Community notebook

Silver Creek offices closed today

The offices of the village of Silver Creek will be closed today in observance of Good Friday.

Pomfret offices closed today

The Pomfret Town Hall and Court will be closed today.

Chautauqua Lecture Series to appear on Access Channel 5

Access Channel 5 will be airing the 2016 Chautauqua Institution lecture series.

The following lectures will start on Saturday with the last airing on Friday, April 21:

≤ 7 a.m. and 11 p.m.: Michael Waltermathe, “Thursday Afternoon Lecture.”

≤ 12:45 and 6:45 p.m.: Paul Root Wolpe, “We are Planetary Bodies.”

Access Channel 5 is available to cable viewers in the Chautauqua, Mayville, North Harmony, Portland, Sherman and Westfield areas, and can be found on channel 5 with a cable converter or on 5.3 on digital televisions without a cable converter.

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

Dunkirk Joint Veterans Council

Planning has begun by the Dunkirk Joint Veterans Council for the Dunkirk Memorial Day parade, which will take place at 11 a.m. after services at Memorial Park.

Those interested in marching can send an e-mail to

Dunkirk City Hall

closed today

Dunkirk City Hall will be closed today in observance of Good Friday. Rubbish in the Friday collection zone will be picked up as usual on Friday.

Town Clerk, Court offices closed today

The Dunkirk Town Clerk and Dunkirk Town Court offices will be closed on today to observe Good Friday. Both offices will re-open Monday at 9 a.m.