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Wind turbine presentation for lake to be aired

The Chautauqua & Erie County Fishery Boards met recently to address Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s proposal to put industrial wind turbines in Lake Erie. Opposition was expressed by fishing boat captains as well as keynote speaker Rich Davenport who roundly condemned the wind turbine proposal as threatening the health of the lake, drinking water, and fish. Filmed by Mayville based chautauquaupdates, the video runs each day from Saturday at 4 and 10 p.m. daily until Aug. 23.

Fredonia High School Class of 1973 get-together set for Aug. 31

The Fredonia High School Class of 1973 will hold a get-together on Saturday, Aug. 31 at 8 p.m. at Coughlan’s Pub, 47 W. Main St., Fredonia.

Village of Fredonia Planning Board meeting

The Village of Fredonia Planning Board will meet on Tuesday, Aug. 20, 2019 at 5:30 p.m. This will be an open meeting welcoming public comment and questions pertaining to proposed changes to the rental law, Chapter 179

Squadron 1280 Son’s of the American Legion presents: Cruise Night Aug. 21

Squadron 1280 Son’s of the American Legion presents: Cruise Night on Wednesday, Aug. 21 from 6 to 9 p.m. at the Cassadaga Legion Post 1280, 228 Maple Ave., Cassadaga. The event features food, music, cool cars and fun. Everyone is welcome to attend at no charge. For details, call 595-3145. There will also be an Auxiliary bake sale.

Sheridan VFW hosts Vince Johnson Bike Run and Spaghetti Dinner Aug. 17

The Sheridan Memorial VFW Post No. 6390 will host a Bike Run and Spaghetti Dinner to benefit Vince Johnson who had a motorcycle accident on June 25, 2019. Registration for the Bike Run will be from 11 a.m. until noon; kickstands up at noon. Rider pre-registration costs are $15 single, $25 couple. Registration fees for riders the day of the event are $25 single, $40 couple. Coffee and donuts will be provided by Tim Hortons.

A Chinese auction, wine pull, and 50/50 drawing will be held. Anyone wishing to donate a basket may drop it off at the Post. Pre-sale spaghetti dinner tickets are available at the Post for $12. The cost for dinner tickets purchased the day of the event is $15.

The meal will be served from 3 to 5 p.m. Pre-sale single or couple bike riders’ pre-sale tickets are available at the Post.

With benefit questions, contact Taressa at 413-9413; for bike run questions, contact Bob at 467-7722. Post No. 6390 is located at 2556 Route 20, Silver Creek (near Sheridan).

Silver Creek to Flush Hydrants Aug. 20

The village of Silver Creek will be flushing hydrants during the day and going into the night-time beginning August 20.

Shepardson Reunion

The 105th reunion of the descendants of Walter Shepardson will take place on Saturday, Aug. 24 at 1 p.m. in the Gerry town park in pavilion No. 1. Attendees are asked to bring a dish of food to pass and their own beverage and table service. Old family photos obtained this past year will be available for viewing. For more information, phone Larry Barmore at 665-1261.

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