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Community Notebook

Attic & Seller Days deadline nears

The 20 Miles of Attic and Seller Days will be held June 6, 7 and 8 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Signups begin at Chau-tauqua County Chamber of Commerce, 10785 Bennett Road, Dunkirk; Fredonia Chamber of Commerce, 35 E. Main St., Fredonia; and the White Inn, 52 E. Main St., Fredonia during normal business hours. The fee is $5, which includes a listing on “THE MAP” and 2 posters for the sale. Participants may list 5 specific items of interest for an additional $1 per line, with a limit of 25 items. The deadline is Saturday. Late registration is $7 with no guarantee of map listing.

Maps will be available for $2 at the Fredonia Information Booth. For more information, call 672-7990 and ask for Heidi.

Yard Sale/Plant Sale Friday in Ripley

The Annual Yard Sale/Plant Sale will be held at the Ripley Free Library on Friday and Saturday beginning at 9 a.m. Pro-ceeds go toward the Summer Reading Program. For questions, call 736-3913.

Lakeshore Humane Society Pet Adoption Day/Open House

The Lakeshore Humane Society will hold a Pet Adoption Day/Open House Saturday from 12 to 4 p.m. at 431 E. Chestnut St. in Dunkirk.

The public is asked to come to see the facility and meet some of the dogs and cats who need caring homes.

Call 672-1991 or see www.lakeshorehumanesociety.org for more information.

Chicken barbecue Sunday at NCCC

A chicken barbecue is scheduled Sunday from 1 to 3 p.m. Sponsored by the Northern Chautauqua Con-servation Club Ladies Aux-iliary, the event will be held at their Mullet Street clubroom in Dunkirk. Proceeds benefit the club’s “take a kid fishing day.” Presale tickets ($9) are available at the bar.

Barker Library Open House/Reception Saturday in Fredonia

The D.R. Barker Library will hold an Open House/Reception at 7 Day St., Fredonia, on Saturday from 11 a.m. until noon. The event will welcome Sara Hart, the new library director, and Casey Casser-ta, new children’s librarian.

There will be opportunities to register for summer children’s programs and visit a surprise addition to the children’s room. Re-freshments will be served.

Fredonia History Days set for July 18-19

Festivals Fredonia has announce its first festival of 2014 – Fredonia History Days on July 18 and 19.

All area historical agencies and historians are welcome to host a booth in the local history tent on July 19 at no charge to help share history with visitors. All that is required is to contact Fredonia History Days chairman Todd Langworthy at 679-9436 or by email at todd.langworthy@excite.com by July 1.

New this year will be a local author’s tent on July 19, which is designed to give all local authors of historical books the opportunity to share their work with the public. They will also be given the opportunity to be a part of a Saturday morning lecture on a topic of their work. Local historical authors are invited to participate at no charge in an effort to help share history with festival visitors.

Authors should contact Langworthy as well to reserve their spot and set up a lecture if they wish. The preliminary schedule for the Fredonia History Days weekend is available at www.festivalsfredonia.com. Festivals Fredonia is also on Facebook, so top by and give it a “like.”

More announcements are scheduled in coming weeks.

Kernal Kirisci’s lecture to appear on Access Channel 5

Kernal Kirisci’s Chautau-qua lecture “Is Turkey Still a Model for the Middle East?” will be shown on Access Channel 5.

The program will air at 3 p.m. and 9 p.m. each day beginning Saturday with the last airing on June 6.

Access Channel 5 is available to cable viewers in the Chautauqua, Mayville, North Harmony, Portland, Sher-man 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).

Brian Castner’s lecture to appear on Access Channel 5

Brian Castner’s Chau-tauqua lecture “The Long Walk” will be shown on Access Channel 5.

The program will air at 3 p.m. and 9 p.m. each day until the last airing on Friday.

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).

Terri Kindberg to appear on Senior Report

Senior Report will have Terri Kindberg as the guest on Saturday’s television program. Kindberg’s topic is the Children’s Safety Village. The program will be hosted by John Hamels. The live, call-in program airs from 9 to 10 a.m. 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. Senior Report was conceived by Reed Powers and has aired on Access Channel 5 since 1995. The series highlights senior citizen club news for 15 minutes with the remainder of the hour-long program devoted to the featured guest. The guest is subject to change.

Senior Report is shown live on Saturday mornings on Time Warner cable systems covering the following communities: Brocton, Cassadaga, Chautauqua, Fredonia, Mayville, North Harmony, Portland, Ripley, Sherman, Stockton and Westfield on Channel 5. In Dunkirk, Falconer, Forest-ville, Hanover, Irving, Jamestown, 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).

Cassadaga Job Corps Academy informational session this morning

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

CJCA 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 is available in certified nurse aide, carpentry, painting, plumbing, electrical and advanced training for licensed practical nurse.

CJCA will accept young adults, age 16-24, who are committed to a rigorous education and training program. 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 (595-4298 or Pietrkiewicz.mike@jobcorps.org) for more information and to reserve a spot for the tour. For additional information, visit cassadaga.jobcorps.gov.

Towel Bingo Night Friday in Forestville

A Towel Bingo Night is scheduled for Friday. The event is sponsored by the Forestville Chapter 247 Order of the Eastern Star, Forestville Masonic Hall, Route 39, Forestville. Doors will open at 6:30 p.m. and games start at 7 p.m. Light refreshments will be served during intermission.

Hydrant flushing on Berry, Chestnut roads

The village of Fredonia will be doing hydrant flushing beginning tonight and ending Friday morning on Berry Road and Chestnut Road. This will affect the residents in these water districts that are in the town of Pomfret. Residents may ex-perience water discoloration and low pressure, among other possible issues.

Gas price unchanged

Average retail gasoline prices in Rochester have not moved in the past week, averaging $3.80/g Sunday, according to GasBuddy’s daily survey of 319 gas outlets in Rochester. This compares with the national average that has increased 1 cent per gallon in the last week to $3.63/g.

Including the change in gas prices in Rochester in the past week, prices Sunday were 9.6 cents per gallon higher than the same day one year ago and are 3.5 cents per gallon lower than a month ago. The national average has fallen 2.0 cents per gallon in the last month and is 2.1 cents per gallon lower than this day one year ago.