Chautauqua Fire Department responds to blaze


CHAUTAUQUA – Volunteer firefighters from the Chautauqua Fire Department as well as Sheriff deputies were called to a fire on Potter Road early Monday morning. Chautauqua Town Supervisor Don Emhart, who is also the chief of the Dewittville Fire Department, said he personally did not go to ...

Sinclairville fire called ‘incendiary’

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SINCLAIRVILLE – A morning fire has been labeled incendiary. On Tuesday around 10 a.m. the Sinclairville Fire Department and several mutual aid fire departments responded to East Avenue in the village of Sinclairville for a residential structure fire. After extinguishing the fire, the ...

Main Street Studios bringing Macbeth, kids camp shows


Summer has traditionally been a busy time for Main Street Studios in Fredonia, and this summer is no different. Over the course of the next couple months, there will be several events and productions put on by the cast and crew of Main Street Studios. The first major production is that of ...

NYSERA seeks lease for solar project at Dunkirk airport


Chautauqua County officials are moving ahead with a plan to allow a solar project to be constructed at the Dunkirk airport, although at least one official is opposed. During the county legislature’s Public Facilities Committee meeting, the committee voted in favor of scheduling a public ...

Fight coming over Catholic Church closures


The Diocese of Buffalo announced Monday that 24 of its 36 families of Roman Catholic parishes “will present formal alternatives to diocese recommendations of mergers/closures proposed in June.” The families have until Aug. 5 to submit formal, written alternatives. A series of meetings ...