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Southern Erie County

A prescription drug dropoff and town hall meeting are scheduled Wednesday in Elma Town Hall, 1600 Bowen Road, to combat prescription drug abuse in the Southtowns.

Prescription medicine can be dropped off at the Town Hall kiosk throughout the day. The meeting is scheduled for 6:45 p.m. and will include presentations by the Erie County Mental Health Association, Kids Escaping Drugs, Linda Modin Andrews, owner of Larwood Pharmacy in East Aurora and Ben Pisa, School Resource Officer.

The event is sponsored by the It Takes a Community Task Force, made up of representatives form Iroquois Schools, the Iroquois community, town officials, local churches, businesses and healthcare providers.

Also this week:

• The Angola Town Board will not meet this week because of the Columbus Day Holiday. Its next meeting will be held Monday, Oct. 21 instead.

• The Eden School Board meets at 7 p.m. Wednesday in the Jr./Sr. High School cafeteria, 3150 Schoolview Road.

• In Elma, there will be a joint meeting and in-house workshop of the Planning, Zoning, Conservation and Town Boards hosted by the Planning Board on Tuesday at Elma Town Hall, 1600 Bowen Road to discuss “The Past, Present and Future” of the town. Refreshments will begin at 5:30 p.m. with the meeting to follow from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. The public is invited.

• The Elma Senior Citizens will hold their annual Fall Fest at the center, 7006 Bowen Road from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday. Admission is free.

• Marilla United Methodist Church will hold a spaghetti dinner from 4:30-6:30 p.m. Wednesday at the church, 1910 Two Rod Road. Dine in or take out.

• The Marilla Planning board will meet at 7 p.m. Thursday in Town Hall, 1740 Two Rod Road Thursday.

• People interested in joining efforts with The Correspondents, a newly formed group to keep Quasar effluent out of Marilla, are welcome to attend a meeting at 7 p.m. Thursday in the Community Center, 1810 Two Rod Road.

• A Meet the Candidates Night will be held at 7 p.m. Tuesday in the Wales Center Fire Co. Candidates opposed or unopposed as well as County and State candidates for the November election have been invited. Questions will be accepted from the audience that evening. The event is sponsored by the League of Women Voters.

• Also in Wales, the Town Board this week accepted the resignation of Deputy Town Historian Norma Lynch due to retirement. Linda Hausauer was appointed to replace her.

• The Kiwanis Club of Wales will host a chicken and rib barbecue featuring BW’s Barbecue at the Wales Center Fire Hall, 12300 Big Tree Rd. from noon to sold out Sunday. Proceeds to benefit community youth programs.