Legion To Host Fundraiser

Joe Conti will host a spaghetti dinner fundraiser for the Ira Lou Spring American Legion Post 149 on Fluvanna Ave. from 4-7 p.m. Saturday at the post. The dinner will raise money for a new roof for the building. There will also be a meat giveaway starting at 3 p.m.

Choir To Perform Cantata Sunday

“The Glory of Christmas — Celebrating Christ’s Birth,” a cantata by Lloyd Larson, will be presented by the Chancel Choir of Christ First United Methodist Church on Sunday at the 11 a.m. service in the sanctuary. Narrators for the cantata will be Michele Starwalt and Woody Howland. Accompanists are Kathy O’Hagan on piano and Ron McIntire on organ. Steven A. Woods, chancel choir director, will conduct the performance. Christ First United Methodist Church is located at 663 Lakeview Ave. at the corner of Buffalo Street. The public is invited to attend.

Assessor’s Office To Close Friday

The Assessor Clerk’s Office for the towns of Busti, Carroll, Harmony and Kiantone, located in the Busti town offices, 125 Chautauqua Ave., Lakewood, will be closed Friday from noon-5 p.m. The Busti town offices, 125 Chautauqua Ave., Lakewood, will close Friday, Dec. 21, at 5 p.m. and reopen Wednesday, Dec. 26, in observance of the Christmas holiday. In observance of the New Year’s holiday, the town offices will close at 5 p.m. Friday, Dec. 28, and reopen, Wednesday, Jan. 2.

Citizens Group To Meet Thursday

CASSADAGA — Citizens for a Better Cassadaga will meet on Thursday at 7 p.m. at the Cassadaga Library. The Cassadaga Winter Festival to be held on Feb. 8, 9 and 10 will be discussed. Grant updates and re-organization of the CBC are also on the agenda. All area residents are encouraged to attend the meeting.

PARE Group To Gather Thursday

The Pennsylvania Association of Retired Employees’ annual Christmas party will be held on Thursday at 11 a.m. at the Variety Buffet in the Warren Commons Plaza in North Warren, Pa. Call Pat Slattery, chapter president, at 814-726-0728 for more information.

SW School Board To Meet Today

The Southwestern Central School Board of Education will meet at 6 p.m. today in the board room. The public is welcome to attend.

Membership Lunch Dec. 20

Women and men of the Marvin Community House and their guests are invited to a joint membership luncheon on Thursday, Dec. 20, at noon. Entertainment for this first of its kind occasion will be the JHS Madrigal Singers led by Norman Lydell. Reservations are due by Monday at 488-6206 or email at

Council To Host Panel Discussion

FREDONIA — The Chautauqua Alcohol and Substance Abuse Council will sponsor a panel discussion, “Medical Cannabis vs. Recreational Marijuana,” from 5:30-7:30 p.m. Wednesday at the State University of Fredonia, McEwen Hall, Room 209, 280 Central Ave., Fredonia. To register, visit