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This Weekend’s Taste of Ellicottville Serves Up Delictable Delights 20 Monroe Street ~ 699-4162 Friday, August 6th 7-11pm THE ALLSTARS Saturday, August 7, 5-9pm THE STRANGERS

26 Monroe Street ~ 699-8990 Friday, August 6th, 9:30pm ALLERGIC REACTION Saturday, August 7th, 9:30pm OLIEVERIO Every Monday, 10pm MONDO MONDAYS With Rev. Jack Darvaset

20 Washington Street ~ 699-2530 Every Thursday, 7-11pm KUK & FREDDIE Saturday, August 7th, 9:30pm LIVE AND KICKIN’ Every Monday, 7-10m BLUE MULE Every Wednesday, 9pm-1am WAGNER & WINSTON

Time to get your taste buds ready for this year’s Taste of Ellicottville! Ellicottville’s eating establishments are getting ready to cook up some tasty treats for the hungry crowds. The event, held Saturday, August 7 and Sunday, August 8 from 12-4pm, will feature such delectable items as Bourbon Pulled Chicken, Pulled Pork Sliders, Hungarian Stuffed Peppers, Blackened Catfish, Skewered Shrimp with Island Fruit Salsa, Grilled Wings, Spinach Twisters, Buffalo Chicken Wing Soup, Caribbean Pizza, BBQ Pulled Pork, Shepherds Pie, Chicken Curry, Hickory Buttered Ribs, Sanibel Shrimp, Butternut Squash, Fresh Baked Cookies, Blueberry Clusters, Peach Shortcake and more! Local restaurants will be serving their food with a smile as the crowds come with a healthy appetite to see what the restaurants have to serve. The ‘café style’ atmosphere brings crowds from far and wide to relax and enjoy the day’s events and sample the treats of the town. Tickets are $1.00 each and samples range in price up to $4.00. Tickets will be available at four locations - two on Monroe Street and two on Washington Street. In addition to great food, live music will be featured each day by some of the area’s best bands. For a complete menu and map of this weekend’s Taste of Ellicottville, see page A4. To learn more about other upcoming events sponsored by the Ellicottville Chamber of Commerce, visit www.ellicottvilleny.com

International Bowhunting Championships Holiday Valley Resort Draws Over 2,500 Competitors for Annual Event Happening August 11-14, 2010 BY NICHOLAS PIRCIO, WPIG, 97.5 FM

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The qualifying is over. The championship waits. But the wait won’t be for long. Bow hunters are taking aim at Ellicottville for the big weekend, when Holiday Valley plays host to the International Bow Hunting Organizations’ World Championships, from August 11th through the 14th. It promises to be a huge draw, both in terms of attendance and impact on the local economy. And while the experts are busy competing, there’s plenty to do for beginners and visitors.

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Over at the Ellicottville Chamber of Commerce, Executive Director Brian McFadden is rolling out the welcome mat. “We expect about six thousand folks totally including 2,300 competitors.” He estimates the economic impact on Cattaraugus County at about $3,000,000. “It’s really a big deal (because people) spend a lot of money here.” McFadden is quick to point out you don’t have to be a pro to have a good time. There’s an event within the championship event called the SEE CHAMPIONSHIPS PAGE A-7

Willie Nelson Live Next Weekend Legendary Act Hits Seneca Allegany Casino and Hotel Next Sunday, August 15 The iconic American country singer-songwriter, Willie Nelson, who reached great fame in the “Outlaw Country” movement in the 1970’s producing albums that consistently topped the country and pop charts through the early ‘80s, will perform live at the Seneca Allegany Casino and Hotel on Sunday, August 15 at 5pm. He began his career writing famous songs for legendary artists such as Patsy Cline’s “Crazy” and “Night Life” for Ray Price. By the time Nelson was in his late 40’s, he was creating his own fame with singles like “On the Road Again” and “Always on My Mind.” Between 1975 and today, Nelson has received 10 Grammy Awards and in 1993 was inducted into the Country Music Hall of Fame at the age of 60. Now in his 70s, Willie Nelson continues to tour and has performed in concerts and fundraisers with other major musicians, including Bob Dylan, Neil Young, and Dave Matthews. He also continues to record albums prolifically in new genres that embrace reggae, blues, jazz, folk, and popular music.

Children’s First Fest Goes “Green” Rotary Club of Ellicottville Hosts Day Full of Events for Kids August 14 BY ANJANETTE NICOLAZZO

Inside Business Track: Muddy Buddy, National Race Puts HV on Roster in 2011 ... page A-5 By Megan O’Donnell Get down and dirty next summer when the Columbia Muddy Buddy Ride rolls into town. Founded 11 years ago, the Muddy Buddy Ride has been offering people the opportunity to once again act like kids and roll around in the mud.

Up Close: Auge’s Archery, A Family Business Tradition ... page A-5 There’s a picture hanging in an archery shop on Peth Road in Great Valley, NY. In this picture, there’s a man, a bit younger than he is today, maybe a few less gray hairs and a couple less wrinkles on his brow. The shop has changed in both location and in merchandise volume. The “state of the art” equipment he’s standing by in the picture has changed even more in appearance than he has since the date it was taken.

On Saturday, August 14, from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m., the Ellicottville Rotary Club is sponsoring the eleventh annual Children’s First Festival in downtown Ellicottville. This year’s theme is “Go Green,” which encourages children and parents to donate and use recyclable materials throughout the afternoon. The free event has an overwhelming amount of activities available for children and parents alike. From 12:30 p.m. to 1:30 p.m., popular children’s recording artist Glenn Colton is performing. Michael Joseph, a walk-around magician, is showing off his skills from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. and the famous juggling act The gazebo in the park in front of the Village Hall is the central meeting “Gravitational Bull” is performing place for the festival; all activities are free and no registration is required. SEE CHILDREN’S FIRST PAGE A-7

Free sno-cones will be available, sponsored by the Ellicottville Rotary Club. The Rotary Club is also having a hot dog stand, with soda, juices and water, all proceeds going to the Youth Foundation of Ellicottville.

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strolling around and perusing our shops and stores. The streets will be lined with tents emanating the most scrumptious aromas, where for a modest fee you can sample many popular and exclusive repasts from our awesome eateries. I’ve heard there will be over 100 menu items to tempt the entire family. So, dear readers, hit the gym, cut the ice cream and salty snacks, do whatever you have to do – you’ll want to keep up with all the fun and food served up by the best little four-season resort in the East – Ellicottville, NY. Until next week… JZ

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Gus Macker Macker Officials Extend Deadline 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 August 20-22 Gus Macker three-on-three basketball tournament. Entry deadline for teams interested in this year’s tournament are Friday, August 6 for applications that are submitted by mail AND for Internet entries. To register on-line, go to www.macker.com or mail an application to Gus Macker Application, P.O. Box 70, Greenville, Mich. 48838. GOACC will be mailing many completed registration forms by the end of the day, Tuesday, August 3. Include yours by the deadline with form

and payment. 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 $124. The two groups anticipate having over 300 teams and 10,000 spectators from a 100-mile radius to attend the 3-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, 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. Primarily based on their age and level of experience, players will be placed in divisions where

they will be most evenly matched. 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. The Charter Founding Members of the Gus Macker Olean are Park Centre Development, Southern Tier Health Care System, CUTCO/Ka-Bar Visitors Center, Old Library Restaurant, and the Village Green. 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 David Carucci at (716) 372-9289 or Meme K. Yanetsko at 372-4433.

Assemblyman Giglio Special Session is Exercise in Futility OLEAN-Assemblyman Joe Giglio (R,I,C-Gowanda) has expressed his frustration with the state Legislature’s inability to take any meaningful action during this week’s special session. Between the drain of taxpayer dollars and complete lack of activity, Giglio labeled this week’s meetings both an embarrassment and a failure. “This week’s special session has been an absolute disgrace,” he said. “Three men in a room with egos bigger than the state of New York have once again

circumvented every law governing the legislative process, accomplishing absolutely nothing but the waste of taxpayer dollars.” Gathering the Legislature in Albany has amounted to a bill of roughly $100,000 per day for taxpayers across the state. Adding insult to injury, no meaningful debate took place and no progress was made, adding to the ever-growing list of failures compiled by the Democrat majorities throughout the year. “The legislative process has devolved into the height

of absurdity,” Giglio said. “This week’s session stands as yet another embarrassment to taxpayers that are being completely failed by floundering legislative leaders, who are flaunting their indifference toward their constituents for all the world to see. Dysfunction in Albany has truly hit a new low, and I find the complete lack of leadership by the Democrat majorities to be absolutely shameful. New Yorkers deserve more out of their legislative leaders than the constant embarrassment that they continue to carry on with.”

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OLEAN -- The Bikes are back in town! The Greater Olean Area Chamber of Commerce, JAYBRAKE, and the Greater Olean Motorcycle Enthusiasts will be hosting the Eighth Annual Rally in the Valley August 27-29 (held rain or shine) in Olean all at one location -Bradner Stadium, 550 East State Street, Olean. The threeday event is a motorcycle rally with the proceeds from the event benefiting a host of community charities. Rally in the Valley was introduced to the area by local business leaders who saw what other communities have done with similar events. They knew the event would draw many people from outside the area. Since 2003, the event has grown: in terms of number of days held (2-3); number of dice run participants (149 863); number of contests (3-7); and spectators (2,500 - 8,330). FRIDAY NIGHT CONCERT - Friday, August 27, the Rally will kick off the weekend with a MOTORCYCLE PARADE from the Olean Middle School to Bradner Stadium at 6 PM. A free concert will feature regional band, Steel Reign, from 7-10 PM. The Rally will also present the third annual BYOBW-Bring your own Big Wheel Adult Race! The Verizon Wireless #12 NASCAR show car will appear all weekend at the Rally. The show car comes with simulated games and a fire changing station for interactivity for fans. The event runs until 11 PM. CERTO BROTHERS SATURDAY FUN & GAMES - On Saturday, August 28, the stadium will be turned into a street festival with a variety of activities, including bike contests, bands, foods, and vendors. The event runs 11 AM - 11 PM. Come join us

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Historic Ellicottville Pick Up Your Historic Walking Tour Brochure in the Chamber Lobby

Ellicottville Gift Cards Holiday Valley Purchases Gift Cards for Board Members of the IBO Holiday Valley has always gone out of their way to support the Village merchants through the many activities of the Chamber and the week of the World Bowhunting Championships (August 11-14, 2010) is no exception. Holiday Valley is providing an Ellicottville gift card to each of the 25 board members of the International Bowhunting Organization which can be used at any Chamber member’s shop, restaurant or lodging facility. We are all very excited about their return to Ellicottville, and let them know we’d like to see them again in 2011. Thank you Holiday Valley!

Are you a history buff or just interested in some of the amazing historical buildings that Ellicottville has to offer? Stop in the Ellicottville Chamber of Commerce lobby which is always open twenty-four hours a day and pick up one of Ellicottville’s Historic Walking Tour brochures. This self-guided heritage walking tour will lead you on a short 3-4 block walk throughout the village, pointing out various historic buildings and giving you an overview of their history and importance in the community. What a great way to get yourself acquainted with Ellicottville and enjoy a healthy afternoon stroll! Ellicottville Gift Card is available at the Chamber office Monday-Thursday from 8am-5pm or Friday from 8am-4pm to purchase. Cards may also be purchased over the phone by calling 800-349-9099 and in the gift shop at the Seneca Allegany Casino.

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New Chamber Members Welcomed The Ellicottville Chamber of Commerce would like to welcome our new members: • The Crosspatch, Salamanca, NY 14779, phone 716-938-6313 (www.thecrosspatch.com) • David B. DiMarco, M.D., P.C., Olean, NY 14760, phone 716-375-7361 • Electric Vehicle Systems Inc., Ellicottville, NY 14731, phone 716-699-6611 (www.ecoeatv.com)

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Get down and dirty next summer when the Columbia Muddy Buddy Ride rolls into town. Founded 11 years ago, the Muddy Buddy Ride has been offering people the opportunity to once again act like kids and roll around in the mud. The Muddy Buddy Ride is a family event that involves teams of two riding in a leap-froggish way. “One teammate bikes a mile, does an obstacle and starts running. The other teammate runs a mile, does the obstacle and begins riding the bike and they switch on and off like that through the race,” said founder Bob Babbitt. “Then at the end, they wait for keach other and go through the mud pit together … Because of the way it’s set up, anyone can do it because you are only running and riding three miles of each.” The obstacles range from climbing up a will and sliding down an inflatable to crawling through a pit of mud, fun huh? The ride is in cities across the nation, mostly big cities like Miami and Chicago, but starting next June 19 it will be coming to our little corner of the world. The ride is said to be coming here for the next three years “It’s a perfect fit for Ellicottville!” said Katie DiDonato, Inn Manager and the one responsible for getting the ride to Ellicottville. “The ride will start at the Yodeler Lodge and circle around back,” DiDonato said. The route will take place on fire and access roads. Expected to bring in 1,400 competitors next year, the Muddy Buddy Ride will be a great addition to the 26 Monroe Street, E’ville Phone: 699-8990 “The Best PULLED PORK In Town!

from each race goes to the Challenged Athletes Foundations (CAF), which helps to fund prosthetics for those involved with sports. “Most insurance companies see sports as a ‘luxury’ but it’s not,” Babbitt said. (For those involved with sports) it’s a part of their lives.” The CAF is primarily funded through the Competitor group (known for their magazines and other sports involvements), which is the parent of the Muddy Buddy Race. To join in all the muddy fun, check out www. muddy-buddy.competitor. com or www.holidayvalley. com under special events for more information. Babbitt hopes that registration will be available in the fall. As a perk, there are chances to win prizes from the Columbia Sportswear Company.

Ellicottville area activities. “It will be a great fit with our existing customer base,” DiDonato said. “The people that come here and ski and the people who come here for our festivals are the very same people that I think will find this event very appealing. It’s a great reason to be outdoors. You don’t have to be an elite athlete, you can just be someone who enjoys being outdoors.” Since this is a family function, the Muddy Buddy ride offers a “Mini Muddy Buddy” ride. It’s a 600-yard ride that kids participate in. They get to ride a bike, run, do an obstacle and then “go through the mud pit like mom and dad did earlier,” DiDonato said. The ride also has attached a fundraising component. Part of the proceeds

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There’s a picture hanging in an archery shop on Peth Road in Great Valley, NY. In this picture, there’s a man, a bit younger than he is today, maybe a few less gray hairs and a couple less wrinkles on his brow. The shop has changed in both location and in merchandise volume. The “state of the art” equipment he’s standing by in the picture has changed even more in appearance than he has since the date it was taken. The interesting part, though, is being able to look over the counter and see him in person. Should you ever find yourself standing there, staring Carl Auge in the face, take note of one thing in particular. Look at the gleam in his eye and the smile on his face as he begins to talk archery to you. Then look back at the picture. You’ll notice that look on his face hasn’t changed a bit. The fact is, when Carl Auge first opened “Auge’s Archery” 19 years ago, it wasn’t about “business.” It was about a family’s love for the sport, itself, and Auge still remembers how it felt in the beginning. “It’s funny how my old shop on West State Street has grown into what it is today. The equipment keeps getting better and better. The selection keeps getting larger. Even the targets we shoot at have changed immensely. Sometimes I can’t believe this whole idea started with a couple of bows and one bag target. It’s like I blinked my eyes and the business grew just like my family did. Now my son’s stepping up to the plate and taking this business to all new heights, and he’s got a son who loves archery just as much as we do. It sure is a family tradition.” Celebrating their third year in their new location, Auge’s Archery, now owned by Carl, his son, Don, and Tammy

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Auge’s Archery kicked off 2010 by adding a 3-D Pop-Up shooting range behind the shop. The range is currently set up for twelve 3-Dimensional Animal targets.

Auge, is an Authorized Dealer for Bowtech, Diamond Archery and Martin Archery and is also a full-service ProShop, carrying everything an archer needs as a beginner or a veteran. Additionally, Auge’s Archery kicked off 2010 by adding a 3-D Pop-Up shooting range behind the shop. The range is currently set up for twelve 3-Dimensional Animal targets including deer, bears, turkeys, a wolf, a coyote, an antelope, a boar and a javelina. Most of the targets “pop-up” out of a lying down position, and two move surprisingly different, from a computeroperated air compressor that randomizes their order of appearance. A shooter has between three and seven seconds to make a shot at a scored area located where a clean kill shot could be made on actual hunting game. “It really prepares everybody for hunting,” co-owner Don Auge states, “not that you need to be a hunter to do it, but it’s actually designed to broaden an archer’s skills. It provides the shooter opportunities to shoot from several angles and distances, and also forces he or she to make shots in a limited time frame.” Auge’s wife, Tammy, also coowner of the shop, continued on his remarks, “Binoculars and rangefinders are both useful pieces of equipment, but this range mocks real-life conditions.

When you’re in the woods, there’s often no time for those luxuries. You’ve got to pick a spot quickly and just hit it.” The target point system is based on two rounds of 12 shots, one at each animal. Points are earned by hitting the animal as close to the center of the scoring target as possible, where the highest point totals are given. Adults shoot for a fee of $12.00 and children under 14 shoot for $6.00. The Pro-Shop is open Tuesdays and Wednesdays from 9 am to 4 pm, Thursdays from 5 to 7 pm, and Fridays and Saturdays from 9 am to 5 pm. The 3D Pop-up course is open Tuesdays from 9 am to 5 pm and Wednesday through Saturday from 9 am to 7 pm. Both the range and shop are open on Sundays by appointment and closed on Mondays. Group reservations are welcomed at the shooting range and can be made by calling Auge’s Archery at 716945-7286 or by stopping into the shop at 6121 Peth Road, Great Valley, NY 14741. The shop and range are conveniently located less than 10 minutes driving distance from the Seneca Allegany Casino and the Village of Ellicottville. Customers may also visit and contact Auge’s Archery on their website, www. augesarchery.net. Auge’s Archery would like to welcome all IBO Shooters to the area this weekend for the love of the sport and competitive spirit.

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Local Band to “Jazz it up” August 10th BY ERIC HUND Zazoo will jazz it up at Riley’s Bar and Restaurant on Tuesday, Aug. 10 from 7:30 p.m. to 9 p.m. The four-man group is comprised of “Little” Jack Little on guitar, tubettini and finger symbols, Billy Thiel on the sousaphone and harp, Lewis J. Rinauldo on the gutbucket, sirens and whistles, and D. Kim “Cool” Breeze on the scrub board, harp, congas, spoons and various other instruments. Guitarist Little said the band, which has a strong comedic undertone, mostly plays show tunes, and they like to joke around with the audience during their shows. Little said that the group, which formed in the 80s, has recently started playing again after a number of years. He said that the word “zazoo” was a term used in New Orleans in the 1920s and 30s and was a synonym for jazz. Over the years as the word jazz became more popular the term zazoo fell into obscurity. Little said the band was originally named Zazoo Libation Orchestra, and that they were known as the only attack jazz band in business because of their habit of going

The group does practice the songs, but that the actual show is largely a “seat of the pants” performance and that once they hit the stage “all their plans go out the window.”

into a bar, playing a few songs and then leaving without any introduction or explanation. He added that the group is probably the only one to have played in the Barn Restaurant and Lounge’s loft. He further added that the band has played at the Gin Mill, and that they have opened for 27 national acts over the years at a number of upscale presentations around Western New York. Recently the band played at Ellicottville’s Americana Folk Arts & Music Fair. He said that was one of the best parts about the band not needing any sound equipment to play a venue.

Little said that the band would play one set with no breaks. He joked that the band is getting too old to stay up too late on a school night. Little said the group does practice the songs, but that the actual show is largely a “seat of the pants” performance and that once they hit the stage “all their plans go out the window.” Little said there is no cover charge to watch the band play, and that people should arrive early, since there are no reservations for the event. Riley’s Bar and Restaurant is located at 7734 U.S. route 219 in Ellicottville. For more information on Riley’s call 716-699-2359.

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history. Try telling that to the fundamentalist nut jobs of The Dove World Outreach Center in Gainesville, Florida. The terrorists who belong to the Center, under the orders of Terry Jones, the leader of their Christian cult, plan on celebrating the anniversary of the 9/11 attacks next month with a mass book burning. The book in question, of course, is the Holy Quran, which will open up a whole new can of holy-roller worms. Just writing about these slimy zealots makes me sick. They’re no better than the terrorists they fear; Terrorists, who incidentally, have victimized and murdered many more of their fellow Muslims, than they have Americans. The 9/11 Quran burning is, however, only a small piece to a much larger puzzle. A puzzle that includes everything and everyone from the race baiting Glenn Beck to the immigration inspired fear mongering of the supposed “sunshine” state. How did we get here? We’re supposed to lead the way. We’re supposed to be the light at the end of the tunnel. We’re America for Gods sake. Lets at least pretend to know who we’re supposed to be and what we’re supposed to stand for. Our understanding of race and religion has always, in one form or another, torn us apart. Just as we insisted that people of color use separate entrances and drinking fountains we, at the same time, coveted our role as the worlds enlightened leader. Our double standards have always been just below the surface, occasionally boiling over into full-scale conflict. We say, “Give us your huddled masses” but only if they’re

white, Christian European huddled masses. We defy our founding fathers without even remotely trying to understand what they actually stood for. In Texas, rather than acknowledge the fact that Thomas Jefferson was for the separation of church and state, the school board simply erased his existence from their textbooks. We boldly state that we are a melting pot of races and religions but we burn the holy book of the world’s largest denomination without a second thought. We elect a black president while accusing him of being a racist. We celebrate the anniversary of Dr. King’s “I have a dream” speech by holding a Tea Bagger rally at the very spot where our Country’s racist tendencies were finally acknowledged. Now this. A book burning on the anniversary of the worst day most of us have ever lived through. The fanatics that piloted those jets on 9/11 claimed to be good Muslims but they represented Islam about as well as the fanatics that are planning the book burning represent Christianity. Evil is evil no matter which prophet is claimed. The good Christian Arizona suburbanites claim Jesus while sending Mexicans back to the drug fueled insanity of the border regions say they are Americans but they might as well be studying the same warped evil that all good fanatics claim as religion. This insanity is not America. This insanity is not who we are. We’re better than this and, as the world watches, we should be raising our voices in defense of who we really are. We are America.

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Those taking part in the Championship stay for the better part of a week. says Executive Director of the Ellicottville Chamber of Commerce, Brian McFadden. Because participants come from all over the country and the world, they “typically bring their families and make it a vacation.”

some practice time at Holiday Valley’s defense ranges, which are practice ranges. Anyone is welcome to use them. “You get prizes out there too.” The final Championship rounds take place August 14th. As for lodging in Ellicottville, McFadden notes that “we’ll have it all filled up.” He said that Triple-A Campground in Franklinville sent the Chamber of Commerce a “wonderful e-mail” that they are sold out once again. “There won’t be many rooms left in the county.” At Holiday Valley, they’re busy getting the courses ready. Marketing Director

Jane Eshbaugh says the kids will not be forgotten, as there will be plenty of activities for children. “They’re happy while the parents are down on the courses.” And the public is welcome to check out a trade show. “They’ll have bows, targets, and anything you would need if you’re interested in bow hunting.” It’s outdoors, with various companies setting up booths. This is the third year Holiday Valley has hosted the Bow Hunters Championship. “It brings a lot of people to the area and is great for the whole area.”

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from 2:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. the driveway of Greg Capelli first year having a Caribbean Other activities that are on Elizabeth Street next to the theme and for holding it in the happening from 11 a.m. to 5 church, if anyone is interested summer. We usually have it in p.m. include a petting zoo with in making a drive-by to check the fall, but really wanted to horse and pony rides, various them out! take the event outdoors and art projects with the Girl Scouts, The gazebo in the park in what better place to have it Child ID’s and a bike rodeo front of the Village Hall is than at the new swimming pool sponsored by the Ellicottville the central meeting place for complex at Holiday Valley.” Sheriff’s Department, free the festival; all activities are Fine cocktails and gourmet soil testing and the making free and no registration is hors d’oeuvres at various nof plant pots from recycled required. Free sno-cones will food stations from most of the rnewspaper is being done by be available, sponsored by the restaurants in Ellicottville will na representative from Cornell Ellicottville Rotary Club. The begin at 4 p.m., as well as a steel dCooperative Extension,funky Rotary Club is also having a drum band to add to the theme. dkids haircuts by Johnny the hot dog stand, with soda, juices Executive Chef Tom Kneeland nBarber, a birds of prey exhibit, and water, with all proceeds will be representing Balloons ta plethora of activities in front going to the Youth Foundation Restaurant, along with many representatives from other rof the 1887 building sponsored of Ellicottville. Moss said, “We are very kitchens in town. Tickets are dby the Ellicottville Chamber of yCommerce, minute-to-win-it excited about this year’s event. a donation of $65 per person, mgames and prizes for children We have a lot of great things which is a tax-deductible yunder 14 and of course the to do, and are really hoping donation, with all money going to increase our attendance and to charitable causes for youth grecyclable pipe people. “The recyclable pipe make this a fun event for the and the continuing operation t of the Ellicottville Library epeople, a fun addition to this children of the Village.” nyear’s festival, are 6-foot tall However, the Children’s First Youth Center. Tickets can be d‘people’ constructed out of Fest isn’t the only event the purchased in singles, or in kPVC piping and surrounded Rotary Club has going on this tables of 8, and can be obtained gwith chicken wire. Citizens month; on Saturday, August at The Barn Restaurant, or from eare encouraged to bring any 28, the fourth annual tribute to any Rotary Club Member. “This is one of the most frecyclable materials, as they Michael Kerns will be taking ”will be weaved through the place at the new swimming popular events of the year, achicken wire to help create pool complex and Cabanna Bar and is always a fun night,” your very own recyclable pipe at Holiday Valley. The event, said Brown, “It was organized speople,” said Linda Moss, “Another Day in Paradise,” 4 years ago in memory of spearhead of has a Caribbean theme, where Michael Kerns to finance the ecommittee wthis year’s Children’s First all attendees are encouraged to youth center portion of the eFestival. The recyclable pipe wear flashy, summer beach and/ library construction, and has been an absolute success ever ypeople, who are just PVC or Caribbean-style clothing. Bill Brown, a chairperson since. We can’t wait for this dpiping and chicken wire right snow, are currently located in for the event, said, “This is our year’s exciting event.” n d d e g t Brooks Patterson Comunity Leadership Award Recipient l s LITTLE VALLEY - The with the Village of Gowanda as Bed Conversion To A Sludge nCattaraugus County Pl anning Public Works Superintendent/ Compost Facility. mBoard, at its July 28th Annual Sewer Department Chief Mike has given countless hours sDinner Meeting, presented Operator and currently of Community Service to various dthe 2010 Brooks Patterson oversees all operational, boards and committees such sCommunity Leadership Award planning, supervisory, and as the Gowanda Area Housing tto Michael Hutchinson for his management aspects of the Development Fund Company; goutstanding leadership and Village’s Water, Sewer and Gowanda Area Redevelopment tyears of dedicated service in Highway Departments. Mike Cooperation; Village of sCommunity Planning and responded, oversaw and worked Gowanda Tree Committee; the sDevelopment for the Village in partnership with a multitude Village Center Revitalizing yof Gowanda in Cattaraugus of agencies and individuals Committee, Continued eCounty. The meeting was held to facilitate the Village of Gowanda School Board, Town eat the Seneca Allegany Casino Gowanda’s recovery from the of Collins Water Commissioner eEvents Center in Salamanca, flood of 2009. and the West Valley Citizens ewith 120 people in attendance. He has, through the years, Task Force. He has been a Little e The recipients of this annual been involved in many projects League baseball and Pee Wee award are chosen to give in the Village of Gowanda such football coach for many years countywide recognition to as the Gowanda Electronics Site and is a bass player and vocalist leaders and volunteers who Acquisition Project; the Center for The Band Archives. Mr. Hutchinson stated, upon make lasting contributions to Street School Conversion to the people and communities a Multi Use Housing and receiving the award, that “when of Cattaraugus County and its Commercial Space Facility; I look down through the projects region and who exemplify the the Gowanda Peter Cooper listed I don’t see what I have outstanding spirit and example Superfund Site Clean-up; the accomplished, but I see all the that Torrance Brooks and Village of Gowanda Compost people working together to get Expansion; the these projects done”. Mike Donald Patterson set during their Facility lifetime of dedicated service to Gowanda Electronics/Townsend then acknowledged a number their respective communities, Street Re-construction; the of people in the audience who County Legislature, County Gowanda Wastewater Treatment had worked with him through Planning Board, and regional Plant Expansion; the Route 62 the years on the various projects. Reconstruction, Walnut Storm “I’m humbled and inspired,” he agencies. Mr. Hutchinson’s service and Drainage and Union Street Rip said. “Thank you. I really do leadership includes: 35 years Rap Projects and the Drying appreciate this.”

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LEGAL NOTICES Articles of Organization of WILDWOOD PROPERTY MANAGEMENT, LLC (the “LLC”) were filed with the New York Secretary of State on May 11, 2010. The LLC’s principal business location will be locatedat 53 Wildwood Avenue, Salamanca, NY 14779, Cattaraugus County. The Secretary of State has been designated as the agent of the limited liability company upon whom process against it may be served. The address for service of process is: 53 Wildwood Avenue, Salamanca, NY 14779. The LLC has been formed for the purpose of property management and any other lawful purposes so designated.

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Alliance Community Church, 6748 Route 417, Killbuck (next to Post Office), 945-4292 Sunday 11:00am Faith Baptist Church of Mansfield, 7968 Reed Hill Road, Little Valley, 257-3645 Adult Bible Study/Sunday School 10:00am, Sunday Worship 11:00am & 7:00pm Wednesday 7:00pm Prayer & Bible Study

Notice of formation of B&B DEVELOPMENT OF OLEAN, L.L.C. Articles of Organization filed with the Secretary of State of NY (“SSNY”) on July 14, 2010. Office location County of Cattaraugus. SSNY has been designated as agent of the LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail a copy of any such process served to: The LLC, North 13th Street, Olean, NY 14760. Purpose: any lawful act.

First Baptist Church of Great Valley, 5049 Route 219, Great Valley, 945-4629 Sunday School for all ages 9:30am, Sunday Worship Service 10:45am & 6:30pm

Notice of Formation of LANE BRYANT OUTLET # 4163 OF OLEAN, LLC. Arts. of Org. filed with Secy. of State of NY (SSNY) on 06/22/10. Office location: Cattaraugus County. Princ. office of LLC: 450 Winks Ln., Bensalem, PA 19020. SSNY designated as agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail process to Corporation Service Co., 80 State St., Albany, NY 12207-2543. Purpose: Retail sale of women’s clothing.

Holy Name of Mary Roman Catholic Church, 22 Jefferson St., E’ville, 699-2592 Mass Saturday 5:00pm, Sunday 8:00am & 10:30am Little Valley United Methodist Church, 109 Court Street, Little Valley, 938-6150 Sunday School 9:15am all ages, Worship 10:30am Solomon’s Porch Ministries, 7705 Toad Hollow Road, Mansfield, 257-3040 or 257-9138 Sunday 10:00am, Tuesday-Sunday 7:00pm

Notice of Formation of ERBA VERDE FARMS LLC, a domestic LLC. Arts. of Org. filed with the SSNY on 04/13/2010. Office location: Cattaraugus County. SSNY has been designated as agent upon whom process against the LLC may be served. SSNY shall mail a copy of process to: The LLC, 7403 Rawson Road, Cuba, NY 14727. Purpose: Any Lawful Purpose.

St. John’s Episcopal Church, 2 W. Washington Street, Ellicottville Saturday 5:00pm with Communion St. Paul’s Lutheran Church, 6360 Route 242 East, E’ville, 699-2265 Saturday 5:00pm, Sunday 10:30am The United Church of Ellicottville, 53 Elizabeth Street, Ellicottville, 699-4003 Sunday 10:00am, Communion held the 1st Sunday of each month, Sunday School 10:15am

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To solve a Sudoku puzzle, place a number into each box so that each row across, each column down, and each small 9-box square within the larger diagram (there are 9 of these) will contain every number from 1 through 9. In other words, no number will appear more than once in any row, column, or smaller 9-box square. Working with the numbers already given as a guide, complete each diagram with the missing numbers that will lead to the correct solution. Good luck!

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Notice of Qualification of CINEDIGM DIGITAL FUNDING I, LLC. Authority filed with NY Dept. of State on 5/13/10. Office location: Cattaraugus County. Principal business address: 55 Madison Ave., Suite 300, Morristown, NJ 07960. LLC formed in DE on 4/9/10. NY Sec. of State designated as agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served and shall mail process to: c/o CT Corporation System, 111 8th Ave., NY, NY 10011, registered agent upon whom process may be served. DE address of LLC: 1209 Orange St., Wilmington, DE 19801. Arts. of Org. filed with DE Sec. of State, 401 Federal St., Dover, DE 19901. Purpose: any lawful activity.

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NOTICE OF FORMATION OF LIMITED LIABILITY COMPANY (LLC) SCHWAB AGGREGATES, LLC. Articles of Organization filed with Secretary of State of New York (SSNY) on 07/28/10. Office Location: Cattaraugus County. SSNY designated as agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail copy of process to: 10090 Pigeon Hill Road, Delevan, NY 14042. Purpose: To engage in any and all business for which LLCs may be formed under the New York LLC Law.

PUBLIC NOTICES NOTICE OF FILING COMPLETED, ASSESSMENT ROLL WITH CLERK. After grievance day (pursuant to section 516 of the real property tax law). Notice is hereby given that the assessment roll for the town of Mansfield in the county of Cattaraugus for the year 2010 has been finally completed by the undersigned assessors, and a certified copy thereof was filed in the Office of the Town Clerk on the 1st day of July, 2010, where the same will remain open to public inspection. Dated this 1st day of July, 2010. Robin Pearl. Assessors of the Town of Mansfield.

NOTICE OF FILING COMPLETED, ASSESSMENT ROLL WITH CLERK. After grievance day (pursuant to section 516 of the real property tax law). Notice is hereby given that the assessment roll for the town of Ellicottville in the county of Cattaraugus for the year 2010 has been finally completed by the undersigned assessors, and a certified copy thereof was filed in the Office of the Town Clerk on the 1st day of July, 2010, where the same will remain open to public inspection. Dated this 1st day of July, 2010. Robin Pearl. Assessors of the Town of Ellicottville.

ROAD CLOSING: SOMMERVILLE VALLEY ROAD. Please take notice that Sommerville Valley Road in the Town of Ellicottville, NY will be closed beginning Monday August 9, 2010 for construction. Weather permitting the road will reopen on Friday August 13, 2010. By order of the Town Board of the Town of Ellicottville. Antoinette Higgs, Clerk. August 3, 2010. SPECIAL BOARD MEETING: TOWN OF ELLICOTTVILLE, MONDAY AUGUST 9, 2010. Please take notice that a Special meeting of the Ellicottville Town Board will be held on Monday, August 9, 2010 at 6:00 pm at the Ellicottville Fire Hall, Fillmore Drive, Ellicottville, New York. The Board will meet with the Fire Commission to hear a presentation on a Retirement Program for Firefighters. By order of the town Board of the Town of Ellicottville. Antoinette Higgs, Clerk. August 3, 2010. REGULAR BOARD MEETING: TOWN OF ELLICOTTVILLE, WEDNESDAY AUGUST 18, 2010. Please take notice that the Regular August meeting of the Ellicottville Town Board will be held on Wednesday, August 18, 2010 at 6:00 pm in the Ellicottville Town Hall at 1 W. Washington Street, Ellicottville, New York. By order of the Town Board of the Town of Ellicottville. Antoinette Higgs, Clerk. August 3, 2010.

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