Observer Todayhttp://www.observertoday.comTop Headlinesen-usSun, 1 Mar 2015 07:38:30 EDTSun, 1 Mar 2015 07:38:30 EDT schools struggling with snow days February slated to be the coldest yet in the record books, many local school districts are battling the extreme temps and sno.Sun, 1 Mar 2015 00:00:00 EDTWater district still a ways off another hurdle has been met in the effort to increase water availability in Northern Chautauqua County with the approval of a regional water system by the Chautauqua County Water Agency, the heavy lifting remain.Sun, 1 Mar 2015 00:00:00 EDTHorrigan sees hiking sales tax as solution Executive Vince Horrigan hopes to address a sizable structural deficit and a high property tax rate. During his State of the County address Wednesday, Horrigan announced several recommendations by his Deficit Reduction Committe.Sun, 1 Mar 2015 00:00:00 EDTGoing to the dogs of the biggest nights of the year for a show dog was recently held and a local family's pure breed had honor of attendin.Sun, 1 Mar 2015 00:00:00 EDTCassadaga Lakes site of cold water rescue drill - Rescue efforts in cold water and icy conditions is a major concern for local fire departments of Chautauqua County. Chautauqua County has a number of bodies of water, and winter rescues have become a big part of rescu.Sun, 1 Mar 2015 00:00:00 EDT