Three win scholarships


The First Ward Falcon Club of Dunkirk recently awarded scholarships to the following students. Pictured are Cole Wisniewski, Fredonia High School; Lauren Jasinski (Joe Ryczko Memorial), Cassadaga High School; Simon Price, Fredonia High School.

BLOOM effort for Forestville underway


Imagine Forestville and Fredonia Garden Club are excited and proud to announce that they are once again working together to bring BLOOM 2024, a Northern Chautauqua Community Foundation event, to the residents of Forestville. This is NCCF’S 5th Annual BLOOM Event geared to promote residential ...

Proudly In Memory: Laurel Run celebrates 28th year of tradition


DUNKIRK — Looking around at all the runners gathered at the Resource Center in Dunkirk on Friday afternoon at the Laurel Run, Wayne Hotelling recalled one of his daughter Laurel’s greatest athletic feats, a long jump personal best. “If I remember right, she got 18 inches, but she was so ...

County Affected By Global Tech Outage


A global technology outage grounded flights, knocked banks and hospital systems offline and media outlets off air on Friday in a massive disruption that affected companies and services around the world and highlighted dependence on software from a handful of providers. Cybersecurity firm ...

Fire departments concerned about proposed OSHA changes


A change by the federal Occupational Safety and Health Administration could potentially drive up fire departments budgets and hurt recruitment across the country, including those in Chautauqua County. According to the New York State Department of Mayors, significant changes have been proposed ...

Residents speak out against Fredonia’s capital project proposal


FREDONIA — The Fredonia Central School District and its Board of Education were urged by many speakers over the past two years to “go big or go home” with plans for facilities upgrades. “What we’ve tried to do is listen to the feedback from the community, take that into account and ...