Fredonia parts with grant writer, tech outfit


Fredonia waved goodbye to a grant writer and a computer support company this week. The village Board of Trustees ended its contract with Urban Vantage of Buffalo. The firm’s co-founder, Travis Gordon, had worked with the village on grants since September 2019. The trustees gave Urban ...

County to get more opioid settlement funds


MAYVILLE — Chautauqua County is once again in line to receive hundreds of thousands of dollars through an opioid settlement. On Wednesday, the Chautauqua County Legislature approved a New York Statewide Opioid Settlement Agreement with Teva for $957,804. The county will receive the funds ...

Fredonia board approves Trap Club


A Trap Club was officially approved by the Board of Education to begin at Fredonia High School this spring. “This was not something the district or the board thought about lightly. Safety remains an ongoing priority in all of this,” said Fredonia Superintendent Brad Zilliox. Jerry ...

$10M win a signature moment for Rosas


Hearty applause from about 250 business leaders and local officials greeted Mayor Wilfred Rosas as he came forward to embrace state Gov. Kathy Hochul earlier this week inside one of the Clarion Hotel’s large meeting rooms. Only minutes earlier had Dunkirk’s chief executive officer learned ...

Crash between SUV and school bus injures 2


ASHVILLE — The driver of a sport utility vehicle and a passenger of a school bus were transported to UPMC Chautauqua following a crash Thursday morning in the town of North Harmony. First responders were alerted at about 8:20 a.m. to a crash involving an SUV and school bus on Route 394. ...

Dunkirk woman named to SUNY JCC board

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Miriam Lugo-Alfaro has been appointed by Gov. Kathy Hochul to serve on the SUNY Jamestown Community College board of trustees. Her term runs through 2027. Lugo-Alfaro has been a Spanish teacher for Dunkirk City School District since 2004. The Dunkirk resident previously served as an English as ...