Achievement

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Brandon Powell, a member of Boy Scout Troop 267, recently received the rank of Eagle Scout. Powell built the bench pictured and eight others as part of his Eagle Project. Camp Gross in Cassadaga is home to the benches.

Fredonia Troop 67 has another Eagle Scout

On Sunday, Jan. 8, members of Troop 267 along with members of the community gathered to celebrate Brandon Powell as he received his rank of Eagle Scout with the Boy Scouts of America. Among attendees were Assemblyman Andy Goodell, Jacqueline Phelps for Congressman Tom Reed, Fredonia Trustee ...

Westfield-Mayville Rotary Club honors its Scholars of the Month

WESTFIELD — At the Jan. 17 meeting of the Rotary Club of Westfield-Mayville Kendralyn Matonic of Brocton Central School, Emily Brown of Chautauqua Lake Central School, and Alaina Cockram of Westfield Academy and Central School were given recognition as “Scholars of the Month.” These ...

Lake Shore Hat Donation

Lake Shore freshmen collect hats for mission

Submitted Photo The Lake Shore Freshman Academy gave its students a challenge in December, and that challenge was to collect as many winter hats by Christmas as they could. Over 40 hats were gathered and were donated to St. Luke’s Mission in Buffalo to provide necessities for those that ...

Michael Saum

Navy commodore is son of Dunkirk woman

PORT HUENEME, Calif. — “We Build, We Fight” has been the motto of the U. S. Navy’s Construction Force, known as the “Seabees,” for the past 75 years. Pawling, New York native and Trinity Pawling High School graduate, Captain Michael Saum, builds and fights around the world as a ...

Ready to save lives: Practical nursing candidates graduate

CASSADAGA — The Erie 2 Chautauqua Cattaraugus BOCES School of Practical Nursing at the Cassadaga Job Corps Academy marked the graduation of its most recent class this past week. On Thursday, 15 students completed the intense, one-year-long training course to prepare for a career as a ...

Just between us

...Kyle Cataldo, son of Jennifer Cataldo in North Collins, has been named to the Fall 2016 Dean’s List at St. John Fisher College in Rochester. Cataldo, a senior, is a media management and digital cultures/technologies double major. To be eligible for the Dean’s List at St. John Fisher ...

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Dunkirk School 7 Students of the Month

Submitted Photo School 7 Elementary Principal Michele Heenan awarded Student of the Month certificates to the following students who were chosen by their teachers. Front row from left: Kenderson Costa, Liam McMurray, Jamiee Kelsey and Cianni Rosas. Middle row: Gracey Kozlowski, Amilia Ruiz, ...

DHS PERIOD~2

DHS classes excel in H&R Block competition

Submitted Photos The H&R Block Budget Challenge is a free teen financial literacy program in the form of an online game that simulates real life as an adult: paying bills, managing expenses, saving money, investing in retirement, paying taxes, unexpected events and more. Participants ...

Collin and Cody Hoffman

Westfield announces its Middle School Students of the Month

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 peers 2. Shows ...

Brocton names two Students of the Month

BROCTON — Elise Miller was selected by the Brocton High School faculty and staff as Student of the Month for January 2017. Elise is a junior at Brocton High School and resides in Brocton with her parents, Cathy and Blaise Miller. Elise is an outstanding student. She is consistently on honor ...

Lake Shore Stunning Students

Submitted Photo The Freshman Academy is proud to announce its Stunning Students for the month of December. These students were selected by their Academy teachers for displaying the six “Cs” of the Academy: compassion, character, consistency, cooperation, critical thinking, and capability. ...

Silver Creek Knights of the Month

Submitted Photos Four upperclassmen and one staff member of the Silver Creek Central School District were selected as Knights of the Month for December 2016 for embodying the character trait of generosity. As defined by the Character Council of Western New York, the December 2016 Knights of ...

Silver Creek Middle School October Knights of the Month

Submitted Photo Teachers at Silver Creek Central Middle School have the opportunity every academic year to select two students per grade level to serve as Knights of the Month. The students are selected based on the following criteria: strong work ethic, helpfulness, respectfulness and ...

Silver Creek Middle School November Knights of the Month

Submitted Photo Teachers at Silver Creek Central Middle School have the opportunity every academic year to select two students per grade level to serve as Knights of the Month. The students are selected based on the following criteria: strong work ethic, helpfulness, respectfulness and ...

December Knights of the Month

Submitted Photo Teachers at Silver Creek Central Middle School have the opportunity every academic year to select two students per grade level to serve as Knights of the Month. The students are selected based on the following criteria: strong work ethic, helpfulness, respectfulness and ...

Do You Remember?

Submitted Photo Pictured is the 1982 Fredonia High School Section VI B-2 and Class B supersectional championship baseball team. In front row from left: Chuck Nicosia, Mark Coyle, Tom Dawes. Middle row: Coach Pete Criscione, Kent Hilton, Frank Pullano, Kevin Haas, Bryon Norton, Jon Wysong and ...

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Westfield artist Trenton Lutes was the recipient of a 2017 Artist in Community grant.

Artist in Community grant awarded to Westfield artist

WESTFIELD — Since the first day of the new year, local artist, Trenton Lutes, will have a lot on his plate. Aside from his usual creative processes and beginners bonsai classes, Lutes is also now the recipient of the 2017 Artist in Community Grant.  The grant is administered by the ...

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On Dec. 22, Brocton Elementary School celebrated its character education assembly. Sixteen students were chosen as Students of the Month representing grades K through 5. These students demonstrated the traits of kindness and caring on a daily basis. The following students were chosen as Students of the Month for December; front row from left: Grace Lundin, Aiden McKenna, Konner Willingham, Kazlyn Trask, Sarah DiLorenzo, Taylor Stoll, Logan Lanphere, Khloe Krauter and Dana Shaw. Second row: Faye Hilliker, Andrea Spiller, Hailey Carlson, Joseph Watson, Alyssa Stein, Anthony Gatto and Gemma (Evie) Morrison.

Brocton Elementary Students of the Month

Submitted Photo On Dec. 22, Brocton Elementary School celebrated its character education assembly. Sixteen students were chosen as Students of the Month representing grades K through 5. These students demonstrated the traits of kindness and caring on a daily basis. The following students were ...