Reporters’ Notebook /
Bits and pieces of news …
OLAF FUB SEZ: According to comedian David Letterman, born on this date in 1947, “Everyone has a purpose in life. Perhaps yours is watching television. . . .”
CLEAN HOUSE – Safely dispose of old paperwork Saturday at Shred-It sessions sponsored by Rotary Clubs from 9 a.m. to noon at Dunn Tire, 2150 Union Road, West Seneca, and from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Kenmore West High School, 33 Highland Parkway. Fee is $10 per. fi.le. box.
PIEROGI TIME – Last weekend for the Lenten pierogi and placek sale at St. John Kanty Church, 101 Swinburne St. They’re available from 3 to 5 p.m. Saturday and 9:30 a.m. to noon Sunday.
Meanwhile, there’s a Pierogi for Peace sale, along with sausage dinners, from noon to 5 p.m. Sunday in Holy Trinity Ukrainian Orthodox Church, 200 Como Park Blvd., Cheektowaga. Proceeds assist war victims i.n.U. kraine.
BE A WINNER – A Ladies of Charity gift card raffle will be held Saturday in the Russell J. Salvatore Food Pantry, 75 Caldwell Place, Lackawanna. Doors open at 11 a.m. Lunch at noon. Tickets are $12, $10 advance. Call 895-4001.
Cambria Volunteer Fire Company, 4631 CambriaWilson Road, holds a spring meat raffle Saturday, with free admission and refreshments. Doors at 6 p.m. Raffles at 7.
LET’S EAT – The Lockport Lions Club hosts a pancake breakfast and basket raffle from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Sunday in Cammarata’s Restaurant, 6336 Robinson Road, Lockport. $8, $5 kids 5 to 12.
Holland Community Library benefits from a Spring Brunch of eggs and pancakes from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Sunday in Holland Community Center, 3 Legion Drive, Holland. $10, $5 kids 10 and under.
Renegade Drum Corps hosts a Chiavetta’s chicken barbecue and basket raffle beginning at noon Sunday in Lancaster Elks Lodge, 33 Legion Parkway. $11.
Shawnee Junior Firefighter Explorer Post also holds a Chiaveetta’s barbecue and basket raffle from noon to 5 p.m. Sunday in Shawnee Fire Hall, 3747 Lockport Road, Sanborn. $12. Drawings at 4.
Polish Falcons of America, 3171 Broadway, Cheektowaga, serve a spaghetti dinner from 1 to 5 p.m. Sunday. $8, $7 seniors, $3 ki.ds. u. nder 10.
HAPPY BIRTHDAY – Lyn Ende, Jim Butler, Steve Jones, Dr. Herman Mogavero, Jennifer Stanonis, Duane Paddock, Dr. Gene Sibick, Delores A. Foreman, Josh Smith Jr., Xander O. Vallone, Grayson Mayville, Sean Meegan, Amy Zabawa, Peggy Moffat, Jon Campolo, Olivia Denecke, Genevieve LaVenture, Pat Kiley, Brendan Allman, Ed Mendofik, Nala Gayle, Grace McCormick, Jordan Pede, Jack Chiappone, Rose Hayes and Noah Vaccaro.
AND SATURDAY – Dana Tillou, Paul Hokanson, Jack Quinn, Liz Kahn, Russ Salvatore, Patrick Kane, Dwane Hall, Toni Vazquez, Curlane Jones Brown, Michael Spinner, Ian Forsyth, Lauren Guy, Taylor Perry, Jendy Soule, Kristie Wise, Allyson Siffringer, Paul O’Brien, Jennie Marie Insera, Joe Serwinowski, Dave “Brauts” Brautlacht and Patrick J. Kelly.
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