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Food marketing limitations advance

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Tougher standards for junk food advertising may be on the way in New York state. Members of the state Senate Agriculture Committee recently passed S.7487B, 6-3, with state Sen. George Borrello, R-Sunset Bay, voting against. Borrello said the intent of the bill is sound, but questioned a ...

New district brings different GOP name

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A current Congressman from Erie County is now looking to represent Chautauqua County next year in the House of Representatives. Late Friday, Judge Patrick McAllister formally approved new congressional maps in the state after the Democratic maps submitted had been rejected as too ...

Priorities listed at Hanover board meeting

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HANOVER — At the Town Board meeting this month, Deputy Supervisor Lou Pelletter gave an update on the recent economic development meeting. Pelletter gave a list of 17 minor action items and the group narrowed it down to three. While Pelletter said he’d work on the others as time ...

Community notebook

Community Notebook

Barbecue planned for June 18 The Lakeshore Humane Society will hold a drive-through, pick-up Weidner’s chicken barbecue Saturday, June 18 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Lakeshore Humane Society Adoption Center, 431 E. Chestnut St. in Dunkirk. The dinner includes a half chicken, potatoes, ...

Sinclairville resident wins national recognition

Local/Region

A Resource Center employee has received national recognition for the supports she provides to people with disabling conditions. Jennifer Herron has been named a Direct Support Professional of the Year by ANCOR (the American Network of Community Options and Resources). ANCOR selected Herron as ...

Pomfret’s Forest Hill Cemetery gets columbarium

Local/Region

The town of Pomfret’s Forest Hill Cemetery now has a columbarium for cremated remains. Deputy Town Supervisor Ann Eckman announced pricing for the new feature at this month’s Town Board meeting. Board members approved the pricing. A columbarium is essentially a large marble block ...