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COVID-19 numbers tick up in Chautauqua County

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention level for community transmission regarding COVID-19 has risen in Chautauqua County from low to moderate. The level went to moderate July 26 and July 29, but before that had been at low since at least June 17. The seven-day positivity rate — the ...

Festival lining up for Fredonia in September

Delfeayo Marsalis will headline the Fredonia Jazz Festival on Sept. 25 at 7 p.m. at the Rotunda Grapevine Railroad Farm, 207 E. Main St., Fredonia. Delfeayo Marsalis grew up in New Orleans with his brothers Wynton and Branford. Their father is the legendary jazz pianist Ellis Marsalis. For ...

SUNY seeks opt-out in water pact

Last September’s drinking water crisis has led to the State University of New York at Fredonia to include an opt-out clause in a proposed contract with the village. In a Village Board workshop Monday, which at times appeared to be directed by hired attorney Melanie Beardsley, Trustee James ...

Partnerships with schools, farms benefit community

FORESTVILLE — The Forestville Central School District continues to strengthen their relationship with the surrounding community by furthering their efforts with the Farm to School program. And as part of the Farm to School program, the school has set up a beneficial partnership with the ...

Fredonia dog catcher gets one-year pact

Denise Zentz will get a year-long contract as Fredonia’s dog catcher after all, after the Fredonia Board of Trustees last week voted to transfer money for it, then rescind the six-month deal they previously agreed on. Trustee James Lynden objected to both moves, but he proved to be the lone ...

State Legislator continues push for local transparency

State Sen. Anna Kaplan, D-Carle Place, is continuing her push for more transparency for local governments. Kaplan reintroduced a pair of bills last week. S.7305/A.8107 would amend the state Public Officers Law to require public bodies that maintain a website and use a high-speed internet ...