Community Notebook

Chapter No. 459 Vietnam Veterans of America to meet Jan. 13

Chapter No. 459 Vietnam Veterans of America will meet Sunday, Jan. 13 at 11 a.m. at the John T. Murray VFW Post No. #1017, 113 Deer St., Dunkirk. With questions, call Danny at 366-2287.

Community Sing-Along planned for Jan. 9

A Community Sing-Along will be held Wednesday, Jan. 9 from 7 to 8:15 p.m. at the Fredonia Grange No. 1, 58 W. Main St., Fredonia. Join in a good old campfire sing-along in an indoor setting. All voices are welcome; the event is free for all. For details, call Joe at 679-8426.

Old-fashioned Barn Dance set for Jan. 4

An Old-fashioned Barn Dance will take place Friday, Jan. 4 7 from 7:30 to 10:30 p.m. at the Fredonia Grange No. 1, 58 W. Main St., Fredonia. Costs are: adults: $7, students: $5, ages 12 and under free. Dances include squares, contras, mixers and more. The event is beginner friendly, family friendly. No experience is needed. For details, call Joe at 679-8426.

Villenova Grange plans pancake brunch Sunday, Jan. 6

Villenova Grange

pancake brunch set

The Villenova Grange will hold a pancake brunch on Sunday, Jan. 6 from 8 a.m. to 1:30 p.m., at Balcom Corners, 438 Route 83 (and 322), South Dayton. The event is all you can eat. The cost is $8 large, $7 small.

The Perrysburg Town Board will hold a special year end meeting on Thursday, Dec. 27 at 7 p.m., at the Town Hall, 10460 Peck Hill Road, Perrysburg.

Chautauqua Regional Youth Symphony Application Deadline is Jan. 11

The Chautauqua Regional Youth Symphony application deadline is Friday, Jan. 11, 2019 at11:59 p.m. There are openings in beginning, intermediate, and advanced youth orchestras that rehearse Friday afternoons (for beginners) and Saturdays at Gloria Dei Lutheran Church in Lakewood. Visit for details.

Al Tech/D.S.S. retirees

There will be a breakfast meeting of the Al Tech/D.S.S. Retirees Breakfast Club, on Saturday, Jan. 5 at 9 a.m. at the Bob Evans Restaurant, 3877 Vineyard Drive, Dunkirk. All retirees are welcome to attend.

Area homes decorated for the holidays

Check out these festive homes decorated for the holidays:


6 Courtney St.

119 S. Margay St.

151 S. Serval St.

40 Sobieski St. (Ken and Dar Szymczak)

825 Washington Ave. (Bill and Wende Adamczak)

736 Park Ave. (Donald Piglowski family)

769 Park Ave.

919 Central Ave. (Francis family)


131 Matteson St. (Mike and Debbie Brooks)

26 Cleveland Ave.

21 Bradish St. (Brett and Jen Christy and family)

88 Prospect, 106 Prospect St.

several on Link Street

16 Cushing St. (Len Truby family)

22 Cushing St. (Ed Koning family)


Round Top Road (Nick and Jen France)