Briefly

Four Displaced By House Fire

Four Jamestown residents were displaced after a fire broke out at their home early Wednesday. No one was injured as a result of the blaze at 199 S. Main St., which was reported at 4:26 a.m. According to Lt. Bruce Sheldon of the Jamestown Fire Department, the fire was the result of arcing electrical cables connected to a meter on the property. The fire spread through wall studs within the home, Sheldon said. Jamestown fire crews were on scene until about 7:30 a.m. The four occupants were assisted by the local chapter of the American Red Cross.

BPU Announces Two Projects

The Jamestown Board of Public Utilities announced two water projects taking place this morning. A water main break near Sixth and Washington streets in Jamestown will be repaired, starting around 8 a.m. No time of repair is estimated at this time, the BPU said in a press release. In Lakewood, a valve replacement also is scheduled to begin around 8 a.m. at the corner of Winchester and Terrace avenues. Water may be off in the vicinity while the repair takes place. Once work is completed and the water restored, water customers in Lakewood and west toward BOCES will likely see discolored water for 12-24 hours.

Rodeo City

Seniors To Meet

GERRY — The Rodeo City Senior Citizens will meet Friday in the United Methodist Church in Gerry promptly at noon. All those attending are asked to bring a dish of food to pass and their own table service. The program will follow the luncheon.

Melquist Reunion Set For Sunday

The North Harmony United Methodist Church will have a Swiss steak dinner Saturday from 4:30-6:30 p.m. at the church, 6814 Sherman-Stedman Road. The cost is $8.50 for adults and $4 for children. Take-out orders will be available, and there will be a bake sale table. Proceeds will be used for community outreach projects. The Crossmen, a gospel quartet, will perform at 7 p.m. All are welcome to attend.

AOC Sets Bike Trip For Sunday

On Sunday the Allegheny Outdoor Club will ride bikes 18 miles on the paved trail in Oil Creek State Park. Participants should meet at 2 p.m. at Petroleum Center. For more information call John Young at 814-730-2915.

Vacation Bible School Is Sunday

KENNEDY — The closing program of “Camp Moose on the Loose” Vacation Bible School at Clark’s Corners Community Church will be held Sunday at 10 a.m. Children will give highlights of the week of Bible school. A church picnic will follow the program. All are invited to attend and are asked to bring a dish to share. The church is located at 1 Gospel Lane, Kennedy. Walter Venman is the pastor.

Rolls Mills Church To Host VBS

FALCONER — The Ross Mills Church, 3843 Ross Mills Road, Falconer, will hold its Vacation Bible School, “Babylon, Daniel’s Courage in Captivity” from Monday to Aug. 17 from 6-8 p.m. This will be an exciting Holy Land Adventure where children of all ages are welcome and will explore the culture of Ancient Babylon as a member of a Biblical Times Tribe. A light dinner will be provided and volunteers are also welcome. For more information please visit RossMillChurch.com or call 720-0916.

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