Briefly

Senior Report

To Host Croscut

Senior Report with Reed Powers will have Fred Croscut as the guest Saturday. Croscut is a Chautauqua County legislator. The live, call-in program airs from 9-10 a.m. Individuals may call 753-5225 during that time with questions, comments or a shout-out. The program is rebroadcast each day at 2 and 8 p.m. for some communities. Reed Powers, host of Senior Report, has been producing the television program since 1995. The series highlights senior citizen club news for 15 minutes with the remainder of the hour-long program devoted to the featured guest. The guest is subject to change. Viewers should note that all area public access channels have been dropped from Time Warner’s analog service, but can be received on digital service with a converter or on a digital television that has been recently autoscanned.

Gerry Picnic

Set For Saturday

The annual Town of Gerry picnic is set for Saturday, at the Larsen Memorial Town Park on Route 60 beginning at 4 p.m. Spokesperson Nancy Salemme urges all town residents attend for “an evening of good food, music and fellowship with your neighbors.” Music will be provided from 4-6 p.m. by Big River Band, followed by a chicken barbecue prepared by Rick Heath. There will also be games for the kids supervised by Roy and Kathy Bower. Those attending are reminded to bring a lawn chair. A special highlight of the event is the apple pie baking contest. Written instructions for the contest are available at the Gerry post office or the town hall, and pies should be brought to the park by 3:30. In addition, town historian Peggy Heath will have a display featuring the history of the town. Any additional questions can be directed to the town hall at 985-4715.

Steak Bake

Set For Saturday

Steamburg United Methodist Church is having a steak bake Saturday from noon to 4 p.m. The church has started Bible study on Sunday at 10 a.m. with church at 11.

Medical Program To Host Slagle

Medical care law review presented by Patrick J. Slagle, Esq. of Southern Tier Legal Services and a review of Medicare and fraud prevention presented by Ann Marie Hurley will be the topics covered in an Access Channel 5 program produced by Jeff Zook. The programs will air Saturday-Aug. 16 in two parts. The first part runs at 1 and 7 p.m. and the second part at 3 and 9 p.m. Access Channel 5 is available to cable viewers in the Mayville, Chautauqua, North Harmony, Sherman, Westfield and Portland areas. Viewers should note that all area public access channels have been dropped from Time Warner’s analog service, but can be received on digital service with a converter or on a digital television that has been recently autoscanned.