Man Charged After Accident

FREWSBURG — A hit-and-run crash has led to charges for a 21-year-old. Joe I. Martin, no address listed, was issued tickets on charges of second-degree aggravated unlicensed operator, failure to stop at a stop sign, unregistered motor vehicle, operating without insurance, leaving the scene of a property damage accident and inadequate brakes. The Carroll Police Department was notified of a crash at 7:55 p.m. Feb. 18 on West Main Street in Frewburg in which one of the vehicles involved left the scene. An investigation found that Martin allegedly failed to stop at a stop sign and struck another vehicle, causing damage to both vehicles. Martin’s vehicle then struck and sheared off a fire hydrant, and then left the area. Martin was later located.

School Board To Hold Meeting

FREWSBURG — The Frewsburg Central School Board will hold a special meeting at 5:30 p.m. Thursday in the middle-high school library. The purpose of the meeting is to award the construction contract for the 2020 capital outlay project.

Marvin House Sets Take-Out

The Marvin House in Jamestown is offering take-out meals Thursday between 3-4 p.m. that will include lentil soup, roasted pork loin, oven roasted potatoes, roasted winter vegetables and gingerbread with caramel sauce. Reservation for dinners can be made by sending an email to marvinhouse@netsync.net or calling 488-6206. The cost is $17 for members and $20 for non-members.

Thrift Store Holding Bag Sale

The Community Outreach Center Thrift Store is running a bag sale that started Monday and will run through March 5. Fill a bag with clothing for only $2 for up to eight items per bag. The thrift store also sells furniture, books and household items. New items arrive daily. The 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. All proceeds benefit local charities.

Fredonia Panel Sets Discussion

Insight into how decisions made by the administration of President Joe Biden may play out in higher education will be offered by three State University at Fredonia faculty members in a virtual panel discussion held on Tuesday, March 2, at 2 p.m. The panelists — Department of Biology associate professor Courtney Wigdahl-Perry, Department of Sociocultural and Justice Sciences assistant professor Jessica Finkeldey and College of Education Lecturer Gregory Geer — will discuss, from their own perspectives, how Fredonia students, faculty and staff are likely to be impacted by decisions made by the new administration. Fredonia students are interested in issues of criminal justice reform, global warming, and education, not just as part of their academic studies, but as part of their own lives, noted Saundra Liggins, interim chief diversity officer. Sponsors of the free Zoom discussion are the Office of the President, the Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Council and the American Democracy Project. Interested persons can register online in advance for this panel discussion at fredonia-edu.zoom.us/meeting/register/tJwkceGvrjMiGNIsIkj–2qTSveM6-ZtPm4LI.

A confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting will be sent following registration.


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