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State residents reminded to avoid conflicts with bears The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation on Monday reminded New York residents to avoid conflicts with bears by taking down bird feeders and securing garbage. The DEC has already received a few reports of bear ...

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Fredonia Food Pantrty open today Today, March 20, the Fredonia Food Pantry will be open from 10 a.m. until noon at Fredonia Presbyterian Church, 219 Central Ave. The pantry serves the needs of residents of Fredonia, area code 14063, Pomfret, Sheridan, and Laona. All guests receive one or ...

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Kindergarten registration kicks off April 1 in Gowanda GOWANDA – Kindergarten registration for the 2021-22 academic year at Gowanda Elementary School begins Thursday, April 1. Registration is open to children who will be 5 years old on or before Dec. 1, 2016. Registration packets, which ...

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Care week being noted in county Child and adult care providers across the country will celebrate National Child and Adult Care Food Program Week through Saturday. Participants are dedicated to serving nutritious meals and snacks to children and adults in care settings. The Chautauqua ...

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Irish dinner in Silver Creek on Wednesday SILVER CREEK — An Irish dinner will be served Wednesday, March 17, from 5 to 7 p.m.. at Christ Wesleyan Church, 64 Buffalo St., Silver Creek. The fundraiser for the Circle C youth organization will feature traditional ham and cabbage boiled dinner, ...

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Murray Post plans dinner, election of officers The John T. Murray Post 1017 recently held its monthly meeting. The meeting was called to order by President Pat Rabb. The minutes were read by Robin Richmond and approved. Pat Kibbe read the treasurer’s report, which was filed subject to ...

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Vietnam Veterans meet Sunday Vietnam Veterans of America Chapter 459 monthly meeting returns this Sunday at 11 a.m. at the John T. Murray VFW Post 1017 on Deer Street in Dunkirk. Face masks and social distancing will be required. Fredonia issues notice on leaves The village of Fredonia is ...

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Brooks-TLC updates visitation policy Effective immediately, in an effort to protect patients, families, visitors and staff against the spread of COVID-19, the Brooks-TLC Hospital System in Dunkirk has implemented the following visitation policy: ¯ Inpatient visitation — Visitation will ...

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Pinochle winners announced in Fredonia Fredonia Beaver Club pinochle scores include: ¯ Tuesday, February 23, — Lucy Sahle, 606; Barbara Smith, 534; Double Pinochle, Donna Nickerson; Peanuts, Kathy Kamery. ¯ Thursday, February 25, — Nancy Mosier, 664; Lucy Sahle, 600. ¯ Tuesday, ...

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Polish dinner slated in April St. John’s United Church of Christ in Dunkirk is resuming dinners in April. On April 17, there will be a Polish dinner, including Polish sausage, lazy pierogies, lazy golumpkies, beet relish, peach fluff, and dessert. Take-out only, pickup between 4:30 and 6:00, ...

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Sons of Legion set Tuesday meeting The Sons of American Legion Squadron 59 will be holding its monthly meeting Tuesday at 7 p.m. at Post 59, 156 E Main Street, Fredonia. Items on the agenda; funding for Boys and Girls State, VA Clinic in Dunkirk, NY, and to explore the possibility of doing a ...

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Gowanda budget presentation tonight GOWANDA — Superintendent Dr. Robert B. Anderson and Business Administrator Barb J. Smith will present a Zoom webinar Thursday at 6 p.m. on the topic of the 2021-22 budget for the Gowanda Central School District. The webinar will be broadcast ...

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Hanover water bills mailed Town of Hanover water bills have been mailed and are due by April 1, 2021. New water rates will be reflected in the August water billing and are as follows: Water District #1 In District — $4.15; Water District No. 1 Out District — $7.60; Water District No. 2 ...

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Towel Bingo canceled in Brocton BROCTON — The Ladies of the Brocton Preceptor Beta Epsilon Sorority have had to cancel their annual fundraiser, the St. Patrick’s Towel Bingo, this year due to the Covid Pandemic Guidelines. This is always held at the Brocton American Legion on a Sunday ...

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Cornell Board of Directors to meet tonight The Cornell Cooperative Extension of Chautauqua County Board of Directors will meet at 7 p.m. Monday via Zoom. To register and attend call 664-9502.

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Silver Creek Village Board meets Monday SILVER CREEK — The Silver Creek Village Board will meet at 7 p.m. Monday and held by video or teleconference. Anyone interested in viewing the meeting is asked to contact the clerk’s office at 934-3240 for the meeting codes. Zoom meeting today for ...

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Senior Center schedules 'Social Time’ The Dunkirk Senior Center will be having “Social Time” at the Center starting on Thursday from 11:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. Please bring a bag lunch and some fun conversation. We will have “Social Time” every Thursday. Members stop at the Center to ...

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Brooks-TLC resumes elective surgeries Following a steady decline in hospital bed capacity rates, Brooks-TLC Hospital System Inc. in Dunkirk announced it will resume elective surgeries effective Monday. “This is good news for the community,” states Mary LaRowe, president and CEO, “We ...

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CVCS board holds budget session on Monday SINCLAIRVILLE — The Cassadaga Valley Central School Board will hold a budget work session at 6 p.m. Monday in the middle-high school multi-purpose room. Social distancing will be enforced. Willow Mission open Monday The Willow Mission will be ...

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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 ...