Sunday Lifestyles

Just between us

...Two local residents are among the more than 1,500 students who have reserved places as freshmen at SUNY Oswego for fall 2018. Kevin Seybold of Fredonia intends to major in finance. Hunter G. Ring of Gowanda intends to major in criminal justice...

CIAO holds annual meeting and picnic

CIAO held its annual meeting and picnic recently at Russell Joy Park. Members totaled 34 and CIAO welcomed two new members. New members and children are always welcomed and you don’t have to be Italian to join! The traditional sausage and hot dogs were cooked by Vince DeJohn and Sam Crino ...

Silver Creek Class of 1948 celebrates reunion

The Silver Creek High School Class of 1948 celebrated 70 years with a mini reunion at the Colony Restaurant on Sunday afternoon, August 12, 2018. The event was organized by Mary Lou Pagano. The meeting was opened by Mary Lou Pagano, with a welcome to all. A prayer at the beginning and at the ...

Flag pole dedicated in Leon for military

LEON — The Leon Town Picnic was the venue for the dedication of a flag pole and flag donated by Jeff and Pat Bromley and family of Leon. The flag and pole were dedicated in memory of Archie Beckman and to honor all Leon military, past and present. Archie was a lifelong resident of Leon. He ...

Taylor family enjoys 100th annual reunion in Dunkirk

The Taylor’s 100 year family reunion was held this year at Point Gratiot in Dunkirk, on the beautiful Lake Erie Shores. 27 attended from as far as Florida, to be here for the family 100 year celebration. Those attending brought a nice variety of food to share. Brad and Debbie Taylor kept ...

Local family members reach peak of California’s Whitney

Brothers and a son from a local family scaled Mount Whitney in California on Aug. 6. George Burns III of Fredonia, Chris Burns of Poway, Calif., and George’s son, Patrick Burns of Charles Town, W.Va., hiked to the top of the 14,500-foot peak as part of a several day backpacking ...

10-foot tall sunflowers quite a sight

I did not do it so I cannot take credit for it all. All I know is I look out the window of the Labyrinthine Ways Peace Park and see a 10-foot tall sunflower with 23 bloom heads and 10 more buds! I did not plant it. My friends from across the street raided the bird feeder, filled their jowls ...

Watermans hold 60th family reunion

The 60th Waterman reunion took place on Aug. 5 at Pete and Carol Waterman’s residence. On the beautiful hot August day with a picturesque setting, 105 people were present. Children enjoyed the pond and creek, while adults enjoyed catching up with each other. Fishing was enjoyed by ...

Millimans hold 34th family reunion

The 34th Milliman reunion was held at the home of Randy and Brenda Stankey of Leon on Saturday, Aug. 11. Approximately 85 descendants of Lewis and Ettie Peters Milliman attended with a luncheon of roast pork served. In addition, a number of delicious dishes were shared. Melissa Stankey presided ...

Fredonia Class of 1968 celebrates 50th reunion

Nearly 60 classmates of the Fredonia High School Class of 1968 celebrated 50 years since graduation with events over three days. A picnic at Point Gratiot on Friday, Aug. 3, kicked off the weekend. On Saturday, Aug. 4, friends gathered for a guided tour of Fredonia High School conducted by ...

Gardens, signs get attention from volunteers

Members of Revitalize Dunkirk’s Beautification Committee recently built raised flower beds to neaten and improve the appearance of two “Welcome to Dunkirk” signs at the city limits, one on Brigham Road and another at the corner of Route 60 and Doughty Street. Before beginning, ...

Waite family holds 137th annual reunion

The 137th Waite reunion was held Aug. 4 at Point Gratiot on the beautiful Lake Erie shores. Helen Burlett, President, called the meeting to order and welcomed all to the reunion. Bonnie Kemp gave the blessing for the luncheon as well as a memorial for family members who passed away in the 2017 ...

Webber family holds 42nd annual reunion

Ninety family members and several guests attended the 42nd annual Webber Family Reunion, Saturday, Aug. 4, 2018. It was hosted by Daniel Webber of Perrysburg, NY. It was held at the Perrysburg Conservation Club in Perrysburg, NY. Prizes were awarded to the youngest girl, Sally Mae Walker; ...

Cardinal Mindszenty and Dunkirk Class of 1968 celebrate 50th anniversary

The 1968 graduating classes from Cardinal Mindszenty High School and Dunkirk High School celebrated the 50th anniversary of their graduations with a class reunion the weekend of Aug. 2 to 5. Organized activities began on Thursday when classmates gathered at the Class of 1968 tent on the city ...

Wojcinski family celebrates 51st reunion at Russell Joy Park

Perfect weather greeted the descendants of Michael and Mary Wojcinski that gathered at the lower pavilion of Russell Joy Park in celebration of their 51st reunion on Sunday, Aug. 5. Hosting this year’s reunion was the committee consisting of Molly and Eric Berg, Lori and Winston Woodard, ...