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Food Pantry Open Tuesday

KENNEDY — The Kennedy First United Methodist Church Food Pantry will be open from 6-8 p.m. Tuesday. The food pantry is open to residents of the Falconer School District. Those attending are asked to wear appropriate face covering and maintain social distancing requirements. The church is handicap accessible. Enter using the lower door.

School Board To Meet Monday

SALAMANCA — The Salamanca City Central School Board will hold a special meeting at 5:30 p.m. on Monday in the multi-purpose room at 50 Iroquois Drive. The meeting is to conduct capital project architect interviews.

Antique Assn. To Hold Meeting

The Chautauqua County Antique Equipment Association will hold its monthly meeting and yearly elections on Tuesday, Nov. 24, at 7 p.m. at Laona Church. Members are encouraged to attend and vote while wearing masks and social distancing. If members have questions or would like to run for an office, contact an officer.

Medical Services Plan Office Move

WESTFIELD – Family Health Medical Services will open its new location 216 E. Main St., Westfield, on Monday, Dec. 21. The new 5,760 square foot office is located two-tenths of a mile from Westfield Memorial Hospital. Dr Berke and his team will transition to the new building following the closure of their Mayville location. Any patients scheduled on or after Dec. 21 will be seen at the new location during normal business hours. Family Health Medical Services’ current locations on Allen Street and Sherman Street in Jamestown will continue to operate as normal.

Ellington Picnic Group To Sell Baskets

ELLINGTON — The Ellington Town Picnic Association will be selling these handmade keepsake baskets in lieu of not being able to have the Ellington Town Picnic this year. There are two styles available and they can be viewed at the Ellington Library. A $20 deposit is appreciated when ordering. Baskets cost $40 and come with one of two designs and savings imprinted on the lid. To order, call Gladys at 640-9650 or Mary Jane at 499-7086.

Grangers To Convene Nov. 23

Helen Peterson, a retired school librarian shared her experiences “Moving during the Pandemic” to Ross Grange members at their Nov. 9 meeting. She had made plans to move from her large home to a retirement apartment before COVID-19 hit. She found various legal papers from years ago including a handwritten property deed and a college diploma. Household items, clothing and books were difficult to dispose of as most places usually accepting them were closed. She gave 300 childrens books to the pre-school at her church. Since many offices were not open, it took some time to make address changes. A new freezer was ordered, but still has not been delivered (stores just can’t get them). Nephews from out of state came with a pickup truck to help get rid of things. Friends came with boxes to help pack. She was very thankful for the support of many friends who helped with this transition in trying times. Lunch was served before the meeting. The meaning of Veterans Day, formerly Armistice Day, was explained by Betty Wakefield, lecturer. The Christmas party was discussed, with a cookie exchange planned for Dec. 14. The next meeting will be Nov. 23 at the Falcon’s Nest Banquet Hall with Wakefield arranging for a 1 p.m. lunch. Members and friends should bring items for “Toys for Tots” to this meeting. Brian Papalia from the Chautauqua County Humane Society will be the speaker at 2 p.m.

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