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AOC Bike Rides Set For Next Week

The Allegheny Outdoor Club will ride bikes from Bradford to Lewis Run in Pennsylvania on Sunday. The route is road and packed dirt trail and is about 12 miles. The group will leave from Musante Street at 1:30 p.m. or from the area of Safelite in Bradford, 570 Chestnut St., at 2:30 p.m. Anyone with questions can call Linda Ross at (814) 688-5908. The group will also ride on Wednesday from Station 61 in Youngsville to Garland, a trip of about 15 miles. Participants are asked to meet at 1 p.m. and park behind the restaurant. Anyone with questions is asked to call Bill Ferry at (814) 758-1908.

Falconer Pot Hearing Monday

FALCONER — The Falconer Village Board will hold a work session and regular board meeting on Monday in the Firemen’s Exempt Hall. The work session will begin at 6:15 p.m. followed by the board of trustee’s meeting at 7 p.m. The regular meeting will begin with a public hearing on a proposed local law to opt-out from allowing cannabis retail dispensaries and on-site consumption establishments within the village boundaries.

Golden Agers To Meet Sept. 21

LAKEWOOD — The next meeting of the Lakewood-Busti Golden Agers will be on Tuesday, Sept. 21, at 1 p.m. with Gail Davis from the Chautauqua County Humane Society as the speaker. Reservations will be taken for the Hobo Lunch planned for 12:30 p.m. on Oct. 19 and the Harvest Dinner planned for 12:30 p.m. on Nov. 16. A musical program is being planned for the group’s Dec. 21 meeting. Anyone with questions is asked to call Sharon McCreary or Cecile Wilson.

Rails Annual Meeting Monday

MAYVILLE — The Chautauqua Rails to Trails Board of Directors will hold its annual meeting on Monday at 7 p.m. under the main outdoor pavilion at Mayville Park. Light refreshments will be served after the meeting. In the case of inclement weather, the meeting will be held indoors under the high ceilings of the spacious Carlson Center at the same location. Important agenda items include the installation of new officers and the induction of new board members. Many issues involving new and old trail segments will be discussed. General Chautauqua Rails to Trails members are especially welcome. As with all board meetings, which at this time are held on the first Monday evening of each month at 7 p.m., the public is welcome as well.

Forestville To Host Blood Drive

An American Red Cross blood drive will be held from 12:30 to 5 p.m. Tuesday at the Forestville American Legion, 6 Cedar St., Forestville. To donate, download the American Red Cross Blood Donor App, visit RedCrossBlood.org, call 800-733-2767 or enable the Blood Donor Skill on any Alexa Echo device to make an appointment or for more information. All blood types are needed to ensure a reliable supply for patients. A blood donor card or driver’s license or two other forms of identification are required at check-in. Individuals who are 17 years of age in most states (16 with parental consent where allowed by state law), weigh at least 110 pounds and are in generally good health may be eligible to donate blood. High school students and other donors 18 years of age and younger also have to meet certain height and weight requirements. Blood and platelet donors can save time at their next donation by using RapidPass to complete their pre-donation reading and health history questionnaire online, on the day of their donation, before arriving at the blood drive. To get started, follow the instructions at RedCrossBlood.org/RapidPass.

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