Sunday Lifestyles

Dunkirk Middle School announces their Students of the Month

Pictured from left to right, starting in the back row: Ms. Farwell, Neveah Carter and Mr. Peters. In the 3rd row: Tadyn Drewniak, Johnathan Rivera, Briana Casey, Riley Smith Mallon, Andrea Negron Figureoa. In the 2nd row: Rylin Pencek, Emma Alstrom, Stacey Tireado, Matthew Helwig, ...

Dunkirk School 5 names Students of the Month

Recently several students at Dunkirk Elementary School 5 were honored with Student of the Month certificates. Mr. David Boyda, building principal, presented these certificates to the students. Also, Jaevion Buchanan was recognized as the overall Student of the Month. He was honored at a recent ...

Angela Pucciarelli and Kyle Rice

Angela Pucciarelli and Kyle Rice, together with their families, announce their engagement. The bride to be is the daughter of Joe and Donna Pucciarelli of Fredonia and the granddaughter of Gioconda and the late Fortunato Pucciarelli and Don and Arlene Williams of Dunkirk. She is a ...

Professor Ron Sievert and Marcia (Gibbs) Sievert

Professor Ron Sievert and Marcia (Gibbs) Sievert are celebrating their 50th Wedding Anniversary. They were married November 23rd, 1968 at St. Mary’s Church in Dunkirk, NY. Marcia, a graduate of SUNY at Brockport, worked at the University of Texas, the Texas Department of Health and Human ...

Rockefeller Christmas concert to get the big band treatment

Rockefeller Arts Center at the State University of New York at Fredonia continues its holiday pops tradition with “The 2018 Big Band Christmas Spectacular” on Wednesday, Dec. 12 at 7:30 p.m. in King Concert Hall. This is the third edition of the popular big band holiday showcase, ...

Forestville Elementary Students of the Month

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.

Chautauqua Lake Students attend Boys’, Girls’ State

After attending Boys’ and Girls’ State leadership programs over the summer, five seniors returned to school with new leadership skills. Alex Gleason and Kyler Majka attended the 82nd annual Boys’ State at Morrisville State College in Morrisville, New York. Olivia Anderson, Shannon McKee ...

Caramel is a hot choice for toppings

It’s caramel week here at the great Wise bake off. Just kidding. There’s no bake off here, just one baker who has really been enjoying the Great British Bake-Off. Anyone else out there who can relate? It’s a beautiful culmination of some of my very favorite areas of interest; baking, ...

STATE OF MIND MATTERS TO  YOUR HEART

Depression and heart disease often overlap, and, like that old chicken-or-egg question, no one really knows which comes first. Researchers have observations and theories, but very little evidence on the exact relationship between the two conditions. Like heart disease, depression is ...

Four scholars honored by Westfield-Mayville Rotary Club

On Nov. 13 members of the Westfield-Mayville Rotary Club gave special recognition to four high school seniors during a meeting held at the Lakeshore Assembly of God Church in Westfield. Honored as “Scholars of the Month” were Dylan Murphy (for Oct.), Brocton Central School; Megan Brown, ...

Westfield music students selected for Honors Ensembles

The Westfield Music Department is proud to announce that thirteen music students have been chosen to participate in this year’s New York State School Music Association honors ensembles. All of the students were selected on the merits of their NYSSMA solo performances last May at Jamestown ...

Laura Poweski and Michael Blakely

Laura Poweski and Michael Blakely of Erie, Pennsylvania, together with their families, announce their engagement. The bride-to-be is the daughter of Thomas and Kim Poweski of Fredonia. She is a 2010 graduate of Fredonia High School and a 2014 graduate of Mercyhurst University. She is employed ...

Opera House to screen ‘The Polar Express’ for free

The 1891 Fredonia Opera House and Festivals Fredonia will present the animated feature film “The Polar Express” on Saturday, Dec. 1, at 4 p.m. Sponsored by the Beaver Club as part of the Miracle on Main Street celebration in Fredonia, admission to the film is free. In “The Polar ...

WORLD  BEATERS

At the 66th Annual Gannon University Model United Nations Conference in Erie, Pa., Fredonia High School represented two countries – India and Kuwait. This conference is one of the longest running and most prestigious Model United Nations in the country. Schools attend from New York, Ohio, and ...

Turkey, bacon combination had no sizzle

Every year, families across the country get together and prepare a large meal to share. This often includes a turkey on the dinner menu. I can’t speak for every family, but many families, ours included, have designated dishes for each person to bring. Each person has something to bring to ...

Fredonia’s Deemer receives ASCAP Foundation award

The American Society of Composers, Authors, and Poets (ASCAP) has awarded the Deems Taylor/Virgil Thompson Media/Internet Award to Rob Deemer, director and founder of the Composer Diversity Project. Dr. Deemer, a faculty member in the State University of New York at Fredonia’s School of ...

Lake Shore Freshman Academy announces their Stunning Students for October

Angola – The Freshman Academy is proud to announce its Stunning Students for the month of October. These students were selected by their Academy teachers for displaying the six “Cs” of the Academy: compassion, character, consistency, cooperation, critical thinking, and ...

Brocton Elementary names Students of the Month

On Wednesday, Oct. 31, Brocton Elementary School celebrated its character education assembly. Eleven students were chosen as Student of the Month representing grades K-5. These students demonstrated the character trait of Respect on a daily basis. The following students were chosen as Students ...

Fredonia music students are selected to NYSSMA Honor Groups

Thirteen Fredonia Middle and High School student musicians were selected for New York State School Music Association Area All-State Ensembles this Fall. These groups draw their members from the best student musicians in Chautauqua, Erie, Cattaraugus, and Niagara Counties as determined through ...

Just between us

... Buffalo State welcomes the Class of 2022 to campus. The new Bengals started class on Aug. 27. Students from this area include Brooke Blakely of Forestville, Katie Igielinski of Perrysburg, Abigail Phillips of Gowanda and Leann Sodaro of Perrysburg ... ...The Cassadaga Legion and Auxiliary ...