Community Notebook

Lake Shore Savings offering home buyer seminar April 23

Lake Shore Savings will offer a home buyer seminar on April 23 from 6 to 7:30 p.m. at its Fredonia branch location at 30 E. Main St. There is no admission fee for this seminar, and participants will be eligible for a waiver of application fee for a six-month period.

Presenters include Patty Bertges, mortgage originator; Adam Dimitri, assistant vice president; Stephen Zanghi, attorney; and Alan Shaw, realtor. They will discuss such topics as credit scores, mortgage pre-qualification, applying for mortgages, down payment requirements, closing costs and the available mortgage products and programs.

Reservations must be made by April 19. Call Kelly Brown at 366-4070 ext. 1243.

County Planning Board meets Tuesday

The next meeting of the Chautauqua County Planning Board has been scheduled for Tuesday at 4 p.m. at the Boomerang Cafe, 897 Southwestern Drive, Jamestown.

If you should have questions regarding this meeting, contact the Chautauqua County Planning Department at 661-8900.

BOCES to offer

college prep course

BOCES Adult Education Division will offer a college prep course beginning Monday at the Central Avenue Community Learning Center, 324 Central Ave. in Dunkirk.

Classes will run from 5 to 8 p.m. on Mondays and Wednesdays through June 5 and will focus on increasing students’ math, reading and writing skills.

All students will be administered a Test of Adult Basic Education on the first evening of classes.

The cost of the class is $100 and seating is limited.

For more information, contact Sally Horton at 805-3160, or via email at