Sunday Lifestyles

Remembering Condon’s Auction Market

The fall of 2017 was the 50th anniversary of the opening of the auction market in Cherry Creek. It was originally built and opened in the fall of 1967 by Nick and Jo Condon of Cherry Creek. They built it because they felt the community, which included the Amish, needed a marketplace near by so ...

WMH Foundation announces successful RED campaign

WESTFIELD — The Westfield Memorial Hospital Foundation raised an amazing $657,187 in support of the RED Campaign completing its most successful fundraising campaign ever. “Proceeds from the 14 month long RED (Renovate our Emergency Department) Campaign go specifically to the renovation ...

Do You Remember?

Pictured are members of the Chautauqua County Board of Directors, circa 1969. Do You Remember? submissions are accepted during normal business hours at the OBSERVER newsroom.

Horoscopes by Holiday

Scorpio Moon, Soulful and So Full In the sixth century B.C., Taoist philosopher Laotzu suggested, "If you want to awaken all of humanity, then awaken all of yourself." Paradoxically, with the Scorpio moon so full (and soulful), the awakening will happen by bringing more up from the dream ...

1956 Chevrolet

In 1956 Chevrolet's first offering of a pillarless four-door hardtop was the Bel Air Sport Sedan. This particular sedan in a California dealer showroom was painted India Ivory over Dusk Plum. The unique body style, in addition to the 265-cubic-inch V-8 engine under the hood, was enough to ...

Nature finds a way

“The earth laughs in flowers” according to a line in a poem by Ralph Waldo Emerson. That is a sentiment that is easy to understand. Flowers can certainly bring joy to people. It was evident on a recent hike on an old rail bed that runs from Riverside Road to Warren that people were ...

For Pet’s Sake

The Fear Free movement My youngest son Colton is 5 years old and has learning disabilities. From the time he started going to the dentist, he was fearful of this place with the loud noises and the strange people poking and prodding in his mouth. Just recently a new pediatric dentist came into ...

All good things come to an end

If you read the publisher's column on Friday, you know this lifestyles editor is heading into the unknown, also called retirement by most people. This was a decision made in concert with the Mrs. and family members, along with Father Time. Mother Nature chipped in as well, not so much in the ...

Just between us

... Steven Hedges of Perrysburg has been named to Sherman College of Chiropractic’s Dean’s List for grades earned during the winter 2018 academic quarter. Dean’s List students have achieved a grade point average of at least 3.5 for the quarter...

Do you remember?

Photo Submitted by Frank R. Lisa Sr. Pictured are World War II soldiers on light duty at the Dunkirk Fairgrounds in 1945 after returning from overseas service. During World War II, the fairgrounds were used as a prisoner of war camp for captured German soldiers. Top from left: “Tuck” ...

A partnership in educational excellence

Lake Shore Central School District and SUNY College at Buffalo By JOSHUA GREGORY Special to the OBSERVER ANGOLA — Undergraduate teaching student Danielle Masse hovers next to a student in a classroom at A.J. Schmidt Elementary School in the Lake Shore Central School District. The pupil ...

Silver Creek man embraces life enjoying many interests

By BEVERLY KEHE-ROWLAND Special to the OBSERVER SILVER CREEK — Although Silver Creek native David Lewis finds little time to sleep, he leads an interesting life doing the things he loves to do. “I’m a happy guy. I’ve had a wonderful life and I like what I do,” he says. ...

Just between us

...David S. Meyer, a 1992 graduate of Dunkirk High School, was promoted to lieutenant of the Gilbert, Arizona Police Department. He is the son of Donna Meyer Einstein and the late David C. Meyer, who was a lieutenant in the Dunkirk Police Department. Congratulations to Dave for his ...

Do you remember?

Submitted Photo The Murray Hose Co. 4 had a membership of 80 members. Drum majors included Stan Korzeniewski, Chester Tarnowski, Frank Kye and Joe Davis. Business manager was Louie Ziegler. Established in 1937, this picture celebrated the Corps’ 50th anniversary in 1987.

Making a difference one basket at a time

Partners in Kind helps to brighten Easter Editor’s note: The following was written on Easter Sunday. By MELISSA PIETRKIEWICZ Special to the OBSERVER Conversation. Connection. Community. That is what today was about, and quite frankly we need more of them. What hidden treasures ...

Can a wellness program save your business?

Is there an employee within your business that is critical to your ability to meet your customer’s needs? What if that individual became sick and could not come to work for an extended period of time? Maybe that employee is you? Some studies show that 70-80 percent of all chronic ...