Community Notebook

Ripley Free Library and Noble Winery to host Murder Mystery Dinner

The Ripley Free Library will sponsor a Murder Mystery Dinner, “Happy Deathday to You,” at Noble Winery Saturday at 6:30 p.m. Tickets are $18.50 per person or $35 per couple and available at the Ripley Free Library and Noble Winery. The price includes dinner and a murder mystery to solve. Call 736-3913 to make reservations.

Rummage sale scheduled for this weekend

The First United Presby-terian Church of Dunkirk Ladies’ Guild will hold its fall rummage sale Friday from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. and Saturday from 9 a.m. to noon at Westminster Hall, 410 Eagle St. Parking is available in the lot next to the church. Money raised from the sale will be used to support local, national and global missionary work.

‘Staff vs. Community’ softball event planned in Forestville

The Playground Commit-tee in Forestville will host a “Staff vs. Community” softball event at the Forestville American Legion Sunday at 2 p.m. There will be food, drinks, carnival games, a softball game, face painting, music, a 50/50 drawing, a basket raffle and a silent auction. Money raised will be used to buy playground equipment and update ground cover.

Chamber will

discuss city ‘walk about’ today

The Dunkirk Chamber of Commerce will hold its monthly meeting at 1 p.m. today in the conference room at the Jamestown Community College North Center on Bennett Road in Dunkirk.

In addition to traditional Chamber reports and agenda items, representatives responsible for organizing the recent “walk about” around the Dunkirk downtown and harborfront area will be present. These representatives will review some of the suggestions and feedback gathered during the event. Chamber members will consider ways members might assist with the implementation of some of the suggestions

All Chamber of Com-merce members and their associates are invited to attend this Chamber meeting.

Cattaraugus County General Election

registration deadline

Cattaraugus County Board of Elections Commis-sioners Kevin C. Burleson and Sue A. Frics issued a reminder that the last day to register to be eligible to vote in the upcoming general elections is Friday.

Nov. 5 is Election Day in Cattaraugus County. Voter registration applications may be obtained at the Board of Elections office, 207 Rock City St., Suite 100, Little Valley or from the State Board of Elections website, Any post office, county or state agency, city, town or village clerk also has voter registration forms.

State Election Law requires that to be eligible to vote in the village elections registrations must be postmarked no later than Friday. Applicants must be 18 years of age on or before Election Day, citizens of the United States, and must have lived in the country for at least 30 days prior to the election.

For more information contact the Board of Elections at 938-9111 ext. 2400-2403.

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. The Cassadaga Job Corps 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. The Academy will accept young adults, ages 16-24.

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 Pietrkiewicz 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 more information visit

Meet the Candidates Thursday in Ellington

The public is cordially invited to a “Meet the Candidates” event at the Ellington Library Thursday at 7 p.m. Candidates present will be Vince Horrigan, candidate for County Executive; Larry Barmore, candidate for County Clerk; and County Legislature candidates Mark Tarbrake and Ron Lemon. Refreshments will be provided by the Committee to Elect Vince Horrigan County Executive.

‘Turning Leaves Cruise-In’ planned

The Southern Tier Classic Car Club and Scott’s Peek ‘n Peak Ski Resort will host their 16th annual car show located on Old Road at the base of Beginner Hill outside Findley Lake. This rain-or-shine event will take place Sunday with vehicle registration beginning at 9 a.m. The show often exceeds 650 unique cars, trucks and motorcycles from four states and Canada. Registration for vehicles is $5, and the first 300 entrants receive free dash plaques. Awards will be given at 4 p.m. There will be a 50/50 raffle as well. Proceeds will benefit the Shriners Hospital for Children in Erie, Pa. Representatives from the hospital will be at the show to meet the public. For more information call 763-8659 or 763-6963.