Sunday Lifestyles

Cassadaga Valley senior receives NYS firefighter scholarship

ELLINGTON — Frank Wicka, Region 6 director of the Association of Fire District State of New York, attended the monthly meeting of the Ellington Fire District No. 1 to present a $1,500 college scholarship to Holly Crandall. Crandall, a 2019 graduate of Cassadaga Valley Central School, was one ...

D-F Rotary names their Student of the Month for May

Kevin Redfield is a senior attending Fredonia High School and is the son of Job and Sharon Redfield. He is a diligent student who is constantly busy with his classes and extracurriculars. After just finishing his duties for Tri-M, the National Honors Society, and track & field, Kevin is ...

Five generations

Pictured up front: Great Great Grandmother, Deanne Tyszko. From left to right: Great Grandmother, Donna Berg; Grandmother, Christina Ferry-Mullen; Mother, Madison Ferry holding her daughter Hunter Gard who was born March 10.

Daxton Timothy Tanner

Timothy Tanner and Brandi Damico of Hamburg, New York lovingly announce the birth of their son, Daxton Timothy Tanner. Daxton was born on May 16, 2019 at 1 a.m. at Mercy Hospital in Buffalo.

Community Calendar

SUNDAY, JULY 7 Dunkirk Flea Market, 7:30 a.m. to 1 p.m., corner of Washington Avenue, Lake Shore Drive. Rotary Fly-in Breakfast, 8 a.m. to noon, Dunkirk Airport, 3389 Middle Road., Middle Road.. Enjoy breakfast $8 adults; $4 children 12 and under. ,Variety of planes on display, crafts show ...

Dunkirk Police honor local students with breakfast

Last Spring, the Dunkirk Police Department launched a community program where a student is picked up at their school by a City Police Officer and taken for breakfast in a marked patrol car to Tim Hortons on Lakeshore Drive East. Dave and Gina Kron from Tim Hortons reserve a special table for ...

Dunkirk Business Students Win BEEP Scholarships

Congratulations to Olivia Yerico-Piazza (right) and Zoe Loeb (left) for winning one of the BEEP (Business and Education Employability Portfolio) scholarships. Olivia and Zoe completed their portfolios in Mrs. Dawley’s BEEP class. They were chosen to represent Dunkirk High School in the ...

Dunkirk elementary students attend spring music festival

Pictured above, Dunkirk School 3 and 5 students include Madison Crowell, Daniel Hoth, Yenesis Lopez, Damarielys Cruz, Isabella Major, Cortana Salgado. Pictured below, Students from Dunkirk School 4 and 7 include: Joshua Lemanski, Emma VanValkenburg, John Bache, Alexander Biscaro, Ryleigh ...

Fun dessert is something for children to dig into

Last week was our middle son’s birthday. The happy go lucky, just wants to be around you, makes everyone laugh, all the time, little guy. Directly corresponding with his personality, were his birthday choices. We went back and forth between theme ideas and cake ideas, until we ended up with ...

Some pets we mourn more than others

And this, too, shall pass ... I’ve had some wonderful dogs in my life; smart, respectful, loyal, charming dogs. Feruke, Willie, Pokey, Dexter, Lego, Ruckie — all champions of my heart. And then there’s Tchotchke. This little hoarding wizard came into my life the summer of 2015. He was ...

ENCOURAGING WORDS

FORESTVILLE — Sienna Galofaro, a second-grader, and her mom, Anna, were honored recently with the Sen. James H. Donovan Parents As Reading Partners Reading Family of the Year Award. The award and plaque were presented at the Elementary Awards Assembly on June 20. It is because of this ...

Zebraski, Mignoli named Valedictorian, Salutatorian at Fredonia

Fredonia’s Valedictorian was announced as Kaelyn Zebraski. She is the daughter of Paul and Lori Zebraski and younger sister to Haley Zebraski. To challenge herself in school, Kaelyn enrolled in many advanced classes, including five AP classes and JCC course work. At JCC Kaelyn was named to ...

Pawlak, Saye named Valedictorian, Salutatorian at Dunkirk

Haileigh Pawlak is Dunkirk High School Class of 2019 Valedictorian. She is the daughter of Heather Pawlak. She is graduating with an overall weighted grade point average of 101.03. Haileigh has been an involved member of her community while in high school. For the last four Dunkirk Middle ...

Milliman, Chase named Valedictorian, Salutatorian at Pine Valley

Pine Valley Central School is proud to announce this year’s Valedictorian is Daniel Milliman and the Salutatorian is Dawson Chase. Daniel is the son of Heidi Moldenhauer and Lane Milliman of Cattaraugus. His current extracurricular involvement includes being a member of U.S. A. F. Auxiliary ...

Just between us

... On May 19, the Mary Baldwin University family bid farewell to 420 members of the Class of 2019 on Page Terrace during the university’s 177th Commencement exercises. “To each of you this Commencement captures the challenges you have overcome,” said MBU President Pamela R. Fox, in her ...

Fredonia’s Sorel piano competition and Piano Fellows Program now open

Applications are now being accepted for the Claudette Sorel Piano Competition, open to young artists ages 15 to 18 and offering a top cash award of $2,500, at the State University of New York at Fredonia. New to the annual competition, now in its fourth year at the Fredonia School of Music, ...

The Westfield Fire Department celebrates Ed Kneer’s 50 years of service

The Fire Department of Westfield recently held a celebration marking Ed Kneer’s 50 years of service to the Fire Department and the community of Westfield. Kneer joined the Westfield Fire Department on July 1, 1968. Kneer is a Past Fire Chief of the department (1995-1997), and has held a ...

Polley named Valedictorian at Cassadaga; Wenger named Salutatorian

The Valedictorian for the class of 2019 is Jordan Polley. Jordan is the daughter of John and Melissa Polley and has two sisters, Alia Birt and Alexandra Polley, and a brother, Robert Polley. At CVCS, you can find Jordan participating in Students Against Destructive Decisions (S.A.D.D.), Key ...

Roush named Valedictorian at Chautauqua Lake; Henry named Salutatorian

Hannah Roush was announced as the 2019 Valedictorian at Chautauqua Lake Central School. Roush is the daughter of Dan and Marcy Roush of Mayville. She will graduate with an Advanced Regents Diploma with Honors, and with Math and Science Endorsements. Hannah has been named a CLCS Student of ...

Just between us

... Approximately 850 two- and four-year degree candidates received diplomas from Alfred State College. Associate and baccalaureate degrees were awarded in fields of agriculture, health, business, vocational, and engineering technology, as well as the arts and sciences. The following students ...