March 8, 2015 I usually stand alone in my love of winter. While others bemoan the cold or the snow, a delighted smile wells up from my heart when a real winter day dawns with snow that is fresh and deep. more »»
Extending a helping hand to Haiti
March 1, 2015 While Jana Sirjuste was studying hard to receive her college diploma in Haiti, members of Westfield First Presbyterian Church were eager for her to successfully finish. more »»
Counting your ‘reps’
March 1, 2015 I see him often. He walks the streets near my apartment. Smiling. A giant of a man, 6’6” or 6’7”. He is large in stature; wielding long arms, and even longer legs. more »»
Do you remember?
March 1, 2015 Submitted by Peter Reininga The front page of the DUNKIRK EVENING OBSERVER on Dec. 15, 1924 tells of the burning of this building, Dunkirk’s City Hall, that day. more »»
Pipers, golf and ‘coos’
February 15, 2015 Editor’s note: Last week, the author told about her trip to parts of Scotland including Glasgow and Sterling Castle. We pick up her adventures at a distillery of Scotch whisky. more »»
My awful brother!
February 15, 2015 Editor’s note: Before Washington’s Birthday grew into a midwinter break, school children often participated in Washington’s Day program. more »»
Do you Remember?
February 15, 2015 Photo submitted by John Sipos This picture shows the Cassadaga Railroad Station in 1938. It was built in 1871 and in use until 1956. more »»
Warm hearts keep the cold away
February 8, 2015 Despite the current cold weather, many hearts are warmed by love. The love of family and friends is uppermost in our minds during the month of February and Saint Valentine’s Day in particula. more »»
Pets need dental care too
February 8, 2015 Timmy, a sweet little 6 -year-old Papillon rescued from a breeding kennel, came to the clinic for an exam in 2011. He had a high grade heart murmur and severe dental disease. more »»
February 8, 2015 Airon D. Gruber and Benjamin R. Karin, together with their families, announce their engagement. The bride-to-be is the daughter of Brad and Lisa Gruber of Mayville. more »»
Knights of the Month
February 8, 2015 Silver Creek Central School District recently announced the December Knights of the Month. Students were nominated and selected by teachers, counselors and administration. more »»
Having the very last word
February 8, 2015 Daniel O’Rourke whose columns once appeared regularly in the OBSERVER has a new book. Its title is “The Very Last Word” and it has been published by i-Universe. more »»