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Garment Gallery will become a Christmas Wonderland in December

The Garment Gallery, located at 135 Central Ave. in Dunkirk, will be transforming into a Christmas Wonderland filled with unique gifts, toys, decorations etc. Those looking for an inexpensive gift or some holiday treasures are encouraged to stop in from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Monday through ...

Runners, walkers wanted for Saturday’s ‘Pace Against Polio; charity 5K

WESTFIELD — Lace up your running or walking sneakers to support the Rotary Club of Westfield-Mayville’s “Pace Against Polio” fun 5k race on Saturday in Westfield. All net proceeds from this charity race will be donated to Rotary International’s PolioPlus program to aid in the fight to ...

Autumn Art Show coming at Anderson-Lee Library

SILVER CREEK — Come visit the Anderson-Lee Library of Silver Creek to view some spectacular paintings created by local artists, in this year’s Autumn Art Show. These pieces will be proudly displayed by the library through the month of December. The library is located at 43 Main St. This ...

Fredonia Shakespeare Club hears about Nora Ephron

The Fredonia Shakespeare Club met for its fifth regular meeting of the 2016-2017 year at the home of Maggie Bryan-Peterson.  President Judi Lutz Woods presided with 13 members present. Woods welcomed the club members to the 131st year of our club. The topic for the year is “Women Artists, ...

Accident in Gerry

Deidre Cayer, 43, of Buffalo was traveling south Sunday on Route 60 in Gerry at about 11:22 a.m. when she lost control of her vehicle. Her vehicle came to rest after striking a ditch on the east side of the roadway. Cayer and Jade Lamb, 16, of Busti were transported by ambulance to WCA Hospital ...

BMH Auxiliary celebrating 24th anniversary of its ‘Tree of Lights’ ceremony

The Auxiliary of Brooks Memorial Hospital is celebrating the 24th anniversary of its “Tree of Lights” community-wide non-denominational remembrance project. Brochures are being mailed inviting the public to participate in this fundraiser. Contributors can make a donation in memory of or ...

Students help with house cleaning at Greystone Nature Preserve

Late autumn marks the time in Chautauqua County to do a little outdoor house cleaning. Two students from SUNY Fredonia took on this chore as volunteers. Evan Horn and Julianna Hollister are both juniors majoring in exercise science. They found time from their busy college schedules to help at ...

Veterans honored for service at USC luncheon

At the United Senior Citizens luncheon on Nov. 14 at the Fredonia Beaver Club veterans were honored. Pictured are the veterans in attendance. Front row from left: Nick Andin, Anthony Borrello, Charlie St. George, Charlie Alaimo and Joe Greco. Back row from left:  John Joy, Jerry Bentham, Herb ...

Holiday High Tea set for Sunday

WESTFIELD — The Chautauqua County Historical Society will host a Holiday High Tea at the historic McClurg Mansion in Moore Park on Nov. 20 as part of the Annual Christmas in the Village. Patrons may feel as though they have stepped back in time as they enjoy delightful and delectable ...

Chadwick Bay Academy of Dance Elevation Dance Team to hold special event

Elevation Dance Team of Chadwick Bay Academy of Dance will hold a bake sale/gift wrapping/vendor event on Saturday, Nov. 26 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at 158 Lake Shore Drive E., Dunkirk. Small businesses will be present. The bake sale will be “nut free.” Drop off holiday gifts and the team ...

SOAR Chapter 4-1 meeting and lunch on Monday

There will be a SOAR Chapter 4-1 meeting and lunch on Monday  21 at noon at the United Steelworkers Local Union 2693 Union Hall, 97 E. Fourth St., Dunkirk. Call Clarence Corbett, financial secretary, at 366-3288 to make a reservation for lunch and attendance at the meeting. Retirees of all ...

Chautauqua District OES event on Sunday

FORESTVILLE — The Chautauqua District Order of Eastern Star will hold a homecoming of current grand officers and reception for new grand officers and an open meeting on Sunday at 2 p.m. at Masonic Lodge, Main Street, Forestville. The public is welcome.

Roswell Park Cancer Institute helped by car show

WESTFIELD — The 2016 Mikey Strong/Lowriginal fall blast car show was a huge success and great time for everyone who attended. Held at Moose Beach in Westfield, over 30 people and local businesses donated to the event in the form of gift baskets and gift certificates to help raise money for ...

Audubon Christmas bird count planned

On Thursday, Dec. 17, the public is invited to participate in a Christmas bird count citizens science project of the National Audubon Society. The event runs throughout the day. Call 569-2345 during business hours or click through Public Programs under Programs & Events at ...

Westfield Women’s Organization holding raffle instead of tour

WESTFIELD — The Westfield Women’s Organization is excited to announce that in place of the Holly Tour this year, it will be having a raffle for Wegman’s gift cards. The ticket price will be one for $5 or five for $20. The group will be raffling off $500 worth of gift cards with four ...

Villenova Grange meets Monday

SOUTH DAYTON — On Monday at 7:30 p.m.,  the Villenova Grange 604 will meet at its hall, Routes 83 and 322 Balcoms Corners, South Dayton with updates from State Grange and Pomona Grange. Thanks are extended to all who contributed and helped toward the Forestville Food Pantry brunch on Nov. 6.

VFW Post 6390’s Fall Meat Party on Sunday

SHERIDAN — The Sheridan Memorial VFW Post 6390’s Fall Meat Party will be held on Sunday at 2 p.m. The Post is located at 2556 Route 20, Sheridan. Theme baskets, refreshments, and snacks will be provided by the Post and Auxiliary. There are 16 different meats and special drawings, including ...

Donations sought for Christmas Care Package Drive for military

The Lake Erie NY Chapter 4 Blue Star Mothers is seeking donations for its annual Christmas Care Package Drive. The drive is to help bring holiday cheer to the many service men and women who will be away from their homes and families during Christmas. Residents are encouraged to contribute to ...