Access Chautauqua
formerly Access Channel 5
PR: Access Chautauqua Programming for February 22-28
Published February 16, 2020

All the new programming for the week of February 22 featuring Chautauqua Sunrise, A Hearing on Bail Reform Law and A Critique of New York's New Bail Reform Laws..

A Hearing on Bail Reform Law was conducted February 6, 2020 at the Mahoney State Building in Buffalo, and was documented by Chautauqua Updates. The 2-hour, 55-minute hearing will air at 10:45 AM and 4:45 PM. Senators George Borrello, John Flanagan, Rob Ortt, Patrick Gallivan, Michael Ranzehofer, and Chris Jacobs held the hearing to address concerns over the Bail Reform Law that went into effect January 1, 2020. Testimony was given by Jim Quattrone, Chautauqua County Sheriff; Harry Snellings, Jamestown Police Chief; David Ortolano, Dunkirk Police Chief; Patrick Swanson, Chautauqua County District Attorney; Christine Morsman, Allegany County Probation Department Senior Probation Assistant/Pre-Trial Release Coordinator; Jay Gsell, Genessee County Manager; Kevin Stadelmaier, Chief Attorney for the Criminal Defense Unit for the Legal Aid Bureau of Buffalo/NYSACDL; Bradley Mazur, Undersheriff Genesee County; Joseph Graff, Chief Deputy Genesee County Sheriff's Office; Catherine Uhly, Genesse County Justice Program Coordinator; Joe Cardone, Orleans County District Attorney; Tim Howard, Erie County Sheriff; T. J. Phillips, Erie County Assoc. of Police Chiefs President; John Flynn, Erie County DA; Dan Denz, Town of West Seneca Chief of Police.

A Critique of New York's New Bail Reform Laws consists of interviews with Chautauqua County Executive P. J. Wendell; Chautauqua County District Attorney Patrick Swanson; Jamestown Chief of Police Harry Snellings; Chautauqua County Sheriff Jim Quattrone; and State Senator George Borrello, chair of the Senate task force on bail reform. The 20-minute program, produced by Chautauqua Updates, will air at 1:40 PM and 7:40 PM.

Chautauqua Sunrise, hosted by Doc Hamels, will have guest Nancy Crroll-Hunt with dog grooming tips. The program airs live at 9:00 AM on Saturday only, then repeats at 2:00 PM and 8:00 PM.

Repeat programming is typically re-aired throughout the week at other various time slots.

All programming starts on Saturday, February 22 with the final airing on Friday, February 28.

Access Chautauqua, formerly Access Channel 5, is available to cable viewers in the Chautauqua, Mayville, North Harmony, Portland, Ripley, Sherman, and Westfield areas, and can be found on cable channel 1301.

The programs may also be viewed after the initial airing at the station's web site