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County Accepts $6.2M Grant For Airport

MAYVILLE — Chautauqua County is moving ahead with plans to rehabilitate a runway at the Chautauqua County-Jamestown Airport. During this week’s county Legislature meeting, lawmakers unanimously accepted a $6,240,272 grant from the Federal Aviation Administration to pay for costs ...

Motion To Preserve 23rd Congressional District Falls Short

Local leaders aren’t united if Chautauqua County should remain in the 23 Congressional District after next year. During the county Legislature meeting Wednesday, lawmakers voted 11-6 urging the “preservation of existing boundaries of New York State 23rd Congressional District.” Even ...

SUNY Fredonia Alumna Among Nominees for U.S. Attorney

OBSERVER Staff Report President Joe Biden has announced eight nominees to serve as U.S. Attorneys across the country, including State University of New York at Fredonia alumna Trini E. Ross as the U.S. Attorney nominee for the Western District of New York. In making the announcement, the ...

‘It’s Smart, It’s Fair’

ALBANY — New York will require all state employees to get vaccinated against the coronavirus by Labor Day or undergo weekly tests for COVID-19, Gov. Andrew Cuomo said Wednesday. The announcement was promptly criticized by Chautauqua County’s representative in the New York State ...

IDA OKs One Solar Project Tax Break

More solar projects are coming to Chautauqua County. This week, the county Industrial Development Agency has given its approval for tax breaks for a solar project in the town of Pomfret, while it has started looking into another solar project in the town of Sheridan. POMFRET SOLAR ...