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Anderson-Lee Library annual meeting to be held Monday

SILVER CREEK — The Anderson-Lee Library annual meeting will be held at 8 p.m. on Monday, Jan. 22. The Anderson-Lee Library is located at 43 Main St. in Silver Creek. The public is invited to attend.

Lake Erie Bird Club will learn about Rails to Trails on Monday

The Lake Erie Bird Club will meet Monday at 7 p.m. at BOCES, Fredonia-Stockton Road, Fredonia. Jim Fincher, president, Chautauqua Rails to Trails will present the program. Chautauqua County is blessed with miles of beautiful unused rail corridors, winding through picturesque countryside and ...

CCRM to hold annual meeting Jan. 31

The Chautauqua County Rural Ministry will hold its 50th annual meeting at the Fredonia Beaver Club on Wednesday, Jan. 31 at 5 p.m. The purpose of the annual meeting is the installation of new board members, election of officers, presentation of the annual community service awards and the Annual ...

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D-F Rotary honors students of the month

The Dunkirk-Fredonia Rotary Club recently honored students of the month from both districts for December. Noah Sobilo, second from left, was honored from Dunkirk and Seth Schrader, second from right, from Fredonia. Sobilo played soccer and basketball and he volunteers at the Sheridan Veterans ...

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Boy Scouts celebrate a Gathering of Eagles

The Allegheny Highlands Council, Boy Scouts of America recently recognized its 2017 Class of Eagle Scouts at Saint Bonaventure University. The Eagle Scouts, along with their parents and scoutmaster, were guests of the council at a dinner in their honor. Thirteen of the 41 young men who attained ...

Annual Chamber Choir Festival Saturday

WESTFIELD — Westfield High School will be sponsoring its 24th Annual Chamber Choir Festival on Saturday, Jan. 20 at 7:30 p.m. in the Westfield District Auditorium. Participating will be small singing groups from eight different high schools from across Chautauqua County. The singers will ...

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Pictured from left to right: Jennifer Cresanti (CLN Board secretary), Dan Heitzenrater (CLN Board president), Craig Shinko (Wegman’s front end manager), Linda Rhinehart (Season of Sharing winner), Jeffrey Smith (executive director St. Susan Center), and Sheryl Thayer (vice president St. Susan Center).

Chautauqua Leadership Network announces Season of Sharing winner

The Chautauqua Leadership Network held its Season of Sharing drawing on Dec. 15. This year’s winner was Linda Rhinehart. The winning ticket was sold by Megan Barone of the CLN class of 2017. Barone is also Rhinehart’s daughter. The winner of the drawing receives a $500 Wegman’s gift ...

Preceptor Beta Epsilon Chapter of Beta Sigma Phi making plans

BROCTON — Members of Preceptor Beta Epsilon Chapter of Beta Sigma Phi met at the home of Dana Haskin on Tuesday evening, Jan. 9 with Nancy Furman serving as co-hostess. A thank you note was read from the Brocton-Portland Food Pantry for its recent donation. President Roxanne Fisk noted ...

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CMHS Class of 1958 reunion meeting set for Wednesday The Cardinal Mindszenty Class of 1958 will hold a reunion meeting on Wednesday, Jan. 17, at 2 p.m. at the Clarion Hotel. Any former classmates are welcome to attend. Call 366-3524 with any questions or suggestions. Lakeshore Humane ...

Collins Public Library sets coming events

COLLINS — The Collins Public Library has set some upcoming events. Tinkering in the Library: Saturday, Jan. 20 at 11 a.m. Different rotating activities each month. Fun for the whole family. Geared toward families with children 1-12. Stop by or call to register. Book Club: Monday, Jan. ...

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Alumni Drum Corps starting new season

Submitted Photo The Alumni Drum Corps is getting ready for the 2018 season. “Rehearsals have been going very well,” WNY Alumni Drum and Bugle Corps, Inc. Director David Fridmann stated. “Our recruitment program has added 12 new horn players and 10 new drumline members.” This year the ...

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The Shakespeare Club recently learned about the culture of Zulu beadwork from member Maggie Bryan-Peterson.

Shakespeare Club learns about culture of Zulu beadwork

The Shakespeare Club met and listened to Maggie Bryan-Peterson present her paper entitled “Love Letters from South Africa: The Culture of Zulu Beadwork” on Oct. 12. Africa’s fascinating bead history predates the African Trade Bead era by over 75,000 years. The first known examples of ...

Take action now to stop cervical cancer

MAYVILLE — January is Cervical Health Awareness Month and the Chautauqua County Cancer Services Program reminds women that there are two ways to prevent cervical cancer, screening and HPV vaccination, and that free screenings are available to uninsured women. “Our program can help close ...

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John T. Murray VFW Auxiliary 1017 meeting rescheduled The John T. Murray VFW Auxiliary 1017 meeting scheduled for today has been re-scheduled for Saturday, Jan. 20 at 2 p.m. due to weather concerns. January events at the Gowanda Free Library scheduled GOWANDA — The Gowanda Free Library, ...

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4-Hers prepare for the 2016 Green Tie Affair. Join 4-Hers on Sunday, Feb. 25 at 3 p.m. at the Chautauqua Suites to support a great cause: great kids!

4-H Green Tie Affair planning underway

JAMESTOWN — Cornell Cooperative Extension of Chautauqua County’s 4-H Youth Development Program is excited to announce additions to the 6th Annual Green Tie Affair on Feb. 25 at the Chautauqua Suites. The event boasts a large basket raffle and entertaining pie auction. This year’s event ...

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City holding first ‘Movie Night’ Saturday The City of Dunkirk Youth and Recreation Department will be having its first “Movie Night” on Saturday, Jan. 13 at the Dunkirk Recreation Center. The movie will be “Despicable Me 3.” There is a $1 admission charge that will include ...

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Pictured are participants in Pine Valley’s annual Giving Tree event which helps local communities.

Pine Valley Giving Tree helped out at holidays

SOUTH DAYTON — The holiday season once again found the teachers and staff at Pine Valley Central School leaping into the spirit of giving. For about seven years, the members of the Pine Valley Teachers Association and the Civil Service Employees Association have continued the tradition ...

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Pictured are some of the participants in the 2017 ChocoL’Art event.

North Shore Arts Alliance’s ChocoL’Art event on Jan. 20

If you’re looking for something to do on Saturday, Jan. 20 after the holiday hoopla is over, considering being a part of a “fun” fundraiser for the North Shore Arts Alliance. The event will be held at Shorewood Country Club, 4958 W. Lake Road in Dunkirk from 7 until 9 p.m. ChocoL’Art ...

Take action now to stop cervical cancer

MAYVILLE — January is Cervical Health Awareness Month and the Chautauqua County Cancer Services Program reminds women that there are two ways to prevent cervical cancer, screening and HPV vaccination, and that free screenings are available to uninsured women. “Our program can help close ...