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November 6, 2015 Many people still remember a time when it was the number of hours children spent in front of “the boob tube” that was worrisome. Technology has made that an old-fashioned concern. more »»

Entergy’s plans bring hurt

November 5, 2015 Monday brought a new twist to the tortured process to repower the NRG power plant in Dunkirk. Entergy Corp. more »»

Aftermath: Winning is half the battle

November 4, 2015 To the victors go the spoils — as well as plenty of problems. As evidenced by the turnout on Tuesday, many had the belief voting can change the fortunes of life here in Chautauqua Count. more »»

Losing culture still evident

November 3, 2015 When do Western New Yorkers not vote with their feet? If it comes down to the Buffalo Bills. more »»

Elections: Taking one last look

November 2, 2015 Polls open Tuesday at 6 a.m. for village, town, city and county elections. What’s worse than not voting is voting and not understanding why you are voting on a candidate or an issue. more »»

A respite before the vote

November 1, 2015 For more than a week, our Opinion page has been filled with letters and commentaries about the upcoming elections. more »»

Highs and lows: Some of the best, worst of the week

October 31, 2015 Here are some of the best — and worst — of the week: BEST NEW BUSINESSES — Hibbett Sports, Harbor Freight Tools and Dominos are all well on their way to opening in the town of Dunkirk. more »»

Unchallenged deserve vote

October 30, 2015 There are far too many elected positions — almost 500 — in Chautauqua County. How do we know that is a problem? A number of races each year go unconteste. more »»

Elections: Quick take on some races

October 29, 2015 As usual, there are races in our area that are uncontested. We will do a snapshot of those on Friday, but today this corner looks at some of the contested race. more »»

ENDORSEMENT: Three County Legislature races

October 28, 2015 A number of Chautauqua County legislator candidates delight in telling voters that if elected, they control very little in regard to the finances. more »»

Dunkirk's two for Legislature

October 27, 2015 Two years ago, deciding to run for county legislator was a potentially volatile situation. more »»

Endorsement: 3 offer change for Fredonia

October 26, 2015 Fredonia’s decline in recent years — and its gouging of residents in high taxes and fees — can be traced back to a group of four people on the Village Board. Its record is shameful. more »»

MAYORAL ENDORSEMENT: The best fit for Fredonia

October 25, 2015 Dr. Athanasia Landis, in 23 years of living in Fredonia, is an unknown quantity in politics. more »»

HIGHS AND LOWS: Some of the best, worst of the week

October 24, 2015 Here are some of the best — and worst — of the week: BEST INTERNATIONAL FLAVOR — Rintaro Mizuno has been a key component to the Westfield Academy boys soccer team this fall. more »»

An opportunity in Forestville

October 23, 2015 As consumers, we normally seek out getting the best deal possible on a purchase. Our attitude, you would think, would be the same when it comes to paying taxes and fees. more »»

Endorsements: Hidden contest in the city

October 22, 2015 There are no choices when considering the election slate in the city of Dunkirk. Willie Rosas, by virtue of his primary win in September, is the only candidate for mayor. more »»

NRG rally: Strong words of discontent

October 21, 2015 Some of the most indicting comments from Saturday’s rally to show support for the NRG Energy Inc. more »»

Report gets spotlight tonight

October 20, 2015 Any village resident who is opposed to dissolution or believes the Center for Governmental Research fiscal impact report is flawed needs to attend tonight’s meeting at 7 p.m. more »»

Basketball: Bad bounce for Brocton

October 19, 2015 Study after study shows that students who participate in extracurricular activities generally have better grades, are more focused and are more likely to succeed in life. more »»

No urgency in collapse

October 18, 2015 A portion of the Coburn Block building on Central Avenue in Dunkirk came crashing down on Sept. 30. Today, 18 days later, nothing seems to have happened. A mess remains. more »»



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