CELEBRATING SERVICE: Masons honor pair


The District Deputy Grand Master for the Chautauqua District, F.&A.M., Richard Newton, center, and Brothers from Forest Lodge 166 in Fredonia, and Silver Lodge 757 in Silver Creek, presented aprons, pins and certificates to a couple of very special members. Donald “Duke” Ellington, at ...

‘Declaration’ is another step in P-TECH process


WNY P-TECH recently held its pathway selection ceremony. First-year students declared the direction they’d focus their studies on for the foreseeable future in the program. “This declaration is so important because students begin taking their first college-level classes during their ...

North Collins claims Section VI Class D crown

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JAMESTOWN — Upon the completion of the Section VI Class D championship baseball game late Saturday afternoon, family and friends of the North Collins baseball team made their way to the Diethrick Park infield. It was picture time. Happily, Coach Scott Gill found his way to each of his ...

Auxiliary names delegate for Girls State from Dunkirk


Dunkirk Memorial American Legion Auxiliary Unit 62 has announced Dunkirk High School Junior Hailey Near as its 2023 Empire Girls State delegate. Hailey is the daughter of Michelle Ossman of Dunkirk and is a member of the Class of 2024 at Dunkirk High School. She is an honor student and a ...

Embrace Fredonia looks to share the love


Overflowing with love for Fredonia and desire to make it better, Embrace Fredonia and president Lauren Boyle want your help. The new non-profit group is dedicated to beautifying downtown Fredonia. It had its first brainstorming session last week, and Boyle said the first project — planting ...