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Area fire departments seeking volunteers

March 24, 2014 Anyone interested in becoming a volunteer firefighter can go any Tuesday night to fill out an application. more »»

Jamestown Police searching for man who robbed 7-Eleven

March 24, 2014 JAMESTOWN — Police are searching for a man who robbed a downtown 7-Eleven early Monday morning. The suspect robbed a clerk at knife point at Sixth and Main streets in Jamestown. more »»

Ripple effects

March 23, 2014 Some dramatic cuts in revenues flowing into Fredonia’s two water plants will come to fruition after Carriage House, the village’s largest private employer, closes and eliminates about 425 jobs by... more »»

Harassment complaint between officer, mayor

March 23, 2014 GOWANDA — According to a local lawyer, there is an alleged harassment complaint involving the Gowanda mayor. more »»

County jail swells with mentally ill

March 23, 2014 MAYVILLE — Of the 259 inmates who occupy the Chautauqua County Jail, 129 were reported to have a mental illness. more »»

License suspension measure catches attention of 18 county tax evaders

March 23, 2014 Considering tax evasion? Think again. more »»

Dayton honors fallen local Civil War soldier

March 23, 2014 DAYTON — To mark the 150th anniversary of the Civil War and to honor a local soldier who died, the Wesley United Methodist Church held a commemorative historical event. Pvt. Anson N. more »»

Water options concern Brocton, Portland

March 22, 2014 PORTLAND — The water business is causing a sinking ship that everyone is trying to keep afloat. This is the essence of what was addressed during the special meeting held in the Town of Portland Hall. more »»

Chautauqua named best small town in America to visit in 2014

March 22, 2014 CHAUTAUQUA — The town of Chautauqua has been named the No. 1 best small town in America to visit in 2014. more »»

More FEMA funds for Lake Shore

March 22, 2014 More help for the financially strapped Lake Shore Hospital has arrived. Congressman Tom Reed gave an update Friday on the status of funding owed to Lake Shore Hospital. Reed said approximately $1. more »»

Ripley Town Hall could get facelift

March 22, 2014 RIPLEY — If all goes well, an eyesore on Main Street in Ripley could get a face-lif. more »»

Businesses worried about Carriage House’s pending closure

March 22, 2014 The community is feeling the loss of the Carriage House after it was announced Wednesday the factory would close and its operations shipped to Buckner, Ky., Sylvester, Ga. and Streator, Il. more »»

Fredonia has $1.5M gap

March 21, 2014 The announcement of Carriage House’s closure and elimination of about 425 jobs by February could not come at a worse time for village of Fredonia officials, who are knee-deep in the budget process... more »»

New leadership

March 21, 2014 GOWANDA — There will be a new face to lead the Gowanda Central School District into the 2014-2015 school year. The new superintendent for the district was announced at a recent board meetin. more »»

ConAgra earnings continues to soar

March 21, 2014 OMAHA, Neb. more »»

Legislature panel laments Carriage House closure

March 21, 2014 MAYVILLE — The Plan-ning and Economic Devel-opment Committee had a short agenda for its monthly meeting. more »»

Arrest made in gun incident

March 21, 2014 A Dunkirk man is facing several charges following an incident involving a gun early this morning in Fredonia. The Fredonia Police Department reported that Devon L. Wilson, 30, of 411 Lord St. more »»

AREA ‘BLINDSIDED’ BY PLANT CLOSINGS

March 20, 2014 More than 400 people will be looking for work as ConAgra has announced it will be closing its Fredonia and Dunkirk facilities, with February as the projected date when the plants will be closed... more »»

Local man charged with burglary, menacing, possession of weapon

March 20, 2014 OBSERVER Staff Report A Dunkirk man is facing several charges following an incident involving a gun early this morning in Fredonia. The Fredonia Police Department reportd that Devon . more »»

Company’s decision leaves leaders ‘angered’

March 20, 2014 With Wednesday’s news of Carriage House’s closure and elimination of about 425 jobs by February, area officials are scrambling to see what can be done to save its facilities from turning into an... more »»

 
 

 

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