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Opinion

Retrospective

Retrospective

Thirty years ago — 1994 The Arts Council for Chautauqua County recently announced winners in the Eighth Annual Writers’ Competition. Local winners were: Joyce Frazeur of Fredonia who was awarded Honorable Mention in the short story category for “What I Did for a Fish.” She also wrote ...

BUFFALO SABRES Lots to lose when wearing the blues

The OBSERVER’s View

Before the 2007 season, the Buffalo Sabres wore a black and red uniform combination that made a bit of a comeback last year. Throughout those years, the wardrobe that was accompanied by what many considered a goathead, was often despised by those who liked the traditional look of the royal blue ...

Village not getting best option on water

Commentary

By ANDREW LUDWIG I took a trip to the Village of Fredonia’s official website to make another review of the LaBella water study presentation that I first viewed with a group of concerned citizens at the informational forum held at the village Opera House. I encourage every village resident ...

Retrospective

Retrospective

Thirty years ago — 1994 Daniel Edson, son of Mr. and Mrs. Paul Edson of Sinclairville and a senior at Cassadaga Valley Central School, has been named Student of the Week. A science and math major, Dan ranks first in his class with a 99.6 average. He earned first honors from the “Business ...

COUNTY: Airport needs look ahead, not to past

The OBSERVER’s View

We still think the county’s market analysis to determine if the county should try again to restore commercial air service to the Chautauqua County Airport in Jamestown is a waste of money — as most county spending on trying to restore Essential Air Service has been. The study isn’t ...

I wish this were 2025

Commentary

I am tired of the political campaign already. I wish it were 2025, and that we were over with it. Whether we like it or not, this year’s Presidential election is looking like it will be a rerun of 2020…and we have all been down that trail once before. The nation doesn’t need to go ...