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Pictured is Cassadaga Historian John Sipos (left) receiving two old china dishes from Historian Walter Waite, which were used at the Chautauqua County Poor Farm in Dewittville from 1921 through 1961. The Dewittville Poor Farm was an important part of county history that helped many people in need.

Sinclairville Senior Citizens hear talk on Dewittville Poor Farm

SINCLAIRVILLE — Cassadaga Village Historian John Sipos was the recent guest speaker at the Sinclairville Senior Citizens luncheon. The senior group meets once a month for a luncheon and a program in the Sinclairville Fire Hall dining room on the second Tuesday of each month at noon. Lunch ...

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Collins 50 Plus Seniors Activities for the week of Feb. 19 to 25 Sunday: Pickle ball with Lois at 6:30 p.m.. L.K. Painter Center gym. Monday: Exercises with Pat at 9 a.m., Painter Center gym. Tuesday: Active Senior Aerobics with Kim at 9 a.m., Painter Center gym; soup and sandwich ...

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Grape Belt Seniors Visit Grape Belt Seniors on FaceBook. Find information about upcoming trips and events, as well as information regarding cancellations of Catherine’s aerobics and weights classes. She will also post cancellations on her own FB page, WDOE, and Chautauqua ...

Hultquist Place holding open house

JAMESTOWN — The Hultquist Place Assisted Living Program on the Lutheran Campus in Jamestown is hosting an open house on Wednesday, Feb. 15, from 3 to 5 p.m. Attendees will receive a brief education session highlighting the requirements for admission and the benefits of living at Hultquist ...

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Grape Belt Seniors Grape Belt Seniors can now be found on Facebook. This is a closed group for paid members of Grape Belt Seniors. Catherine will post cancellations for her aerobics and weights classes on the GrapeBelt Seniors FB page, as well as on her own FB page, WDOE and Chautauqua ...

Pinochle scores for Feb. 3

Share & Care Tuesday’s Best Jan. 24 1. Duane Peterson713 2. Lucy  Saeli 613 3. Birdie L. Walczak 612 4. Ed Long 611 5. Fran Sullivan 607 Double pinochle: Lucy Saeli Peanuts: Nancy Niebel Birdie’s Bidders Jan. 26 1. Mary Lou Goldberg   698 2. Ed ...

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Dunkirk Seniors The Dunkirk Senior Center had a full bus for the trip to Salamanca last Monday where the lights went out, making it quite an event. The exercise classes on Monday, Wednesday and Friday are at 9 a.m., with the aerobics Tuesday and Thursday still at 9:30. Check the ...

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Spaghetti dinner in honor of Carol Kozlowski planned for Feb. 19

A spaghetti dinner in honor of the late Carol Kozlowski will be held Sunday, Feb. 19 from noon to 2 p.m. at the Dunkirk Senior Center, 45 Cliffstar Court, Dunkirk. Doors open at 11:15 a.m., with dinner served at noon. The cost is $8 per member. The menu will feature spaghetti and meatballs, ...

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Lake Shore Seniors The Lake Shore Seniors met at the Dunkirk Senior Center on Jan. 18 at 1 p.m. President Stella Michalak opened the meeting with the Pledge of Allegiance and singing of “God Bless America.” Secretary Josephine Wierczynski read a poem before the minutes of the last ...

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Silver Creek Senior Citizens The Silver Creek Seniors met on Tuesday, Jan. 10 with 19 members present. After Chaplain Dorothy Miniri offered a prayer, the group said the Pledge to the Flag and sang “God Bless America.”  Several varieties of sandwiches and ice cream were enjoyed, ...

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The Lake Shore Seniors met Jan. 4 at the Dunkirk Senior Center. Installation of officers followed the meeting. Pictured from left are: Treasurer Betty Korzeniewski, Secretary Josie Wierczynski and President Stella Michalak. Vice President Sophia Kubasik was not present.

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Lake Shore Seniors The Lake Shore Seniors met at the Dunkirk Senior Center on Jan. 4 at 1 p.m. President Stella Michalak opened the meeting with the Pledge of Allegiance and singing of “God Bless America.” Secretary Josephine Wierczynski read a poem entitled, “God’s Blessing is ...

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Grape Belt Seniors Please note regarding Aerobics and Weights with Catherine: Monday, Jan. 2, 2017:  NO Class (Wednesday and Friday classes will be held as usual at 9 a.m.). Readers’ Theater will not be meeting in January, February, or March. All trips, extended as well as day ...

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Each May, as part of national Older Americans Month, New York State Office of the Aging celebrates older New Yorkers at a Senior Day event in Albany. Chautauqua County’s shining star was Louise Long. Long is pictured with her husband, Donald Long (left) and Greg Olsen, New York State Office for the Aging Acting Director.

Chautauqua County’s Senior Volunteer of the Year honored

By Chautauqua County Office of the Aging MAYVILLE — The Chautauqua County Senior Volunteer of the Year was honored for her efforts at an event Albany. Each May, as part of national Older Americans Month, New York State Office of the Aging  celebrates older New Yorkers at a Senior Day ...

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Grape Belt Seniors Please note regarding Aerobics and Weights with Catherine: Monday, Dec. 26:  NO Class  (Wednesday and Friday classes will be held as usual at 9 a.m.). Monday, Jan. 2, 2017:  NO Class (Wednesday and Friday classes will be held as usual at 9 a.m.). All trips, ...

Raymond Angelo Belliotti

Belliotti’s 20th book explores Nietzsche’s will to power

In his newest book, Distinguished Teaching Professor Raymond Angelo Belliotti of the Department of Philosophy at the State University of New York at Fredonia interprets Friedrich Nietzsche's fundamental concept and evaluates the extent to which the desire for power and its exercise motivates ...

Write Now Writers Group donates to Ahira Hall Library

BROCTON — Write Now Writers Group’s mission is to foster ambition, talent, and pursuit of the art of writing. In this effort, they have published an anthology, “Here, In This Time or Place.” Six contributing authors share stories, some fiction, non-fiction, poems, and more. All Write ...

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The Valley Minstrels from the Cassadaga Valley Central School were the musical performers for the Sinclairville Senior Citizens at the annual Christmas luncheon and program. The Minstrel group is led by Mrs. E. Beichner.

Valley Minstrels sing at Sinclairville Senior Citizens’ Christmas party

SINCLAIRVILLE — The Valley Minstrels from the Cassadaga Valley Central School performed for the Sinclairville Senior Citizens at its annual Christmas dinner and program. The group of 23 young singers range  from grades 9 through 12, and meet after school to practice their singing. The ...

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Brocton Portland Seniors The Christmas party on Dec. 27 at Brocton Legion will be catered by Brocton Green Arch. Members are to sign up for beef or turkey with all the trimmings by calling Stonefoot at 792-4565 by Dec. 20. Robin Carr, Rita Bennett, Kate Cranston, Lena Elliott, Giambra, and ...