Community Notebook

Traffic limited for Laurel Run Saturday

Traffic will be limited in the village of Silver Creek Saturday between 8 and 11 a.m. for the 17th annual Laurel Run. Detours will be monitored by the Chautauqua County Sheriff’s and the New York State Police.

Fredonia pesto making workshop on Saturday

This Saturday at the Fredonia Farmer’s Market in Barker Common, a workshop for those interested in making their own pesto will be offered from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Sarom from Gong Gardens will be demonstrating how to make affordable pesto and will be giving tips on how to cook with it. This event is free and all are welcome. For more information, contact Hannah at 366-1787 or

Dunkirk to hold meeting on water

The town of Dunkirk will be holding an informational meeting on Thursday at 6:30 p.m. at the East Dunkirk Fire Department, 109495 S. Roberts Road. The meeting will be in regard to proposed water lines for the Roberts and New roads district. At the meeting, a preliminary estimate for the project will be presented and the town board will gauge the feelings of residents who will be affected.

Residents in the following areas are encouraged to attend: Roberts Road, up to the Thruway; New Road, from Roberts Road to the Sheridan Town Line; Franklin Avenue, from Roberts Road to the city line; and Greenhurst Avenue.