Author to appear

Local author Tom Rivers, a graduate of Cassadaga Valley Central School, will be appearing at the Sinclairville Free Library on Saturday from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. during the Sinclairville History Fair. Rivers has published two books, “Farm Hands: Hard Work and Hard Lessons from Western NY Fields” and “All Ears: A Decade of Listening and Learning from Small-Town Western New Yorkers.” Rivers writes a regular column for “The Daily News” in Batavia and has won several writing awards, including honors from the Associated Press and New York State Agricultural Society.