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Southwestern sees ‘immense interest’ in flag football team

Southwestern Central School is taking steps to field a girls flag football team this spring. The district is among a handful locally to promote what is becoming an increasingly popular sport in high schools. School board members at Southwestern are expected to approve the appointments of ...

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MONDAY, FEB. 6 Triple P Positive Parenting Program: free discussion group The Resource Center, 186 Lake Shore Drive W., Dunkirk, 10 a.m. to noon. Topic: Hassle-free shopping. To register for a workshop, call Lucy at 716 679-8946. Walk-ins welcome. Attendance incentive. Darwin R. Library ...

Area police

Dunkirk Police Department ¯ Angela Goetz, 40, of Dunkirk, was arrested Jan. 18 and charged with third-degree criminal possession of a controlled substance, second-degree criminal use of drug paraphernalia, and petit larceny. ¯ Chris Cancel-Vazquez, 24, of Dunkirk, was arrested Jan. 19 and ...

Community notebook

TOWEL BINGO SET FOR MARCH 12 BROCTON — The Preceptor Beta Epsilon Chapter of Beta Sigma Phi is sponsoring its 20th Annual Towel Bingo at the Brocton American Legion,Post 434, 110 W. Main St., Brocton from 1 to 4 p.m. Sunday, March 12. Doors open at noon. A variety of colorful bath and ...

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WEDNESDAY, FEB. 1 TOPS NY 890 meeting First United Presbyterian Church, 35 Park Place, Silver Creek. Weigh-ins begin at 8:45 a.m., meeting starts at 9:35 a.m. All are welcome. Use the Main Street entrance. For details, call 716 680-0313. Gowanda High School presents: “The Lightning ...

Distinguished composer returns for residency at SUNY Fredonia

Dr. Chen Yi, an internationally recognized distinguished professor of Music Composition, will return in February for her second residency during the 2022-23 academic year as the inaugural Claudette Sorel Visiting Artist at the State University of New York at Fredonia. The inaugural residency ...