America's Most Wanted to run segment on Joseph Chapman
The publicity department from "America's Most Wanted" has confirmed that the piece dealing with the arrest of Joseph Chapman in Arkwright will be aired this Friday at 9 p.m. on Lifetime.
Originally due to air on June 8, the episode was preempted by Lifetime.
After watching an earlier episode of the series, Jeannie Storey of Stockton believed the man she knew as Joshua Thompkins was Chapman. She called the state police in Fredonia on May 20. Trooper Dennis Gould made the arrest that night after a positive identification was made with the help of the U.S. Marshals, the FBI, and the Dunkirk Police Department.
Footage for the program was shot in the local area on May 29. Areas that are featured include Arkwright where Chapman was living, Stockton where Storey lives, and the state police barracks in Fredonia.
DHS graduation details announced
Dunkirk Senior High School commencement exercises will be held in King Concert Hall on the Fredonia College campus on Saturday at 10:30 a.m. A ticket will be required for admission.
Students will participate in the traditional courtyard procession beginning at the Dunkirk High School at 9:15 a.m. Before boarding buses for transportation to the Fredonia campus, students will participate in the traditional bell ringing ceremony.
Dunkirk School Board to meet in executive session
The Dunkirk Board of Education will hold a meeting for the purpose of executive session pertaining to the employment history of specific individuals today at 7:30 p.m. in the superintendent's office. No action will be taken at this meeting.
Steve Newark to appear on Senior Report
Senior Report with Reed Powers will have Steve Newark as the guest on Saturday's television program. Newark will discuss buying a used car. The live, call-in program airs from 9 to 10 a.m. Saturdays. Individuals may call 753-5225 during that time with questions, comments or a shout-out. The program is rebroadcast each day at 2 p.m. and 8 p.m. for some communities.
Reed Powers, host of Senior Report, has been producing the television program since 1995. The series highlights senior citizen club news for 15 minutes with the remainder of the hour-long program devoted to the featured guest. The guest is subject to change.
Senior Report is shown live on Saturday mornings on Time Warner cable systems covering the following communities: Brocton, Cassadaga, Chautauqua, Fredonia, Mayville, North Harmony, Portland, Ripley, Sherman, Stockton and Westfield on Channel 5. In Dunkirk, Forestville, Hanover, Irving and Silver Creek the program is on channel 19. The show originates at the Access Channel 5 studio in Mayville.
Town of Evans schedules cooling stations
Due to the extreme heat and humidity forecasted for the next several days, Evans Town Supervisor Keith Dash is announcing cooling stations that will be open throughout the town today.
With the cooperation of local fire companies, the locations include: Lake Erie Beach Fire Company, Highland Hose Fire Company, Evans Center Fire Company and the Town of Evans Senior Center. The hours of operation for the senior center are 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. and the fire companies will open at noon and will stay open as long as needed.
Sunset Bay Biker Beach Bash to benefit children of Kachelmeyer
On Saturday at 2 p.m., a benefit for the Stephen Kachelmeyer children's fund will be held at the Sunset Bay Beach Club.
Admission to the event is $10 per person. Food will be provided by Blasdell Pizza. Drinks at the club will be half-price all day. Oliverio and Sidetrakd will provide live music. Gowanda Harley-Davidson will display several 2012 Harleys. A silent auction and 50-50 raffles will also be conducted.
Stephen passed away unexpectedly from Legionnaires' pneumonia in November. His wife and seven children survive. All proceeds will go to the children's fund.