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Brocton native named Nurse of the Year

May 26, 2015 IRVING, Texas — Many nurses were recently recognized and acknowledged for their selfless and compassionate ways for Nurses’ Wee. more »»

Day of remembrance

May 26, 2015 Memorial Day is a day of remembrance. That was Dunkirk Mayor Anthony Dolce’s message as he kicked off the Dunkirk Joint Veterans Council Memorial Day Services held Monday, beginning at 10 a.m. more »»

Heartfelt observance in Westfield

May 26, 2015 WESTFIELD — Memorial Day tributes and commemorations come in many forms — some somber, some joyous and some overflowing with patriotic pride. more »»

Community gathered to honor fallen veterans and their families

May 26, 2015 PORTLAND — The communities of Brocton and Portland gathered Monday at Portland’s Evergreen Cemetery to live out the words recited by Boys’ State graduate Mark Nickerson in a poem titled “Freedom ha... more »»

Meaning of Memorial Day ever-changing

May 25, 2015 Memorial Day is emblematic of the ever-changing meaning of holidays in America. more »»

Woman running across US will come through county this weekend

May 25, 2015 Chautauqua County residents will be able to witness history in the making at the end of May. more »»

Fallen Gowanda soldier finally honored

May 25, 2015 ALBANY — Carroll Heath didn’t have it easy growing up in the Great Depression. His father wasn’t around, his mother was a patient in a mental hospital and he kept largely to himself. more »»

Village sees progress on railroad bridges

May 25, 2015 SILVER CREEK — The squeaky wheel gets the grease, or in Silver Creek’s case, its bridges get inspected. more »»

Silver Creek cracking down on troublemakers

May 25, 2015 SILVER CREEK — Silver Creek Village Board members have seen enough and are starting a new crackdown on vandalism and other illegal activities in the village square. more »»

B-1 to O-75

May 24, 2015 Anyone who goes to play Bingo at Blessed Mary Angela Parish at St. Hedwig’s worship site in the city of Dunkirk should recognize Martha Bialaszewski. more »»

Special homecoming

May 24, 2015 On Dec. 21, 2012, Libby Hernandez of Dunkirk let her tiny dog Simba, an 8-year-old Pomeranian/Chihuahua mix, out to go to the bathroom. more »»

Horrigan sees hope, new jobs for city

May 24, 2015 Chautauqua County Executive Vince Horrigan believes our area is on the cusp of some major projects in the coming months — including one for the city of Dunkir. more »»

Interest in Fredonia trustee vacancy sparked

May 24, 2015 A crowded field of candidates seems to have developed for the vacant trustee seat on the Fredonia Village Board. more »»

Communities to hold Memorial Day services

May 24, 2015 A number of communities will be holding Memorial Day observances Monday. Here is a list of some of the planned events: ANGOLA Angola will celebrate Memorial Day with a parade Monday. more »»

More water problems than just smell in Forestville

May 23, 2015 By NICOLE GUGINO OBSERVER Assistant News Editor FORESTVILLE — The smell of the water in Forestville isn’t residents’ only issue. more »»

Roblin recollections

May 23, 2015 In its heyday, Roblin Steel was one of the great steel plants in the city of Dunkirk. more »»

Zombie property haunts Westfield residents

May 23, 2015 By JEREMY IZZIO WESTFIELD — Villa Drive in the village of Westfield is a quiet, dead end street. more »»

Study shows college’s economic impact on area, state

May 23, 2015 By SAMANTHA MCDONNELL OBSERVER Staff Writer The State University of New York at Fredonia has a major impact on the local area, a recent study foun. more »»

Council OKs wall repair, amends cost

May 23, 2015 By NICOLE GUGINO OBSERVER Assistant News Editor When it comes to emergencies, there is little room for choices. more »»

The ‘Force’ at work

May 22, 2015 The force was strong with hundreds of students Thursday at the State University of New York at Fredonia as the 15th annual Math and Science Challenge was held with middle and high school students... more »»

New attitude energizes region’s economy

May 22, 2015 As co-chair of the Western New York Regional Economic Council and president of Olean business SolEpoxy Inc. more »»


Pinochle: Tuesday's Best May 26, 2015

Fredonia Beaver Club. All pinochle players are welcome. With any questions, call Birdie at 679-1409. more »

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It’s not Frank Pagano’s Fredonia

May 7, 2015 It has been nearly eight years since Frank Pagano left office as mayor. Since then, the village of Fredonia has seen its share of troubles. more »

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