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Farm to Table Movement

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“A Great Lake Seeking a Great Future”: Saving Chautauuqa Lake

CHQ Local Food delivers a wooden farm basket on Tuesdays of each week from mid June through late September of freshly picked local produce providing the optimal nutritional value. Another local leader of this movement is Chef Brian Kiendl (right) and his wife Robin of The White Carrot restaurant in Mayville. They have an on site greenhouse and gardens to provide produce for the restaurant.

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a growing number of consumers have started to seek healthier and One of the biggest trends in the more environmentally friendly culinary world today is the farm to alternatives to the processed foods table movement. The phrase “farm Where else is this movement to table” is a reference to food made with locally sourced ingredients. more possible than right here in We often compromise health and Chautauqua County? The latest nutrition for the sake of convenience, published statistics from the US hence the popularity of fast food and prepared dinners. However, See “FARM” PAge 6 BY KATHLEEN MCCARTHY

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different ways to deal with issues encountered in Lake Chautauqua.

BY KATHLEEN MCCARTHY On Saturday May 27 The Chautauqua Lake Partnership (CLP) held a Rally at the Village Casino in Bemus Point. Area residents were invited to learn about the initiative that the Bemus Bay lakeside group has taken to join forces with The Chautauqua Lake Partnership to allow them be which enables them solicit donations and apply for grants to

growth and proliferation of invasive fragments that accumulate on the eliminate the rotting weeds on the shoreline, resulting in foul-smelling sludge as the sludge facilitates growth of blue-green algae with The CLP feels that current See “LAKe” PAge 6

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name of their very own. Recently the Resource Center brought the tournament “in house”, so it has not been run under the Gus Macker brand name. Recently Mike Bird of the Post Journal, the Dunkirk Observer and the Times Observer, along with Kim Carlson of “A Fresh Start” thought it would be good to bring this successful event back to downtown Jamestown. 20 years ago The Resource Center and Vicky Bardo brought the now famous “Gus Macker 3 on 3 Basketball Tournament” to

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BY LOU DRAGO The Lakewood Kiwanis Club gave a donation to Special Olympics Golf and invited Dan and Darla Davison to speak about their involvement

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in the New York State Special Olympics program. From their pamphlet “The Special Olympics New York State offers 22 Olympicstyle individual and team sports that provide meaningful training and competition opportunities for persons with intellectual disabilities.” The Davison’s son Aaron has been competing at See “gOLF” PAge 7

BY LEE HARKNESS The 2017 Gus Macker 3 on 3 Basketball Tournament will be returning to Third Street on this Saturday and Sunday, June 3&4. This is an event that is held right in downtown Jamestown and offers play to anyone who is interested. Gus Macker Tournaments are now held throughout the United States and have created a great

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game was held on Third Street in Jamestown in 1997. The Resource Center and Vicky rounded up a great group of local volunteers to make and develop this tournament and to make it the best it could possibly be—and that they did. It was great family fun and was set up by actual See “MACKeR” PAge 7

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In honor of Jim Roselle the Mayor Teresi economic development.” BY LEE HARKNESS Lieutenant Governor Kathy Hokul announced the top on Tuesday morning at the Reg Lenna Center for the Arts. She was joined by Mayor Sam Teresi, who hosted the event, Senator Cathy Young, Assemblyman Andy Horrigan. Mayor Teresi introduced the Lieutenant

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and pride. Lt Governor Hokul commended the community. She not only likes Jamestown but she is impressed with it. She said Jamestown keeps reinventing itself and we have beautiful architecture and a great river. She commended the Jackson Center and all they do. She liked it because people are living downtown and can connect with others. She wants people to look at Jamestown as a place where things have been done right. Jamestown and Chautauqua County are making a come back—they are a community that is stepping forward. After her presentation she proceeded to list the winners of the Downtown Development Projects.

Nationally-renowned Billboard-charting recording artists Black Violin will make their Western New York debut at Reg Lenna Center for The Arts this fall, kicking off the 2017-18 season. The duo - who have performed with Kanye West, Aerosmith, Tom Petty and Alicia Keys and who blend R&B with classical music - will perform in Jamestown on Friday, October 20 at 7pm as part of their Unity Tour. The opportunity to have Black Violin in the

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Publisher’s Word Be a Part of the Best Little Paper this Side of Chautauqua County The Lakeside Ledger has received so much support since its inception just 5 months ago. We would like to take this space each week and introduce you to our team of writers. introduce Sharon Turano. Sharon is the volunteer coordinator for Cattaraugus Community Action. She previously worked as a journalist for the Jamestown Post-Journal and other area newspapers she now writes for Zimmer Media’s

Villager and Ledger. She is married to Anthony Turano and they have two daughters. In addition to volunteering with the CCA program she is on the Cattaraugus County Living Arts Association Board of Directors and enjoys theater, music, motorcycle trips with her husband, canoeing cross country skiing. The Lakeside Ledger is part of the Zimmer Media LLC Newspaper Group and is always looking for story ideas and writers. The Ledger is

printed weekly and distributed on Thursdays to more than 200 locations in Chautauqua County (Lakewood, Celoron, Busti, Jamestown, Bemus and Mayville). Our mission is to bring you the latest regarding area events, business news, interesting people and community happenings in an entertaining and informative weekly format. We look forward to working with and for you! Jeanine Zimmer Carlson,

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Golf, golf, golf it is the season around Western NY and it is a short one. Golf is a club and ball sport in which players use various clubs to hit balls into a series if of holes on a course in as few strokes as possible. Golf, unlike most ball games, Japan coming in second

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and tournaments are mainly used to raise funds for a charity or a cause. Golf does require skill to perfect your game. However playing in a scramble does not require much skill. It is a great way for beginners to learn the game. Most fundraiser scrambles are for fun. So if you would like to start, get some friends together and go to www.golfscramblesearch. com If you are already a golfer and are looking for some deals on area courses or any course for that matter go to www.teeoff.com

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Tips to Slow the Loss of Bone Mass Did you know that one in two women and up to one in four men over age 50 will break a bone due to osteoporosis? It’s true, but eating a healthy diet and exercising regularly can help slow or stop the loss of bone mass and help prevent fractures. The time to start is now. Get regular weightbearing and muscle-strengthening exercise, consume plenty of vitamin d and calcium-rich foods, and if you smoke, try to quit. This health tip provided by your Chautauqua County Department of Health and Human Services: 866-604-6789

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the mover and shaker and has the ability to make things that will connect Buffalo to happen. Jamestown has Niagara Falls into downtown many positive assets and is Jamestown and allow becoming a destination— passengers to disembark at Yet another Renaissance is the National Comedy Center. occurring in Jamestown. the streetscape & pedestrian presentation by saying “Hats off to Jamestown�. infrastructure investments in three targeted locations podium was Assemblyman downtown to facilitate Goodell. He thought the pedestrian activity. reason Jamestown was a Investments will include winner in this Downtown street trees, planting beds, and accent paving in the because Jamestown put together the best application. aesthetics of the streetscape. Along with out other assets we have the National Comedy the Downtown Programming Center. The Jamestown local government works a programming to attract a great partnership with State range of audiences to the government. The State has downtown and riverwalk been working closely with through a fund that will Jamestown. He thanked coordinate and supplement the Governor for coming to efforts. Jamestown and indicated a lot is moving forward. be given to the Robert H. Jackson Center to undertake meeting was Chautauqua needed improvements for Horrigan. He introduced and Jackson Center and enable thanked the local committee the center to grow as a local that had worked to achieve cultural and historic anchor this goal. He indicated institution. an appreciation for what the Governor has done to the Lucille Ball Little for Chautauqua County. Theater of Jamestown to Through good leadership and implement critical upgrades what the Governor has done to the theatre to allow it to for the area we are getting provide space for year round to be all new with change events, attract high-quality and are now on the move. performances, and draw visitors to the downtown. was a great one “Our future After the Lt Governor’s is great!� presentation Mayor Teresi Mayor Teresi thanked our introduced Senator Young. Lt Governor Hokul, all our She stated Hokul was a lively guests and the community and energetic person and as a whole. In honor of Jim loves western New York, and Roselle the Mayor said, not only does she love western New York but lives here. She the rest of our economic indicated Jamestown was a development.�

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Board of Trustees. The Read-A-Thon honors the late Jim Roselle, a wellknown area radio personality for decades. He was also a longtime library board member who used to say a library card was the most valuable card in anyone’s wallet. More than 40 readers

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to support a half hour or an hour of reading in order to make the event a success. People can also donate online at www.prendergastlibrary. org by clicking on the Support button and marking their donation for the ReadA-Thon. According to Tina Scott, the

from favorite books, poems, June 10 will be the last day plays and articles to share of the summer bargain book The Prendergast Library with a live audience. Three of sale with half-price titles. The library will also be hosting will once again make reading fun. All are welcome Jim’s widow Kathy Roselle, to read, learn and have fun State Assemblyman Andy to 3:00 PM. The Read-Aat the second annual Jim Goodell, and Chautauqua Thon will also feature food, Roselle Read-A-Thon on County Legislator Elisabeth surprises for those attending. Saturday, June 10 from Rankin. 10am-4pm as a fundraiser To volunteer to read at the “It will be a jam-packed day for the institution. “The Read-A-Thon, call trustee of activities and fun,” Ms. library is a safe haven for and event chairperson Joni Blackman said. Proceeds from the event many young families in our Blackman at 969-1946. city. It is a place for learning, Online sign-ups will be will support the library’s available soon. materials budget and its Because the event is a ongoing services and reading. We need to keep it Prendergast vital and strong, and that is fundraiser, readers are asked programs. Library is located at 509 the purpose of this event,” said R. Thomas Rankin, reading slots. Businesses and Cherry St., Jamestown. For president of the library’s individuals are also requested info call 484-7135.

3rd Annual Marauder Trotter is a part of the Striders Athletic Club UPMC Chautauqua WCA Runner of the Year Series, is sponsored by DHS Class of 1989 classmates and Jason Hallmark, CFP®, Financial Advisor, Putnam Record Agency, The Family of Home Polish Association, Simply Perfect Promotions, The Dunkirk High School Class of 1989 will host the 3rd annual Marauder Trotter 5K Run/Walk and Kids’ Run on Saturday, July 1, 2017 along the Dunkirk waterfront starting and ending at Wright Park. The community event will start at 9am with a Kids’ Quarter-Mile Run for ages 10 years and younger beginning at 10:15am. event. The pre-registration deadline is Monday, June 26 to guarantee a complimentary race t-shirt for all registrants. The day of registration cost Wright Park. Paper registrations can also be downloaded from from the Facebook page at Marauder Trotter 5K Run & Walk and mailed to Jennifer Ellman at 3705 New Road, Dunkirk, NY 14048. The Marauder Trotter, which

Violin CONT. FROM COVER theater, as they are on the cusp of breaking into much larger markets, helps put Jamestown on the map for future nationally touring acts. Their latest album, “Stereotypes” features inspiring music about how we, as a community, view each other and the world. Multiple generations can enjoy this concert. The 2017-18 season goes on sale to the general public on June 1 at 10am. The rest of the season includes the participatory movie screening Sing-Along-a Grease Saturday, November 18 at 7pm, the return of local artists for the seasonal favorite live concert Home for the Holidays 2: Christmas

Early race packet pick up (race bib, t-shirt and swag bag) and last minute preregistration will take place Friday, June 31 from 5pm to 7pm at the Clarion Hotel patio. The race, under the direction of classmates D.J. Wilson, race director, and Scott Mekus, event manager, will start at Wright Park and continue along the break wall to behind the Clarion Hotel to Memorial Park and continue back to Wright Park. Race chip timing will be provided by Chautauqua Striders. The open-to-public fund raiser will also include a in each age group, awards over 25 items, entertainment by DJ Joe Gould, snacks and refreshments and the DHS Marauder mascot. The Chautauqua Striders’ Kids on the Move program, an eight-week school-based running program at School #7 at The Reg Saturday, December 9 at 4pm, DIAVOLO dance troupe’s daredevil performance of VoLo Thursday, February 15 at 7pm, America’s Got Talent favorites Lightwire Theater performing DinoLight Saturday, March 24 at 4 pm and the Quebec-based comedic clowning duo Circo Comedia Saturday, May 12 at 4pm. Ticket prices for most levels of seating have dropped this

for 3rd to 5th graders, will also be participating in the event. the Dunkirk High School Class of 1989 Memorial Scholarship managed by the Northern Chautauqua Community Foundation in honor of their deceased classmates – Paula Kuschel, Jennifer Styborski, Jody Robert Pierce, James Kulpa, Barnes, Tony Quiles, Susan Gorka (Stoyle), Scott Roesler, Crawford. New this year, all basket donated to each of the four classes (2018 – 2021) at Dunkirk High School to be used for Homecoming 2017

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at (716) 673-5452 or email at Past DHS scholarship award winners were Alyssa Loveland (2014), Emily Karalus (2015) and Ben Tarnowksi (2016). The 2017 award recipient will be announced at the DHS Class Night in June. For more information, including food donations, sponsorships and volunteer opportunities, please email maraudertrotter@yahoo.com, visit Marauder Trotter on Facebook or contact Wilson at (716) 785-1537 or Mekus at (716) 720-0564. Home for the Holidays 2

children 18 and under. Pay What You Can tickets will also be on sale the day of each performance based on availability. Upgrades to the theater’s hearing assistance system will be in place this season thanks to a Community Service grant from Chautauqua Region Community Foundation that was recently awarded. The new system will feature children 18 and under for wireless headsets that allow Black Violin, VoLo, DinoLight and Circo Comedia. sound from our live events Premium seats for those as needed. They will be available in the lobby prior for Sing-Along-a Grease to each performance. Due to upcoming lobby renovations, patrons will 18 and under and include a soon be able to purchase goodie bag with props and more to use during the event. See VIOLIN PAge 7

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community is three important ways. “Socioeconomically this movement is a boost to the farms and small businesses in Chautauqua County. Environmentally, locally sourced products cut fuel costs, packaging costs food tastes better, is healthier, and encourages consumers to try new recipes with grains and vegetables, leading to a healthier lifestyle.” Another local leader is Chef Brian Kiendl of The White Carrot restaurant in Mayville. Chef Brian and his wife Robin opened this new restaurant in September 2016 in the former

and added that service. Chefs and management have little time to purchase foods other than the vendors that deliver by trucks in the area. His early on Chautauqua-Stedman Road. Brian graduated from from working in restaurants the French Culinary Institute and spending time in the in New York City and then Basque Country in northern moved to Cannes, France to Spain. An autonomous continue his passion for food community, it is known for and cooking. Brian and Robin its culture, food and self- are Maple Grove graduates who found their way home and the culture and came back established the business. On with a heighted interest in site he has a greenhouse and promoting fresh foods for gardens to provide produce for preparation at home and in the restaurant. Local resident restaurants. In 2013 he began and employee, Troy Snider the home delivery service provided a tour of the gardens called CHQ Local Food. From and the newly built greenhouse mid June until late October (or stating, “gardening is a labor of love”. Supplementing the vegetables, herbs, grains and restaurant gardens are Hickory

Hurst, Fickle Farms, Green Heron Farm, Rahal Farm in Northeast, as well as Abers Acres in Kennedy. CHQ Local Food also provides produce to The White Carrot. Chef Brian states, “a chef is never better than his produce.” Another local business is Enchanted Mountain Spirits, a New York State Farm Distillery, at 137 Water Street in Jamestown. The process uses honey from Gowanda, potatoes from Bliss and caraway from New York City. They produce Vodka and Poteen on site. The Poteen is an Irish Whiskey made from potatoes. The business has tours available, a tasting room, games including corn hole, Stones, darts and board games for patrons to enjoy. 76Innovative cocktails and Bemus Brew House beer are available during open hours. Planet Earth Catering Company in Jamestown strives to provide its customers with clean, organic, wholesome local foods. Owner Kurt Carlson states, “everything at Planet Earth is made in house. We are fully committed to composting, recycling and The Farm to Table scene is a refreshing trend in today’s hectic, technology driven world. The movement brings us back to the basics and encourages us to enjoy fresh, simple foods. We support local farms and enjoy a healthier life style. www.whitecarrotrestaurant. com www.CHQlocalfood.com w w w . EnchantedMountainSpirits. com Planet Earth, 716-450-7616 Find them on FACEBOOK

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(April 9) to the DEC for offered full support from the weed management targets town. Bryan Dahlberg, Mayor of Bemus Point and Pierre CONT. FROM COVER of shoreline from Summit Chagnon, Legislator District Park Drive to the Stow Ferry 8, both offered support. and new approaches must landing with 25 feet offshore. The CLP’s plan for herbicide The CLP does not feel the treatment would involve a lake’s decline is natural and to contract with SOLitude Lake Management, a company that members of the CLP listened to

president said “the CLP has needs. SOLitude would use received support from area a compound known as 2,4D, or brand name Navigate. Assemblyman Andy Goodell The company claims that said “there needs to be a this has shown to be effective balanced approach”. He said against Eurasian Milfoil while he would be supportive of a limiting impact upon native stated there are eight different trial of herbicide application. species. They also state that methodologies to treat the Vince Horrigan, County they can provide services lake issues and only one is being used (weed cutting and message that we need sewer algae treatment, harvesting, bathymetric mapping, nutrient harvesting). By forming the public private partnership is necessary with all the lake remediation, plant mapping/ surveys, benthic barriers and CLP feels they will have the to improve. Arden Johnson, containment curtains, water to move forward, with DEC Ellery Town Supervisor, said quality monitoring/testing and approval, to use herbicides in “it is a big decision, we have a target area in Bemus Bay. a pot of gold out there and it See “LAKe” PAge 7 The initial permit submitted needs to be taken care of.” He approaches on Chautauqua Lake. Jim Cirbus, CLP president, stated “the methods of the past 25 years are not working to our satisfaction, and it’s time to try something

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Golf CONT. FROM COVER Special Olympics for years and they felt it was time to give back. About seven years ago they became Course Coaches for the Chautauqua County Special Olympics Golf. The athlete gets involved in the golf program as early the basics of golf—short and long putts and chipping around the greens, plus long and short irons and driving by hitting golf balls at the range. Around eight years old they can start competing on the golf course if their skills are up to par. What is really cool is the Chautauqua Institution Golf Course allows these athletes free use of their golf school across from the Institute for their practice and learning sessions. They use the Learning School’s threehole course to develop their skills, and learn the rules and etiquette of the game. (As many of us know, etiquette lessons are really something many of the people on the courses today could use a

Macker CONT. FROM COVER players so anyone could and can play. Girls, boys, young, old and people of any age are welcome to take part. If you are not a basketball player but still want to take part in the festivities, there are plenty of volunteer activities that go along with the tournament. It was set up to be a fundraiser for Jamestown volunteer

eproceeds would go to the r ethe “Fresh Start” Program to thelp those having addiction problems, and the rest would e ain the community to help them ewith the services they provide t

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refresher course in.) When they are ready Chautauqua allows the golfers to play on the real course. Summers starting June 20th head pro Troy Moss will block off Tuesday evening tee times on the Hill Course and these athletes have at it. Dan relays the competition

pretty basic you must be over 16 with some knowledge of the game of golf and understanding. Be ready to meet your player and want to be with them each week. Do you have old clubs gathering dust in the garage? Think about donating them to the golf program. The are true athletes on the course. program tries to provide each They have learned to love and player with their own golf respect the game from their teaching golf pros and their and coaches are always on volunteer coaches. And they the lookout for golf club sets. play to win. There are around 40 special markets, garage sales, eBay athletes who compete in the local golf program. The program can be on the local, and needs. They can always regional level competing use cash donations, volunteers against players from Buffalo and just people to cheer the or even, when money permits, players. For more details on on the New York State wide how to reach out to Dan or level. The local program Darla for more information has players from all over about their golf program Chautauqua County plus a few Contact SONY Western that come in from Cattaraugus. Region at 716-580-3346 The program can always use The quote of the night people as each player has an came from Darla to describe on-the-course one-on-one her athletes. It may be from relationship with a fellow a gladiator movie and not volunteer player. Chautauqua particularly golf related but it donates tee times so each adult struck a chord and seemed to volunteer also has free play for the night. The on course me win. If I cannot win, let me volunteer requirements are be brave in the attempt.” throughout our community. station that is manned for the These events do require whole tournament in case of injuries. Rules are followed there are still sponsorships strictly. It has become a fun available for anyone who game to both watch and play. might like to help with the There is plenty of room along the courts for people to set mentioned previously there up lawn chairs and root for are a multitude of volunteer their team and players. This is good for the community, There are computer generated area and Jamestown as both Summary Statements. players and spectators have Income received is kept in the opportunity to give back an escrow account. Awards though purchases they make are presented to winning while they are in our area. In participants. Souvenirs addition these games provide are available along with a positive impact on people refreshments. who visit to either watch or Participants in the “Gus participate in the tournament. Macker” play very hard, For further information but this is a family friendly or if you are interested in event and there are registered volunteering or sponsorships call Michael Bird at 487-1111 is a drug and alcohol free Macker is www.macker.com.

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which features modern day comfort and a glimpse into the past of a small village which prospered in the horse and wagon era and faded as trains bypassed the village. Among a host of historian roles Pam is the Village of Panama and Harmony Township historian and is a human “Alexa” when it comes to local history. Visitors can choose among their adjoining equally spacious baths. All the rooms are lovely, but the gold room is special. It looks out on the lovely back yard and the can also create a cake in any shape imaginable, is the chef and prepares breakfast using as many local sources as possible including honey and maple syrup. Pam assists and both enjoy the time chatting and getting acquainted with their guests. The Steward House is set among a cluster of Greek Revival homes and doubles as a textbook introducing and familiarizing the visitor with the Western New York take on Greek Revival. The home offers what author Jewel Helen Conover wrote, “the Ionic scrolls are larger

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a huge favor and just don’t go there. Big mistake #1 we think we’ll save money. Quite the contrary, we end up spending more because of big mistake #2. We think if we move this wall or open that wall, change one or two until the work begins and questions arise, changes ourselves in an exceptionally lengthy, confusing process. Working this way is riddled with what if’s and now what’s with people on the job who are trying their best to please but are just as confused as you. Making matters worse is everyone has an opinion and because we’re not sure, neither are they so we agree with them

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white feathery Foxtail Lily (or Eremurus) which is still in bloom, the much adored Foxgloves (Digitalis) which are just now beginning to open and the lollipop type rosy purple starry spheres of the other later blooming plants. The purple Lupines are also soaring to the sky as well the new Siberian Irises. They are mostly all white with the names of ‘Gulls Wings’, ‘Flying Dutchman’ and ‘Butter and Sugar’. They

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the trick. I love the song, “The Broken Road”, co-written by Marcus Hummon, Bobby Boyd and Jeff Hanna, sung by The Nitty Gritty Dirt Band and Rascal Flatts. I blended some of those lyrics with lyrics from “You’re My Best Friend”, written by John Deacon and sang by Queen, which we claimed as our “our song” when we reunited. Along with the lyrics, I also included my own heartfelt message: “My Proclamation of Love to You…I set out on a narrow way many years

I am writing this article in honor of my husband, Rick. This year we have been together 37 years, married 35. Our relationship took seed when my sister married Rick’s childhood best friend. true love along the broken At 17, he fell in love with road…But I got lost a time or two…Wiped my brow wanted was to get a ride in and kept pushing through…I couldn’t see how every sign his father’s Jaguar. Eleven years passed before pointed straight to you… we saw each other again and You have been my teacher, my life changed forever. my rock, my lighthouse, my We have two wonderful love, my friend. You have sons, a beautiful daughter- always been patient with me, in-law and two awesome showing me unconditional granddaughters; a lovely love. You taught me I was home in the mountains of lovable and how to express Blue Ridge, GA; and, a love. You have loved me sweet dog, Max. Along with in my darkest of days and that, we have had our share even when there were times of ups and downs; good you wish you could have times and bad. Yet, through walked away, you always it all, we are happier and stayed. You always believed in me even when I didn’t. more in love than ever. Rick and I had invited You made me feel safe and guests over for a “35 Year because of you I learned to Celebration Bash”. I took trust. You encouraged my this opportunity to give Rick voice and taught me how to a special gift, a proclamation. be honest and expressive. supported my He has always felt that he You hasn’t “done enough” for me transformation from being even though I have told him in constant fear to living and thriving. You have been he couldn’t believe me when stability, security, strength, I said how much he means to wisdom and humor. You me, how much better my life taught me how to laugh has been since being with and even to have some sick him, perhaps proclaiming it humor like you. We have in front our friends would do laughed and cried, gotten

along and fought, struggled and succeeded yet mostly we have loved each other on this roller coaster of life and it’s because… You’re the best friend… That I ever had…I’ve been with you such a long time… And I want you to know. That my feelings are true…I really love you…You’re my best friend…I really love the things that we do. I’m happy…happy at home… You’re my best friend! This much I know is true…That God blessed the broken road…That led me straight to you”. Rick was stunned and deeply touched by my public profession of love, gratitude and the wonderful life we share together. It is my hope that by sharing my proclamation of love to my husband, my best friend, it may inspire you to do the same for someone special in your life. The message could be for love or it could be to honor someone or offer a “thank you”. Perhaps that someone is your spouse; partner; friend; family member; coworker; teacher; care-taker; a stranger who assisted you in a time of need. Whomever it is for, however you choose to create it, the intention of it will be to honor and respect; to share gratitude and thankfulness; to express your heartfelt proclamation! Vicki Wagoner: The Practical Intuitive – assisting you to change your perspective to change your life!

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Steward CONT. FROM PAGE B2 “We built the kitchen we wanted,” Pam said. It is picture perfect, modern as this minute, but reminiscent of another time. Their bedroom is off the kitchen looks out on the back yard Outside is as appealing as encircled by orange chairs

~ The Lakeside Ledger ~ Page 5

sings its own siren song. The home is large, 4,850 square feet, but the size never intimidates. However, it lends itself to larger parties. Steward Bed and Breakfast can provide the space, however outside catering is required. The Browns are comfortable with their role as host and business owners. They owned a store in Panama so knew the business ropes. They said that the Chautauqua County Visitors Bureau has been very helpful and they are

pleased with their website created by B&B Websites in Utah. Somehow, no matter how interesting historically and architecturally, no matter how comfortable its rooms and delicious its breakfast, the Steward House B&B is never just a house. It is always a home. For reservations the website address is stay@ thestewardhousebandb.com, and the telephone is 716782-4688. Rates are $129.00 per night for the king size bed and $109.00 for the Queen.

and delicate like Babie’s myself. I am so in love with Breath surrounding the other Spring and ready for the big beautiful show of Joyous CONT. FROM PAGE B4 really quite amazing to see June! ground cover Bishops weed so many plants in harmony “Spring being a tough act to is pretty in bloom as it looks and it’s really so exciting follow, God created June.” that I can hardly contain ~Al Bernstein

Garden

Design CONT. FROM PAGE B2 never operated a sewing machine? Would we repair our vehicles if we don’t even know how to open the hood? I’m beating you up, but trying to make a point. Hiring a professional

designer to spatially plan your interiors is a smart decision. The fee that is charged for creating a plan from which your builder or contractor can create your best interiors is miniscule in comparison to the high cost of “hoping” you can do it; “hoping” so and so knows what they are doing and so

much more. You will have a plan -- your plan -- with your unique needs. Your builder is smiling and so are you. Did I just hear you sigh? In part two of Spatial Planning, we’ll explore the other important aspects,

smarter with clear plans that achieve your personal goals.

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This beautiful home is located just outside of the Turner Gate and can accommodate 22 people. No need to purchase parking passes for your stay at this home as it is walking distance to Chautauqua Institution. This lovely handicap accessible home is equip with an elevator inside the home, and a ramp leading up to the porch. It has a total of 8 bedrooms with 9 and half bathrooms, complete with a wrap around porch and large driveway to park all of your vehicles.

The ledger june 1 7, 2017 volume 1 issue 22  

A Free Weekly Publication Serving Chautauqua County.

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