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Open To Traffic Once Again

Townline Road in the towns of Clymer and Harmony, between Allen and Brownell roads, is open to traffic as of Thursday.

Lakewood Village Board Meeting Scheduled

LAKEWOOD — Due to the Columbus Day holiday, the Lakewood Village Board meeting scheduled for Monday has been moved to 6 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 12.

Rabies

Vaccination Clinic Held Sat. Oct. 16

BROCTON — A rabies vaccination clinic will be held from 1-4 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 16, at the town of Portland highway barn, 1934 Route 20, Brocton. Vaccinations will be provided free of charge to all dogs, cats and domesticated ferrets three months of age and older. The town of Portland will sponsor the event and Dr. Greg Hoyt will be the attending veterinarian. For more information about the clinic and rabies in general, visit https://chqgov.com/environmental-health/rabies-prevention.

County Seeking

Volunteers For

Reapportionment panel

Chautauqua County Legislature Chairman Pierre Chagnon is seeking interested individuals willing to serve on a bipartisan Reapportionment Commission to assist the County Legislature in evaluating the existing County legislative districts as a result of the population data provided by the 2020 Census. The Commission will be charged with studying the 2020 Census population data with the assistance of county staff. Within three months the commission will make recommendations, if necessary, in the form of a local law as to changes in the boundaries of County legislative districts to be effective at the end of the then terms of office of incumbent county legislators. Individuals who may be interested in serving on this commission are asked to email Kathy Tampio, Clerk of the Legislature at tampiok@chqgov.com.

Money Received For Equipment

Southern Tier West Regional Planning has received $395,000 to purchase broadband equipment and backhaul fiber for eight communities in Allegany, Chautauqua and Cattaraugus counties. The funding was announced recently by Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand, D-New York. The funding was administered through the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Rural Development program. “This federal funding will make critical investments into New York’s rural communities – expanding access to reliable Internet, helping ensure the safety of public water systems, and providing local businesses and agricultural producers with the technical assistance they need to thrive,” Gillibrand said. “I will continue fighting for funding that improves infrastructure, closes the digital divide, and enhances economic opportunity in our rural communities.”

Trunk Or Treat Event Oct. 30

A Trunk or Treat event will be held in the Fluvanna Community Church parking lot from 4-5:30 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 30.

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