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Brocton pantry Christmas bags continue today Brocton School students collected food for area needy families. The Brocton-Portland food pantry is using that food for Christmas bags. All food collected is being given out at regular hours. Today, Dec. 20, is the last day. Everyone in ...

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American Legion Post 59 annual Christmas party set for Saturday American Legion Post 59, will be hosting its Christmas party this Saturday beginning at 6 p.m. with a buffet dinner at 6:30 p.m. and Music by The Freeze from 8 to 11 p.m., at Post 59, 156 E. Main St., Fredonia. Sign up at the ...

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Brocton seeks applicant for School Board The Brocton Central School Board of Education is seeking an individual to fill the unexpired board seat recently vacated by the resignation of Thomas DeJoe. The board will accept letters of interest directed to Superintendent Jason C. Delcamp, at 138 ...

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Dash for Cash fundraiser continues The annual Holiday Dash for Cash fundraiser for the Boys & Girls Club of Northern Chautauqua County is underway. With a grand prize of $2,500, tickets a limited number of $50 tickets are now available for sale. In addition to the grand prize will be two ...

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Recreation Department accepting letters to Santa The Fredonia – Pomfret Recreation Department will be teaming up with the Fredonia Post Office and Santa Claus again to accept letters for Christmas. Letters can be deposited in the Fredonia Post Office Lobby in a special receptacle marked ...

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Beware of new phone scam According to a local resident, there is a new phone scam throughout the area. The caller, who has been associated with phone number 205-336-2980, claims that the person answering the phone has won a BMW and $5 million, but asks the answerer to put up two percent of ...

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No Revitalize Dunkirk meeting this month Per the organization’s usual practice, there will be NO Revitalize Dunkirk meeting Dec. 20. The next Revitalize Dunkirk meeting will be held Jan. 17 at the Fredonia Technology Incubator, 214 Central Ave., Dunkirk. Seeking lights on display The ...

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Dunkirk Historical Society Open House Saturday The Historical Society of Dunkirk will hold an open house on Saturday, Dec. 15, from 2-4 p.m., at its museum located at 513 Washington Ave. You can enjoy free food and music, while checking out recently spruced-up and reorganized exhibits. New ...

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Citizens for a Better Cassadaga will meet Thursday The Citizens for a Better Cassadaga will meet on Thursday at 7 p.m. at the Cassadaga Library. The Cassadaga Winter Festival to be held on Feb. 8, 9 and 10 will be discussed. Grant updates and re-organization of the CBC are also on the agenda. ...

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Dunkirk Board of Education meeting Thursday at School 5 The Dunkirk Board of Education will hold its regular December meeting at 5:30 p.m. on Thursday, Dec. 13 in the School Five Cafeteria, 115 Brigham Road. It will NOT be in the high school large instructional room at 6:30 p.m. as previously ...

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Legion Auxiliary Unit 62 sets Christmas get-together The Dunkirk Memorial American Legion Auxiliary Unit 62 Christmas get-together will take place Tuesday, Dec. 11 at 6 p.m. at the Liberty Restaurant, 21 Prospect St., Fredonia. All Unit 62 Auxiliary members are welcome. Call 366-1074 to ...

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Seeking lights on display The OBSERVER is making its list and checking it twice for noteworthy jolly holiday homes in Northern Chautauqua County. If you see any festive homes decorated for the season, call the OBSERVER at 366-3000 ext. 488 or email lifestyles@observertoday.com and mention ...

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Dunkirk Memorial American Legion Post 62 children’s Christmas party Dunkirk Memorial American Legion Post 62 children’s Christmas party will he held on Saturday, from 1-4 p.m. at the Post, 211 Central Ave. Children age 12 and under of Post 62 members and of any veteran are welcome. ...

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Church to hold service Thursday On Thursday at 5:30 p.m. will be “St. Nicholas Day” – Taize Advent Service at St. Peter’s Episcopal Church. The worship tradition represented in these services began many years ago in the ecumenical French monastic community called Taize. It is a quiet ...

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Fredonia Central School Winter Concerts The Fredonia Central School will offer a number of winter concerts in the coming weeks. The school is located at 425 E. Main St. On Tuesday, Dec. 4, at 9:30 a.m. and 6:30 p.m., Elementary Winter Concert No. 1 will include performances of the Third and ...

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Fredonia Central School lists upcoming winter concerts The Fredonia Central School will offer a number of winter concerts in the coming weeks. The school is located at 425 E. Main St. On Tuesday, Dec. 4, at 9:30 a.m. and 6:30 p.m., Elementary Winter Concert #1 will include performances of ...

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Business Club seeking nominations The State University of New York at Fredonia’s Business Club is accepting nominations for the 41st Annual Business Person of the Year Award, to be awarded in spring 2019. For nomination forms, please contact Social Media and Marketing Coordinator Sidney ...

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Christmas memories sought Do you have a favorite Christmas memory that you would like to share? How about a current tradition that you enjoy? What are some hopes you have for the future? The OBSERVER is publishing special Christmas themes this year and we would love to publish yours ...

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Alternative Christmas Festival at the Fredonia Presbyterian Church planned for today, Saturday, Sunday Today from 3 to 7 p.m.; Saturday, Dec. 1 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. and Sunday from noon to 2 p.m., the Fredonia Presbyterian Church will hold an Alternative Christmas Festival. The festival ...

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Northern Chautauqua Quilt Guild meeting set Northern Chautauqua Quilt Guild will hold its next meeting this evening, Nov. 27, at 7 p.m. at Harvest Chapel, 39 Matteson St. Fredonia. Mary Smith will be the guest speaker. She is an accomplished quilter and long-arm machine quilter. She lives ...