Community notebook

Perrysburg selling E-Z passes

Need a last minute stocking stuffer or gift item? The town of Perrysburg is an E-Z Pass retail location. You can purchase the E-Z Pass tag for $25 from Town Clerk Tamara A. Utley at the Perrysburg Town Hall, 10460 Peck Hill Road. The tag is active for immediate use and you save 5 percent on Thruway tolls. The tag is accepted in 15 states in the E-Z Pass network.

The Town Hall will be open for business Monday, Dec. 23, 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. and Christmas Eve day until noon.

If you have any questions, call 532-4090.

Non-credit courses at JCC North County Center

Non-credit courses for personal and professional enrichment begin soon at Jamestown Community College’s North County Center in Dunkirk.

Courses include: Barrier Precautions, 1 – 4 p.m., Jan. 8 ($30); Waterscapes in Watercolor, Tuesdays, Jan. 21 – Feb. 25, 6 – 8:30 p.m. ($85); Drawing 102, 6 – 8:30 p.m., Wednesdays, Jan. 29 – March 5 ($85); and Mat Pilates, 7 – 8 p.m. either Tuesdays, Jan. 21 – April 15, Thursdays, Jan. 23 – April 17, or Tuesdays and Thursdays, Jan. 21 – April 17 ($60).

A point/insurance reduction course is offered from 9 a.m. – 3:30 p.m. on Jan. 11. The fee is $35.

To register, or for more information on a course, call JCC, 363.6500, or visit

NCCF announces webinar series

The Northern Chautauqua Community Foundation has announced their Winter Social Media Webinar Series.

The Webinar Series is being offered to all non profit organizations and is free of charge.

The series will include the following webinars: Jan. 14: LinkedIn Groups and Company Pages; Feb. 11: Fifty Blogging Best Practices for Nonprofits and March 4: Google+ and Google+ Hangouts.

The webinars provide useful social media strategies to create engaging, interactive, and effective platforms to communicate with a variety of audiences.

All webinars are held at the SUNY Technology Incubator, located at 214 Central Avenue in Dunkirk. Registration is required. For more information or to register for the webinars, please contact Eileen Dunn, at 366-4892 or