Dunkirk, Barcelona harbors land nearly $2M for dredging

Another nearly $2 million will be coming to Chautauqua County for dredging two local harbors. On Friday, U.S. Rep. Tom Reed, R-Corning, announced an additional $675,000 in funding for Barcelona Harbor and an additional $1.19 million for Dunkirk Harbor to aid with dredging projects. “We care about supporting jobs, trade, recreation and tourism in our … Continue reading Dunkirk, Barcelona harbors land nearly $2M for dredging

Thinking positive about failures

Creativity is what drew Dr. Roger Firestien to Western New York. Originally from Colorado, he came to Buffalo to receive a Master of Science degree from the International Center for Studies in Creativity in 1979. He was a trailblazer of sorts. Back then, he was the seventh person to earn that degree. Today, there are … Continue reading Thinking positive about failures

Dunkirk hears plans for Lake Erie waterfront

The future looks swimmingly bright for Lake Erie waterfronts and harbors, according to presentations given by various agency representatives during Saturday’s Lake Erie Rally held at the Northern Chautauqua Conservation Club. Organized and proctored by Chautauqua County Executive Vince Horrigan, area officials, representatives and members of the public were updated on current waterfront projects and … Continue reading Dunkirk hears plans for Lake Erie waterfront

Lake Erie Rally to be Held May 13 in Dunkirk

DUNKIRK, N.Y.:-- The first Lake Erie Rally is scheduled for Saturday, May 13, 2017 from 9 a.m. to 11:30a.m. at the Northern Chautauqua Conservation Club, 1 Mullet Dr. in Dunkirk, N.Y. The Lake Erie Rally is free and open to the public. It will feature exhibits and presentations on the positive initiatives currently underway to … Continue reading Lake Erie Rally to be Held May 13 in Dunkirk

Federal Bill ‘A Win’ For Upstate

Funding to rehabilitate the Great Lakes and revitalize area neighborhoods will continue — at least for the time being. On Monday, U.S. Sen. Charles Schumer, D-N.Y., announced funds were included in a spending package deal for the Great Lakes Restoration Initiative as well as the HOME Investment Partnerships Program and Community Development Block Grant Program. … Continue reading Federal Bill ‘A Win’ For Upstate

Legislature Shows Support For Great Lakes Program

MAYVILLE — Chautauqua County legislators are taking a stance against President Donald Trump’s plans to slash funding for a program that’s helped improve Lake Erie and the Great Lakes system as a whole. During Wednesday’s meeting, the legislature unanimously supported a motion opposing any funding cuts to the Great Lakes Restoration Initiative under the Environmental … Continue reading Legislature Shows Support For Great Lakes Program