Community Notebook

Tax help available Saturday

The Chautauqua County Earned Income Tax Credit Coalition will have two walk-in VITA Sites open Saturday at the SUNY Fredonia Technology Incubator, 214 Central Ave., room 124-125, Dunkirk, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. and in the library at Forestville High School, 4 Academy St., from 10 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.

On Wednesday, there will be one walk-in VITA site located at the SUNY Fredonia Technology Incubator, from 5 to 7:30 p.m.. There will be an appointment only VITA site on Wednesday from 4 to 7 p.m. at the United Way of Northern Chautauqua located at 626 Central Ave., Dunkirk. Please call 716-366-5424 for an appointment.

An IRS certified volunteer will prepare your taxes at NO COST to you. All tax returns are filed electronically.

If you worked in 2012, but earned less than the income guidelines, you may be eligible for the Earned Income Tax Credit – even if you are not required to file an income tax return.

Please visit or call 366-5424 for more information.

Fredonia Cable Board announces new board members, upcoming events

On Feb. 7 the Fredonia Cable Access committee(Fredonia Time Warner channels 5 and 17) elected a new Cable Board at its monthly meeting. Marcia Merrins was elected as board president and Sam Kaiser was elected vice president. The committee discussed the upcoming renewal of the Cable Access contract, which expires in April 2013 along with future programming.

In addition to televising SUNY Fredonia’s Pink the Rink game, from WNYF-TV, on Feb. 8, upcoming programming will include coverage of Fredonia High School basketball games and the League of Women Voters’ Meet the Candidates event on Feb. 27. The committee also discussed the progress on the Cable Access Station and the recruitment of new board members for the two open board positions.

Residents interested in becoming committee members or submitting information for the Community Bulletin Board should contact the board at The next Fredonia Cable Access meeting is scheduled for March 14 at 7 p.m. in the community room in the basement of the Fredonia Village Hall.

Indoor Yard Sale Expo this weekend

Chautauqua Suites Hotel & Expo Center will host an Indoor Yard Sale Expo Saturday and Sunday from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Admission will be $1. Chautauqua Suites Hotel & Expo Center is located at 215 W. Lake Road in Mayville. Vendors are still wanted for the event. Call 269-7829.