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Fredonia to holdpublic hearing on proposed local lawsThe Fredonia Village Board will hold a public hearing today at 7:30 p.m. in the Trustees Room of the village hall. The hearing will be in regard to two proposed local laws. One is regarding the prohibition of the consumption of alcoholic ...

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History Days to feature Civil War Medicine display with 'Dr. Joe'Included in this weekend's Fredonia History Days are the Civil War Medicine presentations by "Dr." Joe Bolivard from Forestville. "Dr. Joe" will have a huge display of authentic Civil War artifacts used by surgeons during the ...

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Humane society offers free rabies and distemper vaccinesThe Chautauqua County Humane Society will hold a rabies vaccination clinic on Thursday, July 25 at the Strunk Road Adoption Center in Jamestown from 5 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. There is no charge for the rabies vaccine that will be available for ...

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Traffic limited for Laurel Run SaturdayTraffic will be limited in the village of Silver Creek Saturday between 8 and 11 a.m. for the 17th annual Laurel Run. Detours will be monitored by the Chautauqua County Sheriff's and the New York State Police.Fredonia pesto making workshop on SaturdayThis ...

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Traveler advisory issued for FridayThe New York State Department of Transporta-tion announced that intermittent lane closures are scheduled to begin Friday on NY Route 5 eastbound and westbound, between Pleasant Avenue and Dela-meter Road, in the towns of Hamburg and Evans to conduct road ...

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Camp Grossto hold Corn Roast SaturdayThe annual Camp Gross Corn Roast will be held on Saturday at 6 p.m. Tours of the camp will start at 4 p.m. for those interested in seeing the changes and upgrades at the camp during the past few years. The Camp Gross board welcomes old and new friends every ...

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Laurel Run SaturdayThe 17th Annual Laurel Run will be held Saturday beginning at 8:30 a.m. in the Village of Silver Creek. Commuters should be prepared for limited traffic in the village during the event.Literacy volunteersto hold free concert Saturday afternoonThe Literacy Volunteers of ...

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Area Vietnam veteran memorabilia soughtThe Veteran's Park and Lighthouse Museum in Dunkirk will set up a booth to honor all area Vietnam veterans during Fair Week.With this memorial, John Fedyszyn will recognize all Vietnam veterans, living and deceased. Fedyszyn asks that any Vietnam veterans ...

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Sunset Auxiliary holds chicken barbecue fundraiser todayThe Sunset Bay Fire Auxiliary is in summer fundraising mode. Every year, the auxiliary holds three major fundraising events. The Father's Day Breakfast was held on June 17. This is an annual event and always well attended and supported. ...

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Fredonia History Days nearingThe 2013 Fredonia History Days are coming on July 19 and 20 in Barker Common. One of the main attractions this year are the Historical Carriage Tours narrated by Pomfret Town Historian Todd Langworthy. The tour is close to an hour long, featuring a beautiful evening ...

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Arkwright tire amnestyThe Town of Arkwright is running a tire amnesty program from now until Aug. 1 through its highway department.The purpose of the program is to allow residents the opportunity to rid themselves of used tires - up to 10 tires per residents.For more information or to ...

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Music on the Pier tonight features group 25 or 64Beginning at 6:30 p.m. today, 25 or 64 brings its musical talents again to Music on the Pier with a unique tribute to Chicago. Sponsored by the Moni-uszko Club, 25 or 64 will bring you back to the greatest hits of the '70s and '80s.25 or 64 is a ...

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Dialogues episode starts airing tonightFredonia cable access TV will air a new episode of Dialogues with SUNY Fredonia President Virginia Horvath as its guest. The show will air tonight and Thursday at 7 p.m.Laona Vacation Bible School set Aug. 5-9"Cruisin' the Amazing Amazon" is the Vacation ...

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Dunkirk Town Board special meeting todayThe town of Dunkirk will hold a special meeting at 6 p.m. Tuesday at the town hall to discuss the proposed resolution to support Chautauqua County as the lead applicant to submit a grant application for the purpose of establishing a northern county ...

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Car wash fundraiserThe Silver Creek Fire Department Ladies Aux-iliary will hold a car wash fundraiser Sunday at the fire hall.Reiki Open HouseThe Angels of Hope Heal-ing and Learning Center in conjunction with Simply Skin Spa will host a Reiki Open House Wednesday from 7 to 8:30 p.m. at Simply ...

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The community notebook is compiled by the OBSERVER staff. To send in an event or listing, e-mail us at editorial@observertoday or call us at 366-3000.Lupus Alliance plans new patient orientation meetingThe Lupus Alliance of Upstate New York will hold a New Patient Orientation meeting on July 10 ...

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Dunkirk Town Board to hold special meetingThe town of Dunkirk will hold a special meeting at 6 p.m. on Tuesday, July 9 at the town hall. The purpose of the meeting is to discuss the proposed resolution to support Chautauqua County as the lead applicant to submit a grant application for the ...

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Summer food program feeds kids for freeWith summer beginning, it's time to think about keeping children healthy while school is out. Forestville Elementary School provides free lunches to all children during the summer who are 18 or younger. This is an open site, so children do not have to be ...

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Volunteers neededJosie Christopher and the Friendship Club are in need of qualified volunteers to help build a large wooden deck (30-feet by 40-feet) at 724 Central Ave. in Dunkirk for club gatherings. Call Christopher at 366-0698 for further information on the club and this special ...

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Mayville Library book sale Friday, SaturdayThe Mayville Library's annual summer book sale will be held Friday from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. and Saturday from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. inside the library at 92 S. Erie St. A bag sale will be held Saturday afternoon. For more information, call the library at ...