Briefly

Ross Grange Hosts Board

FALCONER — Members of Falconer School Board were guests at Ross Grange’s April 22 meeting. Included were Todd Beckerink, Bob Carpenter and Tracy Schrader, as well as Stephen Penhollow, school superintendent, and Holly Hannon, principal of Temple Elementary School. There are three seats on the board to be voted on this year. Budgets were distributed comparing this year with next year’s proposal: teachers’ retirement and insurance continuing to increase while the district is at a flat tax levy. The timeline for building improvements was given. This year will be a new addition to the bus garage. The football field is expected to be completed by Aug. 31. The next Ross Grange meeting will be Monday, May 13, at the Falcon’s Nest with 4-H members and families joining them for a 6 p.m. dinner.

Picnic Group To Hold Breakfast

ELLINGTON — The Ellington Town Picnic Association will host a breakfast on Sunday from 8 to 11:30 a.m. at the Ellington Fire Hall. The menu will include pancakes, French toast, scrambled eggs, bacon, sausage, home fries, juice and coffee. The cost is $8 for adults, $4.50 for children between the ages of 6 and 12 and free for children under the age of 5. There will also be Amish donuts available for sale. Proceeds will be used for expenses incurred for the 107th Ellington Town Picnic to be held Aug. 3-5.

Garage Sale Planned Saturday

Lake View Cemetery will hold its second annual garage sale on Saturday from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the cemetery’s maintenance garage. Those attending should use the Marvin Parkway entrances to the cemetery for the sale. The cemetery is asking the community to donate items for the sale. Items should be dropped off at the cemetery office at 907 Lakeview Avenue before Thursday. The cemetery will also have composted leaf mulch available for a donation.

Cemetery Group Meets Monday

CATTARAUGUS — The Liberty Park Cemetery Association will hold its annual meeting on Monday at 1 p.m. at the cemetery office. The board of directors will be discussing possible fee increases as well as some additions to the rules and regulations. Due to the deterioration of aged water lines within the cemetery, water is now longer available except at the office.

County Planning Board To Meet

MAYVILLE — The Chautauqua County Planning Board’s Capital Projects Review and monthly meeting will be held at 8:30 a.m. Tuesday, May 7, at the Gerace Office Building, 3 N. Erie St., Mayville. Meetings of the county Planning Board are held on the first Tuesday of every month and are always open to the public. For more information, call Don McCord at the Chautauqua County Division of Planning and Community Development at 753-4060.

New Shop Hours Announced

St. Luke’s Thrift Shop, 409 Pine St., Jamestown, is beginning spring and summer hours. Starting Wednesday the shop will be open for sales and receiving Wednesday, Thursday and Friday from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. and Saturday from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Donations can also be received at the shop from 9 a.m. to noon Tuesdays. Those with large donations are asked to call ahead at 664-1887.

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