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Cattaraugus

Sheriff Warns Of Money Scam

The Cattaraugus County Sheriff’s Office said it has recently become aware of of a fraud/scam case that has been circulating the area recently. In a statement Tuesday, the Sheriff’s Office said, “People are being contacted through email for various jobs or task or work from home, for a quick return on easy money. The individual will send you a check to deposit, and after you deposit the check they ask you to send them all or a portion of the money back to them through a cash app or to obtain other supplies. Once the money is sent back to the individual, the check deposited is returned for insufficient funds or canceled, ultimately leaving the individual responsible for the money which is anywhere from $5,000 to $10,000. The Sheriff’s Office wants to remind residents that easy quick money making schemes are generally fraudulent and will leave the victim with a tremendous amount of debt. If you have any information to any scams, please contact our office at 938-9191.”

Norden Club Cancels Meeting

Due to the resurgence of COVID-19, the Norden Women’s Club has canceled the meeting and lunch scheduled for Dec. 11.

WNY Mobile Pantry Truck To Be In Ashville

ASHVILLE — The Food Bank of Western New York Mobile Pantry Truck from Falconer will be at the Ashville United Methodist Church on Tuesday. Open hours are 10 a.m. to noon and 3-5 p.m. The truck brings fresh produce and some staple items. To receive free food, only proof of address from the following ZIP codes is required: Ashville 14710, Bemus Point 14712, Celoron 14720, Lakewood 14750, Niobe 14758, Panama 14767, Stow 14785 and anyone who lives in the town of Busti. Face masks will be required and those attending are asked to keep 6 feet in distance while in line. The food will be pre-boxed like last month. A volunteer will sign attendees in and take each box to vehicles. For more information, call Martha at 763-9252.

Cemetery Assn. Cancels Meeting

A meeting of the lot owners and families of the Kiantone Maple Grove Cemetery Association scheduled for Nov. 30 has been canceled. The meeting will be rescheduled in 2021.

Sewer Districts

Tech Committee To Meet Thurs.

The Technical Committee of the South and Center Chautauqua Lake Sewer Districts will meet at 9:30 a.m. Thursday by video conference. Those wishing to join by phone are asked to call 646-558-8656 with the meeting ID 999-449-0210.

Grangers To Hear Speaker At Monday Meeting

Ross Grange will meet Monday with Betty Wakefield arranging for lunch at 1 p.m. The meeting will be at the Falcon’s Nest Banquet Hall with Brian Papalia of the Chautauqua County Humane Society speaking at 2 p.m. Members and friends are invited with face coverings and social distancing. Donations for the Toys for Tots will be received and delivered to the sponsoring group.

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