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2 hrs ago | The Post-Journal, Jamestown New York

Area Police Reports

Michael E. Marple, 59, of East Amherst was charged Sunday with disorderly conduct.

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Related Topix: East Amherst, NY, Mayville, NY

6 hrs ago | The Post-Journal, Jamestown New York

4-H Youth Participate In Fashion Revue

Chautauqua County 4-H participants had their barn displays judged for a prize during fair week.

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6 hrs ago | Observer

Grape Discovery Center plays host to NYS maple producers

The Grape Discovery Center in Westfield recently hosted nearly 100 maple producers from across New York state and other states as part of the 2014 New York State Maple Tour.

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Related Topix: Westfield, NY, Chautauqua, NY, Mayville, NY

Sun Jul 27, 2014

Observer

Corey Near wins Chautauqua County Fair Demolition Derby finale

With a chance to reach the state demolition derby championship up for grabs, 14 cars took part in the large car feature Sunday evening at the Budweiser Grandstand on the Chautauqua County Fairgrounds.

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Related Topix: Dunkirk, NY, Westfield, NY, Fredonia, NY, Stockton, NY

The Post-Journal, Jamestown New York

County Officials Respond To Residents' Landfill Noise Concerns

According to County Executive Vince Horrigan, the landfill's hours have not changed, but officials have re-routed early morning traffic away from the Bemus-Ellery Road and onto Route 430 to address issues with noise for local residents.

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Related Topix: Bemus Point, NY

Observer

Officials re-route early morning landfill traffic

According to County Executive Vince Horrigan, the landfill's hours have not changed, but officials have re-routed early morning traffic away from the Bemus-Ellery Road and onto Route 430 to address issues with noise for local residents.

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Related Topix: Bemus Point, NY

The Post-Journal, Jamestown New York

Natural Gas And Upstate New York

If you live in New York City or the suburban counties that surround it, you need not worry that a drilling rig will pull up to explore for natural gas.

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Related Topix: New York, North Yorkshire County, England, World News, East Riding of Yorkshire County, England, United Kingdom, New York Government

The Post-Journal, Jamestown New York

County Antique Equipment Show Set For Aug. 15-17

The 40th annual Chautauqua County Antique Equipment Show runs Aug. 15-17 at the Antique Equipment Association grounds on Cemetery Road, Stockton.

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Related Topix: Stockton, NY, Home Gardening, Home, Chautauqua, NY, Home Listing

Observer

4-Hers sheep fitting skills put to the test

Thursday night's 4-H Sheep Fitting Show saw its own wave of excitement as 20 youth participated in classes, testing their skills at preparing a sheep for show.

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Related Topix: Chautauqua, NY

Sat Jul 26, 2014

Observer

4-Hers - hoppy' about rabbit exhibition awards

Receiving the honor of Best of Show was Kenneth Marion with his Tan and the Reserve Best of Show was Christopher King with his Himalayan.

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Related Topix: Chautauqua, NY

Observer

Task force to seek information on Forestville's viability

No matter one's stance on whether the village of Forestville dissolves, a task force was created with the primary goal to inform the community.

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Related Topix: Forestville, NY

Observer

Telling it from the Foothills

Geoffrey Smagacz can never be accused of forgetting where he comes from. The Chautauqua County native and SUNY Fredonia graduate honored his hometown, his heritage, and the area's cultures by writing the novella and short story collection "A Waste of Shame and Other Sad Tales of the Appalachian Foothills."

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Related Topix: Fredonia, NY, Lily Dale, NY

The Post-Journal, Jamestown New York

Aquatic Aggression

When Charles Ames saw small crops of an unfamiliar plant taking hold in his pond on Willard Street Extension last summer, he thought maybe it was the work of a form of seaweed.

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Observer

Retrospective

Busti-Lakewood Police Lt. John R. Bentley II, eldest son of the late Chautauqua County Sheriff, has accepted the Republican nomination for the job his late father held for more than 20 years.

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Related Topix: Dunkirk, NY, Beer

Fri Jul 25, 2014

Observer

County Clerk Speaks to Genealogical Society about county records

Recently Chautauqua County Clerk Larry Barmore spoke to the members of the Chautauqua County Genealogical Society at the Barker Library in Fredonia.

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Related Topix: Fredonia, NY

The Post-Journal, Jamestown New York

4-H Celebrates 50th Auction At Chautauqua County Fair

It was 50 years ago when a father, friend and farmer looked to create a place where 4-H kids could be rewarded for their hard work.

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Related Topix: Sinclairville, NY, Mayville, NY

Observer

Executive director of Fredonia T...

The State University of New York at Fredonia announced today that the Fredonia Technology Incubator will enter a transition phase with the pending departure of its executive director and the beginning of new initiatives to provide expanded opportunities for job growth in the community.

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Related Topix: Fredonia, NY, SUNY Buffalo, Buffalo, NY, Andrew Cuomo, US Governors

Observer

Floral Hall announces best in show winners

These are the winners of the sponsor awards and Best of Show for Floral Hall this year at the Chautauqua County Fair: Chautauqua Patrons Insurance Co.

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Related Topix: Chautauqua, NY

Observer

Making sure - No One Forgets'

Almost quietly, Dunkirk resident Richard Titus has been an advocate for those who have served the United States of America.

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Related Topix: Dunkirk, NY, Fredonia, NY, Portland, NY

Thu Jul 24, 2014

Observer

John R. Matuszewski

John R. "Skeeter" Matuszewski, age 69, of Dun-kirk, NY died Wednesday at the WCA Hospital in Jamestown, NY.

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Related Topix: Jamestown, NY, Dunkirk, NY

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