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  1. Night Lights at the HeronRead the original story

    Yesterday | Observer

    Dusk to 11 p.m. 2361 Wait Corners Road, Sherman. Admission:$10 adults, $5 children 12 to 7 years old.

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  2. Project creating ramp for spawningRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 25 | Observer

    With the construction of a fish ramp on Chautauqua Creek, steelhead trout will have the ability to migrate further upstream to grow their population. The Chautauqua County Soil and Water Conservation District is leading the way on a project that will allow steelhead trout to move past an old dam constructed by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers.

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  3. Special needs voterRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 7 | Observer

    Sherman 2015 valedictorian Nicholas Hlifka is shown voting for the first time using Chautauqua County Board of Elections optical scan voting equipment. Hlifka, who is blind, is shown with elections staffer Doris Parment receiving the voting machine's hand held voting device that allows independent balloting by people with special needs.

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  4. Districts offer conflicting viewpoints on special education, Common CoreRead the original story

    Jul 26, 2015 | Observer

    According to the most recent data available, students with disabilities appear to be struggling with Common Core Learning Standards' aligned assessments. A 2013 presentation from the New York State Department of Education indicates that while 35.9 percent of general education students in third through eighth grade met or exceeded the English language arts proficiency standards in 2013, only 5 percent of students with disabilities attained a level of three or four.

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  5. Horrigan updates committee on County Landfill expansionRead the original story

    Jul 13, 2015 | Observer

    Issues surrounding the Chautauqua County Landfill expansion in the town of Ellery center around host-fee payments, according to County Executive Vince Horrigan. During a Monday meeting of the County Legislature's Public Facilities Committee, members received an update on the landfill expansion and Ellery's intent to pass a local law prohibiting the move.

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  6. Project completion in sight in MayvilleRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 8, 2015 | Observer

    Volunteers building a home on Patterson Street in Mayville Chautauqua County's Mid-County Habitat for Humanity - were delayed due to the deep freeze during the 2014 winter, according to Mike Ricketts, mid-county coordinator. But the end is in sight.

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  7. Forestville Fire Department incorporatesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 3, 2015 | Observer

    The Forestville Fire Department has talked about becoming independent from the village, but for now it will become its own non-profit agency. Attorney for the fire department, Joel Seachrist, who is handling the incorporation, explained the procedure is very "standard," but requires the approval and signatures of the village board.

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  8. Cuomo announces $75 million for accelerated paving projectsRead the original story

    Jun 28, 2015 | Observer

    Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo recently announced resurfacing projects totaling $75 million will be completed this year on approximately 428 lane miles of state highways across New York. Funding for these projects was accelerated into this construction season in order to repair widespread damage from deep frost over the winter.

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  9. Ina RobinsonRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 27, 2015 | Observer

    Ina Robinson, 99, died peaceful Saturday, June 27 at Heritage Green. She was a lifelong resident of Sher-man, NY.

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  10. Harry N. HipwellRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 7, 2015 | Observer

    Harry N. Hipwell, 86, of 21 Cass St., Westfield, NY, formerly of Sherman, NY, passed Sunday, June 7, 2015 at Absolut of Westfield. Harry graduated from Brocton Central School in 1947.

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  11. Dairy Promotions Committee welcomes new Dairy Princess candidatesRead the original story w/Photo

    May 31, 2015 | Observer

    The Chautauqua County Dairy Promotions Commit-tee recently held its annual tea at the Frank W. Bratt Agricultural Center with support from Cornell Cooperative Extension of Chautauqua County. The committee welcomed new dairy princess candidates and ambassadors to the program.

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  12. County deputies handle accident, DWIsRead the original story w/Photo

    May 30, 2015 | Observer

    Four alcohol-related incidents - including one on a lawn mower - and an accident kept Chautauqua County Sheriff's Deputies busy Thursday through Saturday. On Thursday evening at 9, deputies charged Eric J. Lacross of Sherman Stedman Road in Sherman after he was observed operating a Cub Cadet lawn mower with a trailer traveling on the road.

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  13. Dairy, livestock producers learn about rotational grazingRead the original story w/Photo

    May 30, 2015 | Observer

    On May 12, about 30 dairy and livestock producers gathered to learn about rotational grazing and management techniques at Murphy's Grass Farm in Sherman as part of Cornell Cooperative Extension of Chautauqua County's Spring Pasture Walk. Murphy's Grass Farm is owned and operated by Doug and Dana Murphy.

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  14. Spring Pasture Walk May 12Read the original story

    May 7, 2015 | Observer

    Cornell Cooperative Extension of Chautauqua County is organizing a Spring Pasture Walk to be held on May 12 at a dairy farm in Sherman. With many of its 200-plus dairy farms throughout Chautauqua County using pasture to feed and exercise their milking cows and dairy replacements, this educational on-farm pasture walk is being held to share both practical and research-based grazing information.

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  15. Wolves earn two shutouts in doubleheader sweepRead the original story w/Photo

    May 4, 2015 | Observer

    The Westfield Wolverines picked up a pair of shutouts Monday in a CCAA West 2 high school baseball doubleheader against Sherman. The home team scored two runs in the second inning as Chris Catalano ripped an RBI triple to plate Fermier.

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  16. Schroeder pitches Wolves to victoryRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 29, 2015 | Observer

    Doug Kaltenbach joked after Wednesday's CCAA West 2 baseball game that anything worse than a one-hitter is starting to be considered a failure for his pitching staff. Photo by Matt Spielman Westfield pitcher Greg Schroeder delivers a pitch during Wednesday's CCAA?West 2 high school baseball game against Frewsburg.

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  17. County Board of Elections delivers absentee ballotsRead the original story

    Apr 28, 2015 | Observer

    Absentee ballots for nine Chautauqua County schools were delivered to school district clerks Friday in preparation for the May 19 school elections that the county Board of Elections provides voting services to. Ballots were delivered to Bemus Point, Cassadaga Valley, Chautauqua Lake, Forestville, Panama, Pine Valley, Ripley, Sherman and Silver Creek for mailing to absentee voters who are on the permanent list of those voters physically unable to go the polls or who apply to the districts for an absentee ballot.

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  18. Westfield hears tennis court complaintRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 16, 2015 | Observer

    The tennis courts are in rough shape at Westfield Academy and Central School. Tennis coach Matthew Eggleston presented to the Westfield Board of Education during a recent meeting on the condition of the courts.

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  19. Chautauqua County struggles to r...Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 13, 2015 | Observer

    According to the National Fire Protection Association, there are approximately 100,000 fewer volunteer firefighters and more than 3,000 fewer all-volunteer fire departments today than there were in the early 1980s. Julius Leone, director of emergency services for Chautauqua County, said the trend is unmistakable in local communities, where shrinking populations, a dearth of young recruits and an apparent lack of time have led to municipalities becoming more and more dependent on neighboring departments than their own.

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  20. Chautauqua County struggles to recruit volunteer firefightersRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 12, 2015 | Observer

    According to the National Fire Protection Association, there are approximately 100,000 fewer volunteer firefighters and more than 3,000 fewer all-volunteer fire departments today than there were in the early 1980s. Julius Leone, director of emergency services for Chautauqua County, said the trend is unmistakable in local communities, where shrinking populations, a dearth of young recruits and an apparent lack of time have led to municipalities becoming more and more dependent on neighboring departments than their own.

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