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Parks Panel To Meet Thursday

Members of the Chautauqua County Parks Commission will meet via Zoom at 4 p.m. Thursday. The meeting will be streamed live on the Chautauqua County Government Facebook page. Contact Judy Hunt at judithhunt1@aol.com to be included in the meeting.

Ambulance

Purchase OK’d

The Hartfield Board of Fire Commissioners has approved to purchase a replacement ambulance from the Gorman Emergency Vehicles Co. located at 691 Bullis Road, Elma. After having viewed and researched the vehicle, the sale price of $39,525.00 for the purchase of a 2013 Ford Ambulance was agreed upon. The Hartfield Board of Fire Commissioners intends to use funds from the Equipment Savings Account for the purchase.

School Board To Meet Today

FALCONER — The Falconer Central School Board of Education will meet at 6:30 p.m. today in the board room in the middle/high school.

BPU Issues Water Report

The Jamestown Board of Public Utilities has issued its annual water quality report for the year 2020. Each spring, the BPU prepares this required report, designed to provide consumers with information on the quality and testing of the water delivered by the utility’s water system. The report is available directly at jamestownbpu.com/Archive.aspx?ADID=182. To request a hard copy of the annual water quality report or a hard copy with larger print, call BPU communications at 661-1680

Clean Up Of Cemetery Set

CLYMER — The Holland Cemetery’s annual cleanup will be held Wednesday, April 21, at 4 p.m. Lot owners are asked to remove any winter decorations that they would like to save before Wednesday.

Thrift Shop Open Wednesday-Fri.

St. Luke’s Thrift Shop, 409 Pine Street between East Fourth and East Fifth streets, Jamestown, is very well stocked with nice spring clothing for men, women, and children, and housewares. The men’s department has clothing up to 4-XL and right now has a large selection of small sized shoes. The ladies department has a new selection of very nice dresses and skirts. The children’s department has many high quality infant outfits. Hours for sales and receiving are Wednesday, Thursday, and Friday 10 a.m. to 2 p.m; receiving only Tuesday 9 a.m. to noon. The volunteer staff includes many from RSVP. Hand sanitizing, face covering and contact tracing signing is required to enter. Proceeds are used locally.

Fluvanna VFD Talks To Grange

Jerry Raab of the Fluvanna Fire Department shared information to Ross Grange members at their April 12 meeting. He said many things have changed due to COVID. Regular fundraisers have not been possible; however, the fire tax paid by property owners helps with some expenses. Raab feels the county fly car service is a good thing, since most departments are short of EMTs. It is difficult to find volunteers –paramedics need five months of additional training. The drug problem with overdoses is constant. Fluvanna firemen answer an average of 500 calls a year.

Mary Jane Griffith, treasurer, presented the speaker with a check from Ross Grange members. A pancake lunch was served by Mrs. Griffith to those attending. A brief meeting was held following the program. The next meeting will be Monday, April 26, at the Falcon’s Nest. A dish to pass meal will be served at 6 p.m., with members of the Falconer Central School Board of Education giving a presentation at 7 p.m. The public is encouraged to attend with face masks and social distancing observed.

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