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REPORTERS' NOTEBOOK

OLAF FUB SEZ: At today's prices, an ounce of prevention is worth two pounds of cure. . . .

ON THIS DAY -- In 1840, Robert Taylor, 20, of Durham, England, was charged with six acts of bigamy . . . In 1861, Elizabeth Barrett Browning, wife and fellow poet of Robert Browning, died in Florence . . . In 1941, Ignace Paderewski, 80, Polish statesman, pianist and composer, died in New York . . . In 1954, the Atomic Energy Commission voted against reinstating Dr. J. Robert Oppenheimer's access to classified information . . . In 1967, Jerusalem was reunified when Israel removed barricades separating the Old City from the Israeli sector. . . .

A Belly Buster
Ten scoops of ice cream

Plus toppings galore

Three spoons plus two friends

That's what summer's for!

-- Barb Zubrowski
LAST-MINUTE REMINDER -- Linda Farley sent a reminder that members of the Lancaster Central High School Class of 1964 will hold a reunion tonight at McGruder's Bar on Broadway in Depew. The blast begins at 8 p.m., she said. . . .

CARNIVAL TIME -- Hours for the annual Villa Maria Lawn Fete will be from 6 to 10 p.m. Friday, July 13, 4 to 11 p.m. July 14 and noon to 10 p.m. July 15 at the Villa Maria campus, 240 Pine Ridge Road. The community event will include games of skill and chance, food, music, carriage and pony rides, face-painting and appearances by cartoon characters. A fish fry will be held from 3 to 8 p.m. the opening day and a Polish platter from noon to 7 p.m. on the closing day.

For more information about the fete or free shuttle-bus service from the Thruway Mall, call the college at 896-0700. . . .

MARTIN ZAKOWICZ sent a reminder that members of the eighth-grade class of 1969 at St. Luke's School, Sycamore Street and Miller Avenue, and their families will meet at a picnic from 1 p.m. to dusk Sunday at Cheektowaga Town Park. For more information, call him at 626-4807. . . .

JASSY -- The Queen City Jass Society's summer picnic will be held from 1 to 8 p.m. Sunday at the George F. Lamm Legion Post, 962 Wehrle Drive, Williamsville. The Abino Bay Stompers will play from 2 to 4 p.m. and the I Love Jazz Band from 4 to 8 p.m. All musicians -- professional or amateur -- are invited to bring their horns and sit in.

Hot dogs, hamburgers, Italian sausage, clam broth, corn on the cob and other goodies will be served from 1 to 5 p.m. The tab at the door will be $12 for members and $15 for non-members.. . .

ANDREA L. GRIFFA sent word to Olaf that the City Honors High School Classes of 1979 and 1980 will hold a reunion at 6 p.m. Sept. 1 in the Ramada Inn on Transit Road. For more information, call the school or call her at 883-4552 or 849-3425. . . .

YOUNG CAREERIST for 1990 of the Business & Professional Womens Clubs of New York State is Dorothy Dowzycky, a member of the B & PW Club of Buffalo and senior executive assistant for management and legislation to Erie County Executive Dennis Gorski. She was in competition with 10 other district winners from throughout the state. She was selected at the organization's recent convention in Catskill. . . .

HAPPY BIRTHDAY -- Jeffrey Lewandowski, Eugene Graczyk, Kris Kaiser, Mike Corrigan, Lori Brown, Marcus Rogowski, Sally Ann Duke, Paul Greco, Lisa Lickfeld, Mary Spiak, Brian Andrzejewski, Ann Queen, Grace Tomasullo, Peggy Carr, Theresa Kaczmierczak, Pat Richter, Jim Kurowski, Theresa Abel, Valerie Fellin, Anita Galligan, Jim Stefanick, Pat Kennedy, Gary Wazny, Michelle Maziarz, Mary Lou Cavaretta, Mark Roloff, Jeffrey Conley, James Griffin, Jason, Ersing, Karen Marie Aloisio, Mary Cummings Stein, Chas DiSuzerio, Shawn McCormick, Eric Strzalkowski, Margaret E. Whitley, Emily Uhlman, Evelyn Gednat, Mark K. Catanzaro, Myron Emerick, Nancy Flynn Comerford, Ann Konter, Jack Bannister and Carol Kreiger.

AND SATURDAY -- Dolores Trembath, Ann Dagonese, Rachel Williams, Rebecca Beuth, Bill Warda, Robert Grabowski, Marie Greco, Ronnie Wojcek, Tina Marie Licata, Wally Przepasniak, Andrew Hibyan, Tony Mancuso, Daniel Luraschi, Danny Blair, John P. McGee, Liz Amabile, Eileen Penkalski, Bob Fredenberg, Amy Landseadel, Nunzio Mancuso and Stephanie Studzinski.

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