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LAF FUB SEZ: This is the time that you can tell when politicians seeking election are telling lies -- their lips are moving. . . .

ON THIS DAY -- In 1825, the Erie Canal was opened. The first man-made major canal provided a transportation route between Lake Erie and the Hudson River. Construction started July 4, 1817. When completed, it had cost $7.6 million, which was a lot of money back then. . . . In 1803, Joseph
Aloysius Hansom, English architect and inventor, was born. He registered his Patent Safety Cab, a one-horse, two-wheeled enclosed cab with the driver seated above and behind the passengers, in 1834. It became known as the Hansom Cab. . . .

Here is another thought

That can bring on a nervous wreck;

Staring up to admire your halo

Can create a pain in the neck!

-- Ollie Britton
A CRAFT FAIR sponsored by the Ladies Auxiliary of the Armor Volunteer Fire Company will be held from 7 to 9 p.m. Nov. 5 and from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Nov. 6 in the Armor Fire Hall, 4932 Clark St., Hamburg.

Jeanne C. Corby, who is in charge of publicity for the event, said there will be "a large variety of handmade items, including Christmas decorations, made by local crafters." Refreshments will be available. . . .

HAM DINNERS will be served from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Nov. 7 in the Elma Social Hall, 2945 Bowen Road.

Ann Pettit, publicity chairwoman, said the dinners will cost $7 for adults and $5 for children. Those under 5 eat free. . . .

A CRAFT SHOW and baked goods sale will be held from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Nov. 7 at Father Justin Council 5670, Knights of Columbus, 2735 Union Road, Cheektowaga.

For information about the show, sponsored by the Justinettes, Ladies Auxiliary of Father Justin Council, call 684-2944 or 656-0692. . . .

PRIZE-WINNING SAUCE will be used in the serving of spaghetti dinners from 3 to 7 p.m. Nov. 21 at St. Paul's Episcopal Church, 930 Lake St., Angola.

The meal will cost $6.50 for adults, $6 for seniors and $4 for children 5 to 12. Kids under 5 eat free. . . .

HAPPY BIRTHDAY -- Gil Chorbajian, Jim Kelley, Bob Kersten, Kevin Panek, Mark Kautz, Pat Merrell, Judy Bondanza, Sal Giallombardo, Jennifer Carducci, Gene Wrest, Estelle Malak, Mary Anne Deichman, Ava Simoncelli, Eunice Rohauer, Violet Macklin, Sumi Seth, Diane Andriatch, Paul Tokasz, John Pokrant.


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