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| Week of December 6, 2013

| Vol. 6, No. 49 – FREE 7534 ROUTE 380, STOCKTON, NY

Major Reinvestment Made At Holiday Valley Upgrades in offseason inclUded $3.1 million in resort improvements

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A local ski resort is hoping the snowfall we experienced the week of Thanksgiving is an early sign that they will be on track for above-average business this winter. With annual lake effect snowfall averaging over 200 inches, Chautauqua County is a winter lover’s paradise for skiers and snowboarders. In addition to the hopes of having plenty of the white stuff for downhill skiers and snowboarders to enjoy, the folks at the Holiday Valley ski resort were busy over the summer coordinating the addition of new features and state-of-the-art equipment, spending significant amounts of money in the hopes of luring back past customers as

well as attracting new patrons. The upgrades at Holiday Valley represent over $3 million in investments that focused on establishing a better surface for skiers and snowboarders while also offering educational opportunities for those who just learning how to enjoy the winter months outdoors in a safe and enjoyable environment. According to marketing director Jane Eshbaugh, a recent summary of Holiday Valley’s reinvestments over the past 22 years found the resort has spent an estimated $120 million on improvements that include new lifts, new slopes, new base lodges, new lodging and the purchase of various pieces of grooming equipment. Holiday Valley’s snowmaking capabilities cover about 95

percent of the resort, with the use of an automated system for making snow that includes builtin weather stations so the setting can easily be adjusted for changes in temperature and humidity. “The end result is that we can efficiently make more snow on more slopes, even in short windows of cold weather,” said Jane Eshbaugh. “Last month we were able to get 175 guns running within an hour. Without automation, that number would have been 25 guns. On opening day we were able to have 18 slopes and six lifts open, which if course was aided by Mother Nature, who gave us about 18 inches of natural snow.” A Burton “Riglet Park” is being constructed at the base of the School Haus beginner’s slope, where new skiers are taught the fundamentals on a much more

flatter surface than what is found on other hills. The flat areas gives each beginning skier more control and, just as importantly, more confidence as they learn the basics of downhill skiing. Snowboarders will also learn the proper protocol and be given tips for how to best navigate while using their equipment. There is also a new terrain-based learning park for novice snowboarders who may still be a bit leery of doing full-fledged tricks in the “regular” terrain park. The new terrain-based park will also boarders to learn the basics and master skills that include stopping, turning and gliding. New automated snow guns have been added to the Cindy’s Run, Foxfire, Sunrise and Edelweiss slopes to allow Holiday Valley employees to produce snow COntinued On pg 13

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HUndreds across WnY take tHe ‘polar plUnge’ to raise moneY for special olYmpics By Katy Wise Contributing Writer

Every winter, hundreds of western New Yorkers join in the ‘Freezin’ for a Reason’ Polar Plunge. The seventh annual Western New York Polar Plunge is scheduled for Saturday, Dec. 7. The plunge will be held at Woodlawn Beach State Park in Buffalo, New York, and starts at 11 a.m. Proceeds will benefit the Special Olympics of Western New York. Participants have already raised over $53,000 this year, through donations sponsoring those who will be ‘taking the plunge.’ That number of total donations can only get higher, as money is donated to this great, and unique cause by the minute. Watching the website, updated donation totals can be seen each time the web page is refreshed. Money is raised in sponsorship of those who will be entering Lake Erie’s frigid winter waters, which currently hold a temperature of 41 degrees Fahrenheit. Those who choose to take the plunge can either dive all the way into the icy lake, or stick a toe in. Several plunges are held each

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Historical society Holiday open House is dec. 8 Contributed Article CCHS Hundreds of participants flood the shores of Lake Erie every year for the annual Polar Plunge, which raises money for the Special Olympics. Contributed Photo.

year in NY, all with different locations, and a wide age range of those participating. Five plunges have already taken place this year, with four more open for registration before the end of the year, and five more scheduled for the winter season of 2014.


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‘Plungers’ can be of any age, although for participants under the age of 18, a written letter of consent must be submitted. Many young people have taken part in this event, creating awesome memories and giving them a chance to give back to their com-

munity and get involved. “I wanted to do this because I want to make sure that the Special Olympics is able to continue to impact peoples lives in a positive way,” said Josh Horch, COntinued On pg 7



Miracle on Main Street See what’s in store this weekend in Fredonia See A-7, 9

The Chautauqua County Historical Society will say goodbye to 2013 with its annual Holiday Open House on Sunday, Dec. 8 at the McClurg Museum in Westfield. The event allows visitors an opportunity to learn more about the museum and the historical society (including its exhibits and collections) free-of-charge. The day will feature music provided by The McClurg Street String Band, which is comprised of music students from Westfield Academy and Central School, under the direction of acclaimed WACS music director Kent Knappenberger. The event will

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Statepoint Crossword tHeme: HolidaY movies ACROSS 1. Bug hitting windshield, e.g. 6. Presidents’ Day month 9. Party barrels 13. Moonshine 14. Grassland 15. Beyond normal limits 16. _____ Boo Boo 17. Opposite of nothing 18. It has front and rear seats 19. *Misfit elf dentist 21. *”It’s a Wonderful Life” star 23. Unopened tulip 24. Oliver Twist, e.g. 25. White wine and cassis 28. ___ _ good example 30. Sect follower 35. “National Velvet” author Bagnold 37. Earth’s neighbor 39. Some are on a shorter one than others 40. Windmill blade 41. Top dog 43. Attached to a wheel 44. Magazine’s special feature 46. *”A Christmas Story” leg ____ 47. Capital on the Dnieper 48. Vital 50. Cleopatra’s necklace 52. Chester White’s home 53. Strip of wood 55. *”__ Be Home For Christmas” 57. *It happened on 34th Street 61. Show off 64. Acid in proteins 65. Ides month 67. Holy See loyalist practicing different rites 69. Closely watched on Black Friday 70. Before prefix 71. ___ Domingo 72. Old World duck

73. *Astaire’s character in “Holiday Inn” 74. Clear the blackboard

in a belligerent mood 25. *He was left home alone 26. Silly DOWN 27. Between shampoo and repeat 1. “Be quiet!” 2. *”Winnie the ____ and 29. ____ tale Christmas Too” 31. Pipe problem 3. Like a famous Ranger 32. Yellow rides 4. Tart 33. Speck in the ocean 5. Immune system organ 34. *Famous lampooner on Christmas vacation 6. Strip the skin off 36. Owner’s acquisition 7. Slippery reef dweller 38. Idiot, Yiddish 8. Model-building wood 9. Acknowledged or recog- 42. Patriots’ Day month nized 45. Phone companies 10. Tropical tuberous root 49. Indian dish 11. Its seed yields gum used 51. *Agreement to assume as thickener Santa’s identity 12. Email folder 54. Dangle a carrot 15. Utilitarian 56. Relating to the moon 20. Swelling from accumu- 57. Physics calculation lation of fluid 58. Mosque V.I.P. 22. Clinical twitching 59. Agitate 24. “On the _______” or 60. All over again

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This week we are featuring “Sweets” and “Delilah”. Sweets is a wonderful oneyear-old kitty. She is quite the talker and loves to be scratched behind her ears. She is friendly and, as her name implies, very sweet. Delilah is a beautiful threeyear-old with wonderful brindle markings. She LOVES playing with the other dogs in her playgroup and looks for that special attention from her human friends. She would be good in just about any home. If you are interested in adopting one of these terrific pets, or any of the others at the Chautauqua County Humane Society, stop in at the Adoption Center at 2825 Strunk Road, Jamestown. For more information on these or any of our pets, call (716) 665-2209.

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ccHs HolidaY open HoUse, continUed from pg 1 also once again have delectable desserts provided by members and friends of the Chautauqua County Historical Society. The historical society holds the open house each year to provide visitors the opportunity for to see the latest items that have been added to the collection, as well as learn about renovations and new exhibits that have been added during the past year. It’s also an opportunity for the organization to recruit new mem-

bers for the new year. A single, annual membership is just $20 and provides free admittance to the museum throughout the year, plus a subscription to the awardwinning Timelines newsletter – which is mailed to all members five times each year. “The historical society will once again open its doors to the public and provide refreshments, music, and camaraderie as we celebrate the holiday season,” said James O’Brien, histori-

cal society president. “Anyone interested in learning more about the county’s rich history and the McClurg Museum is invited to stop by.” There is no cost to attend the open house. It will take place on Sunday, Dec. 8 from 2 to 4 p.m. at the McClurg Museum in Moore Park, Westfield. For more information call (716) 3262977 or email mcclurg@ About the Society The Chautauqua County

Historical Society was established in 1883 and is the oldest historical society in Chautauqua County. Since 1951, the organization has been based out of the historic McClurg Mansion (built in 1818) in Westfield, N.Y. Annual Membership rates start at just $20. All members are given free access to the museum yearround and a subscription to the quarterly “Time Lines” newsletter. For more information, call 716-326-2977 or visit McClurgmuseum. org.

tree of Lights at Brooks Memorial tion, employees, friendship, get well, gift, graduation, holiday, teachers, wedding. The special “Tree of Lights” Tree Lighting CerThe Auxiliary of Brooks emony, to which the public Memorial Hospital is celis invited, will be held on ebrating the 21st anniverFriday, December 6th at 7 sary of the “Tree of Lights” p.m. in the main lobby of community-wide rememBrooks Memorial Hospital. brance project. Brochures Refreshments will follow. have been mailed inviting the public to participate in The names of all honorees will appear on a Scroll of this fundraiser. ContribuHonor to be displayed in tors can make a donation in memory of or in tribute the hospital’s main lobby. For a donation of $10 per to loved ones and friends or give a light to recognize: individual name a gold or anniversary, birthday, Bar/ white light will be placed on the living evergreen Bat Mitzvahs, ConfirmaContributed Article

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“Tree of Lights” on the hospital roof. A $50 or more donation per individual name will purchase a red light for the “Circle of Lights” at the top of the tree. This beautiful tree will remain illuminated through the holiday season. Gold lights represent a tribute to living family members and friends, white lights honor the memory of loved ones and the red lights circling the top of the live tree represent either gifts in honor of, or in memory of family members or friends.

All funds raised through this non-denominational project assist the Auxiliary in its continued support of Brooks Memorial Hospital, our community provider of quality healthcare. Donations are tax deductible as provided by law and will be accepted through January 10, 2014. For further information or to make a donation contact Lisa at 679-4774. Donations may also be mailed to The Auxiliary of Brooks Memorial Hospital, Tree of Lights, 529 Central Avenue, Dunkirk NY 14048.



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Hospice Light-a-Life Back for the Holidays so we always know that Contributed Article even though you’ve lost Hospice Chautauqua County someone, it’s not forever, because they will always be there in your heart. We’re The spirit of the holiday hoping that everybody season came early this year can come together to unite in the form of volunteers as one in cherishing our across Chautauqua County memories of loved ones.” decorating trees in rememIndividuals who make a brance of loved ones. gift of $5 or more to HosFor the ninth year area pice Chautauqua County residents are getting the will have a red bow hung chance to memorialize on memorial trees located a lost loved one by helpthroughout the county, in ing Hospice Chautauqua addition to having a loved County decorate trees one’s name listed in the with red bows as part of tree-lighting memorial the Light-A-Life memorial program. campaign. In addition to the memoAccording to Megan rial red bows, gifts of $25, D’Angelo, director of com- $50 and $100 or more will munity relations for Hosacknowledge donators as pice Chautauqua County, a patron, a silver patron the Light-A-Life memorial and a gold patron, respectree-lighting ceremony is tively. Patrons will receive an opportunity to honor a a unique hand-crafted lost loved one. porcelain snowflake orna“The holidays are a time ment, silver patrons will for remembering your receive a porcelain angel loved ones,” said D’Angelo. ornament with a dove, and “We wanted to bring those gold patrons will receive cherished memories back, both the snowflake and the

angel ornament. The bows and ornaments are available by Hospice Chautauqua County, online at, through the honor society students of Jamestown High School, or Clymer, Falconer and Brocton central schools and in your participating town or village. Falconer High School Honor Society placed the red memorial bows they sold on the Hospice trees in Lakewood. Karen Cotton’s Lakewood Girl Scout troop also helped place the sold bows on the trees. The Falconer High School Honor Society’s advisor, Lee Ann Russell was very impressed with the student’s hard work selling the bows. “We all know how important Hospice is, and by asking my students if they have been touched by Hospice, most of them raise their hands and has a story ready to tell,” said Russell. D’Angelo continued with,

“We are very honored by the participation of not only the students, but also the community. It amazes me each day how many people are willing to help raise awareness and take part in such an important cause. We are so lucky to live in a community with so many generous, caring people.” Trees are located throughout the county at locations such as the Dr. Lillian Vitanza Ney Renaissance Center in Jamestown; the Ellington town hall; Gerry town hall; Sinclairville town park; Clymer; Village of Brocton; Town of Chautauqua; Hospice in Lakewood; Barker Commons in Fredonia (Miracle on Main); Bemus Point; North Harmony; Silver Creek; Gateway Train Station and JAMA in Jamestown. For more information call 338-0033 or visit www. for tree lighting dates and times.

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RELIGION SECTION Keeping the Faith

Rev. Michael Lokietek Family Church Fredonia

Dear Pastor, what does walking in love mean? Last week we looked at two aspects of walking in love found in 1 Corinthians 13:5…not seeking his own (not being selfish) and choosing to think good about someone, regardless of circumstances or potential offense. We saw that walking in love implies a forgiving and other-centered attitude. This week we will discuss 1 Corinthian 13:6, “(love) does not rejoice in iniquity, but rejoices in the truth.” This verse has much to say about the concept of walking in love. “Rejoicing in iniquity” can occur when one person takes joy or

delights in the misfortune or hurts of another. For example, this can happen during an argument, where one person gloats in their “winning” or being right. This can also be seen in situations where someone finds themselves smirking about an unpopular neighbor who got their “come-up-ance” when they dented their bragged-about new car. Even if the other person wasn’t right in how they acted, we must walk in love. Anytime we feel good about someone else’s troubles…we are rejoicing in iniquity. Not very loving and definitely not “what Jesus would do”! The problem mentioned in 1 Cor-

inthians 13:5 can have many roots including envy, jealousy, and insecurity. Walking in love requires us to recognize any bad roots within ourselves and go against our fleshly feelings. In Matthew 6:44 Jesus said to, “…bless those who curse you, do good to those who hate you, and pray for those who spitefully use you and persecute you.” We can also read about an example found in the Old Testament where Aaron and Miriam (Moses’ brother and sister) were punished by God due to their complaining against Moses. Rather than rejoicing that they “got theirs”, Moses fell on his face and cried out to God to forgive

the weekly word

Rev. Tim Stahlman Family Church Jamestown

Power From On High Part 3 Today I want to further our study on what the Bible calls the baptism of the Holy Spirit. John the Baptist spoke of it in Matthew 3:11. Jesus spoke about it in Acts 1:5. The Apostles along with the 120 believers received this experience in Acts 2:4. The Samaritan believers received this experience in Acts 8:14-17. Acts 8:16 says, “For as yet He (the Holy Spirit) was fallen upon none of them (Samaritans) only they were baptized in the Name of the Lord Jesus.” Notice that these believers had made a public witness of their acceptance of Christ yet the Holy Spirit was not upon them. How is that possible? The New Testament is clear: The Holy Spirit is at work in the New Birth but there is yet a greater dynamic of the

Spirit to receive after salvation. Let’s take a look at yet another example in the New Testament. Acts 19:1-2 says, “And it came to pass…Paul…came to Ephesus and finding certain DISCIPLES,” Who did Paul find? These men were called disciples. If they were called disciples, do you think that Paul was under the impression that they were believers? Of course he was. We know he thought they were disciples because look at the next verse. Verse 2 says, “Paul said to them ‘Have you received the Holy Spirit SINCE YOU BELIEVED...” If you received all the Holy Spirit upon believing then why would the Apostle Paul ever ask such a question? Notice the words “SINCE YOU BELIEVED”. Paul was asking them if there was ever a time

between the moments they first believed and now that they received the Holy Spirit. Paul’s question makes it abundantly clear that there is another experience that comes after salvation. But let’s keep reading in Acts 19. Verse 2 continues by saying, “… and they said to Paul ‘We have not so much as heard whether there be any Holy Ghost.” These men were completely ignorant to the existence of the Holy Spirit. This tells us that we can be ignorant to things God has for us if we are not taught. And just because we’re not taught these things does not take away from the truth of the New Testament. In the next verse we learn what Paul was doing. Verse 3 says, “And Paul said to


them (Numbers 12:1-13). I know in my own life that when I’ve felt bad towards someone who may be giving me a hard time, I’ll get on my knees and pray about God blessing them and providing for them. I am then able to better walk in love. Over time, I will find myself honestly glad about any good fortune that comes their way and that any remaining bad feelings go away! Walking in love can be challenging but it defiantly has a good return in many aspects of our relationships! Next week…we continue in 1 Corinthians 13.

them, ‘Unto what then were you BAPTIZED?’…” Paul is trying to locate the spiritual progress of these Ephesian disciples. He wants to know whether or not they have been baptized in the Holy Spirit. They tell Paul that they’ve only been baptized by John the Baptist. When Paul hears this he explains to them that Christ was to come after John and that they needed to believe on Him. These men believe on Christ and get baptized in water. But that wasn’t all there was for them. Verse 6 says, “And when Paul had laid his hands upon them, the Holy Spirit came on them and they spoke with tongues and prophesied.” There is another experience after salvation. I will continue the study next week.

what’s on your Christmas wish List Yet Christmas morning, as we sit and watch our family unwrap their gifts, finding everything that was on their Some kids get so excited lists, we may often find ourabout Christmas that they selves present-less or with a have their holiday wish lists trinket or two in our stockcompleted before they even ing and that’s it. Thinking pick out their Halloween back, we may have told our costumes. And as mothers family “oh, don’t worry of those pumped up holiabout it” or “I don’t want day kids, we do everything anything” when they asked within our parental power us what we wanted for to ensure that each item is Christmas. And for once, crossed off the list so there they actually listened to our are no disappointed chilwishes despite our wishing dren on Christmas mornthat they hadn’t. We actuing. We also make sure our ally did have a Christmas hubby’s or significant other’s wish list, a mental list, but Christmas list is taken care it really doesn’t do us any of, our parents’ lists, and good if our pride gets the even our favorite niece or best of us, or stubbornness, nephew’s list. We check whichever you prefer to call everyone’s lists, not once but it. While it is the giving and twice, so that no one feels not the receiving that is let down or put out by not most important, our human getting what they wanted. nature intervenes and deep As mothers, it’s what we do, down, all we want is a little ensuring that all our loved sign of appreciation on that ones have their needs and cold December morning wants for the holiday met. once a year. After all that shopping and Having a Christmas wish buying and gift wrapping list for yourself, in addiand mailing and presenting, tion to the other household we are downright whooped member’s wish lists, does and ready for a respite not mean that a woman is before the holiday season selfish, self-centered or a begins again next year. material girl. A woman with By Dodi Kingsfield Contributing Writer

a wish list is a woman that knows herself, can identify her needs and desires and communicates effectively with her family. A holiday list eliminates guessing games, inappropriate or frivolous spending or the buying of cheap holiday crap. A written holiday list won’t contain dusting slippers, a new colander or an ice scraper for the car. The list would contain items such as a painting set and easel, a set of favorite author’s books, a few of your favorite accessories, a list of favorite music CDs or movies, or even a big thing like a weekend getaway with the husband or a day spa certificate. The Christmas wish list should be a reflection of your personality, your unique interests, and present ideas for those loved ones that just can’t seem to figure out what to get the matriarch of the household. If your husband or family is anything like mine, unless I provide some kind of Christmas list to be used as a guide, it’s highly likely I can end up with a new set of camouflage boots that just happen to be two sizes

too big (but fit my husband perfectly) or a new Nintendo game for a DS I don’t have. I could also get a new kitchen appliance for making my family’s favorite meal or a great new tool for cleaning the house more efficiently. By having a Christmas wish list, at least I can specify that I want the pink hand drill, not the black one, and the yoga CD for the Wii instead of a Super Mario game. A Christmas wish list should not be used as a set up for your loved ones, to show how much they do or don’t care about you. A wish list should be used as a communication tool, just as a child’s list should be, to let your loved ones (or Santa) know what you would like under the tree. A list should provide options, from the inexpensive to the more elaborate. It should not be all inclusive and there should be flexibility to deviate from the list. If you specify a diamond tennis bracelet, yet the hubby comes home with an emerald ring, there’s nothing to complain about in my eyes. But that’s me.

“Christmas wish lists aren’t just for the kids, yet many women leave themselves off the family holiday shopping list or have no personal list at all for sharing their wishes with their loved ones.”

In the end, whether the gift is a “World’s Greatest Mom” coffee mug with a picture of the kids or tickets for two to a Broadway play, knowing that your family thought of you (the person that makes it all happen) during the holiday and not just themselves is what we really want. We want them to show appreciation for others, we want to feel appreciated by them, and it doesn’t take much for them to show it or us to feel it.

We also need to show appreciation and gratitude towards ourselves for all of our hard work and dedication to our loved ones, by creating our own holiday wish list this year. Don’t be a holiday martyr, give yourself the gift of a holiday wish list and see what happens in your household this Christmas. You could be pleasantly surprised.


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You can try your painted glassware, mailfacebook to see pictures of competition levels of your upcoming classes. Someday it will be a funny hand at creating your very boxes and more. opponents. own stained glass piece, story to tell our boys, and Stop in to experience the while enjoying snacks, There is a part of the game a learning opportunity joy of the holiday season. laughter, girl time and where if someone gets out, for what not to do when Meet the artists, watch perhaps a glass of wine. All they are given the opportu- meeting the family of a the demonstrations, have nity to get other players out potential spouse. On a side supplies will be provided except the wine, this is o the game as well. How note, he has since made a do they accomplish this far better impression than a BYOB class. Creation Station owners and instructask? By talking to them, that first one. tors, Cyndy Jones-Gailey and trying to engage them As I mentioned before, and Barb Joy will help you in conversation. watching a movie together learn the art of stained If you, a current player of is another great way to glass. A simple piece, you’ll the game, talk to a ‘PIG,’ spend quality time. Having complete your artwork in then you are also automati- little ones, it can sometimes two hours. You will have a cally out. My husband, be- be easy to watch a movie Caring For Pets… Caring For Families hard time deciding to keep ing a newbie to the game, with them while you catch your artwork or possibly Serving The Area Since 1969 was the first one out. He up on folding the laundry, give it as a gift for Christ10049 Rt. 60 in Fredonia took this opportunity to or tidying up the house. (Corner of Rt. 60 and Lakeview Ave.) mas. Your creation will be try and get all of my family However, what means the ‘gift ready’ in one evening members out as well. most to them, is for you for just $15! Spend a Being his first impression, to put your other chores relaxing, fun evening with maybe I shouldn’t have let aside, and spend that time friends in a great shop to him partake in the game. focusing on them. There de-stress during the holiday He made my mother his will always be laundry to season. Class size is limited target, making up plans fold, but kids won’t always to six and must be pre-paid about how he was going to want to spend snuggle time to reserve your space. move her youngest daugh- with you. An evening of fun like this ter to California and she So enjoy this snugly may become addicting. would never see us again. season, and find time to Creation Station plans Although we were young, relax and enjoy some hot to continue the ‘Ladies I knew then that we were cocoa during our next Night Out’ classes into the going to get married some- snow storm, because as all new year. Coming soon, day, and I was dreadfully of us Western New Yorkyou will able sign up for concerned that he had ers know, the storm of the painting classes with local destroyed any plans of my season will most likely be instructor, Shelly Odebfamily ever liking him. unforecasted. ralski of Blessings Everywhere Studio. Other class Thankfully, my family is Contributed Article Creation Station

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During these shivery days, we start spending more and more time inside, hitting the ‘snooze’ button as many times as possible to stay in our warm beds. The fuzzy blankets knitted by your aunt, which were neglected all summer long make a comeback as your most prized possession, and favorite hot cocoa mugs find their place at the front of the shelf once more. As much as I love snow, my favorite snow related activity by far, is being snuggled up inside while watching the snow fall outside. I love spring and summer weather, but there’s something about being stuck inside your cozy home. Being forced inside is a great opportunity to build memories with your family. Watching a beloved Christmas movie, baking or playing board games are great ways to spend time together. Growing up, I can’t recall a family get together that did not involve cards or some sort of (mostly) organized game. I have fond memories of sitting underneath the table, listening to the chaos above me. This chaos was fun being had and memories being made. My uncle, always the scorekeeper and referee, and my dad the challenger of rules (some may call this person the cheater, but I think he’s just testing the ref’s knowledge of the game.)

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full under the Christmas tree. They’re generally a bit costly, but are easy to place on the track. O-27- the oldest style, and A lot of us have always still a popular train. They wanted to buy that first can mostly be found under train set for that special the Christmas tree, and are family member, under remembered for Grandpa’s the Christmas tree, or for classic layout. Lionel Trains ourselves. Here are some is an excellent brand, and helpful tips when buying. offers this size now with For a young child, consider remote controls. Photo courtesy of Holiday Valley the fact that good motor ogy, but to give our visitors 219 in Ellicottville. For HO- the most popular. You skills begin to develop at the best experience posmore information about the age five. Any younger, an can create terrific layouts sible,” said Holiday Valley facility, visit adult should spend qualon a 4’x8’ sheet of plywood. President Dennis, send an e-mail ity time and guide them This scale has grown to be baugh. to thoroughly. Watch those the favorite of most train or call either (716) 699enthusiasts. little hands! Holiday Valley is a four 2345 or 1-800-323-0020. season resort that also N- the smallest of the The most common sized offers golf, swimming and or scales are: G, O-27, HO above scales, this is about conference facilities. It is the size of Hot Wheels cars. and N scale. located at 6557 Holiday This scale requires a skilled G- is large and can be used hand and an experienced Valley Road along Route outside for garden layouts. modeler. You can create a They look really nice and Contributed Article Bova’s Music and Train Shoppe

massive layout on a 4’x8’ sheet of plywood. Bova’s Music and Train Shope has wall to wall train sets in-stock and are very helpful in making the right decision for your first train set this Christmas. Visit the store, ask lots of questions and check out the digital layout. Get ready to enjoy the ride of your life. Bova’s Music and Train Shoppe is located at 31 McClurg Street in Westfield. They are open Monday through Wednesday, and Friday through Saturday from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., and Thursdays from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. and 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. For more information, visit them online at www. or call 716-326-6891.

polar bear plUnge, continUed from pg 1 “I want to make sure that it gets better every year.” Horch is in the tenth grade at Fredonia High School, and is a volunteer and friend of the Functional Life Skills class at FHS. With $240 raised for the event so far, Horch has utilized his Facebook page, and reached out to classmates, teachers, fellow church attenders and family through posters and email. Also on Horch’s team, the ‘Artic Hillbillies,’ is Fredonia High School Special Education teacher, Kristin Tomaszewski, along with her 8 year old daughter, Josephine, who will be participating for her first time this year.

“I love this event because it is a great example of the creative ways we can find to give back to our community,” said Tomaszewski, “ I also like this event because I know that the money stays local and will be used to benefit the athletes of Western New York.” Called ‘Mrs.T’ by the students who inspire her to partake in this event, Tomaszewski will be plunging for her fourth time this 2013 season. “It was a lot of fun. I loved to see how happy everyone was. Watching them smile and reaching their full potential,” said Horch, “It was contagious. Knowing that I was able to be a part of their happiness made me

feel good. “ Along with jumping in the freezing cold water, there are incentives for those who register to be a part of this event. For those who are able to raise $100, there are prizes of official Polar Plunge sweatshirts, and more prizes for each level of money that is brought in for the organization. There will be events for everyone in attendance, not just the ‘swimmers.’ Food, and music will be available, and for people wanting to get some more use out of their Halloween costume, there will even be a costume party to enter. For more information, or to donate, please go to

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Check It Out! What to do & Where to go in & around Chautauqua County...

Ongoing Events Cross Roads Farm & Craft Market 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. 6017 Sherman-Westfield Road 716-326-6278

Jamestown Winter Farmers Market

10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Dr. Lillian Vitanza Ney Renaissance Center 716-664-2477

December 6 First Friday Lunch Bunch

11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Audubon Center and Sanctuary 716-569-2345

Winter Night Lights at the Audubon 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. Audubon Center and Sanctuary 716-569-2345

Annual Christmas Parade

6:30 p.m. Third Street Jamestown 716-664-2477

Holiday Parade and Café Performance

7 p.m. to 9 p.m. Infinity Café 716-664-0991

Winter Night Lights at the Audubon 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. Audubon Center and Sanctuary 716-569-2345

Library Scrabble Club

Holiday Candlelight Tours

JCC Winter Concert-Choir, Concert Band, Jazz Band

7 p.m to 8 p.m. Fenton History Center 716-664-6256 information@fentonhistorycenter. org

Lake Erie Sunset Shore Explore

December 7

3:15 p.m. to 4:45 p.m. Barcelona Beach

Miracle on Main Street

10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Festivals Fredonia 716-680-2844

Homemade Holidays

11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Audubon Center and Sanctuary 716-569-2345

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December 8 Chautauqua County Historical Society Holiday Open House 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. McClurg Museum 716-326-2977

6:30 p.m. Prendergast Library 484-7135

7 p.m. Jamestown Community College 716-338-1187

December 11 Annual Pottery Show and Sale 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Williams Center, SUNY Fredonia

December 12 “Tis The Seasons! Concert

7:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. Rockefeller Arts Center 716-673-3501

JCC Winter Concert-Rock Ensemble

7 p.m. Jamestown Community College 716-338-1187

movie times Dipson Chautauqua Mall I & II 500 Chautauqua Mall Lakewood, NY 14750 (716)-763-1888 12 Years a Slave (R) 12:00 p.m., 3:00 p.m., 6:20 p.m., 9:05 p.m. Free Birds (PG) 12:00 p.m., 2:00 p.m., 4:00 p.m. Last Vegas (PG-13) 6:20 p.m., 9:05 p.m.

Dipson Lakewood Cinema 8 171-3 Fairmount Ave Lakewood, NY 14750 (716)- 763-3531 Out of the Furnace (R) 11:40 a.m., 2:05 p.m., 4:35 p.m., 7:05 p.m., 9:35 p.m. Delivery Man (PG-13) 12:15 p.m., 2:40 p.m., 5:05 p.m., 7:20 p.m., 9:45 p.m.

Frozen (PG) 11:45 a.m., 2:05 p.m., 4:25 p.m., 6:45 p.m., 9:10 p.m. Frozen in 3D (PG) 12:00 p.m., 2:20 p.m., 4:40 p.m., 7:05 p.m., 9:35 p.m. Homefront (R) 1:20 p.m., 4:10 p.m., 7:20 p.m., 9:50 p.m. The Hunger Games: Catching Fire (PG13) 12:00 p.m., 12:30 p.m., 3:00 p.m., 3:40 p.m., 6:05 p.m., 6:40 p.m., 9:00 p.m., 9:40 p.m.

Last Vegas (PG-13) 5:00 p.m., 7:25 p.m., 9:45 p.m.

Thor: The Dark World (PG-13) 7:05 p.m.

Frozen (PG) 9:30 p.m.

Thor: The Dark World in 3D (PG-13) 4:40 p.m., 9:30 p.m., 11:59 p.m.

Frozen in 3D (PG) 5:00 p.m., 7:15 p.m.

Last Vegas (PG-13) 7:00 p.m.

The Hunger Games: Catching Fire (PG13) 6:45 p.m., 9:40 p.m.

Bad Grandpa (R) 4:50 p.m., 9:20 p.m., 11:30 p.m.

Dunkirk Cinema Corps 10520 Bennett Rd. Dunkirk, NY 14048 (716)-366-2410

Thor: The Dark World (PG-13) 11:45 a.m., 2:15 p.m., 4:45 p.m., 7:15 p.m., 9:45 p.m.

The Hunger Games: Catching Fire (PG13) 6:30 p.m., 9:30 p.m.

Dipson Warren Mall Cinemas 1666 Market St. Extension Warren, PA 16365

Frozen (PG) 5:45 p.m., 8:15 p.m., 10:45 p.m. Frozen in 3D (PG) 4:35 p.m., 7:00 p.m., 9:25 p.m., 11:55 p.m.

Delivery Man (PG-13) 4:45 p.m., 7:05 p.m., 9:25 p.m., 11:45 p.m. Homefront (R) 4:45 p.m., 7:10 p.m., 9:25 p.m., 11:45 p.m. 12 Years a Slave (R) 5:00 p.m., 7:45 p.m., 10:30 p.m.

Miracle on Main Street Festival Helps Shoppers Find unique gifts in a big box retailer or shopping mall,” she continued. FestivalsFredonia The Holiday Craft Show taking place in the First United MethodNot only does the annual Miracle ist Church between 10 a.m. and 4 on Main Street Festival taking p.m. features quality crafters and place Saturday, December 7 and artists. Participating this year are Sunday, December 8 brings with House on the Hill Bath Therait holiday fun and celebrations, pies, Lake District Baskets, Spider but it also spotlights the unique Herbs, Lady of the Lake, S&S and beautiful gifts that can be Concession, Carolyn Briggs Dried purchased from local merchants, flowers & Arrangements, Rebecca’s artisans and crafters. As organizers Garden, Trellies Boutique by of the event, the Festivals Fredonia Nicole Petrella, Ol’ Glory Gifts, Committee plans the village wide Leslie Owen-pictures & handmade celebration to help promote the art designs and Val Kneitinger – Village as a shopping venue. Independent Mary Kay Beauty “One of the missions of Festivals Consultant. Fredonia is to stimulate outside Across the village, specialty shops interests and tourism, thereby conand merchants will offer many intributing to a healthy business envistore specials for holiday shoppers. ronment. Supporting local busiParticipating are Angels of Hope at nesses run by your friends, family 8 Park Place, Herbs for Life at 69 and neighbors positively impacts W Main St, Lady of the Lake at 29 our whole community,” said Mary West Main Street and Time Pieces Jane Starks, Event Co-Chair. at 23 White Street. “The merchants participating in Angels of Hope Learning Center Miracle on Main Street are locally Miracles of Healing Expo from 10 owned gift shops, artisans and a.m. to 4:30 p.m. with on site Reiki crafters running home based busiHealing, Medium and Intuitive nesses. They offer beautiful, one-ofCard Reading, spiritual coaching a-kind items that cannot be found Contributed article

and holistic education along with vendors and artists. TimePieces will host “Tea on the Road” with Lana’s The Little House from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Lana will offer a variety of blends of world class teas, share the art of tea and the proper preparation of a great cup of tea. Lana’s Tea on The Road features world class teas and accessories, memorable scones, lovely little gift items and more. Herbs For Life at 69 W. Main St will be hosting Trisha Drake, a licensed massage therapist from Inner Balance Day Spa from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. You can slow the pace down and stop in for a relaxing chair massage (at no charge) with Trisha and shop in a peaceful atmosphere for unique holiday gifts. From 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. the Winter Market will be open at the Masonic Lodge with locally grown fruits, vegetables, eggs, meat, pork and poultry, jam, baked goods and much more. In addition to its Nativity Display with over 50 nativities, the Fredonia Presbyterian Church on Central Avenue, will host a very unique

market which includes third world crafts and fair trade food products. Visitors are able to consider a truly unique gift with the opportunity to make a donation in someone’s name to various social justice agencies. Continuing on Sunday, December 8, 2013 is the Christmas on the Lake Craft Show at Shorewood Country Club on Route 5 in Dunkirk. This craft show is between 10 a.m. and 4 p.m. There will be over 20 unique and one-ofa-kind artisans and crafters. After or before browsing, enjoy taking lunch overlooking Lake Erie with a very special menu for the Christmas on the Lake Craft Show. Festivals Fredonia, Inc. is a volunteer run, not-for-profit organization that works in partnership with the Village of Fredonia, the Town of Pomfret, area merchants, volunteers, sponsors and organizations. For more information about this festival call 716-672-4818 or visit for a detailed schedule of events.



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the day at the Telecommunications Museum of Fredonia FestivalsFredonia where children can try out an old fashioned way of communicating by sending a The holidays are for family telegram to the North Pole. fun and creating treasured memories that last a lifetime. Adults and children alike may also take a tour of the Festivals Fredonia, Inc. the new location and try out the organizers of Miracle on interactive exhibits between Main Street taking place 10:30 a.m. and 12:30 p.m. December 7, have a full schedule of activities lined Santa then heads over to up that the whole family will the D.R. Barker Library enjoy. for Holiday Story Telling. Relax while listening to Central to the many events Santa Claus read a special taking place across the village of Fredonia is the ar- holiday story beginning at 11:00 a.m. At 11:45, Santa rival of Santa Claus. Along with Rudolph and Frosty, he and his friends are in Barker makes his first appearance of Commons for the tradiContributed Article

tional lighting of the village Christmas tree. Everyone will enjoy refreshments graciously donated by Gina Kron of Tim Hortons along with a presentation to our local Hospice Organization and the annual Festivals Fredonia “Give Back” presentation. The Fredonia Rotary Club will rededicate the Gazebo after a year long refurbishment project. Rounding out his busy day in Fredonia, Santa stops at the Grange for the remainder of the afternoon where he and his elves look forward to taking photographs with the children courtesy of the

Kiwanis Club of Northern Chautauqua County. There will also be many fun crafts for children and music by Kay Barlow. Many other holiday activities are planned throughout the day. The Winter Market at the Masonic Lodge will include craft time for children. Jennifer Ruhland of Jentle Creations will lead children in making their own Christmas cards. This takes place between 10:30 and 11:30 a.m. A long standing holiday tradition is decorating a gingerbread house. Peggy Rose

of The Cakery will present a Gingerbread Decorating Workshop from noon until 3:00 p.m. at The White Inn, 52 East Main Street. For a small fee depending on size, anyone can decorate their own special gingerbread house. Call The Cakery at 672-4294 for more information. A very unique Nativity Display will be held at the Fredonia Presbyterian Church on 219 Central Avenue with over 500 nativities from the United States and thirty other countries. Nativities will be on display Saturday from 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.

and Sunday from 12:00 p.m. until 2:00 pm. The most anticipated holiday festival is coming very soon. Festivals Fredonia, Inc. is a volunteer run, not-forprofit organization that is in partnership with the Village of Fredonia, the Town of Pomfret, area merchants, volunteers, sponsors and organizations. For more information call 716-672-4818 or visit www.festivalsfredonia. com for a detailed schedule of events.

Angel Art exhibit Coming to white inn Sat, dec 7 chaos, and abuse while raising her children alone. She Amy Vercant began painting the angels which emerged in her life Kati Russell is a single after the first near death mother of four who has experience as a strength, had several near death protection and comfort experiences in her life due when she had no family to to chronic asthma. She lean on. transformed these traumatic “The first angels emerged experiences into compelling somewhat transparent in angel images and shares her small watercolors. Each message through beautiful image became more and inspirational paintings. fluid and alive. Soon they Angels of Hope Learning transformed canvases as Center is hosting a Angels visual experiences,” Russell of Miracles Art Exhibit with describes. Kati Russell at The White “Most people think that Inn, 52 East Main Street, angels are invisible. If you Fredonia, this Saturday, take the time to invite them December 7 from 12:30 into your life you can see to 4:30 p.m. Visitors can miracles happen,” she conexplore the divinely inspired tinued. art. This special ‘meet and greet’ event will also feature Her book, “Divine Images”, a talk by Russell on her art depicts many of her works of art along with the passages at 2:30 p.m. describing the angels and Coupled with Russell’s the specific healing work chronic illness, she has jourthey each do. neyed through a life of grief, Contributed Article

“We are holding the event to showcase Kati’s very special inspirational angel art. The angels have a healing energy all their own, with each angel focusing on a specific healing need,” said Brenda Reading, co-founder of Angels of Hope Learning Center. “We have a special blessing in our Fredonia village, as Kati is very discerning about who and where her angels are displayed.” “The Angels of Hope Center has a wide variety of her angels, along with the information regarding them. Come, browse and “sit with” the healing, inspirational energy of her angel art,” said Reading. Angels of Hope Learning Center, located on Park Place in Fredonia, features custom framed prints and originals of Russell’s art that are available for purchase. Also available are Russell’s Angelus Prayer Cards,

which are cards of her artwork used for meditation and guidance. Also on December 7, Angels of Hope is hosting a Miracles of Healing Expo a their 8 Park Place location in Fredonia from 10:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. The expo event offers on site Reiki healing, psychic, medium and intuitive card readings, Crystal therapy, hypnotherapy, spiritual coaching and holistic education. Expo vendors include healing crystals and stones, organic soaps, essential oil and Reiki charged candles, handmade driftwood crafts, inspirational angel art and cards, Angels of Hope (Burning Asphalt) sauces and much more. Immediately following the expo is a Jewelry Wire Wrapping Class with Lizabeth Skinner from 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. The fee to participate in the class is $25 which includes choice of

Angel artists Kati Russell will display her extraordinary artwork and give a talk at The White Inn on December 7.

pendant stone. Pre-registration for the Jewelry Wire Wrapping Class is encouraged. All other events are free and open to the

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Robert H. Jackson Center presents national teaching Award to Oregon educator “Sarah has consistently approached her work the way Robert H. Jackson Center Jackson did – with courage, intelligence, and far-sighted Sarah Segal, a sixth grade vision that individuals and Social Studies teacher at their rights are important,” Hood River Middle School said Drew Beiter, Director in Hood River, Oregon of Youth Education for the was presented with the first Jackson Center. “Your acannual Robert H. Jackson tions honor our profession, Center National Award and are a reminder that for Teaching Justice at the teachers are the torch-bearNational Council for the ers of civilization.” Social Studies (NCSS) A middle school teacher Annual Conference in St. for the past 10 years, Segal Louis, MO on November received a Bachelor of Arts 22, 2013. Co-sponsored in Sociology/Anthropology by NCSS, this prestigious from Western State Colaward was created to lege of Colorado in 1998 recognize individuals who and a Master’s Degree in have made an outstanding Curriculum and Instruccontribution toward teachtion from the University ing the concept of justice of Montana in 2004. She in creative, inspiring ways, has received numerous which may include teachawards and grants and has ing about civil liberties, participated in national human rights, international and international travels humanitarian law, the Hofor first-hand exploration locaust, genocide studies, or of social, economic, envilocal issues of justice. ronmental, and historical Contributed Article

interconnectivity of peoples throughout the world. “Middle School students are developmentally ready to understand that the lines between right and wrong are sometimes blurry. Historic and modern circumstances are repeatedly complex,” related Segal. “The human rights curriculum helps students reflect on personal responsibilities, advances critical thinking, and promotes responsible civic engagement.” Born in rural northwestern Pennsylvania, Robert H. Jackson was a country lawyer in Jamestown, NY who subsequently served as Solicitor General, Attorney General, and as an Associate Justice of the United States Supreme Court. Following World War II, Justice Jackson was selected by President Truman to be the Chief U.S. Prosecutor at Nuremberg,

women’s winter Solstice Celebration Folks are asked to bring a dish to pass, and there will be an optional donation taken for the United Way. Join a Christian all-womIn addition, the celebraen’s winter solstice celebra- tion committee is looking tion. Focused on Santa for volunteers and helpLucia, and based on the old ers; mainly in the areas of Julian calendar, the celsetup, cleanup and serving. ebration will be held at the Additionally, they’re lookSpringwood Apartments, ing for a volunteer to help located at 40 Spring St. in count the donation for the Westfield, on Dec. 13 from United Way. The theme 7 to 9:30 p.m. for the celebration will be Contributed Article Noel Anderson

where his ground-breaking work served as a model for today’s International Criminal Tribunals in The Hague, Africa and elsewhere. The Robert H. Jackson Center in Jamestown, New York was established to honor and advance Justice Jackson’s remarkable legacy, pursue the relevance of his life’s work, and to provide an educational facility for those purposes. The Center’s programs place special emphasis on educating youth on issues of justice and fairness. The Center is located at 305 East Fourth Street, Jamestown, NY. Tours are available from 10 a.m. – 2 p.m., Monday – Saturday. Visit www.roberthjackson. org for additional information, or contact the Robert H. Jackson Center at (716) 483-6646.

Pictured L-R: Gregory L. Peterson, founder and board member, Robert H. Jackson Center; Joseph Karb, Director of Teacher Initiatives, Robert H. Jackson Center; Sarah Segal, award recipient; Drew Beiter, Director of Youth Education, Robert H. Jackson Center; and James C. Johnson, President and CEO, Robert H. Jackson Center.

Holiday parade and Café performance

Warm yourselves up from the cold with a nice hot cup Infinity in the colors red, white and of cocoa or coffee. silver, and holiday costumes are an option for any Join us in the Infinity Café Infinity Café events are free and open to the public. attendees. on Friday, December 6 to All snack and beverage Anyone attending is asked hear holiday performances purchases go directly by Infinity’s music students! to observe the building towards instruction at the rules; no pets, smoking, drugs or alcohol. There’s a limit of 12 women for the celbration, and you must be over the age of 12. For more information, please call 716-326-7846. RSVPs Contributed Article Fenton History Center are requested by Dec. 10. Contributed Article

Infinity Center. Infinity students will also be participating on a float during the parade, so keep your eyes open for our beautifully crafted stage! You don’t want to miss this event! 7 p.m. to 9 p.m.

“Signs of the Season” Opens

Christmas and childhood usually evoke happy memories. The Fenton History Center’s 34th annual holiday exhibit is about the nostalgia of those childhood Christmas times. When one thinks of the holidays - food and family memories come to mind. The sounds of familiar carols bring back many memories of holiday celebrations. The traditions that we carry forward each year are featured in the “Signs of the Season” exhibit. Why do we have a tree in our house over the holiday? Why do we eat certain foods? Where did Santa Claus come from? All these and other questions are answered in the mansion-wide exhibit. The exhibit opens Black Friday, November 29 and is up through Doors Open Jamestown on Jan. 18, 2014. Exhibit designer Sara Reale says, “As we age, the holiday spirit sometimes fades. I want our holiday visitors to experience “deja vous” if only for a second, when they see the exhibit. I want them to feel like they did as children. More often than not I see visitors faces light up when they see certain parts of the exhibit like the aluminum tree forest and the front hall case filled with ornaments and other small items that seemed to be in everyone’s Grandmother’s house.”

A special feature of the holiday exhibit this year is the winter village. It is comprised of over fifty buildings, cars, and people. The village is alive with activities and lights. Many elementary classrooms have booked holiday tours of the exhibit. Ms. Reale says, “The exhibit meets a number of the NY State social studies curriculum standards for the elementary grades. Kwanzaa, Hanukah and the celebration of the Three Kings are part of the exhibit. It is a fun field trip for the classes. They seem to

really enjoy the size of the Mansion and the beauty of the exhibits.” Why let the children have all the fun? New this year are Candlelight Tours of the Mansion beginning this Saturday evening at 7 PM. They are open to all. The tours are held every Saturday night in December at 7 PM. The cost is $10 for Fenton members and $15 for non-members. Memberships are available prior to the tour start. The Fenton History Center is located at 67 Washington St, just south of the Washington Street Bridge past the Forest Ave. traffic light. The museum is open yearround Monday through Saturday, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. For more information visit www.fentonhistorycenter. org or call 716-664-6256.



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Sherman showed no mercy to host Westfield in capturing the Westfield Winter Classic championship, 62-52, Saturday night. After knocking off Forestville on Friday, the Wildcats came out quickly to grab a 12-6 lead after the fi rst quarter. Westfield was pressured into numerous turnovers thanks to a suffocating Sherman defense. Things didn’t get much better for the home team in the second quarter as Sherman ran out to a 29-13 halftime lead. Sherman’s offense was efficient, if not dynamic. The balanced attack was led by Jake Card’s 14 points and 12 rebounds. Ryan Robson and Devon Moorhead had 12 and 11 points, respectively. Jessie Rodriguez poured in a game-high 15 points for Westfield, who defeated FrewsburgFalconer on Friday night to advance to the championship game, but it wasn’t enough for the Wolverines to win their own tournament. Liam Tennie netted a doubledouble with 14 points and 10 rebounds and Tanner Dahl was named the tournament’s most valuable player. The Wolverines were able to mount something of a comeback with an 11-0 run, but

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Sherman calmly went 6 for 6 from the free throw line to ice the game in the fourth quarter. In the consolation game, Frewsburg-Falconer downed Forestville, 67-64 in an overtime thriller. The game was sent to overtime when Forestville junior Dylan Szumigala banked in a threepointer amidst heavy traffic from the left wing as the buzzer sounded. The Hornets had fought back from some large deficits all game, including 14-1 to open the game. But Szumigala was clutch down the stretch, including hitting four straight free throws after a shooting foul was followed up

by a technical foul on Frewsburg-Falconer. “Some of it was just confi dence,” Forestville coach Ralph Jackson said. “It was a matter of getting some of these kids used to larger roles. Dylan knocked down the four free throws and then that three. This is his second year on varsity but he has a bigger role this year. He really stepped up.” Not to be outdone, FrewsburgFalconer’s Mike Wilcox delivered a dagger of his own with a three-pointer with time winding down in the overtime period. With just one second left on the clock, Forestville was unable to get a shot off before

the fi nal buzzer. Mitchell Carter had a gamehigh 19 points and 11 rebounds in the win while teammate Josh Nelson added 17 points and 10 boards. Szumigala led the Hornets with 17 points — 15 of them coming in the fourth quarter or overtime — while Jeff Van Vlack added 15 points for Forestville. “I feel pretty good,” Jackson added. “We played a real good team yesterday with Sherman. I knew coming into the tournament that there were three other good teams. I was happy with the way the kids bounced back today after we played yesterday.”

chautauqua sports Hall of Fame announces Eight New Inductees Contributed Article CSHOF

The Board of Directors of the Chautauqua Sports Hall of Fame is proud to announce the eight inductees who will comprise its Class of 2014. They are Vincent Calarco, Geza Farkus, Dan Lunetta, Cindy Miller, Al Muck, Tom Prechtl, Tom Priester, and Jack Wigley.

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• Born in Budapest, Hungary 1932 • Became interested in gymnastics as a boy - trained before and after school - as his abilities improved, he was selected for Hungarian Olympic team Vincent Calarco • Born in Westfield 1923 – life• At 1952 Oslo Olympics he finlong resident ished 25th in All-Around • Graduate Westfield Academy • At 1956 Melbourne Olympics in 1942 he finished 15th in All-Around • Earned 15 varsity letters in • Hungarian team won the football, basketball, baseball and bronze medal – refused to carry track Communist flag • WWII veteran – A Battery, 550 • Defected to US in 1956 AAA, 3rd Army coached gymnastics at Kent • Appointed sports director while State stationed in England • Moved to Jamestown in 1960 to work in furniture industry • Owned Calarco’s Italian Restaurant in Westfield – a family • Coached gymnastics at Lakebusiness for more than 75 years wood Y - YMCA National • Sponsored, played and coached Coach of Year 1996 basketball, football, softball and • Died in 2002 baseball teams • Survived by a daughter and son • Received IAABO award for 50 years of service as a basketball of- Dan Lunetta • Born in Jamestown 1955 - gradficial in 2006 uate of Jamestown High 1973, • Kiwanis Club, Civil Defense Jamestown Community College Director, Westfield Planning in 1978 and SUNY Brockport



Week 13 Picks… See B-2 For the first time all season I’m actually proud of last week’s picks. There were a number of statement games across the NFL last week. If the season continues with the same kind of nail-biting action as last week, we’re all in for a wild ride.


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Do you ever reach the point of frustration where you’re past being mad and all you can do is laugh? That’s where I was when Stevie 1980 Open on Women’s Professional Johnson quite literally fumbled • Groundskeeper at College Sta- Golf Tour 1979 - won 2004 Golf away the Buffalo Bills’ playoff dium ( Jamestown) 1979 - general for Women Magazine championhopes late in Sunday’s 34-31 OT manager Jamestown Expos 1980 ship in Daytona Beach loss to the Atlanta Falcons. • Has qualified to play on LPGA • Assistant spring training coorBy now we should all be used to Tour, LPGA Legends Tour and dinator Montreal Expos 1980 watching Johnson nearly singlethe Futures Golf Tour • Director of baseball operations handedly clutch defeat from the • Is a Class A LPGA Teaching Buffalo Bisons 1985 jaws of victory, but it still hurts. and Club Professional - teaches at • Director of team travel Montre- Wehrle Golf Dome - Williamsville Who can forget when he called out God — yes, God — after al Expos 1986 - director of team • Named one of Top 50 teachers dropping a sure game-winning travel Cincinnati Reds 1988 in 2001, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2012 touchdown against the Steelers a • General manager Rochester few years back? Oh, and remem• 2010 LPGA National Teacher Red Wings 1990 ber when the Bills should have of the Year • Director of minor league been able to run out the clock • Participated in Golf Channel’s administration Florida Marlins and beat the rival New England Big Break III - Ladies Only and 1991 - farm director Florida Patriots earlier this season? What Big Break VII – The Reunion Marlins 1996 happened in that game? Of • CEO of Cindy Miller Golf – course Stevie dropped an easy • Director of baseball administracorporate training, team buildpass that would have gained a tion Florida Marlins 1998 ing, executive golf retreats first down and given New Eng• Special assistant to general land almost no chance of getting Al Muck manager Montreal Expos 2002 the ball back. • Born in Buffalo 1944 • Director of minor league operacoNtINUED oN pG 3 tions Detroit Tigers 2004 - pres- • Lived in Chautauqua County 1951 – present ent • Graduate of Forestville High Cindy Miller • Born Cindy Kessler in Dunkirk School 1962 – most outstanding athlete senior year 1956 – resides in Silver Creek • Graduate University of Miami • Quarterback on football team, captain and high scorer on bas- captain of golf team that won By John Wawrow NCAA National Championship ketball, 3X all-star AP Sports Writer in 1977 and 1978 -All-American • Pitched 5 no-hit games - averin 1978 aged 15 strikeouts/game • Won New York State Amateur • Signed professional baseball Buffalo Bills President Russ in 1978 contract with Kansas City A’s Brandon expressed concern over whether his team loses a competi• Won Lake Chabot Women’s coNtINUED oN pG 5 tive edge by playing annual home games in Toronto. During his weekly show on Buffalo's WGR-AM on Wednesday, Outdoors Section See B-3 Brandon said while the ''Bills In Local Sports Schedule See B-4 Toronto'' series helps boost the also team's revenue, it hasn't paid Mexico City Game Postponed See B-5 off in wins. The Bills are 1-5 in Toronto. NFL & NHL Standings See B-5

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won a meaningless overtime game against the Bills. One bright spot from that game was the emergence Last week vs. spread: 9-5-2 of Roddy White in the Season vs. spread: 38-29-5 passing game. The former Pro Bowl wide receiver has (.567) struggled with injuries all Last week straight: 12-4 year and it was good to see Season vs. spread: 42-29-1 him running and cutting (.591) with no issues. The ofFor the first time all season fensive line better get fixed though or Matt Ryan isn’t I’m actually proud of last going to last much long. week’s picks. There was That guy takes some shots. only one game I got both the spread and the straight PICK VS. SPREAD: pick wrong: those fumbling Falcons (+7). STRAIGHT PICK: Falcons. bumbling Buffalo Bills. Even more important than INDIANAPOLIS COLTS (8-4) at Week 13’s amazing action is CINCINNATI BENGALS (8-4) that it’s fantasy football play- Wow. I didn’t even realize off time. Congratulations to this matchup was coming up all those teams that lived to until I looked at the schedule play another week. I’m in for this article. This game is but one league and earned huge for AFC playoff seedthe No. 2 seed behind the ing. Both teams will almost likes of Jamaal Charles and certainly win their respective Jimmy Graham. There is a divisions, but the winner of small monetary sum on the this game still has a shot to line, but mostly this league beat out New England for a is about bragging rights first-round bye. Andrew Luck amongst friends. and the Colts have not played well lately. There’s no way to There were a number of sugarcoat it. The entire ofstatement games across fense is stuck in first gear and the NFL last week. The Seahawks proved to be the nothing is working. Defenbest team in the NFC. The sively they’ve been susceptible to the big play. That could be Broncos proved to be una problem against an offense doubtedly better than the that features A.J. Green. The rival Chiefs. The Eagles Bengals are 5-0 at home and proved that they’re a real threat to win the NFC East have a more balanced attack on offense. Yes, Green gets (even if they just get hammered in the first round of a ton of targets, but GreenEllis and rookie Giovani the playoffs). The Packers Bernard give the Bengals a proved Aaron Rodgers is the most valuable player in nice ground game, too. That should be the difference in a the league, even if he isn’t game that will probably have the MVP of the league. shaky weather at best. PICK If the season continues with VS. SPREAD: Colts (+6). the same kind of nail-biting STRAIGHT PICK: Bengals. action as last week, we’re all in for a wild ride. CLEVELAND BROWNS (4-8) at By Stefan Gestwicki Star Sports Editor

ball with Rashad Jennings. The Jets do one thing well: Stop the run with a solid defensive line. When in doubt pick against the West Coast team coming East. If CBS shows this game at 1:00 p.m. on Sunday I will not be happy. PICK VS. SPREAD: Jets (-3). STRAIGHT PICK: Jets.


Here’s another game with huge playoff implications. The Lions are seemingly winning the NFC North by default with both Chicago and Green Bay quarterbackless. Still, the Lions still have to win some games down the stretch and this will be a big test. Nick Foles has now thrown 19 touchdowns and zero interceptions (though he had one overturned because of a penalty last week). Shady McCoy already has 1,088 yards rushing and has really benefited from Foles’ presence under center. DeSean Jackson is over 1,000 yards and 60 receptions on the season and looks rejuvenated by Foles and the new offense. The Eagles are just 2-4 at home versus 5-1 on the road, but they should be able to take advantage of a Detroit secondary that’s been hit by the big play all season. Of course, the Eagles secondary isn’t exactly equipped to stop Calvin Johnson either. Reggie Bush looked like the running back he was in college on Thanksgiving, but that seems to be the exception rather than the rule with Bush. PICK VS. SPREAD: Eagles (-3). STRAIGHT PICK: Eagles.

NEW ENGLAND PATRIOTS (9-3) HOUSTON TEXANS (2-10) at MIAMI DOLPHINS (6-6) at should be a very JACKSONVILLE JAGUARS (3-9) This PITTSBURGH STEELERS (5-7) interesting matchup for Don’t look now but the

An underlying storyline will be Mike Wallace returning the city where he began his career and made a name for himself. The main storyline, however, should be that the Dolphins currently lead the AFC wild card chase for that sixth seed. Daniel Thomas is potentially out for the season, but that’s probably a good thing. For some reason the Dolphins were splitting carries equally between Thomas and Lamar Miller, but Miller is the superior back. The Dolphins offensive line is among the worst in football, but the Steelers aren’t exactly the Iron Curtain they once were. I would expect to see a very low-scoring game. The Steelers are in an odd situation because by winning against the Dolphins, they could be helping their rival Baltimore Ravens into the playoffs. Of course, in the incredibly weak AFC, the Steelers are far from of it themselves. When OAKLAND RAIDERS (4-8) at out in doubt, pick against the NEW YORK JETS (5-7) Florida team that will ATLANTA FALCONS (3-9) at Name a player on the probably have to play in Raiders defense. Go ahead, snow. PICK VS. SPREAD: GREEN BAY PACKERS (5-6-1) I’ll wait … Yeah, me Steelers (-3). STRAIGHT It’s always depressing when neither. Yet I’ll take that PICK: Steelers. a game that looked so good group of no-names against at the beginning of the BUFFALO BILLS (4-8) at TAMPA the horrific Jets offense. season turns into an abBAY BUCCANEERS (3-9) I think the All-Section 6 solute dud. That’s exactly The Bucs had won three in a high school football team what this game is. While row before running into the could stop Geno Smith Green Bay mathematically buzzsaw that is the Carolina and Co. Remember early has a shot at the playoffs, in the season when he was Panthers last week. Mike that 0-4-1 record without Glennon isn’t playing horribad, but not barftastic? Aaron Rodgers proves othbly, but Bucs fans might wish It’s like the Jets and Packerwise. Without Rodgers he was so they could justify ers are trying to battle it moving the ball on offense, drafting a new guy for next out for worst quarterback the defense is being worn situation. But that’s a battle year. Glennon is steady, but thin and games are getting the Packers will never win he’s not the guy you want out of hand. You show me when you’re trying to reach because they have Aaron a team with Matt Flynn the Super Bowl. Oddly the Rodgers in the wings as its quarterback and I’ll while the Jets have…Mark Bucs have played better since show you the worst team Doug Martin went down. Sanchez. The Raiders do in the NFL. The Falcons I can’t explain it. The Bills one thing well: Run the Jaguars have won three of their last four games to climb out of the basement in the AFC South. The team in last: many people’s preseason Super Bowl pick, the Houston Texans. Arian Foster has been hurt, the team doesn’t have a quarterback and the defense isn’t what it was the last few years. Ben Tate ran hard against the Patriots last week and I’d expect him to have another big day against the Jags. Maurice JonesDrew is trying to prove he still has some tread left on his tires, but I’d be shocked if any team gave him a starting running back caliber contract this offseason. It’s a shame, too. MJD has been one of those guys that is universally liked throughout the league. He was probably headed towards a Hall of Fame career at one point. Anyway, I expect this to be the least watched game in Thursday Night Football history. I know I won’t watch it. PICK VS. SPREAD: Texans (-3). STRAIGHT PICK: Texans.


one reason and one reason only. Aqib Talib vs. Josh Gordon. Talib has been one of the better cornerbacks in the league this year (though he seems to be allowed to hold and interfere at will) and Gordon has been the best wide receiver in the history of the NFL over the past two weeks. No, that’s not hyperbole. Gordon became the first player in NFL with back-to-back 200-yard receiving games. Not only did he reach 200, he was way over both weeks with 237 yards against the Steelers and then 261 against the Jags. He’s big, fast and physical. Talib will have his hands full for sure. I suppose there will be other players in this game, but it’s the Browns. They just lost to Jacksonville. Is there any way at all they go into New England and win? No. Just no. PICK VS. SPREAD: Browns (+12). STRAIGHT PICK: Patriots.

are always on the lookout for new, interesting ways to lose. Fumbling both in the closing minutes of regulation and again in overtime was their solution last week. I’m thinking it’s time they give up two kick returns for scores or something crazy like that. Maybe a broken play where an offensive lineman advances a fumble 50 yards for a score. Yeah, that sounds pretty Billsy. It’ll be interesting to see how the Bills come out now that they have nothing to play for….again. PICK VS. SPREAD: Buccaneers (-3). STRAIGHT PICK: Buccaneers.


The Chiefs started the season 9-0. Counting their bye, they haven’t won a game in a month. That’s not exactly getting hot at the right time. Of course, when two of your best defensive players miss time with injury, it’s hard to compensate. Alex Smith played well down the stretch against Denver, but apparently the Chiefs didn’t know Peyton Manning was allowed to throw to Eric Decker. That was an ugly loss. The Redskins know a thing about ugly losses. Yes, the refs blew a call last week. Okay say you win that game. Then you’re 4-8. Then what? No, the Redskins have much deeper issues than a ref’s call. People seem to forget all the calls that go for a team and only remember the ones that went against it. Washington fans are among the worst of the bunch in that regard. Anyway, Alfred Morris is four yards away from 1,000 for the year and Pierre Garcon is 20 yards away from the century mark for receiving yards. Both should get it this week. PICK VS. SPREAD: Chiefs (-4). STRAIGHT PICK: Chiefs.

MINNESOTA VIKINGS (3-8-1) at BALTIMORE RAVENS (6-6) The Vikings came within a few minutes of having back-to-back ties. How awesome would that have been? The Ravens have had a lot of time to prepare for this game after beating the Steelers on Thanksgiving. Hopefully they used it to watch tape of Adrian Peterson and not the Vikings quarterbacks because who knows who that will be. Christian Ponder, Matt Cassell and Josh Freeman are all candidates to line up under center at this point. Spoiler alert: all of them are terrible. The Ravens can get over .500 and even claim rights to the sixth seed in the AFC with a little help from Pittsburgh. I can’t imagine the Vikings making a game of this. They have nothing to play for, they’ve played back-to-back overtimes games, they’re on the road and they’re terrible. That’s a bad combination. Of course, if AP runs for another 211 yards, the odds of a Minnesota win go up substantially. PICK VS. SPREAD: Ravens (-7). STRAIGHT PICK: Ravens.


Denver is now firmly in control of its own destiny now that it’s defeated Kansas City twice. Possibly troubling is the injury to Knowshon Moreno. The running back didn’t look right at all last week and lost out on a number of carries to Montee Ball, who racked up a ton of yardage. They might need that run-

ning game against a Tennessee team that actually stops the pass pretty well. The Titans are far from out of the AFC wild card race, too, so it’s not like they won’t be going 100 percent. Ryan Fitzpatrick layed an egg last week against Indy, but that’s to be expected. He’s Ryan Fitzpatrick. Of course, he can pull miracles out of his beard from time to time as well. This won’t be one of them. Peyton and Co. will be looking to clinch that No. 1 seed as soon as possible and then rest up for the playoffs. PICK VS. SPREAD: Broncos (-11). STRAIGHT PICK: Broncos.


Both teams lost last week, though Arizona looked much better doing it. The Cardinals had a chance to really put themselves in good shape for a playoff spot, but couldn’t get the job done in Philly. The Rams had a chance to close the gap on the 49ers, but got thoroughly stomped in San Fran. Now both teams are desperate for a win. Both teams also sports vastly underrated defenses. The difference is that the Cardinals can actually move the ball on offense. The Rams….not so much. The Cardinals are also a stout 5-1 at home, so it would be very shocking if the Rams were able to go into the desert and come out with a win. Of course, I’ve said it a million times: weird things happen in division games. They’re far less predictable than outof-division games. Remember when the Rams went 1-0-1 against the 49ers last year? That’s what I’m talking about. PICK VS. SPREAD: Cardinals (-7). STRAIGHT PICK: Cardinals.

and their fans have been looking forward to exacting a little revenge after getting embarrassed up in Seattle earlier in the year. Russell Wilson is playing at an elite level and Marshawn Lynch does some of his best work against the stingy 49ers defense. On the other side, the 49ers are playing better. Colin Kaepernick doesn’t totally stink lately and Boldin and Crabtree would make a nice receiving corp if they’re healthy. Vernon Davis is a nice pass-catching tight end. These two teams know each other well. It’ll be a battle of the titans and a physical football game. PICK VS. SPREAD: Seahawks (+3). STRAIGHT PICK: Seahawks.


Out of the frying pan and into the fire for the Saints. Last week the Legion of Boom and the Seahawks defense and now the sackhappy Panthers. At least this one is at home. And that’s not to be taken lightly. The Saints are 6-0 on their own turf and just 3-3 on the road. The Panthers have won eight straight games and can take over first place in the NFC South with a win. Actually a win would vault them into the driver’s seat for a first-round bye. To say this game is important would be a massive understatement. You know Drew Brees is chomping at the bit to get back on the field after being embarrassed in Seattle. I can’t remember the last time Brees only threw for 140 yards in a game. I’m actually still in shock over it. The Panthers stop the run very well, but the secondary is somewhat soft. If the Saints can slow down Panthers pass rush they NEW YORK GIANTS (5-7) at the should be able to win this SAN DIEGO CHARGERS (5-7) game. Thank goodness this It seems strange to think game is in prime time. I’m the Giants are still alive in not going to miss this one. the NFC East race, but they Cam was fantastic in his last very much are. A crossprime time performance. I country trip to San Diego expect the same here. PICK and a date with the CharVS. SPREAD: Panthers gers isn’t the easiest task, but (+4). STRAIGHT PICK: it’s hard to pick against the Panthers. red-hot Giants. The CharDALLAS COWBOYS (7-5) at gers looked to have kept CHICAGO BEARS (6-6) their playoff hopes alive Here’s a battle of two teams with a win against Kansas City, but then played a very that could easily have ran away with their respective flat game against the Bengals. They’re still lumped in divisions except they just with Pittsburgh, Baltimore, stopped winning games. the Jets, the Titans and oth- I’m not sure why I keep reading articles by respecters in the race for the last playoff spot but a loss would ed sports writers defendend that hope. Realistically ing Tony Romo. He’s not a loss by either team would an elite quarterback no matter how much we want probably end its season. Phillip Rivers is on pace to him to be. He has a total animal like Dez Bryant at throw for well over 4,000 yards again, but his season his disposal and yet can’t lead his team to more than has been erratic at best. Hence the Chargers’ losing just mediocrity. The Bears meanwhile have a truly record despite his impresscary offense and yet sit at sive stats. The Giants have a losing record on the road, .500. Once Matt Forte gets his 29 yards to reach 1,000 the Chargers have a losing for the year the Bears will record at home. When in doubt, take the home team. have a 1K yard rusher and two 1K yard receivers in PICK VS. SPREAD: Chargers (-3). STRAIGHT Alshon Jeffery and Brandon Marshall. Pick your PICK: Chargers. do you take away SEATTLE SEAHAWKS (11-1) at poisin: the running game and give SAN FRANCISCO 49ERS (8-4) up pass yards in chunks This game would have a lot or do you try to take away more on the line if the Sea- the pass and let Forte chip hawks would have just lost away at you? It seems like some games this season. just yesterday the Bears Basically the only thing on had a laughable offense the line is the 49ers playoff and a stout defense. Now hopes. They’re currently it’s completely reversed. If the sixth seed, but there either of these teams gets are a couple teams right into the playoffs they’re on their tail. You know the going to get stomped, so Seahawks would like noth- none of this really mating more than to send their ters. PICK VS. SPREAD: rivals out of the playoff Bears (+2). STRAIGHT chase. Of course, the 49ers PICK: Cowboys.

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commentary continued from pg 1 I was initially shocked Johnson actually caught this ball late in the fourth quarter against the Falcons. It just seemed like the kind of ball he’d drop. Naturally, one step, two steps and cornerback Robert McClain pokes the ball out at the Atlanta 30-yard line with 20 second left. In case you haven’t noticed, kicker Dan Carpenter hasn’t missed a field goal since Week 1 so you’d like to think the Bills were more than in range for him to win the game. Alright, Bills fans expect disappointment from Stevie, but then overtime and big, slow, lumbering tight end Scott Chandler happened. Quarterback E.J. Manuel threw a dart to Chandler

across the middle of the field (on a route similar to what Stevie ran on his fumble). The big gain had Bills fans euphoric, but again that feeling lasted all of one second, if that. Atlanta safety William Moore knocked the ball out of Chandler’s hands and the ball just refused to roll out of bounds as it bounced down the field. Atlanta picked it up, ran a few plays to get into range and won it on a 36-yard field goal from Matt Bryant. The unforgivable part of both fumbles was that they were both standard plays. It wasn’t like a defender came out of nowhere to knock the ball away. Both Johnson and Chandler knew they were surrounded

by Falcons. I’ve never played in the NFL, but I’m pretty sure coaches tell you to just go down at that point. It was a fluke helmet to ball collision. It wasn’t a runner getting held up while two other defenders rip at the ball. It was just classic Bills. Western New Yorkers must be gluttons for punishment. How else can you explain why we keep coming back for more of the Sabres and the Bills? Though I can honestly say that I was impressed with E.J. Manuel in this game. Yes, the Falcons possess one of the weakest defenses in the league, but I wasn’t really watching the defense, I was just watching Manuel. He was poised in the pocket, but showed the ability

to escape pressure on a few occasions. He showed some nice touch on a few passes, but actually stepped into a couple of throws down the seam and put some mustard on it. That’s been my biggest criticism of Manuel thus far, but he helped ease some of my doubts by showing off some arm strength. He probably could have had a couple passes intercepted when he made a bad decision or two, but that’s something coaches can work with. It was the first game where Manuel looked like a potential franchise quarterback. Yes he looked pretty good against the Jets last week, but Chad Henne looks ‘pretty good’ sometimes and he’s certainly not

a franchise quarterback. No one expects (or at least they shouldn’t) Manuel to be elite this season or even next because he’s still a project, but I’m finally giving the thumbs up for Bills fans to be excited about this guy. The bottom line here is that for years the Bills haven’t just been losing, they’ve been ripping our hearts right out of our ribcages with their bare hands and then throwing on the floor and stomping on it ‘til we die (Five bonus points for anyone who can name that reference). At least teams like Jacksonville and Oakland have the decency to get stomped from week to week so as to not give their fans a sense of false

hope. I’ve also been hearing rumors now that the Bills might release Stevie at the end of the season. Good. What took you so long? Sure, he has put up decent stats for the last few seasons, but someone has to catch the ball right? Who else on this team was going to catch passes? But now the Bills have options with Robert Woods and Marquise Goodwin. Just sign Hakeem Nicks and let Stevie go. Hasn’t he cost the Bills enough games? Stefan Gestwicki is the sports editor of the Chautauqua Star. Comments on this article or any other can be directed to stefan.

OUTDOORS SECTION Lake Erie Fishing Hotline

Eighteenmile, Buffalo and Cayuga Creeks are all good prospects. Cattaraugus Creek currently has near ideal conditions and Anglers have enjoyed good a flow of about 415 cubic steelhead action so far this feet per second. Anglers fall, and the late fall run of should expect slush in the steelhead is arriving right mornings, especially later on time for the holiday this week when nighttime week. Anglers have report- temps dip into the teens. ed fresh runs of steelhead Fishing with egg sacs and in the streams over past egg pattern flies are good few days. Many streams bets for steelhead. Light are fishing well for a mix colored streamers and bugof fresh silvery steel and ger patterns are good opmore colorful earlier run fish. The small to medium tions in clear water conditions while darker patterns sized streams are in good shape today (Tuesday) with in black or purple work better in stained conditions. moderate to slightly lower For those new to steelhead flows. Chautauqua, Canfishing, see the Steelhead adaway, Silver, Walnut, South Branch Cattaraugus, Fishing in Lake Erie TribuContributed Article

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taries page for information duces some rainbow trout on steelhead fishing equip- catches at this time of year. ment, locations and links to Chautauqua Lake stream maps. The open-lake fishing Upper Niagara River season is all but over, and Musky anglers still have a most anglers have pulled few more days left before their boats for the season. the season closes after However, anglers still have November 30th. Curuntil Saturday to chase rently, upper river waters muskellunge. Boaters can are a chalky green color. target musky near weed But winds are building edges in 8-16 feet of water. and expected to last a Productive methods incouple days. The Buffalo clude casting large bucktail Harbor looks like the best spinners or stickbaits or bet for the tail end of the trolling on the outside of season. Musky are generthe weed edge with large ally caught in the outer jointed stickbaits. Buffalo Harbor by trolling Surplus Broodstock large stickbaits. Casting Trout Stocking spoons or drifting egg sacs from Broderick Park/ DEC Randolph Fish Squaw Island usually pro- Hatchery completed their

Chautauqua County's Four World-Class Fisheries By Jon Storm

annual fall stocking of broodstock trout in Allegany and Cattaraugus Counties. All breeder trout stocked were over 2 years old and were stocked in waters where trout fishing is permitted year-round. The following waters were stocked; Birch Run Pond 50 14-inch brook trout; Allen Lake 100 14-inch brook trout and 100 20inch brook trout; New Albion Lake 150 14-inch brook trout; Genesee River (Wellsville to PA border) 300 14-inch brown trout, 50 20-inch brown trout and 200 14-inch rainbow trout; Red House Lake 140 20inch brown trout; Quaker Lake 150 30-inch rainbow

trout, 250 20-inch rainbow trout and 75 24-inch brown trout; Case Lake 100 14-inch brook trout, 100 20-inch brook trout and 50 20-inch brown trout, 45 30-inch rainbow trout and 90 14-inch rainbow trout. If you need more fishing information or would like to contribute to the fishing report, please call or e-mail Mike Todd (716-851-7010; mttodd@ or Jim Markham (716-366-0228; jlmarkha@gw.dec.state. Good Luck Fishing! The fishing hotline can also be heard at (716) 679ERIE or (716) 855-FISH.

Trophy Deer/Turkey Of The Week Kayla Anderson of Stockton harvested this 170-pound, 8-point buck for her first Thanksgiving Day deer. (Photo submitted)

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A particular geographic area might claim worldclass fishing for one or perhaps two species. Three is rare. Yet relatively small Chautauqua County boasts of an incredible four worldclass populations of fish. And word is spreading. It's not unusual to see license plates from Tennessee or Virginia or Minnesota or Maine parked alongside water-access points. The term ‘world class’ tends to be overused, but the true definition of the term in a fishing sense requires the satisfaction of two criteria. The first – that a certain body of water holds some of the largest specimens of a particular species in the world. The second – that such large specimens occur in great enough numbers that anglers may have a reasonable expectation of catching one. Chautauqua County's claim to world-class fishing fame currently rests with four species – walleye (locally termed yellow pike), steelhead (a species of rainbow trout), smallmouth bass and musky. Lake Erie's walleye fishery is world class with the best fishing out of the ports of Dunkirk and Barcelona. Walleyes spawn shallow in the spring, then school in great numbers during summer and are noted for their exceptional table quality. Commercial fish-

An angler shows off a beautiful small mouth bass — one of the many species Chautauqua County waterways are becoming world famous for. (Photo by Jon Storm)

ing is prohibited on the U.S. side of the lake – one reason the Chautauqua County waters are exceptional – but Canadiancaught walleye is sometimes imported for sale. Steelhead are native to the West Coast of the U.S. and Canada but were transplanted into Lake Erie a century ago. They are an anadramous species of rainbow trout – meaning they summer in an ocean or large lake, then return to streams in the spring and fall. Lake Erie includes several different strains of steelhead, including the newly introduced Skamania strain, which can tolerate warmer water temperatures and thus enter streams earlier in the fall and later in the spring. Lake Erie's smallmouth bass fishery is in a class by itself and the stretch of water from Ripley to the mouth of Cattaraugus Creek is recognized as the world's number one smallmouth bass fishery. Serious bass anglers catch and

release their smallmouths – fish larger than a few pounds are of marginal eating quality. Musky, nicknamed the "water wolf," are similar in shape and appearance to northern pike, but are a vastly different species in terms of maximum size and habits. The Chautauqua-strain musky was the first strain in the world to be artificially propagated for stocking in other waters and Chautauqua Lake has always been a focal point of serious musky hunters – especially the deep waters of the northern basin. Fish in the mid-30-pound range are caught in Chautauqua and some anglers believe a 50-plus-pounder could inhabit the waters. Readers who do not fish can still appreciate these world-class fisheries: Three of the four species are directly observable during their yearly spawns. Catching and observation tips will be presented over the next several columns.

Vonn Cleared For Downhill Training to start in Wednesday's first official training session at Lake Louise, the U.S. Ski Team said Tuesday. Lindsey Vonn was cleared The team added that not to get back on a World Cup until Thursday would course for downhill traina decision be made on ing, the latest step as she whether Vonn will return works to return from a right to competition for the first knee injury and get ready time since tearing right for the Sochi Olympics. knee ligaments in a highNow Vonn - and the rest of speed crash at the world the skiing world - will wait championships last Februto find out whether she'll ary. The scheduled races at actually be racing by the Lake Louise - a site Vonn end of this week. has dominated in the past, including three-victory The four-time overall World Cup champion and sweeps in 2011 and 2012 reigning Olympic downhill - are downhills on Friday and Saturday, with a supergold medalist is expected By Howard Fendrich AP Sports Writer

G on Sunday. Vonn will start 10th in Wednesday's training run. "She's trying to come back as quick as possible, and it just happens to be that Lake Louise is on the (schedule) right now," U.S. women's coach Alex Hoedlmoser said. "It's a very good place for her to come back and try because she's very familiar with the course and had success here." "This is kind of her playground here," Skaardal said, "and she could probably not ask for a better place to do a comeback."


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Boys Swimming Bowling

Monday, Dec. 9 at Silver Creek, 4:00 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 11 vs. Clymer, 4:00 p.m.

Friday, Dec. 13 at Dunkirk, 7:30 p.m.

Thursday, Dec. 12 vs. Olean/ AL/Portville, 5:00 p.m.


Saturday, Dec. 14 at Lancaster, 1:00 p.m.

Boys Swimming

Indoor Track and Field

Wednesday, Dec. 11 at Maple Grove, 6:30 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 12 at Franklinville, 5:00 p.m.

Girls Basketball

Monday, Dec. 9 vs. Pine Valley, 7:30 p.m. Friday, Dec. 13 at Forestville, 7:30 p.m.


Friday, Dec. 13 vs. Cassadaga Valley, 7:30 p.m.

Boys Basketball

Boys Basketball

Boys Basketball

Monday, Dec. 9 vs. Pine Valley, 7:30 p.m. Friday, Dec. 13 at Brocton, 7:30 p.m.

Girls Basketball Tuesday, Dec. 10 at Salamanca, 7:30 p.m.

Tuesday, Dec. 10 vs. Jamestown, 4:00 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 11 at Dunkirk, 4:00 p.m. Monday, Dec. 9 vs. Fredonia, 7:30 p.m. Friday, Dec. 13 vs. Prince Alfred, 7:30 p.m.

Girls Basketball

Tuesday, Dec. 10 vs. Fredonia, 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 12 at Gowanda, 7:30 p.m.


Wednesday, Dec. 11 at Gowanda, 5:30 p.m.

Thursday, Dec. 12 at Franklinville, 6:00 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 14 at Cassadaga Bowling Valley Duals, 9:00 a.m. Monday, Dec. 9 at Clymer, 4:00 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 11 vs. Randolph, 4:00 p.m.

Tuesday, Dec. 10 at Randolph, 4:00 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 12 vs. Silver Creek, 4:00 p.m.

Boys Basketball

Tuesday, Dec. 10 vs. Riverside, 6:00 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 12 at Pine Valley Tournament, TBA Friday, Dec. 13 at Pine Valley Tournament, TBA Saturday, Dec. 14 at Pine Valley Tournament, TBA

Girls Basketball

Friday, Dec. 13 at Panama, 7:30 p.m.


Wednesday, Dec. 11 vs. Randolph, 5:00 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 14 at Cassadaga Duals


Monday, Dec. 9 vs. Forestville, 4:00 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 11 at Brocton, 4:00 p.m.

Boys Basketball

Tuesday, Dec. 10 at West Valley, 7:30 p.m.

Girls Basketball

Monday, Dec. 9 vs. Panama, 7:30 p.m. Friday, Dec. 13 vs. Brocton, 7:30 p.m.

Boys Basketball

Tuesday, Dec. 10 at Panama, 7:30 p.m.


Monday, Dec. 9 vs. Dunkirk, 4:00 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 11 at Frewsburg, 4:00 p.m.

Boys Basketball

Tuesday, Dec. 10 vs. Orchard Park, 7:30 p.m. Friday, Dec. 13 at United Way Tournament, TBA Saturday, Dec. 14 at United Way Tournament, TBA

Girls Basketball Wrestling

Boys Swimming

Tuesday, Dec. 10 vs. Frontier, 5:00 p.m. Friday, Dec. 13 at Lancaster, 4:45 p.m.


Tuesday, Dec. 10 at Westfield, Tuesday, Dec. 10 at Southwestern, 4:00 p.m. 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 11 vs. Girls Basketball Fredonia, 4:00 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 11 vs. Pine

Boys Basketball

Monday, Dec. 9 vs. Fredonia, 7:30 p.m. Friday, Dec. 13 vs. Australia Traveling Team, 7:30 p.m.

Wednesday, Dec. 11 at Girls Basketball Canisius, 6:00 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 14 at Cassadaga Tuesday, Dec. 10 vs. Maple Grove, 7:30 p.m. Valley Duals, 9:00 a.m.

Boys Basketball

Friday, Dec. 13 vs. TBA, 7:30 p.m.


Monday, Dec. 9 vs. Brocton, 4:00 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 12 at Chautauqua Lake, 4:00 p.m.

Boys Basketball

Monday, Dec. 9 at Southwestern, 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 12 at Maple Grove, 7:30 p.m. Friday, Dec. 13 at Park School Tournament, TBA Saturday, Dec. 14 at Park School Tournament, TBA

Girls Basketball

Tuesday, Dec. 10 vs. Southwestern, 7:30 p.m.


Tuesday, Dec. 10 vs. Frewsburg, 4:00 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 11 at Jamestown, 4:00 p.m.

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Free agent outfielder Jacoby Ellsbury, fresh off winning the World Series with Boston, reached agreement with the rival New York Yankees on a seven-year contract worth about $153 million, a person familiar with the negotiations said

Tuesday night. Ellsbury is the second major free-agent addition in the Yankees' offseason rebuilding after missing the playoffs for just the second time in 19 years. The center fielder was to take a physical in New York on Wednesday that he must pass before the deal can be finalized, the person said, speaking on condition of anonymity because no

Fredonia State’s Sabrina Macaulay earned SUNYAC Player of the Week honors. (Photo courtesy of Fredonia State)

double with 12 points and FSU Sports Information Dept. 11 rebounds in the Blue Devils' 72-52 win Nov. 26 at D'Youville. Both totals Fredonia State sophomore represent college careerforward Sabrina Macaulay bests (she had 12 points (Newark) has been chosen twice and 10 rebounds Women's Basketball Player once as a freshman). of the Week by the State She also had three assists, University of New York three steals, and blocked Athletic Conference. one shot vs. D'Youville, and Macaulay recorded her is averaging 8.2 points and first collegiate double6.6 rebounds per game. Contributed Article

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Boys Basketball

Monday, Dec. 9 vs. Silver Creek, 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 14 at Ithaca, TBA Friday, Dec. 13 at Ellicottville, 7:30 p.m.

Girls Basketball

Boys Basketball

Wednesday, Dec. 11 at Randolph, 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 12 vs. Silver Creek, 7:30 p.m.

Tuesday, Dec. 10 at Silver Creek, 7:30 p.m. Friday, Dec. 13 vs. Fredonia, 7:30 p.m.


Tuesday, Dec. 10 vs. Salamanca, 6:00 p.m.

Fredonia State’s Markus Williams battles for position under the board. (Photo courtesy of Fredonia State)

Thursday, Dec. 12 at Franklinville, 5:00 p.m.

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The Fredonia State men's basketball team's late comeback attempt fell short as they dropped a Boys Basketball 100-90 decision in their Tuesday, Dec. 10 vs. Dunkirk, home opener versus Alfred 7:30 p.m. University on Tuesday. Down by as many as 22 College Sports with just under eight minutes to play, the Devils pulled within eight points, 98-90, in the final minute before bowIndoor Track and Field ing out to the Saxons. Thursday, Dec. 12 vs. RIT, TBA The Devils were led by Tyrone Clark (Elmira/ Swimming and Diving Saturday, Dec. 14 at Canisius, Elmira Free Academy) with 35 points, six rebounds and 11:00 a.m. four steals. Clark shot 14 of Women’s Basketball 17 from the field including Saturday, Dec. 14 vs. Alfred a flurry of high-percentage State, 2:00 p.m. dunks and three of five Men’s Basketball from beyond the arc. Saturday, Dec. 14 vs. Alfred Alexander Grace (Bemus State, 4:00 p.m. Point/Maple Grove) added 14 points and four assists, while Robert Lyles (Peekskill) had 12 points and seven helpers. John Kovach (Shoreham/ShorehamMen’s Basketball Wading River) added 10 Thursday, Dec. 12 at Butler points and five rebounds. CC, 7:00 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 14 at Post Matt Deboy (Salamanca/ Journal Tournament, 4 & 6 p.m. Salamanca) controlled the Sunday, Dec. 15 at Post Journal boards with a game-high Tournament, 12 & 2 p.m. 14 rebounds. Women’s Basketball Alfred had four players with Thursday, Dec. 12 at Butler double digit scoring, paced CC, 5:00 p.m. by Mike Snyder with 18. Swimming and Diving The high score was acSaturday, Dec. 14 at JCC cumulated largely because Invitational, 1:00 p.m. Alfred opted for line

Wednesday, Dec. 11 vs. Frewsburg, 6:30 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 14 at Cassadaga Valley Duals, 10:00 a.m.

Boys Basketball

Monday, Dec. 9 at Cassadaga Valley, 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 12 at Pine Valley Tournament, TBA Friday, Dec. 13 at Pine Valley Tournament, TBA Saturday, Dec. 14 at Pine Valley Tournament, TBA

Girls Basketball

Monday, Dec. 9 at Brocton, 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 11 at Dunkirk, 7:30 p.m.

Girls Basketball Tuesday, Dec. 10 vs.

Yankees, Ellsbury reach $153M, 7-Year Deal By Ronald Blum

Macaulay Earns sUNYac award

Indoor Track and Field

Thursday, Dec. 11 vs. Olean, 5:00 p.m.

Boys Basketball

Randolph, 7:30 p.m.

Monday, Dec. 9 vs. McDowell (Pa.), 7:30 p.m.

Boys Swimming



Boys Basketball

Monday, Dec. 9 at Frewsburg/ Falconer, 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 12 vs. Prince Alfred, 7:30 p.m. Friday, Dec. 13 at United Way Boys Swimming Tournament, 6:00 p.m. Monday, Dec. 9 vs. St. Saturday, Dec. 14 at United Francis, 5:00 p.m. Way Tournament, TBA Girls Basketball Girls Basketball Monday, Dec. 9 at Forestville, Tuesday, Dec. 10 at Falconer, 7:30 p.m. 7:30 p.m. Friday, Dec. 13 vs. Chautauqua Lake, 7:30 pm. Wrestling Wednesday, Dec. 11 vs. Boys Basketball Olean, 6:00 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 10 vs. Saturday, Dec. 14 at Portville Forestville, 7:30 p.m. Invitational, 9:00 a.m.

Saturday, Dec. 14 at AF Division Meet, 8:00 a.m.

Valley, 7:30 p.m. Friday, Dec. 13 vs. Frewsburg, 7:30 p.m.

Tuesday, Dec. 10 at Falconer, 4:00 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 11 vs. Southwestern, 4:00 p.m.

Tuesday, Dec. 10 at Frewsburg, 7:30 p.m.

Indoor Track and Field Monday, Dec. 9 at Fredonia, 4:00 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 11 vs. Falconer, 4:00 p.m.


Friday, Dec. 13 vs. Hamburg, 6:00 p.m.




statements were authorized. The Yankees also had been negotiating with outfielder Shin-Soo Choo, who like Ellsbury is represented by agent Scott Boras. There is a long history of stars moving from Beantown to the Big Apple during their careers. Babe Ruth was the most famous, and Roger Clemens, Wade Boggs and

Johnny Damon followed. Ellsbury, who turned 30 in September, led the majors with 52 stolen bases despite being hobbled late in the season by a broken right foot. The lefty-hitting leadoff man batted .298 with nine homers and 53 RBIs, and the short right-field porch at Yankee Stadium should boost his power numbers.

changes over substitutions and three pointers over layups. A total of 12 players played at least ten minutes, and the Saxons fired up 43 three-point attempts. They connected 14 times (32 percent). The Devils were seven of 19 from beyond the arc. The game was slowed by 52 combined fouls. The Devils were 23 of 38 from the line, while Alfred shot 18 of 32 from the charity stripe. Alfred outrebounded the Devils, 52-44. To start the game, the Devils scored first and led 15-13 at the 12:33 mark following a three pointer by Ray Parris (Brooklyn/Benjamin Banaker). From there, the Saxons went on a 20-4 run to build a 14-point lead. They would fi nish the half with a 47-36 lead. The Devils battled to within nine points midway through the second half following a three pointer by Clark to make it a 67-58 game with 12:10 to go. The Saxons would build up their largest lead of 22 points, 83-61, before the Devils made their late run. The Devils open up the conference portion of their schedule this weekend with a women's/men's doubleheader in Steele Hall. Friday brings New Paltz to the Fieldhouse, and Saturday's opponent is Oneonta.

Jcc to Host Baseball camp are limited to six players per coach. Sessions are offered in advanced hitting, pitching, catching, fielding and baserunJamestown Communing. Proceeds from the nity College is hosting a program benefit amateur four-week baseball camp baseball in Jamestown. starting January 12. JCC Space is limited. Registrahead coach Dick Adams tion is now under way. For will direct the program more information, visit in conjunction with U.S. Baseball Academy. Class- www.USBaseballAcademy. com, or call toll-free 866es are available for play622-4487. ers in grades 1-12 and Contributed Article Jamestown Community College

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NBa Game In Mexico city postponed By Ricardo Zuniga Associated Press

The game between the San Antonio Spurs and Minnesota Timberwolves was postponed Wednesday night because of smoky conditions inside the Mexico City arena. The matchup will be made up in Minnesota at a later date. The arena was evacuated about 45 minutes before the scheduled 9:30 p.m. EST tipoff when a generator malfunction outside the arena sent smoke pouring into the building, accord-

ing to NBA the scheduled spokeswoman start, the Spurs Sharon Lima. bus pulled away from the Mexico City building. The Police said in a Timberwolves statement there bus followed was a fire in the soon after. generator room on the fourth While the floor of the teams were modern glasswarming up for clad arena that their regularopened in 2012. season matchup, lights went "What hapout in parts of pened was the arena and provoked by a smoke began short circuit in coming out of the room of generators," the vents in the upper deck. statement said in Spanish. The court quickly became About 15 minutes after cloudy.

"I thought they were practicing fi reworks, Spurs TV analyst Sean Elliot said. "A lot of teams do that before introductions. But then the smoke just kept creeping and it wasn't white smoke. It was like a brown dark smoke and it started taking over the whole court. It was surprising." Fans had not yet been allowed into the arena for the NBA's first regular-season game in the country since Houston and Dallas played in Mexico City on Dec. 6, 1997, when the evacuation was ordered. The teams went to their buses, still wearing their practice gear.

THE FUTURE IS STILL UNDECIDED IN TORONTO CONTINUED FROM PG 1 ''Nothing comes above winning,'' Brandon said. ''When I took over the reins on Jan. 1, I said that was the number one focus, and that will be the number one focus. That's one of the reasons that this will be reviewed in a grand manner.'' Brandon stopped short of saying whether the Bills would consider canceling the series or can opt out of the four remaining years of the deal renewed in January with Toronto-based communications giant Rogers Communications. ''I'm going to look at everything. I'll just leave it at that,'' Brandon said, before being asked a second time whether the Bills can opt out. ''My focus in this organization is simple, to put ourselves in the position to win championships and sustain success. Period. Nothing comes above that.'' Brandon's comments came after Buffalo's 34-31 overtime loss Sunday to Atlanta

in Toronto. By playing indoors at the domed Rogers Centre, the warm-weather Falcons avoid having to play in the wintry conditions - and traditionally more raucous environment - at Ralph Wilson Stadium in Orchard Park, N.Y. The loss put a big dent in the Bills' chances of realistically staying in the AFC playoff race. At 4-8, Buffalo closes its season playing three of its final four on the road, beginning with a trip to Tampa Bay (3-9) on Sunday. Buffalo is in jeopardy of extending the NFL's longest active postseason drought to 14 seasons. And the Bills will go a ninth straight year without a winning record. The Bills are 0-4 in games they've played in Toronto during December. Their lone win came on Oct. 30, 2011, when they defeated Washington 23-0. The Bills made the decision to play games in Toronto,

about a 2-hour drive from Buffalo, in a bid to expand their base and generate additional revenue from Canada's largest city and fi nancial capital. A lack of home-team support and poor attendance remain issues in Toronto since the series started in 2008. The announced crowd of 38,969 was by far the smallest of the series, and well short of the stadium's NFL capacity of 46,470, not including suites. Rogers did announce the fi rst four regular season games at Toronto had been sellouts, before later acknowledging the totals included thousands of free tickets it had distributed. Several Atlanta players were pleasantly surprised to see a notable number of fans wearing Falcons jerseys in the stands on Sunday. ''The crazy part is we had a lot of support here,'' said Falcons safety William Moore, noting he saw

someone wearing his No. 25 jersey. ''It didn't feel like we were in Canada.'' The series has delivered in generating revenue and luring more southern Ontario fans back to Buffalo. The Bills estimate Canadians now make up about 15 percent of their seasonticket base. That rivals the number of season-ticket holders the Bills usually get from nearby Rochester. As part of the initial fiveyear deal, Rogers agreed to pay $78 million for the right to essentially lease eight Bills home games - five regular season and three preseason. The final preseason game was eventually dropped because of scheduling difficulties. In exchange, the Bills earned more than double of what they usually generated from hosting games in Buffalo. The value of the most recent deal has not been revealed.

NEW CSHOF INDUCTEES CONTINUED FROM PG 1 • 1962 Daytona Beach (class D) – 1963 Lewiston (class A) – 1964 Burlington (class A) – 1965 Shelby (class A) • Continues to play competitive baseball in 50+, 55+, 60+ and 65+ baseball league • Played in Roy Hobbs World Series 8X • Founding member and Board of Directors of Northern Chautauqua County Youth Hockey Association • Refereed hockey, basketball, football

• Coached at Jamestown High School, Jamestown Community College and Panama Central • Taught elementary school at Chautauqua and Jamestown for over 30 years • Volunteered countless hours of excavating expertise to create playgrounds and athletic fields • Died 2008 • Survived by wife, Judy, and three children

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• Served in Army for 2 years - graduated from JCC and UCLA • Taught math at La Jolla Country Day School 19621996, 34 years • Coached football, baseball, girls and boys basketball, softball, volleyball, tennis, and golf • 4X girls basketball conference champion - 2X boys basketball conference champion - 2X softball conference champion - 1X tennis Tom Priester conference champion • Born 1939 in Erie, PA Jack Wigley • Inducted San Diego Hall Tom Prechtl • Born 1934 in Jamestown – lived in Chautauqua of Champions 2001 as • Born in Dunkirk 1935 County since 1962 • 1952 graduate Lakewood coaching legend • Attended Fredonia High • 1958 graduate of North High School – salutatorian • Died 2011 School 1950-53 - football, basketball, baseEast, PA High School – • Survived by wife, Carolyn, ball, track and volleyball basketball and track • Multi-year letter winthree daughters and a son still holds Southwestern ner in basketball, football, • 1962 graduate of Slippery long jump record 22” 2” These eight individuals will baseball and track Rock University – played be formally inducted at the • Signed professional soccer • Played basketball at NiCSHOF’s 33nd Annual baseball contract with NY agara University 1954-57 for • Coached at Southwestern Banquet, Monday, FebruGiants organization 1953 legendary coach Taps GalCentral 1962-2007 – cross ary 17, 2014, at the LakeMaryville-Alcoa Twins of lagher - teammates included country, track/field, volwood Rod and Gun Club. Mountain State League Larry Costello, Hubie leyball, bowling, tennis Tickets for the induction (class D) – 1954-55 St. Brown and Frank Layden • High school track and dinner are priced at $50. Cloud Rox of Northern • After college played in field official since 1975 Reservations can be made League (class C) - 1955 many local basketball leagues USATF official since 1985 Sioux City Soos of Western by calling chairman Chip and on traveling teams Johnson at 716-485-6991. • Officiated NCAA Division League (class A) I, II, II track/field meets • Officiated National and International track/field meets including US Olympic trials • Received multiple awards for teaching, coaching and officiating excellence • Served on Board of Directors of Joint Neighborhood Project and Southwestern Schools Education Foundation • Married to Susan 48 years – two children


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WANTED A NEW FRIEND A 74 year old non-smoking man is looking for a lady in her 60’s to date. 716-736-2072



Need income? Explore the Ambit Energy Opportunity at 716-640-3957.

Woman in her 60’s wants to meet a man for friendship. 716-720-5675

Need income? Explore the Ambit Energy Opportunity at 716640-3957. PART - FULL TIME

For all events including birthdays, class reunions etc. 716-6725617 leave a message. COMEDIANS FOR HIRE




Local artisans will be hosting a craft show at the Chautauqua county home. Temple Rd Dunkirk, on Dec 17, 2013. All proceeds beneďŹ t the residents of the home. Come join the fun, purchase those last minute gifts and support the residents of the home. Interested vendors contact: Mattie 716-253-3064 CHRISTMAS



Creation Station Gifts-3467 Rt. 20-Sheridan. Sat. Dec 14 10-3. Food, prizes, artist demos. 716-672-7364


PCA/HHA all three shifts apply at WCA Home 134 Temple St. Fredonia




Dinner, and Dance music - solo piano, or duet, trio, quartet, etc. Phone 716-6726767



NEW 32� VIZIO HDTV New 32�

Vizio LCD HDTV, one year old, new in box, $175. 716499-6831 ROLAND KC-100 KEYBOARDAMP 4-Channel,WITH Lower

Storage Cabinet, mounted on a Portable Cart, Microphone & Accessories, $275 716-365-5027


Time/Part Time Maintenance for the Fredonia area. Painting, plumbing, minor electrical & lawn care. On call. Must have a vehicle, preferably a truck. Please fax resumes to 716-825-3834.



Wide, Long & Thick, Padded with Multi Compartments, Carry Strap, Good Quality, $75. 716-365-5027 WINDOWS PHOTO/VIDEOCAMERA Great for EBAY, Take

Photos, Movies, Videos, +Microphone, Talk Face-to-Face, New $12. 716-365-5027

FOR SALE 1987 Kubota b8200 4x4 diesel 927hr tractor R1 tires 3pt exc. cond. 3800.oo Bo. 716-326-4379 FOR SALE 5ft bush hog ďŹ nish

mower 3pt new 2013 1700.00 716-326-4379

FOR SALE: Need some or more wood? call us today. Seasond $55.00 a face cord. 640-5815.

ART WORK I will draw your child’s or pet’s portraits for Christmas! 716-720-5130


Percolator, 10-34 cups, auto, $25. 716-365-5027 WURLITZER



In great condition! All keys function, but needs tuning. Just a few marks but no other problems. Comes with bench. Pickup in Fredonia, or local delivery for an additional $45. 716-672-9586

BABY_ITEMS Childs riding horse on stand with springs. Has gallopping sound switch. call 716-358-3765



2 Full-Time Positions with benefits in our Netsync Technology Store

Technology Sales Representative/ Customer Support, Sales & Repair Job Requirements:

• Ability to repair Window based desktops and laptops • Network and computer systems analysis/ troubleshooting skills • Excellent communication skills • Excellent customer service skills • Retail sales experience • Ability to handle money transactions • Pay commensurate on experience • Valid driver’s license

Please send resume to: DFT Communications HR Dept/WB P.O. Box 209 Fredonia, New York 14063 EOE

21 E. 2nd St., Dunkirk. 12/7, 105! Paperbacks .50 and most hardcovers $1.00. Supports LVCC! 716-366-4438

CLOTHING Black and White like new. $50 each. call 716-488-2399



Wool sports jackets and blazers in various colors. $20 each. call 716-488-2399 solid and prints, large and extra large, new and nearly new condition, $5 each 716-672-5021



TODAY! available in PRINT&





27� color $29 (716)488-9094



BOOKS & NOVELS $5 for large box full. 716-488-9094




Full-Time Position with benefits in our Electrical Division

Electrician Job Requirements: • • • •

Residential and commercial experience 5 years experience or equivalent of vocational training Pay commensurate on experience Licensed a plus

Please send resume to: DFT Communications HR Dept/WB P.O. Box 209 Fredonia, New York 14063 EOE



FARM_EQUIPMENT FOR SALE 1987 Kubota B8200 4x4 tractor 3pt hitch 927 hrs A1 cond. R1 tires very nice tractor 1 hyd. remote 716-326-4379

FURNITURE SET OF 4 BAR STOOLS Set of 4 Bar Stools 29 1/2” tall, bamboo tops, unfinished wood, $150/ make offer. 716-499-6831 3-24” SWIVEL BAR STOOLS

Three swivel bar stools. Spindle backs. Excellent condition. Bought at Oak express. $75 all. 716-934-9593 QUALITY FURNITURE PARTS

Former Crawford Co. Bed & Foot Heads, Cabinet Doors, Dresser/Drawer Parts, Table Tops. 716-484-4160 LAZY SUSANS AND CABINETS

(Lower Cabinets) For Kitchens. New Condition. Call 716-484-4160 to stop by and look at inventory. Wooden older 2 large deep and 2 smaller half drawer dresser. asking $50. call 716-358-3765





George Foreman Grilling Machine, electric with bun warmer, $12. 716-365-5027

12 amp ConseptOne with Hose and uphaulstry attachment, Powerforce with height adjustment $55. 716-365-5027


12 amp ConseptOne with Hose and uphaulstry attachment, Powerforce with height adjustment $55. 716-365-5027



formance with Shag-PlushLow Settings and Edge Cleaning $55. 716-365-5027 REGAL UPRIGHT ROTISSERIE

Poultry, Roast & Skewer Kabob Towers, Does whole Poultry and Roasts, or Kabobs slowly spinning $75. 716-365-5027 NEW DOORS AND WINDOWS

Various Sizes. Low prices. Call 716-484-4160. Visit YouTube “Quality Windows and Doors for sale”. QUALITY DRIED HARDWOOD

83,000 Board Feet. Oak, Ash, Cherry. Must purchase at least one bundle. $1.20/ board ft. 716-484-4160 3 Stoves to choose from. Fireplace Style. Low prices. Call 716-484-4160.


I am an Independent Consultant for Mary & Martha. Inspirational home decor & gifts. Earn free and half off items to make your Christmas shopping easier this year.Or just enjoy purchasing online from home. 716-489-4657 INSPIRATIONAL ITEMS


3’ x 2’ 1/2”. Has working combination. $500. Call 716450-4438.

LAWN_AND_GARDEN 23 Hp Kohler V twin engine, 48” Mower,Mulcher. Priced to sell! 716-488-9094


Pull 716-488-


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FOR SALE Real nice seasoned fire wood. $55.00 a face cord. Phone: 716-6405815 FIREWOOD $50 a face cord or $60 delivered. 716-708-9789 716-708-9789


Brand New! 2 for $22. 716488-9094 Call for more information. 716-6725617


Snow tires 215/60R16 used one season. 4 tires $400.00 Call Dunkirk 847-915-0888 TIRES FOR SALE

TV. 27” $29 (716)488-9094 EXERCISE CYCLE: Roto-cycle

motorized execise bike $36 (716)488-9094

BROTHER INTELLIFAX Loads of Features, home/office, copy, autodial, fax/tel/answer mach opts, plain paper, $25. 716-365-5027 USED DECK SPINDLES 50-100

of them. 50 cents each. 716934-9593


Leather with Side Pouch, Compartments, Quality made, Not used. $145. KIRBY UPRIGHT VACUUM G6D

Powerful & Clean, Attachments include Upholstery, Carpet & more, $275. 716365-5027 CREDIT



Think Christmas. Wii with some games, recharge batteries, nunchucks. Adult owned. Like new. 716934-9593

KICK SLED(S) 2 Kick Sleds for Sale! Fun and easy to use during the long winter months. Just $250/obo

With 4 drawers. Good quality. Decent shape. $207 716-9349593

Artist Ron Van Gilde, (World Record Whitetail Deer) 3 28x38 Framed Numbered/ Certs Prints, $550 all. 716365-5027




One piece double bowl counter. Off white. 66L x 22w $95 Call 814-688-5712 MOTORIZED


Power tilt seating, like new. Priced to sell (716)488-9094 WURLITZER



In great condition! All keys function, but needs tuning. Just a few marks but no other problems. Comes with bench. Pickup in Fredonia, or local delivery for an additional $45. 716-672-9586 15 million candle power rechargeable spotlight. home and auto adapters. ex condition $29.00 716-526-1802





ICICLE LIGHTS 6 strands of white icicle lights $45.oo for all - or $8.00 each 716-5261802 THE WOODS For Sale $25.00$40.00 a truck load of slab wood. call (716)708-9789.

woodcarving how-to books for sale 716-672-7364


STAINED GLASS stained glass

VeriFone Omni 396, Report Functions, Power Supply, Xtra Tapes, $65. 716-365-5027

suncatchers and panels for sale- many to choose from. 716-672-7364

HAMMOCK 2 person. $39 716-




beach glass jewelry and art for sale. 716672-7364

MUSIC Portable Grand DGX500 piano. In Great condition. Paid $750, asking $400. Call for more info 716-9343379.

LOG HOLDER. Metal stand includes 4 fireplace tools that hang on side of log holder-never used $35obo 716-761-7157


1999 Ford 3/4 ton, 4.9 fuel injected motor runs great, plow available call Jerry @ 716-672-5021


Lots of used deck spindles, Plain straight ones. Good condition. 50 cents each. 716-9349593

In great condition! All keys function, but needs tuning. Just a few marks but no other problems. Comes with bench. Pickup in Fredonia, or local delivery for an additional $45. 716-672-9586



Some used, some new. All same Put down few months ago. 156 sq ft. (12x13 room) $75.00 obo 716-934-9593


2004 Chevy 4x4 ext. cab pickup with fiberglass cap plus towing pkg $9200 or bo 366-3673 or 673-5725 CHEVY PICKUP


new, used 4 times, New battery, easy to take apart for transporting. Asking $600 716-607-5922

child size New! $68 716-4889094 WURLITZER





condition. $250 or BO. 785-2566


information. 716-672-5617




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NORDICTRACK PRO EXERCISER Best Total-body workout!

$79 716-488-9094

EXERCISE MACHINE Exercises entire body $39 716-4889094 EXERCISE MACHINE exercises entire body $39 716-4889094 GAZELLE EXERCISE MACHINE: $39 (716)488-9094 NORDICTRACK



Exercise machine. Like new. $119 716-488-9094 ELLIPTICAL CROSSTRAINER:

Exercise Machine. Priced to sell. 716-488-9094 BIKE


Converts bicycle to exrcise bike $75 (716)488-9094 BOWFLEX EXERCISE MACHINE Like New! Priced to

sell. 716-488-9094



Priced to sell! (716)488-9094

ALUMINUM LADDER: 28’ Extension $99. 716-488-9094 ROUTER





Dewalt with case $66 (716)4889094


With Magnetic Table. $3500. Call 716-595-2046. SURFACE






kies, two females. Please call 716 467 4192 or 716 467 2472

Miniature Yorki/mix puppies $300.00 3 female 3 male 716792-4496 GROOMING at Alpha K9 center also offers boarding. 716269-2109

need a grooming, or boarding, call Alpha K9 center 716-269-2109 PET CARE

FOUND DOG Tan Wire haired fox terrier found on Temple Rd Town of Dunkirk 716-7858405 FOUND FOX TERRIER Found Nov 4 Temple Rd Dunkirk Town. Tan Wire hair FoxTerrier wearing blue harness. 716-785-8405

Beltdriven, 4 cyl Wisconsin powered, Mfd by Construction Machinery. Needs work. $500. 716-595-2046

SHIH-TZU/BEAGLE PUPS For sale $50 House broken, well mannered, ready to go.Call Diane 716-753-2118.



2 stage, 24” width, like new! Priced to sell 716-488-9094

LIZARD/SNAKE CAGE 55 gallon aquarium with lamps, fogger, cover etc. $140 or BO 716-680-0566




Low prices. 716-484-4160.

WESTERN SNOW PLOW BLADE 7 1/2 feet long, 2 feet

high. From a mid-1990s Ford. $600. Call 716-595-2046.

716484-4160. 45” x 26” x 7 1/2”, 39” x 22” x 9”, 38” x 16” x 9”, 38” x 21” x 7”, 38” x 21” x 7”



$300. Call 716-484-4160.




YORKIE PUPPIES Two tiny females. First shots, wormed, w/ papers. (716) 467-4192.

Brand new pump with tank & pressure switch listed for $370.00 asking $250.00 716988-3538

KICK SLED(S) 2 Kick Sleds for Sale! Fun and easy to use during the long winter months. Just $250/obo



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Wood working shop, dust collection system by Penn State industries. Like brand new paid $400 asking $200. call evenings only 716-988-3538


Accidents • Social Security Disability Workers’ Compensation

Mickey Mantle 1960 Topps Baseball Card. Good Condition, asking just $239.00 / OBO 716-487-2448

RE-CURVE BOW Re-curve Bow $75.00 with arrows. Leave message if no answer. 716-672-5617 22-250 VARMINT RIFLE Call for information. 716-672-5617





area. Beautiful mountainside get away in the Hills of the Allegheny Region. Visit us at for more information or call (716)483-1384

WANTED i need 2 bedroom lower unfurnished apartment or house in Dunkirk, NY. need washer dryer hook up



1,300sq. ft. high traffic location in West Ellicott close to the Chautauqua Mall. Commercial zone, also available as a private home. Plenty of parking, call for more details. 716-488-2399


4 Bedroom, Free Gas, Barn, Machine Shed, Hen House, Garage, Yard, Pasture, Woods B438696 Call Lisa 716-545-9453

Forestville area. $385/month, utilities included. No pets. 716-672-9015





DOGS 8 wks, shots, wormed & vet checked. Champion lines on top side. $300. Call 814-7574589 leave message


2500+ sq. ft commercial building outside of Jamestown. Prime high traffic location off Foote Ave. Ext. 1 acre of land in excellent shape. Semi-Truck accessible. All comercial zone, great for offices , health care centers etc. $2,000 a month for rent or $185,000 for sale. Available Now. Call for details. 716-488-2399

Renovated w/appliances, D/W. Heat and hot water inc. Storage, Celoron. From $660 Call 716 450 2254




1000 and 2000 sq ft. Allen St. industrial district in Jamestown. Very reasonable rates. 716-484-4160

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Experienced for 25 years and bring own cleaning supplies. Willing to travel to Chautauqua, Cattaraugus, & Erie County. $13.00 an hour, price may vary by house size. Call Kelley at 716-397-9727


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Lower your Gas and Electric Utility Bills, Earn Free Energy, Switch to Ambit Energy at 716-640-3957.

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cellulose. See our main ad under Builders & Remodelers. 716-640-0604



Dry, Secure Location. Campers, RVs, and Motorhomes. Space still available. 716484-4160



beautiful cond. suv 4x4 xlt package. leather moon roof. 112k miles. asking $7200 716672-7242

TRUCKS 1993 FORD LTA9000 Aero Max 106 with Cummins N14 Electronic Diesel Engine. Cab in rough shape. $4,300. 716595-2046.

With Bucket Lift. Only 70,000 miles. $4,700. 716-595-2046. 1977 CHEVY C 60

Cab 4x4 Z-71 off road package, bed liner, RUNS GREAT! 110,000 miles, $9000.00. 716-397-4382


1994 ford f350 2wd, 7.3 diesel 5 spdwinter free. excellent cond. $7800. new dump 9 foot 716-672-7242


4 wheel drive, 166 thousand miles. Good rubber tires. Great winter Truck. $1,800. 716225-6711 1999 FORD RANGER





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Dry, Secure Location. Space still available. 716-484-4160

Late 1950s. Serial number 5719. Runs. $5,500 or best offer. 716-595-2046 1999 CHEVY SILVERADO Burgundy & Silver, club cab, 144,XXX miles, rough body but runs like a workhorse. $1,500 OBO 716-358-4785



Holmes 600 Winch: $1,500, Holmes 500: $1,200, Holmes 480: $1,200, Holmes 440: $1,000. 716-595-2046. BRAND NEW SPARE TIRE Single Master Craft spare tire. Never used 225/50-R17 mud and snow on new wheel. Bought for 2010 Mercury Milan $200 firm. 716-467-0113

Caterpillar, Chevy, Cummins, Detroit, Ford, International, Mack, Volvo. 716-595-2046.


147 Gallons, Aluminum, With Saddles and Straps, 63” long, 25” diameter. $400 each. 716-595-2046. 2 PETERBILT FUEL TANKS


86” wide. Door/Hatch is 88” wide x 54” high x 3” thick. $3,500 or best offer. 716595-2046. MAXON LIFT GATE # BMRAW

Columnlift Series, For 102” wide trailer, 86” wide deck, 3500 lb capacity. $1,800. 716595-2046.

CAR VEHICLE PARTS Buick, Cadillac, Chevrolet, Dodge, Ford, Oldsmobile, Subaru, Volkswagen. 716-595-2046 PHILLIPS TRAILER Low body,

dual axles, heavy duty tires, electric brakes, 13ft 6in long x 6ft wide, all steel great shape, & new paint. $3000 716-326-3006.

24’ TRUCK BOX - 101” WIDE

With Side Door & Roll-Up Back Door. Translucent Roof, Good Shape. $1,400. 716-595-2046. VOLVO ENGINE - 7.3 LITER

275hp, Engine Family # YVTXH07.350S. Approximate Year 2000. $2,800. 716595-2046. 20 SETS - LOW PRICE RIMS

Cadillac, BMW, Mercedes, Devino, MB Wheels, FLIK, Sport Edition, Elbrus, etc. 716-484-4160

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December 6, 2013 Chautauqua Star  

The December 6, 2013 edition of the Chautauqua Star.