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TRZ To Hold Fall Giveaway

FREWSBURG — The Relief Zone fundraising committee is having its annual fall giveaway for “Let’s Stay Home Basket” including a brand new 58-inch Smart TV along with cozy blankets, treats and two DVDs. Tickets are on sale now for $5 and a winner will be drawn on Dec. 3 at the annual Memorial Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony at 6 p.m. For more information, go to thereliefzone.org or call 569-2614.

Pill Take Back Day Is Set

On Saturday, the Cattaraugus County Sheriff’s Office in conjunction with the U.S. Drug enforcement Agency will recognize National Pill Take Back Day. The public can drop off prescription and non-prescription medication for proper disposal. No sharps items will be taken. Drop-off locations include the Salamanca fire station at 225 Wildwood St., Salamanca; and the Delevan Plaza, 40 N. Main St., Delevan. Those who previously used the disposal location at the Cattaraugus County Office Building in Olean is encouraged to drop their medication off at the Olean Police Department, 101 E. State St., Olean.

JHS Virtual Open House Is Set

Jamestown High School will hold a virtual open house from Nov. 5-11. The link for the virtual open house will be live beginning at 4 p.m. Nov. 5th at www.jpsny.org/JHS and be open for one week so parents and families can visit the page at their convenience. The virtual open house will include a video from every JHS teacher with introductions, information about their classes, as well as goals and expectations. The virtual open house also includes videos from each school counselor and the JHS administrative team. There will be information on the Tech Academy staff and a virtual tour option for JHS. Parents are encouraged to follow their child’s schedule so they can meet each teacher. There will also be a survey so families can give JHS feedback on how they feel about the Virtual Open House experience.

Discussion On Human Rights To Be Held Oct. 29

A Zoom session will be held between 6-7:30 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 29, on the Gender Expression Non-Discrimination Act. The presentation will include a broad discussion about the state human rights law and the protections it provides against discrimination and harassment. Register at zoom.us/meeting/register/tJYtd-6grD8iGdKNjHytaerAmAceRPL1KqG9.

Public Safety Panel Requests Feedback

The Jamestown City Council Public Safety Committee is requesting feedback about the Jamestown Police Department from the community by asking city residents to complete a survey, which can be viewed by visiting www.surveymonkey.com/r/jpdreform. Cities in New York state are required under a directive by Gov. Andrew Cuomo to develop a plan that reinvents and modernizes police strategies and programs in their community based on community input. Each police agency’s reform plan must address policies, procedures, practices and deployment, including, but not limited to use of force. Police forces must adopt a plan by April 1, 2021, to be eligible for future state funding The survey will be open to respond to from now until Nov. 1. Questions on the survey can be directed to the mayor’s office by calling 483-7600 or emailing mayor@jamestownny.gov.

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