Sunday Lifestyles

University students assist in community music therapy sessions

William Borden gave a performance of two songs, “Put a Lime in the Coconut” and “Somewhere over the Rainbow.” Accompanied by Music Therapy student, Paul Beckford, Lonnie Scheffield sang the popular songs “Mama Mia”; “You are My Sunshine;” and “Lean on me.” as well as a ...

Reader’s recipe for cake is a keeper

The recipe that we’re sharing this week is a little bit different than our typical recipes, many of which come from a cookbook, a recipe website or blog or every so often carefully created within the walls of our kitchen. This recipe comes from one of our readers, who was kind enough to ...

Dankert receives scholarship

Jessi Dankert of Perrysburg received a $1,000 criminal justice scholarship from ASIS (American Society of Industrial Security) on Dec. 14. She was one of three local students awarded this scholarship. The luncheon and awards ceremony for local Law Enforcement was held at Salvatore’s Italian ...

Chautauqua Fallen Heroes Scholarships awarded

The Northern Chautauqua Community Foundation recently assisted representatives of the Chautauqua Fallen Heroes Scholarship in presenting the Chautauqua Fallen Heroes Scholarship awards. This year the committee proudly awarded scholarships to Stephen Aldrich and Daniel Torres. Stephen is a ...

Ms. Rea is part of what makes Fredonia great for their students

At Fredonia Elementary School, the students love that they have physical education class every single day. Part of the reason for their excitement about PE is the teachers. The students are treated to creative lessons, indoors and outdoors, taught by teachers who take the time to get to know ...

Just between us

...The following students have been named to Niagara University’s Fall 2018 Dean’s List: from Dunkirk, Melissa Berg and Morgan Genovese; and from Brocton, Gillian Belcher... ... Lindsay Harp is one of 39 seniors to earn their degree from Grove City College on Dec. 18, 2018. Harp earned a ...

Gowanda Elementary School names Students of the Month

GOWANDA – Gowanda Elementary School recognized three first-graders in the classroom of Mrs. Tonello and Mrs. Fish as Students of the Month for December 2018. Gia Stafford got caught displaying caring and kindness by cleaning up a mess that was not her own without being asked. That was very ...

Westfield Academy and Central School announces their Students of the Month

Pictured from left to right: Senior of the Month-Austin Bourgeois; 11th grade-Mathew Emmons; 10th grade-Alison Chimera; 9th grade-Sheala Barresi. Westfield Academy and Central School recently announced their Students of the Month for December. The requirements are: 1. Follows Westfield’s ...

Dunkirk School No. 4 Students of the Month

Dunkirk School No. 4 recently announced their Students of the Month for September. Starting in the front row, pictured from left to right, Danielle Felt, Gabriella Grann, Josean Perez Esquilin, Riley Frost, Savanna Guziec. In the back, from left to right, Siul Otero Rodriguez, Ryleigh ...

Brocton Elementary Students of the Month

On Wednesday, Dec. 19, Brocton Elementary School celebrated its character education assembly. The students were chosen as Students of the Month representing grades K-5. These students demonstrated the character trait of Kindness/Caring on a daily basis. The following students were chosen as ...

Dunkirk Middle School Students of the Month

Dunkirk Middle School recently announced their Students of the Month for November and December. Pictured from left to right, starting in the back row: Rebecca Farwell (principal), Teddy Roberts, Kisun Peters (assistant principal). In the third row: Violet Wilkins, Brooke Szymczak, Ella Purol, ...

Fredonia students receive Gilman Scholarships

Two State University of New York at Fredonia students have been awarded 2019 Gilman Scholarships to support study abroad experiences during the spring and summer semesters. Nelson Clark of Buffalo, a Middle Childhood Education Math Specialist with a minor in Music, will be participating in a ...

WACS Students Raise Money for WMH Wheelchairs

WESTFIELD — Westfield Academy and Central School (WACS) students presented two gifts totaling $1,765.16 to the Westfield Memorial Hospital Foundation to help purchase wheelchairs needed at Westfield Memorial Hospital. A remarkable $1,055.16 was raised by pre-K through 5th grade students ...

Gowanda High School names their Students of the Month

GOWANDA — Seven students at Gowanda High School have been selected as Students of the Month for November 2018: Emily Stang for Physical Ed/Health/Business, Senior Shane Gallo for Math, Junior Andie Baco for English, Senior Anna North for Science/Technology, Senior Kialeigh Bennett for Social ...

Dunkirk Police take local students to breakfast

Submitted Photos. The Dunkirk Police concluded their Breakfast With The Police program on Dec. 6, 2018, at Dunkirk School No. 4. Officers shared breakfast with fifth grade student, Jazmine Bultron. The Dunkirk Police would like to thank the entire staff of the Dunkirk Tim Hortons along with ...

Local 4-H youth selected for Junior Dairy Leader Program

JAMESTOWN — Congratulations to Katelyn Miller and Emily Starceski, longtime Chautauqua County 4-H dairy members on being selected to participate in the 2018-2019 NYS Junior DAIRY LEADER Program through Cornell University. Katelyn Miller, a 17-year-old member of the Cherry Creek Cornhuskers, ...

Kyle Gawronski and Kelsey Drummond

Kelsey Drummond and Kyle Gawronski, together with their families, announce their engagement. The bride to be is the daughter of Kenneth and Gina Drummond of Dunkirk. She received a bachelor of science degree in childhood education at SUNY Fredonia. She finishes her last classes for her ...

Fredonia students take fifth at Stock Market Challenge

A group of Fredonia High School Students who call themselves “4 Pockets Full” came in fifth place at the 10th Annual Junior Achievement Stock Market Challenge in Buffalo. Over 141 teams from 33 area high schools experienced the controlled chaos of the stock market trading floor Nov. 15 ...