Sunday Lifestyles

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 ...

CASAC teaches Brocton students about good vs. risky behaviors

CASAC is currently presenting its “Too Good for Drugs” program to Brocton Elementary School’s 5th grade students. This is an evidence-based alcohol and other drug prevention program presented for 40 minutes for 10 weeks. Lessons focus on healthy life habits that are correlated with ...

NY Army National Guard announces soldier reenlistments and promotions

LATHAM — Major General Anthony P. German, the Adjutant General, announces the recent reenlistment of members of the State National Guard in recognition of their continuing commitment to serve community, state and nation as part of the Army National Guard. Staff Sergeant Brian Lucas from ...

Scholarship recipients announced at State University of New York at Fredonia

The State University of New York at Fredonia recently announced scholarship recipients for the 2018-19 academic year. Scholarships are made possible by private donors and foundations, most of whom made gifts to the Fredonia College Foundation. Among the new scholarship recipients are the ...

JBC announces President’s and Dean’s list for fall term

Jamestown Business College has announced the President’s and Dean’s Lists for the Fall 2018 term. To qualify for the President’s List a student must earn a 3.90-4.0 grade point average for a term. To qualify for the Dean’s List a student must earn a 3.60-3.89 grade point average for ...

Dunkirk Police resumes ‘take a student to breakfast’ program

City Of Dunkirk Police Chief, David Ortolano, is happy to announce that the Police Department's "take a student to breakfast" program has begun early for this school year. Due to the excitement and outstanding response from the last school year, the Police Department decided to start this fall ...

A vet’s prayer of thanks

Thanksgiving is a time to be thankful for all that we have been blessed with! I am thankful every day that I have been placed in the position I am in. To help God’s creatures is a blessing beyond what words can describe. To be able to have thousands of patients that I treat as if they were my ...

YOU’LL FLIP FOR THIS

If you know any kids, or if you like food, you probably know someone who likes pancakes. I don’t think I’ve ever met someone who openly stated a dislike for this food. It’s one of those kid options that’s akin to macaroni and cheese. They might not like a bunch of other things, but ...

Gowanda Elementary lauds top students for October

GOWANDA – Students at Gowanda Elementary School focused on the core values of Responsibility, Self-Control, Respect and Caring and Kindness during October 2018 and several are being lauded as Students of the Month after being caught demonstrating these traits. Several first-graders in Mrs. ...

Dunkirk Elementary School 5 names their Students of the Month

Students at Dunkirk Elementary School 5 started their day with a morning assembly talking about their character trait for the month of October. Mr. David Boyda, principal, explained to the students what being a professional at school includes. Students of the month for September were honored ...

Mr. and Mrs. Tracy Howard

Denise D. Lilley and Tracy J. Howard were united in marriage at 3:30 p.m. on Oct. 13, 2018, at Tri County Country Club in Forestville. The ceremony was officiated by Jill Anderson. The bride is the daughter of Sandra Lilley of Fredonia and Richard and Susan Lilley of Silver Creek. The groom is ...

Just between us

... A daughter, Margo Evelyn, was born Sept. 21, 2018, to Brian and Kristen (Zielinski) Watson at Ellis Women’s Hospital in Schenectady, New York. The Watson family lives in Scotia, New York. Proud grandparents are Thomas and Barbara Zielinski of Dunkirk and Ed and Sylvia Watson of Saratoga ...

Fredonia theatre series offers modern rock musical that tackles timely issues

Take a flamboyant political figure from America’s frontier days, mix in issues and questions that are as relevant today as they were 200-plus years ago and set it to an emo/punk rock score. What you have is the recipe for an engaging Broadway musical that serves as the next offering in the ...

Lake Shore Students selected to Area All State Ensembles

ANGOLA – At the end of last year several high school and junior high students performed at the New York State School of Music Association (NYSSMA) Solo Festival. These students were adjudicated by experts on their particular instrument, and evaluated on their technique, hand positions, ...

Westfield High School announces October Students of the Month

Students of the month are selected by the following criteria: Follows Westfield’s Rules of Respect for staff and peers; shows outstanding effort and improvement or shows achievement and consistent high scores on tests, quizzes and projects commensurate with ability; prepared daily to ...

Dunkirk Housing Authority honors employee Angelique Cardona

The Dunkirk Housing Authority held their regular meeting on Nov. 1. At their meeting, they recognized and honored one of their employees, Angelique Cardona. She was hired in May, working part time and going to school full time on Aug. 20. While working, she is a full-time mother to a small ...