Community Notebook

Cathy Young to appear on Senior Report Saturday

Senior Report with Reed Powers will have Cathy Young as the guest on Saturday’s television program. Young is senator for the New York 57th senate district.

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.

Gas prices fall

Average retail gasoline prices in Rochester have fallen 2.8 cents per gallon in the past week, averaging $3.70/g Sunday, according to GasBuddy’s daily survey of 319 gas outlets in Rochester.

This compares with the national average that has fallen 1.6 cents per gallon in the last week to $3.49/g, according to gasoline price website

Including the change in gas prices in Rochester during the past week, prices Sunday were 34.0 cents per gallon lower than the same day one year ago and are 15.6 cents per gallon lower than a month ago.

The national average has decreased 13.3 cents per gallon during the last month and stands 32.2 cents per gallon lower than this day one year ago.

Friends of the Dunkirk Free Library annual book sale rescheduled

The Friends of the Dunkirk Free Library have rescheduled its annual book sale from June 1 to June 8 to coincide with events already taking place in the Dunkirk-Fredonia area.

The book sale will run from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Gently used books, DVDs and VHS tapes are currently being accepted at the library and by the Friends.

For additional information, visit

The next meeting of the Friends of the DFL will be May 7 at 5:30 p.m. at the library.

New members are always welcome.

Free rabies clinic Saturday in Poland

The Chautauqua County Department of Health announces that a free rabies vaccination clinic will be held on Saturday from 1-3 p.m. at the Town of Poland Highway Building, Grubb Hill Road, Kennedy.

Dr. Mary Fales is the attending veterinarian.

Vaccinations will be provided free of charge to all dogs, cats and domesticated ferrets three months of age and older.

All pets must be on a leash or in a cage, and you should bring rabies vaccination records for each animal receiving a shot. It is helpful for the veterinarian to know the previous immunization status of each animal to ensure proper and effective vaccination.

New York State Public Health Law requires each dog, cat and domesticated ferret over the age of four months be vaccinated against rabies.

For more information on the clinic and rabies in general, see the Health Department’s website at: www.myhealthycounty.comor contact the Health Department at 753-4481.