Community Notebook

Rally for Irving hotel/water park Monday

Hanover residents are organizing a rally to support the proposed hotel/water park development on Beebe Road in Irving. The rally will take place at the Hanover Town Board meeting Monday at 7:30 p.m. in King Road Park, 601 King Road, Forestville. Support-ers are encouraged to make their own signs with a positive message to make sure the development goes forward. Petitions are also available at Aunt Millie’s, Tom’s Restaurant, Cut Above Hair Salon, Ellie’s Deli, Hanford Market, Cave’s and the Garden Cafe.

Humane Society given grant for pitbulls and pitbull-mix dogs

The Chautauqua County Humane Society has re-ceived a grant from Pet-Smart Charities to spay/-neuter 146 pitbulls and pitbull mix dogs at no cost to the owners. The grant also includes a microchip and a rabies vaccine if needed.

Only residents of Dun-kirk, Fredonia and James-town can partake in grant funding. This grant is valid until June 15.

Those wishing to schedule an appointment should call 665-2209 ext. 205. Time and funds are limited, so call as soon as possible.

Any questions should be directed to Sue Bobek of the humane society at 665-4214 or

Food handler class set

The next Chautauqua County certified food handler class will be June 16 at Jamestown Community Col-lege North, Room 119, 10807 Bennett Road, Dunkirk.

Registration and sign-in is from 8:30 to 9 a.m. Class will be held from 9 a.m. to noon. Preregistration is required. Call 753-4693. The cost for the class is $35 for profit/$20 non-profit organizations.

Crafters sought

for ‘Fly-In’ event

The Dunkirk Rotary Club seeks crafters and vendors interested in being part of its annual Fly-In Breakfast from 8 a.m. to noon July 13 at the Dunkirk Airport.

The club welcomes crafters who provide handmade crafts, fine art and gourmet food products. A limited number of indoor spaces will be available on a first-come, first-serve basis. Crafter booth spaces are $25 for a single 10- by 10-foot space or purchase a double space for $40.

Tables and chairs will be provided if requested. E-mail or call 366-3000, ext. 401 for more information.

Front entrance of Fredonia School closed

The front entrance off of Route 20 to Fredonia Central School will be closed for repairs all of today and throughout the weekend.

All cars and buses must use the back entrance (off Lakeview Avenue) for drop-offs today and all weekend. Any student coming to the high school for the SAT exam or the basketball tournament can still park in the high school parking lots, which will be open.

City chamber meets Wednesday

The next regularly scheduled meeting for the Dun-kirk Community Chamber of Commerce meeting is 4 p.m. Wednesday in the State University of New York at Fredonia incubator on Central Avenue.

Chamber members and the community are invited to attend.

Indoor yard sale at city church Saturday

St. John’s Episcopal Church will be holding an indoor yard sale at the Parish House, located at the corner of West Fourth and Eagle Streets in Dunkirk on Saturday beginning at 8 a.m. Patrons can enter through the Fourth Street entrance.

There will be a large assortment of quality merchandise at bargain prices. There will be a limited supply of new children’s clothing, a bicycle, a new bread maker, and household items. All proceeds will benefit Chautauqua County Rural Ministry.

Empire State College informational session

The SUNY Empire State College will hold an informational session Monday at 5:30 p.m. at 112 West Main St. Suite 1, Fredonia. For reservations or information, call 673-1200.