Briefly

Ross Grange To Meet Today

Ross Grange will meet today at the Falcon’s Nest Banquet Hall with members of the Falconer Central School Board presenting the program. A tureen supper will be at 6:30 p.m. followed by the program and business meeting. Those attending should bring a dish to share. Place settings and beverages will be furnished. The annual baking contest will also be held. Members should bring six baking powder biscuits on a plate and include the recipe. No mixes please. Winning entry will enter the county Grange contest at a later date. The community is invited to attend the meal and program.

JCC Shipwrecks Program Set

Shipwrecks of Lake Erie: Fire, Storm, and Collision will be explored Tuesday at Jamestown Community College. The non-credit program begins at 7 p.m. in the Carnahan Center. Tuition is $19. To register, call JCC’s Center for Continuing Education, 338-1005. Mike and Georgeann Wachter, divers who have published books on Lake Erie shipwrecks, will outline the military and commercial vessels that have been lost on the lake since the 1700s. According to the Wachters, Lake Erie may have the largest concentration of shipwrecks per square mile of any body of water in the world.

TEA Party To Meet Tuesday

LAKEWOOD – Southern Tier TEA Party Patriots will hold its next general meeting at 7 p.m., Tuesday at the Lakewood American Legion, 174 Chautauqua Ave., Lakewood. Featured speaker will be Budd Schroeder of the Shooters Committee on Political Education. Schroeder will address the attack on, and erosion of, the right of the people to bear arms. Also, information will be presented on the Common Core state standards. Additionally, the issues of hydrofracking and UN Agenda 21 will be addressed. The public is urged to attend.

Ripley BOE To Hold Meeting

RIPLEY – The Ripley Central School Board of Education will hold a special meeting at 4 p.m. Tuesday to vote on the BOCES administrative budget and elect BOCES board members. The meeting will be in the district office at Ripley Central School. The public is welcome to attend.

Falconer BOE To Meet Tuesday

FALCONER – Falconer Central School Board of Education will conduct a special meeting at 5 p.m. Tuesday for the BOCES administrative budget and election of BOCES board members.

Day Care Center To Hold Meeting

The Christ First Church Rise and Shine Day Care Center located on the corner of Buffalo Street and Lakeview Avenue in Jamestown will hold an informational meeting on Tuesday from 5-7 p.m. at the church. With plans to open in September of this year, the center will be available to 13 children ages 3-5 from 7 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Mondays through Fridays. Anyone wanting information is invited to attend the open house or contact the church at 664-5803.

SWCS Board To Meet Tuesday

The Southwestern Central School Board of Education will meet Tuesday at 7:30 p.m. in the high school library. The purpose of the meeting is to conduct school business.