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Locals missing at city event

August 25, 2013 Editor, OBSERVER: There was everything; perfect weather, Civil War re-enactors from around the country, including Gettysburg, battle scenes, a court martial, a real old time religious service, a tou... more »»

Directors bid farewell, offer thanks

August 24, 2013 Editor, OBSERVER: As directors of religious education at Holy Trinity Church in Dunkirk, we would like to take this opportunity to thank the children and parents of the parish for their continued... more »»

Thanks go to walleye derby participants

August 22, 2013 Editor, OBSERVER: We want to thank our contestants, volunteers and sponsors for helping us have another successful Walleye Derby, our ninth. more »»

Horrigan defends support of labor

August 21, 2013 Editor, OBSERVER: Ron Johnson’s statement in the OBSERVER (Aug. 12) alleged that I am anti-labor and a cause of strife in the work force. I would like to remind your readers that what Mr. more »»

Erie County needs to stay out of our affairs

August 20, 2013 Editor, OBSERVER: My comment goes out to the Erie County resident who wrote a letter in the OBSERVER headlined “Winds of change may be ahead” (July 29) and utmost what happens in the city of Dunkir... more »»

Big district attorney choice coming

August 19, 2013 Editor, OBSERVER: In other countries, prosecutors are appointed by bureaucrats — here, we get to elect our district attorneys directly. So, it is vital that Republicans turn out to vote in the Sep. more »»

Reed’s work in area welcome

August 18, 2013 Editor, OBSERVER: I realize the main point of the OBSERVER’s Aug. 5 editorial was Congressional candidate Martha Robertson’s poorly-thought-out position on biomass fuel as an option for NR. more »»

Region’s ‘blessing’ keeps giving

August 17, 2013 Editor, OBSERVER: As a member of the Federal Great Lakes Council, I want to first say “Thank You” to our mayor, A.J. more »»

County benefits from ‘vital services’

August 16, 2013 Editor, OBSERVER: This letter is in regard to the intention of County Executive Gregory Edwards to sell the County Nursing Home to a privately operated facility. more »»

Trouble brewing in our capital

August 15, 2013 Editor, OBSERVER: Citizen and taxpayer vs. Washington. It has become quite a fight. more »»

E-cigarettes are also addicting

August 14, 2013 Editor, OBSERVER: I am writing about the e-cigarette and let me just say that I for one am not OK with how tobacco companies are trying to keep people addicted to their products. more »»

Portland paying too much for others

August 12, 2013 Editor, OBSERVER: I feel that many in the town of Portland think that the drop in equalization rate from 62 percent to 54 percent has largely affected only residents living on or near the lake,... more »»

CARTS provides ‘wonderful’ ride

August 10, 2013 Editor, OBSERVER: CARTS: Chautauqua Area Rural Transit System — a valuable transportation asset. more »»

Americanism alive and well in county

August 9, 2013 Editor, OBSERVER: A sincere thank you from Cassadaga Memorial Post 1280 to those individuals who in any way helped in the recovery of the American and POW-MIA flags, which were taken from the... more »»

Fredonia must follow city’s lead

August 5, 2013 Editor, OBSERVER: Fredonia’s officials need to take a page from the good governance playbook exhibited by the city of Dunkirk when the city moved quickly to hold a public meeting on a critical... more »»

Truck buys keep rates low

August 4, 2013 Editor, OBSERVER: I feel that I must comment on the editorial (July 21) regarding Silver Creek and Fredonia’s purchase of fire vehicles. more »»

Few bright spots from SAFE Act

August 2, 2013 Editor, OBSERVER: This is my second letter regarding New York state’s confiscatory gun act. I know it’s called the SAFE Act, but its goal is to attain full citizenry disarmament and confiscatio. more »»

Help drive funds for a cure

August 1, 2013 Editor, OBSERVER: On behalf of First Student in Fredonia, we would like to take a moment to say a big thank you! With your generous donations for our second annual “Driving for a Cure” breast... more »»

Two societies in America

July 31, 2013 Editor, OBSERVER: The recent George Zimmerman trial in Florida points to the fact that in parts of this country there are two societies; one black, one white. more »»

Winds of change may be ahead

July 29, 2013 Editor, OBSERVER: Chautauqua County and Dunkirk residents have had the advantage of receiving tax revenues from the operation of the Dunkirk Power station since the 1960s. more »»



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