Community Notebook

Fredonia beginning leaf collection

The village of Fredonia is starting bagged and loose leaf collection.

Loose leaves may be raked to the curb and bagged leaves placed at the curb. No brush or limbs will be collected at this time.

Residents are reminded that leaves may not be raked into the street at any time and fines for doing so are possible.

Dunkirk Free Library offers computer classes in November

The Dunkirk Free Library announces its November computer class schedule. These community classes are free and open to the public, and due to their popularity, they fill up fast. Interested parties should contact the library at 366-2511 as soon as possible.

A “Basic Computers” class will be held Nov. 4 to Nov. 15, on Monday, Wednesday and Friday mornings from 10:15 a.m. to 12:15 p.m. There will be six total sessions. This class is teleconferenced from Jamestown.

An “Introduction to Microsoft Word” class will be held Nov. 5 to Nov. 21, on Tuesday and Thursday afternoons from 1 to 3 p.m. There will be six total sessions.

Valley Historical Society to meet Nov. 5

The next meeting of the Valley Historical Society will be Nov. 5 at 7 p.m. in the Cassadaga American Legion 1280. Nomination of officers for 2014 will be made. Todd Langworthy, Town of Pomfret historian, will present the program.

Author to visit SUNY Fredonia Nov. 5

Syracuse University graduate and award-winning transgendered novelist Elliott DeLine will visit SUNY Fredonia on Tuesday, Nov. 5 from 6 to 8 p.m. in 202 McEwen Hall to read from his most recent novella, “I Know Very Well How I Got My Name.” He is also the author of “Refuse” and several other books. A book signing and open discussion will follow the reading. The public is invited and encouraged to attend this literary event.