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Uncertain Future

dUnKirK power plant long-term planS Still CloUdy reCent agreement will Keep FaCility partially rUnning For neXt two yearS

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“The failing Dunkirk coal plant is on its last legs so now is the time to start building a clean energy economy for the region in its place,” says Jennifer Tuttle, a representative of the Sierra Club. “We should be aiming to meet our region’s power needs with job-creating clean energy rather than continuing to depend on this aging plant or other dirty

While working from dawn to dusk, the ‘Provider’ armament team has one mission in mind— to support and sustain the warfighter. Chief Warrant Officer Rachel Schneider and Staff Sgt. Brian Redding, with Headquarters and Headquarters Company, 3rd Sustainment Brigade, worked side-by-side with Spc. David Campagna, Battery B, 1st Battalion, 9th Field Artillery Regiment, Combined Team Uruzgan, and Spc. Kenneth Dodson of the 702nd Brigade Support Battalion to service and repair a M777A2 Howitzer at Forward Operating Base Hadrian in Uruzgan Province, Afghanistan, March 6-8. An annual service is required on the 9,000-pound weapons system that belongs to the 1-9 Field Artillery Regiment in order to ensure the canon’s

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The Dunkirk Power Plant now operates at a reduced capacity while its future is being decided. (Photo by Amanda McClean)

an agreement that will keep it operating at a reduced capacity through May 2015. The deal was struck between NRG Energy, the A recent agreement that will help company that owns the plant, keep the power plant in the City and National Grid, with the facilof Dunkirk running on a partial ity’s long-term future still up in basis for the next two years has the air as various studies will be produced some optimism in the conducted to help determine if area, but the long-term future of the power plant is needed to help the facility still remains in doubt. supply the region’s electricity. The coal-fired power plant While one 80-megawatt unit will survived a total shutdown under By Daniel Meyer

Star Contributing Writer

remain in operation, a second unit will be shut down, meaning approximately 15 people will lose their jobs through either retirements, transfers or attrition. City officials and the remaining plant employees are trying to remain optimistic that the plant will stay in operation, with the concept of establishing a “clean energy economy” the focus of local environmental groups.

Lost Places Chautauqua County of

the chautauqua county poor Farm

tech living drive deFenSively

By Patricia Pihl Managing Editor

Opened in 1832, the Chautauqua County Poor Farm in Dewittville marked the county’s first social program for individuals who were indigent, disabled, elderly or those who did not have the family, friends or other support mechanisms to help them. Despite being referred to in county records as the “Alms House and Lunatic Asylum,” and residents as “inmates,” the property offered the first safety net for those unable to care for themselves, and was run fairly well, according to County Historian Michelle Henry. It even survived the massive influx of immigrants that found themselves there, arriving via the New York and Erie Railroad, which opened in 1851. Starting out as a real vegetable and livestock farm, the facility

By Phil Bens Star Contributing Writer

The county Poor Farm in 1869, said to be “the most beautiful building in Chautauqua County,” according to a superintendent’s report. (Contributed Photo, Chautauqua County Historical Society)

had seen numerous changes over the years. In fact, the history of the current county home in Dunkirk is directly linked to the Poor Farm, as it replaced the old facility in the early 1960s, with a different mission, location and

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service population. Today, with its buildings gone and property in private hands, its only remnants are an obelisk and boulder erected in memory of the residents that now rest in its potter field.

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CHAUTAUQUA STAR FRIDAY, MARCH 22, 2013

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fuels.” According to Bill Daly, the and restaurant profi les, which opened in 1862 pav- administrative director and human-interest stories, not- ing the way for the current chief executive officer of the Chautauqua County for-profits, local sports and county home in Dunkirk. entertainment news. The series piggybacks on a Industrial Development popular series we once ran Agency, the future of the You may have noticed a power plant will ultimately called “Our Town.” bit of deviation from this be decided by government recently as we cover issues In addition, our new “tech officials who represent New that impact our lives as a living” column by Phil York State, specifically community and nation. Bens features all the news Governor Andrew Cuomo. Some of these issues have having to do with the using “It’s an incredibly compliincluded the impact of and protecting your comObamacare to Medicaid, puter, safety on the internet cated situation, but when it is all said and done, the NY SAFE Act, hyand social networking, ultimately it is in the hands drofracking and this week, among other topics. of the governor,” says Daly. Patricia Pihl the status of the Dunkirk We are also welcoming “We have a lot of conPower Plant. While avoid- Dodi Kingsfield, a freeManaging Editor cerns, but the decision that ing a position on any of pat.pihl@star-mediagroup. lance writer and author he makes will be hugely com these topics, we feel it is im- from Forestville, who will important to the people of portant to give our readers be covering topics for our Chautauqua County.” information on the many As The Chautauqua Star goes complex issues that we face. women’s page. Daly supports the concept into its fi fth year, our niche Readers are welcome to of constructing a natural In an attempt to cover our continues to be the newsforward their comments gas-fired plant that could county’s rich history, we paper of good news to our and suggestions to me by generate electricity and have also started a series readers as we feature the email or calling 366-9200. eventually replaced the entitled “Lost Places of events, organizations and Thanks for letting us coal powered facility. Chautauqua County,” in people that make Chautaucontinue to be a source which we look at those less“When you factor in the qua County a unique place er-known places of the past. for your news with The economics and research the to live and work. In this week’s issue, we look Chautauqua Star and www. benefits of using natural Its regular features constarnewsdaily.com. at the county’s poor farm, gas, there are answers to tinue to focus on business how this type of project can benefit the region,” says Daly. According to company officials, NRG continues to push for an eventual conability to fire effectively. do it for a long time then Ark., native, checked every version from using coal to a The soldiers performed you forget it.” Schneider, cable and bolt to help keep natural gas combined-cycle a thorough check of the a native of Cherry Creek, the weapon fully mission plant, with plans to submit canon—a process that they N.Y., said she is responcapable. to National Grid what they completed together in 64 sible for the overseeing all “We’re here helping the are calling their “Dunkirk hours. Schneider said weapons maintenance for war-fighter maintain a repowering proposal” supporting the war-fighter the CTU. “When I found means of defense,” said expected to be fi led this is her main focus. “It’s out about the service, I Schneider. week. Following a thorgreat to be able to do your enlisted Staff Sgt. Redough review of those plans, job,” Schneider said. “It’s ding to ensure we had National Grid officials will a perishable skill. It’s like all the proper tools,” she share their recommendariding a bike; if you don’t said. Redding, a Mena, tions on the proposal some-

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Tuesday, March 19, 2013 Burton O Waterman- Cassadaga John L. Mayer Monday, March 18 Bernard W. “Benny” Kaus- Dunkirk Joan F. Gunnell- Falconer James M. Bryerton- Jamestown Anthony James GuiffridaJamestown Sunday, March 17 Robert E. BartkowiakFredonia Joyce Boothe-Salamanca Salvatore Picardo- Jamestown Robert A. Lundsten- Jamestown Sarah A. “Sally” Green-

Falconer Marshall L. CarlsonJamestown Salvatore Picardo- Jamestown Saturday, March 16 Vincent J. Latona- Versailles Lesley K. Lulas- Cattaraugus David Thompson- Cattaraugus Indian Reservation Janet Sue Peters- Cherry Creek Frances W. Volk Cecil J. Rhodes- Bemus Point Patricia Ruth Penfield Bargerstock- Panama John Galloway- Bemus Point

Arleta M. Lawson- Ashville Mary H. Gould William W. “Bill” Westover Friday, March 15 Thomas B Tefft- Cassadaga Pauline E. Avny- Fredonia Josephine M. DiSabantonio- Jamestown Gail McChesney- Cassadaga Everett Elverton CarrRipley Suzanne “Susie” (Landon) Follansbee Thursday, March 14 Antonio T. Ortiz- Jamestown Richard A. Kern- Dunkirk Anthony ChillemiDunkirk Mary Elizabeth RossGowanda Arthur E. Hahn- Forestville

Helenrae L. Galbraith Dr. Arthur O. Lindblom Jr.- Ashville Helenrae L. Galbraith Arthur E. Hahn- Forestville Lester E. Nichols- Falconer Terry B. Jones- Jamestown Leslie D. “Les” RowlandJamestown Kenneth R. Carlson- Falconer Jean B. Johnson- North Harmony Wednesday, March 13 Sharon E. Smith- Falconer Ruth R. Druse- Bemus Point Alberta King WarnerJamestown Ralph L. Carlson James “Leo” Maley- Salamanca Aaron Fileger- Warren Arlene R. SchemerhornPlean

time in late April. NRG already mothballed two of the Dunkirk plant’s biggest generating units last year, with the closure of the third unit expected to happen by the end of May. National Grid recently completed a thorough review that found it would need to make approximately $70 million in improvements to its transmission lines and various pieces of associated equipment to compensate for the loss of the Dunkirk plant. While some are skeptical, the thought process by various elected officials in the region are to remain optimistic that an alternative outcome for the power plant can be found to keep local residents employed at a facility that at one time had thousands of employees but will soon have less than six dozen working there. “The plan to convert the Dunkirk plant to a natural gas-powered plant to replace the coal burning units is what we hope the governor will support,” says Daly. “This could make our region a leader in the clean energy industry. The price of gas is so low now the way to go is to build a natural gas electric generation plant. We will wait and see how this is received in Albany, but we hope the governor chooses what we believe to be the best solution that will bring positive results economically and environmentally.”

Tuesday, March 12 Gladys A. SheilDoyle E. “Des” Shields Alice M. Hine Simon S. Depas- Lakewood Leslie D. Rowland

Chautauqua County Humane Society Pet of the Week

Pets of the Week

This week we are featuring “Mouse” and “Joe.” Mouse is a wonderful five-year-old kitty that is ready to move into his forever home. He is super sweet and friendly, likes to play and can be a great lap cat. He would do great in any home. Joe is a two-year-old hound mix. As you can tell from his picture, he is praying that he fi nds the perfect family soon. He is full of life and loves to go for walks and play. He could use a little training to bring out the best in him. If either of these wonderful pets sounds like the one for you, stop by the Strunk Road Adoption Center and meet them. They are two furry bundles of love just waiting for their second chance for a great life.

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lillian dickson park playground project receives lead Business donations Contributed Article Andrew Dickson

Hartley Buick and Jamestown Awning are the first business contributors to the Lillian Dickson Park fundraising campaign. A fundraising goal of $37,500 has been set by the volunteers and neighbors of the park to purchase preschool playground equipment and install it by September 2013. Fundraising efforts for the Lillian Dickson Park (“LDP”) are in full swing. Mailings to area businesses have been sent. Grant requests are being prepared. An additional mailing to residents in the vicinity of LDP is planned and fundraising activities are being planned for the spring and summer. “We’ve begun turning this park into a symbol of community pride and rejuvenation,” said David Reinhart, LDP Chairman and neighbor. “We have our work cut out for us in 2013, but a great group of volunteers has come forward to make this project happen.” The LDP volunteers and neighbors have made significant strides last year to bring attention to the need for park improvements. During the “Hands On Jamestown” event in May, the volunteers painted the pavilion, removed brush and fallen debris, installed new fall zone materials under the existing equipment and planted flowers by the park sign. Kickball

Lead business donors, stakeholders and volunteers stand at the Lillian Dickson Park with the architectural rendering of new playground equipment. Left to right: Andy Dickson, Built Environment Consultant for Creating Healthy Places; Paula Hofgren, LDP volunteer; David Reinhart, LDP Chairman; Mark Saxton, Owner of Jamestown Awning; Bill Hartley and Mike Hartley of Hartley Buick; Mary Maxwell, Neighborhood Project Associate of the Jamestown Renaissance Corporation; Randall Sweeney, Executive Director of the Chautauqua Region Community Foundation)

games and kids activities were organized during the summer with the help of the Eastside YMCA. A Neighborhood Watch was established and nearly 200 neighbors turned out on National Night Out to show their support. Fundraising activities have generated $1,600 to date. Impetus for the park improvements came from Creating Healthy Places to Live, Work, and Play (“CHP”), a project funded by the New York State Department of Health and administered by the Chautauqua County Health Network. CHP is creating policy, systems, and

Youth Symphony Heads to pittsburgh, closing Fund drive Contributed Article CRYS

On Saturday, March 16, students of the three Chautauqua Regional Youth Symphony (CRYS) orchestras had the rare experience of a pre-concert visit with members of the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra. Then the young people and their chaperones took their seats in the beautiful 2,676-seat Heinz Hall and heard the Orchestra accompany a screening of The Wizard of Oz. Following the concert, everyone enjoyed dinner at Bucca di Beppo in Pittsburgh’s Station Square. On their trip back to Jamestown the students talked of the memories they made that will last a lifetime. “It was a truly amazing day,” noted CRYS board member and trip organizer Anne Dolce. “This is the first CRYS has arranged an outing like this, but it was such a good experience that I know we will want to plan similar trips in the future!” CRYS has three orchestras: Prelude Strings for beginning string players, Young Artists Orchestra for intermediate musicians, and the Youth Symphony for highly talented and motivated musicians ages 13 through college. Under the leader-

ship of music director and conductor Bryan Eckenrode, they have learning opportunities that are not available anywhere else in the Chautauqua area, including an intense weekend workshop at Chautauqua Institution. The Chautauqua Regional Youth Symphony is in the fi nal stages of its Annual Fund Drive. Included in the ways CRYS shows appreciation for its contributors are by recognition on its website and in printed concert programs and through complimentary admissions to the Spring Gala Concerts on Sunday, May 5, 2013, in the Reg Lenna Civic Center. CRYS receives critical support from foundations and other organizations in the community. While parents, board members and students participate in fund raising events, donations from individuals and local businesses are essential to CRYS’s survival. Board members were especially appreciative of a significant individual contribution this season from Jon and Aubin Gren. Tax-deductible donations to the Chautauqua Regional Youth Symphony can be mailed to Post Office Box 3454, Jamestown, NY 14702.

environmental changes in the community to increase access to healthy foods and opportunities for physical activity. “Creating Healthy Places is working with schools, municipalities, not-for-profits, congregations and community groups to achieve sustainable change that will help our families eat well and be more active,” said Janet Forbes, CHP Project Coordinator. “The Lillian Dickson Park project was a perfect opportunity to engage the neighborhood and bring together diverse partners for positive change.”

Located on Falconer St. between Sturges and Bowen, the Park is the former site of School #10 and is named in honor of the school’s first principal, Lillian Dickson, who served from 1893 until 1933. Tax-deductible contributions to the LDP project can be made to the Lillian Dickson Park Non-Endowed Fund at the Chautauqua Region Community Foundation, 418 Spring St., Jamestown NY 14701 or on line at www.crcfonline.org. For more information about the Lillian Dickson Park Project, contact David Reinhart at 450-2688.

Ymca Slates lifeguarding class Contributed Article Jamestown YMCa

The Jamestown YMCA will offer the American Red Cross Waterfront Lifeguarding r 2012 March 25 through March 29. Classes will run from 10 a.m. until 5 p.m. and include both classroom and water skills. The program includes CPR for the Professional Rescuer, First Aid, AED standards and water rescues. To aid in a smooth running class, the Y is requiring that all potential students participate in one of the ARC prerequisite portion of the Waterfront Lifeguard course classes. Once

the student passes the prerequisites, the fee for that class will be applied to the full Waterfront Lifeguard course cost. Class size is limited, so preregistration is encouraged. The cost for the class is $215 for YMCA members and $265 for potential members. Upon successful completion of this class, students will be certified in American Red Cross Waterfront Lifeguarding 2012, First Aid, CPR-PR and AED. Students must be at least 15 years of age by the final day of class. For more information please contact the Jamestown YMCA Aquatics office at (716) 664-2802, ext. 233.

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CHAUTAUQUA STAR FRIDAY, MARCH 22, 2013

HEALTH SECTION

Jamestown Urgent Care Facility Joins Univera Healthcare Network Five Star Urgent Care celebrates one year anniversary in Jamestown; welcomes Jamestown Convenience Care patients has had an incredible first year serving Jamestown Jamestown Urgent Care and the surrounding areas, and we continually strive Celebrating one year after not only provide the best, opening its doors in the most affordable urgent Jamestown community, care available, but also to Five Star Urgent Care be as inclusive as possible today officially became for anyone who is seeking in-network with Univera care,” said Dr. John RadHealthcare for Commercial ford, founder and owner of and MedicareAdvantage Five Star Urgent Care. “It members. Additionally, the was extremely important to facility is welcoming all us to expand our insurance Jamestown Convenience coverage and provide UniCare patients, on the heels vera patients with a more of the center’s closing. easy and affordable visit.” “Five Star Urgent Care Five Star’s in-network Contributed Article

coverage with Univera begins on Friday, March 15. Other insurances accepted at Five Star include: United, Blue Cross Blue Shield, AETNA, Empire, Independent Health, Nova, POMCO, RMSCO, and ELMCO. Community members are encouraged to call Five Star with any insurance questions. Additionally, Five Star Urgent Care has become a premier sponsor for the Jamestown Ice Arena starting this month. The urgent care facility has purchased

the naming rights for Arena B, as well as a section sponsorship in Arena A, and will be providing health booths at various events held at the arena throughout the upcoming year. “Our health booths at the Arena will feature our practitioners offering various health services such as free blood pressure readings,” explained Radford. “We’re very much looking forward to meeting more of the community members and speaking with them

on a more personal level about their health questions and how we can help them. Additionally, Five Star will be handing out free t-shirts from time to time. We’re excited about the sponsorship, and hope to have a lot of fun with the community.” Five Star Urgent Care is Jamestown’s affordable alternative for exceptional, faster medical care. The only urgent care serving Jamestown with the Certified Urgent Care Designation from the Urgent Care

Association of America, Five Star Urgent Care offers the quality care patients deserve without the long wait. Centrally located in the Riverwalk Center on South Main Street in Jamestown, Five Star is open Monday through Friday from 10 a.m. to 10 p.m., and on Saturdays and Sundays from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Call 716-489-3144 or visit Five Star on the web at www.fivestaruc.com for more information.

WOMEN’S SECTION Tips to Break into a Career in Beauty and Wellness grow by 27 percent, adding more than 1.3 million jobs. “Beauty careers change lives and make people feel Picking a career path in good about themselves which to wisely invest your inside and out,” explains education dollars can be Lynelle Lynch, President tricky, especially if you of Bellus Academy, an elite don’t want to graduate with beauty and cosmetology a pile of debt and no job ofschool in San Diego that fer. But there’s one profesoffers award-winning casion to consider that can’t reer training and multiple be outsourced or replaced: license programs. “A bad beauty and wellness. economy doesn’t eliminate While many industries that basic need.” are experiencing job losses Whether you plan to and cuts to wages, the U.S. become a hair stylist, Labor Department reports nail technician, esthetithat personal care and cian, massage therapist or service occupations are owner of a spa or salon, a growing. The department’s high-quality education can 2010 10-year projection prepare you for a premium anticipated the industry to career in a thriving indusContributed Article Statepoint.net

Contributed Article Katie Smith

National Fitness Tour Danny Russo, nationally known fitness trainer, will be at the YWCA Westfield on Friday, March 22 at 6 p.m.. He will be presenting a free seminar for women designed to demonstrate the benefits of a healthy lifestyle. More details about Russo’s fitness plan is on his website www.comingtoseedanny.com. The workshop at the YWCA is free. Please call the YWCA at 326-2011 to reserve your spot. Universal Pre-Kindergarten Registration Parents in the Westfield School District who have a child turning 4 by Dec. 1 are invited to register for the Universal Pre-

try. “Look for a beauty school that positions graduates with the latest protocols, marketing, financial literacy and goal-setting skills necessary to be leaders,” says Lynch, whose elevated academic approach has redefined academia for modern beauty students. Bellus Academy has received 13 of the industry’s top awards since 2008 for educational excellence. If you’re looking to break into the beauty industry, here are some career tips to consider: • It takes more than technical training to be successful. Take advantage

of courses your program offers that develop business, personal and marketing skills • Leave your program with real world experience. Schools such as Bellus partner with top salons and spas to place students in elite externships or work with industry icons at special events. This is an opportunity to network and gain insight into the professional industry. • Get a great return on your educational investment by opting for a school with career services. For example, Bellus Academy offers résumé assistance and job interview preparation to students and alumni

and updates its job listings weekly. The school also prepares students to pass exams for licensure or international certification. • Financing your training doesn’t have to break the bank. Like degree programs in medicine or law, there are opportunities like scholarships through the “Beauty Changes Lives” program and students can meet with financial aid professionals to review what aid they qualify for. • A beauty career is flexible and travels well. Consider gaining an international certificate to take your skills abroad. More information about

the advantages of a beauty education can be found at www.BellusAcademy.edu. “With traditional career paths losing some of their luster during the downturn, beauty has become especially attractive, offering flexibility and a human connection,” says Steve Reiss, Vice President of Modern Salon Media. If beauty is your passion, you’re in luck. The industry attracts caring, entrepreneurial individuals with a mission to make a difference through beauty and wellness. Even in uncertain economic times, it’s an industry that’s proven to thrive and grow.

Spa Day The YWCA is pleased to announce Leslie Johnson, RPh of Johnson Pharmacy in Mayville will be the keynote speaker at the May 1 Spa Day. Ms. Johnson is currently enrolled in the doctoral program of homeopathy at the College of Homeopathic Medicine in Toronto, Canada. Ms. Johnson will be speaking about homeopathic medicine- specifically the benefits offered to women. The YWCA is continuing to solicit other providers willing to offer spa services and other information, products and services to women. For more information call the YWCA at 716-326-2011. Upcoming Events April 26- Stand Against Racism May 1- Annual Spa Day

June 4- Pancake Supper at McDonalds June 15- Annual Father Daughter Dance July 26/27- Arts and Crafts Festival YWCA Information The YWCA Westfield is a member of the National YWCA – a women’s advocacy organization with affiliates worldwide. The mission of the YWCA centers on ‘empowering women, eliminating racism and promoting peace, justice, freedom and dignity for all. Locally the YWCA Westfield is a United Way partner and a member of the Chautauqua County Chamber of Commerce. The mailing address for the YWCA is 58 S. Portage St., Westfield, NY 14787 and the phone number is 716326-2011.

YWCA Westfield News Kindergarten Program lottery for the 2013-2014 school year. This is a free program. Information and Registration tables will be set up on May 8 and 9 from 9 a.m. through noon in the front lobby of the WACS. Registration forms are currently available through the elementary office at the school, but they must be completed and turned into the school by noon on May 9. UPK students are chosen through a lottery system and parents will be notified after May 9. Pre-School Open House Open House for the YWCA operated PreSchool will be held on Wednesday, May 15 from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. in the basement of the First Presbyterian Church, 49 S. Portage St. Open registration has begun for the fall 2013

preschool semester, forms can be requested by calling 326.4012 and they will also be available that evening. Lead teacher Terri MacCubbin and YWCA Child Services Director Brenda Backus will be on hand to meet parents and children as well as answer questions and talk more about the preschool classes. The preschool classes serve students 2, 3 and 4 years old and the preschool day care center is open to children 33 months to school age. All parents are welcome to visit the open house and learn more, no reservations are needed. Advantage Program The afterschool advantage program is looking for a volunteer chorus instructor. “there is a group of students interested in singing”, according to program director Julie Devlin, “and they

need a leader. Since this is a volunteer opportunity we’d welcome a college student, a private individual who is willing to share their talent or a professional willing to work with us. We can be flexible with the days, the time and the instruction offered. “ Anyone interested in learning more about this, please call Devlin at 716326-4012. March For Babies The YWCA Westfield will be participating in the Annual March for Babies Walk. The walk is scheduled for April 27 at Lakeside Park in Mayville. On-site Registration begins at 10 a.m. and the walk starts at 11 a.m. More details are on their website www.marchforbabies.org. To join the YWCA team, enter user name ‘Westfield Community.’


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a lifetime of memories boo rowland looKS baCK at almoSt 40 yearS oF bUSineSS at the lUweibdeh Shop in Fredonia. It was a place she calls “one of the happiest countries I had ever been in,” and would eventually name her “In my guestbook, I have shop after the street she people from nearly every lived on, which roughly country.” That was “Boo” translates as “hidden Rowland’s observation as place” in Arabic. she spoke about the shop After extensive renovashe had owned for nearly tions to the tenant house 40 years behind her large in 1974, Boo opened The Victorian brick house on Luweibdeh Shop in 1974. West Main Street in FreShe recalls how then town donia. supervisor Steward Dudley Over the years, hundreds broke a bottle of chamof visitors and custompagne at the store entrance. ers stopped by the shop, Early on, the shop catered known for its one-of-a to local clientele, but soon kind gifts from around the broadened its scope for cliworld. Mrs. Rowland, who ents from Erie, Pittsburgh, prefers to be called by her Buffalo and Jamestown. nickname, “Boo,” recently She says that there were had a chance to look at also a number of parents of those books, since closing students at the college who the store last fall. discovered the shop during She and husband, Carter parents’ weekend, and usumoved into the house on ally returned every year. West Main in 1967 after As the Luweibdeh Shop years in the Middle East, became more famous, a where he worked at the variety of clients came University of Jordan, before from every state and they moved back to the beyond that, tourists from states. several countries. FindBy Patricia Pihl Managing Editor

ing the necessity to expand her collection, she went to multiple gift shows in such places as New York, Philadelphia, Miami, Canada and Seattle, handpicking all the merchandise. “Individuals looking for a particular gift would always come to Luweibdeh,” she says. As the years went by, the shop gained a reputation for the quality and scope of its offerings. She says that those looking for quality and uniqueness would be willing to pay a higher price for the types of gifts they could fi nd there, including crystal from many sources, pewter, leather goods, toys, unusual serving dishes, jewelry, and lamps. She was also the first retailer to bring Vera Bradley products to the area. In addition, brides-tobe would also have registries at Luweibdeh over the years. What’s a gift without a beautiful presentation? “People were enamored by

the way I wrapped packages and thought of this as one of my most attractive offerings,” Boo comments. Often, famous individuals would pay a visit to the shop. Among them was Rue McClanathan, of The Golden Girls. Boo received a handwritten note from McClanathan, which now hangs framed in her home. As part of her business, Mrs. Rowland emphasizes the friendships she has made over the years. “A lasting business is built on friendships. The local people and tourists have been very supportive, and a pleasure to serve. I loved meeting the people and seeing them all leave with a smile. I will miss all this.” In a farewell message published recently in The Chautauqua Star, Boo tells her friends and customers, “May life be kind to all of you and keep in touch.” “Boo” Rowland

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CHAUTAUQUA STAR FRIDAY, MARCH 22, 2013

RELIGION SECTION Keeping the Faith

Rev. Michael Lokietek Family Church Fredonia www.fcfredonia.org

Rev. Tim Stahlman Family Church Jamestown thenewfamilychurch.com

Dear Pastor, why is the resurrection of Jesus so important? With the celebration of Easter just around the corner, your question is very timely. While most people spend great effort to honor the birth of Jesus Christ, it is the Resurrection of Jesus Christ that is truly the most important event for all of mankind. Without the Resurrection, there would be no Christianity! Without the Resurrection, all creation would be forever separated from God’s presence and could not enter into Heaven. The Bible says that when man

disobeyed God in the Garden of Eden, the whole world became subject to sin (Romans 5:12). The Bible tells us that sin disqualifies us from entering into God presence (Romans 3:23). God, not willing to loose the relationship with His beloved creation, promised He would send a Redeemer to resolve the problem of sin (Genesis 3:15). This would allow for reuniting with His creation. If you examine the Bible, you’ll see that God promises to answer the need for the justification (to clear the debt) of mankind’s sinful state from the creation, throughout the miraculous conception of the Lord Jesus Christ. The birth of the

Jesus was the initiation of God’s promise. Jesus lived a sinless life to qualify as the perfect sacrifice in God’s plan. Amazingly, when Jesus hung on the cross and His sinless blood poured out (Hebrews 9:14), He took upon Himself the penalty for every sin of mankind (2 Corinthians 5:17-21). This included every sin from man’s first sin in the Garden of Eden to the last sin that will ever be committed just before the end of the world. At His death, Jesus suffered the full judgment of the world’s sins in our place (Matthew 12:40, Psalm 22). Even with His suffering and death,

the plan for our redemption had not yet been fulfilled. It was only when Jesus Christ rose from the dead in order to reveal the truth of God’s power that divine justice was served and the Lord’s sacrifice met the conditions for the eternal redemption of mankind. The Resurrection is the fulfillment of God’s promise for redemption. It restores the opportunity of reunion with the Father, gives us power over sin (Romans 8:2), and allows for an eternal, everlasting life in His presence (1 John 2:25). It is for this reason that Easter should be celebrated as the greatest single event in history.

The Weekly Word Faith by Value When you were held captive by sin and death, a ransom was necessary to purchase your freedom. The devil demanded a price so high that he thought Heaven would never pay it. Satan was only willing to let you go in exchange for the murder of the Son of God. The devil was blinded by his hatred for Jesus. While the devil demanded Jesus’ death in hate, God willingly gave Him in love. Love never fails. The human body is worth less than five dollars when considering its value in carbon, salt, and other minerals. The human spirit was worth the Blood of the Son of God. The Father is sitting upon a throne of light. His streets are made of divinely polished pure

gold. The walls of His city are layered gemstones. God owns all the gold and silver on earth. The oil fields, titanium, and platinum are all His. God’s servants, the angels, are dressed in gowns that look like the brilliance of shimmering diamonds. The galaxies could have been His currency. He could have placed all this upon a scale, added up the value, and offered it for your ransom. That would have been love but it wouldn’t have been ultimate love. For if there had been something that God wouldn’t give, the world would have had reason to doubt His love. In our modern society, currency should be backed by something of worth for it to be valuable. The American dollar used to be

backed by gold. In times past, each dollar you had represented that much gold in the National Treasury. But now people are losing faith in the dollar. Why? Because it has lost it’s gold backing. In a like manner, the faith of Christians is failing because they have forgotten their backing. Christians are on the Jesus standard: You have been valued with His value. His worthiness is your worthiness. If Christ is worth it then you are worth it. Faith believes your God given value. Romans 8:32 says, “He that spared not His own Son but delivered Him up for us all, how shall He not with Him freely give us ALL THINGS.” Fact: The only good thing that God won’t provide for you is something worth

more than the Blood of Jesus. There isn’t anything more valuable than that! When you realize this, faith won’t be something you try; it will be something that you have. If you can believe that God would give it to Jesus then you can believe that God will give it to you. God set the standard when He gave Christ. Is the healing of your body greater than Christ’s Blood? Is the financial help you seek greater than God’s Son? Is the restoration of your marriage bigger than the Gift of Jesus? This is how God wants us to approach Him. He wants us to compare all our necessities to the cross. Will your need swallow God’s love or will God’s love devour your needs? My need is never greater than His love.

SENIOR SECTION

Tips to Avoid New Scams Targeting Seniors • Never pay money to collect supposed sweepstakes winnings. While we are all taught to Legitimate use good manners when operations won’t answering the telephone, require you to not everyone who calls you pay to collect necessarily has good inten- winnings. It’s tions. against U.S. law to play foreign According to the U.S. lotteries. If you Department of Homeland get a call saying Security, a recent spate of you’ve won one, lottery scams or advance fee frauds originating in Ja- it’s probably a maica are targeting seniors scam. and other Americans by • Never wire telephone. money to anyone you don’t know. While the Jamaican and U.S. governments have • Ignore unsolicited calls teamed to tighten laws and from anyone, even charities combat the problem, it’s and companies with whom important to guard against you already do business. becoming the next victim. You have no way to confirm the caller is legitimate. Knowing the difference Even caller ID can be between legitimate telefaked. When in doubt, just marketers and scammers hang up. is crucial. Protect yourself by taking the following • Place your telephone precautions: number on the National Contributed Article Statepoint.net

Do Not Call Registry. It’s fast and free. Visit www. DoNotCall.gov or add your number to the registry by calling 888-382-1222 from the phone you wish to register. • Check unfamiliar area codes before returning calls. Be aware that there are many three digit area codes that connect callers

to international telephone numbers. • If you don’t make international calls, ask your telephone provider to block incoming and outgoing international calls. • Never provide anyone with personal information, such as bank accounts, pin numbers or Social Security

numbers. • Prevent criminals from accessing your money. Contact your bank, brokerages, as well as the Social Security Administration to add a password to your accounts. • If callers insist on speaking with you, tell them you’ll call them directly. Don’t take a number offered by a potential fraudster. You’re safer looking up the number independently. • Scammers often create false deadlines. If you feel pressured, hang up. You’ve spent a lifetime earning your money. You deserve time to choose how to spend it. • Help others from fall-

ing victim to scammers by warning friends and family. If you’ve received a call, mail or email you think might be from a scammer, report it to the Federal Trade Commission by calling at 877-FTC-HELP (877-382-4357) or contact local authorities. “The Jamaican Government is resolved to successfully combat this scourge. We have put in place both legislative and operational measures that will ensure that persons who prey on vulnerable seniors are held accountable,” said. Jamaica’s Minister of National Security, Peter Bunting, who is working with U.S. officials to stop new Jamaican lottery scams. You don’t have to live in fear to avoid being a victim. By becoming informed of the latest tactics used by scammers to defraud consumers, you can protect yourself and your finances.


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advocacy to restore Funding for developmental disabilities Services matched by federal funding, the cut in state Medicaid funding would trigger an additional $120 million Governor Andrew Cuomo cut in federal Medicaid believes his proposed money, meaning a $240 $120 million cut to agenmillion loss for voluntary cies serving people with providers. This equates to developmental disabilities a six percent across-thecan be accomplished by board cut. slashing their administraThe governor’s proposal tive and overhead costs. has galvanized voluntary But the agencies say some providers, people with disof their costs are a direct abilities and their families result of a New York State to mount a state-wide service delivery system that grass-roots protest, and in is fraught with inefficiencies response the Legislature and excessive regulatory told Cuomo that it wants oversight. the $120 million restored With the number of days to next year’s budget. But dwindling if the state is to Cuomo has dug in his heels adopt a 2013-14 spending and, in recent days, has plan on time, Cuomo and changed the dialogue to leaders of the Senate and focus on his contention that Assembly are locked in by cutting administrative negotiations to agree on and overhead costs as well a spending plan. A major as executive salaries and sticking point is the gover- compensation, agencies nor’s insistence on a $120 can achieve the 6 percent million cut in Medicaid reduction without disruptfunding from the budget ing services to people with for the Office for People developmental disabilities. With Developmental DisProviders counter that abilities. OPWDD ComNew York State employs an missioner Courtney Burke antiquated and unreasonhas said the $120 million able method of reimburswould come from funding ing agencies for the costs to so-called voluntary prothey incur in delivering viders of services to people services to people with with disabilities, leaving developmental disabilities. state-operated facilities Additionally, providers say untouched. And because they are being suffocated state Medicaid dollars are Contributed Article TRC

by increased regulatory oversight that is driving up administrative costs while stretching thin the ability of direct support workers to provide safe, quality care to a class of people who are among the most vulnerable in society. It is because people with developmental disabilities are so vulnerable that careful regulatory oversight is necessary. But voluntary providers lament that the Cuomo administration has overburdened them with excessively stringent regulations. They say it has gotten to the point that every incident resulting in a bump or a bruise – as well as incidents in which no harm occurred – requires an extensive investigation to be conducted by the provider. This results in massive amounts of time and staff to investigate incidents, fi ll out paperwork and review an investigation’s fi ndings. With a high level of regulatory oversight, it is not surprising then that costs associated with quality assurance eat up a large portion of an agency’s administrative costs. A study of the expenses at seven providers in Western New York showed that they

St. James Family Worship theater presents “a living last Supper” Contributed Article Jim Alexander

Saint James Church choir with the Family Worship Theatre will transform into the early church as it recreates Leonardo Di Vinci’s classic painting of the “Last Supper.” This liturgical musical drama will take place at St. James Church at 27 Allen Street in Jamestown on Palm Sunday, March 24 at 4 p.m., and on Good Friday, March 29 at 7 p.m. This theatrical production was written by Ruth Elaine Schram, and the choir is directed by Cathy Gagliano. The parishioners that make up the Family Worship Theatre have been rehearsing since early January with the choir for this Holy Week production. This musical drama showcases the choir who performs throughout the production, while the stage is set to mimic da Vinci’s

“Last Supper.” The apostles will step away from the table and share their innermost thoughts of the day. It is biblically and historically sound, however, there is not a lot of information about what the Apostles may have said, so a lot of the script is what they would have felt. Peter, for example, was a fisherman, who was called from his job by Jesus to follow and be “a fisher of men.” Peter was a bit stubborn and that is conveyed throughout the play. The celebration of Easter is the largest and most important celebration in the Christian faith because it remembers Jesus rising from the dead. Tom Franco, the play’s director, said, “The play has an ensemble of 18 actors, as well as more than 20 choir members. Everyone is pretty excited about this drama. It has been a ‘labor of love.’ The whole premise of the play is summarized

in the simple words, ‘Is it I?’” Franco explains that during the Last Supper, Jesus told his disciples that one of them would betray him and we gain insight into each apostle’s thoughts. “Ultimately,” said Franco, “the most important lesson of this presentation is God’s love and mercy. God’s will is perfect, but sometimes difficult to understand.” The production is open to all faiths. Admission is free. “We are hoping the church will be fi lled for the performances,” said Franco. “This performance will help people realize what is important in life and we believe that the reward on earth is nothing compared to the reward in the eternal kingdom.” Following Sunday’s performance there will be fellowship and refreshments in the church hall.

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11.5 were tasked to chase Medicaid and Medicare reimbursement – trying to get Medicaid managed are organizations to pay the provider the money it was owed for services provided. Another facet of the administrative cost burden faced by voluntary providers is in the area of workforce support – recruiting staff, training new employees and providing assistance to help workers be successful in their demanding jobs. These costs amounted to $766,000 among the seven agencies and required the efforts of 25 full-time people. Workforce support costs are high because of the difficulty voluntary providers experience in recruiting and maintaining quality employees. Lack of sufficient fi nancial support from the state means voluntary providers are unable to offer competitive wages to entry-level direct support workers. And while voluntary providers attempt to pay workers a starting salary that exceeds the minimum wage, many potential workers would rather take a job at a fast-food restaurant than face the pressure and challenges that come with providing care to people

with developmental disabilities. The intense regulatory scrutiny demanded by the state only makes attracting and retaining new workers more difficult. It is typical for most organizations to see turnover of half of its new employees within the first three to six months of employment. And while voluntary providers rack up millions of dollars in administrative costs each year, New York State fails to reimburse providers for the entire costs they incur. One agency noted that the state expects the agency to carry unfunded administrative costs in excess of $800,000 annually. While New York State continues to talk about moving the system from fee for services to capitated managed care, the providers note that the current system has gone unchanged and is still subject to a burdensome, fragmented set of regulations and funding that require adherence to often confusing and irrational demands by the state that can only be satisfied through extensive and costly administrative supports and services.

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spent a combined $1.75 million – and employed 42 people – in activities associated with quality assurance (including incident management, corporate compliance and the development and administration of plans of corrective action when agencies are cited for any level of fi nding associated with a myriad of state regulations). And with the scheduled opening later this year of New York State’s Justice Center for the Protection of People with Special Needs (which is proposed to have a $37.4 million operating budget in 2013-14), voluntary providers are wary that the level of state regulatory oversight is only going to increase, as will the providers’ quality assurance costs. But quality assurance costs are only the second-largest administrative drain on the budgets of the seven WNY voluntary providers that were studied. The biggest hit to their budgets is in the area of necessary fi nancial services. The seven agencies combined spent $2.94 million on fi nancial services and needed 75 employees to do the work. Of the 17.5 full-time equivalencies employed by one agency,

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The Corner Coffeehouse and Bistro restaurant I was immediately immersed in the smell of Italian cooking, a smell that is near and dear to my heart. The Café’s menu features many hearty entrees such as garlic and basil marinara, pasta Alfredo, sesame crusted bacon carbonara, and chicken and shrimp cream curry just to name a few. All of their pasta is handmade with authentic New York State grown semolina flour, and though it may seem subtle, let me just say that you can really taste the difference. Owner and head chef Joe Glarner had this to say about the choice to go organic: “Nutritionally it’s very healthy for you, especially when it comes to produce, but it’s also about raw flavors. When you’re cooking with organic ingredients, it captures flavors much better than any genetically modified

produce that most people are used to.” It may be surprising to

people are becoming aware of.” Joe went on to say “ Star Contributing Writer having organic produce readily available is imporNestled in the small town tant, because genetically of Frewsburg, the Corner modified food has yet to When you’re Coffeehouse and Bistro is prove itself to the human cooking one of the area’s only resbody, but what we are findwith organic taurants to feature organic ing out isn’t very good.” ingredients, it ingredients and vegetarian In addition, The Corner options on their delicious captures flavors Coffee House and Bistro is and diverse menu. Family much better than also a family friendly music owned and operated by venue that features folk, any genetically Joseph and April Glarner, acoustic, and many modified produce jazz, the Café offers some of the other genres. I had the most diverse and healthy that most people pleasure of watching local dishes in the region, but it are used to.” Irish folk musicians Doc may be a well-kept secret and Bill at The Corner – Joe Glarner, to those outside the JameCoffee House recently and owner and head stown area. I was very impressed. In chef, Corner Opened one year ago, addition to its lovely atmothe Café features a family Coffeehouse and sphere, the place also has friendly environment, live exceptional acoustics and is Bistro music and entertainment, a great place to get a cup of and some of the best coffee coffee and catch some high some given the high store this writer has tasted in a quality live music. price of organic food, but very long time. Located according to Joe, “organic This outlet is very imon West Main Street, the sales are raising every year, portant to Joe and April Café features vintage stylbecause it serves a comfrom 25 to 30 percent, so ing with a rustic décor and munity function, and helps the food industry is trya relaxed, family friendly bring people together. ing to keep up with what atmosphere. Walking in the “People don’t come out and celebrate each other like they used to” says Joe, “We are seeing front porches being gated up, and fences being put up and in reality we all rely on each other and people tend to forget that.” Locally renowned jazz artist Pete Pepke performs every Thursday night from 6- 8 p.m. with his band Andre and The Giants, in addition to the whole slew of local and regional artists who come through on a weekly basis. So if you are looking to experience something new and unique, you need to check out Frewsburg’s finest Café, The Corner The Corner Coffeehouse and Bistro in Frewsburg. (Photo by Will Pihl) Coffeehouse and Bistro. By Will Pihl

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Discover it... each week our editor chooses one “star” event to feature as a “must do” event!

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What to do & Where to go in & around Chautauqua County...

Ongoing Events

Prendergast Library

Members of the Chautauqua County Art Teachers will display their work at the James Prendergast Library Art Gallery March 22 through April 26. An opening reception to meet the teachers and view their work will be held from 6:30 to 8 p.m. Friday, March 22 in the Fireplace Room at the library. The reception is free and open to the public, and refreshments will be served. “We expect to show a great variety of art work by representatives of many local school districts,” according to the exhibit’s chair, Terry Carlson of Jamestown High School. A show by members of the professional organization for county art teachers has become an annual tradition at Prendergast Library. “Every year, it’s exciting for students and their parents to see new art work that has been created by local teachers,” Ms. Carlson said. The school-library partnership provides a showcase for instructors’ talents and a welcome viewing opportunity for the community,

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according to Tina Scott, Local art teachers are preparing a variety of work for their acting library director. annual exhibit at Prendergast Library. Gallery hours for the teachers’ exhibit will be 9 a.m. to 8:30 p.m. Monday through Friday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturdays, and 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. Sundays. The next Prendergast exhibit will be Colors of the Spirit by Jamie Quick, photographer, and Asterie Michell, multi media artist. The library is located at 509 Cherry St., Jamestown. For information, call 4847135.

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10 education Tech Tips Continued from pg 1

CHAUTAUQUA STAR FRIDAY, MARCH 22, 2013

Student Artwork Contest For Sequel of Fiction Novel

and themes throughout the story. SUNY Fredonia am not using it. In fact, I “‘The Dragon Birthmark: unplug it from the wall!” World in the Shadows’ is Author Jennifer Phillips Although that behavior an entertaining, thoughtRusso is holding an artwould seem to be very conprovoking book that takes work contest for her second scientious, what we really the reader into the world book of “The Dragon need to do when we are of imagination and fantasy Birthmark” series. This online is to use the Internet through the eyes of an 11challenge promotes visual defensively. I want you to year-old boy,” said Amy literacy and confidence, think of your computer as Piper, Fredonia Elementary as well as provides student a car. Remember when School Principal. artists with the opportunity your parents took you out Russo, a local resident of to have their personal artdriving and they told you Fredonia, is in the process work published at no cost about driving defensively? of completing the sequel to to them, if chosen. They would tell you when “The Dragon Birthmark.” The contest officially you were driving through With an insatiable desire to opened March 17, 2013. a neighborhood to always spark imagination and crebe ready for a child to run “The Dragon Birthmark” ativity in her readers, she follows the story of an 11out in the street, or if you has created the art contest were out in the country, be year-old boy’s journey to for students across the state self-identity through a fanwatchful for deer. When and nation. This contest tastic adventure, speckled driving your car, you provides the opportunity to should think about possible with legend and lore, and sketch characters or scenes danger and to be prepared. offering a few great lessons No one wants you to drive too cautiously, because that can cause an accident too, tract spyware and viruses. an automatic sense of trust but the message was always with the message. More In social media such as to be watchful and to be than likely, your Facebook Facebook, people can be smart. caught off guard by a mes- Friend has just become infected and he has passed I’d like to use this example sage on their Newsfeed or the infection on to all of of defensive driving as an their Wall that suggests analogy for how we use the that they check out a funny his friends. To combat this type of intrusion, ask yourInternet. I’m going to give video. Sometimes they you a few tips in this article will see a message on their self if this Facebook Friend would reach out to you by to guide you when you are Newsfeed that qualifies messaging you or writing inside certain “neighborthem for a fantastic offer. on the wall. Also look at hoods” on the Internet. Facebook messages will the web address or link The main places that we even appear in the Facethat you are being asked need to be careful are in book chat window. What to click. If it is a random social media, email, and makes these phony meson sites that advertise fake sages hard to screen is that bunch of letters that does not allow you to determine antivirus and other free these messages appear to the website then stay away! products. Lately, these are have come from a Facethe places that people con- book Friend. So there is Email scams are very Contributed Article

from the second book, which will be featured and published in the book if chosen as a winner. All middle and high school students are eligible to enter the contest. Students will be able to submit their artwork pieces through the novel’s website. An online gallery is also available through the website, which gives contestants the chance to see examples of artwork that other students have created and submitted. A description of the characters to be sketched can be found at www.TheDragonBirthmark.com, as well as detailed rules and entry guidelines for this free contest.

similar to those in Facebook. Some scams can be personal and direct where a thief will tell you a story that you have inherited a large sum of money but your personal information needs to be verified. Never send any sensitive financial information or social security numbers over email. It is best to just delete these emails and never respond. A third way that people can contact viruses is by clicking on a phony advertisement on the Internet that claims that you are infected and you need to

clean your computer now. If you see a message like that inside of a web page, my advice is to close the Internet, and restart your computer. That sounds like an extreme solution, but these type of ads can infect quickly. Don’t pay for online virus scanners until you check with a technician or a friend that you trust with fixing your computer. The final place that many people contract viruses is from places that advertise free music, ringtones, computer wallpaper, and

screensavers. If you have children that use your computer, it is important to supervise and instruct them on proper use so that these malicious programs are not downloaded. The Internet is an awesome place to discover and to have fun, but it is important that we keep our wits about us and be a little guarded as we use it. Phil Bens has worked in Information Technolog y for 15 years. He currently is the technolog y coordinator at Cassadaga Valley Central School District.

Two Incubator Startups Named InfoTech 2013 Beta Award Finalists all, over 400 technology professionals are invited to SUNY Fredonia the BETA Awards, which will be held March 27 at Two businesses housed the Buffalo Convention in the SUNY Fredonia Center. Technology Incubator “Having two finalists out have been named finalof Dunkirk this year is ists for the 2013 BETA excellent recognition for Awards, given by InfoTech Chautauqua County,” Niagara, the trade associasaid Incubator Director tion of Western New York’s Robert Fritzinger. “These information technology two companies are among industry. The Center for the very best the WNY Sports Skills Measurement technology community & Improvement (Center has to offer and are prime for Sports) CEO Kevin examples of the kinds of Morse and iKoss Consultentrepreneurs currently ing CEO Jennifer Koss will housed in SUNY Fredoboth participate in the 13th nia’s Incubator.” annual award ceremony which honors the best and The Center for Sports is a finalist in the “Rookie brightest companies and of the Year” category, the individuals in the region’s technology community. In same award the SUNY Contributed Article

Fredonia Technology Incubator itself was nominated for in 2012. This award is given to a new technology organization launched in Western New York within the past year that shows both the growth and potential to become a leader in their industry.  With now more than 23 testing locations throughout the U.S., the Center for Sports helps athletes improve, parents stay informed, and coaches explore information on the nation’s athletes, all in one place. The Center for Sports was also named in the Top 100 University Startups given by the National Center for Entrepreneurial Tech Transfer, earlier this year.

iKoss Consulting CEO Jennifer Koss is a finalist for this year’s “Women in Technology” award. This award goes to the womanowned business that has grown a business, developed technology or contributed the most to the Western New York technology community. iKoss is a certified small, womanowned management consulting firm specializing in business process and organizational transition services, change management, portal / intranet content writing, and project management support. The company has developed a reputation for excellence among Fortune 1000 companies by providing targeted client service offer-

ings, quality work products, and outstanding service delivery. It is dedicated to providing immediate value to all of its clients through a dynamic, highly qualified workforce.  Its unique employment model attracts high-caliber professionals and promotes flexible working arrangements, which benefit both its clients and consultants. The SUNY Fredonia Technology Incubator offers client entrepreneurs access to a unique facility, business resources, and technology expertise, as well as a range of qualified faculty, technology experts, business professionals and mentors.  Research shows that businesses graduating from an incubator significantly

increase their probability of success. Companies typically spend two-to-three years in an incubator and then graduate when they meet milestones that allow them to operate independently and expand. InfoTech Niagara is “the” trade association of Western New York’s information technology industry. Membership in InfoTech opens the door to a network of hundreds of companies across the nation through their national affiliation.  InfoTech Niagara has a directory distributed to over 12,000 business professionals in Western New York, courtesy of Business First.

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CLN Welcomes Incoming Class of Community Leaders participate in the program, arrive at the retreat with little information about the weekend’s activities. Through a series of iceOn a Thursday evening in breakers and interviews, late February, two-dozen group members learn more leaders representing busiabout each other and begin nesses and organizations a discussion of different from throughout the coun- leadership styles and how ty gathered in a classroom and when those styles can in Bellinger Hall on the be most effective. Led by otherwise quiet grounds of facilitator Larry RobinChautauqua Institution. son with the assistance of Having set aside all other several CLN alumni, the personal and professional retreat follows a rigorous commitments for the week- schedule of self-assessment, end, the leaders began a conversation, group pretwo-and-a-half-day retreat sentations and experiential designed to recognize activities. and further develop each “The CLN weekend retreat person’s leadership skills and build new relationships was a blast—part intellectual discussion, part with other community brainteaser and part sitting leaders. by the fire at the end of The retreat is the first of the day drinking wine and several programs scheduled laughing with new friends,” for Chautauqua Leadership said Bill Evans, an attorney Network’s Class of 2013 in with Phillips Lytle who has the coming months. Now recently returned to the in its 21st year, CLN is a area. “I learned a lot about not-for-profit organizaleadership skills, teamwork tion designed to identify, and my own personal recruit, train and network strengths and weaknesses area professionals. To date, while also having a lot of more than 400 county fun.” residents have participated in the program, which was Following its February retreat, the CLN Class founded to develop effecof 2013 was welcomed to tive community leaders and address the challenges the organization with a reception on March 9, and and opportunities facing the group now begins a Chautauqua County. year-long series of halfClass members, most of day workshops covering whom have been nomisuch topics as business nated by their employer to and economic developContributed Article Chautauqua Leadership Network

Members of Chautauqua Leadership Network’s Class of 2013 during their retreat weekend in February. Top row, from left: Andy Freay of Chautauqua Institution; Jessica Nuccio of Integrated Benefit Solutions; Melissa Balch of M&T Bank; retreat facilitator Larry Robinson; Daniel Reynolds of Jamestown Board of Public Utilities; Scott Crist of Cattaraugus County Bank; Justin Hanft of Bemus Point Elementary School; William Evans III of Phillips Lytle LLP; Wade Terhune of TLC Health Network; Derrek Ames of Evergreen Outfitters; and Journey Gunderson of the Lucille Ball Desi Arnaz Center for Comedy. Second row, Karen Fuller of Buffamante Whipple Buttafaro; Kelly Biddlecom of Brooks Memorial Hospital; Jennifer Cresanti of the Gebbie Foundation; Sarah DelMonte of Faculty Student Association; Shannon Gawronski of TLC Health Network; Dawn Greyson of Chautauqua Health Network; Bonnie Carlson of WCA Services Corporation and Terri Kinderg of Chautauqua Children’s Safety Village. Seated, Leanna Luka-Conley of The Resource Center; Megan Sorenson of the Chautauqua Foundation; Terri Helwig of Faculty Student Association; Amy Rohler of Helping Hands; Jackie Patterson of Jamestown Community College; and Hyla Brinkley of Jamestown Board of Public Utilities.

ment, boardsmanship and meeting management, and ethics. The curriculum also includes group projects that allow class members to gain a broad knowledge of the assets of the Chautauqua County community. The CLN Class of 2013 will graduate next fall, and

Two Companies Join Family Service

Contributed Article Family Service EAP

Family Service of the Chautauqua Region, Inc. welcomes 2 Employers to their family of EAP Companies, Clymer Central School and the Chautauqua and Cattaraugus Library System and James Prendergast Library. The

members can remain active in the organization by volunteering for various CLN events and through service on committees or the board of directors. Alumni are invited to participate in class workshops during the year and often share news of employment opportunities and community fundraisers with the larger CLN network of professionals. The organization also hosts a Community Leadership

Award ceremony each year to honor an area leader or organization. “The relationships our members have built with one another go beyond their own professional growth,” said CLN executive director Pene Hutton. “They share ideas and opportunities with one another, but also share a real commitment to make Chautauqua County a better place to work and live.”

For more information about Chautauqua Leadership Network, please visit the organization’s new website at www.chautauqualeadership.org. CLN’s leadership training and the network that supports these leaders is made possible through the support of its sponsors, Lake Erie Regional Health System of New York, The Resource Center and Nestle Purina.

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Lost places: The Poor Farm, Continued from pg 1

A back view shows the many buildings that were once part of the farm in Dewittville. (Photo: CCHS)

in need, for the shortest period of time, with the limited resources at hand, while placing the foundation for social reform to come. Records of immigrants helped at the poor farm are also currently helping those who are tracing their genealogy to the county. “A Good Farm at A Reasonable Price” According to Henry, the county’s board of supervisors began looking for “good farm land at a reasonable price,” after a state law went into effect in 1830, requiring any county with a population over a certain size to establish a poor farm. Purchasing 90 acres, the county initially erected a two-story framed building at the Dewittville site. The farm grew quickly and by 1869, had increased the number of “substantial” buildings to include a main brick structure which served as the main housing for residents as well as the farm’s superintendent and his family. Next to the main building was a mental facility, which segregated those with mental illness or others considered dangerous. Other buildings included the boiler room, large horse and dairy barns, a chapel which served as a schoolhouse for children and a quarantine area for those with lice or other contagious conditions. Along with the growth in the number of structures, the farm grew from its original 90 to 435 acres. According to Henry, the growth was necessary since the farm grew its own food,

as well as supplying food to the county jail. Some of the vegetables grown by residents included potatoes, corn, peas, and other produce. The livestock at the farmhorses, cows, pigs and sheep- also needed pasture. Buying the additional property also increased its self-sufficiency, as it had one or two reservoirs piping its water supply down from the hill in back. In addition, poor farms were also required to send their produce and livestock to the county fairs. “For a number of years, our livestock went to the state level, and did very well.” Henry said. By that day’s standards, it was well run, says Henry. “For many years, the poor farm received very high ratings from the inspectors who came there.” ‘We were handed a ticket and told that our needs would be met’ The onslaught of immigrants from Europe during the 1850s- largely Irish escaping the potato famine and Germans- would also be felt in Dewittville, taxing the farm’s ability to provide for them, as well as swelling its ranks from 300-400 annually to its highest at 5,000. “I suspect they were probably cramming families in rooms that were meant for one or two people,” said Henry regarding the throngs of immigrants that the farm found itself serving. New facilities were not built, she said because many of the poor farm’s residents were there for short periods of time.

Completion of the New York and Erie Railroad in 1851 was largely responsible for those immigrants making their way from New York City to Dunkirk. Each day, an immigrant train would bring untold numbers to Dunkirk, many taken to the poor farm for temporary assistance. That posed an enormous problem, said Henry, since the county taxed the towns according to where each of its residents came from. “Right from the start, we started seeing the impact on the county’s finances and were trying to get the commissioners in NYC to reimburse us for all these people, and to get them to investigate where these folks were getting their train ticket. We were just unable to get them to cooperate.” She continued, “folks arrived here and said, ‘we were just handed a train ticket and told our needs would be met.’ “That told you something – somebody in the city was promoting their departure.” Daily Life Prior to the 1950s, residents worked on the farm, and in the kitchen, with an existence that wasn’t all that different from how most lived at the time, according to Henry. “Most of our first settlers were living in log cabins, so it was not terribly different than the way people were already living.” The home also had a doctor on call for residents who might need medical attention. Because of the growing stigma attached to the name “poor farm,” the

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name was changed in the 1920s to the County Home, by the 1950s, farm worked had stopped. “Our ideas on how to treat the indigent or people with disabilities changed too,” says Henry. “We really saw an expansion of our social programs in the 50s and 60s, so that those with other needs (physical or mental disabilities) were being met by those programs, and it was no longer a function of the home.” All the buildings at the poor farm were either torn down or fell down by the 1980s with nothing remaining today. Residents of the home were moved to the new Dunkirk location in the early 1960s, because of the need to be near an accredited hospital, said Henry.

The obelisk, erected in 1864, stands as a memorial in the potters field to those who died at the facility. (Photo: CCHS)

Potters Field Today, all that remains of the Chautauqua County Poor Farm is its potter field, landlocked by private property; an obelisk and boulder mark the grounds where residents who died there are buried. According to Henry, it is uncertain how many are actually there due to irregularities in record keeping at the time, but the numbers could well be over 1,2001,500. Sometimes remains were interred, only to be reclaimed by family members at another time.

According to Henry, some believe that after 30 years, the graves were re-opened and reused. In reflecting on the poor farm, Henry says, “I am impressed with the role that it played in the county when it was established. Being that it was the only social program, it served many, many county residents and immigrants, and now we have people from all over the country contacting us trying to retrace their immigrant ancestors’ deaths, so we are lucky to have those records.”


CHAUTAUQUA STAR FRIDAY, MARCH 22, 2013

Dunkirk Farmer’s Market Organizational Meeting Contributed Article Dunkirk Chamber of Commerce

Dunkirk’s Farmer and Artisan Market will hold an organizational meeting Thursday, March 28 at 5 p.m. at the JCC North

Conference and Training Center. All potential farmers, artisan’s and vendors are encouraged to attend. Site location, days and times of the market, market make up and layout, and updates on programming will be reviewed. An up-

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Heritage Ministries Honors 2012 Employees of the Year

date on funding and the recent NYS Farmer’s Market Federation conference will also be given. If you have questions or ideas please contact Greg Krauza at 716-366-6200 ext 302 or at gkrauza@chautauquachamber.org

Family Service, continued from pg 11 confidential. As we know our employees are our greatest asset. There are so many stressors in our lives today taking care of our physical and mental health needs has never been more important. Life adjustment Issues such as relationships problems, financial burdens, grief, loss, depression, anxiety, and stress can’t help but affect an employee’s ability to function in the workplace. We can help, our licensed mental health professionals are available. There are many advantages to contracting with a local provider like Family Service EAP, we understand the community, we live and raise our families here and we know the importance of a productive and healthy workforce. If you are interested in more information about our EAP or any of the other services provided by Family Service of the Chautauqua Region we

can be reached at 716-4881971 or 1-888-490-7674. Check out our web site at www.familyservicecr.com, click on EAP. To strengthen the Mental Health and well-being of individuals, families, and our community. For more information please contact Kathy Benson at kathyb@familyservicecr.com confidential. As we know our employees are our greatest asset. There are so many stressors in our lives today taking care of our physical and mental health needs has never been more important. Life adjustment Issues such as relationships problems, financial burdens, grief, loss, depression, anxiety, and stress can’t help but affect an employee’s ability to function in the workplace. We can help, our licensed mental health professionals are available. There are many advantages to contracting with a

local provider like Family Service EAP, we understand the community, we live and raise our families here and we know the importance of a productive and healthy workforce. If you are interested in more information about our EAP or any of the other services provided by Family Service of the Chautauqua Region we can be reached at 716-4881971 or 1-888-490-7674. Check out our web site at www.familyservicecr.com, click on EAP. To strengthen the Mental Health and well-being of individuals, families, and our community. For more information please contact Kathy Benson at kathyb@familyservicecr.com

3rd Annual Chautauqua in June Festival Celebrates Local Farms,

Chautauqua in June 2012, as festival-goers attended the ‘Brewer for a Day’ workshop at Southern Tier Brewing Company.

tauqua Institution more than 139 years ago. The new two-week schedule, May 31 to June 16, includes more than 20 different Visitors to southwestern workshops in culinary, New York State are invited creative, and cultural arts to celebrate local farms, and outdoor recreation food and drink during the with a special emphasis on third annual Chautauqua celebrating Chautauqua’s in June learning festival, rich agricultural heritage, May 31 – June 16, 2013. regional farms, and locally The two-week schedule sourced food, wine and offers more than 20 workbeer. Classes are held in shops in culinary, creative, both indoor and outdoor and cultural arts as well as classrooms across Chauoutdoor recreation with an tauqua County, the world’s emphasis on celebrating vacation learning center. the region’s agricultural Experiences offered range heritage. from a two-hour Wine, The Chautauqua County Seasonings, and Food Visitors Bureau in southPairing workshop at 21 western New York State Brix Winery to a two-day announces the third annual series of Farm to Table Chautauqua in June, a experiences with chefs from learning festival held in the Chautauqua Institution’s tradition of lifelong learnhistoric Athenaeum Hotel. ing popularized by ChauContributed Article

Chautauqua County Visitors Bureau

For a second year, Executive Chef Ross Warhol will bring awareness to the Farm to Table movement, providing educational culinary experiences through a three-part series with dinners and a workshop in the field. On June 6 and 7, Chef Warhol, Alex Gray and Marissa Love, all Culinary Institute of America trained chefs, will take students through the Farm to Table culinary process, from gathering ingredients at local farms to sitting down to a formal five course meal in the hotel’s parlor. Experiences over the two days include visiting local farms, sourcing ingredients, a tour and tastings at Southern Tier Brewing Company, a hands-on culinary class using the locally sourced

Rickey Walters, Karen Goodwin, David Smeltzer, Teresa Sheldon, and Ella Putt.

Each year, employees of Heritage Ministries nominate other outstanding workers at each Heritage location who demonstrate dedicated customer service and commitment to the mission of the non-for-profit organization - promoting hope, dignity, and purposeful living. David Smeltzer, Executive Director, recently presented awards to Heritage Ministries’ 2012 Employees of The Year. Among this year’s honorees were the following: Rickey Walters–LPN at Heritage Park Rehab & Skilled Nursing ( Jamestown) Ella Putt – Activity Attendant at Heritage Green Rehab & Skilled Nursing (Greenhurst) Teresa Sheldon – Resident Care Attendant at Bergquist Memorial Assisted Living (Gerry) Karen Goodwin –Unit Secretary at Heritage Village Rehab & Skilled Nursing, Inc. (Gerry) “As an organization, we are focused on becoming the employer and provider of choice,” states Mr. Smeltzer. “We place a great em-

phasis on customer service. Rickey, Ella, Teresa, and Karen have continually gone above and beyond their job duties to provide excellent customer service. They hold our residents and their family members in the highest regard and serve them faithfully on a daily basis with care and compassion. They truly epitomize our mission of promoting hope, dignity, and purposeful living on a daily basis.” When asked to explain why they love their work, the 2012 Employees responded: Ella Putt states, “I enjoy working at Heritage Green because it gives me an opportunity to brighten the days of our residents. I feel my smile and caring attitude has a positive effect on the people around me.” Rickey Walters explains, “I work at Heritage Park because it allows me to help others and improve the lives of our residents. It also allows me to do my part in carrying out our mission statement of promoting hope, dignity, and purposeful living.” Teresa Sheldon says, “Bergquist Memorial is my family. I enjoy the residents and the people I work with. It brings me

great joy to bring a smile to a resident’s face and make them laugh.” Karen Goodwin shares, “I joined Heritage Village in 1998 to enrich my life by learning from our truly amazing residents. I remain in hope that I can continue to bring joy into their lives.” This year’s recipients were announced at facility-specific events where the honored employees received awards such as a bonus check, gift certificate, and preferred parking. As the eighth largest employer in Chautauqua County, Heritage Ministries employs over 750 people who possess a wide variety of educational and professional experiences. This includes careers related to the provision of rehabilitation and skilled nursing care, retirement housing, and assisted living. Heritage Ministries is currently hiring committed and customer service driven individuals to fulfill their mission of promoting hope, dignity, and purposeful living. To apply online, please visit the Heritage Ministries web site at www. heritage1886.org and click on Join Our Team or call (716) 487-6800 to request an application.

ingredients, and the third annual spring Farm to Table Dinner. Along Lake Erie, there are several events happening in the region known as America’s Grape Country. With an information center, gift shop and tasting room opening Memorial Day Weekend, a new Grape Discovery Center in Westfield will showcase special tastings, product demonstrations, and lessons from the grape industry. In addition to the Seasonings class, 21 Brix Winery in Portland will offer an opportunity to Create Your Own Wine Blend. Liberty Vineyards in Sheridan and Cabana Sam’s Sunset Bay Grill in Irving will each feature wine pairing dinners. Johnson Estate Winery will team up with Good Grass Farm and Chef Jonathan Haloua from western New York’s only AAA four diamond restaurant, La Fleur, to offer a Farm to Table Brunch.   During one of the festival’s most popular workshops, Southern Tier Brewing Company will once again offer the chance to be a Brewer for a Day, providing a hands-on experience

from mash-in to knock-out at the brewing facilities in Lakewood. Participants will see how different malts change the color of beer and learn about the distinguishing characteristics of hops. At the Ellicottville Brewing Company’s restaurant in Fredonia, Head Brewer Dan Minner will discuss the history of brewing, beer styles and how they pair with food during a Beer Pairing Dinner on June 13. Located in southwestern New York State, Chautauqua County is a diverse agricultural region, boasting the greatest number of farms of any county in New York State. Many of these are small family farms which sell their agricultural products directly to the community through farm stands and farmers markets, making them accessible to collaborate with chefs, winemakers, and brew masters in teaching participants about local foods, wines, brews, and the Farm to Table movement in Chautauqua County. Additional farm and food themed workshops during Chautauqua in June include an Introduction to Organic Gardening, a

vineyard walking tour, and a culinary adventure based on wild and gourmet mushrooms. Chautauqua in June is a learning festival promoted by the Chautauqua County Visitors Bureau and held in collaboration with area businesses, Chautauqua Institution, Jamestown Community College’s Center for Continuing Education, SUNY Fredonia’s Center for Lifelong Learning, the Chautauqua County Chamber of Commerce and the Department of Planning and Economic Development. Chautauqua County is located in the southwestern corner of New York State with New York’s largest grape growing region, five lakes, Victorian and Amish communities, and Lucille Ball’s hometown of Jamestown. For more information and a schedule of vacation learning events during Chautauqua in June as well as throughout the year, call 1-866-908-4569 or visit the Chautauqua County Visitors Bureau website at www.tourchautauqua.com. Interested participants are encouraged to register early as popular workshops fill up quickly.

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FREDONIA STATE SOFTBALL READY TO BUILD ON 2012 SUCCESS Contributed Article Fredonia State Sports Information Department

By Stefan Gestwicki Star Sports Editor

The 2013 Fredonia State softball season starts March 21 with the team trip to Clermont, Florida. After finishing 16-16-1 in 2012, the Blue Devils have greater expectations this season. Head coach Nicole Loudin is entering her second season and believes the talent on the team exceeds how they finished last season. Nine players are returning in 2013--four starters and three senior pitchers. Senior co-captains Tina Schwartzmeyer (West Seneca/ West Seneca East) and Anne Wasik (Fredonia/Fredonia) are returning starters and will be relied upon to lead the Blue Devils. Schwartzmeyer was an All SUNYAC shortstop in 2010 and has a .310 career batting average. Wasik, last year's starting right fielder, who has also seen time at second base, was named SUNYAC Player of the Week twice last season. In 2012 she batted .330 with 18 RBI, most by a returning player. Senior center fielder Katie Bartkowiak (Fredonia/Fredonia) carries a .429 career batting average into the 2013 season and is among the Fredonia State alltime leaders in several statistical categories. The 2009 SUNYAC Rookie of the Year and threetime All SUNYAC player, Bartkowiak is third with 145 career hits, 24 shy of the school record held by Heather Mercer, who

The Buffalo Sabres are bad. They’re terrible. Every facet of their game is just putrid. That shouldn’t come as a shock to anyone who has watched the team this year — or even glanced at the standing from time to time. But what if I said that this was the worst season in the 42-year history of the franchise? No, I don’t think I’m being dramatic or hyperbolic. Perhaps in terms of win-loss record Sabres fans have seen worse, but when you look at the entire season from the Anne Wasik, Danielle Shelp and Tina Swartzmeyer will captain the 2013 Fredonia State softball team. The team opened its season in Florida this week and believes it has the talent to make some noise in the very beginning until now, it’s hard SUNYAC. (Photo courtesy of Fredonia State) to imagine a harder time to be a hockey fan in Western New York. played from 2001-04, and two The Blue Devils have experience on fi re and looked good during behind Jen Grabowski (2002in the circle—all three pitchers practices,” Loudin said. “There Before I really get going, allow 05). Bartkowiak is also second are academic seniors. isn't one dominant pitcher on me to remind readers that I am all-time in runs scored with 87, the team because each pitcher NOT a Sabres fan. I’d barely Alyssa Brognano (New Paltz/ second in stolen bases with 47, has a different style and they all classify myself as a hockey fan Chapel Field Christian), in her and fourth in total bases with pitch very well.” truth be told. But this rut the Sathird collegiate season, was the 200. She batted .400 last season bres are in goes beyond the game 2011 SUNYAC Rookie of the Other returning players are seand was named to the National Year and is 14-5 over two seasons nior infielder Jamie Atkins (East being played on the ice. Being Fastball Coaches Association's an “outsider” looking in allows with a 2.35 earned run average. Amherst/Williamsville North) Northeast Region Third Team. me to stay objective, though even Danielle Shelp (Pittsford/Pittsand sophomore outfielder Kate die-hard Buffalo sports fans will Loudin emphasized that Bartkow- ford Sutherland), the Blue Devils Nicholson (Heuvelton /Heuveliak will need to stay consistent, get third captain, has been used both ton). Atkins was a part-time start- probably agree with my points. on base, and make plays for the as a starter and reliever since her er at third base last year after Let’s start from the beginning, or Blue Devils to be successful. freshman year and has a 10-4 batting .391 in a reserve role as a lack there of. When the collective record in 35 appearances. Raela sophomore. Nicholson, primarbargaining agreement expired The fourth returning starter is Wiley-Delp (Wilson/Wilson) has ily a pinch-runner last season, on September 15, 2012 the NHL sophomore catcher Jess Lauck made 20 of 21 appearances in is making the switch to batting players were locked out for the (Kenmore/Kenmore West). She relief the past two seasons as a left-handed to take advantage of second time in eight years — and started 18 games last season as a Blue Devil for a 7-1 record and her speed. the third time since 1994. freshman and gained valuable ex2.22 ERA. perience in handling college pitchJust like during the 2004-2005 CONTINUED ON PG 2 ers and calling her own games. “All three pitchers have been season, players took offers to play in Europe and other North American Leagues. And similarly to the season that wasn’t, businesses in NHL cities that relied heavily on the hockey team’s presence suffered mightily. Just when it seemed most hockey fans had thrown in the towel and accepted that they were going to lose another full year of watchThe next tournament will be Submitted Article ing their favorite team, the NHL the annual NYS Grappling Norman Yonkers’ Karate and the NHL Players Association 1000 at 8.14 seconds and 159.31 Connection By Stefan Gestwicki Championship, which is held at agreed to a new CBA on Jan. 6. MPH at Maplegrove, Pa. Star Sports Editor Fredonia High School on SatThe damage was the cancellaurday, April 13. The tournaThis weekend’s event will feature tion of over 40 percent of regular Four members of Norman ment is promoted by Norman a variety of classes including vinseason games, the 2013 All-Star Get ready. This is going to be a Yonkers’ Karate Connection Yonkers’ Karate Connection tage, trail rider, youth and pro. Game and the Winter Classic, wild ride. MMA Academy’s Grappling MMA Academy. “We get some wild races in the pro Team traveled to Beamsville, which was scheduled to pit the Peak’n Peak Resort in Clymer classes,” Daly continued. “We run Ontario on Feb. 16 Detroit Red Wings against the will be the location for the East/ the race very fast. We get quite a Toronto Maple Leafs. for the Nexus MMA Midwest Snowmobile Drag Races mix of (snowmobiles), which is a Invitational GrapWhile there were a few fans who Shootout, Saturday and Sunday, good thing for the spectators.” pling Tournament. swore they’d never again give beginning at noon each day. Spectators are assured a great ‘those greed owners one more cent Michael Benedict The event is hosted by the Snowshow with admission only $15. of my hard-earned money,’ hockey was the big winner moblie Hill Climbing Racing Children under 12 years old are with a pair of firstfans flocked back to the game Association (SHCRA), which, admitted free. they love. NHL teams held special place finishes. according to its website, helps promotions to try to win fans back. “From a spectators standpoint we The other team “the industry promote grass A large discount in the team store, usually have a three-hour show,” members also reproots snowmobile racing with free tickets and free concession Daly noted. “We mix the fast classes for the Trail enthusiast resented the school items during games were just some classes in with the slow classes. and Pro competitors.” well with victories of the ideas that teams used to apPeople have a very good time.” in the Gi and No-Gi “The ISR (International Snowpease the fan base. tournament. The weather has been up and mobile Racing) is a national orThen came the 2-0 start for Bufganization,” Rich Daly, president down, but Daly was near certain Tristan Moldenfalo’s darlings. Wins over Eastern that the races would go off with- hauer had a first of the SHCRA, said. “I wasn’t Conference-rivals Philadelphia out incident. happy with the way amateurs and a third; Ryan and Toronto had fans floating on were being treated so I started Harvey added a first “I’m not worried about the air and talking playoffs. Thomas my own organization. and a second; Adam weather,” he said. “There’s Vanek already locked up MVP “Whenever we go into a new area,” plenty of snow. I would say 99.9 Sellari also grabbed honors according to the Sabres a first and secondDaly added, “we pick up anywhere percent we’re running.” faithful and Ryan Miller was place finish. from 50 to 100 new riders.” Registration is from 9-11 a.m. nothing short of a godsend. Norman Yonkers’ Karate Connection MMA The grappling with races starting at noon on Academy recently sent four students to Daly is also the president of Oh, how times have changed. team trains in the Nexus MMA Invitational Grappling both Saturday and Sunday. Dynoport Inc., Mad Scientist In their next 27 games, the Gokor Chivichyan’s Tournament in Ontario. Pictured are, in front Peak’n Peak is located at 1405 Header Coatings and Bender from left to right: Adam Sellari and Michael Sabres collected just eight more Olde Road, Clymer, NY 14724. Hayastan Grappling Benedict. In back, from left to right: Tristan Racing. A professional racer wins. With an overall record of System under Norhimself, Daly holds the record Moldenhauer, Ryan Harvey and Norman For more information, visit 10-15-4, Buffalo is firmly enman Yonkers. Yonkers. for fastest pass on a Pro-Stock pknpk.com. trenched at the bottom of the Northeast Division. Only the Florida Panthers, who have dealt with a myriad of injuries, have MLB Opening Day Preview Ironmen Still Second In Division See B-2 fewer points in the entire NationSee B-4 al Hockey League. Buffalo sports Blue Devils Improve To 3-0 See B-2 A brief breakdown of each team in the fans are used to their teams not ALSO American League with projected fi nishes making the playoffs, but rarely Enroth Strong During OT Winner See B-3 within the division. are they at the bottom. Even the Dominicans Win World Baseball Classic See B-5

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Ironmen Hang Onto Second Place With Weekend Split Contributed Article Jamestown Ironmen

The Jamestown Ironmen remain in second place in the North Division after paying a visit to Kalamazoo and splitting a two-game set with the third-place Jr. K-Wings this past weekend in North American Hockey League action. Kalamazoo actually jumped into second place with a 3-2 victory on Saturday afternoon, but its time in front was short lived. Jamestown regained a one-point lead on the number two spot in the North with a 4-2 win on Sunday. On Saturday, Kalamazoo scored the only first-period goal but Jamestown answered early in the second with a goal from Victor Johansson, assisted by Dylan Zink. The Jr. K-Wings wasted no time, regaining the lead with a goal less than 15 seconds later. Joe Mottiqua tied the game up once again with 8:50 left in the third with an Ironmen goal assisted by Matthew Crocket. Kalamazoo answered right back once again, scoring less than a minute later to take the edge and seal the win. Jamestown outshot Kalamazoo, 3629 on the night and goaltender Joey Ballmer made 26 saves in the loss. On Sunday, Kalamazoo again scored the only goal of the first period, and took a 2-0 lead 16:44 into the second. Just when the Jr. K-Wings looked like they were on their way to a weekend sweep of their division foe, the Ironmen got right back into the game. Tyler Dunagan and Luc Gerdes each scored a goal within 30 seconds of each other and tied the score with less than two minutes remaining in

the second. Assists came from Huba Sekesi, Ross Pavek, Michael Mazzotta and Evan Ritt. Jamestown owned the third as Elliot Tisdale scored a short-handed goal 7:12 into the third with an assist from Mottiqua. Tisdale’s score gave the Ironmen a 3-2 lead and proved to be the game winner. Gerdes added his second goal of the day with an empty-netter in the last minute of the game with the assist from Ryan Urso. The Ironmen almost doubled Kalamazoo’s shots, outshooting the home team, 41-22 while Ballmer made 20 saves in goal during the 4-2 win.

baseman Michelle Lattner and six other four-year players. Two of six, Lauren Larson and Ashley LaPorta, will serve as assistant coaches in 2013. Also lost via graduation were Rachel Burrows, Gabrielle Ciccarello, Brittany Lis, and Jennifer Tighe. The Blue Devils are picked for eighth in the SUNYAC coaches' preseason poll. “The team is more talented than eighth," Loudin said, "and we are confident in being the underdog. The starting lineup will be put together based off what gives us the best opportunity to score runs.” The Blue Devils open their season on March 21 against New England College in Clermont, Fla. They return home to face Oneonta, in a doubleheader March 29.

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“Kalamazoo is a good team, and we are happy to get out with the split and be back in second place in the North,” said Jamestown head coach Dan Daikawa. The Ironmen are shooting to hold onto that second spot in the division in order to earn a first-round bye in the playoffs. Jamestown’s four remaining regular season games are at home starting this upcoming weekend as the Ironmen play host to the Michigan Warriors. Jamestown will take on Michigan at the Jamestown Savings Bank Arena this Friday at 7 p.m. and on Saturday at 5 p.m.

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Blue Devils Rally Past Nazareth, Improve To 3-0 Contributed Article Fredonia State Sports Information Department

Fredonia State women's lacrosse improved to 3-0 with a 14-11 victory Saturday over Nazareth on the second day of the Flower City Cup. Katie Kleine and Rachael Reinis each scored five goals while Marissa Cussins added three goals. Kleine added two assists. Casey Chiesa made eight saves in the Fredonia State goal and collected a teamhigh four ground balls. Down by a 3-0 score early in the game, the Blue Devils fi rst pulled even at 5-5 on a goal by Kleine and took their fi rst lead, 6-5, on a goal by Reinis midway through the fi rst half. The teams were tied 8-8 at intermission. The Blue Devils outscored the Golden Flyers 6-3 in the second half. Fredonia State's three-goal scoring

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SOFTBALL SEASON CONTINUED FROM PG 1 Loudin said that she was happy with the recruiting class. Cherise Gunnell (Falconer/ Falconer), a sophomore transfer from Mercyhurst University, is a utility player, and will play multiple positions. Freshman infielder Alyssa Morgan (Homer/Homer) heads a list of first-year college players. The others are sophomore Kaitlyn Crossan (Dunkirk/ Dunkirk), freshman Corinne Christie (West Seneca /West Seneca East), Kim Lotocki (Hamburg /Frontier), twins Madeline Medina and Megan Medina (Hamburg / Hamburg), and Izzy Simon (Macedon/Penfield). Loudin said that the new players all had experience winning on the high school level and should help make up for the loss of 10 players from last year's team, including All SUNYAC first

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run -- one by Cussins and two by Reinis -- in a span of 7:14 converted a 10-9 deficit into a 12-9 lead with 12:15 to play in regulation. Nazareth's Briana Mancini connected on a freeposition shot just over three minutes after the run to trim the Blue Devils' lead to one goal, however, the Blue Devils scored two insurance goals by Cussins and Kleine in the next 1:12 to secure the victory.

The loss dropped Nazareth to 1-4. Fredonia State's top field player was Kleine with nine draw controls. Reinis collected three ground balls, Cussins took three draws, and Chiesa and Chelsea Maderer caused three turnovers each. Shelby Depew had one goal while Reinis and Katie Glagolev had one assist each. The Blue Devils defeated

national ranked St. John Fisher, 14-13, in double overtime Friday. The Cardinals started the week at No. 14 in the IWLCA Division III rankings. The Blue Devils will play three games in southern California starting next Friday at Redlands. They are also scheduled to meet Chapman next Saturday and Occidental on March 25. All three games will start at 10 p.m. EDT.


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Enroth In Fine Form As Sabres Topple Habs Contributed Article Associated Press

Jhonas Enroth did what was needed to get the Buffalo Sabres a win. The Buffalo goaltender had stopped 32 shots - including 26 while protecting a lead in the second and third periods - to help the Sabres post a 3-2 overtime victory over the Montreal Canadiens on Tuesday. Steve Ott's second goal of the game at 2:16 overtime clinched the victory after Montreal tied the score with a pair of third-period goals. ''I was just trying to focus on the next shot, stay sharp,'' Enroth said. ''It's huge for us and it's good we could finally win a game with a power-play goal.'' The shots didn't tell all of the story of Enroth's workload, as the Canadiens had 24 more attempts that missed the net. The 24-year-old doesn't get to play a lot behind No. 1 goalie Ryan Miller, but got the start in Montreal largely because he has never lost to the Canadiens. His record is 3-0-0 against the Habs. ''It's actually 4-0 - I won an exhibition game up here too,'' Enroth said with a laugh. ''It's always a lot of fun to play here. They've got a really good team this year, so this was probably the toughest win for me.'' Enroth may see more action in coming days. The Sabres have won only twice in their past eight games and Enroth was in net for both. He subbed for a sick Miller in a 3-1 win over the New York Rangers on March 12. Ott and Tyler Ennis scored in the opening period for Buffalo. The Canadiens entered the third period down 2-0, but got goals from Max Pacioretty and Colby Armstrong to tie the game. But only 17 seconds into overtime, Montreal defenseman P.K. Subban took an open-ice run at Mark Pysyk and missed, with his stick catching the Sabres defenseman for a highsticking penalty. Only two seconds remained

happen again.'' The Sabres ended the Canadiens five-game winning streak. ''We went through the motions in the first period,'' Therrien said. ''We weren't at our best, that's for sure, but we never quit. I thought the guys worked really hard to make a comeback. Enroth played really well for them. As long as the effort is there, I'm going to Steve Ott #9 shoots the puck past Carey Price #31 of the be satisfied.'' Montreal Canadiens to score the game winning goal in Sabres scoring leader overtime at the Bell Centre on March 19, 2013 in Montreal, Quebec, Canada. (Photo by Richard Wolowicz/Getty Images) Thomas Vanek limped to the bench after taking a Christian Ehrhoff point shot off the hip area (through march 20, 2013) during a power play eight minutes into the second Eastern Conference and did not return. Atlantic Division GP W L OTL PTS GF GA ''We'll have to go day-toPittsburgh 31 23 8 0 46 110 81 day,'' Rolston said. ''He's NY Rangers 29 15 12 2 32 70 70 limping around a bit. It will New Jersey 30 13 11 6 32 74 84 probably be a day-to-day, NY Islanders 29 13 13 3 29 86 96 pain-tolerance thing.'' Philadelphia 30 13 16 1 27 81 92 Northeast Division GP W L OTL PTS GF GA The Canadiens' failure to clear the puck from their Montreal 29 19 5 5 43 92 73 zone led to two Buffalo Boston 28 19 6 3 41 82 60 goals in the opening period. Ottawa 30 16 8 6 38 77 65 Ott jumped on a loose puck Toronto 29 15 12 2 32 86 83 and sent a shot in off the Buffalo 30 11 15 4 26 79 95 Southeast Division GP W L OTL PTS GF GA post from the slot at 7:47 and Tyler Myers had a point Winnipeg 30 16 12 2 34 80 86 shot go in off Ennis' stick in Carolina 29 15 12 2 32 84 82 front of Price at 18:59. Tampa Bay 29 13 15 1 27 96 86 Washington 29 12 16 1 25 79 87 The Canadiens had an 11-2 Florida 30 8 16 6 22 74 110 shot advantage in the second period but failed to score, with Enroth's best stop comWestern Conference ing off Michael Ryder. Central Division GP W L OTL PTS GF GA Pacioretty fi nally scored on Chicago 29 24 2 3 51 100 62 Montreal's 28th shot 7:04 St. Louis 29 16 11 2 34 87 83 into the third as he slid a Detroit 29 14 10 5 33 78 75 shot in from the edge of Columbus 30 12 12 6 30 68 79 the crease after some clever Nashville 30 11 13 6 28 70 81 by Brendan GallaghNorthwest Division GP W L OTL PTS GF GA work er behind the net. Minnesota 28 16 10 2 34 73 69 Armstrong, with his second Vancouver 29 14 9 6 34 81 82 goal of the season, deked Edmonton 28 11 11 6 28 69 81 to the backhand to beat Calgary 27 11 12 4 26 78 91 Enroth at 16:09. Colorado 28 10 14 4 24 71 89 Pacific Division GP W L OTL PTS GF GA ''What you saw in the latter Anaheim 28 21 3 4 46 95 69 part of the game is where Los Angeles 29 17 10 2 36 88 73 we're at right now,'' Rolston San Jose 28 12 10 6 30 67 74 said. ''We had a two-goal Phoenix 30 13 13 4 30 79 85 lead, we played well, and Dallas 28 13 12 3 29 73 84 then the confidence of our team faltered a bit, especially * X = Clinched Playoff Berth; GP = Games Played; W = Wins, L = Losses In after they got the first one. Regulation; OTL = Overtime Losses; PTS = Points; GF = Goals Forced; GA = Goals Allowed. ''I'm happy we caught ''It's a bad penalty, especially ourselves, but that's where on the man advantage we're at right now. We have when Ott shoveled the puck with the effort the guys put to build the confidence in in the second and third,'' past Carey Price for the Therrien said. ''We're going in those games to be able game-winner. The Sabres went into the game with the to take care of that internally to fi nish them off. That's another step.'' and make sure it doesn't NHL's worst power play.

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COMMENTARY CONTINUED FROM PG 1 Bills are usually mediocre. The Sabres haven’t sniffed mediocrity since the third game of the season as the losses just keep piling up. It’s not even that the losses keep piling up. Lots of teams lose games, but the Sabres are managing to do it in humiliating fashion this season. Let’s take a look back at some of those games that fans have probably tried to block from their memory forever. On Jan. 27, the Sabres took on a Washington Capitals team that entered with a record of 0-3-1 and a league-worst goal differential of minus-9. The result: a 3-2 Caps win of course as the Sabres dropped their third straight game after the 2-0 star. On Feb. 2, two days after beating the mighty Bruins in Boston, the Sabres laid an egg of epic proportions. The Blue and Gold went up to Montreal and wound up on the wrong end of a 6-1 beatdown. It was ugly from the start and never got any better. The next day, at home, the Sabres blew a late lead and lost 4-3 to Florida,

which we all know now is hilariously bad. The Sabres managed to go a full two weeks without embarrassing themselves after losing to the pathetic Panthers, but then came a Feb. 19 home contest against the Winnipeg Jets. The Jets entered at 5-8-1 and were reeling after three straight losses. You can probably sense a theme by now. Yes, Buffalo fell 2-1. The Feb. 23 contest against the New York Islanders might be the low point of the season. In the comforts of First Niagara Center, the Sabres took on the team allowing the most goals of any NHL team. The Islanders defense is terrible and their goaltending is laughable. What did that combination do to the Sabres? Try a 4-0 whooping. Then just this past Sunday the Sabres got another shot at the Capitals, who had lost four of five while getting outscored 19-7. In what seemed like the perfect chance to turn the season around, Buffalo played so poorly that it prompted the color commentators

to suggest that the Sabres were mailing it in. And what about Lindy Ruff? Ruff had been a former Sabres player and head coach of the team since 1997. After a nightmarish start to the season, Ruff was fired on Feb. 20. Between his playing and coaching days, Ruff had been a part of more than half the games in the history of the Buffalo Sabres franchise. The recent news of realignment probably didn’t ease fans’ suffering any. The problem with this realignment is the sheer numbers. In the Eastern Conference, there are eight playoff spots for 16 teams. In the West, there are eight playoff spots for 14 teams. That’ll make a playoff berth that much harder for the Sabres in the future. The season isn’t apt to get any better for fans. As the trading deadline approaches, there is more and more talk of the team trading the likes of Ryan Miller, Thomas Vanek and Jason Pomenville. Say what you will, but the team will absolutely not be better without those three guys — in the

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NHL Power Rankings (through march 20, 2013)

By Stefan Gestwicki Star Sports Editor

These rankings are the opinions of a panel of two. Don’t agree with our rankings? Send us your thoughts at stefan.gestwicki@star-mediagroup.com. 1) Chicago Blackhawks 24-2-3 Three straight wins have put to rest any thoughts of a slump in Chicago. 2) Anaheim Ducks 21-3-4 Corey Perry extension and a 10-game point streak — good time to be a Ducks fan. 3) Pittsburgh Penguins 23-8-0 Forget point streaks, the Penguins have a 10-game winning streak after beating the Caps. 4) Montreal Canadiens 19-5-5 The Habs are 13-1-3 since what could have been a demoralizing 6-0 loss to Toronto. 5) Boston Bruins 19-6-3 The Bruins are 19-2-3 against teams not named the Sabres or Penguins. 6) Los Angeles Kings 17-10-2 Jeff Carter leads the NHL with six game-winning goals as the Kings keep rolling. 7) Ottawa Senators 16-8-6 Even with Craig Anderson hurt, the Sens have allowed a league-best 2.03 goals per game. 8) Minnesota Wild 16-10-2 A threegame winning streak has the Wild in first in the Northeast. How long can they stay? 9) Columbus Blue Jackets 12-12-6 These guys were 5-12-3 a few short weeks ago. A 10game point streak later… 10) Winnipeg Jets 16-12-2 Columbus and Winnipeg both in the top-10? This has been a crazy season in the NHL. 11) New York Rangers 15-12-2 Rick Nash’s next game will be his 700th. His next goal will be his 300th. He’s been red-hot. 12) St. Louis Blues 16-11-2 Two games against Oilers and another with Calgary could provide a nice point boost. 13) Vancouver Canucks 14-9-6 The win against St. Louis was nice, but this team should be better than its 34 points. 14) Detroit Red Wings 14-10-5 Pavel Datsyuk is at 249 goals and 499 assists. Look for Nos. 250 and 500 to come very soon. 15) Carolina Hurricanes 15-12-2 You know you’re slumping when Florida handles you 4-1 in your own building. 16) Toronto Maple Leafs 15-12-2 One of four teams in the East with 32 points — which makes up seeds No. 6-9. 17) New Jersey Devils 13-11-6 Maybe the return of Martin Brodeur can stop this March freefall the Devils are on. 18) San Jose Sharks 12-10-6 Believe it or not, the Sharks only have one regulation loss at home this season. 19) New York Islanders 13-13-3 The flashes of competence are more than Islanders fans are used to seeing. 20) Phoenix Coyotes 13-13-4 They’ve been shut out four times this month, including three straight last week. Ouch. 21) Edmonton Oilers 11-11-6 They’re 12th in the Western Conference, but only two short term, or course. points out of 8th. Time to step up. There is more to be upset 22) Dallas Stars 13-12-3 Jaromir about for Sabres fans. The Jagr needs four assists to become the 12th way management handled player in NHL history to reach 1,000. 18-year old prospect 23) Tampa Bay Lightning 13-15-1 The bigMikhail Grigorenko was gest concern in Tampa right now is which of a joke, fan favorite Patrick their stars is on the trading block. Kaleta cemented his status 24) Philadelphia Flyers 13-16-1 Far from as a dirty player with a mathematically eliminated, but does anyone five-game suspension and expect this team to make the playoffs? the power play is nearing record futility. At an 11.5 25) Washington Capitals 12-16-1 Ovechkin percent success rate, Bufis heating up a little bit and they played the redfalo’s power play is easily hot Penguins pretty tough. the worst in the league this 26) Nashville Predators 11-13-6 No team season and actually the has been colder. The Preds have lost four worst of any team since the straight with their playoff hopes fading. 2004-2005 lockout. Not 27) Buffalo Sabres 11-15-4 Exactly only that, but they’ve made zero Sabres fans were surprised when they blew an awful habit of allowing a 2-goal lead to Montreal, Tuesday. short-handed goals. 28) Calgary Flames 11-12-4 Please just The most telling part is trade Jarome Iginla already. Give the poor guy that fans have grown to a chance to win something. despise their own team. On an online forum one fan 29) Colorado Avalanche 10-14-4 A misersummed it up pretty well able 3-7-2 stretch has sank Colorado to the by saying, “I love the Sabottom of the Western Conference. bres, but I hate this team.” 30) Florida Panthers 8-16-6 A fourIt’s a growing feeling amongst game road trip will help the floundering Panfans. Expect more changes thers, right? Um, right? sooner rather than later. Stefan Gestwicki is the sports editor at the Chautauqua Star. Please send thoughts on this Send us your sports news, highlights and stats to the Chautauqua Star. commentary and any other story to stefan.gestwicki@star-mediCONTACT STEFAN GESTWICKI agroup.com. sports@star-mediagroup.com

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CHAUTAUQUA STAR FRIDAY, MARCH 22, 2013

American League Will Boast Some Big Dogs In 2013

By Stefan Gestwicki Star Sports Editor

The American League had a couple of surprise playoff teams in 2012 with both the Oakland Athletics and Baltimore Orioles coming from left field to crash the postseason party. Don’t look for that to happen again. The American League is anything but balanced — at least on paper, of course. The Toronto Blue Jays, Detroit Tigers and Los Angeles Angels each took steps to significantly improve during the offseason. Will any of those three be able to live up to the high expectations? The following is a brief breakdown of each team and division in the American League. Projected fi nish within the division is in parenthesis.

American League East

Baltimore Orioles (4th) — The Orioles were quiet in the offseason when some predicted they would try to bring in a free agent or two to bolster their playoff roster from 2012. The biggest move by Baltimore was letting strikeout king Mark Reynolds go to the Cleveland Indians. This freed up playing time for 20-year old sensation Manny Machado at third base. The Birds have a tough hill to climb if they want to match last season’s success. There are a lot of people in baseball circles that simply feel Baltimore got lucky last season, as evidenced by its 29-9 record in one-run games. You’d be foolish to totally overlook the Orioles, however, as a lineup that includes Nick Markakis, Machado, Adam Jones, Matt Wieters and Brian Roberts is bound to put up some runs. The rotation isn’t exactly chalked full of All Stars, but closer Jim Johnson is automatic at the back end of a solid bullpen. Look for another 20-year old, top prospect Dylan Bundy, to see the Major Leagues at some point this season.

Boston Red Sox (2nd) — The Red Sox were a total train wreck in 2012. The injuries mounted almost as fast as the losses and the lineup Boston trotted out to the field every night was unrecognizable. Everyone knows about the trade that sent Carl Crawford, Adrian Gonzalez and Josh Beckett to LA, but more important are the pieces Boston brought in to replace them. Shane Victorino isn’t the Flying Hawaiian he once was, but his presence in the lineup and locker room should be beneficial. Boston got Mike Napoli at a bargain price after a hip injury voided the original deal and his right-handed power should terrify opposing pitchers in Fenway Park. Joel Hanrahan was been one of the top-five closers in the league over the past three

seasons, albeit in Pittsburgh. Stephen Drew, Ryan Dempster and even Jonny Gomes are all upgrades over the Minor Leaguers that were wearing Red Sox uniforms last season. A healthy Wil MIddlebrooks, Dustin Pedroia and Jacoby Ellsbury should mean a return to the postseason. The rotation isn’t world-class but Jon Lester has been great when healthy and motivated. Hanrahan and Andrew Bailey make a devastating duo to close out games.

New York Yankees (5th) — Let the angry emails begin. Yes, fifth place for the once-great Yankees. The injuries are just too great an obstacle. How many teams could withstand the loss of their starting center fielder, first baseman and third baseman and be perfectly fine? Kevin Youkilis can play one of the corner infield spots, but the Yanks have Eduardo Nunez penciled in at DH to begin the season and who knows at first base. The Yankees had 10 players hit double-digit home runs last season. On Opening Day, eight of them won’t be in a Yankee uniform and shortstop Derek Jeter is coming off a horrific ankle injury. Losing Nick Swisher, Russell Martin and Raul Ibanez will hurt as much in the locker room as on the field. Jeter and Ichiro Suzuki will probably hit 1-2 in the batting order, but the duo is a combined 77 years old. Not to be outdone, Hiroki Kuroda and Andy Pettitte will be the Nos. 2 & 3 starters and are a combined 78 years old. Between the advanced age, declining performance and serious injuries to Curtis Granderson, Mark Teixeria and Alex Rodriguez, there’s just no way this team succeeds. That said, Robinson Cano is one of the best players in all of baseball and should be in the MVP conversation from Day 1. If teams are dumb enough to pitch to him, that is. It’s not like Francisco Cervelli offers a whole lot of lineup protection.

healthy, should return to superstardom. Ben Zobrist is one of the unheralded stars of the league. Those three players will have to buoey the offense. The rotation could be the best in the league if the young guys reach their potential. David Price is a bone-fide ace. Jeremy Hellickson and Jeff Neimann have both had their moments and Matt Moore and Alex Cobb have stardom in their futures. Fernando Rodney was untouchable last year, and while many thought it a fluke, he has looked even better in the World Baseball Classic. If the Rays are going to succeed, they’ll need to win a lot of 3-1type ballgames. Luckily, they’ve proven to be quite good at that over the years.

Toronto Blue Jays (1st) — Talk about going all in. The Blue Jays took full advantage of the Miami Marlins’ fire sale and snagged Jose Reyes, Mark Beuhrle, Josh Johnson and Emilio Bonifacio. They also signed last season’s first-half darling Melky Cabrera and traded for National League Cy Youngwinner R.A. Dickey. Sure, they gave up some prospects, but what a haul. The Blue Jays already have a solid lineup with Jose Bautista and Edwin Encarnacion launching balls out of ballparks and Colby Rasmus, Brett Lawrie and J.P. Arencibia each coming into their own. People forget because of last season’s debacle in Miami, but Reyes is really, really good. This is a guy who hit .337 in 2011 and has led the league in triples four times. He walks a lot, steals a bunch of bases and plays very good defense at shortstop. He could very well be the American League MVP this year. The rotation is filthy. Dickey, Morrow, Buehrle, Johnson and Rickey Romero all have a track record of success. If Johnson is fully healthy, he could be the best of the bunch. It’s safe to drink the Kool-Aid, this team is stacked.

American League Central

Tampa Bay Rays (3rd) — The Rays made headlines when they traded away two-fi fths of their starting rotation in James Shields and Wade Davis to the Kansas City Royals. They got back stud prospect Wil Meyers, but many don’t see him beginning the season in the Major Leagues, so we’ll have to wait to see his much-anticipated power. The other moves Tampa Bay made probably don’t help the team right away either. James Loney is awful at first base, Yunel Escobar has a very low ceiling and Luke Scott struggled to get over the Mendoza Line last season. That said, Desmond Jennings can be dymanic. Evan Longoria, if

Chicago White Sox (4th) — The South Siders surprised a lot of people by staying in contention late last year. Lefty Chris Sale broke out with a true “ace” performance and was rewarded with a healthy contract extension. Jake Peavy had a nice bounce-back year and Chicago will need another from the oft-injured star if it wants to be competitive again. The lineup is nothing to get excited about. Paul Konerko is still flying under the radar even though he’s put together — arguably — a Hall of Fame career. Adam Dunn will hit his fair share of home runs, but a sub-.200 batting average is just awful. Alex Rios had a return to form

also, but don’t be surprised if he reverts back to the frustratingly terrible Alex Rios of years past. Like most teams, the rotation will be key. After Sale and Peavy, things get shaky. John Danks was abysmal and hurt last year. Gavin Floyd won 12 games, but also had a 4.29 ERA. Jose Quintana is a bit of an unknown, but the White Sox brass is very high on his arm. Everything has to go perfect for Chicago to compete in the Central, but don’t expect it to.

Cleveland Indians (3rd) — The Tribe gave up fan favorite Shin-Soo Choo over the offseason, but acquired top pitching prospect Trevor Bauer in the process. The signing of Michael Bourn should help ease the loss of Choo and give the Indians a nice leadoff hitter who plays Gold Glove-caliber defense. The entire lineup looks good after Bourn. Jason Kipnis and Asdrubal Cabrera make up a stellar middle infield. Nick Swisher, Carlos Santana and Mark Reynolds should provide some pop while a team could do much worse than Lonnie Chisenhall, Michael Brantley and Drew Stubbs at the bottom of the order. It’s the rotation that will end up leaving Cleveland on the outside looking in come playoff time. Justin Masterson and Ubaldo Jimenez can be above average, but both have struggled as well. Brett Meyers wasn’t even good enough to start for Houston. A combination of Zach McAllister, Carlos Carrasco and Bauer will make up the rest of the rotation after Daisuke Matsuzaka was mercifully cut a few days ago. Chris Perez is a pretty good closer with a great beard, but was injured last year and will be relied on a lot as Cleveland probably won’t be blowing people away this year.

mark on this team as rookie Bruce Rondon is penciled in to start the season. The flamethrower was lights out in the minors last year, but has struggled with command a little bit during Spring Training. Phil Coke waits in the wings if Rondon should struggle, so Jim Leyland certainly has a nice insurance policy. The Tigers started slow last year and were actually in danger of missing the playoffs before reaching the World Series. Look for Detriot to run away with the Central this time around.

Kansas City Royals (2nd) — The pitching staff will be the strength of the 2013 Royals. When was the last time you could say that? But with the addition of James Shields, Ervin Santana and Wade Davis, it very well could be true. Jeremy Guthrie and Bruce Chen make up the rest of the rotation, but don’t exactly strike fear into opposing batters. The lineup is young, but loaded with potential. Eric Hosmer was viewed as the key, but struggled mightily last year. Maybe his time on Team USA in the WBC helped him out. Billy Butler is a hitting machine and Mike Moustakas is another young stud at third base. Alcides Escobar had a great season last year and should be in for another. There’s no obvious superstars in this lineup right now, but there might be a couple developed by the season’s end.

place by the end of May.

American League West

Houston Astros (5th) — The only reason to put the Astros fi fth is because you can’t put them any lower. If this was the NFL, there would already be talk about an 0-16 season for Houston. This team is really bad. Perhaps recordsetting bad. If you listen carefully you can already hear the “Why does every team get an All-Star” argument that is bound to happen when Houston’s is announced. It’s a team that’s fi lled with players that strikeout a ton AND don’t hit for much power. Brett Wallace and Chris Carter are okay. Jose Altuve was an All Star last year. Matt Dominguez is a former Jamestown Jammer. That’s about all the positive that can be said about the Astros as they prepare to start their first season in the American League. Oh, that and their farm system is loaded with talent after years of picking near the beginning of the draft.

Los Angeles Angels (1st) — The Angels are everything the Astros are, except the exact opposite. This team can hit, pitch and field with the best of them. Mike Trout better already have a place on his mantle for the many MVP awards he’s sure to win starting this year. Albert Pujols and Mark Trumbo were scary enough, but then LA went out and signed Josh Hamilton away from the Rangers. Howie Kendrick and Erick Aybar form a pretty Minnesota Twins (5th) good middle infield and — Take a look at the Peter Bourjos might be the rotation and try to cononly center fielder better vince yourself that this defensively than Trout, team will finish anywhere who will move to left field but last place in the Centhis season. Chris Iannetta tral: Vance Worley, Kevin is nothing special behind Correia, Scott Diamond, the plate, but who cares? Liam Hendricks and Mike This team’s offense could Pelfrey. Yeah, pretty be record setting. At first terrible. The sad part is glance, the rotation apDetroit Tigers (1st) — It’s that the Twins have a few pears top heavy. Jered not really going out on a really good hitters in the Weaver and C.J. Wilson limb by picking the Tigers lineup. Catcher Joe Mauare both top-tier pitchers. to repeat as Central er’s power is suddenly gone, Former Jamestown Jammer champs, but how can you but still gets on base with Jason Vargas had a few pick anyone else? With the best of them. Justin very nice years in Seattle Triple Crown winner Morneau is only a few and Tommy Hanson won Miguel Cabrera and Prince seasons removed from his 45 games in four years Fielder anchoring the MVP campaign and has before being shipped out of middle of the order and been hitting in Spring Atlanta. Joe Blanton is Justin Verlander taking the Training. Josh Willingham probably just a spot holder ball every five days, what’s thrived last season despite and it wouldn’t be surprisnot to like about this team? constant trade rumors. ing if the Angels made a Detroit signed Torii Hunter He’ll probably have to do trade for another starter to add another bat and a deal with them again this before the July 31 deadline. veteran leader. It also year and Minnesota should re-signed Anibal Sanchez, be firmly entrenched in last CONTINUED ON PG 5 who provides another swing-and-miss pitcher — Accidents • Social Security Disability which is important given the Tigers’ often-criticized Workers’ Compensation defense. Doug Fister, Max Scherzer and Rick Porcello will make up the rest of the 81 Forest Avenue, Jamestown, New York 14701 rotation and, while not dynamic, have the stuff to record outs and earn wins in Motown. The closer role may be the only question Representing Injured People and Their Families

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Unbeaten Dominicans Win World Baseball Classic, 3-0 By Janie McCauley AP Baseball Writer

Tony Pena passed around the shiny trophy and let all of his players offer their besitos, or little kisses. Robinson Cano passed around a phone as his teammates took turns receiving congratulations from Dominican Republic President Danilo Medina. ''We appreciate that from the president,'' Jose Reyes said. ''This win is all about the Dominican Republic. They were hungry waiting for this moment, and we did it.'' The Dominican Republic has its World Baseball Classic crown, at last. Cheers of ''Dominicana! Dominicana!'' rang out through the rain at AT&T Park all the way to the lively streets of Santo Domingo. Edwin Encarnacion hit a tworun double in the first inning that held up, and the Dominicans capped a dominant, unbeaten run through the WBC with a 3-0 win against Puerto Rico for the championship Tuesday night. ''Tomorrow will be a national holiday,'' said Moises Alou, the proud Dominican general manager. ''It was a tremendous win.'' Cano earned MVP honors, Erick Aybar added an RBI double to back winner Samuel Deduno, and the demonstrative Dominican righty threw his arms into the air in delight after watching a run-saving defensive gem by center fielder Alejandro De Aza in a tough fi fth. The Dominican fans - fanaticos, indeed - didn't let the Bay Area's wet weather keep them from dancing in the stands, waving flags and tooting horns. Flags became makeshift ponchos. It was fitting, too, perhaps, considering the World Series champion Giants clinched the NL pennant against the Cardinals in a downpour on this very field last fall. Some 50,000 more supporters gathered to watch on televisions inside and outside of Estadio Quisqueya in the Dominican capital city.

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home runs, six RBIs, six runs scored and two doubles. The 15 hits are a WBC record. He also earned MVP honors in each of the first two rounds. Encarnacion fi nished with six WBC RBIs. After drawing a pair of intentional walks a night earlier, Cano had another in the first inning against loser Giancarlo Alvarado. The Puerto Rican right-hander surrendered Encarnacion's double two pitches later, and was done after one shaky inning featuring 22 pitches and only 10 strikes. Hiram Burgos relieved and struck out five in 4 2-3 innings. ''We didn't have a lot of big names,'' Puerto Rico manager Edwin Rodriguez said. ''The people who were here wanted to be here. They had a mission, and that was to give everything. I think that's an example of what The Dominican Republic players celebrate after beating Puerto Rico in the championship game of the World can be accomplished when you Baseball Classic in San Francisco, Tuesday, March 19, 2013. The Dominican Republic won 3-0. (AP Photo/ have interest and you really put Eric Risberg) your passion toward a cause.'' ''We want to enjoy every single ans had so much to cheer in the slippery in the rain and Deduno After Miguel Tejada started at moment, because we don't know championship of a tournament walked Alex Rios on five pitches third base and Hanley Ramirez if this group will be together missing the star-studded Ameri- to lead off the inning. played designated hitter a night again. I doubt it,'' Dominican can team yet again. The U.S. After Carlos Rivera fl ied out, De earlier in a 4-1 semifinal win manager Tony Pena said. failed to reach the final for the Aza ran down Andy Gonzalez's against the Netherlands, Ramirez third time in as many WBCs. Now, the Dominicans get their long fly to the gap in left-center returned to third and Aybar was long-awaited fiesta. A party they And Puerto Rico eliminated twoand made a reaching snag at the back in the lineup at DH. Tejada figured to have in 2009, when the time reigning Classic champion Ja- warning track with his back to replaced the Dodgers' Ramirez Netherlands spoiled the plan by pan with a 3-1 victory Sunday night the infield. at third in the sixth and made a beating them twice for a stunto make in all-Caribbean final. diving catch in the bullpen area in Deduno then walked Jesus Fening first-round exit. which he landed hard on his left This game gave new meaning to liciano. Pena paid the pitcher a side and came up grimacing. After Fernando Rodney struck the idea of a Caribbean champi- mound visit but stuck with him, out Luis Figueroa to end it, the onship. and Deduno struck out Angel Ramirez was lifted because he Dominicans rushed the mound - Deduno followed up a fine outing Pagan swinging after falling jammed his thumb lunging for each player waving his own flag. in a win against the Americans behind 2-0. Deduno pumped his a groundball. Mosies Alou said Ramirez would be examined Well, Rodney held up his lucky last Thursday with another strong fists again as he charged off the mound and was surrounded by further. plantain that served him well for performance that will send him celebratory teammates. the second straight day. He won't back to the Minnesota Twins with Pena's move paid off as Aybar eat this platano, which he said ''is some nice momentum. In the bottom half, De Aza did doubled and singled and Ramirgoing to be my second trophy.'' it with his bat. He snapped an ez added a base hit in the winDeduno struck out five in five 0-for-12 stretch when he laid ning effort. ''This is my gold medal,'' he said. scoreless innings, allowing two down a perfect bunt single to''It will be my black diamond, hits and walking three to fi nish ''I'll tell you one thing: Tonight because it's changing color. I kept with a 0.69 ERA for the tourna- ward third. we're going to celebrate, tomortelling everybody to relax and ment. And Rodney struck out The Dominicans became the first row we're going to celebrate, and not to worry about (the pressure).'' two and fi nished for his seventh unbeaten WBC champion, beat- Thursday we're going to worry save as the bullpen closed out this ing Team Puerto Rico for the about spring training,'' Cano said. The Dominicans (8-0) won it special run with 25 2-3 scorethird time in this Classic. in the city where countrymen Major League Baseball Comless innings. The relievers didn't And now they earn the distincFelipe, Jesus and the late Matty missioner Bud Selig was among Alou made history in 1963 when allow a run after the fourth intion of world champion, too - the those to attend the game - availthey appeared in the same Giants ning of their first-round victory first time in WBC history. able on television to 440 million outfield for several games. Moises against Puerto Rico on March 10 Cano had a big hand in it. households worldwide in 200 in San Juan. Alou is the son of former San countries and territories, and in The New York Yankees star Francisco skipper, Felipe. In the top of the fi fth, the 15 languages - that drew 35,703 fi nished his sensational Classic grounds crew scurried out to fans on a cool, drizzly March No matter their team, Caribbebatting .469 (15 for 32) with two rake the mound after it became night at AT&T Park.

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the Big 3 of Barry Zito, Mark Mulder and Tim Hudson? We might be in for that era again with Jarrod Parker, Brett Anderson and Tommy Milone. The big question is simply if the lineup can put up enough runs to support to solid pitching staff. Coco Crisp, Brandon Moss and Scott Sizemore are castoffs from other teams, but Oakland Athletics (2nd) — played a vital role in Oakland’s postseason push After the season they had last year, it would be foolish last year. Yoenis Cespedes is a star in the making and to count out the A’s for Josh Reddick proved what 2013. The pitching was he could do with a full unreal. The defense was season worth of at-bats. fantastic. The offense Shortstop Hiroyuki Nakaalways had just enough in jima was signed out of the tank to get the job Japan and figures to done. It was baseball the way baseball was meant to provide a solid batting average and a little speed be played. Remember on the bases. An organizawhen Oakland was a perennial contender behind tion like Oakland is always

fi lling holes with young guys from the minors, so what you see on Opening Day probably won’t contain the key player or two that will lead this year’s push.

Seattle Mariners (4th) — Hurray! The Mariners fi nally signed some players who can hit. Michael Morse and Kendrys Morales may not elicit thoughts of Babe Ruth, but they are a significant upgrade over what Seattle fans had to watch last year — and every season in

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recent memory since the A-Rod-Griffey days. The lineup is fi lled with guys that “experts” projected to be stars but have thus far disappointed. Dustin Ackley, Franklin Gutierrez, Jesus Montero and Justin Smoak need to produce for the Mariners to compete in a tough division. Kyle Seager was a nice surprise last year and there’s no reason to think he won’t have a repeat season. Felix Hernandez can go about business as usual with a mammoth contract extension inked. Hopefully having all that money tied up in one player won’t handicap the Mariners, who don’t exactly play in a huge market like New York or Chicago. Seattle will be better in 2013 than it’s been for the past few years, but

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dable with Ian Kinsler, Elvis Andrus, Adrian Beltre and Nelson Cruz, but you have to wonder how much those other guys benefitted from having Hamilton in the lineup for all those years. This could be the year starting pitcher Yu Darvish breaks out in a big way. He started painfully slow last year, but when he was on, there weren’t many Major League hitters that could touch him. Derek Texas Rangers (3rd) — Josh Holland and Matt Harrison Hamilton and Mike Napoli round out a nice top-three — the Rangers lost more starters while Alexi Ogando than any team in the and Colby Lewis have had division. To add insult to stretches of dominance in injury, Hamilton went to their careers. The Rangers division-rival Los Angeles ran away from the field last and Napoli is with Boston, year before struggling to the with whom Texas will finish line, maybe they’ve probably be battling with learned from that and can for a wild card spot. The chase down the Angels. lineup can still be formidon’t expect a huge jump in the standings with LA, Oakland and Texas all looking better on paper.

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Painting, plumbing, some electrical. On-call. Must have a truck. Resumes: 716-825-3834

and $50. Call 716-484-4160.

VINTAGE FIRE EXTINGUISHER

Steel Riveted. $230. 716-4844160.

Early 20th Century. Made of Cast Iron & Pressed Steel. Needs restoration. $900. Call 716-257-0578. VINTAGE FIRE EXTINGUISHERS

Western Inspection Co.- Buffalo, NY: $50. Small Extinguisher: $30. Call 716-257-0578. ANTIQUE

WOODEN

SICKLE

$70. Call 716-257-0578.

ALUMINUM ROCKING HORSES

4 Vintage Cast Aluminum Rocking Horses. $ 100 each. Call 716-595-2046. VINTAGE

WOODEN

DOLLY

Good condition. $ 300. Call 716-257-0578.

full. 716-488-9094

For Sale: seasoned fire wood, also 9n Tractor 1947 phone 640-5815

WOOD

BAKE_SALES INDOOR YARD SALE Slovenian

Club 36 Palmer,Gowanda. March 23rd 8-3pm. Many vendors, lunch available and a bake sale.

SWEEPERS

GAS WELL ORIFICE METERS

5 Meters. Manufactured by Barton and American. $300 each. 716-257-0578. 3 plows $200 each. 716-595-2046.

3 BOTTOM PLOWS

FUEL TANK W/ CONTAINMENT

unit. 6’ diameter, 16’ long. $3,000. Call 716-595-2046. Has 6 cylinder gas Ford motor. Self contained power unit. Needs gas tank. $1,500. 716595-2046.

HYDRAULIC POWER UNIT

1000 Gallon Stainless Steel Tank with running gear. $3,000. 716595-2046.

GALION DOUBLEDRUM ROLLER Galion Roll-O-Static.

$3,500. Call 716-595-2046.

PAYLOADER

595-2046.

BOOKS BOOKS &NOVELS

DUTY

Clarke American-Lincoln #3366 Sweeper $4000. American-Lincoln Sweeper #2000 $2500. 716-595-2046.

1000 GALLON TANK

$5 for box

BOOKS & NOVELS COLLECTION Assorted, includes

$1,000. Call 716-

2004 CAT 938 H BUCKET 3.5 yd w/ quick attachment: $7500. Bucket only: $4250 Quick Attachment only: $3500. 716595-2046.

bestsellers. $19 will separate (716)488-9094

DIESEL / OIL / GAS TANKS $200

21 E. 2nd St., Dunkirk is having a giant book sale March 23, 105. Most books are 50 cents or $1.00. Rare and antique books with specially marked prices. Supports Literacy Volunteers of Chautauqua County. 716-366-4438

CAT 980 C WHEEL LOADER

BOOK SALE AT 21 EAST!

LVCC BOOK SALE AT 21 EAST

21 E. 2nd St., Dunkirk, sale 3/23, 10-5. Most books are .50 or $1.00. Rare books specially priced. 716-366-4438 21 East 2nd St., Dunkirk. Books at very low cost! Th, F, Sat from 10-5. For Literacy Vol. of CC! 716-366-4438

LVCC BOOKS FOR SALE!

Poetry book about cats on Amazon.com $5.00

CATS ARE POETS ALSO

CLOTHING WOOL COAT MENS SIZE 38

Made in Italy,Gray,good condition $9 (716)488-9094 BULLALO BILLS SCARF Winter

wool scarf $9 716-488-9094

FARM_EQUIPMENT For parts. Call for prices. 716-5952046.

BIG CASE MODEL W-24 B

LARGE

INDUSTRIAL

TANKS

1000, 4000, 5000, & 12000 gallons. Call 716-595-2046.

5 FOOT CASE BRUSH HOG

$400. Call 716-595-2046.

CATERPILLAR POWER UNIT

Model D333A, 165 hp, Series A, with Linde Hydraulic Pump. $2,500. Call 716-5952046. From Snowblast Machine. $1,000. Call 716-595-2046. LARGE

RADIATOR

FUN_AND_GAMES Ever wanted to have a pet dinosaur? Well now you can! Nickel City Pixels, Inc., has created a life size holographic T-Rex for your smartphone and tablet. To pre-order please visit our kickstarter site at http://kck.st/13bqNN0

VIRTUAL PET DINOSAUR

FURNITURE MANOR Queen Bed Ensemble with five pair matching drapes. Elegant! Call 763-9676

HIGHGATE

WICKER COUCH With cushion

WICKER ROCKER

Call 716-484-4160.

HI VELOCITY PUMP

484-4160

$75.

$100. 716-

60” Front Sweeper - $1,800. Sweepster - $900. 716-595-2046.

SWEEPER ATTACHMENTS

FOR ANY PURCHASE NOW FOR YOUR CONVENIENCE

NO MATTER HOW

BIG OR SMALL

Manufactured by Allied. Dimensions: 8 feet x 15 feet. $3,000. Call 716-595-2046.

NEW HOLLAND FLAIL MOWER

VINTAGE 5-TINE PLOW

GIFT WRAPPING

3000 GALLON ALUMINUM TANK

Call 716-595-2046.

484-4160.

FREE

Bucket Pins just replaced. Good working condition. Has ROPS. $47,000 Call 716595-2046.

and chair. Call for price. 716763-4012

ANTIQUE PLOW $250. Call 716-

GIFT CARDS AVAILABLE

each. 716-595-2046.

3 BIG INDUSTRIAL BLOWERS

Model 918H. $800. Call 716595-2046.

BABYSITTING TUTORING AND BABYSITTING

HEAVY

HOUSEHOLD_HELP_WANTED

LPN, HHA, PCA, & CNA’S

Section C

WOODS MODEL M5 BRUSH HOG $400. Call 716-595-2046.

Experienced RN for the Assisted Living Program, apply at the WCA Home 134 Temple St. Fredonia

RN/DON

BUSINESS_NOTICES

|

Over 65 years old. Excellent shape. Call for price. 716-763-4012.

OAK EXPRESS DINING ROOM

Oak Express dining room set. Includes pedestal table, 4 chairs, and buffet with hutch. Other items will be included if you want them. Purchased in the summer of ‘11. E-mail me for pictures at gibson@stny.rr.com Excellent condition, $650.

716-673-3000 716-673-3000 || 716-483-8000 716-483-8000 OAK EXPRESS ROLL-TOP DESK Oak Express roll-top

desk and chair in excellent condition. Purchased in the spring of ‘11. $450. E-mail me for pictures at gibson@stny. rr.com 716-640-4131 OAK EXPRESS DINING SET Up for sale is my Oak Express dining room set. This was purchased in the summer of ‘11. Includes a pedestal table, 4 chairs, and buffet with hutch. Excellent condition, $650. E-mail me for pics at gibson@stny.rr.com 716640-4131 TV TRAYS (SOLID OAK) 5 peice

Like new! Cost $200 now $48 716-488-9094

HOUSEHOLD_GOODS_ FOR_SALE LEFEBURE LARGE 2DOOR SAFE 53” (height) x 27” (front

width) x 29” (side width). $600. Call 716-484-4160.

Tubing, Soft Temper, 2 New Rolls available, $175 each. Call 716484-4160.

60’ TYPE L 1/2” COPPER

TOILET SEATS

366-1425

new $5 call

CONVECTION OVEN Food Net-

work lg. Capacity convection oven, new. cost $149 see $75. call 366-1425

Regency series. Works good. $75. 716257-0578.

FIESTA GAS GRILL

CAST IRON CANDLE HOLDER

Unique design. $25. Call 716257-0578.

LARGE, HEAVY DUTY SAFES 5’ x 3’ x 2’4”- $600, 6’4” x 4’2” x 2’8”- $700 w/combinations. 716-595-2046

oak table two leafs with six chairs $500.00, oak microwave stand $80.00, two oak shelves $20.00 716679-1029

FURNITURE

MISC. solid oak table six chairs with two leafs $450.00 solid oak microwave stand $80.00 two solid oak shelves $20.00 716-679-1029

GE white electric wall oven. Call after 6 p.m. 716934-2950

GE

ROPER BY WHIRLPOOL WASHER Heavy Duty large capacity

4 cycle/2 speed washing machine! $50 o.b.o. 716-969-1633 MICROWAVE

SHARP

1100W

new in box $50 call 366-1425

LAWN_AND_GARDEN LAWN ROLLER Pull behind trac-

tor, like new $95 716-488-9094

ELECTRIC HEDGETRIMMER 22” New Remington Dual Ac-

tion, 4 Amp, 3/4” cut, with Steel Carbide Blades. $50. 716-484-4160

ELECTRIC HEDGETRIMMER 24”

New Remington Dual Action, 5 Amp, 3/4” cut, with Titanium Blades. $60. 716-484-4160 HOMELITE GAS WEEDEATER

new 1st $50. call 366-1425

SCOTTS CLASSIC REEL MOWER new $40. call 366-1425 WOODEN PUSH MOWER / EDGER

Smaller size. $80. 716-257-0578.


CLASSIFIEDS

CHAUTAUQUA STAR FRIDAY, MARCH 22, 2013 WROUGHT

IRON

FENCING

$150 for 5.5’ piece, $125 for 4’ piece, $100 each for two 3.5’ pieces 716-595-2046. 5’ H x 123 Linear Feet, 9 Gauge, Heavy Duty, Galvanized. $5 per linear foot. 716-595-2046.

NEW CHAIN LINK FENCE

LAWN MOWER Gas 20” cut $85. 716-488-9094

7 ton electric. new in box, cost $450 sell $300 call 366-1425

LOG SPLITTER

FOR SALE Yamaha Silver Trum-

pet with case. YTR4335G. Very good condition. Asking $875. Call 716-664-7936.

BOWFLEX EXERCISE MACHINE

Like new! Priced to sell. 716488-9094 Priced to sell. 716-488-9094 TREADMILL

716-484-4160

$25 Each.

NORDICTRACK PRO EXERCISER World’s best exerciser!

MISC_FOR_SALE Ball and chain spiked flail mace. reasonable (716)488-9094

MEDIEVAL FLAIL MACE

I-BEAMS / ROOF TRUSSES,

Blue Pallet Racking Upright, and Large Metal Pipes. 716595-2046. BIG COMMERCIAL DEEP FRYER Electric. $300. Call 716-

484-4160.

QUALITY DRIED HARDWOOD

90,000 board ft. Ash, Beech, Cherry, Oak, Red Oak, Soft Maple. Call 716-595-2046 for details & price. lionel train for sale brand new still in box, call and leave message, 672-5617

$95 716-488-9094

EBONITE BOWLING BALL Ebonite Super hook Bowling ball, new in box. $65 call 3661425 EXERCISE

Quality @ wholesale prices custom made locally to size or close to it we offer vented or non 716-484-8312

Large Circular Commercial Sink with several overhead center faucets. $75. Call 716-257-0578.

STAINLESS STEEL SINK

LARGE HEAT EXCHANGER PIPE $3,300. 716-595-2046.

LARGE

HYDRAULIC

PRESS

$1,700. Call 716-595-2046.

$1,098. Call 716-595-2046.

STATE MODEL D20 420 # 3ph, 2hp, $300. 716-595-2046. 760# CHICAGO SVC MACHINE

No. 1-A. $550. 716-595-2046.

1840# PUNCH/PRESS 3PH 4HP

$825. Call 716-595-2046.

Delta 12” disc sander, Dewalt 2HP plunge router, rigid oscillating edge belt/spindle sander, Dewalt 20” heavy duty variable speed scroll saw, Porter Cable plate joiner, rigid 14” band saw, 2-5’ bar clamps, 1-7’ bar clamp. All in excellent condition. Call after 6 p.m. 716-934-2950

VARIOUS TOOLS

GOLD’S GYM ELLIPTICAL Like new Gold’s Gym Stride Trainer 380, $150. Leave a message. 716-397-9873

5000 WATT INVERTER cost $600 sell $250. call 366-1425

HUNTING DVD’S brand new never opened $5 each. call 366-1425

2HP 125PSI AIR COMPRESSOR

TOOLS

LIONEL TRAIN

GLASS BLOCK WINDOWS High

$35

MACHINE

(716)488-9094

HOBART GAS POWERED WELDER $1,200. Call 716-595-2046.

HAMMOND MODEL 14-S 2440 #

SPORTING_GOODS

3 MOUNTAIN BIKES

REMINGTON POWER NAILER

With Case and Fasteners, $80. 716-484-4160.

25 HP SCREW COMPRESSOR

Gardner Denver, Input Volts: 460, Hz: 60, Ph: 3, Control Volts: 24, Amps: 1, $3,200. 716-484-4160 AIR HAMMERS Two to choose

from. $400 each. 716-4844160.

QUINCY SCREW SOR With Tank.

COMPRES-

$3,200. Call

SEARS 16V CORDLESS tool battery new $25 call 366-1425

almost new $65. call 3661425 7” ANGLE GRINDER

366-1425

N/B call

LARGE SNOWBLAST MACHINE

For parts. Motor & pumps removed. All other parts intact. 716-595-2046. Good condition. $50. Call 716-2570578. SMALL WOOD STOVE

JOHN DEERE 42 SNOWTHROWER For lawn tractor. $250.

RAHN LARMON LATHE

From mid-90s Ford. $600. 716-595-2046.

Large Quantity .8mm/.03 thick 21 gauge & 1.3mm/.05 thick 16 gauge. Call for prices 716-595-2046.

RYOBI 12V Cordless tool battery charger. $5 716-366-1425

CAST IRON HOUSE RADIATOR

2 PAIR SKIIS We have a pair of

Tyrolia free flex skiis & a pair of Atomic arc skiis. Tyrolia $65, Atomic $30. 716-485-8576

SKETCHER SHOES Black

SHAPE-UPS

leather shapeups, they are women’s size 11, but could also be for men size 9 1/2. $15 716-934-9593

Full size in very good condition. No rips or stains. $30.00 716-934-9593

FUTON MATTRESS

7 years old. Takes rust out of well water. $100 or best offer. 716-934-9593

CULLIGAN IRON OXIDIZER

Tilt seating Like new priced to sell (716)488-9094 MOTORIZED WHEELCHAIR

2 wkend ticket pkgs, Bristol Spring Race March 15-17, $110 ea. GREAT SEATS! 716-307-1418, 965-9728. NASCAR @ BRISTOL

ROWING

MACHINE

(716)488-9094

$45

VARIOUS ITEMS FOR SALE

GE white electric wall oven, Delta 12” disc sander, Dewalt 2HP plunge router, rigid oscillating edge belt/spindle sander, Dewalt 20” heavy duty variable speed scroll saw, Porter Cable plate joiner, rigid 14” band saw, 2-5’ bar clamps, 1-7’ bar clamp. All in excellent condition. Call after 6 p.m. 716-934-2950

MUSIC ESTEBAN ‘DUENDE’ GUITAR Like

new: case, stand, strap, amp,10 Dvds, hand signed by Esteban. $275 cash 716-763-5817

RIDGID 16 GAL. Stainless Steel

OTHER_ANIMALS Colony of 6, Electric Yellow Cichlids for Sale. $20.00. Call in the afternoons and evenings 716-664-0591

CICHLIDS FOR SALE Breeding group: Electric Yellow Cichlids(6). Available Breeding pairs: Red Point Hondurans & Rainbows 716-664-0591

716-595-2046.

716-484-4160.

Made in U.S.A. $500. 716-595-2046.

Miniature Yorki Mix Puppies $300.00 716-792-4496

MINIATURE YORKI/ MIX

BREEDING COLONY-CICHLIDS

WINTER_ITEMS

HOT / COLD BOXES Dimensions: 6’5” x 4’2” x 3’5”. $100 each. Call 716-595-2046. TIN SHEETING

WESTERN SNOW PLOW BLADE

38”x18”x8” $100. 716-5952046.

FURNISHED_APARTMENTS 6 BEDROOM IN FREDONIA, NY Available for 2013-2014

semesters Very Clean. Local landlord.

ONSRUD ROUTER / SHAPER

SUNY students Very nice furn 6 bdrm house for 2013-14 Laundry, non smoking/non pet. 2 baths 716-672-7317

CATS

115 AC V, 63 Amp, 35 DC V. With 4 cylinder Flathead gas engine. $500. Call 716-595-2046.

cat grooming at my location. 716-269-2109 www.kituwahpetboutique. com 716-269-2109

CIRCULAR

SAW

Various Sizes. $15 to $50 range. Call 716-257-0578. LONG SAW BLADE

716-257-0578.

$50. Call

No. 404-R. Made by Reed Manufacturing Co. Erie, PA. $100. 716-257-0578.

VISE

Transformer Model A1. $75. Call 716-257-0578. MAGIC WAND WELDER

SMALL TORCH AND BURNER

$10 for Torch. $25 for Burner. 716-257-0578. 2300

#

MANVILLE

NO.

$1,030. Call 716-595-2046.

40

Buffalo Forge Co. Flat-Belt Driven. $570. 716-595-2046.

1140 # DRILL PRESS

DOALL CONTOUR SAW MACHINE Model 36-W, 220 volt,

3ph, Band Length 236, File Length 234, $1,000. Call 716595-2046. CRUSADER

CERAMIC

KILN

Model 274 S, 42 Amps, 240 Volts, $100. 716-595-2046.

CHAINSAWS FOR SALE Crafts-

man - 18” / 42cc: $30. Other Craftsman / Homelite Saws: $25 each. 716-257-0578.

$700. GE A/C Gear Motor: 240 Gear Spd, 7.2 Ratio, 3/4 hp, 208 V, 60 cy, 3 ph, 2.2 Amp. 716-595-2046

PLANER

for sale by owner $194,000. Located at 10235 Rider Rd. 2 mins to village of Forestville. 15 mins to Fredonia or Irving (I-90). 3 bdrm, 2 bath, formal dining, eat-in kitchen, 2 living rooms (second is 16x30 all glass). All updates complete (elec. & Plumbing) Approx. 7 acres open, some woods, pond. This beautiful brick, Italian Victorian home was built in the late 1800’s. It has been completely gone thru and is immaculate move in condition. Call 474-7113 for showing. In West Ellicot/Jamestown. Furnished includes 2000 Mercedes. $397,000. For more information call 716490-2964

GROOMING,

CLASSIFICATION PET GROOMING, BOARDING,

grooming, boarding, training, www.Alphak9center. com 716-269-2109

DOGS SHIH-TZU/BEAGLE

PUPS

Shih-tzu/Beagle pups for sale, $150 ea. First Shots & de-wormed will cut nails & bathe 716-753-2118 SHIH-TZU PUPS FOR SALE

HOUSES 2 BEDROOM HOUSE For Rent.

West Ellicott. Close to Chautauqua Mall. $850/Month. 716-488-2399.

OFFICE_SPACE

2bedroom, all appliances, lakefront. $660 inc heat and hot H2O, Sec Dep 716.450-2254

1st shot, wormed, vet checked. 100% money back guaranteed. See pictures at shirlsloveapup.com 716-549-4615

APARTMENT - PERRYSBURG Cozy

SHORKIE & MORKIE PUPS

2 BR lower. Quiet. $375 includes water. References & security dep. 716-649-5440, 965-9728.

going away, let your pet enjoy their time in the country, Boarding available, www.alphak9center. com 716-269-2109

BOARDING

3 males and 2 females come with first shots, worming and vet checked. 716-467-0947

TOODLE PUPS

MADENFORD SPRING & AUTO

bring your vehicle here, get treated like human being. any vehicle any repair. fredonia 716-672-7242 COMPARE PRICES AND SAVE ON YOUR AUTO? TRUCK REPAIRS. LOWEST RATES AROUND. FREDONIA 716672-7242

MONEY AND GET JOB DONE RIGHT FIRST TIME. ANY VEHICLE, ANY REPAIR 716-6727242

MADENFORD SPRING & AUTO

Bring your estimate in and We WILL beat it by %5 at least. Any repair any vehicle 716-672-7242 All your vehicle repairs done at one place. cars trucks, big rigs. fredonia 716-672-7242

at my location, time is nearing, for that cut. www.kituwahpetboutique. com 716-269-2109

FARMS_AND_LAND 26 acres in Ellicott. Beautiful view. (716) 934-3178 LAND FOR SALE

HOUSES 3 BED, 2 BATH, TLC SPECIAL. CALL 716-4136237. TLC SPECIAL

CONCRETE 30 year mason re-build -repair reface -repoint- recap -free inspection 716-673-6716 or 716-9819333

CHIMNEY REPAIR

EXCAVATING

HOLT GENERAL CONTRACTING Fences, decks & railings.

looking to get repairs on your vehicle, call 672-7242. professional repairs.

MADENFORD SPRING & AUTO

GROOMING

NANCE. Meeting all of your building, remodeling, home improvement, & property maintenance needs! Fully licensed & insured. www. holtcontractingwny.com 716-640-0604

FENCING

MADENFORD SPRING & AUTO ONLY PLACE TO SAVE

JAME-

HOLT GENERAL CONTRACTING & PROPERTY MAINTE-

MADENFORD SPRING & AUTO

UNFURNISHED_APARTMENTS 2BD ‘CHAUT LAKE, STOWN Renovated

BUILDERS_AND_REMODELERS

AUTO_REPAIR_AND_PARTS

MADENFORD SPRING & AUTO

Shih-tzu pups for sale, $350 ea. Ready March 30,1st shots, de-wormed bathed, nails cut. 716-753-2118

save money on auto/truck repairs. compare prices. best garage around 716-672-7242

foundations, gravel, driveways . We do it all - reasonable rates! 716-640-0604

Commercial Retail. Professional Use. High Traffic. Close to Mall. Plenty of Parking. Fairmount Ave. Jamestown, NY. Call 716-488-2399

COMMERCIAL BUILDING

MADENFORD SPRING & AUTO

HOLT GENERAL CONTRACTING Excavation, drainage,

6 BEDROOM HOUSE

Model W200. Onsrud Machine Works, Inc. $275. Call 716-257-0578. BLUE GENERATOR

FORESTVILLE HOME 8-10 acres

EXECUTIVE HOME 3100 SQ FT

ShopVac. NEW $125 716-3661425

LARGE BLADES

7

MADENFORD SPRING & AUTO

Heavy truck repairs as well as cars, state inspections, any repair, any vehicle 716672-7242 MADENFORD SPRING & AUTO

We do clutches on cars-big trucks, less than competitors. fredonia 716-672-7242

All types of construction & materials installed. Design sevices available. 716-6400604

FLOORING Call Ron pinzel free estimates insured 716965-2920

TILE INSTALLATION

GENERAL_SERVICES INTERIOR REPAIRS Call Ron. Free estimates insured. 716965-2920

INSULATION HAMBURG INSULATION Locat-

ed in Forestville since 2006‚ Insulating Houses in Western NY since 1964‚ 2nd generation owner- insulation is all we do! Free estimates‚ 648-0321.

LANDSCAPING “AT YOUR SERVICE” Landscaping, Home Repair, Custom Made Wrought Iron Railings and Fences. Call Mike at (716) 489-5121 HOLT GENERAL CONTRACTING Very reasonable! - De-

sign & install! 716-640-0604

MASONRY HOLT GENERAL CONTRACTING Foundations & repairs,

re-point & repair. 716-6400604

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CHAIR CANING CHAIR CANING BY ROLLY--A CHAIR IS ONLY AS GOOD AS THE SEAT THAT IS IN IT, CALL ROLLY FOR A SEAT 716-366-4406

HOLT GENERAL CONTRACTING All types! Replacement

& new construction. Thermal - vinyl lifetime warrenty! Tax break! 716-640-0604

HOLT GENERAL CONTRACTING Repairs, drains cleared,

new construction & add-ons, hot water tanks & baseboard heat. 716-640-0604

ROOFING HOLT GENERAL CONTRACTING

Shingles, metal, EPDM (rubber), composites & repairs. Call today! 716-640-0604

SEPTIC_TANK_AND_ DRAINS by the “Wizard of Ooze” Lakeshore Septic Services, Inc. 716-934-4754

SEPTIC TANK CLEANING

WINDOWS We offer repair or replacement to your older glass block windows, we even can add vents to most. 716-484-8312

GLASS BLOCK REPAIR

BELLA GLASS BLOCK we are a veteran owned glass block window business that offers high quality at affordable prices! 716-484-8312

TRAILBLAZER

24,125 original miles. $22,500 For more information call 716-490-2964.

HOLT GENERAL CONTRACTING

PLUMBING

CHEVY

nice SUV with high miles. loaded with options. KBB value $4400. sell for $3900 716-672-7242 1963

PAINTING Professional, neat & clean! Interior & exterior. Reasonable rates! 716-640-0604

2004

MGB

BOATS AUTOS One White, One Red. Both run good. Best offer. Call for appointment 716-355-6444.

JEEP CHEROKEE SPORT

2003 CHEVY CAVALIER BASE

108,000, new inspection, auto. call 716-413-6237. 1950S MERCEDES BENZ 220

For restoration $1500. 716595-2046 1956 OLDSMOBILE ROCKET 88 For restoration $2500 716-

595-2046

1993 CHRYSLER NY SALON 4 door on the road & inspected, V6 20 mpg plus, mechanically excellent, very good condition in & out. Wire wheels, new tires, full spare, plus donut, new battery, muffler, front brakes, nickel fuel lines & brake lines. New fuel tank, serpentine belt, alternator fan motor, fully serviced all filters, full power & remote starter/alarm. 2nd owner like brand new. 113,000 miles asking $2300.00 716-Eight Zero One-5464. 2003 VOLKSWAGEN JETTA GLI

24 Valve V6 Engine with 6 Speed Manual Transmission. Asking $5500. 716-785-1129

PADDLE PEDDLE BOAT 3 person, like new, priced to sell. (716)488-9094

CHAUTAUQUA STAR FRIDAY, MARCH 22, 2013

1965 FORD C900 FIRE TRUCK

Completely re-conditioned. 43 feet Aerial Ladder Truck. $7,900. Call 716-595-2046. 1998 F150 Ford Pickup-Southern Truck Box- Paid $1000 in 2012 $1500/OBO 716-595-3424 716595-3424

FOR SALE -FOR PARTS

KNUCKLEBOOM W/ HYDRAULICS $2,800. Will sell truck

with it for extra $. Call 716595-2046.

VANS

TRUCKS INTL. CEMENT MIXER TRUCK

$6,500. Call 716-595-2046.

81 BRONCO RANGER XLT 4X4

loaded, 2nd owner, low mi. $4,500. call 366-1425 1977 CHEVROLET C 60 Bucket

Lift Truck. Only 70,000 miles. $4,700. Call 716-595-2046.

3208 CAT motor. Runs and drives good. Has 16’ flat bed and Tandem axle. $3,000. 716-595-2046. FORD LOUISVILLE

1984 CHEVY 3500 63000 miles,

1997 GMC, Chevrolet 3500 series. $3,750 each. 716-595-2046.

2 BUS VANS

2001 FORD E350 SUPER DUTY

131,000 miles, Runs good, $2,500. 716-595-2046. For Parts Only. 150,000 miles, 175 hp, Automatic. Call 716-595-2046. 2003 ISUZU NPR HD

VEHICLE_ACCESSORIES CAR LIFT ALIGNMENT

Call 716-595-2046.

350 carbureted, Runs great, $1,900. 716-595-2046.

BUMPER TOW BAR

FORD F SUPER DUTY TRUCK

YALE HOIST

with Top Lift Basket. Diesel 7.3 nonturbo, Auto Trans, 2 Wheel Drive Dually. $2,800. 716-595-2046. 1976 WATER TANKER TRUCK

International Transtar 4300 412K miles 10-spd Fuller Trans. Cummins 290 engine. $7800. 716-595-2046 1939 65-FOOT LADDER TRUCK

Model 6G2. $15,000. Call 716595-2046.

716-257-0578.

3TON

$1,000.

$125. Call

CHAINFALL

Spur-Geared. $500. 716-484-4160.

730 CU FT TANKER TRAILER

$8,300. Call 716-595-2046.

HOLMES WRECKERS FOR SALE Two Holmes 440s -

$1,000 each. Holmes 500 $1,200. Holmes 600 - $1,500. Call 716-595-2046. Fits fullsize pickup truck. $100. Call 716-257-0578. LARGE TOOL BOX

2 WHEEL WEIGHTS

both. 716-257-0578.

$200 for

5 LARGE SEMI TRAILERS 3 trailers: 48’, 2 trailers: 53’. Clean titles. $4,000 each. 716-595-2046. CARCO WINCH

716-595-2046.

$1,000. Call

42” Firestone: 18.4 R 42. $1,600. 716-595-2046.

42” HUB MOUNT DUALS

HYDRAULIC

FIFTH

WHEEL

$950. Call 716-595-2046.

From water truck. $1,500. Call 716-5952046.

8K 20 FT CRANE

CAT BIG TRUCK ENGINES CAT 3116 - $2,400. CAT 3406 C $3,300. CAT 3406 E Engine $3,995. Call 716-595-2046. CAT C-15 ENGINE WITH CORE

521,205 miles. Runs great. $7,500. Call 716-595-2046. CHEVY 454 ENGINE Throttle body 1990 Engine. $500. 716595-2046. FORD

390

T-BIRD

ENGINE

Model 71, Original T-Bird Engine. Call 716-595-2046 and make offer.

GARBAGE TRUCK BODY - 33YD

$5,000. 716-595-2046.

FORD 474 / 7.3 L ENGINE Diesel

ANTIQUES

DETROIT SERIES 60 ENGINES

FOUNTAIN PENS I am interested in buying your Vintage Fountain pens. Call for info. Jim (716) 595-2161.

Engine, Runs great. $2,800 716-595-2046.

11.1 Liter Engine - $3,000. 12.7 Liter Engine - $3,900. Call 716-595-2046. INTL. BIG TRUCK ENGINES 444

E / 7.3 power strokes - $1,800. International 360 Engine $2,000. Call 716-595-2046.

DUMP TRUCK BOX

716-595-2046.

$3,000.

MACK 300 ENGINE $2,600. Call

716-595-2046.

MISCELLANEOUS FARM DISC Wanted: Farm Disc.

7 or 8 Foot. 716-673-1240

military items and hunting items. Guns, Swords, Helmets, Foreign county uniforms, etc. Will buy complete collections. Jim Schermerhorn - 326-2854

CASH PAID FOR OLD

CUMMINS ENGINES FOR SALE

5.9L 12 Valve- $2300. 8.3L Mechanical- $3100. N14 Mechanical- $3200 M11 Select $3800. 716-595-2046 CUMMINS 8.3 L ENGINE 24V electronic $4200 716-5952046.

Expires 5/31/13: Restrictions may apply

March 22, 2013 Chautauqua Star  

The March 22, 2013 edition of the Chautauqua Star

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