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World elder abuse Awareness Day press conference held

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MAYVILLE — June is recognized as World Elder Abuse Awareness Month, and various Chautauqua County officials are looking to spread the word. “Reach Out, Speak Out” is the them of this year’s campaign, and it urges people to check in with seniors who have been especially isolated ...

Stefanik rises as Reed goes quiet

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North of Interstate 90 from Syracuse to the Vermont border is the largest of the 23 Congressional districts in New York state. It engulfs the Adirondack region, a portion of the capital district as well as 10 counties and segments of two others. Within the last month, the area has taken on a ...

Lawmaker proposes THC limits in legal marijuana

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At least one state lawmaker wants to see limits on the potency of legal marijuana sold in New York state. Rep. Mike Lawler, R-Pearl River, proposed A.8123 recently to make revisions to the state’s newly-passed Cannabis Law to cap THC levels at 15% for marijuana flowers and 60% for solid ...

New Gender Sexuality Alliance Club established at Dunkirk

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Dunkirk High School has a new Gender Sexuality Alliance Club, and the Dunkirk School Board formally approved it at a recent meeting. Teacher and club advisor Mary Allaire-Gifford told the board the club has met informally four times and is composed of about 10 students. “The purpose of the ...

Dunkirk finalizes plans for graduation

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Dunkirk High School has finalized its plan for this year’s commencement exercises. The event will be held at Karl Hoeppner Field on Saturday, June 26, at 11 a.m. Spectators are asked to park in either the student parking lot, located across from the field on Sixth street, or the lot located ...

Community notebook

Community Notebook

Coming up FRIDAY, JUNE 18 Blessed Mary Angela Holy Name Society indoor rummage sale The Blessed Mary Angela Holy Name Society will host an indoor flea market from 9 a.m. to noon at the Parish Social Center, 324 Townsend St., Dunkirk. Masks MUST be worn. Social distancing will be practiced. ...