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Olean To Run Ebola Drill

OLEAN – Olean General Hospital, in cooperation with the cattaraugus County Office of Emergency Services, the City of Olean Fire Department, Trans Am Ambulance Service and the Cattaraugus County Department of Health Emergency Preparedness division will conduct an Ebola drill at 8 a.m. today in the hospital. This drill will include the use of a decontamination tent and walk through of the processes related to any potential Ebola patient. The drill is part of a continuous readiness preparedness effort by the hospital and Emergency Medical Services providers in conjunction with the recommendations from the New York State Department of Health and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

Bible Adventure To Air Saturday

“Landmarks of Prophecy,” a Bible study adventure hosted by Doug Batchelor, will be broadcast live on Saturday at 7 p.m. at 130 McDaniel Ave., Jamestown. Visit LandmarksofProphecy.com for details.

Holiday Bazaar Set For Saturday

EAST RANDOLPH – The East Randolph United Methodist Church, 122 Church St., East Randolph, will host a holiday bazaar, bake sale from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturday and a homemade soup and sandwich lunch from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Handcrafted items will be sold. A door prize and baske drawings will be held at 2 p.m. All proceeds will benefit church mission projects.

Outdoor Club To Hike Sunday

The Allegheny Outdoor Club will hike four miles on the Anders Run Trail on Sunday. Participants will meet at the Betts Field parking area at 1:30 p.m. For more information call Earl Ross at 814-726-3920.

PVCS To Hold Public Hearing

SOUTH DAYTON – Pine Valley Central School is holding a public meeting at 7 p.m. Thursday in the board conference room, Room 5 in the Elementary School, to review the budget process for the 2015-16 school year. Input from community residents on expenditures is encouraged. This presentation will be followed by a board budget workshop and special board meeting.

Christmas Craft Event Is Saturday

FINDLEY LAKE – The Alexander Findley Library will host a Christmas craft bazaar from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturday in the Findley Lake Fire Hall, Main Street. Several crafters will sell handmade crafts and baked goods. There will also be a Chinese auction with prizes donated by participating crafters, a 50/50 giveaway and free door prize drawings. The kitchen will also offer a homemade menu throughout the day. Admission is free.

Driving Course Begins Monday

FREWSBURG – A five-hour pre-licensing driving course will be held at Frewsburg High School on Monday and Tuesday from 6-8:30 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.

Historical Society To Meet Tuesday

SINCLAIRVILLE – The Valley Historical Society will meet on Tuesday at 7 p.m. in the Cassadaga American Legion Post 1280. New officers will be nominated. Todd Langworthy, Town of Pomfret historian, will present the program.

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Falconer After Prom Meeting Set

FALCONER – Falconer Central School’s After-Prom Committee will host a meeting Tuesday at 6:30 p.m. in the eighth-grade project room. All parents of juniors and seniors, and other parents who want to help are encouraged to attend. Students who have not yet turned in forms are required to do so by Monday. Any questions can be directed to Rosie Digirolamo at 665-6624.

Fall Festival To Be Held Today

The Jamestown Christian and Missionary Alliance Church, corner of West Third and Lakin Avenue, will host a fall festival for children, ages 3 through the sixth grade, today from 2-4 p.m. The theme of the event is “Fear Not” with focus on learning to not be fearful and/or how to overcome being afraid. The two-hour festival includes traditional game booths and refreshments. The children will also gather for a half-hour of fast-paced contests which will be interspersed with messages on how to get rid of fear. Parental accompaniment is encouraged, but not required. For more information, call the church office at 488-3015 or visit the church website at www.jamestowncmachurch.org.

Outdoor Club

To Hike Sunday

On Sunday, the Allegheny Outdoor Club will hike in Cook Forest State Park. This 5-mile hike is mostly flat with occasional slight inclines. It connects the Liggett, Brown’s Run, Deer Meadow and Hefren Run Trails. Participants will meet at the Log Cabin Inn/Environmental Center on Forest Road between Vowinckel and Cooksburg at 1:30 p.m. For more information, call Charlene James at 814-463-7394, home or 814-516-6595, cell.

Blood Drive To Be Held Monday

The Community Blood Bank will host a blood drive from 8 a.m. to noon Monday at WCA Hospital in Jamestown. To schedule an appointment in advance, visit fourhearts.org/donate.

CCE Board

To Meet Nov. 3

The Board of Directors of Cornell Cooperative Extension of Chautauqua County will not meet this Monday as planned. They will be meeting on Monday, Nov. 3, at 7 p.m. at the Frank Bratt Agricultural Center, 3542 Turner Road, Jamestown. The public is welcome to attend. Anyone with questions can call 664-9502 ext. 209.

Chorus To Perform Monday Night

WARREN, Pa. – An evening musical performance was enjoyed recently by the ladies who reside at the Watson Memorial Home in Warren, Pa. The Chautauqua Shores Chorus sang a variety of songs from the 20s and 40s as well as some fall numbers complete with a bit of choreography. Their next performance with be for the folks at the Rouse Home, Youngsville, Pa., on Monday at 7 p.m. The chorus sings A cappella, four-part harmony, barbershop style and practices every Monday night at 7 at the First Baptist Church, 358 E. Fifth St., Jamestown. Visitors and prospective members are always welcome, and the ability to read music is not required. To book a performance from the Chautauqua Shores Chorus, call Elaine Crossley at 569-3257 or Elaine Kimbleton at 720-7262.

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Anderson Group To Meet Tuesday

PORTLAND – The next meeting of the Brad Anderson Recognition Committee will be on Tuesday at the town of Portland building at 6 p.m. New members are welcome.

County IDA To Meet Tuesday

The Chautauqua County Industrial Development Agency Board of Directors will meet Tuesday at 10 a.m. in the board room at 200 Harrison St. The Chautauqua Region Industrial Development Corporation Board of Directors will meet immediately following the CCIDA board meeting. The Chautauqua County Capital Resource Corporation will meet immediately following the CRIDC board meeting.

Cancer Seminar Set For Tuesday

GOWANDA – A breast cancer awareness seminar will be held at 1 p.m. on Tuesday at the Valley Pharmacy and Medical Supplies, 31 W. Main St., Gowanda, Lauralee Sprague of the TLC Health Network. There will be brochures, giveaways and a refreshment. The seminar is free.

Gerry Auxiliary

To Meet Tuesday

The Gerry Fire Auxiliary will meet in the firehall on Tuesday at 7 p.m. Discussion will be on the craft show, Christmas party and other business. All members are encouraged to attend. Santa’s craft bonanza will be held on Nov. 29 in the Gerry Rodeo dining hall. Workers, crafters and baked goods are needed. Refreshments will be served. For more information on the craft show, call 985-4257.

Career Night

Set For Tuesday

Jamestown Community College and the Chautauqua County Counselors Association will host the 38th annual College & Career Night on Tuesday from 6-7:30 p.m. in the Physical Education Complex on JCC’s Jamestown Campus. The program offers high school students, their parents and community members the opportunity to gather information about educational institutions and career possibilities. Representatives from nearly 60 colleges and 80 career areas are expected to attend the event. Admission is free. For additional information about College & Career Night, call JCC at 338-1001.

Book Chat Set

For Wednesday

BEMUS POINT – The Bemus Point Library will host a book chat Wednesday at 6:30 p.m. The featured author is Deborah Madar of Bemus Point. She has recently published her first novel “Convergence.” She will speak about the book, do a reading and have books available for sale and signing. Refreshments will be served. The event is free and open to the public. For further questions call 386-2274.

Lasagna Dinner Set For Saturday

The Dewittville-Hartfield United Methodist Church, Route 430 and Meadows Road, Dewittville, will host a lasagna dinner from 4:30-6:30 p.m. on Saturday. Dinner will include a tossed salad, bread, dessert and beverage. The cost is a donation of $8.

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DAV Auxiliary

To Meet Today

The Disabled American Veterans Auxiliary Chapter 47 of Jamestown will meet today at 10:15 a.m. at Friendly’s.

SWCS Board

To Meet Tonight

The Southwestern Central School Board of Education will meet Tuesday at 7 p.m. in the board room at the middle school.

Hispanic Heritage Event To Be Held

Eastside Family YMCA is hosting a Hispanic Heritage Month event Friday from 6-9 p.m. at its 727 E. Second St. location. The free event is brought to area residents, in part, by the Cattaraugus County Arts Council. Bomba Queen Productions is inviting all teens and adults to participate in the From the Caribbean to New York group lesson along with a surprise dance demonstration during the event. Latin cuisine from the Dominican Republic, Puerto Rico, Cuba, Mexico and Colombia will be featured. The event will also include discussion from Hispanic community leaders in Jamestown, music and dancing. RSVP with Max Martin at 484-3729.

Ghost Hunts Set For Oct. 18, Oct. 25

DUNKIRK – Village Haunts Ghost Hunts to benefit the Dunkirk Lighthouse will be held on Saturdays, Oct. 18 and 25, from 7 p.m. to 1 a.m. each night. Each public event will feature a lighthouse tour, paranormal 101 lecture, and paranormal investigation. The cost of each event is $25 per person with all proceeds benefiting the preservation of historic Dunkirk Lighthouse and Military Park Museum. Tickets are limited and available via dunkirklighthouse.com.

Blood Pressure Screenings Set

FREWSBURG – There is a new date and time for blood pressure screenings at Myers Memorial Library. Blood pressure screenings will now be the third Thursday monthly from 10:30-11:30 a.m. The next screening will be Thursday. The library is located at the corner of Falconer and Ivory streets in Frewsburg. The Ivory Street entrance is handicap accessible. For more information, call the library at 569-5515. No appointment necessary.

Tickets Remain For Gold Rush

WESTFIELD – Tickets are still available for the Westfield/Mayville Rotary Club’s Gold Rush scheduled to begin at 6 p.m. Saturday in Eason Hall, 23 Elm St., Westfield. A $30 ticket includes a barbecue ribs/chicken dinner with all the trimmings plus winning a 50/50 drawing, a wine giveaway and/or the chance to win any amount starting at $50 up to $200 or the $1,000 grand prize. For more information, contact Adam Dimitri, Gold Rush chair, at 326-4414.

Quilters’ Guild

To Meet Thursday

WESTFIELD – The next regular meeting of the Westfield Quilters’ Guild will be at 7 p.m. Thursday in the First United Methodist Church, 101 E. Main St., Westfield. Members will be assembling comfort quilts to be given to various agencies during the guild’s November meeting.

Equine Advisory Comm. To Meet

LITTLE VALLEY – The next meeting of the Cattaraugus County Equine Advisory Committee will be Thursday at 7 p.m. in the large committee room, third floor, County Center, 303 Court St., Little Valley.

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Celoron Seniors To Hold Meeting

The Celoron-West Ellicott Senior Citizens will meet at noon Wednesday in the American Legion post. Ray and Mariana Eckholm, Carl and Naomi Inwood will be the committee. Seniors attending should take a favorite dish to share and their table service. Reservations can be made for the Thanksgiving dinner. Pat Greathouse, Sue Schrecongost and Dee Ellis were the lunch committee at a recent meeting attended by 36 members. Committee reports were approved as read. Discussion was on the Thanksgiving dinner. Earl and Naomi Inwood celebrated their 58th wedding anniversary. The meeting closed with games and song.

Contra Dance Fundraiser Set

CLYMER – The third annual Contra Dance fundraiser to benefit the Clymer-French Creek Library will be from 7-10 p.m. tonight in the Clymer Central School gym. Contra dancing is similar to line dancing. Those participating don’t have to come with a partner or have any experience. Snacks will be provided. Admittance is by donation.

Flea Market To Be Held Today

CHERRY CREEK – The Cherry Creek/Leon United Methodist Church will host a flea market and pig roast today from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the church on Main Street. A pig roast dinner with two sides, dessert and a beverage will cost $9 and will be served from 11 a.m. until it is sold out. There will also be a silent basket auction and a flea market. For more information, call 338-8429 or 450-0820. All proceeds will benefit the church’s fuel bill.

Cemetery Cleanup Begins Monday

FALCONER – Pine Hill Cemetery in Falconer will hold their fall cleanup starting Monday. All decorations must be removed, and any decorations left after that date will be removed by cemetery personnel.

Explore JCC To Be Held Monday

Jamestown Community College’s Jamestown campus will hold Explore JCC, an open house for high school students and others, from 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Monday. A campus fair featuring information on academic programs and student services will be held in the Student Union, and participants can also choose among 20-minute sessions on internships, financial aid, JCC’s honors program, transferability of JCC credits, and options for undecided students. Guided campus tours are offered also. Individuals can register for the program at sunyjcc.edu/explorejcc. For additional information, call the JCC admissions office, 800-388-8557 or 338-1001.

Ross Grange

To Meet Monday

FALCONER – Ross Grange will meet at the Falcon’s Nest Banquet Hall on Monday with a tureen dinner at 6:30 p.m. Those attending should bring a dish to share. Table service and beverages will be furnished. The annual county baking contest will be held – apple pie. Winners from each community Grange should bring a pie with the recipe. This can be either a traditional recipe or a diabetic pie. The winning pie makers will submit a pie for the state contest in Oneonta on Oct. 25 during the annual State Grange Session.

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BPU Extends Saturday Hours

The Jamestown Board of Public Utilities has extended Saturday hours at the Monroe Street Yard Waste Site for the remainder of the season. Saturday hours will extend from 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. until the 2014 season concludes, normally in early November. The garbage truck usually available on Saturdays will continue to be on-site from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Wednesday hours have concluded for the 2014 season.

North Harmony Board To Meet

STOW – The North Harmony Town Board will meet Monday at 7 p.m. at the community building in Stow, due to the Columbus Day holiday on Oct. 13. The public is invited to attend.

Driving Course To Be Held

FREWSBURG – A five-hour pre-licensing driving course will be held at Frewsburg High School from 6-8:30 p.m. Monday and Tuesday. The cost is $25. Pre-register by calling the guidance office at 569-7026 between 7 a.m. and 3 p.m. Monday.

Library Board

To Hold Meeting

The Fluvanna Free Library board will hold its monthly meeting Monday at 6:30 p.m. in the library. The meeting is open to the public. The library is located at 3532 Fluvanna Ave. Extension, Jamestown. For more information contact Freida Dewey at 487-1773.

Gerry Republicans To Meet Today

GERRY – The Gerry Republican Committee will host a town hall meeting today from 9:30-11 a.m. in the Gerry Fire Hall. Guests will include Russell Payne, candidate for Chautauqua County Sheriff, Assembly Andrew Goodell, Legislator Mark Tarbrake and Brian Anderson, Gerry highway superintendent. Congressman Tom Reed and Cathy Young will be represented and all town of Gerry elected officials have been invited. All are welcome to attend. A question and answer period will be held.

Bariatric Support Group To Meet

The Jamestown Bariatric Support Group will meet Monday at 6 p.m. in the James Prendergast Conference Room, second floor, 509 Cherry St., Jamestown. An elevator is available for access to the second floor. The topic is ”The Top 5 Reasons to Attend Support Group Meetings and 10 Tips for Drinking All That Water.” Those attending should take a before-surgery picture if they have not done so before. An elevator is available to the second floor, and parking is free. Meetings are open to anyone in Chautauqua County and surrounding counties who is in the process of having surgery, has had the surgery, is thinking of having the surgery and support members of the individual. For more information, call 244-0293.

Zumba On The Turf Is Monday

The third annual Zumba on the Turf will be held Monday at 7 p.m. on the Southwestern Central School football field. The public is invited to attend.

Library To Close Columbus Day

FREWSBURG – Myers Memorial Library will be closed Monday, Oct. 13, for Columbus Day. It will open Tuesday, Oct. 14, at its regular time of 10 a.m.

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Alternate Parking Now In Effect

Effective immediately, daily alternate parking is in effect in Jamestown. Vehicles must be parked only on the odd-numbered side of the street during odd-numbered days and only on the even-numbered side of the street during even-numbered days. Daily parking alternates at 10 a.m. each day. There is no grace period.

Story Time Set For Thursdays

FREWSBURG – Fall Story Times have started at Myers Memorial Library. Teeter Totter Tale Times is geared to children 2-5 years old and is held Thursdays from 10-11 a.m. through Nov. 20. Infant/Toddler Story Time is geared for children up to 2 years old and is held Tuesdays through Nov. 18 from 10:30-11 a.m. Stories, activities, songs and crafts will be featured. No registration is required. For more information, call the library at 569-5515 or visit MyersMemorialLibrary.weebly.com. The library is located at the corner of Ivory and Falconer streets in Frewsburg.

Maple Grove Homecoming Set

BEMUS POINT – The Maple Grove Student Council extends an invitation to parents, students and district residents to attend their Homecoming Carnival at Maple Grove Junior/Senior High School on Friday, above the football field at 3980 Dutch Hollow Road, Bemus Point. There will be fun for all ages, including games, activities and plenty of food that can be purchased from student groups. Admission is free. There will be an inflatable obstacle course, chili cook off, face painting, live music, snow-cones, a dunk tank and more.

Kiwanis To Hold Chicken Barbecue

FALCONER – The Kiwanis Club of Falconer is having a chicken barbecue on Saturday at the Falconer Moose Lodge from 5-7 p.m. Dinners will be available at the door for $10 while supplies last. The proceeds will go to Kiwanis Service Leadership programs at Falconer Central Schools. These programs include Key Club, Builders Club and Key Leader. Through its Service Leadership Programs, Kiwanis enables its youngest leaders to serve their communities. Kiwanis International is a global organization of volunteers dedicated to improving the world one child and one community at a time. Kiwanis and its youth-oriented Service Leadership Programs serve communities in more than 80 countries and geographic areas. New members are always welcome. For more information contact Gaylene Lindell at 483-6682.

Hills Employees To Meet For Lunch

All past employees of The Hills Department Store 66 in Brooklyn Square are invited to join the Lunch Bunch for a fun afternoon of friendship and memories at Friendly’s Restaurant in Brooklyn Square on Sunday at 1:30 p.m. Contact Nancy Robertson Amoroso at 338-6221 to RSVP.

Boy Scouts To Hold Signups

Boy Scouts Fluvanna Troop 169 will hold a sign-up day on Sunday from 2:30-4:30 p.m. in the Ellery Town Park pavilion. Demonstrations on Dutch oven cooking, rank advancements, merit badges and community service projects will be presented at this opportunity for young men to learn life skills and have fun doing it. The Boy Scouts of America is one of the nation’s largest and prominent values-based youth development organizations. Boys must have completed fifth grade or be age 11 to sign up. For more information, visit Facebook:BSA Troop 169.

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