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Highs and lows: Some of the best, worst of the week

September 28, 2013 Here are some of the best — and worst — of the week: BEST WILLIAMS STREET CROSSING — It may take a while, but we support the idea of having the State Department of Transportation do a study on... more »»

Health care: Another trap in the program

September 27, 2013 Some companies and organizations that initially accepted federal money to act as “navigators” for the new federal health care law, “Obamacare,” are returning the funds, claiming they have been... more »»

Schools: Chautauqua Lake is a model

September 26, 2013 We do, loyal online readers, take time on occasion to check out some of the blogs posted at our www.observertoday.com Web edition. Some are insightful. Others are offensive. more »»

Fredonia: Village first, residents later

September 25, 2013 Monday’s Fredonia Village Board meeting is a good example of how government works today. Throughout the meeting, the village approved a number of items that will benefit its viability for the futur. more »»

High taxes hurt properties

September 24, 2013 Assessment challenges seem to be a trend for a number of town. more »»

SCHOOLS: Making waves with swimming

September 23, 2013 It was such as strange match-up, you may have missed some record-setting performances. more »»

Sinking city losing its way

September 22, 2013 A thriving business makes money. A not-so thriving government keeps taking money. In addition, the not-so thriving municipality makes it tough on business while doing no business of its own. more »»

Highs and lows: Some of the best, worst of the week

September 21, 2013 Here are some of the best — and worst — of the week: BEST SHOWING SUPPORT — It’s been a heavy-hearted week with the death of high school football player Damon Janes. more »»

Violence: Answers needed in shooting

September 20, 2013 Aaron Alexis, who slaughtered 12 people at the Washington Navy Yard on Monday, was a mentally ill man with a grudge against the Navy. more »»

Dunkirk: Digging deeper for ‘more money’

September 19, 2013 Before this week’s meeting, Common Council member Adelino Gonzalez made an excellent point in voting “no” in regard to the city of Dunkirk making a loan payment. On Sept. more »»

Festival: One more reason to celebrate

September 18, 2013 Last week, our region celebrated the grand opening of the Grape Discovery Center on the outskirts of Westfield. This week the celebration of the vine continues with the Festival of Grapes. more »»

‘Hearts ache’ across region

September 17, 2013 Father Joseph Walter of Saint Dominic Roman Catholic Church in Westfield may have said it best. more »»

Schools: Sharing plan moves ahead

September 16, 2013 A model arrangement in the south county is worth watching. Last week, Panama schools Superintendent Bert Lictus was approved — in a joint meeting — to hold the same position in the Clymer district. more »»

‘Enemies’ are unhappy voters

September 15, 2013 If you ask your Chautauqua County legislator to speak about their accomplishments, normally you will get a discussion about issues. What you will not get is an answer. more »»

Highs and lows: Some of the best, worst of the week

September 14, 2013 Here are some of the best — and worst — of the week: BEST COMMUNITY SERVICE — Last weekend, members of the Fredonia State hockey team helped local senior citizens with different housekeeping chore. more »»

Employment: ‘Stimulus’ led to little growth

September 13, 2013 President Barack Obama likes to boast that trillions of dollars in “stimulus” spending of various types has put more Americans back to work. It has not. more »»

New center: Area grape gem uncorked

September 12, 2013 It is a belated, but well deserved, toast for success on Friday afternoon. Just a mile west of Westfield on Route 20, a grand opening celebration for the Grape Discovery Center is taking place. more »»

Lines prove history matters

September 10, 2013 For many on Saturday morning and afternoon, historic homes were where their heart was. more »»

America: Remembering a dark day

September 10, 2013 Twelve years ago this morning, America was in chaos. Attacks on New York City, the Pentagon and a plane crash in southwest Pennsylvania stunned our region, nation and the world. more »»

Dunkirk: City agency keeps sinking

September 9, 2013 We must, once again, ask city of Dunkirk officials to end the charade and shell game. Dunkirk Local Development Corp. more »»

 
 

 

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