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Grand Island

A “meet the candidates” night for those seeking seats on the Grand Island School Board will be held at 7 p.m. Tuesday in the Professional Development Room at the High School, 1100 Ransom Road.

Candidates for three-year terms on the board include Glenn Bobeck, Richard D’Agostino, Ashli Skura Dreher, Jeffrey Hassler, Joy LaMarca, Takayuki Nobumoto and Eric Soehnlein. Three will be elected in voting May 19. Bobeck is an incumbent.

This week:

• The Planning Board will meet at 7 p.m. Monday in the first floor Conference Room of the Town Hall, 2255 Baseline Road.

• Friends of the Grand Island Memorial Library will present Toronto-based best-selling author Cathy Marie Buchanan at 7 p.m. Thursday in the meeting room at the library, 1715 Bedell Road. She will discuss her novel, “The Painted Girls.” For information, call the library at 773-7124.

• The Golden Age Center, 3278 Whitehaven Road, will hold Gram’s Garage Sale from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, followed by a Krolick’s chicken barbecue from 3 to 6 p.m. Dinners are $9 advance, $11 on Saturday, and are take-out only.