Community Notebook

Cassadaga Job Corps Academy to host

informational session

The Cassadaga Job Corps Academy will host an informational session and tour on its campus at 8115 Glasgow Road, Cassadaga on Thursday at 10 a.m.

CJC provides training to begin a career in the healthcare and construction industries as well as high school equivalency classes to those in need of a diploma. Training in certified nurse aide, carpentry, painting, plumbing and electrical are available as well as the advanced training for licensed practical nurse.

The Academy will accept young adults, age 16-24, who are committed to a rigorous education and training program that are prepared to launch a career.

Applicants can apply for on-center living or non-residential status, and will enroll on a full federal scholarship if accepted.

Contact Mike Pietr-kiewicz at 595-4298 or for more information regarding income and other eligibility factors, and to reserve a spot for the upcoming tour.

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Town Board special meeting tonight

The Dunkirk Town Board will hold a special meeting at 7 p.m. today at the Town Hall, 4737 Willow Road. The purpose of the meeting is to hold a workshop and conduct any other lawful business to come before the town board.

Portland Town Board to meet today

The Portland Town Board will host a workshop meeting today at 3:30 p.m. at the town hall to meet with the town assessor about equalization rates.

Forestville cancels special meeting

The special meeting of the Forestville Village Board was canceled Monday due to family emergencies with several members of the board. The board was going to determine water rates and discuss the proposed Northside Water District. The next regular meeting of the Forestville Village Board will be Feb. 11.

Today’s clue

for the Medallion Hunt

Speaking of dough, you are lucky ducks

The prize this year is two hundred fifty bucks

Believe it or not, this could belong to you

When you register and pay just five dollars, too.

Anderson to appear on Senior Report

Senior Report with Reed Powers will have Errol Anderson as the guest on Saturday’s television program.

Anderson will discuss the “nuts and bolts” of hardware, having been in the busness most of his life.

The live, call-in program airs from 9 to 10 a.m. on 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.

The series highlights senior citizen club news for 15 minutes with the remainder of the hour-long program devoted to the featured guest.

Senior Report is shown live on Saturday mornings on Time Warner cable systems covering the following communities: Brocton, Cas-sadaga, Chautauqua, Fre-donia, Mayville, North Har-mony, Portland, Ripley, Sherman, Stockton and Westfield on Channel 5. In Dunkirk, Falconer, Forest-ville, Hanover, Irving, Jame-stown, 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 Warner’s analog service, but can be received on digital service with a converter at their legacy channel assignment, or on a 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).

Valley Pharmacy to ‘Go Red for Women’

February is “Go Red for Women” at Valley Pharmacy and Medical Supplies with materials on display. Heart disease is the leading cause of death for both men and women. To prevent heart disease and increase awareness of its effects, the Valley Pharmacy and Medical Supplies is proudly participating in American Heart Month.

You can make healthy changes to lower your risk of developing heart disease. Controlling and preventing risk factors is also important for people who already have heart disease. To lower your risk: watch your weight; quit smoking and stay away from secondhand smoke; control your cholesterol and blood pressure; if you drink alcohol, drink only in moderation; and get active and eat healthy.

On Feb. 14 in celebration of “Go Red for Women” and Valentine’s Day, wearing something red, stop at Valley Pharmacy, 31 W. Main St., Gowanda for a complimentary “Go Red” pin and a copy of “10 Red Foods and Drinks, too.”

Legislature meeting with VestraCare Wednesday at 6 p.m.

The special meeting of the Chautauqua County Legislature to be held in the Legislative Chambers, Gerace Office Building, Mayville on Wednesday will start at at 6 p.m. The meeting was previously scheduled to begin at 6:30 p.m.).

The purpose of the special meeting shall be to have a presentation, and question and answer session, with representatives of VestraCare, who made a proposal to purchase the County Home that was considered by the County Legislature last October.

The time of the meeting has been changed to 6 p.m. to allow for an expected executive session of the County Legislature to occur prior to the VestraCare presentation.

Gas prices fall

Average retail gasoline prices in Rochester have fallen 0.6 cents per gallon in the past week, averaging $3.60/g Sunday, according to GasBuddy’s daily survey of 319 gas outlets in Rochester. This compares with the national average that has fallen 0.4 cents per gallon in the last week to $3.26/g, according to gasoline price website

Including the change in gas prices in Rochester during the past week, prices Sunday were 19.8 cents per gallon lower than the same day one year ago and are 6.9 cents per gallon lower than a month ago. The national average has decreased 4.0 cents per gallon during the last month and stands 21.4 cents per gallon lower than this day one year ago.