Deadline Nears For Book Donations
The deadline for donations to James Prendergast Library's 33rd annual book sale is Friday, June 1. Besides books, the library accepts audio cassettes, compact discs, records, videos, DVDs and sheet music. All donations are tax deductible. Donations may be left on the loading dock at the corner of Fifth and Washington streets. The book sale will be Friday, June 8, from 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. and Saturday, June 9, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. at 509 Cherry St. Prendergast conducts one of the largest book sales in Western New York, according to Linda Mielke, library director, and most of the sale items are donated by the community. Information is available at 484-7135, ext. 225, or www.prendergastlibrary.org.
Road Work On Dennison Road
HANOVER - Chautauqua County Department of Public Works crews will be performing repairs to a bridge on Dennison Road (county Route 123) in the town of Hanover, between Overhiser Road and Bennett State Road on Wednesday and Thursday. The section will be closed to traffic and no detour will be posted.
Civil War Event In Westfield
WESTFIELD - The Westfield 9th Cavalry will host a Civil War encampment Saturday, June 9, from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the McClurg Museum and Moore Park. Ladies in period clothing will be serving tea with biscuits and jam. Tickets are available at Patterson Library or the McClurg Museum for $5. For more information, call 326-2977 or email email@example.com.
Musician To Hold Energy Workshop
WESTFIELD - Jim Donvan, an award-winning musician, teacher and multi-platinum recording artist from the band Rusted Root, will be featured at a drum and chant energy workshop on Friday, June 8, in The Studio at Panterra, 8579 Hardscrabble Road, Westfield. Participants will learn how to use drumming and chanting to unblock and transform their energy. Beginners are welcome to attend. Drums will be provided.
Lakewood Board To Meet Tuesday
LAKEWOOD - The village of Lakewood will hold a board of trustees meeting Tuesday at 6:30 p.m. in the village board room. A work session will take place before the meeting at 6 p.m.
Be Cautious Of Infected Animals
LITTLE VALLEY - With the summer season now upon us, the Cattaraugus County Health Department continues to hear from and see many residents of all ages who have immediate physical needs, such as post-exposure prophylaxis, due to contact with potentially rabid animals. Rabies remains an ongoing public health problem across the state. This deadly virus can spread to pets as well as to people in contact with rabid animals. Please be reminded to keep pets vaccinated and avoid contact with wildlife including bats, raccoons, skunks and foxes. If a bat is found in a home, do not discard or release it. Call the Cattaraugus County Health Department at 373-8050 or at 1-800-251-2584 for immediate counsel.