OLAF FUB SEZ: "Next to excellence is the appreciation of it," according to British author William Makepeace Thackeray (1811-1863). . . .
ON THIS DAY -- In 1915, 25,000 women marched in New York City, demanding the right to vote . . . In 1946, the United Nations General Assembly convened in New York for the first time, at an auditorium in Flushing Meadow . . . In 1983, 241 U.S. Marines and sailors in Lebanon were killed in a suicide truck-bombing in Beirut. A near-simultaneous attack on French forces killed 58 paratroopers. . . .
With the leaves turning rustic
I lament "For goodness sake --
"Where in the world did I store
The leaf-blower and handy rake?"
-- Lottie Norek
ADULTS between the ages of 18 and 65 with cirrhosis documented by biopsy or scan are needed to help evaluate the metabolism and excretion rates of a medication for treatment of depression being conducted at the University at Buffalo Pharmacokinetics Center at Millard Fillmore Hospital. Participants must spend three five-night, five-day study periods at the center but will be reimbursed $1,500. Anyone interested can call 887-4573 and leave their name and phone number and say they are interested in "study 1237." . . .
GOOD EATIN' starts at 4:30 and lasts until 7 p.m. Friday at an old fashioned chicken and biscuits "Harvest Dinner" presented by the United Methodist Women at Christ United Methodist Church, 350 Saratoga Road, Snyder. Cost for the meal, which includes a serving of home made pie, will be $7 for adults and $3 for children 10 and under. . . .
ABOUT INVESTING -- A non-credit course "Investing: Making the Most of Your Money" will be offered from 6:45 to 9 p.m. Tuesdays, Oct. 29 through Nov. 19, at Erie Community College's North Campus, 6205 Main St., Amherst. The course fee is $39.
The four-week investment class is designed to increase your knowledge of the financial markets, stocks, bonds, mutual funds, retirement plans and estate planning. For more information, call 851-1800. . . .
FRIENDS OF HARMONY will present a concert at 7 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 2, to benefit the Southeast Community Workcenter, a sheltered workshop for the disabled, at 181 Lincoln St., Depew. Tickets to hear the men's chorus and barbershop quartet will cost $5 if bought ahead of time or $6 at the door. For more information or tickets, call the Center at 683-7100. . . .
"SALUTE TO AUTUMN" is the name of the annual fall bazaar to be held from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 2, at the First Congregational United Church of Christ, 132 North Main St., Angola. Booths will offer everything from fresh vegetables, baked goods and candy to Christmas gifts, handiwork and small crafts. The dining room will serve a variety of dishes from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. . . .
HAPPY BIRTHDAY -- Frank Catalano, Sandra O'Hara, Ann Hrycka, Erich Mohr, Greg White, Mary Healy, Mark Panek, Guy Brown, Michelle L. Jones, Joe Accardo, Mary Ann Brownsey, Barbara Marszalak, Marilynn Natwora, Steve Glynn, Angeline Gimbalys, Mark Friden, Marie McLaughlin Simoncelli, Margaret Tauriello, David Ceary, Deborah McLaughlin, Denise Klienback, Heather Getchell, Tom Yakovak, Jimmy Levulis, Kathryn Michalek, Sharon Trent, Lauren Moore.