Sunday Lifestyles

A.J. Schmidt Students presented awards in art and poetry contest

ANGOLA — Recently, two Lake Shore elementary students were recognized for their artistic and poetic projects submitted to the WNY United’s Healthy Choices Art and Poetry Contest. The annual competition is sponsored by WNY United Against Drug and Alcohol Abuse, Inc. The theme of the contest ...

The write stuff: Works by 16 poets from Gowanda printed in national collection

GOWANDA — The America Library of Poetry’s annual collection of student poetry from across the United States includes the work of hundreds of talented young authors winnowed from thousands of submissions each year. For aspiring writers, it’s nothing short of an honor to have your work ...

Dunkirk School 4 Students of the Month

Dunkirk School No. 4 recently announced their Students of the Month for November. Starting in the front, pictured from left to right, Lily Munson, Nadiya Ingram, Aslienis Velazquez Rivera, Danelys Ortiz Crespo, Jasmarie Cabassa, Joelianys Negron Pagan. In the back, from left to right, ...

Westfield-Mayville Rotary name their Scholars of the Month

WESTFIELD — Academic achievement, determination and involvement in school activities describe three high school seniors who were recognized as “Scholars of the Month” by the Rotary Club of Westfield-Mayville. The trio was honored at the Jan. 22 meeting, which was held at the Lakeshore ...

Westfield Middle School recently announced their Students of the Month

On a monthly basis, Westfield Middle School honors one student at each grade level as the Student of the Month. Teachers and staff had the opportunity to nominate one student who they believed met the following criteria: 1. Follows Westfield’s Rules of Respect for staff and peers 2. ...

A Cut Above the Rest Salon can help create a healthy lifestyle

SILVER CREEK — A Cut above the Rest Salon and Spa, located at 213 Central Ave. in Silver Creek, is now offering specialty therapies such as Swedish Massage, Foot Reflexology and Reiki Healing. Creating a healthy lifestyle means not only looking your best, but feeling your best. Michelle ...

Chautauqua Heath & Fitness getting you fit for nearly a dozen years

Open for nearly 12 years, Chautauqua Health & Fitness is a premier health club! They have child care services and extended hours to make getting workouts in as easy as possible. The staff maintains a fun, friendly, and clean environment, making members feel at home from the minute they walk ...

Shaking up school nutrition in Gowanda

GOWANDA — On a frigid January morning a group of five staff at Gowanda Elementary School gathered in the cafeteria as custodial staff cleaned tables inside and snow gently fell outside. They had tools and instructions. And they were on a mission to get a project finished in the short window ...

Benefits of Zumba

Zumba has been called exercise in disguise — and for good reason. The hour-long class involves dancing to the beat of Latin-inspired tunes while sneaking in both low- and high-intensity moves. In fact, a recent study by the American Council on Exercise analyzed the benefits of Zumba Gold, a ...

Laser Skin Treatment Center can help you look and feel your best

Laser Skin Treatment Center is owned and operated by Dr. Tat Sum Lee, M.D. He and his staff are dedicated to providing effective results to help you look and feel your best, all within a private and comfortable setting. With more than 35 years in practice as a family physician and trained ...

Stay true to your resolutions

Many of us get all fired up at the start of every New Year, making all sorts of plans and setting tough goals to improve our health. Often we’ll say something like, “I need to drop 20 pounds.” or, “I’m going to run a mile every day.”, even if we haven’t exercised in years. If you ...

University students assist in community music therapy sessions

William Borden gave a performance of two songs, “Put a Lime in the Coconut” and “Somewhere over the Rainbow.” Accompanied by Music Therapy student, Paul Beckford, Lonnie Scheffield sang the popular songs “Mama Mia”; “You are My Sunshine;” and “Lean on me.” as well as a ...

Reader’s recipe for cake is a keeper

The recipe that we’re sharing this week is a little bit different than our typical recipes, many of which come from a cookbook, a recipe website or blog or every so often carefully created within the walls of our kitchen. This recipe comes from one of our readers, who was kind enough to ...

Dankert receives scholarship

Jessi Dankert of Perrysburg received a $1,000 criminal justice scholarship from ASIS (American Society of Industrial Security) on Dec. 14. She was one of three local students awarded this scholarship. The luncheon and awards ceremony for local Law Enforcement was held at Salvatore’s Italian ...

Chautauqua Fallen Heroes Scholarships awarded

The Northern Chautauqua Community Foundation recently assisted representatives of the Chautauqua Fallen Heroes Scholarship in presenting the Chautauqua Fallen Heroes Scholarship awards. This year the committee proudly awarded scholarships to Stephen Aldrich and Daniel Torres. Stephen is a ...

Ms. Rea is part of what makes Fredonia great for their students

At Fredonia Elementary School, the students love that they have physical education class every single day. Part of the reason for their excitement about PE is the teachers. The students are treated to creative lessons, indoors and outdoors, taught by teachers who take the time to get to know ...