WACS hears praise for open house


At their regular meeting this month, Westfield Academy and Central School Board of Education members extolled this year’s open house as, possibly, the best ever and the most well attended. Several board members expressed their appreciation to the staff for hosting an openhouse that offered ...

Shop local remains the Chamber’s mantra


There’s no question that the pandemic was a game-changer for small businesses. But if it sparked one good thing, it was an obvious desire to support locally owned businesses – from restaurants to retail to service providers. Throughout Chautauqua County we have witnessed dozens of new ...

West coast craft beer brewer opens facilities in Westfield


WESTFIELD — After three years of planning, a Seattle-based craft beer brewer now produces gluten-free beer in Chautauqua County. Ghostfish Brewing Company held a ribbon cutting ceremony Thursday to officially open its east coast processing center inside the Grape Discovery Center. “This ...

Fear on the field: Fredonia hears football injury concerns


Voices of concern echoed through the Fredonia High School library at a Board of Education meeting just days after the sound of a Fredonia football player‘s agony while laying on the ground reverberated to the sidelines at the school’s football game Sept. 22. “I want to know that my ...

ImmunityBio ready to invest in area plant


ImmunityBio is getting a delivery of equipment in the coming weeks so it can ramp up production at its Dunkirk plant. The news came about two-thirds of the way through a debate Wednesday between Dunkirk mayoral candidates Kate Wdowiasz and David Damico. They were asked what they would do ...