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'Subway Guy' planning to chew the fat today

NIAGARA FALLS -- Jared Fogle, "The Subway Guy" who lost almost 250 pounds after he went on a diet of sandwiches from Subway shops and has appeared in numerous Subway advertisements, will visit two Niagara Falls elementary schools today to talk about healthy eating choices.

Fogle will be at Maple Avenue School, 952 Maple Ave., from 9 to 9:45 a.m. and at Niagara Street School, 2513 Niagara St., from 10 to 11 a.m.

Pastor Duane Thomas, of Changing a Generation Church, will be Fogle's host during his visit to Niagara Falls.

Fogle also plans to visit the American Falls and to meet with Mayor Paul A. Dyster at 2:30 p.m. today in City Hall, 745 Main St.

Thomas has arranged for Fogle to meet local residents at an open house from 5 to 7 p.m. today in Club Clientele, across Main Street from City Hall.



Legislature hopefuls face May 6 deadline

LOCKPORT -- Residents of the Town of Niagara and northern Wheatfield who are interested in being appointed to the Niagara County Legislature have until May 6 to submit resumes, Legislature Clerk Mary Jo Tamburlin said.

The Legislature is seeking to fill the seat vacated by Legislator Danny W. Sklarski, who resigned last week to accept an appointment to a vacant seat on the Niagara Town Board.

The appointee will be selected May 17 and serve until the end of this year. Resumes may be sent to Tamburlin at the Niagara County Courthouse, 175 Hawley St., Lockport, NY 14094.



Garden Club scholarship has application deadline

LEWISTON -- Saturday is the deadline for submitting applications for a $1,000 scholarship being offered by the Lewiston Garden Club.

The scholarship will be awarded to a student who has demonstrated a commitment to improving the environment and a strong involvement in community service.

To be eligible, a student must be a high school senior attending Lewiston-Porter High School or a Town of Lewiston resident attending another school outside the district. Barbara A. Carter, chairwoman of the scholarship committee, said applications are available at the high school guidance office.

Members of the Lewiston Garden Club maintain several public gardens.



Divine Mercy Services will open new site

NIAGARA FALLS -- Divine Mercy Services on the Niagara will open a new donation and distribution site Saturday in the former Holy Trinity School, 1419 Falls St.

Donations of clean, gently used clothes, household items and furniture will be accepted from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. every Saturday and on weekdays by appointment. Donors should enter through the doors on 14th Street.

Divine Mercy Services plans to give clothes to the needy in memory of Pope John Paul II during its grand opening Saturday, the vigil of his beatification.

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