History Fair lineup for Saturday announced


SINCLAIRVILLE — The village will once again be a busy place on Saturday, Sept. 11, when the annual history fair returns after missing last year. This is the 22nd year presenting the fair. Valley Historical Society president, Larry Barmore, says that a fun day is planned for all. The day ...

Garbage truck hits power lines in Fredonia

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OBSERVER Photo by M.J. Stafford A garbage truck got snagged on a power line Wednesday morning at around 9:45 a.m. while making a run on Lambert Avenue in Fredonia. Fredonia Fire Department and National Grid responded. It was believed that heavy rains earlier in the morning caused the lines to ...

Chautauqua Center donates supplies to local schools

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Staff from The Chautauqua Center recently met with representatives from public school districts throughout the county for its eighth annual school supply giveaway. A total of 1,400 backpacks filled with school supplies were given to Bemus Point, BOCES, Brocton, Cassadaga, Chautauqua Lake, ...

Mom opposes vaccine requirement for JCC

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Dunkirk resident and Jamestown Community College attendee Iann Ramirez is in danger of losing his scholarship from JCC because he hasn’t received the COVID-19 vaccine. Ramirez, 19, attended P-Tech academy and was working at JCC all summer. His mother, April Ramirez, is adamant that ...

Bay safety sought in Hanover

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HANOVER — John McGowan of the Hanford Bay Association advocated increased safety measures and serenity for both Sunset Bay and Hanford Bay, in the form of railroad crossing quiet zone. These quiet zones, smaller than a normal speed bump, would encourage people to slow down while traveling ...

Contractor hired for Lily Dale water work

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Lily Dale is set to get new water mains after the Pomfret Town Board held a special meeting last week to approve a contractor. E and R General Construction, Inc. of Blasdell will do the work. The town board authorized a $2,267,242 contract with the company. Town Supervisor Dan Pacos said ...