Community Notebook

Silver Creek village office holiday hours

The Silver Creek Clerk’s Office will be open from 8 a.m. to noon on New Year’s Eve and will be closed New Year’s Day.

Fredonia Post Office open to 5 p.m. Tuesday

All Post Offices will be open New Year’s Eve, Tuesday, but most will close at noon.

Fredonia Post Office, 21 Day St., is open to 5 p.m.

Regular mail delivery for Tuesday will be unaffected by the change. Mail deposited in collection boxes will be retrieved by the last established collection time, or by noon, whichever is earlier.

All post offices will be closed Wednesday and only Express Mail will be delivered. Regular mail delivery and post office hours will resume Thursday.

Revised hours will be posted at each post office. Customers may call 1-800-ASK-USPS for information about specific post offices.

Dunkirk Rec Center activities

AM Walk – The Recreation Center will be open mornings for an adult walking program. Enjoy a morning walk Monday through Friday; 7:30 to 10 a.m. You can put in miles of comfortable walking while the cold blows around outside. Session runs January through March. Fee: is $1 per session. Punch cards are available for $10, which includes 16 walks.

Playday – Come bring your kids to the Rec Center and have them play with new Christmas toys, kick a ball around, or just run around. It’s too cold to play outside, so stay warm inside for Playday. This program will run Monday through Friday during winter vacation, and Monday-Wednesday-Friday starting in January. Fee is $1 per child. Parents are free.

The Rec Center will be closed New Year’s Day. For more information, go to

Westfield village offices closed for New Year’s

The village offices in Westfield will be closed Tuesday and Wednesday in observance of the New Year’s Holiday.

Rental apps for Russell Joy Park to start being accepted Thursday

The Fredonia-Pomfret Recreation Department will begin accepting Russell Joy Park pavilion rental applications for the summer 2014 season beginning on Thursday at 8:30 a.m. at the Recreation Department office on the second floor of Fredonia Village Hall.

Applications will only be accepted from Fredonia or Pomfret residents throughout January.

Residents from neighboring communities will be able to submit rental applications beginning in February.

Russell Joy Park has three pavilions available for public rental from April 1 through Oct. 31.

Persia Town Board


meeting Thursday

The Persia Town Board will hold its reorganizational and regular meeting on Thursday. The meeting will be held at 7 p.m. at the town hall, 8 W. Main St., Gowanda.

Boardwalk applications due by Tuesday

The city of Dunkirk has announced that applications are being accepted for leasing opportunities at the Dunkirk Boardwalk Mar-ket.

Anyone interested can pick up an application at the Department of Development, 338 Central Ave., Suite 210; Clerk’s Office, 342 Central Ave.; or by visiting

Applications are due Tuesday. The city is looking for businesses that are willing and able to operate all year round. Any inquires should contact the development office at 366-9876.