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Forestville Fire Department holds banquet

SILVER CREEK - The Forestville Fire Department Banquet was held at Firehouse on the Lake in Silver Creek on May 21, with Chief Kyle Barthel welcoming everyone present. 3Cs catering provided a wonderful dinner.Recognition was given to Dawn Esperson for five years, Kyle Barthel for 20 years, and ...

Annual Brant Summer Festival begins Friday

BRANT - The Town of Brant is having its 13th Annual Brant Summer Festival June 17 through June 19.All events except the Pictorial Post office event, will be held at the Brant Town Park, 1000 Brant Farnham Road in Brant.The schedule includes but is not limited to: ...

Daughters of the American Revolution meet

WESTFIELD - The Benjamin Prescott Chapter of The National Society of the Daughters of the American Revolution met June 2 at 1 p.m. at the McClurg Mansion, Westfield. Regent Mercy Warren called the meeting to order, and with Vice Regent Antoneitte Sherman, conducted the Opening Ritual. The ...

Northern Chautauqua Pickleball has resumed

Fitness enthusiasts have the option of playing indoor or outdoor pickleball this summer. Indoor courts are available at the Boys & Girls Club, 296 E. Lake Shore Drive, Dunkirk on Monday and Thursday evenings from 5:30 to 9 p.m., with possible changes at the end of June.Also, on ...

Westfield Quilters’ Guild meeting set for June 16

WESTFIELD - The next meeting of the Westfield Quilters' Guild will be June 16 at 6:30 p.m. in the summer meeting location at Lakeshore Assembly of God, 252 E. Main St, Westfield.This is the Guild's annual picnic. Table service, ice tea and lemonade will be provided. Members are asked to bring a ...

Alumni Drum and Bugle Corps of WNY seeking new members

The Alumni Drum and Bugle Corps of WNY, the only senior drum and bugle corps left in Chautauqua County, also performed a concert at the American Legion Post 62 after the Memorial Day parade."We had about seven horn players that couldn't make the Memorial Day celebration in Dunkirk because they ...

Bicentennial Park donations celebrated

Bicentennial Park has come into its own this year and this spring it was in full glory. Stop by this sweet spot in the city to appreciate the labor of love done by members of Academy Heights Neighborhood group and assorted other volunteers. You will find this small park on Sixth Street across ...

Bicentennial Park donations celebrated

Bicentennial Park has come into its own this year and this spring it was in full glory. Stop by this sweet spot in the city to appreciate the labor of love done by members of Academy Heights Neighborhood group and assorted other volunteers. You will find this small park on Sixth Street across ...

Grape Discovery Center holding special event

WESTFIELD - The Grape Discovery Center will hold a special event featuring the Lake Shore Street Rod Association Car Cruise-In and a fundraiser on Saturday from noon to 5 p.m. at 8305 W. Main Road, Westfield.In addition to the cruise-in, the afternoon features a chicken barbecue by KISS ...

4-H fashion revue recognizes 50 sewers

SINCLAIRVILLE - The annual 4-H Fashion Revue was held at Park United Methodist Church in Sinclairville on May 6, with the Canadaway 4-H club hosting the event. This year's theme was "4-Hers are the Superheroes of the Future." 4-H members were evaluated on sewing as well as their modeling ...

Elks Club to hold Flag Day ceremony at the Dunkirk Historical Lighthouse

The Benevolent and Protective Order of Elks Lodge #922 of Dunkirk will be holding its annual Flag Day ceremony on Tuesday, June 14 at 6 p.m. at the Dunkirk Historical Lighthouse, 1 Lighthouse Point Drive, Dunkirk.The public and city officials are invited to attend this service commemorating the ...

Do you remember?

Pictured are the 1952-53 Koch's Anny's Dunkirk representatives in the Seelbach AA Girls Softball League. Kneeling from left are: Barbara Summerlee, Maxine Mason, Betty Burke, Marie Tampio, Natalie Conrad, Karline Frey, Elaine Quinn, Joan Hennessey and Agnes Kieras. Standing from left are: H. J. ...

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Fredonia Garden Club sponsors tea and Amish program

CHERRY CREEK - The Fredonia Garden Club sponsored a two-course Garden Tea and Amish Program at the historic Cherry Creek Inn. Guests were able to tour the Frost Home, the Carriage House Library and the surrounding gardens.Tea was served with a variety of tea sandwiches and sweets. Hats were ...

Forestville Fire Department chicken barbecue today

FORESTVILLE - The Forestville Fire Department will hold a chicken barbecue today from noon until sold out. The meal includes chicken, with homemade sauce cooked to perfection, bacon ranch macaroni salad, corn on the cob, roll and homemade dessert. The cost is $10 for large, $7 for small. ...

Brocton Preceptor Beta Epsilon Chapter meeting held

BROCTON - Members of the Brocton Preceptor Beta Epsilon Chapter of Beta Sigma Phi met recently at the home of Judy Travis with Nancy Smith serving as co-hostess.Several members of the Chapter have volunteered to serve cake and punch at the Baccalaureate this Sunday, June 12, at the Brocton ...