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Rep. Jack Quinn has announced that registration is under way for his office's annual "Women's Network to Good Health" seminar, scheduled for Monday in Cheektowaga.

The seminar is free and open to the public. Guest speaker Cindy Vastola-Lancaster, past owner of Eve Magazine, will talk about her battle with breast cancer.

"This program includes round-table discussions with expert moderators," said Quinn, R-Hamburg. "This is a great opportunity for community members to gather information on a variety of health issues."

Reservations for the event are required and may be made by calling 845-5257. The event will take place from 8 a.m. to noon at the Courtyard, Radisson Hotel & Suites, 4243 Genesee St., Cheektowaga.

Police to discuss traffic issues

Cheektowaga police will talk about traffic at the monthly meeting of the Depew/Cheektowaga Taxpayers Association at 7:30 p.m. Thursday in Bellevue Fire Hall, Como Park Boulevard and Bennett Road, Cheektowaga.

Officers will also take questions from the audience about neighborhood traffic problems, said Jane Wiercioch, association president.

Town to begin playground programs

The Cheektowaga Parks, Recreation and Youth Services Department will begin its regular schedule in the town's 17 playgrounds on July 5, running through Aug. 17.

New this year, according to spokeswoman Ellen Fisher, is a playground program from noon to 2 p.m. Mondays, Tuesdays, Thursdays and Fridays at the Pine Hill Primary Center on East Delevan Avenue. People may call Fisher at 897-7207, Ext. 44, for more information.

Holmes endorsed for re-election

The Newstead Democratic Committee has endorsed Supervisor Donald C. Holmes for re-election this fall.

Holmes will be seeking a sixth term in the November town election. Endorsed Republican candidate Gerald F. Summe, a Town Board member since 1986, will challenge him.

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