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Health and Wellness Fair at Brocton Central School on Thursday

BROCTON — The Brocton Central School Health and Wellness Committee will be holding a Community Health and Wellness Fair on Thursday, from 5 to 7 p.m. in the school cafeteria. There will be multiple local businesses and organizations sharing information regarding their services, as well as ...

Irish laughter on Friday

It happens every year on March 17 and it happens this year at the Darwin Barker Library at 7 Day St. in Fredonia with a burst of Irish music and blessings, jokes and other material for the people among us of Irish heritage, along with the rest of us who have a little Irish in ourselves. It’s ...

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Club’s donation helps Chautauqua Area Search Team

The First Ward Falcon Club made a recent donation to the Chautauqua Area Search Team (CAST) for the purchase of a GPS unit. Pictured from left are: Rich Jesse, Bill Barnes, Don Williams Jr., Dave Taber Sr., Bob Bankoski, Steve Rexford, Kendra Sheldon, Steve Galardo, Rich Digirolamo, Laurie ...

Judi Lutz Woods

Shakespeare Club discusses women’s progress from 1976 to present

The Fredonia Shakespeare Club met for its 18th regular meeting of the 2016-2017 year, hosted by Harriet “Skeeter” Tower at Lanford House. President Judi Lutz Woods presided, with 14 members present. Woods welcomed the club members to the 131st year of the club. The topic for the year is ...

Dunkirk-Fredonia Meals on Wheels participating in online fundraiser

Dunkirk-Fredonia Meals on Wheels is pleased to announce its participation in Spring It On, a month-long online fundraiser created and powered by the United Way of Buffalo & Erie County. Proceeds from the fundraiser will be used to promote awareness and help address senior hunger and ...

Fredonia Technology Incubator announces spring 2017 events

The Fredonia Technology Incubator has announced its spring 2017 events. On Wednesday, April 5 from 5:30 to 7 p.m., there will be an Entrepreneurial Seminar: Film Financing and Distribution presented by Franco Sama, independent feature film producer. On Friday, April 7 from noon to 1 p.m., ...

Gowanda American Legion will celebrate birthday March 18

GOWANDA — On March 18, a birthday dinner will be held at the Gowanda American Legion Post 409 to celebrate the Legion’s 98th birthday and Post 409’s 94th. In March 1919, a group of American Expeditionary forces convened in Paris, France. This was the Legion’s first caucus. That same ...

WMH Auxiliary to host chicken and biscuit dinner April 1

WESTFIELD — The Westfield Memorial Hospital Regional Auxiliary will host a spring chicken and biscuit dinner on Saturday, April 1 from 5 to 6:30 p.m. The event will take place at the First Presbyterian Church in Westfield, which is handicapped accessible. The menu includes chicken and ...

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Dunkirk PBA donation to help Veterans Council

The Dunkirk Police Benevolent Association recently made a $250 donation to the Dunkirk Joint Veterans Council. From left, back, Dunkirk Police Patrolman Ken Kleinfelder; Edziu Kaus, DJVC Honor Guard; Dave Taber, DJVC Honor Guard commander; Dave Huels, DJVC liaison officer; front, Dunkirk Police ...

Fredonia High School presenting four performances of ‘Footloose’

Fredonia High School will present the musical “Footloose” on March 24, 25, 31, and April 1, starting at 7:30 p.m. each night in the District Auditorium. All tickets are $8. Reserved tickets are available at tinyurl.com/fcsdmusic or in the Fredonia High School lobby from 4 to 6 p.m. on ...

NCCF taking applications for Chautauqua County Home Auxiliary Scholarship

The Northern Chaut-auqua Community Foundation announces the availability of the Chautauqua County Home Auxiliary Scholarship. This scholarship was established in 2015 by the former Chautauqua County Home Auxiliary. Students from northern Chautauqua County who are entering or furthering their ...

Sheridan Historical Society seeks fundraiser donations

The Sheridan Historical Society announces its fundraiser for Saturday, April 8 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Sheridan Community Center, 2777 Route 20. The main events are its indoor yard sale, basket raffle and craft, plant, and baked goods sale. The society is seeking donations of items in ...

Chautauqua Alcoholism and Substance Abuse Council to offer poster workshop

Fredonia First United Methodist Church is offering a workshop for students in grades 3-12 who are interested in entering CASAC’s 16th annual poster contest on Saturday from 10 a.m. to noon in the Community Room. A presentation will be made help illustrate how the decisions students make ...

Student art on display in Silver Creek

SILVER CREEK — The 17th annual Student Art Show is being showcased now through Thursday, March 16 at the Anderson-Lee Library located at 43 Main St. The show features a wide variety of artwork from Silver Creek Central School District students in grades 6 through 12. The public is ...

Put your best fork forward

JAMESTOWN — Cornell Cooperative Extension Chautauqua County’s EFNEP program would like to remind Americans that March is National Nutrition Month. The theme for this year is “Put Your Best Fork Forward,” which is to remind people that each bite matters, so make it as healthy as ...

Cupcakes for CASA: Bake sale fundraiser for foster children

MAYVILLE — Cupcakes for CASA is a bake sale fundraiser that helps abused and neglected children in foster care. Proceeds from all events held are donated directly to Court Appointed Special Advocates of Chautauqua County to help foster children in Chautauqua County. The Cupcakes for CASA ...