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Forestville, New York is located in Chautauqua County. Zip codes in Forestville, NY include 14062. More Forestville information.

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William D. Barber

William D. Barber, 91, a resident of the Chautauqua County Home, Dunkirk, formerly of Forestville, died Saturday, April 12, 2014 at his residence.

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Fri Apr 11, 2014

The Post-Journal, Jamestown New York

County Assistance?

The Forestville Village Board recently presented a budget with a 445 percent tax rate increase to $27.97 per thousand assessed value.

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Thu Apr 10, 2014

Observer

Winter: Taxpayers tapped to max

This lack of vision is evident not only in the village of Forestville, but also in the city proposal to keep the water system the way it is presently set up.

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Wed Apr 09, 2014

Observer

Pointing the finger

Two of the debts driving the village of Forestville's skyhigh proposed tax rate should not have been the responsibility of village taxpayers.

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WTSP-TV Saint Petersburg

Ouch! Residents face 445% tax hike

FORESTVILLE, NY - As he prepared to be sworn in as Mayor of this Chautauqua County village of 700 residents Tuesday evening, Kevin Johnson acknowledged the financial crisis facing the village were daunting.

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WKYC-TV Cleveland

Ouch! Residents face 445% tax hikeOuch! Residents face 445% tax...

Residents of Forestville, New York say there's no way they can afford a proposed 445% property tax hike to ease the village's financial woes.

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Observer

Proposed 445 percent tax hike draws crowd

Shocked residents crowded into the Forestville Village Board meeting to question the proposed 445 percent increase to the tax rate.

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Tue Apr 08, 2014

WIVB-TV Buffalo

Village of Forestville raising taxes by 445 percent

The Village of Forestville is raising taxes by 445 percent, and one of the main reasons is the village was in default on two loans.

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Sun Apr 06, 2014

Observer

Few options for massive tax hike in Forestville

The 445 percent proposed increase in the tax rate for the village of Forestville has caught the attention of county and state officials, but it is still unclear if they can be of any help.

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Tue Apr 01, 2014

Observer

Voting: Taking step for involvement

There's more to politics than just pulling a lever at the voting booth. It starts with being an engaged voter, not just voting the party line.

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Sun Mar 30, 2014

Observer

Forestville: Past decisions haunt present

An unprecedented tax increase is on the table in the floundering village of Forestville.

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The Post-Journal, Jamestown New York

Area Police Reports

Adam J. Grisanti, 30, of Forestville was charged Thursday with driving while intoxicated, parking on the highway and unsafe tire.

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Sat Mar 29, 2014

The Post-Journal, Jamestown New York

Area Police Reports

Adam J. Grisanti, 30, of Forestville was charged Thursday with driving while intoxicated, parking on the highway and unsafe tire.

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Fri Mar 28, 2014

Observer

Sheridan courthouse nearing completion

Town officials in Sheridan are still aiming for a completion date of late April or early May for the new town courthouse and office renovations at the former St. John Bosco Church building.

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Thu Mar 27, 2014

Observer

Forestville Village Eyes 445% Tax Hike

The Forestville Village Board warned that the 2014-2015 budget year would see an increase, but to what extent was not made clear until Thursday night.

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Thu Mar 20, 2014

The Post-Journal, Jamestown New York

Area Police Reports

Stephanie A. Edwards, 25, of Silver Creek, and Lulu M. Kohler, 71, of Forestville, were involved in motor vehicle accident Wednesday.

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Wed Mar 19, 2014

Observer

William F. Scott

William F. Scott, 83, a resident of St. Vincent's Home, Dunkirk, died Friday, March 14, 2014 at Brooks Memorial Hospital.

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Tue Mar 18, 2014

The Post-Journal, Jamestown New York

Two Villages Vote To Move Elections

Mayville residents overwhelmingly chose to move elections in a vote of 135-25. In Forestville, the vote was closer, 58-27.

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Observer

Arkwright home damaged by fire

A passing motorist alerted a homeowner who was working in the back yard to a fire at a town residence.

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Observer

Winter festival featured contests and raffles

The 2014 President's Day Weekend Winter Festival held in Mayville and organized by the Mayville/Chautauqua Community Chamber of Commerce featured many contests and raffles for all ages this year.

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