers along all or portions of the following streets: Alpendorf, Alpenwald, Bachesrand, Bergabhang, Bergblume, Bergrucken, Bergwelt, Heartwellville View, Lebensdorf, Mattenberg, Oberdorf, Oberhugel, Route 100, Rue Madeline, Valley View, Vermont Route 8 and Whitney.In Wolcott, high-speed Internet service was recently expanded to reach customers along all or portions of the following streets: Another, Arnolds, Frazer, Gallup, Greenewood, Gulf, Heath, Hidden Acres, Hill, Jones, Route 15, Sand Hill, Wheeler, Whitetail, Wildermont and Wolcott.Since April 2008, FairPoint has invested almost $47 million in the communications infrastructure and technology to bring broadband to Vermont, including building almost 1,000 miles of new fiber across the state.www.FairPoint.com(link is external).About FairPointFairPoint Communications, Inc. is a provider of communications services to communities across the country. Today, FairPoint owns and operates local exchange companies in 18 states offering advanced communications with a personal touch, including local and long distance voice, data, Internet, television and broadband services. FairPoint is traded on NASDAQ under the ticker symbol FRP. Learn more at www.FairPoint.com(link is external). last_img read more