Community News

Adopt a highway

Five Westfield-Mayville Rotarians and one volunteer completed their Adopt-A-Highway community service of collecting four large bags of litter along a several mile stretch of Route 394 in Westfield on Oct. 9. The Rotarians were (l. to r.) Barbara Fay, Sue Hammond, Jim Wakeman, Steve Stratton and ...

Girl Scouts to host one-day Join-A-Thon

With the start of a new program year, Girl Scouts of Western New York (GSWNY) will hold the Girl Scout Join-a-thon Nov. 14, from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. and take on-the-spot registrations over the phone. This event will utilize 10 different radio stations throughout GSWNY’s nine county regional ...

G.A. Family Services honors staff at annual retreat and award ceremony

JAMESTOWN — Administration at Lutheran and G.A. Family Services honored various employees who demonstrated dedication and strong leadership as well as act as role models within their departments. Five employees were honored this month at a company retreat and award ceremony held at G.A. ...

International Board Game Day at Anderson-Lee Library

SILVER CREEK — The Anderson-Lee Library in Silver Creek will hold an event on Tuesday, Nov. 6 to recognize International Board Game Day and to introduce the community to its new game cart. Stop by from 6 to 7:30 p.m. to play board games and eat pizza! There will also be a drawing for some ...

Maximum Benefit at the Mini Makers Faire

The Mini Makers Faire held at SUNY Fredonia last week was an outstanding community event. Friends greeted friends along the display strewn aisles and visitors were drawn to the vast array of skills offered at each display. It was a true community happening with smiles all around. The display ...

Rotary donates to Westfield school

Lori Reed (left), Westfield Academy & Central Elementary School Principal's Secretary, receives a $350 donation for the WACS Sharing The Art of Reading (S.T.A.R.) Program from Patty Benton (right), Westfield-Mayville Rotary Club Community Service Chair. This Rotary Club's donation will be ...

Rural Ministry announces applications for Thanksgiving baskets

Chautauqua County Rural Ministry will be accepting applications for Thanksgiving baskets on Nov. 5, 6 and 7 from noon until 3 p.m. each day. Applicants can come to the new location of CCRM offices at 319 Washington St. in Dunkirk. All applicants need to bring proof of income, residence and ...

Sinclairville Free Library news

SINCLAIRVILLE — The Sinclairville Free Library, located at 15 Main St., will conduct Creepy Halloween Crafts on Saturday, Oct. 27 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. and offer Halloween crafts and treats on Wednesday, Oct. 31 from 4 to 5 p.m. Both events are free for all ages. A three-part guided ...

Shakespeare Club learns about Second Republic of Poland

The second meeting of the Fredonia Shakespeare Club was held on Oct. 18 at the home of Lucy Richardson. President Joyce Haines welcomed 12 members. Priscilla Bernatz read the minutes from the Oct. 11 meeting. The minutes were approved as written. Members voted on their proposed new member, ...

Access Chautauqua programming for Oct. 27 to Nov. 2

Chautauqua Institution 2017 Lecture Series will be Alec Ryrie, Protestants: The Faith That Made the Modern World at 12:15 p.m. and 6:15 p.m. At 3 and 7 p.m. Laurie L. Patton presents Your Face Glows Like a Person Who Knows Brahman: Hinduism as Dialogue of the Numinous. Chautauqua Candidates ...

Cassadaga Legion Auxiliary holds October meeting

CASSADAGA — The Cassadaga Legion Auxiliary held their regular monthly meeting at the Legion Post, Tuesday Oct. 9 with 15 members present, all officers. President Bev Speelberg opened the meeting in regular fashion with the Pledge of Allegiance, the Preamble, and a moment of silence for our ...

Bud ‘n Bloom hold October meeting

BROCTON — For their October meeting, the Bud ‘n Bloom Garden Club members met at the country home of Al and Judy Kawski in Brocton for a workshop meeting. Fall cornstalks, yellow mums, green hostas and swaying ornamental grasses, flowing in the cool night breeze welcomed the gardeners as ...

Knights Against Cancer lend a hand in Buffalo

BUFFALO – Students from the Knights Against Cancer group at the Silver Creek Central School District volunteered at the annual 5k fundraiser for the Kevin Guest House in Buffalo – an independent healthcare hospitality house that provides a comfortable and supportive home away from home for ...

Gowanda Central School District upcoming events

GOWANDA— On Saturday, Oct. 20, there will be a craft show from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. in the gym at the Gowanda Middle School, 10674 Prospect St. Visit www.gowcsd.org for more details. On Wednesday, Oct. 24, Gowanda High School’s Counseling Department’s Parent University invites seniors and ...

Family Orthodontics to host annual Halloween Candy Buy-Back charity program

In an effort to promote a safe and healthy Halloween for children, Family Orthodontics will buy back the candy that young trick-or-treaters collect this year. This year, matching donations will be made to benefit the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society, an organization that raises money to help ...

Course on home brewing offered at JCC

Introduction to Home Brewing, a non-credit course on the fundamentals of beer making, will be held October 17 and 24 at Jamestown Community College's North County Center in Dunkirk. The course, open to anyone over the age of 21, meets from 6:30-8:30 p.m. The course fee is $39. To register, ...

WNY P-TECH hosts successful open house event

The 3-D printers were churning and student volunteers were bustling, eager to showcase the work taking place inside WNY P-TECH in Dunkirk. The Pathway in Early College High School program was showcased to nearly 200 parents and community members during its recent Open House. “We had a ...