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Dunkirk’s Ahlstrom pitches in WWBA Championships

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Dunkirk resident and Dunkirk High School junior pitcher Peyton Ahlstrom recently returned from Lakepoint, Georgia where he competed in the 2018 Perfect Game 2020 WWBA National Baseball Championships for the Tri-State Arsenal 2020 national team out of Mt. Laurel, New Jersey. The week-long ...

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Adult golf Vineyards Golf League Top scores for the A Division: Dan Wolfe (35), Brian Manning (38), Bob Golubski (38), John Lakas (38), Gary Vandevelde (40) Jim Sedota (42), Jeff Nelson (42). Skins for the A Division: Gary Vandevelde on No. 4 and Dan Wolfe on No. 7. Top scores for the B ...

Dragon and Rubber Ducky Boat Races set for Saturday

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CELORON — It’s time to see dragons and rubber duckies race on Chautauqua Lake. The third annual Chautauqua Lake Dragon and Rubber Ducky Boat Races will be taking place Saturday at Lucille Ball Memorial Park in Celoron. Starting at 7:30 a.m. with a pancake breakfast to support Meals On ...

Wet, windy weather makes fishing outing challenging

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The weather was ideal during the three days of the Northern Chautauqua Conservation Club’s 14th annual Walleye Derby. Manageable winds, lots of sunshine and a great walleye bite. That all went down hill on Monday. We had strong winds, some much needed rainfall that at times was too hard, ...

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Adult golf Vineyards Golf Course Gene Andolina League — Scratch scores below 40: Greg Catalano 33, Dan Allesi 35, Sam Allesi 35, Dave Criscione 36, Bob Welch 36, Paul Trusso 37, John Lakas 37, Scott Kingsley 37, Chuck Allesi 38, Kevin Jasinskli 39, Jack Hood 39, Steve Gloss 39. Handicap ...

Local stars under the lights

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Three runs apiece through the first three innings in Monday’s night’s final Babe Ruth 16-18 World Series game at Diethrick Park showed a tie between host Southern Tier and New England representative Lynn, Massachusetts. Unfortunately for the hosts, that parity would only last until the ...

Exercise classes in Silver Creek open to the public

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Special to The OBSERVER SILVER CREEK — Several opportunities to work on your fitness are available to the public this fall via the Community Education division of the Silver Creek Central School District. Pre-registration is necessary for all classes (with the exception of the “Walking ...

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Adult golf Cassadaga Country Club Monday Night Men’s Golf League (Aug. 6) — Tim Bulger 33, Fred Chamberlin 36, Matt Wallace 37, Adam Meyers 39, Ron Martin Jr. 41, Greg Wise 42, Bruce Kaus 43, Rob Lancaster 43. Low net: Tim Bulger net 27. Closest to the pin: Brian Zambotti No. 15. ...

IN MEMORY: Plaque honors lake, city booster

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OBSERVER Photo Officers of the Northern Chautauqua Conservation Club and family members of the late James T. Nichols were in attendance for a ceremony to pay tribute to the longtime chairman of the city Harbor Commission and past president of the Conservation Club. Nichols was lauded by those ...

Gerry rodeo prize purse sets record

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GERRY — “One of our most successful rodeos in recent years” is how officials of the Gerry Volunteer Fire Department responded to their 74th consecutive PRCA rodeo that concluded on Saturday night with nearly 3,000 fans in attendance, bringing the total for the four performances to ...

DHS/CMHS/FHS alumni golf winners

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Submitted Photo Winners of the ninth annual Dunkirk Cardinal Mindszenty and Fredonia High Schools Alumni Golf Tournament at Shorewood Country Club on Friday were Chuck Civiletto, Kevin Kaszuba, Dave DeRider and Adam Gornikiwicz. (Not pictured is Gornikiwicz.)

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Adult golf Tri County Country Club 2018 Ladies Member Guest Tournament — First place, score of 70 - Wendy Huff, Lois Piscitelli, Erin Tallchief and Vicky Parker. Second place, score of 74 - Michele Grisanti, Lindsay O’Connor, Trish Galfo and Meghan Rola. Third place, score of 76 - ...

We have a winner!

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The 14th annual Northern Chautauqua Conservation Club walleye Derby is in the books and there were a lot of familiar faces receiving awards on Sunday. One of the nicest things about this years derby was the weather. It was a complete opposite compared to last year. All three days were fishable ...

It actually happened!

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There exists a phenomenon among people that whenever parting ways we always feel the need to say things like, “We should get dinner together sometime.” While it’s possible there are actual intentions behind the words, it’s usually just being polite and that aforementioned dinner is ...

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Adult golf Wednesday Travel League The league made its fourth annual trip to Reserve Run in Poland, Ohio. For the third straight week, Robert Calph had or shared the low score. He posted a 75, a personal best in league play. Ed Tofil was second with 77 and Al Etzel was third with 79. ...

Courageous Corinne

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SILVER CREEK — Every time kickboxer Corinne Skeels fights, she remembers her husband. Army veteran Sgt. Scott Skeels was a radio communications specialist who served in Afghanistan, Iraq and all over the United States. He’s the reason she got serious about kickboxing and got involved with ...

Dunkirk’s NCCC Walleye Derby to conclude today

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Saturday was hot, and so was the competition in the 14th annual Northern Chautauqua Conservation Club annual walleye derby. Weatherwise, the day was mostly sunny and bright, with NO shade to be found anywhere on the offshore waters of Lake Erie. It was a good thing that there was a steady ...

Don’t rush to judge the Bills’ offseason moves

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As training camps wrap up and the Hall of Fame game has already passed, Bills fans can finally feel the excitement that a new football season brings. This year, however, is a little different than most. The Buffalo Bills — for the first time in nearly 20 years — come into a season with ...

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Youth soccer Cassadaga Valley Youth Soccer Thursday August 2 (U-8) Park Church won against Jamestown Macadam 2-0. Scoring for Park Church was Madison Hinton with two goals. Goalie for the shutout was Emily Pierce. Tournament standings 1st place: Park Church 2nd place: Jamestown ...