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Sunday Lifestyles

Brocton Middle/High School Students of the Month for December

Christian Barone was selected by the Brocton High School faculty and staff as Student of the Month for December 2019. Christian is the son of Craig Barone and Kristy Butcher. He currently resides in Brocton. Christian is a self-motivated student. Christian participates in Envirothon, Book ...

School No. 3 names Students of the Month

Submitted photo The following Dunkirk School Three students were selected by their teachers as December Students of the Month: Front row: Jeymi Roblero Zunan, Landon Griffiths Burlett, Eli Buck, Rueben VanEvery, Yareliz Gomez, Ivangelyz Cintron Ayala, Lucas Crane. Middle Row: Yandiel Olivo ...

TASTE OF ITALY

I think, being in Italy, that it’s about time to write an article all about the food! First, I will describe what I eat on a normal day and then note some differences between America and Italy’s food and what Italians think of our food! Breakfast is at 7 a.m. for me on weekdays because of ...

‘Revolution’ brings boost to region

As many local residents know, our beautiful little village is currently in the running for the number one spot of a show called, “Small Business Revolution,” a show that picks a well deserving town, and then showcases them for a season. Representatives from a company called Deluxe go out ...

Chautauqua Master Gardeners presents services awards

Cornell Cooperative Extension of Chautauqua County announceed the Master Gardeners Program awards which were presented during the yearly service dinner on Nov. 8. Volunteers were given their 100 and 300 hour service pins. These awards are presented once gardening volunteers complete various ...

Westfield Middle School announces November Students of the Month

On a monthly basis, Westfield Middle School honors one student at each grade level as the Student of the Month. Teachers and staff had the opportunity to nominate one student who they believed met the following criteria: 1. Follows Westfield's Rules of Respect for staff and peers ...

Gift of reading, learning lasts a lifetime

Special to the OBSERVER The best gift you can give this season is knowledge, love, understanding, and nurture for your children, family and community. The Dunkirk Public Library, in partnership with the local CREATE Project, can help you deliver the perfect gift to everyone on you list. ...

Westfield-Mayville Rotary Names Three December Scholars

Three high school seniors were honored as “Scholars of the Month” by the Rotary Club of Westfield-Mayville during its Dec. 10 meeting at the Lakeshore Assembly of God Church in Westfield. The honorees and their respective high schools were Abigail Warner of Westfield Academy and Central ...

Surroundings here are pretty wild

Chautauuqa County is full of buildings and bridges, excellent colleges, shopping malls and a system of highways to get us around. For the most part it is these structures that make up our everyday lives. But there is another area of Chautauqua County that remains rather wild and primitive. ...

Involve all with no-bake, shake treat

Baking season is upon us. That time of year when the baking section in the grocery store is flooded with non-regulars, everyone is searching for the best sugar cookie recipe, and decorative sprinkles, and ingredients for making and giving are flying off of the shelves. There’s just ...

Season’s Needings

FORESTVILLE — On Dec. 6, the Feast day of St. Nicholas, a day that celebrates the third-century saint who sold all his possessions and gave his money to the poor, a local 4-H Club, the Fredonia Star Riders, was counting on the generosity of the community to help the needy in their community. ...

Westfield Middle School announces October Students of the Month

On a monthly basis, Westfield Middle School honors one student at each grade level as the Student of the Month. Teachers and staff had the opportunity to nominate one student who they believed met the following criteria: 1. Follows Westfield's Rules of Respect for staff and peers 2. Shows ...

School 4 announces Students of the Month

Submitted photo Dunkirk School 4 recently announced their Students of the Month for November. Front Row: L to R: Kamila Monroig, Anais Otero Rodriguez, Nidianis Febles-Torres, Aubriana Biscaro, Quentin Lawton, Donovan Skelly Back Row: L to R: Jaxon Watts, Yainelys Medina Vega, Ryder ...

Fredonia Beaver Club Funds Purchase of Man-Lift for Opera House

The 1891 Fredonia Opera House recently received a generous donation from the Fredonia Beaver Club, which enabled the theatre to replace the man-lift used to reach the lights and rigging above the stage. “We use a man-lift at least once a week to reach the lighting grid, pipes and cables ...

Irving native Kyle Tarrant retires from Marines

Lt. Col. Kyle Tarrant announced his retirement from the United States Marine Corps in a recent ceremony at the Pentagon. He was commissioned a 2nd Lieutenant on June 15, 1992 and officially retired Dec. 1. Tarrant was born in Irving and graduated from Silver Creek Central High School in ...

Fredonia native in newest class of environmental conservation police

Governor Andrew M. Cuomo has announced the graduation of 30 environmental conservation police officers and 14 forest rangers from the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation's 22nd Basic School for Uniformed Officers. The 44 new officers received their diplomas in a formal ...

Making the news at school

Special to the OBSERVER The Empire State School Press Association (ESSPA) presented 49 awards to the Fredonia High School newspaper, The Spectator, at their annual conference at Syracuse University in late October. The staff received 13 gold, 13 silver, 14 bronze and nine honorable ...

Chautauqua Lake Central School names October Students of the Month

Students of the Month at Chautauqua Lake Central School, honored for October achievements are Rachel Biekarck, Jackson Janicki, Sydney Hawkins, Alexandra Reyda, Angelina Dros, and Olivia Shearer. The student recognition program honors students in grades 7 through 12 whose classroom performance, ...

JCC faculty honored with ApPLE awards

Several Jamestown Community College faculty members were honored with Applauding Participation in the Learning Environment (ApPLE) awards this fall. ApPLE recognizes scholarly research, grant awards, professional honors, creative presentations, and publication credits achieved by faculty. ...

Recipe idea part of the gravy train

Whether or not you’ve already celebrated Thanksgiving, gravy is one of those staples that everyone needs a good recipe for. For all the future holiday celebrations, and some of those nights when you just need something warm and cozy to eat, this is the perfect finishing touch. It’s ...