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30 openings announced for hunter education class

SALAMANCA -- The Cattaraugus County Sheriff's Office has 30 openings for a hunter education course from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Oct. 11 and from 5 to 8 p.m. Oct. 14 in the Salamanca School.

Instruction is free and will be limited to the gun portion of the hunting season. Participants must bring identification and a pen or pencil, and must be at least 12 and attend both sessions to receive a certificate.

A parent can accompany an 11-year-old child.

Reservations must be made in advance by calling Kim Dry at the Salamanca School at 945-2400, Ext. 6086.


'Dead Man Walking' is focus in series of library events

OLEAN -- A series of events featuring the book, "Dead Man Walking," by Sister Helen Prejean, begins tonight with a 6:30 p.m. showing of the movie, starring Susan Sarandon and Sean Penn and directed by Tim Robbins, in the Olean Public Art Gallery.

The series, sponsored in a collaborative effort by the Cuba Library, Wellsville Library and the Olean Public Library, encourages reading and discussion of the issues in a book selection.

The series will continue at 7 p.m. Oct. 15 in the library gallery with a talk on "The Death Penalty: Current Facts and Issues," by St. Bonaventure University philosophy professor Barry L. Gan.

The next event is a book discussion in the library moderated by librarian Mary DiRisio at 7 p.m. Oct. 29. The play will be performed at 7:30 p.m. Nov. 5-8 in the Quick Center for the Arts at St. Bonaventure University, with an audience discussion scheduled after the Nov. 6 performance.

Tickets can be obtained from the Quick Center box office, by calling 375-2494.

The series ends with a free program and talk by the author at 7 p.m. Nov. 11 in the Quick Center for the Arts, St. Bonaventure University.

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