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Fredonia Grange ‘Tunes to You’

For both Chautauqua and Erie County fairs, the Fredonia Grange booth display theme reflected on the significance of broadcast radio to rural America over the past approximately 90 years. Besides the broadcasting of general news, weather, music and sports, the presentation recognized both ...

Valley Historical Society holds annual quilt show

SINCLAIRVILLE - The Valley Historical Society of Sinclairville held its annual quilt show for two days in the museum located at the corner of Main and Lester streets in the village. Quilts were brought to the museum by residents of the area for display, and each quilt had a description of the ...

Fundraiser at Sheridan VFW a success

SHERIDAN - An eight-ball pool tournament benefit for "Fast" Eddie Rosas Sr. was held at the Sheridan Memorial VFW Post 6390 on Aug. 13 and 14.The benefit was filled with pool shooters, Spanish food, theme baskets, TV giveaway, pool cue giveaway and more and was as a huge success for the ...

Five generations of Miller family get together

Five generations of the Miller family recently got together. Pictured are, seated left to right: Elaine Terese, great-great grandmother; Heidi Miller, great-grandmother. Back row: Mom Ariel Saddler holding baby Genevieve Saddler and grandfather Rafael Fuentes.

Girl Scout Troop holding car wash Monday

Girl Scout Troop 20158 will be holding a "Back to School Car Wash" on Monday, Aug. 29 from 2 to 7 p.m. at Walmart, 10401 Bennett Road in Fredonia, to the left of the grocery entrance. The girls are raising money for their upcoming trip to Disney World next summer. They will take special state ...

Drum circle/meditation scheduled today in Cassadaga

CASSADAGA - A drum circle/meditation will be held today at 7 p.m. at 60 on 60 in Cassadaga. The event will be facilitated by Craig "Duke" Thomson, ordained minister, spiritual counselor (readings), Reiki master (healer), drumming facilitator. The environment will be alcohol free and drug free. ...

Northern Chautauqua Canine Rescue provides August update

WESTFIELD - The area is finally enjoying a bit of more comfortable weather! That's great news for the shelter because it has been hot and humid in there and the dogs (and people!) have not been comfortable. At some point in the future, NCCR would like to raise the funds to insulate the building ...

New Horizons Band of Western New York fall semester begins

The New Horizons Band of Western New York will begin its fall semester on Wednesday, Aug. 31. Ensembles/lessons are from 3 to 3:45 p.m. on Wednesdays and Fridays. Band practice is held from 4 to 4:50 p.m. on Wednesdays and 4 to 5:30 p.m. on Fridays. The band meets in Mason Hall at SUNY ...

DHS pool schedule set

The Dunkirk High School pool has announced the following programming for its upcoming fall session:Evening Swim: Tuesdays and Thursdays 6:30 to 7:30 p.m., Aug. 30 to Oct. 27, 18 sessions - $34 for whole session or $2 individually.Deep Water Aquasize: Tuesdays and Thursdays 6:30 to 7:30 ...

Cassadaga’s floating stage a community effort

CASSADAGA - A floating stage which doubles as a community fishing dock was recently donated to the village of Cassadaga. The project, under the direction of Cindy Flaherty, involved the cooperation of several organizations.Funds were raised by the Citizens for a Better Cassadaga, Cassadaga ...

Farm Festival children’s pet show Saturday

Applause and laughter abound this summer as children of almost any age - babies in strollers to teenagers nearly old enough to drive - are invited to participate in the 38th annual Fredonia Farm Festival Children's Pet Show this Saturday. Judging begins at 11 a.m. in the western half of Barker ...

Club members to be special guests Saturday

MAYVILLE - Mayville Tuesday Club members will be special guests at the Saturday board meeting of the Western New York Federation of Women's Clubs at 11 a.m. at The Italian Fisherman restaurant in Bemus Point. Among those attending will be President Dianne Goodrich. Other women from the Lakewood ...

Fredonia resident to celebrate book launch

BUFFALO - "Haiku to the Chief," released July 4 by Ghost City Press, contains a series of 43 haikus - one for each United States president from Washington to Obama (Grover Cleveland only gets one). Trenchant but nonpartisan, full of wit and surprising pathos, the slim but weighty volume brings ...

Westfield/Mayville Rotary gets visitor

WESTFIELD - Newly installed Rotary District Governor Marlee Diehl visited the Westfield/Mayville Rotary Club recently and announced the club's 2016-17 goal this year - "Rotary Serving Humanity."Two of her favorite undertakings during her visit were recognizing long-time members and exceptional ...

Homegrown NY Times bestselling author coming to town for event

Chautauqua Striders, a county-wide youth advocacy agency, will host "Wine Between the Lines," on Saturday from 7:30 to 10 p.m. at the Alumni House at SUNY Fredonia. New York Times Bestselling Author Wendy Corsi Staub is the keynote speaker for this literary and wine event.Corsi Staub is an ...

DHS Class of 1967 50th reunion meeting

The Dunkirk High School Class of 1967 50th reunion meeting will be held at 4 p.m. on Thursday, Aug. 25 at Demetri's on the Lake. Any interested classmate is welcome. Contact Patty at 366-4034 ot Karen at 366-0048.