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Janice L. Nixon

Janice L. Nixon passed away peacefully, on September 22, 2020. Janice was born in Olean, New York on March 11, 1943 to the late Richard and Ila (Kennedy) Johannes.

She and her late husband of over 46 years, John Nixon, married in 1966. Together they shared their passion for travel, including Europe, cruises, and Disney. She loved all needlework,  her favorites being quilting and sewing. A group of her friends would often take trips to Stella Niagara for quilting and sewing retreats.

She is survived by her children; Barbara (Lawrence) DeClerck, Jean (Dale) Gates, Donna (David) Blish, Douglas (Amy) Hersee, Teresa (Fred) Clabo, Tamara (George) Geyer seven grandchildren Kristen, Kelsey, Freddie, Sandy, Andrew, Megan and Jennifer.  One great-grandchild and several nieces and nephews also survive her. Husband John and granddaughter, Stephanie Frey predecease her.

Friends and relatives may call from 3 pm to 6 p.m. on Saturday, September 26, at Ross Funeral Home of Akron, LLC, 10 Eckerson Avenue. Funeral services will be private. The family would appreciate memorials made in Janice’s name to:the Newstead Fire Company, 5801 Cummings Rd., Akron, NY 14001.

Dennis P. McGee “Mac”

Dennis P. “Mac” McGee, 73 of Clarence, N.Y., passed away unexpectedly Sunday, September 20, 2020.

He was born February 17, 1947 in Lima, Ohio, son of the late Frank and Bernice (Mullett) McGee. Dennis is survived by his loving wife of 46 years, Gail (Wapniewski) McGee of Clarence and cherished daughter Dr. Jennifer L. McGee of Tallahassee, Florida.  He is the beloved brother of Linda (Peter) Forrestel, Nancy (Carl) Kumpf and Louis (fiancé, Joanne Bluhm) McGee, all of Akron and brother in-law to Pamela (fiancé, Jim Krieger) Brock of Depew and the late Gregory Wapniewski.

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NEWSTEAD TOWN BOARD Work Session September 21 St 7 p.m.

Work Session agenda

  1. Water and Sewer-
    Cedar Street
  2. Planning –
    Code Changes
    Municipal Planning Document
    Other items
  3. Building Projects –
    Cultural Center (Library)
  4. Grants-
    Trail ways
    DASNY – Generator
    DASNY – Parks
    CDBG – Projects- ideas for public hearing
  5. Other-
    Gas Well Purchase
    Drainage- Maps and projects
    1 yr. fire contract
    2021 Budget
    National Grid
    Assessment concern
  6. Ex Session –


Second-in-series event offers screening, prevention information

September 18, 2020

ERIE COUNTY, NY— The Erie County Department of Health (ECDOH) and its Cancer Services Program will present the second of three cancer prevention webinars on Monday, September 28. This 40-minute presentation will have a specific focus on colorectal cancer.

Attendees will have their names entered into a drawing for a grocery store gift card.  To register, email rachel.dusza@erie.gov at least one day prior to the scheduled event. Participants will need to provide their email for the link to sign in, and will also need the Zoom app installed on their computer or smartphone in order to see the event.

WHAT: ECDOH Cancer Services Program webinars
WHEN: – Colorectal Cancer Awareness: Monday, September 28 at 6 p.m.
WHERE: Zoom presentation; register by emailing rachel.dusza@erie.gov or call (716) 858-2913