Observer Todayhttp://www.observertoday.comTop Headlinesen-usSat, 25 Oct 2014 03:02:40 EDTSat, 25 Oct 2014 03:02:40 EDT the 'good news' tax hike turns out that raising taxes is really simple - and inexpensive. Consider last week's budget proposal by Chautauqua County Executive Vince Horrigan.Sun, 28 Sep 2014 00:00:00 EDTPartnership comes with little buy-in appears one aspect in regard to the crisis at Brooks Memorial Hospital has nearly come to an end. Early last week, negotiators from the hospital and the 1199 Service Employees International Union came to a tentative agreement on a new contract.Sun, 31 Aug 2014 00:00:00 EDTCan Astorino shock state? the state Republicans set up another candidate to fail? That question will likely be answered in a little more than three months when voters decide on the race for governor.Sun, 27 Jul 2014 00:00:00 EDTDrive for a safer Route 60 is nothing on the scale of a civil war, but Chautauqua County has maintained a tradition of the north-south divid.Sun, 29 Jun 2014 00:00:00 EDTLack of accommodation hurts hotel plan are no more mulligans for area governments. When businessman Tony Borrello sent the OBSERVER a letter stating he was no longer interested in building a hotel in Hanover, he placed the blame on town officials.Sun, 25 May 2014 00:00:00 EDT