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Brocton Central School announces Quarter 4 Honor Roll

High Honor Roll Grade 12: Madeline Brogan. Grade 11: Danielle Broughton, Mary Conklin, Laura Johnston and Gregory Lapp. Grade 10: EmmaLee Abbey, Brianna Johnson, Heather Johnston, Evelyn Lopez, Nathanial Tresler, Jadniel Varela and Christine Wdowiasz. Grade 9: Paige Lacki, Lorin Rizzo, ...

Dunkirk High School fourth quarter honor roll

The following students have been commended for academic achievement at the Dunkirk High School for the fourth quarter of the 2018-2019 school year: Honor roll Ninth grade Galen Benware, Samantha Burgos, Anne Campbell, Genesis Cosme, Alexis Davis, Madison Dissell, Timothy Doan, Anisha ...

Club news

CIAO News Attention all CIAO members: we are still organized and working to provide you with activities you requested at our December meeting! We have officially added our membership to the many Italian organizations in Erie County! This is exciting news for our membership! As a member of ...

Bake sale Friday to benefit Cooley’s Eagle Scout project

There will be a bake sale on Friday starting at 4 p.m. until sold out at the Kosciuszko Polish Club, 73 E. Doughty St., Dunkirk. Homemade cookies, pies and assorted baked items will be available. This bake sale is to benefit Alex Cooley’s Eagle Project, which is to improve the Dunkirk ...

Effective listening is focus of Toastmasters

Did you know that the 500 commonly used words in English have 14,070 dictionary meanings? That’s an average of more than 28 meanings per word! The word “set” for example has 194 meanings. Yes! You read that right. Secondly, have you ever found yourself in a heated discussion about ...

Steelworker retirees discuss labor voting

Steelworkers Organization of Active Retirees, S.O.A.R., Chapter 4-1, recently held their regular monthly meeting at the Steelworkers’ Union Hall on East Fourth Street. President Jim Bickhart opened the meeting with the Pledge of Allegiance, followed by a moment of silence for deceased ...

Fredonia Shakespeare Club holds picnic

The Fredonia Shakespeare Club members celebrated the conclusion of the 2018-19 year with an annual picnic at the home of Dr. Irene Strychalski. Thirteen current members were in attendance. Following the luncheon served by the incoming officers, outgoing president Joyce Haines thanked her ...

Chautauqua Adult Day Services receives Community Service Award

Chautauqua Adult Day Services received an award recently at The Developmental Disabilities Awareness Day 31th annual award ceremony. The COMMUNITY SERVICE AWARD is awarded to a group working in the community that has gone the “extra mile” to help enrich the lives of people with ...

Cassadaga purchases street sweeper

CASSADAGA — Village Superintendent of Public Works Sam Alaimo informed the board of the purchase of a street sweeper. “We put in a bid on a street sweeper and won,” he noted. “$1,650 to buy it.” As the board motioned to approve the purchase of the street sweeper, Village Trustee ...

Erie Traveling Zoo Outreach Program to be at Grape Discovery Center Friday

The Erie Zoo located in Erie, Pennsylvania, will bring its Traveling Zoo Outreach Program to the Grape Discovery Center in Westfield on Friday, July 12 for a Children’s Learning Day at the Center. The program will be free and open to the public. Andy Dufresne, a board member of the Concord ...

Chautauqua County celebrates Independence Day

Independence Day celebrations abound in Chautauqua County! Whether you love a parade, spend the day on the water or enjoy one of many fireworks displays, there is no better place to spend the 4th of July than right here in Chautauqua County. The morning kicks off with the Firecracker 10K Run ...

NCCS fourth-quarter honors

Northern Chautauqua Catholic School Honors for 4th quarter, 2018-2019 school year are the following: First Honors were received by: Julia Askar, Joe Askar, Thomas Askar, Myah Benjamin, Isabella Buckley, Sophia Burrows, Olivia Cole, Lila Drab, Natalia DiPalma, Andrew Ellman, Aria Green, ...

Student helping raise funds for food pantry storage building

BROCTON — Abigail Henry is the new project leader for the Community Food Storage Building for the Brocton-Portland Food Pantry. She is a student at Chautauqua Lake Central School working in association with a course she is taking called “Leadership Engagement.” “I was challenged to ...

Brocton Elementary School Academic Honors

Brocton Elementary School recently released its academic honors for the fourth quarter . Sandra Kopiczak, Brocton Elementary School Principal has commended a number of students for academic achievement during the 2018-2019 school year fourth quarter. Those students recognized include: ...

Knights Against Cancer volunteer in Buffalo

Knights Against Cancer, a club for high school students in the Silver Creek Central School District, volunteered at Kevin Guest House in Buffalo this month by cooking lasagnas and eating with those from all over the country living in the residence and their families. Kevin Guest House provides ...

League of Women Voters to read the Declaration Sentiments on July 4

The League of Women Voters of Chautauqua County will read “The Declaration of Sentiments” on July 4 at noon in front of the Fredonia Village Hall and 1 p.m. at the Dunkirk Municipal building. As we approach the 100th anniversary of the 19th Amendment which granted women the right to ...

Group news

S.O.A.R. meeting Chapter 4-1 of S.O.A.R., Steelworkers Organization of Active Retirees, recently held its regular monthly meeting at the Steelworkers Local 2693 Union Hall on East 4th St. President Jim Bickhart opened the meeting with the pledge of allegiance, followed by a moment of silence ...

Rotary makes donation

On June 6, Andrew Webster (left), Westfield Recreation Department Director, accepted a $500 donation from the Westfield-Mayville Rotary Club as presented by Patty Benton (right), Club Community Service Chairperson. This donation was for the village of Westfield Recreation Department’s ...

Brooks obstetrics celebrate Dairy Month

In recognition of the month of June as National Dairy Month, the New York State Dairy Princess and Promotion Program team donated a dairy themed gift basket to the family of the first baby born at the hospital in June. Autumn Gregory, Second Alternate Chautauqua County Dairy Princess, ...

‘Every Lake Has a Story as told to Chautauqua County Genealogy

Bob and Anne Deming, authors of the book “A History of Bear Lake,” were guest speakers at the recent Chautauqua County Genealogical Society meeting held in the Darwin R. Barker Library. Their book, published in 2018, was the culmination of more than a decade of research involving interviews ...