Observer Todayhttp://www.observertoday.comTop Headlinesen-usSat, 29 Nov 2014 03:30:59 EDTSat, 29 Nov 2014 03:30:59 EDT upbeat after holiday spree the storm that halted activity in much of the surrounding areas for the better part of last week, Black Friday was still a huge success for local shoppers. Peebles Manager Janet Czerwinski said the Black Friday event was excellent this year.Sat, 29 Nov 2014 00:00:00 EDTCity shooting 'an open case' the early morning hours of April 20, there was a shooting in the city of Dunkirk that resulted in Dunkirk Police being dispatched to the Brooks Memorial Hospital emergency room.Sat, 29 Nov 2014 00:00:00 EDTCommittee urges Institution to rethink Amp update Members of the Committee to Preserve the Historic Chautauqua Amphitheater are continuing efforts to halt Chautauqua Institution's extensive Amphitheater project.Sat, 29 Nov 2014 00:00:00 EDTDepartment issues safety reminders -The holidays can go from merry to miserable when accidental tragedy strikes and a 911 call must be made. With this in mind, members of the Ripley Hose Company offer a few basic precautions to help keep one's celebration safe.Sat, 29 Nov 2014 00:00:00 EDTFamily ties bind Ripley volunteers - They didn't start the fire, but Ripley firefighters have handed the responsibility for putting it out from one generation to another.Sat, 29 Nov 2014 00:00:00 EDT