Community Notebook

Kiwanis Club chicken barbecue dinner Sunday

The Northern Chautau-qua Kiwanis Club will hold its annual chicken barbecue Sunday from 11:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Dunkirk Mem-orial Post 62, 211 Central Ave. Chicken comes with two sides, bread/butter, coffee/juice. Desserts will be provided by the Fredonia Key Club. All proceeds stay in the local community. Tickets are $9. Presale tickets are available at the Dunkirk Memorial Post 62 or call Todd Crandall at 672-9675 or John Miga at 680-2377.

Walk for Life Sunday in Gowanda

The Tri-County Crisis Pregnancy Center of Go-wanda will hold its annual Walk for Life Sunday beginning at 2:30 p.m. from the Gowanda Free Methodist Church in Gowanda.

Walkers of all ages are invited to participate and ask their friends, relatives and neighbors to sponsor their Walk for Life.

All funds received will be used to continue the work of the center in reaching out to women with crisis pregnancies. The center’s free services include peer counseling, pregnancy testing, pre-natal vitamins, baby clothes, baby furniture, project Rachel, and referrals for additional services.

T-shirts are awarded for walkers collecting $50 or more. All participants are eligible for door prizes. Refreshments for all. Walker packets will be available Monday-Friday 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Johnson’s Plumbing and Heating, 57 Commer-cial St. Gowanda, or you can call the center at 532-9738 for more information. Donations for the Walk for Life can also be sent to the center: Tri-County Crisis Pregnancy Center P.O. Box 367 Gowanda

Corwin’s Chautauqua lecture to air on Access Channel 5

Steven J. Corwin’s Tues-day morning Chautauqua lecture will be shown on Access Channel 5.

The program will air at 3 p.m. and 9 p.m. each day beginning on Saturday with the last airing on June 13.

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).

Barrie Yochim

to appear on Senior Report Saturday

Senior Report will have Barrie Yochim as the guest on Saturday’s television pro-gram. Yochim is the execu-tive director at Meels on Wheels and a candidate for the NYS Assembly. The pro-gram is hosted by John Hamels. The live, call-in program airs from 9 to 10 a.m. on Saturdays. Individ-uals may call 753-5225 during that time with questions, comments or a shout out. The program is rebroadcast daily at 2 p.m. and 8 p.m. for some communities.

Senior Report was conceived by Reed Powers and has aired on Access Chan-nel 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, Cas-sadaga, Chautauqua, Fredo-nia, Mayville, North Har-mony, 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.

Assessment roll

available for review

City of Dunkirk Assessor Thomas Mleczko has established the tentative assessment roll for the current year and will make them available for review today through Saturday at various times in the assessor’s City Hall office. Hours today are from 6 to 10 p.m.; Wednes-day and Thursday from 9 a.m. to noon; and Saturday from 8 a.m. to noon.

The Board of Assessment Review will meet June 10 from 2 to 4 p.m. and again from 6 to 8 p.m. in City Hall to hear all complaints in relation to assessments.

Road closed

County Road 90A (Tour-ing Route 89) – Angell Road – between Hanover Road and Alleghany road, Town of Hanover, will be closed to through traffic on Wednesday until the barricades are removed. County crews will be replacing a cross pipe and a detour will be posted.

Lakeshore Humane Society holds Pet Adoption Day/Open House Saturday

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

The public is invited to come to see the facility and meet the dogs and cats which need caring homes.

Call 672-1991 or see for more information.

Beekeepers to meet Thursday

The Chautauqua County Beekeepers Association will meet Thursday at 7 p.m. at the Ag Center, 3542 Turner Road, Jamestown. Topics will include: supering for honey, mite monitoring and management, annual picnic, recent events, and questions and answers.

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 in Cassadaga Thursday 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 Pietrkiewicz (595-4298 or for more information and to reserve a spot for the tour. For more information, visit

DFD May run report

The city of Dunkirk Fire Department went on 167 runs in April, according to Fire Chief Keith Ahlstrom. Included were 134 emergency medical service runs resulting in 45 billed transports to Brooks Memorial Hospital. The department also responded to 19 still alarms, 11 box alarms and three mutual aid calls.

Westfield Monday Night Club event

The Westfield Monday Night Club is holding its 20-family lawn sale. All proceeds are donated to local causes and charities.

This will be held on Friday and Saturday from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at 6962 Route 20, Westfield.

Silver Creek water bills to be sent soon

Silver Creek water customers will received their bills within the next few days. The village of Silver Creek apologizes for the delay, which was caused by a glitch in the billing system.

Silver Creek brush sch-edule different for June

Silver Creek residents should be advised due to an error on the village’s June calendar, brush pickup has been scheduled for June 9 and 23 instead of the usual first and third Mondays. The schedule will return to normal after June.