Briefly

Reading Camp To Kick Off Monday

The “Children of the Book” Summer Reading Camp will begin its fourth Summer on Monday. The free program will be held daily until July 27 at St. Luke’s Episcopal Church, 410 N. Main St., Jamestown, and is open to students who have completed the third, fourth or fifth grades. The camp runs from 8 a.m. to noon Monday through Friday and serves breakfast and lunch. The daily schedule includes direct instruction, hands on lessons, guest speakers, partner readers each day and a weekly field trip. Parents are urged to register their students ahead of time by calling the Church office at 483-6405, but children and their parents are welcome to sign up in person on the first day of camp. Organizers are also seeking volunteers to assist during the day and to serve as Partner Readers each day from 10:45 a.m. until 11:30 a.m.

July 3 To Have Busiest Traffic

A record-breaking 46.9 million Americans will travel 50 miles or more away from home this Independence Day holiday, an increase of more than 5 percent compared with last year and the highest amount since AAA started tracking 18 years ago. For the 39.7 million Americans planning a Fourth of July road trip, INRIX, a global transportation analytics company, predicts travel times in the most congested cities in the U.S. could be twice as long than the normal trip, with Tuesday, July 3, being the busiest day.

Driving Class

To Be Held July 2

A five-hour pre-licensing driving course will be held at Frewsburg High School on Tuesday, July 2, from 5-10 p.m. The cost is $25. Preregister by calling the guidance office at 569-7026 between 7 a.m. and 3 p.m. Monday through Friday. When calling, please make sure you have your permit on hand.

Tea Party To Meet Tuesday

Southern Tier TEA Party Patriots will meet June 26, 7 p.m., at the Lakewood American Legion. Special guest will be a recent graduate from the teacher education program at Fredonia College. He will speak of his experiences as a conservative attending a liberal college. Prager videos, “The Second American Revolution” and “Dangerous People Are Teaching Your Children” will be shown. Mel McGinnis will give an update on his recent trip to Uganda. Scott Axelson will address local issues. Information will be given about the July 4 parade in Mayville. Meetings are open to the public.

Craft Event To Be Held Wednesday

Community Craft Time at Kennedy First United Methodist Church will be held Wednesday from 10 a.m. to noon in the fellowship room. This week the group will be working on individual projects. This is open to all adults. No registration is needed. For more information, call the church at 267-2645. The church is located at the corner of Church and Second streets in Kennedy and is handicap accessible through the lower side door.

JHS ’53 Reunion Set For June 30

The Jamestown High School Class of 1953 will hold its 65th reunion on June 30 at the B.P.O Elks Club. Local classmates, family or friends are asked to provide information to those living out of state. Reservations need to be in by June 10th. For more information, contact Carol Colera Gullo at 483-5339 or Betty Harrison Sager at 664-5834.

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