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Campus groups present annual Spring Egg Hunt

Families with their children and baskets in tow will gather once more on the lawn of the Lanford House, formerly known as the President’s House, at 194 Central Ave. for the Spring Egg Hunt on Sunday, April 9. This year marks the seventh time President Virginia Horvath’s lawn will have ...

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St. John’s Church cook-off winners have been named. In back: Walter Gunther, Trisha Ehman and Ed Erhart. Front: Cody Harvey, Nick Rhinehart and Edna Booth.

Cook-off winners announced

CATTARAUGUS — On Sunday, March 19 at St. John’s Church in Cattaraugus, folks found a way to cure their cabin fever by engaging in a friendly competition in the form of a chili and soup cook-off. Winners in the chili category in first, second, and third place respectively included Walter ...

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Dunkirk High School Class of 1967 reunion meeting set for Monday Dunkirk High School Class of 1967 will hold a reunion meeting on Monday at Demetri’s on the Lake at 5 p.m. With questions, call Pat Lemanski at 366-4034 or Karen Tramuta at 366-0048.

Submitted Photo: Eagle Scout Nick Coggins and Shelly Williamson, a staff member from the Resource Center in Dunkirk are pictured with the easels that were the focus of Nick's Eagle project.

Silver Creek Boy Scout completes Eagle Scout project

SILVER CREEK — Nick Coggins from Silver Creek Troop 252 recently completed the requirements to earn the rank of Eagle Scout by finishing his Eagle Scout Project. Nick’s project was to design and build easels for the Resource Center to be used by Resource Center clients when they ...

Computer classes at the Dunkirk Public Library

The Dunkirk Public Library will offer the following computer classes during the month of April. Excel Basics April 3, 7, 10 All sessions will run 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Exploring your Ancestry Library Edition April 4 1 to 2:30 p.m. April 27 6 to 7:30 p.m. Basic Computers April 5, ...

Deadline today to sign up for Easter egg hunt

SHERIDAN — Sheridan Memorial VFW Post 6390’s Children’s Easter egg hunt will be Saturday, April 8 from noon to 2 p.m. The sign up deadline is Friday, March 31. The Spring Meat Party is on Palm Sunday, April 9 from 2 to 4 p.m. Drawings for the April meat packages will be at the ...

Brownie Scout Troop 20098 hard at work

HANOVER — Brownie Scout Troop 20098 of Hanover Service Unit is hard at work with its cookie sales and community service projects. The girls pose here with Silver Creek Food Pantry Manager, Colleen McKenna. This delivery was part of a generous donation made by Jim White’s Truck & ...

Opera House to hold free social media workshop on Twitter and Snapchat

The 1891 Fredonia Opera will be holding a free social media workshop for the community on Monday, April 3, at 6:30 p.m. It will focus on Twitter and Snapchat. This is the second workshop the Opera House has presented; the previous one focused on Facebook and Instagram. Rebecca Young, the ...

Employer Series continues April 5 in Jamestown

JAMESTOWN — The Adult Education division of the Erie 2-Chautauqua-Cattaraugus BOCES continues its Employer Series on Wednesdays in April. The discussions, which are held Wednesdays from 11 a.m. to 12 p.m., focus on local employers and connect job-seekers and lifelong learners with service ...

Two veterans benefits workshops scheduled in April

The Chautauqua County Veterans Coalition has two Veterans Benefits Workshops scheduled for April. The purpose of these free workshops is to connect veterans, active duty and Reserve service members, and their families, with the benefits and services available to them in Chautauqua County. These ...

South Dayton American Legion Post 1593 sets Saturday events

SOUTH DAYTON — The South Dayton American Legion Post 1593 will host an April Fool’s pool tournament on Saturday. Sign in at 1 p.m., games start at 1:30 p.m. The event is $20 per couple. There will be cash prizes for first and second place, 50/50s and a pot-luck meal. Attendees are asked to ...

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Last week of Girl Scout Cookie Sale This is the last week that Girl Scout cookies will be for sale before this delicious treat will disappear for another year. Anyone still looking for cookies or looking to donate cookies to Operation Cookie Share can contact Donna Banach at 785-6180 or stop ...

Starflight starry night

Fundraiser and awareness event set

Submitted Photo Join Starflight at its second annual fund-raising and awareness event. The fundraiser will be held at The Chautauqua Suites, 215 W. Lake Road, Mayville on Saturday, June 3 beginning at 6 p.m. Guests will be treated to musical entertainment by Jamestown Harmony Express, the ...

Post 1017 Auxiliary meets and sets plans

The John T. Murray Post 1017 Auxiliary recently held its monthly meeting. An informal meeting was held. A discussion on the pork dinner to be held Wednesday, March 29 was held. The dinner includes salad, pork, mashed potatoes, vegetables, bread and dessert. Veterans’ donation is $4.50 and ...

Trail guide training on Wednesday

JAMESTOWN — With more than 3,000 schoolchildren visiting every spring, the Audubon Community Nature Center needs volunteers with a love of nature to lead Discovery Walks with groups of students. “Our trail guides generously share their time and themselves for the important work of ...

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Member of the Chautauqua County Genealogical Society Andrew Martin Kolstee was the speaker on “DNA for Genealogy” at the Barker Library in Fredonia.

Chautauqua County Genealogical Society holds year’s first meeting

The Chautauqua County Genealogical Society met recently in the Fredonia Barker Library for its first meeting of the new year for 2017. The group takes a winter break, meeting from March through November of each year on the third Tuesday evening of each of those months. Walt Sedlmeyer is the ...

Submitted Photo: 4-Hers served more than 700 members of the community who came to support Chautauqua County 4-H at the Green Tie Affair held Sunday Feb. 26.

Have a Heart for 4-H dinner a success

MAYVILLE — Cornell Cooperative Extension Chautauqua County’s 4-H Youth Development Program would like to thank the community for their support of the fifth annual Have a Heart for 4-H Green Tie Affair. Over 700 members of the community gathered at the Chautauqua Suites on February 26th for ...

Chadwick Bay NYS Women speaker talks about woman’s suffrage

The Chadwick Bay Chapter of New York State Women Inc. and guests met at the Moose Lodge 89, Tuesday, March 21. The guest speaker, Sue Mager, past state president and current state secretary, spoke on woman’s suffrage. This year, 2017, marks 100 years since New York state signed woman ...