2018-01-25

County urges governor to change ‘chargeback’ policy



<p class=”p1″>A resolution was passed at the Tuesday, Jan. 16 Board of Supervisors meeting urging Gov. Andrew Cuomo and state legislatures to exempt the county tuition “chargeback” obligations for The Fashion Institute of Technology.</p><p class=”p3″>All counties in New York State are obligated to provide funds to community colleges outside their jurisdiction for reimbursement of tuition for students attending college outside […]

Michael Keefe Thorpe, worked enthusiastically as a farmer, active member of Calvary Heights Baptist Church



Michael Keefe Thorpe of East Aurora passed on to heaven Monday, Jan. 22, 2018 at home surrounded by his family, following a courageous battle against cancer. He was 66. Michael was born in Wales on June 9, 1951 to the late Arthur and Ada Thorpe.  For his entire life, Michael worked enthusiastically as a farmer, beginning in Springville. After attending Alfred […]

Catherine Almeter Wrobel, devoted wife



New York State Police report — Jan. 25 issue



<p class=”p1″><span class=”s1″><strong>SUNDAY, JAN. 21</strong></span></p><p class=”p2″><span class=”s1″><em>Driving while intoxicated</em></span></p><p class=”p3″><span class=”s1″>GAINESVILLE, 1:28 a.m. — <strong>Kevin A. Hartman</strong>, 42, of Wethersfield, was arrested on Route 19 and charged with the misdemeanors aggravated driving while intoxicated and DWI, according to a State Police report. He was also charged with the infractions operating motor vehicle without inspection certificate, moved from lane unsafely, speeding, […]

Catherine Almeter Wrobel, devoted wife



Catherine Almeter Wrobel, of Greenville, S.C. and formerly of Arcade, passed away Saturday, Jan. 6, 2018 at her home with family at her side. She was 81.   Born Dec. 26, 1936, she was a daughter of the late John and Anna Almeter of Arcade. Catherine was a communicant of St. Mary Magdalene of R.C. Church in Greenville. Her husband, […]

Warsaw man accused of stalking ex-girlfriend



Donald Heineman, loving father, grandfather; U.S. Army veteran, lifelong farmer



Walter W. Hofmann, an ‘institution’ at farmers’ markets; enjoyed limericks, jokes



Town of Machias: Reorganizational Meeting held



The Town Machias Town Board held a Reorganizational Meeting on Tuesday, Jan. 2, in which the following was discussed:  • Accountant Kathy Berry gave her audit reports of the town offices; board members accepted the reports. • Justice Fran Lounsbury reported he and Town Clerk Beth Rose interviewed an applicant for the court clerk position, and are confident they will […]

Alfred S. Thomas, machine operator at Robinson Knife Factory, avid bird watcher



Alfred S. Thomas of Arcade passed away Tuesday, Jan. 16, 2018 at Bertrand Chaffee Hospital in Springville. He was 89. Born on May 16, 1928 in Parsons, Kan., he was a son of the late Maurice and Minerva Thomas. Alfred worked as a machine operator for the Robinson Knife Factory in Springville. He was an avid bird watcher. Alfred loved […]