Gowanda final trash pickup on Monday

The last large trash pickup for the year will be held on Monday, Oct. 14. As a reminder only 10 items are allowed per household. No TVs, computer monitors, refrigerators or tires. The last yard waste pickup will be Monday, Oct. 28. Grass clippings, twigs and garden debris must be put in containers, not bags. Tree limbs should be no longer than 3 feet and bundled or tied in a size to be handled by one person.

Portland Town Board to hold workshop Tuesday

The town of Portland invites the public to attend a workshop on Oct. 15 at 10 a.m. in the Portland Town Hall. The workshop will discuss the town’s equalization rate and possibilities of revaluation.

Circle of Love will celebrate life Tuesday

The Circle of Love is planning a “Celebration of Life” event for Tuesday at Katerina’s restaurant on Route 5 in Dunkirk. From 6 to 8 p.m., several local doctors and community members will gather to pay tribute to the late Dr. K. Damania, oncologist, as well as to the deceased members of the Circle of Love. All cancer survivors, those undergoing treatment, COL members, volunteers, donors and fundraisers are welcome to attend. For more information, call Josie Christopher at 366-0698.

CRC meets Tuesday

In accordance with the New York State Open Meetings Law, the public is hereby being notified of a meeting of the Chautauqua County Capital Resource Corporation Board of Directors. The meeting will be held at CCIDA, 200 Harrison St., Jamestown, on Tuesday at 10 a.m. in the Board Room. It will immediately follow the CCIDA Board meeting.

Foliage report for Chautauqua County

Foliage in the Chautauqua-Allegheny region will range from near peak to just past peak this weekend. At Allegany State Park in Cattaraugus County about 90 percent of the leaves will be changed by the weekend. Look for areas of near peak, peak and past peak foliage. Many of the leaves that changed last week have fallen already from this week’s rain, leaving hardier green leaves on the trees. Few of these leaves are changing. In Cattaraugus County, Little Valley foliage spotters are calling for 85 percent color change with muted shades of yellow, rust and orange. Strong winds have knocked the majority of leaves down. In Chautauqua County, foliage spotters are expecting near peak foliage this weekend with 50 percent color change and a mixture of muted orange and red leaves.