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AUGUST 18 - 24, 2017

By Alicia Dziak

With only two short weeks left before Labor Day weekend, it’s crunch time for that summer bucket list! Just because it’s time for back-toschool shopping doesn’t mean the party is over. There’s still plenty of time to squeeze in the last of the summer fun in the next three weekends, and Ellicottville is just the place to do it! Don’t miss your chance for adventure at Holiday Valley’s Sky High, where you can zipline, navigate obstacles, climb to the treetops and soar down the mountain all in one day! Sky High is made up of three components: the Aerial Park, the Climbing Forest and the Sky Flyer Mountain Coaster. The Aerial Park, the largest of its kind in New York State and third largest in the U.S., combines a series of platforms and bridges built in a 4-acre section of the woods near the resort’s Tannenbaum Lodge. The Aerial Park includes 142 platforms, 170 elements and 43 ziplines, with the tallest platform at 68 feet and the longest zip line measuring 350 feet. For rates and to make reservations, visit www. sky-high- adventure-park/. Those ages five and up can enjoy the Climbing Forest, which is like a 3D version of a rock wall, and only one of three in the country. There are 10 trees outfitted with color-coded climbing holds and the difficulty ranges from very easy (yellow) to very challenging (purple). Each climber is fitted with a harness that is clipped into an Auto Belay system. Once a climber reaches the top of the tree at up to 45 feet, they just let go and the belay system slowly lowers them to the ground. There is also a kids’ area with two trees where the

End of Summer Bucket List in EVL

Fri • 2 Guys Drinkin’ Beer • 9pm Sat • Joe Quick • 9pm Wed • Wagner & Winston • 8pm Thurs • Joseph & Johnson • 8pm

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Fri • Impact • 7pm

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Sat • The Charlie Wheeler Band • 6pm Ryan Melquist & Qwister • 10pm Patio Bar 20 Monroe St • 699-4162

Upcoming Events Weekend Chairlift Rides to Spruce Lake, Holiday Valley August 26 Under A Tuscan Moon Fundraiser Ellicottville September 5 First Day of School September 15-17 Rock n’ Roll Weekend Ellicottville September 16 Pumpkinville Opens September 22-24 National Alpaca Farm Days

See Summer Bucket List page 3

Beach Party and Fireworks at ASP Aug. 18

Spend some fun in the sun at Allegany State Park at the 9th annual Beach Party Aug. 18! The day kicks off at 3 p.m. at the Quaker Beach area with a Seneca-Salamanca Chamber of Commerce-sponsored showcase featuring local vendors and organizations. Come check out the many great things that are available in the local community. The chicken barbecue will begin at 4 p.m. (until sold out) hosted by J-Con Concessions. While there, make sure you hit the beach! At 4:30 p.m., Keith James gets the music going. Keith is

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See Beach Party page 7

The Great American Solar Eclipse Aug. 21


By Alicia Dziak

On Monday, Aug. 21, a solar eclipse will occur. It will be the first time since 1979 that any part of the continental U.S. has experienced a total solar eclipse. While this scientific event will be best seen in its totality along the path from Oregon to South Carolina, Western New Yorkers will still be able to witness a partial solar eclipse. According to www.buffaloeclipse. org, “A solar eclipse happens when the moon, as seen by us on Earth, passes directly in front of the sun. Once each month, the moon makes a complete orbit (or revolution) around the Earth. The changing angle of See Eclipse page 7

Frederickson Welcomed by Village Board

By Jennie Acklin

Frederickson Appointed as Code Enforcement Officer Kelly Frederickson (pictured) was appointed as the new Code Enforcement Officer effective Sept. 1. Duties will also include building inspector responsibilities. Effective Aug. 31, 2017, current Code Enforcement Officer Tom Abriatis is retiring from his part-time position (with the village and the town). Abriatis has held the position since December 2000. Village Sidewalk “Test Area” Underway At a special meeting in late

Kelly Frederickson (left) was welcomed by the Ellicottville Village Board and Mayor John Burrell (right) at Monday’s meeting.

July, board members met on Monroe Street to discuss the detailed options of the trees and grass areas between the sidewalks and streets that have

deteriorated into muddy strips. It was decided to create a “test area,” in hopes that the results would give direction

See Village Board page 9

Rotary Club of Ellicottville’s

Tuscan Moon Fundraiser Saturday August 26 Tuscan Moon is coming Saturday, Aug. 26 at 6 p.m. to John Harvard’s Cabana Bar and Pool Complex at Holiday Valley. Tickets are $65, available at many local outlets, including the Ellicottville Chamber of Commerce office, EVL Spirits and Katy’s, or you can order by phone by calling Kegs at 699-8758 before 6 p.m. Entertainment by Michael Nugent. Signature dishes from 14 local restaurants, desserts by chef Tom Kneeland.

Discover Alpacas, Amish Trail in Randolph

By Mary Heyl

Take advantage of the final weeks of summer with your family by visiting the historic village of Randolph, where every weekend provides something fun to do for visitors of all ages. Located in the heart of the Amish Trail, Randolph has lots of unique adventures in store

See Randolph page 5

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Gus Macker Returns to Olean This Weekend Brackets, basketballs, backboards and bragging rights are all part of the Gus Macker 3-on-3 Basketball tournament held the weekend in Olean, August 18-20. The 3-day event, organized by the Greater Olean Area Chamber of Commerce, is open to players of all ages and experience levels who are computer-matched by age, height and experience so that all participants can be competitive. The event, first held in Lowell, Michigan in 1974, is a family festival with food and music along with the basketball competition. The tournament will take place on Delaware Avenue and North Barry Streets in Olean, NY. The tournament, based on basketball played in driveways throughout the U.S., will include players who have no experience to those who have played college and semi-professional basketball. Depending on the number of teams placed in a specific division, players and the teams they’re on will be playing for first- and second- and third trophies. Also teams that finish last in their divisions could receive “Toilet bowl” trophies. MORE THAN JUST BASKETBALL -- The Gus Macker is more than just basketball. FUNFEST-Olean Gus Macker has scheduled Friday, August 18 as a FunFest. The Sponsors Corporate Cup is for all sponsors who would like to participate in a mini 3 on 3 basketball tourney. The players on your team must be actual employees (or spouse), and consist of at least 2

females. Registration begins at 5:30 PM, games starts at 6 PM. Last year’s corporate sponsor tournament winner was a team from the Southern Tier Agencies Who will have the bragging rights this year? The FunFest will also include food concessions, the referee meeting, and basketball. All courts (besides the ones used for the Sponsors Tournament) will be open bring your basketball down and your game! Team registration will take place from 4 - 7 PM at Covered Wagon Offices, 528 North Barry Street, Olean. The Gus Macker Olean committee encourages all local players to register Friday. Saturday registration continues from 7 AM - Noon. OPENING CEREMONIES -- Saturday, August 19, ceremonies will take place at the top men’s court featuring the national anthem sung by Leslie Moffet and the blessings of the basketballs by Reverend Nila Mcintyre, asst. pastor Hillside Wesleyan Church. Also, the tap and dance competition team from the Neighborhood School of Dance will do a routine to the Boogie Woogie Bugle Boy. Mayor William Aiello Gus Macker Olean committee member will try and make the official DO-OR-DIE Shot. Once the shot is made, the Gus Macker will begin! The Olean-Bradford YMCA will be sponsoring a KidZone both days with inflatables. DREAM COURT -- The Dream Court will return for its tenth year appearance at the Olean Macker. The Dream

Court is a specially-designed red, white and blue AllAmerican themed court with a synthetic court surface, like the Top Men’s and Women’s Courts. Color commentators announce games on the Dream Court. Teams are selected at random to play on the court. FOOD CONCESSIONS: Food will be provided Saturday and Sunday by Sparky’s Pizza, Sinfully Delicious, Good Times Events Center and Goode Foods. SPECIAL CONTEST-Gus Macker players will participate in the Grand Slam Grill Slam Dunk Competition with the rounds taking place Saturday around 6 PM on the Top Men’s Court. SPECIAL VISITORS – Genesee Valley ROBOJAGS will be down Sunday from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. They will have their high school student made robots compete in an obstacle course. They will also hand out a buttons. The major sponsors of this year’s tournament are the 50 corporate partners of the Chamber. They fronted the $10,000 franchise fee to bring the tourney to town. Organizers also are looking for volunteers to keep score, serve as referees, assist with water and food distribution, and help set up and tear down. To volunteer or for more information, please contact the Chamber at 716-372-4433 or Schedule, brackets and players list can be found online

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youngest climbers can climb about 6 feet up and climb back down. For rate info, visit www. sky-high- adventure-park/ climbing- forest/. The Mountain Coaster takes riders up the hill in their own car and lets them control their own speed on the way back down. Sky High is open daily through Sept. 4, and after that, is open only on weekends. Take in the last of the summer scenery on Holiday Valley’s weekend chairlift rides. Enjoy the warm breeze as you head up to Spruce Lake, and enjoy the greenery before it turns to orange and yellow. Rides are available Saturdays and Sundays, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. through Oct. 15. If you haven’t cooled off at the Holiday Valley Pool Complex this summer, there are only limited days left! Enjoy a lap pool, toddler pool with two mini waterfalls and the activity pool compete with slide. When you need a break from the water, play a variety

of poolside games, like giant Jenga or Cornhole, or grab a frozen drink from the Cabana Bar. Treat yourself to poolside food and drinks that will make you feel like you’re on vacation, but hurry—the pool complex is only open through Labor Day. The long days of sunlight won’t last forever. Get up early and get to the golf course, enjoying views from every hole while getting your game on. Be sure to leave time to give back. The annual Tuscan Moon Fundraiser will be held at Holiday Valley on Aug. 26. Get your tickets today, and help support the EVL Rotary while enjoying delicious foods from the top area restaurants. The great outdoors offers many opportunities to enjoy the area. Go on a nature walk at Nannen Arboretum, stock up on farm-fresh produce at the area’s farmers markets (and get canning!), hike or bike along the area’s miles and miles of trails. For something at a more leisurely pace, stroll the

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Over the years and the last few weeks, I have written articles promoting the importance of a strong core for many things. However, have you ever considered how important your core is for daily activities? Think of your core muscles as the sturdy central link in a chain connecting your upper and lower body. Whether you’re hitting a tennis ball or mopping the floor, the necessary motions either originate in your core, or move through it. No matter where motion starts, it ripples upward and downward to adjoining links of the chain. Thus, weak or inflexible core muscles can impair how well your arms and legs function. And that saps power from many of the moves you make. Properly building up your core cranks up the power. A strong core also enhances balance and stability. Thus, it can help prevent falls and injuries during sports or other activities. In fact, a strong, flexible core underpins almost everything you do: • Everyday acts. Bending to put on shoes or scoop up a package, turning to look behind you, sitting in a chair, or simply standing still — these are just a few of the many mundane actions that rely on your core and that you might not notice until they become difficult or painful. Even basic activities like vacuuming, mopping, bathing or dressing, for example — call on your core. • On-the-job tasks. Our widespread dependence on artificial support, such as chair backs that shoulder us

from sitting up straight have left many of us with weak spines and soft middles. Jobs that involve lifting, twisting, and standing all rely on core muscles. But less obvious tasks — like sitting at your desk for hours — engage your core as well. Phone calls, typing, computer use, and similar work can make back muscles surprisingly stiff and sore, particularly if you’re not strong enough to practice good posture and aren’t taking sufficient breaks. • Sports and other pleasurable activities. Golfing, tennis or other racquet sports, biking, running, swimming, baseball, volleyball, kayaking, rowing and many other athletic activities are powered by a strong core. • Balance and stability. Your core stabilizes your body, allowing you to move in any direction, even on the

bumpiest terrain, or stand in one spot without losing your balance. Viewed this way, core exercises can lessen your risk of falling. • Good posture. Weak core muscles contribute to slouching. Good posture trims your silhouette and projects confidence. More importantly, it lessens wear and tear on the spine and allows you to breathe deeply. Good posture helps you gain full benefits from the effort you put into exercising, too. Weak, tight, or unbalanced core muscles can undermine you in any of these realms. And while it’s important to build a strong core, it’s unwise to aim all your efforts at developing rippling abs. Overtraining abdominal muscles while snubbing muscles of the back and hip can set you up for injuries and cut athletic prowess.

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Rosin up your bow and mark your calendar on Aug. 19 and 20 for this melodious weekend featuring hundreds of musicians on four stages with non-stop entertainment. Event is RAIN or SHINE! Music will flow continuously with performances from more than 100 musicians, drawn from around the state and ranging from polished professional to the youngest beginner. STAGE #1 The New Performers Stage (Hosted by Heather Pennington & WNY Fiddle Kids) This venue offers two full days of performance opportunities for our younger and/or newer fiddlers. Stage #1 will offer a supportive environment for students, new performers (of any age), and fiddlers who seek to enhance their skills. We will also be offering some special “Meet the Fiddler” presentations that will teach more about the fiddling tradition in New York State. STAGE #2 The Main Stage (Hosted by the Flint Hill Folk) Our traditional open stage is for fiddlers ages 12 and over and their accompanists. Noted regional fiddlers will kick-off each hour while, as always, other performance times are scheduled on a first-come-firstserved basis.

STAGE #3 The Exhibition Barn (Hosted by the Fiddlers of the Genesee) The museum’s spacious agricultural barn will again be the setting for expanded performances by fiddler or dulcimer-oriented music clubs and bands. STAGE #4 The Historic Village - Brooks Grove Church This venue is located in the 19th-century historic village inside a restored church that seats 175 comfortably. The natural acoustics and open nature of the building will welcome groups and bands to perform “unplugged” and at their leisure. WORKSHOPS FOR MUSICIANS Saturday & Sunday in the Carriage Museum, located

next to the Exhibition Barn on the Great Meadow, attend FREE workshops open to all musicians. OTHER EXCITING MUSIC VENUES: Mitzie Collins and the Striking Strings perform all day in the hammered dulcimer tent The Fiddlers’ of the Geneseehost a jamming tent open to all musicians next to the museum’s gazebo Musicians are permitted and encouraged to strike up a tune anywhere they please throughout the Historic Village and Great Meadow areas! Genesee Country Village & Museum is located at 1410 Flint Hill Road in Mumford, NY. For more info, visit www.

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for visitors of all ages, and there’s no better time to plan your visit! As the days become shorter, it’s important to make every minute of summer count! Before the kids head back to school, take them for an unforgettable experience at Mike and Sue Bean’s A Slice of Heaven alpaca farm, located at 11144 Pope Road. Meet their friendly herd of alpacas, which has recently grown. Just a few weeks ago, Stetson and Belleza’s cria (baby alpaca) was born—meet this sweet little addition to the herd when you visit.

Don’t forget to check out the farm’s Simply Natural Alpaca Gift Shop, which has a great selection of alpaca products. Start the school year out right with a new pair of cozy alpaca socks, which are sure to keep you warm on frosty fall mornings. Sue is excited to demonstrate her new felt loom, which uses alpaca fiber and fabric, such as scarves, to make unique gifts. Sign up for lessons by calling (716)3585242! Now is the perfect time to take a drive through Amish country, as late summer means lots of fresh produce picks, like corn, potatoes, beets, green beans, blueberries, peaches and more. Visitors can pick up a map of the Amish Trail, which begins in Randolph and takes visitors throughout Cattaraugus County’s Amish communities. These selfguided driving tours allow visitors to tour at their own pace. For a truly unforgettable experience, take a guided Amish tour this summer with one of Randolph’s experienced local guides. Guided Amish tours are

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approximately three hours long and can be tailored to suit visitors’ interests, whether that includes furniture making, baked goods, produce, quilts, hand-made toys, and more. Contact the RACDC at (716)358-9701 ext. 208 to make a tour reservation (please make a reservation at least 48 hours in advance). As the Amish reserve Sunday for religious and family gatherings, no businesses are open, so be sure to plan your visit for Saturday if you plan to spend your weekend exploring Randolph. Now is the time to plan a visit to the Randolph DEC Fish Hatchery, located just two miles east of the village at 10943 Hatchery Road. The Randolph Hatchery is one of just 12 hatcheries in New York State; these hatcheries stock fish in over 1,200 public waters across the state. The Randolph Hatchery mainly raises brook, brown, and rainbow trout, and stocks public waters in Allegany, Cattaraugus, Chautauqua, and Wyoming counties. The Randolph Hatchery is most known for stocking brook trout, commonly known as

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“brookies,” which are native to New York State and are the official state fish. Visitors are welcome to explore the hatchery year ‘round as it is open daily from 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. For more information, call the hatchery at (716)358-4755. The hatchery is famous for the historic discovery of the “Randolph mammoth”: In 1934, pond excavators at the fish hatchery discovered the skull and both tusks of a Columbian mammoth that roamed the area some 12,000 years ago! These remains, which have been held at the state museum in Albany since their discovery, are now on display at the Cattaraugus County Museum in nearby Machias. Call the museum at (716)353-8200 to plan your visit! For more information about Randolph businesses and upcoming events, visit www. Visitors can also contact the Randolph Area Community Development Corporation at (716)3589701 ext. 208 or find Enjoy Randolph on Facebook for up-to-date announcements and event photos.

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Holland to Give Presentation Aug. 23

Wally Holland’s memoir OH GOD, WHAT’S ON THE SECOND FLOOR spans eight decades, five continents, and enough stories to fill three lifetimes. It’s a simple tale: an English boy survives one Travels war, volunteers for another, learns a trade, mixes some drinks, bets on What’s on the Second od, some horses, goes to sea, takes to the air, marries an American, starts F G l o r o ea a business, raises two sons, and ends up refereeing soccer in a little Has Done village in New York. Along the way, meanwhile, he makes a nice living as a petty Soccer Contacts thief, gets arrested for murder by Interpol, annoys a belly dancer, dodges bullets on a train, goes AWOL, gets court-martialed (quite Work A Memoir unrelatedly), encounters a spot of trouble at knifepoint in London, by Wally Holland runs perilously late in the South African bush, makes a grand debut Brushes with fame as union man, slightly embarrasses James Bond, and disagrees with a Parisian swan over the matter of a baguette. OH GOD, WHAT’S ON THE SECOND FLOOR tells the extraordinary stories that make up an ordinary life. It’s a thank-you Watch for future articles in the Ellicottville Times & Springville Times note to the whole universe for an eighty-year run of luck. Wally Holland is a longtime resident of Ellicottville, NY, and is presently the oldest active soccer official in New York State. OH GOD, WHAT’S ON THE SECOND FLOOR is his first book, and will be published this autumn.

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• Korea • Africa • Japan • France • Germany • Spain • Holland • Israel • Switzerland • Belgium • Nice • Paris • Egypt • Colombia • India • Norway • Italy • Ceylon • Istanbul • Malta • Hong Kong • Caribbean



Film • TV • Radio • Stage • Theater

Billy Meredith (Manchester City 1930) • Jimmy Hogan (Aston Volla 1930) • Mike Summerbee (MC) • Albert Scanlon (MU) • Dennis Violet (Mu) • Shay Brennan (MU) • John Doherty (MU) • Peter Phoenix (Stockport)

• Fashion • Skin Care Franchise • Janitorial • Model • QE2 • BEA • Love Boat

• Alan Ladd • Leo Genn • Donald Huston

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• Wilt Chamberlain (BB) •Marisol Contreras (Miss Universe) • Peter Jackson (CPT Love Boat) • Maxie Carpenter (Major - Korea) • Cornel Slingsby OBE • Sir Peter O’Toole (Movies) • Sir Peter Ustinov (UNICEF) • Oliver Messel (Queen’s Interior Decorator) • Buzz Aldrin (Astronaut) • Timothy Dalton (James Bond)

Sterling Hayden (Godfather) • Miss Junior Texas Houston • Luis Ferré (Governor of Puerto Rico) • Ramone

Barcelo (Governor of Puerto Rico) • Vannesa Lee (The Dancing Years) • Bernard Manning (Comedian (INT)) • PM Geary of Grenada (1976) • Pattie Boyd (wife of George Harrison) • Ben Mail (Artist for the Queen)





“Build a Better World by Helping Others” – As part of the Summer Reading Program we will be accepting donations for the Ellicottville Food Pantry and Empire Animal Rescue Society (E.A.R.S.). Help us reach our goal of 100 items donated this summer. Please donate only non-perishable, unexpired food items for the food pantry and Purina dog and cat foods, blankets, towels, pet toys, etc. for E.A.R.S.! Copper Enamel Class (date change) – Come join instructor Cathy Lacy on Tuesday, August 29th from 6:00 – 8:00 pm to make your own copper enamel jewelry. There will be time to make several pieces including pins and pendants. Class size is limited and is available for adults and children over 12. Cost of $5.00 to cover supplies. Please call the library

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Wally Holland to give a presentation on his upcoming book entitled “Oh God What’s on The Second Floor” – His book spans eight decades and five continents and tells the extraordinary stories that make up an ordinary life. Wally will read some passages from his book which will be published soon and available this fall. Join us for a light-hearted evening August 23, 6:30-7:30 pm.

to register. Adult Coloring – Come join Cathy Lacy for a relaxing, stress free, creative break in your day! Every Tuesday from 2 pm to 3 pm at the Ellicottville Library. Free program, all supplies provided. Bring Out Your Inner Child!!! Knitting (& crochet) Club – The Knitting Club meets once a month on a Monday evening from 6 – 8 pm during the summer. The next class is August 28th. All abilities welcome – just bring some yarn and your needles! Story time is every Wednesday at 11:00 a.m. – check out our website for more information on new arrivals of books, coming events and classes, and browse the system catalog for books, eBooks and movies.

“Paradise Valley” by C.J. Box

For three years, Investigator Cassie Dewell has been on a hunt for a serial killer known as the Lizard King whose hunting grounds are the highways and truck stops where runaways and prostitutes are most likely to vanish. Cassie almost caught him...once. Now, Kyle Westergaard, a troubled kid whom Cassie has taken under her wing, has disappeared after telling people that he’s going off on a long-planned adventure. Kyle’s grandmother begs Cassie to find him and, Cassie agrees - all the while hunting the truck driver. Now Cassie is a lone wolf. And in the same way that two streams converge into a river, Kyle’s disappearance may have a more sinister meaning than anyone realizes. With no allies, no support, and only her own wits to rely on, Cassie must take down a killer who is as ruthless as he is cunning. But can she do it alone, without losing her own humanity or her own life?

This book is currently available in book format only at the Ellicottville Memorial Library. It is also available as a large print book using our interlibrary loan program. Don’t forget, you can access over 15,400 eBooks and eAudiobooks using your library card!

Winter Arts Festival

Artists Get Your Booth, Shoppers Save the Date!

The 3rd Annual CCAC Winter Arts Festival at the Lodge at Holiday Valley is one day only - Saturday, November 18 from 10am to 6pm. It is the ideal setting for visitors to begin their holiday shopping and the perfect opportunity for artists to sell their one-of-a-kind works. Artists interested in being part of this juried fine art sale can find detailed information on the CCAC website, www. The early bird reduced booth fee deadline is October 1st. The final registration deadline is October 30th. The sale will be on the first floor of the main lodge at the Holiday Valley Resort in the picturesque village of Ellicottville, New York. Paintings, prints, photographs, pottery, jewelry, and fiber arts

are a few of the many original artworks that will be for sale at this juried exhibition and sale. Shoppers are eager to meet the artists in person and find unique holiday gifts for family and friends. There is no admission charge for shoppers, but you

are invited to participate in the basket raffle fundraiser for CCAC featuring wares from regional businesses. The Winter Arts Festival is produced by the Cattaraugus County Arts Council with special support from Holiday Valley Lodge, the Ellicottville Times and the Cattaraugus County Department of Economic Development and Tourism.

OBITUARY Norman J. Koch 1932-2017 Norman J. Koch, 84, of Ellicottville passed away Saturday Aug. 12, 2017 at his home. He was born Nov. 25,1932 in Buffalo, NY, the son of the late Joseph and Irene Koch. Mr. Koch was a Korean War veteran, having served in the US Army. He was a foreman in the Carpenters Union in

Buffalo and also worked as a special project manager for AT &T. Starting in 1995, he worked at the Ellicottville Brewing Co. He is survived by a son Joseph Koch of Ellicottville a sister, Joan Summers, of Angola and several nieces and nephews. Mr. Koch was predeceased

by his loving wife Barbara and a sister, Carol Conrad. There will be a Celebration of Norman’s life on Sunday Aug. 20 from 1-4 p.m. at the Ellicottville Brewing Co. in Ellicottville. Memorials may be made to the Ellicottville Memorial Library.

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Narcan Use Workshop Sept. 20

The Springville Regional Services Coalition and Bertrand Chaffee Hospital are coordinating another workshop with Erie County’s Health Department on opioid overdose recognition and Naloxone use. This free event will take place on Wednesday, September 20 at the Springville Middle School at 6:30 p.m.

This class trains people to recognize signs and symptoms of an opioid overdose, properly administer naloxone and take the necessary follow-up steps. The information in this workshop can help to save the life of a family member, friend, neighbor or colleague who is experiencing an overdose caused by an opiate

or prescription narcotic. Participants who successfully complete the training will receive a kit containing two doses of naloxone at no charge. This free training is open to anyone 16 years old or older. Register online at or call (716) 592-2871 ext. 1485.


Aug. 16-20 Rally in the Valley 2017 Hosted by Gowanda Harley Davidson, and the “Enchanted Mountain Motorcycle Enthusiasts.” Allegany’s Firemans Park. Proceeds from the event benefit a host of community charities.

Aug. 18 Allegany State Park Beach Party Live music, Ask the Naturalist, craft activities. 3 p.m., Quaker Lake. (716)354-9101 ext. 236 Aug. 18-20 Olean Gus Macker 3 on 3 basketball tournament Aug. 19 Third Saturday Trek at Allegany State Park Wetland Boardwalk, meet at parking area at 10 a.m. (716)354-9101 ext. 236 Aug. 19 Country Gathering 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., Granny’s Boot Antiques Aug. 19 Blueberry Social East Otto United Methodist Church. Flea market, bake sale, live band and food. Aug. 19 Hooch Open Mic Night at Springville Center for the Arts (716) 592-9038

Aug. 26 Olean Outdoor Festival 5K ColorRun Bradner Stadium. Choose between Bike, Roller Blade, Run and Walk divisions

Aug. 26 Tuscan Moon Fundraiser 6 p.m. Holiday Valley, Ellicottville Rotary Club of Ellicottville Signature dishes from 14 local restaurants, desserts by chef Tom Kneeland, entertainment by Michael Nugent. Tickets are $65 and are available in many local outlets, including the Ellicottville Chamber of Commerce office, EVL Spirits and Katy’s, or you can order by phone (credit cards accepted) by calling Kegs at 699-8758 before 6 p.m. Aug. 26 Annual Rally in the Valley Car Cruise Music, Food, Chinese Auction - Boston AmVets Post 219, 10126 Boston State Road, Boston NY Aug. 27 Wild Wing Festival 12-5 p.m., Gooseneck Hill Waterfowl Sanctuary, 5067 Townline Road, Delevan.

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Food served by Colden Mill, Chinese and silent auctions, music by Rustic Ramblers with Gene Hilts on steel guitar, guided tours of 700 birds and 78 different species. 716-942-6835 or

Aug. 27 Rock ‘N Remember for Gowanda’s Historic Hollywood Theater This year’s event proceeds will benefit the Gowanda Ambulance building fund and the Hollywood Theater restoration fund. Live local bands, food trucks, Chinese auction baskets, raffles! Sept. 7 Ellicottville Chamber Golf Outing 4 p.m. Holiday Valley’s Double Black Diamond golf course Sept. 15-17 Rock N’ Roll Weekend Ellicottville Fridays through Sept.15 Stroll the Streets Downtown Ellicottville from 5 to 8 p.m. Face Painting, Balloon Twisting, Magicians, Jugglers, Stilt Walkers, Outdoor Movies at the Gazebo, Fire Hula Hooper, Kids Yoga, Kids Fitness, Chalk Art, Henna Tattoos, Prize Wheel, Fun Photo Booth, Live Music, Passport, Shopping and Dining Specials and more!

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of Keith’s most notable feats was appearing on season 6 of NBC’s “The Voice”. Since then he’s gone on to do special events for the Buffalo Sabres, Bills, and many others in local and regional venues. Keith will be followed by park Artist in Residence Sean Patrick McGraw at 6 p.m. Sean is a singer and songwriter who gained national recognition in 2004 as a semi-finalist on USA Network’s Nashville Star. Since then, Sean has continued to perform as well as write songs that have been licensed by ESPN, recorded by major country artist Montgomery Gentry, as well as others that have been placed on TV programs such as HBO’s True Blood and Sons on Anarchy. At 7:30 p.m., headliner Kevin McCarthy takes the stage. Kevin is a singer and songwriter and has been living his dream career as a professional musician for over 16 years. Kevin has played in the band “Hollywood” and then co-founded McCarthyizm with his brother, which quickly became one of the top bands in Western New York. About 10 years later, Kevin began his solo career, playing throughout Western New York and Canada. He was twice voted top solo artist and was inducted in to the Buffalo Music Hall of Fame in 2009. He is an active songwriter and has released numerous CDs with McCarthyizm and won high praise with his first solo CD “High on You.” This family-friendly event will also feature activities for all ages. Park Naturalists will man an “Ask the Naturalist” table. So bring your naturerelated questions and check

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Sean Patrick McGraw out some cool interactive displays. There will be craft activities for the kids, and who knows? We might even break out the Limbo stick! But the night’s not over. The Quaker Beach will be open to swimming from 11 a.m. through 6:45 p.m. and the snack bar will be open from 11 a.m. through the start of the fireworks. Be sure to stick around as we end the evening with a beautiful fireworks display over the waters of Quaker Lake –definitely a sight not to be missed! The launch site for the fireworks has been relocated to a field just off ASP 3 at the midpoint of the lake between the Quaker toll booth and the intersection of ASP 3 and Cain Hollow. This change is required to be in compliance with Federal

regulations restricting the distance fireworks can be launched from the newly established eagle’s nest in the area. The best vantage points are at both ends of the lake, a couple of areas on each side of the lake, as well as the Quaker Beach down near the sand area. Patrons planning to view the fireworks at the beach should plan to arrive early as the parking lot has limited capacity and will be closed once it is full. Be sure to check the Allegany State Park Facebook page for a map of the best viewing sites. For more information contact the Environmental Education/ Recreation Department at (716)354-9101 ext. 236 or check out the Allegany State Park Facebook page.


To rent or own 1-3 BR condos from $77,500; Ski in/Ski out! Close to golf course and lifts.

ALPINE MEADOWS To rent or own from $259,000; 3 BR/2.5 BTH across from HV ski slopes.

WILDFLOWER To rent or own studios, 1 & 2 BR condos from $82,900. Across from HV Resort

Must-See Stops in Allegany StatePark Thunder Rocks (left) is an impressive bedrock city that allows for the nature lover to see the hidden beauty that this park is known for.

Enjoy Science Lake (right), where fishing is permitted. Enjoy the lake from your canoe or take a leisurely stroll to get all the views, including one that overlooks the creek below. Science Lake is located on the Quaker side of the park, on ASP Route 2.

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ASP Third Saturday Trek Aug. 19

Get out of the house and come join in the fun as Allegany State Park continues its series of hikes called “3rd Saturday Treks.” As the name

implies, these free, familyfriendly hikes will take place on the 3rd Saturday of each month from April through October. The treks will be

led by park staff and summer interns. This month’s trek takes place Aug. 19 on the new wetland boardwalk. Hike along with the park’s Regional Biologist as he points out the many interesting things that can be found in wetlands. This easy hike will be accessible to those with limited mobility and will last approximately two hours. Participants are asked to meet at the new wetland boardwalk parking area 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.

sunlight on the moon causes the waxing and waning of the moon’s phases. “...Even though the sun is much larger than the moon, the two bodies are at just the right distances to make them appear to be the same size in our sky. This means that the bright yellow disk of the sun, known as the photosphere, can be blocked revealing the sun’s atmosphere which is called the corona. When this happens, a beautiful ring of light appears, the stars are visible in the middle of the day, birds stop chirping because they think it is night time, and people experience a few minutes of eerie “totality” darkness in the middle of the day.” On Monday, Aug. 21, Western New Yorkers will be able to witness about 75 percent of the sun obscured by the moon. The partial eclipse will begin about 1:11 p.m., last about two hours and 39 minutes, with the maximum occurring at 2:33 p.m. If you’re interested in getting the most out of the experience, several local venues will be hosting special events to celebrate. Check out Eclipse-O-

Rama at the Buffalo and Erie County Public Library Central Branch. This event on Saturday, Aug. 19, includes free family activities, crafts, demos about the sun, planets and astronomy! For more info, visit Whitworth Ferguson Planetarium at Buffalo State College will be offering special programming Saturdays at 6 and 7:30 p.m. through Aug. 26. The 2017 Great American Solar Eclipse is a presentation about the mythology, history, and science of eclipses with a focus on this year’s eclipse. This program will also discuss how the partial eclipse will look from Buffalo, where you can go in the area for special viewing opportunities, and how there will be a total solar eclipse in Buffalo in 2024. It concludes with a 10-minute tour of the constellations, planets, and other celestial objects in the night sky. Total program is approximately 45 minutes long. All attendees get a free pair of eclipse glasses to safely view the eclipse. Buff State will also host the Eclipse View and Do on

Aug. 21 from 12:30 to 4 p.m. Free and open to the public (park in the R-14 Lot on Rockwell Road), the event will include safe eclipse viewing (telescopes with solar filters and free eclipse glasses) as well as fun and educational activities, astronomy activities, food trucks and more. For more info, visit www. Head to Penn-Dixie, Aug. 21 from 1 to 4 p.m., where there will be extra telescopes on site, fun hands-on astronomy activities for all ages, and free solar viewing glasses for the first 1,000 guests. Admission will be free for members and $4 for the public. No pre-registration needed. For more info, visit While the partial eclipse can be seen from just about anywhere, it’s important to view it safely. Be sure to read up on the safety precautions of viewing at www. Natural beauty and science come together on Aug. 21— take advantage of this unique opportunity!

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Pumpkinville Job Fair Friday - August 25 10AM-4PM Saturday - August 26 10AM - 1PM Hiring now for September and October. Full or part time. Weekdays or weekends. Flexible hours. Join our team working in a fun, fast paced environment. Hiring cashiers, food service, tractor drivers, ticket takers, donut makers, cooks, bakers, general maintenance. Apply in person. 4844 Sugartown Rd., Great Valley, NY (No phone calls please.) The Ellicottville Times & Springville Times is looking for a part-time graphic designer with experience in InDesign and Photoshop, good organizational skills and social media posting skills. Email resume and samples to alicia@ or call 716-699-4062. Position Available Ellicottville Joint Town and Village Engineer. The Town of Ellicottville is seeking to fill the position of Joint Town and Village Engineer. The Engineer shall develop and maintain all infrastructure master plans and strategic funding plans to carry out the Town and Village Board’s visions. The Engineer will have the responsibility for planning, organizing and directing all engineering functions of the Town and Village’s joint engineering department. The Engineer shall determine and establish technical and administrative policies and procedures for the development, analysis and evaluation of infrastructure projects for final action. The Engineer shall determine and establish policies to insure the efficient operation and maintenance of all infrastructure. The applicant must be a Town of Ellicottville resident or prepared to become one within 6 months of appointment. A full job description with qualifications can be seen at the Town of Ellicottville web site This is a fulltime salaried position with benefits. Letters of interest including a resume explaining experience and qualifications will be received until 4 PM August 25th, 2017 at the Office of the Town Clerk, 1 W. Washington St., PO Box 600, Ellicottville, NY 14731. Experienced line cooks, servers and hosts. Apply at Papa Jake’s, 243 W Main Street, Springville. Seasonal Job Opportunity – Village of Ellicottville DPW. Applications are available at the Village Clerks office located at the Town and Village Hall, One West Washington Street, Ellicottville, NY 14731

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Journey L. Gunderson, executive director of the Lucy Desi Museum and National Comedy Center in Jamestown, will deliver the keynote address at the Cattaraugus Region Community Robin Zefers Clark • 8363 Maples Road • Little Valley • NY Foundation’s seventh annual Nonprofit Networking Day. • (716) 713-5359 “Journey Gunderson has been doing incredible things at the National Comedy Center, and we are lucky and proud to welcome her as this year’s keynote speaker,” said CRCF Executive Director Karen Buchheit. “Journey is an engaging speaker with a lot of knowledge to offer along with, naturally, a wonderful sense of AUGUST 18: Stephen Pitrowski - music, Juggler, Caricature Artist humor.” Eric Jones, EVL Fire Equipment, Face Painting & Balloon Twisting Nonprofit Networking Day brings together nonprofit by Dave Jeffers Magic Check the Stroll the Streets FB page for more info. organizations’ staff, board and volunteers for an opportunity to Activities happen rain or shine. collaborate, learn and network. Gunderson has led the effort to make Jamestown a national jewel in the comedy world. Under her leadership, the National Comedy Center recently completed a $50 million capital fundraising campaign to construct a new, state-of-the-art center that will host some of the biggest comedians year-round for performances and talks— positioning Holy Name of Mary RC Church, Jamestown at the center of the art form. Ellicottville Already the National Comedy Center and Lucy Desi comedy All meetings are at 7 p.m. 20-22 Jefferson St., 699-2592 festival have attracted the likes of Jerry Seinfeld, Nick Offerman, unless otherwise noted. Sat. Vigil Mass 5pm Lewis Black, Martin Short and more. Sun. Holy Mass 8am &10:30am Ashford “Journey has quite literally helped build the comedy center (2nd Wednesday) St. John’s Episcopal Church, in Jamestown from the ground up,” said Ms. Buchheit. “That Ellicottville Cattaraugus Village type of experience is sure to make her keynote fun, enlightening Washington and Jefferson Sts. (2nd Monday) and energizing for the nonprofit professionals and volunteers in 945-1820, Services 5pm Sat attendance.” East Otto St. Paul’s Lutheran Church, Prior to her tenure at the National Comedy Center, Ms. (2nd Tuesday) Ellicottville Gunderson, a native of Bemus Point and a Maple Grove High 6360 Rt. 219 East, 699-2265 Ellicottville Town School graduate, served as the editorial director of the Women’s Thrive Alive Contemporary Worship (3rd Wed) 6pm Sports Foundation, directing editorial and online media for the Service Sat 5pm, Traditional Worship Service Sun 9am organization. Ellicottville Village Sun Sch. & Adult Bible Study 10am Ms. Gunderson will draw on her background in marketing and (2nd Mon) 6pm media, nonprofit leadership and fundraising on Oct. 6, from 8 a.m. United Church, Ellicottville Great Valley to 1 p.m. at the Regina A. Quick Center for the Arts on the St. Elizabeth and Elk Sts. (2nd Monday) Bonaventure University campus. 699-4003, Sun Sch, begins in Sept Worship, 11am There will also be breakout sessions on topics such as brand Humphrey (2nd Monday) development, running a successful endowment campaign, First Baptist Church, fundraising with technology and a giving day in Cattaraugus Great Valley Little Valley Town County/Greater Olean Area following the keynote. 5049 Rt.219, 945-4629 (2nd Monday) Sun Sch. 9:30am Registration is now open. To register, visit Worship 10:45am & 6:30pm NND. Contact the foundation at 716-301-2723 with any further Little Valley Village (2nd Tuesday) questions. United Methodist Church, Great

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Estate Sale AUG. 25 26, 27: 10—3 Foxdale, Snowbrook Rd. Great Valley. Antiques, Household items, Tools, 2013 Chevy Pickup Truck, NordicTrack and more. Farm fresh brown eggs, local maple syrup, honey, home made peanut butter, Jams & more. Visit the Red Shop next to Pumpkinville. Open every day 7AM-9PM. A unique country experience. 4830 Sugartown Rd., Great Valley, NY


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PO Box 1622 • 25 Bristol Lane Ellicottville NY 14731 Farley is a Chihuahua puppy. He is fostered with other dogs. His foster has a fenced in yard and he loves it! Sweet Farley is working hard on potty training and all the other skills puppies need to learn and be taught. Farley is only about 3 lbs. He will be a small dog when full grown. His mom is under 10 lbs. This baby is just 12 weeks old. He is ready to find his new best friend. He has been fully vetted. If you are interested be sure to email: Check out all the animals EARS has up for adoption at www. or find them on Facebook.

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Tuscan Moon Fundraiser Aug. 26

Tuscan Moon – Gourmet Cocktail Party is coming Saturday, Aug. 26 at 6 p.m. to John Harvard’s Cabana Bar & Pool Complex at Holiday Valley

Chairlift Rides to Spruce Lake Weekends starting August 5 November 10-11 Holiday Valley Beer & Wine Festival

Sky High Aerial Park, Climbing Forest and Mountain Coaster OPEN for the Summer!

to all areas of concern in the village. The current plan is to extend, or widen the sidewalk somewhat, so that the snowplowing won’t dig up the grass. A honeycomb “geo-block” system will be installed, which permits the grass to grow up through it, yet offers a stable base. Six trees were removed, and six new trees will be relocated and planted in the spring of 2018. Village Benches There are currently 55 memorial benches around the village, with requests for at least three more. Over the summer, the village DPW crew has replaced the aging wood on all the benches with new tight-knotted cedar wood. Village Park Stadium In 2016, Chris Woodarek replaced the roof on the Village Park stadium, along with other buildings, with materials bought by the Village of Ellicottville. This summer, all the boards on the seating area of the stadium were replaced by village DPW crews. All that is left is to seal the boards. The stadium will seat up to 250 spectators. Additional work may include enclosing a storage area and constructing a concession stand. Job well done!

Morton Retires from DPW Harold Morton has submitted his letter of intent to retire, effective Aug. 31, 2017. Morton has worked for the village of Ellicottville since January 1987, retiring as DPW Superintendent. He intends to take a little time off, and then continue working part-time as a laborer and consultant where needed. When the new village/ town engineer is hired, the responsibilities of the DPW Superintendent will fall under the engineering position. Hiring Advertising for the position of Town/Village Engineer is underway, with several applications received to date. The engineer position has a salary range of $80,000 $120,000 and will be shared by the Town of Ellicottville and Village of Ellicottville. The Village will also be advertising for a part-time summer staff personnel, needed for mowing the Village Square, Village Park, soccer field, arboretum and other properties, watering and maintaining the village flowers, leaf collection, as well as many other duties required by the DPW. The next meeting of the Village Board is scheduled for Monday, September 11, 2017.

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*Add for Sales Tax and DMV Fees. SALES END TUESDAY, AUG. 22, 2017 AT 8 PM

Mayor John Burrell, (left) thanked Harold Morton (right) for 30 years of work for Ellicottville’s DPW. Morton retires Aug. 31, 2017.


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