3 hrs ago
N.Y. healthcare workers feel cost-cutting pressure
Brooks Memorial Hospital and its largest union reached a tentative contract last week, after five months of talks - but only after a federal mediator was brought in, there was picketing outside the Dunkirk, N.Y., facility and a union voted to authorize a strike.
7 hrs ago
Seeing some signs of progress
We will begin with our Chautauqua County department with George Spanos and our County Executive Vince Horrigan in bringing in the county Industrial Development Agency to the Incubator on Central Avenue for us in northern Chautauqua, and getting involved, and helping Dunkirk grow! It's a blessing to all of us! We need you in Dunkirk! A special ... (more)
11 hrs ago
This is the third of a three-part series concerning issues discussed by Chautauqua County Executive Vince Horrigan, county Industrial Development Agency Director Mike Metzger and Christina P. Orsi, regional director for Western New York Regional Office of Empire State Development at the OBSERVER, in western New York.
15 hrs ago
Labor of love
A visit to grandma's house inspired a little girl to do something nice for the children in the neighborhood.
Mon Sep 01, 2014
Dunkirk man allegedly kicks cop during arrest
A 34-year-old Dunkirk man is charged with second-degree harassment after he allegedly became disorderly and kicked a police officer while being arrested on Wednesday.
Sat Aug 30, 2014
Police: remains are of a fetus
Possible human remains found in the town of Portland have been identified as a human fetus.
Dunkirk library to offers basic computer classes
The Dunkirk Free Library, along with public libraries in Jamestown and Olean, will offer area residents the opportunity to learn basic computer skills starting Monday, Sept.
Thu Aug 28, 2014
Lake front seawall project gearing up
The construction of a new seawall along Lake Front Boulevard in the city of Dunkirk is getting closer.
Campaigns heat up after summer
Come Tuesday, the day after the final summer holiday, candidates will begin an even greater push for public office.
Benefit for Paul Szach planned for Sept. 7
Paul Szach, 44, of Dunkirk, is facing a number of medical issues. His disability benefits have expired and now he is on unpaid medical leave.
'Sneakin' into the fair': End of a generational game of cat-and-mouse?
A trooper walks the midway at the state fair: The state police say they rarely receive complaints anymore about teenagers sneaking in.
Wed Aug 27, 2014
Dunkirk men facing many drug charges
Dunkirk city police have reportedly seized significant amounts of cocaine powder, crack cocaine, marijuana and cash during a traffic stop Wednesday evening in the 600 block of Main Street.
Richard E. Miga
A lifelong Fredonia resident, Mr. Miga had been employed as an assistant superintendent for BOCES in Fredonia.
Man Accused of Firing Shotgun From 2nd Story Window
DUNKIRK, N.Y. New York State Police have arrested a Dunkirk man for allegedly firing a 12 gauge shotgun from a 2nd story window into a yard with children and adults nearby.
Tue Aug 26, 2014
Dunkirk's Lucas Avenue debris pile to be removed
The constantly growing pile of brush, leaves, grass and assorted other vegetation that has been getting bigger all summer on Lucas Avenue in the city of Dunkirk should be a memory shortly.
Michael T. "Muzzy" Tofil
He was a U.S. Navy veteran of World War II, serving from 1944-46 as a gunner with the Armed Merchant Marine.
Noreen A. Kalfas
A Dunkirk area resident for most of her life, Mrs. Kalfas enjoyed knitting, cooking, crocheting and going to lunch.
Brooks, union reach tentative de...
A tentative deal between Brooks Memorial Hospital in Dunkirk and the 1199 Service Employees International Union was reached early this morning, according to hospital and union officials.
Mon Aug 25, 2014
The Post-Journal, Jamestown New York
Reed Announces Assistance For ConAgra Employees
Rep. Tom Reed, R-Corning, announced assistance for ConAgra employees in Dunkirk and Fredonia Monday.
Sun Aug 24, 2014
Survivors include two daughters, Rosalind Meegan and Roxanne Tenamore, both of Dunkirk; one son, Russell V. Tenamore of Dunkirk; one sister, Margaret Villifranca of Silver Creek; two brothers, Anthony Genovese of Angola and Peter Genovese of Hamburg; five grandchildren; six great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.