Observer Todayhttp://www.observertoday.comTop Headlinesen-usMon, 22 Sep 2014 18:12:37 EDTMon, 22 Sep 2014 18:12:37 EDThttp://blogs.law.harvard.edu/tech/rss47th annual Festival of Grapes concludeshttp://www.observertoday.com/page/content.detail/id/603295.htmlSILVER CREEK - The theme song for last year's Festival of Grapes may have been "Raindrops Keep Fallin' on My Head," but this year it was more like "Here Comes the Sun.Mon, 22 Sep 2014 00:00:00 EDT29th annual beach cleanup conducted at Point Gratiothttp://www.observertoday.com/page/content.detail/id/603294.htmlSaturday marked the annual 2014 International Coastal Cleanup Day, and for the 29th consecutive year, community members from Dunkirk and Fredonia gathered on Point Gratiot beach to seek and destroy all garbage, small and large.Mon, 22 Sep 2014 00:00:00 EDTFredonia BOE wants popular vote for mergershttp://www.observertoday.com/page/content.detail/id/603296.htmlTop officials at Fredonia Central School have expressed their dissatisfaction with the way voters decide on district mergers.Mon, 22 Sep 2014 00:00:00 EDTCity of Dunkirk Democrats elect Divine new chairmanhttp://www.observertoday.com/page/content.detail/id/603293.htmlThe Dunkirk City Democratic Committee has a new chairman after its reorganization meeting Tuesday. Ned Divine, a former councilman-at-large, will take the place of another former councilman-at-large, Frank Gawronski.Mon, 22 Sep 2014 00:00:00 EDTSeeking fundshttp://www.observertoday.com/page/content.detail/id/603258.htmlAfter the loss of funds from the United Way of Northern Chautauqua County, the local Boy Scouts council sent out hundreds of letters to local businesses asking for help.Sun, 21 Sep 2014 00:00:00 EDT