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Perry-Warsaw Airport receives $45K grant

The Perry-Warsaw Airport has secured a $45,000 grant through federal funding from the Department of Transportation, the office of Congressman Chris Collins announced Monday, July 24.

Alle-Catt Wind Farm hosts open house
Updated: July 21, 2017 - 4:54 pm

“I think it’s wonderful,” Dan Metcalf said during the Alle-Catt Wind Farm Open House hosted by Invenergy at the Centerville Town Hall Monday evening. “I want to see it happen, I’d like as many [wind turbines] as possible.”

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Severe crash in Freedom hospitalizes family of five
Updated: July 20, 2017 - 11:46 am

At 4:19 p.m. Sunday, July 16 on Route 98 in the Town of Freedom, a southbound pickup truck collided with a parked van as it traveled off the west side of the road- according to the Cattaraugus County Sheriff’s Office- resulting in serious injuries and the hospitalization of a family of five. 

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Shake on the Lake taking serious turn in sixth season
Updated: July 20, 2017 - 10:27 am

Shake on the Lake returns in 2017 with its sixth year, its first tragedy, three new cast members and its longest festival to date.

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Warsaw Area News

Friday 07/21/2017
‘Wilder Days’ at museum to feature Dean Butler
Updated: July 21, 2017 - 2:26 pm

Dean Butler, better known to Little House on the Prairie fans as Almanzo Wilder, will be the guest celebrity at the Saturday and Sunday, Aug. 5 and 6 Laura Ingalls Wilder Days as Genesee Country Village & Museum.

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Two charged with welfare fraud
Posted: July 21, 2017

WARSAW — Two women are facing felony charges in connection to joint welfare fraud investigations by the Wyoming County Sheriff’s Office and the Department of Social Services, deputies said.

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New Student Success Center open at GCC
Posted: July 21, 2017

The new Student Success Center at Genesee Community College's Batavia campus officially opened Monday, July 17.

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Academic accomplishments - July 20 edition
Posted: July 21, 2017

The following students completed their baccalaureate studies at the State University of New York at Oswego in the  spring:

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Arcade Area News

Friday 07/21/2017
Town of Lyndon: Public comments heard about county roads
Updated: July 21, 2017 - 4:58 pm

The Lyndon town board began its meeting on Tuesday, July 11, hearing comments from residents about county roads within the town, especially Lyndon Center Road. The board extended an invitation to County Legislators Donna Vickman and Bob Breton, who listened to comments and then answered questions.  

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Village of Franklinville: Village holds Public Hearing on grants for water system
Updated: July 21, 2017 - 4:55 pm

Brad Sick, a design engineer from the Larson Design Group, attended the July 10 meeting of the village board to present the village with details on a Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) that the village may be eligible for. The grant is a federal grant that is authorized by the Housing and Community Development Act (HUD).

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Thursday 07/20/2017
Town of Holland: Board member defends cemetery employee
Updated: July 20, 2017 - 11:48 am

At June’s monthly Town of Holland meeting, some discussion surrounded the state of veteran sites in the town cemetery as Gary Kingston of the American Legion shared his concerns; he had stated that the veterans “deserved more respect” and implied that the caretaker of the cemetery had been careless.

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Town of Arcade: Residents discuss concerns with board members
Updated: July 20, 2017 - 11:47 am

Town of Arcade residents attended the Monday, July 10 meeting to bring up some concerns and ask questions to board members. One particular concern Ralph Monahan of East Arcade had was in regard to the abandoned house-numbering project idea that had once been talked about years ago. 

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Warsaw crowns three LCAA Champions on the track

The Warsaw Tigers seniors continue to put their stamp of excellence on the spring track season. This past weekend in Caledonia-Mumford at the LCAA Championships, the Tigers were led by a pair of familiar athletes who continue to climb towards the top once again.

Legion chaplain speaks of ‘Everyday Heroes’

While many people experience anxiety at the thought of public speaking, H. Peter Andrews considers it an honor to do so. Andrews, chaplain for the Glenn Pratt Post #1460 in Machias, has been asked to speak during the Memorial Day observances at the Delevan and Machias cemeteries for the past six years. While delivering his addresses, it is clear to his listeners that his passion is for God, family, country, and community. 

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  1. Academic accomplishments - July 20 edition

    The following students completed their baccalaureate studies at the State University of New York at Oswego in the  spring:
  2. Area ladies show off gardens for a great cause

    Gardening is a hobby that takes a lot of time, but the fruits of the labor can be absolutely breathtaking.  Some local gardeners were asked to take part in a Garden Tour and Luncheon, sponsored by the Attica Garden Club, to benefit the Gateway Home, located on Main Street in Attica, on Sunday, July 16.  These folks agreed wholeheartedly, when they learned what this benefit was all about.
  3. Hidden Valley welcomes a baby boy

    While many in the area were finding ways to stay dry during yet another rainstorm on Thursday, Hidden Valley Animal Adventure welcomed a baby boy zebra to their family.
  4. Music in the Park at Sardinia

    The Summer Music Series in Sardinia Kicked-off last week on Tuesday, July 11 with Paul Zittel & Pure Country. Sponsored by the Sardinia Town Board, and coordinated by Councilman Len Hochadel, the shows take place from 6 to 8 p.m. at Veterans Park on Genesee Road each Tuesday evening until Aug. 15.
  5. Java couple looks to serve their community with convenience store

    Joe Siler Jr. and his wife, Erica, are the new owners of Creekside Convenience, formerly EJ’s Country Store, on Route 78 in Hermitage.  The couple had been looking at the property for some time.  It happened that Erica’s grandfather golfed with Ed LeBlanc, the business’ former owner, who mentioned that he was thinking of selling.  When the couple heard the news, they were very excited and made arrangements to make the purchase.
  6. Garden walks this weekend

    Despite the number of rainy days our area has seen recently, many locals have still been able to get outside and enjoy the sunshine and warm temperatures. Some choose to go to the beach while others will go for a hike at a park or forest; and others prefer camping. Whatever the pleasure, outside is decidedly the place to be during the summer. 
  7. Women’s Suffrage Movement recreated at local sewing event

    In November of 1917, women were given the right to vote in New York State.  This milestone was not reached without the tireless campaigning of some very brave and industrious women.  Although it was ultimately the vote of their husbands that gave them this right, there were women working feverishly for years to make it happen as part of the women’s suffrage movement.