Sunday Lifestyles

Dunkirk woman part of trip to Uganda

Several Daemen College students, including a Dunkirk resident, traveled thousands of miles to rural Uganda to partner on a project aimed at supporting the health and well-being of children and young adults in the region as part of a unique international service learning experience offered by ...

Casserole fits a family’s go-to list

One area that I am constantly trying to improve upon is my cooking. With three young kids, I had fallen into a cooking routine that would be better referred to as a “rut.” I made the quick and easy dishes that I knew they liked, rarely trying to introduce them to new types of foods. Our ...

Just between us

... Youngstown State University has recently announced its Dean’s List for the Fall 2018 semester. To be on the list, a student must have achieved at least a 3.4-grade point average while taking a minimum of 12 credit hours. Local students include: Megan Levan, a Theatre Studies major from ...

Gowanda celebrates National Honor Society inductees

GOWANDA — Ten new members joined the Gowanda Central School District’s chapter of the National Honor Society during an induction ceremony held in Panther pride in the high school auditorium Wednesday, Feb. 13. Family, friends and faculty – along with current NHS members inducted in ...

Ongoing Brocton library effort proves to be eye-opener

BROCTON — Beginning in 2012, the Ahira Hall Memorial Library has sponsored the Literacy in Art, Reading and Culture program, offering the community special arts activities designed to promote literacy in visual art, reading and culture. Since the program was first proposed by Lucy Andrus, ...

You can help make for a brighter, healthier county

Your drug store receipt invites you to take a survey, so does your fast food receipt: you could win $3,000, or get a free breakfast sandwich! Surveys pop up almost every time you buy something online. It’s our bet that you’ve already been asked to take a few surveys this past week. On ...

No one stewing after early delivery

I’m a little bit late to the party on this one, but for Christmas I received a pressure cooker. I had been on the fence about this for some time, and for several reasons. For one reason, it seemed too good to be true. Did I really need another appliance in my life? My counter space real ...

Dunkirk FBLA and Leadership Students honored

During the Dunkirk High School’s FBLA meetings and Leadership classes, they often discuss ways to give back to those in need. Their teacher and advisor, Mrs. Dawley, introduced the idea of collecting items for comfort packs. Comfort packs contain items children may need after being placed in ...

Brocton Elementary announces their honor, merit roll students

BROCTON — Honor and merit roll students for the first quarter have been announced by Sandra Kopiczak, Brocton Elementary School Principal. They are as follows: 3rd Grade High Honor Roll; Andrew Wahl. 3rd Grade Honor Roll; Dylan Enders, Brennan Feeley, Natalie Fox, Isabella Grover, Paige ...

Just between us

... Buffalo State College recognizes the following students who have been named to the Fall 2018 Dean’s List. To qualify, students must earn a GPA of 3.5 or higher and complete a minimum of 12 credit hours. Alexia Bowden of Dunkirk, majoring in Early Childhood Education; Brianna Gawronski ...

Dunkirk Police begin fourth year reading to local students

In March of 2015, the Dunkirk Police Department, in collaboration with the elementary schools in the city, began “DPD Reader Day.” Reader Day is when Dunkirk Police Officers read to students to help the students become more comfortable with interacting with police officers. Throughout the ...

Old fashioned lemon cake

Although most of my recipes tend to go with the season, this one couldn’t be more contrary. This is more of a wishing for spring kind of thing, especially with some single digit temperatures this month. While the initial origins of this recipe are unknown to me, it’s been around for ...

Keep open mind when planning for a party

Recently, someone who I know celebrated a milestone birthday, entering into a new decade. While I may have promised to not say which birthday it was, I was not sworn to secrecy on any other matter concerning this subject. That being said, it was my mom’s birthday. A nice big birthday for ...

All our animals have unique needs to maintain a healthy lifestyle

The majority of the pets I treat in our clinic are cats and dogs. But on occasion, we do see a variety of exotic pets from rabbits and guinea pigs to lizards and snakes! Surprisingly most of the illnesses I see in our exotic pets are due to what is called improper husbandry or care of that ...

Just between us

... Buffalo State College recognizes the following students who have been named to the Fall 2018 Dean’s List: Alexia Bowden and Brianna Gawronski of Dunkirk, Allison Harford of Silver Creek, Katie Igielinski of Perrysburg and Abigail Phillips of Gowanda. To qualify, students must earn a GPA ...

Westfield Middle School recently announced their Students of the Month

WESTFIELD — 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 ...

Westfield Academy Elementary held their first STEM day

WESTFIELD — The Westfield Academy Elementary School held its very first STEM day on Friday, Jan. 18. (STEM is an acronym that stands for Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics.) Students in Grades K through 5 gathered in the auditorium for a kick off assembly. Dr. Michael Jabot, ...

A.J. Schmidt Students presented awards in art and poetry contest

ANGOLA — Recently, two Lake Shore elementary students were recognized for their artistic and poetic projects submitted to the WNY United’s Healthy Choices Art and Poetry Contest. The annual competition is sponsored by WNY United Against Drug and Alcohol Abuse, Inc. The theme of the contest ...