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21 June 2016

Edward M Cotter Fireboat

Mayor Rosas and the Dunkirk Festivals Committee would like to thank Captain John Sixt for bringing the Edward M Cotter Fireboat to the 3 day Wreck and Roll Festival held this past weekend in Dunkirk.L4180382

Click here to see part of the Edward Cotter Fireboat’s arrival.

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18 June 2016

Tug O’ War Competition

image imageimageCongratulations to the Chautauqua Health and Fitness Center for coming in first place at this year’s Tug O’ War competition, with a $100 cash prize! Congratulations as well to our runners up, the Cattaraugus Community Center for a well fought competition.

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18 June 2016

Mayor Rosas issues Juneteenth Proclamation

Juneteenth

 

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15 June 2016

Dunkirk Farmer’s Market Kick’s Off

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The Dunkirk Farmer’s Market kick’s off every Wednesday from 9 a.m. – 2 p.m. at the parking lot of the Senior Citizen’s Center!

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14 June 2016

Mayor Rosas stands with the victims of the Orlando Massacre

Mayor Rosas stands with the victims of the Orlando Massacre

The City of Dunkirk stands with the victims of the recent massacre in Orlando.  Hatred, bigotry, and senseless murder of innocent civilians are not only despicable but Un-American.  As Mayor of the City of Dunkirk, I am encouraging all citizens of this great City as well as the State of New York and beyond to stand with me and condemn acts of terror such as the one carried out in Orlando, Florida.

There will be a moment of silence and a “stand for unity against terrorism” Thursday, June 16th, at the City’s Music on the Pier to honor the victims of this act of hate.

Thank you, and God Bless America.

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9 June 2016

Thank you Southern Tier Brewery!

Thank you to Tom Secky and Phin from Southern Tier Brewery for the tour. Dunkirk Festivals looks forward to a strong mutual partnership with Southern Tier Brewery.

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6 June 2016

DPW announces Household Hazardous Waste Drop-Off Day!

The City of Dunkirk Department of Public Works will be holding a Household Hazardous Drop-Off Day (with FREE Disposal) event on June 11, 2016 from 9am to 2pm. Please see the registration form below for more details.

Registration Form

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3 June 2016

Flea Market at Dunkirk Camp and Conference Center

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There is a Flea Market/Farmers Market/Craft Sale going on at the Dunkirk Camp and Conference Center being held on June 3-5, 2016 rain or shine!

Stop down to see some outstanding vendors. Food and Baked goods are available!

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27 May 2016

Memorial Day Message from Mayor Rosas

As we honor the men and women who have served our Country, and especially those who have given the IMG_3824ultimate sacrifice, Mayor Rosas has asked that each of you stand with him to salute these brave heroes this Memorial Day. Please join Mayor Rosas at 3:00 PM Monday in a moment of silence to show respect for those who have served, and continue to serve, with honor, courage, and sacrifice. If you see a Veteran, thank him or her, they have earned it!

Have a safe and happy Memorial Day.

 

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27 May 2016

Summer Activities

With Summer fast approaching and activities on the increase along the Waterfront the City of Dunkirk Police Department is issuing the following safety reminders.

Please wear a seat belt and have children secured properly in a child safety seat, it is a proven fact that seat belts and safety seats save lives. Texting and talking on cell phones while driving is illegal and dangerous. We are participating in the Click it or Ticket Enforcement Program.

If you’ve had too much to drink and can’t safely operate your vehicle please don’t.

Be aware while travelling through our School Zones, the speed limit while school is in session is 15 MPH with the exception of 20 MPH on Rt. 60 @ School # 3 and 25 MPH on Rt. 5 @ School # 7. There will be extra enforcement in these areas.

The Memorial Day Parade is set for Monday May 30, we encourage everyone to come out for the ceremonies and enjoy the day in the downtown and waterfront areas. There will be a carnival this weekend in the lot between Tim Hortons and the Clarion Hotel.

Be aware of increased activity in the Wright Park/Serval Street areas. Little League and Softball are in full swing. There will be increased enforcement in this area as we are committed to providing a safe environment for Little League, Softball and Tournaments. Also motorists should be aware of the Babe Ruth League games on Lucas Ave. Slow down and watch for pedestrians in all these areas.

Be aware of the increased activity at the City pier around the Boardwalk Market, Music on the Pier as well as the many activities around the waterfront establishments with festivals, bands and nightlife activities.

During the course of the summer there will be several road races and walks along the waterfront, please pay attention and be cautious during these events.

A reminder about Park rules and regulations: Dogs must be on a leash and owners are responsible to pick up the dog waste, this is just common courtesy to all the others that use and enjoy our Parks. Alcohol use in permitted areas only. NO GLASS in any of the Park or Beach areas. Littering is illegal and we ask for cooperation to keep our Parks clean. Containers in the Park areas are for garbage/litter generated only from the use of the Park, anyone who dumps personal garbage into these containers will be prosecuted.

The City of Dunkirk Police Department is committed to providing a safe environment along the Waterfront and in our Parks during the summer. We encourage everyone to come out and visit our Waterfront and Park areas to see what’s going on. We believe that you will be pleasantly surprised. We ask for the cooperation of our residents and visitors to please exercise caution while driving in the areas that have increased activities and we hope you enjoy the summer along the waterfront.  Please don’t hesitate to call the Communications Desk at 366-2266 if you see something out of the ordinary or have a question.