Sinclairville Library selling calendars with historic photos
The Sinclairville Free Library will sell calendars with historic photos of Sinclairville, Gerry and the Town of Charlotte as a fundraiser throughout the holiday season. Photo-graphs depict some of the area's historic businesses, locations, and people, in-clude the Old Stone House, schools in Sinclairville, and one of the village's early horse drawn postal carriers. Some images were digitally enhanced by photographer Niles Dening, others were received from Town of Gerry Historian Peggy Heath. Calendars are available for $10 at the library, Sinclairville Village Hall, and the Sinclairville Supe-rette. Proceeds will benefit the library's operating funds. For more information call the library at 962-5885.
State University of New York Chancellor Nancy L. Zimpher launched the system's first online blog today, at blog.suny.edu/. The blog will feature contributions from students, faculty, staff, and alumni including Chancellor Zimpher and senior staff, as well as content submitted directly from the system's 64 campuses.
Chautauqua County Planning Board meets
The Chautauqua County Planning Board has scheduled a special meeting for Tuesday, Nov. 21 at 3 p.m., in Room #331 of the Gerace Office Building, 3 North Erie St. Mayville. The purpose for the special meeting is to discuss the Town of Ellery's zoning referral.
Explore JCC Sunday
Jamestown Community College's Jamestown Campus will hold Explore JCC, an open house for high school seniors and their families, from 2 to 4 p.m. on Sunday.
The program provides college-bound students with an opportunity to learn more about the JCC's programs and services.
Visitors will be welcomed in the Hamilton Collegiate Center to explore degree and certificate programs, learn about student services, and get information about transferability of JCC credits.
Special features include a financial presentation at 3 p.m. and a session for undecided students at 3:30 p.m. Tours of the campus will include Hillside Suites, JCC's residence halls.
Students and their parents can register for the program at www.sunyjcc.edu/explorejcc.
For additional information, call the JCC admissions office, 800-388-8557 or 338-1001.
Barksgiving Fest-a-Bull starts today
The Chautauqua County Humane Society (CCHS) announces their "Barksgiving Fest-a-Bull" pit bull promotion. Starting on Nov. 18th running through Nov. 30, CCHS will have a special reduced adoption fee of $24 for the pit bull breed dogs currently available at the Strunk Road Adoption Center in Jamestown. All available pit bulls are up-to-date with vaccines and they have been spayed/neutered, microchipped, and dewormed. The special adoption fee is made possible by the Chautauqua Region Community Foundation Grant.
The Chautauqua County Humane Society is a non-profit that is not part of any government organization and its mission to care for animals by promoting adoptions, preventing cruelty and providing education relies completely on public support. It consists of three Jamestown, NY locations, the Pet Adoption Center at 2825 Strunk Road, the 2nd Chances Thrift Store in the Fairmount Shopping Plaza, and the Stray Animal Holding Center on Fluvanna Avenue. For more information on CCHS call 665-2209 or visit www.spcapets.com