Three-part class offered at Anderson-Lee library on iPads
The Anderson-Lee Li-brary is offering the following free three-part class taught by technology in-structor Bob Geffert, titled "Getting the Most Out of Your iPad."
Part one, "iPad Basics: setting up, syncing and multi-gestures," will be held today from 5 to 6 p.m. Part two, "Apps, Apple store, and in-app purchases" (some-times "free" isn't!), will be held Oct. 9 from 5 to 6 p.m. Part three, "Jailbreaking: What is it? Should I do it? Pros and Cons," will be held Oct. 16, from 5 to 6 p.m. Call 934-3468 to sign up.
Training session on identification and reporting of child abuse
A New York State mandated training session for professionals on identifying and reporting child abuse, maltreatment and neglect will be held from 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday, at the LoGuidice Educational Center, D Bldg., 9520 Fredonia-Stockton Road, Fredonia.
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 healthcare and education.
Participants should bring their licenses or certificate numbers with them if possible. A State Education Department certificate of completion will be provided for each 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.
Forestville School and Community to take part in Cell Phones for Soldiers
Forestville Central School and Community will participate in the "Cell Phones for Soldiers" 2012 "Make a Difference Day" project. Cell Phones for Soldiers is a non-profit organization dedicated to providing cost-free communication services to active military members and veterans. It was started as a small way to show appreciation for the men and women who have sacrificed the day-to-day contact with their own families to serve in the U.S. Armed Forces.
If any community members are interested in participating in this project, there will be a box in the front foyer of the elementary school and a box in the high school office to place them in. The school will collect phones until Nov. 14.
Contact Carol McPeak-McDonald or Brenda Schneider at 965-2742 for further information.
Book sale Thursday
The Sinclairville Free Library's annual book sale will be held Thursday from 4 to 8 p.m.; Friday from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.; with a Bag Sale on Saturday from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Gas prices fall
Average retail gasoline prices in Rochester have fallen 0.6 cents per gallon in the past week, averaging $4.02/g Sunday. This compares with the national average that has fallen 2.4 cents per gallon in the last week to $3.79/g.
Antique appraisals at Forestville Fall Festival
Jim Tofil of Keepsake Auctions will be doing antique appraisals at the Forestville Fall Festival Saturday and Sunday. Each item brought can be appraised for $5, with no limit on the number of items brought.He will be there from the hours 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday and 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday.
League of Women Voters to meet Oct. 16
The League of Women Voters will meet at noon on Oct. 16 at the White Horse Inn. Carol Wright, clinical director of the Chautauqua County Department of Mental Health, will be the speaker. Reservations are required by Friday. To make a reservation, call Deb Schwartz at 366-2218.