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  1. Marauders send seniors out with wins over GatorsRead the original story w/Photo

    May 11, 2016 | Observer

    In their final home meet as Marauders, the Dunkirk seniors shined in a 98-42 victory over Allegany-Limestone on Wednesday in CCAA Division 1 boys high school track and field. "Our Seniors really got the chance to showcase their talents," Dunkirk coach Ray Graf said.

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  2. Democrat Lee Hyson announces candidacy for 57th NY Senate seatRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 10, 2016 | Observer

    Lee Hyson, 33, announced he will run with the Democratic Party to represent the 57th New York State Senate district that encompasses Chautauqua, Cattaraugus, Allegany and the lower portion of Livingston County. "I fully appreciate the opportunity to represent this important district and will work hard to promote its interests," Hyson said.

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  3. Gillibrand urges feds boost funding for Appalachian regional commissionRead the original story

    Apr 2, 2016 | Observer

    Across Western New York, 14 counties, the Southern Tier and Hudson Valley all benefit from community-based, economic development projects. Recently in Washington D.C., U.S. Senator Kirsten Gillibrand urged federal appropriators to include funding for the Appalachian Regional Commission in the fiscal year 2017 budget.

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  4. Workshop for managers and vendors of farmers markets ThursdayRead the original story

    Apr 1, 2016 | Observer

    The Southern Tier West Regional Farmers Market Network is hosting a comprehensive workshop opportunity specifically designed for managers and vendors of farmers markets and farmers and food producers who operate farm stands. The five-hour workshop takes place Thursday beginning at 9:30 a.m. and will feature a live webinar session with John Luker, assistant director for the Division of Food Safety and Inspection of the New York State Department of Agriculture and Markets.

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  5. Trade Association: Purchase age ignores realitiesRead the original story

    Mar 22, 2016 | Observer

    Elevating the tobacco purchase age to 21 in Chautauqua County will fail to curb youth smoking unless a possession law is passed, according to a trade association representing mini stores. The New York State Association of Convenience Stores says there's credible research that teen smokers are obtaining cigarettes via social sources and not from retail stores.

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  6. Farmers Market Vendor Recruitment Fair March 23Read the original story

    Mar 13, 2016 | Observer

    The STW Regional Farmers Market Network will sponsor a Farmers Market Vendor Recruitment Fair on March 23 from 6 to 7:30 p.m. in Salamanca. The Farmers Market Vendor Recruitment Fair is designed as a one-stop event for farmers, local food producers, or artisans who might be interested in learning about selling their products at a local farmers market and to learn about the many different and unique farmers markets that operate in the Southern Tier West region.

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  7. Steve Miller Band to perform at Seneca AlleganyRead the original story

    Feb 21, 2016 | Observer

    Though he is known by many aliases - be it the Space Cowboy, the Gangster of Love or just simply Maurice - Steve Miller will appear as himself when he performs at the Seneca Allegany Events Center later this year. The entertainment venue recently added the Steve Miller Band to its growing roster of iconic musicians to appear in Salamanca this year.

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  8. Farm Bureau, Sen. Young discuss ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 10, 2016 | Observer

    Recently Allegany, Cattaraugus and Chautauqua County Farm Bureau leaders met with Senator Cathy Young in Olean to discuss the impact a $15 minimum wage would have on New York state. "As a manager of an ag retail store, minimum wage to me is a base to start at," Darleen Krisher-Meehan, Allegany County president shared with the Senator.

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  9. Farm Bureau, Sen. Young discuss $15 minimum wageRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 9, 2016 | Observer

    Recently Allegany, Cattaraugus and Chautauqua County Farm Bureau leaders met with Senator Cathy Young in Olean to discuss the impact a $15 minimum wage would have on New York state. "As a manager of an ag retail store, minimum wage to me is a base to start at," Darleen Krisher-Meehan, Allegany County president shared with the Senator.

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  10. DEC seeks landowners to assist with wild turkey researchRead the original story

    Dec 18, 2015 | Observer

    New York State Department of Environmental Conservation Acting Commissioner Basil Seggos has announced the kickoff of the fourth year of a research project on wild turkey survival rates to help improve the management of this popular game bird. "DEC and its partners have worked hard over the past three years to better understand why wild turkey populations have changed dramatically in New York," Seggos said.

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  11. Forness leads Lady Gators past Lady BilliesRead the original story

    Dec 14, 2015 | Observer

    A big second quarter from Allegany-Limestone and Allison Forness lifted the Lady Gators to a convincing 59-36 victory over Fredonia on Monday in non-league girls high school basketball. Fredonia came out strong as it took a 14-7 lead after the first quarter.

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  12. Special evening hours at WNY Alzheimer's Association for care consultation open houseRead the original story

    Dec 8, 2015 | Observer

    For families caring for a loved one with dementia, finding the right help can be overwhelming. As the western New York region's dementia care specialists, the Alzheimer's Association has created a program that delivers specialized assessment, support, and care consultation.

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  13. Cornell Vegetable Program serving 12 western New York countiesRead the original story

    Dec 4, 2015 | Observer

    The Cornell Vegetable Program is one of the premier regional agricultural programs offered at Cornell Cooperative Extensions of New York. The Vegetable Program is now serving 12 county Cornell Cooperative Extensions in western New York: Allegany, Cattaraugus, Chautauqua, Erie, Genesee, Monroe, Niagara, Ontario, Orleans, Seneca, Wayne and Yates counties.

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  14. E-cigarette use rising among youth in New YorkRead the original story

    Nov 30, 2015 | Observer

    A recent report from New York state's youth and adult tobacco surveys reveals staggering statistics in e-cigarette use by youth. The surveys show 10.5 percent of high school students and 12.7 percent of young adults 18-24 years old use e-cigarettes.

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  15. See-saw battle goes Gators' way, 27-26 over PanthersRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 25, 2015 | Observer

    The Gowanda-Pine Valley Panthers lost a close one, 27-26, to the Allegany Limestone Gators in Class C South action Friday night at Hillis Field. Holden Farr's 17-yard touchdown pass to Jordan Kayes with two minutes left provided the winning margin for the visitors, who traded touchdowns with Gowanda all night.

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