News from Sheldon:
Tax Bills Due
The Town Tax Collector, Donna Almeter, will be at the Sheldon Town Hall, 1380 Centerline Road, Strykersville, from 4 to 7 p.m. Jan. 31.
The last day to pay without penalty is Jan. 31.
Varysburg Fire Department Chicken Barbecue
Don’t want to cook on Super Bowl Sunday and support your local fire department? Stop by the Varysburg Fire Hall between 1 and 4 p.m. Feb. 5 and pick up a chicken barbecue.
Advance sale tickets only. The cost is $10 and can be purchased at C&G Prallers Inc. Citgo, 2600 Route 20A, Varysburg, or by calling (585) 535-7321.
2017 anti-rabies vaccination clinics will be held:
• March 11, from 9 to 11 a.m. at the Wyoming County Highway Department, 4328 Route 19, Silver Springs (Rock Glen);
• June 6 from 6 to 8 p.m. at the Perry Village Highway Department, S. Federal St., Perry;
• June 15 from 6 to 8 p.m. at the Arcade Town Highway Department, Route 98, Arcade;
• July 19th from 6 to 8 p.m. at the Attica Town Highway Department, Route 98, Attica; and
• Oct. 14 from 9 to 11:30 a.m. at the Wyoming County Highway Department.
Dogs, cats and ferrets three months old or older will be vaccinated at these clinics.
The initial vaccination is good for one year only; for dogs and cats each vaccination thereafter will be effective for three years. Ferrets must be vaccinated yearly.
Animals must be accompanied by someone able to control them.
This is a free clinic for Wyoming County residents – donations accepted. Out of county residents will be charged $10 per animal.
For more information call the Wyoming County Health Department at (585) 786-8894.
Sheldon Youth Cross-country Ski Day
Youth Recreation Cross-country Ski Day at Byrncliff Resort will be held from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Feb. 20 (weather permitting).
The cost is $10 for adults and Sheldon youth 18 years old and under are free.
Sign up Feb. 20 in the pro shop at Byrncliff.
Along with cross-country skiing, patrons can also try the tubing sledding hill. Bring your own tubes or sleds if you have them (no sharp metal edges or runners).
Office of the Assessor
The Town of Sheldon has contracted with the Wyoming County Office of Real Property, 143 N. Main St., Warsaw, for assessment services.
For more information, contact Mary Kern at (585) 786-8828 or via email at email@example.com. Additionally, she will be at the Sheldon Town Hall from noon to 6 p.m. Feb. 15.
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Harris Corners Fire Department gun raffle
The Harris Corners Fire Department is hosting a gun raffle April 8 at the North Java Fire Hall, 4274 Route 98, North Java.
Tickets are $20. To buy a chance, call (585) 591-8132. A limited number of tickets are available.
Town clerk new cell number
The town clerk’s new cell phone number is (716) 598-0378.