Briefly

Route 76 Work To Begin Today

SHERMAN – The New York State Department of Transportation is scheduled to begin highway paving today on Route 76, in the town of Sherman. As a result, motorists should expect to encounter daily lane closures, between Route 474 and the village of Sherman, between 6 a.m. and 6 p.m. Traffic will alternate the use of one lane controlled by flaggers in the vicinity of the work zone. This project is expected to last approximately two weeks. This work is weather dependent and will be delayed in the event of inclement weather.

Celoron-W.E. Seniors To Meet

Celoron-West Ellicott Seniors will meet for a chicken barbecue at noon on Aug. 21 in the Lakewood Rod and Gun Club pavilion. The cost is $8 per person. Reservations are required and must be made by Aug. 16; call 484-1355 or 664-5397. Members attending should take their own beverage. Forty-two seniors attended a recent cook out in the Herman Kent Post. Nola Riley, president, welcomed the group. Don Christopherson led the blessing. Committee reports were accepted as read. Discussion was on support of ”Laurel’s Run” with a donation to The Resource Center. Veterans were recognized for providing our freedom by Arlene Christopherson. Barb Olander and Jeanne Sampson conducted a Chinese auction.

Van’s Texas

Hots Re-Opening

Van’s Texas Hots, North Main Street in Jamestown, will hold a re-opening Thursday, under a new partnership between Allen M. VanGuilder and Brian E. Johnson. The business will be open Monday through Saturday 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. and late-night Fridays and Saturday from 11 p.m. to 3 a.m.

Party Caucus To Meet Thursday

The Party Caucus will meet Thursday at 7 p.m. at the Kiantone Town Hall, 1521 Peck Settlement Road, Jamestown. It will be making nominations of candidates for public office in the town of Kiantone to be voted on Tuesday, Nov. 5. All duly enrolled members of the Democratic Party in the town of Kiantone are eligible to participate and vote.

VA Benefit Laws To Be Discussed

Steve E. McCord, director of Cattaraugus County Veterans Services, or Service Officer Kevin P. Haynes will be available to discuss VA benefit laws, the VA healthcare system and answer any questions Aug. 1, 10 a.m. to noon, at the Gowanda American Legion Post; Aug. 14, 10 a.m. to noon, at the Randolph American Legion Post; and Aug. 20, 1:30-3:30 p.m., at the Franklinville town clerk’s office. McCord is available at the Little Valley County Office Building on Thursday afternoons from 1-3:30 p.m., excluding Aug. 8.

P.V. Board Of Ed. To Meet

The Pine Valley Central School Board of Education will hold a special meeting Wednesday at 6 p.m. A motion will be made to enter into an executive session for the purpose of discussing contracts and to interview finalists for the Jr./Sr. high school principal position. A special meeting will also be held Friday at 8 a.m. to appoint the Jr./Sr. high school principal. Both meetings will be held in the board conference room (room No. 5) at the elementary school.