EAGLES SOAR OVER PANTHERS (See Pictures) ... Page 3 September 8-14, 2011
Volume 06 ~ Issue 36
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By John Thomas Staff Writer
The new school year is starting off well for Ellicottville Central School. Students tested in 4th grade math and 7th grade English Language Arts (ELA) both came in first place for Western New York schools. Altogether students achieving proficiency score of three or four placed ECS in the top seven schools in eight out of twelve tests. The testing area covered the school districts in Western New York, consisting of about 95 schools. In commenting about the results, School Superintendent Mark J. Ward said, “our students did very well in both math and ELA.” He went on to credit small class sizes, a veteran staff, and emphasis on teaching the Six Traits of Writing for the results. In looking forward to the year Mr. Among other changes made this year Mr. Ward says, “We tightened up our policies on eligibility for Ward outlined four goals: 1) Use the participating in athletics and extra curricular activities,” meaning students wishing to play on a team or See SCHOOL page 10
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other activities, will have to perform well academically. The requirements will be made clear to students, “consequences for mistakes will be clearly spelled out,” he adds.
Time to Rock N’ Roll Preserve the Memory Annual Festival Promises to Delight Sept. 16
Wednesday, 8pm WAGNER & WINSTON
How Will YOU Honor 9/11 Victims this Weekend?
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September 16th through the 18th is Rock N’ Roll Weekend in Ellicottville, with bands rockin out Friday and Saturday night. Saturday from 2pm - 4pm and 7pm to 9pm Rock and Roll bands will be featured on the Monroe St. Main Stage. Don’t miss the Classic Car Show with over 200 impeccable cars showcased throughout the village. Applications for the Car Show can be found at the Chamber of Commerce website: www.ellicottvilleny.com and the entry fee is $20.00 for this years event. Sunday afternoon at 2pm at the Village Gazebo, Terry Buchwald, one of the best known Elvis impersonators from Western New York, will be performing his free, family show. Full story and Band Listings in next week’s paper.
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By John Thomas In a town full of quaint chalets, adorable Victorians, efficient condos, and entry-level castles; this house stands out. Its sophisticated lines and quiet elegance make it a home that is at once chic and refined and at the same time comfortable and homey. The home is a toned down version of the Modernist architecture of the 60s and 70s; a non-peaked roof, double banks of windows, and an open floor plan.
Several area communities will host memorial services. Even your attendance makes a difference, so if you’re not able to volunteer service or give blood, attend a service and observe a few moments of silence honoring those that were lost on this tragic day.
By Dean Whitcomb The Villager Staff It is no secret that America changed forever following the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001. Everything changed; our national security policies, airport security, our fears, our thoughts, our lives…everything. It’s almost impossible to come up with anything good surrounding the events
of that tragic day. However, no matter the depth of the destruction taken on that day, there is one important factor that must be recognized, especially by members of the younger generations in America, and that is the growth and recognition of our pride in our nation. From the moment the attacks began, each and every one of us See HONOR page 10
Yard Sales Span Over 40 Miles Yard Sales, Barbecues Set Along Route 16 on Saturday September 17th
By Nicholas Pircio WPIG, 95.7 FM Everybody loves a yard sale. It may be called a garage sale or a tag sale. But whatever you call it, people flock there to find bargains. Come Saturday morning, on September 17th, a leisurely drive along Route 16 through Cattaraugus County should bring your vehicle to a stop more than once. The day will be devoted to treasure hunters up and down the highway, all the way from Yorkshire in the north to Knapp Creek in the south, just before the Pennsylvania line. It’s all thanks to the Route 16 Community Corridor Partnership, a grassroots effort which started the event last year. Besides yard sale items, travelers will also enjoy at least five chicken barbecues along the way, part of a Firemen’s Barbecue Competition. Hours for the competition are from 8 a.m. until 3 p.m. Inquiries about the day are pouring in to Scott Miller, who’s helping to
On September 17th, take a leisurely drive along Route 16 through Cattaraugus County. The day will be devoted to treasure hunters up and down the highway, all the way from Yorkshire in the north to Knapp Creek in the south, just before the Pennsylvania line.
coordinate the event. He explains up a garage sale. Miller says, “What that there will community selling we’re trying to do is keep most of points along Route 16, such as a the traffic on Route 16, so a person town park or some other public place, where individuals who do not See SALE page 10 live along Route 16 can come and set
ROCK N’ ROLL WEEKEND: September 16th - Ellicottville, NY
~ The Villager ~ September 8-14, 2011
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Oh the Signs Of Autumn... The foliage has been losing its usual green freshness throughout the month of August, and signs of autumn are starting to appear. Another change of season is at hand… Kids are back in school, the days are getting shorter and the warm sunny weather is off-set by long chilly nights. The character of our little village adjusts once again, moving from the easygoing summer mode to one of a more energetic nature. Change is around every corner and the urgency to adapt to this new phase is apparent in all things. Far from being simply a time for change in the color pallet of our surroundings, you can see the effects of Autumn on our
political, social and economic environs, as well. In this issue of The Villager, we carry stories about economic growth for local communities and more planned development for the town where we live and raise our families. It seems to me things are starting to bloom in Cattaraugus County - could it be the seasonal momentum effects more than just plant life? I think so… So, dear readers, enjoy the bright warm sunshine this new season bestows on us, and please remember one of my favorite quotes: “Change always comes bearing gifts.” Make it your goal this week to be happy, productive and positive. Until next week… JZ
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Benefit Set for Kathy Musall Ellicottville Little League Football to Hold Benefit September 24
The Ellicottville Little Eagles Football League will be holding a benefit honoring the life of Kathy Musall on September 24th, 2011, at the Main Chalet of Holiday Valley Resort in Ellicottville NY. Kathy passed away Friday, August 12, 2011 as a result of injuries sustained in a motorcycle accident. Kathy was like a mother to many. There is an endless list of people whose hearts she has touched and lives she has impacted. This benefit has been planned to help the family with expenses incurred from the
accident. The benefit will feature a Chicken Bar-b-que and Pig Roast from 11-til sold out. We will also have a raffle / auction from 1:00 – 7:00. We are looking for donations of any type for the benefit, including food items, paper products, raffle baskets, gift certificates, or monetary gifts. An account in the Musall’s name has been opened at the Five Star Bank, Washington Street Ellicottville NY, 14731 for those wanting to make cash donations. Donations of raffle items
can be made from 9am-4pm at the Cornell Cooperative Extension, 28 Parkside Drive Ellicottville, (Across from the Ellicottville Fire Department) to Kate O’Stricker or Holly Kinney. If you would like, we can also pick up the donations from you. Anyone wishing to donate or help with the benefit can contact Todd Palmatier 244-0964, Kate O’Stricker 378-0720, or Debbie Golley at 378-1170. Sincerely, The Ellicottville Little Eagles & Friends of Kathy Musall
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SBU Remembering 9/11
University to Commemorate Graduates Killed in 9/11 Attacks Franciscan Mission. The St. Bonaventure men’s rugby team will host a prayer service at the September 11th Memorial outside Plassmann Hall at 11 a.m. on Saturday, Sept. 10, preceding the team’s season opening match against Syracuse University at 1 p.m. The service will offer the opportunity to reflect on the loss of Peraza, a former SBU rugby player, and others who died on 9/11. A scholarship is given in Peraza’s name to a high school rugby player attending St. Bonaventure. Also on Sept. 10, BonaResponds is planning a day of service from 10:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. A special exhibition at the Regina A. Quick Center for the Arts is being prepared and installed by St. Bonaventure student Karen Vester. The exhibition will feature paintings by the late Cole Young, a former professor of art at SBU; historical information about Ground Zero; and a dedication to the alums who were killed September 11. In addition, a screening of the movie “The Saint of 9/11,” which documents the life of Fr. Mychal Judge, will be shown at 7 p.m. Monday, Sept. 12, in the Rigas Theater of the Quick Center. Br. Ed and Fr. Francis will speak briefly of their experience at Ground Zero on 9/11. Larry Sorokes, director of the Mychal Judge Center, will
give a brief introduction. The showing is free and open to the public. As one way to show appreciation to service men and women, St. Bonaventure freshmen wrote letters to local members of the military serving overseas in Afghanistan and Iraq. St. Bonaventure community members will be joining the city of Olean as it marks the September 11 anniversary with several programs throughout the weekend: Friday, Sept. 9 — 9/11 Memorial Blood Drive, 10 a.m.6 p.m., Olean Center Mall (first 300 people will receive a 9/11 commemorative T-shirt) Saturday, Sept.10 — First Responders Fair featuring police, fire, military, and EMS displays and demonstrations, 1-5 p.m., Bradner Stadium Sunday, Sept. 11 — Remembrance Celebration, 2-2:45 p.m., Olean High School. Br. F. Edward Coughlin, O.F.M., vice president for the Franciscan Mission at SBU, will give the invocation during the dedication of a special 9/11 memorial sculpture. Sunday, Sept. 11 — Parade from Olean High School to Bradner Stadium, 2:45-3 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 11 — 9-11 Anniversary Ceremony, 3-4 p.m., Bradner Stadium. Lt. Col. Rick Trietley (retired), vice provost for Student Life at St. Bonaventure, will be the keynote speaker.
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Memorial Service: House
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The Birdwalk to Host a Memorial Service for Thomas R. House
A Memorial Service for Thomas R. “Housey” House will be held at the Birdwalk Restaurant in Ellicottville on September 10th from 5-7pm. Mr. House was a longtime Ellicottville resident and visitor having lived here from 1975 until approximately 1983. He was a well-known Ellicottville Character and was a local construction worker who also worked in roofing. Family of the late Thomas R. House will be present and welcomes friends from the Ellicottville Community.
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ST. BONAVENTURE, N.Y., Sept. 2, 2011 — St. Bonaventure University will hold a campus prayer service, Mass, blood drive, and gallery exhibition in commemoration of the 10th anniversary of the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attacks. The American Red Cross is hosting a blood drive from 1 to 6 p.m. on Tuesday, Sept. 6, and Wednesday, Sept. 7, in the Shay-Loughlen lobby. On Friday, Sept. 9, the University will hold a campus prayer service led by Fr. Francis Di Spigno, O.F.M., executive director of University Ministries. The service will begin at 12:20 p.m. at the 9/11 Memorial located near the front of Plassmann Hall. Fr. Mychal Judge, O.F.M., a 1957 St. Bonaventure graduate, became the first victim of 9/11 when he was killed by falling debris while attending to a victim at the World Trade Center in New York. Fr. Mychal was chaplain of the New York City Fire Department at the time, and a beloved friar known for his outreach to all people. Two other St. Bonaventure alumni, Rob Peraza, ’94, ’96, and Amy O’Doherty, ’00, were also killed at the World Trade Center. At 5 p.m. Sept. 9, the University will hold a Mass and reflection in the University Chapel, Doyle Hall. Fr. Francis will preside and the homily will be given by Br. F. Edward Coughlin, O.F.M., vice president for the
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Catt. County Sheriff, Timothy Whitcomb Announces Promotions
Cattaraugus County Sheriff Timothy S. Whitcomb is proud to announce the promotions of Deputy Andrew Rozler and Deputy Allen Defoe to the position of Sergeant as of September 1, 2011. Sgt. Rozler is a 14 year veteran of the Sheriff’s office and has served on the Special Response Team and as a Field Training Officer. He has been an actingsergeant since August 29, 2010. Sgt. Defoe is a 10 year veteran of the Sheriff’s Office. He has been an acting-sergeant since June 4, 2011. Sheriff Whitcomb describes both deputies as “hard- highly respected members of deserving of promotion to the working, experienced and the Sheriff’s Office who are rank of sergeant.”
OGH Hosts Girls Night Out Seneca Allegany Casino, a Healthy Night with the Ladies
The Olean General Hospital Foundation is hosting “A Girls Night Out” at the Seneca Allegany Casino. The event features 12 female physicians from the hospital as they “groove with the girls” just for the health of it. Participants will learn about breast and skin cancer prevention, and receive tips for healthy eating, stress management, and improving
heart health. Refreshments will be served, along with healthy hors d’oeuvre stations, music, a purse auction and a cash bar. Advance tickets are on sale for $25, while tickets at the door cost $30. The admission price includes $10 in free casino play. For more information, contact the Olean General Hospital Foundation at 716.375.7445. To register online, visit www.
ogh.org. The Event is Open to the public and media and is scheduled for 6:00 pm, Thursday, September 22, 2011. It will be held at the Seneca Allegany Casino Event Center, located at 777 Seneca Allegany Boulevard, Salamanca, NY 14779. Olean General Hospital is a member of Upper Allegheny Health System. For more information, visit www.ogh.org.
L.O.U.I.E. Award Date Set
Annual GOACC Awards Dinner set for Thursday, November 3rd, 2011 OLEAN -- Greater Olean Area Chamber of Commerce’s (GOACC) will celebrate its 105th Annual Dinner on Thursday, November 3. The dinner will recognize two local businesses and a businessperson for their involvement and commitment to the greater Olean community. GOACC’s L.O.U.I.E. Award, which stands for ‘Love of Olean United in Enterprise’, is bestowed upon an individual who symbolizes the enterprising spirit for the greater Olean community, qualities which were embodied in the life of Louis Marra. The criteria for nomination is as follows: the nominee must be in, or have been in, a leadership capacity of a business, industry or organization; the nominee’s management or leadership style must foster a
positive work environment, the nominee’s career and civic involvement must exemplify an admiration for the greater Olean area; the nominee may not be a sitting GOACC board officer or an elected public official who is currently holding office; and the nominee must be employed by, or retired from, a GOACC member business or organization. Barbara Chew was the 2010 recipient of the L.O.U.I.E. award. GOACC’s Enterprising Business Award will be presented to a business or a nonprofit organization. The criteria for nomination is as follows: the nominee exemplifies the unique “hometown” charm of the greater Olean area in manners of administration/ operation, customer service, or display of inventory, the nominee must be a member of Greater Olean Area
Chamber of Commerce; the nominee demonstrates a wellplanned, thorough and serious approach to its development; the nominee subscribes to a consistent understanding of market factors. Last year’s awardees was Napoli Pizza of Olean and Olean General Hospital. To nominate an individual for the LOUIE award or a business or non-profit organization for the Enterprising Business award, a nomination form must be completed. Forms are available at the Chamber office, 120 North Union Street, Olean, and online at www. oleanny.com. Nominations will be accepted through Noon on September 17. For more information on the annual Dinner or for questions, please contact GOACC at 372-4433 or email events@oleanny. com.
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Pumpkinville Gearing Up Local Attraction Opens for Fall Season 2011
This 200 acre farm nestled in the hills of WNY enjoys the recognition of being the oldest original pumpkin farm in New York State. Admission to Pumpkinville is always free and there are more than enough activities such as the corn maze, petting farm, hayrides and cow train to keep the whole family occupied. There are also literally thousands of pumpkins to choose from, a working antique cider mill and delicious pumpkin cuisine.
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September 8-14, 2011 ~ The Villager ~
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York City. His expertise spans both U.S. and Asian markets in corporate finance, leveraged finance, credit analysis, ratings and fixed-income research, with an industry focus in telecommunications, media and technology, and energy. Tom Scanlan, ’89, is vice president with ICAP Electronic Broking LLC in Chicago. He received a master’s degree in finance from the Illinois Institute of Technology. Prior to his current position, Tom worked for seven years on the Chicago Board of Trade. Jeff Bradley, ’05, is the director of operations and chief compliance officer at Alesco Advisors LLC in Rochester. He was appointed to Alesco’s four-person board of directors in 2009. David Rakus is chief market strategist for Tradepath Capital, which has offices in Olean and New York City, and a licensed futures broker for Texas-based Transcend Capital. Rakus, an Olean native and 1990 University of Maryland graduate, has been a technical analyst of the stock and futures markets for 20 years. After working as a stockbroker in Washington, D.C., he became a hedge fund trader, gaining knowledge from the top market experts at Gabriel Capital, Gracie Capital and Tudor Investment Group
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applying for financial aid for post-secondary education. He holds a bachelor’s degree in business administration from Houghton College and an MBA from the University at Buffalo. Active in his community, Martin is the deputy supervisor and a councilman in the town of Caneadea, a member of the Board of Elders of Houghton Wesleyan Church, administrator of the Allegany County Rapids AAU Boys Basketball Club and a former Little League coach.
St. Bona to Host Five Expert Alumni for Roundtable Discussion Friday Four of the five speakers are alumni of the university’s finance program. Christopher Kinslow, class of ’85, donated $30,000 to start the SBU SIMM fund in 2004, and still sits on the board of directors that oversees SIMM. He is a senior managing director at Focus Capital Group, a boutique investment bank, and is responsible for the Industrials Investment Banking practice. He spent the previous 20 years at Deutsche Bank, where he was responsible for the global coverage of capital goods manufacturers, equipment rental companies and diversified industrial corporations. His areas of expertise include mergers, acquisitions, leveraged buyouts, IPOs, equity and debt capital markets, and cross border transactions. Kinslow serves on the board of directors of NES Rentals Holdings Inc. and is an adjunct professor at Rutgers University’s Graduate School of Business and Seton Hall University’s Stillman School of Business. Sean Lynch, ’06, is an associate investment banker with Deutsche Bank Securities in New York City. Prior to his current position, Sean was an associate director and credit analyst at UBS Investment Bank in New York City, and an associate analyst with Moody’s Investors Service in Singapore and New
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ST. BONAVENTURE, N.Y., Sept. 6, 2011 — Five experts in stock portfolio management will lead an all-day boot camp Friday for St. Bonaventure University’s Students in Money Management. “This is a very intensive conference for the students to get up to speed on the many things they will need this year to manage the portfolio,” said Dr. Jim Mahar, associate professor of finance and SIMM adviser. Students in Money Management is an experiential learning program in which students manage a real investment portfolio. SIMM offers students the opportunity to participate fully in all aspects of the portfolio management process; learn and apply equity valuation techniques; and network with alumni and other business professionals. Started in 2004, the fund was worth approximately $197,000 at the close of trading Monday. The fund has consistently outperformed the S&P 500 since it was created, Mahar said. The day will feature individual presentations from the experts, a working lunch that will highlight the history and importance of SIMM, and a roundtable discussion in Dresser Auditorium of the Murphy Building. That 3 p.m. roundtable concludes the SIMM camp; it’s free and open to the public.
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ST. BONAVENTURE, N.Y., Aug. 31, 2011 — Troy R. Martin of Houghton has been named director of financial aid at St. Bonaventure University, announced University President Sr. Margaret Carney, O.S.F. For the past 18 years, Martin had served as director of student financial services at Houghton College, where he managed the financial aid and student account functions. He previously served as director of financial aid at Asbury College from 1991 to 1993; assistant director of financial aid at Houghton College from 1984 to 1991; and a branch representative at Household Finance Corporation in Jamestown from 1983 to 1984. “The St. Bonaventure University community is extremely fortunate to have Troy join us in this critical role,” said Kate Dillon Hogan, associate vice president for enrollment at St. Bonaventure. “Beyond the significant knowledge of financial aid regulations and complexities, Troy has the leadership skills for the strategic administration of the University programs and the sensitivity and personal qualities to assist students and their families. The
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ST. BONAVENTURE, N.Y., Sept. 5, 2011 — Three movies with themes that complement the 2011-12 All Bonaventure Reads book “Little Princes” have been selected for the upcoming All Bonaventure Views film festival at the university. “Little Princes: One Man’s Promise to Bring Home the Lost Children of Nepal” is the story of 29-year-old Conor Grennan, who traded his day job for a year-long trip around the globe. During a three-month stint volunteering at the Little Princes Children’s Home, an orphanage in war-torn Nepal, Grennan learned that the children were not orphans, but had been taken from their homes by human traffickers. The films will be shown in the Rigas Theater of the Regina A. Quick Center for the Arts on campus. The viewings are free and open to the public. The following movies will be shown: 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 7 — “Returned: Child Soldiers of Nepal’s Maoist Army” tells the personal story of Nepali boys and girls as they attempt to rebuild their lives after fighting a
Maoist revolution. Through the voices of former child soldiers, the film examines why these children joined the Maoists and explores the prevention of future recruitment. 4 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 14 — “Everest: Beyond the Limit” was a Discovery Channel mini-series. With unusually severe weather and heartbreaking circumstances, this expedition up the world’s tallest peak becomes fraught with unexpected perils, leading to an emotional journey full of fear, hardship, exhaustion, disappointment and unforgettable triumphs. 4 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 21 — “Call + Response” is a first-of-its-kind feature documentary that reveals the world’s 27 million dirtiest secrets: There are more slaves today than ever before in human history. The film goes undercover where slavery is thriving, from the child brothels of Cambodia to the slave brick kilns of rural India, to reveal that in 2009 slave traders made more money than Google, Nike and Starbucks combined. Luminaries on the issue, including Cornel West,
Madeleine Albright, Daryl Hannah, Julia Ormond, Ashley Judd and Nicholas Kristof, offer firsthand accounts of this 21st century trade. West draws parallels between the music of the American slaves and the chart-topping hits of today, with performances by such artists as Moby, Switchfoot, Five for Fighting, and Matisyahu, among others, transforming these chilling facts about slavery into motivation for preventing it from flourishing in the future. All first-year students are asked to read the annual All Bonaventure Reads text, which is the cornerstone of the University 101 course. Many other courses will adopt the text, and the entire campus community is invited to read the book and participate in the numerous events planned over the course of the fall semester. Highlighting the fall programming will be a Monday, Sept. 26, campus visit by Grennan, during which he’ll give a public presentation at 7 p.m. in the Reilly Center Arena. For more information about All Bonaventure Reads, visit www. sbu.edu/AllBonaventureReads.
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BUFFALO, NY – Crowley Webb, a full-service marketing communications agency in Buffalo, is celebrating its 25th year in business. To commemorate this milestone, the agency has partnered with Business First to create an unusual contest. The prize: an advertising campaign for one deserving local startup company produced in one marathon, nonstop, 25-hour day. This could include anything from corporate identity to print ad concepts to digital applications, depending on the needs of the winning client. In any event, it’s going to be a lot of work, which is fitting because the agency just so happens to be launching a new “hardworking” brand position.
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During an appearance at Upstate Roofing and Painting in Brighton, Congressman Tom Reed announced that he will introduce the Roofing Efficiency Jobs Act of 2011 when Congress reconvenes in Washington after Labor Day. Reed’s bill, which will create a 20-year depreciation period for commercial roofs (instead of the current 39-year period) will create nearly 40,000 roofing manufacturing and construction jobs nationwide. “The average lifespan of a typical commercial roof is only 17 years,” Reed explained. “This
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By Lilian Dirito , C.N.H.P. Wellness Consultant There is a school supply list that we follow thoroughly before school starts every year. There is also perhaps the most important supply list for our children: their healthy body supply list. Statistics show that obesity in children has more than tripled in the past 30 years. Two facts that really concern me as a parent are: the obesity increase on children aged 6 to 11, which has gone from 6.5% in 1980 to 19.6% in 2008. The second one is, that in children aged 5-14, the leading cause of death after accidents is cancer. Also, in the last two decades, type 2 diabetes, a disease usually diagnosed in adults age 40 years and older, has been reported among children and adolescents with increasing frequency in the United States. Let’s help our children to have a healthy start every day: Breakfast is the most important meal of the day: Good sources of protein are crucial for a healthy start. It helps to nurture the brain to think, focus and perform physical activity. Protein also helps to keep sugar levels balanced throughout the day. Smoothies are a great choice to bring all those important nutrients first
thing in the morning if you and your children can’t go for the whole cooked meal. Coconut milk is a good choice, because coconut has Medium Chain Fatty Acids (MCFAs), these good fats are very important for the brain and are not stored right the way, but rather used in the body as energy. You can also use almond milk or rice milk, which can be easily made at home. To either type of milk you choose, you can add a different fruit or fruits every morning. Raspberries, blueberries, black berries are a good option for their high content of antioxidants. Peaches are in season now and they make a very tasty smoothie. You can also add pecans or walnuts (for children five and older, avoid if there is any allergy to nuts), pumpkinseeds (are very high in zinc, an important mineral for keeping the immune system strong), ground sesame seeds (high in vegetable protein and calcium), ground flax seed, a tsp of Chia seeds (very high in protein and omega 3 and 6 essential fatty acids). Bee Pollen is another complete form of protein (called a super food) plus it has all the vitamin B’s in high amounts. If you need a sweetener, use Stevia. Once you have all this ingredients, you can opt to add a protein powder that has a variety of nutrients to complement the smoothie like Love and Peas (made with yellow pea protein, beans protein, antioxidants from pomegranate, berries, grape seed extract, rice bran, bamboo fiber and Stevia as sweetener. Blend it and serve. Because it is in a liquid form, it is rapidly absorbed, easy to drink and delicious tasting. Snack and lunchtime: Use natural sources of drinks. I personally encourage my children to drink water. Water is an essential nutrient their
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By Doug Arrowsmith “What we need in the United States is not division; What we need in the United States is not hatred; What we need in the United States is not violence and lawlessness, but is love and wisdom, and compassion toward one another, and a feeling of justice toward those who still suffer within our country, to tame the savageness of man and make gentle the life of this world.” Shortly after he received the news that Martin Luther King had been assassinated, Bobby Kennedy approached a waiting crowd at a campaign stop and delivered the horrible news in the most eloquent way possible. His words resonated and were embraced by a nervous and grieving nation. Not long after that speech someone shot him in the head. And so it goes. Over and over again until we’re left wondering if we even deserve another chance. We had another shot at redemption on September 12th 2001. The day after the world
ended. We could see through the veil of smoke and tears that nothing would ever be the same again. We could see that we had been rocked to our very core and that we had been fundamentally changed. We embraced more freely and we let the tears flow. I can barely remember what I did yesterday but I remember that awful day and the week that followed like it just happened. I can also remember hanging my head in sorrow when I realized we were about to squander our chance to find those better angels that lived in all of us. We had a chance to prove to the world, friend and foe alike, that we were better then we seemed. That we were truly a blessed and united nation. That we were capable of living up to our own standards. We blew it of course. We held on for as long as we could and then we flew off the deep end like we always do. So, here we are. Ten Years later and still standing. Barely. Not only are we still at war with phantoms, but we’re also at war with each other. We’ve killed the bogeyman responsible for those terrible days and so we search amongst ourselves for imaginary traitors and thieves. We see enemies in every face and embrace our own paranoia with pride and determination. We have lunatics masquerading as heroes and patriots who promise us a brighter future using code words for hate and fear and demagoguery. We place hope in catch phrases
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Cont. From Cover began to wonder what we could do to support our country, to support the families of victims, to support the city of New York and Washington D.C., to support one another, and to support our troops in what was surely an upcoming battle. This was not only the “good” that came out of this day, but it was a reassurance that our nation’s foundations are still honored over 200 years after our Declaration of Independence. In a moment where our nation was in one of it’s darkest hours, those that had the ability to take action (all of us) saw it only as their “responsibility” to take action. We did whatever we could to support the continued freedoms and ideals of the United States of America. America once again needed her people to raise her flag and stand strong, and we did. We gave blood. We gave time and attention. We helped with cleanup efforts. We gave kind words and support. We gave our all. It was our job. So, this Sunday will mark ten years since the September 11th terrorist attacks and our job is nowhere near done. It shouldn’t ever be. There are countless ways to give and honor those lost on that day
Cont. From Cover does not have to drive away from the road to find a sale.” Community selling points will be marked in each town, to alert bargain seekers. For somebody interested in having a sale, the best thing to do is to contact Scott Miller at 307-5887, or preferably through an e-mail address that’s been set up for the event at firstname.lastname@example.org. Anyone seeking information about the sales should also contact the same e-mail. Last year, Miller says there were about “75 to 100 garage sales. Seeing as how well
that this year they purchased 22 iPads. “We found they were valuable; they’re great for classroom instruction,” says Mr. Ward. Teachers can sign up for the iPads, check them out, and hand them to the students for an in-class assignment. The school also developed a new attendance policy. They established maximum number of days a student can miss without facing a penalty. Go over that limit and a committee will connive to evaluate the reasons for the absences; a student who was legitimately sick would likely not be in trouble. But a student found to be skipping school would face some type of discipline. According to Mr. Ward, “we truly believe that being here is important,” adding that, “parents need to realize that school is important.” He points out that students who develop a casual attitude
about school often develop an equally casual attitude about work and don’t succeed. Among other changes made this year Mr. Ward says, “We tightened up our policies on eligibility for participating in athletics and extra curricular activities,” meaning students wishing to play on a team or other activities, will have to perform well academically. The requirements will be made clear to students, “consequences for mistakes will be clearly spelled out,” he adds. One more change for the year involves and increased awareness of bullying. Although the problem is not considered severe in ECS, Mr. Ward says, “more if it happens than we realize.” The school has signed on with a program called OLWEUS; a state sponsored bullying protection program, “we want the kids to feel that this is a safe place to be.”
and to show pride in being an American. How will you do it? Here are a few options in case you’re still looking for ways to help. Give Back: The American Red Cross is always in need of blood donors and Disaster Action Team Volunteers. In the wake of the numerous weatherrelated disasters suffered thus far in 2011, the need is even greater. Visit the Southwestern New York Chapter of the American Red Cross online at www.redcross-acc.org for a list of locations to give blood and the latest relief efforts and volunteer opportunities. Participate: Several area communities will host memorial services. Even your attendance makes a difference, so if you’re not able to volunteer service or give blood, attend a service and observe a few moments of silence honoring those that were lost on this tragic day. On Friday September 9th a series of services and activities will begin in Olean, NY honoring the anniversary of the attacks. The 9/11 Memorial Blood Drive will kick off the events at the Olean Center Mall from 10am until 6 pm, giving away commemorative t-shirts to the first 300 donors. On Saturday, The First Responders Fair will open from 1-5pm at Bradner Stadium featuring a “carnivallike” atmosphere for the whole family. Fire departments from around the county will be
present putting on equipment and practice demonstrations and local recruiters will also be present. On Sunday, September 11th, a remembrance ceremony will take places both at Olean High School and at Bradner Stadium. The school’s program begins at 2 o’clock and features a performance by the Olean High School Orchestra and an unveiling of a special 9/11 Memorial sculpture. From the school there will be a Walk of Remembrance over to Bradner Stadium for a final remembrance ceremony. Mayor Witte of Olean and Senator Cathy Young are both expected to speak during the ceremony, which will end with a 21-Gun Salute. Honor: It doesn’t have to be public. Take a few moments on your own and reflect on everything being an American has allowed you to do and have. Realize your freedoms and rights as a citizen in the United States. Think about all that was ripped away from the victims of these terrible attacks and memorialize them in your own way, whether it is in words, artistic expression or in thought. Everything makes a difference, even personal reflection. September 11, 2001 changed everything for Americans. Take a moment on this ten-year anniversary and show your support in this great nation. You have the ability…now make it your responsibility.
things went last year, this year there should be a minimum of 100 sales.” Miller would like to thank Chuck Struble of Hinsdale and the Cattaraugus County Tourism Department, who are also fielding “many inquiries” about the date. “This is a grassroots effort we’re trying to put together in our spare time, an event which will highlight some of Cattaraugus County, while helping some of the residents and businesses along Route 16.” He notes that every town and village along the road, including the City of Olean, have been invited to participate. As for the chicken barbecue component, Miller notes that fire departments, American legions, and VFWs along the way are being encouraged
to hold their barbecues on September 17th, “so as to make some money for their coffers.” A few private barbecue stands will also be open that day. The chicken barbecues will be marked by signs. At the Cattaraugus County Tourism Department, Deb Opferbeck called last year’s initial yard sale event a “phenomenal success. People keep calling to find out when it is (this year),” and for details about the day. She notes that outing the event together has been a challenge for the handful of organizers, so they (the Route 16 Community Corridor Partnership) are always looking for help with any of their projects, to promote the Route 16 businesses and tourism.”
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NOTICE OF SUBSTANCE OF ARTICLES OF OGRANIZATION, JUNE 29, 2011, WJA PROPERTIES, LLC filed with the NYS Dept. of State its Articles of Organization. The Office to be located in Cattaraugus County. The NY Secretary of State is designated agent of service of process. The mailing address for the LLC is 3939 Wing Hollow Road, Allegany, NY 14706. The purpose of the business is to engage in any lawful activity for which LLC’s may be organized under Section 203 of the Limited Liability Company Law. NOTICE OF FORMATION OF INGERSOLL ROAD, LLC. ARTS. OF ORG. FILED WITH SECY. OF STATE OF NY (SSNY) ON 6/30/11. Office location: Cattaraugus County. SSNY designated as agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail process to: 250 South Clinton St., Ste. 502, Syracuse, NY 13202. Purpose: any lawful activity.
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ON JUNE 14, 2011, TOP TEN HOLDINGS LLC FILED WITH THE NYS DEPARTMENT OF STATE ITS ARTICLES OF ORGANIZATION. The office to be located in Cattaraugus County. The NYS Secretary of State is designated as agent for service of process. The mailing address for the LLC is 620 W. Henley Street, Olean, NY 14760. The purpose of the business is to conduct any lawful business. NOTICE OF FILING OFARTICLES OF ORGANIZATION OFALL NATIONS LACROSSE HQ, LLC. Name: All Nations Lacrosse HQ, LLC (the “LLC”) Date Filed: August 1, 2011. County of Office: Cattaraugus. The Secretary of State has been designated as agent of the LLC upon whom process against it may be served. The address to which process shall be mailed and the street address of the principal business location is c/o C.T. Corporation System, 111 Eighth Avenue, New York, NY 10011. Purpose: Any lawful business not statutorily prohibited. Notice of Formation of Iroquois Funding LLC. Arts. of Org. filed with Secy. of State of N.Y. (SSNY) on 5/4/11. Office location: Cattaraugus County. SSNY designated as agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail process to: The LLC, 12134 Burning Springs Rd., Perrysburg, NY 14129. Purpose: any lawful activity. NOTICE OF QUAL. OF PHOENIX WELL SERVICES, LLC, AUTH. FILED SEC’Y OF STATE (SSNY) 6/30/11. OFFICE LOC.: CATTARAUGUS COUNTY. LLC ORG. IN DE 9/8/10. SSNY desig. as agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail copy of proc. to c/o Palm Ventures, LLC, 19 W. Elm St., Greenwich, CT 06830. DE off. addr.: NRAI, 160 Greentree Dr., Ste. 101, Dover, DE 19904. Cert. of Form. on file: SSDE, Townsend Bldg., Dover, DE 19901. Purp.: any lawful activities. CASADENT, LLC (“LLC”) FILED ARTS. OF ORG. WITH SECY. OF STATE OF NY (SSNY) ON JUNE 13, 2011. Office Location: Cattaraugus County. SSNY designated agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail process to: c/o the Company, 3262 W. Valley View Drive, Allegany, New York 14706. Purpose: any lawful activity. NOTICE OF FORMATION BONAVENTURE SQUARE, LLC. THE ARTS. OF ORG. FILED WITH NY SECY OF STATE (SSNY) ON 3/22/11. Office location is Cattaraugus County. SSNY designated as agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail copy of process to the LLC, 130 S. Union St, Olean, NY 14760. Purposes: any lawful activity.
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