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Opinion

Keeping the umbrella handy

Commentary

For about a week this month, the rain never stopped coming. The ground became saturated with water and could hold no more. The streams went over their banks and the level of Chautauqua Lake came up over a foot. The power of water has always amazed me. I can remember standing on the bridge ...

Retrospective

Retrospective

Thirty years ago — 1991 The new Fredonia Medical Park was completed recently by L.G. Hall Building Contractors Inc. of Dunkirk. Two doctors will be occupying suites in the first building in the medical park. Dr. G. Jay Bishop will open a new practice in internal medicine and Dr. Ganesh ...

Fredonia Attorneys, trustees want secrecy

The OBSERVER’s View

Reading James Lynden’s letter from the Sunday OBSERVER, there is a sense that something went wrong during the village of Fredonia retreat in April. What exactly happened there, from the other four trustees who attended, has not been discussed. Lynden is the only one it appears who wants the ...

A special thanks for local business

Commentary

Recently in Gowanda, our local grocery store was closed for several days due to a fire caused by a lightening strike. The community was temporarily devastated by this event. We highly commend the ownership and store personnel, the first responders, and private personnel ... all of them ...

Retrospective

Retrospective

Thirty years ago — 1991 Deborah J. Sheedy of Dunkirk High School was presented the Robert F. Lucas Most Outstanding Lieutenant Governor’s Award at the International Key Club Convention held in Chicago recently. Miss Sheedy was a prominent leader in the Dunkirk Kiwanis Key Club at DHS, ...