Observer Today OBSERVER's Viewen-usThu, 5 May 2016 23:11:46 EDTThu, 5 May 2016 23:11:46 EDT Rowdy weekend comes to an end some village residents, the former Fred Fest weekend has come and gone - thankfully. As tallied by the village Police Department, there were more than 170 calls and 44 arrests, many of them of the nuisance type.Wed, 4 May 2016 00:00:00 EDTPositive vibes keep coming years of being the forgotten region of New York state, it sure is refreshing to hear enthusiastic comments regarding Chautauqua County. Consider Lt. Go.Tue, 3 May 2016 00:00:00 EDTBudgets: A difference in managing are some municipalities that understand fiscal responsibility. It appears the village of Gowanda is one of them. Garbage service, which is costing the village about $75,000, was on the chopping block.Mon, 2 May 2016 00:00:00 EDTInconsistent in Legislature County legislators do not like being dictated to by New York state.Sun, 1 May 2016 00:00:00 EDTHighs and lows: Some of the best, worst of the week are some of the best - and worst - of the week: BEST MASON HONORS - Congratulations to SUNY Fredonia's Dr. Sherri Mason.Sat, 30 Apr 2016 00:00:00 EDT