Community Notebook

MaryAnn Spanos to appear on Senior Report

Senior Report with Reed Powers will have MaryAnn Spanos as the guest on Saturday’s television program. Spanos is director of the Chautauqua County Office for the Aging. The live, call-in program airs from 9 to 10 a.m. Saturdays. Individuals may call 753-5225 during that time with questions, comments or a shout-out. The program is rebroadcast each day at 2 p.m. and 8 p.m. for some communities. Reed Powers, host of Senior Report, has been producing the television program since 1995. The series highlights senior citizen club news for 15 minutes with the remainder of the hour-long program devoted to the featured guest. The guest is subject to change.

Senior Report is shown live on Saturday mornings on Time Warner cable systems covering the following communities: Brocton, Cassadaga, Chautauqua, Fredonia, Mayville, North Harmony, Portland, Ripley, Sherman, Stockton and Westfield on Channel 5. In Dunkirk, Falconer, Forestville, Hanover, Irving, Jamestown, Lakewood and Silver Creek the program is on channel 19. The show originates at the Access Channel 5 studio in Mayville.

Chicken barbecue dinner Sunday

The Dayton Volunteer Fire Company is sponsoring a chicken barbecue dinner Sunday beginning at 11:30 a.m. in its fire hall at 9512 Route 62. Dinners are $9 for adults and $5.50 for children under 12. Each meal includes a half-chicken, salted potatoes, macaroni salad, coleslaw, roll with butter, dessert and a beverage. Take-out will be available by calling 532-2627. Proceeds will go toward funding the new fire hall.

Babysitting class

Limited seating remains for the Saturday babysitting class. This class is open to boys and girls ages 11 to 15 who are interested in learning more about child care. Thanks to a grant from the Chautauqua Region Community Foundation there is no fee charged, but pre-registration is required. No walk-ins will be admitted. To inquire about the class, call the YWCA at 326-2011 by 4 p.m. today.

North Collins recycling rumble wrapup

The North Collins School district is collecting electronic items for the recycling rumble. The district is asking all electronic recycling items be turned in by today so items can get processed and shipped out on Monday.

The district is collecting: cell phones, working or not; laptops; all inkjets, re-manufactured or OEM including postage machine (hasler, neopost, pitney bowes); laser cartridges, re-manufactured or OEM; GPS devices; iPads; iPods; mp3 players; hand-held gaming devices, DS systems, games, Wii, etc.; hand-held calculators; radar detectors; and digital cameras, working or not. Please turn in whatever you have so the district can win the challenge and earn a cash bonus. The district collects and recycles year round so continue to turn these items in all summer at one of the following collection sites: North Collins Elementary School Foyer; North Collins Jr./ Sr. High School Foyer; North Collins Library; North Collins Senior Center; Piz-A-Italia; and Musacchio & Pyle, 215 W. Main St., Gowanda.

If you have questions, call Brenda at 532-3351 (days) or 337-2144 (evenings).