In like a lion: March snow blankets region

OBSERVER Photo by Chip Riewaldt Students at SUNY Fredonia enjoyed their day off Friday playing in the snow and building snow forts.
Submitted Photo Residents on Otter Street, Dunkirk are heartbroken after the beautiful magnolia tree appears to be toppled from the heavy snow. At Christmas there were lights shining up the branches, glowing in red and green. The beauty of the tree was a show stopper when bloomed.
Photo by Ralph Burke A tree was damaged on Warsaw Street, Dunkirk from the heavy snow.
OBSERVER Photo Barker Common was completely covered Friday after being completely cleared of snow just 24 hours prior.
The southern end of Chautauqua County was buried with snow as well. Pictured is a person in Jamestown clearing off a vehicle.
OBSERVER Photo by Jimmy McCarthy Snows brought down limbs at the State University of New York at Fredonia campus.
OBSERVER Photo by Jimmy McCarthy Pictured is Center Street in Fredonia following heavy snowfall.