Community notebook

Free rabies vaccination clinic Sept. 7 in Pomfret

The Chautauqua County Department of Health & Human Services, Public Health Division, announces the following nearby free rabies vaccination clinic:

Pomfret – Sept. 7, 1-3 p.m., Town of Pomfret Highway Building, Chautau-qua Road, Fredonia; Veter-inarian: Dr. Jon Redfield; Sponsored by the Town of Pomfret

Vaccinations will be provided free of charge to all dogs, cats and domesticated ferrets three months of age and older. All pets must be on a leash or in a cage; and pet owners should bring rabies vaccination records for each animal that will be receiving a shot. It is helpful for the veterinarian to know the previous immunization status of each animal to ensure proper and effective vaccination.

NYS Public Health Law requires each dog, cat and domesticated ferret over the age of four months be vaccinated against rabies. For more information, visit www.myhealthycounty.comor call the Chautauqua County Department of Health & Human Services, Public Health Division at 753-4481.

Sporting licenses now available

for purchase

The 2013-2014 hunting, fishing and trapping licenses and Deer Management Permits can be purchased immediately.

Licenses and permits can be purchased at one of DEC’s 1,500 license sales outlets statewide. Sporting licenses can also be ordered by telephone or by visiting the DEC website (www.dec.ny.gov). The 2013-2014 sporting licenses are valid beginning Oct. 1. The new Hunting & Trapping and Freshwater Fishing regulation guides are available at all license issuing outlets as well as from the DEC website.

License buyers should have the following items ready when applying: complete name and address information, customer ID number if you have it, proof of residency information (driver’s license number or non-driver’s ID number with a valid NYS address to qualify for a resident license), and, if purchasing by phone or internet, a credit card and card expiration date. Hunting license purchases require individuals to provide proof of a hunting education certification or a copy of a previous license, if this information is not already contained in their file.

Greg Krauza to appear on Senior Report Saturday

Senior Report with Reed Powers will have Greg Krauza as the guest on Saturday’s television program. Krauza will talk about long-term care. The live, call-in program airs from 9 to 10 a.m. on 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 the following communities: Brocton, Cas-sadaga, Chautauqua, Fredo-nia, Mayville, North Har-mony, Portland, Ripley, Sherman, Stockton and Westfield on Channel 5. In Dunkirk, Falconer, Forest-ville, Hanover, Irving, James-town, Lakewood and Silver Creek the program is on channel 19. The show originates at the Access Channel 5 studio in Mayville. Viewers should note that all area public access channels have been dropped from Time Warner’s analog service, but can be received on digital service with a converter or on a digital television that has been recently autoscanned.

Recent NRG PSC

hearings airing on Access Channel 5

Recent Public Service Commission hearings regarding the potential re-powering of the NRG plant in Dunkirk were taped by Fredonia Access 5 and are airing on Access Channel 5 at 4 p.m. and 10 p.m. daily with the last airing on Friday. The program runs more than two hours.

Access Channel 5 is available to cable viewers in the Mayville, Chautauqua, North Harmony, Sherman, Westfield and Portland areas. Viewers should note that all area public access channels have been dropped from Time Warner’s analog service, but can be received on digital service with a converter or on a digital television that has been recently autoscanned.

Gas price falls

Average retail gasoline prices in Rochester have fallen 2.6 cents per gallon in the past week, averaging $3.79/g Sunday, according to GasBuddy’s daily survey of 319 gas outlets in Rochester.

This compares with the national average that has fallen 5.0 cents per gallon in the last week to $3.58/g, according to the gasoline price website GasBuddy.com.