Community Notebook

Community Notebook

Prendergast Library news The Prendergast Library, located at 509 Cherry St., Jamestown, will be holding a half-off book sale Sept. 5 through 7. all books are $1 or less, or fill a bag of books for $10. Library hours are Thursday 10 a.m. to 8:30 p.m., Friday 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Saturday 10 ...

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Rocking to Nature planned for Aug. 31 The Dunkirk Historical Society and Museum end of summer event will take place Saturday, Aug. 31 from 6 to 9 p.m. at Greystone Nature Preserve, 8531 Bear Lake Road, Fredonia. There will be music by Frank Beach and the Rising. The meal will be catered by ...

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FFUMC to hold chicken barbecue fundraiser Saturday First United Methodist Church of Fredonia would like to say thank you to community members for supporting all of our fundraising events. As a result, leaders from FFUMC, Cherry Creek Methodist Church, and Christ Community Church were able to ...

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Parks Commission to meet today The Chautauqua County Parks Commission will hold its monthly meeting at Luensman Park at 4 p.m. today, Aug. 22. The public is invited to attend. Fly tying/fly fishing classes begin Tuesday, Aug. 27 The Children in the Stream/4H Youth Fly Fishing Program ...

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Pomfret announces town hall closures There are two closures upcoming at Pomfret Town Hall. The town hall will be closed Friday, Aug. 23 because Day Street will be closed for the Farm Festival. Also, the office of the town clerk will close at noon Wednesday, Aug. 28 for a county municipal ...

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Lemonade stand in support of Lakeshore Humane Society Lizzy Meyer along with her twin sister (Ali and Ana) and two cousins (Joey and Ellie) will host a Lemonade Stand from Thursday, Aug. 22 through Sunday Aug. 25 from 10 a.m. until 1 p.m. each day at 739 Deer St., Dunkirk. Stop in for ice ...

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Silver Creek to flush hydrants Aug. 20 The village of Silver Creek will be flushing hydrants during the day and going into the night-time beginning Aug. 20. Chadwick Bay Regional Development Committee to meet The Chadwick Bay Regional Development Committee will meet Thursday, Aug. 22 at ...

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NY Telephone Retirees, former co-workers and friends get-together The NY Telephone Retirees, former co-workers and friends will hold a get-together luncheon on Monday, Aug. 19 at noon at Liberty’s, 21 Prospect St., Fredonia. Please note that this month’s gathering is a week earlier than ...

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Wind turbine presentation for lake to be aired The Chautauqua & Erie County Fishery Boards met recently to address Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s proposal to put industrial wind turbines in Lake Erie. Opposition was expressed by fishing boat captains as well as keynote speaker Rich Davenport who ...

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Railroad work on South Roberts Road set for Monday Railroad crews will be making repairs to the South Roberts Road railroad crossing located in the city of Dunkirk beginning Monday, Aug. 19. South Roberts Road will be closed to all traffic at the Norfolk Southern railroad crossing Monday and ...

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Chautauqua County Antique Equipment Association annual show Chautauqua County Antique Equipment Association will hold its annual antique equipment show Friday, Aug. 16 and Saturday, Aug. 17 from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. and Sunday Aug. 18 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. The location is 4578 Cemetery Road off ...

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Fredonia Board of Trustees sets special meeting for Monday The Fredonia Board of Trustees has called a special meeting for Monday, Aug. 19 at 6 p.m. in the second floor meeting room at Village Hall, 9-11 Church St. American Legion Post 62 organizational meeting today The Dunkirk ...

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Fredonia delays Tuesday paving Due to predicted inclement weather, the Village of Fredonia DPW has postponed paving until Wednesday and Thursday, Aug 14-15. Crews will be paving Central Avenue from Forbes Place to the city line. Expect delays, road closures, no on street parking and lane ...

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Central Ave. paving Tuesday, Wednesday The Village of Fredonia DPW would like to inform residents that beginning Tuesday, Aug. 13 through Wednesday, Aug. 14, crews will be paving Central Avenue from Forbes Place to the Dunkirk city line. Expect delays, road closures, no on-street parking and ...

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Paving to begin on Central Avenue The Village of Fredonia DPW would like to inform residents that beginning Tuesday Aug. 13 through Aug. 14 Crews will be paving Central Avenue from Forbes Place to the City Line. Expect delays, road closures, no on street parking and lane restrictions during ...

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2019 Blodgett-Pierce Family Reunion The 145th Blodgett and 132nd Pierce Reunion will be held Saturday August 10, 2019 at the Chautauqua Co. Fireman’s Picnic Grounds Stockton, N.Y. with Linda Blodgett as President host. We start at 12 noon with a potluck dinner at 1:00pm. Please bring a dish ...

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Citizens for a Better Cassadaga will meet on Aug. 8 The Citizens for a Better Cassadaga will meet at 7 p.m. at the Cassadaga Library, 18 Maple Ave., Cassadaga on Thursday, Aug. 8. The upcoming Labor Day Festival will be discussed. Volunteers needed! All area residents are encouraged to ...

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No brush pick up in Fredonia The village of Fredonia Department of Public Works has announced that there will be no brush pick up in August due to the workforce focusing on the milling and paving project on Central Avenue this month. Ripley Library Board to meet The Ripley Library Board ...

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Dunkirk Town Board schedules workshop The town board of the town of Dunkirk will hold a workshop on Thursday, Aug. 8, at 6 p.m. at the Town Hall, 4737 Willow Road. The purpose of the workshop is to meet with emergency services and town fire departments to discuss ambulance services for ...

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Blessed Mary Angela R.C. Parish to host Polka Fest Sunday On Sunday, Aug. 11, Blessed Mary Angela R.C. Parish, 324 Townsend St. in Dunkirk will host Polka Fest 2019. The day begins with an outdoor Polka Mass, followed by live music featuring Special Delivery, Lenny Gomulka and the Chicago ...