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VOLUME 6 ISSUE 48 The Offiicial Newspaper of the Village of Ellicottville, the Town of Ellicottville, Ellicottville Central Schools and the Towns of Great Valley, NY and Mansfield, NY

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Christmas Traditions Continue This Weekend Last weekend marked the start of the Christmas season in Ellicottville, with a weekend-long celebration that included the lighting of both the traditional Christmas tree, as well as the new Ski Tree (which, if you haven’t seen it yet, be sure to check it out in front of the 1887 building!) This weekend brings other can’t-miss holiday traditions to the Village to continue the spirit of the season. On Friday, Dec. 1, carry on the tradition started more than 12 years ago by Ellicottville’s beloved Bob McCarthy at Bob McCarthy’s Irish Christmas returns to Ellicottville Brewing Company. When you walk through the gates at Ellicottville Brewing Company, the first thing you will see is the table full of cakes and pies, baked by Bob’s friends who have taken their favorite recipe and created a mouthwatering unique masterpiece. The pie or cake can be yours with a small donation. When asked where did this all start, McCarthy would answer, “It started with a little magic.” The reality is it came from the goodness of his heart. Bob’s adopted charity, the Rotary Club of Ellicottville via the Foundation for Youth, established Family Support for Ellicottville as an affiliate to continue to fill the need in the community. Discussing the concept of Santa’s Workshop with a Rotary

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HV’s Snowsports School Co-Directors Combine Talents for the Season By Alicia Dziak

The ski and snowboard season has officially begun, and with it comes the excitement of getting back to the slopes and getting reacquainted with your ski legs. While skiing and snowboarding are much like riding a bicycle­—once you learn how, you don’t really forget­—they are also sports that are constantly evolving and giving you opportunities to improve. One way to hone those skills is to take a lesson, and Holiday Valley’s team

December 16 Demo Day Holiday Valley December 31 Holiday Valley Torchlight Parade

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Town Planning Board Discusses Proposed Medical Practice By Caitlin Croft

The November 2017 meeting opened with the Public Hearing on PB2017-02 a Special Use Permit for a proposed Major Home Occupation to be located at 6469 Route 242 E. This is a proposed part-time chiropractic office. Dr. Leo Kronert

Density District. There will be open three days per will be no construction on week from 10 a.m.-5 p.m. the building and therefore This is currently a twodoes not need a Site Plan dwelling building; Kronert or Architectural Review. intends to keep the second The name plate on the door floor as a rental and will must be less than 2 square live and work from the feet. Concerns regarding lower unit. the parking have been A Medical Practice is addressed and an easement allowable with Special Use Permit in a Medium See Town Planning Board page 5

Flowers off the Farm: Hand Picked for You! By Caitlin Croft

Lately, in the Village of Ellicottville, there has been new business after new business. The latest opening is Flowers off the Farm located at 8-10 Washington Street through Ava Grace Fashions. (Which if you haven’t been

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Senior-Laden Eagles Set High Hoops Hopes By Sam Wilson

They’ve become a constant for Dave McCann and the Ellicottville boys basketball team, but 2017-18 will bring the end for a trio of four-year varsity stars and a class of 12 total seniors on this year’s roster. McCann surely doesn’t want to think about life without Austin Grinols, Griffin Chudy and all-state center Elliot Bowen, his trio of returning league all-

stars each in their fourth varsity year. While all three have put together multiple impressive statistical seasons, McCann said as seniors they’ve adapted to stronger leadership as the team returns all five starters from last year’s 16-4 season. “They are taking a lot more ownership now, being older, being more mature, over what’s going on in practices and making sure that things are running See ECS Basketball page 4

to yet, you must check out on your next visit!) Nicole Polino of Mansfield has been growing two acres of flowers for arrangements for the past three years now. I got a chance to check out the shop and chat her up about out how

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Snowboarding: It’s a Generational Thing Now By Caitlin Croft

With the 2020 decade fast approaching, the snowboarding world will be entering its sixth decade of existence. With the mainstream catching on in the late 80s and 90s, we are now entering into the third generation of boarders. “It’s a grassroots thing— snowboarding,” Spencer Timkey tells me as we chat

at The Boardroom High Top. Timkey is the second generation of owners at The Boardroom. In 1984, Mike Timkey opened Alpine Ski Rental. In 1991, he bought his first boards and since then it evolved into The Boardroom. “We recently welcomed our third generation to the Timkey clan with my nephew,”

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Spencer said. “It is so cool to see these grassroot snowboarding families bringing in their kids to pass on the love of the sport. You have some old school boarders that only want their kids on boards.” They are seeing the 30-somethings with young families coming in, eager to get their kids into snowboarding. It seems that over the past decade it was more a “ski family” with a few sibilings deciding to try their hand at snowboarding. It is amazing that this sport is now turning into a cross

generation lifestyle. “This will be the 5th Olympics with snowboarding and the 2nd time that slopestyle has been featured,” Timkey tells me as we walk back to the work room, so he can work on a customer’s new board. After it was all mounted, Timkey invited the customer back to give them the run down on their new set up. The smile on their face was priceless as Timkey explained what the difference between their old board and the new one will be. Also, The Boardroom features a ‘try before you buy’ deal that will help you hone in on what board is best for you. Listening to Timkey, it was fascinating all the differences. Their staff is all well versed in the product lines and will help you find the perfect board for you. The Boardroom also features ‘Free Rental Tuesday’ so if you are hesitant about getting out there, this is your opportunity! (I will be trying my hand at snowboarding this year, that’s for sure!) “We want as many new people exposed to the sport as possible. It’s a lifestyle. I like to call it a Friend Sport because it isn’t competitive, and it is about riding with friends and family,” Timkey passionately tells me. The enthusiasm at The Boardroom is on a whole different level. The hottest thing in Boarding this year is the new Step On from Burton. This is a step on binding that allows you to get to shredding faster. The Boardroom is 1 of 70 retailers in the country to carry the binding… way cool. Some of the lines that they carry include: Roxy, Burton, Darn Tough, Lib Tech Solomon, Oakley and Giro. They also do daily ski and board rentals. In addition to all the gear for the slopes, there is everything from après wear to luggage to 716 snapbacks. “When someone comes in and chooses to spend money with us, we want them to get the best quality and give them the best experience… an online retailer doesn’t give you a high five when you buy a new board,” Timkey jokes. The Boardroom can be found at 6113 Route 219. Check out their website for hours and rental rates You can contact The Boardroom at theboardroomsnowboardshop@gmail. com, on Twitter at @BoardroomEville or Facebook at The Boardroom Snowboard Shop or just pick up the phone and call (716) 699-5620. The Boardroom Stoke-O-Meter is set to ‘Holy Stokes’ and they are certainly stoked for this early 2017-2018 season! theboardroomsnowboardshop@, on Twitter at @BoardroomEville or Facebook at The Boardroom Snowboard Shop or just pick up the phone and call (716) 699-5620. The Boardroom Stoke-O-Meter is set to ‘Holy Stokes’ and they are certainly stoked for this early 2017-2018 season!



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smooth,” McCann said. “I think they’re taking a lot more ownership of themselves and the team knowing it’s their senior year and the last go-’round for them. “It’s more of a group thing,” McCann added of leadership, “but again we’ve got three guys in Austin, Griff and Elliot that have been here for four years and Austin and Griff are a little bit more vocal in their leadership whereas Elliot is more of a lead-by-example kind of player. He’s not always the loudest kid on the court but he’s the type of kid that’s going to lead by doing things the right way on the court.” The Eagles shared the CCAA East II division title with Franklinville after splitting the regular season with their rival Panthers, but fell 66-48 in the Section 6 Class D semifinals. The Eagles hope a busy December including three tournaments — at Salamanca (this weekend), Ellicottville (Dec. 14-16) and the IAABO in Allegany (Dec. 29-30) — test this year’s team and prepare it for league play and the postseason. With this many seniors, McCann doesn’t want to see a slow start. “We need to start fast, come right out of the gates and look like we’re an experienced team,” he said, “which I think at times during the scrimmages last week, a couple of them we struggled to get going early and it took us a quarter or two quarters to kind of shake the rust off a little bit. I’m hoping that come Friday (against Clymer in Salamanca) that we are able to just come out and play hard right from the get-go and kind of get going. “Whenever we make the schedule, we’re always looking for some good competition wherever we can and we haven’t played in the IAABO Tournament in a long time (since 1998) and I thought that was kind of a neat thing for the kids to be involved in this coming year. They’ve kind of had their eye on that tournament for a couple of years and I think it’s going to be kind of neat for them to get in to play and see what we can do.” Bowen led the Eagles in points (20 per game), rebounds (15) and blocks (3) last year, while Chudy added 13 points, six rebounds and five assists per game and Grinols averaged 12 points, five rebounds and four assists. Classmates Deric Leiper and Noah Stuve added five and four points per game, respectively, and junior Steven Rowland posted four per game off the bench. “With another year of experience at the varsity level and a little bit more confidence, this year I’m already seeing that,” McCann said of Stuve and Leiper. “Probably our sixth man is going to be Steve Rowland, who was up as a sophomore last year and he’s a junior. He’s been

impressive for us to see coming off the bench because he kind of gives us a little spark, gives us a little offense off the bench and he makes us a little bit bigger, too.” Other seniors include Matt Grigsby, Mitchell Sexton, Robert Neumann, Evan Palmater (all returners) and newcomers Vaughn Bomberry, Cody Luder and Parker Rieman. Along with the returning Rowland, Brennan Finn and Brenden Chudy join the team as juniors. Bowen’s 2016-17 accolades included the NYSSWA first-team Class D all-state, first-team Big 30 all-star, CCAA East II MVP and All-Western New York honorable mention. McCann wants to see depth and balance from this team, making it harder for opponents to focus on his start big man. “We spent a lot of time not only in the summer but also in the preseason here working on ball movement and playing off each other and getting a little bit more movement in our offense and just finding the open guy,” McCann said. “I think at times in the past if we were struggling to get the ball inside and score, I think maybe we tried to force some things that weren’t there but I think this year we’re a little bit better prepared from an offensive standpoint of moving the ball and finding the right shot.” The 2017 Ellicottville boys basketball schedule: (All games 7:30 unless otherwise indicated) Dec. 1 vs. Clymer (Salamanca Tournament), 7:30 p.m. 2 Salamanca or Catt.-L.V. (Sala. Tourn.), TBD 8 Randolph 14 vs. Frewsburg (Ellicottville Tournament) 16 TBD (Ellicottville Tournament) 29 vs. Salamanca (IAABO, at Allegany-Limestone), 4:15 p.m. 30 TBD (IAABO, at Allegany-Limestone), TBD January 4 at Forestville 8 at Franklinville 11 Cattaraugus-Little Valley 16 at North Collins 22 at Randolph 26 Forestville 30 Franklinville February 2 at Cattaraugus-Little Valley 6 Pine Valley 8 North Collins 10 vs. Newfane, at Williamsville South, TBA 13 Gowanda

Daemen College women’s volleyball player Courtney Scanlan, an Ellicottville Central School graduate, earned a spot on the All-East Coast Conference second-team. Scanlan and teammate Meghan Ballou (Eden) were two of 16 ECC student-athletes who earned All-ECC accolades following a vote of the league’s eight head coaches.

the regular season ranked among the ECC leaders in kills (eighth), kills per set (ninth), service aces (14th), and service aces per set (16th). Scanlan started in 23 of the squad’s 27 total matches, while appearing in all 27 games and playing 99 overall sets. She posted seven double-doubles this season, four more than total last year and regis-

Ellicottville’s Scanlan Named All-ECC Scanlan, a 6-foot-1 redshirt junior outside hitter who transferred after two years at Stony Brook, made an impact in her second season as a Wildcat, leading the team in service aces (34) and service aces per set (.34), while also ranking second on the team in total kills (289) and kills per set (2.92), third in total blocks (30) and fourth in digs (221). She finished

tered double-figure kills in 14 contests this season. Scanlan notched 20 or more digs in three matches in 2017, and registered a career-best 25 in Daemen’s 3-1 loss to Clarion University. She nailed down a career-high 20 kills to lead the Daemen offense in a dramatic five-set loss to American International College.

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Great Valley Town Board Approves 2018 Insurance Policy

By Kellen M. Quigley

The Great Valley Town Board unanimously approved Trident Insurance through the Weast Insurance Agency LLC as the town’s insurance provider for 2018. The $25,272 insurance policy for 2018 will be a slight reduction from 2017, said Town Supervisor Dan Brown. However, all the coverage would remain the same. The council members all agreed they wanted to stay with Weast Insurance Agency, which had insured the town in 2017. Ned Fenton Insurance also issued a quote from New York Municipal Insurance Reciprocal (NYMIR). “The difficult part with insuring municipalities in New York state is there’s really only two companies,” Brown explained after the meeting. “Trident is a regular insurance company where NYMIR is a group of municipalities in business together.” Before they voted, Brown said the board discussed the options and concluded that being in an insurance pool was something they did not want to do. Brown said if there was a natural disaster somewhere in the state or a municipality in the pool lost several million dollars worth of property, everybody in the NYMIR group could sustain a higher cost than what was originally planned for the budget. “When we’re doing the budget, we really need to know right down to the penny what’s going to be in our budget for 2018,”

he said. “It’s all about controlling and managing spending. I like that and the board does, too.” The board plans to review the policy annually, Brown said, and they invited both insurance agencies to issue quotes again for the following year. Because the policy starts Dec. 1, 2017, Supervisor Brown said the board had to hold the special meeting Monday in order to approve a provider in time. He said it has to coincide with approving the upcoming year’s budget. The board also decided they should review the insurance policy and provider options every year, Brown said. The council members agreed they started the process later this year than they hope to in the future. “It would be nice instead of in the November meeting if we could do it in September or October and have a little more time to digest it,” said council member Gerald Musall. Council member Lori Finch suggested they could start looking at the policies and options as early as July to have several months to prepare. A possible issue with starting too soon is not having a budget and needing to use the previous year’s figures, Brown said. He said the numbers may not change much, but if a big purchase or loss were to happen, it could throw off the quoted figures. “We will review this again next year and be better prepared and do it much sooner than four days before,” he added.

Ellicottville 's Christmas Stroll

Saturday, December 2, 2017 Experience a very unique, old fashioned holiday season in Ellicottville

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member, Bob fell in love with it and came up with a way to support the program—Irish Christmas, which raises funds and collects toys and gifts for Santa’s Workshop. Santa’s Workshop is designed for local families who can use a little extra during the holidays to come and pick out gifts for each other, have them wrapped and leave with not only gifts, but holiday spirit. This is a highly confidential and special service that Family Support for Ellicottville feels is a great way to give back to the community by helping local families in need. Throughout the year Family Support for Ellicottville directly helps families in the Ellicottville School District in a variety of ways. One hundred percent of all monies donated to Family Support remain in our community and support the needs that arise during these difficult economic times. Family Support for Ellicottville (an affiliate of the Rotary Foundation for Youth) is a 501c3

charitable foundation so your donation is tax deductible. Renamed “Bob McCarthy’s” Irish Christmas, the Rotary Club of Ellicottville continues to support this event. The Irish Christmas tradition continues in Bob’s honor as he touched so many in Ellicottville with his spirit and generosity. Although it can never be the same with his passing, Bob’s

dedication to this event inspires us to continue with his magic. It was McCarthy who said “I love doing Irish Christmas which is a night of Irish magic. I don’t know how the magic gets there, but it just does. That’s the beauty of it.” McCarthy’s wagon will be parked outside of EBC starting around 7 a.m., where new toys and unwrapped gifts are

Schedule of Events q to 5:30 - Santa and his Elves, arrive at Villaggio 4 to 5:30 - Cookie, in JV\rs. Claus' Kitchen at Katy's Cafe 4:15 - 5:30 Wagon rides in front of the Gazebo 5:30 - Ellicottville High School Band plays Christmas Carols 6:00- Living Nativity At the Gazebo: Ellicottville High School Jazz Choir will accompany

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4:30 REINDOG PARADE ON WASHINGTON ST. 6:00 LIVING NATIVITY AT THE GAZEBO collected for Santa’s Workshop and the Sheriffs Santa Program, which provides gifts to make Christmas a little special for less fortunate families. Again this year a number of restaurants will serve a special Irish dish at a reasonable price or you can order from the great EBC menu. The highlight, of course, is the Pie Auction and the intention is to continue the way Bob wanted it. Ed Frederickson and some

others have volunteered to create pie boxes, bird houses and special furniture in the “McCarthy tradition” and believe it or not, some of Bob’s creations will be auctioned off as well. The spirit of the season is unmatched in Ellicottville, and Bob McCarthy’s Irish Christmas is a perfect opportunity to share it with friends. Irish music by Gerry Dixon, food and fun and all for his favorite cause! Remember to be there— Friday, Dec. 1 at 6 p.m. at EBC to share the spirit with friends to help give back to families in our community. On Saturday, Dec. 2, the Christmas Stroll returns to Ellicottville and celebrates its 30th year in the Village. From 4 to 5:30 p.m.,

Santa and his elves will be at Villaggio, while Mrs. Claus will be baking some cookies at Katy’s Café. At 4:30, watch the famous reindog parade make its way through town. Guests can enjoy wagon rides in front of the gazebo from 4:15 to 5:30, followed by festive carols by the Ellicottville High School band at 5:30. At 6 p.m., guests will be treated to the Living Nativity at the Village gazebo, accompanied by the Ellicottville High School Jazz Choir. The Christmas Stroll is an old fashioned holiday celebration to remember. Don’t miss this opportunity to experience Ellicottville during the holiday season!

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LEGAL NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that, pursuant to resolution of the Town Board of the Town of Ellicottville, adopted on November 15, 2017 the said Town Board will hold a public hearing at the Town Hall, 1 W. Washington Street, Ellicottville, NY on the 20th day of December, 2017 at 6:00 o’clock pm to hear all interested persons for or against the adoption of a proposed Local Law entitled: “CODE OF ETHICS” BY ORDER OF THE TOWN BOARD OF THE TOWN OF ELLICOTTVILLE

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of instructors is ready for you—this year, led by a two-person team eager to share their talents with guests. Bob Armour has been working at Holiday Valley for six years, serving as Snowsports School Director for the past two. At the end of this season, he plans to retire, handing the baton to his CoDirector for this year, Allie Doro. Doro graduated from Ellicottville Central and Boston University before heading out west to pursue her love of skiing. She is a Professional Ski Instructor of America Level III instructor. “I taught in Steamboat for five winters and Aspen for one,” Doro said of her instructor experience. When the position at Holiday Valley opened up, Doro said the “ability to go into a managerial position and the encouragement from the community as I was applying” were huge motivators in bringing her back to her hometown. For the 2017-18 season, the two will share the position, which Armour said “will assure an easier and successful transition.” Doro and Armour will co-direct the 285-member school, which includes instructors and coaches for the Children’s Ski and Snowboard School, the Adult Ski and Snowboard School, the Lounsbury Adaptive Program, as well the Holiday Valley Race Team, Freestyle Team, Snowboard Team and Master’s Program. Among their numerous responsibilities are training and overseeing the

instructors. The thorough training process includes tours, skill development, fundamental movements and board movements for instructors, among other activities that go on throughout the season. “Bob is incredibly organized and has so much patience with the business process,” Doro said of her mentor. “Allie brings a more youthful look at things, a great personality and is great with people,” Armour noted. “She’s had experiences in Steamboat and Aspen that are different that Holiday Valley and will bring that here.” Doro explained that her customer service background serving high level clientele will aid in creating an exceptional guest experience at Holiday Valley. Both noted that their staff is equally excited about the upcoming season. “Our instructors love the resort and love Ellicottville,” Armour said. “They are not only providing a lesson, but a lifestyle. It all goes back to the guest experience.” Doro added that in her short time here, she can already tell that “the staff loves skiing and snowboarding and will share that passion.” Holiday Valley offers a variety of group or private lessons for all abilities whenever the resort is open. “You’re never too old to start and there’s always an opportunity to improve,” Armour said. January marks the nation-wide Learn a Snowsport month, and as in years past, HV will be

offering some great deals for adults. All month long, Learn to Ski or Ride packages (which include a rental, beginner lift ticket and lesson) are half off. The Bring a Friend deal will give your friend half off the Learn to Ski or Ride package and you get a voucher for half off your lift ticket on your next visit. Or, if you stay at the Inn at Holiday Valley Sunday-Thursday, you can get a free Learn to Ski or Ride package. For those hesitant to start in the first place, Doro said “It’s always worth trying, and our instructors will provide an atmosphere where you feel safe to learn. Learning to ski or snowboard can be transformational for a person or a family, and it will change your whole winter!” HV’s Snowsports School will certainly be ready when Mother Nature is, and in the meantime, think snow— it’s sure to be a fantastic winter, and one that both co-directors are looking forward to. “I would like to try and get in a run with all of the instructors,” Doro said. “I’m excited to create 200 new relationships and to encourage learning.” “I’m looking forward to enjoying every part of my last year here,” said Armour. “I want to provide a thorough and successful transition to Allie. And ski more!” For more information on lessons available at Holiday Valley, visit


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Kronert’s past business practices, which included submitting false claims to Medicare and private health insurances seeking reimbursement for services that were never rendered. The board advised that it is not in their power to dictate how someone has run their business whether past or present; it is their duty to review proposed projects and see if they fit the criteria in the Town Code. After the comments, the Short State Environmental Quality Review found there to be no potential impacts and a negative declaration was given. The Board made a motion to approve the Special Use Permit with the following conditions:

Use of the Major Home Occupation will be for Dr. Kronert only, all sections of the code in Section 12.7 met, an easement between the adjoining property owners must be fully executed and all parking must be accommodated on site. There was a second and the Board approved the Special Use Permit. Next, there were minor corrections to the minutes from the October 2017 meeting. After the corrections were made, there was motion to accept the minutes as corrected, a second and they were approved. The next regularly scheduled meeting of the Town Planning Board is to be determined.

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So you made it through the Thanksgiving holiday with only a slight bump up on the scale. But wait, this festive season is just getting started. What can that mean for your waistline? Is it possible to celebrate the season without packing on extra pounds? The answer is YES! Being health-conscious doesn’t necessarily mean that you can’t enjoy the holiday season and have a little bit of what you fancy. It simply means that you should continue to be vigilant and be prepared for the festivities. There are many ways in which you can help to strike a balance between maintaining a healthy diet and joining in with the fun and festivities. For instance, start your

day off with exercise. Exercising in the morning can help ensure better behavior all day long, according to a study published in the journal Medicine and Science in Sports and Exercise. Using brain scans, researchers found that when women worked out in the a.m., they not only moved more the rest of the day, but they also responded less to pictures of tempting food compared with the days they didn’t do a morning workout. The upshot: fewer cravings for high-fat fare. Also, avoid banking calories. Cutting back all day so you can indulge at an event that night only sets you up for a pig-out. Why? You’re freaking starving! “It’s easy to get out of control when you’re faced with high-calorie choices,” says Tanya Zuckerbrot, RD, author of The Miracle Carb Diet. Be sure to eat your three squares and a couple of snacks. Aim for lots of fruits and veggies, whole grains, and lean protein. Choose your alcoholic beverages carefully. Trust me when I tell you this IS a struggle, but, it can

be the difference between a handful of calories and a few hundred calories, which adds up significantly when multiplied by half a dozen cocktails throughout the evening. I have found if you alternate a glass of water and a drink, you can save your self a lot of extra calories. It’s really tempting to throw on baggy sweaters and loose pants this time of year, but wearing form-fitting clothes can actually make you pay more attention to what you eat and whether your body changes from week to week. If the pants you put on last week feel a little tight this week, don’t throw them in the back of your closet! Wear them anyway, and just pay more attention to your other healthy habits. And lastly, be awesome the next day! Don’t let one night ruin your next day. Just because the holidays are a time to celebrate doesn’t mean every day needs to be a celebration. Set aside one or two nights a week to really enjoy yourself, but stick to your usual routine the rest of the time.

Window Decoration Contest Winners Announced

The decorations keep getting better and better every year and that makes our judges happy! This year, nearly every business in Ellicottville had the Christmas Spirit and decorated their windows for our panel that walked around to score each and every participant that contacted the Chamber office for registration. This year’s winners are: 1st Place – Kazoo II 2nd Place – Katy’s Café 3rd Place – The Law Firm of John C. Nelson Stop by, take a look and see why our judges selected these great displays. Among the judges this year were Sharon Metz of Entercom Radio, Anita West of 97 Rock, and Dave Elder of Party Squad.

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Dekdebruns and Finnerty’s Team Up for Ski Movie Premiere Dec. 2

By Alicia Dziak

With last week’s opening of Holiday Valley, it’s time to get excited about the upcoming ski season, and for those of you looking for a unique way to celebrate, how about checking out the premiere of a new ski movie? On Saturday, Dec. 2, Dekdebruns presents “This is Home,” a film by The Faction Collective, at Finnerty’s Tap Room. “We’ve carried Faction Skis for six years,” said Ciara Peters of Dekdebruns. “This is their first year creating a ski movie.”

Owner Greg Dekdebruns added that Faction is promoting a world tour for the film, and offered it to their retail partners. (The film will also be viewed in far off places like Switzerland and Greece the same night as it will be playing in Ellicottville.) The movie’s tagline is “A journey to find what makes us skiers,” and follows some of Faction’s athletes. “We looked for a venue to handle the people, and one with a casual atmosphere,” said Dekdebrun of the choice to partner with Finnerty’s for

the event. In addition to the movie, there will be a Chinese auction with lots of prizes from Faction, Dekdebruns and Finnerty’s. With every food or drink purchase, guests will receive tickets for the auction. Admission to the premiere is free and the event is family-friendly. The pre-party begins at 6 p.m. on Saturday at Finnerty’s at 11 Mill Street in Ellicottville, with the movie premiering at 8 p.m. For more info, visit the event page on Facebook.

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Ellicottville Distillery to Release New York Craft Honey Spirit

By Deb Everts

Ellicottville Distillery is about to launch New York Craft Honey Spirit — made with locally crafted honey — hopefully in early December, according to Distiller Bryan Scharf. To craft the spirit, he ferments honey to mead, then distills it to a spirit, which is an ancient process that requires time, patience and dedication similar to distilling spirits made from grain. “Mead is classified as a wine but, because it’s honey, it’s under its own classification,” he said. “Like the other spirits — vodka, whiskey and bourbon — it gets distilled in a copper still and smells like honey while it’s fermenting.” Local beekeeper Bob Brachmann of Little Valley supplies the honey used for the mead. Scharf has coordinated with him to

keep some of his bees on his property near the distillery. His interest in distilling mead began about five years ago when Brachmann originally put bees behind his father’s house across the street, and it evolved from there. “I was learning about it as I dabbled with it on my own and it carried over to this business because it was something I was passionate about,” he said. “I like doing it and I like the way it tastes. It actually has a real nice character to it.” Scharf said Brachmann brings the honey to him in five-gallon buckets. The process is a little tedious because it takes a couple of hours just to get the honey thinned and diluted; it’s also a sticky mess. For the most part, Scharf does this process on his own. Because the process is such a different concept for some people, Scharf said

it can be a little confusing, but it’s keeping with his focus of using 100 percent local agricultural products such as grains and, now, honey. According to Scharf, honey is 80-82 percent sugar, so it has to be diluted with water at the ratio of three-pounds of honey to one-gallon of water, which results in 15 percent alcohol. He said the fermentation makes it into alcohol. “Since 82 percent sugar doesn’t ferment, it has to be diluted before fermenting,” he said. “I take it the next step farther by distilling the mead, then putting it in oak barrels, which makes it a really interesting spirit. It’s light and not a sweet spirit, but you can taste the honey in it.” Scharf said making a honey spirit from 100 percent honey is not done very often. It’s a challenge because it’s expensive and it can be difficult to find a good source of raw honey. He said a lot of distillers infuse their spirits with honey, while his product is truly a spirit derived from 100 percent honey. He said when bottled, it will be 40 percent alcohol, or 80 proof. According to Scharf, his new honey spirit is going to be a limited release and he’ll have only about 400 bottles available. He said the process uses about 1,500 pounds of honey, so there is an incredible 3½ pounds of honey in each bottle. The Ellicottville Distillery officially opened its doors for business in October 2016. In addition to being chief distiller, Scharf also manages the distillery and is in charge of most of the day-to-day

operations. His partners, Charlie and Liz Bares of Ellicottville, own the farmlands where the corn and barley crops are grown making the distillery selfsustaining and allowing it to operate independently. Scharf said the ability to grow their own products sets them apart, unlike most distilleries that buy commodity grain. The distillery currently offers the more traditional corn whiskey and vodka. Along with honey spirits, he hopes to add other products in the future including a line of 100 percent corn bourbon that he’s currently working on but, he said, won’t be released for two more years. “There’s a demand for bourbon and it doesn’t go bad. Alcohol mellows with age. The longer it sits, the better it gets,” he said. According to Scharf, the building housing the distillery is owned by his father, Don Scharf, who often helps him, and is an ideal place for a distillery with high ceilings and ample space. The interior of the building has a 40-by-60foot open floor plan that was newly renovated last year to accommodate the distillery and retail area. It has a tasting room with a beautiful copper-topped bar, and upstairs there is a mezzanine for bottles and storage. The fermentors and still are downstairs, along with a bottling and labeling area, and a retail space. Ellicottville Distillery is located at 5462 Robbins Road near Ashford Junction. Public tastings are currently held on Saturdays from 1 to 4 p.m. For more information, visit the distillery online at


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this passion turned into a profession. Walking in, the smell of fresh pine and lavender fills the air. The store is now featuring Christmas wreaths, poinsettias, lavender trees and Christmas cacti. “I have been growing flowers since I was a child, so it only made sense to make my passion my career,” said Nicole. There will be fresh cut flowers year-round. Also, this holiday season, she will be doing gift wrapping. I don’t know about you, but this is music to my ears— imagine shopping around Ellicottville and stopping in to talk with Nicole as she perfectly wraps each present. “During the summer months, I will have hanging baskets, vegetable plants and whatever flowers are in season. I am also looking to start a ‘flower share’,” she said. This is similar to a farm share where instead of vegetables you get flowers. It will be highly customizable, and you can do weekly or monthly. Nicole advises to check social media this spring for details. Currently, Nicole is having two green houses built so that she can carry summer flowers year-round. In addition to what the shop offers, custom orders are always welcomed and she delivers! “I have three hardworking farmboys for sons who love

to help their mother in the garden,” Nicole said. “It has been amazing to pass on my love for farming to my children and see their excitement.” When asking what the driving force to expand to a brick and mortar location was, Nicole stated, “There were many female business owners in town who encouraged me to open my own shop. I have been doing a lot of the flower arrangements for the weddings at HoliMont for a few seasons now along with arrangements for so many in the area; it only made sense to expand.” She added that, “It has been overwhelming the support I have received from the community and looking forward to the future!” Flowers from the Farm will be open Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday 10 a.m. – 5 p.m., but you can always get a hold of Nicole at (716) 258-8655. “I will be having a grand opening soon, so keep an eye out on Facebook and Instagram.” @flowersoffthefarm for Instagram and Flowers off the Farm on Facebook. This is yet another great addition to this beautiful little village, be sure to put Flowers off the Farm on your list for the next jaunt to Ellicottville!

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Evelyn A. Brewer, 95, of Ellicottville passed away Nov. 23, 2017 at Mercy Hospital in Buffalo, NY. She was born June 29, 1922 in East Otto, NY, the daughter of the late John and Laura Emke. Mrs. Brewer was married to Courtney Brewer who predeceased her in 1961. She was a Head Teller at M & T Bank in Ellicottville for many years until her retirement. She was a member of the Ellicottville American Legion Aux., Ellicottville Vol. Fireman’s Aux. and the Order of the Eastern Star. She loved spending time with her family, especially during Christmas time, she was an avid reader and enjoyed her crossword puzzles with her morning coffee. She was the true Matriarch of the family.   Mrs. Brewer is survived by a son William (Helena) Brewer of Little Valley, NY and two daughters Linda(Brian) Dobson of Hiawassee,GA and Susan (Skip) Evans of Limestone, NY and seven grandchildren and 17 great grandchildren and a great great granddaughter. Also surviving is a daughter in law Alice Brewer of Killbuck, NY and several nieces and nephews.   Besides her loving husband, she is predeceased by two sons Dennis Brewer and an infant son George Brewer and three brothers John, Fred and Larry Emke and three sisters Leona Emke, Loretta Ferry and Caroline Lang.    Friends may call at the Mentley Funeral Home Inc. 411 Rock City Street in Little Valley, NY on Tuesday, Nov. 28, 2017 from 11a.m. - 1pm.    Funeral services will be held on Tuesday at 1pm from the funeral home with Dr. John Brewer, grandson of Evelyn,officiating.   Burial will be in Sunset Hill Cemetery in Ellicottville, NY. Memorials may be made to the charity of the donor’s choice.

Celebrate the Season! Shatterproof Ornaments and Bacon

By Mary Heyl

Now that the turkey leftovers are all gone and the Thanksgiving decorations are put away, the countdown to the holiday season has officially begun. Get ready for the most wonderful (and the busiest!) time of year with some decorating tips, a new recipe and easy DIY gifts that everyone on your list will enjoy, especially if they enjoy bacon! If 2017 has brought you a new little member of the family, such as a baby or a new pet, holiday decorating has become a bit more complicated! Whether these little ones are part of your immediate family or you are expecting grandkids or “grandpets” to visit, make sure to keep a few safety tips in mind. As you’re hanging the ornaments on the tree, move the fragile glass ornaments toward the top of the tree or consider skipping them this year (especially if you’ve got a toddler or two on the move!). Shatter-proof ornaments are a great, inexpensive alternative that will add bling to your tree but won’t break if they’re pulled or knocked off the branches. It’s a good idea to replace your traditional ornament hooks with ribbon hangers (available at craft stores). They can’t be easily removed from an ornament, like the typical small metal hooks, and aren’t nearly as dangerous to little eyes or mouths. You may consider adding a few ornaments to your tree this year—for a

very good reason. Jingle bell-type ornaments are a great addition to the tree because you’ll only be able to hear them if someone is touching the tree, whether curious paws or eager little hands! If you have young children and/or an expensive ornament collection, the worst scenario imaginable is for the tree to come toppling forward. To prevent this from happening, put the tree up in the corner, if possible, and use removable picture-hanging hooks or small cup hooks on either side of the tree at different levels. Run fishing line across the tree at various heights and secure it to the hooks. You may lose a few ornaments if the tree tips over, but everyone will be much safer. For a fun, shatterproof ornament and a great kids’ activity, make your own reindeer ornaments. Visit the bulk food section of the grocery store, and get a bag of unshelled walnuts. First, split the walnut in half and clean it out (enjoy this tasty, healthy treat!). Using brown paper or felt, cut out small reindeer antlers and get a piece of red hanging ribbon ready. Go around the rim of the walnut halves with craft glue and position your antlers and hanging ribbon. Bring the halves together and hold tight, smoothing any excess glue with your finger. Glue on a mini red pompom for a nose and draw on the eyes or use googly eyes. Let dry and hang on the tree! Add a homemade touch to your holiday gifts by including a jar of this tasty,

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month at 1:30 pm. The December 6th book is “The Magic Strings of Frankie Presto” by Mitch Albom. Contact Joyce Evans at 474-7679 for more information. New members are always welcome to join this relaxed and informal group! Adult Coloring – come join Cathy Lacy for a relaxing, stress free, creative break in your day! Every Tuesday from 2 pm to 3 pm at the Ellicottville Library. Free program, all supplies provided. Bring Out Your Inner Child!!! Knitting (& crochet) Club – The Knitting Club meets on Mondays at the Library. The next meeting is December 11th from 6-8 pm. All abilities welcome – just bring some yarn and your needles! Story time is every Wednesday at 11:00 a.m. www.ellicottvillelibrary. org – check out our newly designed website for more information on new arrivals of books, coming events and classes, and browse the system catalog for books, eBooks and movies.

‘Every Breath You Take’ by Mary Higgins Clark

Mary Higgins Clark and Alafair Burke are back with their fourth book in the New York Times bestselling Under Suspicion series. Every Breath You Take follows television producer’s Laurie Moran investigation of the unsolved Met Gala murder in which a wealthy widow was pushed to her death from the famous museum’s rooftop. As the Under Suspicion crew pries into the lives of a super wealthy real estate family with secrets to hide, danger mounts for all those involved.

easy caramelized onion and bacon jam. In a deep 12-inch skillet, cook 1 ½ pounds of finely chopped bacon on medium heat for 30 minutes or until crisp and the fat has rendered, stirring occasionally. With a slotted spoon, transfer the bacon to a paper-towel-lined plate. Remove and discard all but 2 tablespoons of bacon fat from the skillet. To the fat in the skillet, add 3 large finely chopped onions, 1 medium finely chopped leek, 2 cloves of finely chopped garlic and 1/4 teaspoon of salt. Cook on medium heat for 50 minutes or until caramelized and soft, stirring occasionally. Add ½ cup of balsamic vinegar, ½ cup of packed brown sugar, ½ teaspoon of dried oregano, ¼ teaspoon of nutmeg, bacon and ½ teaspoon of coarsely ground black pepper. Cook for 15 minutes or until the onions are very soft. Transfer the mixture to a food processor; pulse until finely chopped. Transfer to 4 small jars (makes about 3 cups of jam); refrigerate until cold. Jam may be refrigerated for up to 2 weeks. Serve on baguette slices or enjoy with pretzels for a savory treat!

This book is currently available in book format only at the Ellicottville Memorial Library. It is also available as a large print book or an audio book using our interlibrary loan program. Or download the eBook or eAudiobook version to your own device. Don’t forget, you can access over 15,300 eBooks and eAudiobooks using your library card!


A Calendar of Events for Ellicottville and Surrounding Communities Dec. 1 - 3 Christmas in Gowanda Train rides, Santa Snowflake Pet Walk, annual tree lighting ceremony, Holiday Spirit Parade... Dec. 1 - 3 Randolph’s Country Christmas Living Nativity, arts & crafts show, parade, Memory Tree Ceremony... Dec. 2 Christmas Cookie Sale for the Allegany Area Historical Association

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our members and friends is what makes this sale so successful year after year. For more information on this event please visit AlleganyHeritageCenter/ Dec. 2 Christmas Stroll An old fashioned Village Christmas tradition, a living Nativity complete with live sheep, a donkey and even a camel! Dec. 2 Christmas in the Park at Allegany State Park For more information on this event please visit events/101056967339239/

Dec. 2 Lonestar at the Seneca Allegany Resort & Casino For more information on this event please visit http:// events/lonestar Dec. 14 2017 Annual Santa’s Carnival This year’s event has been made possible by the generous support and contributions of private donors, the Toymakers of Randolph, Hotel Westgate, I.O.O.B. Club, Sons of the American Letion #535, the Holy Cross Athletic Club, Community Bank, and the American Legion Auxilary #535. For more information, please call (716) 945-1041.

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Maintenance Worker: The Ellicottville Central School District has an immediate job opening for a Maintenance Worker. Minimum qualifications include but are not limited to: One year of experience in either general building construction, maintenance, or repair work in one or more of the standard trades, such as carpentry, plumbing, electrical work, masonry, etc.; or One year of experience as a millwright or millwright apprentice. Candidates should possess either a high school diploma or GED. Interested candidates should send a letter of interest and application to Robert Miller, Superintendent, 5873 Route 219, Ellicottville, New York 14731. Applications are available on-line: The deadline to apply is Friday, December 8, 2017 TIM HORTONS NOW HIRING Springville and North Boston Locations - Openers and Weekend Staff (all positions) - apply in person or at www.timhortons. jobs Maintenance Worker: The Ellicottville Central School District has an immediate job opening for a Maintenance Worker. Minimum qualifications include but are not limited to: One year of experience in either general building construction, maintenance, or repair work in one or more of the standard trades, such as carpentry, plumbing, electrical work, masonry, etc.; or One year of experience as a millwright or millwright apprentice. Candidates should possess either a high school diploma or GED. Interested candidates should send a letter of interest and application to Robert Miller, Superintendent, 5873 Route 219, Ellicottville, New York 14731. Applications are available on-line: The deadline to apply is Friday, December 8, 2017

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For Rent House in Ellicottville; 4 bdrm, 3 baths, 2 kitchens, 2 fireplaces, sleeps 12. Available Christmas week and throughout the season. 716-432-8431 For Rent House in Ellicottville; 4 bdrm, 3 baths, 2 kitchens, 2 fireplaces, sleeps 12. Available Christmas week and throughout the season. 716-432-8431 CUBA - 2 bdrm. apt. No pets. For details, call (716)378-2407 For Rent 3 bedroom/2 bath, $200 per night, occupancy of 16. Fireplaces, everything provided to cook with in kitchen. Sheets provided bring your own pillows and blankets. 3 miles to Ellicottville/HolidayValley/ HoliMont - taxi service available. No pets, guns or ATV's. Contact Stan - call or tex 716-597-6330. Lower 2 bdrm, stove, refrig, $575 a mo. + util + sec. no pets, 372-9380 Park Centre currently has various modern apts. for rent. Call Denise for details 716-372-5555 ext 227

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NOTICE OF FORMATION OF THISTLE DOWN STABLE, LLC: Articles of Organization of Thistle Down Stable, LLC. Under Section 203 of the Limited Liability Company Law: The name of the limited liability company is: Thistle Down Stable, LLC. The date of filing of the Articles of Organization with the Department of State is September 14, 2017. The county within this State in which the office of the limited liability company is located is Cattaraugus. The address of the business is: 3575 McClure Hollow Road, Allegany, NY 14706. The secretary of state has been designated as agent upon whom process against it may be served and the post office address within this state to which the secretary of state shall mail a copy of any process against the limited liability company served upon it is: Cheri Stady, 3575 McClure Hollow Road, Allegany, NY 14706. The purpose of the business is horse boarding and riding lessons.

RFP - Internal Network Connections Equipment The Bradford Area School District issues a Request for Proposal for internal network connections equipment at the Floyd C. Fretz Middle School. Bid opening 12/14/2017 at 1:00 pm. For more information, contact the issuing Officer: John D Petruzzi Director of Technology Bradford Area School District 150 Lorana Ave Bradford, PA 16701 814-362-3841 ext. 2505

NOTICE OF FILING Name of Limited Liability Company: SunRay Memorial Park, LLC Date of Filing of Articles of Irgabuzation: May 25, 2017 County of Office: Cattaraugus Principal Office: 5367 Narrows Road, Little Valley, NY 14755 The Secretary of State has been designated as agent of the Company upon whom process against it may be served. The address which the Secretary of State shall mail a copy of any process against it is the Principal Office. The purpose of the Compan is Any lawful purpose. RFP - Structured Communications Cabling The Bradford Area School District issues a Request for Proposal for structured communications network cabling replacement at the Floyd C. Fretz Middle School. Pre0Bid Meeting 11/21/2017 at 2:30 pm. Bid opening 12/14/2017 at 1:00 pm. For more information, contact the Issuing Officer: John D. Petruzzi Director of Technology Bradford Area School District 150 Lorana Ave Bradford, PA 16701 814-362-3841 ext. 2505.

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NOTICE OF Formation of Jenny's Online Items, LLC. Articles of Organization has been filed with the Sec. of State of NY (SSNY) on 10/13/17. Office of location: Allegany County. SSNY designated as agent of LLC whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail process to: C/O the LLC, P.O. Box 501, Wellsville, NY 14895. NEW YORK STATE OFFICE OF PARKS, RECREATION AND HISTORIC PRESERVATION NOTICE TO BIDDERS Sealed bids for Boat Launch Rehabilitation, Sunset Bay State Marine Park, Town of Irving, Chautauqua County, New York will be received by the New York State Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation (OPRHP), Allegany Region at 2373 ASP Route #1, Suite 3, Salamanca, NY 14779 until 11:00 AM local time, December 13, 2017 when they will be publicly opened and read. Each bid must be prepared and submitted in accordance with the Instructions to Bidders and must be accompanied by Bid Security in the form of a certified check, bank check, or bid bond in the amount of: General Construction Contract D005297 $6,000.00 Six thousand dollars and zero cents This project consists of the rehabilitation of the existing boat launch ramp at Sunset Bay State Marine Park. It involves the removal and replacement of the lower portion of the existing boat launch ramp. The existing ramp is a dual launch (36' wide) ramp consisting of three (3) sections. The top section adjacent to the parking lot and headwalls will remain in place. At the base of this section, the 15-foot long 2nd portion is relatively flat (approx. 1° angle). The 3rd section is a steel pipe mat sitting on the bottom of the Creek. The 2nd and 3rd sections have deteriorated and are in need of replacement. The replacement ramp section will be the same plan area size as the two existing sections to be removed, and will be installed with an appropriate slope per typical boat ramp specifications. MINORITY AND WOMEN OWNED BUSINESS PARTICIPATION GOALS The following goals for MWBE participation on this project have been established at: Minority Owned Business Enterprise (MBE)

Park, Town of ation on this project Irving, Chautauqua have been County, New York November 30 - December 6, estab2017 lished at: will be received by the New York State Minority Owned Office of Parks, Re- Business Entercreation and Histor- prise (MBE) 13% ic Preservation Women Owned (OPRHP), Allegany Region at 2373 Business Enterprise (WBE) ASP Route #1, 17% Suite 3, SalaPROJECT COMmanca, NY 14779 until 11:00 AM loc- PLETION al time, December The completion 13, 2017 when they date for this project sendafter to: is 60 days will To berespond publiclyto a Box Number, agreement has opened and (Box read. Number) been approved by Each bid must be c/oand Olean Herald the NYS Compprepared sub- Times 639 Nortontrollerʼs DriveOffice. mitted in accordance with Olean, the In- NY Project 14760Specific Liquidated Damstructions to Bidages (Refer to Artders and must be icle 14, Section accompanied by 14.10).Legals Bid Security Legalsin the Starting on the adform of a certified vertisement date, check, bank check, the Bidding and or bid bond in the Contract Docuamount of: ments may be exGeneral amined free of Construction charge and obContract tained in person or D005297 by mail from $6,000.00 Carissa Hartson at Six thousand 2373 ASP Route dollars and zero #1, Suite 3, Salacents manca, NY 14779 This project confor a non-refundsists of the rehabilable fee of $49.00 itation of the exist(per set) and shiping boat launch ramp at Sunset Bay ping and handling as applicable. State Marine Park. Make checks payIt involves the reable to NYS moval and replaceOPRHP. ment of the lower portion of the exist- In accordance with State Finance Law, ing boat launch Section 139j, the ramp. The existing following agency ramp is a dual staff has been deslaunch (36' wide) ignated as ramp consisting of contacts for this three (3) sections. The top section ad- contract: Daniel Blamowski, jacent to the parkP.E., Senior Park ing lot and headEngineer (716) walls will remain in 354-9101 ext. 268 place. At the base Daniel.blamowski@ of this section, the 15-foot long 2nd Carissa Hartson, portion is relatively Administrative flat (approx. 1° (716) 354-9101 angle). The 3rd ext. 247 section is a steel Carissa.hartson@p pipe mat sitting on the bottom of the Creek. The 2nd and David A. Szuba, P.E., Associate 3rd sections have Park Engineer deteriorated and (716) 354-9101 are in need of replacement. The re- ext. 248 David.szuba@park placement ramp section will be the Please note that same plan area contacting any othsize as the two existing sections to be er agency staff regarding this conremoved, and will tract may be a violbe installed with an ation of State Finappropriate slope ance Law, Section per typical boat ramp specifications. 139j, resulting in a determination of MINORITY AND contractor non-reWOMEN OWNED BUSINESS PARTI- sponsibility. CIPATION GOALS BONDS The successful bidder will The following goals be required to furfor MWBE participation on this project nish a Performance Bond and a have been estabLabor and Material lished at: Bond in the statMinority Owned utory form of public Business Enterbonds required by prise (MBE) Sections 136 and 13% 137 of the State Women Owned Finance Law, each Business Enterfor 100% of the prise (WBE) amount of the Con17% tract. PROJECT COMAll RFIʼs are due PLETION by: 5:00 PM on The completion December 6, 2017. date for this project RFI’s received is 60 days after after this date will agreement has not be processed. been approved by There will be a prethe NYS Compbid meeting on trollerʼs Office. November 28, Project Specific 2017 at 10:00 AM Liquidated Damat Sunset Bay State ages (Refer to ArtMarine Park. icle 14, Section 14.10). Starting on the advertisement date, the Bidding and Contract Documents may be examined free of charge and obtained in person or by mail from Carissa Hartson at 2373 ASP Route #1, Suite 3, Salamanca, NY 14779 for a non-refundable fee of $49.00 (per set) and shipping and handling as applicable. Make checks payable to NYS OPRHP. In accordance with State Finance Law, Section 139j, the following agency staff has been designated as contacts for this contract: Daniel Blamowski, P.E., Senior Park Engineer (716) 354-9101 ext. 268 Daniel.blamowski@ Carissa Hartson, Administrative (716) 354-9101 ext. 247 Carissa.hartson@p David A. Szuba, P.E., Associate Park Engineer (716) 354-9101 ext. 248 David.szuba@park TM Please note that contacting any other agency staff regarding this conFinding a new job is tract may be a violation of State Finas easy as 1, 2, 3. ance Law, Section 1. resulting Create 139j, in aan account. determination of 2. Upload contractor non-re- your resume. sponsibility. 3. Apply to jobs that BONDS The successfulmatch bidder willwhat you are be required to furfor. fo nish a looking Performance Bond and a Labor and Material Bond in the statutory form of public bonds required by Sections 136 and

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Things look just a little bit different with this week’s edition of the Ellicottville Times. And while the changes aren’t revolutionary, we thought we’d take some time to let you know what’s different. Well, simply put, the only difference is 2 inches. Beginning with this edition, the Ellicottville Times is being printed on 22-inch paper rolls after being printed on 24inch paper rolls since its inception. The change came after our company, which also owns and prints the Olean Times Herald, The Bradford Era, The Salamanca Press and the Springville Times, was faced with the evermounting problem of finding a steady supply

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Most of them — including minor changes in fonts — probably passed without readers’ notice. We aim each week to not only have the best content for you but also have that content presented in an appealing fashion. These subtle changes we hope will improve the look of this newspaper. And keep in mind this size change is only visual — we won’t be reducing the number of local stories and photos and all our features remain intact and unchanged. We hope you’ll find these subtle changes to improve the look and feel of the Ellicottville Times and we continue our mission to serve Ellicottville and the surrounding area.

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ALPINE MEADOWS To rent or own from $229,000; 3 BR/2.5 BTH across from HV ski slopes.

WILDFLOWER To rent or own studios, 1 & 2 bedroom condos from $86,900. Across from HV Resort.

Specials & Promotions Ski Areas of New York 3rd & 4th grade Passport Program HV WILL BE CLOSED THIS WEEKEND

Upcoming Events December 2 • Christmas Stroll December 16 • Demo Day *Try before you buy! Free demos from Ellicottville’s awesome specialty ski and snowboard shops, slopeside of the HV Lodge. Training Center Christmas Camp December 27 - 31 5 days of training for race, freestyle, snowboard, Eagles, Falcons or Masters program. For more information email the Mountain Sports Center.

It looks like Mother Nature is holding winter off for one more week. The mild weather we’ve experienced so far this week and the forecast for the weekend made the decision to save the snow we have and to continue our weather hold. We do not plan to operate this weekend, Dec. 1-2-3. The snowmaking crews will use this time to fill Spruce Lake and possibly get some snowmaking done Wednesday night. But by the end of next week it looks like the weather will turn wintry and we will reopen the slopes on Friday, Dec. 8.

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$269,000 Make an Offer!

Nestled on 6+ beautiful acres featuring a commanding view to the ski slopes. This just listed 3/2 classic is easy to maintain and a quick drive to the Village!


26 Monroe St. Ellicottville 716-699-2128 $279,000 Across from HoliMont!

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Updated and ready for you to move in now! This 4/2.1 features granite counters and is impeccably furnished; not to mention location, location, location!


$15,999 Minutes to HoliMont!

2.35 acres of wooded tranquility minutes to HM. Grow w/ EVL as we turn into a booming 4 season destination. Build your dream cottage today


$409,000 Custom Built!

3/3 on 5.72 ac. f/ timber accents, reclaimed wood, radiant floor heat, granite counters & stainless steel appliances. Open floor plan ideal for entertaining!


$239,000 New Build!

A Family Run Business in the Heart of the Enchanted Mountains.

GBT is adding a new building to feature three new units. This is a 3/2.1 middle unit f/ open layout ideal for entertaining & walking distance to the village! Buy now and pick out your finishes!

$214,900 Completely Remodeled!

Ski In & Ski Out at Holiday Valley. Slopeside living at its finest! Your vacation get away & investment property all in one!


$324,900 Move in Now!

This well maintained HV unit comes fully furnished f/ many updates incl. kitchen & great location on the hill. 4/1.1 w/ plenty of room to entertain!



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We Service Ellicottville, Olean and Allegany,Springville (and north), Great Valley, Otto, East Otto, Little Valley, Mansfield, and Salamanca!

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M &M Holland Propane • 10035 Route 219 • Springville, NY 14141 MLS#1006259

Relax with friends and family in 5-Star luxury at the EllicottVillas, Ellicottville’s most popular residential community. These beautiful and spacious Villas designed with open floor plans are the perfect complement to your group’s stay in Ellicottville. Spend a weekend or full week with us. Or become an owner and enjoy this great space while also seeing a return from Ellicottville’s attractive rental market.

$1,295,000 Motivated Greer Hill owner! Over 5000 sf of custom log home, professionally decorated throughout, 5 BR/ 4.2 BA, 2 master suites, wide plank floors, 2 massive stone fireplaces, multiple decks, hot tub, ski in/ ski out access.


$254,900 Turn Key Townhouse

4 BR/ 2.5 BA living level entry townhouse w 1760 sf, gas FP, directly across from HoliMont and an easy walk to village.

Sleeping Capacity up to 12 MLS#B1064683

$89,000 Slope side convenience!

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Affordable Luxury in the heart of Ellicottville • 3,300 +/- Sq. Ft. • Perfect Place to Stay for Ski Groups, Wedding Parties, Family & Corporate Retreats (716) 699-6600 • Walking Distance to Village of Ellicottville For Rental and Sales Information, • One Bedroom Efficiency 6394 Route 242 East, Ellicottville, NY Rentals also Available


Tastefully updated one bedroom condo with new gas fireplace, easy access to slopes, tennis courts, golf course, trials – at a price you will love!


$249,900 Walk to Sunset Chairlift!

Move right in to this furnished mid-level end unit townhouse in desirable HoliMont location, with 4 bedrooms, 2 baths, fireplace, priced to move!


$435,000 So much more than a home!


$548,000 Upscale Village Condo

Enjoy the sights & convenience of Ellicottville in this 1700 sq ft condo that takes urban loft to a whole new level, high end appliances, reclaimed wood and brick, upper deck, includes parking!


$529,000 Fabulous HoliMont Chalet!

Incredible slope views in this stunning Perfect for year-round or ski families, lovingly cared for by its full-time 5 BR/ 3.5 BA chalet – living and family owners, almost 2 acres, 5 BR, 4 BA, room, 2 FP, huge open kitchen, on 5 acres gas fireplace, separate studio plus barn, with pond, with Finger Lakes trail above! huge deck and yard.


$95,000 Reduced Price!

Owner has reduced the price! Let a tenant help pay your mortgage. Home includes a two-bedroom upper apartment, and pleasant yard.


$39,000 Wooded building lot

Minutes to everything, yet private and peaceful, this pristine 5+ acre lot is located in popular subdivision with additional lot available.

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