Community Notebook

Town of Hanover

special meeting

Hanover Supervisor Todd Johnson will hold a special meeting this Friday at 9 a.m. at the Hanover Town Hall. The meeting is to authorize Robert Weiskerger and Dalton Nuebauer to tour a Saratoga company who makes the sludge press on May 28 and May 29. Weiskerger and Nuebauer will also receive schooling on the sludge press.

Also, any other matters that may come before the board will be discussed at the Friday meeting.

Portland Planning Board meeting tonight

Town of Portland Planning Board has moved its May meeting to today at 7:30 p.m., Portland Town Hall, 87 W. Main St. Brocton. This change from its regular meeting night is to accommodate use of the Town Hall by the Board of Assessment Review.

Silver Creek Fire House Cruise-in set in for Sunday

The Silver Creek Fire House Cruise-in is planned for Sunday from noon to 5 p.m. at 23 Jackson St., Silver Creek. All cars are welcome: street, rat, hot rods, trucks, classics, antiques and muscle. Activities include music, 50/50 drawings and door prizes. Food and refreshments will be available. This event is sponsored by the Lake Shore Street Rod Association. For details, call Dan 366-6582.

Dunkirk Memorial Unit 62 Memorial Day Weidner’s Annual Chicken Barbecue

Dunkirk Memorial Unit 62 will hold the Memorial Day Weidner’s Annual Chicken Barbecue on Monday, May 27 from noon to sold out at 211 Central Ave., Dunkirk. There will be music by 2nd St. Sunset from 3 to 6 p.m. Tickets are $10 advance or $12 at the door. Pre-sale must be picked up by 3 p.m. There will also be a basket raffle by Unit 62 Auxiliary. Tickets are available at the Post.

Cassadaga Library to Hold Walk a Thon on Saturday

The Cassadaga Library will hold the annual Walk a Thon on Saturday morning beginning at 10 a.m. The walk will begin at the Cassadaga Library on Maple Avenue in the village, and walkers will walk the perimeter of the Cassadaga Lakes, about 3 miles. Two free water stations will be set up along the way for the walkers. Registration and sale of tickets begins at 9 a.m. at the Library. Prizes will be awarded at random following the walk. Tickets are $5 each, and children’s tickets are $3 each. Refreshments will be available. All money earned will be used for the library and library materials. All are welcome to participate in this annual event, which has been ongoing since 1990. The walk will begin promptly at 10 a.m. by the Cassadaga Historian. The Cassadaga Library is a branch of the Mary E. Seymour Library of Stockton.

Cassadaga Job Corps announces information sessions and tours

Cassadaga Job Corps Academy will host tours and information sessions for interested applicants and their families today at 10 a.m. Cassadaga Job Corps Academy offers no-cost career training in the healthcare, construction and security industries as well as classes to prepare to take the TASC or obtain a high school diploma. Career training programs include carpentry, electrical, plumbing, painting, Certified Nurse Assistant and security. In addition, the Academy also offers a Job Corps Advanced Training program for LPN, in partnership with BOCES. In order to enroll in Job Corps, applicants must be 16-24 years old and meet income and other guidelines, as well as demonstrate readiness to embark on a rigorous and demanding training program. Job Corps will provide the courses described above, as well as a comprehensive career preparation curriculum to ensure graduates are ready to enter the labor market. Services for graduates include job placement assistance and transition money. To reserve a spot on a tour or to inquire about admissions, contact the Cassadaga Job Corps Academy by calling 595-4200 and asking for the admissions office.

North Collins Central School District budget passes

The North Collins Central School District 2019-2020 total educational program budget of $15,702,154 passed with 130 Yes votes to 30 No votes at the election held Tuesday.

Proposition No. 2, the purchase of school vehicles, passed with 138 Yes votes to 22 No votes.

Proposition No. 3, the establishment of a capital improvements reserve fund, passed with 132 Yes votes to 21 No votes.

Mary Petkov was elected as trustee to serve one five-year term, commencing July 1, 2019 to June 30, 2024, succeeding Mark Snow. Petkov received 40 votes.


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