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Ahira Hall Library workshop Exploring the Culture of India: Diwali, The Festival of Lights set for Saturday BROCTON — Ahira Hall Library LARC program will present “Exploring the Culture of Inda: Diwali, The Festival of Lights,” this Saturday from 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at the library, ...

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Lakeshore Humane Society to hold ‘Picture Your Pet With Santa’ fundraiser The Lakeshore Humane Society’s annual “Picture Your Pet With Santa” fundraiser will be held on Saturday from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Lakeshore Humane Society Adoption Center, 431 E. Chestnut St. in Dunkirk. ...

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Stockton Fire Department turkey party STOCKTON — The Stockton Fire Department turkey party will be held Saturday at 7 p.m. It features fresh birds, not frozen. Door prizes and free refreshments are offered. This year’s event is one night only. Fredonia Food Pantry open Saturday On ...

Sinclairville Free Library plans open house Tuesday

SINCLAIRVILLE — The Sinclairville Free Library invites library supporters and patrons to an Open House on Tuesday at 6 p.m. to say “Thank You” for their donations, volunteer hours and patronage of the library. Entertainment will be provided by the Cassadaga Valley Advanced Chorus, with ...

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Zumbathon raises funds for ALS research

Submitted Photo On Sunday, Nov. 5, the Chautauqua County community teamed up for a Zumbathon fund-raiser at St. Hedwig’s social center in Dunkirk to help raise funds and find a cure for ALS, also known as Lou Gehrig’s disease. The theme for the Zumbathon was “Together we dance to find a ...

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Pictured is one of the three displays the Stockton Panthers 4-H Club completed in the Sinclairville Library in celebration of National 4-H Week.

Chautauqua County 4-H begins new year of events

JAMESTOWN — Cornell Cooperative Extension Chautauqua County’s 4-H Youth Development Program began a new programming cycle on Oct. 1, 2017. Nationally 4-H celebrates the beginning of the new year with National 4-H week the first week in October. Clubs in Chautauqua County celebrate ...

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Barker Library Book Club to meet Nov. 18 The Barker Library Book Club will be meeting on Saturday, Nov. 18 at 2 p.m. to discuss its next selection, Emily Bronte’s romantic classic, “Wuthering Heights.” Refreshments will be served and everyone is welcome to attend! To become a member ...

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Dunkirk Historical Society Gala Ball set The Dunkirk Historical Society Gala Ball will be held Saturday, Nov. 18 at 6 p.m. at the Loyal Order of Moose, 296 Lake Shore Drive Wet, Dunkirk. The evening will include symphony music — dancing — memories, hors d’oeuvres and a cash bar. ...

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Fall Spaghetti & Meatball Dinner at 4 p.m. St. Joseph’s Church, 145 E. Main St., Fredonia, will hold its Fall Spaghetti & Meatball Dinner from 4 p.m. today until sold out. The costs are $8 for adults/$5 for children 12 and under. There will also be theme basket raffle and a cash ...

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Sinclairville Free Library holiday card craft classes start Thursday The Sinclairville Free Library will hold a Thanksgiving Card Craft Class on Thursday at 5:30 p.m., and Christmas Card Craft Class will be held on Thursday, Dec. 7 at 5:30 p.m. These classes are for ages 12 and up and will be ...

D-F Rotary Club holding veterans recognition luncheon

The Dunkirk-Fredonia Rotary Club will honor club members who served in the U.S. armed forces at their annual Veterans Recognition Luncheon on Thursday at the Fredonia Beaver Club, 64 Prospect St. in Fredonia. A buffet lunch will be served beginning at noon, with the program starting at 12:15 ...

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Benefit on Saturday for cancer patient

Roger Levandoske was diagnosed with Stage 3 colon cancer and lung cancer in May 2012. Since then he has been treated with chemotherapy every two weeks until the present. Roger has had part of his colon removed and is now using a colonostomy bag. Roger has fought through three blood infections, ...

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The 62nd annual What’s New Fair, sponsored by the Jamestown Branch of the American Association of University Women, will take place at the Hamilton Center at Jamestown Community College from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Saturday and Sunday from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.  Pictured are the Fair co-chairs, seated from left: Linda Fellows, Kathy Colby, Dolores Thompson, Shirley San Filippo, and Mary Keeney. Standing are: Mary Lee Talbot, Dixie Segal, Ruth Wahl, Kathy Stanton, Becky Nystrom, Elaine Damsteeg and Phoebe Forbes. For more information visit the AAUW What’s New Fair site on Facebook.

What’s New Fair set for this weekend

JAMESTOWN — The AAUW What’s New Fair will be held at the Hamilton Collegiate Center (student union) on the JCC campus on Saturday and Sunday. Hours on Saturday are 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. and on Sunday from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Admission is $3 for adults, $2 for JCC/JBC students with ID, $1 for ...

Just between us

...David Poff of Gowanda, who attended Gowanda Central School, received the Leadership Scholarship from Lake Erie College this fall... ...Jessica Mays from Fredonia and assigned to the Company A, 642nd Support Battalion of the New York Army National Guard, received a promotion to the rank of ...

Community news briefs — Nov. 3

Holiday Craft Show set for Saturday SOUTH DAYTON — The South Dayton Holiday Craft Show will take place Saturday, Nov. 4 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the South Dayton Firemen’s Activity Hall, 34 Maple St., South Dayton. Santa and Mrs. Claus will visit from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m., so bring ...

Lakeshore Humane Society “Fur Ball” planned for Nov. 11

The Lakeshore Humane Society is holding its second annual "Fur Ball Auction and Gala" fundraiser on Saturday, Nov. 11 from 7 to 11 p.m. at the Clarion Hotel and Conference Center, 30 Lake Shore Drive W. in Dunkirk. This special night out includes a small-plate dinner, live auction, live music ...

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Literacy Volunteers book sale Literacy Volunteers will be holding a book sale Thursday through Saturday from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at 21 East Bookstore, 21 E. Second St., Dunkirk. Patrons are asked to use the Washington Avenue entrance. Paperbacks are 50 cents, hard covers $1 and children’s ...

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Zumbathon to benefit ALS A Zumbathon to benefit the fight against ALS in honor of Deceased Dunkirk Police Office Matthew Hazleton will be held on Sunday, Nov. 5 from noon to 1:30 p.m. at St. Hedwig’s Social Center at 324 Townsend St. in Dunkirk. Doors open at 11 a.m. Tickets are $10 presale ...

Benefit for Baby Addison set for Sunday

On Sunday, Nov. 5, there will be a Benefit for Baby Addison from 1 to 5 p.m. at the Stockton Fire Hall, 28 Route 380, Stockton. The event includes a spaghetti dinner with the following costs: adults: $10, children 12 and under: $5. There will also be a ticket auction, 50/50 and more raffles. ...

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Red Ribbon Week held at School 7

Submitted Photo School 7 students recently gathered in the courtyard around the flag pole for Red Ribbon Week and chanted, “Proud to be DRUG FREE!”