Community Notebook

Fredonia High School Choral Program will host ‘An Evening

of Theater’ Friday

The Fredonia High School Choral Program will present “An Evening of Theater” on Friday at 7 p.m. in the Fredonia Central School District Auditorium.

Audiences will be charmed by performers in grades 5-12 and hear selections from “The Sound of Music,” “The Wedding Singer,” “High School Mus-ical,” “The Little Mermaid” and more. Tickets are $3 each for adults and $2 each for senior citizens and students at the door.

Lakeshore Humane Society will hold Pet Adoption Day/Open House on Saturday

The Lakeshore Humane Society will hold a Pet Adoption Day/Open House at its Adoption Center on Saturday from noon to 4 p.m. at 431 E. Chestnut St., Dunkirk. Come see the facility and meet some of the sweet dogs and cats which need caring homes.

Call 672-1991 or visit for more information

Jimersontown Presbyterian Church Indian Foods Dinner set for Saturday

Jimersontown Presbyter-ian Church will host its 54th annual Indian Foods Dinner on Saturday at 1 p.m. at the Seneca Allegany Admin-istration Building in Sala-manca.

The menu includes roast turkey, roast venison, boiled corn bread, fry bread, samp, fried salt pork, hulled corn soup, mashed potatoes and gravy, green beans, cranberry sauce, mashed beans, buttered squash, pumpkin pie and more.

The cost is $13 for adults and $10 for children 8 years old or younger.

For reservations, call Eva Ellis at 945-2047, Florence Fuller at 945-1529 or Blanche Mighells at 945-4331.

Vendors will also be onsite with native crafts in the main lobby. Vendors: contact Gloria Heron at 307-6672 to reserve space.

John Hemmer to appear on Senior Report Saturday

Senior Report with Reed Powers will have John Hemmer as the guest on Saturday’s television program. Hemmer is a Chautauqua County legislator. The live, call-in program airs from 9 to 10 a.m. 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, Jamestown, 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 War-ner’s analog service, but can be received on digital service with a converter or on a digital television that has been recently autoscanned.

Chautauqua Center to sponsor ‘Breast Cancer Awareness Event’ on Saturday

The Chautauqua Center will sponsor a Breast Cancer Awareness Event Saturday from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the SUNY Fredonia Technology Incubator at 214 Central Ave. in Dunkirk.

The event will feature a guest speaker from Roswell Park Cancer Institute, free blood pressure checks, a silent auction and a “decorate your own bra” contest. Light refreshments will be served.

For additional information, you can visit or call 363-3000.

Johnson and Horrigan to debate on Access Channel 5 Saturday

A debate between candidates Ron Johnson (D) and Vince Horrigan (R), running for the position of Chautauqua County County Executive, will air live on Access Channel 5 on Saturday at noon.

The debate will run for 90 minutes and will afford viewers an opportunity to call in to submit questions for the candidates. John Hamels hosts this election special.

In addition to the normal Access Channel 5 viewing area, the debate will be available to cable viewers in the Fredonia area on channel 5 and 17, and in the Jamestown and Dunkirk areas on channel 19.

Replays on Channel 5 will be at 3 p.m. and 9 p.m. daily from Oct. 19 to Oct. 25, with replays on the other cable channels at various dates and times, yet to be scheduled.

Cherry Creek/Leon Methodist Church chicken and biscuits dinner on Saturday

The Cherry Creek/Leon United Methodist Church on Main Street in Cherry Creek will hold a chicken and biscuit dinner on Satur-day beginning at 4:30 p.m.

The price is $9 for adults and $5 for children. Family pricing is available. Each meal includes a beverage and homemade dessert.

Gas prices tumble

Average retail gasoline prices in Rochester have fallen 3.3 cents per gallon in the past week, averaging $3.64/g Sunday, according to GasBuddy’s daily survey of 319 gas outlets in Rochester. This compares with the national average that has fallen 1.4 cents per gallon in the last week to $3.37/g, according to gasoline price website

Including the change in gas prices in Rochester during the past week, prices Sunday were 40.9 cents per gallon lower than the same day one year ago and are 15.1 cents per gallon lower than a month ago.

Dayton Volunteer Fire Co. chicken barbecue fundraiser Sunday

The Dayton Volunteer Fire Company at 9512 Route 62 will hold a chicken barbecue fundraiser on Sunday from 11:30 a.m. until dinners are sold out.

Each eat-in dinner includes half a chicken, salted potatoes, macaroni salad, coleslaw, a roll with butter, homemade dessert and a beverage. Take-out is available.

All proceeds go to the new fire hall fund.

Meet the Candidates at Gerry Firehall Saturday

The Town of Gerry Republican Committee will hold a Meet the Candidates get together Saturday at 10 a.m. at the Gerry Firehall.

Invited to attend are County Executive candidate Vince Horrigan, County Clerk candidate Larry Bar-more, County Legislator Mark Tarbrake, District Attorney David Foley and Town of Gerry candidates John Crossley, Todd Ander-son, Linda Bartholomew, Recia Myers and Brian Anderson. All interested persons are invited to attend and light refreshments will be served.

Get ready for Rotary Gold Rush Saturday

One lucky ticket holder will go home with the $1,000 grand prize when the Westfield/Mayville Rotary Club’s annual Gold Rush begins at 6 p.m. Saturday in Eason Hall, 27 Elm St., Westfield.

Also included with each $30 ticket will be a dinner of BBQ chicken, ribs, baked mac and cheese, corn bread and a fresh summer salad. Top that off with cake for dessert, all accompanied with your choice of coffee or tea. Also included with your ticket purchase will be free beer and soda In addition, attendees also are welcome to bring their own hors d’oeuvres and wine.

During the evening, in addition to the 50/50 drawing, there also will be a wine raffle. Before the drawing for the grand $1,000 prize, there will be other runners-up who will have the opportunity to win $200, $150, $125, $100 or $50. Chances of winning are better than one in eight. In addition, the $1,000 grand prize winner need not be present to win.

The best part of the evening is that, should you have purchased a ticket but find you can’t attend, you don’t have to be present to win. Be sure to get your $30 ticket early from any Rotarian. For more information or tickets, call Adam Dimitri at 326-4414.