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7 September 2016

Picnic at the Point

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The City of Dunkirk is proud to present Picnic at the Point! Come on out to Point Gratiot in Dunkirk on September 11th for our last summer event!

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1 September 2016

Brush Pickup

The City of Dunkirk Public Works Department announces that brush pickup will begin on Tuesday, September 6 in District A.  District B will be picked up the week of September 12, District C will be picked up the week of September 19 and District D will be picked up the week of September 26.

Brush must be at the curb by 7:30 am on the Monday of the respective collection week but no earlier than the previous Saturday. City crews will collect each area only once.  Brush placed at the curb after the crews pass by will not be collected and will be ticketed as a violation of the City Code and property owners will be prosecuted.  Brush should be bundled with string or twine no more than 4’ long, diameter of no more than 18” and shall weigh no more than 65 pounds.  Bundles should be placed between the sidewalk and curb but should not be placed near any posts, trees, water or sewer boxes, etc. which could be damaged during removal operations.  Brush placed on City property other than the area fronting the respective residential property will be ticketed.

City residents may also drop brush at the Public Works facility on Lucas Avenue.    Please refer to the 2016 Curbside Collection Schedule for further information.

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31 August 2016

NYS DOT adds new safety markings on State roads in City of Dunkirk

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These are “sharrows”

NYS DOT adds new safety markings on State roads in City of Dunkirk

The new markings on New York State Route 60 in Dunkirk are called “sharrows.” They are an official marking designated in the New York State Department of Transportation’s Manual of Uniform Traffic Control Devices (MUTCD).

Section 9C.07 of the MUTCD describes these as “shared lane markings.” They are used nationwide to promote shared safe use of the road by indicating:

When you bike: Sharrows designate a safe and visible place to ride. Sharrows also indicate the correct direction to travel.

When you drive: Keep an eye out for all types of travel — bikes, pedestrians, skateboards, etc. Drive slowly and give ample room when passing.

New York State Route 5 in the City also has additional new markings for bike routes, bike lanes, and for crosswalks that are compliant with the American with Disabilities Act.

More Information:

http://mutcd.fhwa.dot.gov/htm/2009/part9/part9c.htm (Section 9C.07)

http://nacto.org/publication/urban-bikeway-design-guide/bikeway-signing-marking/shared-lane-markings/

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30 August 2016

Symphony Living Bake Sale

The bake sale is on Saturday, September 17 from 9am to 4pm.
The chicken dinners are $10 and include 1/2 chicken, 2 sides-salted potatoes and baked beans, dinner roll and butter. You also get your choice of a bottled water or ice tea and your choice of dessert- a brownie or jello poke cake. Dinners will be served from 1pm to 4pm.
Our facility is Symphony Living at Dunkirk, 319 Washington Avenue, Dunkirk. All proceeds will go to the Walk to End Alzheimer’s on Saturday, October 1 at Point Gratiot Park in Dunkirk.
 There’s also fresh baked goods, crafts and 20 baskets to raffle off.
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24 August 2016

Mayor Rosas takes tour of Fieldbrook Foods, Inc. Last week!

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18 August 2016

The 14th annual Puerto Rican and Hispanic Day Parade will be held Saturday August 20th, 2016 in Buffalo, NY. Mayor Rosas has been selected as the Grand Marshal for the parade which draws thousands of people in every year!

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17 August 2016

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Mayor Rosas caught this 6.5 lb. Walleye on “Dignitary Charter Day” at the Conservation Club. This event brought Lake Erie Awareness to the forefront.

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17 August 2016

Mayor Willie Rosas welcomed all management, staff, and 55 new employees at Ollie’s Bargain Outlet (Grand Opening) in the City of Dunkirk today!

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16 August 2016

Appearing at Dunkirk’s MUSIC ON THE PIER-Summer Concert Series 2016 this Thursday, August 18, 2016 from 6:30pm-8:30pm-PARTY SQUAD

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16 August 2016

Grand Opening of Ollie’s Bargain Outlet

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The Grand Opening of Ollie’s Bargain Outlet in the City of Dunkirk is tomorrow, Wednesday August 17, 2016. Mayor Willie Rosas welcomes Ollie’s Bargain Outlet to Dunkirk, and wishes Ollie’s many continued decades of success here in the City of Dunkirk! Congrats!

Check out their flyer here!