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A tribute to John

June 29, 2014 By vocation, Risha Formanowicz is a registered nurse who works at Elementary School 4 in Dunkirk. Recently, she began an avocation, — steward of Little Free Library 13660 located at 630 Park Ave. more »»

‘A sale-ing’ we will go: trash to treasure

June 29, 2014 Editor’s Note: This is the first of two parts of a series about buying and selling at yard sales. This week the writer considers buying. more »»

July Skies

June 29, 2014 Mercury is positioned between Earth and the sun and cannot be seen during the first part of Jul. more »»

What’s the buzz, tell me what’s a-happening

June 29, 2014 An enormous whirring cloud of thousands of bees overhead need not be intimidating. It is not a scene from a horror movie where they are looking for a victim to attac. more »»

Serial novel: “The Plot to Kill Susan B. Anthony”

June 22, 2014 Editor’s note: “The Plot to Kill Susan B. Anthony” is a novel written by William Fleeman, a Cassadaga-area resident. This week, we continue with Chapter 4 of the book. more »»

Hooked on fishing

June 22, 2014 Editor’s note: Last week, Skeeter Tower outlined the importance of fishing to historical Dunkirk. This week her two-part article concludes as she focuses on fishing in Dunkirk toda. more »»

Five generations

June 22, 2014 Submitted Photo Seated at the far right, John Epolito, 98, is surrounded by family. Pictured left to right are: Christopher Ray of Hamlin, N.. more »»

AAUW presents four scholarships, recognizes members

June 22, 2014 ­The Dunkirk-Fredonia Branch of the American Association of University Women (AAUW) recently presented four scholarships — two to Empire State students and two to SUNY Fredonia students. more »»

Do you Remember?

June 22, 2014 Photo submitted by Bill Parks This photo was taken at the White Eagle Bakery, Dunkirk, in November 1968. more »»

Oh, brother!

June 22, 2014 Emily VanDette, Fredonia resident and assistant professor at SUNY Fredonia, knows that the title of her book — “Sibling Romance in American Fiction, 1835-1900”— might raise some eyebrows. more »»

Getting down and dirty

June 22, 2014 A few years ago a fierce storm sent a large chunk of a breakwall into Lake Erie. The erosion caused by relentless waves eventually revealed more than natural rock and soil. more »»

My dad, my hero

June 15, 2014 So many little girls think of their dad as their hero. In my case, he literally was my hero. He saved my life. I grew up a country girl in the 1950s. more »»

Visit Frank Lloyd Wright’s Graycliff this summer

June 15, 2014 DERBY — Graycliff has a very active tour schedule this summe. more »»

Fishing in Dunkirk: historical information

June 15, 2014 Editor’s note: This is the first of two parts about the importance of fishing to Dunkirk. Thirty-five tons of blue pike were once shipped on a banner day in 1905 out of the Port of Dunkir. more »»

Patriotism is alive and well

June 15, 2014 “When I look at you, I think of my great-grandpa” are the words of one 10-year-old youngster. Another said, “When I see it, I remember my dad. more »»

Four generations of the Ramos family

June 15, 2014 The Ramos Family recently celebrated a holiday gathering. Four generations were represented. more »»

Josh Thompson to visit Downhome Country Weekend

June 15, 2014 LANGFORD — This year’s Downhome Country Weekend Jamboree and Concert will take place Aug. 2-3 at the Langford Tractor Pull Grounds, Routes 75 & 249 in Langford, N.Y.. On Aug. more »»

Do you Remember?

June 8, 2014 Submitted by Joan Dean Pictured is the last ninth-grade class at the Campus School in Fredonia. The class had 16 students and graduated in June 1964. more »»

A much-loved teacher

June 8, 2014 A very special lady will celebrate her 105th birthday on June 13. Lorena (Schumacher) Schmidt taught elementary school in the Dunkirk Public Schools. more »»

Animal Anxieties

June 8, 2014 “Jake” my 2-year-old Border Collie was born with anxiety. Certain breeds of dogs may have a genetic predisposition for fear, despite their upbringing. Jake’s fears being left alone. more »»

 
 

 

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