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Author Rushdie attacked during Chautauqua lecture

CHAUTAUQUA — A bloodied Salman Rushdie, 75, was flown to a hospital and underwent surgery after being stabbed several times before an appearance Friday at Chautauqua Institution. His agent, Andrew Wylie, said the writer was on a ventilator Friday evening, with a damaged liver, severed ...

Fredonia dispensary interest reported

A group interested in bringing a cannabis dispensary to Fredonia has come forward ... sort of. Two representatives of the three local entrepreneurs discussed the plan, which is in its very early stages, at a meeting of the Fredonia Board of Trustees’ cannabis advisory committee this week. ...

Cream of the crop: Farm Fest names grand marshal for event

The Fredonia Farm Festival has announced Yerico Farms as the grand marshal for the 54th annual festival. John and Colleen Yerico, married for 42 years, started their style of farming 30 years ago by moving the farm market to their property after the retirement of John’s parents, John E. ...

12th Pet Weekend set for Lily Dale

LILY DALE — Pets are often remembered just as other loved ones once they are no longer with us, gone but never forgotten. This weekend is “Pet Weekend” in Lily Dale, as the 12th annual Pet Remembrance Celebration will provide those in attendance with a time of learning, joy and ...

Primary clash overshadows special vote

Lost in the highly hyped Republican primary showdown that pits Carl Paladino against Nick Langworthy for the District 23 Congressional seat is the fact there is a special election for the post that opened after Tom Reed’s resignation in May. Democrat Max Della Pia is facing off against Joe ...

UPDATE: Crews respond to fatal accident in city

It appears a vehicle being driven recklessly on Central Avenue could be the cause of a horrific four-vehicle crash in the city of Dunkirk on Thursday afternoon that is now a fatal accident. According to witnesses, the vehicle was driving at a high rate of speed while weaving through traffic ...