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VOLUME 7 ISSUE 24 The Official 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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By Alicia Dziak
It’s Mudslide Weekend in Ellicottville, and you know what that means...runners, obstacles, plenty of mud and loads of crazy fun! On Saturday, June 16, the annual Mudslide returns to the slopes of Holiday Valley, bringing competitors of all ages and abilities. Heck, you might also see Superman or Big Foot out on the course! Racers get a chairlift ride up to the starting line at Spruce Lake. From there, competitors can choose from two distances—a 3.5 mile or a 5.4 mile course. Each course boasts numerous obstacles designed to get you down and dirty. This year, the Mudslide will feature three new obstacles, the first of which is located on the top of Tannenbaum and features a series of two giant rollers. Another new obstacle is a balance beam in the ‘big ditch’ area between Tannenbaum and Morning Star, and the third is a wall rope climb on Foxfire for the long course. Both courses end at the giant mudslide down the bottom of the Yodeler slope, and competitors slip and slide their way down the mountain into a giant mud puddle. Make a splash, cross the finish line and celebrate! Want to make it even more fun? Costumes are encouraged, and prizes will be awarded to the most creative.
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Sky High Adventure Park is among the places to take dad this Father’s Day. Photo by Alicia Dziak.
By Mary Heyl
Summers in Ellicottville have been taken to another level with everything that is going on in the village, and Thursdays are no different. This year, we have spiced things up by adding a variety of fun and exciting bands that will make you want to dance the night away. Through the sponsorship of CCSE Federal Credit Union in Ellicottville, the Ellicottville Chamber of Commerce will make sure the air is full of music and fun with the annual Gazebo Series. This year’s event features six performances by some of the region’s best, which has everyone on the edge of their seat waiting for Thursday every week for six weeks! There will be everything from Brazilian Samba, old folk and American tunes to classic and new pop. There
Father’s Day weekend is the perfect time to show Dad some love (and a great time!) by sharing a memorable experience together at one of the region’s great outdoor events taking place this weekend. From hiking to biking to hitting the links, there are lots of great ways for families to get away for the day and celebrate the special man in their life. Head to Sky High at Holiday Valley, where dad can climb free on June 17 with a paid admission. Take him into the Aerial Park, where he can choose from courses of varying difficulty, making his way from one platform to the next on ladders, ropes, ziplines and everything in between. Make reservations to secure your spot. As part of Griffis Sculpture Park’s free summer series, take dad on a guided hike through the park from noon to 2 p.m. on June 16. Check out the park’s 250 sculptures while meandering through the woods and taking
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advantage of numerous photo opps. Zoar Valley, one of the most beautiful valleys in New York State, is the perfect place to spend the afternoon exploring wildlife and learning about the history of the region. Naturalist Mark Carra is going to be leading the Zoar Valley excursion on Saturday, June 16 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. This guided hike will take participants from Point Peter down to Valentine Flats where the main branch of the Cattaraugus Creek meets the South branch. Carra will share information about the flora, fauna and the humans who have occupied the Valley throughout history. Interested participants should pre-register by calling (585) 457-3228. Cost is $7 per person, and the group will meet at Tops Friendly Markets located at 184 S. Cascade Dr. in Springville. Don’t forget to bring a bag lunch! Fuel up for some fun at Bike and Bean, located at 30 Washington St. in Ellicottville. One of the area’s most popular bicycle shops also serves delicious burritos and real fruit smoothies. Why not try one of their signature fish tacos, made with wildcaught mahi-mahi, white rice, avocado, red cabbage slaw with Greek yogurt, salsa and lime! Treat Dad to a tasty lunch and some new cycling gear at Bike and Bean, where you can also get all the best advice on where to ride throughout the region. No matter what your cycling skill level, you and Dad can take part in the Raccoon Rally Mountain Bike Race at Allegany
State Park on Sunday, June 17. The park once again hosts one of the longest-running mountain bike races in Western New York in one of the most beautiful places in the region. This Cross Country Mountain Bike Race begins in the Red House area at 10 a.m. and uses the Art Roscoe Trail System and the Thunder Run Singletrack. Visit http://www.heartrateup. com/raccoonrally18.html to register and view the schedule for expert, sport, and beginner and novice cyclists. There will be free kids races at 1 p.m. prior to the awards ceremony, where there will be awards and cash prizes to the top cyclists, as well as a picnic lunch and door prizes. Hit the links with Dad this weekend at one of the region’s many picturesque golf courses. Holiday Valley’s Double Black Diamond Golf Course is the perfect place to spend the day. In addition to beautiful views from every hole, the 15-acre course includes a 300-yard driving range, covered and grass tees, target greens and a ball machine. Treat Dad to a lesson or two at the prestigious Phil Ritson/ Mel Sole Golf School, or join a summer league with him and meet new friends! Located at 9255 Genesee Road in East Concord, Concord Crest Golf Course is a great choice for a fun day with Dad. Concord Crest is open to the public and offers the same affordable rates every day of the week. Enjoy their 3-hole, par 10 practice facility, as well as a variety of lessons, clinics and camps for golfers of all ages. Call the course at 716-5927636 to reserve your tee
time. Give Dad a gift he’ll enjoy all season long with a membership to Springville Country Club, known as “WNY’s Friendliest Golf Club”! Springville Country Club considers itself one of the most available private courses in the region, as joining is easy and there are no tee times, even on the weekends. With some of the most affordable dues in Western New York, it makes a great gift for Dad—and perhaps yourself, too! Call the Club at (716) 592-4334 to learn more or visit the office, located at 14445 Cascade Road in Springville. Come dinner time, why not throw something on the grill with your own homemade sauce or rub? For a classic barbecue sauce, combine the following ingredients in a blender until smooth: 1½ cups brown sugar 1½ cups ketchup ½ cup red wine vinegar ½ cup water 1 tablespoon Worcestershire sauce 2½ tablespoons dry mustard 2 teaspoons paprika 2 teaspoons salt 1½ teaspoons black pepper Two dashes hot pepper sauce For a dry rub that can be made ahead of time and stored in an airtight container, mix together the following ingredients: ½ cup paprika 3 tablespoons cayenne pepper 5 tablespoons freshly ground black pepper 6 tablespoons garlic powder 3 tablespoons onion powder 6 tablespoons salt 2½ tablespoons dried oregano.
Wearing a padded red suit to represent cancer, Event Leadership team member Chrissy Butcher of Little Valley raised $85 for her Relay team, Shuhari Karate Dojo, by letting kids take turns punching her to the tune of “Hit Me With Your Best Shot.” Photos by Deb Everts.
Relay for Life of the Fairgrounds Raises Funds for Cancer Research By Deb Everts
The American Cancer Society’s Relay For Life took place all day June 9 at the Cattaraugus County Fairgrounds, part of the year-long fundraising effort that began at the conclusion of last year’s Relay event. Organizer Sherry Charlesworth said Relay for Life of the Fairgrounds is in its third year at the Cattaraugus County Fairgrounds in Little Valley. Prior to that, the Relay was held in Ellicottville at the school grounds for about 20 years. Charlesworth said they were not provided with a staff partner from the American Cancer Society this year, so they were considered a “DIY Relay” and they did this Relay on their own. A total was not available at press time but, as of June 6, the teams who were part of the Relay for Life of the Fairgrounds had collectively raised $18,114.94 with a goal of $40,000, which they hope to raise by October. “We had about 16 teams signed up, but not all of them participated on Saturday. We don’t walk the dirt track at the fairgrounds. We walk around the midway area, which is partly paved and part is surface treated,” she said. “Olean is not doing their Relay this year, so they joined us for this year.” There were various fundraisers at each team booth during the Relay, where the teams sold or raffled off a wide-variety of items. The raffles included drawing for baskets, a picnic table and a 55-inch TV. There was all kinds of food. Each team chose a different board game to represent, so they incorporated that particular game into their fundraising efforts. All the participants have a story about a friend or loved one who has battled some type of cancer or a story of their own. Little Valley residents Charlene Rohwer and her daughter, Michelle Benson, are both survivors of uterine cancer. Rohwer, 62, who battled her cancer in 2000, said her mother had both uterine and cervical cancer, enduring radiation and cobalt treatments. “The Relay means a lot to us because our family — aunts, uncles, grandparents — have battled so many different types of cancers,” Rohwer said.
Little Valley residents, Charlene Rohwer and her daughter, Michelle Benson, are both survivors of uterine cancer. Rohwer battled her cancer in 2000 and Benson fought her battle in 2009, but they are both in remission and doing well.
Benson, 41, fought her battle in 2009 but, like her mother, she is in remission and doing well. “We’ve lost a lot of family members and friends,” Benson said. “The uterine cancer alone is generational for us.” Event Leadership team member Chrissy Butcher of Little Valley raised $85 for her Relay team, Shuhari Karate Dojo, by donning a padded red suit and letting kids take turns punching her to the tune of “Hit Me With Your Best Shot.” Butcher, who works for New Directions in Randolph, said her uncle is a survivor and her grandfather is currently being treated for skin cancer. She and her husband, Jim, used to participate in the Frewsburg Relay, but when Ellicottville Relay moved to Little Valley, they started coming here. “The last two years, we’ve had our own team, Shuhari Karate Dojo, and I’ve been on the committee. I will continue to be here as long as we continue to do this event,” she said. As with every year, Deb Melaro-Brandenstein and her husband, Bill Brandenstein, of Olean, were in attendance to support the Relay. Both of them lost their late spouses to cancer. Melaro-Brandenstein said her first husband, Angelo Melaro, lost his battle in 2007 to renal cell carcinoma, kidney cancer. “After five years or so, I decided to see if there was anybody out there that I would want to start ‘chapter two’ with,” she said. “Then I met Bill, from West Middlesex, Pa., who had lost his first wife
to Lymphoma cancer. He’s the one who got me into the Relay.” Melaro-Brandenstein said, in addition to her late husband, she has lost a few friends to cancer over the years, as well as former classmates and her mother who was a breast cancer survivor. “The Relay is something you do because you hope to make a difference somehow, for someone,” she said. “In terms of fundraisers, Relay has brought the American Cancer Society more funding for research and rides for people to go for treatment. There’s much more that a lot of people don’t know about.” Melaro-Brandenstein said the Luminaria ceremony that concludes the Relay is inspiring and beautiful when all the luminaria around the track are lit. The ceremony is to celebrate cancer survivors and remember those who have battled cancer. “There’s a commonality here,” she said. “Everybody out there knows somebody whose lives has been touched by cancer whether it’s a family member, a neighbor or a coworker. We’ve all lost someone and it’s kind of disheartening to see so many months of work, with so few people showing up.” The fundraising continues through October if people want to contribute or donate to the cause. For more information about this local event and all related events, visit online at relayforlife. org, relayforlife.org/ thefairgroundsNY and Facebook.
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ELLICOTTVILLE — The Ellicottville Chamber of Commerce is excited to announce that M & T Bank will continue their multiyear sponsorship of the Summer Music Festival in 2018. M& T has been a major partner of the Chamber for many years and it is with their generous sponsorship that we are able to provide outstanding family entertainment at an affordable price. “This sponsorship assists us in allowing children 12 and under free admission,” stated Brian McFadden Executive Director of the Ellicottville Chamber. This is another free event presented by the Ellicottville Chamber of Commerce.
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will be something for everyone to enjoy in this picturesque village, so pack your picnic basket. To start off the Gazebo Series, on June 28, The Wazmopolitans will take to the stage for some Bossa Nova Brazilian music. This genre of music is known today as one of the best Brazilian genres abroad. On July 5, ST3 will take the gazebo stage. ST3 plays classic and new pop variety that will have everyone dancing in the square. A week later, July
12, the Trio Far will be in the gazebo giving those in attendance some enjoyable soul pop music. Returning to the gazebo from their outstanding performances from Buffalo to Syracuse, The Party Squad will take the stage on July 19 where they will be performing light musical fare. On July 26, Rabbit Hole Trio takes to the stage with lots of old folk and American tunes, and finishing out this amazing 6-week event
is the Max Muscato Duo father son duo -founders of the Rock Autism Music Festival on Aug. 2 to be held in the Village park. A snapshot of the schedule is as follows: · June 28: The Wazmopolitans · July 5: ST3 · July 12: Trio Far · July 19: The Party Squad · July 26: Rabbit Hole Trio · July 27: Black Rock Zydeco · Aug. 2: Max Muscato Duo
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ECS NEWS & SPORTS The Year at ECS at a Glance
ECS Trap Team Gets Grant
By Louisa Benatovich, ECS Student Reporter
The Ellicottville Trap Team wrapped up its season of the Eastern Conference Scholastic Trap League. Award winners were honored at the Franklinville Conservation Club. The NRA presented a generous Foundation Grant to the team to help defer the cost of participation for students and families. (From left) Colby O’Stricker, Male High Score; Aidan Murray, Most Improved; Caleb Ploetz; Nathan Ploetz; Nathan Niesty, Team Trophy; and Elizabeth Jacobson-Coolidge, Female High Score. Submitted photo.
CCAA East 2 Baseball, East 1 Softball Honors Announced
Ellicottville Baseball Players Among Those Honored CCAA East 2 Baseball Franklinville’s Brock Blecha and North Collins’ Brandon Zielinski shared CCAA East 2 Co-Player of the Year honors after leading their teams as pitchers and hitters to winning seasons. Zielinski hit .429 and went 4-0 with a 2.00 ERA, while Blecha hit .400 and pitched to a 5-0 record and 1.50 ERA in league play. The 12 first-team all-stars
included two more players from division champion North Collins, Anthony Nova and David Gullo. Ellicottville had two first-teamers, Griffin Chudy and Steven Rowland, two secondteamers, Austin Grinols and Hunter O’Stricker, and two honorable mentions, Frank Neff and RJ Alvarez. For Cattaraugus-Little Valley, Sam Grey made the first team, Andrew Minnekine the second team and Austin Baker
and Shane O’Neill were honorable mentions. Franklinville’s Blecha and Jake Peters made the first team, Conner Burrell and Ben Mooney made the second team and Isaac Kopp was an honorable mention. Other first team selections included Trent Gray and Aaron Hair (Frewsburg) and Dakota Loop and Trent Mihalko (Pine Valley). Ellicottville and Pine Valley won team sportsmanship awards, represented by Evan Palmatier and Trent Mihalko, respectively.
CCAA East 1 Softball Olean High senior Alyssa Ramarge shared the co-player of the year honor in the CCAA East I softball postseason honors, and won the pitcher of the year, the division announced Monday after the Huskies’ season ended in the NYSPHSAA semifinals. Ramarge shared the co-player of the year with Portville senior Piper Slocum. Portville’s Bill Torrey won coach of
the year after leading the Panthers to a 9-1 division record to tie Olean for first place. For Randolph, Savannah Rhodes and Brynn Pagett made the first-team all-stars. The Cardinals’ Kira Lewis made the second team and Abby Mansfield was an honorable mention. Sarah Stahley and Kayle Marsh each earned individual sportsmanship awards. Salamanca’s Kamryn Cook made the first team, Adjaza Brown the
second team. Emma Fiske was the team’s individual sportsmanship representative. The Huskies had three other first-team all-stars in Mariah Moses, Kylie Lyons and Elyse Graham. Portville had four more first-teamers: Haley Unverdorben, Kara Howard, Bryn Milne and Karly Welty. Gowanda’s Makenzie Carroll and Zoey Kota and AlleganyLimestone’s Kenzie Yonker also made the first team. Gowanda won the team sportsmanship award.
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The 2017-2018 school year is coming to a close and, as usual, it has been an incredibly eventful one! Let’s take a moment to honor all the accomplishments of ECS students this year: The Boys Varsity Soccer Team made semi-finals • The Girls Varsity Soccer Team made the playoffs • The Varsity Football Team made it to the Ralph… oops…New Era Field • The Boys Varsity Baseball team made it to playoffs • The Golf Team had a wild season: winning matches and improving with every swing • The Varsity Boys Bowling Team Members were RollOff Champions • The Girls Softball Team made it to playoffs • The Girls Varsity Volleyball Team made it to playoffs • The Girls Basketball Team made it to playoffs • The Boys Basketball Team made it to the semi-finals (CCAA East 2 Co-League Champions) • The Track Team had a wildly successful season with athletes making it to Regionals and Sectionals • Two Cross-Country team members • Three Varsity Swim and Dive members • The Trap Team was presented an NRA Foundation Grant • Two inductees into the National Technical Honor Society • Three accepted into the New Vision: Health Professions program • The ECS Quiz Bowl Team made it to the Portville Tournament quarter-finals • One star-studded Talent Show • Two students earned their CRLA tutoring certification • Three students completed the County Government Internship • One successful science fair • Three seasons of amazing concerts • One magnificent musical “The Drowsy Chaperone” • One super Seussical • Four students were selected for the Middle School Student Leadership Workshop • A night of One Act Plays • One jivin’ Jazz Concert • The ECS Girls Ski Team placed first at states • Three accepted into Boys’ State • One first place winner of the Angelo Melaro Writing Competition • Ten Buffalo State Honor Band Attendees • Four Olean Community Orchestra participants • ECS placed in the top 10 at the Catt. County Envirothon • One accepted into Senior High Area All-State Band • One accepted into Senior High Area All-State Chorus • Three selected for the Rotary District 7090 Slapshot in Canada • Ten Elementary All-County Chorus Attendees • Fifteen Elementary All-County Band Members • Fifteen High School All-County Band Attendees • Eight High School All-County Chorus Attendees • Nine Junior High All-County Chorus Attendees • Eleven Junior High All-County Band Participants • One rockin’ new principal and superintendent • One newly-named Athletic and Arts Center • $600 raised for Heifer International by the ECS French Club • Boxes of school supplies donated to Buffalo’s Teacher’s Desk by ESPRA • Odyssey of the Mind had four teams go to regionals (total of 28 students) and two teams advance to states in Binghamton (total of 14 students) • The Disco Bricks Robotics team placed 1st at Houghton, moving on to Rochester. Team Fuzzy Logic and Team Drain Matter placed as well • ECS had 145 students in Q1, 128 students in Q2, and 131 students in Q3 make High Honor Roll • ECS had 70 students in Q1, 60 students in Q2, and 53 students in Q3 make Honor Roll • Student Council raised money for many organizations including the Shriners and Project Christmas • One NHS member earned the prestigious Mary E. Eaton Scholarship • Eleven new NHS members were inducted • Two Darien Lake trophies for the ECS High School Band • Three student projects survived the Science Fair Egg Drop • Innumerable successful field trips • Spanish Club raised money for Puerto Rican hurricane victims • One successful trip to Costa Rica • One unforgettable trip to Quebec And so much more!
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........................... SCHOOL & COMMUNITY Three Sign Permits Approved at Ellicottville Village Board Meeting By Caitlin Croft
The June 2018 meeting of the Ellicottville Village Planning Board opened with an architectural review of 21 Elizabeth St. This is regarding a garage renovation and a second story will be added. This will consist of one bedroom, sitting room and bathroom. Because there is no kitchen and there is access via stairs to the first floor of the garage, it best fits the definition of a lock out room. This does not require a public hearing, but notices were sent to the neighbors. All set backs have been met but two and the Zoning Board of Appeals granted two variances for the garage. They asked the applicant to move the garage 5 feet east and 4 feet north so that it matches the existing rear line of the garage. The board discussed how if this were to be rented, it would need a special use permit, but at this time, the applicant will keep it for personal use. This is a Type 2 Action under the
State Environment Quality Review and requires no referral to the County Planning Board. There was a motion to determine this is a Type 2 Action under SEQR and requires no further action; there was a second and ayes carried. There was a motion to approve the Architectural Design with the condition that at this time the lock out room cannot be used for rental purposes; there was a second and ayes carried. Next was three sign permits. The first was an off premise sign for the Silver Fox. There were concerns regarding the jersey barrier that was proposed by the applicant to deter trucks from hitting the sign. The board asked the applicant if they could install balusters instead but the applicant voiced concerns that trucks cut the corner there and if they are damaged he would be continuously repairing them. This brought up a larger issue of deterring the trucks from cutting that corner as they deliver to the local merchants. With the new Town/
Village Engineer, the board decided he would come up with the best solution to protect the sign and deter the trucks. There was a motion to approve the sign as presented with the condition that a working solution is reached to fix the jersey barrier with a planter that would deter trucks; there was a second and ayes carried. Flowers off the Farm, located in the old Ellicottville Inn building at 10 Washington St., applied for a hanging sign permit. All requirements have been met— there was a motion to approve; a second and ayes carried. Gowanda Harley Davidson also applied for a hanging sign permit. This sign would hang from the current brackets that are on the building. There was a motion to approve; a second and ayes carried. There was a motion to adjourn the meeting; a second and ayes carried. The next meeting of the Village Planning Board will be Tuesday, July 10 at 5:30 p.m.
EVGV Trail Reports Successful Ham & Turkey Raffle, Many Thanks to Entire Community By Joe Wright
The Ellicottville-Great Valley (EVGV) Trail Committee hosted its second annual Ham & Turkey Raffle fundraiser on Sunday, June 10 at the Ellicottville American Legion. Roughly 75 supporters, mostly local residents, came out to support the trail and its pending ground breaking on the Town Center portion of the trail. Portions of the proceeds from the day’s event went to the Nannen Arboretum Society also. “The Committee is delighted to report that we were able to raise nearly $5,000 thanks to the immense generosity of the local community. It’s great to see our residents come out and support our efforts and stick with the project. The volunteer support at the event and the pre-event help was incredible as well, it was a total community effort” said EVGV Trail Treasurer Amy De Tine. Many attendees went home with hefty amounts of ham, turkey, steak, cash and prizes. The event could not have happened
nor been a success without the help of the following individuals and business. The EVGV Trail Committee would like to say thank you these supporters: Pre-Event Ticket Sales • Ellicottville Chamber of Commerce • Villagio • City Garage • Steelbound Brewery • Nannen Arboretum Society Event Volunteers • John Zerfas • Don Auge • Mark McAndrew • Paula Ayrhart • Dawn Tocha • Dale Dunkleman • Stephanie Wright • Becky McAndrew Venue Donation • Ellicottville Legion Post 659
Prize Donations • Dina’s • Core Performance Cash Drawing Winners Who Donated Back to the EVGV Trail • Ed & Maribeth Rick – Gin Mill: $650 • Pat Kerl: $150 • Michael Hughes: $150 • Kathleen Moriarity – Peters & Moriarity Attorneys: $50 • Sherrie DeShong: $50 That’s a whopping $1,050 donated back! Thank you! Sincerely, Ellicottville – Great Valley Trail Board of Directors Ken Hinman – President Jennie Acklin – Vice President Kate O’Stricker – Secretary Amy De Tine – Treasurer Matt McAndrew Mark Alianello Joe Wright - Marketing Director
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Consistency is the Key to Fitness
By Kim Duke NETA & AAFA Certified Trainer
Through my years as a personal trainer and group fitness instructor, I have noticed the one main ingredient that keeps people from reaching their fitness goals—consistency! People tend to be impatient when it comes to exercise. Too many times people do not give their exercise plans enough time to reap the benefits they are looking for. No matter what we do in life, we will not achieve the success we want unless we work at it day in and day out for months and months. The same goes for your exercise programs. You can have the best trainer in the world, and the best diet to follow, but if you do not stick with it consistently, you will wind up spinning your wheels. This can be very frustrating for someone who is trying to achieve fitness goals. I feel there are three main components in any exercise program to build lean muscle and lose unwanted body fat: strength training, cardiovascular exercise and proper nutrition. All three are equally important on achieving your goals in fitness. If one is not executed consistently, the other two will suffer and so will your progress. Don’t get me wrong; to assume we can be perfect, 100 percent of the time will just be setting ourselves up for failure. Our goal should be to follow our programs the best we can day in and day out, most of the time. The longer the time you stick with something, the better
you will become at it. Strength training has always been my favorite piece of the exercise equation. Depending on your goals, you should perform some type of strength training with weights anywhere from 3-6 times per week. The importance of strength training is that it will help increase your lean, tone, body mass, thus giving a better shape to the body and increasing your basal metabolic rate. Muscle is like a 24-hour furnace, so we must be sure we maintain or even increase our lean muscle to keep the metabolism on the rise. To help keep you more dedicated, find a workout partner or hire the help of a qualified personal trainer; this way, you are held accountable. I am more likely to go to the gym if I know there is someone waiting for me. Also having a training partner or trainer will keep you more focused and motivated during your workouts and will keep you from getting bored of the same old routine. Cardiovascular activity is necessary to keep the metabolism roaring and help you burn some extra calories that will lead to fat loss. The main reason I choose to do a good amount of cardio is that it allows me to eat more food and still achieve the fat loss results I am looking for. Some people who rely on diet alone to lose fat usually find themselves losing weight but also a lot of muscle. Keeping a little bit more food in the diet, but using cardio to burn more calories will end up in retention of lean muscle while losing the fat. I would recommend doing your cardio first thing in the morning, 30 minutes plus, before breakfast. This way, it is out of the way, and it will really boost your energy for a good portion of the day to follow. It is a little tough in the beginning, but after a week, you will feel so good doing it, you will be locked into a routine. If there is no way you can do it first thing in the morning, do it right after you train with weights or at night after your last
A Calendar of Events for Ellicottville and Surrounding Communities
June 15 -16 Olean Outdoor Fest 2018 For more information on this event please visit http://www.oleanoutdoorfest. com
Featuring Uprooted (June 29), Dennis DeYoung: The Music of Styx (June 30) and Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra with fireworks (July 1). Tickets and more info, ellicottvilleny.com.
June 16 Holiday Valley Mudslide Obstacle race. holidayvalley.com
July 5 Adventure Series at Allegany State Park For more information on this event please visit http://www.parks.ny.gov
June 16 Free Saturday Activities at Griffis Sculpture Park Free Guide Hike 12pm - 2pm June 16-17 Ellicottville Paddle Festival Spruce Lake at Holiday Valley. www. adventureboundonthefly.com June 17 Annual Raccoon Rally Cycling Festival Weekend 2018 For more information on this event please visit http://heartrateup.com/ raccoonrally18.html Starting June 29 Ellicottville Stroll The Streets Every Friday from 5pm - 8pm through August 31.
Werner Gerbes presented a $700 check from Ellicottville’s Ken Brown 700 Club to the EVGV Trail. Thanks for the donation! The committee held a Ham & Turkey Raffle on June 10 at the Ellicottville American Legion, with proceeds also benefiting the Nannen Arboretum. The trail committee last autumn erected its first EVGV trailhead at the arboretum and Ellicottville Town Center site on Fillmore Avenue. Officials hope to move forward on constructing the first section of trail soon.
meal. Bring a headset with your favorite music to help the time go faster. The nutrition element can be the toughest piece in our fitness equation. This is where I find that biggest inconsistency lies in most people. Some are good for 2-3 days, and then blow it for 2 days, etc. This vicious cycle will lead to frustration. Instead of following an extreme diet plan, follow a nutrition plan that is moderate and one you feel you can follow every day for most of the time. Find a plan that is filled with the healthy foods you like. No, this does not mean ice cream, but once in a long while, you can indulge and enjoy. Moderation is the key. If you mess up and indulge in one or two of your meals, the day is not ruined, just start back to your diet for your next meal following. Convenience is a big factor that affects the consistency of eating the right foods. I recommend you get in the habit of preparing your own meals ahead of time. This will eliminate the excuses of stopping off at a fast food place because you have nothing to eat. It will eliminate the excuse for skipping a much-needed meal. The best thing about preparing your meals is that you know exactly what you are eating, and have complete control of the food you eat. It takes a minimum of around two weeks of a consistent eating regime to start boosting your metabolism and making results as far as lean muscle gain and fat loss. A consistent routine will take some time to develop. After a couple of weeks, it will be part of your every day routine. Once you hit that level it is smooth sailing, almost “autopilot.” You will get used to it, and there will come a point where you will not even think about it because it will be a consistent part of your daily routine. It is just a matter of convincing yourself that you can do it, and giving yourself time to get there.
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Village Board Submits Downtown Revitalization Initiative Grant Application By Caitlin Croft
The good news that the Downtown Revitalization Initiative Grant application has been submitted opened the June meeting of the Ellicottville Village Board on Tuesday. The village has been working on the application for some time with the aid of a grant writer, assistant, survey and three public meetings. Those who attended the meetings or provided an email on the survey received a copy of the application. Two checks were also received from the county for the mortgage tax and sales tax totaling just over $100,000. Mayor John Burrell noted this is 3.1 percent higher than last year. Mayor’s Report The mayor will be attending a meeting regarding the New York State Tax Code Update with a focus on the new Charitable Gifts Reserve Fund. Town/Village Engineer Niles Pierson and Burrell attended an Emergency Management Training in Little Valley and it has been deemed the Village Emergency Management Plan (EMP) needs to be updated. Burrell also attended a meeting with Civil Service in regard to the town/village code enforcement officer potentially needing to take the Civil Service test. In addition, Burrell attended two workshops at Holiday Valley, one regarding
the DRI and another on community visioning. Engineering Report Bryan Clark passed Class B Water School. During a pre-construction meeting for the Monroe Street project, some concerns came up. The contractor who bid on the project did not include the exposed aggregate and the new quote is over budget. There was discussion on solutions but the board asked Pierson to continue to look into a solution as the trees that have already been purchased need to be planted soon. The UV Bank Restoration at the Wastewater Treatment Plant has been fixed. Also at the WWTP, a solution has been reached with the Lagoon Master and Pierson projects a 3-4 year payback with the energy savings. The Fillmore Drainage Project plan from the county is almost complete. There was a motion to add a 7’ 5” hydraulic dumping and accept a $1,500 trade in on the purchase of the new street sweeper; a second and ayes carried. There was discussion on standardizing all vehicles in the fleet and then a motion to purchase a Ford truck with trade in; there was a second and ayes carried. Pierson is still holding an invoice from Nussbaumer & Clarke regarding work that the board and Pierson feel has not been completed to satisfaction. Pierson has also found an intern for the Engineering Department and has put our a request
for proposal regarding an IT Consultant. He feels this is the biggest thing that can be done to build the department. There was a motion to accept the report; a second and ayes carried. Sidewalks The mayor asked for a plan regarding sidewalk maintenance be created. Special Events The Rock Autism Festival will be Sept. 1 at the Village Park and the line up will be announced this weekend. Old Business Regarding the Short Term Rental Laws, Village Attorney Kathleen Moriarty is still working on the draft and suggested putting it in zoning not local law. Concerns have been brought up regarding the long term maintenance of the Ski Tree that was installed this winter in front of the 1887 building. Lowes states, “We have to have a plan,” and is working on a solution that is best for a sustaining budget. Village Flushing will begin on June 17. New Business Burrell has asked Moriarty to go through the local laws, remove any duplicates, cross check that they have all been filed with the state. The aim is to be able to digitize and have the laws made searchable for the village website. They next meeting of the Ellicottville Village Board will be held at 6 p.m. July 9 at the Village Hall.
June 15-21, 2018
Catt. Co. Museums to Open Doors Saturday
By Rick Miller
Most museums in the county are opening their doors Saturday for Cattaraugus County Museum Day. Fifteen different museum sites have joined in the 2018 Museum Day, part of the New York State Path Through History Weekend. Jacqueline Gardner, a county tourism assistant who helps publicize Museum Day for a variety of county museums, said the goal is to make it easy for the public to visit local museums. “Local history is very important,” Gardner said Monday. “It’s all around us. Museums help you see the bigger picture of our past. It’s really interesting to see how local families contributed” in the past in these museum exhibits. The Cattaraugus County Historical Advisory Committee meets monthly in Little Valley. The county Department of Economic Development, Planning and Tourism helps with publicity and resources, including producing pamphlets on the Underground Railroad in Cattaraugus County and other Paths Through History. In the past, Museum Day was known as the Museum Crawl, Gardner said. Museum Day is an opportunity for museums to not only attract new visitors, but to recruit new members and volunteers, Gardner said. “It gives you a sense of community.” The Ischua Valley Historical Society will have two museums in this Saturday’s Museum Day: The Miner’s Cabin at 9 Pine St., in the village of Franklinville, while the Howe-Prescott Pioneer House on Route 98 will be open from 1 to 4 p.m. Maggie Fredrickson, the Franklinville village historian and member of the Ischua Valley Historical Society, said a special contest is planned to test people’s knowledge of unusual items from the late 1800s and early 1900s. “We’re going to ask visitors to try and identify them and what they were probably used for,” she said, noting that prizes will be given. Several other museums have developed their own question-and-answer programs with some of their exhibits. The museums have free admission, but donations are accepted. Additional Cattaraugus County historical information and maps are available by going online to HistoricPath.com. Participating museums include: • Allegany Area Historical Association Museum, 25 N. Second St. Allegany. Open Saturday from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Housed in an historic 1855 former church building, the museum will feature a special exhibit on World War I. There is also a full sized, restored, 1856 map of Cattaraugus County. n American Museum of Cutlery, 9 Main St., Cattaraugus. Open Saturday and Sunday from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. At one time there were 150 cutleries within 50 miles of Cattaraugus — names like Cattaraugus Cutlery Co., Case Co., Cutco and Ontario Knife Co. See exhibits with unique knives and the stories behind them at the museum. • C.A.M.P. Memorial Site, 302 Court St., Little Valley, NY. Open Saturday from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Citizens Advocating Memorial Preservation (CAMP) was formed for
the purpose of preserving the Cattaraugus County Memorial and Historical Building in Little Valley. C.A.M.P. will have a pop-up tent set up at the Memorial site on Saturday, a display of Civil War items and a walk-around the site and a “sneak peek” inside the Memorial. There will be a question and answer quiz regarding the Memorial site that a visitor could answer by visiting the site. • Cattaraugus Area Historical Society Museum, 23 Main St. Cattaraugus. Open Saturday from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. See the hand-carved Statue of Liberty, which toured the country during the 1976 bicentennial. • Cattaraugus County Museum, 9824 Route 16 Machias. Open Saturday from noon to 4 p.m. The Cattaraugus County Museum and Research Library is sponsoring “Family Day at the Museum,” a fun event for kids of all ages and their families. Live music provided by the WNY Fiddle Kids starts at 12:30 p.m. There will be hands on activities, games and prizes. Also, Wild Spirit Education have a presentation on the natural world and its work rescuing sick, injured and orphaned animals at 2 o’clock. Hotdogs and refreshments will be for sale. • Cutco-Ka-Bar Visitors Center, 1040 E. State St. Olean. Open Saturday from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., the Visitors Center showcases the growth of Cutco and Vector Marketing Corporation and portrays the rich heritage of KaBar knives. Displays include antique kitchen cutlery, military and pocket knives, as well as historical photographs and documents. • Ellicottville Historical Society Museum, 2 Washington St., Ellicottville. Open Saturday from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. and Sunday from 1 to 4 p.m. The museum, at the corner of the Village Square, has been the location of the County Clerk's office, a bank, a German Protestant Lutheran Church, and a millinery shop. Currently on display is the Holland Land Company's influence on the area, old wedding dresses, farming families of the area, skiing history and historical homes in the village. • Hinsdale Historical Society Museum, 3826 Main St. Hinsdale. Open Saturday from 10 a.m. to noon. Historical Society members have donated or loaned items on exhibit including various dairy items associated with local farming including Kents, Browns and Crosby Farms. Also on display are an early arrowhead collection, Mobil Oil display, old tools and many primitives. Historical documents, church information, pictures and yearbooks can also be viewed. Fire department equipment, scouting display and information on the famous Hinsdale Haunted House is also available. • Howe-Prescott Salt Box House, Cadiz Road, Franklinville. Open Saturday from 1 to 4 p.m. Built between 1816 and 1869, the salt-box house is currently as it was when purchased in 1966 by the Ischua Valley Historical Society. Take a step back in time as you tour the two story building with ancient stoves, antique furniture and a well house. Try to identify the tools and equipment on display for prizes. • Leon Historical Society Museum, Route
62 and Cherry CreekLeon Hill Road, Leon. Open Saturday from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Play a question and answer game about fun historical facts about the museum. Leon is celebrating of the 200th anniversary of their first settler. There’s also an exhibit of the local Pennyroyal Racetrack, where two NASCAR drivers originated. • Mansfield Area Historical Society Museum, 7691 Toad Hollow Road, Little Valley. Open Saturday from 10 a.m. to noon. The Museum will be featuring its huge framed 1856 Cattaraugus County Wall Map and the 1915 framed wall map of the same area along with commentary about the area and early settlers. The Museum is usually open by appointment by calling Historian Sue Cross at (716) 307-2904. • Miner's Cabin of the Ischua Valley Historical Society, 9 Pine St., Franklinville. Open Saturday from 1 to 4 p.m. Simeon Robbins built it in 1895 at a cost of $7,000 with proceeds from his gold mining in the Klondike — hence the name Miner’s Cabin. The first floor has heavy, beautifully carved woodwork, fireplaces, and parquet floors. Identify the common household items from yesteryear for prizes. • Perrysburg Historical Museum, 10460 Peck Hill Rd. Perrysburg. Open Saturday from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. The museum is in the Town Hall in the village of Perrysburg and has many local artifacts. The building itself was formally the schoolhouse and the prize possessions is the miniature model of the J.N. Adam Tuberculosis Sanitarium made in the late 1930s. Genealogical information is also available. • Salamanca Area Historical Society Museum, 125 Main St., Salamanca. Open Saturday from 10 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. This museum is housed in a restored 1882 bank building. Various displays depict the history of Salamanca. Knowledgeable staff are available to answer questions. • Salamanca Rail Museum, 170 Main St., Salamanca. Open Saturday from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. It is a fully restored passenger depot constructed in 1912 by the Buffalo, Rochester and Pittsburgh Railway. Through artifacts, photos and video presentations, you can experience an era over 90 years ago, when rail was the primary mode of transportation from city to city.
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COMMUNITY Public Discussion Dominates Second WVCS Budget Presentation By Rich Place
The West Valley School Board of Education hosted another budget hearing Monday night as it prepares to send the same proposed 2018-19 school budget, as well as a bus proposition, to voters who turned down the spending plan in mid-May. The board opted to allow residents to vote June 19, the date mandated by the state for school districts to put failed budgets up for a revote, on the $9.8 million spending plan that includes a 2 percent increase in the tax levy. A second failure of the budget would force adoption of a contingency budget that does not have an increase in the tax levy for the 2018-19 school year. The district last operated under contingency in 2016-17, when the board chose to immediately adopt a contingency plan instead of putting the failed budget up for a re-vote. The presentation on Monday consisted of roughly a half hour budget presentation that focused not only on economics with school business executive Ann O’Brien but also on academic program highlights with school principal Daniel Amodeo. The prepared remarks and slideshow by the two school officials was followed by roughly an hour of public comment amongst school officials, the board and members of the public. Topics included collegelevel course offerings, an explanation of district reserves, spending per pupil and administrative costs before culminating on the subject of annexation and the study that will be presented next week. Norbert Warnes, a district taxpayer, questioned whether the district will be able to finance the next steps
in a potential annexation study under a contingency budget. Dr. William Silky of education consultants Castallo & Silky LLC is expected to report on the results of a pre-annexation study with the Ellicottville and Springville-Griffith Institute school districts during a special meeting on June 21. O’Brien noted it was advised by school attorneys a consultant could not be hired to do a study under a contingency spending plan without risk of being challenged. “Under a contingency budget you are restricted by the guidelines of the state of New York,” she said. “Basically the board would determine whether or not an expense was a contingent expense and somebody, anybody, could challenge that.” “And the preponderance was, we would lose,” added school board president Stephen Kowalski. Significant time during a public question-and-answer session was spent on the school’s administrative costs, which make up about 12 percent of the overall budget, and Warnes asked what the board was doing to reduce that figure. “We were constantly looking this budget that has been put out,” said Kowalski, “it is the best — we feel — the best effort of working together as a board and the administration to continue to offer to these young people what we’ve done.” The district’s cost per pupil was also challenged and a question was asked to district officials and the board about whether a plan was in place to reduce the amount. “It’s not a point, unfortunately, that has one answer,” Kowalski said.
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“We are obviously trying to build some interest and we’d really like to get more students. Everybody does.” He also noted incoming board members have “some fabulous ideas” but it has to be seen how they can put into a system that has many state mandates and regulations. “And you also need to remember options are there, we look at all of them, but you can’t just jump at all of them,” Kowalski added. “We are limited by what we can do and where we can go, and please come next Thursday (to the pre-annexation study presentation).” The budget and bus proposition revote will be held from noon to 9 p.m. Tuesday, June 19 in the school gymnasium. On the ballot will be the proposed 2018-19 budget with the 2 percent tax increase that is within the tax cap, O’Brien said, as well as a proposition to purchase a 22-passenger school bus at a cost of $53,232, which has a local share of $11,818 after state aid. “The very same day that we voted (on May 15) this bus broke down on the side of the road and had to go get some transmission work done on it,” O’Brien said during her presentation. “It’s in rough shape and it’s starting to cost us money.” School superintendent Eric Lawton told the board it will not convene the night of the budget vote but will accept the results during a special meeting at 6:30 p.m. June 21 prior to the pre-annexation study presentation scheduled for 7 p.m. that night. The board reminded the public it is invited to the preannexation meeting, hosted by Castallo & Silky LLC. The meeting will take place in the school auditorium.
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Napoli Pizza Olean Ellicottville, NY, is installation of a filing of a petition. propane stove, TV, and an action, suit 7.) Coaches Olean NY Area Sales from June help wanted control tank to regThe period of problouvered drs., chan- or proceeding conaccepting applica8.) Special EduCall 800-544-4564 22nd to July 4th. nights & weekend ulate sewer disable usefulness for delier, lamps, misc. testing such validtions for Banquet cation or Openings available shifts, serious apcharge, as well as such purpose is 40 cabinets, vintage/ ity is commenced Service Staff and Classroom Aide Email resume to: in Salamanca, plicants only. Apply Cabana Bar Serother improveyears. A copy of the newer fishing within 20 days after (12:1:1) sharon@lindsey Olean, Yorkshire, at 671 E. State St. ments as more fully resolution summartackle, old Fisher the date of such vice Staff, cooks, Appropriate NYS refrigeration.com and Fredonia. Call No phone calls identified in (or con- ized herein is availPrice toys, kayak, publication of this bartenders and Certifications Fred at 330-774please. templated by) docu- able for public intools, misc. stuff! notice, or servers required. 6132 or email mentation prespection during nor2. such obligations Hours will vary, For details & how fkramer@fireworks. pared with the asmal business hours were authorized in based on business Wanted - FT and/or com today. to apply visit: sistance of the Vilat the office of the violation of the prowww.caboces.org needs. Positions PT NYS Licensed Legals Line Cook no lage in connection Village Clerk, locvisions of the Con“BOCES & District have the possibility Veterinary Techniexperience neceswith the project, inated in the Village stitution of New Vacancies” of advancement to cian. General vetersary. Will train right year-round with Wanted - Dump cluding all prelimin- Hall, 5 West Main York. EOE inary small animal NOTICE OF BOND person. 5 day work benefits. Truck Drivers, ary work and neStreet, Springville, SUMMARY OF Deadline: 6/18/18 practice. 401K plan RESOLUTION week, plus some exp. req. cessary equipment, New York. BOND Experience in fast matching up to 4% VILLAGE OF Sundays off. Apply paced restaurant Must have Class B materials, and reRESOLUTION and profit sharing. SPRINGVILLE in person Beef "n" license. Call lated site work and The following is a atmosphere or Pd. time off for full Rehabilitation NOTICE IS Barrel Restaurant. catering is helpful. (716)676-2107 summary of a bond any preliminary time position. Pd. Today in Olean HEREBY GIVEN costs and other im- Notice: The Village resolution adopted Applications accepCE and Travel. and Cuba has THAT A BOND provements and of Ellicottville will by the Village ted at the CenterUniform allowance. an opening for a RESOLUTION, A costs incidental start flushing Board of Trustees plate Office at Submit resume to: physical therapist. SUMMARY OF thereto and in conhydrants in the of the Village of Holiday Valley Olean Veterinary Please send WHICH IS PUBnection with the fin- Village on June 18 Springville on May Or: Clinic, West State resume to Heath LISHED HEREancing thereof (col- and continue E-mail to: St. Olean, NY Brown at rehab WITH, HAS BEEN 7, 2018. The prothroughout the jlockwood@ 14760. today_bradford@ ADOPTED BY THE ceeds from the sale lectively, the “Purpose”), at an estim- week. holidayvalley.com verizon.net. (716)372-5658 VILLAGE BOARD of the obligations ated maximum Fax to: OF TRUSTEES OF authorized in such amount of 716-699-8263 THE VILLAGE OF bond resolution $1,565,000. Such shall be used for Mail to: Holiday SPRINGVILLE, bond resolution auValley Resort, COUNTY OF ERIE, the purpose of finthorizes the issuancing a sewer Attn: Food & ON MAY 7, 2018 ance and sale of a Beverage, AND THE VALID- system capital improvements project, serial bond or PO Box 1048 ITY OF THE such work to gener- bonds and a bond Ellicottville, NY OBLIGATIONS anticipation note or ally consist of (but 14731. AUTHORIZED BY notes in anticipanot be limited to) No Phone Calls, SUCH RESOLUtion of the issuthe installation of Please. EOE TION MAY BE ance and sale of approximately HEREAFTER 11,120 linear feet of such serial bonds, CONTESTED By Deb Everts that success,” German said. in an aggregate cured in place ONLY IF: principal amount liners into various “Our Citizen Soldiers are 1. (a) such obliganot to exceed sanitary sewer New York Army National used to responding here at tions were author$1,565,000, such ized for an object or mains and sewer Guard Specialist Anthony home, so the effort to move amount to be offset laterals, rehabilitapurpose for which Caputi of Salamanca by any federal, troops and equipment to tion of manholes, the Village is not state, county and/or acquisition of sewrecently received the authorized to Puerto Rico and the Virgin local funds reer camera for expend money, or Humanitarian Service Islands presented unique ceived. Such bond (b) the provisions of CCTV inspection, Award for his service last challenges. The presentation resolution was adinstallation of trickthe law which opted subject to ling filter including autumn in the hurricane of the Humanitarian Service should be compermissive referenassociated equipplied with as of the response in Puerto Rico. Medal is a great reflection dum, and such perment and facility date of publication Early last month, of our soldiers’ commitment missive referenplans for the of this notice were dum period has wastewater treatMajor General Anthony to serve others.” not substantially ment plant, and the elapsed without the complied with P. German, the Adjutant Caputi, who serves filing of a petition. installation of a Spc. Anthony Caputi and an action, suit General of New York, with the 152nd Engineer The period of probcontrol tank to regor proceeding conable usefulness for Company of the New York ulate sewer disannounced the recent testing such validCaputi said he is trained such purpose is 40 charge, as well as ity is commenced Army National Guard, award recognitions for on 10 different pieces years. A copy of the other improvewithin 20 days after based in Buffalo, was members of the New York of heavy equipment and ments as more fully resolution summarthe date of such among 125 other soldiers Army National Guard identified in (or con- ized herein is availoperated a high-mobility publication of this templated by) docu- able for public infrom the same company notice, or who participated in the engineer excavator almost spection during normentation pre2. such obligations that departed for Puerto humanitarian assistance daily while in Puerto Rico. mal business hours pared with the aswere authorized in Rico from the 914th Air at the office of the and disaster relief support sistance of the VilHe said it’s basically a violation of the proClerk, loc- and Guayama, lageininPuerto connection Refueling Wing at Niagara missions following the A photovisions takenofon Rico, Village between Cayey theRoute Con- 15, modified version of a ated in the Village with the project, institution of New Falls Air Reserve Station, devastation caused by shows how the soldiers cleared entire route backhoe loader that is Hall, 5 with West the Mainhelp of local concluding allthe preliminYork. Oct. 18 and 19, according to meant to travel at high Hurricanes Harvey, Irma Street, Springville, ary work and nestructionSUMMARY workers. OF There were power lines downed everywhere. The piece cessary equipment, New York. a press release issued by the speeds. and Maria in 2017. Caputi BOND in the of heavy equipment pictureand is the materials, re- high mobility engineer excavator RESOLUTION air reserve station. was among those National “Personally, I was on Caputi operated. lated site work and The following is a According to Caputi, the Guard members who debris removal missions for summary of a bond any preliminary soldiers were sent there costs and other imwill receive an award resolution adopted a majority of my time down provements and by the VillageI did with heavy equipment to recognition. responders to natural people lost everything they “All of the training there,” he said. “We made costs incidental Board of Trustees help clean up the aftermath “The support of our New disasters. had, but we were able to up to that point prepared me thereto and in conroads passable so people of the Village of of hurricanes Irma and nection thehis fin-first time York National Guard in Thiswith is not give them hope.” for it (Puerto Rico) and we Springville on May could get to where they ancing thereof (colMaria and restore lines of 7, 2018. The prothe Caribbean following coming to the aid of people Although he hasn’t continue to train for natural needed to go.” from the sale lectively, the “Purcommunication. He said the Hurricanes Irma and in need. Caputi was active received the physical award, disasters,”ceeds he said. Along with his fellow pose”), at an estimof the obligations task included a mission to Maria was nothing short and maximum helped with snow yet, Caputi said he has it on A 2011 authorized graduate ofin such ated Guard soldiers, Caputi amount distribute food and potable of exceptional, and our removalofefforts during the paper. As far as an official Salamancabond Highresolution School, has gone through a lot of $1,565,000. Such shall be used for water to locals in need. soldiers are the reason for Snowvember storm that ceremony, he’s sure his Caputi enlisted in March special training to be able to bond resolution authe purpose of finthorizes issu-feet of snow dumpedthe seven leadership has something 2014. He said theaNational ancing sewer successfully perform these ance sale ofarea a in 2014. system capital in theand Buffalo planned, but they have been Guard is separate from imtasks. He said they train bond or project, serial Caputi said it means a lot really busy with planning active dutyprovements and the reserves every drill weekend and bonds and a bond such work to generto him to be able to assist their annual training that’s and soldiers are the first anticipation note or during their annual training. ally consist of (but notes in in anticipanot be limited to) people the face a disaster right around the corner. tion of the issuthe installation of and he’s fortunate to have Caputi said he PO Box 1622 • 25 Bristol Lane ance and sale of approximately the opportunities really appreciates the serial bonds, to do so. Ellicottville NY 14731 11,120 linear feet of such in an aggregate cured in place “The people (in Puerto recognition. As the father principal amount (716) 699-4062 • Cell (814) 688-0083 liners into various Rico) were extremely of two children, Avah and not to exceed sanitary sewer grateful. Wesuch were greeted Annsley, he said they are Jennie@EllicottvilleTimes.com $1,565,000, mains and sewer amount to be everywhere offset with smiles his motivation to be the laterals, rehabilitaby any federal, Published Every Thursday. Distributed throughout Cattaraugus, tion of manholes, we went,” he said. “It best person he can be and state, county and/or Chautauqua & Erie County NY and McKean/Warren Counties PA acquisition of sewwas a very gratifying and joining the National Guard local funds reer camera for Publisher Jim Bonn ceived. Such bond humbling experience. Some was a step toward that goal. CCTV inspection, resolution was adinstallation of trickManaging Editor Alicia Dziak The National Guard opted subject to ling filter including Bureau provided Advertising Manager Jennie Acklin permissive referenassociated equipdum, and such perguidance for awarding ment and facility Writers Caitlin Croft, Deb Everts, Mary Heyl, missive referenplans for the the Humanitarian Service Rich Place, Kellen Quigley, Jennifer Weber, Sam Wilson, dum period has wastewater treatMedal on March 29 for elapsed without the ment plant, and the Louisa Benatovich, Abby Sonnenberg filing of a petition. soldiers who provided installation of a The period of probGraphics Aubrie Johnson control tank to regmeritorious participation in able usefulness for ulate sewer disContributors Kim Duke, Zachary Kurtis operations of a humanitarian such purpose is 40 charge, as well as years. A copy of the nature. 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50 Outdoor Concerts
By Alicia Dziak
Outdoor concert season is here in WNY! Whether you like your music on the country, rock, hip hop or throwback side, there’s something for everyone. Ellicottville’s Summer Music Festival is coming to Holiday Valley June 29-July 1. On Friday, June 29, Michael Glabicki, the lead singer of Rusted Root, and his new band, Uprooted, will take to the stage performing Rusted Root classics as well as new tracks. Opener in Funktional Flow. The following night, on June 30, check out Dennis DeYoung and the Music of Styx, celebrating the “40th Anniversary Grand Illusion Album Tour”. Dennis DeYoung is a founding member of STYX and the lead singer and writer on seven of the band’s eight top 10 hits. His live concert with his six-piece band showcases all the STYX Greatest Hits spanning the 70s, 80s and 90s. On Sunday, July 1, the Buffalo Philharmonic will be back for their 25th engagement at the Summer Music Festival. The show, “Vinyl Fever,” will feature songs from the Beatles, Billy Joel, Abba, The Beach Boys, Motown and more. The evening will conclude with everyone’s favorite 1812 Overture and Stars and Stripes forever to an incredible fireworks display. This is an all ages event, so pack up your picnic basket and bring the whole family. As always, 12 and under are free to both concerts. Bets pricing is available through June 18. For tickets and information, visit ellicottvilleny.com. Blue Heron Music Festival July 6-8 brings the 27th annual Blue Heron Music Festival to Sherman, N.Y., and will feature Donna The Buffalo,The Felice Brothers, Giant Panda Guerilla Dub Squad, The Suitcase Junket, The Gunpoets, The Town Pants, Driftwood, Bobby Henrie And The Goners, The Probables, Danielle Ponder And The Tomorrow People and The Hindu Cowboys, among many others. A summer tradition since 1992, the Great Blue Heron Music Festival is an annual celebration that brings thousands of music lovers to the rolling hills of Western New York. With a wide variety of live original music on three stages – including the Main Stage, the intimate Tiger Maple Stage and a big-top Dance Tent that swings through the night – plus instrument workshops, dance lessons, and activities for both children and teens, the festival provides many ways to enjoy the weekend. Visit www.greatblueheron.com for more info.
Buffalo Canalside Buffalo Canalside’s Thursday series started up last week with early 2000s hip hop stars Method Man and Redman. The remainder of the summer’s schedule is as follows: • June 14: Fitz & the Tantrums • June 28, Umphrey’s McGee • July 7, Vanilla Ice • July 12, Arrested Development • July 19, Kenny Wayne Shepherd & Beth Hart • July 26, Father John Misty • Aug. 2, Dark Star Orchestra • Aug. 9, Headstones • Aug. 17, Mighty Mighty Bosstones Purchase $5 General Admission tickets at all 17 WNY Consumer’s Beverages locations, at the Information Kiosk on the Boardwalk at Canalside (until 2 p.m. on the day of the show) and on www.eventbrite.com. General Admission tickets purchased beforehand will come with a drink ticket, good for a free beer, wine, soda, or water at the concert; tickets purchased at the door on the day of the show do not include a free drink coupon. In addition, Canalside is also the site of other concerts this summer. On Saturday, June 16, head to Alternative Buffalo’s Kerfuffle 2018 from 1:3011 p.m. On Saturday, June 30, The Summer Soul Festival, featuring Faith Evans, Eric Benet, Ginuwine, Next, 702, Lil Mo’ and more takes over the waterfront. Tickets are on sale at www.thesummersoulfest. com, Doris Records and Ticketfly.com Did you grow up in the 90s blaring Push It and Feel Me Flow on Majic 102? On Saturday, Aug. 11, Stage One Live Presents the I Love The 90’s Tour, featuring Salt –N- Pepa, Naughty By Nature, Color Me Badd, C&C Music Factory, Rob Base, DJ Kool and more, live at Canalside. Hip hop hooray ho!
Artpark Artpark in Lewiston is another popular outdoor venue, one that overlooks the Niagara River gorge. Here is a schedule of their upcoming concerts: • June 19, Bruce Hornsby and The Noisemakers & The Wood Brothers • June 26, Blue Rodeo July 3, Steve Miller Band & Peter Frampton • July 10, Barenaked Ladies, Better Than Ezra & KT Tunstall • July 17, Tedeschi Trucks Band, Drive By Truckers & The Marcus King Band • July 24, Gov’t Mule • July 27, Fleet Foxes • July 28, Ween • July 31, Brit Floyd • Aug 1, Portugal. The Man • Aug 7, Jeff Beck & Ann Wilson • Aug 10, Slightly Stoopid, Stick Figure & Pepper • Aug 12, All Time Low & Dashboard Confessional • Aug 14, Trombone Shorty and Orleans Avenue • Aug 21, The Spinners • Aug 22, O.A.R. & Matt Nathanson • Aug 28, Boy George, Culture Club & The B-52s Darien Lake Who doesn’t love a concert at Darien Lake? Make a day of it and ride some coasters before seeing the show. Concerts include: • June 19, Dead and Company • June 24, Zac Brown Band • June 26, Poison with Cheap Trick • June 27, Dave Matthews Band • June 28, Chris Stapleton • July 3, Logic • July 13, Lynyrd Skynyrd • July 21, Lady Antebellum • July 22, Kesha and Macklemore • July 24, Godsmack & Shinedown • July 25, Warped Tour • Aug. 3, Slayer • Aug. 4, Dierks Bentley • Aug. 7, Chicago & REO Speedwagon • Aug. 10, Jason Aldean • Aug. 12, Rob Zombie and Marilyn Manson • Aug. 16, Miranda Lambert and Little Big Town
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The West Valley Central School Board honored the district’s top five students Monday night during its meeting. They included (front row, from left) valedictorian Cody Keller, salutatorian Sarah Sheffield, third-ranked Edward Thiel, fourth-ranked Lauren Olejniczak and fifth-ranked Haven Ford. They are joined by (back row, from left) school board president Stephen Kowalski, vice president Kimberly Cizdziel, superintendent Eric Lawton and principal Dan Amodeo. Photo by Rich Place.
Catt. Co. Announces Farmers’ Market Coupons Available Cathy Mackay, director of the Cattaraugus County Department of the Aging/NY Connects, has announced that Cattaraugus County has been awarded 840 Senior Farmers Market coupon booklets valued at $16,800. Each booklet contains five $4 coupons and can be used to purchase fresh fruits and vegetables at participating farmers markets in the county. To be eligible to receive a booklet of the Senior Farmers Market coupons, residents must be over 60 years of age and have a single-person income of not more than $1,872 per month, or a two-person income of not more than $2,538 per month.
Each older adult in a household is eligible to receive a booklet if they meet the age and income requirements. Proxies may not pick up or sign for coupon booklets unless they have a power of attorney. For older adults unable to come to the distribution site due to physical limitations, please call the Department of the Aging/ NY Connects at 373-8032 or (800) 462- 2901. The coupon distribution dates, times, and locations are as follows: • June 15, 11:30 a.m. to 12:15 p.m. Hillview Manor, 28 Chestnut Street, Salamanca; 12:30 p.m. to 1:30 p.m. Salamanca Senior Citizens Club, 20 Main
Street, Salamanca. • June 19, 11:45 a.m. to 12:45 p.m. Allegany Nutrition Site/Linwood Center, 3799 S. Nine Mile Road, Allegany; 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. The Pines of Machias, 9822 Route 16, Machias. • June 20, 9:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. Ellicottville Town Center, 28 Parkside Drive, Ellicottville; June 20, 11 a.m. to noon St. Paul's Methodist Church, 9370 Route 240, West Valley. • June 21, 9:30 a.m. to 10 a.m. Spring Court, 102 West Spring Street, Olean; 10:15 a.m. to 11:15 a.m. Aspen Tower, 350 Front Street, Olean; 11:30 a.m. to noon Aspen Manor, 500 East Spring Street, Olean.
• June 26, 11 a.m. to noon Total Senior Care, 519 North Union Street, Olean; 9 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. John Ash Community Center, 112 North Barry Street, Olean • June 27, 10:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. Little Valley Nutrition Site, 103 Rock City Street, Little Valley; noon to 1 p.m. Academy Place, 1 School Street, Gowanda. • July 10, 11 a.m. to noon Portville Nutrition Site, 14 Temple Street, Portville; 12:30 p.m. to 1 p.m. Brookside Apartments, 301 West Henley Street, Olean • July 12, 9:30 a.m. to 10 a.m. Yorkshire Apartments, 12089 County Line Road, Delevan; 10:15 a.m.
to 11:30 a.m. Delevan Nutrition Site, 78 South Main Street, Delevan; 11:45 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. First Baptist Church of Franklinville, 27 South Main Street, Franklinville. Distribution of coupon booklets at the main Department of the Aging office will be made only after the above schedule has been exhausted and
if there are coupon books remaining. If you have any questions regarding the Senior Farmers Market Coupon Program, or any other services that are available for our county’s older adults, please call the Cattaraugus County Department of the Aging/ NY Connects at 373-8032 or (800) 462- 2901.
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The Kids’ MiniMudslide course is 1/2 mile long and will include several obstacles plus the mudslide, with start and finish lines at the Training Center. The Kids’ Race is $10 (ages 3 to 12) includes a t-shirt, register for kids online or at the Yodeler Deck on race day. After all your hard work completing the course, join the fun at the post-race party. Tunes, games and plenty of liquid refreshments await on the Champagne Sundeck, just outside the Yodeler Lodge. The Vendor Village will have several local shops and related booths. Friends and family are welcome to purchase food
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an adult. Packet pickup: The Friday night packet pickup is from 4 to 7 p.m. at Yodeler Lodge; Saturday packet pickup is from 8 to 11 a.m. at Yodeler Lodge. Paddlefest Immediately following the Mudslide, head back up to Spruce Lake for Adventure Bound Onthefly’s Paddlefest, the kickoff to the summer water activities at Spruce Lake. On Saturday afternoon, enjoy SUP and kayak paddling, music, food and fun. On Sunday morning, there will be SUPs and kayaks on hand at Spruce Lake for demo along with paddle clinics, seminars, SUP yoga and kids events. Paddlefest runs from 12 to 7 p.m. on Saturday and 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Sunday. The following day, June 17, is Father’s Day. If you’re up for an adventure, take dad to Sky High, where dads get in free on Father’s Day with a paid admission. Call (716) 699-HIGH to make reservations. Enjoy the sights, sounds and mud as you make memories this weekend at Holiday Valley! For more info, visit holidayvalley. com.
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The 2018 Raccoon Rally is on our doorsteps featuring the longest running Mountain Bike Race in the region in the demanding mountains of the Allegany National Forest. Allegany State Park plays host to one of the longest standing traditions in cycling in Western New York drawing competitors from several surrounding states. The Raccoon Rally offers cyclists and families one of the most picturesque and memorable quad busting days of cycling action annually. Over the years, the Rally continues to evolve delivering a cycling tradition to thousands of participants. Thank you for supporting this long standing event and we look forward to another great 2018! For 2018 Sunday’s Cross Country Mountain Bike Race once again blasts off and finishes at the top of the mountain/ Summit area in Red House at 10 a.m. utilizing most of the Art Roscoe Trail System and Thunder Run Singletrack. Novice, Beginner, Sport & Expert classes
battle it out for awards and prizes in several age groups. There’s a course for every level of mountain biker at the Raccoon Rally. First 250 entrants receive a Raccoon Rally Finishers Keychain! Free Kids Races round out the Sunday action followed by the awards ceremony and raffle up at the Summit Area as well. Race-day registration is welcome. Registration/number pickup opens at 8am at the Summit Area warming hut. Rain or shine. For 2018 there will not be a road event, as focusing on Sunday’s XC races are the priority for this year. Awards to the following age groups M/F in Beginner, Sport & Expert divisions: U14, 15-18, 19-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59, 60+ M/F. Cash to top 5 experts. Awards to top 5 Novice M/F. Classes may be combined if less than 3 in each category. Post-race awards ceremony, picnic lunch and door prizes. For more info, visit www.heartrateup. com.