Sunday Lifestyles

Smith collects third award for artist documentary

State University of New York at Fredonia Department of Communication Assistant Professor Roslin Smith will receive the Award of Creative Excellence, a highly competitive honor bestowed by the Broadcast Education Association, for “Moods, Mountains and Masterpieces. A Portrait of an Artist: ...

Mr. and Mrs. Robert Halas, Jr.

Ashley M. Waters & Robert J. Halas, Jr. said “I do!” on August 25, 2018 at Rotunda Grapevine Railroad Farm in Fredonia. The bride is the daughter of Donald Waters of West Seneca and Dawn Pawlak of Dunkirk. She is the granddaughter of Bruno and Loretta DelSorbo of Irving and Ed and ...

Mr. and Mrs. Shawn P. Pfleuger

Sarah A. Skubis and Shawn P. Pfleuger were united in marriage at an outdoor, double-ring ceremony in the Gazebo at St. Columban’s on the Lake in Sheridan, New York at 2 p.m. on Aug. 18, 2018. Officiant was Lillian Williams, aunt of the groom. A reception followed at the Moose Lodge in ...

Dunkirk native’s culinary training journey leads to Animal Kingdom at Disney

When Brenda Smith heard her daughter was using a chainsaw in school she couldn’t believe her ears. “I’m like, oh my God, Carrie, they gave you a chainsaw!?” Mrs. Smith said. “I still have pictures of her carving ice. I was pretty impressed.” It’s a good thing Brenda trusted ...

Quick cookies a perfect treat

Every-one needs at least one of those quick-to-make cookies that don’t require elusive ingredients. Something that can be made when you have just found out that you have unexpected company on the way and would like to have something special for them. Something that is also perfect for ...

98th Whipple Reunion held

Descendants of the Emmett R.Whipple family met on Sunday, Aug. 19 to celebrate 98 years. The gathering took place under mostly cloudy but warm weather at Midway State Park, Bemus Point. Corey and Kali Stearns, hosts, welcomed 71 family members and guests. A blessing was given and a moment ...

Fredonia recognizes employees for outstanding service

The 2018 Outstanding Administrative Service Awards have been presented to five State University of New York at Fredonia employees, whose collective service spans more than 60 years and all major departments within the Finance and Administration division. The awards highlight exemplary service ...

Lakeview Shock Incarceration Facility partners with Dunkirk-Fredonia Lions Club

The Lakeview Shock Incarceration Correctional Facility Vocational Building Maintenance Class built 15 eyeglasses donation boxes for the Dunkirk-Fredonia Lions Club, and the Vocational Painting and Decorating Class painted the boxes. The donation boxes can be found at the office of Attorney ...

4-H Dog Project announces end of year awards, welcomes new members

Cornell Cooperative Extension of Chautauqua County’s 4-H Youth Dog project finished up the 4-H year at the Chautauqua County Fair with a fun show and award ceremony. Youth competed in six shows at 4-H Acres in Stockton, NY. Placings are as follows: Obedience Beginner Novice A: 1) ...

Collins Public Library announces October programs

COLLINS — The Collins Public Library, located at 2341 Main St., Collins has announced its October schedule. When reservations are required, stop by or call 532-5129. Programs are as follows: Lap Sit with Miss Abbie: Mondays: Oct. 1, 8, 15, 22 and 29 at 10:30 a.m. Come to this fun program ...

Students perform in annual talent show

The smiles were as bright as the sun as E2CCB LoGuidice Educational Center E Building Summer School Program held its talent showcase. The annual event on the Erie-2-Chautauqua-Cattaraugus BOCES campus was held in the newly constructed outdoor pavilion. Completed earlier this year in tandem ...

Students to perform in Philadelphia parade

Local dancers Taylor Thompson and Ella Duliba, of The Collage Performing Arts Center in Fredonia, have been selected along with more than 500 junior high and high school cheerleaders and dancers from across the U.S. to perform in the 99th Annual Philadelphia Thanksgiving Day Parade, the oldest ...

Bringing back THE FLOW

Within 47 acres of the Greystone Bat Bird and Butterfly Sanctuary lies a countryside of beautiful woods, deep ravines and many small creeks. All of the creeks in this area flow into the Brocton reservoir and eventually drain into Lake Erie. The water is pure and uncontaminated. Thus it ...

Column brings new menu of options

Hello! Although some of you may have caught this column in the past, we have found a new newspaper home! Please allow to me introduce myself and what this weekly column will be featuring. For the past five years, we have been featured in the Chautauqua Star, which has now changed its ...

Mr. and Mrs. Joshua M. Braymiller

Felicia L. (Steger) Braymiller and Joshua M. Braymiller were united in marriage at an outdoor, double ring ceremony in Portland, New York at 3 p.m. on July 21, 2018. The groom also presented vows and necklaces to the bride's daughters during the ceremony. The officiant was the Reverend Sandra ...

Dunkirk Area Labor Council Scholarships awarded to three local students

Dunkirk Area Labor Council President Doug Stock recently presented the 2018 Dunkirk Area Labor Council Scholarship awards to three students: Jasmine Scheffer, Stephen Romanik Jr., and Tyler Lampert. This scholarship is one of over 180 scholarship funds held at the Northern Chautauqua Community ...

Fredonia class of ‘78 holds reunion

Recently the Fredonia High School Class of 1978 gathered for its 40th year reunion. This two day event brought over 100 classmates and their guests to one or all of the events. Out of the area guests traveled from Connecticut, Colorado, Florida, Georgia, Indiana, Maryland, Massachusetts, ...

JBC President, Dean’s list announced

JAMESTOWN — Jamestown Business College has announced the President's and Dean's Lists for the Summer 2018 term. To qualify for the President's List a student must earn a 3.90 - 4.00 grade point average for a term. To qualify for the Dean's List a student must earn a 3.60 - 3.89 grade point ...

Chautauqua Leadership Network honors local leaders

The Chautauqua Leadership Network, developed in 1993, recently honored four outstanding recipients at their annual Leaders of the Year Awards on Tuesday, August 14, 2018 at Chautauqua Suites in Mayville. The master of ceremonies was CLN President Daniel Heitzenrater while Rev. Amy Rohler of ...

Dunkirk Class of 1978 holds reunion

The Dunkirk High School of 1978 recently held a three day event to celebrate its 40th Class Reunion July 5 through 7. Classmate Doug Brown held a get-together at his summer home on Thursday evening. Classmates gathered for the “icebreaker” Friday at Rookies on the Lake. Saturday morning ...