Community Notebook

Sheridan Historical Society program

On Monday at 7 p.m., the Sheridan Historical Society will host a special program on antique milk bottles by Alberta Oonk of Clymer. An avid collector, Mrs. Oonk is the author of Milk Bottles of Chautauqua County and Their Stories. She recently presented for the Chautauqua County Historical Society. The talk will be held on the first floor of the former Sheridan Town Hall, on the corner of U.S. Route 20 and Center Road in Sheridan. Refreshments will also be served.

Story of Robert E. Lee to be presented

The Ellicottville Historical Society is pleased to present The Story of Robert E. Lee; Four Days to Appomattox as portrayed by Thomas F. Schobert, on Wednesday at 7:30 p.m. at the Ellicottville Memorial Library. Tom, a Civil War historian, will bring to life one of the key personalities of the War Between the States. The program is free to the public and refreshments will be served. Contact Cathy Lacy for more information.

Portland Planning Board meeting/workshop Tuesday canceled

Portland Planning Board meeting/workshop is canceled on Tuesday, rescheduled for Aug. 27 at 7:30 p.m. at the Portland Town Hall.

Pomfret ZBA to hold public hearing

The town of Pomfret’s Zoning Board of Appeals will hold a public hearing Monday at 6:30 p.m. at the town hall. The hearing will be in regards to an area variance and a special use permit for a storage shed at a property on Bear Lake Road.

Sunset Bay Fire Auxiliary to hold

breakfast fundraiser Sunday

The Sunset Bay Fire Auxiliary will hold its final fundraiser of 2013 on Sunday at the Sunset Fire Hall. This event is a community breakfast from 9 a.m. to noon. Menu items include pancakes, eggs, sausage, fruit and more. The donation per person is $5. All are welcome.

Hunter safety class at Westfield Fish and Game Club

The Westfield Fish and Game Club on Ogden Road is conducting a gun safety class Monday from 7 to 10 p.m. The class will resume Aug. 17 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Students must attend both days and be at least 12 years of age. For more information, call 326-3218.