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GOWANDA — A kitten is alive and well, after being rescued from a storm drain. On Saturday around 8:45 p.m. the Gowanda Police received a report that a kitten had fallen into a storm drain on Buffalo Street at Union Street. This kitten was trapped in the drain and could not get out. Police contacted…

Head coach Jay Grann has put together the team he believes will proudly represent the area in the upcoming Babe Ruth 16-18 Year-Old World Series to be hosted by Jamestown at Diethrick Park later this summer. The team will be named Southern Tier and include athletes from Chautauqua County, Cattaraugus County and northwest Pennsylvania after…

ARKWRIGHT — More than half of the wind turbines are up and cleanup is commencing at most sites, Arkwright town officials learned last week. “Twenty-two turbines up and 14 to go,” Rod Clossman from EDP Renewables said. “We have to start renewing the wetlands and all the areas that we have to straighten back up,…

Less than two months before the first Offshore Powerboat Racing in Dunkirk, organizers were on hand last week to discuss details and logistics for what is expected to be the largest happening in the city this summer. Larry Bleil, chief executive officer of Race World Offshore, and his team met with city officials and looked…

So much of the livelihoods of area residents depends on Lake Erie, and an event on Saturday highlighted that fact. Several dozen community members and officials from across the region gathered at the Northern Chautauqua Conservation Club in Dunkirk to celebrate the importance of the largest body of water in the area, as part of…

A late winter may have kept the project from initiating sooner, but the rehabilitation and construction of homes near a main thoroughfare in Dunkirk are expected to be complete by March 2019. Neighbors near the sites and motorists traveling on Route 60 may have noticed the tear down of homes and the pouring of foundations…

Nestlé has been active on a lot of sustainability fronts lately, from water and climate policy to deforestation and workers’ rights, to plant-based protein and plastic packaging reduction. While progress can often be slow for large global companies with complex supply chains, Nestlé has continued to reduce the negative impacts of its operations and the amount of salt, sugar and saturated fats used in its products…

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