Community News

Murray Hose 4 news

The 113th Annual Installation Banquet and Dance honoring the 2019 officers of Murray Hose 4 will be held Saturday, March 23, beginning at 5:30 p.m. at the Kosciuszko Club. Dinner will be served family style and will consist of three entrees: chicken, pork chops and roast beef, as well as all of ...

Sinclairville Free Library news

The Sinclairville Free Library announces the following programs for children during the month of March: Families are invited to the library for Spring Crafts on Monday, March 18 from 5 to 7 p.m. There is no charge for this program. Caregivers of children under the age of 8 are required to ...

Patterson Library news

The Patterson Library, located at 40 S. Portage St., Westfield has a number of programs planned for the coming weeks. On Fridays at 9:30 a.m., storytime takes place for ages 2 and up. Read stories, sing songs, make crafts and enjoy other Patterson Park fun. Register at the circulation desk ...

Masons’ Breakfast to support Greenhouse and Horticultural Center

On Tuesday, March 19, from 7 to 8 p.m., the Grand Lodge of Free and Accepted Masons of the State of New York will be holding a Telethon to support the Brotherhood Fund and the Masonic Care Community in Utica, N.Y. Donations made during the telethon and specified as for the MCC, or the Grand ...

Brocton John W. Dill Post 434 American Legion seeks to identify photos

The Brocton John W. Dill Post 434 American Legion, 110 W. Main St., Brocton, is seeking any person who has any connection with the Brocton/Portland area and would like to help celebrate the Legion’s 100th Year Anniversary Celebration this coming September. Post members are in need of those ...

Dunkirk library lists March computer classes

¯ Email: Today from 11 a.m. to noon ¯ I-Phone Basics: March 13 from 1 to 2 p.m. ¯ I-Pad and Tablet Basics: March 15 from 12:30 to 1:30 p.m. ¯ YouTube: March 18 from 11 a.m. to noon ¯ Exploring the Library Edition of Ancestry: March 19 from 1 to 2:30 p.m. ¯ Android Smartphones ...

Audubon launches new member drive

JAMESTOWN — It's a big undertaking, but Audubon Community Nature Center (ACNC) staff, members and volunteers are confident they can accomplish it: Increase their membership by more than 25 percent in just two months. "We're up to the challenge!" declared ACNC President Leigh Rovegno in ...

Students honor vets

Silver Creek VFW Post 6472 would like to thank Jennifer Restivo and her students for the great work honoring our local veterans. A wall of cards and photographs of area veterans and their service flags was very well done. Pictured are Restivo and Chautauqua County VFW Commander Colin Anderson.

School 3 students celebrate 100 day milestone

Dunkirk School 3 Kindergarten celebrated the 100th day of school on Thursday, Feb. 14. Students in Miss Perry, Miss Kulig and Mrs. Csont’s classes had a morning full of fun activities. There were numerous stations set up between both rooms where children rotated to different centers during ...

Shakespeare Club learns about Revolution and Civil War in China

The fifteenth meeting of the Fredonia Shakespeare Club was held on Feb. 21 at the Edwards Waterhouse Inn hosted by Priscilla Bernatz. Sixteen members were in attendance. Vice-President Dr. Minda Rae Amiran welcomed members and thanked our hostess. Secretary Bernatz read the minutes from the ...

Mayville Dental Arts to hold grand opening ribbon cutting March 14

The Mayville/Chautauqua Community Chamber of Commerce and the Chautauqua County Chamber of Commerce will hold a grand opening ribbon cutting at Mayville Dental Arts, 2 Memorial Drive, Mayville on March 14 at 4 p.m. The practice was recently purchased by Dr. Erin Pender and her husband, ...

SUNY Fredonia employee honored with NASPA Pillar of the Profession Award

WASHINGTON, DC — Each year, the NASPA Foundation recognizes members who are doing outstanding work in the student affairs profession. Cedric Howard, vice president, enrollment and student services, State University of New York at Fredonia, was selected as a Pillar of the Profession. The ...

Professor organizes international conference

Xin Fan, SUNY Fredonia assistant professor of history, received funding support and organized an international workshop on case studies and historical theories in Shanghai, China, on Dec. 19 and 20, 2018. The effort was part of his appointment as a fellow at the International Center for Studies ...

Audubon photo contest focuses on hometowns

JAMESTOWN — Audubon Community Nature Center (ACNC) in Jamestown found inspiration in its hometown for the theme of its 2019 Nature Photography Contest. “We’re proud of our hometown,” said Jennifer Schlick, Audubon’s Operations Manager who is coordinating the photo contest. “We ...

Dunkirk City School District Community Education Winter/Spring 2019

Begin a new adventure! Sign up for a community education class today! Payment must accompany registration forms and District waiver. Make checks payable to Dunkirk City School District. Registration forms can be turned into the District’s Receptionist at 620 Marauder Drive, Dunkirk. No ...

Club News

Chautauqua County Chapter of the Sons of the American Revolution CASSADAGA — The Chautauqua County Chapter of the Sons of the American Revolution (SAR), along with several members of the DAR Prescott Chapter, recently met at the Cassadaga Library to review the DVD titled “The Story of ...

Audubon to host First Friday Lunch Bunch

Jamestown – “Never Home Alone” will be the subject Tom Erlandson addresses at the First Friday Lunch Bunch at Audubon Community Nature Center, this Friday at 11 a.m. There is a wide variety of life that tends to live alongside humans, from spiders and centipedes to smaller things that ...

Support Audubon: get your taxes done, plan for spring, have some fun

JAMESTOWN — There are so many ways you can support Audubon Community Nature Center (ACNC) while receiving something for yourself in return. How would you like to get your taxes done ... learn about making maple syrup ... have a professional help you plan your garden ... or go on a hunt for ...

Audubon announces two scholarship opportunities

JAMESTOWN — Audubon Community Nature Center (ACNC) is accepting applications for two different opportunities for students with an interest in wildlife and nature education. The deadline for applying for the 2019 Ryan Exline Memorial Scholarship is Monday, March 18. Since 2003, the education ...