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Dunkirk mayor to be on ‘City Speaks’

City of Dunkirk Mayor Wilfred Rosas is this week’s guest on City Speaks. City Speaks is brought to the residents and surroundingarea. Watch City Speaks daily on Dunkirk Access, Spectrum 1301 at 3 and 10 p.m. or anytime on dunkirkaccess.com

Send questions, comments, concerns to cityspeaks@cityofdunkirk.com, mail to City Speaks, City Hall, 342 Central Avenue, Dunkirk, NY 14048.

Hanover Town Board to meet Monday

HANOVER — A Town Board meeting will be Monday at 7:30 p.m. The meeting includes the following three public hearings for Local Laws:

¯ Control of excessive, unreasonable and unnecessary noise.

¯ Extending the moratorium on certain development and residential conversation.

¯ Further extend the application of the former village of Forestville Zoning Laws and Ordinances.

¯ In keeping with the Governor’s Social Distancing orders, this will be an online and/or by telephone Zoom meeting. Attendants are encouraged to login from their computers or call on their telephones using the following instructions:

Join Zoom Meeting at: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/82096614574?pwd=c2ptTStOT1ZVU3BXTERuclFkNUxTdz09

CVCS School Board to meet in executive session

The Cassadaga Valley Central School Board will hold a special workshop meeting today at 6 p.m. in the middle-high school multipurpose room. The purpose of the meeting is to enter into executive session to discuss the superintendent’s evaluation.

Cherry Creek cancels Independence Day celebration

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Independence Day Celebration weekend in Cherry Creek has been cancelled for 2020. Summer band concerts in Cherry Creek are being planned, with three concerts at the Cherry Creek ballpark pavilion scheduled to begin Aug. 6 from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m.

Prevention Works BBQ rescheduled

The annual Prevention Works Chiavetta’s chicken barbecues in the Dunkirk and Jamestown areas have been rescheduled.

Those who have already purchased pre-sale tickets can use those tickets accordingly at the rescheduled date.

The south county barbecue will be held from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 5, at the Chautauqua Mall parking lot, 318 E. Fairmount Ave., Lakewood, NY. The north county chicken barbecue will take place Thursday, Aug. 27, from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Econo Lodge, 10455 Bennett Road, Fredonia.

Sponsors include Athenex, Bestway Container Services, Big Rick’s One Stop, Burnin’ Bugs Heat Treatment Specialist, Dunkirk Falcon Club, Falconer Printing, Geer-Dunn Co. Inc., Greenman-Pedersen Inc., Gugino Plumbing, Heating & Air Conditioning, Hello Gorgeous Hair Salon, the Kosciuszko Polish Home Assn. Inc., Kranky Plate Productions, Lash Out Extensions & Esthetics, Lind Funeral Home Inc., Midtown Realty Co., Prevention Works’ Board of Directors, Rhoe B. Henderson Insurance Co., Shults Resale Center in Dunkirk, Stuart Tool & Die Inc., Summit Wealth Management, Support Enterprises Inc., TOPS Friendly Markets, Turftenders Inc., Valentine’s Collision & Restoration, Walmart, and Wegmans.

Valley Historical Society gets new heaters

The Valley Historical Society recently had new overhead heaters installed in the museum building in Sinclairville.

Last winter, a heater was discovered making loud noises. It turned out to be a worn out fan motor that is no longer available because of the age of the heaters which were installed new in 1978 when the museum was first purchased by the society. When removing the old heater it was discovered that the heat exchanger was cracked and emitting carbon monoxide into the room, so the decision was made to replace both heaters.

The new heaters were made possible by a grant from the Chautauqua Region Community Foundation. The museum is now safe for occupancy and the new heaters will protect the museum’s collection this coming winter.

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