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3 hrs ago | Observer

County Clerk Speaks to Genealogical Society about county records

Recently Chautauqua County Clerk Larry Barmore spoke to the members of the Chautauqua County Genealogical Society at the Barker Library in Fredonia.

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Related Topix: Fredonia, NY

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

4-H Celebrates 50th Auction At Chautauqua County Fair

It was 50 years ago when a father, friend and farmer looked to create a place where 4-H kids could be rewarded for their hard work.

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Related Topix: Sinclairville, NY, Mayville, NY

9 hrs ago | Observer

Executive director of Fredonia T...

The State University of New York at Fredonia announced today that the Fredonia Technology Incubator will enter a transition phase with the pending departure of its executive director and the beginning of new initiatives to provide expanded opportunities for job growth in the community.

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Related Topix: Fredonia, NY, SUNY Buffalo, Buffalo, NY, Andrew Cuomo, US Governors

20 hrs ago | Observer

Floral Hall announces best in show winners

These are the winners of the sponsor awards and Best of Show for Floral Hall this year at the Chautauqua County Fair: Chautauqua Patrons Insurance Co.

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Related Topix: Chautauqua, NY

Yesterday | Observer

Making sure - No One Forgets'

Almost quietly, Dunkirk resident Richard Titus has been an advocate for those who have served the United States of America.

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Related Topix: Dunkirk, NY, Fredonia, NY, Portland, NY

Thu Jul 24, 2014

Observer

John R. Matuszewski

John R. "Skeeter" Matuszewski, age 69, of Dun-kirk, NY died Wednesday at the WCA Hospital in Jamestown, NY.

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Related Topix: Jamestown, NY, Dunkirk, NY

Observer

Small smiles on display at annual Baby Parade

Playful music pumped through the loud speakers as small children walked, bounced, and strolled through the Arthur Maytum Family Theater Thursday at the Chautauqua County Fair.

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Related Topix: Jamestown, NY, Perrysburg, NY

Observer

4-Hers sheep competitions go late into the night

Wednesday evening the Cornell Cooperative Extension of Chautauqua County's 4-H Sheep Project participants showed in the 4-H Sheep Show at the Chautauqua County Fair in Dunkirk Sheep Program participants have owned their Market Sheep for at least 85 days and have owned their breeding animals in many cases for multiple years.

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Observer

Second city sweep leads to five ...

A second street-level investigation by the Dunkirk Police Department as well as other law-enforcement agencies has led to four arrests.

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Related Topix: Drugs, Marijuana

Observer

Policing: Status quo is unsustainable

A study of law enforcement in the largest county city is worthy of this area's attention.

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Related Topix: Jamestown, NY

Wed Jul 23, 2014

Observer

4-H Market Sale will mark 50 years Friday

This Friday, the Cornell Cooperative Extension Chautauqua County's 4-H Market Animal Sale is staged to celebrate a milestone in the Youth Development Program.

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Related Topix: Chautauqua, NY

The Post-Journal, Jamestown New York

County Backs Goose Creek Streambank Stabilization

Three resolutions and a brief report on Chautauqua Lake were the main focus areas of Wednesday night's meeting of the County Legislature.

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Related Topix: Ashville, NY, Agriculture, Science, Irving, NY, Chautauqua, NY, Sheridan, NY

The Post-Journal, Jamestown New York

Round and Round

Ride operator Pam Starcher has the honor of working one of the most popular rides in fair history - the merry-go-round.

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Related Topix: Dunkirk, NY

The Post-Journal, Jamestown New York

Stuntin' Around

Flames, thrills, crashes and hell driving took over the Chautauqua County Fair as the Black Cat Hell Drivers delivered the "greatest show on wheels."

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Related Topix: Dunkirk, NY

The Post-Journal, Jamestown New York

Cruise Against Hunger To Benefit Food Bank Of WNY

The third annual Cruise Against Hunger, to benefit the Food Bank of Western New York, will take place Saturday, Aug. 9, at the Cross Roads Farm and Craft Market, 6017 Sherman-Westfield Road in Westfield.

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Related Topix: Westfield, NY, Life, Food, Bar-B-Q

The Post-Journal, Jamestown New York

Several Charged With Underage Drinking After Crackdown

Three local bartenders and nearly a dozen teenagers were charged last weekend as part of an underage drinking crackdown conducted by New York State Police in Chautauqua and Cattaraugus counties.

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Related Topix: Cattaraugus County, NY, Jamestown, NY, Sinclairville, NY, Gerry, NY

Observer

SAR group hears program about Castillo de San Marcos, the oldest...

Steve Boothe, president of the Chautauqua County Chapter of the Sons of the American Revolution presented a program about the fort known as Castillo de San Marcos to members and guests.

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The Post-Journal, Jamestown New York

In The Spotlight

While the rides warmed up, 4-H members showed animals and projects Monday at the Chautauqua County Fair.

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Related Topix: Agriculture, Science, Andrew Cuomo, US Governors, Jamestown, NY, Fredonia, NY

The Post-Journal, Jamestown New York

Robert J. Harle

Prior to his retirement, he was employed at Ring & Pierce-All Division of Producto Machine from Oct. 20, 1962, to May 1987.

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Related Topix: Life, Veteran Affairs, US Military, US Army, Corning, NY, Wilson, NY

Tue Jul 22, 2014

Observer

Tasty homemade County Fair traditions

A fair isn't complete without those familiar tastes and smells of good old-fashioned homemade foods, drinks and candies people have enjoyed for generations.

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Related Topix: Life, Candy, Recipes

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