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The Western New York Softball Hall of Fame will induct 15 new members at its 34th annual dinner Oct. 23 at 6:30 p.m. at Ilio DiPaolo's Restaurant, 3758 South Park Ave., Blasdell.

New members are Pam Amabile, Hamburg; Bob "Jo Jo" Bartkowiak, Fredonia; the late John T. Delecki, Blasdell; Chris Ferraraccio, Buffalo; Jeff Franze, Westfield; Dicky Freeman, Lackawanna; John Jankowski, Alden; the late Joe Katta, Dunkirk; Larry Kuczenski, Dunkirk; Art Marshall, Town of Tonawanda; Tom Matecki, Cheektowaga; Pat Murphy, Hamburg; Larry Sharts, Newfane; Richard Starzynski, an umpire from Buffalo; and Robert Wegrzyn, Niagara Falls.

For reservations and details, call Tim Maloney at 827-2492 (days) or 675-3237 (evenings).

What's Happening

BASKETBALL: The Western New York Board of Womens Basketball Officials will conduct a seven-week clinic on Thursdays beginning Sept. 17. Call the Ken-Ton Continuing Education Dept. at 874-8500.

BROOMBALL: Team and player registration is open for the fall coed league (18-over) at Leisure Rinks, Orchard Park. Call 675-8992.

HOCKEY: A men's senior league starting in October at the new Amherst/Pepsi Center needs teams and players. Call Rob Eimer (689-1951) or the rinks at 631-7555. . . . Town of Hamburg Ice Arena has ice time available Tuesday through Friday before 11 a.m., beginning Sept. 29. Call 646-5145.

ICE SKATING: The Holiday Twin & Leisure Rinks figure skating school will hold a fall session Sept. 9-30. There will be sessions for competitive skaters and adults, beginners and a power skating class for hockey boys and girls. Call Wilma Dee at 685-3660 or 634-2459. . . . Town of Hamburg Ice Arena has ice time available Tuesday through Friday before 11 a.m. beginning Sept. 29. Call 646-5145.

SOCCER: West Seneca Adult Soccer seeks teams and players (18-over) for season starting Sept. 5. Call John DeAngelis (675-2463) or West Seneca Kiwanis (674-6086). . . . The Epic Center, 2793 Wehrle Drive, Williamsville, will hold youth/adult leagues and youth instructional clinics starting Sept. 14. Registration deadline is Sept. 1. Call 565-3742. . . . Team Germania will have tryouts for an under-17 girls team Sept. 2, 19 and 20 at 6 p.m. at UB's Amherst field. Call 873-3659 or 741-3655. . . . Sportsplex, 90 Ridge Road, North Tonawanda, is offering youth and adult programs for ages 4 and up. Call 694-8877.

SOFTBALL: Lou Gehrig Girls Softball will hold tryouts for 1999 tournament teams (12-under, 14-under and 16-under) at the Gehrig Complex in East Amherst on Sept. 12 and 13 at 9 a.m. Players must be Amherst residents or attend public or private schools in the Amherst, Williamsville or Sweet Home districts. Call Judy Rose (636-1198) or Cary Frieling (636-0860). . . . The Cheektowaga Youth and Recreation Department needs slow-pitch teams for its Jim Matecki Tournament on Sept. 4, 5 and 6. The cost is $150 per team. Call Frank Piacente (656-2294).

TAE KWAN DO: Registration is open for classes at 4:30 p.m. on Tuesdays and Thursdays for boys and girls (6 and up) at the Epic Center, 2793 Wehrle Drive, Williamsville. Next session starts Sept. 15. Call 565-3742.

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