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Local animal shelters benefit from Gopalan Fund

April 19, 2014 The Northern Chautauqua Community Foundation, along with Dr. and Mrs. more »»

WNY Food Bank reorganizes Food Express in Chautauqua County

April 19, 2014 The Food Express is a service of the Food Bank of Western New York providing fresh fruits, vegetables, dairy and other food products to hundreds of local households regardless of incom. more »»

Name of murdered toddler released

April 19, 2014 JAMESTOWN — The city of Jamestown Police Department continues to investigate the homicide of a 16-month-old female child who appears to have been beaten to death. more »»

Reed to hold Town Hall meetings April 26

April 19, 2014 U.S. Rep.Tom Reed will hold town hall meetings April 26 in Mayville and Conewango Valley. All constituents with questions, concerns and thoughts are encouraged to attend and participate. more »»

Prospect Street a Perrysburg concern

April 19, 2014 PERRYSBURG — It’s open to traffic for now, but that may change if erosion increases along Prospect Street in the town of Perrysburg. more »»

Hanover opposes taking three actions

April 19, 2014 HANOVER — Three actions did not get the Hanover Town Board’s stamp of approval at its recent meeting. more »»

Forestville will always be Forestville

April 18, 2014 Over the years I have taken my children to the Laona Easter Egg hunt. My family has participated in many Christmas dinners at the Hartfield Fire Department. more »»

City bike trail all tied up

April 18, 2014 OBSERVER Photo by Gib Snyder Railroad ties that have been placed across the city of Dunkirk bike trail on Point Drive North near Chestnut Street are temporary, according to Department of Public Work... more »»

Change and persistence

April 18, 2014 FORESTVILLE — Change is something everyone encounters at some point. The Forestville School Board spoke of change and persistence at the recent board meeting. more »»

Spanos: State decisions could dismantle CARTS system

April 18, 2014 MAYVILLE — State efforts to change the way Medicaid transportation is delivered could soon impact Chautauqua County taxpayers and residents using the CARTS system. more »»

Laurel Run logo contest under way

April 18, 2014 Area high school students can put their artistic talents to use by participating in the 2014 Laurel Run logo contes. more »»

Scavenger hunt at the Grape Discovery Center

April 18, 2014 The Grape Discovery Center in Westfield welcomes students on Spring Break to participate in a scavenger hunt. more »»

Portland code enforcement officer to review properties

April 17, 2014 The town of Portland is announcing the code enforcement and zoning officer will be reviewing properties within the town that have unlicensed and/or inoperable vehicles, rubbish, garbage or unsafe... more »»

New attorney sworn in

April 17, 2014 The town of Perrysburg swore in a new attorney following a recent board meeting. Pictured, from left, are Supervisor Dennis Stopen, Town Attorney John Grennell and Town Clerk Tamara Utley. more »»

Supervisor gives update on water project

April 17, 2014 BROCTON — More incentive for getting a regional water project up and running was discussed at Wednesday’s Portland Town Council meeting. more »»

Laona parade funds will now be handled by Pomfret

April 17, 2014 The town of Pomfret is now in charge of registration funds collected for the annual craft and yard sale at the Laona Playground during the summer. more »»

State police crackdown on speeding begins

April 17, 2014 New York State Police will conduct a week-long enforcement initiative targeting speeding and aggressive drivers across the state. The “Speed Week” campaign runs from April 17-24. more »»

Man charged following mail delivery

April 17, 2014 SPRINGVILLE — A Springville man has been charged after allegedly receiving drugs in the mail. According to the Erie County Sheriff’s Office, Peter J. more »»

Civic Calendar

April 16, 2014 All items on the calendar are subject to cancellations. Please call meeting organizers to confirm the meeting is still scheduled. Brocton Today — Brocton Village Board meeting, village hall, 7 p.m. more »»

Forestville Central School honor rolls

April 16, 2014 Forestville School is pleased to announce the names of students achieving high honor roll, honor roll, and merit roll for the third academic quarter. more »»


Fitness Classes at Fredonia Grange No. 1 April 19, 2014

58 W. Main St., Fredonia. This one-hour class includes stretching, strengthening, toning, core training and low-impact aerobics. Call Carol at 672-2209 for more informati. more »

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On the Home front: Eyes on expansion

April 1, 2014 This is the third of a series of blogs regarding the County Home. In a meeting with VestraCare representatives, Edward Farbenblum, executive vice president, said he has hopes for expansion. more »

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