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  1. DeLana GilbertRead the original story

    Wednesday Feb 3 | Observer

    DeLana Gilbert of Brocton, New York, passed away after an extended illness late Tuesday afternoon February 2, 2016 surrounded by her loving fami-ly. DeLana had been an area resident all of her life.

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  2. Record came as no surprise to Jenn SuhrRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 2 | Observer

    Defending Olympic pole vault champion Jenn Suhr was injury-free, avoided the flu bug this season and the warm weather made it easier to train at her home-made facility in western New York. So she scouted the area for a meet and found one in Brockport, about 15 miles from her home outside of Rochester.

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  3. Welcome home, JennRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 29, 2015 | Observer

    Olympic gold medalist Jenn Suhr returned to her hometown of Fredonia for the Fredonia State Women's Elite pole vault competition Tuesday, winning it with the help of an enthusiastic, supportive Steele Hall crowd. Suhr's top height cleared was 15-feet-7-inches, matching the mark that got her the gold at the 2012 London Olympics.

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  4. Student ready for Mission of PeaceRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 28, 2015 | Observer

    Luke Stephenson, 15, a freshman at Westfield Academy and Central School, will join 14 other youth and five adults on the three-week Mission of Peace trip to China, sponsored by the Northeastern Jurisdictional Council on Youth Ministries of the United Methodist Church. The group will meet with youth in various regions of the world's most populous nation with an emphasis on experiencing the worship practices of fellow Christians.

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  5. Hero returning homeRead the original story

    Dec 27, 2015 | Observer

    Jenn Suhr, the 16-time U.S. women's pole vaulting champion who won a gold medal at the 2012 London Olympics and a silver at the 2008 Beijing Games, will be at SUNY Fredonia's Steele Hall Fieldhouse on Tuesday to compete in an exhibition of Western New York pole vaulters. The event she will be competing in starts at 6 p.m., according to her trainer and husband, Rick Suhr, while the meet's overall start is at 3 p.m. Admission is free.

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  6. Fredonia a force at AMTNYS conferenceRead the original story

    Dec 15, 2015 | Observer

    With over 30 students and faculty participating, the State University of New York at Fredonia was well-represented at the 65th annual Conference of the Association of Mathematics Teachers of New York State held recently in Rochester. The six faculty members, along with graduate students who worked with them on their respective presentations given at the conference, included: Dr. Keary Howard, with graduate students Elizabeth Brion, Dylan Leitner, Collhene Sikora and Emily Tronolone: "The All Digital, All Paper'less,' All Pencil'less' Math Classroom."

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  7. Julio RiveraRead the original story

    Dec 8, 2015 | Observer

    Julio Rivera, of Westfield, NY died at his home on December 5, 2015. He was born in Puerto Rico on September 17, 1947, to the late Julio and Asuncion Rivera.

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  8. Julio RiveraRead the original story

    Dec 7, 2015 | Observer

    Julio Rivera, of Westfield, NY died at his home on December 5, 2015. He was born in Puerto Rico on September 17, 1947, to the late Julio and Asuncion Rivera.

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  9. Street sweeper approval couples with leaf pickup concernsRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 22, 2015 | Observer

    A discussion over the need for a new street sweeper in the village of Fredonia quickly segued into a dialog about why leaf pickup may appear to be dragging on for too long. The Fredonia Village Board unanimously approved the purchase of a Pelican P-series sweeper during a recent special meeting, at a cost not to exceed $181,801 - which includes all freight, delivery, training and specified features - from Joe Johnson Equipment of Rochester.

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  10. Chautauqua County nonprofit receives fundingRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 22, 2015 | Observer

    The Pres-ervation League of New York State recently an-nounced a Preserve New York grant to a Chau-tauqua County not-for-profit organization that supports the development and implementation of revitalization strategies in Jamestown. The League made a grant of $9,090 to the Jamestown Renaissance Corporation to complete a National Register District nomination for the Lakeview Avenue neighborhood, which has an intact collection of late 19th and early 20th century homes.

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  11. Illegal credit card skimmers targeted by county officialsRead the original story

    Nov 15, 2015 | Observer

    The crackdown is underway on illegal credit and debit card skimmers at gas pumps across New York, but the task will be onerous for a slim Chautauqua County Measures and Weights Department. With credit card data theft on the rise, the state Bureau of Weights and Measures is training local officials and sweeping gas station dispensers for the first time in New York.

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  12. Do animals know to look both ways before crossing?Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 14, 2015 | Observer

    There are some incredible stories circulating about some awesome deer and bear that have been sighted, but as the saying goes, a picture is worth 1,000 words. There was a story recently in the OBSERVER about a deer that had to be rescued from an industrial holding tank in Dunkirk.

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  13. Entergy's plans bring hurtRead the original story

    Nov 4, 2015 | Observer

    Entergy Corp. in March filed a federal lawsuit saying the state's plan to pay National Grid ratepayers as part of the NRG repowering deal are unlawful and discriminatory. The lawsuit put the future of the Dunkirk power plant in jeopardy - and with it the fate of Chautauqua County's largest taxpayer.

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  14. Nancy J. SmithRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 21, 2015 | Observer

    Mrs. Smith was a therapy aide at the Gowanda Psychiatric Center for many years and was a member of the Gowanda Moose. She is survived by a son, William Walsh of Gowanda, NY, a daughter Debra Lemay of Niagara Falls, NY, and two brothers, Jack Brown and Rex Brown, both of Rochester, NY, 10 grandchildren, five great-grandchildren and several nieces and nephews.

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  15. Lorraine S. RoehnerRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 12, 2015 | Observer

    Lorraine S. Roehner, 80, "The Flower Lady" of Pearl Street, Forestville, died Sunday, October 11th, 2015 at Sisters of Charity Hospital, Buffalo, after a short illness. She was a life-long resident of Forestville and was born in Silver Creek, on October 4, 1935, the daughter of the late Walter "Ed" and Dorothy D. Sausaman.

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  16. Cynthia M. RussellRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 8, 2015 | Observer

    Cynthia M. Russell, age 52, of Route 353 in the Town of Dayton passed away Wednesday, October 7, 2015 at home surrounded by family. A homemaker, Cynthia is survived by her husband Benedict Russell, whom she married June 21, 1986 in Elicottville, a daughter, Christine M. Ellis of Cattaraugus; two grandchildren, Austin and Kali, along with three brothers, Robert, Pee Wee and Chris Borgens, all of Florida; along with a half sister, Rose of Rochester.

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  17. Lucy M. White, M.D.Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 6, 2015 | Observer

    Lucy M. White, M.D., of Brighton, NY passed away on October 2, 2015 at age 99. Dr. White was born in Fredonia, NY on May 1, 1916. She is predeceased by her parents, Roscoe and Flora White; her brother, Paul B. White; sisters Fern White and Jane D. Lincoln; and best friend and lifelong companion, Mabel L. Champlain.

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  18. Council to consider utility costs helpRead the original story

    Oct 5, 2015 | Observer

    The Dunkirk Common Council will have four resolutions, three requests and one notice of summons on its agenda when it meets today at 5:30 p.m. in City Hall. An agreement between the city and Troy & Banks Inc. of Buffalo calling for a review, audit and analysis of the city's utility costs is the subject of 71-2015.

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  19. Matthew Northam VereRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 27, 2015 | Observer

    He was born in Fort Knox, Kentucky, June 8, 1962. He grew up in Augusta, Georgia, moving to Ripley, New York, in 1973.

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  20. First-half goal stands up for Brockport in 1-0 winRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 26, 2015 | Observer

    Brockport scored in the 37th minute, then hung on the rest of the way for a 1-0 SUNYAC women's soccer win Saturday over Fredonia. Katie Scott completed a three-way play for the lone goal while goalkeeper Catherine Eliasson came up with several goal-saving stops among her 12 saves.

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