Observer Todayhttp://www.observertoday.comTop Headlinesen-usTue, 30 Jun 2015 17:06:40 EDTTue, 30 Jun 2015 17:06:40 EDThttp://blogs.law.harvard.edu/tech/rssChautauqua series opens with look at literacyhttp://www.observertoday.com/page/content.detail/id/614835.htmlCHAUTAUQUA - With the recording of history evolving and even splintering over time, the notion of "literacy" and what it means to be literate in the 21st century has ostensibly changed in the process.Tue, 30 Jun 2015 00:00:00 EDTSUNY Fredonia conducting research on Chautauqua Lakehttp://www.observertoday.com/page/content.detail/id/614778.htmlThrough time, lakes change behind human and natural activities.Tue, 30 Jun 2015 00:00:00 EDTOfficials, residents want action after train blocks bayshttp://www.observertoday.com/page/content.detail/id/614845.htmlHANOVER - There is only one way in and out of Sunset and Hanford bays in the town of Hanover. This could be a set up for a horror movie, but for residents and visitors it is a scary reality.Tue, 30 Jun 2015 00:00:00 EDTState Legislature passes Industrial Development Agency reformshttp://www.observertoday.com/page/content.detail/id/614836.htmlThe state Legislature has passed legislation requiring transparency and accountability among industrial development agencies' use of tax dollars. IDAs are public benefit corporations that were created by the state Legislature.Tue, 30 Jun 2015 00:00:00 EDTFor first time, History Days to have fire pitshttp://www.observertoday.com/page/content.detail/id/614833.htmlCivil War reenactors coming to the annual Fredonia History Days next weekend will be able to cook using open fires for the first time in the festival's history.Tue, 30 Jun 2015 00:00:00 EDT