Briefly

Food Pantry, Closet Now Open

The Kennedy First United Methodist Church Food Pantry and Children’s Clothing Closet serving Falconer School District residents is open the third Tuesday of the month from 6-8 p.m. It is also open the last Saturday of the month from 10 a.m. to noon. The pantry strives to provide each family with two to three days of food, but is limited to type depending on the food donations that have been received. The pantry is stocked through individual and group food and monetary donations. The clothing closet provides children’s clothing birth-teen sizes. For more information, please contact the church office at 267-2645. The church is located at the corner of Church and Second streets in Kennedy across from the Town Hall and Post Office, and is handicap accessible through the lower side door.

Class Of 1959 Planning Reunion

The Frewsburg Central Class of 1959 is planning its 60th reunion to be held on Saturday, June 22, at the Legion in Frewsburg. Anyone with a current address or whereabouts of Phyllis Stewart, Craig Bryant or Martha Bova Dobblowitz, please contact Sandy Pryll at 569-6648.

JCC Recitals To Begin Sunday

Jamestown Community College’s music students and faculty will present recitals in the Scharmann Theatre on the Jamestown Campus. Both recitals begin at 2:30 p.m. The faculty performance, featuring soloists and ensembles, will be held on Sunday, April 28. The music department’s best students will perform works from Bach to Broadway on May 5. The programs, free and open to the public, are presented by JCC’s arts, humanities, and health services division.

Coldspring Town Board Gathers

The Coldspring Town Board met on April 4 for its regular meeting. The meeting was called to order at 7:10 p.m. by Supervisor Tina Hyde. Members present were Wendell Craig Anderson, David Chapman and Timothy Plaskett. Minutes were read from the March 14 meeting by the town clerk and approved. Smart Street Lighting NY Program information was received from National Grid’s Outdoor Street Lighting Opt-In Program to replace current with LED at no cost. Board members agreed the town should opt-in.

Church Planning Rummage Sale

SOUTH DAYTON — The South Dayton United Methodist Church will host a rummage sale at 34 Maple St., South Dayton, on Friday, May 3, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Saturday, May 4, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. A bake sale will be held both days, and a bag sale will be held Saturday at noon. Proceeds will benefit the church’s Mission Fund.

Fenton To Host Census Speaker

“Census Records: 1850 and Beyond” will be held at the Hall House Research Library at 73 Forest Ave., Jamestown, on Saturday from 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Andrew Kolstee will present on the various Census records, especially the federal Census, from 1850 onward, when all names of household members were listed. Census records are a valuable tool for genealogists and among the most popular and basic records sought after during research. Call 664-6256 to register. The cost is $20 for the general public or $10 for Fenton History Center members.

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