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Volume 07 ~ Issue 6

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Boarding for Breast Cancer

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Hit the Slopes for a Good Cause this Saturday at Holiday Valley

20 Monroe Street ~ 699-4162 Fri. February 10th, 7-11pm BLACK WIDOW Sat. February 11th, 5-9pm RT. 66

Mon. February 13th, 8-11pm LUKE & ANGE Fri. February 17th, 7-11pm JELLY JAR Sat. February 18th, 5-9pm MO PORTER

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Saturday, February 11th, 9pm RABBITFOOT Monday, February 13th, 7pm BLUE MULE Wednesday, 8pm WAGNER & WINSTON

For the 4th consecutive year, Boarding For Breast Cancer brings hits the slopes of Holiday Valley. Boarding For Breast Cancer (B4BC) is a nonprofit, youth-focused education, awareness, and fundraising foundation. The mission is to increase awareness about breast cancer, the importance of early detection and the value of an active lifestyle. B4BC goal this season is $20K, with a portion of the proceeds raised to benefit Camp Good Days & Special Times Women’s Oncology Program at Keuka Lake Saturday, February 11 B4BC lineup begins with registration from 8:30-10:30 am in the Mail Chalet and is $40 for the day clinic and/or park contest. The clinics include: Women Specific Learn to Ride, Learn to Park, or Freeride and all depart at 10:30 from the Registration Room. Clinics last 1.5-2 hours. There will also be a 42/78 ‘Breast Trick’ contest open to men and women skiers and snowboarders that will kick off at 1pm. There will be a day long Silent & Chinese Auction taking place in the Main Chalet filled with many items to bid on from the many sponsors of the event. There will also be a 50/50 and raffle. The day rounds out with a 3pm Awards Banquet & Live Auction in the Main Chalet. For more information log on to You may also donate at: www.

County Planning Board IDA Reviews Projects

Focus on EVL’s Larimer Building/Ellicott Development

New Retail Space Set for Washington St./HV New Lodge

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Sprague purchased the 25-acre parcel surrounding the building. He’s optimistic, stating that “Hopefully the final stages of the approval process will start moving forward.” A public hearing as to what can actually go in the building is expected at the village board meeting on February 13th.

By Nicholas Pircio 95.7 FM, WPIG Salamanca, NY ~ 1-877-553-9500 RITA COOLIDGE February 11th • 7pm Tickets starting at $20

Restoration of the Larimer and Norton Building The former Larimer and Norton building on Elizabeth Street in Ellicottville has been closed for several years. But renovation plans are moving forward. Plans were recently reviewed by the Cattaraugus

Sneak Peek In this Issue

Barbara Fox Exhibit at JCC ... pg. 6

County Planning Board, at their January 26th meeting in Little Valley. Additional governmental review lies ahead. Kody Sprague of Springville is working to restore the building and is excited about the proposed renovation, as is Nancy Rogan of the Village Planning Board. They both commented following the latest meeting of the County Planning Board, which signed off on the project. Years ago, Louisville Little League and miniature baseball bats were See COUNTY page 11

Plans call for Holiday Valley to begin tearing down the existing lodge in mid-March, and to have the new facility ready for skiers by December of 2012. The idea behind the new lodge is to provide visitors with a “nicer, warmer feeling,” according to plans presented by Holiday Valley to the IDA in December of 2011.

By Nicholas Pircio 95.7 FM, WPIG Proposals concerning projects in Ellicottville were reviewed by the Cattaraugus County Industrial Development Agency, during its meeting held Thursday, February 2nd. Reconstruction of Former Auto Repair Garage New Retail Space / IDA Moves Location One of the projects is being proposed by a Buffalo developer, 4646

Genesee LLC. They’ve asked the IDA to consider their application for reconstruction of the former auto repair garage and former furniture factory located at 5 East Washington Street. The IDA board gave its approval to start the SEQR (State Environmental Quality Review) process, as well as to conduct a public hearing. That’s according to IDA Executive Director Corey Wiktor, who added, “Nothing was officially approved.” Wiktor said See IDA page 11

Sportsmen’s Show at SAC Seneca Allegany Casino & Hotel Hosts Event February 18 & 19, 2012 By Sharon Turano Freelance Writer

On March 2 - May 3, 2012 at The Center Gallery, Jamestown Community College’s Cattaraugus County Campus, 260 N. Union St., Olean. The opening will include wine and cheese reception on Friday, March 2, 6 - 8 p.m. This event is free and open to the public. Ellicottville resident Barbara Fox’s vivid mastery of watercolors has earned her places in solo and group exhibitions in museums and galleries throughout the United States

Something for everyone will be offered during Seneca Allegany Casino’s Sportsman’s Show to be held from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 18 and Sunday, Feb. 19. Sportsmen to collectors will be able to browse items offered by about 150 dealers, who will exhibit archery, sporting, fishing equipment including rifles, shotguns, hand guns, modern and antique firearms. In addition to allowing attendees to buy, sell, trade or browse exhibitors’ collections, sports enthusiasts will also be able to plan expeditions as outdoor guides and charter service representatives will be on-hand. Hunting preserves, See SHOW page 11

In addition to allowing attendees to buy, sell, trade or browse exhibitors’ collections, sports enthusiasts will also be able to plan expeditions as outdoor guides and charter service representatives will be on-hand. Hunting preserves, trapping supplies and taxidermy information will also be part of the show. A pistol permit clerk will also be available. The Seneca Allegany Casino provides a special venue since one can’t find another location that offers the size of the one at the casino. The resort features 68,300 square feet of gaming, 2,000 slot machines, 30 table games, entertainment, a spa, salon and four restaurants. It boasts 212 hotel rooms in its 11-story structure that includes the events center, where the sportsman’s show will be held. A $53 million new tower is being constructed that will add 200 rooms, pictured in the rendering above.

Boarding 4 Breast Cancer: February 11, Holiday Valley Resort

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enjoy your surroundings with all your other guests! The heck with the cleaning – little bedmaking elves will visit while you’re out having fun, and will have the house cleaned in a jiffy. Then they’ll disappear before everyone walks back in the door. It’s true – I read it in a tabloid! While our mischievous little cleaners are doing their magic, what will you do? For starters, head on over to Holiday Valley on Saturday for a truly fun day with a great cause. It’s the forth annual “Boarding for Breast Cancer” event – a nonprofit fund-raiser (emphasis on FUN) – and this year promises to be a hoot! The B4BC Foundation will be partnering with Holiday Valley and a host of others to provide a day of riding clinics, competitions, a silent auction, a Chinese auction, music, bar specials, the whole nine yards! Register upstairs in the Main Chalet between 11 am

and noon – no regrets, for sure… So, what’s happening at Holimont Saturday? How about another awesome event – a kicktail Apres Ski Party sponsored by the ‘Mont’s now-famous Phoenix Adaptive Ski Program. It’s their 16th Anniversary – that’s sixteen years of helping kids of all sorts of challenges become bona fide hot dogs and ski enthusiasts. You couldn’t ask for a more worthwhile organization. Such a great group of dedicated and talented people, doing what they do best – helping young kids find their collective ski niches. Go to the party and raise your glass in their honor! So, dear readers, there’s plenty of fun “aboot” town this weekend. Get outside and get excited – because you are in the best place to be at the best time of the year! Enjoy all that’s Ellicottville in the wintertime! Until next week… JZ

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Boarding 4 Breast Cancer: February 11, Holiday Valley Resort

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Free Tax Help for Seniors Sponsored by AARP, RSVP, and the IRS

TCE (Tax Counseling for the Elderly) provides FREE tax assistance to older individuals in the community. Trained volunteers will help prepare State and Federal income tax returns. There is no Charge for this service. Call Don or Allison Girod at 716-257-3285 for appointments, information, questions, or to

make special arrangements for shut-ins. This year we will be offering counseling at the following locations: Cattaraugus Free Library: 21 Main Street, Cattaraugus, New York, Wednesdays - 9:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. (February 8, 2012 through April 11, 2012) Salamanca Public Library : 155 Wildwood Avenue, Salamanca, New York Thursdays – 1:15

p.m. to 6:00 p.m. (February 9, 2012 through April 5, 2012) Appointments are required – please call 716-257-3285 When you come to your appointment, please bring the following (as applicable): 1) A copy of last year’s tax return 2) W-2 forms 3)1099 forms 4) information on deductions, credits, sales of stock, etc,. 5) real estate tax receipts.

Meteors to Comets

February 15 & 22nd at the Ellicottville Memorial Library Do rocks really fall from the heavens? Do you know the answer? Come out to the Ellicottville Library on two consecutive Wednesday nights, February 15th and February 22nd from 7:00 to 8:30 PM and find out. The class is entitled “Meteors, Meteorites, Craters and Comets” and will be led by Bert Probst. We’ll be talking about shooting stars

and meteorites. A shooting star becomes a meteorite if it reaches the ground. Yes, there are many craters on the moon; however, did you know there are over 170 documented craters here on earth? We’ll learn about four of the better known among these including the famous Meteor Crater in Arizona. And those beautiful, however infrequent, visitors

to our part of the solar system, comets; where do they come from and how are they related to shooting stars, meteorites and craters? We’ll tie all of these together. The class is structured for adults and young adults over 16. Only 15 people can be accommodated so register early by calling the library at 699-2842. There is no fee.

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To all residents and visitors to the Village of Ellicottville: It’s almost time for the Annual Winter Parking Ban in the Village. This Ban affects Washington Street from Jefferson Street to Mill Street; and Monroe Street from Elizabeth Street to Martha Street and is in effect from December 1 thru March 31 annually. There is NO PARKING on these streets from 4:00 a.m to 6:00 a.m. to allow the Village D.P.W. to remove snow in the Village Business District. This parking ban will be enforced daily regardless of snow conditions. Furthermore, please do not leave vehicles parked on or across sidewalks which would interfere with the removal of snow by the Village sidewalk plow. Thank you for your cooperation. Howard T. Gifford - Constable, Village of Ellicottville

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We are now about halfway through the 2012 season, which means that the HoliMont Race Team is in top form and cruising through the Western New York competition circuit. On January 28th HoliMont hosted its first IntraClub race of the season. Listed below are the results of a very competitive day. (See Scores Below) February 5th HoliMont hosted a NFSC J4/5/6 Combined competition. In the J-6 Field, HoliMont’s Logan Kidd finished in 5th Place, Samuel Dresing finished in 6th Place, Drew Vergon finished in 11th Place, Trek Wilday finished in 13th Place, and Kyle Chmiel finished in 14th Place. In the J-5 event HoliMont Racer Maxxon Solly took 2nd Place, Carlo Muscarella took 5th Place, Austin Gyorgy took 12th Place, Lucas Johnson took 14th Place, Tiger London took 15th Place, Samuel Balanevsky took 22nd Place, and Kyle Team UINT UTravel UINT UJunior UTravel Team UINT UJunior UINT UINT UINT Team INT INT INT INT INT Team INT INT INT INT INT Team INT INT INT INT INT Team INT INT Steppi INT INT Team INT INT INT INT INT Team INT INT INT INT INT

McNamara took 23rd Place. In the J-4 event HoliMont Racer Jacob Flaherty took 2nd Place, Andrew Mangan took 3rd Place, Spencer Smyth took 5th Place, Carson Foxcroft took 9th Place, Kenneth Bianchi took 10th Place, Gage Thibodeau took 12th Place, Liam Ross took 14th Place, Max Balanevsky took 16th Place, and Ryan Chmiel took 19th Place. On the ladies side in the J-6 field HoliMont’s Josephine Cochran finished in 7th Place. In the J-5 class, HoliMont’s Megan Ross finished in 11th Place, Oksana Wilday finished in 15th Place, and Katelyn Stevens finished in 17th Place. The J-4 class saw HoliMont’s Danielle Mason take 1st Place, Andee Berberich took 5th Place, Chloe Richards took 7th Place, Anna Vergon took 8th Place, Angelica Priest took 10th Place, Brogan Cairns took 11th Place, Sarah Johnston took 14th Place, Pyper McDowell

Class: 11 & Up Female Name Run #1 Jenna DiDonato 35.09 (1) Kathryn Webb 35.71 (2) Hannah Holland 39.19 (4) Julia Ross 40.82 (5) Hanna Laube 42.84 (9) Class: 11 & Up Male Name Run #1 Elliott Cahill 37.25 (1) Spencer Johnson 37.94 (2) Liam Deschamps 39.48 (3) Eric Brankovic 41.25 (5) Troy Hendriks 40.92 (4) Class: 5 & 6 Female Name Run #1 Hilary Cummins 43.07 (1) Lauren Farber 51.00 (2) Mary Cathrine Mangan 52.06 (3) Madalyn Cummings 58.07 (4) Claire Rintoul 1:10.01 (6) Class: 5 & 6 Male Name Run #1 Cameron Johnston 47.08 (1) Liam Ainslie 52.73 (2) Hans Solly 54.24 (3) Aaron Gyorgy 55.29 (4) Blake Preston 1:09.06 (5) Class: 7 & 8 Female Name Run #1 Alexandra Cummins 44.31 (1) Courtney Maclay 45.85 (2) Elliot Barr 49.32 (5) Nyah Solly 46.97 (3) Annika Hambleton 49.54 (6) Class: 7 & 8 Male Name Run #1 Trey Maclay 43.59 (1) Michael Turnbull 45.20 (3) Will Knauss 44.75 (2) Connor Hughey 46.49 (4) David Rintoul 47.82 (5) Class: 9 & 10 Female Name Run #1 Zoe Knauss 38.44 (1) Megan Turnbull 42.16 (3) Maddie Farber 41.54 (2) Annie Dietrich 43.73 (4) Emma Swankie 45.62 (5) Class: 9 & 10 Male Name Run #1 Callum Cahill 41.99 (1) Zachary Hughey 43.64 (3) Adam Brankovic 42.76 (2) Matthew Stanton 45.30 (4) Daniel Benedetti 46.81 (5)

took 17th Place, Shannon Clough took 19th Place, Hanna Laube took 27th Place, Isabelle Cochran took 31st Place, Claire McKenna took 32nd Place, and Grace Cannon took 33rd Place. On February 6th, HoliMont had a strong outing at the J3 Super-G Race at Bristol Mountain.Over 60 female athletes competed in the race and HoliMont had 5 racers place in the top 13. Patricia Mangan took 1st Place, Hannah Doro took 4th Place, Taylor Davies took 5th Place, Sophia Richards took 7th Place, and Lake Thibodeau took 13th Place. On the men’s side, over 70 athletes were competing for the top spot. Four racers from HoliMont finished in the Top 16. Harry Armstrong finished in 5th Place, William Mangan finished in 6th Place, JD Foxcroft finished in 7th Place, and Ian Bell finished in 16th Place.

Run #2 33.77 (1) 36.82 (2) 41.09 (4) 42.17 (6) 41.04 (3)

Combined 1:08.86 (1) 1:12.53 (2) 1:20.28 (3) 1:22.99 (4) 1:23.88 (5)

Run #2 34.78 (1) 38.70 (2) 40.37 (3) 40.73 (4) 42.63 (5)

Combined 1:12.03 (1) 1:16.64 (2) 1:19.85 (3) 1:21.98 (4) 1:23.55 (5)

Run #2 43.76 (1) 51.87 (3) 51.60 (2) 57.53 (4) 1:04.99 (5)

Combined 1:26.83 (1) 1:42.87 (2) 1:43.66 (3) 1:55.60 (4) 2:15.75 (5)

Run #2 Combined 44.68 (1) 1:31.76 (1) 50.82 (2) 1:43.55 (2) 53.63 (4) 1:47.87 (3) 53.29 (3) 1:48.58 (4) 1:06.69 (6) 2:15.75 (5) Run #2 45.24 (2) 46.32 (3) 43.90 (1) 48.25 (4) 50.32 (6)

Combined 1:29.55 (1) 1:32.17 (2) 1:33.22 (3) 1:35.22 (4) 1:39.86 (5)

Run #2 45.10 (1) 45.73 (2) 47.41 (6) 46.76 (5) 46.27 (4)

Combined 1:28.69 (1) 1:30.93 (2) 1:32.16 (3) 1:33.25 (4) 1:34.09 (5)

Run #2 39.75 (1) 40.31 (2) 43.17 (3) 45.22 (5) 44.84 (4)

Combined 1:18.19 (1) 1:22.47 (2) 1:24.71 (3) 1:28.95 (4) 1:30.46 (5)

Run #2 43.69 (2) 43.39 (1) 44.48 (4) 44.84 (5) 44.36 (3)

Combined 1:25.68 (1) 1:27.03 (2) 1:27.24 (3) 1:30.14 (4) 1:31.17 (5)

RITA COOLIDGE:February 11th, Seneca Allegany Casino and Hotel

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Explore Holiday Valley Customized Tours Available

Did you know: Holiday Valley’s mountain has 6 faces and 58 trails? You can’t see ALL of HV from any one vantage point unless you’re flying above it? Many visitors ski/ride on only 10-15% of the mountain? Whether you’re new to HV or a regular, chances are good that you’ve missed some amazing trails – or maybe even whole sections of the resort! Holiday Valley’s very own Don Hill, a decades-long member of the safety patrol and a Mountain Host, can’t think of anything he’d rather do than take you on an ability-appropriate tour of the mountain and help you appreciate the entire place. “A lot of people stay in their comfort zones – the trails they’ve been on before,” says

Hill. “I know every nook and cranny of this resort, so I help people explore without the fear of getting led to a trail they can’t handle.” Indeed, most people who’ve gone on the tour conclude that they never would have taken some trails because they didn’t know where they would go. Most also conclude that skiing/boarding with Hill was the best day of skiing they’ve ever had. “There definitely are people who’ve gone on repeat tours – those whose abilities have improved and want to try harder trails, and those who just kinda want to ski with me. They’ve become friends of mine and HV’s. And that’s what it’s all about!” says Hill. HV’s Safety Patrol and Mountain Host program,

numbering some 130 of those wonderful folks you see wearing official Yellow Jackets, is made up of almost all volunteers. “Our job is to promote safety, whether in the parking areas, at the bottom of the lifts or on the hills. But we’re also passionate about the place. We really want this to be YOUR ski area because we love it so much.” While Don Hill is the longest serving tour guide (and the only guide for many years), the program has expanded to enable more people to experience the joys of the whole resort while under an expert’s care. Tours are free and are available Friday through Monday at 10:30 a.m. Simply inquire at the front desk in the Resort Services building to make arrangements.

Help Support Good Work Boarding For Breast Cancer and Camp Good Days & Special Times

“Learn to Park” Clinic at B4BC

Holiday Valley’s Boarding for Breast Cancer board-a-thon fundraiser benefits two very special organizations: Boarding for Breast Cancer (B4BC) is a non-profit education, awareness and fundraising foundation that was the brainchild of snowboarder Monica Steward, who started her battle with breast cancer

at age 26. Steward expressed frustration with the lack of awareness among her peers – young women involved in snowboarding, surfing and skateboarding – about the disease. As a result, she and four co-founders planned the inaugural Boarding for Breast Cancer event to raise awareness and funds for research and

education. Three months before the event, and just two years after diagnosis, Steward died from complications from the disease, but her legacy lives on through this passionate organization that believes that “early detection + active lifestyle = best prevention.” Camp Good Days & Special Times started in 1979 to provide children with cancer a supportive residential camping experience. In 1996, it began a Women’s Oncology Program for women with all types of cancers. The program, designed by women for women, offers weekend retreats to allow participants ages 18 and older to share the emotional and physical challenges and experiences of their diseases in a safe, medically monitored environment. Retreats are available for those interested in arts and crafts, adventure camping, spouse/ friend programs and wellness techniques. Camp Good Days fundraising efforts allow participants to attend programs for free at the 13½ acre waterfront property on Keuka Lake in central New York.

It’s Official: Winter is Hangin’ On!

On February 2, Punxsutawney Phil saw his shadow and proclaimed there will be six more weeks of winter. Make your reservations now and come celebrate at Holiday Valley!

Boarding 4 Breast Cancer Board-a-Thon’s Schedule of Events February 11 at Holiday Valley

8:30 – 10:30 a.m. -- Registration for morning clinic and afternoon terrain park events In the Overlook, upstairs in the Clubhouse Chalet 10:30 a.m. – Women’s Clinics: Freeride Park and Learn to Ride Meet in the Overlook, upstairs in the Clubhouse Chalet 12:00 p.m. – Chinese and Silent Auctions begin In the Overlook, upstairs in the Clubhouse Chalet 1:00 p.m. -- Terrain Park Event (for men and women) Meet in the Overlook, upstairs in the Clubhouse Chalet 3:00 p.m. -- Awards, Reception and Auction In the Overlook, upstairs in the Clubhouse Chalet Plus, visit the B4BC tent on Resort Services Center Plaza and the demo tents on the snow at the base of Mardi Gras throughout the day. And, don’t forget to stop in at The Boardroom for all-day activities that benefit breast cancer detection and prevention programs.

Holiday Valley Season Season-At-A-Glance

February • 1- 22: Sean Huntington’s Tree Painter exhibit in the Tamarack Club • 11: Boarding for Breast Cancer Board-a-Thon, Women’s Clinics, Park Event and Raffles • 25: Penguin Paddle Fundraiser for the Lounsbury Adaptive Program March • 10-11: Winter Carnival • 17: Quarterpipe Competition • 18: Northwind Super G • 24: Pond Skimming Party and Cardboard Box Race

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VITA Moves to Olean Office United Way Office: Now Taking Appointments

ST. BONAVENTURE, N.Y., Jan. 25, 2012 — The Bonaventure Accounting Association and Students in Free Enterprise are teaming up for the ninth year to offer free tax services for qualifying taxpayers.   Interested persons are encouraged to call (716) 3732534 to see if they qualify and to make an appointment.   After four successful years at the Olean Center Mall, the Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) program has moved to the United Way office at 807 W. State St., Olean, next to NAPA Auto Parts and across the street from Raymour & Flanigan.    The St. Bonaventure University VITA program officially opens its tax preparation site at the Olean United Way office on Monday, Jan. 30. The office will remain open until April 2.  Operating days are Monday through Saturday, with morning, afternoon, and evening appointment times available.    The St. Bonaventure VITA site is an innovative, high volume program that operates on an appointment basis, and has the capacity to prepare over 100 tax returns per week during the 2012

tax season. The St. Bonaventure volunteers are trained not only to prepare high quality tax returns, but also to explain the tax return to the taxpayer and to answer the taxpayer’s questions.     To qualify for free tax return preparation and electronic filing, Cattaraugus County workers must have a family income of $49,000 or less. Candidates will go through an entrance interview to see whether they qualify for free assistance. Those who qualify must bring a valid picture I.D., Social Security cards, all W-2 forms, and Forms 1099 to their tax preparation appointment.   Since 2004, the University’s VITA program has brought federal and state income tax benefits to people with low and moderate incomes by providing free income tax preparation and e-filing. The program focuses on workers who are eligible for the Earned Income Tax Credit, a refundable tax credit available to low- and moderate-income workers with earned income.   In the first eight years of operation, VITA tax preparer volunteers have contributed 13,000 service hours, and prepared 2,670 tax returns, to help Cattaraugus County

residents earn $4.1 million in tax refunds.   Accounting majors, alumni, and faculty from St. Bonaventure University volunteer to make the program possible under the leadership of Dr. Susan Anders, professor of accounting and site coordinator for the VITA program. Volunteer tax preparers engage in many hours of training and must pass rigorous IRS certification tests. All volunteer tax preparers are certified at the advanced level or higher.     The St. Bonaventure VITA program operates in partnership with the Cattaraugus County Department of Social Services and the United Way of Cattaraugus County, which provide resources for the activity.   The Bonaventure Accounting Association provides around 40 to 50 volunteer student tax preparers each year, along with experienced alumni, faculty, and friends of the University.  SIFE students handle the marketing and promotions for VITA, as well as client screening and booking appointments.   For more information, contact SBU’s VITA program at (716) 373-2534, or visit

Local Red Cross Helps

Red Cross Responds to Help House Fire Victims in Olean, NY The Southwestern NY American Red Cross Disaster Action Team (DAT) responded to provide disaster relief following a house fire on Tuesday January 31 on Wayne Street in Olean. DAT volunteer Alice Frost from Portville was on scene to provide the initial disaster

assistance. Temporary housing, clothing, and meals are services typically offered to address emergency needs. The local Red Cross chapter will continue working with the family and their recovery process if additional services or referrals are necessary.

All disaster assistance offered by the American Red Cross is complimentary and made possible by generous contributions from the American people and residents of Cattaraugus County. The United Way of Cattaraugus County also provide financial support to the local Red Cross mission.

SBU Legend, Jack Butler SBU Alumni Jack Butler, Elected to Pro Football Hall of Fame conference after being elected. “I knew I was pretty good, but I never thought I was that good. “Jack Butler from Pittsburgh, Pa., by way of St. Bonaventure University, and here I am. … It’s really an honor and a privilege.”   Butler is the fourth St. Bonaventure alum in one of the prominent professional halls of fame. Baseball legends Hughie Jennings and John McGraw, for whom the university’s athletic fields are named after, are in the Baseball Hall of Fame; and Bob Lanier, ’70, is in the Basketball Hall of Fame.   In August, Butler was named one of two Seniors Committee finalists for the Hall of Fame, along with Dick Stanfel, but only Butler was honored. He joins Curtis Martin, Dermontti Dawson, Cortez Kennedy, Willie Roaf and Chris Doleman in the 2012 Hall of Fame class, which will be introduced at the Super

Bowl Sunday and inducted in early August. Butler was named to the NFL’s all-decade team of the 1950s after a stellar career with the Pittsburgh Steelers   Butler, 83, who was given an honorary degree by his alma mater in 2009, was elected to St. Bonaventure’s Athletics Hall of Fame in 1970. He was a star on the St. Bonaventure football team, playing alongside future NFL coach Ted Marchibroda. Among his NFL accomplishments:  • Butler appeared in four straight Pro Bowls (1956-1959). • When a devastating knee injury forced him to retire in 1959, his 52 interceptions ranked second in NFL history. • He was named one of the top 300 players in NFL history. • In 2007, he was one of 33 players named to the Pittsburgh Steelers’ Legends team, marking the team’s 75th anniversary.  

INDIANAPOLIS, Aug. 25, 2011 — St. Bonaventure football legend Jack Butler, class of 1951, was elected to the Pro Football Hall of Fame during Super Bowl Saturday festivities in Indianapolis. “I dreamed about being a big, strong football player … but March 2 - May 3, 2012 Watercolors by Barbara Fox at JCC deep down, I don’t really think I believed what I was dreaming,” On March 2 - May 3, 2012 in museums and galleries Watercolor Society, and Butler said in his press at The Center Gallery, throughout the United States Northeast Watercolor Society. Jamestown Community including the Phillips Museum of Barbara has been a featured College’sCattaraugus County Art in Lancaster, Pennsylvania; artist in the leading national art Campus, 260 N. Union St., the Millicent Rogers Museum in magazines American Artist and Olean. The opening will include Taos, Mexico; the Salmagundi Watercolor Magic. See more of wine and cheese reception on Club, New York City; The her work at barbarafoxartstudio. Dooley is at the Ellicottville Memorial Library on February 24th Friday, March 2, 6 - 8 p.m. This Neville Museum in Green Bay, com. The Center Gallery is event is free and open to the Wisconsin; and the Pittsburgh located in the College Center, Attention kids – Dooley, an eight year old yellow lab, would love to listen to you Center for the Arts. She is a 2nd Floor | Monday–Thursday public. read!!! is part of the Reading Education Assistance Dogs program (READ) Barbara Fox’s vivid mastery of signature member of the National 8 am–7 pm and Friday 8 am–3 and he isDooley a registered therapy animal who volunteers with his owner/handler Martha watercolors has earned her places Watercolor Society, International pm | presented by JCC and the Brown. Their next visit is from 3 pm to 5 pm February 24th. We can also schedule on in solo and group exhibitions Guild of Realism, Pennsylvania Cattaraugus County Arts Council a Saturday if necessary. Please contact the library at 699- 2842 to sign your child up

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Six-Week Seminars GOACC Hosts Six-Week Seminar Series

e Next Seminars up for the dChamber Six-Week Seminar dSeries
OLEAN – GOACC’s smembership committee began nhosting seminars every six fweeks in September. Each dseminar will feature a topic of oconcern to our membership. eThey will be held at the Chamber office at no cost for Chamber members.    The seminar series began in September with the topic of What Can the Chamber Do For You, October with Facebook Strategies, November was Running Your Business in a Cloud, and December was People Skills.  Two are set for nthis month. The schedule is below:

 FEBRUARY 15 – sHELPING BUSINESSES eSURVIVE CONSTRUCTION OVERVIEW, TIME: 10:3011:30 AM – The impact that construction projects can have on central business districts fand commercial corridors can e , L g


be severe. The bad news is, when construction starts, local commerce is disrupted. Traffic is re-routed.  Streets and bridges are closed.  The good news is that the hardships created by construction can be overcome. There are ways that NYSDOT can lessen the burden on the community, and there are also ways the community can help themselves to minimize the impacts.   PRESENTERS – NYS Department of Transportation – Region 5 

 FEBRUARY 28 – LEADERSHIP SKILLS, TIME: Noon -- No matter the size of your organization, leadership skills are necessary to drive your business forward. During this session, we will discuss the different leadership styles used when developing individuals. As a leader, different amounts of direction and support are required depending on the competence level of each

individual on your team. Choosing the proper leadership style to give direction and support can many times be the difference between success and failure. PRESENTERS -Dan Antonioli, CUTCO Corp.; John Stevens, JB Stevens Organizational Solutions 

 APRIL 3 – MARKETING ON A SHOESTRING BUDGET, TIME: 8 AM -- While cutting promotional activity may appear to be an inevitable consequence and an unfortunate choice that has to be made, the truth is that any business can be effectively marketed on a limited, “downsized” budget. PRESENTER-TBA

The seminars, held at the Chamber office-120 North Union Street, Olean, NY, are FREE for members but are limited in attendees. For more information or to make a reservation, please contact GOACC at 372-4433 or email

Theater Production at SBU Quick Center to Focus on Rape Awareness on Feb 11

y s ST. BONAVENTURE, N.Y., dFeb. 7, 2011 —The Aegis Project will present William pMastrisimone’s production “Extremities” on Saturday, Feb. 11, at 7 p.m. at The Regina hA. Quick Center for The Arts. g According to their website (theaegisproject.webs. com), the presentation of

“Extremities” is part of The Aegis Project’s plan to bring rape awareness to college campuses. The stop at Bonaventure is one of many on of its Western New York college tour.   “Extremities” centers around Marjorie, a young woman who is attacked in her home. Though

Marjorie manages to tie up her assailant and escape being raped, her attacker continues to threaten her. Marjorie must decide what is the best course action to keep herself safe. Admission to “Extremities” will be free. If patrons wish, they can donate to The Aegis Project.

Pre-Licensing Course DMV 5-Hour Pre-Licensing Course Feb 15

This 5 hour NYS Department of Motor Vehicles Pre-Licensing course is for students in the process of applying for their NYS Driver’s license. The course is held on January 18 from 4-9:30 pm or February 15 from 4-9:30 room 101 TCCE at Jamestown Community College and the fee is $25.

McCune Elected Chair

Upper Allegheny Health System Names McCune as Board Chair

Other officers elected at the annual meeting of the UAHS board of directors include: Vice Chair, Brenda McGee; senior vice president, finance and administration, St. Bonaventure University, Treasurer, Martin Digel; president and CEO, Hamlin Bank and Trust, Secretary, Muhammed Javed, MD; physician, Bradford Regional Medical Center/Olean General Hospital

Daniel McCune, president and CEO of Allegheny Bradford Corp, has been elected chairman of the Upper Allegheny Health System board of directors. McCune was originally appointed to the Bradford Regional Medical Center board of directors in 1999. McCune succeeds David Prince, founder and president of Databranch, Inc., an information technology solutions provider located in Olean, NY. Prince joined the

Olean General Hospital board in January 2003, and has served as chairman of the board of directors for Upper Allegheny Health System since its inception in 2009. Other officers elected at the annual meeting of the UAHS board of directors include: Vice Chair, Brenda McGee; senior vice president, finance and administration, St. Bonaventure University, Treasurer, Martin Digel; president and CEO,

Hamlin Bank and Trust, Secretary, Muhammed Javed, MD; physician, Bradford Regional Medical Center/Olean General Hospital Re-elected to serve on the board of directors during the annual meeting were the following; Livingston Alexander, PhD, president, University of Pittsburgh at Bradford; Thomas Buffamante, partner, Buffamante Whipple Buttafaro, PC; and Edward Sharkey, retired district attorney, Cattaraugus County. Jeannine Shoenecker, president and chief operating officer, American Refining Group, Inc., was elected to serve on the board for her first term. Upper Allegheny Health System is the parent company of Bradford Regional Medical Center and Olean General Hospital. An integration of two prominent community hospitals in Southwestern New York State and Northwestern Pennsylvania; Upper Allegheny Health System’s goal is the enhancement of each hospital’s mission of care and service to their respective communities with the common goal of improving care, enhancing clinical programs and providing best-in-class service for various health needs.

First Recipient of Grant The Ray and Wyn Evans Artist in the Community Grant

The Ray and Wyn Evans Artist in the Community grant opportunity provides an award to an artist for the creation of new work within a community context. The goal of this grant opportunity is to support the creative work of individual artists in all disciplines at the local level while encouraging interaction between artists and community members to highlight the role of the artist as a community resource. The grant of $4,500

from the foundation was awarded to Debra Eck and Jennifer Schlick for their collaborative community-oriented program, Women Create. The goal of this project is to make visible the invisible contributions of women to the creative and economic communities in which they live through a photographic installation of handmade flag books that will be on display around Chautauqua and Cattaraugus Counties. The

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For 36 years, the County Government Intern Program has allowed all the high schools within Cattaraugus County to offer their seniors a chance to forgo the usual government course, in exchange for taking part in this program.

By Megan O’Donnell St. Bonaventure University Ever wonder how government works? No, how it really works? What the day-to-day application of being a government official is besides just what you learned about in your high school government class? Well, a group of four Ellicottville students were able to find out just that. For 36 years, the County Government Intern Program has allowed all the high schools within Cattaraugus County to offer their seniors a chance to forgo the usual government course, in exchange for taking part in this program. In this program, students meet weekly with local county officials. “It’s designed for seniors to get a hands-on experience to get a chance to be more involved,” said Tammy Eddy, Ellicottville high school counselor. Students from the participating schools all meet together every Wednesday from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. to hear from legislators,

department heads and many other type of government officials, Eddy said. “It gives them (students) a great opportunity to learn about local government interaction and to further gain social skills,” Eddy added. This year, Ellicottville had its most participants ever, Eddy said. The four seniors were Jeff Brennan, Colin Lapi, Nick Oliverio and Laszlo Neuwirth. “Each year the students have the opportunity to take this versus the participation course they have to take,” Eddy said. “The number of students varies every year. Sometimes one, but the most has been four – this year.” Since the intern program meets every Wednesday during school hours from September to December, each student involved has an excused absence. “They are required to make up any work they miss, but since this is an academic program it is not held against them,”

Opening Reception at SBU “Rainbows of Love Over the Rainforest” Opens Feb 24

Please join us for an opening reception as we unveil Rainbows of Love Over the Rainforest. This vibrant mosaic was created during the summer of 2011 by nearly 200 area residents at the Cattaraugus County Arts Council under the artistic direction of acclaimed clay artist and art instructor, Gilda Oliver. This large-scale community art project was part of a series of AmeriCorps community service opportunities

coordinated by the arts council. The mosaic is now on display at St. Bonaventure University’s Regina A. Quick Center for the Arts and the public is invited to an opening reception on Friday, February 24 from 12-2pm at the Quick Center. This project was made possible through support from the Southern Tier AmeriCorps Resource Team, Pierce Steel Fabricators, Inc., American Olean Dal-Tile, Champions for the Challenged,

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Eddy said. “All of their teachers are notified and well aware that they will be missing each Wednesday.” The government intern program comes to an end with a mock legislative session. Eddy said that each student is given a separate issue and presents it at the mock legislative session and says/defends why his or her issue should be approved. “It’s definitely a good experience,” Eddy said. “They’ve been learning about this all year and now they get to do it.” High schools around Cattaraugus County can choose to take part in this program at any time to give their students a chance to experience local government in an unusual, yet educational way that can help build students’ social skills as well as their knowledge in government. If you have any questions about the program, you may contact Tammy Eddy by calling the Ellicottville high school.

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Up Close & Personal

Grace Hall Bruehl (1914-2012) : A Lifetime on Horseback

Grace took to the saddle at an early age, becoming so adept a rider that she won her first competition at the tender age of 12. Riding her fathers horse Buster Boy she beat out 31 adult riders, to become the first child to win the Cortland County Horse Show.

By John Thomas Staff Writer Grace Hall was born in Buffalo in 1914. Her parents Harry and Charlotte owned the first Ford dealership in Buffalo. Grace was the first born followed by Doris three years later. As befits the owner of a successful business the Halls owned horses. Grace took to the saddle at an early age, becoming so adept a rider that she won her first competition at the tender age of 12. Riding her fathers horse Buster Boy she beat out 31 adult riders, to become the first child to win the

Cortland County Horse Show. Over the years she competed in many horse shows throughout New England and Canada. She and Buster Boy presenting a strong and confident presence in newspaper clippings of the time. The great depression had a tremendous impact on the family. Her father lost the Ford dealership, as well as their home and savings. Charlotte took over for the family, working hard to becoming the first woman real estate agent in New York. Grace’s confidence remained , tinged with a bit of sadness, as she grew into an attractive

young women. Her photos now appeared in the society pages as often as the sports pages. She followed her mothers lead into the real estate business. They worked out of Charlotte Hall Real Estate in Williamsville and later Otto NY. About 1941 she married Walter Bruehl. Together they had three sons, Craig, Walter “Trey,” and Richard. The senior Walter worked for Dunlop Sporting Goods as a salesman. When they were first married, the couple lived in Buffalo, and in the 1950’s built a house in Williamsville. During this time Grace became and avid golfer and gardener. Her competitive spirit intact, she kept up with her riding and entered golf tournaments in the area. Walter senior died in the late 1970’s and shortly after, her sons moved her to the house on Elizabeth Street where she lived until her death. During her years in Ellicottville she joined St. John’s Episcopal Church. She loved her little cottage and tended to her “English Garden” of ivy that took over her front lawn. Those who knew her remember her Chows; the dogs who where her constant companions. She is survived by Craig and his wife Patricia Bruehl of Cattaraugus, Walter “Trey” Bruehl of Ellicottville, and Richard Bruehl of Seattle. Her Mother Charlotte and sister Doris died several years ago. She is also survived by two grandchildren: Keith and Erica, and two great grandchildren: Alexandria and Austin, as well as several nieces and nephews. In the end it can be said that she was a devoted wife and mother, and a woman who followed her passion.

SBU to Host “Happy”

World Release of Award-Winning Documentary “Happy” on Feb 10 ST. BONAVENTURE, N.Y., Feb. 6, 2012 — St. Bonaventure University will join communities across the globe this week as it presents the world release of the award-winning documentary “Happy.” The film will be shown at 8 p.m. Friday, Feb. 10, in The Regina A. Quick Center for the Arts on campus. Admission is free and a reception will be held in the lobby after the 50-minute film from Academy Awardnominated director Roko Belic (“Genghis Blues”). “Happy” is a feature-length documentary that leads viewers on a journey across five continents in search of the keys to happiness. The film addresses many of the fundamental issues faced in today’s society: How do we balance the allure of money, fame and social status with our needs for strong relationships, health and personal fulfillment?   Through remarkable human stories and cutting edge science, “Happy” leads us toward a deeper understanding of why and how we can pursue more fulfilling, healthier and happier lives. “Happy” takes the viewer from the bayous of Louisiana

to the deserts of Namibia, from the beaches of Brazil to the mountains of Bhutan. It provides an opportunity to listen to the wisdom of a Kolkata rickshaw driver, the compassion of a volunteer at Mother Teresa’s Home for the Dying and the advice of some of the world’s leading happiness researchers. The film combines real life human drama and cutting edge science to provide insights into the mysteries of happiness. In 2005, director Tom Shadyac (“Liar Liar,” “Patch Adams,” “Bruce Almighty”) handed Roko Belic a New York Times article titled “A New Measure of Well Being From a Happy Little Kingdom.” The article ranked the United States 23rd on its list of happiest countries. Shadyac, himself dissatisfied with his luxurious Beverly Hills lifestyle, asked Belic to make a documentary investigation into the origins of human happiness — and why the U.S. ranks so low. This simple inquiry led to a global exploration of happiness research.   “Happy” was developed under the Creative Visions Foundation, a publicly supported 501(c)

(3), which supports Creative Activists who use the power of media and the arts to affect positive change in the world. Belic has been filming “Happy” for the past four years, and has attracted well-known experts such as Ed Diener, Sonja Lyubomirsky, Richard Davidson, Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi and others. Marci Shimoff, bestselling author of “Happy for No Reason” and “Chicken Soup for the Woman’s Soul,” narrates the film. Wadi Rum Production films are a collaboration between the two Academy Award-nominated brothers Roko and Adrian Belic. Their debut feature, “Genghis Blues,” premiered at the Sundance Film Festival, where it won the Audience Award and received acclaim at more than 100 film festivals worldwide.   The screening of the film is being coordinated by Dr. Charles Walker, a professor of psychology at St. Bonaventure who has been doing research on human well-being in higher education for more than a decade..   Learn more about the film at

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First, a brief note from yesteryear.  It was 1994 and we were pretty much dead broke.  “We” being my girlfriend, my best friend from college and myself.  We were in the midst of one of those post-collegiate, drop everything and travel, Kerouac-style, around the country.  So there we were.  Three, fairly disheveled hippies in a 1974 blue Volkswagon van, pulling into the picturesque little town of Carmel California.  As we parked in front of a quaint little coffee shop a police cruiser pulled up immediately and boxed us in.  The officer rolled down his window and told us we were in a no parking zone.  “Where can we park?”  I asked.  “There’s a lot about a mile outside of town where you can pull in and wait for a shuttle.”  The officer replied.  I scanned the street and noticed several other cars parked and parking and asked the officer why they didn’t have to use the lot outside of town.  His reply?  “Community standards.” 

Carmel, it seemed, didn’t like our type so, forgoing the lot and the shuttle, we high-tailed it out of town and moved on to some more “hippie-friendly” coastal towns. It was only later in our trip that I realized who the mayor of Carmel was at the time and what had happened to us.  We had been run out of town by Dirty freakin Harry!  That’s right, Clint Eastwood was the Mayor of Carmel and he had some fairly high standards about who should be roaming his streets.      Which of course brings me to last Sundays Super Bowl.  Didn’t see that coming did you?  Unless you were a Giants or a Pats fan the game was pretty much a snoozer.  The overhyped commercials?  Pretty much the same.  There was, however, one particular ad that stood out.  In it we heard a familiar voice, almost a whisper.  It was extolling the reemergence of the Detroit auto industry and America as a whole.  It was “Halftime in America” and soon the rest of the world would “hear our engines roar!”  Hell yeah!  I’m a sucker for those PSAlike patriotic underdog bits.  A shadowy figure emerged and we began to recognize the grizzled face of Americas bad-ass.  It was Clint.  Dirty Harry.  Josie Wales.  If Clint says we can do it than By God we can do it!  Bam!  Instant classic.      Not so fast.  Enter Karl Rove and his FOX News goons.  Karl was insulted by the piece.  He called it “Chicago style politics” and said it was all orchestrated by Obama’s goons.  It was a validation for

m b the Auto Industry bailout. Rovet spoke and the right wing piledt on.  How dare Eastwood side2 with the President?  How dare2 he?  Never mind the fact that theb auto industry bailout was begunt with a $4 billion infusion of casho during the Bush administration.s Never mind the fact thath Eastwood is a Republicang leaning Libertarian.  Even Newta came to his defense.  So what,F exactly, is Rove raving about? e The future of America.      Remember when Obamat was first elected and Rushh Limbaugh publicly said thatw he hoped the President failedb miserably?  That’s what this ist about.  Rove, Limbaugh andt the other goons want Americaa to fail under Obama.  Theyd want legions of unemployedc Union Autoworkers.  They seeb the reemergence of the Auto industry as a threat to theirN Union-busting ways.  They seeP their “Corporations are people to” philosophy being destroyed by legions of happy, employed workers.  The fact that 90% of the bailout has been paid back and the unemployment rate is dropping scares them.  The last thing they want to see is Americans being reminded during the most watched TV event ever that America isn’t failing.  They want that fact to stay hidden.  Sorry folks.  Clint doesn’t take sides when it comes to his country.  Clint does what he wants.  Clint.  The “Grand Torino” Clint roots for his country.  He does what he thinks is best.  Even if that means running three hippies out of his town on a rail.  He’s Clint.  What are you gonna do about it?

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have everyone dancing in the aisles,” Oschman said. “This show has it all: The shades, the suits, the pork-pie hats, the soul, the family fun!      “This is the only Blues Brothers’ show endorsed by the original Blues Brother Dan Aykroyd and Jim Belushi’s widow, Judith Belushi Pisano,” Oschman said.       Just back from their soldout tour of England, Jake and Elwood’s troupe includes the Bluettes – three dazzlingly soul sisters who help serve up the entire Blues Brothers’ jukebox: “Soul Man,” “Think,” “Everybody Needs Somebody,” “Gimme Some Lovin,” among many other classic favorites.     Tickets are now available by calling or visiting the BCPAC office at 10 Marilyn Horne Way from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., and online at Student rush tickets, if available, will sell for half-price an hour before the show at the Bradford Area High School box office in the lobby. (“The Blues Brothers trademark [for entertainment services] is owned by Daniel Aykroyd and Judith Belushi Pisano.”)


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made in Ellicottville at the building, but the company closed the doors and shifted production to Louisville in September of 2006. Sprague purchased the 25-acre parcel surrounding the building. He’s optimistic, stating that “Hopefully the final stages of the approval process will start moving forward.” A public hearing as to what can actually go in the building is expected at the village board meeting on February 13th. Sprague says, “Assuming everybody’s OK with what we’re trying to do there, we should have that approval. We will work closely with the planning board on the exterior design of the building and the site plan for the building. Once we have that all laid out, how we’re going to develop the property, then we can start entertaining ideas for businesses.” Concerning the Larimer and Norton building, the County Planning Board approved the


Cont. From Cover that the plans are well underway, with the IDA having worked with the Village of Ellicottville, “For probably nearly a year.” The developer is looking to reconstruct an approximately 16,000 square foot facility, along with building roughly 4,000 square feet of new space to house retail and mixed use office/retail space. Both of the current buildings that will be reused have been vacant for several years. One is a brick building located behind the current IDA house, and the cement block building that’s across from the Kwik Fill, which also sits on the IDA lot. Wiktor said, “Both of those (old buildings) will be rehabilitated and reused for various mixed use amenities.” Development will require the IDA to find a new home from which to conduct its business. A new location has not yet been found. Wiktor notes that, “We do not have (a definite location).


Cont. From Cover trapping supplies and taxidermy information will also be part of the show. A pistol permit clerk will also be available. Show organizer John Buck, said the show provides a bit more than that, however. “It’s a great family event,” he said. He should know, as he and his father, Jim, continue a tradition they began when he was “knee high to a grasshopper” by promoting the show. Buck said his father collected military memorabilia and began promoting shows that featured the items about 40 years ago. John found that interesting. “They are not everyday things you would see,” he said about one of the reasons he wanted to attend shows with his dad.


necessary re-zoning The Village Board must still take action. Action could come at their February 13th meeting. Then on February 14th, when the village planning board meets, Rogan said, “We would be prepared to move ahead with the site plan for Ellicott Development (concerning plans to move the Kwik Fill as described below). We don’t have a site plan yet for Larimar and Norton, but I expect that we’ll get it. So it all looks very positive.” Ellicott Development In another matter which came before the County Planning Board, Rogan said proceedings are underway to move the present Kwik Fill across Washington Street to a vacant lot. Developers need additional space for parking. Rogan said that a few feet there need to be re-zoned commercial. The plan from Ellicott Development is to demolish two buildings. One houses the Cattaraugus County Industrial Development Agency, which will move its office to another house. New School of Business Building at St. Bonaventure The County Planning Board

also reviewed the site plan for the new School of Business building on the campus of St. Bonaventure University. County Planner Paul Bishop said his board saw no inter-governmental issues. Bishop noted, “It’s a new two-story, 26,000 square foot building. At least part of it will have that terra cotta roofing,” a campus wide signature style. “Tentative schedule is to begin construction in the spring of 2012.” Gravel Pit Extended Operating Hours In other action, the County Planning Board approved a request from Giardini Brothers Gravel Pit to extend the operating hours for their gravel mine on Gargoyle Road in Allegany. Currently, operating hours for November through April are 8 a.m. until 4:30 p.m. Mondays through Saturdays. “They want to extend that to the same hours as the May to October hours. So that would be changing to 6 a.m. to 6 p.m. for the November through April time period. So they’d be the same year round.” Board members saw no significant noise issues with the Giardini proposal.

We hope to make a decision in the next month or so, but as of right now we are still looking.” The former auto repair garage will be redeveloped into 8,568 feet of retail space, which will include a 4,000 square foot Kwik Fill gas station and a Red Apple convenience store and roughly 4,658 square feet of retail space. The existing concrete building and fuel tanks in front of the former repair garage will be demolished, and a 4,000 square foot addition will be constructed for the Kwik Fill and Red Apple. Wiktor said this will only fill a portion of the retail space. “They are the only tenant that’s signed on as of yet.” Wiktor said the developer is seeking the IDA’s “adaptive reuse” PILOT (payment in lieu of taxes), as well as New York State sales tax abatement and a mortgage recording tax abatement. The total amount of the project/investment is roughly $5,300,000 on the part of 4646 Genesee LLC. Reconstruction of the Main Ski Lodge at HV In other action, members of the IDA approved an application

as submitted in December by Win Sum Ski Corporation for reconstruction of the Main Ski Lodge at Holiday Valley. The proposed project involves replacement of the existing Main Ski Lodge with a new facility. Wiktor said the IDA raised no concerns or objections to the plans as submitted. A public hearing on the project was held on January 23rd. Plans call for Holiday Valley to begin tearing down the existing lodge in mid-March, and to have the new facility ready for skiers by December of 2012. The idea behind the new lodge is to provide visitors with a “nicer, warmer feeling,” according to plans presented by Holiday Valley to the IDA in December of 2011. In his executive report, Wiktor noted a newly created format for the 2012 Visitors Guide developed by Cattaraugus County. He said, “I thought they did a fantastic job of putting the travel guide together. It represents the county, its tourism resources, and its other amenities very well. And I certainly wanted to highlight that.”

Besides, he said, he knew his father enjoyed it. As his father got older, John also knew his dad could use a hand, so he began promoting the shows too. While, he said, there are a lot of gun shows in the area that “people flock to,” the Seneca Allegany Casino provides a special venue since one can’t find another location that offers the size of the one at the casino, he said. After last year’s first sportsman’s show he did at the casino, Buck said, he heard praise from sportsman who, he said, were impressed by the layout and variety of exhibits. “It covers the full spectrum of the outdoor arena,” he said, adding one can find everything from tractors to barbecue sauce at the show. Vendors were impressed by the number of attendees. About 5,000 people are expected at the event that will be held at the casino and hotel in Salamanca.

The resort features 68,300 square feet of gaming, 2,000 slot machines, 30 table games, entertainment, a spa, salon and four restaurants. It boasts 212 hotel rooms in its 11-story structure that includes the events center, where the sportsman’s show will be held. A temporary casino opened in 2004, while the permanent facility was built. The former casino-area was transformed into the 20,000 square foot events center. The $40 million multipurpose room brings out the best in Native American culture, reports the casino’s website. The facility has played host to everything from boxing matches to concerts. A $53 million new tower is being constructed that will add 200 rooms. All ages are welcome to the show, but those younger than 18-years-old must be accompanied by an adult. Admission costs $7. For more information, call 945-9300.


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RFP #01P-County of Cattaraugus Industrial Development Agency (CCIDA): Office Space to be Leased County of Cattaraugus Industrial Development Agency (CCIDA) seeks proposals for office space to be leased to CCIDA for use as the principal office of CCIDA. The selected Proposer shall be required to fulfill the following requirements for the office space: (A) approximately 1,100 square feet of handicapped-accessible office space, including lavatories (two preferred) and kitchen, in good condition and fit-up to provide two (2) private office spaces, one (1) receptionist space/office, one (1) private conference room sufficient to seat twelve (12) persons at a table, plus room to seat at least 6 additional people attending a meeting as spectators (minimum evaluation criteria); (B) preferred location would be in the Village of Ellicottville, but CCIDA will consider locations not more than ten (10) miles from Ellicottville, New York (minimum evaluation criteria); (C) space must be ready for tenant occupancy no later than July 1, 2012 for a term of not less than five (5) years with an option to extend; (D) site must also be able to accommodate no less than ten (10) parking spots; and (E) stand alone or suite preferred. The building must be handicapped-accessible and comply with all applicable codes, laws and regulations related to the use and occupancy of the proposed office space. Proposals should be submitted no later than 4:00 P.M. Wednesday, February 29, 2012 and include at a minimum the following: (A) building name and address; (B) available rentable square footage, floor locations, and estimated rental rate per rentable square foot; (C) floor plan; (D) owner’s name and address, and, if the owner is not the offerer, a written statement from the owner that the offerer has legal authority to make proposal and bind the owner; (E) availability of parking on site, (F) a site plan showing the location and orientation of the proposed rental space on the building site, and also showing the location of the proposed parking in relation to the proposed rental space; (G) a statement to the effect that the proposal is firm for a period of not less than 60 calendar days after February 29, 2012; (H) a schedule for delivery of the rental space; (I) evidence of the capacity of the offerer to perform; (J) the proposed form of lease; (K) disclosure of all potential conflicts of interest between owner, offerer or their respective directors, members, officers or employees and CCIDA, its members, directors, officers or employees; and (L) a signature by an official authorized to bind the offerer. Proposals should be concise, specific and complete. Unnecessarily elaborate brochures or other presentations beyond those sufficient to present a complete offer are not desired. The CCIDA reserves the right to inspect and tour all submitted sites. Proposals must be submitted to CCIDA on or before 4:00 P.M. Wednesday, February 29, 2012 at the principal office of CCIDA, presently located at 3 East Washington Street, Ellicottville, NY 14731. Pursuant to State Finance Law §§139-j and 139-k, this solicitation includes and imposes certain restrictions on communications between CCIDA and an offerer/proposer during the procurement process. An offerer/proposer is restricted from making contacts from the earliest notice of intent to solicit offers/bids through final award and approval of this procurement by CCIDA (“restricted period”) to other than designated staff unless it is a contact that is included among certain statutory exceptions set forth in State Finance Law §139-j (3) (a). Designated staff, as of the date hereof, is the individual identified in the following paragraph. CCIDA employees are also required to obtain certain information when contacted during the restricted period and make a determination of the responsibility of the oferer/poposer pursuant to these two statutes. Certain findings of non-responsibility can result in rejection for contract award and, in the event of two findings within a four-year period, the offerer/ proposer is debarred from obtaining governmental procurement contracts. Questions regarding this RFP should be directed to Corey Wiktor, Executive Director of CCIDA, 3 East Washington Street, Ellicottville, NY 14731, phone number (716) 699-2005. CCIDA reserves the right to solicit from any available sources relevant information concerning any offerer/proposer and to use this information in evaluation and selection. CCIDA reserves the right to reject any or all proposals and to waive any informalities in same.


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NOTICE OF FORMATION OF L & B TROWBRIDGE FARMS, LLC. Arts. Of Org. filed with Secy. Of State of N.Y. (SSNY) on 12/20/11. Office location: Cattaraugus County. SSNY designated as agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail process to: 4059 Rt. 98, Franklinville, NY 14737. Purpose: any lawful activity.

NY OIL & GAS LEASING LLC Articles of Org. filed NY Sec. of State (SSNY) 1/3/12. Office in Cattaraugus Co. SSNY desig. agent of LLC upon whom process may be served. SSNY shall mail $60.00 6 months, $95.00 1 year copy of process to 3792 Barse Tract Rd., Olean, NY 14760, which is also the principal business If delivered to Canada ~ U.S. funds only location. Purpose: Any lawful purpose.

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NOTICE OF SUBSTANCE OF ARTICLES OF ORGANIZATION: On August 22,2011, KMZ COLBURN, LLC filed with the NYS Department of State its Articles of Organization. Name: _________________________________________________________ The office to be located in Cattaraugus County. The NY Security of State is designated as agent for service of process. The mailing address for the LLC is 6 Sunburst Lane, Allegany, Address: _____________________________________________________ NY 14706. The purpose of the business is to engage in any lawful activity for which limited liability companies may be organized under Section 203 of the Limited Liability Company ______________________________________________________________ Law.

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NOTICE OF SUBSTANCE OF ARTICLES OF ORGANIZATION: On December 27, 2011, FARCO PROPERTY MANAGEMENT, LLC filed with the NYS Department of States its Articles of E-mail (optional): _______________________________________________ Organization. The office to be located in Cattaraugus County. The NY Secretary of State is designated as agent for service of process. The mailing address for the LLC is 732 Front Street, Olean, NY Mail this form, along with payment to: THE VILLAGER 14760. The purpose of the business is to engage in any lawful activity for which limited liability PO Box 178, Ellicottville, NY 14731 companies may be organized under Section 203 of the Limited Liability Company Law. Phone: ________________________________________________________

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NOTICE OF FORMATION OF HILLVIEW MEWS, L.P. Certificate filed with NY Dept. of State on 1/10/2012.  Office location: Cattaraugus County.  Sec. of State designated agent of LP upon whom process against it may be served and shall mail process to: c/o CT Corporation System, 111 8th Ave., NY, NY 10011, regd. agent upon whom process may be served.  Name/ address of general partner available from Sec. of State.  Term: until 1/6/2052.   Purpose: all lawful purposes. MCDIVITT FAMILY FOREST, LLC filed Articles of Organization with the New York Secretary of State on November 22,2011. The office of the limited liability company is in Cattaraugus County, New York. The Secretary of State has been designated as an agent of the limited liability company upon whom process against it may be served, and the Secretary of State shall mail a copy of any process served upon him or her to McDivitt Family Forest, LLC, 602 Barnum Road, Olean, NY 14760. The purpose of the limited liability company is to engage in any lawful act or activity for which limited liability companies may be organized under the New York Limited Liability Company Law.

NOTICE OF FILING, NAME OF LIMITED LIABILITY COMPANY : WEST END REALTY HOLDINGS, LLC Date Of Filing of Articles of Organization : January 3,2012 County of Office” Cattaraugus. Municipality of Office: 10728 Blood Road, Randolph, New York 14772. The Secretary of State has been designated as agent of the Company upon whom process against it may be served. The address which the Secretary of State shall mail a copy of any process against it is 10728 Blood Road, Randolph, New York 14772. The registered agent of Limited Liability Company upon whom process against it may be served. The purpose of the Company is to : Any and all lawful purposes authorized by New York State Law.

NOTICE OF ORGANIZATION OF LIMITED LIABILITY COMPANY M & M JUNCTION, LLC filed Articles of Organization in NY on December 28, 2011. Principal office location is in Cattaraugus County, NY. Registered agent for service of process is NY State Secretary of State. Service of Process will be forwarded to 2165 Rte 219, Limestone, NY 14753. The duration of the company is perpetual. The LLC is formed to carry on any lawful business in NY.

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The Villager_Ellicottville_ February 9-15, 2012 Volume 7 Issue 6  

"A Free Weekly Publication Serving Ellicottville and Surrounding Communities"

The Villager_Ellicottville_ February 9-15, 2012 Volume 7 Issue 6  

"A Free Weekly Publication Serving Ellicottville and Surrounding Communities"