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A reason to laugh out loud

December 15, 2013 Through the years, my mother would refer to 1987 as “the year there was no Christmas.” My father had died on Dec. 16 and his funeral took place three days later. more »»

Christmas memories and traditions

December 15, 2013 Christmas time brings back a flood of memories of long ago special Christmas and holiday traditions for me. more »»

Vintage treasures and trinkets to discover

December 15, 2013 There is a giant treasure in Dunkirk which, surprisingly, many local people don’t seem to know about. It should not be a secret. more »»

The ‘good old days’

December 15, 2013 I spent my Christmases in the 1950s in Buffalo. My Dad would build the most amazing Christmas village on two hinged inside doors with a hole in the center for the tree. more »»

Christmas Eve on the farm

December 15, 2013 Christmas Eve is the most mystical and magical night of the yea. more »»

Singing like the angels at Christmas

December 15, 2013 When Ted Jakubowski, a United States Navy World War II veteran and Dunkirk native, died in California in 1982, among his personal papers was a 1936 Christmas letter from his godchild and niece. more »»

Making Christmas cookies – a fun holiday tradition

December 15, 2013 Traditions bring people together. Special foods often accompany these customs, from appetizers and main dishes, to desserts of countless varietie. more »»

Remembering Pearl Harbor

December 9, 2013 People remember where they were when they heard the news of 9-11. Those who are older also remember their circumstances when President John F. Kennedy was assassinated 50 years ago. more »»

Think of pets during the Christmas season

December 8, 2013 The Christmas season is here; a time for giving and receiving, helping those in need, and getting together with family and friends. more »»

Worth waiting for ... Don Campbell’s 65 years in the Gowanda Kiwanis Club

December 8, 2013 It’s hard to imagine waiting long for anything today, let alone to get into a club. But Don Campbell of Taylor Hollow Road waited three years to get into the Kiwanis Club of Gowanda. more »»

Saving Santa

December 1, 2013 Are we just too sweet? How many children leave a plate of cookies and a cup of hot cocoa for Santa? Sit back and think about that for a minute. more »»

’Ere the winter storms begin

December 1, 2013 “Come, ye thankful people come; raise the song of harvest home. All is safely gathered in, ere the winter storms begin. more »»

Getting ready for a miracle

December 1, 2013 The twinkling of the lights on the tree, the jingle of sleigh bells in the air, the hustle and bustle of holiday shoppers, the smiles on the faces and in the hearts of children and adults alike —... more »»

‘Main Street’ events in Fredonia

December 1, 2013 Saturday, December 7 9 a.m. - 3 p.m. WCA Christmas Ornament Sale, WCA Home, 134 Temple St. Vintage and gently used ornaments on sale. 10 a.m. - 4 p.m. more »»

Bring back common sense

November 24, 2013 For the last two Sundays, “Bringing back recess” ran. While I agreed with a good deal of the article, I also had some reservations. These are my thoughts. more »»

Giving thanks

November 24, 2013 There’s nothing better than the warmth of a fire, especially from a hearth that offers welcome relief from the outside chill and wind so common this time of year. more »»

Emily’s winning story about Catie Greene

November 24, 2013 Nine-year-old George Greene picked up his tiny sister and hung her by her Lamb Chop underwear from his parents’ canopy bed. There, 6-year-old Catie dangled helplessly for several minutes. more »»

On top of the world

November 24, 2013 By Emily Carson ‘14 St. Bonaventure University St. Bonaventure University junior Emily Steves has been named the school’s 10th Jim Murray Memorial Scholar. more »»

NCCS students learn from four-day outdoor education adventure

November 17, 2013 The seventh and eighth grade students from NCCS recently took part in a four-day outdoor educational camping adventure at beautiful Camp Gross in Cassadaga. more »»

Strong family copes with hardship

November 17, 2013 Thanksgiving is just around the corner and our thoughts turn to family and gratitude for our circle of friends, our community and the good fortune we have experienced throughout the year, or at leas... more »»

 
 

 

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