Relief fund set up for couple
Two relief fund accounts have been established to help the Sweet family, who lost their home as a result of a gas explosion and fire on Sunday in Charlotte.
Donations can be made to the Tammy and Mark Sweet Relief Fund at any Community Bank branch or any M&T Bank branch.
of Education special meeting Friday
The Dunkirk Board of Education will hold a special meeting Friday at 7:30 a.m. in the Large Group Instruction Room (LGI) in the high school, 75 W. Sixth St. This meeting is open to the public.
Reptiles and exotics coming on Monday
The Fredonia-Pomfret Recreation Department Picnic in the Park series is rescheduling the appearance of Nickel City Reptiles and Exotics for Monday. The program will take place at the Barker Commons Gazebo from 3:30 to 4:15 p.m. This educational outreach program featuring animals from all over the world. Playground supervisors will escort children from playground sites to and from the event. Children must have a signed permission slip to attend. All playgrounds will close from 3 until 4:45 p.m. Community members are welcome.
Town Planning Board meets tonight
The Town of Dunkirk Planning Board will conduct a workshop at 6:30 p.m. today at the Town Hall, 4737 Willow Road. The first part of the workshop will be discussion on the development of a comprehensive plan. The second part will begin the review of the Dunkirk Meadows Housing mixed use development site plans.
Local Red Cross Chapter responds to help house fire victims
The Southwestern NY American Red Cross Disaster Action Team (DAT) re-sponded to provide disaster relief following a house fire in Cassadaga Sunday.
DAT volunteers Patty Hartinger of Silver Creek and Mary Walker of Dunkirk were on the scene to provide the initial disaster assistance. Temporary housing, clothing, and meals are services typically offered to address emergency needs. The local Red Cross chapter will continue working with the client and their recovery process if additional services or referrals are necessary.
Horvath Rotary guest
Virginia Horvath, Fredo-nia State University president, will speak Thursday to the Rotary Club of Fredo-nia. Horvath, who took over the office of president July 1, will speak to Rotarians at the White Inn in Fredonia.
The meeting begins with a buffet lunch at noon.
Welch Field Summer Programs under way
The Welch Field Summer Recreation Program for school-age kids began on June 25 at 9 a.m. Parents can still register their children at the program site when dropping their children off. For more information telephone the Welch Field Office at 326-4441.
Tour of Chautauqua Bike Ride Aug. 11
The 29th annual Tour of Chautauqua Bike Ride will be held on Aug. 11, originating and finishing in front of the Eason Hall, 23 Elm St. Westfield. The mass start begins at 9 a.m. Water and refreshment stops and sag wagon services are provided. Helmets are required. Recreational tours of courses of 25, 40, 62, 75 and 100 miles are offered, with a meal at the finish. Entries postmarked by July 20 are $18 and include a T-shirt while entries after the 20 and the day of the ride are $20 and receive a Tour of Chautauqua water bottle. Call 326-4243 for more information.
Skate Park Hours
The Westfield Skate Park is open, Monday thru Friday, weather permitting. Helmets are required and a number are available for use at the skate park.
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 we will assist in arranging for a local teen to help.