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February 17, 2014

SHORELINE BYLINE: Girls basketball team raises money for cancer fund

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Lockport Union-Sun & Journal

Lockport Union-Sun & Journal — Good morning dear readers: How’s everyone this week? Here we are at another holiday already. Happy birthday wishes to our presidents today. Seems the kids have another week off from school, so drive carefully.

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Congratulations to our Varsity girl’s basketball players and Coach Baker for earning their fifth straight N-O League Championship. The team also raised more than $100 for the Kay Yow Cancer Fund by accepting donations at the door during their annual Pink Zone game.

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Sara, and NIOGA’s Better Technology, Onsite and Personal Express, will return to the Wilson Free Library Tuesday for a Gadgets and Gear Session. She will be on hand from 4 to 7 p.m. to answer questions regarding your laptops, tablets, smart phones, or e-readers. Gadgets and Gear/Open Access sessions provide one-on-one assistance on a variety of topics. Remember to bring your own device and questions. Stop in at the library, 265 Young St., or call 751-6070 to sign up.

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The Wilson Golden Agers will meet Tuesday at the Wilson Fire Hall, 250 Young St. Coffee and tea is served at 10 a.m. and the meeting is at 11, followed by a bag lunch. Bring a food item for the Wilson Food Pantry. If Wilson school closes due to bad weather, there is no meeting. On the kitchen committee are M. Donovan, I. Heiser, and A. Smith. All the current officers were re-elected at the last meeting. They are: Sandy Yousett, president; Marilyn Harbison, vice president; Rachel Pollow, secretary and Cecelia Gorhan, treasurer. The Golden Agers meet the first and third Tuesdays of the month. Anyone 55 or older is welcome to join. For more information, call Club President Sandy Yousett at 751-9284.

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On the third Wednesday of every month, St. Paul’s Lutheran Church, Young and McChesney streets, Wilson, invites the community to explore past and present religious cultures and traditions through their art. Discussion leaders are Tom Hewner, Toby Mansfield, Tom Geise and Tony Busch. The forth session will meet in the church at 7 p.m. Wednesday, and the topic will be Hindu art and its religious culture. 

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The Ransomville Retirees will meet from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Thursday at the Ransomville Fire Hall. The day includes a pot luck dinner, door prizes and raffles. The program is Art Huntington “Singing your Musical Memories” with country music and old standards. The next meeting will be March 6. For more information, call Jan Edgerton at 778-8063.

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A Community Ham & Scalloped Potato Dinner will be served from 4 to 7 p.m. Saturday at St. John’s Episcopal Church, 431 Lake St. Take-outs are available by calling 751-6209. This dinner is a fundraiser for St. John’s to help support “Our Little Roses Home For Girls” in Honduras. St. John’s in Wilson and St. Andrew’s in Burt are co-sponsoring a 14-year-old for the next four years through high school. Money raised from this dinner will be put toward the fund for her. 

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The Bishop of the Upper New York Conference of the United Methodist Church coming to Exley UMC, 338 Lake St., Wilson, to preach and celebrate communion at 9:30 a.m. Sunday. There will be a brunch reception for the bishop following worship. Reservations for the brunch are requested by calling the church at 751-6057 and leaving a message.

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The Village of Wilson board meeting has been changed to 7 p.m. Feb. 26 at town hall, 375 Lake St.

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The Wilson Free Library will be hosting a special Dr. Seuss Birthday celebration at 6:30 p.m. March 3. Kids in grades kindergarten to five and their families are invited to come and enjoy an evening of Seussian fun. This event, and Read Across America, celebrates what would have been beloved Dr. Seuss’ 110th birthday. It is sponsored by the Friends of the Wilson Free Library.

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In student news:

Kudos to the following high school students who attended the 2nd All County Festival this weekend: Kali Sikora, JoAnn Elledge, Nate Fox, Madeline Mocarski, Mac Musall, Jacob Sanborn, Elizabeth Soles, Erin Boyle, Caleb Bach, Tyler DiMarco, Evan Keefer, Marguerite Mosher, Jacob Graca, Brianne Hain, Bonnie Milczarski, Mercedees Rees, Caitlin Boyle, Alicia Britton, Allie Bubar, Emily Kam, Nathan Keil, Kristina Kopchick, Max Schultz, Wes Trank and Kevin Wiesinger.

Congratulations to the following high school students for being named “Champions” for the first half of the school year: Dominic Curcione, Morgan Susice, Mariah Miller, Kallie Olear, Emily Shoop, Bonnie Milczarski, Ken Thuman, Nathan Keil, Devyn Ayers, Caitlin Boyle, Wes Trank, Alissa DeCesare, Allie Bubar, Emily Lasher, Megan DiLaura, Taylor Pike, Marissa Walck, Lydia Washburn, Michelle Kunselman, Anna Kane, Brianne Hain, Emily Kam and Taylor Devole.

Kudos to the following elementary school students who participated in All County Band last weekend, along with their conductor Tammy Rohring: Victoria Pawlak, Jennifer Reagan, Addison Selbert, Alycia Thompson, Olivia Mocarski, Savanna Burczyk, Anna Meyers and Abigail Crawley.

The Wilson All-Sports Booster Club is now selling tickets to its Annual Reverse Draw on April 26 at the Wilson Fire Hall. Contact Athletic Director Jeff Roth if you’re interested in buying some at a cost of $25 each. The Boosters are also accepting basket donations for their auction. 

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Exley United Methodist Church continues its “Grief Share Group” from 7 to 8:30 p.m. Tuesday. For more information, call 751-6057.

Send your good news from Wilson, South Wilson and Ransomville areas to bettyhaag@verizon.net (email text only, no attachments except photos in .jpg format), or call 751-4146. To see it in next week’s Shoreline Byline, please pass it along before 5 p.m. Thursday.

Send your good news from the Wilson, South Wilson and Ransomville areas to bettyhaag@verizon.net (email text only, no attachments except photos in .jpg format), or call 751-4146. To see it in next week's Shoreline Byline, please pass it along before 5 p.m. Thursday.