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1 hr ago | Observer

Fredonia continues push for more sharing discussions

Fredonia Central School's top official is continuing to push for a public list of all high school programs currently provided by Erie 2 BOCES' component districts, as well as enrollment numbers for those programs.

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Related Topix: Fredonia, NY

6 hrs ago | Observer

City police nab two in armed robbery

Dunkirk Police have arrested two city men in connection with an alleged armed robbery that occurred early Tuesday afternoon in the area of Lake Shore Drive East and Gazelle Street.

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10 hrs ago | Observer

County IDA relocates to incubator

The State University of New York at Fredonia's Technology Incubator is welcoming the relocation of the County of Chautauqua Industrial Development Agency's northern county offices to its facility, located in the central business district of Dunkirk.

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Related Topix: Chautauqua, NY, Dunkirk, NY

11 hrs ago | Observer

Pay raises: Reality check for committees

Last year, a Salary Review Committee was set up in Chautauqua County to examine the wages paid to elected officials.

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Related Topix: Ashville, NY

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

Flying High

Much of Monday night's Public Facilities Committee meeting revolved around business at both Chautauqua County airports, with one resolution regarding a public hearing for a continued lease with the Jamestown Airport restaurant's current operator.

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Related Topix: US News, Federal Aviation Administration

Tue Aug 19, 2014

The Post-Journal, Jamestown New York

Master Gardener Program To Hold Pizza Tasting Tonight

The Cornell Cooperative Extension Master Gardener Program of Chautauqua County will be highlighting the "fruits" of the Pizza Garden and invite the public to attend a tasting of pizzas that feature the vegetables and herbs that have been grown in the demonstration garden as well as homemade cheeses from the Master Food Preservers at their next ... (more)

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Related Topix: Home Gardening, Home, Life, Food, Vegetables, Jamestown, NY

Federal Emergency Management Agency

Dunkirk Fire Department to Gain Mobile Burn Simulator - $360,000...

Chautauqua County's city of Dunkirk will receive a mobile burn unit that will allow the New York fire department and the county's 42 other departments to conduct live-fire training.

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Related Topix: Fire, FEMA, US News

WIVB-TV Buffalo

Farm wineries now have option to import grapes

After the harshest winter in decades, the New York State Agriculture Department is allowing farm wineries the option of importing wine grapes, if they could not grow enough of their own.

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Related Topix: Drink, Wine, Forestville, NY

Observer

County sales tax up, but not by much

This was evidenced by recent reports on sales tax collections from the New York State Association of Counties and state Comptroller Thomas DiNapoli's office.

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Related Topix: Cattaraugus County, NY

Mon Aug 18, 2014

Observer

Well-equipped

The 40th annual Chautauqua County Antique Equipment Show was held at 4578 Cemetery Road in Stockton over the weekend.

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Related Topix: Stockton, NY, Brocton, NY

Observer

Town leaders commune with constituents on lake shore

Councilmen for the town of Portland ventured off Main Street and headed to the lakefront to conduct town business and hear from their constituency on Wednesday.

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Related Topix: Portland, NY, Van Buren Point, NY

Albany Times Union

Former top prosecutors back

The formal backing, which includes the support of former U.S. attorney for the Northern District Daniel French and former state attorney general Robert Abrams, came Thursday.

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Related Topix: New York County, NY

The Post-Journal, Jamestown New York

White Plague Lecture Set For Sept. 11 At JCC

The Health Care Action Team of the Jamestown's Strategic Planning and Partnerships Commission announces a community education lecture for the public entitled ''Striking Back at the White Plague.'

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Related Topix: Theater, Arts, Chautauqua, NY, Fayetteville State University, University of Miami

The Post-Journal, Jamestown New York

Payne In Favor Of Countywide Police Department

Russell Payne, the Republican Party's candidate for Chautauqua County Sheriff, is advocating for central police services in Chautauqua County.

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Sun Aug 17, 2014

The Post-Journal, Jamestown New York

Water Works

Warm temperatures are setting the stage for algal blooms on area lakes. Though not all algal blooms are dangerous, harmful blue-green algae garnish media attention each summer.

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Related Topix: Blue Green Algae, Supplement, Bemus Point, NY

Observer

Western New York Garden & Landscape Symposium

The Cornell Cooperative Exten-sion of Chautauqua County Master Gardener Program is holding the first Western New York Garden & Landscape Symposium on Sept.

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Related Topix: Home Gardening, Home, Dewittville, NY, Entomology, Cornell University, Science, Chautauqua, NY

The Post-Journal, Jamestown New York

Thirty-Four - Horseback' Defendants Out Of Jail

Of the 44 individuals sent to Chautauqua County Jail for their alleged involvement in a massive heroin distribution ring, 34 are now back on the streets.

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Related Topix: Drugs, Jamestown, NY, Gerry, NY

Observer

Manufacturing and the economy

By TODD TRANUM - President & CEO of the Chautauqua County Chamber of Commerce & Executive Director of the Manufacturers Association of the Southe Manufacturing is very much alive in the United States, New York and right here in Chautauqua County.

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Related Topix: Health Insurance, Health, Education Etc.

New Jersey Herald

Woman faces charges after car hits horse buggy

A woman has been charged with drunken driving after her car crashed into a horse-drawn buggy in western New York.

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Related Topix: Clymer, NY

The Post-Journal, Jamestown New York

City Employees Paid More On Average Than County Workers

A study performed last month by the Empire Center for Public Policy Inc. in Albany calculated county and municipal payrolls across New York and average pay by employer for 2013-14 and found interesting results.

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Related Topix: New York, Lockport, NY, Jamestown, NY

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