Community notebook

Anderson-Marmaduke Committee to meet

The Brad Anderson Recognition Committee will meet today at 6 p.m. at the Portland Town Hall, 87 W. Main St., Brocton. The public is welcome to attend.

CCIDA seeking Clymer proposals

The County of Chautauqua Industrial Development Agency is seeking proposals from qualified purchasers for the redevelopment of the former Maplevale site at 8956 Main St., Clymer. Direct any questions to William Daly, Administra-tive Director/CEO, at 661-8903.

Contact Sue Casel, Administrative Assistant, at 661-8903 for a copy of the “Request for Proposal for the Acquisition and Rede-velopment of the Former Maplevale Site in Clymer, NY.”

The CCIDA will review proposals received from potential purchasers and select a designated purchaser. Proposals must arrive no later than Feb. 14 by 3:30 p.m., and be submitted to:

William J. Daly, Administrative Director/CEO, CCIDA, 200 Harrison St. – Suite 300, Jamestown, N.Y., 14701

County Planning Board’s monthly meeting Tuesday

The Chautauqua County Planning Board’s monthly meeting will be held Tuesday at 4 p.m. at the County of Chautauqua Industrial Development Agency’s Office at 200 Harrison St. in Jamestown.

If you should have questions regarding this meeting, contact the Chautauqua County Planning and Economic Development Department at 661-8900.

Cherry Creek Fire District board meets Wednesday

The Board of Commissioners of the Cherry Creek Fire District will hold its organizational meeting on Wednesday at 7 p.m. The meeting will be held at the fire hall. As with all meetings of the district, the public is welcome to attend.

Snowmobilers urged to check on trails

Snowmobilers are urged to stay off trails while they are closed. Please remember that it is illegal for anybody to ride on any snowmobile trails when they are closed.

Anybody riding when trails are closed can be charged with trespass and/or have their sleds impounded.

Snowmobilers can call for trail conditions and events at 1-800-242-4569, dial 2, then press 5.

Foster parent informational meeting Tuesday

The Chautauqua County Department of Social Services will be hosting an informational meeting on Tuesday at 6 p.m. at Jamestown Community College North County Training Center, Bennett Road, Dunkirk, for those interested in learning more about becoming a foster parent.

Foster parents are needed for children of all ages and those willing to accept sibling groups.

For more information, call 661-8212.

Registration is open for ice skating classes at SUNY Fredonia

Ice skating classes are being offered at SUNY Fredonia’s Steele Hall. Beginner skaters and advanced skaters are welcome.

Classes run for 10 weeks, and there are two different series to choose from. Sunday afternoon classes at 1 p.m. started Sunday. Tuesday night classes at 6:15 p.m. start Jan. 14.

The cost for each series is $90, with a recital at the classes’ conclusion. Register on the SUNY Fredonia website,, or call 673-3101 (office) or 874-7704 (coach) for more information.

Vendor tables available at upcoming Dunkirk Senior Center rummage/bake sale

Plans are being made for an indoor rummage/bake sale to be held at the Dunkirk Senior Center on Feb. 15.

Vendor tables can be rented for $15 by contacting Dunkirk Senior Citizen Board of Directors President Barbara Bajdas at the Center at 366-7530.

Pinochle canceled at both Dunkirk Seniors, Dom Polski

This afternoon’s pinochle games at the Dunkirk Senior Center normally held at 1 p.m. has been canceled.

This evening’s games at Dom Polski have also been canceled.

‘We Interrupt This Week’ to appear on Access Channel 5

“We Interrupt This Week” is a broadcast produced through a collaboration of two classes at SUNY Fredonia – the TV news production class and the news-gathering journalism class. Featured guest is John Murphy, a western New York native and voice of the Buffalo Bills.

The program will air on Access Channel 5 at 3 p.m. and 9 p.m. each day beginning on Saturday with the last airing on Jan. 17.

Access Channel 5 is available to cable viewers in the Chautauqua, Mayville, North Harmony, Portland, Sherman and Westfield areas.

Viewers should note that all area public access channels have been dropped from Time Warner’s analog service, but can be received on digital service with a converter at their legacy channel assignment, or on a QAM digital television (channel varies by system) that has been recently autoscanned. Programming from Access Channel 5 (channel 21.4 on a QAM digital TV) is also aired each evening in the town of Hanover on cable channel 12 (channel 98.3 on a QAM digital TV).