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Collins Regional Historical Society needs volunteers

COLLINS — The Collins Regional Historical Society provides a broad array of events that bring cultural enrichment to the community. These valuable services, however, take a great deal of time and effort and can only continue to survive with the generous support of those willing to donate ...

March Care Fair to be held March 1

SINCLAIRVILLE — Join in fun, learn new ways to take better care of your health, and go home with lots of great information and goodies by visiting the faith-based initiative’s March Care Fair event on Wednesday, March 1 between 10 a.m. and 1 p.m. at the Park United Methodist Church, 49 ...

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Officers for 2017 at the Polish Literary & Assembly Rooms Assn. Inc., Dom Polski were recently elected and installed. Pictured from left seated are: Joan Woods, treasurer; Laura Beehler, auditor; Lori Richardson, financial secretary; Paul Briggs, director; and Sue Kaus, auditor. Standing: Stella Michalak, Sue Byczynski, directors; Lisa Kozlowski, president; Mike Makuch, auditor; Brenda Meyers, recording secretary; Charles Gloff, Jim Meyers, Curt Wolnik, directors; and Ray Rushbolt, vice president.

Dom Polski elects officers at annual meeting

The Polish Literary & Assembly Rooms Assn. Inc., Dom Polski, recently held its annual meeting in the club rooms. President Lisa Kozlowski opened the meeting with the Pledge of Allegiance, followed by a moment of silence for the 17 members that passed away in 2016. The annual financial ...

The New York State Women Inc. Chadwick Bay Chapter sets meetings

The New York State Women Inc. Chadwick Bay Chapter has announced its February and March meetings. The Feb. 21 meeting will be held at the Northern Chautauqua Community Foundation meeting room. Audrey Buck will be speaking on hand rehabilitation after injury or surgery. If you are interested ...

Cub Scout camp signups underway

SMETHPORT, PENNSYLVANIA — Cub Scout summer camp sign-ups are underway now for four sessions of resident camping at the Elk Lick Scout Reserve in Smethport, Pennsylvania this summer. “Wizards and Dragons: Come Discover the Magic of Our Land” is the theme of this summer’s camping ...

Additional art classes announced at Patterson Library

WESTFIELD — The Life and Still Life Drawing classes by Audrey Dowling are scheduled Tuesdays Feb. 21, 28, March 7 and March 14 from 1 to 3. p.m. This drawing class will be for adult students to learn fundamental drawing techniques focusing on still life using pencil and charcoal and also a ...

Collins Center Fire Co. celebrates 125 years of serving the public

COLLINS CENTER — The Collins Center Fire Company held its 125th Annual Installation of Officers on Jan. 21, with roughly 120 guests in attendance, including guest master of ceremonies, Clay Moden of WYRK. Paul Lawton, chaplain of the Erie County Volunteer Police Association, opened and closed ...

Horrigan to present 2017 State of the County address

MAYVILLE — Chautauqua County Executive Vince Horrigan will be presenting his fourth State of the County address on Wednesday. The presentation will be held during the regular meeting of the County Legislature, which starts at 6:30 p.m. in the Legislative Chambers, located on the third floor ...

“Look Good Feel Better” program for women facing cancer Feb. 27

JAMESTOWN — The American Cancer Society’s Look Good Feel Better program provides female cancer patients in active treatment techniques to restore their self-image and cope with appearance-related side effects. Certified cosmetologists provide tips on make-up, skin care, nail care, and teach ...

Cassadaga Branch Library presentation set

CASSADAGA — On Wednesday, Feb. 22, at 7 p.m., Dave Wilson will share a video presentation of his recent visits to Japan at the Cassadaga Branch Library, 18 Maple Ave.

Jackie Pacos Student Nurse Practitioner scholarships available

The Nurse Practitioner Association NYS, Region 1 Southern Tier Group will award the 2017 Jackie Pacos Student Nurse Practitioner Scholarship to a NP student registered in either a masters or a doctoral program. The scholarship application will be accepted from NP students residing in, or ...

Cherry Creek Library schedules February weekend events

CHERRY CREEK — The Cherry Creek Library, located at 6778 Main St., has announced its February happenings. On Saturday, Feb. 18, there will be a movie morning featuring the film “Robots” from 10:15 to 11:45 a.m. On Saturday, Feb. 25, there will be a story hour from 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. ...

Students active at county fair can seek college help

The Chautauqua County Fair has announced that $1,000 scholarships will be awarded to current New York State high school seniors and also students enrolled in college. The New York State Association of Agricultural Fairs and the New York Showpeople’s Association sponsor the 10 ...

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‘Annie Get Your Gun’ on Friday and Saturday

Dunkirk High School presents “Annie Get Your Gun.” The musical is set in the Wild West and features songs such as, “Anything You Can Do, I Can Do Better,” “There’s no Business Like Show Business” and “I’ve Got the Sun in the Morning.” The show is Friday and Saturday, at 7 ...

Nutrition series coming to Barker Library

JAMESTOWN — Cornell Cooperative Extension Chautauqua County’s Expanded Food and Nutrition Program will hold a nutrition series at the Barker Library in Fredonia. Beginning Tuesday, Feb. 21 at 5:30 p.m., join Nutrition Educator Else Alonge for fun, hands-on classes focused on healthy eating ...

NCCF to host grant writing workshop

The Northern Chautauqua Community Foundation is offering a grant writing workshop on Thursday, March 9 from 2 to 3 p.m. Paul Benson, Ph.D., will conduct the workshop at the Fredonia Technology Incubator, 214 Central Ave., Dunkirk. This workshop will include a discussion on the mechanics of ...

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Dunkirk Memorial Unit 62 Auxiliary meeting Tuesday Dunkirk Memorial Unit 62 Auxiliary monthly meeting is Tuesday at 7 p.m. at Post 62. Girls State candidates will be interviewed prior to the regular meeting. All members are encouraged to participate. Kids will take over Barker Library on ...

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Shakespeare Club discusses sculptor Susan Geissler

The Fredonia Shakespeare Club met recently at the Lanford House, hosted by Linda Dunn with President Judi Lutz Woods presiding and welcoming the 13 members present. The topic for the year is “Women Artists, Authors, Designers and Entrepreneurs.” Harriet Tower presented her paper on ...