Community notebook

Flapjack Fundraiser supports high school musical in Silver Creek

The public is invited to a Flapjack Fundraiser to support the spring 2019 Silver Creek High School musical “Little Shop of Horrors” on Feb. 16 from 8-10 a.m. at Applebee’s, 3908 Vineyard Drive, Dunkirk.

Menu: Unlimited bacon and pancakes plus milk, orange juice, coffee, tea or water. Tickets cost $6 for adults and $3 for kids 12 and under.

See a cast member or contact Carolyn Laurenzi at (631) 495-6522 or to purchase tickets.

Kiwanis Club of Westfield-Ripley annual turkey dinner set for Feb. 7

The Kiwanis Club of Westfield-Ripley will hold its annual turkey dinner on Thursday, Feb. 7 at St. Dominic’s Roman Catholic Church Hall, 17 Union St., Westfield, from 4:30 to 7 p.m. The dinner is an annual event to raise funds sending children and those less fortunate to Kamp Kiwanis, also high school students interested in leadership education to the Key Leader program at camp Stella Maris in Livonia, New York. The dinner consists of turkey with stuffing, cranberry sauce, mashed potatoes, peas, a roll and butter, coffee, tea, and cake or pie for dessert. The cost of the tickets for this dinner are adult pre-sale $9 or $10 at the door, $5 for children 5 through 12, and under 5 are free.

The Kiwanis Club sponsors the local Key Club and Builder’s Club under the supervision of Diane Scarpine. Kiwanis Club members work with the students and involve them in community service projects teaching the values of leadership and service.

The Kiwanis Club of Westfield-Ripley is a non profit 501 (c) 3 organization dedicated to children and the less fortunate. For additional information. feel free to call 753-6098, 326-2752 or any Westfield-Ripley Kiwanian.

Ahira Hall Library hosts Author Talk Wednesday

The Ahira Hall Memorial Library, 37 W. Main St. in Brocton will host local Author, J. Andersen, on Wednesday at 6:30 p.m. Andersen will be discussing “Legacy’s Impact,” the latest release in her Destiny by Design Trilogy. Join her at the library for a unique opportunity to hear about the book and to ask questions about writing, publishing and dystopian literature. This event is appropriate for ages 12+. For more information, contact the library at 792-9418 or

Villenova Grange

hosting pancake brunch today

The Villenova Grange will hold an all-you-can-eat pancake brunch on today from 8 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. at the Villenova Grange Hall, Balcoms Corners, South Dayton. The brunch is open to the public. Tickets are $7 (small) and $8 (large).

February Computer Classes offered at the Dunkirk Public Library

Android Smartphones Basics : Feb. 6: 1 to 2 p.m.

I Pad & Tablet Basics: Feb. 8: 1 to 2 p.m.

Basic Computers: Feb. 11, 13, 15 : 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

Exploring the Library Edition of Ancestry: Feb. 12: 1 to 2:30 p.m.

I-Phone Basics: Feb. 20: 1 to 2 p.m.

Exploring the Library Edition of Ancestry: Feb, 21: 6 to 7:30 p.m.

Hour of Code: Feb. 22: 3:30 to 4:30 p.m.

Everything Google: Feb. 25, 27: 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

All classes are offered at the Dunkirk Public Library. Registration is required for all classes.

Contact the library at 366-2511

Northern Chautauqua Conservation Club annual meeting set for today

The Northern Chautauqua Conservation Club, 1 N. Mullet St., Dunkirk, will hold its annual meeting today at 1 p.m. sharp. Doors will be locked at 1 p.m. The meeting is for members only. Dues must be inn by Jan. 31. There will be a Super Football party at 6 p.m.

Villenova Burial Association third

annual “Love Remembered” bake/craft sale planned

The Villenova Burial Association will hold its third annual “Love Remembered” bake/craft Sale in the entryway of the South Dayton Supermarket, 303 Pine St., on Saturday, Feb. 9 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. The fund-raiser theme is a symbol of friendship and affection, remembering those held close in our hearts during this celebration time of love! All proceeds will help defray the maintenance and operating costs of the Villenova Cemetery. The event also offers an opportunity for members of the community to learn about the Association and how they might help in efforts to maintain and preserve the over 200 year old cemetery.

Hanover Town taxes due Tuesday

Hanover town property owners are reminded Tuesday is the last day to pay 2019 county/town taxes penalty-free. Hanover Town Clerk Janine L. Salzman reminds Hanover taxpayers that taxes can be paid at the Hanover Town Clerk’s office, 68 Hanover Street, Silver Creek, during regular business hours. After Tuesday, a 1 percent penalty will be added to the bill until Feb. 28. From March 1 to April 1 taxes will be assessed at a 2 percent penalty.

Fredonia-Pomfret Republican Committee seeking candidates

The Fredonia-Pomfret Republican Committee is seeking candidates for the upcoming November 2019 local election cycle. Due to the NY State Legislature moving up dates for Caucus and petition-passing, candidates need to be slated by mid-February. If you have a heart for the village of Fredonia, please contact Committee Chair Melanie Mann at (716) 310-0173 immediately.

Chapter No. 459 Vietnam Veterans of America to meet Sunday, Feb. 10

Chapter No. 459 Vietnam Veterans of America will meet Feb. 10 at 11 a.m. at the John T. Murray VFW Post No. 1017, 113 Deer St., Dunkirk. With questions, call Danny at 366-2287.