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CELEBRATE SALAMANCA: CHAMBER PLANS FULL-SCALE CARNIVAL FOR WEEKEND OF MAY 14-16 . . . PAGE 3 May 6-12, 2010

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Allegany Adventure Run

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Allegany State Park to Host Annual Fundraiser Event this Saturday BY ERIC HUND 20 Monroe Street ~ 699-4162 Saturday, May 8th, 5-9pm JELLY JAR “An entertaining bar band with a level of musicianship you don’t often hear.” - Buffalo News

26 Monroe Street ~ 699-8990 Every Monday, 10pm MONDO MONDAYS With Rev. Jack Darvaset Playing music for no reason whatsoever other than to have fun!

20 Washington Street ~ 699-2530 Every Thursday, 7-11pm KUK & FREDDIE Saturday, May 8th, 9pm-1am Ray D. O’Flyer Every Wednesday, 9pm-1am WAGNER & WINSTON

If you’re looking for a way to enjoy the scenery of Allegany State Park, improve your cardiovascular health and support a couple of good causes, then here is your chance. This Saturday, May 8, you can take part in the Allegany Adventure Run, which features three separate trail races of 6-kilometer, 13-kilometer and 22-kilometer each with proceeds going to the American Diabetes Association and the Nordic Ski Patrol. All three races will start and finish at the brown gates of the Summit Ski Cabin, rain or shine. Participants in the race will compete as males, females or masters in six different age groups: 19-years-old or younger, 20-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59 and 60 plus. Mark Lawrence, founder of HeartRateUp.com, organizes the race, which is part of the Eastern Grip Trail Running Series. Lawrence said he created the run about 10 years ago due to his love of running the trails in Allegany State Park, and as a way to help raise funds to support the ADA and the ski patrol. “It’s a thrill to enter unique, The Allegany Adventure Run at Allegany State Park will take place this Saturday, May 8. The event feachallenging events that promote good tures three separate trail races of 6-kilometer, 13-kilometer and 22-kilometer. Proceeds will benefit the SEE RUN PAGE 9

36 Washington 699-4455

Friday, May 7th, 10pm-2am Ken’s annual Mother’s Day Party with a live performance by PARTY SQUAD

Salamanca, NY ~ 1-877-553-9500 TICKETS ON SALE NOW! Coming May 22nd, 7pm KC & THE SUNSHINE BAND Tickets start at $35 Tickets available at the Seneca Casino box offices, Ticketmaster.com & all Tickemaster locations.

Willie Nelson Concert POSTPONED SALAMANCA - Seneca Gaming Corporation regrets to announce that the Willie Nelson concert this weekend on Saturday, May 8 at 7pm in the Seneca Allegany Events Center at Seneca Allegany Casino & Hotel is postponed. Mr. Nelson recently suffered a torn rotator cuff and is being treated by a doctor. The show has been rescheduled for Sunday, August 15 at 5pm. Guests may retain this weekend’s tickets for the new date. Tickets purchased at any Seneca Casino must be returned to their original point-of-purchase SEE CONCERT PAGE 9

Sneak Peek In This Issue . . .

American Diabetes Association and the Nordic Ski Patrol. All three races will start and finish at the brown gates of the Summit Ski Cabin, rain or shine. Register today! Photos/FotoReg.com

Women’s Weekend Gift Bags Attention Merchants: Deadline for Donations & Passport Specials is May 15 BY JEANINE ZIMMER The fourth Annual Women’s Weekend event will take place Friday, June 11-Sunday, June 13. This year in order to increase value and events, the committee has decided to charge a $55 pre-registration fee that will cover most of the events, as well as a dinner and cocktail party featuring a fashion show and band. All women participating in the event must preregister and can do so through the Ellicottville Chamber of Commerce. Popular returning events this year include hiking, yoga and self-defense at HoliMont, golf lessons at Holiday Valley, 5K race, fly fishing, archery,

pilates, jewelry making, cooking lessons and more. You can also sharpen your pencil with historical walking real estate tours of the village, nutritional speaker Susan Gugliuzza on “American Health,” and with life coach speaker Dr. Dionne Kress on “The Olympian in You.” Other new and interesting classes offered are poker and gaming demonstrations with Brian VanBuren of the Seneca Allegany Casino, and beer making with the Ellicottville Brewing Company. Henna tattooing and palm readings will be available on Saturday, and Sunday will close with a Master Gardener workshop at the Wingate by Wyndham hotel. All-in-

all there are over 65 activities on the schedule and each participant can preregister for a maximum of 4 activities per day (excluding the 5k race). Other new activities this year include a Nightlife Poker Tour where the ladies will receive a poker card from each of the participating establishments they visit; at the Saturday night dinner the top ten poker hands will win a prize. There will also be a minispa night Friday where women will receive discounted spa services at participating spas. The women will also receive an “Event Passport” which is good for a weekendSEE WOMEN PAGE 9

Best Of Ellicottville 2010 Winners Announced Reader Survey Results Are In; Ellicottville Boasts the Best of the Best! For the past month, The Villager has conducted a mail-in survey of some of the best of the best our village has to offer, covering everything from best cup of coffee to best dance club and best place to walk your dog. The results are in and tallied, and the winners for the 2010 Reader’s Survey are: Best Place for a Romantic Evening: Dina’s Loft; Best Place to Sip a Cup of Coffee: Coffee Culture (runner up: Cooling’s); Best Place for Breakfast: Dina’s (runners up: DJ’s and The Store); Best Place for a Hike: Nannen Arboretum (runner up: Griffis Sculpture Park); Best Place to Walk Your Dog: Spruce Lake; Best Place to Take Your Kids: Ellicottville Village Park; Best Ski Run: Mistletoe; Best Place to Watch a Sunset: Key West (these reader’s didn’t understand the title of the survey) (runner up: Red Garter Restaurant); Best Place for a Bloody Mary: Madigan’s; Best Place for Outdoor Seating: Ellicottville Brewing Company (runner up: Kabob Kafe); Best Place to have Your In-Laws Stay: Sugar Pine Lodge (honorable mention: a tent); Best Martini: Silver Fox Steakhouse (runner up: Myer’s Steakhouse and Inn); Best Place for a Steak: Silver Fox Steakhouse and Tips Up Café (tie); Best Place for Seafood: Tips Up Café (runner up: The Birdwalk); Best Place for Pizza: The Depot (runner up: The Birdwalk); Best Wine List: Dina’s (runner up: Silver Fox Steakhouse); Best Fireplace: The Barn; Best Dance Club: Balloons; Best Place to Watch Games: “The Barn with Eddie”; Best Place for Chicken Wings: The Gin Mill; Best Soup: Ellicottville Brewery’s “Spicy African Peanut”; Best Annual Festival: Summer Festival of the Arts (runner up: Taste of Ellicottville); Best Place to Catch Live Music: Double Diamond.

The Harlem Wizards In Olean Inside Business Track Gardening Day: The Home Landscape ... page 5 By Gary Dulanksi The Arboretum has been a staple in Ellicottville’s nature education center since its organization in 1976 and is home to more than 250 species of trees, shrubs, flowers, and herbs. It includes several Japanese gardens, a pond with fish, a large herb garden, and nature walks. This Saturday, the Arboretum and the Cornell Cooperative Extension building located right next door will be the location for the 3rd annual “Gardening Day” event, hosted by the Cornell Cooperative Exension Master Gardener Program of Cattaraugus County. Master Gardeners will be on hand for a full morning of presentations related to home landscape topics.

Basketball Show-Team Scheduled to Play High School Faculty May 18 OLEAN - The Harlem Wizards, founded in 1962, are one of the greatest basketball show-team organizations to ever “lace it up and let ‘em fly.” They have scheduled a basketball game in Olean against the Olean High School Faculty and Gus Macker Community Members on Tuesday, May 18 at the Olean High School. Each event that the Harlem Wizards perform offers a rare combination of individual athleticism, teamwork, entertainment and community involvement. It is pure

enjoyment for every fan in attendance. Advance tickets are $8 for students (K-12) and $10 for adults, with tickets at the door $10 and $12. Tickets can be purchased until Monday, May 17 at all Olean elementary schools, Olean Middle School, Olean High School and the Greater Olean Area Chamber of Commerce, 120 North Union Street, Olean. Game time is 6:30pm on May 18 with doors opening at 6 pm. A free autograph session is also scheduled at the game. Refreshments

and souvenirs will be on sale during the game. The tradition and the glue of the Harlem Wizards’ special experience is their bond with the fans. These are athletes with super personalities who love what they do, and show it! Since 1962, the Harlem Wizards have played over 6,000 games in both the United States and abroad, thrilling millions of fans along the way. The Harlem SEE HARLEM PAGE 9

CELEBRATE SALAMANCA: MAY 14-16 ~ VETERANS MEMORIAL PARK, SALAMANCA


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~ The Villager ~ May 6-12, 2010

Part rocket science Part super model.

Publisher’s Word A Great Time of Year

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Admittedly, there’s not a lot going on these days to keep one fabulously entertained. With everything this little village has to offer, we get used to that, I think. Oh, now – Willy Nelson will be performing this weekend at the Casino in

Salamanca – which is pretty exciting. Maybe Saturday night he’ll have his chauffeur give him a lift to the Double Diamond for a brew or two – you just never can tell with these celebrity types. But generally, with the exception of Willy Boy, it’s going to be a quiet weekend. And you know what? That’s okay by me! It gives everyone a chance to catch up on things you should’ve finished already, or a head start on things you’ll need to get done so you can enjoy all the fun stuff later this season. That’s the best part of early May. Honest Abe said: “Things may come to those who wait, but only the things left by those who hustle.” I’ve been taking advantage of this early slack period by

spending considerable time in Bemus Point, working on The Villager’s sister paper, (going from our off-season quarterly schedule to our summer-heavy monthly routine – exciting stuff!) Others I know are following suit by performing lawn and garden chores, putting away the last remnants of the ski season, and tuning up their mountain bikes. It’s also time to take those golf lessons which might save you some embarrassing moments later this summer. So, dear readers, it’s time to take care of your serious business so you can partake in all Ellicottville has to offer during the lazy days of summer. Get crackin’! Until next week! Jeanine Zimmer

Ellicottville Summer Soccer Sign-Ups Get Ready, Get Set! Sign-ups for the Ellicottville Summer Soccer program (for kids ages 5-17) have already begun! Your last chance to sign up will bethis Saturday, May 8 from 10am-noon at the Ellicottville Memorial Library, Maples Road. You must make it to the above sign-up date in order to participate in the soccer program this season. Sign-up forms will not be accepted after May 8 – no exceptions. Cost is $25 each for the first two children in a family, $20 for the third child, and free for the 4th child. If you have questions or would like more information, please call Connie Hellwig at 6994456 or Kyle Woodin at 699-4833.

Local Landscaping Ellicottville Landscaping Co. Installs Trees at Tamarack Club

Welcome to the Hotel Westgate We are a brand new unique “Boutique Hotel” that offers a variety of specialized rooms for your lodging needs. We are committed to providing a relaxed, comfortable atmosphere with a variety of amenities to choose from that will make your first stay with us become a long-lasting tradition. We are located in Salamanca just a 1/2 mile from the world-class Seneca Allegany Casino. Allegany State Park is just minutes away with year-round outdoor activities at your disposal. Downhill skiing and unique shopping are just 20 minutes away in Ellicottville, NY.

Ellicottville Landscaping Co. performed some dramatic landscaping activities at the Tamarack Club last week. Jack Kramer and his crew installed eight huge pin oaks supplied by Schichtel’s Nursery of Springville. The tree installation enhances an already successful project at Holiday Valley. Ellicottville Landscaping Co. will continue its landscaping efforts this spring to provide a finished look to the Tamarack project. Photos/Gary Kinn

Little League Home Opener The Villager Yankees Celebrate First Victory of the Season

Our rooms come well appointed with HDTV, internet connections, safes and refreshment area. Some suites are also available. You will find that our 22 guest rooms have a contemporary elegance and gracious style with custom designed furniture. We are the Southern Tier’s newest and only “Boutique” hotel that offers a variety of specialty rooms. Our staff is very knowledgeable, user-friendly and dedicated to ensuring your needs are met.

We look forward to your stay with us! 734 Broad Street, Salamanca, NY 14779 1.877.7WESTGATE www.thehotelwestgate.com

The Villager Yankees (1-0) started their season home opener in fine fashion with a 20-9 victory over the Gin Mill Brewers (0-1). The Yankees were led on the mound by a fine pitching performance from Griffin Chudy; they were led at the plate by Evan Palmatier, Evelyn Cortez and Parker Rieman. The Brewers were led by Jordan Grinols at the plate. The Villager Yankees play again this Thursday in East Otto against the Pirates. Photos/Mike Painter

PLANT EXCHANGE: MAY 16 ~ #1 MONROE STREET, ELLICOTTVILLE, 9AM


May 6-12, 2010 ~ The Villager ~

A Special School Visit

THINK DIFFERENTLY

BOCES Graduate Treads Familiar Ground E’VILLE - A recent visitor to the BOCES Career Tech Center at Ellicottville is a prime example of how students come away well prepared for just about whatever life has in store for them. Don Kittleson is a 2004 graduate of the Power Equipment Technology and GED programs. Don has been enlisted in the Army National Guard since 2004 and is a Specialist 1st class operating the HEMTT (Heavy Expanded Mobile Tactical Truck). Don also works full-time for the National Guard as a mechanic on this and other military equipment earning over $25 an hour. The HEMMTT truck was brought to BOCES in Ellicottville to allow current students a chance to operate this extraordinary piece of 2004 graduate Don Kittleson is pictured above with his former BOCES instructor Dave Thiel. military equipment.

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REGISTER TODAY for the 2010-2011 school year Southern Tier Catholic School — Archbishop Walsh Academy Pre-K to 8th: 716.372.2891 x 302 Small class sizes I Values-based Catholic learning I Highly qualified staff I Academically challenging I Affordable tuion I Princeton Review (SAT) for 11th-grade students I Generous scholarships I

Grades 9-12: 716.372.8122 x 124 Before- and aer-school care I Compeve sports programs I Spanish instrucon (all grades) I Lan, Music, Art & Religion, Pre-IB courses I Bona Giant Step, BOCES, Resource Room, Title I Reading Candidate School I

INTERNATIONAL BACCALAUREATE DIPLOMA PROGRAM STARTING 2011

Plant Exchange Tangled Twigs of Ellicottville Sets Annual Event for May 16 E’VILLE – Just like a seedling, the annual Ellicottville plant exchange continues to grow. Fourteen years ago, on a cold and rainy day, a few of us got together and swapped plants from our gardens. Last year, on a balmy spring day, about 40 green thumbed friends participated. So mark Sunday, May 16 on your calendar and join the 14th annual Plant Exchange! We’ve all been to those

Christmas cookie exchanges – a great way to have a nice variety of Christmas cookies without baking them all yourself. Why not a plant exchange? This is how it works: when your perennials start poking their little heads up this spring, pot up those extra volunteers or divide some of your really big clumps (they will be very happy for some breathing room!) On Sunday, May 16, we’ll set up some tables at #1 Monroe Street

in Ellicottville (down the street from The Barn Restaurant). Bring your plants (as many as you want) at 9am. We’ll set them on the tables, browse around and chat with the other gardeners and start swapping at about 9:30am. You’ll pick out the new plants that you want from the table. (For each plant you bring you may choose a different plant.) The swap will be over by 10am. For info, call MJ Brown at 716-699-2736.

The time to plan is now, when you have control over how your assets will be available for your use and be distributed according to your wishes.

WHAT YOU CAN TAKE CONTROL OF: Your financial future and retirement income Losing all your savings to a Nursing Home Unnecessarily losing family money to Death Taxes The high cost and delay of formal Court Probate

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Town of Ellicottville Board of Assessment Review E’VILLE – On May 1, 2010, the Tentative Assessment Roll was completed by the Town of Ellicottville Assessor. Now is the time to look at your assessment and determine if you believe the assessment of your property is accurate. You can file a complaint with the Assessor or the Board of Assessment Review by May 25, 2010. The Board of Assessment Review will meet on Tuesday, May 25, 2010 to review your complaint. The Town of Ellicottville Assessment office will be open as follows to assist you in this process: Assessor Robin Pearl, 699-8137, available Monday, May 10, 2010, 4-8pm; Monday, May 17, 2010, 4-8pm; Saturday, May 22, 2010, 1-5pm; and Monday, May 24, 2010, 4-8pm. Deputy Assessor Harry Weissman, 680-2173, available Friday, May 7, 2010, 11am-3pm; Saturday, May 8, 2010, 1-5pm; Monday, May 10, 2010, 11am-3pm; Wednesday, May 12, 2010, 4-8pm; Friday, May 14, 2010, 11am-3pm; Saturday, May 15, 2010, 1-5pm; Monday, May 17, 2010, 11am-3pm; Wednesday, May 19, 2010, 4-8pm; Friday, May 21, 2010, 11am-3pm; Saturday, May 22, 2010, 1-5pm; and Monday, May 24, 2010, 11am-3pm.

Inn at Holiday Valley, Ellicottville, NY Tuesday, May 18th • 6:30 to 8:30 pm • Refreshments Served Presented to you by

Call 716-938-9133 for reservations • Seating is limited!

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Celebrate Salamanca Chamber Plans Full-Scale Carnival for Weekend of May 14-16

SALAMANCA - Break away from the monotony of everyday life and get ready for “Celebrate Salamanca,” a full-scale carnival with all the amenities brought to you by the Salamanca Area Chamber of Commerce. Set for Friday through Sunday, May 14-16 at Veterans Memorial Park, this event is sure to bring fun for everyone. Offering full size carnival rides, like the sidewinder, arctic blast and the ever popular giant slide, Celebrate Salamanca will have 14 full-size rides to supply plenty of hoots and hollers and dizzy, green around the gills feelings. For the little ones, the kiddie roller coaster will be chugging around the track, just waiting to take them for the ride of their life. This event will have

rides for all ages. It doesn’t stop at just rides. Celebrate Salamanca will offer a full selection of ever popular carnival games! With crowd favorites like the dart game, the duck pond and other water games, just to name a few, there will be something for everyone that is sure to bring out the competitive spirit in all of us. If racing roller coasters and spinning tea cups don’t entice you and you aren’t a person who believes in chance, the smells of fried dough and funnel cakes, fresh pizza, sausages, candy apples, cotton candy and much more will surely rein you in! Celebrate Salamanca will offer a wide range of great food choices that are sure to please every member of the family! Admission to the carnival will

be free. A great $20 all-day-ride pass perfect for the whole family will be offered on Saturday. Saturday will also showcase the Chamber’s Walt Disney World raffle drawing at 6pm. Raffle tickets will be sold up until that time. Raffle prizes include: a 6-day, 5-night Walt Disney World Trip, a 42” flat panel TV, and $500 cash! Don’t miss out on this great opportunity! Tickets are on sale now for one for $5 or five for $20. Stop by the Chamber office at 26 Main Street or call 716-945-2034 for more information or to purchase raffle tickets. Come out to Veterans Memorial Park May 14-16 for Celebrate Salamanca, the fullscale carnival where adults become kids again and kids are allowed to be kids!

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GOOD NEWS AWARDS CEREMONY: MAY 20 ~ PREMIER BANQUET CENTER, OLEAN, 6PM


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~ The Villager ~ May 6-12, 2010

The

Birdwalk

Restaurant & Antique Shop

Wood Fired Brick Oven

Different Gourmet Pizza Special Each Week!

MON-TUES: Wings & Yuengs

www.birdwalk.net

OPEN Motherʼs Day @ 2:00pm Check website for specials

• GENEROUS CUTS • USDA CHOICE STEAKS T-BONE • FILET MIGNON RACK OF LAMB • SEAFOOD

Open daily @ 4pm • Take-outs available • Reservations encouraged

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Route 242, Ellicottville, NY (only 3 miles east of the Village)

Come Experience What You Never Knew You Were Missing!

Shad Art Show: May 22nd-23rd

Coming Saturday, May 15th:

October Rose

with/Rev. Jack Darvaset Playing music for no reason whatsoever other than to have fun!

26 Monroe Street, E’ville Phone: 699-8990 “The Best PULLED PORK In Town!

Mondo Mondays Specializing in Micro-Brew Beers From All Around!

Sit Back & Relax With A Cold One!

Full Service Hair Salon . . .

39 Mill Street Ellicottville, New York

CUTS COLORS Monica Harrington FOILS Owner, Hair Stylist PERMS Sarah Smith Hair Stylist, Manicurist FACIAL WAXING Tracy Keyes NAIL ENHANCEMENTS Nail Tech MANICURES (716) 699-8757 PEDICURES TANNING

Gift Certificates Available!

THE RED DOOR Downtown Ellicottville, NY (716) 699-2026

OPEN 10-5 EVERYDAY! THE ONE STOP SHOP FOR THE WHOLE FAMILY! Sportswear • Golf & Active Wear • Comfort Casuals for Any Occasion CHECK OUT THE SALE ROOM!

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The BARN Restaurant

Gift Cards Rolling In Top Recipients for the Month of March The following Ellicottville Chamber of Commerce members were the top recipients of Gift Cards in the month of March: Ask Design Jewelers, Earth Arts, Gado Gado, Ellicottville Brewing Co., Holiday Valley Resort, Ellicottville Trading Co., The Barn Restaurant, and Holiday Shoppe. Gift Cards can only be accepted by approved Chamber of Commerce members in Ellicottville. If your business would like to accept the Ellicottville gift card, please contact Jennifer at the Chamber of Commerce office, 716-699-5046.

The Ellicottville Gift Card is a great gift option that lets someone experience Ellicottville their own way! Purchase the Gift Card by logging on to www.ellicottvilleny.com or stop into the Chamber office, 9 W. Washington Street.

Ellicottville Sets Record Lodging Revenue Up 22% In the first quarter of 2010 (December 1, 2009 through February 28, 2010) Ellicottville set a record for the most overnight stays since we started keeping records in 2004. Lodging revenue was up 22% over 2009 and 10% over 2008, the previous best. Bed tax collection reports supplied by the County Treasurer’s office show a total of

$244,741 was collected from lodging facilities throughout the county during this threemonth period. Of the total, 81% or $191,898 was from Ellicottville. “The addition of the new $40 million dollar Tamarack Club at Holiday Valley helped boost the numbers,” stated Brian McFadden of the Ellicottville Chamber of Commerce. “We have also been concentrating

our marketing and PR efforts in Ontario, and with even exchange rates we saw a significant increase in visitation from across the border,” he went on to say. Things are looking very positive for the coming summer months with event ticket sales selling well and website activity up. Log onto www.ellicottvilleny.com for a complete list of events.

Ellicottville Gazebo Series Lineup Announced Ellicottville Chamber of Commerce is excited to present the 2010 Gazebo Series, sponsored by Five Star Bank. The concerts are free and take place at the Ellicottville Gazebo in front of Town Hall from 7-9pm beginning July 2. Here is this year’s lineup: July 2-Creek Bend (children’s concert), July 8-Stone Row (celtic and world music), July 15-The Lake Effect (WNY’s premier acappella vocal group), July 22-The Roadrunners (oldies and variety), July 29-Theresa Quinn (talented, versatile singer/ piano with band), and August 5-Horseshoe Lounge Playboys (five-piece backwoods Americana band from Oneonta). The Ellicottville Gazebo Series is the perfect summertime activity. Bring out the lawnchairs, blankets and the entire family for six wonderful evenings of great live music and fun!

GREAT FOOD & COCKTAILS IN A RELAXING ATMOSPHERE

FISH FRY FRIDAY $9.00 Eat In or Take Out LOBSTER FEST WEDNESDAY • PRIME RIB FRIDAY & SATURDAY Serving Dinner from 4pm Tuesday - Sunday

Summer Events Tickets for Summer Festival; Register for Women’s Weekend

Flippin’ Eddies Night every tuesday night ... stop at the bar & check it out!

Make Your Mother’s Day Reservations Sunday, May 9 • Serving from 4-9pm E L L I C O T T V I L L E ’ S F AV O R I T E R E S TA U R A N T S I N C E 1 9 6 3

The Barn • 7 Monroe Street, Ellicottville, NY • 699-4600

Come watch the NHL Playoffs With Us! 20 Monroe Street Ellicottville, NY E 716-699-4162

Tickets are on sale now for Summer Festival of the Arts and Women’s Weekend. Visit www.ellicottvilleny.com or call Jennifer at the Chamber office at 716-699-5046. Summer Festival concert tickets will be available on Monday May, 10 at the chamber office, E-Ville Spirits, Holiday Valley, Village Wine Rack, Wingate and at Tickets.com or Tops Stores for $30 pre-sale. Don’t forget that Women’s Weekend is a PRE-REGISTRATION ONLY event. Space is limited and is filling up quickly so reserve yours now! Look on www. ellicottvilleny.com for a full schedule and to sign up.

Printing Service Available at the Chamber www.balloonsrestaurant.com b ll

sunday:

SUNDAY BLOODY SUNDAY NDAY CUSTOM BLOODY MARY BAR

monday:

PIZZA & WINGS

tuesday:

MEXICAN NIGHT

LIVE MUSIC EVERY SATURDAY FROM 5-9PM NO COVER CHARGE

with CORONAS DISCOUNTED $1

TAMALE TUESDAY wednesday: ITALIAN NIGHT

May 8th

JELLY JAR “An entertaining bar band with a level of musicianship you don’t often hear.” - Buffalo News

• huge draft selection! • free wi-fi access!

Monday-Friday:

DAILY LUNCH SPECIALS AT $5.99

The Ellicottville Chamber of Commerce is pleased to announce that they are now offering affordable, local printing in both black and white and color options. Black and white copies (8.5” x 11”) are available for $0.12 each and color for $0.35. An 8.5” x 14” color poster on poster stock is also available for $0.90. Stop into the Chamber office Monday through Friday from 8am-5pm and we will be happy to look after your printing needs!

Spring Into Ellicottville Four-Season Resort Readies for a New Season of Activities Everyone knows Ellicottville as a ski town but did you know that Ellicottville is also a great place to visit during the Spring? From Springtime hikes and horseback rides to mountain bike trails and picnics in the hills, the beautiful warm weather allows everyone to experience Ellicottville and all it has to offer. Are you a history buff or

just interested in some of the amazing historical buildings that line the streets of the Village? The Ellicottville Chamber of Commerce lobby is open twenty-four hours a day and has a large assortment of literature highlighting everything from the unique shopping and accommodations in the area to maps of the county

GEOBASH: MAY 21-23 ~ ALLEGANY STATE PARK

and Ellicottville’s Historic Walking Tour. While you are here stop into the office and Jen will be more than happy to point out some of the amazing Spring hiking venues. Ellicottville is great way to spend a leisurely Spring getaway and enjoy all that the beautiful hills have to offer this time of year.


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Up Close & Personal Kelly Friel: E’ville Chamber’s New Member Services Coordinator BY ANJANETTE NICOLAZZO Kelly Friel, an Ellicottville resident, was recently appointed as the new Member Services Coordinator at the Ellicottville Chamber of Commerce. Her duties include spearheading new memberships, event management, website updates, membership administration and general office duties. She will be filling the former position of Jennifer Freiburger, who was recently promoted to Administrative Coordinator. A Franklinville native, Friel attended Franklinville Area High School where she was active in cheerleading. During her senior year, she met her now husband Dan, who was an Ellicottville resident. Upon graduating, Friel moved to Ellicottville to take a job at The Inn at Holiday Valley, where she was employed for four years. Not only did she take reservations at the front desk, but she also helped out in the sales department, setting up meetings and conferences. Following her job at The Inn, she progressed into a threeyear-job working the front desk at Century 21 Real Estate in Ellicottville. Afterward, she moved on to Tool Source for the subsequent five years. Friel is currently dubbed as Member Services Coordinator at the Chamber of Commerce, and is quite pleased about her new position. “I have learned great customer service skills over the years at the various jobs I’ve held in town,” says Friel. She continues, “I’ve met so many

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great people in Ellicottville over the past years, and I’ll be able to put that to work dealing with new members; I love the town.” Aside from her general duties as Member Services Coordinator, Friel says, “You also have to have excellent computer skills and a great personality to make this job happen.” In July 2007, Friel married her high school sweetheart Dan, a lifelong Ellicottville resident whose parents also live in the village. Friel says she and her husband enjoy being active in the village, going out for dinner, visiting with friends and having a few cocktails on

occasion. In her free time, Friel is an active scrapbooker. “I scrapbook for my niece – all of her photos, school memories, newspaper clippings, and special times – everything. I’ve been keeping a collection for her since she was born, approximately 9 years ago,” says Friel. Additionally, she also enjoys working in her garden. So, if you see Kelly at the Chamber, gallivanting around town dining, working in her garden or perhaps taking a stroll down one of the lovely streets of Ellicottville, be sure to give her a warm hello and a congratulations on her new position.

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LITTLE VALLEY – Lullaby Circles, a special evening of bedtime stories and music, will be held at the Memorial Library of Little Valley on Tuesday, May 18 at 7:30pm. Peggy Filock will play her guitar and sing with the children, and Gretchen Taft will read them stories. Children ages two through five are invited to come ready for bed in their PJs. They should also bring their favorite blankets. The children must be accompanied by a parent or grandparent. For more information, call Peggy at 716307-0920 or Gretchen at 716-938-6301.

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BY GARY DULANSKI Are you in need of some home landscaping and gardening advice? Come on out to the Nannen Arboretum where the Cornell Cooperative Extension Master Gardener Program of Cattaraugus County will present “Gardening Day: The Home Landscape” this Saturday, May 8, 2010 from 8:30am-1pm at the Cornell Cooperative Extension Building, located near the Arboretum at 28 Parkside Drive in Ellicottville, New York. There will be master gardeners on hand for a full morning of presentations related to Home Landscape topics. Participants will have their choice of three topics in three separate sessions. Session one offers: (a) site assessment in the home garden, (b) composting, or (c) poisonous plants in your garden. Session two offers: (a) functional landscape issues, (b) flowers to dry and press, or (c) using native plants in your garden. Session three offers: (a) accessible gardening for those with limited abilities, (b) creating winter interest in the garden, or (c) outdoor kitchen gardening with veggies and herbs. Event Keynote speaker will be Horticulture Educator Kabel Kellogg who has been hard at work in preparation. “He’s made some benches out there for us; he’s quite creative,” says Marilyn Gold, Facility Manager of the Cooperative Extension Building. “Kabel is making a staged landscape display

with paving stones, mulch and plants.” There will also be a gardening related Chinese auction. “This is a real nice event for people who want to improve their home landscape,” says event speaker Nan Miller. Mrs. Miller has been gardening her whole life; her parents were gardeners and she was certified as a Master Gardener through the Cornell Cooperative Exchange. “It’s a great learning experience for us as well, we all love it!” she said enthusiastically. The Arboretum has been a staple in Ellicottville’s nature education center since its organization in 1976 and is home to more than 250 species of trees, shrubs, flowers, and herbs. It includes several Japanese gardens, a pond with fish, a large herb garden, and nature walks. The name Nannen was given to the arboretum in recognition of William and Sadie Nannen who donated the land in 1958, and were very instrumental in raising needed funds to make the arboretum come to life in lush brilliance. The planting of two Colorado blue spruce trees was named in their honor. In 1975, the Young Adult Conservation Corp (YACC) built the Adirondack lean-to overlooking the pond. The lean-to was part of a County Employment Training Agency (CETA) Title 6 project during Jimmy Carter’s administration. Since 1980 the Arboretum has also sported a model of Ryoanji

Temple Stone Garden of Kyoto, Japan. Zen priests built the original Ryoanji stone garden over 800 years ago; the first replica in this country was built at the Brooklyn Botanical Gardens in New York City. The Nannen Arboretum’s Temple was constructed in 1980 and is meant to be a meditation and contemplation garden. Granite grit is used as a ground cover because it is heavier than sand and makes the ripples left by the tines of the rakes look like water. The large stones represent islands and were mined in Akron, New York. The Third annual “Gardening Day” event will be held at the Arboretum on Saturday, May 8 starting at 8:30am. Since participants can only sign up for three classes (one in each session), packets will be handed out at the end of the day containing written information from all nine classes so no one will miss out on valuable information. Aside from Saturday’s main event, the Arboretum is the perfect place for personal introspection. Whether you are there to just look around or to hold your wedding ceremony, the scenery is inspirational and will never displease. Nannen Arboretum is located at the intersection of Fillmore Drive and Parkside Drive in Ellicottville, NY. It is open to the public from dawn to dusk, 365 days a year, free of charge though donations are always welcome.

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Architectural Digest A Little Island of Sanity in a Hectic World STORY AND PHOTOS BY JOHN THOMAS In our chaotic world of instant messages, fast food, and 24 hour global news, it’s more necessary than ever that our homes provide an antidote from the noise and clutter of modern

life. There is a home in the quiet of East Randolph that is sure to help you slow down, relax and enjoy the advantages of country living. Even the street it’s on, with its 20-mile-per-hour speed limit, forces you to slow down and take it easy. When I arrive at the house, the first thing I do

The home’s large main room, currently being used as a music room, is large enough that the baby grand piano doesn’t take up all the space. The kitchen is bright and sunny, and the master bedroom is cozy and warm with plum walls and thick carpeting, and it sports two rather generous closets.

is get out of the car and listen. The only thing I can hear are birds chirping in the trees. The home was built in 1900 as a farmhouse, and over the years its owners have lovingly updated and restored it. The original lathe and plaster walls have been replaced with modern wallboard, and the home sports a new metal roof and garage added only a few years ago. The front porch bathes in the early morning sunlight, and is perfect for that morning cup of coffee and the paper. When you are inside the house, its charms become readily apparent. The front door opens to a large main room, currently being used as a music room; large enough that the baby grand piano doesn’t take up all the space. The beautiful hardwood floor picks up the warm tones of the wainscoting. The green walls and door trim are the perfect compliment for the interior color scheme. Just off the main room is a small room that could be a child’s play area or den. Also off the main room is the family room. The entertainment center is here, along with a pellet stove to provide diversion and warmth on winter nights. The three generous windows look out to the street. Off the family room is the master bedroom, and while I have to say it’s not the largest master bedroom I’ve seen, it’s cozy and warm with plum walls and thick carpeting. It should also be mentioned that this master bedroom sports two rather generous closets. The kitchen is bright and sunny, and its old style floor plan reflects the days when the entire family used to gather around the dining table in the kitchen for meals. But, there is nothing old about the stateof-the-art dishwasher, gas range, and refrigerator, which create an efficient workspace. The cabinets are new natural oak, and the window over the double sink looks out to the big backyard. Just off the kitchen is a room that connects to the garage. It’s currently being used

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as a mud/craft room, but could be converted to a formal dining room or extra large pantry. Also off the kitchen is the utility room which homes a washer and dryer and the heating unit for the hot water baseboard heating system. Upstairs is the kids bedroom and more closet space. There is a large unfinished attic area that the seller is converting to another master bedroom or whatever use a potential buyer might want to make of it. It’s a generous space and when finished will easily be the biggest room in the house.

Outside I find the oversized two-car garage. Inside it’s plenty big enough to store cars, snowmobiles and all the lawn gear you can imagine. At 2.5 acres the backyard is in a word: huge. Rolling hills provide the backdrop across the expanse of lawn. There is room enough here for keeping a horse or a couple of alpacas. Walking around the backyard, I again realize just how quiet the area is - no traffic noise, ringing telephones, or blaring televisions. There are neighbors on the street, but standing here I am unaware of

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LET’S TALK REAL ESTATE! GLOBAL-MARKET OPPORTUNITIES If there is one segment of the real estate market that is not undeterred by recent market downturns, it is foreign buyers. International clients know a good deal when they see one. From their perspective, the U.S. real estate market offers opportunities to own choice real estate in a variety of geographical and cultural locales that simply do not exist in their own countries. This country also boasts an educational system and road system that are the envy of most countries in the world. With all this in mind, savvy real estate agents can best represent sellers’ interests by appealing to this large share of potential buyers. I am here to assure that your property is marketed appropriately. My successful 22 plus years’ history of assisting sellers assures that you attract the right buyers through a strategic, individualized market plan. Whether it’s targeting international clients or a buyer from the next town over, your success in selling is my #1 priority. Contact me today at 716-474-5646. HINT: International clients may be particularly attracted to second homes in vacation spots and resort areas.

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years. (Exception: Endurance athletes exercising daily for 2 hours or more require more than the daily recommended sodium allowance.) Research indicates that, in Canada, men consume approximately 4100mg of sodium daily, while women daily consume 2900mg. As well, 77% of children ages 1-3 years consume almost twice the recommended daily intake (1000mg/day). Overall, the Canadian average, regarding daily sodium consumption is approx. 3092mg. Meanwhile, Canada doesn’t stand alone in the findings, as many other countries reveal comparable stats, as well. Globally speaking, daily sodium intakes vary - and it depends on the country. The KEY strategy seems to be a set system of government regulations, regarding food preparation and processing. For example, since the 1970’s, Finland has reduced its sodium

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amount of sodium in our bodies; excess sodium forces them to work harder, as it is eliminated via our urine. However, if our kidneys can’t eliminate enough sodium due to its large daily intake, then the excess accumulates in our blood. The excess sodium forces our bodies to hold even more water, our blood volume increases and our hearts must then work even harder. Our blood pressure can increase, as well as our risk of stroke and/ or heart disease. What is an acceptable amount, regarding daily sodium intake? The (Canadian) Heart and Stroke Foundation recommends that the maximum daily sodium consumption is 1 teaspoon (2300mg). Specifically, 1000mg is the recommended maximum daily intake for children ages 1-3 years, 1200mg for children 4-8 years, 1500mg for people 9-50 years, 1300mg for those aged 51-70 years and 1200mg for seniors over 70

There are certain moments in history that are marked on our psychic calendars with an X. They are dreaded moments that we can never forget. They are turning points and milestones. They are bitter reminders of division and hatred. They are misunderstandings and accidents. They are moments of bravery, cowardice and numbing fear. They bring us together while tearing us apart. History has a way of messing with our minds. She’s fickle that way. A college freshman named Dean Kahler became caught up in one of those moments. That was forty years ago and he’s still living with the scars and nightmares of, what was to become, an X on our calendars. It was a simple matter of being in the wrong place at the wrong time. It was also much more than that. It was a tragic confluence of events brought on by a generation torn apart by grief. This wasn’t the boiling point; it was simply inevitable. This was Kent State University. May 4, 1970. Shots rang out and everything changed. The

Vietnam Conflict had landed right in the middle of the heartland and there was no turning back. This isn’t going to be a diatribe against Vietnam. We’ve done that to death and it will be debated long after we’re gone. The tragic consequences of that war are still affecting us even if we don’t know it. This is a story of an America divided. This is a lesson in both history and current events because, for people like Dean Kahler, it happened and it’s still happening. On that tragic day in 1970, Kahler was a seventeen-yearold Freshman at Kent State. The campus and the nation had been rocked by a week of angry protests brought about by Richard Nixon’s admission that he had secretly expanded the war to include the bombing of Vietnamese supply routes in Cambodia. The Governor of Ohio, facing a tough reelection bid, called for the deployment of National Guard troops on Kent’s campus. For three days Guardsmen and protestors faced each other. In what looked like a game about to go horribly wrong, the soldiers would chase the protestors away only to get chased away a short time later by rock throwing students. Back and forth it went. For some reason the University tried to go on like nothing was happening. Classes continued and students not involved in the protests went about their daily routines. Something happened on the fourth day. Through the haze of tear gas and the shouts of angry students, sixty-seven shots rang out during a thirteen-second volley. When the echoes died

away, four students lay dead. Nine others were wounded. Dean Kahler would never walk again. We are faced with two separate realities. Do we stand together, as a nation, and work out our differences at the voting booths and on the editorial pages of our local papers? Do we agree that we won’t always agree with each other? Can we let ourselves protest that which we hate without attacking each other? Or do we stand as two separate nations waiting, once again, for the inevitable shots to ring out? Is this who we want to become? Will we be torn apart by circumstances that will be, mostly, forgotten in another generation? Our lives are molded by our actions. Good or bad, we cannot change that which is already done. The Guardsman that fired the bullet that penetrated Dean Kahler’s spine cannot take back that shot. He cannot reclaim that mark on the calendar. Kahler cannot leave his dorm room thirty seconds later. He wasn’t one of the protestors but that did not change the fact that, last year, both of his feet were amputated because he was on time forty years ago. He lives with all the decisions that came before that moment. From the first advisor in Vietnam to Bobby Kennedy’s death. From one young man’s decision to join the National Guard to a president’s expansion of an unpopular war. All of these actions led to one bullet. One day in history. One mark on the calendar. Forty years ago at Kent State. Comments? E-mail Doug at shakedowndoug@hotmail.com

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Run CONT. FROM FRONT PAGE causes, challenging courses and the health benefits associated with training,” he said. Lawrence said he started out as a competitor in these races and moved into the role of a promoter, and that he has been fortunate to have a positive response to the events, which continue to grow in attendance. He expects more than 150 people to take part in this Saturday’s race. Lawrence said he created HeartRateUp.com to support the hobby he loves, and to help promote and host these fun and challenging athletic events. “It is a thrill hosting these events.” He added that the event sponsors would be handing out sports related door prizes after the final race, the first 175 racers will receive a custom race bag, and that there would be a raffle. The sponsors of the Allegany Adventure Run are: Ultimate Direction, WrightSock, Julbo,

Mayer Bros., Mountain Rise Organics, Inc., Mountain Hardwear, Long Trail Brewing Co., Runner’s Roost and The Stick. Lawrence added post race snacks will be available, and there are facilities in the park for cooking, though participants must bring their own food except for the snacks. He recommends that individuals participating in the 22k race bring some extra food with them since the race will test their endurance. Awards will be presented to the top three racers in each age group of each class in each course length following the races. The 6k race will follow the Sweetwater trail, and features a few gently rolling hills and a few flat areas. The 13k race will follow Sweetwater, Christian Hollow, Leonard Run and Ridge Run trails before reaching the finish line, and features a number of rolling hills and a more challenging length. The 22k race will test your endurance since it follows the same route as

the 13k run with the addition of a 2-mile climb up Patterson Trail before reaching the finish. Water stations are located at the 1.5-mile mark on Sweetwater Trail, the 4-mile mark at the Christian Hollow and Leonard Run intersection and 3 miles before the finish line at both the Ridge Run and Patterson trails. The 22k race starts at 9:30am, the 13k race starts at 9:45am and the 6k race starts at 10am. You can register online at HeartRateUp.com or at the Summit Trailhead Ski Cabin inside the Red House section of the park starting at 8am on May 8. The cost for registering is $20 for the 6k run, and $25 for the 13k and 22k runs, and there is no additional race-day or late fees for registering in the park. Lawrence explained that the longer runs are more expensive to enter due to the amount of preparation time and support needed to cover the extra distance of these runs. To learn more about this year’s Allegany Adventure Run, visit www.heartrateup.com

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Harlem CONT. FROM FRONT PAGE Wizards’ current winning streak extends since 1989 and exceeds 3,000 games and miles of smiles. The Wizards Game is a part of the Gus Macker 2010 Road Show. Gus Macker officials and Gus, the tournament mascot will be in Olean this week. They will be visiting the greater Olean area schools. “Gus Macker - the bright yellow basketball mascot of the Gus Macker Tournament - makes appearances at all tournament cities. His visits teach good sportsmanship, fairness, respect for one’s opponent, and graciousness in

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Commercial and Residential General Contractors Custom Home Building and Remodeling Garages, Additions, Roofing There are over 65 activities on the schedule for this year’s Women’s Weekend event. Pre-registration for Women’s Weekend is required, and can be made by contacting the Ellicottville Chamber of Commerce.

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“Event Passport” booklet they of Commerce who can help are putting together for the bags, you with print and design for a you can contact the Chamber nominal fee. recent release of a new album makes this a highly anticipated concert. Seneca Allegany Casino & Hotel is home to a great array of live entertainment, and its Seneca Allegany Events Center seats about 2,400 patrons. Upcoming shows include KC and the Sunshine Band on Saturday, May 22; the Charlie Daniels Band on Sunday, June 6; comedian Carlos Mencia on Saturday, June 19; and the mixed martial arts event Raging

Wolf VIII on Saturday, July 17. About Seneca Gaming Corporation: Since opening Seneca Niagara Casino in 2002, Seneca Gaming Corporation has grown to employ more than 3,500 people at its three casino operations. The company operates world-class facilities offering more than 6,500 slot machines, 140 table games, 800 hotel rooms and other related amenities. For more information, visit www.TheSenecaCasinos. com

winning or losing,” stated Joe DeCerbo, Gus Macker-Olean chair. Tuesday, May 18, a “Meet and Greet with Gus and the Wizards” is scheduled from 4-6pm at the Hampton Inn Olean, Main Street in Olean. A live remote by the Colonial Radio Group, WXMT-The Mountain is from 4:30-5:30pm. Country Inn, Best Western University Inn, and the Hampton Inn of Olean are the official hotel sponsors for the tournament. During the Meet and Greet, people attending can meet the Gus mascot, Macker officials, Wizards, get autographs, enjoy some treats, win Macker memorabilia and enter to win a complimentary tournament team. The Olean City School

District Foundation and the Olean Sports Booster Club are co-sponsoring the Gus Macker 3-on-3 Basketball Tournament in Olean August 20-22, 2010. The tournament is open to players of all ages and experience levels who are computer-matched by age, height and experience so that all participants can be competitive. The event, first held in Lowell, Michigan in 1974, is a family festival with food and music, along with the basketball competition held on the streets near downtown Olean. For more information on the events listed above or if you would like to volunteer, please contact David Carucci at 716372-9289 or Meme Yanetsko at 373-8901.

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LITTLE VALLEY – CCB (Cattaraugus County Bank), in partnership with America’s Promise, a national, not-for-profit organization dedicated to improving the lives of our nation’s youth, will be selling red wagons (paper) for a $1 donation from May 3-28, 2010. The red wagon is the national symbol of America’s Promise. In addition, CCB continues to sell “Mini” red wagons to the public for $10 each. This year, anyone purchasing a paper wagon will be entered to win a “Mini” wagon! Nine “Mini” wagons will be awarded bank-wide. All proceeds raised go into an America’s Promise fund at CCB and funds are used to support various community, child-oriented requests. “The wagon sale is one of the many fundraisers we hope our friends and customers will help us with,” states Joni Simcick, CCB Vice President. “Each CCB location will be accepting donations – won’t you stop and buy a red wagon for $1?”

Health CONT. FROM FACING PAGE intake by 40% and its stroke and heart disease by 70%. A solid partnership and communication between its food industry and its government exists with strong consumer education. Meanwhile, Canadian consumption of sodium ranks high. A report (July 2009) put out by World Action on Salt, compared various processed and fast foods and found Canadian sodium levels to be higher than those of other countries. For example, in Canada, 100g of Kellogg’s

All Bran contained 861mg of sodium, while 100g of Kellogg’s All Bran in the U.S.A. contained 258mg. Globally, how can we all reduce our daily sodium intake and, consequently, improve our health? 1) Read the labels on packaged foods and be selective. 2) Avoid salting foods during preparation/ consumption. 3) Choose fresh, canned or frozen foods without added salt. 4) Avoid highly salted soups, condiments and broths. 5) Use healthy herbs instead of salt to season your food. 6) Avoid processed foods. 7) Increase consumer education and support a system of national and/or global

regulations, regarding the food industry. Katherine Preston is a Registered Personal Trainer, Nutrition and Wellness Specialist, Older Adult Specialist, and Fitness Instructor Specialist through the Canadian Fitness Professionals Assoc. Katherine founded and operates her own business ABSolute Fitness Training & Consulting, which offers Certified Personal Training and Nutrition Consulting in clients’ homes, in fitness facilities and as a referral for Post-Re-Habilitation patients. Questions? Comments? Contact Katherine at absfit@ cogeco.ca or visit her website at http://home.cogeco.ca/~absfit

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SERVICES AVAILABLE Classified Ads: Sell, rent, hire, offer your services, etc. through The Villager’s Classifieds Page. Ad rate: $8.00 per week (30 words or less - $0.10 each additional word over 30). Send your ad, along with payment, to: The Villager, PO Box 178, Ellicottville, NY 14731 or stop by our office at 39 Mill Street. Payment must accompany all classified ads. Deadline for all classifieds: each Monday at 4pm. Furniture Repaired, Refinished Or Replicated: Machine Caning replaced. Custom Furniture Built To Your Desire. New! Home Theater Cabinets or Shelves Designed & Built. FIVE POINTS, 716-938-6315, fivepnts@localnet.com, Visit fivepnts.com for Photos. Interior Finishing By Tom Clauss: Painting, plastering, remodeling, repairs, restoration work, electrical, plumbing & more. PROFESSIONAL PAINTING SPECIAL: DISCOUNTED PRICES! Free estimates. Call today! 716-949-9155. PERKS CONSTRUCTION: General contracting & remodeling, including drywall, painting, flooring, tilework, stonework, finish work, siding, electrical, plumbing & more. Your local carpenters with over 30 years experience! Insured, many references. Call Jeff Perks at 716244-3559 or Josh Perks at 716-969-5115. Woodcrest Pet Spa and Kennel: Treat your pet to the SPA experience at 140 Lincoln Ave. in Salamanca. OR maybe they need a vacation. Take a tour of our Kennel on Sawmill Run in Little Valley, at WoodcrestKennel.net or call SPA 716-945-2700, KENNEL 716-945-5799. DALE’S CHIMNEY SWEEP, INC.: Inspection, cleaning, repairs & woodstove/rain cap sales. Stainless steel relining. Established in 1978. Insured, clean & professional. 716-699-4791. Homemade Baked Goods: Pies, cinnamon & pecan rolls, sweet breads (banana, apple, walnut, pumpkin, lemon poppyseed, blueberry), cookies, salt rising bread & more. Available every Friday, Saturday & Sunday 7am-8pm. Di’s Pies & Bake Shop at Pumpkinville, 4830 Sugartown Road, Great Valley. Stop at the bright red shop.

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Vacation Rentals: Plan your next getaway, wedding, reunion, golf or ski vacation with ERA Vacation Properties. Visit our website at www.ellicottville.com for virtual tours of our properties, or call 716-699-4800. Commercial Space For Rent: 42 Mill Street, Ellicottville, NY. 900 sq. ft. Ample parking. Please call 716-699-4516. Lease terms. Studio Condo For Rent: Fully furnished, FP, must see! 34 Wildflower, Ellicottville, walking distance to the village. $600/month includes everything! Contact Janice at 716-699-3950. Studio Apartment For Rent: Furnished, includes DirecTV, parking & utilities. Five miles from Ellicottville. Call for rates & reservations. Available short term or seasonal. 716-942-6531. FOR RENT: Beautiful 4-BR house with appliances & large yard overlooking river. And, a beautiful, newly remodeled 2-BR lower apartment with new appliances & fireplace. Both are located in Salamanca. For more information contact Laura at 716-945-0238.

PUBLIC NOTICES

NOTICE OF BOND RESOLUTION, VILLAGE OF ELLICOTTVILLE: NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that a bond resolution, a summary of which is published herewith, has been adopted by the Village Board of Trustees of the Village of Ellicottville, Cattaraugus County, on April 27, 2010 and the validity of the obligations authorized by such resolution may be hereafter contested only if: (1) (a) such obligations were authorized for an object or purpose for which the Village of Ellicottville is not authorized to expend money or (b) if the provisions of the law which should be complied with as of the date of publication of this notice were not substantially complied with, and an action, suit or proceeding contesting such validity is commenced within twenty days after the date of publication of this notice; or (2) such obligations were authorized in violation of the provisions of the Constitution of New York. SUMMARY OF BOND RESOLUTION: The following is a summary of a bond resolution adopted by the Village Board of Trustees of the Village of Ellicottville on April 27, 2010. The proceeds from the sale of the obligations authorized in said resolution shall be used to fulfill all or a portion of a New York State Department of Environmental Conservation Consent Order No. R9-4144-94-06 to finance the reconstruction of and construction of improvements to the Village wastewater treatment plant including, but not limited to, the installation of residential and commercial water meters, installation of an in lagoon nitrification system, modifications to the pump station and wet well, improvements to the aeration system and blower, electric system upgrades, installation of an ultrasonic algae control system, installation of a UV disinfection telemetry system and the acquisition of a 6-inch trailer mounted trash pump, including all preliminary work and necessary equipment, materials and site work, and all preliminary costs and costs incidental thereto, at an estimated maximum amount of $1,616,500. Said bond resolution authorizes the issuance and sale of a serial bond or bonds and a bond anticipation note or notes in anticipation of the issuance and sale of said serial bonds of the Village in an amount not to exceed $1,616,500, said amount to be offset by any federal, state, county and/or local funds received. The period of probable usefulness for said purpose is 40 years. A copy of the resolution summarized herein is available for public inspection during normal business hours at the Office of the Village Clerk, located in the Village Hall, 1-7 W. Washington Street, Ellicottville, New York.

Need 23 Acres Hayed & Cleared: Twice a season. Ellicottville - Bryant Hill Road area. NOTICE OF INTENT to File an Application for Rural Development Funding for WastePlease call 716-908-2203. water Treatment Plant Improvements: This is a NOTICE of INTENT to file an application for funding through the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA), Rural Utilities Service (RUS), 415 W. Morris St., Bath, New York 14810. The proposed water project is located in the Village of Ellicottville. The project will include the replacement of Water Meters, AeraEllicottville Historical Society: The Ellicottville Historical Society will meet on Thursday, tion/Blower and electrical upgrades, and Pump Station modifications, as well as the installation May 13 at 7:30pm at the Ellicottville Memorial Library on Maples Road. Mr. Stan Carlson, of a telemetry system and trash pump. Written comments concerning this application must be an expert on the history of railroads in this area, will be the guest speaker. He is a former received by the Village no later than May 17, 2010. Comments may be directed to: Charles R. conductor from a family of four generations of railroaders. Stan, a volunteer since 1980 at the Coolidge, Mayor, One West Washington Street, Ellicottville, NY 14731. “This is an Equal OpSalamanca Railroad Museum, is an accomplished artist of train scenes. The public is invited portunity Program. Discrimination is prohibited by Federal Law. Complaints of discrimination may be filed with the Secretary of Agriculture, USDA, Washington, 20250-0700.” and refreshments will be served. Call Cathy Lacy at 716-945-5080 for more information.

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Can Drive: The Parent/Teacher Organization at Ellicottville Central School will be hosting a Can Drive on Saturday, May 15 from 9am-noon at the school. Please bring your cans for this wonderful PTO fundraiser. Pick up is also available. To arrange for a pick up please call 716-945-1921. Great Valley Senior Citizen May Meeting: The Senior Citizens of the Towns of Great Valley, Humphrey, Salamanca and Ellicottville will meet on Wednesday, May 12 at the Great Valley Fire Hall. As usual, a potluck luncheon will be served at 1pm. Please bring your own place setting and a dish to pass. If you have any questions about the meeting or membership, please call Yvonne Darts at 716-945-4586. On Tuesday, May 18, the bus will be leaving the Great Valley Town Hall at 8am for our trip to Rochester’s Lilac Festival and the George Eastman House. If you have any questions about the trip, please call Barb Sergel at 716-699-2905. Don’t forget. We, now, have our meetings at the FIRE HALL. We leave for our trips from the TOWN HALL. Boaters Safety Courses: The Cattaraugus County Sheriff’s Office will hold New York State Boaters Safety Courses starting in the month of May. Persons between the ages of 10 and 18 must have attended a boater safety course in order to operate a boat; persons 14 years old to adults to operate a personal watercraft in New York State. Those wishing to take the course must attend both days of the classes. Classes will be held as follows: • Monday-Tuesday, May 17-18 at Salamanca High School, Room 89, 50 Iroquois Drive from 5-9pm; • Wednesday-Thursday, May 26-27 at the Gowanda Fire Hall, 230 Aldrich Street from 5-9pm; • Monday-Tuesday, June 7-8 at Pioneer Motor Sports, Route 16 in Chaffee from 5:30-9:30pm; • Saturday-Sunday, June 12-13 at the South Valley Fire Hall, Sawmill Run Road in Onoville from 8am-noon. For more information and/or to register for any of these classes, please contact the Cattaraugus County Sheriff’s Office at 716-938-9191 ext. 0.

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LEGAL NOTICES

NOTICE OF SUBSTANCE OF ARTICLES OF ORGANIZATION: On March 16, 2010, JORDAN’S RESTAURANT & DOG POUND, LLC filed with the NYS Department of State its Articles of Organization. The office to be located in Cattaraugus County. The NY Secretary of State is designated as agent for services of process. The mailing address for the LLC is 1136 Old Rock City Road, Olean, New York 14760. The purpose of the business is to engage in any lawful activity for which limited liability companies may be organized under Section 203 of the Limited Liability Company Law. LEGAL NOTICE: Notice is hereby given that a liquor license has been applied for by Bondre LLC, DBA: Coolings Cafe, 10 A Washington Street, Ellicottville, NY 14731 to sell beer and wine at retail for on premises consumption under the Alcoholic Beverage Control Law. Notice of Qualification of SS REALTY, LLC. Authority filed with Secy. of State of NY (SSNY) on 03/29/10. Office location: Cattaraugus County. LLC formed in Georgia (GA) on 04/14/08. NYS fictitious name: SS REALTY NORTHEAST, LLC. Princ. office of LLC: 132 Sheppard Ave. West, Ste. 100, N. York, Ontario, Canada M2N-1M5. SSNY designated as agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail process to the LLC at the addr. of its princ. office. Arts. of Org. filed with GA Secy. of State, 315 West Tower, 2 MLK, Jr. Dr., Atlanta, GA 30334-1530. Purpose: Any lawful activity. Notice of Formation of K2LZM2, LLC: Arts. of Org. were filed with the NY Secretary of State (SOS) on 03/19/2010. Office location: Cattaraugus County. SOS is designated as agent of the LLC upon whom process against it may be served. The post office address within or without this state to which the SOS shall mail a copy of any process against the LLC served upon is: 95 West Forest Drive, Rochester, NY 14624. The character and purpose of the business of K2LZM2, LLC is to engage in any lawful activity pursuant to New York Limited Liability Company Law.

Notice of Formation of Parris Pizza Company LLC. Arts. of Org. filed with Secy. of State of NY (SSNY) on 12/31/09. Office location: Cattaraugus County. SSNY designated as agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail process to: James MacFarlane, 11 Boylston St., Bradford, PA 16701. Purpose: any lawful activity. Notice of Qualification of TD Retail, LLC. Authority filed with NY Dept. of State on 4/6/10. Office location: Cattaraugus County. Principal business address: 255 Rochester St., Unit 4, Salamanca, NY 14779. LLC formed in DE on 10/9/09. NY Sec. of State designated as agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served and shall mail process to: c/o CT Corporation System, 111 8th Ave., NY, NY 10011, registered agent upon whom process may be served. DE address of LLC: 84 Walker Rd., Dover, DE 19904. Arts. of Org. filed with DE Sec. of State, 401 Federal St., Dover, DE 19901. Purpose: any lawful activity. Notice Of Articles Of Organization: On April 6, 2010 Front Line Acquisition Specialists LLC, filed with the NYS Secretary of State its articles of organization. Office location: Cattaraugus County. Registered agent is Incorp Services Inc, 1 Commerce Plaza, Albany, NY 12210 upon whom process may be served. The mailing address for the LLC is 2190 Lillibridge Road, Cuba, NY 14727. Purpose of business is any lawful activity.

NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR AUTHORITY OF FOREIGN LIMITED LIABILITY COMPANY: The name of the foreign limited liability company is SENECA BROADCASTING, LLC (the “LLC”). The Application for Authority was filed with the NY Department of State (“NYSS”) on April 1, 2009. The LLC was formed under the laws of the Seneca Nation of Indians on March 14, 2009. The office and principal business location of the LLC is 3622 Administration Drive, Salamanca, Cattaraugus County, NY. The NYSS has been designated as agent of the Company upon whom process against it may be served, and the address to which he or she shall mail a copy of any process served upon him or her is P.O. Box 231, Salamanca, New York 14779. The authorized official in the jurisdiction of organization of the LLC where a copy of its charter is filed is Lenith Waterman, Clerk, The Seneca Nation of Indians, P.O. Box 231, Salamanca, NY 14779. The purpose of the Company is any lawful business.

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Treat Mom to our special Mother’s Day Brunch at Thunder Mountain Buffet 9am – 2pm

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Mother’s Day Sunday, May 9

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Legendary Country Rock Band

On sale at all Seneca Casino box ofďŹ ces, Ticketmaster.com and all Ticketmaster locations.

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Legendary Pop Band

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Charlie Daniels Band

Mother’s Day specials are also available at The Western Door, Patria, and Seneca CafÊ. Plus, we invite all mothers to pick up a chocolate rose when you arrive on May 9th at the Seneca Allegany Casino.

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