Community News

Local Nashville reunion held recently

NASHVILLE - The 46th annual Nashville, N.Y. reunion was held recently at the home of Pastor Fred and JoAnne Holdridge on Route 39 in Nashville.Twenty-three guests attended from all around Western New York. Guests enjoyed a lovely day of delicious food and sharing memories of living in and ...

49th Wojcinski family reunion at Russell Joy Park

Perfect weather greeted the more than 40 descendants of Michael and Mary Wojcinski that gathered at the lower pavilion of Russell Joy Park in celebration of their 49th reunion on Sunday, Aug. 7. Hosting this year's reunion was the committee consisting of Tom and Linda Zielinski, Elaine Zielin, ...

Do you remember?

Members of this Dunkirk High School freshman basketball team in the 1965-66 season are pictured. Front row from left: Dave Mitchell, Fred Warmbrodt, John Bongiovanni, Terry Bender, Bob Warren and Bill Berek. Second row: Manager Ken Warmbrodt, Manager Henry Hube, Bill Barthold, Jim Pietro, Steve ...

Available for adoption

So many animals are surrendered to local shelters; can you be part of the solution? If you can open your heart and home to one of these wonderful companion animals, call your area shelter today.

NCCF Paint Your Community event at Camp Gross to be held Saturday, Aug. 20

Northern Chautauqua Community Foundation is celebrating its 30th anniversary by hosting a complimentary Paint Your Community event at Camp Gross, Route 60, on Saturday, Aug. 20 from 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Bring the family and while you paint, they can take part in a scavenger hunt, arts and ...

Ladies Auxiliary will hold spaghetti dinner Wednesday

The Ladies Auxiliary of the John T. Murray Post 1017 will be hosting a spaghetti dinner at 111-113 Deer St. in Dunkirk on Wednesday, Aug. 17 from 5 to 7 p.m. Take outs will be available. Dinner consists of salad, spaghetti and meatballs and dessert. The requested donations are veterans: $4.50, ...

Lakeshore Humane Society Pet Adoption Day/Open House today

The Lakeshore Humane Society will hold a Pet Adoption Day/Open House at its Adoption Center today from noon to 4 p.m. The center is located at 431 E. Chestnut St., Dunkirk.Come to see the facility, and meet some of the dogs and cats who need caring homes. There are several kittens, as well as ...

Alumni take first at firemen’s convention

The Alumni Drum and Bugle Corps of WNY recently took top honors at this year's Southwestern Firemen's Convention in Cattaraugus. The Alumni color guard also took top honors and was presented with a trophy for its first place performance. Business manager Jack Kujawa stated, "We've been busy all ...

St. Francis High School Fourth Quarter Honor Roll

Thomas Braunscheidel, principal of St. Francis High School, recently announced the Honor Roll of students who achieved academic honors for the fourth quarter of the 2015-2016 school year.First Honors are awarded to students achieving a weighted Grade Point Average of 95 100+ while Second ...

NCCS receives donation from CMHS all-alumni

The third all-classes Cardinal Mindszenty High School reunion was held on Saturday, Aug. 6 at American Legion Post 62 in Dunkirk. Attendees from all graduation years, 1954 through 1979, were represented. Stories were told, friendships were re-ignited, memorabilia were examined, pictures were ...

Audubon announces winners of its 2016 Nature Photo contest

JAMESTOWN - The Audubon Nature Center has announced the winners of its 2016 Nature Photography Contest.The categories for submissions of photographs were Landscapes, Plants (including trees, fungi, lichens, mosses, etc.), Wildlife (animals in their natural habitats), and Jamestown Audubon ...

Westfield/Mayville Rotarians hear about Timberfish company

WESTFIELD - Timberfish (yes, that's what it's called) is coming our way, according to Jere Northrop, CEO, who enlightened the Westfield/May-ville Rotarians recently.Also involved is Aaron Resnick, Chief Operating Officer, who is well known as executive director at Westfield Development.A ...

Nathan George Memorial Scholarships winners for 2016 announced

The Nathan George Foundation, Inc. would like to congratulate the winners of the 2016 Nathan George Memorial Scholarships. Winners are selected based on sports participation, essay and academic criteria, recommendations as well as community involvement.The 2016 scholarship recipients ...

Rally for Coach Rod Saturday

A Rally for Coach Rod Sheridan will be held Saturday from 1 to 8 p.m. at the Dunkirk Moose Lodge, 296 Lake Shore Drive W. in Dunkirk.Chicken dinner tickets will be sold for $10 presale, with a limited number of chicken dinners available the day of the event.There will also be a bake sale, ...

Delicious food, wonderful prizes, live entertainment and plenty of games will be featured at the Blessed Mary Angela Parish Summer Festival. The event will be held on Sunday on the St. Hyacinth’s School grounds at 295 Lake Shore Drive East, Dunkirk. Chiav

Delicious food, wonderful prizes, live entertainment and plenty of games will be featured at the Blessed Mary Angela Parish Summer Festival. The event will be held on Sunday on the St. Hyacinth's School grounds at 295 Lake Shore Drive East, Dunkirk.Chiavetta's chicken barbecue will be served ...

Sunset Bay Fire Auxiliary final breakfast for 2016 will be held Sunday

SUNSET BAY - Sunset Bay Fire Auxiliary will hold the final breakfast of 2016 on Sunday at the fire hall on Allegheny Road in Sunset Bay. The public is invited for great food (eggs, pancakes, fruit, etc.) and socialization. The breakfast will be served from 9 a.m. to noon. The donation is $6.

Hand drum workshop planned Thursday at Sinclairville Library

SINCLAIRVILLE - SoundRhythms Studios and the Sinclairville Free Library announce a free, open-to-the-public hand drum workshop to be held at the library on Thursday at 6 p.m.This is a high-energy, family-friendly drumming event guaranteed to make participants work up a sweat and leave with a ...

Chautauqua to host wedding show Sunday

CHAUTAUQUA - Attend the Athenaeum Hotel at Chautauqua Institution's first wedding show on Sunday from noon until 4 p.m. in the Athenaeum Hotel's parlor. The Hotel is ready to showcase the most talented wedding vendors in western New York. At our show you will find that all of our vendors want ...

Dunkirk High School Class of 1964 to mark 70-year birthday bash

On Saturday evening, the DHS Class of 1964 will gather together to celebrate a 70-year birthday reunion. Classmates are to meet at Rookies Sports Bar at 19 Lake Shore Drive East at 7 p.m. Finger foods to be provided. Pass the word around to fellow classmates. For further information, contact ...

Moniuszko Club donates to LSHS yard sale

The Moniuszko Social Club recently donated $1,000 toward the Lake Shore Humane Society's Annual Yard Sale Fundraiser on Aug. 20-21 at Floral Hall. Pictured, from left to right: Larry Orcutt, club president; John Dillenkofer, director; Robert Ehrheart, LHS treasurer; Terry Frazier, club ...