Sunday Lifestyles

Gowanda High School names their Students of the Month

GOWANDA — Seven students at Gowanda High School have been selected as Students of the Month for November 2018: Emily Stang for Physical Ed/Health/Business, Senior Shane Gallo for Math, Junior Andie Baco for English, Senior Anna North for Science/Technology, Senior Kialeigh Bennett for Social ...

Dunkirk Police take local students to breakfast

Submitted Photos. The Dunkirk Police concluded their Breakfast With The Police program on Dec. 6, 2018, at Dunkirk School No. 4. Officers shared breakfast with fifth grade student, Jazmine Bultron. The Dunkirk Police would like to thank the entire staff of the Dunkirk Tim Hortons along with ...

Local 4-H youth selected for Junior Dairy Leader Program

JAMESTOWN — Congratulations to Katelyn Miller and Emily Starceski, longtime Chautauqua County 4-H dairy members on being selected to participate in the 2018-2019 NYS Junior DAIRY LEADER Program through Cornell University. Katelyn Miller, a 17-year-old member of the Cherry Creek Cornhuskers, ...

Kyle Gawronski and Kelsey Drummond

Kelsey Drummond and Kyle Gawronski, together with their families, announce their engagement. The bride to be is the daughter of Kenneth and Gina Drummond of Dunkirk. She received a bachelor of science degree in childhood education at SUNY Fredonia. She finishes her last classes for her ...

Fredonia students take fifth at Stock Market Challenge

A group of Fredonia High School Students who call themselves “4 Pockets Full” came in fifth place at the 10th Annual Junior Achievement Stock Market Challenge in Buffalo. Over 141 teams from 33 area high schools experienced the controlled chaos of the stock market trading floor Nov. 15 ...

Resolving to be healthier in new year

As we begin another new year, the experts at the American Medical Association have offered 10 recommendations to help make the most impactful, long-lasting improvements to our health in 2019. Many of these relate directly or indirectly to heart health, so we are sharing them here, along with ...

All play should be no work for children

With Christmas just behind us, I am sure that many of you are swimming in new toys like we are around here. Each Christmas, we have a tradition of preparing for the influx of toys that is about to make way into our dwelling. We box all the toys up that are still in good, working ...

Just between us

...Madison Granata of Silver Creek has been named to the dean’s list for the Fall 2018 semester at Nazareth College. Granata is majoring in psychology. A student’s grade point average must be at least 3.5 or above, and they must complete 12 credit hours of graded work that semester in ...

Mike Persch named Rotary Student of the Month

Mike Persch has been selected as the Rotary Student of the Month for December, and he would like to thank the members of the Fredonia Rotary for selecting him for this honor. His last name, Persch, may be familiar, as his parents, Kevin and Marie Persch, attended high school at Fredonia and ...

SUNY Fredonia announces their December graduates

Fredonia President Virginia S. Horvath announced the following students who are December 2018 candidates for degrees. The students, their hometowns and degrees are as follows: Chautauqua County Brocton: Mark A. Nickerson, Bachelor of Arts, Criminal Justice. Cassadaga: Michael J. ...

Forestville Elementary Students of the Month for December

Forestville Elementary recently named their Students of the Month for December. 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 ...

Chautauqua County American Legion Winners move on to District Contest

The Chautauqua County American Legion held its annual Oratorical Contest at the Cassadaga Memorial American Legion Post 1280 on Sunday Dec. 9. The American Legion Oratorical Contest exists to help develop deeper knowledge about the Constitution of the United States among ninth through 12th ...

Dunkirk School 5 Students of the Month

Recently students at Dunkirk School 5 were honored for being chosen Students of the Month for November. Mr. David Boyda, building principal, awarded the students with certificates. The overall Student of the Month, who was honored at a Board of Education meeting, is Isabella Bruno. ...

A.J. Schmidt Elementary Student of the Month

ANGOLA — A.J. Schmidt Elementary is proud to announce its latest Student of the Month, Michael Hittle. Michael enjoys spreading kindness with his friends at school. During his recent interview, Michael stated that, “helping friends build towers during recess is a great way to show ...

WNY United lauds two young poets from Gowanda

Two creative writing students from Gowanda High School were recently recognized for placing in the Healthy Choices Art and Poetry Contest sponsored by WNY United Against Drug & Alcohol Abuse, Inc. Sophomore Madison Boggs, 15, took first place for a poem titled “Why” and freshman ...

Westfield High School Handbell Ensemble performs at All-State conference

Forty-Six Westfield Academy and Central School 10-12 graders performed as part of the Westfield High School Handbell Ensemble at the New York State School Music Association (NYSSMA) All-State conference earlier this month in Rochester. Musical ensembles from the entirety of New York State ...

Kindness initiative makes strides in Silver Creek

SILVER CREEK— Kindness swept through the Silver Creek Central School District this fall thanks to an initiative that encouraged positivity via an incredible guest speaker, scavenger hunt, sneaker drive for children in Africa, a kindness essay contest and a good, old-fashioned thank-you ...

Cranberry Orange dessert takes the cake

While I did promise that we were done with Christmas cookies for the present time, I did not promise that there wouldn’t be any cake. Although this cake makes a perfect cake for Christmas, this cake would also make a fine choice for a New Years’ celebration or various other winter ...