Community notebook

Food distribution set for Saturday

The Outpour Project will distribute USDA food boxes for families beginning at 10 a.m. on Saturday and Saturday, Feb. 27. Families may pick up a box at 61 E. Fourth St. in Dunkirk. Churches or organizations can email outpourproject@gmail.com to arrange for pick-up.

Gowanda plans Facebook session

GOWANDA — The Gowanda Central School district will host a Facebook Live Spring Update/Question-and-Answer session for the community Thursday, Feb. 25 from 6 to 7 p.m. Join the event by visiting the district Facebook page @gowandacentralschool.

Those unable to participate in real time are encouraged to submit questions to the administration via e-mail to msferneza@gcslearn.org by Feb. 25, 2021, at 3 p.m. A recording of the Spring Update/Q&A will be posted on the Facebook page after it concludes.

Candidates sought for Hanover offices

Town of Hanover Democratic Party Chair Deanna Borrello is welcoming anyone interested in running for local office to please step forward. The process of selecting candidates for the November General Election is underway, and party officials will soon circulate petitions and organize a nominating caucus.

In the Town of Hanover, Democrats are searching for a candidate to run for the office of Chautauqua County Legislator in District 6. The legislative district includes the Villages of Silver Creek and Forestville and the entire Town of Hanover. Other offices that are scheduled for town-wide elections this year include Town Justice and Town Council positions.

In the Village of Silver Creek, Democratic candidates are needed to run for the offices of Mayor and two Village Trustee seats.

The Hanover Democratic Committee is interested in assisting local residents to become candidates for public office who are concerned with the well-being of the community. For more information, please contact Borrello at 934-2410 between 10 a.m. and 8 p.m.

Brocton makes request on bills

BROCTON — The Village Board encourages paper bill payments to be put in the mail slot on the door at the Brocton Village Hall, at 34 Main St., due to limiting in-person contact because of COVID-19.


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