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My dream project

August 22, 2015 I was born in Fredonia and I hope to die in Fredonia. I love this area! I wanted to have a project to beautify our village one street at a time. more »»

Who fits a White House script?

August 22, 2015 My late father and I didn’t disagree about much but we did disagree about President Ronald Reagan, who my father called “that damned actor!” Dad was a lawyer and conservative by nature. more »»

Big buzz over a nest

August 21, 2015 He saw it before I did. Well, it was under the lip of the carport and that isn’t a place I go very regularly. more »»


August 21, 2015 Twenty years ago — 1995 Fredonia native Eva Dawn Bashaw was named high school principal at Brocton Central School. Ms. more »»

Bonds of war last a lifetime

August 21, 2015 CASSADAGA — “Freedom is not free” is a statement many motorists and residents have seen for years on World War II veteran Charles St. George’s pickup truck. more »»

Wide-open race for president

August 20, 2015 There’s a German saying that dates back to antiquity: “Die Gedanken sind frei.” The translation — “Thoughts are free,” is central to a functioning Democrac. more »»

Are we often too quick to judge?

August 19, 2015 I read of a jail suicide in a recent OBSERVER edition. His picture was above his obituary the following day. more »»

Street talks find support for Iran deal

August 18, 2015 Since my last article regarding the Iran nuclear deal, I have kept my ear to the ground and have walked up to total strangers and engaged them in a conversation if time permitte. more »»

Recalling life on the farm

August 17, 2015 A dairy and vegetable farm in this rural region was the setting. The four seasons of the year determined the course of daily events during those Depression years of the 1930. more »»

Plenty of support brings winning spirit

August 16, 2015 On behalf of the Laurel Run Planning Committee, the Hotelling family, The Resource Center and Filling the Gap, Inc., I want to thank everyone who supported the 19th annual Laurel Run. more »»

City on right path with development

August 16, 2015 Over the last three and a half years I have been urged on numerous occasions to respond to the negative commentary surrounding the city’s development department. more »»

A home and punishment

August 16, 2015 The crisp autumn air smacked Joey Cullen in his face as he quietly cursed the blisters on his hands. With the hoe propped against his shoulder, he kicked at the dry dirt beneath his fee. more »»

Crews come to rescue of family

August 16, 2015 Our family will be forever grateful to the Chautauqua County Sheriff’s Department, EMS, Border Patrol and U.S. Coast Guard from Erie and Buffalo. more »»

Margaret’s musings

August 15, 2015 Shakespeare asked, “What’s in a name?” Thinking about that phrase lead me to consider whether some doctors’ names could influence patients. If you are pregnant, you might relate to Dr. Seama. more »»

Night Out tradition continues in city

August 15, 2015 As we close out our 22nd year of National Night Out and begin to prepare for the 23rd edition I want to take a few minutes to reflect on this year’s program. more »»

Buzz is bad one for city hospital

August 14, 2015 One of my annual speaking engagements occurred earlier this week at the monthly United Senior Citizens gathering on the second Monday of each mont. more »»

Giving those knees a rest

August 14, 2015 A heavy — really, really heavy — downpour just before breakfast and then sunshine. Rushing through morning necessaries, I grab hat and bug scarf and head outdoors, the dogs a step or two behind m. more »»

Why our teachers matter

August 13, 2015 It’s the onset of fall and that means, as it does every year, that school is about to start. This is a process we take for granted. Because we take it for granted, we underestimate its complexity. more »»

City missing on momentum

August 12, 2015 If Chautauqua County is on the move, where is the city of Dunkirk? If we “as a city” are to prosper and be a part of the efforts our county executive and IDA director are pursuing, we must get on... more »»

Where do we lose innocence?

August 11, 2015 I may be getting in over my head here; but sometimes I get worried about what we think we’re doing. more »»



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