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REPORTERS' NOTEBOOK

OLAF FUB SEZ: According to British statesman Benjamin Disraeli (1804-1881), "Youth is a blunder, manhood a struggle, old age a regret." . . .

ON THIS DAY --I In 1854, the "Charge of the Light Brigade" took place during the Crimean War. . . . In 1962, U.S. Ambassador Adlai E. Stevenson presented photographic evidence of Soviet missile bases in Cuba to the U.N. Security Council. . . . In 1971, the United Nations General Assembly voted to admit mainland China and expel Taiwan. . . . In 1983, a U.S.-led force invaded Grenada at the order of President Ronald Reagan, who said the action was needed to protect U.S. citizens there. . . .

BARBECUE CHICKEN -- Dinners will be served from 1 to 5 p.m. Nov. 11 during a Christmas bazaar at Fourteen Holy Helpers Hall, Indian Church and Union roads, West Seneca. The dinner tab will be $7 for adults and $5 for children 12 and younger. The bazaar will feature grocery bags, fruit baskets, toys, candy and Christmas decorations. Santa Claus will visit from 1:30 to 4 p.m. . . .

FALL FAIR -- Lunch will be served from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Nov. 6 in Calvary Lutheran Church, 4110 Bailey Ave., Amherst, during a fall fair from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Christmas items, canned goods, Christian items and bake goods will be sold, and there will be a special treasures table. For information, call 833-7300. . . .

SCHOLARSHIPS -- The Alliance With the Medical Society of the County of Erie is offering scholarships for residents of Erie County enrolled in accredited schools and working toward degrees in health-related fields or for women in transition who are at least 25 years old and head of a household. Applications are due by Nov. 30 and may be obtained by writing to: Scholarships, Alliance With the Medical Society of the County of Erie, c/o Margaret Weis, 5 Lennys Lane, Orchard Park, N.Y. 14127. . . .

HAPPY BIRTHDAY -- The Rev. Richard Maye, Joseph Buran Sr., David Pajak Jr., Rod Kruppner, Don Puccio, Chris Dutchess, Daniel Sikora, Julie Higgins, Paul Johnson, Jim Wrest, Marlena Rosenow, Mary Ann Montesano, Andy Witryk, Jean Roy, Pat Martha Harrington, David Walter, Stephanie Horhota, Megan Geary, Courtney Halligan, Jack Flanagan, Sheri Dombrowski, Susie Sim, Marybeth Ganci, Chuck Giambra, Michele Zappia, Margie Bowling, Betty Monaco, Betty Quest, Rita Messore, Eric Volwinkel.

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