Community Notebook

Fundraiser to

benefit area family

A mixer and fundraiser is being held from 7 to 11 p.m. Saturday at the Conservation Club at 1 N. Mullet St. in Dunkirk to benefit the Bolton family, who lost their home to a fire earlier this year.

The event includes appetizers, a Chinese auction, 50-50 drawings and a cash bar. Tickets are a $5 donation and available at the door.

Mike Ferguson to be on Chautauqua Sunrise

Chautauqua Sunrise will feature Mike Ferguson as the guest on Saturday. Ferguson is with Fredonia Place.

Host Doc Hamels will conduct the program, which airs live from 9 to 10 a.m. on Saturday morning and is rebroadcast daily until Friday at 2 and 8 p.m. for some communities. The guest is subject to change.

Chautauqua Sunrise is shown live on Saturday mornings on Time Warner cable systems covering the following communities: Brocton, Cassadaga, Chautauqua, Fredonia, Mayville, North Harmony, Portland, Ripley, Sherman, Stockton and Westfield on Channel 5. In Dunkirk, Falconer, Forestville, Hanover, Irving, Jamestown, Lakewood and Silver Creek, the program is on channel 19. Channel numbers shown are for subscribers using a cable converter. Digital channels for televisions without a converter will vary by community. The show originates at the Access Channel 5 studio in Mayville.

The program may also be viewed after the initial airing at the station’s website,

Brocton UPK and kindergarten


Brocton Elementary School is issuing registration packets for students eligible for the universal pre-k and kindergarten classes for the 2017-18 school year this week between 8 a.m. and 3 p.m.

Along with the completed packets, a copy of a birth certificate, documented immunization records and proof of residency are required.

To be eligible for pre-k, children must turn 4 on or before Dec. 1, 2017. To be eligible for kindergarten, children must turn 5 on or before Dec. 1, 2017. If there are questions, call 792-2100.