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Buchanan Wins Seat Following Absentee Ballot Count

A longtime Republican county legislator from Dunkirk has lost his seat following absentee ballot counting. On Monday, the Chautauqua County Board of Elections counted the absentee ballots and reviewed races that were within a 20-vote margin. Among the races reviewed was county Legislative ...

Legislature OKs Multiple Agreements For Sheriff’s Office

MAYVILLE – County lawmakers have approved a number of agreements with the Sheriff’s Office. During the county legislature meeting, officials approved a new agreement with Chautauqua Lake Central School for police presence. In the agreement, an officer will make daily one-hour visits when ...

Clymer Central School Revisiting Tuition Policy

CLYMER — Clymer Central School is discussing revisiting its tuition policy after receiving multiple questions about it from the community. “I’ve received a couple of phone calls inquiring about that,” Superintendent Beth Olson said at the latest school board meeting. “Do we have ...

Mayville DPW Director Announces Retirement

MAYVILLE – Come January when a large snowstorm is hitting in the middle of the night, John Buxton won’t have to worry about getting up to make sure the roads are cleared. That’s because the village Department of Public Works director will be enjoying retirement. During the Mayville ...

George Borrello Blasts The Clean Slate Bill

Shortly after Gov. Kathy Hochul signed the Clean Slate Act, her office sent an email with statements from more than 50 of the bill’s supporters. State Sen. George Borrello, R-Sunset Bay, isn’t among those on that list. “Governor Hochul’s signing today of the Clean Slate Act is ...

Fenton Hosts Community Meeting

The Fenton History Center has added some items to its display that belonged to the center’s namesake - late Gov. Reuben Eaton Fenton. During the nearly 20-minute briefing during a recent gathering of stakeholders and potential donors, Janet Wahlberg, president of the center’s board, ...