THE OFFICIAL NEWSPAPER OF THE VILLAGE OF ELLICOTTVILLE AND THE TOWNS OF ELLICOTTVILLE, GREAT VALLEY AND MANSFIELD,
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Cattaraugus County Fair in Full Swing Midway Rides, Animal Shows and Monster Trucks by Eva Potter
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It’s not too late to check “county fair” off your annual bucket list. The Cattaraugus County Fair will be in full swing at the fairgrounds in Little Valley until Sunday, Aug. 4. Check out loads of agricultural events including animal shows, The week of good, clean fun will feature 21 amusement rides, games, animals, great carnival food, live musical entertainment, demolition derby, horse shows, magic and more. Friday don’t miss the All Breeds Horse Show, Livestock Showman Contest, Barnyard Olympic, Monster Truck Pit Party free with grandstand admission, and Monster Mash Monster Truck Rally. Daytime Saturday events include the Open Class Dairy Show, All Breeds Horse Show and Market Animal Sale. The evening is capped off with the USA East Sanctioned Big Rig Truck Pull & WNY Pro Stock Tractor Pull. Sadly, the fair comes to a close for the year on Sunday. Come and spend the day getting your last fix of delicious carnival fare, midway rides and animal shows. The longawaited WNY Championship Small Car Demolition Derby and WNY Championship Large Car Demolition Derby are the crowning jewel events, drawing crowds from near and far. Evening entertainment for the remainder of the fair will cost an additional $5 grandstand charge, including the Monster Truck Rally on Aug. 2, the USA East Sanctioned Big Rig Pull Series and WNY Pro Stock Tractor Pull on Aug. 3, and the Championship Demolition Derby’s last night on Aug. 4. The fairgrounds are located at Route 353 and N. Ninth St. in Little Valley. General admission at the gate is $9. For a complete schedule of events, visit www.cattarauguscofair. com or call (716) 938-9146. (See Connections on page 6 for an inside look at fairs.)
The Taste of Ellicottville All Trial, No Error
By Jann Wiswall
There’s only one problem with the everpopular Taste of Ellicottville, and that’s how to decide what to try without filling up at the very first stop! This year, 17 of Ellicottville’s best restaurants, including the two newest members of the restaurant community — Bike and Bean and Tim
& Bonnie’s — are offering up their specialties of the house in tasting portions from 12-4 p.m. both Saturday and Sunday, Aug. 10–11. Because of the enormity of the selections, here are our recommendations: Take a themed approach to making your gastronomic selections. Bring doggie bags! There are many ways to approach such an event, but we thought it would be fun to look at it as a themed dining adventure based on your personal favorites. For example, if you’re a seafood aficionado, you’ll have many ways to assemble a fabulous meal with choices of crab cakes (Tips Up and Dina’s), scallops (Tips Up and Riley’s), Cajun, coconut, grilled and firecracker shrimp (Gin Mill, The Barn, Tips Up, Silver Fox), mahi mahi tacos (John Harvard’s), mussels (Dina’s) and clam chowder (Gin Mill). See Taste of Ellicottville page 5
ASP Hootenanny Attempting Record-Breaking Sing-Along on August 17 By Alicia Dziak
throughout the summer, this sing-along event The hootenanny has been a long-time tradition has been led by Sally Marsh for over 40 years. at Allegany State Park. Held every Thursday One of the hootenanny favorites is “Old night at 8 p.m. at the Quaker Amphitheater MacDonald” and because of this, Marsh decided to try to make history on Saturday, Aug. 17, Photo by Allegany State Park Hootenanny Facebook page 2013, by attempting to break the Guinness Book of World Records record for most people singing the classic tune at once. “The idea came actually from a comment I made. I love singing ‘Old MacDonald’ with the kids, and I let them each be an animal and sing in the microphone,” said Marsh. “I have 50-75 kids sometimes, and I kiddingly said we should try to set the Guinness record. My friend looked it up See ASP Hootenanny page 4
Holiday Valley Hosts EVL-9 Trail Run This Sunday By Jesse Mast
HoliMont FLITE Team Takes to the Ramps in Lake Placid
by Sean Crotty HoliMont FLITE Team Manager
While most skiers have their skis securely stored for the summer, the HoliMont FLITE Team has been grabbing their skis for training every week of the summer thus far. Athletes have been earning their “frequent
flier miles” on their skis this summer. At home, many athletes have been training on the trampoline, working with personal trainers, as well as enrolling in Core Body Training. In addition to multiple trips to Lake Placid Water Ramps, athletes have made trips to Whistler, British Columbia, for weeks of training on the glacier, and skiing at Mt. Hood, while some of our Canadian athletes have been in Quebec for water ramping. A few athletes will be training in Switzerland for the month of October for on-hill training with many of the national teams from around the world. Three female athletes — Elissa Cole, Lexi Crotty and Magdeline Vasatka — participated in the U.S. Freestyle Team Elite Aerial Development Program Talent ID Camp in June at the Lake Placid Olympic Training Center. See Flite Team page 2
Holiday Valley Resort is getting ready to host yet another exciting day of racing. The EVL-9 Train Run offers more than nine miles of challenging trails for a true test of athletic stamina. The action takes place Aug. 4
at the Holiday Valley Mountain Sports Center. Athletes from several surrounding states and Canada are expected to rush into Ellicottville to take advantage of the area’s quality trails. Event organizer Mark Lawrence said the race has
enjoyed quite a bit of popularity in the several years it has been held. Formerly known as the annual Ellicottville Ultra Trail Runs, the EVL-9 Trail Run has added course sections, creating a different but equal See EVL page 3
Summer Soccer Camp in E’ville Lead by Wabash College Coach
By Jann Wiswall
In 2011, Ellicottville Central School’s Varsity Soccer Coach Matt Finn took a group of his team members to the Erie Family Soccer Camp where he and his students met “Coach Chris,” who at the time was the soccer coach at Allegheny College. The team and Coach Chris (Keller) hit it off immediately and promised to stay in touch.
The following year, Finn, who also teaches math for grades 7-8 at ECS, wasn’t able to get enough kids to go back to the camp due to summer jobs, driver’s education and other summertime activities. “Everyone was too busy to spend that much time away from home at a fairly expensive camp,” he explained. He thought, well, maybe I can get Coach Chris to come
to Ellicottville for a camp right here that’s more convenient for the kids. And he did. Now in its second year, Coach Chris was back for camp, despite the fact that he’s now head coach at Wabash College in Indiana. “It’s a long drive, but I enjoyed the camp and the kids last year, so I wanted to do it again. It worked out well. I See Summer Soccer page 4
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4Hers dedicated the new 4H Snack Shack at the Cattaraugus County Fair to Mr. John Charlesworth for his support and hard work securing that the Snack Shack would be up and running this year. The 4Hers presented him with a plaque additionally, and a separate one will be permanently secured to the new Snack Shack.
1st Annual Griffis Sculpture Park Summer Festival 2013
Celebrate a wonderful day at the Griffis Sculpture Park on Aug. 18 surrounded by art, musical performances, drum and percussion circle, park tours, artist displays, a childrenâ€™s craft tent and scavenger hunt, poetry readings and more. The event runs from noon to 6:30 p.m. Musical performances from John & Mary and the Valkyries, Sly Boots School of Music, Randle and the Late Night Scandals, The Observers, and Jony James Blues Band. Tickets ARE $10 for adults, and children 12 and under are free! Tickets will be available at the gate when it opens at 11 a.m. The Griffis Sculpture Park Summer Festival will be taking place at the Mill Valley section (6902 Mill Valley Rd.) of the park. The festival stage on top of the hill will be utilized for the first time in over 15 years for a major event. (Translation: Be prepared to walk 10 minutes uphill to the festival area.) Guests are encouraged to bring blankets and small coolers. There will be a food vendor, as well as a beer and wine garden on-site. The Griffis Sculpture Park is owned and operated by the Ashford Hollow Foundation, which also owns the Essex Arts Center in Buffalo, N.Y. The mission of the Ashford Hollow Foundation is to promote the visual and performing arts as well as construct a dynamic relationship between the arts and education in Western New York to better its young people and the greater community. For more information on this event, please visit their Facebook page or go to www.griffispark.org.
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The week of July 12-19, 18 members of the FLITE Team attended Ramp Camp in Lake Placid honing their aerial skills and learning new tricks on the water ramps and trampolines. Ramp Camp 2013 was a super exciting time for many first time rampers and veterans alike. Athletes were greeted with exceptionally warm weather and very little rain to make the week a great
summer training session. How else would these athletes want to spend their summer but in a wet suit, with a life vest, wearing wet ski boots, carrying their skis up six stairs to the coaches deck, 59 more to the lower jump platform or add another 19 to the top, on average 30-40 times each day. On average, each athlete climbed the water ramps equivalent to climbing
Recently a group of dedicated athletes from the HoliMont FLITE Team traveled to the Olympic Training Center in Lake Placid, NY. They got wet, they had fun and many ny of them qualified for new aerial tricks that they will be able le to unleash this coming winter.
the Empire State Building twice each day, for six days this past week, without fail and with pep in their step! All athletes are going home to train further with some more experience and knowledge of the tricks they are performing, as well as friendships further fortified. Athletes who qualified new jumps during this camp are: Lexi Crotty â€“ Back Lay/
Tuck Lucas Goodin â€“ Cork 7 and Back Lay/Back Tuck Travis Goodin â€“ Front Tuck Alliy Hansen â€“ Front Tuck Griffen Hansen â€“ Cork 7 (Non-Moguls) Ryan Henri â€“ Front Tuck Hayleigh Holland â€“ Front Tuck Parker Johnston â€“ Misty5 and Back Lay/ Back Tuck Maggie Ryan â€“ Cork 7 and Cork 10 Jared Smolinski â€“ Back Lay/ Tuck Athletes who attended Ramp Camp 2013 and worked hard on their aerial maneuvers are: Evan Dermott, Lucas Goodin,
Travis Goodin, Elissa Cole, Hayleigh Holland, Calvin Elliott, Ryan Henri, Jared Smolinski, Joseph Voelkl, Griffin Hansen, Alliy Hansen, Parker Johnston, Michael Kennedy, Finn Lincoln, Sean Ryan, Maggie Ryan, Lexi Crotty and Brandon Crotty. Many athletes are still working towards meeting their goals and are very close to achieving some personal objectives. Those who hope to
qualify more tricks for snow will be making a few more trips back to Lake Placid to have their jumps qualified before throwing them down on The Jump this winter. One thing you can be sure of before ski season, these athletes will enjoy their achievements and then get back to training. They know they need to keep working hard. Just because you are qualified, it doesnâ€™t mean the work is done!
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Friday, August 2 Gin Mill, 9 p.m. 2 Guys Drinkin’ Beer Ron & Terry, also known as “acoustic WEST minus 1” are back again for a Friday night foray into their interpretations of a wide variety of pop, rock and country. Balloons, 7 p.m. The Tommy Z Band If you’re a blues lover from these parts and haven’t seen Tommy Z, then you’ve been on another planet! He and his band have been on top for years and are a Balloons favorite. Tommy was inducted into the Buffalo Music Hall of Fame in 2007, and plays exceptional blues guitar, a la Clapton or Guy ... a must see act.
Saturday, August 3 Gin Mill, 9 p.m. Heavenly Chillbillies This Buffalo-area trio will loosen you up with their “ booze infused blues and Americana” playlist, with rockabilly and bluegrass thrown in and wrapped up in solid three-part harmonies for good measure. (P.S. They are the official house band of the National Buffalo Wing Festival!) Ellicottville Brewing Co., 1:00 p.m. Honey Spine Honey Spine’s self-described “quasi-acoustic, secular gospel, anti-steamfolk revival” style is influenced by big names like Tom Waits, Avett Brothers, and
The Black & Blues Band 6:00 pm Balloons Mumford and Sons. The WNY duo of Tim Martin on guitar/ vocals and Brian Chieco on banjo, ukelele and vocals will fill the beer garden with some cool tunes to go with your ice cold beer. Balloons, 6 p.m. The Black & Blues Band A Buffalo-area quintet that plays only the best cover blues, funk and classic rock. Formed in March 2009, these seasoned
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challenge for runners who have experience with the old course. This isn’t the first time the course has been changed. According to Lawrence, the course was for a time shortened to 8 miles, but then lengthened to its previous 9.8 miles, and it has stayed this way ever since. Lawrence said the name is an apt description of this tough course: “evil.” “It’s a very unique race,” said Lawrence, and “very, very demanding.” The course features quick changes in terrain, which is attractive to experienced runners. For that matter, the EVL-9 is not an entry-level race, though Lawrence said it may be a good event for families to participate in together. Beginning and ending at the Holiday Valley Mountain
Sports Center, runners brave enough to tackle the 9-mile run will encounter hills, gravel, roots and manicured singletrack over more than 1,200 feet of elevation changes through Holiday Valley trails and state lands. This may not be a task for the fainthearted, but it could be enough for enthusiastic runners to get their kicks. Athletes who want a challenging course but aren’t up to the strain of 9 miles may opt for the EVL-4, a similar trail to the EVL-9 but only half as long. This course follows the EVL-9 for about two miles before breaking off. Starting time for the EVL-9 is 9:30 a.m., followed by the EVL-4 at 10 a.m. Awards will given three deep in Male, Female and Masters
divisions. Following the race, runners will enjoy lunch and door prizes. Lawrence said about 50 door prizes will given out. Participants will have a chance to win various enticing prizes, including Timex GPS watches, sneakers and other sports gear. Registration fees are $40 for the EVL-9, and $30 for the EVL-4. Registration forms may be obtained at www. heartrateup.com. Proceeds from the event will benefit HEART Animal Shelters. The field limit for the event is 300, but entrants may register the day of the race if it is not sold out. Race-day registration begins at 8 a.m. at the Holiday Valley Mountain Sports Center. Visit www.heartrateup.com for more details.
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Allegany State Park Calendar of Events
Just minutes away from Ellicottville!
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August 2 7:30- Artist in Residence Concert Blue Mule Band at Quaker Amphitheater August 3 9-10 pm- Star Party at Quaker Lake August 8 8:00 pm- Hootenanny at Quaker Amphitheater August 9 Full Moon Beach Party and Fireworks at Red House Beach For a full list of events, visit: www.facebook.com/alleganystatepark
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Come Enjoy Allegany State Park and The Park Restaurant! www.facebook.com/AlleganyStateParkShopsRestaurant Located on the 2nd ﬂoor of the Red House Admin Building inside Allegany State Park Hours: Mon-Thurs 9:00am-4:00pm Friday 9:00am-8:00pm Sat-Sun 8:30am-4:00pm
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and there really is one.” At first, it wasn’t clear whether the current record of 332 was for how many people sang the song at one time, or how many verses of the song were sung. “We were prepared to sing more than 332 verses if we had to, but we finally got the details,” Marsh explained. “We need more than 332 people singing at least 10 verses. This will really cut down on the time of the event and give us time to practice.”
This Saturday, Aug. 3, the Friends of Allegany State Park are organizing a group effort to pick up litter on the waterways and lakes on the Quaker side of Allegany State Park. All are welcome to come and help. Please register in the Quaker Rental Office any time after 10 a.m. to pick up free gloves and garbage bags to help the cause. There will be a list of
creek/loop areas and a rough draft of Quaker Lake with 18 highlighted areas for folks to claim the pick-up area as their own. Please write in the creek or area you’ll be working on, so volunteers can coordinated in various areas of need. Please bring a bag lunch or cooler if you’re working late. In September, Friends of Allegany State Park will be
working on the Red House side, most likely painting cabins on Beehunter and doing touch-ups on the new siding replacement at Camp Allegany. Come one, come all! It is because of the generosity of our volunteers that we can make a difference! Stay up to date on the Friends of Allegany State Park Facebook page.
Amphitheater, located near and on the same side of the road as the Quaker Museum and Gift Shop on ASP 3. If you’ve never been to the hootenanny at Allegany State Park, now’s your chance to check out a fun, familyfriendly tradition — and be a part of history! For more information, visit the hootenanny Facebook page at www.facebook.com/ AlleganyStateParkHootenanny.
Thank you to Paul Crawford for all his help with the Allegany State Park page every week!
Camp Turner Celebrates 90 Years of Fun Camp Turner, located inside Allegany State Park between Quaker Lake and the Quaker rental office, is celebrating its 90th anniversary. Operated by the Catholic Diocese of Buffalo, Camp Turner is a resident summer camp for boys and girls, ages 7-16. According to their web site, “camp activities include horseback riding, hiking, orienteering, basketball,
Outstanding Sky High Experience On behalf of myself and my family, I’d like to send my appreciation for an outstanding family experience at Sky High yesterday! I was out to impress my family about summertime activities at Holiday Valley and this really exceeded all of our expectations! I can honestly say that I thought I knew what took place up at Sky High, but until you experience the adventure itself, no words can describe it. I also want to acknowledge your staff up there as courteous, helpful, fun to be around and really some unsung heroes at Holiday Valley during the summer. Everyone was so upbeat and not just to me, but to all of the guests they came into contact with. You guys run a class act! By the way, I got through most of the course up until Black Diamond but had to bail out. My son, age 17 and in good shape, did all of the courses and completed Commando. He was pretty excited! We all had a great time and I will be talking up the experience we had and will recommend it to every family I come in contact with. Thanks again and two thumbs up to the staff and crew that make Sky High come alive for Holiday Valley! Cheers! Franco Brady
Nana’s House Sends a BIG Thank You On behalf of Mary Jo Hansen and myself, we want to thank all of our Ellicottville and Canadian friends, fellowship friends and relatives that have sent their generous donations for Nana´s House Tepic in the last few weeks. This is an enormous blessing! Not only did you donate money, but you showed an incredible amount of love and compassion for these children. Thank you from the bottom of our hearts. Lilian Dirito Mary Jo Hansen
Macker Officials Extend Deadline No faxed application forms will be accepted. The entry fee must accompany the team application and can be paid by check or credit card. The entry fee for four player teams is $128. The two groups anticipate having over 300 teams and 10,000 spectators from a 100-mile radius to attend the three-day event and see this as a great opportunity to showcase Olean. The tournament will take place on Delaware Avenue and North Barry Streets in Olean, N.Y. Primarily based on their age and level of experience, players will be placed in divisions where they will be most evenly
send a check for $5 per person (plus $3 per person for anyone requiring a T-shirt larger than XL) to Sally Marsh, 88 Jamestown St., Randolph, NY 14772. Be sure to include T-shirt size for kids (medium or large) or adult (small through 4XL). In addition, Marsh is looking for event sponsors. For sponsorship information, you may contact her at (716) 3582102. The event will start at 3 p.m. sharp on Aug. 17 at the Quaker
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OLEAN — Entries are still being accepted for the Olean Gus Macker Basketball Tournament. The Olean High School Sports Boosters and the Olean City School District Foundation are calling for visitors, students and community members to sign up for the Aug. 16-18 Gus Macker three-on-three basketball tournament. Entry deadline for teams interested in this year’s tournament are Aug. 5 at MIDNIGHT for applications that are submitted by mail AND for internet entries. To register online, go to www.macker. com or mail an application to Gus Macker Application, P.O. Box 70, Greenville, MI 48838.
According to the Allegany State Park Facebook page, they are looking to have more than 332 people and 15 verses altogether, and the event will not last more than 71 minutes. Although there will be registration the day of the event from 11 a.m.–2 p.m., preregistration is strongly encouraged to guarantee the correct T-shirt size. Registration, which includes a popsicle and the shirt, is only $5. To preregister for the event,
matched. Depending on the number of teams placed in a specific division, trophies will be awarded for first, second and third place as well as the “Toilet Bowl” trophy. To volunteer or for more information, please contact David Carucci at (716) 3729289 or Meme K. Yanetsko at (716) 372-4433.
soccer, volleyball, court hockey, yoga, dance, jewelry making, low-ropes, arts and crafts, campfires, creekwalking, archery, beach trips, sports, dances and much more. Special programs for older campers include a high ropes experience, backpacking trip and special leadership training workshops. All campers are welcome regardless of religious affiliation.” In addition, Camp Turner is
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ECS soccer coach and math teacher Matt Finn (left), with Wabash College Head Soccer Coach Chris Keller
was able to include a visit with friends at Allegany College,” said Keller. The camp ran from Sunday, July 28 through Wednesday, July 31, with 18-20 boys in grades 7-12, all of whom play on ECS modified, junior varsity and varsity teams. Finn and Coach Chris ran morning and afternoon sessions at the town and village park, with a heavy emphasis on skills development. “Coach Chris had them doing passing or scoring drills, playing keep-away and working on other skills-
oriented activities for at least 45 minutes every session. It’s a great kickoff for the season, which is starting in a few weeks.” said Finn. “It gave them a chance to really focus on what is going to make their teams better this year, and every participant agreed that they learned a lot from the experience.” Finn and ECS technology teacher Chris Edwards also ran a fourday soccer camp in June, which drew 75 kids — boys and girls — and was coached by 16 members
of the boys’ and girls’ varsity teams. They plan to keep at least these two camps going next summer for all who want to participate. Coach Chris has said he’ll be back for the July camp, too.
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Veggie lovers will appreciate the huge selection of salads from numerous eateries, along with burritos, guacamole and smoothies (Bike and Bean), artichoke Bella Roma (Ellicottville Brewing Co.), spinach ravioli and butternut squash bisque (Dinaâ€™s), mushroom soup (Katyâ€™s), hummus (Kabob Kafe), house-made chips (Gin Mill, Madiganâ€™s) and so much more. Barbeque lovers will be in heaven with selections of pulled chicken (Gin Mill), brisket (Ellicottville Brewing Co.) and ribs (Rileyâ€™s). If youâ€™re a die-hard chicken wing lover, how about picking up selections from Madiganâ€™s, Balloons (four flavors) and Tim & Bonnieâ€™s (eight flavors) to decide on your local fave. If youâ€™re interested in sandwiches, subs and pizza, you are so covered! Grab your favorites at Katyâ€™s, Tim & Bonnieâ€™s, John Harvardâ€™s, Tips Up, Hoagies, Kabob Kafe and Dinaâ€™s. For those interested in exploring some of Ellicottvilleâ€™s spiciest menu
items, youâ€™ll want to try the sweet and spicy baconwrapped jalapenos (Katyâ€™s), Hungarian stuffed peppers (The Barn), green chili (Bike and Bean) and chicken curry (Kabob Kafe). While thereâ€™s no formal competition for bragging rights on either day, you can designate your own winners as you compare the shepherdâ€™s pie offerings from EBC and Madiganâ€™s, the macaroni and cheese recipes from Madiganâ€™s and Dinaâ€™s at the Mont and the pork tenderloin options from Katyâ€™s and The Barn. Of course, you can easily craft a four or five-course al fresco dining experience with a starter, soup or salad, a couple of entrĂŠe items and dessert. Oh, didnâ€™t we mention dessert? While you may not think youâ€™ll have room, we canâ€™t emphasize enough how important it is to appease your sweet tooth! Eight of the participating restaurants are featuring scrumptious desserts, from cakes, brownies, sundaes and berry cheesecakes to bread pudding and pudding cake.
Watsonâ€™s Candies and Dinaâ€™s at the Mont, in particular, are pulling out all the stops with their dessert selections. Watsonâ€™s will offer its famous sponge candy, along with ancho chili truffles, rice pudding, sea salt caramels and â€œGrandmaâ€™s baklava.â€? Dinaâ€™s at the Mont will serve up its delicious peach shortcake, cannoli, homemade cookies and delectable rocky road fudge bars. While even visitors with the heartiest appetites canâ€™t try everything, donâ€™t forget that you do have the option of filling doggie-bags (BYO) to enjoy the event for days to come! The action takes place along Washington and Monroe streets in the center of the village. The Ellicottville Chamber of Commerce, which hosts the event, will be selling tickets at several booths in the area. Tickets cost $1 each. Food selections range from 1-4 tickets each. Alcoholic beverages are not permitted outside or in public areas. For more information, visit www.ellicottvilleny.com.
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Iâ€™ve been to many county fairs. My f irst was the Stark County Fair in Ohio, where contestants entered their buckeyes in several categories: biggest, smallest, most colorful. Then onto the Summit County Fair, which, truth be told, I donâ€™t remember much (college years, if you get my drift). I visited the Ohio State Fair and the Columbiana County Fair in Ohio, the latter of which I covered for a daily newspaper for three consecutive years. From the crowning of the king and queen during opening ceremonies to the smash-and-crash of the demo, the Columbiana County Fair introduced me after several introductions to the real essence of what a fair is. During the last few years I went to no fairs, mostly because the closest fair to where I was living in Missouri was about 150 miles away. Fast-forward to my move to Western New York, I was delighted to learn that two fairs â€” the Cattaraugus County and Erie County â€” were within bicycling distance. So I was excited beyond measure when Monday night rolled around. The opening night of the Cattaraugus County Fair is considered by some as the pivotal summer event, the award for having survived the dreaded winter and the tonic to prepare for another winter in Western New York. My f irst impression was positive: unlike many fairs, the Cattaraugus County Fair is laid out in a kind of counterclockwise pattern. Walk in and hang a right and your legs carry you into the meat of the fair, which includes outlandish demonstrations of chainsaw carving and log rolling. Then you meander into the midway and the food stands, one of which (Iâ€™ve since forgotten the name) serves the biggest slices of fried dough Iâ€™ve ever seen, its dimensions as large as some quilts. Civic organizations like the Eastern Star serve some wonderful slices of pie and the New York-style pizza is straight from heaven. To cap it off, the f irst days of the fair allow everyone to pay one price and ride the rides and watch the g randstand shows, an offering that, truthfully, Iâ€™ve never encountered. I met Scott Ruff at the I Got It game, a simple sit-down affair where you throw small balls into a box and try to line them in a row before anyone else. You yell â€œI got it!â€? when you win. I didnâ€™t win, but that wasnâ€™t the point; it was a chance to sit down, and it only cost 50 cents a game. â€œBeen coming to the fair a lot of years,â€? Ruff said. â€œEverybody has the things they do every year and this is one of mine. I donâ€™t go to other fairs because theyâ€™re bigger and I just like the small feel of this one.â€? He looked at the balls in his hand and pitched one out. â€œIâ€™ve never won this game.â€? Winning games wasnâ€™t the reason behind why fairs were created in the f irst place. Roman fairs were held as an intermission of labor and pleadings, where sellers of goods traveled g reat distances and set up shop on the thoroughfare. As the years went by, fairs developed more into temporary market places. Interestingly, relig ion began to play a big part in fairs, but I donâ€™t see that quite as much anymore. We would watch pig racing on Monday night and Mutts Gone Nuts, a delightful little show exhibiting some fast-moving dogs and humorous hosts â€” a husband and a wife from Baltimore, I gathered. Then it was on to the demo derby, a f itting end to the night. Jammed packed with people, the g randstand became the Roman Coliseum for two wonderful hours. The Cattaraugus County Fair may not be Ujjain, one of the largest fairs in India that attracted as many as 60 million people in January 2001, but it does capture the true essence of what fairs were meant to be. So enjoy yourself, and maybe Iâ€™ll see you there.
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SALAMANCA, N.Y. â€” Itâ€™s time to get hog wild in the City of Salamanca. Packed with lip smacking, barbequesauce-on-your-chin fun, the 2nd Annual Allegany Rockinâ€™ Ribfest makes its return to Veterans Memorial Park, Friday through Sunday, Aug. 16â€“18, 2013, with a variety of events including professional world champion barbeque
competition teams, a car and bike show, live music, a swinecentric parade and a family friendly kid zone. Rib teams firing up their barbeque pits this year: Smokinâ€™ Joeâ€™s Hog Wild Barbeque, Wells Hog Wild, My Happy Place BBQ, SGT. Oinkâ€™s BBQ Co, and the 2012 Allegany Rockinâ€™ Ribfest Rib Master back to defend its title
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SUNDAY, AUGUST 4 7:00 A.M. 4-H Market Animals Released 9:00 A.M. All Breeds Horse Show 1:00 P.M. Midway Opens 2:00 P.M. Awards Presentation (Dairy Ring) 5:00 P.M. WNY Championship Small Car Demolition Derby 6:00 P.M. All other animals released
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&DWWDUDXJXV&RXQW\)DLUJURXQGV5RXWH/LWWOH9DOOH\1<Â‡ Aug. 17, for registration from 9 a.m.â€“1 p.m. Awards begin at 3 p.m., and trophies will be given to â€œBest in Show.â€? All makes and models are welcome and dash plaques will be handed out to the first 50 cars to arrive at the event. Pre-registration is $8; day of event, $10. To receive a pre-registration form, call the chamber at (716) 945-2034 or visit www.SalamancaChamber. org. The Seneca Allegany Casino & Hotel will present this yearâ€™s music stage entertainment lineup featuring live music daily and the return of â€œThe Spirit of Johnny Cash.â€? Kicking off Ribfest on Aug. 16, is Cruisinâ€™ from 3â€“5 p.m., The Bob Hartle Band from 5â€“7 p.m., and West of the Mark from 8â€“10 p.m. Music continues Saturday with Freddie and the Jets from 1â€“3 p.m., The Blues Hounds from 4â€“6 p.m., The Allegany River Indian Dancers from 6â€“7 p.m., and The Spirit of Johnny Cash featuring Harold Ford, Laura Lucy & The Cash Band from 7â€“9 p.m.
Wrapping up Ribfest on Sunday, Aug. 18, the music stage will welcome Roll the Dice from 11 a.m. to noon, Freddie & Friends from 1â€“3 p.m., and Oliverio from 4â€“6 p.m. Other festival highlights include a â€œSwine Time Paradeâ€? on Sunday at 2 p.m. The parade will begin with the Rib Master Grand Marshall down Broad Street to Veterans Memorial Park. Those interested in participating in the parade â€” of course a pig theme is encouraged â€” are invited to contact Donna Raahauge at (716) 945-4588. For a parade application, visit www. salamancachamber.org. The â€œKid Zoneâ€? will offer bounce houses, trampolines, rock climbing walls and face painting. Art and craft vendors and a variety of scrumptious desserts and specialty comfort foods will also be available. Admission is free. Parking inside the gate is $5; free parking options are available.
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Berni’s Method of Removing a Tick — First Call 911 Worst summer ever for ticks. Every time I walk the nearby trail, I get home with at least one or two on me. Getting a tick off you or your pet quickly and efficiently before they engorge in blood and create infection is crucial. The correct maneuver is to use fine-tipped tweezers to first grasp the tick by the head close to the skin and steadily pull upward without jerking or twisting. No tweezers? Then use a plastic glove or a tissue to steadily pull the tick away from the skin so that all the parts come out of the skin. Although every doctor or vet will confirm that this is the best method, everyone seems to have an opinion on tick removal. From lit cigarettes to globs of petroleum jelly, from safety pins to beer caps — there are a lot of bad ideas out there. None, however, are as bad as the method used by Berni and Shirley on their big ol’ friendly yellow lab Monroe. As it turned out, their method of removal was similar to the napalm-fueled, scorched-earth technique used by the U.S. Army in the Vietnam War. True dog lovers and frequent pet rescuers, Berni and Shirley panicked when Monroe walked into the house with an inflamed red knot on her neck. At the centre of this little ball of blood was a large evil tick. “Don’t rip it off!” one of them said. “That’s the worst thing you can do.” Although Monroe seemed calm enough, the “parents” freaked. Out the door and onto the back lawn with the dog, they started shouting out whatever tick removal remedies came to mind. “Alcohol!” screamed Shirley. At this point, Berni was thinking he could really use a good stiff drink but there was still this damn tick to deal with. “Alcohol! I’m pretty sure I read it somewhere!” yelled Shirley. Berni was skeptical
but, Shirley being a nurse and already coming out of the house with a bottle of rubbing alcohol, he was willing to give it a try. Impatient and watching his wife dab the insidious knot on the neck of the beloved pet, Berni took the bottle of alcohol and essentially emptied it on the side of the dog’s neck. Nothing. The blood-sucking tick refused to budge. ‘Heat!” yelled Berni. ‘Heat?” “Yeah, like if I heated up a piece of steel with a torch and then …” Not time for that, Shirley ran for the house and was back in seconds with a box of matches. Bernie instructed her to first light it, then blow it out and finally zap the tick with the still-hot head of the match. And that’s exactly what Shirley did as Bernie clutched the dog hard to his chest. But in the alcohol-enriched atmosphere around Monroe’s head, well … “The match kinda reflared,” remembered Bernie. “I mean it went out and then it lit again and …” “POOFFFFFFFFFF!!!” For a split second, both Bernie and his dog’s head were encased in a bluish, yellowish ball of flame. Warning — of all the erroneous remedies for the safe removal of a tick, setting you and your dog on fire in the backyard is probably the worst. Even the guy who suggested using a beer cap wouldn’t try this trick, even after emptying a “Two Four” all by himself! “Time seemed to stand still,” said Berni as he found himself slapping his beloved Monroe on her head and face in order to put out the flames. The dog, not quite grasping the concept of first-responder procedure, tried to make a run for it, which caused terrorstricken Berni to body slam her to the ground in order to
continue to beat out the fire. Finally, with the blue and yellow flame extinguished, the smell of burnt fur and singed hair swirled around the backyard. Speechless, Shirley wasn’t sure she saw what she saw, believing instead her mind had screened one of those old silent slapstick movies starring Buster Keaton and a stuffed animal. “You know it seemed like a lifetime but really it was all over in a few seconds,” recalls Berni. And they all sat there on the lawn for a moment of reflection — the wife with hands covering her face, the husband with no hair on his arms and two white arches where his eyebrows used to be and the dog with charred fur and no whiskers to speak of. And Monroe had that look on her face like “what the !*#+! were you two thinking?!?” After things calmed down and no sirens were heard in the distance, they all relaxed and Monroe did what she always does when she thinks she’s done something wrong. She trotted over to each of them and licked their faces. Berni thinks it was an act of love but then again she may have been trying to cool off his second-degree facial burns. The whole episode lasted only a few minutes so you can just imagine what it would be like spending a “Weekend At Bernie’s.” Oh and after all that — Berni ripped the tick off the dog’s neck with his fingernails. Again, not a recommended technique but way more safer than the self-mollification method. Everybody lived and Berni is confident that any day now, Shirley will begin speaking again. Dogs — they make us crazy and they make us better people.
Keeping Healthcare Local The Bertrand Chaffee Hospital Wellness Team and the Springville Area Chamber of Commerce have teamed up to support the League for Children’s Wellness Run/ Walk on Saturday, Aug. 10. All participants, their families and friends, will have the opportunity to learn more about how to maintain their health and reduce potential health risks during the threehour Health Fair, from 8–11 a.m. at the North Street League building. “We are thrilled to be working with the League and the Kiwanis Club to promote a healthier community,” noted Marilyn Werner, community relations coordinator for Bertrand Chaffee hospital. “Our forward-thinking administration and board have made a commitment to the promotion of education and healthy habits.” The hospital will be screening for Body Mass Index (BMI) among adults, which is a non-invasive way
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Land Contracts - Pros and Cons By Kathleen G. Moriarty, Peters & Moriarty, Attorney and Counselor at Law
Legal Matters is a regular column intended to address general legal concerns. Since every client walks in the door with a different set of circumstances, you should not rely on this column to provide speciﬁc legal advice. If you are in need of speciﬁc legal advice, please consult with an attorney; he or she will provide advice that is unique and tailored to your legal needs.
I’d never heard of a land contract until I began practicing law in Ellicottville. Now, I am no stranger to these unique “rent-to-own” agreements. A land contract is essentially a short-term, seller-financed purchase of real property. Buyer takes possession of the property and makes payments toward the purchase price, and seller retains legal title until the full purchase price is paid. For the most part, the financing is similar to a traditional mortgage, where buyer makes regular payments, including interest on the length of the loan. Unlike a mortgage, a land contract typically requires either a significant deposit (one-third to one-half the purchase price) up front or a large balloon payment at the end of the loan. Additionally, buyer’s regular payments are usually in excess of the fair market rental value, the difference going toward the purchase price until the property is paid for. Once buyer completes payment on the loan, title is transferred the way it would be at a traditional real estate closing, with a deed transfer and recording. Land contracts are useful financing tools where traditional lending is not easily accessible — interest rates are
high, loan term is too long, or buyer lacks proper credit. Such agreements are particularly beneficial where the market is not favorable to seller. If the property is not owner occupied, seller often finds relief in having a tenant-buyer living on the property instead of letting it sit vacant. Land contracts are also favored as a means of family financing where a son or daughter benefits from a lower interest rate and parents collect the interest (instead of the bank). Aging parents may prefer regular payments as a source of income instead of a lump sum. Although title does not legally transfer until the purchase price is paid in full, New York courts have held that a buyer’s significant financial contribution toward the purchase price under a land contract warrants equitable title to the property. Thus, if a buyer has placed a large deposit on the property or has made several payments that contribute to the purchase price (in excess of fair market rent), she may be considered the legal owner. This shift in equity can cause concern for both buyer and seller. Where seller owes more on his mortgage than the property is worth, he may try to help cover his payments by entering into a land contract. However, as buyer accumulates equity in the property, buyer is increasingly vulnerable to a mortgage foreclosure, or other judgments, against seller’s title to the property. A wise buyer will require an updated title
search of the property before entering into a land contract. On the other hand, a buyer who is unable to obtain a traditional mortgage may pose a credit risk. If buyer lacks good credit and is not able to put down a significant deposit, seller is justified to wonder if buyer is capable of making future payments — not as a judgment call, but as a matter of financial protection. This is the case that I see most often — seller is anxious to sell, and buyer is anxious to own his own home. Although both parties are well intentioned, the reality is that buyer lacks credit and cash flow, and seller doesn’t insist on a large deposit. If buyer ends up defaulting on his payments, it is unlikely that a court will deem him to have equitable title; thus, seller’s remedy is to file a summary proceeding for eviction under New York’s landlord tenant laws. Where a buyer falls behind on his payments once he has made a significant contribution toward the purchase price, and a court deems him to have equitable title, then seller must foreclose instead of evict — a more lengthy and expensive process. It is my experience that land contracts are particularly risky for sellers, but both parties are advised to consider the legal consequences of such a transaction very carefully.
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Omnipresent Puppet Theater to Visit Ellicottville Library Omnipresent Puppet Theater of Bakersfield, CA, will present â€œGumshoe McMonocle and the Strange Case of Rumpelsomething,â€? at 2:30 p.m. Saturday, August 3rd, at the Ellicottville Memorial Library. As part of the summer reading challenge Dig Into Reading, the library is encouraging families to dig through the clues of a good oldfashioned puppet mystery. The 45-minute performance based on the story of Rumpelstiltskin is recommended for children in kindergarten or older. Characters represent the good, the bad and the clueless, as a queen hires a detective to find out the name of the man who wants to take her son. The action-packed drama is performed in the fashion of classic detective thrillers of the 1940s. Omnipresent Puppet Theater is operated by Don and Kamala Kruszka. As head
puppeteer, Don brings 20 years of professional experience to his work of writing the scripts, building the puppets, and performing the shows. His wife, Kamala,who holds a master of fine arts degree in theatre education from Arizona State University, prepares outreach and study materials. The company is affiliated with the Puppeteers of America, Inc., which he has served as a trustee and she as
a past regional director and manager of the Puppetry Store. Since its founding in 2003 in Phoenix, Omnipresent has gained a reputation for excellence in family and school entertainment. Audiences praise the immediacy of their live performances, literaturebased scripts, and handcrafted puppets. For more information, contact the Ellicottville Memorial Library at 699-2842.
Don and Kamala Kruszka display some of the puppets who appear in Omnipresent Puppet Theater presentations.
ECS Mandatory StudentAthlete Meeting August 15 The ECS 2013 mandatory student-athlete meeting will take place on Thursday, Aug. 17 at 7 p.m. in the high school cafeteria. Please note there are some changes regarding the completion of all required paperwork! The required Health Appraisal form and Interval Health History form are available on the school website (under Athletics, or Nurse) or at the school offices. Students are asked to complete and turn in those two forms to one of the district offices prior to the breakout meeting Thursday,
Aug. 15. Students are required to have necessary paperwork completed in order to practice opening day sessions. This meeting is mandatory for student-athletes and a parent/guardian of the student-athlete(s) who plan to participate in sports programs in the fall of 2013 at Ellicottville Central School. The purpose of the meeting is to ensure necessary eligibility criteria for participation (attendance and academic policies), confirming necessary paperwork with
regard to Health Appraisal and Health History forms, and verification of a current IMPact Concussion Management Test (yearly baseline test). Student-athletes who intend to participate in a fall sport will then break out into informational team settings with their coaches. Fall sports include football, boysâ€™ and girlsâ€™ soccer, volleyball, cheerleading and swimming. Fall sports practices begin Monday, Aug. 19.
3rd Annual â€˜Gotta Kiss Cancer Goodbyeâ€™ 5k Run/Walk August 17 SALAMANCA â€” Gotta Kiss Cancer Goodbye (GKCG) will be holding a 5K run/walk to benefit cancer research and people fighting the disease. The event will take place at Vetâ€™s Park in Salamanca on Saturday, Aug. 17 starting at 8 a.m. Kelly Coustenis is the chairperson for the event, and her involvement to help and raise awareness is so greatly appreciated! Registration for the event will be from 8 a.m.â€“9 a.m. with the race beginning at 9 a.m. Come out and join us for
fitness and fun! Please feel free to bring the whole family along! To register for the event, please go to www. gottakisscancergoodbye.org to print a registration form. One form for each individual racer needs to be completed. It will be $15 if you pre-register, with the first 100 participants getting a free T-shirt and $20 if you wait to register the day of the event. Kids 18 and under are $10. Registration forms will also be available at the Salamanca
Chamber of Commerce, CCSE Credit Union, and by calling or e-mailing Gotta Kiss Cancer Goodbye at (716) 984-1128 or 5k@gottakisscancergoodbye. org. Gotta Kiss Cancer Goodbye is a not-for-profit organization formed to raise awareness about cancer, fund life-saving research and assist those battling the disease. For additional information, please contact Kathleen Hogan at (716) 9841128 or email kathleen@ gottakisscancergoodbye.org.
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Kustom Kruise-In V at Gowanda Harley-Davidson Hot Rods! Rat Rods! Street Rods! Pin Up Girls & More! GOWANDA â€” Attention car enthusiasts and bike lovers, Gowanda Harley-Davidson presents Kustom Kruise-In V next Saturday, Aug. 10, from 10 a.m.â€“3 p.m. This family-friendly event is free for everyone! â€œThe really neat thing about this event is that itâ€™s absolutely free to attend,â€? said Tim McKeever, marketing manager with Gowanda H-D. â€œIf you own a classic car or pre-1985 American-made motorcycle, especially Rat Rods, Street Rods, Hot Rods, Bobbers and Choppers, and want to show it off, itâ€™s free to register, but all classic cars and pre-85 American-made bikes are welcome.â€? He continued, â€œIf you own a business that has a professional set up and youâ€™d like to be a vendor, itâ€™s free to come. Best of all, itâ€™s free for everyone in the family to attend, too. We want this show to be a great day for the entire family, and making it free is the best way we know how.â€? But thatâ€™s not all. Back by popular demand is Buffalo Music Hall-of-Famer Bobby Lebel and the Damn Fine Rebels. â€œItâ€™s a Rockabilly show, and we couldnâ€™t think of anyone better to set the mood than Bobby. Heâ€™s one of the best, and his awards show that,â€? said McKeever, who also mentioned that food will be on hand throughout the day. He said, â€œWeâ€™ve teamed up with our friends from Goodeâ€™s Restaurant, who will be offering food on site for purchase. Hamburgers, hot dogs, Italian sausages and, if youâ€™ve ever been to Goodeâ€™s before, you know
what Iâ€™m talking about when I say that new this year is their homemade pie stand. Itâ€™s going to be an amazing feature.â€? Pin-up dresses for the ladies and garage shirts with pomade for the guys are a necessity. According to McKeever, â€œOur guests and staff go all out for this. They dress the part! We highly encourage dressing up and having fun with this.â€? Several vendors will be on hand throughout the event. â€œOur vendors have something unique for everyone. This is truly a great classic car and bike show thatâ€™s all about custom culture. But we open it up to any businesses out there that wants to get their product in front of our customers and fits the feel for the event. Itâ€™s free to do it, but space is limited,â€? he said. Gowanda Harley-Davidson is throwing in a special twist to entice you to attend this year. â€œOn top of offering some of the coolest awards to participants, which feature pistons mounted on wooden frames, we will be giving those who attend the chance to sign up and win a free 30-second shopping spree
at the dealership during our Open House on Sept. 14. Anything you can put on in the MotorClothes Department in 30 seconds you can keep. There are only a couple of exceptions, helmets and boots. And we get this quite often from some of the guys, but, no, you canâ€™t put on a motorcycle,â€? McKeever laughed. If you are interested in attending for free as a vendor or as a vehicle owner, you can preregister by contacting Gowanda Harley at (716) 532-4584, or emailing Tim McKeever at tim@gowandaharley. com. Pre-registration is not required for vehicle owners, but appreciated. The event is also listed on their social media sites including Facebook and Twitter. Registration starts at 10 a.m., music goes from 11 a.m.â€“3 p.m., and voting from noon until 3 p.m., with awards to follow. There will be a New York State Police escorted ride to the Dunkirk Pier at 3:30 p.m. following the awards ceremony for all classic cars and bikers in attendance. Learn more by logging on to www. GowandaHarley.com.
Buffalo Music Hall-of-Fame musician Bobby Lebel, tapped to perform during the Kustom Kruise-In V at Gowanda Harley-Davidson Aug. 10.
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Help Wanted: Holiday Valley Resort has an immediate opening for a full time vehicle maintenance mechanic. Applicants should possess a knowledge of small, medium, and heavy equipment both gas and diesel powered. Hourly rate based on experience. To schedule an interview call Ed Imhoff @ 699-2345 ext. 4112. Sweet Treats - Home made pies, cinnamon rolls, sticky buns, cookies & more. Every Friday,Saturday and Sunday. Di’s Pies and Bake Shop. Stop at the Red Farm Shop next to Pumpkinville. 7AM-9PM. Pie of the month Strawberry Rhubarb. 48 30 Sugartown Road, Great Valley, NY. To order ahead, please call 699-2994. Farm Shop Open every day 7AM-9PM. Our own brown eggs, maple syrup, honey, home made fresh peanut butter, jams, mustards, and more! Look for the Red Farm Shop next to Pumpkinville. 4830 Sugartown Road, Great Valley, NY
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From the Bookshelf Recommended Reading from the Ellicottville Memorial Library
““The Light in the Ruins” by Chris Bohjalian From the New York Times bestselling author of Midwives and The Sandcastle Girls comes a spellbinding novel of love, despair, and revenge—set in war-ravaged Tuscany. 1943: Tucked away in the idyllic hills south of Florence, the Rosatis, an Italian family of noble lineage, believe that the walls of their ancient villa will keep them safe from the war raging across Europe. Eighteen-year-old Cristina spends her days swimming in the pool, playing with her young niece and nephew, and wandering aimlessly amid the estate’s gardens and olive groves. But when two soldiers, a German and an Italian, arrive at the villa asking to see an ancient Etruscan burial site, the Rosatis’ bucolic tranquility is shattered. A young German lieutenant begins to court Cristina, the Nazis descend upon the estate demanding hospitality, and what was once their sanctuary becomes their prison. 1955: Serafina Bettini, an investigator with the Florence police department, has her own demons. A beautiful woman, Serafina carefully hides her scars along with her haunting memories of the war. But when she is assigned to a gruesome new case—a serial killer targeting the Rosatis, murdering the remnants of the family one-by-one in cold blood—Serafina finds herself digging into a past that involves both the victims and her own tragic history. Set against an exquisitely rendered Italian countryside, The Light in the Ruins unveils a breathtaking story of moral paradox, human frailty, and the mysterious ways of the heart. This book can be borrowed from the Ellicottville Memorial Library in book format only. It is also available as an audio book as well as an eBook using our interlibrary loan program. Stop in and check out our selection of over 8,400 items in our adult fiction and nonfiction sections.
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August 9 Full Moon Beach Party at Allegany State Park Red House Beach Area. Allegany State Park and the Cattaraugus County Arts Council team up once again for their 6th Annual Beach Party. www.myartscouncil.net/
Now- August 4 Cattaraugus County Fair Animals, rides, food and more in Little Valley www.cattarauguscofair.com
August 10 Submission deadline for Scenic Byway Exhibit For guidlines, contact Seth at 716-592-9038 or wochensky@ springvillearts.org
August 1-4 Lucille Ball Comedy Festival Comedians and a variety of activities in Jamestown. www.lucycomedyfest.com August 1 Ellicottville Gazebo Series: The Roadrunners Oldies and Variety Sponsored by Five Star Bank August 3 Willow Creek Triathlon at Allegany State Park Benefits Disabled American Veterans www.willowcreektriathlon.org August 4 EVL 9 Trail Run www.heartrateup.com/ August 7 Workshops at Nannen Arboretem “Sustainability for the Home Garden August 7-18 Erie County Fair Rides, food, entertainment and more in Hamburg. www.ecfair.org August 8 Ellicottville Gazebo Series: kRide Fresh Pop Music Acoustic
August 10 Pfeiffer Nature Center’s Know the Night 2013 Come learn and experience these differences in adaptation with fun adventure games and activities while you walk Pfeiffer Nature Centers trail in the dark of night. www.pfeiffernaturecenter.org August 10 Springville Community Health Day Presented in partnership with Bertrand Chaffee Hospital, the Kiwanis Club and the Preschool Learning Center. www.springvillechamber.com August 10-11 Taste of Ellicottville Ellicottville’s fine restaurants set up on the streets “cafe style” for your sampling pleasure. Noon to 4pm each day. www.ellicottvilleny.com August 14 Workshops at Nannen Arboretem 7:00 PM - 7:40 PM “Growing and Identifying Hostas 7:45 PM - 8:30 PM “How to Make Cement Leaves”
Ellicottville Memorial Library Open Daily 10 am – 5 pm • Tues. /Wed. until 8 pm Closed Sunday www.evml.org
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The United Church of Ellicottville is planning a community Service for Aug 11th. “Companeros en Cristo “Companions in Christ” It will be a a community service with a latin American/Spanish focus. Church picnic to follow in Great Valley. Call for more information, 699-4003.
COMMUNITY CALENDAR A Calendar of Events for Ellicottville and the Surrounding Communities Now-August 4 “In the Heights” at Springville Center for the Arts Annual student musical. Performances Thursday, Fridays, Saturdays at 8pm and Sundays at 2pm www.springvillearts.org
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August 15 Ellicottville Gazebo Series: The Band Anastazia – Bluegrass, Folk and Traditional American Music Family Band Sponsored by Five Star Bank August 16-18 Gus Macker, Olean 3 on 3 basketball tournament in the streets of downtown Olean. Online registration deadline is August 5 www.macker.com August 16-18 2nd Annual Allegany Rockin Ribfest Lip smackin’, barbeque sauce on your chin, family fun event. www.salamancachamber.org August 17 Summer Movie Series at Griffis Sculpture Park Bring a blanket and enjoy “Fantastic Mr. Fox” playing at the main stage at dusk. $2.00 admission. August 17 Hootenanny Looking to Break World Record at Allegany State Park Attempt to break a Guiness World Record of 332 people singing “Old McDonald” at one time. Quaker Amphitheater. 716-358-2102 August 17 End of Summer Blowout Event www.springvillearts.org August 18 Griffis Sculpture Park Summer Festival Art, musical performances, tours, artist displays, and a children’s craft tent. Tickets $10 for adults, children 12 and under free. Tickets available at the gate
Omnipresent Puppet Theater Presents: Gumshoe McMonocle and the Strange Case of Rumpelsomething - based on the tale of Rumpelstiltskin. Come join us on August 3rd at 2:30 pm and dig through the clues of a good old-fashioned puppet mystery! Family Game Night – Come join us on Tuesday, August 6th from 6:30 pm until 8:00 pm for a night of board games and card games. We will have Bingo, UNO, checkers, chess etc. or bring your own favorite game
August 21-25 Rally in the Valley Bradner Stadium, Downtown Olean 372-4433 August 24 Pfeiffer Nature Centers Flowers, Edibles and Balms www.pfeiffernaturecenter.org August 24 Ladies’ Summer Soiree www.springvillechamber.com August 30-September 2 Little Valley Rider’s Annual Labor Day Trail-Ride www.littlevalleyridersclub. webs.com/ August 31 Summer Movie Series at Griffis Sculpture Park Bring a blanket and enjoy “Young Frankenstein” playing at the main stage at dusk. $2.00 admission. Art Roscoe Trails Allegany State Park The park offers 18 hiking trails. Or bike along miles of paved trails. (716) 945-0523. Story Hour at Griffis Hill Gardens, Griffis Sculpture Park, Every 2nd Sunday at 11am and 3pm Free.
Tuesdays through August 20 Drum Circle Weekly drum circle at Fiddler’s Green, 51 North Buffalo Street, Springville. Rain Location is at Concord Town Hall, 65 Franklin Street. No Fee. Gentner Springville Auction every Weds. Fresh produce, animal auction, flea market. gentnerspringvilleauction.com
to share with others. A family game night is a wonderful and inexpensive way to spend time together while creating many memories. Plus, we have airconditioning! Movie Night – Back by popular demand…movie night. Come join us on Thursday, August 15th for “Oz the Great and Powerful”, rated PG. Popcorn and drinks will be provided There is still time left to win a car! Please help support the Library!! Mother
Religious Services •Holy Name Of Mary RC Church, Ellicottville 20-22 Jefferson St., 699-2592 Sat. Vigil Mass 4pm & 5:30pm Sun. Holy Mass 8am &10:30am •St. John’s Episcopal Church, Ellicottville Washington and Jefferson Sts. 945-1820 Services 5pm Sat, 7:15am & 10:15am Sun •St. Paul’s Lutheran Church, Ellicottville 6360 Rt. 219 East, 699-2265 Worship Sat 5pm, Sun 10:30am Sun Sch. & Adult Bible Study 9am
•United Church, Ellicottville Elizabeth and Elk Sts. 699-4003 Sun Sch, begins in Sept Worship, 11am •First Baptist Church, Great Valley 5049 Rt.219, 945-4629 Sun Sch. 9:30am Worship 10:45am & 6:30pm •United Methodist Church, Great Valley 5242 Rt. 219, 945-4375 Sun Sch. 10am, Worship 11am •Solomon’s Porch Ministries, Mansfield 7705 Toad Hollow Rd, 257-9138 Sat 7pm, Sun 10am Grace Bible Baptist, Mansfield 7968 Reed Hill Rd 257-3645 Sun Sch 10am, Sun Worship 11:0am & 6pm Wed Bible study/prayer srv 7pm Nature did not cooperate and the Pro Am golf tournament had to be rescheduled. The new date is August 26th. The Holiday Valley Pro Am Golf Tournament and the associated raffle is our one big fundraiser for the year. The raffle prizes were donated so all proceeds from the raffle go to the Library. Prizes include a 2005 PT Cruiser from Ed Shultz Group, Holiday Valley Golf package for 2, Nike Covert Driver, Hickory Sticks Golf Course, Whispering Woods
Community Meetings All meetings are at 7:00 p.m. unless otherwise noted. Ashford (2nd Tuesday) August 13 Cattaraugus Village (2nd Monday) August 12 East Otto (2nd Tuesday) August 13 Ellicottville Town (3rd Wed) August 21, 6pm Ellicottville Village (2nd Monday) August 12 6pm Great Valley (2nd Monday) August 12 Humphrey (2nd Monday) August 12 Little Valley Town (2nd Monday) August 12 Little Valley Village (2nd Tuesday) August 13 Mansfield (3rd Monday) August 19 Otto (3rd Tuesday) August 20 Salamanca City (2nd Wednesday) August 14 Salamanca Town (2nd Tuesday) August 13
Golf Course, River Oaks Golf Club and Royal Niagara Golf Club passes. Raffle tickets available in the library and at the golf shop at Holiday Valley.
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It’s Blueberry Season There’s nothing like spending a summer afternoon walking down rows and rows of neatly pruned bushes picking those sweet purple berries hanging in dense clusters. From July into early September is blueberry season in this area and there are plenty of local places to pick these little jewels. There’s nothing like the experience of picking your own. An added benefit — you can sample along the way! For those who scoff at these little gems, here are some facts that just may change your mind. Blueberries are among the fruits with the highest antioxidant activity. Researchers have shown that antioxidants help fight against aging, some cancers and heart disease. They also contain a variety of micronutrients including vitamin C and K, and minerals like manganese. Blueberries are cholesterol and fat free — so they make the perfect, guilt-free snack food.
One cup only contains about 84 calories. According to the U.S. Highbush Blueberry Council, “There are only three fruits native to North America: blueberries, cranberries and Concord grapes.” Botanists estimate they have been around for more than 13,000 years! If they can survive that long, they just might contribute a little something to our longevity. There are dozens of blueberry varieties, many of them grown locally, each possessing a unique flavor. Blueberries don’t ripen after harvesting, so be sure to choose sweet berries that are uniform in color (no red or green showing). The grayish-looking “dust” you see on the berries is a harmless natural protectant, but it is a good idea to ask growers if they use pesticides. Freshly picked blueberries will last up to two weeks in the refrigerator covered and stored in rigid containers to prevent
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