Community notebook

Railroad work on South Roberts Road set for Monday

Railroad crews will be making repairs to the South Roberts Road railroad crossing located in the city of Dunkirk beginning Monday, Aug. 19. South Roberts Road will be closed to all traffic at the Norfolk Southern railroad crossing Monday and Tuesday. A detour will be posted.

Water Street parking lot closed today

The Fredonia Department of Public Works has announced that the Water Street parking lot will be closed to be oiled and stoned today until 5 p.m.

Ben Baker performing at Fredonia Farmers’ Market Saturday

Fredonia’s own Ben Baker returns for a Farmers’ Market performance with Doc Baker’s Traveling Musicological Extravaganza this Saturday, Aug. 17 from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. His blend of acoustic, folk, and indie rock, dubbed Northern Americana, is sure to delight the whole family!

This is high season for produce – get your canning jars and freezers ready to fill for winter. And there are plenty of goodies for every meal of your week!

NY Telephone Retirees, former co-workers and friends to get together

The NY Telephone Retirees, former co-workers and friends will hold a get-together luncheon on Monday, Aug. 19 at noon at Liberty’s, 21 Prospect St., Fredonia. Please note that this month’s gathering is a week earlier than usual. Those interested in further details can call 366-3401.

Community Sing-along in Bicentennial Park planned for Aug. 20

On Tuesday, Aug. 20, a sing-along will take place in Bicentennial Park, across from Dunkirk High School, from 6 to 8 p.m. Join the Academy Heights Neighborhood Association at a community summer event held in this beautiful venue. There will be songbooks to share. This summer activity is open to public and requires no extra technology, just enthusiasm. Bring a blanket or chair, picnic basket and snacks. For details about this group, write to Academy Heights Neighborhood Association, POB 124, Dunkirk NY 14048. Free will offerings will be accepted for The Adams building repairs.