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JULY 14 - 20, 2017

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Griffis Sculpture Park Hosts 10,000 Maniacs This Weekend

Progress On Heritage Park, Franklin Street

By Alicia Dziak

Griffis Sculpture Park is truly one of the hidden gems of WNY. If you’ve never been there before, this will become apparent as you head up and down rural roads to get there. While the park is located only a short distance off Route 219 between Springville and Ellicottville, at 6902 Mill Valley Road in East Otto, upon arrival, you feel miles from modern civilization. Open May through October, the park features over 250 large scale sculptures dispersed through miles of hiking trails. Each sculpture was placed with the natural setting in mind, creating

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a truly unique experience between art and nature. But a memorable day trip is not the only reason to visit the park. They also offer special events throughout the season. History repeats itself at Griffis Sculpture Park this weekend when the 10,000

Maniacs return for a sure-tobe-epic benefit concert. In 1991, over 6,000 people attended a benefit concert for the park hosted by alternative rockers 10,000 Maniacs. It was a legendary day that is etched in Western New York music See Griffis page 6

Ridesharing Arrives in WNY

By Elizabeth Riggs

Ridesharing is finally here! And that means in the Southtowns, too. After a bill allowing ridesharing was approved as part of the state budget in April, ridesharing officially commenced in WNY on June 29. And lucky for the Southtowns, we’re not just talking about the city of

Buffalo. The benefits spread to Springville, too! So, what are Uber or Lyft to begin with? They’re smartphone apps that provide on-demand car services that allow users to request private drivers for wherever they may feel like going. The apps use your location to find the nearest driver to you, who will pick you up and drive you to

your destination. Interested? It couldn’t be easier to get in on the fun! Just download the Uber or Lyft apps on your smartphone and follow the steps to create accounts. Provide your name, contact information, location and payment information, and when you’re ready to venture out, enter your desired destination. Uber and Lyft both use GPS to figure out the rider’s destination, and locate a driver nearest you to pick you up. Uber offers the opportunity to select a vehicle type, which in the Springville area is limited to UberX or UberXL, which are vehicles with seating for four or six people. (In bigger areas, UberPool is also an option – allowing you to share a ride with strangers for a lower fare.)

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BBQ Fest and Softball to Benefit Boys & Girls Club

By Alicia Dziak

On Saturday, Aug. 12, join friends old and new at the first annual BBQ Fest & Softball Tournament to benefit the Boys & Girls Club of Springville. The Community Park will play host to this event, which will feature food and fun! “Due to the lack of snowfall for our 13th Annual Snowshoe Softball Tournament this past winter, the Boys & Girls Club needed to find an alternative fundraiser,” said Andy Bobseine, director of the Boys & Girls Club of Springville. “ The BBQ event was added to bring more spectators to the

softball tournament.” Local WNY BBQ vendors Jake and the Fatman, Rebel Yell BBQ and Babz BBQ will be selling their award-winning

items from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. The $10 ticket gives you 10 individual tickets to purchase a BBQ sandwich, brisket or See Boys & Girls Club page 3


The regular meeting of the village of Springville was held on Monday, July 10. Trustees Robert Moriarty, Terry Skelton and Officer-in-Charge of the Springville Police were not present. In the village administrator’s report, Liz Melock asked the board to approve $2,420 in budget transfers to close out the fiscal year ending June 30. She asked the board to approve

the advertising for bids for the CDBG project that close on Aug. 7 at 2 p.m. The project is for water main replacement on Franklin and Church Streets. Melock then asked the board to approve the preliminary spending for the TAP grant. TAP grant monies will be used to better improve pedestrian and bicycle traffic in the village between parks and schools. Eighty percent of the grant is

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A LOOK BACK: The Oldest Houses in Springville

Upcoming Events July 16 10,000 Maniacs Benefit Concert Griffis Sculpture Park July 21 Bike Night Kissing Bridge July 28 Springville Stampede SGI High School July 29 Fiddler’s Green Bluegrass Festival July 31-Aug. 6 Cattaraugus County Fair Aug. 9-20 Erie County Fair

The Eaton/Joslin House is tied with the Cochran house as being one of the oldest houses in Springville. By Derek M. Otto

I often hear the question asked, “what is the oldest house in Springville?” Luckily in Springville, we have been fortunate enough to have preserved some of our Main

Street and downtown areas. Houses are a bit different than a business district, and in Springville, some of the houses were once part of the business district. By that, I mean that See A Look Back page 7

Aug. 12 BBQ Fest and Softball Tournament to benefit Boys & Girls Club

The Summer Bucket List By Jennifer Weber

Outdoor Theater

Act One: Browse through our list of outdoor theater performances around town and in Western New York. Act Two: Pack a picnic dinner, perhaps a bottle of wine and most importantly blankets (one for sitting and one for cuddling under after the humidity clears and temperatures cool and enjoy some open-air Shakespeare. (And if you aren’t a fan of the Bard, keep reading—there’s a few eclectic options out there too!) Shake on the Lake: Romeo & Juliet On Thursday, Aug. 10 at 6:30 p.m., Shake on the Lake:

Western New York’s Rural Theatre company from Silver Lake, NY presents a free performance of Romeo & Juliet at Springville Youth Inc. Park located on South Buffalo Street.

This is Shake on the Lake’s second visit to Springville. Last year, the company performed Twelfth Night for a full house at Springville Center for the Arts (due to the rain, the See Outdoor Theater page 2


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Pete Ciaolo All-Star Big Band In Collins July 21

The Pete Ciraolo All-Star Big Band will perform an outdoor concert at the Collins Library on Friday, July 21 at 7 p.m. This performance will be in the parking lot of the library under a tent with seating. But be sure to bring your dancing shoes! This event will feature an 18 piece big band performing your favorite swing and big band hits. The concerts are out of this world. These talented performers are the best local players and music educators in

our area. If you love legendary classics played with amazing energy and expertise, this is the performance for you. You can read more about the Pete Ciraolo All-Star Big Band by visiting their web site www. The performers include: Pete Ciraolo as leader, conductor, and trumpeter, John Anderson on drums, Laura Anderson on Baritone, Dr. Joe Baudo on keyboards, Alan Braunstein on Trombone, Kelly Bucheger on Alto, Ray Chanberlain

on Bass Guitar, Vic Chioda on Tenor Sax & Alto Sax, Adam Desmond on Alto Sax, Chris Hooton on Trumpet & Flugelhorn, Mike Ihde on Tenor Sax, Jayd Mollnar on Trumpet & Flugelhorn, Phil Nyhuis on Trumper & Flugelhorn, Joe Parisi on Trumpet & Flugelhorn, Steve Parisi on Guitar, Andrew Peruzzini on Trombone, Bob Reichard on Trombone, and Fred Secor on Bass Trombone. The Collins Public Library sponsors this event. This event is part of the Music in the Library Series. Each year, the library features 6-8 concerts in each series. All concerts are free and open to the public, although free will donations are gratefully accepted. There will be parking available in the library parking lot. Additional parking will be at the Painter Center and at the Collins Town Hall. For more information, call the Collins Public Library at 532-5129.

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production was held inside). This year, the company hopes for an outdoor show – weather permitting! In case you’re busy that night, catch the same performance of Romeo & Juliet on Friday, Aug. 11 co-sponsored by the Cattaraugus County Arts Council in the gazebo lawn at 9 West Washington Street in Ellicottville at 8 p.m. For more information, visit Shakespeare in Delaware Park: The Merry Wives of Windsor and Macbeth Shakespeare in Delaware Park, located at Shakespeare Hill, 199 Lincoln Parkway, Buffalo is one of the biggest free outdoor Shakespeare festivals in the country and has been a beloved addition to the Western New York summer theater landscape for the last 42 years. The first play, The Merry Wives of Windsor, runs through July 16 and the second play, Macbeth, starts on July 27 and runs through Aug. 20. Free performances take place Tuesdays through Sundays at 7:30 p.m. You will definitely want to get there early, not just for a great spot on the hill (chairs are welcome, but near the top only; blankets allowed near the stage) but also to ensure a good parking spot nearby.

Join the company of Shakespeare in Delaware Park and the Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra on Tuesday, July 18 at 7 p.m. for a free evening of music and theater! The BPO will perform Shakespearian themed selections including the Suite from Othello, Op. 79, Three Dances from Shakespeare’s Tempest, Overture to The Merry Wives of Windsor, Suite No. 1 from Romeo and Juliet, Op. 64a and Ballet Music from Macbeth. For more info, visit www. shakespeareindelawarepark. org. If your idea of outdoor theater is a little less high-brow and a little more historical beer drinking while riding on a bus, how about trying out the Double Decker Bus-Murder Mystery Tour: Death at Doug’s Dive. Performances begin on Saturday, July 15 and take place every Saturday through the end of August at Flying Bison Brewery, located at 840 Seneca Street. Tickets are $30 and includes the murder mystery adventure on a double decker bus that stops at three or more historic taverns in Buffalo. “During this historically accurate mystery, you’ll come to know Doug, the owner of Buffalo’s most notorious waterfront dive. Set in the year 1866, Buffalo’s colorful

waterfront red light district comes alive–following Doug’s death! This is a fully interactive evening of sleuthing.  You see the crime scene, you interview the witnesses, and you collect clues in order to solve this mystery based upon true events in Buffalo’s history.” For more information, visit www.buffalodoubledeckerbus. com. And now for one last something completely, completely different? Buffalo Infringement Festival The Buffalo Infringement Festival is full of open-air theater (and much, so much more!) For the last 13 years during the last week of July and first week of August, the streets of Allentown District in the City of Buffalo turn into a glorious, grassroots, hodgepodge of just about anything and everything arts-related you can think of. This year the festival runs from Thursday, July 27 through Sunday, Aug. 10. All events and exhibits are FREE of charge and there are sure to be several outdoor theater performances included in the 2017 schedule which will be posted online before the end of the month. Visit www.infringebuffalo. org for more information.

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Letter from the Editor

I first visited Griffis Sculpture Park about 10 years ago when my kids were little. I was part of a moms group who planned group outings and went with them, not knowing such an awesome place was such a short drive away. From that first visit, I was hooked. Early on, the Rohr Hill side was the preference, with everything pretty close to the road and parking area. My kids loved to climb the giant bug-like metal scultpures in and along the woods, and they made for the best photo opps. As the kids got older and we continued to visit all the time, we started heading to the Mill Valley side, where we could walk along the trails. At first, we’d never get much further than the pond, but the open field was and is home to my favorite mushroom sculpture. Something about it reminds me of Alice in Wonderland and we have many photos of the kids sitting on or under it. Every visit, we’d explore more and more, and eventually made it to the top of the hill by the stage and my girls’ favorite (and probably most kids’ favorite)—the castle! My kids and whatever other kids were with us would perform talent shows on the stage and I’d sit on the hill in front and applaud. As the years have gone by, we’ve been able to stay in the cabins there a few times, attended a workshop where the kids made their own kites, and continue to find new sculptures and areas of the park every time we go. This weekend, the park will host some very well-known musicians for a benefit concert. Be sure to read the article on page 1 and see you how you, too, can enjoy this area treasure! - Alicia Dziak, Editor, Springville Times and Ellicottville Times

Local’s Golf Day at Holiday Valley July 27

If you live or work in Cattaraugus County, you are invited to play golf on Holiday Valley’s Double Black Diamond Course on Thursday, July 27 for just $15 for 9 or 18 holes, including the cart. “Locals’ Day will give local residents or workers a chance to experience the Double Black Diamond golf and all golf related offers at Holiday Valley,” according to Steve Carney, Holiday Valley’s Director of Golf. Call to make a tee time, (716) 699-3939. You will be asked to present your driver’s license to confirm your Cattaraugus County residence or proof of

where you work in Cattaraugus County. Holiday Valley Resort’s “Double Black Diamond” Golf Course is noted for its scenic views and unique layout. The front nine is built around a

series of ponds and features several deep sod wall bunkers. The back nine winds around the base of Holiday Valley’s ski slopes and provides a stern test of golf.

COMMUNITY CALENDAR July 17-21 Vacation Bible School at Salem Lutheran Join the Fun at our “Mighty Fortress” - In Jesus, the Victory Is Won! - invite your friends! Two sessions this year. July 10 - 14 Dinner at 5:30 VBS program 6 - 8 pm and July 17 - 21 9:30 - 11:30 am . Ages 3 - Grade 5. To register call 592-4893 or sign up at http// SalemLutheranSpringville. July 14 Camp K.I.D. Zone 1-5 p.m., kids camp (ages 4 years to 4th grade). 5:30-7:30 closing and family dinner. Springville Field & Stream. 572-3646. July 14 Explore & More’s Summer Fun at Canalside Theme:Rooftop Gardens. 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Free. July 15-16 Country Gathering 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., Granny’s Boot Antiques July 15 Enchanted Mountains Brewfest July 16 10,000 Maniacs at Griffis Sculpture Park July 19 Outdoor Adventure Series at Allegany State Park Sportsman Outlet from Bradford, PA will discuss the different kinds of kayaks available, safety equipment and then have an opportunity to try some of their demo kayaks. July 21 Rock the Park Allegany State Park alleganystatepark July 21 SGI All Class Reunion

July 21 Explore & More’s Summer Fun at Canalside Theme: Building Buffalo. 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Free. July 22 OnoFest Live music, food/craft vendors, RVs and boats on display, exhibits, activities and fireworks! $10 a car load July 23 EVL-4 and EVL-9 Trail Runs July 23 Taste of Olean/Art in the Park July 28 Springville Stampede 5K to benefit SGI Cross Country team. July 28-30 Ellicottville’s 2017 Jazz and Blues Weekend

get for your mountain bike. Make sure you bring your bike because they will then do a short ride on the Art Roscoe Mountain Bike Trail. Aug. 4-13 “Grease” at the Ray Evans Seneca Theater rayevanstheater Aug. 9 Allegany State Park Classic Car Cruise In 5 to 8 p.m., Red House Lake parking area (716) 354-9101 ext. 236. Aug. 5 Worship, Live Music and Food! 4 to 8 p.m., Salem Lutheran Church & Preschool, 91 W. Main Street, Springville. Outdoor Church Service 4-5 p.m., live music 5-8 p.m., pulled pork sandwiches 5-6:30 p.m., desserts 6:30-8 p.m. Aug. 9-20 Erie County Fair Aug. 10 Shake on the Lake, Springville SYI Community Park, South Buffalo Street

July 29 Fiddlers Green Country & Bluegrass Festival 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., Springville Free event, Live music with 8 bands at Fiddlers Green Park & The Concord Mercantile, crafters, food vendors, live demonstrations, musician workshops, clogging workshops, open jam tent, round and square dance.

Aug. 11 Explore & More’s Summer Fun at Canalside Theme: Tinkering. 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Free.

July 31- Aug. 6 Cattaraugus County Fair Cattaraugus County Fairgrounds 501 Erie Street Little Valley, NY 14755 Phone: 716-938-9146

Aug. 12 BBQ Fest and Softball Tourament To benefit Boys & Girls Club of Springville (716) 829-9785

Aug. 2 Outdoor Adventure Series at Allegany State Park Just Riding Along from Bradford, PA will discuss some of the best things to

Aug. 11 Ellicottville’s Shakespeare in the Square

Aug. 19 Country Gathering 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., Granny’s Boot Antiques

If you have an event to add to the community calendar, email

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Emerling Ford Receives Ford’s President’s Award For the 20th Consecutive Year

By Alicia Dziak

Springville’s Emerling Ford has recently won the Ford Motor Company President’s Award for a 20th consecutive year. No other Ford dealership in New York State can make that claim, and only two other dealerships in the entire nation can match it. The dealership received the award based on the excellent sales and service experience it provides to Ford customers. The winning score is based on customer feedback, submitted online or through surveys. “I am proud and excited that the dealership received Ford’s President’s Award,” says Carl Emerling, President of Emerling Ford. “Everyone

on the staff works diligently and more importantly, together as a team to deliver a superior customer experience. It is gratifying to know that our customers feel comfortable doing business at the dealership and their responses to Ford helped us earn this recognition. Everyone at Emerling Ford realizes how important it is to take care of the customer, and work toward that common goal.” Emerling attributes this award to the 86-person staff . “Our employees care about our customers and we take care of our customers,” he said, adding that it’s not any one thing, but a general attitude of treating them well.

“We treat people fairly and follow up on commitments,” he noted. “It’s mainly personal attention.” Emerling also attributes much of this accomplishment to General Manager John Woodruff. “John’s leadership has a lot to do with our success,” Emerling noted. “He makes sure everyone is taken care of.” The President’s Award, combined with the high amount of repeat/referral business they do, is a nod to the dealership’s sales, service, collision and parts departments. Emerling Ford is located at 150 S Cascade Drive in Springville. For more info, visit

To the editor: I wanted to give a public “thanks” to the organizations and individuals that have made the latest set of local Little Free Libraries possible in the Greater Springville area. Thanks to a generous grant from the Springville-Griffith Community Education Foundation, free book exchanges are now located at Colden Elementary School, the Boys and Girls Club of Springville, and the Rail to Trails park on Main Street. The village of Springville also installed a Little Free Library at Heritage Park with the support and encouragement of Mayor Bill Krebs, Administrator Liz Melock and Superintendent of Public Works Ken Kostowniak. They were enthusiastic and helpful in getting these set up and adding another amenity for residents of and visitors to our community. These free book and magazine exchanges that are open to all. If you have a supply to donate that will not fit in one of these locations, please contact me at Do you want to help with “stewarding” these libraries or learn about starting your own? Contact me or visit littlefreelibrary. org. - Kara Kane

Thanks to the efforts of the Cordelian Club, the Bertrand Chaffee Hospital Foundation received a gift that will fund equipment in the Emergency Department. The purchase of an ocular tonometer, which measures eye pressure, and additional equipment for the ED will proceed because of this donation. Each year, the Cordelian Club coordinates a party like no other in town. This year’s theme was a tribute to Prince, and it continued a long tradition of dances that have changed with the times but have always supported the hospital. Pictured from left: BCH Foundation President William King, Shelly Baronich, Primary Care Center Medical Director William Wnuk, MD, Dance Chairperson Kelly Baker, BCH Foundation Board Member Jessica Sullivan, Cordelian Club President Amy Wnuk, BCH Board and Foundation Board Member Stanley Handzlik, BCH Emergency Department Nurse Manager Penny Gardner, RN, BCH Primary Care Nurse Manager Kim Bockhahn, LPN.


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multiple side items from the three vendors. In addition, individual tickets will be on sale at the gate during the day of the event. Registration for the Softball Tournament begins at 9 a.m. and first pitch is slated for 10 a.m.

Currently, seven teams have signed up for the tournament, representing Emerling Dealerships, Julie’s Pizzeria & Restaurant, CHBWV Decommissioning Team, Certified Radon Systems, Bertrand Chaffee Hospital, B&B Homes and Cobham LLC.

“Proceeds of the BBQ Fest & Softball Tournament will go towards our operating budget and program supplies for the fall,” Bobseine noted. If you’re interested in getting in on the competition, contact contact Bobseine at (716) 8299785.

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Hall & Parker Exhibit at SCA

Linda Hall and Ann Parker will be coming together to present a joint exhibit, Hometowns & Endpapers, in the Harold L. Olmsted Gallery at Springville Center for the Arts. This show incorporates pieces from Hall’s Hometowns of WNY collection and Parker’s Endpapers collection featuring her photography, and runs from Saturday, July 22 through Saturday, Aug. 19. Linda Hall, President of East Aurora Arts Society, grew up in Western New York. She gets her inspiration from the Southtowns Scenic Byway area. With over 15 paintings in her collection, Hall uses a variety of shapes and colors to give the viewer a different perspective of the towns they live in and travel to. Hall uses acrylic paints on board and canvas. Ann Parker has been a photographer for over 30 years. She took a liking to endpapers, patterned pages at the front and back of books. After taking pictures of them, she manipulates them, using threedimensional shapes and objects to create something new and original. Parker’s endpapers are printed and mounted on rigid gator board or metal.

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Summertime at Allegany State Park

By Alicia Dziak

“Buffalo Garden” is Linda Hall’s way of showing the many different neighborhood areas included in the Buffalo Garden Walk.

Ann Parker’s “Wings”

The show officially starts with a free reception held in the Olmsted Gallery on Saturday, July 22 from 6:30 to 8 p.m. Refreshments will be served and the artists will be on hand to discuss their work. Gallery hours are Wednesdays and Fridays from

noon to 5 p.m., Thursdays from noon to 8 p.m., and Saturdays from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. The Harold L. Olmsted Gallery is located in Springville Center for the Arts at 37 North Buffalo Street, Springville, NY 14141. For more information, please call (716) 592-9038 or visit our website at

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provided with Federal Funds and the other twenty percent comes from the Village. Melock asked the board to approve the resignation for the caretaker, Lester Dunn. The job is a part-time job and has been posted on the village website. She reported two correction petitions for corrections on tax bills. The board moved to approve the annual village wide garage sale Aug. 2-5. Participants are asked to get a garage sale permit and register at the Trading Post. A small donation is asked for being put on the map handed out to people. Superintendent of Public Works Ken Kostnowiak reported that chipping and oiling of village streets was rescheduled for July 11 and 12. Residents on streets being chipped were notified door to door. Work on the Heritage Park is moving along, restrooms are installed and details of maintenance are being vetted out. Work on the crosswalks along Franklin Street is about eighty percent complete. He asked the board to approve the hiring of Amanda Reichert to replace another summer hire that is leaving. Kostnowiak noted that the parking lot at 65 Franklin Street will repaved on Thursday, July 13. In Nick Budney’s absence, Liz Melock read the police

report. Springville PD responded to 492 calls with 49 patrol shifts in June. Policing has gone up 53 percent since the same time last year. Erie County Sheriffs office responded to 485 calls in June. David Klenk reported that the fire company has been busy and that standing by for fireworks was one of their added duties for the month of July. They will be on standby for fireworks at the All Class Reunion July 21 at Fireman’s Park. The first annual Fire department car show will be held at Fireman’s Park on July 29. Alan Chamberlain reported that there were 155 emergency calls at the control center. In new business, Seth Wochensky of the Springville Center of the Arts presented two resolutions to the board for grant applications. The applications were for a grant to NYS Parks for the acquisition of the former Baptist parsonage on Buffalo Street. The house and property are currently used for special events at the SCA. The other grant is a larger grant that will allow for the final stages of the renovations of the former Baptist Church. The next would be the construction of the accessible entrance and work on the theater space. Mayor Krebs notified the board that David Guadagna submitted a letter of

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resignation on the Zoning Board of Appeals. At this time, the village has two vacancies on the board. During Trustee reports, Alan Chamberlain stated that he was impressed at the turnout at the master plan for the Town of Concord on June 27. He noted he was happy with the millings on the Rail to Trails trail. The millings make traveling the trail much easier. Nils Wikman was impressed with the process of the archeologist focusing on the new Emerling Dealership on Cascade Drive. Krebs noted that Erie County will be having meetings on the tax saving plan. The plan is to combine services with different municipalities in a way to reduce spending by sharing. County Executive Mark Poloncarz will present how to consolidate different services. There will be meeting at ECC South on July 19 at 5:30 p.m. He also noted that Charter Communications has approached the village to start negotiating for a cable franchise in the village. He noted that the current contract doesn’t end until May 2020. The next meeting of the Village Board is scheduled for Aug. 14 at 7 p.m., 65 Franklin Street.

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If you’re one of the many who considers Allegany State Park (ASP) your home away from home, summer is a great time to revisit all your favorite places and activities, as well as discover new ones. Head to the largest of New York State’s parks and enjoy 65,000 sprawling acres of outdoor fun. While cabins must be rented for a minimum of seven nights this time of year, camp sites can be reserved for fewer, and there are many to choose from. To check out what’s available, visit www.reserveamerica. com. You can also head to the park for the day. ASP’s naturalist-led daily programs make learning fun. Enjoy nature walks and scavenger hunts, learn about plants and animals and discover cool places in the park. Ten new programs have been introduced this year, like Wetland Walks, Night Hikes and Team Challenge Games. For more info, visit alleganystatepark or pick up the schedule at either rental office inside the park. Through mid-July, Allegany State Park’s Environmental Education Department will offer hikes to view the rare Synchronous Fireflies – once thought to exist in only a handful of places in the world. The Photinus Carolinus species, also known as the Synchronous Firefly, flashes only from late June to midJuly. In 2012, the Firefly International Research and Education Team came to study the local firefly species, and confirmed its existence in the Branch Creek area of Allegheny National Forest. After lead naturalist, Adele Wellman, and other volunteers and naturalists from Allegany State Park received the training necessary to identify the species, the park naturalists looked in similar habitats and were able to identify the Synchronous Firefly for its first confirmed sighting in New York State. For information on other programs, please check Allegany State Park’s activity schedule at www.facebook. com/alleganystatepark , or call (716) 354-9101 ext. 232. Get out of the house and come join in the fun as

Allegany State Park continues its series of hikes called “Third Saturday Treks.” As the name implies, these free, familyfriendly hikes will take place on the third Saturday of each month from April through October. The treks will be led by park staff and summer interns. This month’s Third Saturday Trek takes place July 15 on Bear Paw –one of the park’s newest trails. Hike along with Allegany’s summer interns as they point out the many interesting things found on this trail. This easy, 2.4-mile hike will last approximately two hours. Participants are asked to meet at the Summit Warming Hut at 10 a.m. and to come dressed for the weather. Registration is not required. For more information, visit the Allegany State Park Facebook page or contact the Environmental Education/ Recreation Department at (716) 354-9101 ext. 236. Sally’s Hootenanny has begun for the season! Join Sally Marsh for this ASP tradition—a weekly sing-along at the Quaker Amphitheater, Thursdays at 8 p.m. Weekly artists-in-residence will perform concerts throughout the week all summer long. Performers include Darrell Porter, Will Lowry, Jess Chizuk, Davis & Eng Band, Keith James, Ken Hardley, Sean Patrick McGraw and Katy Webster. Head to Red House Lake or Quaker Lake and rent a kayak, SUP, canoe or paddle boat and explore the water. Or sit in the sand and enjoy the beaches. Free Tai Chi classes will be offered Wednesday and Thursdays at 9:30 a.m. at the Quaker Bathhouse. Register by calling (716) 354-2182. Quaker Lake will also be the site for the annual Rock the Park celebration on July 21. Picture the scene: a beautiful summer evening in Allegany State Park, great live music -and you smack in the middle of it! It can all be yours to enjoy at Allegany State Park’s 6th annual Rock the Park! This year’s event takes place on July 21 at the Quaker Beach area. The day kicks off at 3 p.m. with a local vendor showcase. Various merchants and

organizations will be on hand to familiarize park patrons and local residents with the many great things that are available to them in the surrounding area. At 5 p.m., Park Naturalists will host an “Ask the Naturalist” program that will feature several interactive nature displays. At 6 p.m., it’s time to “Rock the Park” with opening act and Allegany’s own Artist in Residence, Jess Chizuk. Jess, an award-winning songwriter, has her musical roots firmly divided between both old folk tunes and new indie music, and the result of this combination is her truly captivating writing. It has been garnering the attention of audiences in her hometown of Buffalo, New York and beyond. Drawing on life experiences, honest stories, and the city she calls home, her music is soulful and truly genuine. She will be followed by headliners Playing with Monsters. The band got its start in November of 2014.It was an idea that blossomed from Lead Singer Paul Justinger (Flipside) and Rob Baker (Metal101). The idea was simple— create a band that allows all members to play what they always wanted to, whether they like the song or just the challenge of the song. Since that time the idea has taken off and the group continues to grow in popularity including playing multiple music festivals and opening for national artists like Scott Stapp of Creed! For more information, contact the Environmental Education/Recreation Department at (716) 354-9101 ext 236 or check out the park’s Facebook page. The annual Beach Party will be held at Quaker Beach on Aug. 18, with music by Keith James and Sean Patrick McGraw and Kevin McCarthy, as well as face paitning, kids’ activities and fireworks. Enjoy free outdoor movies at the Quaker General Store several nights a week. Pick up the schedule at either rental office inside the park. Of course, if it’s less scheduling you’re after, take your pick from miles of scenic hiking trails on varying terrain throughout the park. Climb Thunder Rocks, explore Little Ireland, visit the Fire Tower, go fishing in Science, Red House or Quaker Lakes, or grab a bite on the patio of the Park Restaurant. ASP is a haven for outdoor summertime fun. And since it’s just a short drive away, why not plan a trip or two or 10 there this summer? You won’t regret it!

Village Wide Garage Sale Coming Aug. 2-5

The annual village wide garage sale will be coming August 2 to August 5! The Trading Post is again hosting the event. Residents wishing to participate in the garage sale are asked to register and receive a permit from the village. You can do this at the Trading Post on July 14, 15, 18, 19, 21 and 22. For more information, contact Derek Otto at

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Collins Public Library Events

Book Club: Monday, July 17 at 11am. We will be discussing Katarina Bivald’s novel “The Readers of the Broken Wheel Recommend.” Craft Club: Monday, July 17 at 6 pm. Ages 4-12. Registration is required so call or stop in to sign up! Summer Maker Camp – All About Straws: Thursday, July 20 at 430pm. Come and create, invent, tinker, explore and discover using a variety of tools and materials. (All materials provided and you can come and drop in as you please from 4:30pm to 6:30pm). Ages 3-13, please call or stop in to sign up. Music in the Library Concert Series: Join us at 7pm on Friday July 21 for the P.C. All-Star Big Band. Introduction to Windows 10: Saturday, July 22 at 11am. This class is an introduction to Windows 10, the latest operating system from Microsoft. Students will become familiar with the desktop, the start button, Microsoft Edge and the Windows Store. Please call or stop in to register. Building and Construction Magic Show: Monday, July 24 at 6pm. Magician Cris Johnson brings his fun-filled “Building and Construction Magic Show” for the 2017 Summer Reading Program! Cris brings a wide array of funny, interactive magic, his pal Cosmo the Mind Reading monkey, and more! Join us for this family event! Open to all ages. Please call or stop in to sign up! Let’s Build It: Tuesday, July 25 at 530. Stories, crafts and fun activities about construction. Ages 3-6. Summer Maker Camp – Marshmallows and Toothpicks: Thursday, July 27 at 430pm. Come and create, invent, tinker, explore and discover using a variety of tools and materials. (All materials provided and you can come and drop in as you please from 4:30pm to 6:30pm). Ages 3-13, please call or stop in to sign up. Toddler Time: The next four week session begins on Friday, July 28 at 1030. Picture books, rhymes, finger plays, music, sensory play, simple crafts and snacks. Ages 18 months-3 years, please call or stop in to sign up. We have a community room that is available for community groups. Call for availability. Did you know? Erie County Library cards are available to all Erie County residents, all individuals who work in Erie County, and all those who live in the Gowanda School tax district. Stay up-to-date with events at the library by ‘liking’ our Facebook page, Collins Public Library. Library Hours: Monday 2-8 pm, Tuesday 2-8 pm, Wednesday 10:30am-5 pm, Thursday 2-8 pm, Friday 10:30am-5pm, Saturday 10am-2pm, Sunday - CLOSED. (716) 5325129.

Hulbert Public Library Events

Read Down Your Fines Read Down Your Fines is back again this summer. Beginning Saturday, June 3, 2017, it will run through Saturday, September 2, 2017. READ BUCKS will be redeemable until the end of September 2017. This program is for children age 16 and under who can “read down” their library fines. Participants can receive $1 in READING BUCKS for every 15 minutes of reading in the library. A child reading to another child counts as credit for both children. A teen, age 13 – 16, who reads to a child is eligible to receive $2.00 in READ BUCKS for every 15 minutes. The child being read to will receive a $1.00 READ BUCK credit. Stop into your local library and take advantage of this great program! This program is available at all Buffalo & Erie County Public Libraries. Hulbert Library Book Sale Tuesday, July 18th from 10am-7pm Thursday, July 20th from 10am-7pm Friday, July 21st from 10am-7pm Legislator John Mills’ Hot Dog Roast and Bake Sale ​Thursday, July 20th 4pm-7pm *Please call 592-7742 if you would like to donate baked goods for the bake sale. We are currently taking donations for the book sale. They can be dropped off during regular business hours. Open Play, Every Friday 10:00 am -12:00 pm through September 1st Drop in to the library for open play in the meeting room. Toys provided. Bring a snack and meet up with friends. Laptops are available for use in the library. Wi-Fi, as always, is available.

Marvin ‘Joe’ Curry Veterans Pow Wow July 14-16 Dance, Drum Competitions Highlight Celebration Of Native Culture

A nationwide and international audience will once again convene in Salamanca for one of the most grand and enthusiastic celebrations of Native American culture. The 2017 Marvin “Joe” Curry Veterans Pow Wow will take place at Veterans Park from Friday, July 14 – Sunday, July 16. The annual three-day event will feature a series of exhilarating dance and drum competitions, including what is billed as North America’s biggest Smoke Dance contest, with competitors coming from across the United States and Canada. Over $100,000 in prize money will be awarded during the Pow Wow. The Pow Wow is named in honor of Marvin “Joe” Curry, a member of the Seneca Nation of Indians’ Snipe Clan, who led a long and distinguished career of military service in the United States Navy. Curry served two tours of duty in the Korean War and also served in the Vietnam War. In all, he served on eight warships, including the U.S.S. Little Rock during his military career. After completing his military service as a Chief Warrant Officer in the 1970s, Curry served as ship superintendent of the Buffalo & Erie County Naval and Military Park for several years before retiring in 1997. He was a strong advocate of veterans’ causes who served the United States and the Seneca Nation of Indians with pride and valor throughout his life. Curry passed away in 2010. “In bringing this annual

celebration to our Allegany Territory each year, we honor our culture, our veterans, including the memory of Joe Curry, and the spirit of community that exists across Indian Country,” said Seneca Nation Councillor Rick Jemison, chairman of this year’s Pow Wow committee. This year’s Pow Wow will feature the return of the Cultural Tent, where attendees can make authentic crafts and learn about Seneca and Native culture, including many of the different dance styles that will be featured throughout the weekend. Also making an appearance will be the newly crowned Miss Indian World 2017 Raven Swamp from the Mohawks of Kahnawake Territory in Quebec. Contests will feature several dance styles from various tribes attending the event, including our own Iroquois Smoke dance, as well as Fancy Dance, Grass Dance, Traditional Dance, and Jingle Dance. Special dance competitions will include Original Iroquois Style Women’s Shuffle Dance, Men’s Chicken Dance Special, Sweetheart Team Dance Special, and the Veterans Dance Special. In addition to the dance competitions, the

Pow Wow will also feature the Drum Contest and Hand Drum competition. On Friday, admission is $5 for all ages. Veterans and military personnel (with valid ID) and children age 4 and younger will be admitted free of charge. Grand Entry is scheduled at 7 p.m. on Friday. Grand Entry begins at Noon on Saturday and Noon on Sunday. Gates will open at 10 a.m. Winners will be announced on Sunday evening, before the conclusion of the Pow Wow. Daily admission is $10 for adults and two-day passes are available for $15. Admission for students age 5-17 and seniors age 60 and older is just $5. Native crafts, artwork, and food will be available from a wide variety of vendors, with booths opening at 5 p.m. on Friday and at 10 a.m. on both Saturday and Sunday. The Marvin “Joe” Curry Veterans Pow Wow is being sponsored by the Seneca Nation of Indians, Seneca Nation Veterans Iroquois Post #1587, Seneca Allegany Resort & Casino, and local businesses. For a complete schedule, registration and other information, visit www. or call (716) 532-8333.

OBITUARY Loraine Mae Ranke 1928-2017

Loraine Mae Ranke, age 89 of Pine Tree Village Rd, Ellicottville NY passed away July 8, 2017 at Gowanda Nursing Home. Born April 26, 1928 to Harley Hawkins and Marie Brooks Hawkins. She had one brother, Marshall, who predeceased her in 1979. On Dec. 31, 1946 she married Maynard James Ranke. Loraine had six children, Dolores (William) Nichols, James Ranke, Rodney Ranke, Marguerite Ranke,

Shirley (Mark) Wescott, Daniel (Mary) Ranke. She had 13 grandchildren, eight great grandchildren, one niece, Linda (Rod) Kruppner, four great nieces and several great great nieces and nephews. Loraine was predeceased by her husband Maynard in 1973, daughter Marguerite Ranke in 1957, son Rodney Ranke in 2011 and a grandson Christopher Ranke in 1992. Loraine worked as a home healthcare provider until

her retirement in 2005 she enjoyed bowling, fishing and gardening. She was a lifelong resident of Ellicottville and was a member of its American Legion and Ladies’ Auxiliary. She was also a member of the Salamanca VFW. A memorial service will be held at a later date. Arrangements are under the direction of Mentley Funeral Home Inc. 411 Rock City St. Little Valley, NY.

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Summer Concert Guide

Enchanted Mountains Brew Fest July 15

Four Mile Brewing, at 202 E. Green St., Olean, is holding its second annual Enchanted Mountains Brew Fest from 2 to 6 p.m. on July 15. Four Mile will host more than 20 breweries, as well as a cidery

and winery, from the region during the event. Breweries on-hand that day include: Southern Tier Brewing Company, Windy Brew, Community Beer Works, Woodcock Brothers Brewery, Resurgence Brewing Company, 42 North Brewing Company, Prison City Pub & Brewery, Thin Man Brewery, 12 Gates Brewing Company, Ellicottville Brewing Company, Hamburg Brewing Company, Rohrbach Brewing Company, Flying Bison Brewing Company, Swiftwater Brewing, Stoneyard Brewing Company, Gene McCarthy’s/

Old First Ward Brewing Co., The Lost Borough Brewing Co., Big Ditch Brewing Co., and FarmHouse Brewery. The brew fest will also feature live music and an after party. Presale tickets are $35 and may be purchased online at General admission is $40. Designated drivers may attend for $10. Each ticket covers tastings from each brewery and a souvenir glass. For more information, visit or call 373-2337.

If you enjoy outdoor waterfront festivals, OnoFest is for you. On Saturday, July 22, head to Onoville Marina for live music, food/craft vendors, RVs and boats on display, exhibits, activities and fireworks! It costs only $10 a car load- so bring a big vehicle and pack friends and family in! The Fun! With Spacious skies, hills covered with lush green trees, and sparkling waters, Onoville Marina invites you to enjoy a day of Summer filled fun at Onofest, July 22nd from 12pm to 9:30pm! The night ends with a bang of Fireworks. Tucked away in the southwest corner of Cattaraugus County, hidden in the rolling hills of the Allegheny’s, is one of our best kept secrets, Onoville Marina Park. Located on the 12,000 acre Allegheny Reservoir, the Marina is just north of the Allegheny National Forest and west of Allegany State Park in the Enchanted Mountains of New York. Bald eagles and osprey soar high over the sparkling,

pristine waters that reflect the surrounding hills of forest that change with the season, from a variety of green to the blaze of autumn foliage. View all of this while exploring the ninety-one miles of shoreline and secluded bays or camp at one of the many U.S. Forest Service campsites accessible only by water. Onoville Marina, has long been noted as one of the Chautauqua-Allegany region’s finest, yet most affordable, marinas. The Music! Returning this year to get

you moving and a grooving are: 1 p.m.: Duo of Lisa & John 2:30 pm: The Hootz 5 p.m.: TPT 7:30 pm: Porcelain Bus Drivers The Fireworks! 9:30pm: Fireworks begin over the tree-lined hills! What to bring Bench seats and picnic tables may fill up fast so be sure to bring your sunscreen, chairs, blankets and umbrellas. For more info, visit www.

OnoFest July 22

Jazz & Blues Weekend July 28-30

Mazur and the Little Big Band will perform at 1 p.m. If you’re looking for that great jazz sound, this group will bring it for you. Fronted by former Mrs. America, Lisa Christie, the band is known around the region as one of the preeminent jazz ensembles, having performed with the philharmonic, many jazz festivals and a special performance for the Mayor of Buffalo. The ensemble touts a style from jazz/standards to pop, funk, Motown, blues, R&B, to pop, this seven-piece band is the perfect thing to come out and relax to on Monroe Street. The weekend features many more artists in some great places. Here’s the full rundown.

The Ellicottville Chamber of Commerce, with the help of many of the musical venues in the village, presents a lineup of great music from July 28 to July 30 during the annual Jazz and Blues Weekend. The best part? It’s FREE! This year’s lineup consists of no less than 15 acts spread throughout seven venues, including The Winery of Ellicottville Mainstage on Monroe Street. On Saturday at 1 p.m., The Mick Hayes Band will take the stage. Mick Hayes’ Blues guitar work has been described as being “soulful, so melodic, so downright dirty,” with his vocals having the same caliber of acclaim. Hayes has performed on the same stage as legends like Stevie Wonder, Deep Purple, Peter Frampton, Cheap Trick, and Steve Vai. If you have a hankering for some bluesy guitar and extraordinary vocals, join us on Saturday for The Mick Hayes Band. Sunday brings another treat to The Winery of Ellicottville Mainstage on Monroe Street. Mark

Friday, July 28: • Maria Aurigema – Balloons Mainstage 7 p.m. • The Untouchables – Ellicottville Brewing Company 8 p.m. • Patti Parks and the Sizzlin’ Heat – Villaggio 9 p.m. • John Frinzi & John Patti – Gin Mill 9 p.m. • Wilky – Finnerty’s Tap Room 9 p.m. • Keith Shuskie (The Voice) – Balloons Patio 10 p.m. Saturday, July 29: • The Mick Hayes Band – The Winery of Ellicottville Mainstage on Monroe Street 1 p.m. • Michael DiSanto – Madigan’s 2 p.m. • Dozo My Lady Acoustic Trio – Ellicottville Brewing Company 4 p.m. • BD Lenz – Balloons Mainstage 6 p.m. • QPhunk – Madigan’s 6 p.m. • LTM Trio – Silver Fox Steakhouse 7 p.m. • Growlers Blues Band – Villaggio 9 p.m. • Blue Light Blues Band – Gin Mill 9 p.m. • Ade Adu – Balloons Patio 10 p.m. Sunday, July 30: • The Mark Mazur Little Band – The Winery of Ellicottville Mainstage on Monroe Street 1 p.m.

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Sunday, July 16, Chris Stapleton, Darien Lake. Sunday, July 16, 10,000 Maniacs, Griffis Sculpture Park. July 17-21, Artist in Residence Jess Chizuk, Allegany State Park. Tuesday, July 18, Chicago and The Doobie Brothers, Darien Lake. Tuesday, July 18, Brit Floyd, ArtPark Tuesdays in the Park. July 19, Ziggy Marley, ArtPark Wednesday Coors Light Concerts at the Park. Thursday, July 20, Eric Paslay, Canalside Buffalo, $5. Friday, July 21, Foreigner & Cheap Trick with special guest Jason Bonham’s Led Zeppelin Experience, Darien Lake. Friday, July 21, Rock the Park, Allegany State Park. Saturday, July 22, Kidz Bop Kids, Darien Lake. Saturdy, July 22, Onofest, Onoville Marina. July 24-28, Artist in Residence Davis & Eng Band, Allegany State Park. Tuesday, July 25, ONEREPUBLIC with special guests Fitz & The Tantrums, and James Arthur, Darien Lake. Tuesday, July 25, Blondie & Garbage: The Rage And Rapture Tour, ArtPark Tuesdays in the Park. Wednesday, July 26 Saturday, July 29, Kingdom Bound Music Festival, Darien Lake. Thursday, July 27, Theory of a Deadman, Canalside Buffalo, $5. July 28-30, Jazz and Blues Festival, Ellicottville.

history. Twenty-six years later, 10,000 Maniacs will make a highly anticipated return to the United States’ largest sculpture park on Sunday, July 16 at 2 p.m. for a full-performance of their album “In My Tribe,” which celebrated its 30th anniversary celebration this year. 10,000 Maniacs “In My Tribe” was named by Rolling Stone magazine as one of the “Top 100 Albums of the 1980s.” 10,000 Maniacs, from Jamestown, recently celebrated their 35th anniversary and continues to progress with new material and touring. The band rose to stardom in the 1980s, with their breakout hit album “In My Tribe.” The albums “Blind Man’s Zoo” and “Our Time in Eden” solidified them as one of the country’s biggest acts with sold out shows, major media appearances, and millions of albums sold. The departure of singer Natalie Merchant in 1993, presented the band new beginnings with singer and viola player Mary Ramsey in 1994. What followed was the 10,000 Maniacs tradition of creating innovative alternative rock with multiple albums and international touring that continues to this day. In the past four years, the band has release three new recordings “Music from the Motion Picture,” “Twice Told Tales” and “Playing Favorites.” Joining the bill is the percussion rock group from Pittsburgh, PA, Jim Donovan & Sun King Warriors. Donovan was one of the founding members of the band Rusted Root and is nationally known wellness and percussion instructor. Acoustic performer and touring musician Tyler Smilo will open the concert. Born in Texas and raised deep in the

Saturday, July 29, Fiddler’s Green Country & Bluegrass Festival, Springville. July 31-Aug. 4, Artist in Residence Keith James, Allegany State Park. Tuesday, Aug. 1, George Thorogood & The Destroyers And 38 Special, ArtPark Tuesdays in the Park. Wednesday, Aug. 2, Kings of Leon with very special guests Nathaniel Rateliff and The Night Sweats, Darien Lake. Thursday, Aug. 3, Dark Star Orchestra, Canalside Buffalo, $5. Friday, Aug. 4, Dierks Bentley with Cole Swindell and Jon Pardi, Darien Lake. Aug. 7-11, Artist in Residence Ken Hardley, Allegany State Park. Tuesday, Aug. 8, Gov’t Mule With Special Guest Galactic, ArtPark Tuesdays in the Park. Thursday, Aug. 10, Lady Antebellum with Kelsea Ballerini and Brett Young, Darien Lake. Thursday, Aug. 10, Robert Randolph and the Family


Band, Canalside Buffalo, $5. Saturday, Aug. 12, Goo Goo Dolls with special guest Phillip Phillips, Darien Lake. Aug. 14-18, Artist in Residence Sean Patrick McGraw, Allegany State Park. Tuesday, Aug. 15, Lynyrd Skynyrd, ArtPark Tuesdays in the Park. Thursday, Aug. 17, USS, Canalside Buffalo, $5. Aug. 19, Arkells With Atlas Genius, ArtPark Wednesday Coors Light Concerts at the Park. Aug. 21-25, Artist in Residence Katy Webster, Allegany State Park. Tuesday, Aug. 22, Jethro Tull By Ian Anderson, ArtPark Tuesdays in the Park Friday, Aug. 25, Luke Bryan with Brett Eldredge and more, Darien Lake. Saturday, Aug. 25, Green Day - Revolution Radio Tour with special guest Catfish and The Bottlemen, Darien Lake. Sunday, Aug. 27, John Mayer, The Search for Everything, Darien Lake.

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Rustbelt of Ohio, Smilo has lived a vagabond’s lifestyle before settling in Erie, PA and taking the city’s music scene by storm. An award winning acoustic artist, Smilo’s Americana influenced folk songs are mostly autobiographical. However, the themes are easily relatable to the “everyman” and his performances both heartfelt and moving. Tickets are $20 advance, $25 day of show. Children 12 and under free. Tickets can be purchased online at www. Gates for the show open at noon, with music starting at 2 p.m. The concert will feature music, activities, artists, food and beer services. Concert attendees can take in the 250 sculptures that reside throughout the trails of the park, making it the United States largest outdoor sculpture park. The events will be taking place on the top of the hill at the Mill Valley site of the park. Guests must be able to endure a 10 minute walk uphill to the festival site. There will be a shuttle service that will help attendees get to the concert area. “The concert is a benefit concert and it will go towards making improvements at Griffis Sculpture Park,” said Nila Griffis, Executive Director of the park. “We have several new pieces that were

installed from/as a final project from UB Architecture students. They are created on site and can be found along the path leading up to the upper section of the sculpture park and near the stage area.” If you can’t make it to the concert, the park is an awesome place to explore any day of the week this time of year. Since the early 60s, the steel sculptures of Larry Griffis, Jr. and other international artists have been residing in the woods, fields, and even ponds of Griffis Sculpture Park. The park is actually split into two sections: Rohr Hill Road Site and Mill Valley Road Site. The Rohr Hill area is characterized by towering sculptures set in fields and woods just off the road. The Mill Valley Road Site features both a smooth walk area, as well miles of trails through a variety of terrain. “I believe that people continue to come to the park because it is so unlike any other venue - when it was in its conception phase, it was Larry Griffis who wanted to create something that didn’t exist in the United States...a place where you could enjoy art and nature - without the white walls and no touching signs. A place for families to come and interact with the art instead of being told ‘no,’” Griffis said. “We often do school tours and to see the joy on the students’ faces when running, playing and interacting with the nature and art is something that is so wonderful!” For more info, visit www.

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some of the houses were businesses on Main Street and were moved from Main Street to their current position. That is the case for much of the north side of Eaton Street, where many of the houses were small storefronts or barbershops in a former life, so some of the structures are older than what the property title states. With the history of fires we have had in our village, amazingly, there are two houses in the village that are still standing and can be given the title “oldest house in Springville” —The Eaton House on North Buffalo Street and the former Samuel Cochran Home and Forest Hotel on Cochran Avenue. Both were built in 1823. Peregrine Eaton a was a son of Rufus Eaton, the founder of Springville. Rufus surveyed the land and cut parcels to sell, which became Main Street and the old part of the village— Franklin, Buffalo, Main, Mill, Pearl and Church Streets. Christopher Stone, the first settler, built a small structure on Buffalo Street before leaving Springville to continue west. (A replica cabin was built on the spot several years ago.) It is believed that Stone left because of the lack of water. He had set up his settlement of dry creek, which is still the dry creek on Buffalo Street. Samuel Cochran was born in Vermont in 1785. He would marry and with his new wife Catherine, moved to Painted Post. They realized that water was not plentiful there and propaganda from the Holland Land Company listed what is now Springville, Cold Spring. Being unhappy with the lack of water, Samuel came in 1808 to build his temporary home. His wife and child returned in 1809 and had to remove snow from the primitive cabin before they could move in. A few years later, Cochran built a better log cabin at the corner of Franklin and Central avenues. He built a better frame house on Main Street in 1823. At this time, that portion of Main Street was not in the village. The village ended at what was West Avenue, or today’s Central Avenue. As soon as the house was up, travelers passing through would ask to spend the

night and it became a public house in 1824. At one point, it was called the Forest Hotel, and Cochran ran the business until he died in 1844. He was the first permanent settler in the entire town of Concord. Now this is not a misprint. Cochran built the house on Main Street, and the Cochran House was one of the properties that would be moved. In 1883, the Buffalo Rochester and Pittsburgh Railroad came to town. The house was moved to Cochran Avenue and continued to operate as hotel. (The carriage house wasn’t moved, however, and is still standing on Main Street, three house east of Cochran Avenue.) Rufus Eaton arrived in Springville in 1810 and had purchased a good portion of the land that Christopher Stone had settled. He arrived in Springville when he was 40 with his wife and eight of his 11 children. He and his brothers had experience in setting up villages. When he was 16, he and his brothers started the township of Eatonville in Herkimer County. Rufus Eaton built the first sawmill, was the first Justice of the Peace, and donated much of the land around the village that was used for the Presbyterian Church, old cemetery, village square, Chapel Street and old Griffith Institute. Eaton is most noted for being the first postmaster in 1820. In those days, the postmaster named the post office, and Eaton named the post office Springville. In 1823, The Eaton family built a stately house on Buffalo Street. The house stayed in the Peregrine Eaton family until the 1850s when the Joslin family rented the house. In 1860, the Joslins bought the house and the house is still in the Joslin family. That’s almost 160 years in one family. One of the unique things about the house is that it pretty much the same house it was in the 1800s with the exception of a small addition to the side. The Eatons remained in Springville many years after Rufus died in 1845. Eaton Street, Eaton Park and Eaton Pond(Trout Pond) are all reminders of the family legacy.


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The Cochran house today. The apartment house on Cochran Avenue is one of the oldest structures still standing in Springville.

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2017 Springville Area Chamber Of Commerce Scavenger Hunt

The Springville Area Chamber of Commerce will be hosting the 3rd Annual Community Scavenger Hunt from Friday, July 21, 9 a.m. Friday, July 28, 5 p.m.

Our scavenger hunt requires participants to visit participating Chamber Member Businesses in Arcade, Boston, Chaffee, Colden, Collins, East Concord, East Otto, Glenwood, Gowanda, Sardinia, Springville and Yorkshire Individuals, pairs, teams, and families are asked to register in person for the Scavenger Hunt at the Springville Area Chamber of Commerce Office at 23 North Buffalo Street on Wednesday, July 19 - Thursday, July 20, 9am-5pm or online at www. The Scavenger Hunt Awards Ceremony will be held Saturday, July 29, 4 p.m. at the Chamber Booth located at Fiddler’s Green Country & Bluegrass Festival. Participants are encouraged to be present, but are NOT required to attend to win prizes. If you are not a current Springville Area Chamber of Commerce member but would like to be a part of the Scavenger Hunt please contact Jennifer Weber at director@ or call (716) 592-4746. Office Hours are Monday 9-5 p.m and Wednesday 9-5 p.m.

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