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Volume 12 ~ Issue 23

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Music Notes

EBC Country Jamboree

Girl’s Getaway Weekend Weekend Retreat for Girls in Ellicottville this Weekend

Three Headlining Country Acts to Perform at Ellicottville Brewing Company 5 E. Washington St. ~ 699-1226 NICK KODY

Saturday, June 10th, 8PM

7 Monroe Street ~ 699-2199 SKYLINE DUO

Saturday, June 17th, 7:30PM

By Chad Neal 36 Washington St. ~ 699-4455 DJ SHANE O’MACK & DJ SWIFT

Fri. Jun. 2nd & Sat. Jun. 3rd, 10PM

20 Monroe Street ~ 699-4162 THE A-LIST

Friday, June 2nd, 7PM 10 DELEWARE

Saturday, June 3rd, 6PM

Exactly one day before Father’s day, in the middle of June, the 17th to be precise, the local craft beer honky tonk will be throwing a Jamboree! The Ellicottville Brewing Company (EBC) is hosting an all day event called the EBC Country Jamboree. Three headlining acts are scheduled to be root’n and toot’n behind EBC that Saturday afternoon into the night. Sean Patrick McGraw who

is no stranger to Ellicottville and is also pretty darn famous along with JB Aaron & The Brethren and Uncle Ben’s remedy. The price is right-$10 at the door or get pre-sale for only $7 a piece. “This live music party will offer drink specials, craft cocktails, and of course 32 tap lines of our very own hand-crafted beer.” More info at ellicottvillebrewing. com where you can also order See “EBC” Page 7

June 2&3 the Ellicottville Chamber of Commerce offers great things for a woman to do in and around Ellicottville. Girl’s Getaway Weekend has been brought back to show women all the great things they can do, with a special bonus in self-improvement to help enjoy the recreational options. For the base registration fee of $250, you’ll be all set for a Friday night reception party at Ellicottvillas with all kinds of

Outdoor Adventure Series at Allegany State Park

Enchanted Mountain Garden Club Hosts June 10

By Sharon Turano

20 Washington Street ~ 699-2530 JOSEPH & JOHNSON

Thursday, June 1st, 8PM JOSEPH & JOHNSON

Friday, June 2nd, 9PM THE TONY DEROSA DUO Saturday, June 3rd, 9PM

tHE hICK uPS

Tuesday, June 6th, 7PM

Sneak Peek Inside this Issue...

Scenes From Memorial Day... Pg 10 2017 Memorial Day Parade and Ceremony

See “GARDEN” Page 7

See “GIRLS” Page 7

Free Adventure Clinics

Allegany Garden Festival Enchanted Mountain Garden Club members hope to share their joy of gardening with the public when they host the second annual Allegany Garden Festival from 10am-4pm Saturday, June 10 at the Fourth and Maple Complex, 88 N. Fourth St., Allegany. The non-profit group was founded in 2015 and works to A container garden contest will beautify the village and town be held, with visitors to the event to create a sustainable business asked to bring their best container climate. There is more to it of flowers or plants at 9am than that, however, said Mary Linda Williams, chairperson of the garden festival and vicepresident of the group. “When you live in a community a long time, you care about it,” she

great surprises. Saturday, you’ll be able to enjoy activities like essential oils classes, canvas and cocktails, yoga and brews, even a dinner and guest speaker. For nominal fees, there’s plenty more to do. Register online (www. ellicottvilleny.com) and get ready for the fun of a women’s getaway weekend! Bring the friends, make more. It’s all why we like to say, Ellicottville. Easy to find. Hard to

Want to learn how to Geocache, kayak, paddle board, fly fish or mountain bike? Allegany State Park is offering informative, hands- on FREE clinics through December. Join them the first Wednesday of every month as various outdoor

Contentious Meeting

Budget Meeting Overshadowed by Ethics Debate

enthusiasts share their knowledge and passion of their favorite activity. The series will be held at the new Quaker Bath House or the Summit Warming Hut, depending on the activity. With See “ASP” Page 7

Strolls Stepping Out

Event from Last Year to Run More Weekends

Story by John Thomas; Staff Writer

Chamberfest Beer Festival... Pg 3 1st annual Event takes Place on June 10th

Get ready to celebrate summer at the Seneca Salamanca Chamber of Commerce’s First Annual ChamberFest! This signature event is scheduled for Saturday, June 10th from 11am-9pm at the Seneca Allegany Resort & Casino. This signature beer festival is a “Brews for Barks” awareness and fundraiser event for the local animal shelter. The Brewfest is being held on the Seneca Allegany Resort & Casino grounds will feature local, regional and national breweries offering samples of their craft beers.......

The Village Board of Trustees held a special meeting Tuesday night to go over some budget modifications before the end of the Village’s fiscal year May 31st. Mayor Burrell explained according to state law; municipal boards are required not to make any payments unless there are sufficient funds for that item in the budget account allocated for that expense. If not, board members can be held personally responsible for covering the expense. This means that each month the board would have to make line item adjustments to the budget to account for any changes. The village has been covering expenses as necessary and adjusting the budget after the fact. Tuesday’s meeting was to perform those adjustments. Starting with General Fund A, the Village received $53,000 more revenue than had been budgeted. Some accounts in the fund had higher than projected expenses, but still, the account benefited with a net increase of $47,500. An adjustment of $4,950 was made to the Water Fund F. Expenses for finishing the Waste Water Treatment Plant impacted the Sewer Fund G. $69,350 was taken out of the Contingency Fund. That fund was created with $153,000, and there are still funds in the account. Going forward, the Mayor said the Board will make adjustments on a monthly basis, as per state rules.

Last year during the summer the Village welcomed the Friday Night Strolls. The four weekend events featured jugglers, face painting, musicians, yoga for kids, and a free movie at the gazebo, all during the evening hours at the start of the weekend. This year the organizing committee plans to have the events start June 30th and possibly run for 12 weeks during the summer. Reflecting on the experience of the “beta” test last year, John Rounds of Adventure Bound on Washington, said, “It was exciting to see it all come together. It was a great team effort.” He said the feedback had been positive

See “BOARD” Page 6

See “STROLL” Page 8

Story and Photo John Thomas; Staff Writer

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Page 2 ~ The Villager ~ June 1 - 7, 2017

Publisher’s Word “Finally June!”

OPEN HOUSE SAT. 6/3 11 - 1 PM

CLASSIC VILLAGE & NEW PRICE!

VILLAGE LOCATION

One of the best views you will find in all of Ellicottville. This 4/2.1 is a quick drive to the slopes and heart of the village. MLS#B1030211…$274,900 Cathy Pritchard: 716-983-4234

Perfect for year round or ski families, almost 2 acres, 5 true bedrooms, 4 bath, gas fireplace, separate studio plus barn, huge deck and yard. MLS#B505616…$449,999 Amy DeTine: 716-583-3769

Lots of potential in this straight and solid renovation project in the heart of the village. Walk to the shops & restaurants! MLS#B503140…$159,900 Harry Weissman: 716-680-2173

GO SLOW, TIME TO RELAX

TOWNHOUSE, GARAGE, HOT TUB!

TURN KEY TOWNHOUSE

Close to the slopes,, this 3/2 sits on 5 serene acres. Two car garage under the house and porch that overlooks your private pond! MLS#B1033529…$149,500 Cathy Pritchard: 716-983-4234

Spacious townhome with 3 BR/ 3.5 baths, partially finished basement, hot tub, just a short walk to town & no association fees. MLS#B1005630…$299,000 Amy DeTine: 716-583-3769

4 BR/ 2.5 BA living level entry townhouse w 1760 sf, gas FP, directly across from HoliMont and an easy walk to village. MLS#B492414…$254,900 Amy DeTine: 716-583-3769

VILLAGE OASIS

ACROSS FROM HOLIMONT!

VILLAGE NEW, NEW PRICE!

Every square inch is maximized in this 6/4, 3,800 sq. ft. home. Soak in the four-season views with a cup of coffee from your massive deck. MLS#B1027701…$535,000 Cathy Pritchard: 716-983-4234

Updated and ready for you to move in now! This 4/2.1 features granite counters and is impeccably furnished; not to mention location! MLS#B1038076…$281,000 Cathy Pritchard: 716-983-4234

Over 2600 sf, 4 BR/ 3 BA, completely updated, hardwood flrs, family room and master bedroom addition, gas FP, walk to everything! MLS#B495636…$279,000 Amy DeTine: 716-583-3769

A TASTE OF “LA DOLCE VITA”

ESCAPE THE ORDINARY

NEW PRICE!

Across from the slopes of HV find this 3/2 home away from home. Soak in the year-round views from your custom expanded deck! MLS#B1035344…$269,000 Cathy Pritchard: 716-983-4234

A private wooded setting awaits you for this unique contemporary turn key chalet just three miles from the village & ski slopes!! MLS#B504125…$225,900 Harry Weissman: 716-680-2173

Affordable HM area home offers 1600 sf, 3 BR, 2 BA, huge great room w FP, creek side setting, & a 2 min. walk to the Meadow chairlift! MLS#B497187…$229,000 Amy DeTine: 716-583-3769

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Over 5000 sf of custom log home, 5 BR/ 4.2 BA, 2 mstr suites, wide plank flrs, 2 stone fireplaces, multiple decks, hot tub, ski in/ ski out access. MLS#1006259…$1,399,000 Amy DeTine: 716-583-3769

Great building lot located mins from the vlg. of E’ville, ski slopes, shops & restaurants. Wded, private setting. Near a creek that you can fish! MLS#B1002820…$29,900 Melanie Pritchard: 716-480-8409

2/2 Fractional Unit at Holiday Valley. Access to all resort amenities, great views & no maintenance; Get in while the price is right! MLS#B506037…$89,500 Melanie Pritchard: 716-480-8409

SERENITY AT ITS FINEST

RENTAL MONEYMAKER

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Completely remodeled home sits on 2.33 acres. Amish made cabinets in kitchen, 1st floor laundry & beautifully landscaped outdoors. MLS#B507716…$199,000 Melanie Pritchard: 716-480-8409

Two Unit home plus shop and outbuildings close to town, slopes, school, offers great annual gross income and potential. MLS#B494077…$160,000 Amy DeTine: 716-583-3769

Doesn’t get any better than this one-bedroom ground floor location on the Wall slope at HV, you can ski from your door! MLS#B465716…$87,000 Amy DeTine: 716-583-3769

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WALK TO HOLIMONT CHALET

COMPLETELY REMODELED!

Affordable, furnished & equipped, 3br 2 bath getaway spot just 2 miles from the village! MLS#B1021423…$159,000 Harry Weissman: 716-680-2173

This 3 BR/ 2.5 BA chalet offers walk to the slope convenience without the hefty price tag, meticulously maintained. MLS#B505920…$385,000 Amy DeTine: 716-583-3769

Ski In & Ski Out at Holiday Valley. Slopeside living at its finest! Your vacation get away & investment property all in one! MLS#B491366…$214,900 Melanie Pritchard: 716-480-8409

Well, that was certainly a wet spring, wouldn’t you say? I’m all for the “April showers, May flowers” thing – but seriously?

Hopefully with the on-set of the new month, we’ll dry up a bit. Summer is just around the corner, folks – and I couldn’t be more excited! We’ve exchanged expensive problems with ski equipment with expensive problems with our lawn tractor, and backbreaking snow shoveling with back-breaking garden chores… But for my tastes, I’ll take summer! Can you relax, have a cold drink and catch rays in a comfy hammock in January? Well, I guess you could, but the neighbors would seriously question your sanity. Taking a dip in the pool or lake would certainly require a high degree of fortitude in February – not

so in June. Golfing, mountain biking, kayaking, camping, fishing – can they be done as easily in the winter as in summer? I think not… “Summer afternoon” – to poet Henry James (and this writer), the two most beautiful words in the English language. And those beautiful sunsets over our gorgeous green hills around here – simply wonderful! So, dear readers, get out there and celebrate the best (and perhaps the shortest) season we have in the Enchanted Mountains. And pray for a long stretch of hot, dry summer weather. Mother Nature owes us, right? Until next week… JZ-C

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Ellicottville Food Pantry Donations Needed - Collections From This Week

Please donate your deposit paid cans, bottles and plastic containers to help Ellicottville Public Charities support The Ellicottville Food Pantry and others from Cattaraugus County. Just call Sherman 716-912-8306 or drop them off at 21 Madison Street in Ellicottville. Collected this week 1,474 - Year to date 26,228

Letter to the Community

Birdwalk Family: Heartfelt Appreciation for Outpouring of Support The Barrett, Caputi, and Anderson Families would like to express their heartfelt appreciation for the outpouring of support in our time of sorrow. A special thanks to the Ellicottville

Fire Department, Ambulance squad, Ellicottville American Legion, West Valley Fire Department, Rotary Family support center/foundation for youth, Dina’s, Villaggio, Jody Maynard, Carol Krotz,

Asa Moss, Dennis Young, and everyone who helped make a memorable day for us.       Billy “BIRDWALK” Barrett loved this community and this community showed their love back. Thank- you all

American Cancer Society

Save More Lives From Cancer Through Annual Relay for Life Event

Little Valley, NY –– On Saturday June 10th, Local residents and businesses will join together at the American Cancer Society Relay For Life of The Fairgrounds at Cattaraugus County Fairgrounds to raise funds and awareness in an effort to free the world from the pain and suffering of cancer. The event starts at 11 AM. Founded by Dr. Gordy Klatt in Washington in 1985, the Relay For Life movement is the world’s largest fundraising event to save lives from cancer. Uniting communities across the globe, we celebrate people who have battled cancer, remember loved ones lost, and take action for lifesaving change. During Relay For Life

events, members of each team take turns walking or running around the track or path. Teams participate in fundraising in the months leading up to the event. Funds raised help the American Cancer Society provide free information and local support services for people facing the disease today, and fund cancer research that will help protect future generations. Thanks to the generosity of our donors, the Society has invested more than $4.3 billion in research since 1946, and have funded more than 20,000 scientists at more than 1,000 institutions nationwide. The event will kick off with a Survivor and Caregiver Lap as well as a luncheon provided to all

cancer survivors and their caregivers. There will be children’s activities, bake sales, silent auctions, a DJ, dunk tank, painting class, and Zumba. The Cattaraugus County Sheriff’s Department will also be on hand with a K-9 Demonstration. The evening will conclude with a very special Luminaria Ceremony to remember those lost to cancer and honor those surviving. The event is free and open to the public. Take action this year and help make cancer a priority by participating or donating to the Relay For Life of Olean. Visit RelayForLife. org/FairgroundsNY to learn more about the event, or contact Heather Morris at 716.397.8614 or heather. morris@caner.org.

Catt. Co. Economic Development

Bill Soffel

Broker/Owner

Melanie Pritchard Associate Broker

Amy DeTine

Associate Broker

Rachael Wiley-Steffen

Director of Marketing & Vacation Rental Management

Greg Spako

Louise Oeffling

Licensed Salesperson

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Associate Broker

Associate Broker

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Licensed Salesperson

Associate Broker

Resources Event June 8 or Entrepreneurs at JCC Olean Campus The various Economic Development Resources in Cattaraugus County are hosting an Open House and Informational Session for current business owners as well as those that may be interested in starting a business in Cattaraugus County. Participants will be able to hear about the various services and programs offered by the Cattaraugus County Industrial Development

Agency (IDA), Procurement Technical Assistance Center (PTAC), Southern Tier West and many more. This is a free event that will be held at JCC’s Olean campus on Thursday June 8th. The introductions and overviews of the various organizations will be held in the Cutco Theater starting at 9:00 am. We will also have an expo in the Magnano Reception Room afterwards

where individuals can stop and talk with representativesM from the different resourcest to ask additional questions,s get one-one-one advice or sets an appointment for a more8 in-depth meeting with one orT more of these agencies forV additional business assistance.t For additional informationC or to register for this eventf please contact Christine Urfa at 716-938-2331 or cmurf@r cattco.org. h

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Chamberfest Beer Festival

Seneca Salamanca Chamber of Commerce 1st annual Event June 10th

Get ready to celebrate summer at the Seneca Salamanca Chamber of Commerce’s First Annual ChamberFest! This signature event is scheduled for Saturday, June 10th from 11am-9pm at the Seneca Allegany Resort & Casino. This signature beer festival is a “Brews for Barks” awareness and fundraiser event for the local animal shelter. The Brewfest is being held on the Seneca Allegany Resort & Casino grounds will feature local, regional and national breweries offering samples of their craft beers. The event invites the public to listen to live music,

browse the arts and crafts vendor area and sample local flavors throughout the event. Representatives from breweries across the region will be on hand to help guide attendees through tasting dozens of craft beers and wines from 1pm-5pm. Attendees will also have the opportunity to meet some very friendly, furry, fourlegged friends from Empire Animal Rescue Society (E.A.R.S.) of Salamanca. Admission to the Seneca Salamanca ChamberFest is free. Craft brew tasting tickets are $25 in advance and $30 on the day of the event (21+ only). Tasting ticket buyers will receive a free souvenir beer glass. Tickets can be purchased via www.salamancachamber. org. For more information about Seneca Salamanca ChamberFest, please call 716-945-2034. Joining in on the festival will be the annual Seneca Allegany Resort & Casino “Carving at the Casino” event being held in the outdoor lot. This event is open to the public and free of charge. Carving begins at noon on Friday, June 9th,

10am on Saturday, June 10th, and 9am on Sunday, June 11th. Attendees will be able to bid on their favorite pieces to take home.  The event will feature 20 carvers from across the United States that will be performing and carving for the public, leading up to the live auctions located outside in the parking lot near the Events Center on June 10th and 11th.   Carvers attending include award-winning champions and fan favorites from events around the world.  “This is a unique event to be hosted at the Seneca Allegany Resort & Casino,” said Appalachian Arts Studio Director Liz Boni, “it brings together an enthusiastic crowd in an environment that’s charged with excitement, heritage, and creativity.” For more information about the Carving at the Casino event, please call 814-772-0400.  Mark your calendars for June 9th thru June 11th for a fun and variety filled weekend! For more information on this event please visit https://www. salamancachamber.org/ special-event.

Corporate Challenge

Corporate Challenge Promotes Team Work Set, June 22

OLEAN -- Finally, a race that inspires competition through TEAM racing. Compete on teams to prove once and for all that your company is the fastest. Don’t have a team?? No problem, the Chamber Challenge 5K d is open to individuals as a well. The seventh annual ” Southern Tier Corporate y Challenge Run/Walk will d be held Thursday, June 22 l at the Cattaraugus County Campus of Jamestown Community College.  Challenge hosts, the Olean High School Sports Boosters and the Greater Olean Area Chamber of Commerce invite all organizations, businesses and companies to participate in this wellness event! The event was created by GOACC with the goal of promoting teambuilding, fitness and friendly competition.  “The Corporate Challenge allows local businesses to compete in a participative and competitive basis, while promoting fitness and corporate camaraderie,” said Meme Yanetsko, GOACC Chief Operating Officer. The race is open to both corporate and community teams. The challenge concludes with “Olean’s Largest Office Party” complete with individual awards:  Fastest CEO, Fastest Man, and Fastest Woman; and community

teams and corporate team among the companies in the awards: Fastest Male Team, Southern Tier.  2,896 boxes Fastest Female Team, and of cereal were donated last Fastest Coed Team.  Teams year.  Special awards went to need to be determined most boxes collected in total before race -- as running or – Dresser-Rand Co. with walking -- if competing as 1117 boxes; and most boxes a team.  Community Team collected per employee went is a team of friends, family, to SolEpoxy with 14 boxes non-employment associates.  per employee for a total of Corporate Team is a team of 1,001 boxes. employees of said company This challenge will be a (this includes spouse if part of the overall Corporate spouses’ employer doesn’t Challenge event.  To be compete).  included in this challenge, The registration fee is STEP ONE -- please email $20 per participant and info@oleanny.com that your if registered by June 8, company will be collecting includes a race promo item, cereal; STEP TWO -- Cereal refreshments, and entrance to collected at your business Office Party with live music.  now through June 16; STEP The Most Spirited Team THREE -- Cereal turned in (determined by team dress and counted at the Olean.  coordination, cheering for The Challenge will have all participants, spirit during two awards: Most Boxes the challenge).  You may not Donated and Most Boxes have the fastest runners in Per Employee Donated.  the field, but your team can The 3.1-mile road race still come out a winner (and and 2 mile walk will run look great too!) by entering throughout downtown the Logo Design Contest. beginning and ending at Let your creative juices flow JCC-Olean.  Sponsors for and come up with a design the BlueCross/BlueShield that incorporates either the of Western New York, Series logo, full event name The MOUNTAIN, Sanzo or any other element of the Beverages, THRIVE, race (event location, city and Constellation.  From name, etc.).  This is only a small companies to large logo design.  The winning corporations, the event will design may be used in future promote health, wellness and events as the race logo. fitness among companies Back again to this and their employees, year’s challenge – THE families and individuals.  CORPORATE CEREAL For more information or CHALLENGE.  Event registration details, please organizers are teaming up call GOACC at (716) 372with the Olean Food Pantry 4433 or by email events@ and creating a food challenge oleanny.com.

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~ The Villager ~ Page 3

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Summer Events

Catt. Co. Museum Summer Events Schedule Begins on June 8th

p The Cattaraugus County sMuseum’s “Summer at sthe Stone House” event ,series will kick off it’s 2017 tschedule on Thursday, June e8 with a program given by rTown of Hanover historian rVince Martonis. The .talk, entitled “Chautauqua nCounty Curiosities”, will tfeature interesting, odd, fand curious historical items @related to Western New York history. Mr. Martonis is a retired

Professor of English who had been historian of the town of Hanover for 34 years. In that time, he has engaged in a great deal of writing, publishing, and editing, as well as presenting over 300 historical talks and displays.   Having a great interest in archaeology and paleontology, Mr. Martonis has taught paleontology courses for the Buffalo Museum at the Hiscock Mastodon site in Batavia and

spends part of his summers in Montana digging for dinosaurs. The talk will take place at 7:00, either on the lawn of the museum or in the Grove activities room next door at the Pines, depending on weather. This event is free and open to the public.  The Cattaraugus County Museum is located in the Stone House, 9824 Rt. 16 in Machias.  We hope to see you here!

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Architectural Spotlight of Ellicottville Nestled On 68+ Acres!

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June 1 - 7, 2017

Vendors Sought for Onofest

Tina Dillon

Onofest Puts Out a Call to All Vendors for July 22 Event

Cattaraugus County Department of Economic Development, Planning and Tourism is in preparations for the 10th Annual OnoFest being held Saturday, July 22, 2017 at the Onoville Marina, 8 miles south of Exit 17 off I 86 on West Perimeter Road, Steamburg, NY. OnoFest is a one day event that will start at 1pm and run to 9:30pm It is a family oriented event scheduled to

have arts; crafts; food; games and contests for the young and old alike; bands throughout the day with a grand finale of fireworks at dusk! Bands scheduled for this year’s event so far are: Duo of: Lisa and John; The Hootz; TPT; and the Porcelain Bus Drivers. There is no rain date for this event, it will be held rain or shine. The Department is seeking family friendly vendors that

will set up to display and sell their wares or food. It is desired to have a variety of vendors represented during the event. If you are interested in joining the event, please contact Deb Miller at 716-938-2318, email at deborahmiller@cattco.org for further information or an application. You can also find the vendor application on our website: www.EMFun.us/ onofest

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The board voted to authorize the Mayor to sign a new oneyear contract with AE Com. Both the Town and Village utilize the services of Planner Gary Palumbo through AE Com. The board also authorized the Special Events Committee to allow Elisa’s Run for the Arts on June 10. The run is being organized by Doug Bush. The run, named after Elisa B. Hughey, is a non-profit that raises scholarships for art students. The discussion then turned to the proposed Code of Ethics for the Village. The proposed ethics are the same rules adopted by the Town a couple of years ago. The Village is required by State Law to adopt a Code of Ethics. Spencer Murry had added language requiring a municipal official to recuse himself from nominating or discussing the nomination of a family member to an appointed position. At the April Board meeting, the Mayor had re-nominated Shelia Burrell for another five-year term on the Planning Board. There was no second and thus no vote. Ms. Burrell continues on the Board as a holdover member. Mr. Murry said he feels there is a conflict of interest if the mayor is the only person who makes nominations to boards. The Mayor countered, saying there are currently eight members of various Village boards that could not have been nominated if that rule had been in place. A motion was made to hold a public hearing on the Ethics rules, but the discussion continued. Mr. Murry said the Mayor was in a position to appoint someone (to the Planning Board) and that he would directly benefit from that nomination, and he didn’t recuse himself. The Mayor grew defensive and said, “This is about getting Shelia Burrell off the board.” He pointed out state law gives the mayor power to appoint board positions. He added he has support from NYCOM (New York Conference of Mayors) who endorsed his position. Trustee Greg Cappelli read from a statute that seemed to contradict this position. Village Attorney Kathleen Moriarty, in an apparent attempt to calm the discussion down, said she saw nothing wrong with getting public input. She suggested the board might seek additional outside counsel to advise on the ethics rules. The Mayor asked for a vote on holding a public hearing on the Ethics Rules on June 12. The motion

and play music spanning six decades. Immediately following will be Dj Kadda with house music till 2am. Heading back to The Gin Mill it’s the amped up version of Joseph and Johnson. Classics done in their original version with a little more emphasis on dancing. Last but not least we go upstairs at Madigans to the sound booth with Dj Shane O’Mack playing dance music From 10-2am. Saturday we’re back at Balloons with 10 Delaware starting at 6pm. They will be laying down some classic as well as modern rock for grooving. This Buffalo band has been nominated for best rock band several times. Music will follow in the sound booth with Dj Kage till 2am. Hitting the downbeat at 9pm at The Gin Mill will be the Tony DeRosa

Duo playing your dance favorites. We end the evening, as so often happens at the upstairs bar at Madigans with Dj Swift keepin the party going from 10-2am. Tuesday at 7pm The Gin Mill will have The Hick Ups for your musical enjoyment These fellows are a compilation of a few groups and while bluegrass is there forte they can play almost anything. Tips and requests are accepted. Finally we do the ever popular Wagner, Winston, Wednesday, Wings at The Gin Mill. Great food and great music. This is a tradition you should enjoy. I just want to take a second to congratulate Brooks and Carrie Lefeber on their wedding Saturday. It was an Ellicottville event. Congrats Have a wonderful weekend and remember, support live music.

passed unanimously. John Northrup asked about a neighbor of his that is not mowing his grass. Mr. Northrup asked if something could be done to have the home’s grass cut. The Mayor said Harold Morton is authorized to issue a fine through the court system for uncut grass. Northrup also asked if Jody Bentley is still taking care of the Village’s trees. Mr. Burrell said she is working with the new Village Forrester to maintain the trees. The meeting was adjourned. Village Code of Ethics At the Village Board meeting on Tuesday night the Board set June 12 at 6pm for a public hearing on the proposed Code of Ethics the Board is considering adopting. (See Contentious Board Meeting, in this issue.) Board member Spencer Murry added article VII to the Town’s Code of Ethics. Below is a reprint of the pertinent sections of the code. Article V. Rules with Respect to Conflicts of interest and Ethical Conduct. a) An Officer or Employee shall not have any Interest, financial or otherwise, direct or indirect, or engage in any business or transaction or professional activity, or incur any obligation of any nature, which is in substantial conflict with the proper discharge of his duties. b) An Officer or Employee shall not have an Interest in any contract with the Village, whether individually or as a member of a board, nor shall Officers and Employees have the power or duty to negotiate, prepare, authorize or approve such contract or payments thereunder, audit bills or claims under such contract, or appoint any person who would have any of the powers or duties set forth herein. c) An Officer or Employee having Village fiscal responsibilities shall not have an Interest in a bank or trust company designated as a depository of Village funds. This subsection does not prohibit ownership of up to five percent of the outstanding shares of such bank or trust company. d) An Officer or Employee shall not accept other employment which will impair his independence of judgment in the exercise of his official duties. e) An Officer or Employee shall not accept employment or engage in any business or professional activity which will require the disclosure of confidential information gained by reason of his official position or authority. An Officer or Employee, or former Officer or Employee, shall not disclose any confidential information

acquired by him in the course of his official duties or use it to further personal interests. f) An Officer or Employee shall not use, or attempt to use, his official position to secure unwarranted privileges or exemptions for himself or others. g) An Officer or Employee shall not engage in any transaction as representative or agent of the Village with any business entity in which he has a direct or indirect financial interest that might reasonably tend to conflict with the proper discharge of his official duties. h) An Officer or Employee shall not make personal investments in enterprises which he has reason to believe may be directly involved in decisions to be made by him or which will otherwise create substantial conflict between his duty in the public interest and his private interest. i) An Officer or Employee shall pursue a course of conduct which will not raise suspicion, or give the impression, among the public that he is likely to be engaging in acts that are in violation of his trust. An Officer or Employee shall disclose any interest of which he is aware in any matters pending before any board of the Village. j) An Officer or Employee shall not directly or indirectly solicit any gift or accept or receive any gift having a significant value, whether in the form of money, services, loan, travel, entertainment, hospitality, thing or promise, or in any other form under such circumstances in which it could reasonably be inferred that the gift was intended to influence him, or could reasonably be expected to influence him in the performance of his official duties, or was intended as a reward for any official action on his part. k) Town resources may not be used by an Officer or Employee in furtherance of his campaign activities, including, but not limited to, mass mailings, telephones, office supplies, postage, copying machines, computers or support staff. l) An Officer or Employee shall not knowingly act contrary to a lawful resolution or motion duly adopted by the Board. Article VI. Disclosure of Interest. Any municipal officer or employee who has, will have, or later acquires an interest in an actual or proposed contract with the municipality or other matter pending before any board or agency thereof, shall publicly disclose the nature and extent of such interest in See BOARD page 8

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tickets on-line tickets. The Villager contacted Heather Sullivan, Sales and Business Development Manager at EBC and got some extra information on the EBC Jamboree. The Villager (V): How did the idea come up for the jamboree? Heather Sullivan(HS): We decided we wanted to do something fun and different for visitors and locals alike to kick off the Summer Season in Ellicottville, much like how Fall Festival is the kick off for the fall/ winter season in Ellicottville. Its also and opportunity to showcase all that there is to do in the Village like shopping, golf, hiking, The Sky High Adventure Park and of course a visit to our Beautiful Beer Garden. Ellicottville has so much to offer every season of the year and we thought this would be a great way to get the Summer rollin! V: Tell us about your

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said, adding that equates to having “a calling” to make that community a better place to live. The club’s members, she said, share that common interest, along with their common hobby of gardening. They have taken both pursuits to Main Street in Allegany, where the group’s members meet Tuesday mornings to weed, pick up trash, plant flowers in an endeavor that deals with more than visual beautification. “The world is stressful,” she said, adding flowers make people happy, as does seeing “a nice little village.”

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headliners. HS: Sean Patrick McGraw toured with Toby Keith in 2009 and has hit singles like “Dollar Ain’t Worth a Dime”. JB Aaron, originally from Niagara Falls, New York and currently residing in Nashville, TN performed at the 33rd Annual Country Showdown, where he successfully triumphed over thousands of performers to become the North East regional Champion and one of the TOP 5 Finalists in the United States vying for the title of “Best New Act in Country Music”. JB has also performed with Country Music greats such as Miranda Lambert, Low Cash, Frankie Ballard, The Cadillac 3, Phil Vassar and Darryl Worley. Uncle Ben’s remedy is honky tonkin’ Buffalo band who recently released their debut record, “Yesterday’s Clothes”. Their blend of original songs, cover tunes and high energy is guaranteed to put on a show you won’t forget! V: What does the Jamboree entail? Drinks specials, food etc.? HS: We have three

headlining Country Acts performing- Sean Patrick McGraw, JB Aaron and the Brethren and Uncle Bens Remedy. We will be serving down home cooking fare like pulled pork, corn on a stick and other favorites. Jack Daniels will be here with their photo booth and the Jack Daniels’ girls will be doing samplings. The Wingate by Wyndham is offering a discounted room rate to Jamboree attendees (wingatehotels.com). We will be pouring all of your favorite EBC beer and we will be offering other Cowboy themed drink specials at the bar. Sullivan also told the Villager that they are setting up the stage in the lot behind EBC and that it will be an enclosed festival area similar to EBC’s set up for Fall Festival. She also reminded the Villager that pre-sale tickets are only $7 and that it is a 21 and over only event. “Shine up your BOOTS, dig out your JORTS and get your COWBOY HATS ready for some Country fun!”

Valley – Noon – $10. Pucker Up Lip Scrubs – Daff – 3 p.m. – $15. Wine Tasting and Cheese Pairing – Winery of Ellicottville – 3:15 – $15. Become a Scarf Fashionista – Ava Grace Fashions – 3:30 p.m. – $20 (includes a scarf!). Here are a couple more things Holiday Valley has to offer for the weekend: Get TWO (2) rides for the price of one on the Mountain Coaster. Show your Girl’s Getaway Weekend bracelet at Sky high harness Shop. Receive $10 off the Aerial Adventure Park (Price will be $44). CALL for their Sky High reservations (699-4444) and mention they’re part of the Girl’s Getaway Weekend and show your bracelet for the discount. Several of the Ellicottville Chamber of Commerce’s Lodging Partners around Ellicottville have offered packages, especially for our Girl’s Getaway Weekend visitors. Check them out and see what’s available for you and your friends for this great weekend! ERA Team VP has several great properties available at special rates for Girl’s

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She therefore hopes the group’s efforts not only make the village look nice, but, also helps people’s spirits. The group’s 30 members want people to be able to reap that happiness at their own homes also. That is why they will offer their indoor show June 10 that will feature about 26 vendors selling flowers, plants, gardening supplies, landscape ideas, garden art, soap making, along with presentations about nature and gardening. The Allegany Public Library will also be on-hand, as will local Girl Scouts, who will sell refreshments and do crafts with children so parents can browse. A container garden contest will be held, with visitors to the event asked to bring their

best container of flowers or plants at 9am to the hospitality table or submit an entry form, and there will be a radio broadcast from the event. The festival is modeled after one in Lewiston, New York, that club members attended. After doing so, Mrs. Williams said, they decided to try their own. After having a successful first event, they would like the second to be even bigger and better, she said, inviting all to help them achieve their goal of making people happier through beautifying where they live. People can learn how to do so by visiting the June 10 Allegany Garden Festival. For more information about the group, visit www. alleganygardenclub.com.

last approximately 1.5 hours. Registration is not required. For more information please contact the Environmental Education/ Recreation Department at 716-354-9101 ext. 236 or AlleganySP@ parks.ny.gov The New York State Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation oversees more than 250 parks, historic sites, recreational trails, golf

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Community Calender June 1st Nashville Nights Concert Series at Good June 2nd & 3rd Times Olean presents Meghan Linsey Ellicottville Girl’s Getaway Weekend 2017 Good Times of Olean brings you the Gather, Celebrate and Create Memories! Nashville Nights Concert Series. The Ladies, are you looking for a reason to come remaining of The Nashville Nights Concert out and pamper yourself in Ellicottville but Series features the following performers: don’t know where to start? Do we have just Meghan Linsey- June 1st • Sunny Sweeneythe thing! On June 2 and 3 the Ellicottville June 29th • Mo Pitney- July 27th • Craig Chamber of Commerce will offer you a chance Campbell- August 24th • Lindsay Ellto come out and experience all the great things September 28th for a woman to do in and around Ellicottville. Tickets are $20 each - Tickets can be For more information on this event please purchased at Good Times of Olean front desk visit http://www.ellicottvilleny.com/event(cash and check only) calendar/ellicottville-womens-weekend/ For credit card purchases go to: www.bcpac. com June 2nd & 4th Doors open at 6pm and shows begin at Gowanda’s Hollywood Happening 2017 - A 7:30pm Artists will be available for autographs. Motorcycle Event For more information on this event please visit Gowanda Harley Davidson is sponsoring 1 http://gtofood.com/events/list-events/ Wheel Revolution again this year. If you didn’t catch them last year, then be sure to catch this June 2nd – 4th motorcycle stunt show involving H-D bikes 59th Annual Allegany Nature Pilgrimage right on Center St., downtown. In Jest with Nels To reserve a cabin or campsite in Allegany Ross will be at this year’s event with a brand State Park, contact Reserve America at new Oddball show in the Theater on Saturday 1-800-456-2267 or see the Park website at and Sunday. We will have the crowd-favorite http://newyorkstateparks.reserveamerica. Wicked Glenn Tattoo Contest on the Main com/Camping/Allegany%20State%20Park/r/ Stage and our Hollywood Theater/ J.C. Seneca campgroundDetails.do?subTabIndex=campD Foundation Charity Ride and Ride-in-Bike etail&contractCode=NY&parkId=31 Show sponsored this year by Snyder-Farey Should you have any questions, feel free to Allstate Insurance Agency. Gowanda Harley email them at alleganynaturepilgrimage@ Davidson will have the H-D ® Demo Fleet at gmail.com. For the shop. And of course we have the Beer and more information on this event please visit Bands. There is something for everyone. http://alleganynaturepilgrimage.com/ For more information on this

event please visit http://www. gowandahollywoodhappening.com/ June 3rd Heritage Day at the Seneca-Iroquois National Museum Join the Seneca-Iroquois National Museum for a day of Seneca Heritage! This all day event will feature a Dance Competition at 1pm, a Historic Seneca Fashion Show at 4pm, silent auction, artist demos, Rossi’s and traditional Food. FREE admission! For more information on this event please visit http://www.senecamuseum.org June 3rd Seneca Allegany Resort & Casino presents The Breezin’ & Breathless Tour with George Benson and Kenny G Don’t miss these two legends perform! Tickets go on sale March 24th at Noon! Tickets start at $45 and can be purchased at The Logo Shop, ticketmaster.com and all Ticketmaster locations or charge by phone at 1-800-7453000. For more information on this event please visit http://senecaalleganycasino.com/ entertainment/ June 9th & 10th Trash & Treasure Sale at St. Pauls The sale takes place Friday from 9-6 PM & Saturday from 9-2 PM at St. Paul’s Church in Ellicottville. Lunch will be served. Donations welcome at the church, Mon. - Thurs. 5-8 PM

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★ ★ Sudoku Challenge ★ ★ This Week’s Difficulty Level:

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PUBLIC NOTICES NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING - PLANNING BOARD - VILLAGE OF ELLICOTTVILLE, NEW YORK Pursuant to NYS Village Law and Sections 5-5.A, 6-6.A and 10-16 of the Village of Ellicottville Zoning Local Law, a Public Hearing before the Village of Ellicottville Planning Board will be held on Tuesday, June 13, 2017 at 5:30 P.M. in the Ellicottville Town Hall, 1 West Washington Street, Ellicottville, New York, to consider: Application No. PB-2017-04, an application by Darlene Allen for a Special Use Permit, Site Plan Review and Architectural Design Review in order to establish a home occupation (therapist office) in the residence at 11 Rockwell Avenue, identified as tax map parcel 55.0362-42. The Planning Board will hear all interested persons at the public hearing. Persons wishing to do so may submit written comments at or prior to the public hearing. Application materials are available for review at the Ellicottville Town Hall, 1 West Washington Street, P.O. Box 475, Ellicottville, NY 14731 from 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Monday through Friday. NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING - PLANNING BOARD - VILLAGE OF ELLICOTTVILLE, NEW YORK Pursuant to NYS Village Law and Sections 5-5.A, 10-16 and 11-6.B of the Village of Ellicottville Zoning Local Law, a Public Hearing before the Village of Ellicottville Planning Board will be held on Tuesday, June 13, 2017 at 5:30 P.M. in the Ellicottville Town Hall, 1 West Washington Street, Ellicottville, New York, to consider: Application No. PB-2017-05, an application by John Nelson for a Special Use Permit, Architectural Design Review, and Certificate of Appropriateness (Historic District) in order to establish a professional office in one condominium unit at 8-10 Washington Street, identified as tax map parcel 55.035-3-48.101. The Planning Board will hear all interested persons at the public hearing. Persons wishing to do so may submit written comments at or prior to the public hearing. Application materials are available for review at the Ellicottville Town Hall, 1 West Washington Street, P.O. Box 475, Ellicottville, NY 14731 from 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Monday through Friday. NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING - PLANNING BOARD - VILLAGE OF ELLICOTTVILLE, NEW YORK Pursuant to NYS Village Law and Sections 5-5.A, 6-6.A and 10-16 of the Village of Ellicottville Zoning Local Law, a Public Hearing before the Village of Ellicottville Planning Board will be held on Tuesday, June 13, 2017 at 5:30 P.M. in the Ellicottville Town Hall, 1 West Washington Street, Ellicottville, New York, to consider: Application No. PB-2017-06, an application by Sandra and Bobby Burnell for a Special Use Permit, Site Plan Review and Architectural Design Review in order to establish an accessory apartment at the residence on 16 Rockwell Avenue, identified as tax map parcel 55.036-2-29. The Planning Board will hear all interested persons at the public hearing. Persons wishing to do so may submit written comments at or prior to the public hearing. Application materials are available for review at the Ellicottville Town Hall, 1 West Washington Street, P.O. Box 475, Ellicottville, NY 14731 from 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Monday through Friday. NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING, VILLAGE OF ELLICOTTVILLE, NEW YORK: The Village of Ellicottville Board will hold a public hearing on Monday June 12th at 6:00pm at the Town & Village Hall, located at One West Washington Street, Ellicottville, New York re: A Local Law Enacting a Code of Ethics for the Village of Ellicottville Mary J. Klahn; Village Clerk

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writing to the governing body thereof as soon as he has knowledge of such actual or prospective interest. Article VII. Recusal. Recusal is especially important as it relates to the potential appointment and/ or employment of a family member. Recusal is required when a family member of a municipal official is being considered for a possible appointment to a position within the government in which the official serves.

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Cont. From Cover from the merchants, locals and visitors who attended. The original objectives for the event was to kick-off the weekend with a family friendly event, create an event that can be enjoyed by locals and visitors, and encourage merchants to extend their hours on Friday nights. Planning for this year’s events is well under way. Sponsorships are available

It is imperative that the government official not participate in any discussion, deliberation and/or potential vote that may take place regarding hiring and/or appointment of the family member. Therefore, an Officer or Employee shall promptly recuse himself from acting on a matter, whether, voting, appointing, or any other action, before the Village where acting on the matter may financially, or otherwise benefit, any of the following persons: {i) the Officer or Employee; {ii) his employer or business; (iii) a member of his household; (iv) his customer or client; (v) a

person from whom the officer or employee has received significant election campaign contributions during the most recent election cycle. In the event that the Officer or Employee who shall recuse himself is the person responsible for making an appointment or hiring an employee, the responsibility to nominate or hire shall fall to a majority the Board. Article VIII. Violations. In the event that the Board determines that an Officer or Employee violated a provision of the Local Law, the Board may subject him to removal or any sanction or damages authorized by law.

as various support levels. The highest level of Presenting Sponsor has been taken by the Chamber of Commerce, but other sponsorships are available at the $1,500 level. Each week will feature family friendly movies shown free at the gazebo. The movies can be sponsored by a business for $750 for the summer. Other business sponsorships are available for $500. Merchant sponsors will have their business included in the passport program. Attendees will receive the passport with 20 downtown businesses listed on it.

When the visitor goes into one of the establishments they receive a punch on the card. When they achieve ten punches they can go into Villaggio for a free appetizer. For information about becoming a sponsor, contact Kathleen Moriarty or Dionne Kress. Christy Rounds has some musicians lined up for the evenings. She says several recording artists are anxious to come perform on main street. Other entertainers and activities are planned for the first Stroll weekend, and the committee promises to come in with a bang.

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Beat on the Street: What is the Newest Summer Fun Thing You’ve Discovered the You Can’t Wait to Do?

By Chad Neal Memorial weekend just passed, the official day we remember the fallen that sacrificed everything to give us the freedom we enjoy. That weekend is also the unofficial start of summer, the weather warms up, the green gets greener, the flowers bloom, the sun shines and radiates the air so that it is comfortable to wear shorts and tee shirts. If you’re like most people just about every weekend is spoken for in the summer months. Plans to enjoy the short amount of time up here in the northern parts of the world are set because, summer calls for enjoying the weather. Even though we want the heat, it can be unbearable at times and we have to cool off, whether it’s in a body of water, in an air-conditioned room, or with a refreshing cold drink, these are all included in the planning of the summer activities. Even though here in ski country, the outdoors is enjoyed in the winter, the summer shows more bodies out of doors in less clothing doing several things. I’m sure many people agree the warmer season is more comfortable than the colder ones, but finding enjoyment in all of the seasons is what Ellicottville is about. And more and more is being offered every summer in our bubble of awesomeness. What is the newest summer fun thing you’ve discovered that you can’t wait to do?

Crystal S.- Disc Golf.

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Nikki H.- The bicycle bar in Buffalo.

Krissy O.- The slushy machine at Madigan’s.

Gary L.- The kids and I Jack S.Kayaking Zach L.- People watching sailing our boat on Lake wherever I can find at the Catt. County Fair. Erie. enough water.

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The villager ellicottville june 1 7, 2017 volume 12 issue 23  

A Free Weekly Publication Serving Ellicottville and Surrounding Communities.

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