Community News

Trades and manufacturing technology scholarship available

The Northern Chautauqua Community Foundation and the Dunkirk Area Labor Council announce the due date of April 30 for applications to the Dunkirk Area Labor Council Scholarship. This scholarship is available to students currently enrolled in Fredonia, Brocton, Cassadaga, Chautauqua Lake, ...

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A. J. Schmidt Elementary has a surprise visitor

ANGOLA — Airman Brandon McCaulley, a graduate of the Lake Shore Central School District, visited A. J. Schmidt Elementary School on Feb. 12. McCaulley is stationed on the U.S.S. Nimitz, the second largest aircraft carrier in the world, and he just returned from the Middle East. A.J. Schmidt ...

Forest Lodge 166 holding breakfast Sunday

Forest Lodge 166 F & A.M. will be holding its monthly Sunday Family Breakfast on Sunday from 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Breakfast will consist of eggs made to order, pancakes or French toast, sausages, fruit cocktail, toast, juice, milk, coffee and tea. Adults and teenagers 13 and up: $7.50, ...

WMH Auxiliary drive underway

WESTFIELD — The Westfield Memorial Hospital Auxiliary has embarked on its 2018 membership drive. The auxiliary's mission is to promote the interests of the hospital through advocacy, volunteer activities, fund-raising, and community outreach. The 2017 projects included: completion of the ...

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Pictured with the handbags that will be given away as prizes at the second annual Sassy Baggs & Beyond “Blingo” are Donna Germain, left, the owner of The Main Landing, and event organizer Victoria Trass Bardo.

‘Blingo’ fundraiser to benefit people with disabilities

CELORON — Those looking to enjoy a fun night out while supporting people with disabilities should plan to attend the second annual Sassy Baggs & Beyond “Blingo” fund-raiser Wednesday, Feb. 21. The event will be held at The Resource Center’s administrative offices at 200 Dunham ...

Auxiliary Post 2522 holding soup-a-thon

CHERRY CREEK — The Pine Valley VFW Auxiliary Post 2522 will host a soup-a-thon to benefit Bucks for Bikes for the National Home Children. The event will take place Sunday, Feb. 18 from 2 to 5 p.m. at the Pine Valley VFW Post 2522, Route 83, Cherry Creek. The donation is $5. All are welcome ...

Second Annual “Kids Takeover” the Darwin R. Barker Library set for Monday

On Monday, from noon to 3 p.m., kids will take over the Darwin R. Library at 7 Day St., Fredonia. There’s no school on Presidents Day, and the library is closed, but kids in fifth grade and up are welcome to come hang out at the library from noon to 3 p.m. Watch movies! Play board games! ...

LWV luncheon scheduled for Feb. 21

A program entitled “Meeting the League of Women Voters Goals in Albany” will take place Wednesday, Feb. 21 at noon at the Clarion Hotel, 30 Lake Shore Drive East, Dunkirk. The event will include speaker Lori Cornell, speaker. Call Nicki Schoenl at 679-1258 or e-mail her at ...

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Troop 267 welcomes six from Pack 267

Six Webelo Scouts from Pack 267 were recently awarded the highest honor in Cub Scouting: The Arrow of Light Award. Cub Scouts who earn the Arrow of Light rank are entitle to “Cross Over” to Boy Scouts six months early (half way through 5th grade). On Feb. 6, Troop 267 welcomed Ethan ...

Dunkirk Fredonia Lions Club keeping busy

The Dunkirk Fredonia Lions Club has had a busy two months. In December, the Club sponsored its annual Breakfast with Santa at the Moose Club in Dunkirk. Almost 300 children and parents enjoyed a complementary breakfast and a visit by Santa Claus and Mrs. Santa Claus. Virginia Harper was ...

Sinclairville library’s Young Authors Group sets new project

SINCLAIRVILLE — The Sinclairville Free Library’s Young Authors Group holds meetings the third Saturday of every month from 11 a.m. to noon to help writers build story telling techniques. Beginning on Saturday, Feb. 17, the group will be launching a new project where young authors will ...

Gowanda Loyal Order of the Moose plans Daytona 500 pig roast

GOWANDA — Gowanda Loyal Order of the Moose will hold a Daytona 500 pig roast by Piggy’s A La Grizzly on Sunday, Feb. 18 at the Lodge, 201 Aldrich St., Gowanda. The Lodge will open at noon, with serving to begin at 1 p.m. until gone. The menu includes roasted pork on a roll, salt potatoes, ...

Community news

Darwin R. Barker Library sets storytimes The Darwin R. Barker Library, located at 7 Day St., Fredonia, has released information about storytimes through Tuesday, March 20. Storytimes will be held Mondays at 10:15 a.m. for preschoolers and Tuesdays, after school at 4 p.m. for all ages. All ...

Silver Creek’s Performing Arts Department plans breakfast fundraiser

The Performing Arts Department at the Silver Creek Central School District is hosting a pancake breakfast fund-raiser at Applebee's on Vineyard Drive in Dunkirk on Saturday from 8 to 10 a.m. Diners will enjoy a delicious, endless breakfast of pancakes and bacon along with a beverage. ...

Community Notebook

Silver Creek Village Board workshop The Silver Creek Village Board will hold a workshop on Monday, Feb. 12 at 4 p.m. in the Village Board Room. Cassadaga Valley Ed Board to meet Monday The regular monthly meeting of the Board of Education of the Cassadaga Valley Central School District ...

SAL Squad 59 meets Tuesday

The Sons of American Legion Squad 59 will be holding their monthly meeting on Tuesday at 7 p.m. at Post 59, 156 E. Main St., Fredonia. Plans for this year’s upcoming events, including a new member welcome dinner and the family picnic, will be discussed.

Knights of Columbus Council 5356 pancake breakfast planned for Feb. 18

FORESTVILLE — Knights of Columbus Council 5356 will hold a pancake breakfast on Sunday, Feb. 18 from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m at St. Rose of Lima Church, 11 Center St., Forestville. The event features all you can eat pancakes with real maple syrup. The meal is served with sausage, eggs, hash browns, ...