Elderly man falls into Lake Erie


A 70-year-old man fell off the wall and into Lake Erie at Van Buren Point Friday. The call went out at about 3 p.m., responding agencies included Brocton, Dunkirk and Portland Fire Departments, Chautauqua County EMS and the Chautauqua County Sheriff’s Office. A member of the Brocton Fire Department told the OBSERVER that the man was cold, but fine following his rescue.