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  1. Dunkirk Town Board looks for new homeRead the original story

    Apr 17, 2016 | Observer

    The Dunkirk Town Board is finally putting the gears in motion for its hopes to renovate or rebuild its town hall. According to the board, this project has been in the planning stages since 2013, when the board paid Clark Patterson Lee to come up with renovation designs and ideas.

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  2. Fredonia school budget includes ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 14, 2016 | Observer

    A slight property tax levy increase, a few staff additions and a significant decrease in applied fund balance are highlights of the fourth and final draft of the Fredonia Central School District's 2016-17 budget proposal. Business Administrator John Forbes presented the $30,904,671 fiscal plan during a recent board of education budget forum.

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  3. Laureate Alpha Pi has busy spring eventsRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 13, 2016 | Observer

    Westfield's Laureate Alpha Sorority began its March 21 meeting with a potluck supper birthday celebration including an array of delicious food and desserts. Birthday cupcakes and candy were made by Clara Winkelman.

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  4. Literacy Volunteers will benefit from Bud - n Bloom Garden Club saleRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 9, 2016 | Observer

    On Friday, April 1, Taylor Greenhouses in Portland provided space for the members of Bud 'n Bloom Garden Club to transplant seedlings in preparation for their annual plant sale. The members transplanted a wide variety of beautiful perennials and annuals, creating lovely planters that will be available at the sale in May. The upcoming sale will be held on Saturday, May 14 and Sunday, May 15 from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m. each day.

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  5. Brocton Cub Scouts hold activitiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 6, 2016 | Observer

    Cub Scout Pack 217 from Brocton/Portland visited the Dunkirk Airport and met Dunkirk Civil Air Patrol cadets. They learned about the long history of the Civil Air Patrol.

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  6. Happy B-Earth Day event set for April 23Read the original story

    Mar 30, 2016 | Observer

    Rails to Trails is celebrating the 25 years that have passed since John Goodell, Bob Berke and Sam Thorndike conceived and started leading the development of the rail-trail. The Honor Society is celebrating this year's Earth Day, a celebration designed to bring attention to the fragility of our world and our part in keeping it healthy.

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  7. Brocton Fire Dept. requests to go back to schoolRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 22, 2016 | Observer

    Recently, the Brocton Fire Department, made up of volunteers who do not get paid for their time or service, asked that they be allowed to use the exercise facilities for free at Brocton Central School District, which charges individuals a membership fee to use the pool and gym after school hours. BFD wants to use it for staff development, as members have to stay physically fit to work toward the health and wellness of the community when they're going on emergency calls.

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  8. Write-in candidate claims Brocton's mayoral electionRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 15, 2016 | Observer

    The Village of Brocton Board of Trustees will see some new and some returning faces as of April 4 when the new elected officials' terms begin. The village will see a new mayor in office with Richard Frost being declared the winner of write-in votes Tuesday, with 20 votes.

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  9. Bud - n Bloom Garden Club installs officersRead the original story

    Mar 14, 2016 | Observer

    Submitted Photo Pictured are Bud 'n Bloom Garden Club members Lucy Hurley, Karen Mills-Courts, Marty Wiser, Penny Deakin, Sally Newell, Judy Kawski, Audrey Parker, Janet Centner and Barbara Krauth, who gathered at Shorewood Country Club to install new officers and celebrate an early St. Patrick's Day on March 9. Incoming officers are President Martha Wiser, Vice President Janet Centner, Treasurer Susan Drag and Secretary Janet Arnold. The table was colorfully set in a St. Patrick's Day theme.

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  10. Solar Chautuaqua Campaign LaunchRead the original story

    Mar 11, 2016 | Observer

    JCC North Conference Center, Bennett Road, Dunkirk. Locally-organized volunteer community outreach effort aimed at helping area homes, farms and small businesses to install solar.

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  11. Benefit Saturday for fire victimsRead the original story

    Mar 9, 2016 | Observer

    There will be a spaghetti dinner on Saturday to benefit Coach Dave LeBarron and the Sissem family, who lost everything in a house fire in Portland recently.

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  12. Linda ShusterRead the original story

    Mar 7, 2016 | Observer

    She was a loving mother of two daughters, Melanie Marcinko of Portland, N.Y., and Ariel Shuster of Jamestown, N.Y.; a son, DJ, and his wife, Shawna Meadows of Maryland.

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  13. Lucille Adelia DelcampRead the original story

    Feb 27, 2016 | Observer

    Lucille Adelia Delcamp, 97, of Absolut of Westfield, NY passed away after a short illness Thursday, Feb. 25, 2016 at St Vincent's Hospital in Erie, Pa. She was born in Portland, NY on Jan. 30, 1919 to the late Rudolph and Josephine Barber Genske.

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  14. Lucille Adelia DelcampRead the original story

    Feb 26, 2016 | Observer

    Lucille Adelia Delcamp, 97 years old of Absolut of Westfield, NY passed away after a short illness, Thursday, Feb. 25, 2016 at St Vincent's Hospital in Erie Pa. She was born in Portland, NY on Jan. 30, 1919 to the late Rudolph and Josephine Barber Genske.

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  15. Marmaduke committee racing to meet Feb. 29 online fundraising goalRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 24, 2016 | Observer

    Members of the Brad Anderson Recognition Committee are reaching out to all communities in an effort to meet their $30,000 Kick-starter.com fundraising goal. Committee members met this week to discuss numerous contacts they have made in the search for fundraising avenues, including representatives at the Lucy-Desi Museum in Jamestown, as well as review blueprints for the installation of the Brad Anderson and Marmaduke monument.

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  16. North County Water District formedRead the original story

    Feb 24, 2016 | Observer

    Chautauqua County legislators approved a resolution Wednesday evening to form the water district after years of work and collaboration. A referendum period was in effect following the County Legislature's approval of a resolution in December, determining the establishment of the water district was in the public's interest.

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  17. D-F Meals on Wheels to participate in 2016 March for MealsRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 24, 2016 | Observer

    Dunkirk-Fredonia Meals on Wheels is pleased to announce its participation in the 14th Annual March for Meals a month-long, nationwide celebration of Meal on Wheels and the homebound and vulnerable seniors who rely on its vital safety net. Dunkirk-Fredonia's March for Meals celebration will feature area business and community leaders, elected officials, and volunteers who have agreed to deliver meals for one day during the month of March so that they can greet our senior friends and neighbors.

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  18. Bud - n Bloom members help at WCA HomeRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 24, 2016 | Observer

    Members of the Bud 'n Bloom Garden Club ventured out of their homes on a frigid evening in February to create personal Valentine bouquets for every lady at the historical, Victorian WCA Home on Temple Street in Fredonia. Audrey Parker supplied miniature pink, red and white carnations; baby's breath; and assorted greens for the group to arrange the fresh floral creations.

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  19. Solar Chautauqua campaign launchRead the original story

    Feb 23, 2016 | Observer

    The Coalition to Solarize Chautauqua County, a volunteer community group working to promote solar power for homes, farms and small businesses in the county, is pleased to announce that it has received a grant of $2,000 from Freshwater Future for the purpose of educating the public on solar power. The group will inform residents about the workings of individual and shared solar installation, and about incentives available to reduce costs for purchasers.

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  20. Highs and lows: Some of the best, worst of the weekRead the original story

    Feb 19, 2016 | Observer

    While academic achievement is important in area schools, community awareness is as well. Last week, we noted three districts making a difference.

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