12:11 pm
Mon March 24, 2014

Reed says his office will help displaced ConAgra employees

ConAgra Foods is closing its Fredonia and Dunkirk plants.

As ConAgra Foods prepares to close its Carriage House plants in Fredonia and Dunkirk, Rep. Tom Reed says lawmakers are working hard to ensure other businesses don’t do the same.

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10:13 am
Wed March 19, 2014

ConAgra closing plants in Dunkirk and Fredonia, leaving 425 jobless

The union representing workers at two ConAgra Foods plants in western New York say the company plans to close the plants, a move that would put more than 400 people out of work.

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Flood Warning issued through this afternoon
11:25 am
Sat January 11, 2014

Flooding reported in Chautauqua County

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A Flood Warning has been issued for the northern portions of Chautauqua County until 4:30 this afternoon.

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Senior English major hailed from Newfane
11:36 am
Sat November 2, 2013

Fredonia student collapses, dies in dorm room

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Authorities are reporting that a student at the State University of New York at Fredonia has died this morning.

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4:12 pm
Mon December 3, 2012

Boil water order lifted in Fredonia

A boil water order has been lifted in the Village of Fredonia. 

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Water conservation efforts urged
10:23 am
Sat December 1, 2012

Boil water order continues in Fredonia

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Health officials in Fredonia are continuing the boil water order through the weekend for residents in community.

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3:01 pm
Wed November 28, 2012

Fredonia residents under boil water order, asked to conserve

The Chautauqua County Health Department has issued a boil water order for the Village of Fredonia until further notice. 

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Memorial Service draws hundreds
11:49 am
Sun October 14, 2012

Fallen soldier honored in hometown

The Dunkirk community gathered together on Saturday to celebrate the life and service of a hometown soldier.

Fredonia native Sgt. Jonathan "Nate" Gollnitz lost his life last month due to a suicide bomb attack while serving in Afghanistan. The 28-year-old Gollnitz was committed to serving his country, serving five years in the Navy and then doing tours in Iraq and Afghanistan as an Army soldier.

Hundreds of family, friends and fellow service members joined the ceremony.

Gollnitz leaves behind a 4-year-old son.

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Suhr to appear at Ralph Wilson Stadium
9:43 am
Sun September 23, 2012

Gold medal hero returns home

Jenn Suhr, Olympic Gold Medalist
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Fredonia's downtown district was packed with fans as hometown Olympic gold medalist Jenn Suhr returned to the village.

After a record-setting performance in London, Suhr later beat her personal record with a vault that was three inches higher, extending her world lead in the sport. Suhr will be making performance stops throughout the region including one in Rochester next week and a visit to Ralph Wilson Stadium in two weeks.

Suhr's husband, Rick, credits the support of family and the region's fans for much of her success.

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