Observer Todayhttp://www.observertoday.comTop Headlinesen-usFri, 25 Apr 2014 02:58:11 EDTFri, 25 Apr 2014 02:58:11 EDT meeting on fracking to be aired on Access Channel 5 Chautauqua County Legislature recently held an informational meeting for lawmakers on the controversial subject of high volume horizontal hydraulic fracturing for methane gas.Fri, 25 Apr 2014 00:00:00 EDTChair company still sitting pretty - In the 20th century, Jamestown was internationally known as the king of the furniture industry. For years, many residents in the south county city made their living working in furniture factories.Fri, 25 Apr 2014 00:00:00 EDTForestville swears in treasurer White (left) was sworn in recently as Forestville village treasurer by Mayor Kevin Johnson (right). White will also serve as the holdover for the village clerk's position until another appointment is mad.Thu, 24 Apr 2014 00:00:00 EDTBrooks Memorial Hospital reports telephone scam Memorial Hospital Officials asked residents to be aware of a phone scam claiming to be related to the hospital.Thu, 24 Apr 2014 00:00:00 EDTGowanda continues to work on budget - The Gowanda Village Board is continuing to work on its budget. The most recent version of the budget, which is still not finalized, shows taxes increasing 5 percent.Thu, 24 Apr 2014 00:00:00 EDT