Sunday Lifestyles

Dunkirk School Three Students of the Month for October

The following Dunkirk School Three students were chosen by their teachers as Students of the Month for October. Seated: Aaliyah Carmona, Mario Bautista Chavez, Kenuel Vega DeArmas, Javier Hernandez, Yeineirilys Salome Morales, Marcus Santiago. Middle Row: Ryley Andrews, Analiz Rivera, Ramon ...

Silver Creek Elementary Bus Riders of the month

These students from Silver Creek Elementary School are the October 2018 Bus Riders of the Month winners. They were chosen by their appreciative drivers because they are dependable, trustworthy and caring on their buses. These top students follow the rules to make their bus a better place to be. ...

Fredonia Elementary Students of the Month for October

They were selected by their teachers because they are positive role models for their peers in the classroom, follow school rules, are polite and friendly, and are hard workers that never give up - even when the work is difficult. Back row: 2nd Grader, Rosa Greene; 5th Grader, Kaleigh ...

Westfield Middle School Students of the Month for September

On a monthly basis, Westfield Middle School honors one student at each grade level as the Student of the Month. Teachers and staff had the opportunity to nominate one student who they believed met the following criteria: 1. Follows Westfield’s Rules of Respect for staff and peers 2. ...

Westfield High School announces September Students of the Month

The requirements are: 1. Follows Westfield’s Rules of Respect for staff and peers. 2. Shows outstanding effort and improvement or shows achievement and consistent high scores on tests, quizzes and projects commensurate with ability. 3. Prepared daily to participate in all classes. 4. Serves ...

Local Club takes top places in District 65, Area 14 Speech Contest

Concord Spellbinders Toastmasters Club members Ned Lindstrom and Mark Hess in the District 65, Area 14 Humorous Speech and Evaluation Contest. Lindstrom and Hess have the opportunity to compete at the Division A Contest scheduled for Saturday, November 10, Moog Space & Defense Group, East ...

Gowanda High School names their students of the month for October

GOWANDA — The staff at Gowanda High School singled out seven hard-working students to be honored as Students of the Month for October. Congratulations to: Kirk Mohawk: PRIDE Student of the Month, Tyee Nagel: Health, Alex Wampler: LOTE (Language Other Than English), Lincoln ...

Coming clean throughout the house

It’s the time of year when gatherings start coming inside. Gone are the play dates at the playground or the splash pad. On the contrary, today is actually a beautiful fall day. Has anyone else been enjoying these beautiful sunny days with temperatures of fifty degrees and over? I know we ...

LETTING GO … with yoga

I spent about three decades judging yoga. It made me laugh to think about a room full of people bending themselves like pretzels and chanting, “OHM.” I was an athlete after all and real athletes sweat it out with that “no pain, no gain” attitude, right? One day, due to circumstances ...

Fredonia launches new dance series with three sold-out performances

The Department of Theatre and Dance successfully launched the Merrins Chamber Series at the State University of New York at Fredonia with three sold-out performances in early November. More than 200 people attended the three performances of this inaugural event, which was presented by the ...

Lukasz Yoder is named Sorel piano competition winner

A highly select group of young pianists competed in the final round of the Claudette Sorel Piano Competition on Nov. 3 in Rosch Recital Hall at the State University of New York at Fredonia, with Lukasz Yoder from Los Angeles named as the first prize winner. The pool of 30 talented applicants ...

PATRIOTIC PERFORMANCE

The 70-member New Horizons Band of Western New York will present their Fall Concert at 7:30 p.m. on Wednesday. The free concert will be held in the Harry A. King Concert Hall on the SUNY Fredonia Campus. Concert attendees are asked to bring non-perishable food items for the Westfield Food ...

Fall flavors can add to crafts for children

The end of our local apple season is drawing near, and with it, an abundance of apples. At least for a good percentage of us, that is. One can only make so many apple pies, and a family can only eat so many slices of apple pie. If you’ve been reading our column since the beginning, the ...

Frank R. and Ardeene Lisa

The family of Frank R. and Ardeene Lisa held a 73rd anniversary party for the couple on Oct. 27. Friends, family and grandchildren attended. Pictured are front row from the left: Frank R. Lisa and his wife of 73 years, Ardeene Lisa and son, William Lisa. In the back row are son Frank Lisa Jr., ...

Nolan Frank Polichetti

A son, Nolan Frank Polichetti, was born at 3:28 p.m. Columbus Day, Oct. 8, 2018 at St. Joseph’s Hospital in Warren, Ohio, to Michael and Roxanne (Herrington) Polichetti of Cortland, Ohio, formerly of Dunkirk. Weighing 7 lbs. 8 oz. and 20 in. long, he is the grandson of Mary Ann (Kolassa) ...

Educator Spotlight

The Kindergarten team is well-known throughout the Fredonia community for their wonderfully kind, nurturing classrooms and the amazing relationships they build with their students. At the head of this wonderful team, is their co-instructional leader, Ms. Linda Kaminski. As you enter the ...

P-TECH students volunteer at Humane Society

National Honor Society students from WNY P-TECH STEM College & Career Academy recently began community service at the Chautauqua County Humane Society on Strunk Road in Jamestown. After a brief orientation, students performed a variety of services, including the making of dog treats. During ...

Fredonia student wins Best Undergraduate Paper honor at NYSSA annual conference

Mikayla Fuller, a senior Sociology major at the State University of New York at Fredonia, had her research work, “How Latinos Experience Racism in Western New York,” chosen as the Best Undergraduate Paper at the 2018 conference of the New York State Sociological Association. The objective ...

Westfield High School to present annual dinner theatre Nov. 9-10

WESTFIELD — Westfield High School will be presenting its annual dinner theatre on Nov. 9 and 10, at 7:30 p.m. in the Westfield district auditorium. They will be performing a new musical written by Charles Dickens and WACS music teacher Kent Knappenberger entitled “The Adventures of ...