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Sheridan Historical Society to meet April 30

SHERIDAN — The Sheridan Historical Society will hold a trustees’ meeting Monday, April 30 at 7 p.m. at the Historical Society building on the corner of Route 20 and Center Road. Quarterly business and plans for Memorial weekend will be discussed. For details, call 672-2201 or 785-1403.

Girl Scout Troop 20237 visits ArtDen Designs

Dunkirk Girl Scout Troop 20237 toured ArtDen Designs, located 10614 Brigham Road, Dunkirk, on Sunday, April 8. Dennis Johnson, owner of Artden, showed the troop the process to screen print t-shirts, from the designing on the computer to screen printing. The girls were able to actually screen ...

Man who saved D-Day turns 100

BROCTON — Frank Nicosia, born April 12, 1918, celebrated his 100th birthday at a get-together of about 60 people in Brocton at the John W. Dill American Legion Post 434. Several Chautauqua County American Legion officers and area post commanders attended to honor Frank for his birthday and ...

Genealogical Society set to meet

The Chautauqua County Genealogical Society will meet today in the Steele Room of the Barker Library, 7 Day St., Fredonia. Norman Carlson will explain his uses of the 1850 census. In his words: "Here's the story. Doing Busti for Wayne's 1850 census extraction I started making notes about ...

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West Dunkirk Volunteer Fire Department begins truck fund raffle The West Dunkirk Volunteer Fire Department is selling tickets for a truck fund raffle. The prize is a CFMoto CFORCE 500 with plow package and trailer. Persons must be 18 years of age or older to enter, and the winner must present ...

Creative sewing program starts Wednesday

Have you ever wanted to create something really special with fabric, but had no idea where to begin? Now you can.. The CREATE Project is pleased to present the “Creative Sewing Program” held at the West Courtney Street Community Center, at the end of Maple Avenue (off West Courtney ...

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Cassadaga Legion Post 1280 barbecue, dance and karaoke set CASSADAGA — Cassadaga Legion Post 1280 will hold a barbecue, dance and karaoke on Saturday, April 21 at Post 1280, 228 Maple Ave., Cassadaga. 5 to 6 p.m. will be cocktail and beer specials. From 6 p.m. until sold out, a chicken and ...

Laona egg hunt a success despite the weather

The annual Laona Egg Hunt was held on March 30. There was an average turn-out considering the weather. Many eggs were found and baskets given out to at least 45 kids and the parents. The bunny raffle was a good success. Evie Sievert and committee want to thank everyone for coming. The proceeds ...

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Post 1017 Auxiliary meeting date change The John T. Murray Post 1017 Auxiliary’s meeting for today has been cancelled. The rescheduled meeting the following week has also been cancelled, due to electrical work. Another date for a meeting and elections will be set soon. Call Pat at 341-1328 ...

Fredonia Volunteer Fire Department elects officers

Fredonia Volunteer Fire Department in December 2017 elected Department officers to realign the volunteer corporation after the hiring of a paid chief. Seated, from left, are: Len Ensalaco, financial secretary; Paul Trippy, president; Julius Leone Jr., vice president. Standing are Larry Barter, ...

Audubon receives Chautauqua Region Community Foundation help

JAMESTOWN — Up-wards of 4,500 schoolchildren will visit Audubon Community Nature Center this spring to take Discovery Walks and learn about the natural world. Audubon recently received a significant grant from the Patrie-Leamon and Mabel Anderson Funds at the Chautauqua Region Community ...

Hannah Hasbrouck Memorial Concert Series performance April 29

The Hannah Hasbrouck Memorial Concert Series is pleased to announce the next event in the series. On Sunday, April 29 at 7 p.m. at the Fredonia First United Methodist Church. Christi McLain and Jerron Jorgensen will present an exciting concert featuring vocal works spanning three centuries. ...

The YWCA of Westfield announces several upcoming events

WESTFIELD — The “Empower Yourself: Self-Defense Class” will be held on Saturday from noon until 3 p.m. in the YWCA of Westfield’s gymnasium. This introductory seminar into women’s self-defense is free to attend and intended for women ages 14 and older. A Community Yard Sale will be ...

Support groups for dementia caregivers available

BUFFALO — Providing care for a loved one with Alzheimer’s disease can be stressful and isolating, but support groups can provide coping tools and a welcoming embrace from others in the same position. The Alzheimer’s Association Western New York chapter oversees close to three dozen ...

Uncle helps Locks of Love donor

Ten-year-old Kassidy Donisi wanted to do something special for cancer patients so she decided to donate her hair (13 inches) to Locks of Love. The Dunkirk School No. 4 student asked her Uncle Henry from Henry’s Hair Company to do the honors.

Meals on Wheels

March hot noon meal 16 Chicken cordon bleu with gravy, mashed potatoes, peas w/onions, bread, Lorna Doones 17 Cheese omelet, w sausage links, apples/cranberries, low-salt vegetable juice, bread, fruited yogurt 18 Polish sausage with sauerkraut, mashed potatoes, mixed vegetables, bread, ...

WCA Home residents help out Meals on Wheels for Easter

Residents at the WCA Home in Fredonia wanted to spread their excitement for Easter by helping out the local Meals On Wheels. The residents got together and created 160 tray favors to give to people around Easter time. The residents cut out each of the tray favors by hand and glued all of the ...

CCHS sets annual meeting, luncheon reservations needed

WESTFIELD — The Chautauqua County Historical Society will hold its 2018 annual meeting on Saturday, April 21 at Lakeshore Assembly of God (252 E. Main St., Westfield. Both CCHS members and guests should take note the venue is a new location compared to previous years. Highlighting the day ...