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Gas prices here seem out of whack

August 2, 2014 Editor, OBSERVER: Something is definitely wrong with our gas prices! When gas on the State Thruway is 5 cents less a gallon than it is locally, there is a hint of price manipulation! Could our... more »»

Pitch of a lifetime

July 27, 2014 By MAC NELSON I’ve been a Cub fan for 72 years — for my sins, I suppose. Actually, my fandom started rather wel. more »»

Military training not a ‘good time’

July 27, 2014 By RALPH BURKE I wanted to write this back then, but I always held off. more »»

People's Column

July 27, 2014 A suggestion on immigration Editor, OBSERVER: I have a short term — hopefully one year, solution to the tens of thousands of immigrant children arriving at our borders. more »»

Donation helps vets’ council

July 20, 2014 Editor, OBSERVER: The Dunkirk Joint Veterans Council wants to express their sincere gratitude to the entire Class of 1948 for their generous donation to our organization. more »»

Parkway needs better name

July 20, 2014 Editor, OBSERVER, What’s in a name? I’m sure at its inception the construction of the Millennium Parkway connecting Interstate 90 and Progress Drive was to be built as a direct route to the north... more »»

Three can do work of 19 Editor, OBSERVER:

July 20, 2014 My proposed executive and legislative structure for Chautauqua County, effective Oct. 1: Countywide electronic citizens’ referendum to select three trustees. more »»

A shout out for assistance

July 19, 2014 Editor, OBSERVER: Last week, the Dunkirk Little League had the honor of hosting the 11- and 12-year-old Girls State Tournament at the Joe Karnes field. more »»

People's column

July 13, 2014 Serving praise for coach Editor, OBSERVER: The three of us had the privilege of playing tennis under Coach Chuck Johnston. more »»

Scholarship winners, applicants praised

July 7, 2014 Editor, OBSERVER: The Northern Chautauqua Conservation Club recently awarded two $1,000 scholarships to Alison Coughlin of Fredonia Central School and Preslie Johnson of Cassadaga Valley Central... more »»

Mayville award is honor for VFW

July 6, 2014 Editor, OBSERVER: We, Lake Chautauqua Memorial Post 8647 from Mayville, were honored with the “Best of Mayville Award” that was also published in the New York State Overseas Veteran newspape. more »»

Gowanda rallies around family

July 5, 2014 Editor, OBSERVER: With Carl Bley’s passing on April 26, our community lost a great man. more »»

Article thrills ex-city teacher

June 29, 2014 Editor, OBSERVER: Thank you to Lifestyles Editor Diane Chodan for the wonderful article about my mother, Lorena Schmidt (June 8). more »»

Iraq is trap once again

June 29, 2014 Editor, OBSERVER: As Iraq falls into chaos due to warring religious factions, some “military experts” in Congress and Conservative talk shows hosts are calling for additional military intervent. more »»

Quick response, fix praised

June 29, 2014 Editor, OBSERVER: On June 18 at around 10:15 p.m., a very large willow tree came down in our backyard, taking out the power lines that supply many homes in the Birchwood and Middlesex neighborhoods. more »»

People's column

June 22, 2014 Getting hooked on fishing Editor, OBSERVER: Thank you Mrs. Beiger! I went to Bill’s Hooks recently to get some fishing gear. more »»

Saluting service — after Memorial Day

June 21, 2014 Editor, OBSERVER: During a recent phone conversation with my father, Mr. Jerome C. Hackett, it was related to me that the staff and residents of the Herbert C. more »»

People's column

June 15, 2014 Animal treatment is shameful in city Editor, OBSERVER: Is it really necessary for the city of Dunkirk’s animal control truck to have a magnet stating it responds to “nuisance animals?” Let’s set a... more »»

Seeking assistance for a wedding

June 10, 2014 Editor, OBSERVER: My daughter is scheduled to be married July 5. more »»

People’s column

June 8, 2014 Care is missing at cemetery Editor, OBSERVER: On Memorial Day I visited the gravesite of my parents in Willowbrook Cemetery on Central Avenue. I was shocked at the condition it was in. more »»

 
 

 

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