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Genealogy basics workshop being offered

SINCLAIRVILLE - The Chautauqua County Genealogical Society will present a workshop on genealogy basics at the Sinclairville Free Library on Saturday from 10 a.m. to noon.Would you like to record your family history, but aren't sure where to start? Have you begun researching, but need to learn ...

Rotary Gold Rush set for Nov. 5

WESTFIELD - The Rotary Club of Westfield-Mayville is holding its annual "Gold Rush" event on Saturday, Nov. 5, starting at 5 p.m. at Eason Hall, 23 Elm St. in Westfield. Festivities for this casual, fun event begin with a Chiavetta's barbecued chicken dinner from 5 to 6 p.m., and continue with ...

Groups making a difference in city

A new garden has been established at the southwest corner of Central Avenue and Fifth Street by Revitalize Dunkirk and Academy Heights members, Steve Rees, Mary Rees and Harriet "Skeeter" Tower. Another can be found on the corner of Fifth and Canary streets. Volunteers are always welcome at ...

Laureate Alpha Pi holds Beginning Day

WESTFIELD - Beginning Day was held at the home of Clara Winkelman on Monday, Aug. 22.The New Year's year books made by Judy Stratton were passed out to each member.The group received a thank you note from Hospice for the sorority's donation.Each member made her own ice cream sundae for ...

Shoot for Olivia’s Wish benefits NCCF’s Olivia’s 5K Wish Run Fund

Olivia's 5K Wish Run Fund, a fund of the North-ern Chautauqua Commun-ity Foundation, received a generous donation of $5,000 from the 2016 Shoot for Olivia's Wish fundraiser. The event took place at the Hanover Fish and Game Club on Sunday, Sept. 4.A special thank you to organizers Ken Drozdziel ...

WMH plans election night harvest dinner and holds annual meeting

WESTFIELD - The Westfield Memorial Hospital Regional Auxiliary will host an Election Night Harvest Ham Dinner on Tuesday, Nov. 8 from 5 to 7 p.m. or until sold out at the First Presbyterian Church in Westfield.In addition to ham, the menu includes green beans, cheesy potatoes, cranberry salad, ...

DHS pool programming set

The Dunkirk High School pool has announced its programming for the late fall 2016 session.Evening SwimTuesdays and Thursdays 6:30 -7:30 p.m.Nov. 1 - Dec. 22 (no class 11/24); 15 sessions - $28 for whole session or $2 individuallyDeep Water AquasizeTuesdays and Thursdays 6:30-7:30 p.m.Nov. 1 - ...

Cassadaga Legion Auxiliary holds its first meeting of the year

CASSADAGA - The Cassadaga Legion Auxiliary held its regular monthly meeting Tuesday, Oct. 11, with 12 members present. President Bev Speelberg welcomed everyone, and opened the meeting with the Pledge of Allegiance, the Auxiliary preamble, a moment of silence for our fallen soldiers, and a ...

Dunkirk Women of the Moose holding card party on Saturday

The Dunkirk Women of the Moose Chapter 294 is planning a card party for Saturday at the Dunkirk Moose Lodge, 296 Lakeshore Dr. W., Dunkirk. Doors open at 1:30 p.m. and the event begins at 2 p.m.Admission is $5 per person. It includes door prize(s), table prizes and refreshments. Attendees can ...

South Dayton holiday craft show planned for Nov. 5

SOUTH DAYTON - The South Dayton Fire Belles will hold a holiday craft show at the South Dayton Firemen's activity hall, 34 Maple St., South Dayton on Saturday, Nov. 5 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.Santa and Mrs. Claus will be present from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. All are encouraged to bring their cameras. ...

DHS Class of 1989 establishes scholarship fund at NCCF

The Northern Chautauqua Community Foundation (NCCF) announces the establishment of the Dunkirk High School Class of 1989 Memorial Scholarship Fund. Members of the Class of 1989 originally established this scholarship in 2014 as a way to honor deceased classmates.The annual Marauder Trotter 5K ...

The Harvest is Plentiful Concert planned for Nov. 6

The 26th annual "The Harvest is Plentiful Concert" will take place at SS Columba/Brigid Church on the corner of Eagle and Hickory Streets, Buffalo on Sunday, Nov. 6, at 6 p.m.The concert is a joint effort of St. Joseph Church Voice and Handbell Choirs from Fredonia and Saints Columba/Brigid ...

Fredonia Shakespeare Club discusses ‘Women in the World of Sailing’

The Fredonia Shakes-peare Club met for its first regular meeting of the 2016-2017 year at the home of Joan Larson with President Judi Lutz Woods presiding at the meeting.The theme for the year is "Women Artists, Authors, Designers & Entrepreneurs." Priscilla Bernatz presented her paper ...

Barker Library plans frightening Poe presentation by Jerry Rose on Tuesday

Looking for something really frightening in the week leading up to Halloween?Listen to Edgar Allan Poe's "The Tell-Tale Heart" as Jerry Rose, who retired as chair of the SUNY Fredonia sociology and anthropology department some years ago, recites the rantings of a mad murderer as a simulated ...

Collection for troops’ care packages set for Sunday

With the holidays coming up it is not too early to start helping make those holidays just a little better for those who serve and protect the country.There will be a collection for care packages for American troops on Sunday, Oct. 23 from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Walmart, 10401 Bennett Road, ...

Lake Erie Bird Club meets Monday

The Lake Erie Bird Club will meet Monday, October 24 at 7 p.m. at BOCES on Fredonia-Stockton Road in Fredonia.Tim Baird from Salamanca will present the program entitled, "Odds and Ends: Photos of Birds and Stuff." He will provide photos and commentary on general nature subjects. Audience ...

Lake Erie Bird Club meets Monday

The Lake Erie Bird Club will meet Monday, October 24 at 7 p.m. at BOCES on Fredonia-Stockton Road in Fredonia.Tim Baird from Salamanca will present the program entitled, "Odds and Ends: Photos of Birds and Stuff." He will provide photos and commentary on general nature subjects. Audience ...

Mikey Strong/Lowriginal Fall Blast Car Show on Sunday

WESTFIELD - A Mikey Strong/Lowriginal Fall Blast Car Show is planned for Sunday, Oct. 23 from 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. at the Moose Beach, Westfield. The event will celebrate the life of Mikey Edwards. Admission is free.Donations will be taken to go toward a good cause. Organizers will be selling ...