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VIP Day still a success a decade after inception

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Wednesday was the annual VIP Day. This event has been going on for close to 10 years, and was the brainchild of three fishermen who had a background in the The Eastern Lake Erie Charter Association. Joe Jemiolo, who has since passed away, Captain Lance Ehrhardt and Zen Olow. The focus of the ...

Like father, like daughter

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It’s time for bed, but as usual, young Emily Dillenburg doesn’t want to go. She’s been in the garage with her father, Chuck Dillenburg, watching as he works on his demolition derby car. It’s Emily’s favorite thing to do. Eventually, she gives in and is taken inside. Shortly after her ...

Police assist vehicle lockout, leads to drug charges

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Rafael R. Gonzalez-Rivera, 29, of Maple Avenue, and Onix A. Lopez-Ortiz, 37, of W. Fourth Street, were given multiple charges after a patrol responded to the car wash behind Crosby Mart on Central on Saturday. At around 5:30 p.m., officers arrived at the scene for a vehicle lockout. After ...

For the Record

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Adult golf Willowbrook Golf Course Wednesday Travel League — Al Etzel earned his first tour victory of the season after shooting the low round of 81 at Willowbrook Golf Course in Lockport. An otherwise beautiful day was interrupted by an isolated thunderstorm that delayed play for roughly ...

Bills trade Watkins to Rams, Darby to Eagles

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What a difference a day makes. Less than 24 hours after their first preseason loss, the Buffalo Bills have traded cornerback Ronald Darby and wide receiver Sammy Watkins. Darby goes to the Eagles for wide receiver Jordan Matthews and a 2018 third-round pick. Matthews had been Philadelphia's ...

For the Record — Aug. 10

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Adult golf Cassadaga Country Club Wednesday Ladies — (Aug. 9) Low scores: Michelle Helmer 44, DeeDee DuBois 46, Judy Mowery 46, Kay Pagano 46, Linnea Nichols 47 and Donna Frost 50. There was a tie for low team net between Frost/Helmer and Jeanne Stewart/Terry Blizzard with 26. The sole ...

Walleye bite is hot as summer’s close slowly approaches

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Now is the time of year to fish for walleye! Lake Erie is loaded with walleye in the 14- to 18-inch range, with older year class walleye also available. Anglers in last week’s walleye competition held by the Northern Chautauqua Conservation Club, showed that there are loads of walleye, once ...

Chautauqua Lake tabs Morton as new varsity football coach

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The Chautauqua Lake Central School varsity football team has a new head coach. Jamestown native Rich Morton will serve in that position this season as well as fill an open high school physical education teaching position. The approval was made at a board of education meeting Wednesday ...

‘Pebble in the shoe’

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Last Saturday (Aug. 5), Ivan Hernandez fought at WFC 76 in Pittsburgh. Previously, the Dunkirk native won his first professional fight via first-round knockout and was looking to repeat that performance. However, his second fight against Eric Palmer was very different, and quite frankly, it ...

For the Record — August 8

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Adult golf Friday Night Vineyards Couple League We are planning on playing this Friday at the Vineyards 9 Hole Golf Course weather permitting for all adult golfers no matter your golf skills. Please sign up or call the Vineyards at 672-7888 before Thursday afternoon so that we have a count ...

New York falls to Pennsylvania, 48-30, in Big 30 football game

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Gowanda football head coach Sean Gabel had many firsts and lasts when it came to Saturday’s Big 30 Charity Football Game between his New York squad and Pennsylvania. Gabel was the first Gowanda coach to lead New York’s team, which began back in 1974. However, the game between graduated ...

Con Club Walleye Derby comes to a close amid good weather

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The 13th annual Northern Chautauqua Conservation Club Walleye Derby is in the books. This one was unique, with some severe weather impacting the amount of fishing time many of the anglers would fish and the abundance of smaller sized fish that came to the weigh station. Weather wise, Sunday ...

Bart’s Cove wins 2nd consecutive beach volleyball title

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Submitted Photo For the second year in a row, Bart’s Cove won the Chadwick Bay Co-Ed B League Beach Volleyball season. Pictured are, in front, Cindy Ellman, Hannah Ellman, Bryson Pacos, Melissa Walczak, Monica Kemp-Simpson, Karly Schwertfager, Audrey Lancaster. Back row: Jim Ellman, Bob ...

Out with a bang

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GERRY – A standing-room-only crowd witnessed some of the most competitive action of the week as the Gerry Fire Department closed out the 73rd consecutive year of bringing professional rodeo to Western New York. Highlighting the action was the performance of 18-year-old rookie Daylon ...

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Adult golf Hillview Golf Course Thursday morning mens league — Closest to the pin No. 5. Walt Koba, 20 points. A skins: Mark Botts. No. 1, six points. George Corbin No. 2 & No. 6, 12 points. Jim Klemons No. 3, 6 points. Ryan Corbett No. 7, 6 points. B skins: Ron Kirkby No. 6, 33 ...

‘Buffalo’ Jim Reeves

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Gowanda math teacher Jim Reeves is not of traditional academia. He was a 15-year worker as an electrical engineer turned educator, yet, that is not the most interesting facet Reeves presents to his students. The now 10-year faculty member at Gowanda owns the world record for eating the most ...

Gerry Rodeo stays hot despite wet weather

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GERRY (Friday) — Rain failed to dampen the enthusiasm of the hardy rodeo fans who braved the weather as they were treated to outstanding rodeo action in the third performance of the Gerry Volunteer Fire Department’s 73rd annual professional rodeo. Highlighting Friday’s action was an ...

Nineteenth Annual Dunkirk Lakefront 5k results

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The 19th Annual Dunkirk Lakefront 5k was held yesterday morning at 9 a.m. beginning and ending on the Dunkirk Pier. The race featured a down and back course with the entire race being on the lakefront. Strong winds aided the runners on the first half of the race with waves hitting the break ...