Sunday Lifestyles

Local students beginning college at Alfred State

ALFRED, New York – Alfred State College welcomed a new class of freshmen this fall. The college offers educational opportunities in 49 associate degree programs, 27 baccalaureate degree programs, and two certificate programs in the schools of Arts and Sciences, Architecture, Management, and ...

Allergy season not limited to just you and me

As a general practitioner in veterinary medicine, I have the opportunity to treat a variety of ailments. This past month the most common ailment in dogs and cats has been skin and ear conditions. Skin and ear conditions can be caused by a number of things which I will discuss in detail below. ...

Recognizing Caring from the past

FORESTVILLE — Hanover Historian Vince Martonis recently placed another New York State historical marker in Forestville. This one commemorates Dr. Eleanor E. Burnsides and her life’s work in the field of medicine. The marker may be seen on Academy Street near the intersection with ...

AND THE WINNERS ARE …

PRIZES: First place: new fishing rod; second place is a tackle box and third place is a child’s chair. Items can be picked up by calling 366-3000, ext. 401. They also will be later dropped off at area schools for distribution.

Retired troopers, deputies standing tall with Cherry Creek VFW

During a Veterans Recognition Ceremony on Aug. 30, the following Post Veterans were honored with a plaque to be displayed at the post Comrade Elmer N. Crowell, a VFW Life Member, who is a Post WWll proud serviceman celebrating his 92nd Birthday. A name plate will also be added to the Honor ...

NCCF donation received by Marauder Trotter 5k

The Northern Chautauqua Community Foundation (NCCF) recently received a check for over $7,000 from proceeds of the annual Marauder Trotter 5k race hosted this summer by the Dunkirk High School Class of 1989. The funds will be allocated to their class’ memorial scholarship managed by ...

Youth scholarships awarded by Gowanda Trinity UCC

GOWANDA — Every year Trinity UCC in Gowanda give scholarships to our youth. We are proud of all of them and want to help them with their higher education. Congratulations to Taylor Edington, Matthew Kruszka, Joseph Kruszka and Andrew Kruszka for receiving the MacDonald Scholarship. The ...

St. Hyacinth’s Class of ‘62 holds luncheon

The St. Hyacinth’s Class of 1962 recently held its annual luncheon reunion at the Native Pride restaurant in Irving. 21 people attended, including 13 classmates, making it one of the best attended affairs so far. All of the those present were from the western New York area. Front row; Tom ...

Jacob Burrows reenlists for continued service in New York Army National Guard

LATHAM — Major General Anthony P. German, the Adjutant General, announces the recent reenlistment of members of the State National Guard in recognition of their continuing commitment to serve community, state and nation as part of the Army National Guard. Sergeant Jacob Burrows from Dunkirk ...

Do you remember?

Dana Depovelo, seated, a senior at Lake Shore Central School, was crowned Miss Festival of Grapes in Silver Creek on Sept. 16, 1987. Members of her court, standing, from left to right, are: Tammy Gearheart, first runner-up; Kathleen Muck, second runner-up; and Tammy Brookman, third runner-up. ...

The Bible Today

It's always unsettling when an important relationship starts to "shake". While you didn't give any details, I will try to respond in a general sense, based on God's Word. The first thing you must decide is, "is the relationship worth saving?" Sometimes people move away from the relationship ...

Available for adoption

Bear is a handsome 3 year-old lab mix. He is a smart boy who loves to play catch and other outdoor activities. Bear is an absolute cuddle bug who wants to snuggle and be around his people. He needs to be king of the castle so he must be the only pet and be in an adult-only home. Icy doesn't ...

Available for adoption

Jackson is a young, smart, handsome and athletic dog who is very loving to all the people he meets. His journey started in Texas, and the shelter was told he is a Catahoula Leopard Dog, possibly mixed with greyhound. He can easily climb fences and doesn't like cats, but he thinks he would like ...

Available for adoption

Meet Bootsie! She is a beautiful black and white tuxedo girl who is about two years old and very well socialized. Bootsie enjoys being petted and will follow people around the shelter vocalizing for their attention. Bootsie is spayed, is current on her required vaccinations and is ready for ...

Glasier family holds 93rd annual family reunion

The ninety-third annual Glasier Family Reunion was held on Sunday, Aug. 5 at the Stockton Firemen’s grounds. It was opened with prayer by Pastor Cliff Cliver before a tureen luncheon. There were 43 individuals that attended. President Jason Trippe presided over the meeting. Sandy Cliver, ...

Botticello Family Reunion

After several absent years, the Botticello cousins organized a family reunion held at Merritt Estate Winery. A delicious meal was provided along with Merritt’s famous wine slushes! Except for one aunt, all that is left of this large family of 10 brothers and sisters are cousins. Cousins came ...

Kiwanis welcomes Gowanda students

In what has become a much-anticipated back-to-school tradition, members of the local Kiwanis Club were on hand at Gowanda Elementary School on Sept. 4 to hand out a small gift to students and give them a warm welcome on the first day of classes. This year's gift was a small cloth pencil bag, a ...

Educator spotlight

Don’t be surprised as you drive around the back of the Fredonia Central School campus if you see a group of second graders playing tag, doing yoga, or just getting some fresh air. Most likely, you are observing Mrs. Stephanie Goot with her class taking a mindfulness break from their busy ...

Just Between Us

...A son, Cooper Paul, was born at Walter Reed Hospital, Bethesda Maryland, on Aug. 3, 2018 to Emma (Weigle) Williams and Dr. Matthias Williams of Silver Spring, Maryland. He is the grandson of Tim and Penny Weigle of Fredonia and Lee and Penny Williams of Williamsville. He joins sister, ...

The Moment I Knew

There are some people that can remember the exact moment they knew what they were going to do with the rest of their life. Me, I think I’m one of those people. I remember the exact moment I knew I was meant to be a naturalist. Growing up my sister, Clare, and I spent a lot of time catching ...