Community Notebook

Ripley Board of Education meeting moved to Monday

The Ripley Board of Education will hold its June meeting on Monday at 6:30 p.m. The meeting was originally scheduled for Thursday, June 13.

Parent Network of WNY and Advocacy Center to offer workshop Monday

Parent Network and The Advocacy Center will present the workshop “Updates to Office for People with Developmental Disabilities” on Monday from 6 to 8 p.m. at Connections North, 10825 Bennett Road in Dunkirk. Managed Care will be discussed, as well as the proposed changes for people receiving Medicaid services through the People First Waiver. To register, call 332-4170 or 1-866-277-4762 toll free or go to Check local TV broadcasts for cancellation information.

Valley Historical Society to meet

The next regular meeting of the Valley Historical Society will be Tuesday at 7 p.m. in the museum at the corner of Main and Lestor streets in Sinclairville.

Town of Ellicott Historian Karen Livsey will present a program on the town of Ellicott.

County Planning Board to meet

The Chautauqua County Planning Board has scheduled the annual capital project review meeting Tuesday at 10:30 a.m. at the Gerace Office Building in Mayville, in Room 331.

If you should have questions regarding this meeting, please contact the Chautauqua County Planning and Economic Development Department at 716-661-8900.

Habitat for Humanity to hold informational meeting Thursday

The North County satellite of Chautauqua Area Habitat for Humanity will begin its fourth house in June. All interested people are invited to an informational meeting at 7 p.m. on Thursday, June 6 in the Silver Creek High School cafeteria. Plans for construction of the next house on Knight Street will be outlined, and information about volunteering for Habitat will be shared. Those with questions can call 934-9543.

Identification and reporting of child abuse training to be held June 6

A state-mandated training session for professionals on identifying and reporting child abuse will be held June 6 from 6 to 8 p.m. at the LoGuidice Educational Center, E. Building, Coordinated Health Conference Room, 9520 Fredonia-Stockton Road, Fredonia. The training session is required for all persons applying for a provisional or permanent certificate of license valid for administrative or supervisory service, classroom teaching service or school service. Therefore, in addition to teachers and administrators, the mandate affects school physicians, nurses, therapists and others in the fields of health care and education. Participants should bring their licenses or certificate numbers with them if possible. A State Education Department certificate of completion will be provided for each participant. A $30 fee will be charged for this workshop. To register, call 1-800-344-9611 or 672-4371 ext. 2145. Participants are asked to be at the training 15 minutes prior to start time. The session is provided by the School & Societal Perspectives Program of the Erie 2-Chautauqua-Cattaraugus BOCES.