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57 min ago | Observer

Weather delay

Challenging weather conditions in and near Barcelona Harbor have delayed the dredging of the City of Dunkirk Harbor and Town of Hanover boat launches until 2015. Chautauqua County Executive Vince Horrigan explained that the County recognized the opportunity to dredge the three North County Harbors as one multi-phase project as a way to share services and ultimately reduce the costs to the municipalities.

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Related Topix: Weather, Dunkirk, NY

5 hrs ago | Observer

Chautauqua Center awarded federal grant to expand services

The Chautauqua Center was awarded a near $200,000 grant from the federal government which may eventually lead the organization to expand in the Jamestown area. On Monday, U.S. Senators Charles E. Schumer and Kirsten Gillibrand announced $6,324,208 in federal funds for 23 Upstate New York community health centers.

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Related Topix: Chautauqua, NY, Jamestown, NY, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Senator Kirsten Gillibrand, Dunkirk, NY

Mon Sep 15, 2014

The Post-Journal, Jamestown New York

Empire Farms

In its 16th year, the annual Chautauqua County Agricultural Day continues to bring in large numbers of dairy and livestock farmers.

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Related Topix: Agriculture, Science, Sherman, NY, Cherry Creek, NY, Westfield, NY, Conewango Valley, NY

Observer

Rabies immunization clinic in Gerry Oct. 11

The Chautauqua County Department of Health and Human Services Division of Public Health has announced the following free rabies vaccination clinic in Chautauqua County: TOWN OF GERRY - Oct. 11, 9 to 11:30 a.m., Town Barn, Route 60, , Gerry. Vet: Dr. Katelyn R. Miller.

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Related Topix: Gerry, NY, Healthcare Law, Law, Vaccinations, Health, Pets, Ferrets

The Post-Journal, Jamestown New York

St. Bonaventure, Fredonia Move Up In Annual Rankings

Local high school graduates may be setting themselves up for success by attending the State University of New York at Fredonia or St. Bonaventure University.

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Related Topix: St. Bonaventure, NY, Fredonia, NY, Saint Bonaventure University, Cattaraugus County, NY, Allegany County, NY

Sun Sep 14, 2014

The Post-Journal, Jamestown New York

LaVerne C. "Vern" Mattison

LaVerne C. "Vern" Mattison, 83, of Sinclairville and Hernando, Fla., went home to be with the Lord, Friday, Sept.12, 2014.

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Related Topix: Sinclairville, NY, Jamestown, NY

Observer

NCCF offering Service Learning Mini-Grant Program

Northern Chautauqua Community Foundation is offering the Service Learning Mini-Grants Program to all schools in northern Chautauqua County. Funding is available on a competitive basis for projects that promote service learning to middle and high school level students.

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Related Topix: Chautauqua, NY, Education Etc., Buffalo, NY

The Post-Journal, Jamestown New York

Chamber Corner

By Todd J. Tranum - President & CEO of the Chautauqua County Chamber of Commerce and executive director of the Manufacturers Association of the Sout For over a year we have worked with Dr. David O'Rourke in his capacity as district superintendent and CEO for Erie 2-Chautauqua-Cattaraugus BOCES.

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Related Topix: Chautauqua, NY, Medicine, Nursing, Health Insurance, Health, Jamestown, NY

The Post-Journal, Jamestown New York

In Years Past

In 1914, a serious motorcycle accident occurred Saturday evening on the road between Stillwater and Jamestown.

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Related Topix: Jamestown, NY, Celoron, NY, Forestville, NY

The Post-Journal, Jamestown New York

Don't Forget About Other Types Of Cancer

Breast cancer awareness month is right around the corner. This type of cancer receives a lot of attention in the media, everywhere for that matter, but it is just as important to focus on the types of cancer that get less attention.

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The Post-Journal, Jamestown New York

Be Careful With Lakefront Hotels

That statistic has been used often over the past few years when discussing the importance of doing everything possible to make Chautauqua Lake as healthy as it can be.

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Related Topix: Mayville, NY, Celoron, NY, Chautauqua, NY

Observer

An easier street

On behalf of Revitalize Dunkirk, I wish to congratulate Dunkirk on its recent Complete Streets policy and the first implementation of Complete Streets in new infrastructure projects. We have seen much improvement along Routes 5 and 60 this summer.

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Related Topix: Dunkirk, NY

The Post-Journal, Jamestown New York

Coronado Stone Purchases Westfield Property; Brings 50 Jobs To Area

County Executive Vince Horrigan and local and state officials recently welcome Coronado Stone Products representatives to their new Chautauqua County manufacturing location.

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Related Topix: Westfield, NY, Prison, Chautauqua, NY

Sat Sep 13, 2014

Observer

United Way of Northern Chautauqua County kicks off campaign with Tour D'Vine

Looking for something different to do? The United Way of Northern Chautauqua County will hold the first ever Tour D'Vine Bike Rally and Family Celebration Sept. 20 from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. At Merritt Estate Winery, 2264 King Road, Forestville.

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Related Topix: Forestville, NY, Fredonia, NY, Family, Kids, Chautauqua, NY

The Post-Journal, Jamestown New York

Helping People See Clearly

Through home or work site visits, CBA professional staff help people work through the emotions involved with declining sight.

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Related Topix: Chautauqua, NY, Cattaraugus County, NY

Observer

Search for relatives delays medal ceremony

First Lt. Alonzo H. Cushing of Fredonia has waited the longest out of any American - 151 years - to receive a Medal of Honor, and that wait is continuing for just a little bit longer.

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Related Topix: Fredonia, NY, US Military, US Army, Life, Hobbies, Genealogy

The Post-Journal, Jamestown New York

County Teachers Earn Their Fair Share

Teachers in Chautauqua County make more annually than those in neighboring Cattaraugus County, but not as much as Erie County educators.

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Related Topix: Cattaraugus County, NY, Erie County, NY, 9, Westfield, NY

Observer

Leaders say development is a positive

Sanvidge, executive director of the Chautauqua County Industrial Development Agency, and other county officials have repeatedly mentioned how tourism is a major part of future growth and economic development in the area. OBSERVER Photo by Katie Atkins The lakefront location in Mayville where a new project proposed by the Webb family would be constructed is pictured.

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Related Topix: Mayville, NY, Chautauqua, NY

Observer

Mayville native inducted into Quartermaster Hall Of Fame

A Chautauqua County native who spent nearly 40 years in the military has received the highest form of recognition his regiment offers. Recently, Peter Motrynczuk, retired chief warrant officer five, was inducted into the Quartermaster Hall Of Fame at The Quartermaster School in Fort Lee, Va.

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Related Topix: Mayville, NY, US Military, US Army

Fri Sep 12, 2014

The Post-Journal, Jamestown New York

News, Sports, Jobs, Community Information

Christine Schuyler, director of Health and Human Services, said traditional health issues aren't the only problem with the county's state of health.

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Related Topix: Domestic Violence (Domestic Abuse), Law, Epidemic, Natural Disasters

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