Children's Safety Education Village
to have fundraiser
for Halloween season
The Chautauqua Child-ren's Safety Education Village is introducing a new fundraiser for the Hallow-een season. On Oct. 12-13, 19-20 and 26-27 from 8-11 p.m., the Village will turn into the Town of Terror.
Halloween enthusiasts are needed to help with props, dress in costume, play the role of zombies, witches, or other creatures, assist with food sales, act as parking lot attendants, conduct face-painting and more. Contact Terri Kind-berg at 499-8138 or email@example.com for more information or to sign up for one or all of the dates.
In addition to the Town of Terror, the annual Halloween Fun Fair for children up to age 12 will be held Oct. 30 from 4-8 p.m.
The next organization meeting will be today at the Safety Village, 2695 Route 394 in Ashville (next to BOCES) and another will take place Sept. 6 at 6 p.m.
Chambers to sell food at Music on the Pier
The Dunkirk Community Chamber of Commerce, presenting sponsor of Music on the Pier, will also serve as food vendor at the second to last Music on the Pier evening of fun and music for 2012.
Joining the DCCC will be the Fredonia Community Chamber of Commerce as they combine efforts to offer Italian sausage, burgers and hot dogs as well as soda and water. The Chambers will also be selling raffle tickets with prize baskets donated by local businesses. Proceeds will go to fund DHS and FHS scholarships as well as other projects that benefit the local business community.
The British Invasion tribute band "Revolver" will headline Thursday's Music on the Pier. The Chamber looks forward to seeing everyone enjoy the show and support the local Com-munity Chamber efforts.
residents of water ban
In a note from the For-estville offices, residents are being asked to comply with a strict water ban.
"We need your complete cooperation and patience at this time," wrote deputy clerk Samantha Kozlowski.
The village is asking residents to refrain from watering lawns and washing cars while conserving water in households.
For more information, call the village office at 965-2921.
Gas prices rise
Average retail gasoline prices in Rochester have risen 3.2 cents per gallon in the past week, averaging $3.87/g Sunday. This compares with the national average that has increased 3.0 cents per gallon in the last week to $3.73/g, according to gasoline price website RochesterGasPrices.com.
Including the change in gas prices in Rochester during the past week, prices Sunday were 9.9 cents per gallon higher than the same day one year ago and are 22.9 cents per gallon higher than a month ago. The national average has increased 23.3 cents per gallon during the last month and stands 11.8 cents per gallon higher than this day one year ago.
Cassadaga Job Corps will host tour and informational meeting
A tour and informational session will be held at the Cassadaga Job Corps Academy, 8115 Glasgow Road, Cassadaga on Thursday at 10 a.m. Anyone interested in learning more about Job Corps, the programs they offer and about life on campus is welcome to attend. Job Corps provides young people, age 16-24, with career technical training and the education needed to enter a career in a high demand occupation. Applicants must meet federal admissions criteria for income and readiness. All students accepted attend Job Corps on a full scholarship and must remain committed to a rigorous education and training program to remain enrolled. Job Corps offers training in the healthcare and construction in-dustries and enrolls both residential and non-residential students from throughout the county.
To confirm attendance or for more information, contact Admissions Counselor Mike Pietrkiewicz at 595-4298 or by email to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Sinclairville Soldier Monument Fund
Come one, come all, especially those who have supported this Patriotic cause for the last 6 years to return part of the "Heart of Chautauqua County." The Sinclairville Soldier's Monument fund will be celebrating the replacement of our Civil War Soldier, at Evergreen Cemetery, on Sept. 8 following the 2012 Sinclairville History Fair Parade. The parade starts at 9 a.m. All veterans with motorcycles are asked to join the precession. Our "Soldier at Parade Rest", has been crafted by world renowned sculpture, Timothy P. Schmalz, recreating our statue in bronze. Erected on, July 26 on behalf of, SAL Squadron 1280. Your attendance will show Patriotism and our vigilance in protecting our sacred veterans' memorial that stands once again at the "Heart of Chautauqua County."
Portland Board of Fire Commissioners meet Tuesday
A special meeting of the Board of Commissioners of the Portland Fire District will be held on Tuesday at 7 p.m. for the purpose of review and formulation of the 2013 Fire District budget and any other business that may come before the board. The public is encouraged and welcome to attend all meetings of the board.
Portland roads to be closed starting today
Necessary repairs will be made to Norfolk and Southern Railroad crossings in the town of Portland starting today. The repairs will affect Martin and Lowell roads. Traffic should use the marked detour or other alternate routes around the work zone. Motorists are asked to expect some delays in the area of construction. The work will be completed and roads will reopen on Sept. 1.