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Creative Arts

Local musicians set to rock all day

Five dollars will get you 12 hours of rock n’ roll at the Central Tavern in Elmira May 9. Organized by the people behind the...

Students rhyme and have a good time

“After all those years of being stuck on a page, did you ever think you’d see me on stage?” There will be no question in...

ETC ready to set the stage on fire

For the next couple of weeks, there’ll be no place safer than the Elmira Theatre. That’s because you can expect to find a sizable...

At Breslau PS, they’re off to see the Wizard

Breslau P.S. wants to take you over the rainbow and down the yellow brick road. The school is staging the Wizard of Oz for...

Medieval romp planned for EMSF

A student falls asleep over her history homework to find herself transported back to medieval times, where she goes on a knight’s quest, learns...

A comedic ode to the theatre

Light, happy entertainment may be just the tonic needed in these recessionary days. The Drowsy Chaperone, billed as a musical inside a comedy, is...

EDSS readies two plays for drama festival

Audiences watching the Elmira District Secondary School production of Women of Troy will no doubt be glad they’re staging a modern adaptation for the...

The right part at the right time

The concept seemed to lack mass appeal – women from eight to 80 talking about their, um, private bits – but somewhere along the...

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St. Boniface School Graduation

Graduation this year was very different for all schools, especially the graduates of Grade 8.   This was...

Despite cancellation of this year’s event, EMSF plans to distribute $35K to local charities

For 56 years the Elmira Maple Syrup Festival has supported dozens of local organizations in the region,...

Delve deep into Observer archives.

Looking for a previous edition of The Observer? Our online archives extend back to 2008.

Region to discuss making masks mandatory

Health officials are considering making face masks mandatory in public, an issue that will be discussed next...

Province to provide $780K in support of local tourism

The COVID-19 crisis ravaged large swathes of the economy, perhaps none more fully than the tourism industry....

Council approves zone change for township development in village

Slightly scaled back, a townhouse development in Wellesley village moved one step closer this week when township...

We’re letting our routine vaccinations slide, say experts

Even as the world is waiting for one specific vaccination to be created, many others are being...