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Volume 09 ~ Issue 13
Local Music Showcase
Performing Arts’ Center Annual Fundraiser
Lakeside Drive, Bemus Point (716) 386-7000 Legends Live Friday, August 26, 2016 @ 8PM Think Pink Floyd Saturday, Aug. 27, 2016 @ 8PM Jersey Sun., August 28, 2016 @ 2:30PM The Diamond Project Fri., September 2, 2016 @ 8PM Labor Day Finale W/Fireworks Sat., Sept. 3, 2016 @ 6:30PM Classic Rock All Stars Sun., September 4, 2016 @ 8PM
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6pm-2am. This is Infinity’s largest fundraiser of the year, featuring Infinity Visual and Performing dozens of local musical talents, Arts, Inc. is holding its 13th and being held at 13 different annual Local Music Showcase venues in downtown Jamestown. on Saturday, September 10 from See MUSIC Page 9 By, Jetka Wanner
Event Fills 2 Parks with Activities Sept. 23-25
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The Abyssinian Mass Friday, Aug. 26th @ 8:15PM
Every Friday & Saturday on the Deck - Rockin Robin
Annual Event: Reserve Your Lobsters in Advance Jetka Wanner
During the weekend of September 30 -October 2, Guppy’s Restaurant in Bemus Point will be hosting its 8th annual Clambake. Clams, local corn, seafood bisque, and live whole lobsters from Maine will be available to guests starting at 3:30pm each day. Guests must reserve their lobsters in advance, and can call Guppy’s at (716) 386-4422 starting September 1st. Each lobster reservation requires a $10 deposit. Each Clambake meal features clams, corn, redskin potatoes, and seafood bisque. Other menu options available See GUPPY’S Page 4
Wine Festival in N. East PA The Choice Hits High Note
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This year’s festival events include free winery tours, live entertainment, grape stomping, a 5K run, and a cruise-in car show on Sunday in Gravel Pit. A Stomp-Off competition will be held Saturday in Gibson Park at 12pm.
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STBC Distillery... pg. 5
It’s never too early to plan a wine-tastic fall weekend! The 35th Annual Wine Country Harvest Festival returns to North East, PA September 23-25 and is sure to be a fabulous time. This year, the festival will fill two local parks; Wine tents, vendors, demonstrations, a variety of food, and live entertainment featuring The Groove, Small Town Revolution, and many more will be located in Gravel Pit Park. Hand-crafters and artisans as well as wine tents and more live entertainment will be located in Gibson Park and in addition will feature children’s activities, and the PA Grape Queen. More than twenty bands and well over 150 exhibitors will fill the parks for the weekend, not to mention the ten participating wineries that will be set up in both Gibson Park and Gravel Pit. For your convenience, shuttle service See WINE Page 4
Chautauqua Lake Vocal Competition Finale
Fredonia State graduate, Eric Wilbon won the Chautauqua Lake Choice vocal competition.
Story by John Thomas, Staff Writer The Second Annual Chautauqua Lake Choice has ended with Fredonia State graduate, Eric Wilbon taking the top prize. This year had a record number of contestants battling for the chance to become this year’s
Walk for Paws Fundraiser
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winner. The selection process began back in November of 2015 as judges searched New York, Pennsylvania and Ohio for the best available talent for this year’s event. They came from communities like Youngstown, Ohio, Darien Lake, New York, See CHOICE Page 4
Fishing Economical Impact
Tournaments Add Large Contribution to Economy
Southern Tier Distilling Company Now Open
The long anticipated opening of the Southern Tier Brew Company’s new business venture, Southern Tier Distilling Company finally happened the weekend of August 19-21, 2016 in the Stoneman Business Park, Lakewood, NY. They make a very fine American Whiskey today. It’s 100% NY corn aged on charred white oak and finished in used bourbon barrels that, in a former life once aged maple syrup, for a very smooth, well-rounded whiskey.
Beer & Wing Festival... pg. 8
Annual Beer & Wing Festival, This Saturday August 27th
By Kerra Trivieri This Saturday, August 27th will mark the first annual Beer and Wing Festival in Jamestown, New York. The festival will be hosted and sponsored by Jamestown Savings Bank Arena and Media One Group. The event itself was an idea that was sparked from the success of previous events hosted by the arena this past January and May. “The idea also came about because of the great success we had with our Grapes and Hops Festival and the Taste of the Trail Wine Festival,” said Director of Sponsorship Sales Sherry......
Team and individual registrations are now open for the 12th annual Walk 4 Paws, presented by the Petco Foundation. This is the Chautauqua County Humane Society’s largest fundraiser of the year. The event combines a family friendly 1.5-mile walk through Chautauqua Institution with charitable giving to help provide care for all the animals awaiting adoption at the shelter. The annual Walk 4 Paws event takes place on Saturday, October 1 at the Chautauqua Institution Hall of Philosophy. Check-in begins at 9am, with the official walk starting at 10:30am. Again this year, at 10am, CCHS will feature a runway for pets and their owners to show off their finest costumes and/or tricks. This the costume contest judging will take place. Also, Luke Fodor of St. Luke’s Church will conduct a blessing of the animals prior to the launch of the walk. Awards and complimentary refreshments will follow at the conclusion of the walk. “This is one of our most exciting and largest events all year,” said Jeff Lubi, Executive Director for CCHS. “It’s a fun and relaxing event that allows our participants to tour Chautauqua with their pets and support a great cause in the process,” said Lubi.
It’s early Saturday morning on Lake Chautauqua and the fleet of sleek tournament fishing boats stealthily crossing the narrows at Bemus Point and Stow create a familiar and appealing summer picture. From a more pragmatic perspective it’s a picture of a flotilla of dollars coming into the County. Craig Robbins, Chautauqua County Hunting and Fishing Promotions Director and licensed hunting and fishing guide said that the tournaments provide direct economic impact. “Between Memorial Day and Labor Day there are approximately 2.9 fishing tournaments a weekend on Lake Chautauqua. And don’t forget Lake Erie. It’s a major draw for tourism,” Robbins said. He acknowledged that it is difficult to pinpoint the exact bottom line economic contribution that fishing tournaments make to the County. However he suggests that the 2009 U.S. Fish & Wild Life Service (FLW) estimate that each tournament participant
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Legends Live : August 26th, 2016 : Floating Stage, Bemus Point, New York
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Time Traveler : August 28th, 2015 ~ Floating Stage, Bemus Point, New York
Publisher’s Word “So Long Summer”
It’s getting to be that time of year – cool mornings and a flat, waveless lake… Try as we might to forestall the onset of autumn, Mother Nature always has other plans for us. It’s time to start thinking about what we haven’t quite gotten to this season, and begin preparation for what lays ahead… The Villager Lakeside Edition sure had a fun summer this year – our events calendar was always chock full of appealing activities for anyone lucky enough to visit this beautiful corner of New York State
during this, our busiest season. But now it’s time to fold up our publishing tent for yet another season – we’re trying our best to not be sad, as good times and new seasons are assuredly waiting just around the corner… And so, I must say ‘thank you’ to all our advertisers and (most of all) our loyal readers for helping The Villager be one of the best little newspapers around. Enjoy what I’m sure is going to be a spectacular Fall, and an epic winter! Until next time… JZ-C
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Cont. From Cover Jamestown, Lakewood, Buffalo, Syracuse and Rochester. Some came from Fredonia State University and area high schools. A few had professional music training, and others are current performers looking for a break. There were even those whose total experience came from behind the wheel of their cars or in the shower before work. Either way, the group was paired down from over 100 applications down to the 26 contestants that took to the stage back on July 11th. The competition began July 11th with 26 singers and performers taking to the stage for two weeks of Blind Auditions. During that time, the judges used only their ears and audience reaction to determine a singer’s true vocal capabilities. After eight weeks of Battle Rounds featuring solo performances as well as head-to-head duet competitions, five competitors survived eight weeks of performing, rehearsals and mentoring to take to the stage this past Monday night. According to Dan Dalpra, Chairman of the Bemus Bay Pops,
“It’s just amazing how their talent matured in just eight weeks.” The “Final Five” represented four counties and three states, anxious to see who would take home over $10,000 in prizes; easily the largest winnings package of any vocal competition of its kind in the Northeast. From recording studio time, professional headshots for the rising stars, a chance to headline at the Hard Rock Cafe in Niagara Falls, cash prizes, additional vocal lessons and more, a winner could easily see their careers progress quickly thanks to taking the first place prize. One of the biggest prizes included a chance to sing with the Bemus Bay Pops orchestra during the famous Labor Day Concert and fireworks extravaganza that will take place on September 3rd. The last contestants consisted of Eric Wilbon of Buffalo, New York, Liz Osborn of Darien, New York, Anthony Horvath of Youngstown, Ohio, Ryan Buzzetto of Lakewood, New York and Angel Rodrigues of Jamestown, New York. Each competitor sang two songs: one each in the first round, returning later to sing their second selection. Eric Wilbon hit the stage with “Human Nature” by Michael
Jackson, before stunning the crowd with his rendition of the classic “Somewhere Over the Rainbow”. Angel Rodrigues sang Bruno Mars’ “When I Was Your Man” then brought everyone to their feet with “If I Ain’t Got You.” Liz Osborn showed her country roots with Sara Evans “Suds in the Bucket” only to follow up with “Stay”. Anthony Horvath delivered the goods on “Ave Maria” and hit the ground running with his Vegasstyled rendition of Sinatra’s “Come Fly with Me”. In the end, it was Fredonia State music grad, Eric Wilbon who took the 2016 title of Chautauqua Lake Choice Winner home with him in front of fellow students and friends including FSU President Virginia Horvath who took time from the first day of classes at the college to come support her former student. Eric will now be mentored by Robin Grandin and members of the Bemus Bay Pops in preparation for his next performance during the Labor Day Celebration. “It’s a dream come true.” said Wilbon who was stunned when he was announced the winner. “I don’t know what to say other than I can see my career laying out before me.”
Guppy’s Story From Cover
without a reservation include a smothered flat iron steak, fresh haddock fish fry, and a barbequed half chicken. Steamed clams will also be offered as an appetizer. The regular menu will be available during the Clambake as well. Guppy’s signature lobster martini will also be available, rimmed with Old Bay seasoning and garnished with lemon, this interesting cocktail is the perfect companion to Guppy’s Clambake. Guppy’s also has one of the
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will be provided between parks. Participating wineries include: 6 Mile Wine Cellars, Arrowhead Wine Cellars, Arundel Cellars & Brewing Company, Burch Farms Winery, Courtyard Winery, Heritage Wine Cellars, Mazza Vineyards, Penn Shore Vineyards, Presque Isle Wine Cellars, and South Shore Wine Company. This year’s festival events include free winery tours, live entertainment, grape stomping, a 5K run, and a cruise-in car show on Sunday in Gravel Pit. A Stomp-Off competition will September 1st at 5pm be held Saturday in Gibson Park at 12 PM. Anyone On Friday, September 2, 5pm at Moore Park & Church Park plus Main Street - interested in participating Both Sides! Street vendors, Arts & Crafts Vendors, , food, live music by “Greatest Hits”, wine tasting, fun and entertainment for all ages!
largest selections of tap brews in the area, and is proud to support local breweries. With 6 of its 13 taps dedicated to a variety of Southern Tier beers, Guppy’s also has Bemus Brew House and Ellicottville Brewing Company on tap. The exact selection of beers on tap changes with availability from suppliers, but Guppy’s also carries 40 different bottles to choose from. Current owners Doug and Christy moved to Chautauqua Lake and took over Guppy’s almost 9 years ago. Their vision was to create a restaurant with a friendly, welcoming atmosphere with great food at reasonable prices. Since then, Guppy’s not only has local notoriety
as a friendly establishment, but has won TripAdvisor’s Certificate of Excellence for 2014, 2015, and 2016. Guppy’s was also voted Best Overall Dining Experience 2016 by Lake Erie Living Magazine and will be featured in the September-October edition. Doug and Christy also have a passion for fresh ingredients, so Guppy’s does not use any injected or frozen meats. If you love seafood, beer, good food and friendly atmosphere, then Guppy’s Clambake is for you. Guppy’s is open Tuesday-Sunday all year round. Outdoor patio seating is also available. Check out the menu and specials at www.guppystavern.com.
should contact the North East Area Chamber of Commerce for more information and applications. Advanced tickets are now on sale for the event. General Admission tickets for Gravel Pit Park are just $5 in advance or $7 at the gate. Or, choose unlimited sampling of more than 100 wines when you purchase a Tasting Pass. Wine Tasting Day Passes are only $20 in advance and $25 at the gate. These are valid any ONE day of the festival and include: festival admission, wine samples and a commemorative wine glass (while supplies last). Wine Tasting Weekend Passes are only sold in advance online or at the Chamber office for $50. These are valid ALL THREE days of the festival and include: festival admission, wine samples
and a commemorative wine glass (while supplies last). You must be 21 years of age to purchase a wine tasting pass. Advanced sale tickets can be purchased at the North East Area Chamber ofP Commerce office at 44f West Main Street, online atc www.nechamber.org, or ate t participating wineries. If you’re a vendor, there’sc still time to secure youri spot at this event, wherea the average attendance topsa 20,000 people from Ohio,K Pennsylvania, New York,v Ontario, and beyond. Ifh you wish to be a vendor,b download the applicationN from our website,l nechamber.org, or emailc our Event Coordinator atb b email@example.com. The Wine Festival isP presented by the NorthB East Area Chamber ofB fl Commerce, with gene
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Legends Live : August 26th, 2016 : Floating Stage, Bemus Point, New York
Blooms for Books
Flower Fundraiser Helps Bemus Point Library
Danelle Padd (left) and Librarian Kathleen McCarthy stand among the bouquets and books available at the Bemus Point Library.
Story and Photo By John Thomas Staff Writer Even though the Bemus Point Library is small, it faces the same funding challenges that libraries everywhere face. To be able to keep its door open it must constantly be raising money in the form of raffles, events, and grants. This summer and fall Library Director Kathleen McCarthy and volunteer Danelle Padd have hit upon a unique and beautiful fund raising idea. Now, when you go to the library, you can not only check out a book or video but purchase a beautiful bouquet to take home. Ms. Padd is the owner of the Bemus Flower Field on Belleview Road. She grows flowers for cutting, and now
supplies the flowers being used for the fundraiser. The vases with the flowers are at various locations throughout the library, and for a $3 people can take them home – vase and all. Ms. Padd observes the flowers “make the library more homey. It’s a win-win with a local flower field supporting the local library.” Director Kathleen McCarthy says, “If we don’t sell them it’s nice to have them in the library.” Only 25% of the library’s funds come from the county, town, and village, so McCarthy concludes, “We have to raise most of our money.” Even so, she feels it’s important to keep up with the times. The library has a website and a Facebook page. People can come into the library to use the free Wi-Fi to send email
and surf the web. Or have some quiet reading time in the reading center. There are Lego tables for the kids, and the library stacks all the latest books. The two women point out that Bemus Point is mostly a summer home for people. But while they are here, this is their summer community and they should support its library just as the loyal year-round residents of the village do. The Bemus Point Library began as a women’s group started by Elizabeth Bemus. The Bemus Point Study Club was dedicated to the study of current events. Members were expected to present a “paper” to the group on some subject they had studied. In 1908 the group founded the library in a small building just outside the village. There is a historical marker at the site. In 1965 the library acquired a former garage and fire company meeting hall on Main Street. The study club still exists, meeting from October to May. Now, its sole mission is to support the library. There are only two library staff members, and the library is open Monday, Tuesday, and Friday from 10am-5pm, Wednesday from 1-5pm, Thursday 10am-7pm, and Saturday from 10am-2pm. The Blooms for Books fundraiser is a great way to support the library and brighten up the community.
On Saturday, August 27 at 8pm. Think Pink Floyd - Pink Floyd Tribute with LASER LIGHT SHOW! The national touring Pink Floyd tribute band delivers a true replication of a Pink Floyd concert. Think Pink Floyd has built up an enormous repertoire of vintage Floyd material to choose from and performs the music we love from their classic recordings. See WEBSITE for tickets. http://www.bemusbaypops.com
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STBC Distilling Co.
Southern Tier Distilling Company Now Open
By Lou Drago The long anticipated opening of the Southern Tier Brew Company’s new business venture finally happened the weekend of August 1921, 2016. The brainchild of Southern Tier Co-Founders Phin and Sarah DeMink and their business partner and coowner Ross Seeley, Southern Tier Distilling Company opened for business in the Stoneman Business Park, Lakewood, NY. Several years in the making and licensing, the distillery had five spirits available for samples, mixed drinks and for purchase. It was déjà vu all over again. The first time I visited STB was in the very building and same tasting room that I was in Saturday afternoon to sample STD’s first five approved spirits. The distillery tasting room offered several choices to try their wares. They make two kinds of gin, Dry London and Citrus, a Vodka, Aged maple Spirit (ST’s take on rum) and good old American Corn Whiskey. You can get the liquors straight up on a sampler stave, your choice of 4- one oz. shots. They have a variety of mixers so you have many opinions. The day I was there many samplers were being served. The Moscow mules seemed to be the favorite mixed
drink. I had their sampler stave with 4 of the 5 available spirits-- circus flavored gin, vodka, maple spirits (rum) and American corn whiskey. Good flavors, very strong spirits. Bring a DD if you plan on having the sampler to yourself or a second drink. I heartily recommend taking the tour. After seeing how the liquors are made I knew what to look for as I sampled my spirits. The day I was there Jim Waltz, the head distiller, lead the factory tour. He has been with Southern Tier since October, coming from a larger bourbon distillery. He likes the idea of working in a small “craft distillery”, everything here is done by hand from milling the grains used in the various drinks, to pumping the liquids between the brewing, distilling and aging barrels, to the final bottling and labelling stations. They hand char the inside of the oak barrels used to age their whiskey line of products to give them a deeper color and bolder flavors. (Interesting side note the bourbon aging barrels can only be used once to make bourbon. After that they can be used for other liquors. In the future STB can be making a variety of interesting barrel aged beers.) Jim explained Southern Tier Distilling is licensed by New York State as a farm distillery,
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which means they purchase as much of their product from local sources as possible. They are proud to support our local farmers and make the spirits using NY grains from Canandaigua. They purchase 40,000 lbs of corn, wheat and rye a month for production. Their vodka is a wheat based neutral spirit, coming in at 100 ABV. They also use this neutral spirit to make their gin products. They are bottling two types of gin...a London Dry and a Citrus. Juniper is the main botanical to give gin it’s character. They macerate the juniper to open the aroma and flavor. Coriander is milled and added along with other background botanicals. The base is 100% wheat that is distilled twice before infusing the botanicals. The citrus gin is flavored by adding orange and lemon to the mash before final distilling. When you sample the citrus gin the orange and lemon favors really come thru. They make a very fine American Whiskey today. It’s 100% NY corn aged on charred white oak and finished in used bourbon barrels that, in a former life once aged maple syrup, for a very smooth, wellrounded whiskey. I enjoyed my sample of this example of corn liquor. They also use these barrels to make an aged maple spirit, a rum spirit made with sorghum. The maple barrels impart a faint maple syrup and makes a very sweet drink. During our tour Jim pointed out two other liquors ready to go. They have made bourdon, slowly aging in 312 oak barrels. They also have 2X Hopped Whiskey a liquor made like the STB 2XIPA. I and looking forward to the day when the state has approved these spirits for a taste.
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Thursday Morning Brass
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Fundraiser September 5th at the Lakewood Rod and Gun Club
Kallie’s Krusade, a nonprofit organization dedicated to helping children and families with a serious illness, would like to invite the public to attend their 4th annual “Kallie’s Krusade Fundraiser” on September 5th, 2016 at the Lakewood Rod and Gun Club located at 433 E. Terrace Ave. in Lakewood, NY. The day will kick off at 10:00 with a motorcycle ride around Chautauqua Lake with a stop in Bemus Point, followed by one of the first 5K color runs
available for those interested in becoming a bone marrow donor. Raffle items will be available for those who participate in the blood drive and/or bone marrow donor drive, along with a Chinese auction and other raffle items. Italian sausage will be available and the Veterans of Modern Warfare will be hosting a chicken barbeque during the event. Bring your lawn chair, family and friends and enjoy the day while we celebrate all of the families we have been honored to help in the area where participants and those we continue to raise will get sprayed by different funds for and support. Last colored powder throughout year Kallie’s Krusade donated the course. There will also over $10,000 to families be a corn hole tournament and local hospitals. More as well as events for the information and registration whole family including kids forms for the motorcycle games and activities, meet ride, color run, and cornhole and greet with Princesses and tournament can be found on Superheroes, DJ Payne and Facebook (Kallie’s Krusade) the band “Smokin 45” will as well as on the web at www. also be performing, along kallieskrusade.org. Anyone with a special performance interested in donating prizes, by Relly Rell. Unyts will be Chinese auction items or on site collecting blood for sponsoring an event can email our local hospitals’ patients. email@example.com “Be The Match” will also be for further information.
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The Abyssinian Mass : August 26th, 2016 : Chautauqua Institution
Walking Tours of Jamestown Saturday September 3rd at 12:45pm
On Saturday, September 3 at 12:45. The Southside of Jamestown in the mid 1800s to early 1900s was a mix of neighborhoods and thriving businesses. Explore the beauty and majesty of an era gone by in the south side neighborhoods near Forest Ave. Also learn about the early businesses and people who thrived there. Fenton Trustee Dr. Thomas Greer and Jamestown Community College Assistant History Professor Traci Langworthy will lead the tour. The tour will begin at the Fenton History Center parking lot. The tour is approximately 2 hours long and will end back at the Fenton History Center. The fee is $10 for potential members and $5 for Fenton History Center members. Children up to age 18 are free with a paying adult (limit 2 children per adult). Beginning the last Saturday in May through the last Saturday in September the Fenton will lead a series of four rotating tours. All dates and tours are listed on the Fenton website. Tours begin at 1 PM.
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In the Gazebo at Liberty Winery- Create Your Own Scarf On Sunday, September 4, 2 – 4pm at Liberty Vineyards & Winery. Create your own beautiful silk scarf using markers and drug store alcohol. Tina Ames will show us how. Tickets include a wine tasting, glass of wine to enjoy during the class, cheese and crackers, and your own beautiful scarf to take home! $25.00/person. Space is limited. Purchase tickets in the tasting room or on our website
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Rally for the Lake
Benefit Held August 20 at Village Casino in Bemus Pointr
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On Tuesday, August 30, Join us on Lake Erie for a Live oldies band. This week featuring “Happy Days” Reduced drink prices; Chinese auction to raise money for local charities! Kids pay “Penny a Pound” Happy Hour 4 - 6PM.
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Beer & Wing Festival
Annual Beer & Wing Festival, This Saturday August 27th
By Kerra Trivieri This Saturday, August 27th will mark the first annual Beer and Wing Festival in Jamestown, New York. The festival will be hosted and sponsored by Jamestown Savings Bank Arena and Media One Group. The event itself was an idea that was sparked from the success of previous events hosted by the arena this past January and May. “The idea also came about because of the great success we had with our Grapes and Hops Festival and the Taste of the Trail Wine Festival,” said Director of Sponsorship Sales Sherry Hutley. Beer and chicken wing connoisseurs will be able to enjoy wing tastings from
various places, such as Wing City and Village Casino, and beer samples in their own commemorative tasting glass. Mouth watering craft beers will be available from Ellicottville Brewing Company, Hamburg Brewing Company, Southern Tier Brewing Company, and more to be announced. “We will have nine different vendors sharing their wing flavors,” Hutley said. “We have also added Four Mile Brewing Company to the list of breweries, which is based out of Olean.” In addition to their beer and wing offerings, the arena will be set up with a celery and blue cheese station with popcorn and Pepsi product giveaways. A DJ and door prizes will also
present during this new and exciting festival. Other participating vendors include Smokin’ Bears Cigars, Clearview Pools, Moosehead Pottery, and many more. Tickets are general admission for the 21 and older crowd and can be purchased online at http:// www.jamestownarena.com/ for $30. Not to be forgotten, designated drivers will also have an opportunity to purchase tickets for $15. Both ticket holders will receive a voucher for five free chicken wings as well. The event will kick off at 1pm on Saturday afternoon and conclude at 5. Jamestown Savings Bank Arena is located at 319 West Third Street.
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1.5 Mile Fun Walk in Celoron NY Spetember 1st at 2 On Thursday, September 1, 2 – 3pm. Step Up for Autism is a 1.5 Mile Fun Walk in Celoron, NY. Proceeds from Step Up for Autism go to TRC Foundation, Inc. Most of the money raised is directed to the SUCCESS Program and other related programs, which provide social skills training to youths with Autism. The 2015 Step Up for Autism walk was extremely successful with many people from the community joining in to walk. Why not step up and walk with us this year?
Tammy Pescatelli Performing In Jamestown on October 8th
JAMESTOWN, NY August 17, 2016 - The National Comedy Center has announced that comedian Tammy Pescatelli will be appearing in Jamestown for a performance at the Willow Bay Theater on October 8. Pescatelli will be performing as part of a weekend of events during the 2016 Lucy Town Half Marathon & 5K race weekend. Arguably one of the hardest working women in comedy today, Tammy Pescatelli’s most recent one-hour special, the top downloaded, Finding The Funny (available on Netflix & iTunes) is just one of her new and noteworthy endeavors. Tammy brings brassy sexiness with a female
voice of witty sarcasm to her audiences, holding her own on the topics of sports, television, dating and family life using tongue-in-cheek humor. She has had recent appearances on The View and The Howard Stern Show and was chosen by Jenny McCarthy & Donnie Wahlberg to be a part of their Dirty, Sexy, Funny franchise that included a hilarious all-female slate of standup comedians comedy special on EPIX/Hulu, a touring show and a pilot for A&E. Tickets to the October 8th performance ($17.50) are now on-sale by calling 716.484.0800, or visiting w w w. l u c y r a c e . c o m . Registration information on
the 2016 Lucy Town Half Marathon is also available by visiting www.lucyrace. com. The 2016 Lucy Town Half Marathon and Univera Kids 2K will each take place on October 9, and the Lucy Town 5K will take place on October 8. The race weekend is held annually in Lucille Ball’s hometown of Jamestown, NY. For the fourth consecutive year, Univera Healthcare is the presenting sponsor for the weekend’s events. The Lucy Town Half Marathon & 5K race weekend has attracted o participants from across the m country annually since its f creation in 2013, including s both elite runners and Lucy f fans alike. The inaugural w year was headlined by u Martin Short, and during t the 2014 race weekend paid T tribute to the iconic I Love c Lucy grape stomping scene t as 1,232 people set a new l world record for most people m treading grapes. e The weekend is a program A of the National Comedy t Center, which also produces b the Lucille Ball Comedy Festival and operates the f year-round Lucille Ball Desi L Arnaz Museum. r
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Open every Saturday May-December + Memorial Day, Labor Day and Black Friday from 9am-5pm, in Westfield. Unique and indoors: No matter what the weather, we’re a unique place to shop, eat, and enjoy the beautiful sights of Chautauqua County! Featuring dozens of individual vendors known for their crafts, artwork, woodwork, imported gifts, specialty supplies, unique collectibles, foodstuffs, candy, coffee, hand-made clothing and home decor, and an eclectic assortment of retail gifts. We also have some snack bars you won’t want to pass by.
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We are known by the customers we keep. Car • Boat • Home • Life • Business A special Thank You to all of the bands, fans and hands in participating in another successful year of original music on the Lake. Till Next Year! Lucy Dog Productions
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Pre-sale tickets are $10 at Infinity (301 East Second St.) in Jamestown and are also available at Infinity’s website shop. On the day of the event, wristbands that allow access to all venues will be available for $15. Wristbands can be purchased at three downtown kiosks
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Unlike most charity walks or 5K events, community members walk alongside their favorite pets and get personal sponsors to help raise money for the shelter. As individual walkers’ fundraising totals go up, they have the opportunity to earn bigger incentive prizes. The first incentive level gets a commemorative Walk 4 Paws t-shirt and higher incentive levels can earn Keurig coffee makers, bicycles, jewelry, electronic devices and more. Awards will also be given to the best pet costumes voted on by select judges. Walkers can also form teams for the event. Interested Team Leaders are encouraged to recruit more people to join their
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located at the Infinity Café entrance, Phoenix Rising, and Shawbucks. All proceeds from this event will go to benefit Infinity’s extensive programming, which includes youth and adult classes with subjects focusing on art, music, dance, theater, and literature. Group and private lessons are also available. Participating venues include Brazil, 10 East 4th Street; Forte, 114 East
3rd Street; Infinity Arts Café, 301 East 2nd Street; Jamestown Skate Products, 209 Pine Street; Jones Valhalla, 212 Pine Street; Labyrinth Press Co., 12 East 4th Street; Mojo’s, 104 East 2nd Street; Phoenix Rising, 212 Pine Street; Shawbucks, 212 West 2nd Street; Studio Theater, 116 East 3rd Street; The Pub, 209 North Main Street; The Q, 104 West 2nd Street; and The Wine Cellar, 309 North Main Street.
team. The top three teams (the highest combined fundraising total) are awarded with a trophy as well as the top three individuals. Local businesses are encouraged to create teams of walkers for promotional opportunities. “We are a non-profit organization that receives no funding from the government at any level. Our special events are significant to the shelter and we are very thankful for the community support that we receive each year,” said Lubi. Dogs aren’t the only animals that can participate in the walk. Over the years, cats, ferrets and even a horse have participated in the event. The event is meant to raise awareness and funds for all animals that enter the humane society facilities. The Petco Foundation is the presenting sponsor for the event followed by Greater
Chautauqua Federal Credit Union, Chautauqua Metal Finishing Supply and Ed Shults Auto Group. Media sponsors include The PostJournal and Media One Group. The event now features quick online registration and online fundraising tools for teams and individuals at www.spcapets. com. For those interested in fundraising on hard copy materials, registration forms and collection envelopes are available for pick up at the shelter. For more information or to have materials mailed to your home, call 716-665-2209 ext. 213. The mission of the Chautauqua County Humane Society is to promote the adoption of animals, prevent all forms of animal cruelty and neglect, shelter lost, abandoned and homeless animals, and to provide education about the humane treatment of animals.
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spends $109/daily offers a gauge. That was seven years ago. He said that the July 23, 2016 FLW Outdoors Collegiate Division Tournament offers statistics that help illustrate the economic contribution tournaments provide. That event attracted 64-two person teams from different colleges including Ohio State, Penn State, University of Maine and Michigan State who stayed overnight one or two nights. Robbins said additionally each team included a coach and in some instances family members. He estimated that 250 people
used local restaurants and hotels during the tournament. It also introduced the region to visitors from out of state. Do the arithmetic. Tournaments offer big money to winners. The Penn State Team won the July 23 event of $2,000. The September 24 and 25th, 2016 X Series Championship will attract 100 plus Bass anglers to Chautauqua Lake, and offers a Ranger Z 518 with 150 Mercury Motor as a first prize. The second prize is $10,000. Robbins said that the County reviews the cost/ benefit of tournaments every year. “We evaluate the number of boats and the history of the event’s success annually,” Robbins said. There is another dimension
to the hunting and fishing scene in Chautauqua County and the country than recreation and competition. There are also the outdoor writers. Robbins who authors the Jamestown Post Journal’s “Outside” column every Sunday and writes magazine articles has always enjoyed writing and communications. “The Association of Great Lakes Outdoor Writers will hold their only United States conference at Peek n’ Peak September 12th-15th. Writers from all over the country and Canada will attend, ” Robbins said. He has worked for several years with the Chautauqua County Visitors Bureau to present this conference that includes a dinner at the Roger Tory Peterson Institute.
Camp Onyasha Labor Day Family Camp September 3rd and 4th
On September 3-4, 2016, Join us for our amazing Weekend Family Camp-out, and experience a variety of activities implemented by caring, committed and competent staff. Fees include all meals and activities. This overnighter is a great way to spend a weekend on Lake Chautauqua. Explore the outdoors with the kids; enjoy relaxing around the campfire Ceremony September 3rd at 6pm with friends; and learn new skills with On Saturday, September 3, 6pm at Lily Dale Assembly. Lodge ceremony is one way to your children or grandchildren in the comfort of our semi-private lodges or cabins. connect with the Spirit Realms and the Divine. Lily Dale’s lodge is a structure made of Arrival at 10:00am Saturday, and depart at 1:30pm Sunday.
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saplings bent over to form a small dome high enough to crawl and sit up in. Red-hot rocks from the outside fire are brought into the pit. Water is poured onto the stones, creating a “sacred breath” which helps us to center and pray. With Neal Rzepkowski First Come, First Served – No Registration- starts 2 hours BEFORE the time scheduled. Sign up directly at the lodge area at the beach. No text or e-mail requests allowed.
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faith in Jerry and his team as I do my medical doctor. When Jerry and his team recommend a course of action, the only question is, “when can you get me in?”. Jerry prides himself on personally communicating the status of the job with his customers and explaining the appropriate level of detail of what is being done. Jerry attributes the success of Stanton’s Garage to the hard work and persistence of the entire team. Julie runs the office. Brian (his nephew and 4th generation in the business), Jim and Dave work on all the vehicles as if they were their own. Whether it is a classic Jerry and Julie Stanton, 3rd generation owners of the 81 car restoration, getting your year old business in Jamestown air conditioner back to being your friend or that routine oil Photo and Story change, you need not worry repairs). By Joey Measer Jerry’s grandfather started about getting your ride back the shop in 1935. The right or any surprises with the “Where can I take my building where they are now bill. foreign or domestic vehicle located was built sometime in Jerry and Julie are very proud for a major repair or routine the late 1800’s as a carriage to be part of the Jamestown maintenance that is punctual, house by William Broadhead. business community. “It reliable and trustworthy?” – Inside is a manual carriage has been a great place to Stanton’s Garage, of course!! elevator that is still intact. make a good living and raise Jerry Stanton and his wife, Jerry started working at the our family,” says Stanton. Julie, are the 3rd generation business in 1966. Over the As active members of the owners of this 81 year old years, the shop has serviced Chautauqua Lake Power Boat highly reputable local business just about every make and club and past commodore, at 506 North Main Street in model of cars, not to mention it is a pretty good bet on Jamestown. Stanton’s is a John Wayne’s Lincoln and any summer weekend to full-service automobile repair Lucille Ball’s Mercedes. see the Stantons and, quite and resale shop (with the In full disclosure, I am a possibly, any of their three exception of tires, body work very long and loyal customer grown children enjoying our and automatic transmission of this business. I put the same beautiful lake.
Music on the Pier Dunkirk Pier September 1st: Crash Cadillac
On Thursday, September 1,6:30 – 8:30pm Music by “Crash Cadillac”. Music on the Pier hosts a free band at the Dunkirk Pier. From 6:30-8:30PM there will be live music, food, and fun. Each week’s band touches on a different genre so there really is something for everyone.
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Building from the Ashes: Keeping Family Tradition Alive
Mike Seagren continues his Mother’s traditions in the kitchen of his LaScala restaurant.
Story and Photo By John Thomas Staff Writer Imagine this scenario. Your family has been in the restaurant business for generations. The restaurant founded by your mother is the place you grew up in, and where your family currently lives. One night you wake up to the smell of smoke. You run downstairs to discover the dining room filled with smoke and the kitchen engulfed in flames. Your wife and child flee outside to safety across the street, and now all you can do is watch the as the smoke turns from gray to black and fire consumes the building. The fire completely destroys the only life you have ever known. “It’s just a building,” he recalls saying at the time. That was eight years ago and it happened to Mike Seagren, owner of LaScala restaurant in Jamestown. But that
building was known as the Old Country House, the restaurant started by his mother, Mona Seagren in 1977. Today we are sitting in his restaurant and banquet facility, converted from the old AmVets building across the street. Looking back Seagren can see that the restaurant business is in his blood. “She (Mom) had a plan from me from the beginning. She kind of groomed me since I was little,” he says. Seagren recalls how she taught him to put cans on the shelf with the label facing out (for quick identification). His mother passed away in 2006. The fire that destroyed her restaurant was in 2008. The next year Seagren bought the former Amvets building and converted it to LaScala. “We went from small to big,” he adds now. Mr. Seagren has kept up with the traditions and family recipes honored by his mother. The restaurant, named for the famous opera house in Italy,
is a large facility that has four private rooms that can be rented for private parties, graduations, and weddings. The main dining room and bar seats about 60 and is decorated in dark woods and chandlers: a traditional yet informal look for an Italian restaurant. It allows the establishment to appeal to folks looking for fine dining and yet won’t discourage families. As Mr. Seagren says, “We want to be family friendly but also elegant.” He describes his approach to the food at LaScala as, “fast food fine dining.” To that end the menu features items from “Create your own Pasta,” for $9.95. Diners choose the pasta from: Spaghetti, Linguini, Fettuccine and Penne. Then they chose the sauce from Marinara, Meat, and Garlic Herb. Finally, they chose a topping: Chicken, Mushroom, Sausage, and Shrimp. Other entrees go from $13.49 for Eggplant Parmesan to Filet Mignon for $42.95. Seafood and chicken dishes round out the menu. But LaScala is known primarily for Prime Rib. Seagren has developed his own technique to create a Prime Rib unlike any found elsewhere. Unlike most places that buy pre-aged meat, he buys his fresh and uses a specially developed “wet” aging technique on the premises. That way he says the meat stays fresher and juicer. Then he uses a propriety spice blend and slow roasts the meat in special ovens to cook the meat “to perfection,” as he says. From the ashes of his mother’s dream, Mike Seagren has built upon the family traditions. LaScala is open Tuesday through Sunday for dinner starting at 4:30. You can call them at 716-6647534.
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National Library Day Recognized
Lakewood Library Hosted Local Authors & Craft Show
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“Around Chautauqua in 18 Holes!” Putt-Around-Chautauqua at Midway State Park 4859 Route 430 (two miles west of Bemus Point) Maple Springs, New York Open July – September, Wednesday – Sunday, noon to 10 pm $5 per round
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Architectural Spotlight of Chautauqua Custom Built Home on the Grounds of Chautauqua Institution
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This 2008 custom built, 4236 square foot landmark home is beautifully styled and gracefully situated to join a lovely, centrally located neighborhood which is near parks, the Lake, and a short walk to most Institution programs and facilities. Generous extras with this remarkable house share a solid insulated foundation from basement to rooftop as a zero lot line arrangement with the neighboring house, completing a picture from the exterior unmatched by all but a few traditional houses on the grounds. The ten-foot porch depth wraps around from dining room French doors to entryway. The spacious great room encompasses living area with dining and modern kitchen cabinets, granite countertops and appliances. A sophisticated sound system including infrared controls for hidden components with Internet and cable TV access provide a comfortable living space complete with LCD flat screen over the multilevel control gas fireplace. Five bedrooms all include full baths including one suite on the first floor. The largest master suite has vaulted ceilings, a walk-in closet and a lovely private, windowed sunroom. Two guest rooms, each with full bath and shower plus walk-in closets, complete the top floor. Multiple purpose rooms and storage fill out the nearly 1300 square feet on the lower level, including one room currently used as a media room with full sound and video projection capabilities built in. Also featured are radiant floor heating as well as forced air for heat and air conditioning and a full bath with Jacuzzi tub and shower on this level. The garage is fully attached and winterized with zone control heat airflow. Unusual to many core Chautauqua lots; this one comes with one car parking permit. Trees and natural shrubbery are augmented by stonework and landscaping to provide the appropriate surroundings. Built to last, the special home is ready for a family to enjoy for generations to come. Contact Karen Goodell, Licensed Associate Real Estate Broker with ERA Team VP at 917-670-1900 for your private showing.
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Architectural Spotlight Lakefront Privacy and BEAUTIFUL SUNSETS
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Lake Front nestled in Shore lands enclave offers peace, privacy and beautiful sunsets. This well appointed lake house exudes traditional charm. Open concept kitchen with stainless steel appliances features convection oven and microwave, wine fridge, granite counter tops and mosaic back splash. Dining area, living room offers newly finished wide plank hardwood flooring. Living room has stone hearth wood burning fireplace with built-in cabinetry. The family room is used as another living area or game room; your choice. First floor master suite with French door leads to a wrap around deck and beautiful views of the lake. Utility/Mudroom is so versatile and spacious it offers high-end washer and dryer, granite counter tops, sink, refrigerator and double closets with slate flooring. This room when entertaining can double as a butler’s kitchen /pantry. Kitchen and bathrooms have radiant heat floors. Upstairs offers hardwood flooring with 3 more bedrooms all with view of the lake. Here there is a beautiful bath and half with custom tile. Owners kept some of the original doors of the home; all doors are solid core wood doors. Skylights offer natural light throughout. Home is totally up to date including on demand hot water and exterior is maintenance free with wrap around deck highlighted by expansive views of the lake. Aluminum dock, Garage with parking on both sides ample for 6 plus vehicles completes this property. Call Rick (716-665-8972) or Julia McMahon (f716-485-3202) Associate Brokers and Partners in Real Estate Advantage for you private showing. T h E V I P E X P E r I E N c E - T I c K E T s N O W aVa I L a B L E !
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The Practical Intuitive
In the Garden:
Vicki Wagoner – The Practical Intuitive Many people feel that taking care of others is far more important that taking care of themselves. Why? Because they feel taking care of oneself is selfish. I used to think so too until I began on my spiritual path of selfawareness, self-worth and self-love. Years ago I attended T. Harv Eker’s The Millionaire’s Mind Enlightened Warrior week long retreat in upstate New York. I had some amazing experiences that helped further shift outdated misconceptions from childhood abuse by my father. And, since he lived a short distance away in Schenectady, I knew it was time for another one of our “talks” in order to do some more tweaking of our relationship. As Dad sat in his favorite chair, I began rubbing his neuropathic feet because I knew he would be a “captive” audience. For four hours I did most of the talking because there were things that I needed to say and I wanted him to hear. After some resistance and several attempts to “escape”, Dad said, “Thank you for helping me see my life
from a different perspective.” We reached another level of understanding and mutual respect. By focusing on what I had to do for me, we both benefited. A few days later I was guided to buy a simple $20 gold band at Walmart. It’s a priceless symbolic reminder that I must love and appreciate myself first so that I can then share that feeling with others. It’s what I call the Boomerang Affect or, Karma - “What goes around comes around”! Here are some ideas that I hope you will incorporate into your life to remind yourself that you must take care of you in order to take care of others! • Read books, blogs, magazine or online articles that challenge, inspire and empower you. • Sign up for online webinar classes that resonate with you. • Attend local Meet Up groups, workshops, yoga or meditation classes. Participate in a weekend or week long personal retreat. • Express yourself - We all have something interesting, inspiring and important to say. Speak it! If verbal conversation seems challenging, write it down or type it out. Use your voice through painting, crafting, photography, singing or dancing. • Celebrate “small” accomplishments Celebrating big accomplishments is a given - “Employee of the Year”. Celebrating little things is the foundation that builds selfrespect and self-love. For example, celebrate organizing the closet; making that long overdue phone call; or, you cooked dinner three times this week. (If I did that my
husband would be doing his happy dance!) • “Thank you!” - We say “thank you” to others all the time. Start saying “thank you” to the part of you that takes such good care of you because you’re still here - “Thank you for taking time to relax”. • Ask for assistance – How many times have you said, “I don’t want to bother anyone for help”? People like to help if given the chance. It makes them feel good and you get more comfortable with receiving, which you deserve! • Pamper Yourself - Create time to do things you enjoy and make you feel special – get an ice cream cone; take a nap in the middle of the afternoon; get up before the kids to enjoy your coffee and read; take a walk in the woods. • Be your own BBF - Many of us tend to treat others better than we treat ourselves. If your best friend got an award or needed a hug, you would be their biggest cheerleader or greatest source of comfort. Be your own best friend! Congratulate yourself often, be kind if you fumble and remind yourself all will be ok if you are hurting. • Have a symbolic remembrance – whether it’s inspirational quote written on a sticky note, a rock, feather or a simple gold ring, let it be a reminder that YOU MATTER! Vicki Wagoner – The Practical Intuitive – assisting you to change your perspective to change your life! (239) 248-0586; email@example.com; www.VickiWagoner.com; Facebook: Vicki Wagoner – The Practical Intuitive
~ August Delights~
By Linda K.Yates ~ President Jamestown NY Garden Club The Annabelle hydrangeas have now turned from off white to a limey green while the larger shrub hydrangeas Limelight and Tardiva and the PG (Paniculata Gradiflora) trees are just now coming on in their lovely blousy ivory panicles. The sedums Autumn Joy are budded up tightly in a shade of pale green and in the shape of little trees. There is one single Casa Blanca lily waving goodbye from her float; long live the Queen. I have just counted seven to eight different shades of pink Phlox and there are many white ones and even an almost purple one. These are definitely the stalwarts of the late August borders. The bee balms have gone to seed and are no longer blooming, but the coneflowers are taking up the slack. The trumpet vine (Campsis) has finished
The Ipomoea (Morning Glories) are truly in their glory
blooming but has produced huge beanlike seedpods. The Morning Glories are truly in their glory now. It is their time! The velvety trumpets are a regal deep purple facing upwards to the heavens. I take ridiculous joy in them. They are all volunteers from last year and the year before. The Echinacea (cone flowers) have daisy-like flowers with satiny pink petals with a rust orange center with green deep inside the cone. The bees and butterflies love them immensely. There are just a few random orange tiger lilies dotted around the gardens like exclamation points! The perfect symmetry of their Turks cap petals is simply alluring. The all white Moon garden was a bit of a flop this year but is starting to straighten out a bit now that the white phlox are coming on. The urn in the center is a nice focal
point and worth it’s weight in gold. A nice combination of plants in an urn is a great distraction from some garden flaws, and can be somewhat controlled a little better. I really enjoy the urns all summer and especially now as the plants have matured. The urn in the white garden has elephant ears with Caladiums, Acidanthera, (Orchid Gladioli) and purple passion as the trailing vine. The urn in the formal garden has an ornamental cabbage, caladiums, an exotic flowering pepper plant, variegated English Ivy, Purple Verbena, a trailing succulent vine and a trailing Blackie (Sweet Potato) vine. They make wonderful eye catching and/or distracting centerpieces. A lot of the late summer foliage is heart shaped.
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Recipes from Across the World: Fattoush & Humus
I am Tara Jungquist a world traveling healthy foodie from the Chautauqua Area. My best friend and I celebrated finishing our jobs in Kuwait with a trip to Petra, Jordan which is a Middle Eastern version of the Grand Canyon. We vacationed in a small town called, Madaba famous for a large Byzantine-era mosaic map of the Holy Land, BC. My best friend aka ‘trip budget nazis’ booked a hostel with a traditional breakfast provided. Up to this point, I wasn’t fond of Arabic food despite having grown up in the Middle East. Starving after hiking all day to a breathtaking view, the High Point of Sacrifice in Petra, we had nothing to eat but those snacks. This time when I tasted the tart freshness of the Fattoush and the creamy savoriness of the Humus, I saw hearts. Upon moving back to states, I couldn’t find Arabic restaurants that compared. My sister hunted down authentic family recipes from her Lebanese friend, adapted to right.
Ingredients: • 3/4 cup Italian parsley, roughly chopped • 3/4 cup mint, roughly chopped • 1/4 cup Romaine lettuce, roughly chopped • 1 cup grape tomatoes, halved • 1/2 red onion, finely chopped • 1 Radish, thinly sliced • 1 English cucumber, quartered • 1 tsp/ to taste Sumac, tart flavored berry (Food hack: Can be found at specialty grocery st ore.) • 2 tablespoons olive oil; 1&1/2 lemon, juiced; 1&1/2 garlic cloves, finely minced • 2 small pita bread, cubed and toasted with olive oil
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Instructions: Step 1/ Cut pita bread into cubes and drizzle with olive oil on a baking tray. Toast in oven at 350 degrees. Step 2/ Chop and combine mint, Italian parsley, onion, tomatoes, romaine lettuce, and cucumbers. Step 3/ Whisk together olive oil, lemon juice, salt and pepper. Toss with salad to combine. Add toasted pita. Step 4/ Add salt, pepper, and sumac to taste. Garnish salad with radish slices. Serving: Can be done an hour ahead and best eaten the day made.
Olivia Barone sitting on the balcony of the Englewood Guest House in the Chautauqua Institution.
Story and Photo By John Thomas, Staff Writer
The first question most people ask Olivia Barone is how does a young linguist, teaching French at Jamestown Community College, come to run the Englewood bed and breakfast in the Chautauqua Institution? It would help to know that she is a fourth generation Chautauquian; her parents brought her there when she was a little girl, and her mother’s parents attended before them. They would Authentic Humus (Dip or Spread) stay in a small apartment on (Serves 6) Nutrition Facts (per serving): 219 Calories the grounds. But her parents were looking for an excuse to Ingredients: Amazon.com.) stay at the institution full time. • 1 can of chickpeas • 1 lemon, juiced and 1&1/2 So, in 1982 they bought the • 1/2 cup water and 1 ice cloves of garlic cottage that now houses the cube (Food Hack: Ice cube • Kosher salt, to taste B&B. Ms. Barone’s mother to the blender ensures vel- • Paprika & olive oil to gar- passed away in 2009, and vety texture) nish Barone has been running it • 1/2 cup tahini (Food hack: ever since. Each summer Use the brand Al Wadi, Al since then the cottage has Akhdar Tahini, try if you See “RECIPE” Page B7 been filled with loyal guests
who mostly return year after year. “You have to make people want to come back,” is Barone’s secret for enticing people to return to her B&B every year. For her, that means building bonds among the guests and herself. The front porch is a favorite gathering place; “There’s community, there’s food, there’s coffee, everybody’s talking to each other, and by the end of the week, we’re having discussions. There’s camaraderie; there’s joy.” As we converse on the deck, the music from the amphitheater drifts down the street in front of the cottage. The feeling of being truly part of the Chautauqua experience is unmistakable. At times that connection can be very close. Barone tells me how for three years, Paul Newman and Joanne Woodward stayed at the Englewood while
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~ The Villager ~ August 25 - 31, 2016
Architectural Spotlight The Resort on Main, Weekly Rentals Downtown Bemus Point
Story and Photos By John Thomas, Staff Writer Chautauqua Lake has its share of history from the first wooden boats to ply its waters, to the Stow Ferry and the Casino. Life around the lake has evolved with the times. A current example of that evolution is 33 Main Street, The Resort on Main. The Bemus family had built the cottage in the 1920’s and
the Proctor family owned it for a long time. Last year, Janine and Gordon Phillips purchased the property and decided to transform it into a rental house. The transformation began last October. The home had great potential; however, was in need of many improvements. From top to bottom, the wiring was completely replaced, new windows were installed, ceilings were refinished and the beautiful
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3799 Gokey Rd. - Greenhurst Spectacular 5 bedroom Colonial home with 75’ of lake frontage. Text TB0091 to Videos (843367) for more information. MLS#1039914
158 E Terrace Ave. - Lakewood Adorable 3 bedroom cottage with lake access in the Village of Lakewood. Text TB0010 to Videos (843367) for more information. MLS#1038948
26 E Terrace Ave. - Lakewood Beautiful 4 bedroom home in the Village of Lakewood with views of the lake. Text TB0067 to Videos (843367) for more information. MLS#1040386
323 E. Terrace Ave. - Lakewood Well maintained 2 bedroom cottage on Chautauqua Lake. Text TB0005 to Videos (843367) for more information. MLS#1038193
279 E. Terrace Ave. - Lakewood Cute cottage on Chautauqua Lake with newer dock and break wall. Text TB0186 to Videos (843367) for more information. MLS#1039714
201 Chedwel - Bemus Point Immaculate 3 bedroom townhome located in the Chedwel Club. End unit. Text TB0013 to Videos (843367) for more information. MLS#1039126
30’ of Lakefront!
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8 Stoneman Ave., Lakewood 3 BD, 2.5 BA Cape Cod w/ 2 car gar, fenced yard, great area. MLS#1041118 $169,900
5754 Magnolia Rd., Mayville - 2 BD lake home - 3/4 acre lot, new siding & roof. MLS#1040970 $270,000
Well Maintained Cape Cod
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14 Mission St., Jamestown 4 bdrms, 2 ba, move in ready with many new updates. MLS#1041077 $92,500
962 Wheelock Rd., Kennedy - 3 bdrm, 2.5 ba on 70 acres w/ Attached 2 car garage. MLS#1040966 $179,900
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MLS# 1039190 3BR/1.5BA $597,500
Karen Goodell, Associate Broker Cell: (917) 670-1900
MLS# 1038236 4BR/3BA $349,000 Jane Grice, Associate Broker Cell: (716) 499-9552 5840 Cardinal Rd., Mayville: Prime canal front location with a lake
MLS# 1040711 4BR/1.5BA $240,000 Becky Colburn, Salesperson Cell: (716) 499-3054
2 Ames, Chautauqua Institution: This property has an excellent location off Bestor Plaza and offers various options for use. The front of the building has stacked porches with lovely views of the Plaza. The building currently houses an antique shop with a beautifully renovated apartment on the third floor. It could also be used as a single family home. Outside deck and lovely brick patio or dining and outside sitting.
view! Docking for 2 boats and an electric boat lift are included in this 4 65 W. Terrace, Lakewood: SEE THE END RESULT! This immaculate, bedroom/3 bath home. Very spacious open floor plan on second level with remodeled home is what happens when someone buys a "fixer upper", in a bamboo hardwood floors throughout. Lower level is completely above great location, and spends the next ten years doing everything right! A new ground and includes 2 bedrooms, bath, family room and utility/laundry high end kitchen, new bathrooms, new hardwood and tile floors, new winroom. Outdoor living space is terrific on the 2 levels of covered lake facing dows and doors, all new plumbing, new furnace and AC, new roof, new siding, and DEEDED LAKE RIGHTS! decks.
MLS# 1041119 4BR/1.5BA $279,900 Mary Ford, Associate Broker Cell: (716) 397-3232
MLS# 1039363 4BR/3BA $179,900 Wayne Reimondo, Associate Broker Cell: (716) 664-1001
2738 Shadyside Rd., Findley Lake: Getaway or stay all year for the views! 4 Bedroom, 1.5 bath home with an open floor plan. Beautiful stone fireplace in the living room plus an office/game room. Covered deck off the dining area make entertaining a breeze. 55' of improved lakefront with a large deck, stairs to the lake and more decking and dock space on the lakefront. There's even a small garage!
MLS# 1040669 4BR/1.5BA $595,000 Debbie Rowe, Associate Broker Cell: (716) 640-6507
MLS# 1040478 6BR/6BA $499,000 Karen Dolce, Salesperson Cell: (716) 665-9355
28 Miller, Chautauqua Institution: A great location, this home is a flat walk to all of central Chautauqua Institution, near the corner of Pratt, 4021 N. Clifford Ave., Bemus Point: Charming country style home in quiet and friendly Bemus Point neighborhood. Walking distance to lakeside Bestor Plaza, Library and the Amphitheater. The six, one bedroom units attractions, golf course, restaurants, stores, schools and Chautauqua Lake. bring in a nice income, however, with a few changes, you can have a wonderful, first floor two bedroom, two bath, and let the rents pay your way. The home is adjacent to a wooded setting and offers privacy with mature There are two, recently painted, covered porches, and all newer vinyl relandscaping and fences. The interior has been completely renovated and placement windows. updated offering four bedrooms and three full baths.
MLS# 1039486 4BR/2BA $389,900 Dale Sandberg, Salesperson Cell: (716) 397-8226
MLS# 1037030 lakefront lot $399,000 Becky Colburn, Salesperson Cell: (716) 499-3054
45 Janes, Chautauqua Institution: Buy with confidence! Free one year Home Warranty for the buyer! This fantastic CENTRALLY located 3290 Cheney Drive, Bemus Point: SPECTACULAR LAKE FRONT LOT! 15 Haven, Chautauqua Institution: Classic Chautauqua cottage. Chautauqua Cottage is a great value! Perfect location to EVERYTHING This is your opportunity to build your dream home on a private lot with 235' This historic home has many well done updates but many original features that Chautauqua has to offer. This home has 2 trex covered decks perfect have been maintained. Fabulous view of the Hall of Philosophy, a of lakefront on Chautauqua Lake! Located in a neighborhood of beautiful for entertaining. New improvements to include new roof, new gutters, and wonderful porch and patio, one block to the lake and an easy walk to the new trex decking on 2 levels! Inside see the nice living room with a set of homes, just 4 miles from the center of Bemus Point, this awesome property Amph. Beautiful wood floors, original wood trim and five panel doors. is tree lined and provides expansive views of the Lake. French Doors.
MLS# 1039480 3BR/2BA $329,900 Wayne Reimondo, Associate Broker Cell: (716) 664-1001
MLS# 1039863 3BR/2BA $239,000 Jane Grice, Associate Broker Cell: (716) 499-9552
3588 Watson Rd., Stow: Like new lakefront cottage for year around 22 West Wind, Dewittville: Great lakefront community of use. Built in 2008 and in perfect move-in condition. A 26 foot greatroom is Crosswinds featuring protected marina, dock, tennis courts and the highlight of this cozy 3 bedroom, 2 bath cottage, Quality built with Oak community gazebo. This contemporary 3 bedroom 2 full bath cabinets, 4 panel Oak doors and laminate floor throughout. High efficiency home is very open and inviting with hardwood floors, wood burnheating system for comfortable use all year. The kitchen / greatroom is spacious enough for family and guests and has a large butcher block is- ing fireplace and lots of lake facing windows. Enjoy an all-season land with seating. sunroom, deck and nice yard featuring gardens and apple trees.
Wayne Weaver Licensed Associate Real Estate Broker Cell: (716) 664-1339