Community Notebook

Dialogues episode starts airing tonight

Fredonia cable access TV will air a new episode of Dialogues with SUNY Fredonia President Virginia Horvath as its guest. The show will air tonight and Thursday at 7 p.m.

Laona Vacation Bible School set Aug. 5-9

“Cruisin’ the Amazing Amazon” is the Vacation Bible School program being held at the Laona United Methodist Church on Wil-son Road Aug. 5-9 from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Monday thru Friday.

Cruisin’ the Amazon is an interactive learning experience for children ages 3 to sixth grade. There will be crafts, snacks, games, great music, and most of all a great Bible story.

For more information about “Cruisin on The Amazing Amazon” call the Laona Church at 672-2497 or Evie Sievert at 673-1051.

Festivals committee meets Friday

The Dunkirk Local Development Corporation’s Festivals Committee will meet Friday at 11 a.m. in the Development Depart-ment conference room in the Stearns Building located at 338 Central Ave.

Cassadaga Job Corps Academy to host

informational session

The Cassadaga Job Corps Academy will host an informational session and tour on its campus at 8115 Glasgow Road, Cassadaga on Thursday at 10 a.m. CJCA provides training to begin a career in the healthcare and construction industries as well as GED classes to those in need of a diploma.

Training in certified nurse aide, carpentry, painting, plumbing and electrical are available as well as the advanced training for licensed practical nurse. CJCA will accept young adults, age16-24, that are committed to a rigorous education and training program that are prepared to launch a career. Applicants can apply for on-center living or off center living, and all applicants will enroll on a full federal scholarship if accepted.

Contact Mike Pietr-kiewicz by calling 595-4298 or by email to for more information regarding income and other eligibility factors, and to reserve a spot for the upcoming tour.

For additional information you can also visit

Brocton library begins its summer program Thursday morning

The Dig into Reading summer reading program is beginning at the Ahira Hall Memorial Library in Brocton. Preschoolers are going on a “Dino Dig” at 10 a.m. Friday. On Thursday, elementary school children (10:30 a.m.) and Tweens (2 p.m.) will be making a habitat for worms. Teens will be meeting at 5 p.m. Thursday to plan their own summer program. Pick up a schedule of events at the library, or call 792-9418 for more information.

Fredonia Gazebo Concert Series continues tonight

The 2013 Fredonia Gaze-bo Concert Series continues tonight with a performance by the Dave Yuen Show.

People coming to the park to enjoy the performance are encouraged to bring a lawn chair for extra comfort. The Concert Series is sponsored by the Village of Fredonia.

Lakeshore Humane Society to hold Pet Adoption Day/Open House on Saturday

The Lakeshore Humane Society will hold a Pet Adoption Day/Open House at its Adoption Center Saturday from noon to 4 p.m. at 431 E. Chestnut St., Dunkirk. Potential adopters are welcome to come and see the facility and meet some of the dogs and cats in need of caring homes. Call 672-1991 or see for more information.

BCS re-organizational meeting on Thursday

Brocton Central School Board of Education will hold its re-organizational meeting Thursday at 6 p.m. in the board conference room. The regular meeting will immediately follow.

Brocton’s Concert in the Park series to begin

Brocton’s 2013 Concert in the Park series will kick off on Thursday at 6:30 p.m. with Uncle Ben’s Remedy.Beverages and raffle tickets will be on sale during the concert. For more information, contact the Ahira Hall Memorial Library at 792-9418.

East Hill Foundation accepting grant applications

East Hill Foundation is accepting grant applications from nonprofit, 501(c)3, organizations that serve the Western New York area. The application deadline is Aug. 1. This year, the foundation is interested in assisting nonprofit organizations that provide basic human services such as providing food and shelter for the needy.

The grant application is available on the website at

East Hill Foundation is a privately funded family foundation, which was founded in 1986. The Foundation identifies and funds innovative, charitable projects designed to en-hance the quality of life of the residents from the eight counties of Western New York: Allegany, Cattarau-gus, Chautauqua, Erie, Genesee, Niagara, Orleans and Wyoming counties. Only one application per organization may be considered during this funding cycle.

For additional information, call 204-0204.