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Investigators To Visit Gowanda

GOWANDA — On March 30, the Jamestown Paranormal Investigators will be at Gowanda’s Historic Hollywood Theater. Tickets are $15 and available from theater board members, Jamestown Paranormal Team members, McCormack’s Hardware in Gowanda and Brenda at Community Bank NA. A limited number of tickets will be available at the door. VIP tickets are $40 and allow ticket holders to stay after the event to investigate the entire theater with the paranormal team. All proceeds benefit the continued restoration of the Hollywood Theater.

Outreach Center In Need Of Goods

The Community Outreach Center Thrift Store is in need of gently used household goods such as kitchen ware, pots and pans, bowls, bakeware, small appliances and knick knacks. Items must be clean and in good condition. All proceeds from the sale of these items benefit local charities. The thrift store is located on the third floor of the First Lutheran Church, corner of Chandler and Center streets. Store hours are Monday, Wednesday and Friday from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Donations may be dropped off during these hours.

Composer Sets

2-Day Residency

SALAMANCA — Composer Rick Kirby is set to visit Salamanca City Central School District for a two-day residency that will culminate in the world premiere of his “Woodsongs” piece performed by district students. The concert, which is free and open to the public, is scheduled for 6 p.m. on Thursday, March 21, at the Salamanca High School auditorium at 50 Iroquois Drive. More than 200 fourth through 12th grade Salamanca students will perform Kirby’s piece together at the end of the district’s all-band concert. Kirby was a public school teacher for nearly 30 years before retiring in 2001 to pursue a full-time career as a composer and arranger. He has arranged or composed for many marching bands, including groups from Wisconsin, Illinois, Kansas, Ohio, Arizona, and California. He is the staff arranger for the award-winning Sound of Sun Prairie Marching Band and the Wisconsin state champion Waukesha West High School marching band.

Eagle Scout

Dinner Saturday

An Eagle Scout Recognition Dinner for the Class of 2018 Eagle Scouts of Allegany Highlands Council will be hosted March 23 at 5 p.m. at the Carter’s Event Center at 2593 W. 5 Mile Road in Allegany. Recent Eagle Scouts as well as anyone who has earned the rank of Eagle Scout in the council are welcome to attend. Fellow Eagle Scout and former NASA astronaut Dr. James Pawelczyk will be the keynote speaker for the event. For the 2018 Eagle Scout class, those scouts’ parents and scoutmasters, the dinner will be free of charge. All other participants will be charged $25 for the meal. All scouts and scouters are encouraged to wear their Class A uniforms.

Land Bank Annual Meeting Wed.

The Chautauqua County Land Bank Corporation will hold its annual meeting, as well the monthly board meeting at 9 a.m. on Wednesday at the Jamestown Airport in Jamestown. These meetings of the land bank are conducted to discuss business associated with the acquisition and potential sale of property by CCLBC and other official business as required. Board officers are elected and committee appointments are made at the annual meeting. The press, public and other stakeholders are welcome to attend. Questions may be directed to Gina Paradis at 969-7843.

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