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Kiwanis plans for Silver Creek Halloween parade to still happen

SILVER CREEK — Kiwanis of Silver Creek will hold its annual Halloween parade on Saturday, Oct. 31 at 5 p.m. Children will start at the Silver Creek Volunteer Fire department and end in the village park where a mini trunk or treat will be held. Details can be found on the club’s website ...

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Hanover to flush hydrants starting Monday The Hanover Water and Wastewater Department will begin flushing fire hydrants in the town of Hanover water districts, including the hamlet of Forestville. The work will start the week of Oct. 26. Employees will be conducting this flushing during ...

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Gillibrand cancels appearance U.S. Senator Kirsten Gillibrand was originally scheduled to be in Dunkirk Monday but ended up canceling due to the weather. Gillibrand was expected to be at the Boardwalk Market to call for legislation to support small- and mid-sized businesses that are ...

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JCC Trustees Board to meet The Jamestown Community College Board of Trustees will meet at 3 p.m. Tuesday via Zoom. Register in advance at www.sunyjcc.edu/events. Chiavetta’s chicken dinner fundraiser The E2CCB Carrier Educational Center, 8685 Erie Road, Angola, will host a Chiavetta’s ...

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Hydrant flushing begins Monday in city Between midnight and 6 a.m. starting on Monday, Dunkirk will begin conducting its annual flushing of water mains and fire hydrants throughout the city. This process will take approximately three weeks and during this time residents may, for brief ...

Saw mill approved in Dewittville

MAYVILLE — A new saw mill has been given approval to operate in the town of Chautauqua. During the Chautauqua Town Board meeting this week, board members gave approval for a saw mill in Dewittville. According to Supervisor Donald Emhardt, the saw mill, which is located at 6158 ...

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Borrello, Goodell endorse Unshackle Upstate Both state Sen. George Borrello, R-Sunset Bay, and Assemblyman Andrew Goodell, R-Jamestown, have been endorsed by Unshackle Upstate. Unshackle Upstate, through its political action committee UPAC, has announced its slate of 2020 legislative ...

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Ripley school board meets Thursday RIPLEY — The Ripley Central School Board will meet at 6:30 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 15, in the Ripley Central School cafeteria. Social distancing will be practiced and masks must be worn. Virtual pajama party Friday for Girl Scouts The Girl Scouts of Western ...

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Land Bank meets Wednesday The Chautauqua County Land Bank Corporation meet at 9 a.m. Wednesday via Zoom. The public is welcome to attend. To register, email gparadis@chautauqualandbank.org for the link and password. A recording of the meeting will be available afterward. Following the ...

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Cassadaga Planning Board to meet CASSADAGA — The village Planning Board is having a meeting at 7 p.m. Tuesday and Oct. 13 in the Community Room. Pomfret seeks ZBA member The town of Pomfret has an opening on the Zoning Board of Appeals and is in search of interested parties. Minimum ...

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Last day to pay sewer and water bills, Oct. 16 Town of Hanover water and sewer customers, and Forestville water customers are notified that Oct. 16 is the last day for payment of any outstanding sewer and water bills. Any unpaid accounts will be forwarded to Chautauqua County to be added to ...

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Outdoor Club to hike at Chapman Damn On Sunday the Allegheny Outdoor Club will hike at Chapman Dam. The group will check out the work that has been done on the connector trail. Members will meet at the last parking lot before the campground at 1:30 p.m. Linda Ross is the leader and can be ...

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Dunkirk Labor Council announces endorsements The Dunkirk Labor Council met on Tuesday, Sept. 15 and endorsed the following candidates: Christina Cardinale, state 150th Assembly; PJ Wendel for Chautauqua County executive; Patrick Swanson for Chautauqua County’s district attorney; and Phillip ...

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Westfield PTO to meet Oct. 6 With newly elected leadership and a new name, the Westfield Academy and Central School Parent Teacher Organization, formerly Parent Connection, will hold its next meeting Tuesday, Oct. 6. The PTO’s mission is to enhance and support the educational experience for ...

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Bottle, can drive set for this morning The Blessed Mary Angela Holy Name Society will sponsor a bottle and can drive from 9 a.m. to noon in the St. Hedwig parking lot. Bring your deposit bottles, cans and newspapers. The organization will safely dispose of them. JCC virtual open houses ...

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Prevention Works to hold virtual trivia night Prevention Works will host a virtual trivia night focusing on television shows The Office and Friends at 8 p.m. Friday via Zoom. For more information, call 664-3608. Willow Mission to distribute food Monday The Willow Mission at Dunkirk First ...

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County Department of Health searching for those in contact with sick cat WESTFIELD — The Chautauqua County Department of Health is asking the public’s help in identifying anyone who may have come in direct contact with a stray adult black cat with a small white patch on its chest in the ...

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North Collins School Board to meet tonight NORTH COLLINS — The North Collins Central School Board of Education will meet at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 22, in the Library-Media Center of the Junior-Senior High School Building, 2045 School St., North Collins. Perrysburg Zoning Board to ...

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Southern Tier TEA Party to meet The Southern Tier TEA Party Patriots will meet at 7 p.m. Tuesday at the Lakewood American Legion, 174 Chautauqua Ave. A major topic of discussion will cover the directive by President Donald Trump to ban critical race theory training sessions in offices of the ...

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Fredonia Food Pantry open Saturday On Saturday, Sept. 19, the Fredonia Food Pantry will be open from 10 a.m. until noon at the Fredonia Presbyterian Church, 219 Central Ave. The pantry serves the needs of residents of Fredonia, area code 14063, Pomfret, Sheridan and Laona. All guests ...