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FRANKLINVILLE -- The Franklinville School Board will consider ratifying a two-year contract with the Franklinville Teachers Association when trustees meet tonight.

The contract, which affects 80 to 85 teachers, was ratified earlier this week by members of the teachers union, Superintendent Richard M. Wachter said. The teachers' current one-year contract expires June 30.

JCC offering computer courses

OLEAN -- A number of computer courses will be offered in February and March at Jamestown Community College's Training and Conference Facility at the Olean Campus.

Topics are organized around the Internet, e-mail, Windows, personal computers and Microsoft software. All classes will meet in Room 115.

For information or to register, call JCC's Continuing Education Office at 372-1661, Ext. 5501.

Election inspectors sought for polls

LITTLE VALLEY -- The Cattaraugus County Board of Elections is looking for people who want to work as election inspectors.

The workers will be at various polling places in the county and paid varying rates by local municipalities. They will work during primary and general elections in March, September and November.

Election Commissioner Richard O. Stevenson said applicants must be registered voters, older than 18 and enjoy being with people.

A three-hour training session is required every three years. Classes will be held from 6 to 9 p.m. Tuesday and 9 a.m. to noon next Wednesday in the Little Valley Municipal Building.

Anyone interested in registering for a class or working at the polls can contact the Board of Elections at 938-9111, Ext. 2400-2405.

Book details county's early history

LITTLE VALLEY -- A book with information about the early history of Cattaraugus County and its towns is now available.

The book details the county from 1808 to 1996, giving a brief history of each town and its early names.

Photos illustrate early settlers and architecture in the 125-page book compiled by Carol O'Brien, county planner.

Copies are available for $10 each at the Cattaraugus County Department of Economic Development on Court Street or by calling 938-9111, Ext. 2244.

Cattaraugus teens to attend 4-H event

ELLICOTTVILLE -- Two Cattaraugus County teenagers will go to Albany next month to participate in the 66th annual 4-H Capital Days event.

County representatives will be Susan Hess, 16, of West Valley, daughter of Albert and Beverly Hess, and Lindsey Kasprzak, 15, of East Otto, daughter of Richard and Melanie Kasprzak.

From March 5 to 7, 120 teens from across the state will meet state government leaders, members of the court system and officials from state agencies. They will also observe a working session of the State Legislature.

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