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  1. ECONOMY: University's huge impactRead the original story

    May 17, 2015 | Observer

    Nearly 1,400 students marked the end of a journey during commencement at the State University of New York at Fredonia on Saturday. Not only did those graduates celebrate, so did their families and friends.

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  2. Helen S. StraussRead the original story w/Photo

    May 13, 2015 | Observer

    Helen S. Strauss, 93, formerly of Gowanda, NY, died peacefully on May 11, 2015, at the Naaman's Creek Country Manor Nursing Home in Garnet Valley, PA, after a long battle with Alzheimer's disease. Helen was born June 6, 1921, in Gowanda, NY, and was the daughter of the late John and Felicia Skoczylas.

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  3. Erie 2 BOCES receives award from University at BuffaloRead the original story w/Photo

    May 13, 2015 | Observer

    The Erie 2 Chautauqua-Cattaraugus BOCES LoGuidice Educa-tional Center's Alternative Education Program has received the University at Buffalo's Graduate School of Education Inter-professional Collaboration for Student Improvement Award for its work with at-risk students. The award was presented during a luncheon program at UB Graduate School of Education on Wednesday.

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  4. Sager family files lawsuitRead the original story w/Photo

    May 8, 2015 | Observer

    With the eventually fatal attack on William Sager Jr. occurring nearly one year ago to the day, the family of the late Silver Creek native and Air National Guardsman is moving forward with a lawsuit claiming his civil rights were violated. Following a judge's decision on Tuesday to throw out the murder conviction for a new trial, the family of Bill Sager Jr. has filed a lawsuit.

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  5. Nellie B. KasbohmRead the original story w/Photo

    May 7, 2015 | Observer

    Nellie B. Kasbohm, age 96, of Fredonia, N.Y., died Tuesday May 5, 2015 at her home with her loving family at her side. Nellie was born in S. Dayton, N.Y. on September 10, 1918 to the late Frank and Belle Meyers Bassinger.

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  6. Georgiana Agnes PodniesinskiRead the original story w/Photo

    May 6, 2015 | Observer

    Georgiana Agnes Podniesinski peacefully completed her life journey on April 15, 2015, which will forever remain in the memories and hearts of her family. She is reunited with her beloved husband of 59 years and dearest of friends, Deacon Matthew Anthony Podniesinski.

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  7. Fredonia tops Nichols in match playRead the original story

    May 4, 2015 | Observer

    WILLIAMSVILLE?- The Fredonia Lady Hillbillies edged Nichols, 4 1/2- 3 1/2, in match play during non-league girls golf action, Monday at the Country Club of Buffalo. Marina Kessler recorded a 50 as she beat Alex Castiglia for Fredonia's first point of the day.

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  8. Judge to decide fate of Basil's convictionRead the original story w/Photo

    May 4, 2015 | Observer

    With a defense motion challenging convicted murderer Jeffrey Basil's guilty verdict still pending, a New York State Supreme Court judge may make her ruling on what will be done on Tuesday. Basil's next court appearance - and possible sentencing - will take place at 9:30 a.m. that day in front of Judge Penny M. Wolfgang in the Erie County Courthouse.

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  9. Poloncarz reveals 49 actionable initiativesRead the original story w/Photo

    May 4, 2015 | Observer

    Erie County Executive Mark C. Poloncarz was joined by Commissioners from the County Departments of Health, Mental Health, Social, Senior and Veterans' Services, Probation, Public Advocacy and the Office for the Disabled along with representatives from numerous community-based human service agencies at the Lt. Col. Matt Urban Center in Buffalo to unveil his administration's health and human services plan, "Initiatives for a Stronger Community".

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  10. Goodell's talk on Cuomo, Cuba were - all show'Read the original story

    May 2, 2015 | Observer

    Reading 150th New York Assemblyman Andy Goodell's criticism of Gov. Andrew Cuomo's trade exploration trip to Cuba, I have to ask if our assemblyman will be asked the hard follow-up question as to his prediction and critique of the Cuba trade mission proven immediately wrong. Assemblyman Goodell said on the day of Cuomo's visit to Cuba, "It's all show and no go.

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  11. Anderson Lee Library presents Buffalo & Erie County Botanical Gardens: Terrarium FunRead the original story

    Apr 30, 2015 | Observer

    Kids ages 6-12 can create their own terrariums to take home. They'll learn about the water cycle and how to care for their plants.

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  12. History lands WACS a special visitor in celebration of LincolnRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 28, 2015 | Observer

    Westfield has a long and storied history when it comes to Abraham Lincoln, and in recognition of that history, Westfield Academy and Central School received a one-off performance Tuesday afternoon. Actor Fritz Klein, one of the country's top re-enactors of Lincoln, visited WACS Tuesday in celebration of the 150th anniversary of Lincoln's funeral train passing through Chautauqua County.

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  13. Hanover Historian Vince Martonis speaks to Silver Creek/Hanover Garden ClubRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 26, 2015 | Observer

    Recently, Hanover His-torian Vince Martonis spoke to The Silver Creek/Hanover Garden Club at the First United Church in Silver Creek. More than 30 members and guests listened to a program called "Chautauqua County Curiosities," which highlighted seven interesting stories related to area history.

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  14. Betty WilmarthRead the original story

    Apr 23, 2015 | Observer

    Betty Wilmarth, age 80, of North Gun Club Road, Westfield, died Wednesday, April 22, 2015 at Absolut Care of West-field following an extended illness. Betty was born on October 12, 1934 in James-town, NY, the daughter of the late Henry E. and Olive Cardinal.

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  15. Eugenia CarinciRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 19, 2015 | Observer

    Eugenia Carinci, age 83, of Taylor Hollow Road passed away Saturday, April 18, 2015 at Buffalo General Hospital, Buffalo, NY. Eugenia resided at the Southern Tier Enviroments for the Living since 1983.

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  16. Audrey Gestwicki PattersonRead the original story

    Apr 16, 2015 | Observer

    She is survived by her husband, William Patterson of Kenmore, a daughter Michele Patterson of Grand Island, New York and a sis-ter, Ruth Green of Win-terhaven, Florida. In addition to her parents, she was prede-ceased by her first husband, Ronald Ganslow in 1967 and an infant brother, Leon Paul.

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  17. Fredonia School District sees jump in testing opt-outsRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 14, 2015 | Observer

    With third- through eighth-graders across the state taking Common Core-aligned English Language Arts standardized tests this week, the Fredonia Central School District is seeing a larger number of children opting out and refusing the exams, according to a top official there. Superintendent Paul DiFonzo informed the OBSERVER at Tuesday's board of education meeting that the opt-out population is "going to be a concern" this year, not only for Fredonia but for many districts throughout the area.

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  18. WNY Genealogical Society will present free programs on SaturdayRead the original story

    Apr 12, 2015 | Observer

    The Western New York Genealogical Society will present two free programs - "Non-Profit Cemeteries in New York State: Responsibilities, Oversight, & Rights" with Cynthia Craig, investigator for the NYS Division of Cemeteries and "HeritageQuest Update" with Rhonda Konig, BECPL librarian. Immediately following the presentations, Grosvenor Room staff will offer special tours in celebration of "Love Your Library" Month, and members of local genealogical societies will be on hand at specially designated information tables.

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  19. Hotel projects pushing forward across countyRead the original story

    Apr 12, 2015 | Observer

    Several hotels are continuing through the planning process as the Chautauqua County Industrial Development Agency explores ways to maximize the tourism industry. In November, the IDA hired Michelle Turner as vice president of marketing.

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  20. Margaret P. CrumbRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 11, 2015 | Observer

    Margaret B. Crumb, age 85, formerly of Allen Street, passed away Thursday, April 9, 2015 at Mercy Hospital in South Buffalo. Mother of John Crumb, Mary Sternisha, Garnetta Donovan, Keith, Katherine McCurdy and the late George, Theodore, Gary Crumb and Patricia Tyma.

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