×

Peoples column

People’s column

Editor, OBSERVER: I would like to commend the OBSERVER for its Dec. 30 editorial regarding Representative Marjorie Taylor Greene. It appears that politicians on both sides of the aisle are ever more focused on maintaining power and influence in Congress, rather than preserving our democracy. ...

People’s column:

Editor, OBSERVER: Drivers in this area have had to contend with fog several times recently. What drivers do not realize is that newer cars with “automatic front lights” have idiots driving them who cannot be trusted to put on lights when needed. When they are depending on these lights; ...

A possible answer to high pump prices

A possible answer to high pump prices Editor, OBSERVER: Commentary writer Fred Larson inquired last month as to why gas prices are so high in Chautauqua County. Historically, most gasoline marketed in Chautauqua County has been transported by barge from refineries in Port Elizabeth, ...

People’s column

Bowled over by support Editor, OBSERVER: Chautauqua Area Potters is in awe of the support that is demonstrated as we worked with our community raising funds to rid hunger where we live. Those of you who signed on as supporters, bowl makers, raffle ticket buyers, volunteers, and anyone who ...

People’s column

Village meters tied to water issues Editor, OBSERVER: A writer of the letter “Trustees cannot overlook water losses” (Nov. 19), states “the village has a 50% water loss rate due to leaks at the present time.” My argument is that this apparent loss is primarily due to metering ...

People’s column

Historic plaque’s return sought in city Editor, OBSERVER: A big thanks to our city Historian, Diane Andrasik, for a marvelous lecture on the life of Capt. Charles D. Tinley at the Dunkirk Museum on Veterans Day. Capt. Tinley was a teacher and then principal of our Industrial High ...