Supplies leaving Forestville today
for Bronx Armory
A tractor trailer will be leaving Forestville High School at 3 p.m. today for the Bronx Amory. Bottled water, diapers, winter coats and hats, formula, nonperishable food items and clean (bagged) blankets will be accepted. Donations can be taken to Walmart, Forestville Central High School and Silver Creek Central High School.
Dunkirk Fire Dept. monthly report
The Dunkirk Fire Department reports going on 151 runs in October. Of that number, 117 were EMS calls with 40 of those resulting in transports to Brooks Memorial Hospital. As of Oct. 31, the department had transported 511 patients to the hospital. There were 24 still alarms, nine box alarms and one mutual aid call answered by the department, according to figures from Fire Chief Keith Ahlstrom. Through the first 10 months of 2012, the department has gone on 1,589 runs.
Cops, Kids and Christmas Clothing and Toy Drive to be held
The Gowanda Police Department Police Benev-olent Association will sponsor the Cops, Kids and Christmas Clothing and Toy Drive as well as the Christmas Decoration Drive. Donations are being accepted to share warmth and joy with families struggling financially through these tough economic times in the Gowanda Central School District.
Donations sought include, new toys, clothing, gift certificates and decorations. Donations can be dropped off at the Gowanda Police Department, 27 E. Main St., Gowanda; Gowanda Central Schools Main Office in Middle and High schools; and the School Resource Officer's office in the Gowanda Elementary School. Donations will be accepted through early December. For more information, contact Officer Jen Alessi at 913-1143.
Ham & Turkey party
in Dayton Wednesday
The Dayton Volunteer Fire Company is having their annual Ham & Turkey Party on Wednesday at 7 p.m. at the fire hall, 9512 Route 62, Dayton. There will be door prizes and free refreshments.
to meet Tuesday
The next meeting of the Chautauqua County Plan-ning Board has been scheduled for Tuesday at 4 p.m. at the Gerace Office Building, Room 333, 7 N. Erie St., Mayville.
If you should have questions regarding this meeting, contact the Chautauqua County Planning Depart-ment at 661-8900.
Portland Town Board reschedules meeting
Portland Town Board's November meeting has been changed to Tuesday at 7 p.m. at the Portland Town Hall.
Parent-Teacher Conference Wednesday in city school district
The Elementary Division of the Dunkirk City School District is looking forward to hosting a Parent-Teacher Conference Wednesday from 6 to 8 p.m.
Research shows that a close parent and teacher relationship greatly en-hances communication be-tween home and school. The communication, in turn, greatly increases children's progress in school.
The faculty and administration of Dunkirk elementary Schools are looking forward to discussing student progress.
It is hoped that all parents and guardians will make every effort to attend the school conferences.
Teachers will meet with parents on a first-come, first-served basis.
Parents and guardians should contact their child's school if they have questions.