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Marks silver anniversary

Senior Mr. and Mrs. Erik Luczak, Wakefield Lane, Ava, celebrated their 25th wedding anniversary with their family on Sunday, July 30, and Wednesday, Aug. 9, 2017. Luczak and the former Kim Ciotti were married on Aug. 1, 1992 in St. John the Baptist Church. Luczak retired after employment with New York State. Mrs. Luczak is employed as a kindergarten teacher at Stokes Elementary... 4:00pm 08/15/17

Backer family gathers

Senior The descendants of Horace and Hattie Fox Backer held their 27th reunion on Saturday, Aug. 5, at the West Leyden Park with 63 family members and guests attending.  The oldest person present was Doris Spinelli at 85 years, and Audrianna Gleasman the youngest at 2 months. Paul and Debbie Howard of Whichita Falls, Texas, traveled the greatest distance. Officers are Randy Weiler,... 4:00pm 08/15/17

Streun descendants celebrate 87th reunion

The descendants of John F. and Rosina (Eberhardt) Streun and Frederick and Magdaline (Eberhardt) Streun gathered at Erwin Park in Boonville on Saturday, Aug. 5, to celebrate the 87th Streun Family Reunion. The Streuns came to this country from Canton of Bern, Switzerland in 1849 and settled in the Town of Lee. Approximately 50 members attended this gathering. A business... 4:00pm 08/15/17

Lunch and Learn Thursday

Ava Dorfman Senior Center, 305 E. Locust St., will host its next Lunch and Learn series at 1 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 17. The program will include a presentation by Larry Ehlinger. Cost is $5 for center members or $6 for non-members. On the menu is chicken and biscuits, dessert, coffee and tea. For more information or to register, call the senior center at 315-337-8230. 4:00pm 08/15/17

Family reunion news

News reports about family reunions that have been held can be e-mailed to living@RNY.com. Information can include the names of the couple the family is descended from, the number of family and guests attending, location, date, year (x annual), officers, names and towns of oldest and youngest attending and the person or family traveling the farthest, with town and state. Photos... 4:00pm 08/08/17