2018-05-04

Holland softball opens, Dutchesses lose three



Holland’s Shea Rowley spoiled Alden’s no-hitter with a third inning single on April 11.

Mav’s getting his smile back



<p class=”p1″><span class=”s1″>Maverick Shaw shows off his smile just 26 days after major reconstructive surgery.<span class=”Apple-converted-space”> </span></span></p>

Jesse J. Jansen, loving father, foreman for D & H Excavating



Jesse J. Jansen of Martin Road in Machias died Wednesday, April 25, 2018 while at Bertrand Chaffee Hospital in Springville. He was 55. Born Dec. 26, 1962 in Springville, he was a son of Rosalie Vedder and the late Charles J. Jansen.  He was a foreman for D &amp; H Excavating in Arcade. Jesse loved to work and his boys. […]

Franklinville PD receives prescription medication drop box



Safely disposing of unused prescription medications just got a little easier for residents of Cattaraugus County. Through a grant to Southern Tier Health Care System from the Western Regional Addiction Resource Collaborative, the Franklinville Police Department now has a medication drop box that will allow community members to safely dispose of unused prescription medications. Prescription and over-the-counter drugs are the […]

Remember When… #42



<p align=”center”><strong>10 Years Ago</strong> <p align=”center”><strong>May 1, 2008</strong> “Come to Mardi Gras” was the theme of the upcoming weekend’s Tri-County Community Trade Fair at the Tractor Supply Plaza in Arcade. Thirteen seniors at Holland Central were going to be vying for the title of queen during the 53<sup>rd</sup> annual Holland Tulip Festival on May 8-10. The theme was “A Celebration […]

Asbestos in floor tiles at Freedom Town Hall necessitate sealing; playground equipment to be installed at park



It was confirmed during the April meeting of the Freedom Town Board that the tiles on the floor of the meeting room/courtroom and the restrooms contain asbestos.  Although the tiles in the main meeting area are in good condition, those in the men’s room have broken apart in one small area.  Board members agreed to obtain information and estimates on […]

Arcade Fire Department hosts annual installation dinner



The Arcade Fire Department officers for 2018 are, back row: Billy Streicher, chief mechanic; Justin Marks, assistant mechanic; Debby Austin-LaCerais, secretary; Kathy Landahl, treasurer; Mark Schultz, chaplain; and Len Connelly, trustee; front row: Brian Meyers, second assistant chief; Chris Gleason, first assistant chief; Chris Lester, chief; Greg Landis, third assistant chief/trustee; William Streicher, fire coordinator with the Wyoming County Office […]

Beyond the Front Page May 4, 2018 Podcast



Nancy C. Horn Vargo, loving wife, irreplaceable mother, joyful Nonnie



Nancy C. Horn Vargo passed away peacefully Monday, April 23, 2018, with family by her side following a brief illness. She was 65. A graduate of Millard Fillmore Hospital School of Nursing, Nancy later received a BA in Communication from the State University of New York at Buffalo. Her most recent title was the adored Nurse Nancy at Buffalo Seminary. […]

Freedom councilman confirms wind farm is a certainty



It turns out that, despite the fact that a public hearing was held on the subject of a wind farm in Freedom and surrounding towns, it’s already a done deal and evidently was even before the hearing.  It was following some heated discussion during the board’s April 16 meeting that Councilman Ann Marie Dixon confirmed that the decision has already […]