BREAKING NEWS

BREAKING NEWS

Briefs

Flu Clinic

Set For Today

Kmart Pharmacy, 975 Fairmount Ave., Jamestown will be having an Immunization Clinic on today from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Flu shots will be available at no charge to Medicare B, Medicaid and Independent Health members. Flu shot price is $24.99. No prescription necessary for flu shot. Shingles vaccine (Zostavax), will also be available and requires a prescription. Please contact your insurance to determine coverage. For more information contact Kmart Pharmacy at 488-0640.

TEA Party

To Meet Tonight

LAKEWOOD – Southern Tier TEA Party Patriots will hold its monthly general meeting tonight at 7 p.m. at the Lakewood American Legion, 174 Chautauqua Ave., Lakewood. Members will learn about Common Core EngageNY, the mathematics program that was implemented statewide. Updates will be presented on other topics. The public in invited to attend.

City Seniors

To Meet Today

Jamestown Senior Center members will meet for coffee and Danish at 1 p.m. today. Forty-four seniors met recently for a tureen dinner. Visitors included Sue and Roy Lindahl, Nancy White, Connie Mead, Kathleen Roselle, Rosemary Lombardo and Sue Keppel. Shirley Vandenburg, director, stated that seats were still available for the Dec. 12 Christmas Show in the Riverside Inn, Cambridge Springs, Pa. The cost is $75 per person. Discussion was on a trip to the casino on Oct. 30.

Common

Council To Meet

SALAMANCA – The Salamanca Common Council will meet Wednesday in the court room at the rear of the municipal building. The public is invited to attend. The mayor and council will hold a work session prior to the regular meeting.

TOPS Members Weigh In

TOPS 721 Jamestown members weighed in recently and the TOPS best loser was Cathy Bossler, who also received free dues. Other prize winners were barb Linza and Carol Kirkpatrick. Contest winners were Imogene Truax, workers; John Anderson, Ms. Kirpatrick, Mary Dooley and Steve Crawford, punch cards; and Stephany Williams, monthly. Chapter weigh-in is 8:30-9:30 a.m. each Thursday in the Kidder United Methodist Church, South Main Street and Cole Avenue, followed by a meeting. For more information, call763-4626.

Frewsburg BOE To Meet Thursday

FREWSBURG – The Frewsburg Central School District will conduct a special Board of Education meeting on Thursday at 5:30 p.m. in the superintendent’s office. Immediately following the meeting at 6:15 p.m., the board will have a work session in the middle/high school library. The public is welcome to attend.

Haunted House Opens Thursday

Terror Within the Walls, a haunted house at the Spire Theater on Third Street in Jamestown will be open Thursday-Saturday and Oct. 30 through Nov. 1. The cost is $5 for each guest with proceeds benefiting Make A Wish of Western New York. The haunted house will be open 7-10 p.m. on Thursday, 7-11 p.m. on Friday and Saturday, 7-10 p.m. Oct. 30-31 and 7-11 p.m. on Nov. 1. Organizers say it may not be suitable for children under 10 but they are allowed. For more information visit terrorwithinthewalls.com.

Police Commission Meeting Changed

SALAMANCA – Police Commission Chairman Carmen Vecchiarella recently announced that the regular meeting of the Salamanca Police Commission originally scheduled for today will now be held Tuesday, Oct. 29 at 7 p.m. in the conference room of the city Municipal Building.

AAA To Host

Free Battery Clinics

AAA East Central will be hosting free battery wellness clinics at local AAA branches this October to celebrate Fall Car Care Month. The diagnostic service confirms whether your battery will hold a charge or if the problem lies deeper in the electrical system. If a replacement is needed, it can be purchased and installed on the spot. The Jamestown clinic will take place today from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at AAA’s Jamestown office, 111 W. Fifth St. For more information, call 488-1981.

Candidates To Meet In Falconer

FALCONER – A meet the candidates event will be held at Waddington’s Tavern in Falconer on tonight from 5:30-7 p.m. after candidates have toured several area businesses. Vince Horrigan, county executive candidate; Larry Barmore, county clerk candidate; and Lisa Vanstrom, county legislature candidate, will be in attendance. Pizza and wings will be provided and there will be a cash bar. The public is welcome with their questions and concerns.

Fracking Lecture Set For Tonight

JCC Geology professor Glenn Wahl will present “Fracking 101: Separating Fracking Facts from Fracking Fiction” tonight at 6:45 p.m. inside the James Prendergast Library. This hourlong presentation will cover natural gas geology, the entire fracking process, environmental, health and social impacts, leasing issues and more. This event sponsored by Cattaraugus-Chautauqua 4 Clean Water is free and open to the public.

Antique Assn.

To Meet Tonight

STOCKTON – The Chautauqua County Antique Equipment Association will meet at 7 p.m. tonight on the Stockton grounds. A Christmas party is planned for Dec. 7. The group will discuss construction and improvement plans for next season such as adding a porch to the museum and curtains or walls on the pavilion. The August 2014 show will feature antique trucks. The Chautauqua County Antique Equipment Association is a group of collectors, restorers, and enthusiasts of early engines, tractors, farm equipment, tools, and other early technology. Meetings are open to the public.

Roswell Nurse

To Speak Today

GOWANDA – Karen Furlani, nurse practitioner, Breast Cancer Department of Roswell Park, will discuss the latest in breast cancer screening recommendations, research, and treatment options today at noon at the Valley Pharmacy, 31 W. Main St., Gowanda. This presentation is sponsored by Lauralee Sprague, FNP, TLC Health Network and Valley Pharmacy. This presentation is free to the public. There will be refreshments and Breast Cancer Month giveaways.

Allegany Region

Group To Meet

RED HOUSE – M. Brad Whitcomb, regional director for the New York State Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation, Allegany Region, recently announced that the Allegany Region Commission will meet at Allegany State Park, Administration Building (Red House area) on Wednesday at 2 p.m.