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County Clerk’s office closed to public Due to the increase in COVID-19 cases in Chautauqua County, Larry Barmore, county clerk, has decided to close the County Clerk’s office to the public effective immediately. Barmore and his staff will monitor the number of COVID-19 cases and make a ...

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Fredonia Village Hall closed Due to coronavirus, the Fredonia Village Hall is closed until further notice. Village staff will continue to clean and disinfect for the health and safety of village residents and employees. Residents are asked to utilize the drop box on the Church Street ...

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County offices to close early Dec. 24 MAYVILLE — Chautauqua County Executive PJ Wendel has announced that many county government offices will be closing early to the public on Christmas Eve. On Dec. 24, a majority of county departments will be closing at noon. This early closure will not ...

City of Dunkirk Rec Center to reopen

The city of Dunkirk’s Recreation Center at the Chautauqua County Fairgrounds will open Monday. The Rec Center will be open for four months again this season. Toddlers up to adults can enjoy everything from open gym, to soccer clinics, to birthday parties to a walking program; the Rec Center ...

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Club Associates urges paying of dues Pay your 2021 dues. That’s the advice from the Northern Chautauqua County Club Associates. Whether its a social club, a veterans or fraternal organization, your help and support are needed now. If you feel uncomfortable in these times to attend in ...

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Chicken and biscuit dinner at Elks today Dunkirk Elks 922 will be serving a chicken and biscuits dinner today at their lodge. This comfort food meal, including dessert, is the perfect dinner choice on a cold December day. The entire community is invited to enjoy this delicious home cooked ...

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Silver Creek Village Board to meet SILVER CREEK — The Silver Creek Village Board will meet at 7 p.m. Monday. The meeting will take place by video or teleconference. Those interested in joining are asked to call the clerk’s office at 934-3240 for the codes. JCC trustees meet on ...

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Senior Center of Dunkirk notes December events Reservations are being taken through next week for the December birthday lunch on Wednesday, Dec. 16 at the Dunkirk Senior Center. Join the group on Thursday, Dec. 10 for Christmas caroling and some cookies. Attendees must sign up so that the ...

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Main Street extension to see cleanup Main Street extension in the city of Dunkirk was closed Tuesday due to flooding of Crooked Brook. The road is now reopen but may close again next week for ditch cleaning. “We’re looking at cleaning up the ditch on the east side between the road ...

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St. John’s UCC to prepare dinners St. John’s UCC will prepare a Swiss steak dinner on Saturday, Dec. 19. Dinner will include Swiss steak, vegetable, roll, dessert and a small holiday treat. Those who want to order one or more dinners could then have a small dinner in their home, for ...

With election in past, parties chart a path

After a presidential election, members of the major party whose candidate came up short often assess where they go next. After the 2020 election, members of both major parties may do that. Please don’t take the word of today’s column, which was deliberately written and submitted before ...

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CHAUTAUQUA COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE ¯ STOCKTON — Tristen M. Johnson, 21, of Cassadaga, was charged with driving while intoxicated, DWI per se, moving from lane unsafely and failure to keep right. Deputies were called to a crash in the town of Stockton at 3:45 a.m. Nov. 24. Johnson was ...

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Vietnam Veterans of America to meet on Dec. 13 Chapter No. 459 of the Vietnam Veterans of America will next meet at 11 a.m. Sunday, Dec. 13, at John T. Murray VFW Post No. 1017, 113 Deer St. Dunkirk. Social distancing rules will be viewed and face masks must be worn. County Planning Board ...

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Hanover Town Hall closed today The Hanover Town Hall will be closed to the public today. It will reopen at 8 a.m. Monday. The town reminds residents that Monday will be the last day of the town’s dog enumeration or census. Any resident’s who have not yet registered their unlicensed dogs ...

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Community Bank closes lobbies Community Bank has closed all branch lobbies and will operate solely through available drive-throughs. The lobby closure started Wednesday. All branch lobbies will be available by appointment only, including locations with and without drive-throughs. “We ...

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Westfield scouts to hold returnable bottle/can drive WESTFIELD — On Monday, members of Boy Scout Troop 201 will be collecting returnable bottles and cans to help fund their activities. The Westfield scouts will be collecting at the Presbyterian Church from 6-8 p.m. “The boys will be ...

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Southern Tier TEA Party Patriots meet Tuesday State Sen. George Borrello, R-Sunset Bay, will be featured at the next gathering of the Southern Tier TEA Party Patriots on Tuesday at 7 p.m. at the Lakewood American Legion, 174 Chautauqua Ave. Borrello will cover the latest policies by Gov. ...

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Access Chautauqua Programming for Nov. 21-27 Chautauqua Sunrise, hosted by Doc Hamels, will have representatives from the Westfield-Barcelona Chamber of Commerce discussing local holiday shopping. The program is aired and streamed on Facebook live at 9 a.m. Saturday, then repeats at 2 and ...

Antique Equipment Association meets

LAONA — The Chautauqua County Antique Equipment Association will hold its monthly meeting and yearly elections on Tuesday, Nov. 24, at 7 p.m. at the Laona Church. Members are encouraged to attend and vote while wearing masks and social distancing. If members have questions or would like to ...

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Recycling pickup delayed in city Because of continuing high winds, Dunkirk Mayor Wilfred Rosas reminds residents to secure their recyclables with a heavy lidded container at the curb Monday or hold them until the next pickup in two weeks. The City Streets Division was out late removing ...