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Varied holiday fare offered by United Arts Appeal organizations

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Jamestown –United Arts Appeal of Chautauqua County (UAA) member organizations are offering an outstanding selection of exciting performances to enrich community members’ holiday celebrations. Two UAA members team up for “Light Classics and Holiday Pops” this Wednesday. The Jamestown ...

Child walks away uninjured after being hit by car

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A child was struck by a vehicle in Fredonia Monday at around 5:31 p.m. The incident occurred near Park Place, Water Street, East Main Street and Temple Street near the Chamber Booth. Fredonia Police responded and the scene was cleared within 20 minutes.

Pine Valley Central School Honor and Merit Roll

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The Pine Valley Central School has announced its Honor and Merit roll list for the first quarter of 2018-2019 school year. Honor Roll 12th grade: Brady Andrews, Felicia Bremiller, Matthew Cadle, Sara Carpenter, Dawson Chase, Bayley Finch, Hannah Fish, Kevin Hunt, Katelyn Miller, Daniel ...

Area effort underway to support Wreaths Across America

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The Dunkirk Composite Squadron of Civil Air Patrol is participating for the second year under the leadership of Commander Linda Blodgett. This year, the ceremony at Forest Hill Cemetery will be held simultaneously across the country joining more than 1400 participating locations across 50 ...

Two men charged with larceny in Forestville

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FORESTVILLE — On Nov. 7, the Chautauqua County Sheriff's Deputies responded to an address in the village of Forestville for a report of a stolen chainsaw. Through an investigation, it is alleged that Colin A. Pope, 25, of Fredonia, and Cody J Pope, 26, of Forestville, stole the chainsaw. ...

Holiday event planned for incubator Wednesday

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The first Holiday Extravaganza will take place at the Fredonia Incubator from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Wednesday. Incubator client Playground Academy will provide activities that include: pictures with Santa Claus, letters to the North Pole, hot cocoa, treats, and live Christmas carols. The ...

Holiday fundraiser benefits high school musical

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The Dunkirk High School Musical is announcing their upcoming holiday fundraiser from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday. Activities will be available for all: spaghetti dinner, craft and vendor show, bake sale, and basket raffle, as well as pictures with Mr. and Mrs. Santa Claus. The musical club has ...

One in custody after stolen car pursuit

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SHERMAN — One person was taken into custody following a pursuit in a stolen car Tuesday. The chase on Interstate 86 involved Chautauqua County sheriff’s deputies and troopers with the New York State Police, and ended when spike strips were used in Sherman. The suspect, who was not ...

Gym remodeled as CV finishes capital project

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SINCLAIRVILLE — Just in time for basketball season, the newly remodeled gymnasium at Cassadaga Valley is complete. This and several other capital improvement projects inside the middle/high and elementary schools are in the finishing stages, which was discussed during a recent board of ...

Hotel to condos: The Lodge at Chautauqua Lake

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MAYVILLE — Spanning three decades, the idea of the Webb family to bring high-end lakeside residences to the Chautauqua Lake shore has transformed a lot over the years, with The Lodge at Chautauqua Lake about to take shape starting next year in the form of a condominium resort. The original ...

Silver Creek gets code officer, grants to assist projects

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SILVER CREEK— The village of Silver Creek received a lot of good news at their Nov. 19 regular board meeting. Firstly, the board appointed John Good as the new Village Code Enforcement Officer, he actively took office on Monday. Ed Newman, president of the Silver Creek Hanover Garden ...

DPW director: Paving project on Central Ave. done incorrectly

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October saw the completion of the paving project on Central Avenue. However it appears that according to Director of Public Works Randy Woodbury it was done incorrectly. “The four intersections were a city project,” Woodbury started. “Millard Fillmore and village line were a city ...

Community notebook

Community Notebook

Fredonia Central School lists upcoming winter concerts The Fredonia Central School will offer a number of winter concerts in the coming weeks. The school is located at 425 E. Main St. On Tuesday, Dec. 4, at 9:30 a.m. and 6:30 p.m., Elementary Winter Concert #1 will include performances of ...

Civic calendar

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Cassadaga Wednesday — Board of Trustees, 7 p.m., Cassadaga Fire Department Dunkirk Tuesday — Common Council, 5:30 p.m., Dunkirk City Courtroom Evans Wednesday — Town Board, special meeting to hold executive session, 5 p.m. Forestville Thursday — Forestville Board of ...

Hanover board discusses change to LED streetlights

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HANOVER — Hanover is in the midst of preparing for a full street light conversion. The new LED streetlight program received an update at this week's regular meeting of the town board. Currently, inventory is being taken, and features such as wattage, color, and temperature are being ...

Cassadaga sees 30 inches of snow in two days

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Parts of Cassadaga saw 30 inches of snow in two days. The temperature was 28 to 30 degrees. This is the deck at one home, which is eight inches off the ground, so one can see the depth of snow. And to think, it is still fall, and winter does not officially begin for three weeks.

Holiday cheer

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Miracle on Main Street dazzled Saturday with the largest turnout Festivals Fredonia President Larry Fiorella has seen since he started his now four year stint chairing the group. “I think with the newer and more prevalent signage, it led people to different areas at the right times,” ...

WCA Home ‘crowns’ first male residents

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For the first time in its 126-year history, the WCA Home of Temple Street in Fredonia has welcomed two men into the well-known assisted living facility, which has only served women until very recently. Earlier this year, Administrator Tammy McCool announced that the home had been approved by ...