Community Notebook

Dunkirk Common Council seeks


The new city of Dunkirk Common Council members would like to encourage residents and businesses to contact them with concerns, compliments and complaints. Third Ward Councilman Shaun Heenan can be reached at 785-1766. Fourth Ward Councilman Mike Civiletto can be reached at 672-9912.


meeting for Portland Fire District set for Jan. 22

The reorganizational meeting of the Board of Commissioners of the Portland Fire District will be held at 7 p.m. on Jan. 22. It will be immediately followed by the regular meeting. In addition, a workshop session of the board will be held at 7 p.m. on Jan. 15 for the purpose of review of the insurance coverage for the district and any other business that may be brought before the board. As with all meetings of the district, the public is welcome to attend.

Chautauqua County Beekeepers Association

The January meeting of the Chautauqua County Beekeepers Association will be held today at 7 p.m. at the Frank Bratt Ag Center, Turner Road, Airport Hill, Jamestown.

Topics include: update on the 2018 Bee Improvement Project, update on the Apiary Expansion Project, availability of bees for the 2018 season and general CCBA business

The meeting is open to all interested in beekeeping whether a beginning beekeeper or an experienced beekeeper and all are welcome.

Middle School to

hold Geography

Bee Jan. 10

The Fredonia Middle School will hold its Geography Bee Wednesday, Jan. 10, at 1:15 p.m. at the high school auditorium.

Middle School to hold Spelling bee today

The Fredonia Middle School will hold its spelling bee today, at 1:15 at the high school auditorium.

Fredonia Board of Education to meet

The next regular board of education meeting will be held Tuesday, Jan. 9, at 6 p.m. in the high school library.