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Volume 07 ~ Issue 43

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9th Annual Beer & Wine Festival

Music Notes

Festival Coming to Holiday Valley November 9-10, Over 100 Hand-Crafted Brews, Live Music & More 20 Monroe Street ~ 699-4162 THE DAVEY Z BAND

Friday, Nov. 2nd, 7-11PM SANDI PACK & EAST OF EDEN

Saturday, Nov. 3rd, 6-10PM THE STEVIE PROJECT

Friday, Nov. 9th, 7-11PM THE STANGERS

Saturday, Nov. 10th, 6-10PM BISCUIT MILLER

Sunday, Nov. 11th, 5PM

Check Out One Dollar Taco Thursdays at Balloons from 6-10pm • Eat in Only

You can put your new knowledge to the test on Saturday as Imbibers can try over 100 hand-crafted beers from over 30 of the best New York State and American craft breweries and wines from New York, Southern Ontario and Ellicottville vintners. The festivities will take place at Holiday Valley’s Yodeler Lodge on Saturday, November 10, 2012 from 3:30 to 7:30 p.m.

Ellicottville Brewing Company and Southern Tier Brewery will host the November 9-10 Holiday Valley 9th Annual Beer and Wine Festival. Resort, in conjunction with the The party starts Friday night with

the 5th Annual Beer & Food Pairing at 6pm on Nov 9th with hors d’ Event. The Brewer Meet & Greet oeuvres beginning at 6:00 PM and Dinner Extravaganza will be held at Tannenbaum Lodge, Holiday Valley See WINE page 10

Irish Christmas

Mansfield Fire Update

By Paul Royer

Annual Event Family Support for E’Ville Event; Nov. 30

Town of Mansfield Will Rebuild Highway Barn

Salamanca, NY ~ 1-877-553-9500 GARY ALLAN November 3 @ 7 PM Tickets start at $35 A SPECIAL HOLIDAY CONCERT WITH BRENDA LEE November 28 & 29 • 1:30 PM THE TRAGICALLY HIP November 17 @ 7 PM Tickets start at $55.35

Tickets on Sale Now! The community is asked to support this event on November 30th at the Gin Mill. The seventh annual Irish Christmas event, organized by Bob McCarthy is a rollicking evening of music, stories, and auctions. (See story, page 10)

Sneak Peek Midgets Win Superbowl... Page 2

In this Issue

The Town of Mansfield looks to be in pretty good shape for the coming winter, despite a recent fire that caused over one million dollars in damage to the town’s highway barn on Maples Road and the equipment stored inside. The town is coping with their loss of heavy equipment by doing what they can. (See story, page 11.)

Sprague Development Update Sprague Facility Working Toward November Opening

By Leo McCarthy

Congratulations to Ellicottville’s Little Eagle Midget team for winning the Superbowl. The Superbowl champs played the Springville Colts at Cattaraugus-Little Valley High School Saturday, October 27. This Midgets had a perfect, undefeated season!

Inside Business: Pit Stop Restaurant...Page 7 Features Homemade Food

If you’re looking for a spot featuring homestyle cooking, you should swing on over to the Pit Stop Restaurant and Bar in Olean. They’re located at 1615 West State Street in Olean, right next door to Tasta Pizza and the miniature golf course. They’ve been in business for four years, and serve up a menu of homemade foods.

While construction moves along at a quick pace, so too does the leasing of space at the former Nannen Bat factory off Elizabeth Street which is currently being renovated buy its new owner, Kody Sprague of Sprague Development. Sprague is optimistic they can get-it-done soon, and is still shooting for a mid November grand opening. Some of the more noticeable improvements are all the work being done to the grounds around the building. Brand new concrete walkways, paved parking lots and a Sprague Developement construction crews have been busy removing new entrance road are the big ones. the old entrance driveway to the former Nannen Bat factory off Elizabeth St. and replacing it with a new pathway, sidewalk and landscaping.

See UPDATE page 11

Business Development Meeting

Changes to Festival Line-Up: Centurion Cycling to Dismiss, Improved Focus on Fall Festival; Other Ideas By Sharon Turano Changes to the line-up of festivals held in the village are on the way. During a recent Ellicottville Chamber of Commerce meeting to which area businesses were invited, chamber

officials reported they will not again host the Centurion Cycling event, and they will work on improving the Fall Festival. The list of events held by the chamber in the village were discussed, with Chamber of Commerce President

Arleen Solly reporting the Centurion event was cost prohibitive. Although business representatives said they think cycling has a place in Ellicottville, the $40,000 cost to the chamber to host See FOCUS page 11

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Publisher’s Word

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4 bdrms w/2000+ sq.ft. on over 100 acs, so dream big! Kitchen with a cast iron electric wall oven, cooktop, new stainless appliances, and more. 2 porches, a deck, hot tub, gardens, and great outbuildings. $449,900

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16 Snowpine

37 HoliMont Ave

170 Wildflower


This week’s column goes out to Princess BB, who couldn’t be with us for much of the Halloween Day, but was lovely as ever in her gown.


This huge townhouse has been completely renovated from top to bottom with all the nicest high end finishes and beautiful decor and furniture. Gorgeous view of the golf course, 2 FP’s and 3 balconies fun. $429,000

Traditional post and beam chalet right on the main drag in Holimont. 2 fireplaces and cathedral ceilings pegged hardwood floors, open concept easy access to the slopes. 4 bedrooms. $399,000

Gas fireplace, Open concept kitchen/ dining/living! Sliding door to small patio. Walk to the village or the slopes. 2 bdrms/ 2 bths on second floor w/ balcony off one. Being sold furnished. $ 239,900

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This house is great! Everything has been redone so just move in and relax! Being sold furnished. Low low taxes! Huge lot for the kids or add a garage with income apartment. $ 89,900

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Beautiful end unit in wonderful Wildflower. Well kept and furnished with gas fireplace for the cold winter nights. Murphy bed too. Sliding doors to patio facing Holiday Valley and ski slopes/golf. $ 124,900

Golf course living! Contemporary 3 bdrm/2 bth home in beautiful Allegany County. Situated on a 27 hole golf course, a purchase in Waterways Resort will be a great investment in your future. $195,000

10 miles from downtown Ellicottville, 3 bdrm/2 bth, Great room with brick fireplace, huge deck, ski entry, double garage, private location with lots of parking, on quiet country road. Excellent price. $89,900

Inground Pool - Chalet on 5 acs with tons of privacy, but so close to E’ville and all its fun and festivities. With 5 bedrooms and 3 baths this home can fit a crowd! Maintained both inside and out! $ 399,000

7245 Jersey Hollow

Do to the unpredictable weather the Sandy has cast upon the East Coast; come Monday, we didn’t know if we would have a festival Halloween this Wednesday or not. Luckily, our little neck of the woods escaped the catastrophe and though brisk; it was a fine day for a parade and what a parade it was. Check out our ECS students dressed to impress (or distress) on the Photo Page, back cover. I love this time of year in the Enchanted Mountains. Sure, it’s chilly and requires you to bundle up a bit more, get up in total darkness, and start the whole process of getting ready for the next season coming. But it’s a wonderful time to be alive – the cold air is

exhilarating and the cool sunny afternoons are – well – way cool, man. The character of our little village reflects the changing seasons perfectly. Everything, and everyone, is in transition now. It’s almost like the village knows we only have another month or so before things get really busy again. And as our farmer friends love to say “You gotta make hay when the sun shines”. I simply love these “shoulder times” between seasons. So, dear readers, my message this week is to stay busy, be as happy as you can, and enjoy this wonderful, albeit cool, time of the year. Oh, yes… And don’t forget to buy yourself a new ice scraper! Until next week… JZ

Happy Birthday Greg Spako..... November 1 • Joany Bund..... November 2 David Zimmer..... November 2 • Pat Morgan..... November 3 Megan O’Donnel..... November 4 • Rita Nickolson..... November 4 Laszlo Neuwirth..... November 7

Superbowl Champs

E’Ville’s Little Eagle Midget’s Win: Perfect Season Ends

8246 Rohr Hill


Real cedar chalet with a stunning views! 2 acs sits on a slight slope. Cathedral ceilings, FP, tile in the bathrooms. Near Ellicottville, skiing and nightlife. 3 bedrooms. Furnished. $129,900

Congratulations to Ellicottville’s Little Eagle Midget team for winning the Superbowl. The Superbowl champs played the Springville Colts at Cattaraugus-Little Valley High School Saturday, October 27. This Midgets had a perfect, undefeated season! November 6 is Equipment Hand-Ins from 5pm to 6pm. November 11 is the End Of The Season Banquet at the Great Valley Fire Hall beginning at 1 pm. (Photos: ECS Sports Boosters)


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Cedar home w/ stone accent at the north end of town of newer homes. 5bdrms, 3 ba’s walking distance to the Village. Lower walkout area with bar, 2nd kitchen, rec room & sauna. In floor heat & more. Asking $449,000.



Turn key with all newer furnishings offering 4 bdrms, 3 ba’s plus rec room w/ pool table & att. 2 car garage. Newer built & steps to the Village park and library and minutes to shops & restaurants. Asking $289,500

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Workers from Iskalo Development take down a chain link fence which was placed around the former Signore Plant site on Jefferson St. for safety reasons during demolition of the main plant buildings this past summer.

Halloween Costume Bash Madigan’s Halloween Costume Bash, Saturday Oct. 27th

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E’Ville Native in Star Role Meg Johnston in cast of ‘Dames at Sea’ at Buffalo State Meg Johnston of Ellicottville, NY is in the cast of Dames at Sea at Buffalo State as the characters Ruby and Ann Margaret. Johnston is a senior arts and letters major at Buffalo State and a graduate of Ellicottville Middle School High School. This is her fourth production at Buffalo State. Dames at Sea is a musical patterned after Busby Berkeley movie musicals from the 1930s. The musical includes dancing, tap dancing, gold diggers, and novelty numbers.

Performances will take place at 8:00 p.m. October 31, November 1-3, and November 7-10. There also will be a 2:00 p.m. performance on November 3 and 10. Tickets are $6 for Buffalo State students; $10 for Buffalo State faculty, staff, and alumni; $15 for the general public; and free for high school students with school ID. Tickets can be purchased through the Rockwell Hall Performing Arts Center Box Office, (716) 8783005.

Ellicottville Winter Theatre 4th Annual at St. Paul’s Lutheran Church: Nov. 24, 7pm

The fourth annual Winter Theatre in Ellicottville Program will be held on Saturday November 24th at the St. Paul’s Lutheran Church at 7 PM. The Olean Community Theater group will perform this show which is filled with popular

Christmas songs. Their voices, combined with dance, will light up your evening and fill your hearts with holiday joy. Tickets are $10.00 (children 12 and under are $5.00) and are available at the Ellicottville Memorial Library, Alexandra’s and at the door on

Saturday evening. For more information, call the library at 699-2842. Funded in part by the New York State Council on the Arts decentralization Regrant Program administered by the Cattaraugus County Arts Council

Book Club at Library

Book Club meets the 2nd Wednesday of the month at 1:30 pm. The November 14th book is “My Name is Mary Sutter” by Robin Oliveira. Contact Bev Webster at 945-4089 for more information.

Christmas In Ellicottville : November 23-25, 2012 : Ellicottville, NY

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Music At Balloons Two Great Bands, One weekend

Opening Reception in Olean “O Brother, Where Art Thou” Works by Wintermantel Family

Cattaraugus County Arts Council will be displaying works by the WIntermantel family at the JCC Cattaraugus County Campus in Olean from November 2 through December 13, 2012. Opening reception is on Friday, November 2 from 6 to 8 pm. Free and open to the public at The Wintermantel family has made a lasting impression on The Davey Z Band This Band is one of Buffalos Up and Coming Bands! they were nominated for Buffalos “Best Rock Band” at the BMA 2008. These guys play everything that makes you wanna dance! The new Lineup includes Joe B on Bass..great bass licks, and great stge presence. Husband and father to a wonderful family! Cass is a native of Romania, has played abroad and has his own cd’s out around the world! This guy kicks out some great guitar licks and his voice is incredible! The Drummer Johnny magnum is an incredible well rounded seasoned drummer who has toured europe, played for buffalo greats such as Ezikiel,Stealin, Strider, White Lies, Fat Brat,and most notobly he was the drummer for that 80’s hair band! He has a great family and is a dedicated dad! ya gotta check out the new lineup..these guys have a whole new show planned for all their fans, props, costume changes, lights , camera , action! Cya soon!

The Davey Z Band will be at Balloons Friday, November 2nd at 7pm. Sandi Pack & East Of Eden A solid blend of veteran musicians that have extended itself into many creative styles of music including Blues, Classic/ Southern Rock and Alternative Country. The band is a stellar combination of award winning talent and well seasoned experience..together with Sandi Pack who earned the distinction of being named Best Female Vocalist in WNY by Buffalo Backstage as well as 2009, 2010AND 2011nominee for Best Female vocalist by Buffalo Music Awards. The band as a whole was nominated as well for Best Rock band by the 2009,2010 and 2011 Buffalo Music Awards and noticeably reflects a deep level of intuition, respect and instinctive interaction between themselves..together delivering extraordinary talent! Local concert goers, fellow musicians, club owners along with outdoor venues and na-

tional acts have opened their arms wide as we continue to recieve incredibly positive feedback and outstanding reviews. This bands presents strong alliance of supporters, multi-talented players and solid vocals mixed with an ever expanding repertoire. Not only have they had the privilege of sharing the stage for concert goers but also continue to sponsor many benefit performances to help individual causes in the WNY area. These include free concerts, fundraisers and jamborees for individuals, as well as Childrens Hospital, American Cancer Society, Veterans Hospital, American Diabetes Association, Women and Childrens Hospital,, Female Musicians Fighting Breast Cancer and the satelite world reknowned EXPOSURE CONCERT to fight domestic abuse! For booking and information: SANDI PACK 716-550-2454 or email: Sandi Pack & East of Eden will be at Balloons Saturday, November 3rd at 6pm.

Christmas Stroll

Unique Celebration in Ellicottville slated for December 1st Experience a very unique, old-fashioned holiday season celebration with the Christmas Stroll. There are many events throughout the day including Santa’s arrival. The day is concludes with a Living Nativity so authentic you’ll be amazed. The kids love the live camel and the Reindog parade!

this region’s creative economy through their contributions to graphic design, fine art, and community involvement. Copley Master Mikel Wintermantel studied at the Rhode Island School of Design and locally with Cole Young. He is renowned for his luminous landscapes, which are shown and collected internationally. Dan Wintermantel’s intensely

creative graphic illustrations have been published in national magazines, have received several ADDY awards, and are collected and revered as the pinnacle of what digital art can be. Brothers by birth and united in creativity, their individual works will be shown for the first time together along with a selection of new collaborative paintings.

Mill Street Gallery Show

Small Works Show “100 for 100(ish)”: November 8 - December 23 Mill Street Art Gallery presents: 100 for 100(ish), a small works show featuring 100 paintings by Barbara Fox, Nance Jackson, and Sean

Huntington at gift prices. November 8 through December 23 at Mill Street Art Gallery, 42 Mill Street, Ellicottville. Come check out an astounding

variety of works by three of the regions best artists. For more information www. or call (716) 244-3806.

E’Ville Open House

The Wildwood in Salamanca Hosts You, Thursday November 15 Wildwood Grill in Salamanca is celebrating its new menu and atmosphere with an open house party on Thursday, November 15 from 6 to 9 pm. Everyone is invited to come out and enjoy a free buffet of sample menu items. A Salamanca fixture since 1870, The Wildwood Grill has gone through many changes in its time. What was once a home, then later the Elks Lodge, it is now the place to go in Salamanca with something for everyone.

The band room now has state of the art sound equipment so you are sure to not miss a beat. Televisions are hanging everywhere so you don’t miss the game winning play. Wildwood’s basement dining area offers a great seat no matter where you sit with stadium like seating mounted on raised concrete slabs. Aside from interior renovations, Wildwood has a new revamped menu; however, the favorites (the chicken wings) are still

there and unchanged. On the menu you will now see a wider selection of appetizers, entrees, salads, and sandwiches. And now if your mouth isn’t already watering, Wildwood now has RIBS. Wildwood Grill is located on 53 Wildwood Avenue, Salamanca. For more information call 716-244-6886 or visit their website at www. thewildwoodgrillsalamanca. com. Come out and see what all the hype is about!

Exercise classes at Library The Ellicottville Memorial Library has a variety of exercise classes being offered throughout the week. Please call or stop by the library for a list of dates and times.

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ECS Sports Boosters

Drive For Your School Ford Fundraiser Check Received


. ) Ford Presentation to the Ellicottville Sports Boosters. A check for $5400 for the Drive For Your School Ford Fundraiser that took place at Open House on September 20. Thank you to everyone that helped and participated. We could not have done it without you!! -Ellicottville Sports Boosters

Holiday Craft Show

“Dream It, Do It”

Senator Young & Dresser Rand Present $10,000 Check to Association OLEAN – Senator Catharine Young (R,C,I- Olean) applauded Dresser-Rand on its 100 year anniversary in Olean, and visited their facility as they presented a $10,000 check to the “Dream It, Do It” campaign, which will be used by the Manufacturers Association of the Southern Tier (MAST) for workforce training. Dresser-Rand’s check presentation coincided with “Manufacturing Day.” “Companies like DresserRand are what help to make our community strong,” said Senator Young. “Not only have they been committed to Olean for 100 years, but they are investing in the area and helping the future labor force get the training they need to find good-paying jobs. Dresser-Rand is in the midst of a very successful period where

are pampered chef, handmade quilts-pillowcases, soaps, raggedy & Andy dolls and so much more Vendors still needed! $15.00 for 8’space. Contact Sandy Pilon at 640-4385 or by email at

HomeCare & Hospic Ornaments Now Available Until Nov 15 Sponsored by Order of the Eastern Star. Goes from 9:30 am until 3:30 pm, Saturday, November 3rd at the Masonic Lodge Hall in Otto, This year’s ornament is NY.

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Local Art at Library

Local artwork on display – the gallery area of the library currently has artwork on display by Judy Leasure, pastel artist from Smethport, PA. Judy specializes in custom pet portraits however she chose a variety of subjects to display this month. Stop by the library and check out these amazing pieces of art.

for the jobs that are available. These technical careers, and reinforcing their importance to the local community and economy, have helped to provide opportunities for our young people to stay here. After a fire in 1912 destroyed their plant in Belmont, Dresser-Rand built a new facility and relocated to Olean. Dresser-Rand is among the largest suppliers of rotating equipment to the worldwide oil, gas, petrochemical and process industries. DresserRand operates manufacturing facilities in the United States, France, United Kingdom, Spain, Germany, Norway and India and has a network of 49 service and support centers covering more than 150 countries.

Tree Of Life Ornaments

Nov 3 Craft Show In Otto, NY: Vendors Still Needed Chili, hot dogs, and hamburgers along with other refreshments will be available. Come and enjoy a hot lunch and browse through our local craft booths. Examples of some of the booths that will be present

they secured the largest contract in the company’s history and added 100 jobs. They area local success story.” Senator Young has long been a champion of manufacturing and, specifically, training for the workforce. She previously secured a $250,000 grant for a manufacturing techniciantraining program run by BOCES. Thanks in part to this $10,000 grant, MAST seeks to increase enrollment in the technical programs offered in Chautauqua, Cattaraugus and Allegany Counties by 30 percent each year to support the labor demands of local manufacturers. One of MAST’s greatest assets is its ability to match the needs of the employers in the area with workers, by training workers, both in high school and beyond,

a pewter star and can be engraved to bear the name of a loved one. The ornament is available for suggested donation of $15.00

LITTLE VALLEY – Area residents are invited to honor their loved ones at the holidays during HomeCare & Hospice’s 17th annual Tree of Life ceremonies. The Tree of Life provides an opportunity for persons who have experienced loss to memorialize a family member or

friend during the holiday season. HomeCare & Hospice annually offers an ornament as an option for remembrance.   This year’s ornament is a pewter star and can be engraved to bear the name of a loved one.  The ornament is available for a suggested donation of $15, with engraving, shipping and handling included. Additional options include giving an ornament as a gift or purchasing a memory tag bearing a name for $5. Orders must be received by Nov. 15 to ensure availability for the Tree of Life ceremony. Trees will be displayed throughout the holiday season. Ornaments hung on the Tree of Life can be taken home after the ceremony or they will be mailed in January. The Tree of Life ceremony will be held at 5:30 p.m. Dec. 4 at Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW) Post 8734, 5460 Route 353. The tree lighting is open to

the public. Ceremonies will also be held in other communities: Arcade 12:30 p.m. Dec. 8 at the Arcade Fire Hall, 145 North St.; Olean -  1 p.m. Dec. 9 at the Total Senior Care Center, 519 N. Union St. Also available are a limited number of Classic Tree of Life ornaments from years past. These ornaments can be purchased an engraved at the special price of $10. While the Classic Ornaments will not be hung on the Tree of Life, they can be picked up or mailed with 2012 ornaments. These ornaments include the 2011 Silvertone Wreath, 2009 Goldtone Photo Frame Tree, 2008 Silvertone Snowflake, 2006 Goldtone Wreath. For more information or an order form, contact Mary Jo Pula at HomeCare & Hospice, 1-800-719-7129, or order online at

LIVE @ BALLOONS The Davey Z Band - Friday, November 2nd, 7-11PM Sandi Pack & East Of Eden Saturday, November 3rd, 6-10PM

The Stevie Project - Friday, November 9th, 7-11PM The Strangers - Saturday, November 10th, 6-10PM

Biscuit Miller - Sunday, November 11th, 5PM Monday: 25¢ Wing Night • Thursday: $1 Taco Thursday Fishy Fridays - Fish Tacos, Fish Sandwiches & Fish Fry Sunday: Bloody Mary Bar

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Architectural Spotlight Happiness is a Home at HoliMont

Story and photos by John Thomas Staff Writer You know something good is coming when the road you’re turning on to is called Holiview. Right there, dead ahead is one of the lifts and some runs at HoliMont. More so than many ski areas HoliMont has embraced the ski-in-ski-out lifestyle, with many of the houses surrounding the resort just steps to the runs. This unit is just a short walk around the corner from the runs. Most of the furnishings are included,

making this a virtually turnkey unit, ready for holiday ski trips, or income property. The main floor sets a cozy contemporary tone with its burber carpeting and wood burning fireplace. Oak trims the fireplace, windows and the sliding glass door that opens to the deck. An oak table is in the generous dining area. Over in the kitchen handsome oak cabinets surround the work area and blend nicely with the light counter tops. A breakfast bar provides separation from the rest of the room. Just off the kitchen is a nice combination

of pantry and broom closet. There is a full bath on this floor as well. Up the stairs is the master sleeping loft. The bed nestles under the sloped roof, and a cut out looks down on the floor below. On the ground floor a nest of cubbies wait by the front door to take ski boots, hats, and gloves in from a great ski day. Both downstairs bedrooms are currently set up with bunk beds to handle the Just steps from the runs at HoliMont the condo offers ski-in-ski-out convenience. kids and their friends. There is a full bath on this floor as well. What more could you want? A turnkey ski condo with enough space, style and practically at HoliMonts front door. It could make for great family holidays, or immediate rental income. Happiness indeed. For more information about this property contact Larry and Louise Oeffling at Ellicottville (Pictured Left to Right) 1. The spacious dining area has plenty of room for the family to gather round. 2. Both downstairs bedrooms are set up with bunk beds to sleep a crowd. Real Estate 716-699-6748

(Pictured Left to Right) 1. The cathedral ceiling in the living adds a touch of space, while the high windows flood the room with light. The sliding glass door opens to a deck. 2. The recessed ceiling in the handsome kitchen adds a touch of flair. 3. The master sleeping loft features a high sloped ceiling and a cut out to look down to the living room.

Beer and Wine Festival

Christmas In Ellicottville

Holiday Valley Resort, the Ellicottville Brewing Company and Southern Tier Brewery will host the 9th Annual Beer and Wine Festival at Holiday Valley’s Yodeler Lodge on Saturday, November 10, 2012 from 3:30 to 7:30 PM. Guests will be able to sample a variety of handcrafted beers from over 30 of the best New York State and American craft breweries and wines from New York, Southern Ontario and Ellicottville vintners. Live music by Big Leg Emma!

This Christmas wonderland begins on Friday, November 23rd. The Village of Ellicottville, a Norman Rockwell painting in the making, will be the background for beautiful strolling choirs harmonizing all our favorite Christmas carols. The smell of hot chocolate, hot apple cider and the decorated windows in this historic 19th century village will bring back thoughts of a Christmas past. As the daylight comes to an end a spectacle unlike any other will appear as the village of Ellicottville comes to life in white Christmas lights and the three story tall Christmas tree is lit up. Throughout the event, activities will include Christmas carolers, reindeer, hot-chocolate,cookie decorating, horse and wagon rides as well as Fire Truck rides with Santa.

9th Annual Held at Holiday Valley’s Yodeler Lodge; Nov. 10, 2012

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Inside Business Track Pit Stop Restaurant Features Homemade Food

By Nicholas Pircio If you’re looking for a spot featuring home-style cooking, you should swing on over to the Pit Stop Restaurant and Bar in Olean. They’re located at 1615 West State Street in Olean, right next door to Tasta Pizza and the miniature golf course. They’ve been in business for four years, and serve up a menu of homemade foods. Patrick and Jen Foster own and operate the Pit Stop, with the assistance of “Sis” Foster, who says she’s, “Just here to help.” She agreed to be interviewed while lunch-time customers were stopping by. Does the younger set do all the work? With a smile in her voice she says, “I’m teaching them.” Sis Foster says the Pit Stop offers all home cooked meals. “Everything’s cooked right on the spot, nothing frozen, except for appetizers like fried mushrooms.” The dishes are

homemade in the kitchen. “Our meat is cut daily, we cook our own beef. We have an older clientele and repeat customers. It’s a homey atmosphere. “ The Pit Stop is a small restaurant, tucked back off the street on the side of the building. There was a difference of opinion about naming the restaurant. Mom favored the “Pour House,” but her young grandson liked the Pit Stop and the name stuck. Sis points out that her son and his family are all NASCAR fans, hence the name. “It’s small and people may wait a little longer for their food, because there’s just my son and me and his son who cook. It’s a small operation.” They offer nightly specials such as liver and onions on Tuesday, crab legs and meatloaf on Wednesday, and Thursday there’s different types of pasta with barbecued ribs. Friday is fish night, while Saturday

features ribs and prime rib. The Pit Stop’s club sandwiches have become quite popular, as have their salads, including Greek salads. Sis Foster notes, “I’m from the old school so I told my son, you pile them up. Nobody goes out of here hungry.” Each entrée comes with a choice of potato, salad, vegetable, roll and butter. “Again, we’re just a mom and pop place. We don’t do much advertising because we try to keep the costs down for our customers.” Sis says the Pit Stop is famous for its home cut fries, which are cut every day. “We order special potatoes, and we have them every day.” The Pit Stop serves lunch from 11 a.m. until 2 p.m. and dinner from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m. They do not serve food Sundays or Mondays. A couple of waitresses help the Foster family run the business. As for the volume of business, Sis Foster says they are holding their own. “We’ve seen a little decline (from previous years) but we pay the bills. It’s very hard today to maintain a good menu, an inexpensive menu. It does us good to see the older people come in.” Patrick Foster did all the work himself to remodel the interior. Ola Mae Gayton, who used to operate “No Match” Southern Cookin’ at the same location, has been back to visit “and she couldn’t get over that it’s the same building,” says Sis. “It’s a friendly neighborhood restaurant.”

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Ceramic Art Classes

Upcoming Classes At Art On Main Gallery In Allegany Ramp up your creativity and use your own life as a springboard for ideas .Creative Ceramics with Audrey Dowling begins December 8. Origami Paper Sculpture with Robert Taylor begins October 20.

Pottery for the People with Anne Mormile begins October 18. Practical Foundations of Digital Photography with Joelle Wolters begins November 4. Creative Journaling with Debra Eck begins November 20.

Paper Sculptures with Patricia Eckstrom begins December 13. For more information and pre-registration, please go to Art on Main Gallery and Store is located at 100 West Main Street, Allegany.

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E’ville Eagles Varsity Football Play Off win Vs. Panama Last Week By Tammy Grinols

Pride, Prayer and Perserverance – These were the three emotions running through this football mom’s mind after the Ellicottville Eagles Varsity Football play off win Vs. Panama last week. It is with unbelievable pride that we the parents of the nine Senior - as well as the rest of the team’s parents and supporters looked upon our young men’s pure joy of accomplishing what everyone considered the impossible – RALPH WILSON STADIUM! Flash back around 10 years to a group of many of these same young men (and a couple of young women who are also Seniors this year) during their very first year of Pee Wee football. (For those of you who were there with us, you will know where I am going with this). When this group of young men began their football career, most parents put their boys on the soccer field, not wanting to risk the physical game of football for their sons. But for a very few parents, their sons would not hear of playing anything but their beloved game of football. With our son, it was when he was only four years old on his first soccer team. All it took for him was to gaze across the soccer field at the Ellicottville Town Park and seeing the Pee

Wee/Midget football players practicing. With wide eyes and extreme excitement he told his Dad, “ I want to play that!” Thus began a passion for football above all else. He and his friends waited impatiently for their 8th birthday so they could finally play. When the time finally came for this small group of boys, there were only 13 kids who came out for the team. They got their wish – they were literally almost always on the football field! With only two subs, they had to play in the worst conditions, sick or hurt so they could go on with the season. This is when the parents began to pray! It was quite something to see these boys in action! At times they had to play teams that outnumbered them 3 to 1 and still they brought their whole heart and soul to play. Time and time again they were roughed up, beaten down and just plain exhausted, still they persevered. To the parents who now have Pee Wee/Midget players – it was these Senior’s and varsity players who brought about the game mantra of “Never quit, never give up!” They never did, this select group of boys, and Ralph Wilson Stadium (RICH) is their just reward of many a game played, many a time being beaten, but NEVER giving up! It took extreme dedication and love of the game to take the lumps

that these kids were dished and to still want to continue playing. As parents, it was extremely difficult to watch our children get beat up, down and all around during some games. More than one of us told them that they didn’t need to continue playing if they didn’t want to, but, we left it up to them and they kept on fighting. Our son told us simply, “ My team is counting on me.” That was that for this close knit group of boys. Years have passed since that first eventful year. Although our boys still took a lot of lumps in the years following, they have all been proud leaders of our team whether they were up or down. Our son has always cheered the loudest and supported his team in any way that he could as have this handful of Senior’s that are going to the championship this year. It is a rare thing to have our roles reversed, but, as I looked around me at the other parents that I have cheered and cried beside over the years, I saw the same emotions on the faces of each of these parents as I was feeling of pride and absolute joy. These boys have become our heroes and win or lose at Rich, these boys are all unparalleled champions, and we are all so proud of what fine young men they have all become. Now get out there and kick some butt! GO EAGLES!

Music Classes at Library “Growing with Music” Class Wednesday Mornings for Children

Growing With Music Class – Classes will meet at the Library on Wednesday mornings from 10:00 am until 11:00 am. This music and movement class for preschool age children is designed to facilitate developmental skills through the magic of music. Children play various rhythm instruments, use their imagination and sing old-time favorites while sharing special moments with a parent. For more information, contact Terri Steinbar at 257-9619.

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Fall Fun(d) Raiser

Springville’s Boys & Girls Club Features BackBeat ‘64

BackBeat ‘64 is Buffalo’s newest Beatle Tribute band. They cover the entire timeline of the Beatles including post Beatle solo music. Sit back and enjoy the hits at The Boys & Girls Club of Springville’s Fall Fun(d) Raiser on November 17.

The Boys & Girls Club of Springville announces their “Fall Fun(d) Raiser,” featuring the Beatles tribute band “BackBeat ’64” with a special appearance by JT and Jon Law. BackBeat’64 is Buffalo’s newest Beatle Tribute band. They cover the entire timeline of the Beatles including post Beatle solo music. Sit back and enjoy the “hits” and those “other”

songs of the Beatles that you rarely hear. The Fall Fun(d) Raiser will also feature a Chinese Auction, Silent Auction, and a 50/50 raffle. We are excited to announce that a featured silent auction item is a weekend at a cabin in the Adirondacks. Several local restaurants including: Julie’s Pizzeria & Restaurant, the Fireside Inn, the Colden Inn,

Main Street Pizza and Ponderosa will be featuring their food at the Fall Fun(d) Raiser. Beer tastings are provided by Gordon Biersch Restaurant and Brewery and wine tastings are provided by Willow Creek Wines. All this is included in the one low presale admission price of $25 and $30 at the door. Dance the night away to all your favorite Beatles tunes and enjoy the area’s best food, beer and wine, all to support the Boys & Girls Club of Springville. The event will be held at the East Concord Volunteer Fire Departments Recreation Hall at 9413 Genesee Road, East Concord on Nov 17.. Doors open at 7:00 pm. Festivities begin at 7:30pm. Tickets can be purchased at: the Boys & Girls Club of Springville @ 63 Maple Road and at Julies Pizzeria Springville. Tickets can also be purchased online at For more info contact: jimhoweconcerts@ or 716-794-1542.

Rehearsals Begin

Cantata Children’s Choir Rehearsals Start Nov 4 On Sunday, Nov. 4th, rehearsals will begin for the Community Christmas Cantata’s Children’s Chorus. Annette Ieda, the group’s director, will teach the children their music from 2:30 until 3:00, following the adult

rehearsal at the United Church on Elizabeth Street. The choir will practice weekly until the concert on Dec. 16th, at 3:00 at the United Church. Any child in grades 2 though 8 who loves to sing is encouraged to

join the Children’s Choir for the Ellicottville Community Cantata. (There will be no rehearsal on Sunday, Nov. 25th.) For more information, please call Annette Ieda, 699-6338 or HNM Church at 599-2592.



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Health And Wellness Fair Community Fair Scheduled For November

OLEAN -- The Greater Olean Area Chamber of Commerce and Bene-Care Agency will be hosting a health and wellness fair on Wednesday, November 14, from Noon-3 PM at the JCCOlean Campus’ Cutco Theater. This fair is way to promote its many health and wellness members while supporting a healthier community. 
 Vendor space is available and priorities are given to those that may provide health and medical screenings, which include dental, vision, blood pressure, child immunizations, senior health, smoking cessation and asthma; chiropractors, hospice

care, massage therapists, nutritional food options, and are GOACC members.

 “GOACC and Bene-Care Agency are teaming up to bring wellness options and healthy incentives to our members and the public. This event will be an opportunity for our members to introduce their services to the local Community and connect with them on an individual basis.  Health is something that affects everyone, every age,” Brenda Kasperski, GOACC Health Insurance Administrator said.
 Also during the health fair, GOACC and Bene-Care will

present the Health Insurance Open Enrollment options for its members enrolled in GOACC’s programs. Open enrollment refers to the period of time during which all members of the Chamber’s group health insurance plan have the opportunity to enroll in certain benefit programs or switch providers. Certain exceptions apply for our member employer groups’ insurance plans that renew on a different date than January 1st.
  For more information on the health fair, please contact the Greater Olean Area Chamber of Commerce at 716/372-4433.

Holiday Contest

GOACC Announces Two Contest This Season

OLEAN -- Greater Olean Area Chamber of Commerce announces it will host two contests this holiday season – Gingerbread House Contest and Business Holiday Lighting Contest.
 The Olean Center Mall and GOACC present the 2012 Santa Claus Lane Gingerbread House Contest.  You can enter your Gingerbread House, which may not be larger than 18 1/2 inches by 18 1/2 inches.  The contest entry deadline is December 7th, 3 PM.  Gingerbread houses will be judged on December 8th at the Olean Center Mall on creativity, appearance, and details.  Winners will be selected in three categories professional, amateur, and youth (16 and under).  Winners will win a $50.00 Greater Olean Area Chamber of Commerce gift certificate.
Entrants need to bring completed entry form (from GOACC) and gingerbread house to the Olean Center Mall office, 400 North Union Street, Olean, Monday, December 3 - 7 during the hours of 9 AM - 2 PM and 4 - 7 PM.  The Gingerbread

Houses will be on display in the mall from December 7 14. Entrants may pick up their houses after December 14. 
 GOACC is making the holiday season more festive for residents and shoppers in the greater Olean area. In addition to arranging for the holiday lights, which shine over the downtown, GOACC and National Grid Co. are sponsoring a contest to determine the area’s bestdecorated businesses.  
 To be eligible, businesses (building, windows, interior) must be located in the Allegany, Hinsdale, Olean, Portville, or Westons Mills area. Criteria include a presentation of a welldecorated building/window/ interior, additional points for originality, color and design, mechanical fixtures, etc.   The contest entry deadline is December 7, 2012.  Judging will begin on December 9 through December 14 by a panel of judges. 
Winners will be selected in three categories: building, windows, and interior.  Winners will win a $50.00 Greater Olean Area Chamber of Commerce

gift certificate. Winners will be announced on December 16, 2012.
 GOACC would like participants to follow these Holiday Lighting Tips to best protect yourself and your business: Verify that each string of lights carries the official Underwriter’s Laboratories; Take time to inspect your lights before plugging them in; Throw away suspect or damaged strings; Verify that all strings designated for outdoor use are weatherproofed lights and wires; Do not overload electric sockets; Use different sockets to plug in multiple lights to balance the load; Set lights to a timer system so that they turn on and off, or be certain to shut off lights when you are asleep or not at home; and Hang lights and lamps so that they are not in contact with branches, paper, ornaments, decorations, or other flammable items. 
 For more information regarding Santa Claus Lane or other Greater Olean Area events and activities, please call 716-372-4433 or email santa@


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Diabetes Education Workshops

9:00 a.m. – Noon • Education Center The Diabetes Workshop is a comprehensive program that offers education to assist people with Diabetes better manage their disease. An order from your physician is required for participation. Most insurances partially or completely pay the fee for the workshop.

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6:30 p.m. • Education Center

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The Diabetes Support Group provides information on a variety of topics for anyone with an interest in diabetes. The meetings are free and open to the public, no registration is needed.


Total Joint Class

10:00 a.m. • Sub-Acute Rehab Department The Total Joint Replacement Class provides individuals who are scheduled to receive, or are considering joint replacement surgery with information including surgical insights and rehabilitation.


Sleep Apnea Awareness Meeting 5:30 p.m. • The Hampton Inn

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Brush Pick Up Reminder Reminder To Village Residents

Next Monday, (November 5) is the last scheduled day for 2012 to place brush and leaves at curbside for collection by the Village. Once again, brush and leaves is the ONLY such vegetation, which may be

placed for such collection. The last Monday of November, (November 26), is also the last scheduled Major Trash Day for 2012. Starting December 1, there will be no parking allowed on

Monroe Street and Washington Street from 4:00 a.m. to 6:00 a.m. This restriction continues until March 31st. Parking tickets will be issued for violations. - Howard T. Gifford, Village Constable

Catt. Co.’s Got Talent

Auditions Tuesday, Nov. 13 & 17- 3-5pm, at Salamanca High School The 2012 Cattaraugus County’s Got Talent is open to any student within Cattaraugus County with an appropriate act! Auditions are on Tuesday, November 13 from 10 am to noon AND Saturday, November 17 from 3 pm to 5pm in the

Salamanca High School Auditorium. Semi-Finals take place on Friday, November 30 from 6pm to 9pm in the Salamanca High School Auditorium. Tickets will be $3.00 at the door. The Finals are on Saturday,

December 7 from 7 pm to 9pm in the Salamanca High School Auditorium. Tickets will be $7.00 at the door. Master of Ceremonies will be Dustan Whitcomb. PRIZES: 1st place is $300, 2nd place is $200, and 3rd place is $100.

Annual Christmas Bazaar St. Aloysius Regional Holds 46th Annual Bazaar Nov 17

St. Aloysius Regional School will hold its 46th Annual Christmas Bazaar on Saturday, Nov. 17 from 8am to 4pm and Sunday, Nov. 18 from 10am to 3pm in the Parish Hall, Franklin St., Springville. As always, this year’s Christmas Bazaar promises to offer something for everyone. Find that one special item at the Holiday Gift Shop or among the many handcrafted and homemade items for sale. Shop the Next-to-New Booth; buy a live potted plant; or satisfy your

craving for traditional holiday sweets and other baked goods at the Sweet Shoppe. View and purchase pieces in the Gallery of Student Art; enter to win the $1000 Money Raffle with 12 Days of Christmas mystery prizes each valued at $100 or more; or participate in the always spectacular Theme Basket Auction. Stop in for lunch. Saturday’s menu includes: beef on wick, pizza, hot dogs, broccoli cheese soup, and a variety of other goodies.

Mountain Auction

Featuring South Carolina Getaway and Sports Memorabilia ST. BONAVENTURE, N.Y— This year’s Mountain Auction to benefit Mt. Irenaeus will feature travel packages, sports memorabilia and gourmet dinners, among other offerings of local products and services. Reservations for the annual auction are now being accepted by contacting Michelle Marcellin at 716-375-2096. The 2012 Mountain Auction will be held Saturday, Nov. 3, in Doyle Hall on the St. Bonaventure University campus and supports the work of Mt. Irenaeus and the Franciscan friars who welcome people from all faith traditions. The event begins with a 5 p.m. Mass in the University Chapel, Doyle Hall, followed by the auction at 6 p.m.   The auction features an evening with more than 200 gifts, most offered by silent auction and a select few in the exciting, fast-moving verbal auction. Dan Carter will be the

auctioneer for the verbal portion of the auction. Among the getaway locations are use of a condo at Little Oak Island near Charleston, S.C., and a week’s stay in the White Mountains of Arizona. Also offered will be an archery-hunting package at Mt. Irenaeus and an overnight stay in Pittsburgh. Among the local packages will be a family membership to the Cuba Lake Yacht Club, lessons for the 2013 sailing season and a cocktail party for 25 at a Cuba Lake Home.   Silent auction gifts range from small appliances, holiday décor and passes to regional zoos and parks, to Cutco products, electronics, golf passes and gift baskets. For the sports fan, a variety of items will be presented including autographed items from the Buffalo Sabres and basketballs signed by members of the men’s and women’s 20112012 SBU basketball teams.

For those driven to bid by their stomach, edible gifts include fresh lobsters from Massachusetts, gourmet dinners, and a pie-of-the-month offering from Sr. Regina Aman, O.S.F., of St. Mary of the Angels Church in Olean.   The Mountain’s Franciscan friars will be donating some of their specialties: a hike and lunch with Br. Joe Kotula, O.F.M., homemade blueberry jam by Br. Kevin Kriso, O.F.M., currant bread by Fr. Lou McCormick, O.F.M., and home-brewed beer by Fr. John Coughlin, O.F.M.   Reservations will be accepted on a first-come, first-served basis and will be accepted until the auction is sold out. The cost is $50 per person and includes cocktails, buffet, passed hors d’oeuvres and desserts. Auction proceeds aid the Mountain’s endowment and support the general operating fund. For more information about Mt. Irenaeus, visit  

Sunday’s menu features Krolick’s chicken barbecue starting at 11am. Call the school 592-7002 for prices and presale orders. Start your holiday shopping, enjoy some great food, and support St. Aloysius Regional School all in one trip. St. Aloysius families will serve food and students will be available to help carry purchases Schedule For The Chambers 6 Week Seminar Series to your car. All proceeds go directly to the school. Spend OLEAN – GOACC’s 31st, 8 AM - Leveraging Leadership Skills 2013; your afternoon at the 46th membership committee began Social Media Networks to your February 20th – LEGAL Annual Christmas Bazaar. hosting seminars every six advantage, Tips and Tricks! SURVIVAL Tips for Your weeks September 2011. Each with presenter Mike Kintner. Business in this Economy; and seminar featured a topic of Attendees will learn to make April 3rd – MARKETINGTips concern to our membership. social media “connect” for your and Strategies. They were held at the Chamber business; new ways to grow The seminars, held at the office at no cost for Chamber your business you may not have Chamber office-120 North members. thought of; and how to define Union Street, Olean, NY, are Sponsored By Little Valley Volunteer Fire Department The seminar series is back your strategy and create your FREE for members, with a 150 tables of merchandise Refreshments available, armed must be completed prior to all for 2012-2013 and begin last plan before taking the plunge $10 charge for non-GOACC month with the topic of ‘BE into social media. members, but are limited in including sporting goods, security, plenty of parking. firearm sales. Other seminars include: attendees. For more information firearms, accessories, fishing Cattaraugus County Pistol This event will be held at READY’ for DISASTER/ equipment and game calls. Permit Clerk will be available Cattaraugus County Fairgrounds EMERGENCIES - how to make December 12th - SELF or to make a reservation, please The place to be for fishermen, both days. A national instant in Little Valley on November 3 your business disaster ready. DEFENSE Skills in Sixty contact GOACC at 372-4433 or Next up is Wednesday, October Minutes; January 16th – email hunters, collectors and trappers. criminal background check through the 4th.

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Catt. Co. Board Of Elections Office Extends Hours

Cattaraugus County Election Commissioners Sue A. Fries and Kevin C. Burleson offered October 31 that the central office in Little Valley will remain open until 7 pm on Thursday, November 1 and from 9 am until noon Saturday November 3 to accommodate those persons who may need to apply for an absentee ballot. Any voter who will be absent from the county due to occupation, education, vacation

or who has a permanent physical disability or illness that would not allow them to go to the polls on election day is eligible to receive an absentee ballot. The last day to apply in person, if previously registered is Monday, November 5, the day before the November 6 General Election. The last day to have registered to vote was October 12 as has the last day to apply for an absentee by mail. An absentee

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Cattaraugus County Polling Places 2012 Allegany, District 1: Allegany Village Municipal Building, 106 East Main Street, Allegany (373-1460); District 2, 3, and 5: Allegany Community Center, 188 West Main Street, Allegany (373-2310); District 4: Allegany Town Highway Municipal Building (Court Room), 3790 Birch Run Road (373-3670) East Otto: East Otto Town Hall, 9014 East Otto Springville Road, East Otto (257-9875) Ellicottvile: Ellicottville Fire Hall, One Lyn Weishan Drive, Ellicottville (699-2717) Great Valley, District 1: Killbuck Volunteer Fire Hall, 3790 Killbuck Road, Killbuck (945-3232); District 2: Great Valley Town Hall, 4808 Route 219, Great Valley (945-4200 ext

100) Humphrey: Humphrey Town Hall, 4500 Humphrey Road, Humphrey (945-2319) Little Valley: Little Valley Fire Hall, (Meeting Room), 101 Third Street, Little Valley (9386646) Portville, District 1: Village of Portville VFD Hall, 15 South Main Street, Portville (9336179); District 2: Westons Mills Community Center, 1310 Route 417, Westons Mills (372-1995) Randolph, District 1 and 2: Randolph Fire Hall, 70 Main Street, Randolph (358-9300) Red House: Red House Town Hall, 8642 Lonkto Hollow Road, Red House (354-5052) Salamanca: Salamanca Town Hall, 4295 Center Street Ext., Salamanca (945-4775) South Valley: South Valley

Town Hall, 11888 Sawmill Run Road, South Valley (354-2090) Yorkshire, District 1: Yorkshire Fire Hall, 12211 Church Street, Yorkshire (492-4470); District 2: Yorkshire Town Hall, 82 South Main Street, Delevan (492-4831) City Of Salamanca, Ward 1: Hillview Manor (Recreation Room), 28 Chestnut Street, Salamanca (945-0170); Ward 2: Hillview Homes Community Center, 69 Iroquois Drive, Salamanca (945-3820); Ward 3: Salamanca Municipal Bldg, Court Room (back entrance) 225 Wildwood Ave; Ward 4: United Congregational Methodist Church (basement / social hallrear) 134 Broad St. (945-2120); Ward 5: Prospect Elementary School, 300 Prospect Ave, Salamanca (945-5170)


You can put your new knowledge to the test on Saturday as Imbibers can try over 100 hand-crafted beers from over 30 of the best New York State and American craft breweries and wines from New York, Southern Ontario and Ellicottville vintners. The festivities will take place at Holiday Valley’s Yodeler Lodge on Saturday, November 10, 2012 from 3:30 to 7:30 p.m. Big Leg Emma will be on hand to provide the live music. Brewers will include: Sierra Nevada, Magic Hat, Great Lakes, Erie Brewing, Saranac, Southern Tier, Ellicottville Brewing, John Harvard’s, Ithaca, Roerhbac, Woodchuck, Custom Beer Crafters, Butter Nutts, Original Sin Cider, Harpoon, Voodoo, Smutty Nose, Long Trail, Hebrew and Otter Creek and many more. If you prefer to wine and dine then fear not as there will local New York wineries will be there as well including the Winery of

EVL, 21 Brix, Willow Creek, Schultze, Lenoard Oaks, Glenora, Fulkerson, Merrit and Miles Winery. The price of admission is $45 and each ticket includes a $5 food voucher. The presale rate is available until November 2. Ticket sales will be limited so be sure to purchase your ticket early. If there are tickets available after November 2 the price is $55. You can get your tickets in advance online ( HolidayValley/info/beer-winefestival.aspx) or at Wegmans in person. For those of us who plan on being over-served or just don’t feel like walking, complimentary shuttle service will be provided from the Inn at Holiday Valley, Tamarack Club, Alpine Meadows, Wildflower and Snow Pine Village. Various lodging packages are also available and can be found in detail at the website given above.

Cont. From Cover stations opening at 7:00 PM. The evening will showcase combinations of nationally recognized craft beers and classic seasonally focused cuisine. This year’s event will be unique in that it will be an informal and intimate Brew Master Meet & Greet. This chance will allow you to meet Brewers from various micro-breweries and ask them questions about their techniques and products. The foods have been selected to go perfectly with the nuances of the craft beer flavors as they serve as a complement and counterpoint for these selections. The Brewers will be more than happy to explain the flavors and pairings to those of use with an inexperienced palate. Tickets are $65 per person.


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By John Thomas Staff Writer So many of us have wonderful memories of Christmas morning: waking up with presents under the tree and a fine holiday dinner. But for many families in Western New York this is just a dream. There are struggling families that can’t afford the joys that make Christmas memories. Imagine the disappointment of a child who wakes up Christmas morning and finds no present under the tree. But Santa Clause can still find those people in need. Each year at this time Family Support for Ellicottville sponsors Santa’s workshop. An event where struggling families may pick out gifts for their children, This is a highly confidential event, the names of those families are not reveled to the event organizers. Santa’s workshop is held in a secret location that is gayly decorated for the holiday season. The families are greeted by Santa’s elves who escort the parents to a private waiting area to have some refreshments. Other elves help the children pick out presents for their parents, and each other. Later the parents pick out gifts for their children. All the presents are privately wrapped so no one can see who is getting what. The children and parents can make a donation if they can contribute. As they leave they are provided

A wagon will be set up in front of Gin Mill to accept the donations. Those who attend are asked to provide an unwrapped present. They can be for every age and gender; parents, teenagers, and children. Some ideas would be flashlights, tools, hats, scarves, toiletries, watches, cologne and perfume, toys, electronics, notebooks, stationary, and games This is always a fun and festive event with no telling what may happen. The fun begins at 6:00.

with food for a fine holiday dinner. Each year the wider community is asked to support this special event. On November 30th at the Gin Mill will be the seventh annual Irish Christmas. The event, organized by Bob McCarthy is a rollicking evening of music, stories, and auctions. Up for auction will be some of Bob’s hand made bird houses, and tables, as well as Irish scarves, hat, sweaters, and walking sticks. Again this year will be the ever popular pie auction. Entertainment will be provided by Jerry Dixon, a one-man-band known in Ireland as a Scanchai. He and Bob McCarthy will delight the crowd with music and Irish tails. A wagon will be set up in front of Gin Mill to accept the donations. Those who attend are asked to

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provide an unwrapped present. They can be for every age and gender; parents, teenagers, and children. Some ideas would be flashlights, tools, hats, scarves, toiletries, watches, cologne and perfume, toys, electronics, notebooks, stationary, and games This is always a fun and festive event with no telling what may happen. The fun begins at 6:00. Donations of gifts or cash may be made at 47 Elizabeth St. between 10:am and 3:00pm, or call Kegs at 699-8758. Please drop all gifts off by November 30th. For more information call Mila Szpaicher 979-9649. If you are unable to attend you can send a donation to Family Support for Ellicottville, PO Box 1465, Ellicottville, New York, 14731. The Rotary club of Ellicottville is organization behind Family Support for Ellicottville.

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From Cover By Nicholas Pircio, 95.7 FM, WPIG The Town of Mansfield looks to be in pretty good shape for the coming winter, despite a recent fire that caused over one million dollars in damage to the town’s highway barn on Maples Road and the equipment stored inside. The town is coping with their loss of heavy equipment by doing what they can. Town Supervisor Robert Keis says ultimately they will be fine. “Fortunately, we have another building which was out back of the building that burned. The building that burned was our primary building that had our highway department office and break area for the employees. That’s where the trucks were being kept. The building we had out back was actually a cold storage building where we kept the summer stuff during the winter and the winter stuff in the summer. Fortunately, we had a couple of our plow trucks out there, some of our sanders were out there, and we had


Cont. From Cover In order to fully comply with Village Planning Board requirements that call for the closing of the existing Elizabeth Street entrance, Sprague has completely removed the old plant entrance driveway and replaced it with a narrow walking path landscaped with newly planted trees and grassy areas. The newly constructed main entrance driveway to the facility is now from the Fillmore Street side. Although closing down the old entrance will help to divert traffic flow away from the Elizabeth Street residential area, it also created some safety concerns about navigating the corner at Fillmore and Rt. 219. At a recent Village Board meeting, Sprague representatives requested a safety review and discussion about how to remedy the awkward, back angle turn


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it was too expensive. Instead, chamber members said they would be interested in working on a community bike-riding event. Another festival discussed was this year’s Fall Fest. Officials said the event has become like two individual festivals, with the chamber hosting a craft show and other daytime events, and the evening becoming a drinking party. Officials from area bars will meet next week to discuss how to curb concerns such as underage drinking, open container law violations and more. Officials e said the Cattaraugus County n

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some other equipment out there. So we didn’t lose everything. We lost 50% of our snow fighting force, but we still have two trucks. And we already have gotten another loader in.” So Mansfield is in pretty good shape. Town officials are meeting with their insurance company, which continues to estimate the damage to the building, the trucks and equipment. Keis says, “They’ve sent me a substantial check to get started and do some things. We’re getting out building set up out back so that we have a place to work from this winter. Hopefully, we’ll find a plow truck soon.” Surrounding communities have offered help. According to Keis, “If we get into some hard weather, we may end up calling one of the surrounding towns and say, can you plow this road and this road for us, because we’re getting pounded over here and we’re missing a truck. Or, we’re already missing a truck and we have a truck break down, you can get in trouble that way too. So we’ll be in good shape. Overall, under the circumstances, we’re fortunate we’re as good as we are. We have no debt, so we have no restrictions there if we

have to borrow a little bit of money to do whatever we need to do. We have a plan, we’ve put everything together. The board has met and we’ll be good.” As to what started the fire; it appears to have been an electrical problem in one of the vehicles. Keis noted that each vehicle’s got 50-100 gallons of diesel fuel in it, combined with rubber tires, a wooden ceiling, and a wooden truss building. “It was hot, it was one intense fire.” Mansfield will definitely rebuild its highway barn, but not until spring. Keis says, “I want to look at the whole situation, I don’t want to hurry up and throw something back up. Right now, we have an opportunity to make it exactly what we want it to be for the next fifty years. The positioning of the old building, I think we can improve on. We can make the lot more usable and more accessible, by changing the positioning of the building that was there. We’ll get a building designed over the course of the winter and make a decision as to where the building’s going to be located. We’ll probably get some bids out after the first of the year for the construction of the building so that as soon as spring breaks, we’ll be right back to building again.”

required for vehicles to turn off of Rt. 219 and onto Fillmore Street and it is still waiting to be resolved. Interior work is moving along at a brisk pace as well. The biggest and most anticipated tenant is Tim and Bonnies Pizza & Bowling and Kody Sprague reports that, “The lanes are in, pin-setters installed, TV’s mounted and scoring machines set”. He also mentioned that the grand opening date is still a bit fluid because the owners, Tim and Bonnie Gary, “want to make sure that everything is done right so that their grand opening will be flawless”. Barring no major construction interruptions, they are confident the grand opening will be sometime in November and are starting to book parties. Sprague said that overall, “Construction has been going well. In a major redevelopment like this, things constantly pop up. There are just so many things happening at once that having a few issues here and there are unavoidable”. One of the more significant construction setbacks was finding out that the existing electrical service was not big

enough to power up the new bowling alleys, and they had to run a temporary 200 amp service till the permanent power source could be installed. So far, Sprague is seeing a lot of interest in the remaining retail/office space he has available. One of the new tenants to his building, as well as to the Ellicottville area, is JCR Medical Services. They are a medical billing and management company that plans to have 5 to 6 employees and will be located in the space next to the restaurant. Another signed tenant is the SAN Group, which operates a network of independent insurance agencies. There are five other committed tenants, but Sprague wants to wait till he gets closer to the grand opening date to announce who they are. As far as other potential tenants, Sprague says “I have two other businesses I am in serious discussions with, and a couple other large tenants that I’ve been working with”, noting that despite all the interest in his large building, “we still have a lot of space available!”

Sheriff’s Department reported 30 calls the weekend of the festival including three fights and two driving while intoxicated incidents. They said that number is not far off from any busy weekend. Despite that, the concern remains incidents that did not involve police. Ideas to curb concerns include prohibiting drinks being brought into the village. One area business owner said during clean up from the festival, officials saw cups not used by area establishments, making them think people are bringing their own beverages into the festival leading to open container violations. A cordoned-off entrance was an idea to prohibit the beverages from being brought into the festival. Discussing enforcement with police was also mentioned as an idea to

improve the festival. Others said messages to festivalgoers should be sent that Ellicottville is not a place where anyone can come, despite their age, to get drunk. Business representatives agreed that their establishments, charities and the village benefit from the event they do not want to see end. “It’s a real shot in the arm,” said Ms. Solly, adding, however, officials have to “reign in” what’s happening. Other events planned for the upcoming year include the return of the International Bowhunters in 2014 and 2015, a Harley owners’ convention in July and more. New festival ideas being contemplated and suggested by a local business owner includes a country western festival with square dancing and line dancing, geocaching and more.

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. d d At 6pm on Nov. 17, the e Cattaraugus County Arts , Council will open its doors at e 100 Main Street in Allegany , for the vent of the year, our s second annual 5x7 Exhibition e and Sale fundraiser. The CCAC y walls will be embellished with hundreds of dazzling, h multicolored, easy-to-frame . 5” x 7” works of art hung in r a must-be-seen grid. For only e $10 at the door, attendees r will be treated to appetizers l by Sheila Darrow and happy u hour refreshments as they vie d for their favorites to take home t for their own viewing pleasure , . e y

or as one-of-a kind gifts. Each piece will sell for $25. To level the playing field, all work will be displayed anonymously in order for supporters to purchase works for pure pleasure. Of course, artists will identify themselves on the back of each work. Attendees who want to ensure getting their top choice can purchase a first-pick ticket. CCAC is selling just 30 of the first-pick tickets for $50 (includes admission). Each first-pick buyer will have one minute to claim their favorite pieces for $25 us, this will be a great investment,

plus making your picks is really fun. 6:00-7:00pm Preview of artwork; appetizers and refreshments served 7-7:30pm 30 first-pick tickets drawn in random order. Each ticket holder has one minute to choose up to five pieces of artwork. 7:30-9:00pm Sale open to everyone 8:00pm Checkout opens 9:00pm Event closes but artwork will remain on sale until December 31. For more information visit

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Community Calender November 2 Austrian Folk Music: Hans Wieland und die 43er St. Bonaventure – This group from the mountains of Salzburg plays traditional Austrian folk music, including some original yodelers. From 7:30pm to 9pm. November 2-4 2012 Psychic Fair Weekend at The Historic Dudley Hotel Salamanca - The upcoming annual Psychic Fair Weekend in Salamanca features psychics, spiritual healers, and tarot card readers, who may have the answers you seek. November 3-4 2012 Little Valley Volunteer Fire Dept. Fall Sportsmen’s Show Little Valley – 150 tables of merchandise including sporting goods, firearms, accessories, fishing equipment and game calls.

November 6 November 3-4 Annual Election Day East Otto Country Associates 2012 Roast Beef Diner. Holiday Open House Little Valley – East Otto Country has Machias- Diner will be served from been offering quality handmade and 4-7pm. Including Roast Beef & Gravy, homegrown treasures to the public for Mashed Potatoes, Pie & more. Diner cost $9.00 and takes place at the over two decades. Machais United Methodist Church on Main St. November 3 Seneca Allegany Events Center November 9 Presents Gary Allan Salamanca – The strength and emotion 9th Annual Beer and Wine Festival 2012 in Gary Allan’s music is like no other. Catch his powerful hits like, “Watching Holiday Valley – Over 30 of the best breweries and wineries in Western Airplanes,” “Best I Ever Had”, and New York and Southern Ontario. “Nothin’ On But The Radio” November 4 4th Annual Great Pumpkin Shoot Olean- This years’ benefit will support the Joint Veteran’s Van Service of Cattaraugus & Allegany Counties. The van provides service to and from the local VA Hospitals.

November 12 Healthy Holidays Health Fair Olean- From 1-5pm at the OGH Education Center. Nutrition Services – Meal Planning, Rehab Services, Chest Pain Center, Imaging Services and so much more. Call 375-7518 for more info.

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Home for the Holidays - the fourth annual Winter Theatre in Ellicottville Program will be held on Saturday November 24th at the St. Paul’s Lutheran Church at 7 PM. The Olean Community Theater group will perform this show which is filled with popular Christmas songs. Their voices, combined with dance, will light up your evening and fill your hearts with holiday joy. Tickets are $10.00 (children 12 and under are $5.00) and are available at the Ellicottville Memorial Library, Alexandra’s and at the door on Saturday evening. For more information, call the library at 6992842. Funded in part by the New York State Council on the Arts decentralization Regrant Program administered by the Cattaraugus County Arts Council

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