Observer Todayhttp://www.observertoday.comTop Headlinesen-usThu, 17 Apr 2014 05:39:56 EDTThu, 17 Apr 2014 05:39:56 EDThttp://blogs.law.harvard.edu/tech/rssCommittees talk grants, welfare updatehttp://www.observertoday.com/page/content.detail/id/596570.htmlMAYVILLE - Wednesday night's County Legislature committee meetings revolved mostly around topics not included on the agendas.Thu, 17 Apr 2014 00:00:00 EDTBeach Bash likely a victim of constructionhttp://www.observertoday.com/page/content.detail/id/596569.htmlWhile the weather lately has seemed more like winter than summer, plans are in the making for the city of Dunkirk's festivals and events which will begin in May. The Dunkirk Festivals Committee is scheduled to meet today at 3:30 p.m.Thu, 17 Apr 2014 00:00:00 EDTVeteran officer charged over sexual contact with inmatehttp://www.observertoday.com/page/content.detail/id/596568.htmlMAYVILLE - A corrections officer with the Chautauqua County Sheriff's Office has been charged after allegedly having sexual contact with a female inmate.Thu, 17 Apr 2014 00:00:00 EDTCounty committee will consider aiding Forestvillehttp://www.observertoday.com/page/content.detail/id/596567.htmlAs promised by County Executive Vince Horrigan, the Audit Control Commit-tee will consider measures to help the village of Forestville with its dramatic tax rate hike - but with a few conditions.Thu, 17 Apr 2014 00:00:00 EDTTrustees hacking away at personnelhttp://www.observertoday.com/page/content.detail/id/596566.htmlThe impending closure of Carriage House and subsequent loss of about 425 local jobs by February has finally given its one-two punch on the proposed 2014-15 water and sewer funds for the village of Fredonia.Thu, 17 Apr 2014 00:00:00 EDT