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Veterans invited to march in DunkirkVeterans are invited to march during the parade, which begins at 11 a.m. on Memorial Day, in the city of Dunkirk.For all veterans who are able to walk, Dennis Mulkin, commander of American Legion Post 62 has recommended one combined unit/honor guard, to be ...

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OSC representatives will be at Hollywood HappeningRepresentatives from State Comptroller Thomas DiNapoli's office will be at the annual Hollywood Happening on May 30 and 31 at the Hollywood Theater, Main Street, Gowanda. Residents will be able to find out if they are owed some of New York ...

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Revitalize Dunkirk meeting ThursdayRevitalize Dunkirk, a group of concerned and proactive volunteer citizens, will meeting at the SUNY Tech Incubator, 213 Central Ave., Dunkirk on Thursday at 6 p.m.Come join the discussion and lend ideas and energy to a vision for beautification of the city, ...

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Towel bingo WednesdayTowel Bingo will be held Wednesday, at 6 p.m. at the Sheridan VFW Sheridan Post 6390, Rt. 20, Sheridan. The cost is $5 for admission. Door prizes and drawings will be featured throughout the evening. Light refreshments will be served during intermission. No daubers are ...

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Arkwright Summit Cemetery Association meeting WednesdayThe Arkwright Summit Cemetery Association will hold its annual meeting at 7 p.m. Wednesday at the James Prince residence, 2070 Route 83, Forestville. All interested are welcome. Call 965-2717 for details.Training for BoardsThe Northern ...

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Walk MS Day May 18 in FredoniaVillage of Fredonia Mayor Stephen Keefe has officially proclaimed May 18 as "Walk MS Day."Residents will gather in the village, and participate in the Northern Chautauqua Walk to raise funds for multiple sclerosis, which affects over 3,800 individuals in western ...

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American Red Cross Blood Drives setAll presenting donors can enter to win a daily raffle for a $50 Lowe's gift card. Monday, May 19, noon to 6 p.m. in Blessed Mary Angela Roman Catholic Parish, 324 Townsend St., Dunkirk. Tuesday, May 20, noon to 5 p.m. in First United Church, 35 Park Place, ...

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Sheriff's Employees Benevolent Association taking applications for scholarship awardThe Cattaraugus County Sheriff's Employees Benevolent Association is taking applications for its 2014 scholarship award in the amount of $500. This scholarship is available to any high school senior who is ...

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Mother/Child Dinner at LaonaThe Laona United Methodist Church will be holding their annual Mother/Child dinner on Tuesday at 6 p.m. at the Laona Church on the corner of Wilson Road and Porter.Their special guest for the evening will be Rev. Mark Parsons, magician. He will show us his many years ...

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Walk for Life June 8 in GowandaThe Tri-County Crisis Pregnancy Center of Gowanda will hold its annual Walk for Life on June 8, beginning at 2:30 p.m. from the Gowanda Free Methodist Church in Gowanda.Walkers of all ages are invited to participate and ask their friends, relatives and neighbors ...

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Wheels for Anthony fundraiser tickets currently on saleTickets for a fundraiser for a local teenager to be held in June are on sale. Tickets for a spaghetti dinner on June 8 from 12 to 4 p.m., at the Masonic Lodge, East Main Street, Fredonia are on sale at Coughlan's Pub, 47 W. Main St., and ...

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Brocton seeks ZBA membersThe village of Brocton is seeking at least two alternate zoning board of appeals members to serve on the village zoning board of appeals. Interested parties should contact the Village Clerk's office in person or call Village Hall at 792-4160.Communitywide Yard Sales May ...

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Support group meets WednesdayThe Parents for Parents support group will meet on Wednesday, May 14, from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Connections North Center, 10825 Bennett Road (Route 60) Dunkirk. The speaker will be Dr. Andrea Zevenbergen, associate professor in the psychology dept. from SUNY Fredonia. ...

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Hanover road now re-openedCounty Route 47 (Touring Route 93) Silver Creek-South Dayton Road between Route 39 and James Road in the town of Hanover is now open to all traffic. The road was re-opened on Friday.Chang Hu Park cleanup scheduledThe village of Gowanda will be cleaning up Chang Hu Park ...

Large trash pickup today in Brocton

BROCTON - Brocton and Portland property owners who are taking advantage of the warm temperatures can also take advantage of a Large Trash pick up scheduled for Saturday, May 10.Large trash items will be accepted from 8 a.m. until 2 p.m. at the village of Brocton Public Works Tool House on ...

Leaguers of the Year honored

At the League of Women Voters of Chautauqua County's annual meeting Paula Coats (left) and Laura Sarek were honored with the title of Leaguers of the Year. Coats and Sarek have served the past years as membership co-chairs. Leaguer Minda Rae Amiran said the pair have gone above and beyond in ...

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Round & Square DanceA Round & Square Dance will be held at the Versailles Community Hall Saturday from 7 to 11 p.m. The Paul Zittel Band will provide music. Refreshments will be available. The cost is $7.50 per person, $25 for a family of four or more. To reserve a table, call ...

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Art show setfor today at clubA Dunkirk High School art show will be held from 4 to 8 p.m. today at Shorewood Country Club. The event will include free gourmet pizza and refreshments, live music by Alex Pryll and Sarah Kobel and more than 100 artworks on display.There also will be a silent ...

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Silver Creek CSD announces pre-k and kindergartenregistration datesPre-kindergarten registration for children who will be 4 years old by Dec. 1, 2014 and live in the Silver Creek District will be held on May 29 and May 30.Kindergarten registration and screening will be held on May 27 and May 28 ...

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Humane Society given grant for pitbulls,pitbull mix dogsThe Chautauqua County Humane Society has received a grant from PetSmart Charities to spay/neuter 146 pitbulls and pitbull mix dogs at no cost to the owners.The grant also includes a microchip for the dog and a rabies vaccine if needed.Only ...