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Dunkirk Waterfront Likely In Line For More Cash

Dunkirk Mayor Wilfred Rosas is riding a wave of optimism regarding the possibility of receiving an additional $4.75 million in federal funding to assist with the city’s waterfront. Rosas said Wednesday he has been in touch with U.S. Sen. Charles Schumer regarding a project that would better ...

Summer Sweets: Library Hosts Cookie Competition

Lakewood Memorial Library held a cookie decorating contest for children Tuesday. Kids had the opportunity to create ocean creatures out of cookies and other decorations. The cookie decorating event was split between two age brackets. The first event was open to children under 12 and the ...

Attendance ‘Great’ So Far At Cattaraugus County Fair

LITTLE VALLEY — Attendance is booming and there are still plenty of events left as the Cattaraugus County Fair celebrates its 179th year. The fair, which returned last year after being forced to cancel in 2020 due to COVID-19, has so far attracted large crowds. "Attendance has been great," ...

Photographer Uses Tech To Tell Story On Light Pollution

CHAUTAUQUA — A National Geographic photographer wants people to give the night a special place in their minds. Jim Richardson thinks a lot about the night sky and how it can be reclaimed. He also wants to end light pollution, and he shared his views with and Amphitheater audience Monday at ...

Mina In Process Of Creating Solar Development Law

The town of Mina is in the process of creating a solar development law. The law is focused on the three different types of solar devices and locations or uses and is being put in place in order to protect the health and safety of town residents. The three types are commercial, residential ...

County Mental Health Clinic Completes Move

DUNKIRK — There’s a new behavioral health clinic located at 60 Franklin St. in Dunkirk. The Chautauqua County Department of Mental Hygiene held an open house last week for the clinic. It replaces one that was in office building space Chautauqua County used to rent at Third Street and ...