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Fredonia continues push for more sharing discussions

August 20, 2014 Fredonia Central School’s top official is continuing to push for a public list of all high school programs currently provided by Erie 2 BOCES’ component districts, as well as enrollment numbers for... more »»

Results for open livestock shows at the Chautauqua County Fair

August 19, 2014 Section B – Jersey Class 6 – Junior Calf 1st: Kendall Rogers of South Dayton with Harris Farm 2nd: Bart & Julie Nickerson of Clymer with Nickerson Farms/Day-Dream 3rd: Bart & Julie Nickerson of... more »»

Silver Creek board debates lunch prices

August 19, 2014 SILVER CREEK — Facing a significant negative balance in the cafeteria fund for the second year, the Silver Creek Board of Education discussed solutions. more »»

Bertges property payment on agenda

August 19, 2014 The payment owed by the Dunkirk Local Development Corporation on the former Bertges property will be made with city funding if Resolution 70-2014 is approved tonight when the Common Council meets... more »»

Town leaders commune with constituents on lake shore

August 19, 2014 VAN BUREN POINT — Councilmen for the town of Portland ventured off Main Street and headed to the lakefront to conduct town business and hear from their constituency on Wednesday. more »»

National Immunization Awareness Month a reminder we need vaccines

August 19, 2014 MAYVILLE — Leaving their phone at a friend’s house, suddenly needing a ride somewhere … you knew there would be days like this. more »»

Training for Dunkirk elections inspectors Saturday morning

August 18, 2014 MAYVILLE — The Chautauqua County Board of Elections is looking for a few good citizens to train to be election inspectors for the upcoming Sept. 9 primary and Nov. 4 general elections. more »»

Truth tour visits Darien Lake

August 18, 2014 Sarah Stillson (left), 23, from Buffalo, Kerry Winter (center), 20, from Livonia, and David Skinner (right), 23, from Sinclairville, participate in a Truth activity with Truth tour rider Cody (back... more »»

New law targets drivers with multiple DWI offenses

August 18, 2014 The swift hand of justice will now show even less mercy for drunk drivers who reoffend. Earlier this month, Gov. more »»

Civic Calendar

August 18, 2014 All items on the calendar are subject to cancellations. Please call meeting organizers to confirm the meeting is still scheduled. more »»

Gowanda waits to make decision on consulting firm

August 18, 2014 GOWANDA — The Gowanda Village Board is still up in the air on contracting with a Federal Emergency Management Agency consulting firm. more »»

Robertson opens field office in Dunkirk

August 18, 2014 Martha Robertson, candidate for Congress in New York’s 23rd District, and her supporters opened a New York State Democratic Committee Field Office in Dunkirk Saturday. more »»

Manufacturing and the economy

August 17, 2014 Manufacturing is very much alive in the United States, New York and right here in Chautauqua County. more »»

Nicholas Andin, U.S. Navy

August 17, 2014 Editor’s note: This is part two. The reason for the rigorous training in landings that Nicholas Andin of the U.S. Navy was involved in was later learned. more »»

Sherman Councilman asks village to consider merging with town

August 17, 2014 SHERMAN — Sherman Villge Board members were asked earlier this month to once again consider the possibility of combining governmental bodies with the town. more »»

Flash mob entertains in city

August 17, 2014 OBSERVER Photo by Samantha McDonnell A flash mob broke out in the city of Dunkirk Friday afternoon. The mob started dancing at the Chautauqua Center on Central Avenu. more »»

State assessment results: How area districts fared

August 16, 2014 Number tested Level 1 Level 2 Level 3 Level 4 Brocton Grade 3 Math 26 27% 42% 23% 8% Grade 4 Math 41 22% 54% 17% 7% Grade 5 Math 41 44% 27% 27% 2% Grade 6 Math 42 24% 60% 14%... more »»

Police agencies join forces to fight drugs

August 16, 2014 JAMESTOWN — Tight budgets and overwhelming caseloads have compelled local police agencies to team up in the fight against narcotics. more »»

Dunkirk gets help sprucing up

August 16, 2014 Cassadaga Job Corps students were in the city of Dunkirk Wednesday and Thursday painting poles grey to better match the new blue and white street signs the city has been installing. more »»

People's Column

August 16, 2014 ‘Wonders of nature’ visit us often Editor, OBSERVER: Knock, Knock, Knock Yes, I heard a knock on my window. I looked up and no one was there. Again I heard the knock This time it was two knock. more »»



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