Community Notebook

Fredonia to offer stroke/head injury support sessions

Group support meetings for stroke and head injury survivors and their family members will be offered at the Henry C. Youngerman Center for Communication Disorders at the State University of New York at Fredonia on Tuesday and July 15 at 3 p.m. in E148 Thompson Hall.

A typical group session includes activities to help stroke/head injury survivors use compensatory strategies to improve communication skills as well as opportunities to socialize and share experiences. Educational information will also be provided. Light refreshments will be served.

The Youngerman Center recognizes there are individuals whose insurance benefit for therapy has been exhausted but their hopes for improvement have not. For more information about attending a session, contact Julie Williams, coordinator, 673-4618.

Sheriff to attend Silver Creek Village Board meeting tonight

Chautauqua County Sheriff Joseph Gerace or Undersheriff Chuck Holder will attend the next Silver Creek Village Board meeting today at 7 p.m. in the village hall in order to discuss a prescription drug dropoff and answer questions.

Gowanda to hold inspections of fire

vehicles Wednesday

The Gowanda Fire De-partment will host its annual inspection Wednesday at 6:30 p.m.

The community is invited to inspect the department’s apparatus outside of the Hollywood Theater, 38 W. Main St.

Gowanda public

hearing Tuesday

The Gowanda Village Board will host a public hearing on proposed changes to the code on Tuesday during the regular board meeting at 7:30 p.m., at the village hall, 27 E. Main St.

Camp Gross signups begin today

The Dunkirk Youth Bureau has announced that Summer Better Than Others Day Camp at Camp Gross signups will begin today.

City residents will be allowed to sign up their children ages 5-11 (5-year-olds must be graduates of kindergarten) beginning at 12:30 p.m. in the Youth and Recreation Office, 338 Central Ave., Suite 210. Non-residents can sign up June 23 at 12:30 p.m.

Summer Better Than Others Day Camp will begin July 7 and run through the week of Aug. 4-8. Fees will remain the same, $40 for city residents and $50 for non-city attendees. Scholarships are available, but are limited.

For more information, call the City of Dunkirk Youth and Recreation Department at 366-9886 or 366-9885.

DEC to close Dunkirk fishing platform

The New York State Department of Environ-mental Conservation will close the Dunkirk fishing platform to the public through Friday for repairs.

Rabies clinic Tuesday

The town of Stockton will hold a free rabies clinic Tuesday from 5 to 7 p.m. at the Town of Stockton Highway Building on Railroad Avenue.

Scholarships available for summer youth

programs at JCC

A limited number of scholarships are available for summer youth programming offered at Jamestown Community College’s North County Center in Dunkirk.

Programs include Kids’ College, youth sailing, Jr. Kids’ College and Innovation Academy.

Scholarships for 50 percent of tuition are available for up to two children per family, on a first come, first served basis.

Students must be eligible for the public school free or reduced price lunch program to receive a scholarship, and eligibility verification from the child’s school must be presented at the time of registration.

Information about JCC’s summer programs for youth is available online at, or by calling 363-6500.

Water customers could experience shutoff June 30 in Brocton

The town of Portland announced during a recent town council meeting that water customers residing at Ellicott Estates Trailer Park in Brocton will have their water service shut off due to non-payment of an existing water bill.

The shutoff is slated to take effect during the morning hours of June 30 unless payment arrangements are made with the Portland Town Clerk’s office.

Residents are encouraged to contact park management with concerns, and according to Portland Town Supervisor Dan Schrantz, certified notification has been made to the owner and management of Ellicott Estates, as well as Department of Health officials.