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Knights of Columbus Father Michael McGivney Council 7921Knights of Columbus Father Michael McGivney Council 7921 Fredonia had an Officers Installation Ceremony on Thursday, Sept. 21 at St. Anthony's Parish Hall in Fredonia. The following officers were installed: Grand Knight Neil Dempsey, ...

First Presbyterian Church of Westfield is holding October events

WESTFIELD - The First Presbyterian Church, S. Portage St., Westfield, is hosting a special Celtic Vespers service at 7 p.m. Thursday.The service is influenced by and based on ancient Celtic worship as well as its modern survivals in such worship communities as the famous Iona Community in ...

Dunkirk native hosts 15th anniversary of charitable foundation

OGUNQUIT, MAINE - The Tramuto Foundation 15th Anniversary Celebration held Saturday, Oct. 1 in Maine, raised a record-setting $700,000, which includes a $350,000 personal match by Foundation founder and chairman and Dunkirk native Donato Tramuto, to commence a five-year endowment trust.Tramuto ...

Hungarian Revolution will be subject of talk

SILVER CREEK - Oct. 23, 2016 marks the 60th anniversary of the 1956 Hungarian Revolution, a day that saw the start of the dismantling of Communism in Eastern Bloc countries in Europe.To celebrate this day of historical significance, Pastor Thomas Burian of the First United Presbyterian Church ...

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Ripley United Methodist ChurchThe Ripley United Methodist Church will hold an all-you-can-eat breakfast today from 7:30 to 11 a.m. at 84 W. Main St., Ripley. The menu will include pancakes, sausage, bacon, made-to-order eggs and omelets, home fries, biscuits and sausage gravy, orange juice and ...

CIAO dinner to be held on Monday

Monday is the date of the annual Columbus and Harvest Dinner to be held at St. Joseph Church, 145 E. Main St., Fredonia, at 6 p.m. Just bring a dish to pass, personal table setting and beverage of choice, coffee will be provided.Call Nance Ortolano at 673-9177 to make reservations.

Anniversary of Reformation celebration

Reformation 2017 - It's still all about Jesus. But before that, perhaps the best way to begin a year's worth of bi-monthly articles on the coming 500th Anniversary of the Reformation of the Christian Church is to state what the Reformation is, and was, and wasn't.What it wasn't: it was not a ...

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St. Rose of LimaA Pork Roast Dinner will be held at the St. Rose of Lima Hall, 11 Center St. in Forestville today from noon to 6 pm. The menu consist of roast pork, creamy dill or buttered potatoes, homemade squash and cranberry-applesauce. Also included in the dinner is a fresh green salad and ...

Fredonia First United Methodist Church offering Fall vacation Bible school

While vacation bible school programs are traditionally a summer event, Fredonia First United Methodist is following a less traditional schedule with a fall version of the Cave Quest program from Oct. 7 to 10."Summer is a very busy time for many families and it's difficult to fit everything in ...

Songs that disarm and charm with Kelly Armor at UUC on Sunday

The Unitarian Universalist Congregation of Northern Chautauqua will hold a multi-generational service Sunday that will feature Kelly Armor, education and folk art director at the Erie Art Museum in Erie, Pa.Armor will share her work with Old Songs New Opportunities, an innovative program run by ...

Local author has new book, holding healing conference

Author Mary Ellen Gordon announces the nationwide release of her eye-opening new book, "Miraculously Set Free: A Guide to Experiencing Personal Deliverance."Gordon guides her readers to achieve this freedom as they discover all that they need to know and do in order to live free from every form ...

Life Chain to be held from Dunkirk to college

October is Respect Life Month and to kick off the pro life activities, a Life Chain is always held on the first Sunday of October. The Life Chain is a silent presence of people holding signs along the streets, helping people to consider how important life is from conception to natural ...

Rabbinical student to lead services at temple

Rabbinical student Rayna Grossman will be leading the Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur services at Temple Beth El, 507 Washington Ave. in Dunkirk this year. Grossman is a native of Buffalo, where growing up she attended Temple Sinai. She received a bachelors degree in sociology from Brandeis ...

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Church of the Living SpiritOn Sunday, Bonnie Woods will speak at the Church of the Living Spirit. Services, beginning at 10:30 a.m. and lasting about an hour and a half, consist of a lecture, a healing service and a message service. The public is welcome and there is no gate fee for the ...

Grief support group for adults starting

A grief support group for adults will be held at Fredonia First United Methodist Church beginning Tuesday, Oct. 3 at 6:30 p.m.Group members can express their feelings in a confidential, supportive and understanding atmosphere.For details or to register, call the church office at 679-1513 or ...

Circle of Love helpers needed

The Circle of Love is recruiting volunteers willing to work at home to make turbans and night caps for chemotherapy and radiation therapy patients."There is such a demand for them. We can't keep up. We need additional people to help," said Josie Christopher, coordinator and Care Center ...

Friendship Baptist Church gives scholarships

Members of the Friendship Baptist Church Memorial Scholarship Committee recently selected church members Alexis Whitfield (left) and Tazmara Doctor (right), both residing in Rochester, as recipients of a $200 scholarship, respectively. Whitfield and Doctor will be attending Herkimer County ...

Ceremony honors victims of 9-11 attacks

On the morning of Sept. 11, town of Westfield Supervisor Martha Bills (left), Chief Jerry Ruch of the Fire Department of Westfield (center), and Westfield Fire Department Chaplain Fr. Albert Clody (right), gathered in front of the department's engine prior to a ceremony honoring the lives of ...

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Church of the Living SpiritOn Sunday, Patricia Bell will speak at the Church of the Living Spirit. Services, beginning at 10:30 a.m. and lasting about an hour and a half, consist of a lecture, a healing service and a message service. The public is welcome and there is no gate fee for the ...

Art Start classes to begin week of Sept. 26 at FFUMC

Art Start gives local community members from all walks of life the opportunity to explore their artistic side. Now in it's third year, this unique program offers classes in drawing, watercolor, decorative acrylic, knitting and paper crafting. Art Start has a threefold purpose: creativity, ...