Sunday Lifestyles

Westfield Students of the Month

Westfield High School announced their November students of the month. Pictured from left to right, Senior of the Month Garrett Zimmer, 11th grader Dhananjay Patel, 10th grader Darren Morse, 9th grader Lena Zimmer. Requirements are as follows: 1. Follows Westfield’s Rules of respect for staff ...

Silver Creek Bus Riders of the Month

Silver Creek Elementary School lauded its November 2018 Bus Riders of the Month winners. These Black Knights were selected by their appreciative bus drivers because they are dependable, trustworthy and caring. Their bus environments are improved because they are on it! These bus riders received ...

Silver Creek lauds NHS inductees

SILVER CREEK – Seventeen top juniors and seniors at Silver Creek High School were inducted into the district’s National Honor Society chapter during an evening ceremony held on Nov. 29 in the auditorium. These outstanding Black Knights have not only high grade point averages, but also ...

Gowanda Elementary releases honor rolls for the first quarter

GOWANDA — Gowanda Elementary School has released its High Honor, Honor and Merit rolls for the first-quarter marking period of the 2018-2019 academic year. Congratulations to all the students who ranked. HIGH HONOR ROLL (95-100 average) Isabella Degolier and Cree Vogtli. HONOR ROLL ...

Dunkirk School 7 Students of the Month

Pictured are the Dunkirk School 7 students of the month. They are, from left, first row: Ondreyin Robinson, DaniRae Odebralski, Luke Dobek, Diego Paz Hernandez, Matthew Alvalle, Kayla Vazquez. Second row: Riley Hayes, Rocco Muscarella, Jordan Roberto, Allyianna Taft, Alivia Damon, Brandon ...

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 ...