Community Notebook

City students art on display

An art show displaying work from students throughout Western New York will be held in Hamburg today. The following students work will be on display at the Hunt Real Estate office at 5546 Camp Road: Olivia Gworek, Nicole Balzer, Kelsey Drummond, Brianna Leber, Thomas Logan, Taylor Tilley, Gunnar Bankoski, Amanda Michalski and Jessica Miller. The show is from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.

On May 25, Eric Johnson Art Studios will be hosting a high school art contest in Irving. The show will exhibit work from schools in Chautauqua County. Students participating are Logan and Benita Kelsey. The opening runs from 3 to 5:30 p.m. and is located at 483 Mechanic St.

The Boorady Center will be displaying student work from county high school students. Students displaying work are Christina Aviles, Logan, Hannah Smith Wilson, Caitlyn Chase and Kayla Barberich. The work will be up all summer.

Brunch today

A Mother and Daughter Brunch will held today at 11 a.m. at Leon Celebration Fellowship church at the intersection of Route 62 and Cherry Creek Hill. There will be a special program and a homemade hat show. So make your hat and join us. Please call 287-2736 or 296-5791 for reservations.

Sinclairville library plant sale

The Sinclairville Free Library’s Annual Plant Sale will continue today from 9 a.m. to noon at the library on 15 Main St. in Sinclairville. Donations of plants for the sale are always welcome. Hardy locally grown perennials, annuals, shrubs and trees are some of the offerings that will be available. Early shopping is recommended for best selection. All proceeds benefit the library. Phone the library at 962-5885 for more information.

Northern Chautauqua Walk MS 2013 Sunday

The National MS Society & Northern Chautauqua Walk MS Committee will hold Northern Chautauqua Walk MS 2013 Sunday at Russell Joy Park in Fredonia. Registration starts at 9 a.m. with the walk starting at 10 a.m. Walkers can choose between a one-mile accessible route, a three-mile route or a five-mile route.

The event includes children’s activities, music by B&B Entertainment and a silent auction. Prizes will be given to the top three fundraisers and the two people who wear the most orange, the official color for MS.

To pre-register go to or call 1-800-FIGHT-MS and press option 2. For more information, contact Jenny Sullivan at 410-2704 or go to

Fredonia to flush hydrants starting Sunday

At 11 p.m. Sunday, May 19 the village of Fredonia will start flushing water mains and fire hydrants in and around the village. The crews will start on the southern side of the village and will work towards the north side. Flushing will be done from 11 p.m. to 7 a.m. to minimize problems with water during the day.

The flushing will take two weeks and during this process, residents may experience turbid water and reduced water pressure.

The village recommends that residents check the quality of their water before doing laundry.

Fredonia to start brush pick up Monday

The village of Fredonia will be picking up limbs and yard waste beginning Monday, May 20. Collection will begin at 7 a.m. and continue until every village street has been collected once. Bags and brush are collected separately by different crews. All items for collection must be at the curb no later than 7 a.m. Monday morning. In no case will there be repeat collection of areas completed.

All yard waste must be bagged and all limbs and brush must be tied with twine. Limbs and brush must be cut no longer than 4 feet in length with bundles being no larger than 18 inches in diameter. Bundles and bags are limited to 65 pounds in weight. There is no collection of loose material.

Village residents may bring bagged yard waste and bundled brush to the designated area at the DPW yard, 176 Eagle St. at any time. The drop off area will be available until further notice. The cooperation of residents is greatly appreciated.

Forestville Community Yard Sale coming up

Forestville is holding its Communitywide Yard Sale on Saturday June 1 from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m.

For a cost of $5 per household, the sale can be put on a map. Sign up at Evans Bank and Caves.

The day of the sale maps will be available at Caves for $1. In addition to the yard sales, there will be a hot dog sale at St. Rose of Lima Church at 11 Center St. and the Forestville Fire Department will hold a chicken barbecue from noon until sold out.

For further information, call Carol Woodward at 965-2675.