Observer Today's columnen-usFri, 29 Jul 2016 19:31:39 EDTFri, 29 Jul 2016 19:31:39 EDT it fun at the county fair, OBSERVER: A year ago, the fair closed an hour early Saturday due to youths fighting. Forty years ago, bullies broke my ear drum at the Fair. Here's a short poem on my thoughts.Thu, 28 Jul 2016 00:00:00 EDTAn option against more of same, OBSERVER: In regard to the "Commentary" headlined "Trump factor of fear" (June 29), I say that "Islamic terrorists" do not need help "exacerbating the fears and anxieties" of the American voter as they have accomplished it by themselves an...Mon, 25 Jul 2016 00:00:00 EDTPeople's Column fiscally sound village is no more Editor, OBSERVER: Did any of the residents of Fredonia feel the earth move last week? I'm betting some have, because Uncle Harry Salhoff has to have rolled over in his resting place in Forest Hill...Sun, 24 Jul 2016 00:00:00 EDTPeople's Column the public in - or out? Editor, OBSERVER: Sometimes in a quest for a woman to beautify herself, she brushes on another layer of eye shadow and swipes on one more coat of lipstick. Somehow the intent and the outcome just don't mesh.Sat, 16 Jul 2016 00:00:00 EDTPeople's Column vets in new battle Editor, OBSERVER: Veterans of Foreign Wars, American Legions and other military post are fighting to survive. The VFW has lost one-third of its members over the past 20 years.Sun, 10 Jul 2016 00:00:00 EDT