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12 hrs ago | Observer

Craig Colburn named Chamber director of member development

The Chautauqua County Chamber of Commerce recently named Craig Colburn as director of member services.

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Related Topix: Chautauqua, NY, Conewango Valley, NY, Mayville, NY

17 hrs ago | Observer

Fundraiser for Nip & Tuck begins today

Jackie Grant, Kim Stewart . The Nip & Tuck Fund first fundraiser is the sale of a beautiful porcelain ornament, designed and made in the United States by a mother-and-daughter-owned business.

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Related Topix: Chautauqua, NY, Fredonia, NY, Dunkirk, NY

21 hrs ago | The Post-Journal, Jamestown New York

Lake View Cemetery Tour Planned For July 22

Kathleen Crocker and Jane Currie, local authors and historians, will lead a tour based on their latest book "Legendary Locals of the Chautauqua Lake Region."

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Related Topix: Jamestown, NY

Fri Jul 11, 2014

Observer

Area Police

A 20-year-old Jamestown man was charged Friday after allegedly assaulting his 6-month-old son, leaving the infant in critical condition.

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Related Topix: Jamestown, NY, Dunkirk, NY

Observer

New food pantry coming to Fredonia

On Saturday, July 19, the Fredonia Presbyterian Church will open the Fredonia Food Pantry to serve the residents of Fredonia and area communities.

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Related Topix: Fredonia, NY

WIVB-TV Buffalo

Lawn mower inspection rumor swirls through Facebook

A Facebook post about lawn mower registrations has Chautauqua County residents angry.

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The Post-Journal, Jamestown New York

Democrats Endorse Spann For Judge

The Chautauqua County Democratic Committee met on Monday in Mayville for a meeting comprised of north and south county delegates, which resulted in the tallying of votes to officiate the endorsement for the new position created by Gov. Andrew Cuomo.

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Related Topix: Mayville, NY, Andrew Cuomo, US Governors, Dunkirk, NY, Westfield, NY, Chautauqua, NY

Observer

Horrigan to hold shared services...

Local municipal leaders will soon have the opportunity to gain a better understanding of Gov. Andrew Cuomo's property tax freeze plan.

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Related Topix: Mayville, NY

The Post-Journal, Jamestown New York

County Land Bank Makes Changes To Demolition Policy

There has been a change to the 50/50 match for the costs of demolitions between municipalities and the Chautauqua County Land Bank.

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Thu Jul 10, 2014

The Post-Journal, Jamestown New York

Valuable Backup

On Thursday, Sens. Charles Schumer and Kirsten Gillibrand announced $364,320 in federal funding for nine fire departments in Chautauqua County, including the Jamestown Fire Department.

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Related Topix: Fire

Observer

Warm welcome

More than 40 years ago city of Dunkirk residents hosted Peter Wolf Toth as he carved a statue from a tree near Washington Park.

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Related Topix: Dunkirk, NY

Observer

Art in the Park to be held this weekend

The annual art show and sale, "Art in the Park," featuring the members of the Chautauqua County Society of Artists will once again take place at Mayville Lakeside Park.

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Related Topix: Chautauqua, NY

Observer

Aging Services Network luncheon meeting July 16

It is lunchtime again and it is amazing what you can learn while sharing a meal with your colleagues.

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Related Topix: Brocton, NY, Potatoes, Life, Food, Vegetables

Observer

Cassadaga resident concerned about family's land

Maria Behrns told the Cassadaga Village Board at a recent meeting her grandfather bought the land located at 40 Park Ave. in the late 1950s.

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Related Topix: Cassadaga, NY

Observer

Forestville school looking for superintendent

After the special meeting on June 30 with an indepth presentation by Erie 2 BOCES District Superintendent Dr. David O'Rourke, it was decided the school board would work with O'Rourke in finding a new superintendent.

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Related Topix: Forestville, NY

PennLive.com

Pa. mom drowns as son's inner tube floats away;...

Christen Stefan, 37, of Bethel Park, Pa., was vacationing in the Chautauqua County town of Westfield, 55 miles southwest of Buffalo, when the tragedy occurred Wednesday afternoon.

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Related Topix: Westfield, NY, 9

Observer

Fly-in Breakfast to hold special dedication

During the Fly-in Breakfast, which is put on by the Rotary Club of Dunkirk, a dedication ceremony in honor of the late John J. Nalbone Sr. is scheduled for 10 a.m. at the Dunkirk Airport.

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Related Topix: Breakfast, Life, Food, Dunkirk, NY

Wed Jul 09, 2014

The Post-Journal, Jamestown New York

County Tests For Mosquito Viruses

While mosquitoes and the itchy bumps they deliver are a common nuisance at the majority of summer's outdoor events, local officials want to remind the public to keep repellent on-hand and to cover up.

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Related Topix: West Nile Virus, Health

The Post-Journal, Jamestown New York

Woman Trying To Save Children Drowns In Lake Erie

Christen L. Stefan, 37, who was vacationing in the area and staying in the Shore Haven area on Lake Erie in the town of Westfield, was at Shore Haven Beach with her 9-year-old son, an 8-year-old friend of the family and a 7-year-old friend of the family when the 9-year-old and 8-year-old went swimming in Lake Erie with an inner tube float.

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Related Topix: Westfield, NY

The Post-Journal, Jamestown New York

Jamestown Municipal Band To Perform Tonight

The City Summer Bandshell Concert series will feature a concert by the Jamestown Municipal Band sponsored by the Scandinavian Studies Program.

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Related Topix: Jamestown, NY, Chautauqua, NY

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