Portland town board members re-enacted the first board meeting at a recent bicentennial dinner held in Brocton. Access Channel 5 will televise the event at 3 p.m. and 9 p.m. each day with the final airing on Friday, May 3.
Playing the roll of supervisor, Thomas Prendergast was the current supervisor Dan Schrantz. Other participants were clerk Roxanne Sobecki as Asa Hall with the remaining board portrayed as follows: Rick Manzella as James Montgomery; Jerry Boltz as John Brewer; Gary Miller as Oliver Stetson; and Al Valentin as William Bell.
Access Channel 5 is available to cable viewers in the Mayville, Chautauqua, North Harmony, Sherman, Westfield and Portland areas.