Audubon Blue Heron Legacy Society gathering meets cricket


JAMESTOWN — Audubon Community Nature Center Blue Heron Legacy Society members are individuals who believe in ACNC’s mission of connecting people to nature. They have made a commitment to ensure the organization continues to benefit from their financial support beyond their own physical ...

Lake Shore Drive work underway


OBSERVER Photo by M.J. Stafford Dunkirk’s Complete Streets project on Lake Shore Drive is underway, with workers starting to reconstruct sidewalks and lanes near Memorial Park, as seen here. Further down the road, near the Clarion Hotel, surveyors could be seen Thursday morning walking down ...

DEC announces deer harvest estimates


The state Department of Environmental Conservation has announced hunters in New York harvested an estimated 211,269 deer during the 2021-22 hunting seasons. The season’s harvest was down 17% last year and data points to a few factors for a cause, including the resurgence of Epizootic ...

Laurel Run fundraiser Wednesday at Applebees


People who eat at Applebee’s on Wednesday can help raise money to support individuals with disabilities through the 26th annual Laurel Memorial Run & Walk. All day long, the Applebee’s restaurants in Dunkirk and Lakewood will hold “Dining to Donate” fundraisers to benefit the ...

Conferences held locally can spur economic growth


Jamestown will play host this fall to a conference that has the potential to draw people from all over the country, and possibly the world. The Retool WNY: Climate Technology Manufacturing Conference is set for October 17-19 at Northwest Arena, with a broad variety of other local venues and ...