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Brocton Portland Seniors hold Halloween party

Submitted PhotoPictured are some of the attendees at the Brocton Portland Seniors Halloween party. Costume winners were Mary Trippi, Ruth Neal, Bob Jagoda, Rick Cranston, Rita Bennett, Julia Schrantz, Marjorie Diehl and Jean Jaquith.

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Grape Belt SeniorsThe next Grape Belt Readers' Theater will be Wednesday, Nov. 2 at 10:30 a.m. The theme is, "I Heard it Through the Grapevine." The next board meeting will be on Monday, Nov. 14 at 10:15 a.m. There will not be a luncheon in November; however, a holiday luncheon is being planned ...

Fifty years in Freemasonry

Submitted PhotoAt a recent meeting of Dunkirk-Irondequoit Lodge No. 301, local businessman and philanthropist James 'Lou' Elias (left), was presented with a certificate and lapel pin to commemorate 50 years of membership in Freemasonry. Presenting the awards is Mark Odell, master of the Lodge.

CMHS Class of 1956 holds reunion

Submitted PhotoOn Thursday, Oct. 13, the Clarion Hotel was the host for the celebration of the 60th reunion for the Cardinal Mindszenty High School Class of '56. The class of 68 members was the second in the school's history with female members as graduates. Those in attendance were, seated ...

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Grape Belt SeniorsJoin the Grape Belt Seniors for their monthly luncheon on Monday, Oct. 24, at 11:30 a.m. Bring a dish to pass. Immediately following dinner, there will be a dance presentation by Harry Szewczyk and Mollie Staley. These two have been doing many types of dance, such as ballroom, ...

Beauty is only how deep?

I acquired a pup with a skin problem.It was one of the conditions of my accepting him - "as is," as it were. I figure we're all a little different - unique, strange if you will. He certainly fit that bill but came with a heart big enough to more than compensate for any drawbacks - and an ...

Rotary Club bids couple fond farewell

Submitted PhotoWestfield residents Harry Barton (left) and his spouse Connie Barton (center) were honored by Rotary Club of Westfield-Mayville President Mike Harrington (right) at the club's Oct. 4 meeting. Harry, a 39-year member who served as club president in 1980-1981 and all officer roles ...

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Dunkirk Senior Citizen Board of DirectorsThe Dunkirk Senior Citizen Board of Directors met at the Center on Thursday, Oct. 6 at 9:30 a.m. President Barbara Bajdas led the group in reciting the Pledge of Allegiance.Communications were received from the United Senior Council of ...

Silver Creek Seniors swear in officers

Submitted PhotoSilver Creek Seniors officers are pictured, from left: Carl Mohart, maintenance; Mary Ann Seibert, petty cash; Lorrie Newman, treasurer; Joan Suski, vice president; Mary Congdon, corresponding secretary; Eleanor Lemiszko, secretary; Ed Newman, president; Harry Suski, maintenance; ...

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Lake Shore Senior CitizensThe Lake Shore Senior Citizens met Wednesday at the Center with President Stella Michalak presiding. She led the group in reciting the Pledge of Allegiance and the singing of "God Bless America."Carol Kozlowski read an inspirational poem entitled "There's Something to ...

NCCF-funded programs get great response

JAMESTOWN - If an overwhelming response is any indication, Northern Chautauqua County loved the Audubon Nature Center's monthly April through September presentations."It blew us away," said Audubon Program Director Jennifer Schlick. "I hope the Northern Chautauqua Community Foundation is as ...

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Brocton Portland SeniorsBrocton Portland Seniors met Tuesday, Sept. 27 at the Brocton Legion. President Margaret Jagoda opened the meeting before 32 members and one guest.Fred Brown was welcomed back. Bob Jagoda led the Pledge of Allegiance and Rick Cranston held a moment of silence and prayer ...

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Grape Belt SeniorsThe October meeting will be on Oct. 17 with the October luncheon on Oct. 24.Readers' Theater will continue on Oct. 5 at 10:30 a.m. for Part 2 of the musical comedy written by Ed McClenathan. Bring a guest.All trips, extended as well as day trips, are open to the public; ...

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Dunkirk Senior Citizens Board of DirectorsThe Dunkirk Senior Citizens Board of Directors met recently at the Center with President Barbara Bajdas presiding.Communications were received from the Food Bank of WNY, the Salvation Army, Chautauqua County Rural Ministry and the Chautauqua ...

Adult Day Care Center holds third annual art show

The Chautauqua Adult Day Care Centers Inc. recently held its 3rd Annual Senior Art Show at its Dunkirk site. Over the last few months, participants and staff worked together to create artwork that was displayed at the art show.Artwork included painted canvas, wood projects, pinatas, charcoal ...

Little Ricky twins visit WCA Hospital

Twin brother child actors, Joseph and Michael Mayer who played the fictional character from the American classic television series, "I Love Lucy," Seasons 2-4, made a stop-over at WCA Hospital during the Lucille Ball Comedy Festival attractions,, signing autographed postcards and visiting with ...

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Collins 50 Plus SeniorsActivities for the week of Aug. 28 to Sept. 3:Sunday: Pickle Ball with Lois at 6:30 p.m., Collins Town Park. (free)Wednesday: Exercises with Pat at 10 a.m., L.K. Painter Center Yellow Room. (free); Quilting with Florence at 10:30 a.m., Collins Library Community Room. ...

Encore to perform at Chautauqua

Submitted PhotoEncore Chorale for singers 55+ will be holding a concert Monday as part of the Encore Chorale Summer Choral Institute at Chautauqua Institution. Pianist Maribeth Gowen and flutist David Lonkevich, will perform, "A Tapestry of Color for Flute and Piano." Come hear Gowen and ...

SCHS Class of 1948 celebrates 68 years

SILVER CREEK - The Silver Creek High School Class of 1948 celebrated 68 years with a mini reunion at the Colony Restaurant on Sunday afternoon, Aug. 7.Prayers at the beginning and closing were given by Robert Sutehall. A memorial prayer was also given by Sutehall, as he named all the deceased ...

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Dunkirk Senior CitizensListed below are some of the events that are being sponsored by the Senior Center.Tickets will go on sale Tuesday, Sept. 6 for an appreciation trip to the Allegany Casino on Monday, Oct. 24. The price of $26 includes transportation, goodie bags, $30 free play and a ...