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People’s column

International designation may help airport soar Editor, OBSERVER: I have recently read the excellent commentary by editor John D’Agostino about a possible international designation at the airport in Jamestown. Bravo for putting the issue in the spotlight. Every time I have traveled ...

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Generations helped build our region Editor, OBSERVER: With the publication this year of “Dunkirk: Then and Now,” Dunkirk Historical Museum President Diane Andrasik has emphasized the role of the national and state governments in establishing the physical assets of newly-settled ...

People’s column: Spread the Word throughout month

Editor, OBSERVER: We are The Make A Mark Self Advocacy Group based out of The Resource Center in Dunkirk. We are writing this letter to spread awareness. As many of you may or may not know, in the month of March there is an annual campaign that takes place called Spread the Word to End the ...

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Forestville needs a new store Editor, OBSERVER: As a retired man that hasn’t driven in almost 10 years now I know we need Dollar General here in Forestville. I have started a petition online to get signatures to bring the store to our small hamlet. This is the web address -- ...

People’s column: A day to salute Vietnam veterans

Editor, OBSERVER: On March 29, we will be observing National Vietnam Veterans Day. On this day, we honor more than 3 million Americans who served in and around a country in Southeast Asia that most had never heard of until they were asked to risk their lives for it. On this day, we ...

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Roots to our past generations Editor, OBSERVER: I bought a tree from the Tree For Thee Project in support of the restoration of Point Gratiot and Wright Park, and I dedicated it to my grandma who owned Irene’s Beauty Shop back in the 1950s at Second and Gazelle streets. Martha Irene ...