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Centenarian is king for a day, but always a Prince

July 12, 2015 Houghton Street in Fredonia had an unusual amount of traffic last Tuesday afternoon. Cars surrounded the residence of Harold Prince who was celebrating his 100th birthday that day. more »»

Scream for ice cream

July 12, 2015 Chocolate, vanilla, cookies and cream, mint chocolate chip, butter pecan, strawberry, rocky road, peanut butter, coffee, and pistachio are among the top ice cream flavors enjoyed by Americans each... more »»

Four generations

July 12, 2015 Submitted Photo Four generations gathered recently for a photo in West Seneca. Pictured are Adelaide Joy Croce, 5 months old, being held by her great-grandmother, Ann Notaro, of Fredonia. more »»

Four generations gather

July 12, 2015 Submitted Photo Four generations recently gathered at the home of Jeffrey and Kara Utegg of Pittsford, N.. more »»

Tenting on the old camp ground

July 8, 2015 We’re tenting tonight on the old camp ground, Give us a song of cheer; Our weary hearts, a song of home, and friends we love so dear. more »»

Building homes, communities and hope

July 8, 2015 An introduction: Chautauqua Area Habitat for Humanity is one group, but there are three different satellite sub-groups — North County which serves Silver Creek, Sheridan, Fredonia, Dunkirk and the... more »»

Knight Street Habitat house dedicated in Silver Creek

July 8, 2015 Special to the OBSERVER SILVER CREEK — Holly Salisbury and her daughters Kayla, Madison and Haleigh, the newest family partner of Chautauqua Area Habitat for Humanity recently took possession of... more »»

Project completion in sight in Mayville

July 8, 2015 Special to the OBSERVER MAYVILLE — Volunteers building a home on Patterson Street in Mayville – Chautauqua County’s Mid-County Habitat for Humanity — were delayed due to the deep freeze during the... more »»

Amazing stargazing

June 29, 2015 Have you ever gazed into the night sky with a sense of curiosity? Have you felt drawn to the heavens, overtaken by a sense of wonder and the desire to know more? Well, thank your lucky stars! People... more »»

Summer fun in Chautauqua County

June 29, 2015 Time seems to fly by more quickly in the summer. Perhaps it is because the gray and gloomy days of the past seasons make us prize the sunshine when it finally arrives. more »»

Little libraries can make a big impact

June 29, 2015 How many of you are purging your closets and preparing for yard sale season? Have you found that you, your children or your grandchildren have stockpiled books that haven’t had the pages turned in a... more »»

Do you remember?

June 29, 2015 Photo submitted by Mary Ann Herrington The eighth-grade graduation ceremony for the St. Hedwig School Class of 1965 was held 50 years ago on June 27. more »»

Serial novel: “The Plot to Kill Susan B. Anthony”

June 29, 2015 Chapter 34 Editor’s note: “The Plot to Kill Susan B. Anthony” is a novel written by William Fleeman, a Cassadaga-area resident. This is the start of Chapter 3. more »»

A wonderful life, a musical life

June 21, 2015 GOWANDA — Many teachers forge a special bond with their students. In the case of local resident Sylvia (Gabel) Grapes, who taught for 50 years, that bond has been long-standing and far-reachin. more »»

Four generations of Ricker family

June 21, 2015 Submitted Photo On May 17, the Re. more »»

Honoring fathers

June 21, 2015 Holding my newborn baby in my arms for the first time, helping my daughter take her first steps, teaching my son how to play ball, sitting in the passenger side of the car as my daughter takes over... more »»

Loving Dad teaches love for animals

June 21, 2015 During the fall of 1972, my parents met in the registration line at the Edinboro University of Pennsylvania. more »»

A happy 100-year-old enjoys rural life

June 21, 2015 Raymond Bingeman is a contented man. He enjoys his home on 140 acres in rural Chautauqua County, where he has lived permanently since 1979. more »»

Cause for celebration

June 21, 2015 Submitted Photo Elizabeth Horlacher turned 100 years old on Saturday, June 20. more »»

Do you Remember?

June 21, 2015 OBSERVER?File Photo In the old Brooks Hospital in 1900, Dr. Blackham and Miss Katherine Jones, hospital superintendent, prepare a patient for a mastoid operation. more »»



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