Community Notebook

No recycling today in Dunkirk

City of Dunkirk residents are reminded there will no recycle pickup today.

The city has gone to an every-other-week schedule for recycling pickup with the next pickup set for Jan. 28.

Residents may bring their recyclables to the city recycling facility at the city barns on Lucas Avenue from 6:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m., Monday through Saturday.

State of the Village Address Thursday

at The White Inn

The Fredonia Rotary Club will host the State of the Village address Thursday, at noon in the White Inn’s Grand Dining Room, located on Main Street in Fredonia.

Fredonia mayor Stephen Keefe will discuss the village’s upcoming year.

An invitation has been extended to anyone who is interested to hear what the mayor has to say.

For more information, contact Eileen Lash, 672-4672.

City Hall closed today

Dunkirk City Hall will be closed Monday in observance of Martin Luther King Jr. Day.

Local post offices closed today

In honor of Martin Luther King Jr. Day today, local post offices will be closed and there will be no residential or business delivery.

Stamps are available at most grocery, pharmacy and convenience stores.

For online access to most postal products and services, visit Online residents can print postage or find the nearest self service kiosk.

Town of Sheridan office closed today

The Town of Sheridan’s offices will be closed today in observance of Martin Luther King Day.

The Town Clerk/Tax Collector’s office will also be closed at noon on Wednesday so they can attend the County Clerks Association meeting in Cassadaga.

New website, hotline for information

on NY SAFE Act

In an effort to help the public, a website and hotline have been established to answer all questions about the New York SAFE Act.

The Governor’s Office has established

On the website, gun owners and licensed dealers will find a list of frequently asked questions that have been compiled and answered by experts on this new law.

There is also a section on what is and is not considered an assault weapon. This includes photos of weapons, banned features, a list of some of the banned weapons, and those firearms that are NOT considered assault weapons.

The New York State Police have established a hotline 1-855-LAW-GUNS.

The hotline will be available starting today.

The hotline will run for normal business hours Monday through Friday and will be staffed by State Police members.