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Big move is put on hold for Ken-Ton School Board

The Kenmore-Town of Tonawanda Board of Education will hold its Oct. 10 meeting at the Philip Sheridan Building, putting off for at least one month its plan to move School Board meetings to Kenmore Middle School. Moving the School Board meetings to the high tech room at the former middle school has b

BUFFALO NEWS - 2017-09-26 15:38:49

Silver Creek ready for phase III of sewer project

SILVER CREEK - The Silver Creek Village Board approved a bond resolution during a recent meeting, effectively authorizing phase III of a sewer system capital improvement project that is estimated to cost $3,487,000. The project is expected to be paid for by federal, state and county funds. "There ar

OBSERVER TODAY - 2017-09-26 07:00:00

Affordable Housing Forum Set For Wednesday

DUNKIRK - County agencies will host a forum from 5-8 p.m. Wednesday at the JCC North Center, Route 60, Dunkirk, on affordable housing programs available to area residents. Hosted by the Chautauqua County Land Bank Corporation, the forum will provide information regarding programs and services availa

POST-JOURNAL - 2017-09-25 07:00:00

DOG PARK: Small steps for city, pets

Does progress in the city of Dunkirk include a dog park? You bet it does. Through the work of volunteers and the support of the Dunkirk Purina plant, a new facility for man's - and woman's - best friend is not far off. Last week, the city announced a location at 855 Main St. Extension that was donat

OBSERVER TODAY - 2017-09-25 07:00:00

College seeks more crosswalks in village

OBSERVERPhoto by Andrew David Kuczkowski Many bars are located on Main Street in Fredonia. Every weekend, the street is filled with cars and bar goers, though the street becomes dangerous as they return to their vehicles or hop to the next location. Dark areas and hindered abilities raise the probab

OBSERVER TODAY - 2017-09-24 07:00:00

Owners are best caregivers for animals

With social media readily available, many times things get blown out of proportion as more and more people comment and very easily share their opinions on certain matters. Sometimes these opinions are very emotionally driven especially when it comes to animals. As a veterinarian I try to see things

OBSERVER TODAY - 2017-09-24 07:00:00

ATHENEX: Delays are minor bumps

But that is not the worst-case scenario when you consider an update from Dunkirk Town Supervisor Richard Purol. There's actually activity at the site, which means things are moving forward for a regional game-changer. Purol at a meeting earlier this month said brush had been cleared from the 33 acre

OBSERVER TODAY - 2017-09-24 07:00:00

Chamber Members: Sign up now to accept the Shoptauqua gift card

The new Shoptauqua Gift Card program is catching on quickly, and we continue to build participation. Our membership has taken an active interest in this program, and for good reasons. First and foremost: it is a gift card. While we have operated a gift check program for many years, paper checks are

OBSERVER TODAY - 2017-09-24 07:00:00

Author to discuss feminist social justice, animal rights activism

Forestville native Carol Adams Feminist social justice activism and animal rights advocacy will be examined by Chautauqua County native Carol J. Adams, author of the pioneering book on feminist animal rights theory, "The Sexual Politics of Meat: A Feminist-Vegetarian Critical Theory," as part of the

OBSERVER TODAY - 2017-09-24 07:00:00

New program evaluation center to partner with Chautauqua County Mental Health Services

Submitted Photo Principal speakers at the reception commemorating the opening of the Fredonia Program Evaluation Center included, from left, Vince Horrigan, Chautauqua County executive; Patricia Brinkman, co-director of the Fredonia PEC and director of Community Mental Health Services for Chautauqua

OBSERVER TODAY - 2017-09-24 07:00:00

Area golf (Sept. 25)

Area golf 34th NYSGA Mid-Amateur Championship at Yahundasis GC, New Hartford 1, Patrick Keegan (Locust Hill) 207 T6, Patrick Nealon (Brierwood) 218 T9, Michael Carrig (Springville) 219 T9, Matt Stasiak (NYSGA eClub) 219 T14, Billy Hanes (Crag Burn) 220 T14, Jake Katz (Brookfield) 220 T18, Kristopher

BUFFALO NEWS - 2017-09-25 07:17:48

Jeffrey Hornburg seeks Silver Creek mayor position

Jeffrey Hornburg SILVER CREEK - Jeffrey Hornburg is announcing his candidacy for the position of mayor in the village of Silver Creek. He has served as a trustee for the village for the past two years. Hornburg has been endorsed by the Silver Creek Republican and Conservative parties. "Together with

OBSERVER TODAY - 2017-09-25 07:00:00

Stephen Romanik running for trustee in Silver Creek

Stephen Romanik SILVER CREEK - Stephen Romanik is seeking election for the position of trustee in the village of Silver Creek. Romanik has received the endorsement of the Republican and Conservative Committees in the village of Silver Creek. A 1990 graduate of Dunkirk High School, Romanik attended J

OBSERVER TODAY - 2017-09-25 07:00:00

Warren M. Kelly seeks re-election as Silver Creek trustee

Warren Kelly SILVER CREEK - Warren M. Kelly has announced that he is running for re-election for another two (2) year term for Village of Silver Creek Trustee on Tuesday, November 7, 2017 Fall Election. He is endorsed by the Village of Silver Creek Republican and Conservative Parties. Kelly is a li

OBSERVER TODAY - 2017-09-25 07:00:00

Silver Creek sidewalk project makes progress

"Last month we met with Linnea Carlson from Chautauqua County Health Network and she had gone over all of the surveys we had done on the sidewalks in the spring," Metzger reported. "Each one of the planning board members had a route to walk and marked down which sidewalks were good, bad, indifferent

OBSERVER TODAY - 2017-09-25 07:00:00

Home Sought For Maimed Canine After Brutal Attack In Stockton

Polly, Piebald Catahoula mix, is seeking a forever home following an assault by a wild animal in Stockton. STOCKTON - A brutally injured rescue dog is now home and currently on the mend after an unidentified wild animal scaled two 7-foot fences and assaulted her. According to Tera Cunningham, owner

POST-JOURNAL - 2017-09-24 07:00:00

Sen. Jacobs sets satellite hours in 8 communities

State Sen. Chris Jacobs' staff will be available in satellite locations across the 60th District next month to talk with constituents. Representatives from Jacobs' staff will be available between 9:30 and 11:30 a.m. on the following days and locations: Oct. 4: Hamburg Town Hall, 6100 S Park Ave. O

BUFFALO NEWS - 2017-09-26 14:25:54

High school programs teach young sailors the ropes

Penny Joseph's family had a sail boat, but she didn't get to travel through the waves on it too often. Yet, those few experiences on the open water piqued her interest, resulting in her joining the competitive sailing team at Buffalo Seminary. What does the freshman think about the sport after some

BUFFALO NEWS - 2017-09-26 17:44:30

Chautauqua Chamber Singers Begin Anniversary Year

From left are Janita Byars, Community Music Project president; Joe Braeger, Community Music Project general manager; Andy Schmidt, Jamestown Choral Society director; and Rebecca Ryan, Chautauqua Chamber Singers director. The Chautauqua Chamber Singers will begin their 40th year of bringing choral m

POST-JOURNAL - 2017-09-26 07:00:00

Fall quilting class to be held in Leon

Learn Applique' Techniques with an Autumn Table Runner. Spiders, pumpkins and great fun. All supplies and materials are included. $35 includes lunch. To reserve a space call 257-5272 or 296-5709 to place a deposit. Learn Applique' Techniques with an Autumn Table Runner. Spiders, pumpkins and great

OBSERVER TODAY - 2017-09-25 07:00:00