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Schrader will seek fifth full Council term

LOCKPORT -- Fourth Ward Alderman Patrick W. Schrader, a Democrat, announced Wednesday he is running for his fifth full term on the Common Council.

Schrader was appointed to an unexpired term in January 1999 and has been elected four times since then.

"With my help, many projects have come to fruition, and more will become a reality," Schrader said. "I was there at the beginning and hope to continue in my efforts to ensure that all projects are moving in the right direction."

Schrader, a Delphi retiree, is a past Council president and currently is chairman of the Water and Sewer Committee.

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Antique appraisal night will benefit library

WILSON -- An antique appraisal night is planned for 6:30 p.m. next Thursday in the Wilson House Inn, 300 Lake St., to benefit Wilson Free Library.

The event will feature appraiser and auctioneer Wilson Curry, who will appraise one item for $5 and two items for $8.

The fundraiser is sponsored by the Wilson Lions Club. The number of tickets is limited; they are available at the Wilson House, the library and from Wilson Lions Club members.

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Washington-Allen Club will meet Saturday

LOCKPORT -- The Washington-Allen Neighborhood Block Club will meet at 10 a.m. Saturday in Lockport Public Library, 23 East Ave., using the meeting room near the Chestnut Street entrance.

Topics will include neighborhood conditions and the possibility of a National Night Out event in August.

Secretary Terri A. Falls said the club has received some operational funding from the Niagara County Sheriff's Office.

The club's territory includes Allen Street between Grand and Washington streets; parts of Allen Street between Washington and Monroe streets, which it shares with the North End Block Club; and Washington Street between Church and Lock streets.

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