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Village decision disregards youth

April 26, 2015 By PATRICIA YOKOM This letter has been sent to Fredonia school and village officials as well as the police chief: Unfortunately, I was not able to attend the recent village of Fredonia board meeting... more »»

Test ‘trickery’ unfair to students, teachers

April 26, 2015 By RACHEL WEAVER There are many reasons why parents have refused the standardized tests. But perhaps the best reason is because the tests are developmentally inappropriate for our children. more »»

With investment can bring luck

April 26, 2015 Many people dream of being a millionaire. These days, it is not that high a bar to jump over. more »»

Make memories for your children

April 25, 2015 How the weeks fly by! Sunday, a group of young dancers from the Eclectic Dance Company, located on the second floor of 112 W. Main St., Fredonia came to perform for us at the WCA Home. more »»

Grange marks century of service today

April 25, 2015 Editor’s note: An open house at the Grange at 58 W. Main St. in Fredonia is being held from 2 to 4:30 p.m. today. more »»

Getting back to old habits

April 24, 2015 The last rains are over and the surface of the water calm again. Though showing minor tinges of green above, the wavy reflections of the trees across the lake shimmer in shades of brown and gra. more »»

Sales tax hike more harm than good

April 23, 2015 Let me begin by letting Chautauqua County residents, through the press, make judgment of how the increase of our sales tax to 8 percent will help us, or hurt all of us! I will quote from the Dunkirk... more »»

What we need in next president

April 22, 2015 Who’s in and who’s out? We’ve entered a political season that will surely have no rivals. more »»

The elephant in the room

April 21, 2015 American lawyer and poet, John Godfrey Saxe, (1816-1887) wrote a poem about six blind men who went to see an elephant. more »»

Your liquor, adult entertainment tab keeps growing

April 20, 2015 Our elected officials in Albany — or should I say our liberal elected officials — have done it agai. more »»

An eye-opening experience

April 19, 2015 By LISA GOODELL Just imagine that you can’t see for an hour or two, that you are abandoning vision in exchange for a new, multi-sensual dining experience; Welcome to Dining in the Dark. more »»

City library details lacking

April 19, 2015 By CLAUDIA CONIGLIO I would like to respond to the recent commentary in the OBSERVER (March 29) written by Joseph Price, president of the Dunkirk Library board of trustees. It is very nice of Mr. more »»

Added thought on food lawsuit

April 19, 2015 By SHAUN?P. HEENAN This letter is in response to the recent article headlined “Food fight” (March 29). more »»

Disinterest leading to demise of local democracy

April 19, 2015 By DEBRA S. PUCKHABER This is an open letter to fellow citizens: I would like to thank you for electing me two years ago as one of your representatives on the Westfield Village Board of Trustee. more »»

It's OK to ask questions

April 18, 2015 Some of the responses I get from this column are priceless. I received a letter from a young man (they are all young to me). They probably refer to me as “the old lady. more »»

Enjoy America's pastime

April 18, 2015 Baseball is back. After a cold, dark winter playing fields are green again, glowing in the bright spring sun. more »»

If only world leaders could be 4

April 18, 2015 In the past week or so people have been coming out of the woodwork to show their interest in running in the 2016 presidential election. more »»

To roll with — or against — the moss

April 17, 2015 If this year’s growing season is as rainy as the past two, I will again be faced with the conundrum of moss. more »»

History must include ‘rest of story’

April 16, 2015 The study of United States history is becoming more inclusive. That development should be mirrored in contemporary American life. The present is the stuff of future history. more »»

Policing our law enforcement

April 15, 2015 The recent spate of videotaped incidents highlights intertwined problems: out-of-control police violence and constant government overreach. more »»



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