Community notebook

Ripley Education Board to hold special meeting Thursday

There will be a special meeting for the Ripley Board of Education on Thursday, Dec. 28, at 6:30 p.m. The meeting will take place in the upstairs library, Room 204, of the Ripley Central School for the fire alarm replacement project, and for any and all items that come before the board.

Ice Skating dates announced at SUNY Fredonia

The Recreation Department is once again pleased to sponsor Community Ice Skating at the Steele Hall Ice Arena on the SUNY Fredonia Campus. All residents of the village of Fredonia and town of Pomfret are welcome to come ice skating free of charge. There will be a small fee if you need to rent skates. The time for all dates will be from 11 a.m. to Noon. Ice skating will take place: Tuesday, Dec. 26, Wednesday Dec.27, Thursday, Dec. 28, Friday Dec. 29, Sunday, Jan. 7., Saturday, Jan. 20, and Sunday, Feb. 4.

Fire Commissioners to meet

There will be a special meeting of the Board of Fire Commissioners of the Portland Fire District to be held on Thursday, Dec. 28, at 7:15 pm for the purpose of reconciling the 2017 budget and any other business that may come before the board.

Thank you for your time, service and dedication to duties, and very Merry Christmas and Joyous New Year.