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A Washington, D.C. man visiting the region was charged Thursday with boating while intoxicated after a collision on the edge of Chautauqua Lake. Chautauqua County sheriff’s navigation patrol deputies responded shortly after 2 p.m. to the Sports Club Dock at the Chautauqua Institute and learned that Matthew G. Lockwood, 42, was operating a vessel southbound through the d…

Buffalo

Jim Holler, curiosity locked in, was content at first to watch. This was about two years ago, when a new kid showed up with a wooden motorboat that needed work, lots of it, at the Antique and Classic Boat Society, which makes its home in an old foundry occupied by the Buffalo Maritime Center on Arthur Street. Holler, now 92, is a well-loved elder within the legion of gr…

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A group of veteran boaters in the Safe Harbor Marina office at Buffalo Harbor reacted with incredulous laughter, sarcastic sighs and swearing Thursday to a proposed state law that would require all owners of motorized boats to take a safety course, no matter how long they've been on the water. But then Lancaster's Ron Rabent walked in. "I think everyone should have one,…

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Welcome to dock-and-dine season. Here are some of the restaurants that encourage boaters to pull up, hop off and grab food or drinks before heading back to the water. There are more places that could go on this list, but here's what we could gather in time for your lunchtime cruise. Some places could not be reached by telephone to confirm details. Send additions and upda…