Observer Todayhttp://www.observertoday.comTop Headlinesen-usMon, 1 Sep 2014 09:58:28 EDTMon, 1 Sep 2014 09:58:28 EDT years ago - 1994 Well over 1,000 customers were served opening day at the new McDonald's restaurant located on Sandhill Road and Buffalo Street in Gowanda. The restaurant opened at 6 a.m.Mon, 1 Sep 2014 00:00:00 EDTRetrospective years ago - 1994 A representative of the National Wildlife Association is coming to Ripley to help Robert and Shari Vance, who are raising wolves and coyotes on their property.Sat, 30 Aug 2014 00:00:00 EDTMemories strung together in Brocton, OBSERVER: I would like to thank the village of Brocton for hosting my yarn shop, and the people from near and far who have been both customers and friends.Sat, 30 Aug 2014 00:00:00 EDTRetrospective years ago - 1994 The whirlwind that brought the Fredonia Farm Festival to a screeching halt on Aug. 28 has been officially declared a tornado with an F-1 classification. F-1 tornadoes pack winds ranging from 73 to 112 mph.Sat, 30 Aug 2014 00:00:00 EDTRetrospective years ago - 1994 The 40th H.K. Williams Jr. Commemorative Golf Tournament at Shorewood Country Club this year honors the namesake's son, H. Kirk Williams, former publisher of the OBSERVER and an avid golfer. His father, the late H.K.Fri, 29 Aug 2014 00:00:00 EDT