Community notebook

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Committee to discuss use of Cassadaga Elementary School

The first meeting of the committee to discuss the future use of the Cassadaga Elementary School will be held June 13 at 7 p.m. in the middle/high school multipurpose room.

Questions about the committee can be directed to the district’s administrative office (962-5155)

77th Annual Charity Dinner, Dance/Auction Saturday at Shorewood

Saturday marks the 77th Annual Charity Dinner, Dance/Auction sponsored by the Auxiliary of Brooks Memorial Hospital. This event, A Night of Chocolate, Wine & Roses, will be held at Shorewood Country Club.

This gala community event, the major annual fundraiser for the Auxiliary, will include hors d’oeuvres and cash bar, gourmet dining and fundraising activities. Auction items have been donated by area merchants and community members. Dancing will follow dinner with music by Us.

BMH is a community hospital that depends on the community’s support for its success. Anyone wishing to attend A Night of Choco-late, Wine & Roses should call Lisa at 679-4774 no later than Thursday to discuss number attending, entree selection and payment.

Gas prices fall

Average retail gasoline prices in Rochester have fallen 1.5 cents per gallon in the past week, averaging $3.69/g Sunday, according to GasBuddy’s daily survey of 319 gas outlets in Rochester. This compares with the national average that has fallen 1.5 cents per gallon in the last week to $3.64/g, according to gasoline price website GasBuddy.com.

Including the change in gas prices in Rochester during the past week, prices Sunday were 8.1 cents per gallon lower than the same day one year ago and are 0.4 cents per gallon higher than a month ago. The national average has increased 13.1 cents per gallon during the last month and stands 3.1 cents per gallon higher than this day one year ago.

Council committee meeting postponed

A meeting of the Dunkirk Common Council Public Works Committee scheduled today has been postponed until June 18 at 10 a.m.

Art Kinney to appear on Senior Report Saturday

Senior Report with Reed Powers will have Art Kinney as the guest on Sat-urday’s television program. Kinney’s topic will be Chau-tauqua County History.

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 Brocton, Cas-sadaga, Chautauqua, Fre-donia, Mayville, North Harmony, Portland, Ripley, Sherman, Stockton and Westfield on Channel 5. In Dunkirk, Falconer, Forest-ville, Hanover, Irving, Jamestown, Lakewood and Silver Creek the program is on channel 19. The show originates at the Access Channel 5 studio in Mayville.