Preserving our past
November 8, 2015 On Nov. 11, the United States will celebrate Veterans Day, a federal holiday which, according to the U.S. more »»
November 8, 2015 Eleanor (Spaulding) Damon, looking positively regal in a red and black plaid jacket with a corsage on the left shoulder and a black skirt, celebrated her 100th birthday on Oct. more »»
For Pet’s Sake
November 8, 2015 The hustle and bustle of the holidays is fast approaching. Family get-togethers, holiday traveling, parties, and Christmas shopping are all part of the festivities. more »»
Do You Remember?
November 1, 2015 Members of the Al Tech Steel on Willowbrook Avenue show off their Halloween costumes from the early 1990s. The photo was submitted by Clem Worosz of Dunkirk. more »»
Halloween & harvest homes
November 1, 2015 Brocton T.J. McDonnell, 5970 Webster Road 25 E. Main St. 55 W. Main St. Cassadaga John & Susan Sipos, 3 Pennington Road 101 N. Main St. Dunkirk Christine Buck, 217 Mullet St. more »»
A visitor looks at Spiritualism
November 1, 2015 Editor’s note: Last week Ray Rzepkowski gave a physical description of Lily Dale. In this article, he tries to come to terms with the beliefs of Spirtualists. more »»
Discovering Lily Dale
October 25, 2015 Editor’s note: This is the first of a two-part series. The author, who visited the area this summer, writes this week about the physical aspects of Lily Dale. more »»
October 25, 2015 Brocton T.J. McDonnell, 5970 Webster Road 25 E. Main St. Cassadaga John & Susan Sipos, 3 Pennington Road 101 N. Main St. Dunkirk Christine Buck, 217 Mullett St. Rhonda Dolce, 3711 E. more »»
The Return of the Computer Curmudgeon
October 25, 2015 In 2012, as an OBSERVER Staff Writer, I wrote two commentaries as the Computer Curmudgeon. My basic premise in both is a computer is a tool which can be used either well or poorly. more »»
Do you Remember?
October 25, 2015 This photo appeared in the April 30, 1963 Dunkirk Evening Observer. It shows the formal signing of a contract authorizing the Seventh Annual Lake Erie Invitational Sports Car Races in Dunkirk. more »»
SUNY Fredonia student leads church choir
October 25, 2015 WESTFIELD — A voice performance major at the State University at Fredonia, David Waterland has gone from singing in the Westfield First Presbyterian choir last year to leading the choir this year. more »»
Let the children come to me
October 18, 2015 Editor’s note: Last week Natalie Hoebener wrote about winning tickets to the Mass celebrated by Pope Francis at Madison Square Garden in New York City. more »»
Do you Remember?
October 18, 2015 This picture from the Evening Observer on May 25, 1976 shows the Erie Shore Gardeners and their children planting on the grounds of the Dunkirk Library. more »»