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Sunday Lifestyles

Silver Creek’s dining car history worth savoring

Area history buffs might know that Silver Creek was home to the Ward & Dickinson Dining Car Co. But few know once there were six of these dining car manufacturers in business-friendly Silver Creek. From about 1921 to 1949, these six companies made very popular dining cars, shipping them ...

SUPPORT DRIVEN: Street Rods give back

Lake Shore Street Rods held its annual Harbor Cruise on July 11 at Point Gratiot. The all day rain affected the turnout but the club was still able to raise $3,000 that was donated to local charities. Pictured along with club members is Carol Oliveira from Dunkirk Fredonia Meals on Wheels and ...

5 nursing grads from JCC in ’66 reunite

Everything is different now. When this group of five women started at SUNY Jamestown Community College in 1965, the campus consisted of two buildings: Hamilton Collegiate Center and a school building across Falconer Street. Having graduated in 1966, they were part of JCC’s second nursing ...

Finding peace on area’s waters

A week or so ago, I found myself in a life jacket, holding a paddle for the first time in two years. It felt long overdue. I was by myself, so I was in a kayak. Honestly, I personally prefer a kayak over a canoe whether I am with others or alone. Canoes are great, especially when with another ...

Westfield hospital foundation campaign begins

WESTFIELD — The Westfield Memorial Hospital Foundation announces its 2021 Annual Campaign is underway with a goal of $200,000, according to Dr. Kathryn Bronstein, board president. As a major source of fund-raising for Westfield Memorial Hospital, the WMH Foundation works with the community ...

August baby

A son, Owen Matthew, was born on Wednesday, Aug. 25, 2021, at Sisters of Charity Hospital in Buffalo to Craig and Janelle (Szwejbka) Young of Tonawanda (formerly of Dunkirk). His grandparents are Mari Ellen “Ginger” and James Szwejbka, Jr. and Karen and Peter Young. Great-grandmother is ...