Sunday Lifestyles

Just between us

... Ashley Ganey of Dunkirk, has been named to the Albany College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences List for the Fall 2018 semester. To make the list, students must achieve a GPA of 3.5 or above ... ... Steven Hedges of Perrysburg has been named to Sherman College of Chiropractic’s Dean’s ...

Airman Erik D. Pomroy graduates from basic military training in Texas

U.S. Air Force Airman 1st Class Erik D. Pomroy graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, San Antonio, Texas. The airman completed an intensive, eight-week program that included training in military discipline and studies, Air Force core values, physical ...

Do You Remember?

Pictured is Fourth Street, Dunkirk. The refurbished Lake Shore Savings Bank remains. This photo was likely taken in the late 1950s or early '60s. Montgomery Ward was at 124 East Fourth St. and Lake Shore Fitzer was at 130 East Fourth St.

Salsa adds some kick to tortillas, other dishes

The weather is starting to warm up and we’re seeing the sun far more than we have in the past four to five months. It’s also the time of the year that it becomes less tempting to go for all that comfort food. Making it just a bit easier to eat healthy. I can’t speak on behalf of your ...

TIP OF THE WEEK

Dance, ride a bike, take the dog for a long walk, hike a new trail, try a new class. Start doing things for fun and adventure and you’ll be surprised by how much exercise you get.

Almond Joy Granola Mix

Keeping with the theme of our (mostly) healthy DIY snack options, this week we will be talking about granola. I’ve shared a recipe for granola before, but it was quite some time ago and that recipe was just for your basic granola clusters. Similar to the ones that you might find in a box ...

Kale chips pack some crunch

It may not be January anymore, but a large percentage of us are still trying to eat healthier, and to be more mindful of the things that make the cut. While on the search to find some healthy snacks to munch on, I stumbled across these. Upon my first glance at the recipe, I had the thought ...

Robert J. Harris: Dedicated to proud past of Dunkirk

There are by now a set number of people who can remember Dunkirk in the 1940s through the ‘70s when radical transformations took place here due to business change, population change and Urban Renewal.   When local people reminisce about Dunkirk’s past, they think fondly of such ...

Local dance teams find success at National Championships

The Collage Performing Arts Center of Fredonia is proud to announce the results of our four competitive dance team’s performance at the 2019 National Dance Team Championships in Orlando, Florida. We are excited to have two National Champion Teams this year. Our Mini Majestic dance team ...

March is month to consider a more nutritional diet

Last month, Minneapolis Star-Tribune journalist Erica Pearson invited readers to join her in a 28-day Sugar-Free Challenge. Nearly 3,000 people took her up on the Challenge via a Facebook group devoted to going sugar-free in February, where they shared successes, barriers, research, recipes, ...

Forget something? Here’s a recipe helper

You’ve probably been there before. You have everything to make chocolate chip cookies, when suddenly you realize that you forgot to buy brown sugar, or maybe there just isn’t enough remaining in the bag that’s in your pantry. Maybe you just want to make some quick stir fry sauce, or a ...

Alfred State College announces their 2018-19 PAL students

ALFRED — Alfred State College is pleased to introduce this year’s class of academically talented student leaders who have been named to the Presidential Aspiring Leaders (PAL) Program for 2018-2019. The Presidential Aspiring Leaders (PAL) Program was created for students who possess a ...

School of Practical Nursing holds 19th Job Corps Graduation

Some students will stay local, many will return to their hometowns, but regardless of their decision the health care industry as a whole will benefit from their newly accrued knowledge. The Erie 2-Chautauqua-Cattaraugus BOCES School of Practical Nursing recently celebrated its 19th Cassadaga ...

Jake Davis named Dunkirk-Fredonia Rotary Student of the Month

Jake Davis has been selected as Rotary Student of the Month for February. He would like to thank the members of Fredonia Rotary for selecting him for this honor. Jake is the oldest son of Jeffery and Heather Davis. He would like to credit his achievements and the honor to his parents as it is a ...

Instant pot becoming a wonder

Last week, I mentioned that I had recently gotten an Instant pot. There were some mixed feelings, and some anticipation to use that thing right away. Similar to other kitchen items, this was something that would require some testing, and a few trial recipes before figuring it out. We have ...

Dangers lurk outdoors, on your floors

The winter months at the Dunkirk Animal Clinic have brought us many pets that have been eating things they should not be eating. A foreign body is the term for an object that is swallowed by your pet resulting in and requiring some sort of medical or surgical intervention by a veterinarian. ...

Suzy right at home with family

“NO MORE PETS! You are not bringing that kitten into the house! It’s got to go to the shelter!” It was a conversation I had with my young teens one day 14 years ago when they brought home “Suzy”, a rather homely gray and white kitten, who they’d plucked from our busy roadside. I ...

Abandoned dogs fill void

These are the two dogs that I rescued from Lakeshore Humane Society in Dunkirk. I recently lost my dog in October and was missing him dearly. My husband and I decided to go to the Lakeshore Humane Society to visit with the dogs. We did not expect that we would get two dogs but, they were a ...

Dunkirk woman part of trip to Uganda

Several Daemen College students, including a Dunkirk resident, traveled thousands of miles to rural Uganda to partner on a project aimed at supporting the health and well-being of children and young adults in the region as part of a unique international service learning experience offered by ...