Village of Fredonia announces spring pick up and
April brush collection
The monthly brush and yard waste pickup for the Village of Fredonia will be held in one pass on April 16.
Residents must have bundled brush and limbs and bagged yard waste at the curb no later than 7 a.m. All yard waste must be bagged and all limbs and brush must be tied with twine. Limbs and brush must be cut no longer than 4 feet in length; bundles no larger than 18 inches in diameter. Bundles and bags are limited to 65 pounds in weight. There will be no loose leaf collection.
Residents may also bring brush, limbs and yard waste to the village barns at 176 Eagle St. at any time.
Starting April 23, the village will be planting 30 trees in the village right-of-way, between the sidewalk and the curb. If you would like to be considered for a tree, call 679-2304 April 16 through April 20, between 7 a.m. and 3 p.m. Application does not guarantee receipt of a tree.
Training session on identification and report child abuse to be held
A state-mandated training session for professionals on identifying and reporting child abuse, maltreatment and neglect will be held from 6 to 8:30 p.m. April 12 at the Hewes Educational Center, Large Group Room, Route 394, Ashville.
The training is required for all persons applying for a provisional or permanent certificate of license valid for administrative or supervisory service, classroom teaching service or school service. Therefore, in addition to teachers and school administrators, the mandate affects school physicians, nurses, therapists and others in the fields of health care and education.
Participants should bring their license or certificate number with them. A State Education Department certificate of completion will be provided for each course participant. A $30 fee will be charged for this workshop. To register, call 1-800-344-9611 or 672-4371 ext. 2145. Participants are asked to be at the training 15 minutes prior to start time.
Chautauqua County Bridge No. 1023 on Mill Creek Road in Charlotte between Rood Road and Lewis Road will be closed to all traffic effective Monday. This closure is due to the replacement of the bridge. A detour will be posted.
A Reapportionment Com-mission meeting has been set for Tuesday at 6:30 p.m. in Room 331 of the Gerace Office Building, Mayville.
Help with yard work and odd jobs
Westfield residents needing help with yard work and odd jobs are asked to call the Westfield Recreation Department at 326-4243 and the department will assist in arranging for a local teen to help.