Before parade, city pays tribute at services


OBSERVER Staff Report An 11 a.m. parade in Dunkirk had the city in celebration mode. But only an hour earlier, was it a bit more somber. Memorial Day services were held at the Dunkirk Lighthouse and Memorial Park earlier in the morning. Speakers at both services mentioned how precious the ...

City streets a tough cookie


The cookies were crumbly at Dunkirk City Hall last week — and so are many of the city’s streets. After everyone helped themselves to Councilwoman Nancy Nichols’ chocolate chip cookies at the start of a Department of Public Works meeting, discussion quickly turned to the rough condition ...

Cassadaga appoints DuBois as trustee


CASSADAGA — For the second time in six months, the village of Cassadaga has selected a new trustee. Danna DuBois, who was recently chosen as President of the Cassadaga Volunteer Fire Department, is now taking on the role of Village Trustee. “I’m ready to appoint Danna Dubois,” Mayor ...

Popeyes restaurant approved in town of Dunkirk


If you love that chicken from Popeyes, you’re in luck: Popeyes is coming to the Town of Dunkirk. After a public hearing followed by a brief closed-door meeting to discuss the matter between the Dunkirk Town Board, the plans for a Popeyes Louisiana Kitchen restaurant were officially ...

Sherman solar project gets tax breaks, Busti under consideration


A solar project in Sherman has gotten final approval for tax breaks, while a project in Busti is under consideration. During the Chautauqua County Industrial Development Agency meeting, board members approved a Payment In Lieu of Taxes agreement to Solar Liberty Sherman, LLC and Solar Liberty ...