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Fredonia area Girl Scouts of WNY host World Thinking Day event

Girl Scouts of Western New York from the Chadwick Bay Service Unit 204 hosted a World Thinking Day celebration on Saturday, Feb. 18, at the Masonic Forest Lodge in Fredonia. The event included 39 Girl Scouts from nine troops. SUNY Enactus volunteers assisted Girl Scouts of Western New York ...

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Fredonia announces winners of inaugural Sorel Piano Competition

The Fredonia School of Music is delighted to announce the winners of the inaugural Claudette Sorel Piano Competition, held in the Juliet J. Rosch Recital Hall on Feb. 26. Ten finalists were selected from a group of talented young pianists, ages 15 to 18, based on an online first round of the ...

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Westfield Middle School names February Students of the Month

WESTFIELD — On a monthly basis, Westfield Middle School honors one student at each grade level as the Student of the Month. Teachers and staff had the opportunity to nominate one student who they believed met the following criteria: 1. Follows Westfield’s Rules of Respect for staff and ...

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U.S. Air Force Airman Mackenzie L. Van Zile graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, San Antonio, Texas. Van Zile is the daughter of Carl Van Zile of Forestville and Vicki Zembryski of Fredonia, step-daughter of Mark Zembryski of Fredonia and Genevieve Van Zile ...

Dunkirk School 3 February Students of the Month

Submitted Photo The following Dunkirk School Three students were selected by their teachers as February Students of the Month. Front row from left: Lluvia Diaz, Valeria Alicea Santiago, Bernice Salazar, Marcus Santiago and Miguel Santos Vega. Row 2: Jeliel Navarro Robles, Fabian Burgos, ...

Dunkirk Middle School Students of the Month

Submitted Photo The following students were named as Students of the Month at Dunkirk Middle School for the month of January: Front row from left: Emily Pacheco, Alexis Davis, Jose Rosario Perez, Markell Santiago and Anthony Figueroa. Back row: Eduardo Perez, Anisha Edwards, Michael Mitchell ...

Forestville Elementary Students of the Month

Submitted Photo Forestville Elementary School Students of the Month for February are pictured. Back row from left: third grader Justin Hycner; fifth grader Olivia Klusek; sixth grader Emily Barlette-Dye; and fourth grader Mason Cole. Middle Row: second grader Manny Sanchez; fourth grader ...

Jamestown Community College’s Phi Theta Kappa chapter inducts new members

JAMESTOWN — Jamestown Community College’s Phi Theta Kappa chapter, Alpha Kappa Beta, inducted new members recently on the Jamestown Campus. Phi Theta Kappa, the national two-year college honor fraternity, has chapters on the Jamestown and Cattaraugus County campuses. A student must ...

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...Gwen Stokes of Fredonia has been recognized for the achievement of academic excellence and has earned a place on the Dean’s Honor List at Houghton College for the fall semester of 2016. She is currently a freshman majoring in biology. To earn the academic honor of the Dean’s Honor List, ...

Westfield Academy and Central School team competes at ‘We the People’

Submitted Photo Westfield Academy and Central School sent a team to the state-wide “We the People” competition last weekend. This competition is held annually and the preparation is a class taught by Greg Birner. The students research and prepare speeches to present to a panel of judges ...

Westfield-Mayville Rotary Club honors its Scholars of the Month

WESTFIELD — The Rotary Club of Westfield-Mayville proudly honored seniors Maxwell Bates of Westfield Academy and Central School and Joseph Parker of Chautauqua Lake Central School as “Scholars of the Month” on Feb. 28 during a meeting of this organization in Westfield. These outstanding ...

Students of the Month announced by Chautauqua Lake Central School

MAYVILLE — Students of the Month at Chautauqua Lake Central School, honored for December and January achievements are Taylor Phelps, Thomas Gurga, Katelyn Fardink, Betty Sue Hamrick, Hannah Weise, and Jeffrey Bajdo. The student recognition program honors students in grades 7 through 12 whose ...

Dunkirk woman named Administrator of the Year

Submitted Photo A testimonial dinner was held on Jan. 28 at the American Legion Post 62 in Dunkirk in honor of the American Legion Department of New York Commander John B. Sampson. Attending the dinner as a guest was Pat Mleczko, administrator at the Dunkirk VA Clinic. Recently, Mleczko was ...

Dunkirk School 5 January Students of the Month

Submitted Photo Dunkirk Elementary School recently honored its January Students of the Month at a morning assembly featuring the character trait of courage. Building Principal David Boyda presented certificates to the following students: Front row from left: Hannah Michalak, Hayden Cason, ...

Silver Creek Boy Scouts help Resource Center

Submitted Photo Boy Scout Troop 252 of Silver Creek recently completed an Eagle Scout project under the direction of Eagle Candidate Nick Coggins. The boys worked together to build 15 easels that will be donated to the Resource Center in Dunkirk and the Resource Center in Jamestown. This ...

Westfield Middle School names students of the month

WESTFIELD — On a monthly basis, Westfield Middle School honors one student at each grade level as the Student of the Month. Teachers and staff had the opportunity to nominate one student who they believed met the following criteria: 1. Follows Westfield’s Rules of Respect for staff and ...

A.J. Schmidt students team with Meals on Wheels

Submitted Photo ANGOLA — Kindergarten students at A.J. Schmidt Elementary wanted to spread some kindness in the community and decided to make Valentines placemats for Meals on Wheels. These placemats were then included in the Valentine’s Day meals they distribute throughout the area. ...