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Lakewood In Search Of Lifeguards For Village Beach

LAKEWOOD — The village of Lakewood is seeking certified lifeguards, a shortage seen elsewhere in Chautauqua County. The lack of interested candidates, as well as the condition of the lake that has forced the closure of the Lakewood village beach, has been discussed by members of the ...

Fenton Again Searching For Executive Director

The Fenton History Center is again searching for a new executive director. After only two months on the job, Renee Freifeld is no longer the Fenton History Center executive director. Freifeld had started her new position on Jan. 10 after 30 years of being a communications ...

Borrello Seeks Re-election In New District

Serving in the 57th state Senate district since 2019, George Borrello announced Tuesday he will be seeking re-election to the state Legislature in the newly configured 58th state Senate district. The newly configured 58th district, created as a result of redistricting, encompasses ...

Week Raises Awareness For Food Program

National Child and Adult Care Food Program week is being recognized locally by Chautauqua Opportunities Inc. through Saturday. The primary goal of program is to provide students attending child care homes and centers with nutritious meals, while also assisting to establish healthy eating ...

Sheridan Voters Closer To Choice On Cannabis

SHERIDAN — Resident Susan Bigler’s effort to bring a townwide referendum to allow cannabis dispensaries and smoking dens took another step forward. During this month’s Town Board meeting, Bigler’s petition to get the law on the ballot was seemingly verified. “I went through all the ...

Carroll To Use ARPA Funds On Public Safety Projects

FREWSBURG — Projects and equipment purchases that will receive American Rescue Plan Act funds have been approved by the Carroll Town Board. Members of the board last week approved 11 allocations to receive $184,186 of the $340,000 the town obtained in ARPA funds. Of those 11 allocations, ...