September 17-23, 2009 Volume 04 ~ Issue 37

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CATTARAUGUS COUNTY’S COMMUNITY NEWSPAPER
SEE PATCH PAGE 11
SEE IDA PAGE 11
Rock ‘N Oldies This Weekend
Ellicottville Celebrates the End of Summer with Cars & Cool Tunes
County’s Ski Resorts Continue To Reinvest
CCIDA Discusses Improvement Projects Planned by HoliMont and Win-Sum Ski Corp.
Pumpkinville Opens Saturday
The Pawlowski Family Continues the Legacy of a Family Tradition
Sneak Peek
In This Issue . . .
Rotary Club Announces Plans for
This Year’s Starz For Youth Ball ... page 5
The Rotary Club of Ellicottville is excited to announce the date for the 3
rd

annual Michael Kerns Memorial Starz for Youth Ball. This special event
will take place on Friday, October 16, 2009 from 6-11pm at Holiday Valley’s
Yodeler Lodge. The Michael Kerns Memorial Ball serves two purposes: 1)
to recognize all Michael has done for our community; and 2) to support
one of his favorite projects - the Rotary Club of Ellicottville Foundation for
Youth Center located inside the Ellicottville Memorial Library.
FREE
Music Notes
20 Monroe Street ~ 699-4162
Saturday, Sept. 19th, 9pm-1am
THE HEADERS
20 Washington Street ~ 699-2530
Every Monday, 10pm
MONDO MONDAYS
With Jack Darvaset
Playing music for no reason
whatsoever other than to have fun!
26 Monroe Street ~ 699-8990
Friday, Sept. 18th, 9:30pm
THE UNTOUCHABLES
Every Thursday, 7-11pm
KUK & FREDDIE
Friday, Sept. 18th, 8pm-midnight
THE ROADRUNNERS
Oldies & Classics
Every Wednesday, 9pm-1am
WAGNER & WINSTON
Every Monday, 7-10pm
BLUE MULE BAND
Saturday, Sept. 19th, 9:30pm
OCTOBER ROSE
Saturday, Sept. 19th, 5-9pm
THE TUCKER BROWN BAND
Classic Rock & Oldies
9:30pm-1:30am
MO’ PORTER
Mo’ Rock
Sunday, Sept. 20th, 4-8pm
2 GUYS DRINKING BEER
Friday, Sept. 18th, 9pm-1am
LIVE & KICKIN’
Saturday, Sept. 19th, 8-10pm
WOODSTOCK ‘09
Live Karaoke!
S t d S t 19th 8 10
36
Washington
699-4455
The Rock ‘N Oldies Weekend in Ellicottville is filled with music and events the whole family can enjoy. Beginning Friday, Sept. 18 and running through
Sunday, Sept. 20, experience some of the best classic rock, doo-wop and oldies bands in the Northeast for the last great party weekend of the
summer. (See schedule page 2.) The Ellicottville Chamber of Commerce is once again closing out the weekend with a bang, hosting a free outdoor
concert at the Gazebo in front of Town Hall on Sunday from 2-4:30pm. Voted one of the best tribute artists in the United States by the LA Times, WNY
native and top ranking Elvis impersonator, Terry Buchwald will be gracing the stage as the Grand Finale to this year’s Rock ‘N Oldies Weekend. In
addition to Sunday’s free concert finale is the popular Classic Car Show lining Washington Street, and games for the kids from noon-4pm next to the
Gazebo. Be there or be square. For more information, visit the Ellicottville Chamber of Commerce website at www.ellicottvilleny.com
Board Reviews Policing Of Fall Festival
Possible Tax Hikes & Smoke Testing of Town Sewer Lines Also on the Agenda at Monday’s Village Board Meeting
SEE BOARD PAGE 11
BY STEPHANIE HACKER
ST. BONAVENTURE UNIVERSITY
What started as an ordinary pumpkin
farm in the 1960’s has grown into
Pumpkinville, an annual fall festival
for the Pawlowski family.
Dan and Diane Pawlowski and
their children, Jim and Lisa, spend
days upon weeks upon months every
year making Pumpkinville bigger
and better than the previous year.
The farm started in the early 1960’s
when former owners Joe and Helen
Halloran’s teenage sons, Tom and
Dan planted a few pumpkin seeds
and sold their pumpkins on the side of
the road. This was the beginning of a
lifetime of fall fun. More pumpkins,
displays, and buildings were added,
making it more of an entertainment
destination for families wanting to
do something on a fall afternoon.
In 1996 the Pawlowski family
bought the farm to continue and
expand the Pupmkinville legacy.
“The main attractions used to have
a reputation for young children,”
Dan said, “but we wanted to grow
the business and make it fun for all
ages.”
Preparation is never done for the
Pawlowskis. Dan and Diane have
been working over 100-hour weeks,
making sure everything is just right
for the visitors this year. But just
when they think you are finished and
ready to kick back, it’s time to think
about next year, and how to improve.
Dan couldn’t quite put words on
why he thought people came back
year after year.
“It’s more than just a pumpkin
patch,” he said. “The place just has
an aura of its own.”
There are tons of activities for the
whole family to enjoy. Test your
There are tons of activities for the whole family to enjoy. Test your
navigation skills through the corn maze, pet and feed the animals in
the barnyard, take a ride on the hay wagon through the pumpkin patch,
enjoy the scenery of the surrounding mountains or maybe catch a ride
by the cow train, and so much more! Admission is free!
BY ERIC HUND
The County of Cattaraugus
Industrial Development Agency
held their regular monthly meeting
Tuesday, Sept. 15 at the CCIDA
office in Ellicottville, New York.
Robert Dingman, Jr., president of
New York and Lake Erie Railroad,
presented the CCIDA Board of
Directors with an informal proposal
for an advance of $49,400 from
the IDA to help fund the execcsive
damage that the sever flooding
caused to the IDA owned Railroad.
CCIDA Executive Director, Corey.
R Wiktor has been working closely
with the rail road and FEMA
regarding the extensive and very
costly damage to the CCIDA owned
line.
Dingman stated that the heavy rains
in August, which caused significant
damage to the region, washed out
the James Road line and tunnel in
Dayton. He added that the rainstorm
also caused a collapse of a culvert in
Markhams, as well as two washouts
and plugged ditches around the
Cattaraugus Branch of the railway.
He estimated the damage at about
$713,000, and has already spent
about $20,000 of his own funds to
repair the line to a functional state,
though this will not restore the line
to its pre-storm condition.
Dingman said the repairs were
necessary to restore service to the
three customers he has on the line,
and that failure to restore the line
could potentially hurt hundreds of
individuals who rely on the railway
for their business, with special
emphasis placed on farmers.
The funds would come from
the removal of track material
During this year’s 32
nd
Annual Falling Leaves Festival, The Salamanca
Area Chamber of Commerce is offering a variety of fun-filled activities
for the whole family to enjoy. The festival will take place Friday through
Sunday, October 2-4, 2009 at Jefferson Street Park.
Salamanca’s Falling Leaves Festival ... page 6
BY IAN BIGGS
The Ellicottville Village Board
held their regular monthly meeting
this past Monday.
Some of the opening discussion
topics were as follows: The
Department of Public Works began
the meeting with a discussion about
the state of affairs on the streets
of Ellicottville. The high school
football stadium is 3/4 done with
the painting. The grass around
Ellicottville has been growing
steadily and the DPW is doing their
best to keep up. The work on Mill
Street continues with finishing the
gutters. Brush has been picked
up throughout the Village. The
Ellicottville fall pick-up will take
place in the next month. Residents
are asked to separate the brush and
the leaves into separate piles. One of
the new village trucks was damaged
due to a fault in the hoist and is in the
process of being fixed.
Mayor Charles Coolidge
attended a FEMA class regarding
reimbursement rate for equipment
as a result of the July storm and the
cleanup involved. The government
entity will pick up 87% of the bill
for the cost of the cleanup, including
equipment and man-hours needed
~ The Villager ~ September 17-23, 2009
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BALLOONS: 8pm-midnight
The Roadrunners
GIN MILL: 9pm-1am
Live & Kickin’
DOUBLE DIAMOND: 9:30pm-1:30am
The Untouchables
SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 19
E’VILLE BREWING COMPANY:
1-2pm: The Blues Bros.
4-8pm: Deuble & Vogan
8-10pm: The Blues Bros.
BALLOONS:
5-9pm: The Tucker Brown Band
9:30pm-1:30am: Mo’ Porter
MADIGAN’S: 8-10pm
Woodstock ‘09 Karaoke Contest
GIN MILL: 9pm-1am
The Headers
DOUBLE DIAMOND: 9:30pm-1:30am
October Rose
SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 20
GAZEBO: 2-4:30pm
Elvis Impersonator Terry Buchwald
(Car Show Awards to immediately follow)
DOUBLE DIAMOND: 4-8pm
2 Guys Drinking Beer
CLASSIC CAR SHOW
Stroll through 200 Antique & Custom Rods
from noon-4pm on Sunday!
September 17-23, 2009 ~ The Villager ~ Page 3
FUNDRAISER: SEPTEMBER 20 ~ GOOSENECK HILL WATERFOWL SANCTUARY, WEST VALLEY, 2-5PM
Happy Birthday: SHANELL KIERSZ . . . . . SEPT. 24
Publisher’s Word
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Letter To The Publisher
Ellicottville to Perform Smoke Tests Sept. 23
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What a fabulous weekend –
Rock ‘n Oldies Weekend and
Classic Car Show is finally
here! Many of the locals will
tell you this is their favorite
weekend. The atmosphere is
festive, the crowds are “just
right” and the fun is around
every corner all weekend long.
It’s a real testament to our hard
working Ellicottville Chamber
and all the merchants in the
village. You’ll meet the nicest
people while strolling around
the village streets shopping,
enjoying the live music,
popping into a pub for a quick
bite and bevvie and looking at
all those beautiful cars. This
weekend will be a blast and
a great way to kick off our
famous fall season.
Our friendly visitors love it
here as much as we residents
do. And why not? I firmly
believe one of the main reasons
for this mutual affection is the
collective attitude of the people
who live here. We’re a fun,
optimistic bunch with bright
attitudes. Who wouldn’t want
to be around folks like that?
I find the interaction of old
friends and new acquaintances
very energizing, don’t you?
And what a beautiful time
and picturesque setting to
relax, have some fun and
enjoy the people, scenery, and
wonderful events.
So, dear readers – give me
warm sweaters, a blazing fire
(outdoors or in) and a nice
glass of wine. Once again, I
must say – living and working
in Ellicottville is the best of
all worlds! Have a rockin’
weekend!
Jeanine Z. Bosworth
Ellicottville will be performing
“Smoke Tests” on the sanitary
sewer mains located within the
Village and the Town. Smoke
Testing is a technique used to
detect water inflow sources into
the sanitary sewer mains, such
as roof leaders, cellar drains,
yard drains, foundation drains,
faulty sewer connections,
illegal connections, abandoned
building sewer laterals, and
stormwater drainage system
cross connections. It will
also detect and locate leaking
joints and structural damage in
the Municipal sanitary mains
themselves.
During these Smoke Tests,
high-capacity blowers force
smoke (which is non-toxic,
harmless, and has little odor)
through sections of the sanitary
mains between manholes. At
any location where the smoke
exits the sewer main, there is
a potential for surfacewater/
rainwater/groundwater to be
entering this main. The presence
of such “extra water” in the
sanitary mains increases the
flows reaching the Wastewater
Treatment Plant, resulting
in increased costs of sewage
treatment (and in some instances
surcharging of the Treatment
Plant itself, which leads to
Operating Permit violations and
possible fines.)
Residents do not need to
be home when this testing is
performed, and it is rare that
the Test Observers will ever
need to enter any building. The
only precaution to be taken by
the residents is to insure there is
adequate water standing in all
drain traps on the day of the test.
Testing is now planned along
your street for Wednesday,
September 23.
Thank you for your cooperation
and assistance.
Village of Ellicottville DPW
State Park Clean-Up
Allegany Nordic Participating in National Public Land Day
SALAMANCA - Saturday,
September 26 is National
Public Lands Day, the nation’s
largest hands-on volunteer effort
to improve and enhance the
public lands Americans enjoy.
In support of this worthwhile
initiative, Allegany Nordic will
schedule its next trail workday
to coincide with the event.
National Public Lands Day
began in 1994 with three federal
agencies and 700 volunteers.
Last year 120,000 volunteers
worked in over 1,800 locations
and in every state. Now, 8
federal agencies and many state
and local lands participate in this
annual day of caring for shared
lands.
Allegany Nordic will focus its
volunteer effort on renovating
the Art Roscoe Trials at
Allegany State Park. Groomed
for cross country skiing in the
winter months, the 30 km Art
Roscoe system is one of the
most beautiful trail networks in
the northeast.
Trail volunteers will meet at
the summit trailhead at 8:45am
on Sept. 26. Recurrent drainage
problems and vegetation
cutbacks will be addressed.
Volunteers should bring shovels,
pick axes and clippers.
Besides the work that
Allegany Nordic will carry
out on the Art Roscoe Trails,
the park is organizing other
volunteer activities in support
of National Public Lands Day.
Following the volunteer work,
the park is offering a picnic and
live music at Red House. For
more information on National
Public Lands Day, visit www.
publiclandsday.org
Organized in 2006, Allegany
Nordic is an association of
skiers dedicated to advancing
the sport of cross country skiing
on the Art Roscoe Trails of the
Allegany State Park. For more
information on Allegany Nordic,
visit www.alleganynordic.org or
call 716-499-6657.
Discount Card Launched
Cattaraugus County Introduces Prescription Drug Card for All
On September 1, 2009,
Cattaraugus County launched
a discount card program to
help consumers cope with
the high price of prescription
drugs. The county is making
free prescription drug
discount cards available
under a program sponsored
by the National Association
of Counties (NACo) that
offers average savings of 22
percent off the retail price of
commonly prescribed drugs.
The cards may be used by all
county residents, regardless of
age, income, or existing health
coverage, and are accepted
at 22 county pharmacies. A
national network of more than
59,000 participating retail
pharmacies also will honor the
NACo prescription discount
card.
“Cattaraugus County is
proud to be one of the counties
nationwide participating with
NACo,” said Cherianne Wold.
“The NACo prescription
discount card offers significant
savings for the uninsured and
underinsured residents of our
county. Even those fortunate
to have prescription coverage
can use the card to save money
on drugs that are not covered
by their health plan. Residents
do not have to be Medicare
beneficiaries to be eligible for
this program.”
Best of all, there is no
cost to county taxpayers
for NACo and Cattaraugus
County to make these money-
saving cards available to our
residents.
Cards are available at
participating pharmacies
and other frequently visited
locations countywide. County
residents can call toll free
1-877-321-2652 or visit
www.caremark.com/naco for
assistance with the program.
Using the NACo
prescription discount card
is easy,” said Cherianne
Wold. “Simply present it at
a participating pharmacy.
There is no enrollment form,
no membership fee, and
no restrictions or limits on
frequency of use. Cardholders
and their family members may
use the card any time their
prescriptions are not covered
by insurance.” The discount
card program is administered
by CVS Caremark.
Happy Birthday: SAM HUFFMAN . . . . . . . . SEPT. 24
Happy Birthday: MADDOX BUSH . . . . . . . SEPT. 22
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Happy Rock N’ Oldies!
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TWO TO CHOOSE FROM NEW ON THE MARKET
~ The Villager ~ September 17-23, 2009
TAKE A CHILD OUTSIDE WEEK: SEPTEMBER 24-30 ~ PFEIFFER NATURE CENTER, PORTVILLE
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Health insurance open
enrollment for Chamber
members will soon be upon
us. We are very aware that
affordable health insurance
with lots of choices is hard
to come by these days. The
health insurance companies,
Blue Cross Blue Shield and
Independent Health, dictate
to all Chambers what they
are allowed to offer in terms
of plans and drug coverage,
including mandatory mail order
for maintenance drugs.
Over the past several months,
we have been seeking out
other available options. Both
the Olean and Wellsville
Chambers have decided to offer
their health insurance through
independent brokerage firms
not governed by the same
policies that the Chambers are.
The Ellicottville Chamber has
also met with these brokers to
see what plans and rates they
can offer. Unfortunately, due
to lack of competition and
government regulations, rates
these days are what they are but
options on plans such as drug
coverage can vary.
We would really love some
input from our members. If you
currently have a plan through
us, please call the office and let
us know your likes and dislikes
about the plan you are on,
including your experiences with
mandatory mail order. If you
don’t have insurance through
us, we would love to hear from
you, too! Let us know what
your needs are for insurance and
what we could offer to get you
signed up and covered. Please
call Heather at 699-5046 with
your comments and concerns
as soon as possible. We need to
make a decision within the next
two weeks in order to have new
options for open enrolment in
December.
Member In The News
SKI Magazine Ranks Holiday Valley 4th in the East!
Holiday Valley Resort is featured in the October 2009 issue of SKI Magazine released Sept.
15. Holiday Valley has been ranked 4
th
in Eastern North American Ski Resorts! The Valley
received top marks in lifts, après ski, dining, service, family programs, terrain parks, off-
hill activities and overall satisfaction. Way to go Holiday Valley – keep up the good work!
Christmas In Ellicottville
Chamber Looking for Committee Members
It is hard to believe that the
Christmas season is approaching,
but it is - and quickly!
As you may all remember,
the season starts here on the
weekend of November 27 with
our Christmas in Ellicottville
celebration. This three-day event
includes all things Christmas
from strolling carolers and
breakfast and firetruck rides with
Santa to interactive children’s
activities.
This year we are asking
anyone in the community who
has an idea of what Christmas
in Ellicottville means to them
to let their ideas be heard by
volunteering to be a part of
the Christmas in Ellicottville
Committee.
Don’t forget that the Ellicottville Golf Classic is only a week and a half away! The pre-
tournament Top of the Hill party kicks it all off on Tuesday, Sept. 29. Individual tickets
are available for the Tuesday night pre-party for $45 per person. This party is open to
everyone and it is always a lot of fun! Call 699-5046 for tickets. New this year will be
the unbelievable golf magic of Peter Joncke, aka “The Trick Shot Master”. Peter has
entertained around the world and has appeared numerous times on TV. You won’t
want to miss his shot standing on an exercise ball with a 3’ tee and a 6’ long driver.
Ellicottville Golf Classic One Week Away!
If you are interested in helping to make this year’s
Christmas in Ellicottville event one that truly encompasses
the spirit of Christmas, please give the Chamber office a
call at 699-5046 to sign up.
Fall Festival Reminder
Important Information for Shops on Monroe Street
Just a reminder to shops on
Monroe Street that during Fall
Festival a ten by ten space is
left open in the front of each
business doorway. This is
done due to the fact that all
of the vendors’ booths are set
up against the curb so a 20 ft.
minimum fire lane may be left
down the middle of the street.
These openings, which may by
occupied by the Monroe street
businessowner ONLY, are left
open by the Chamber as an
access to each of your stores
since the vendor tents block
the view of you door from
the street. Also, merchants on
Washington Street may use the
space directly outside of their
storefront to set up a table and
sell merchandise from their
store ONLY, as long as the set-up
only goes out from the front of
the building as far as the center
sidewalk crack. As per the
Village permit committee, no
merchant is allowed to occupy
or rent out the space past the
crack which includes the grass
area bordering Washington
Street. Additionally, with the
thousands of people on the
sidewalks, no sandwich boards
are allowed anywhere during
Fall Festival.
CATTARAUGUS CO. – Mary Vahl of ERA Vacation
Properties has been awarded the National Association of
Realtors (NAR) Green Designation, the only green real
estate professional designation recognized by NAR.
Mary achieved this prestigious designation after
completing 18 hours of course work designed specifically
for Realtors. The courses were created in collaboration
with a multidisciplinary team of industry experts from
across the country, ensuring designees gain comprehensive
knowledge of green homes and buildings and issues of
sustainability in relation to real estate.
More specifically, Mary was trained in understanding
what makes a property green, helping clients evaluate
the cost/benefits of green building features and practices,
distinguishing between industry rating and classification
systems, listing and marketing green homes and buildings,
discussing the financial grants and incentives available to
homeowners, and helping consumers see a property’s green
potential.
“As energy costs rise along with concern for the
environment, homeowners are looking for innovative ways
to save money and live responsibly,” said Dick Gaylord,
NAR’s immediate past president. NAR’s Green Designation
was developed in response to growing consumer awareness
of the benefits of resource-efficient homes and buildings. The designation helps consumers who
care about energy efficiency and sustainable building practices identify Realtors who can help them
realize their green real estate and lifestyle goals.
As an NAR Green Designee, Mary has gained the knowledge and the tools necessary to become a
trusted green resource for Cattaraugus County. For more information about Mary Vahl, please visit
www.maryvahl.com or e-mail maryvahl@msn.com
Local Realtor Achieves National Association of Realtors
Green Designation
Mary Vahl
ERA Vacation Properties
September 17-23, 2009 ~ The Villager ~
NATIONAL ALPACA FARM DAY: SEPTEMBER 26-27 ~ THROUGHOUT CATTARAUGUS COUNTY
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Tamarack Hires Managers
Richard Sandler and Angela Hogan Named GM and Assistant GM
Custom Home Building
Complete House Remodeling
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Have you ever wanted to
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Let the professionals at the Cattaraugus County Business Development Corporation
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In our 6-session “Business Basics” course you will learn how to write a business
plan, find unique selling perspectives, financial basics, employee issues, taxes,
pricing, start-up steps, marketing and advertising. Participation in “Business Ba-
sics” is the 1
st
step of eligibility for a business loan through the Microenterprise
Development Loan Fund.
Classes start Wednesday, September 30, 2009
in the Conference Room of the
Little Valley Memorial Library
from 5:30 - 8:00 pm.
For more information or to register,
call Laurie Andrews at
716-938-9531
Direct: 716-474-5646
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I’d like you to meet my Dad, Samuel Pellerito
To the world you may be just one person, but to one person, you just may be the
world. Thank you from the Western New York Kidney Connection.
He is 62 years old and in need of a kidney. My Dad has Polysistic Kidney Disease and
his kidney function has greatly decreased in the past few years.
My Dad is a wonderful husband, father of 3 and grandfather of 5. My parents have
been happily married for 41 years. He enjoys playing golf and spending time with his
family and friends.
My Dad has had a long, fullfilling career of 36 years in the Jamestown Public School
system. Currently he is in formation at the Christ of Kings Seminary in the Deaconate
Program. He serves as President of the Southern Tier Kidney Foundation and has also
been involved in Koinonia and Cursillo.
My Dad leads a very spiritual life with God and gives everything he has humbly. He
never complains even though we know he doesn’t always feel well. Receiving a kidney
would be a blessing to him and our whole family.
If you are blood type “B” and would like to be Sam’s living kidney donor, please
contact Jeanette Ostrom at (716) 450-8958 or e-mail Sam at spellerito@stny.rr.com
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HOLIDAY VALLEY -
Holiday Valley President Dennis
Eshbaugh announces that the
resort has hired Richard Sandler
as the General Manager and
Angela Hogan as the Assistant
General Manager of the resort’s
new condominium/hotel, the
Tamarack Club.
Mr. Sandler came to Holiday
Valley in June with 22 years of
general manager experience
at the Villa Roma Resort and
Conference Center in Callicoon,
NY. His experience includes
hotel operations, homeowners’
group interaction, vacation
exchange programs and
advertising and promotion of
the resort. According to Sandler,
“I am enjoying this opportunity
to open a fabulous new property
at Holiday Valley. My goal is
to make the Tamarack Club the
finest resort lodging in New
York State.”
Ms. Hogan began her work
at Holiday Valley in May with
a strong hospitality background
that included convention
sales, marketing, executive
housekeeping and teaching hotel
management at the college level.
Hogan quotes, “The Tamarack
Club is an opportunity to bring
something phenomenal and
totally new to the area where
I grew up. I look forward to
working with the condominium
owners, Holiday Valley, the
community and Western New
York.”
The Tamarack Club is a 79-unit
condominium hotel adjacent
to Holiday Valley Resort’s
base lodge, ski slopes and golf
course. Tamarack is scheduled
to open in mid-December,
2009. Property features include
an indoor/outdoor heated year
‘round pool, two outdoor hot
tubs, John Harvard’s Brew
House restaurant, Falling
Waters Spa at Holiday Valley
and underground parking. Bell
service, concierge, room service
and conference facilities are
available for owners and renters.
Several of the condominiums
feature lockout units which
allow the owner private use of
their unit, with the ability to rent
out a separate efficiency unit.
Purchasers have the option to
buy a one-fifth share of the unit,
where they can use it every fifth
week. This economical option
splits the costs with four other
owners. The Tamarack Club
is affiliated with RCI (Resort
Condominium International),
which allows owners to
exchange with over 4,000
resorts in 100 countries around
the world.
Mr. Sandler came to Holiday Valley in June with 22 years
of general manager experience at the Villa Roma Resort
and Conference Center in Callicoon, NY. Ms. Hogan began
her work at Holiday Valley in May with a strong hospitality
background that included convention sales, marketing,
executive housekeeping and teaching hotel management.
Starz For Youth Ball
Rotary Club of Ellicottville Announces Plans for Annual Event at HV
E’VILLE - The Rotary Club
of Ellicottville is excited to
announce the date for the 3
rd

annual Michael Kerns Memorial
Starz for Youth Ball.
This special event takes
place on Friday, October 16,
2009 from 6-11pm at Holiday
Valley’s Yodeler Lodge and will
be the social event of the year
for the 200 people attending.
This event has been sold
out each year! The Michael
Kerns Memorial Ball serves
two purposes: 1) to recognize
all Michael has done for our
community; and 2) to support
one of his favorite projects -
the Rotary Club of Ellicottville
Foundation for Youth Center
located inside the Ellicottville
Memorial Library.
Major contributions for the
event have come from Sysco
Foods, Holiday Valley and
Balloons Restaurant.
Special entertainment will
begin at 5:30pm as guests
arrive for the dinner. BOCES
students will be serving an
extensive list of premium hors
d’oeuvres starting at 6pm.
Dinner will begin promptly at
7pm with eleven food stations
featuring the best restaurants in
Ellicottville and the surrounding
area. Tom Kneeland’s fabulous
Beef Tenderloin is one of the
signature dishes that puts this
culinary event over the top.
Ellicottville’s favorites, EZ3
(plus one) will perform during
dinner with the headline group,
The Strangers, providing the
entertainment after dinner. This
year the upper bar at Yodeler
will be open before and after
dinner so you can enjoy the
band or a little socializing in the
upper lounge.
Many fabulous items will be
auctioned off during the Starz
for Youth Ball, including four
luxury box tickets to a Sabres
Game. Other unique items like
a case of rare wines will be sold
during both the Silent and Live
Auctions.
All things considered, the Starz
for Youth Ball has something
for everyone with the best part
being all guests are helping the
young people in our community,
the stars of the future.
Great food, superb
entertainment and a large dose
of fun are sure to make this
year’s event a huge success!
Tickets are selling fast, so get
yours soon! Call Carolyn
Keighley at 716-699-8758 for
more information.
The Rotary Foundation for
Youth is a public charity non-
profit foundation with 501(c)3
status, which was established
with the purpose of providing
a positive outlet for the youth
of our community. The Rotary
established the foundation to
answer the calls for educational,
creative, recreational and
mentorship programs for our
youth.
E’ville Library Program
Mike Randall to Perform ‘A Christmas Carol’ this November
Tickets to Mike Randall’s Nov.
28 performance of ‘A Christ-
mas Carol’ are now on sale
and can be purchased at the
Ellicottville Memorial Library.
Great Discussions: The Healthcare Debate
E’VILLE - Are you interested in the healthcare debate that is currently sweeping the
nation? Then the “Great Challenges” discussion on Sept. 22 may be just for you! The
meeting will begin at 7pm at the Ellicottville Memorial Library with a series of short
videos explaining the healthcare crisis in the U.S. Only non-partisan views of the
healthcare system have been selected. After the video presentation, Lois Zendarski,
from neighboring Franklinville, will moderate the discussion. Light refreshments will
be served. The Great Challenges group is free and open to the public. There are no
requirements to join. The purpose of the group is to discuss current economic issues
while meeting other interesting people. For more info, contact Lori at 699-6657.
E’VILLE - This November
28, the Ellicottville Memorial
Library will sponsor the
program, “Charles Dickens
Presents: A Christmas Carol,”
a solo performance starring
Mike Randall. The event will
take place at St. Paul’s Lutheran
Church at 7pm.
A lover of Buffalo history
and presenter of one person
shows, when Mike Randall
discovered that Charles Dickens
performed in Buffalo in 1868 he
decided to recreate Mr. Dickens’
presentation of his most well
known story “A Christmas
Carol.”
What Randall finds most
intriguing about Dickens and
his Readings is the way the
author threw himself into the
performances, not just reading
the words but becoming the
characters on stage. At one
time Charles Dickens had
almost become a professional
actor. Even when he pursued
writing instead, he continued
to produce and perform in
“amateur theatricals.” His close
actor friends claimed repeatedly
that Dickens could easily have
made a successful career on the
stage. The Dickens Readings
were not only an outlet for this
amateur actor, but they became
an absorbing, entertaining Tour
de Force, a blending of author/
actor creating wonderful magic
on stage.
Many people recognize Mike
as the meteorologist who covers
the weather duties for WKBW-
TV in Buffalo each weeknight.
However, Mike has performed a
variety of roles in theatres around
the country and continues to
perform his critically acclaimed,
one-man portrayal of Mark
Twain Live!
Mike Randall’s production
of “Charles Dickens Presents:
A Christmas Carol” has been a
huge success since its premier
in 2007. Giving only 30
performances across Western
New York the last two holiday
seasons, and premiering at
MusicalFare Theatre, audiences
and critics agreed that it was
great to have Mr. Dickens back
in Western New York!
Tickets are now available at
the Ellicottville Library. Prices
are adults $10.00 and children
12 and under $5.00. Seating
is limited and tickets are pre-
sale only. Doors will open at
6:30pm. Don’t miss out on this
wonderful holiday event!
This program is a co-production
of MusicalFare Theatre, Randall
Kramer Executive Producer
and funded in part by the New
York State Council on the
Arts Decentralization Regrant
Program administered by
the Cattaraugus County Arts
Council.
~ The Villager ~ September 17-23, 2009
Falling Leaves Festival
Salamanca Prepares for 5K Walk/Run, Bed Races, Contests & More
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ELLICOTTVILLE GOLF CLASSIC: SEPTEMBER 29-30 ~ HOLIDAY VALLEY RESORT
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ing cape includes 30x60 barn w/kit &
bath, 24x32 garage, pond, 9+ acres.
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New Construction Townhouse!
Over 2100 sq. ft. of living space w/
open floor plan, 3BRs, 3.5BAs,
hdwd, granite, garage & full bsmt.
Agent: Amy DeTine
ML# 323642 ... $269,000
Motivated Seller!
Exceptional log home w/full bar, hot
tub/log bar on back deck, new 2-car
garage w/apt. - extra rental income!
Agent: Kelly Christie
ML# 340534 ... $449,000
Priced to Sell!
Mansfield: Spacious 3-6BR, 2BA
home on 1.5 acres w/pond. Just
around the bend from golfing/skiing.
Agent: T. Dillon & C. Thomas
ML# 346887 ... $78,000
Ski In/Ski Out!
3BR, 2BA SnowPine condo at HV.
Fully furn. unit sleeps 9 - great rental
opportunities! Incredible view!
Agent: Amy DeTine
ML# 341330 ... $227,500
Short Drive to E’ville!
Country home on 5 acres next to state
land. Wood floors, stone FP, granite
kit. Fam. & DR w/views to pond.
Agent: Cathleen Pritchard
ML# 338138 ... $449,000
Best Investment in E’ville!
Conveniently located in the heart of the
village - walk to everything. 2 bldgs
w/total of 3 apts. Totally refinished!
Agent: Cathleen Pritchard
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Motivated Owner!
Immaculate townhouse - walk to the
slopes & watch the fireworks displays
on holidays from your deck!
Agent: Amy DeTine
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E’ville: Fully furn. 2BR, 2BAcondo
on the slopes/golf course at HV. Great
unit at a great price!
Agent: Tina Dillon
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Scenic Acreage!
3BRs, 2 full BAs on 19 acres. Formal
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awning covered side deck.
Agent: Joe Eysaman
ML# 339168 ... $490,000
Views of the River!
Mountainside log home w/wrap deck,
gourmet kit, hdwd floors, grand stone
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heated pool, BBQ gazebo, 4-car ga-
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Agent: Mary Vahl
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Business for Sale!
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business. Aardvark has 2 locations
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on Rte. 219 just north of the village.
Land & bldg on Rte. 219 also for sale.
Agent: Mary Vahl
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12 Washington Street, Ellicottville, NY
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Take A Child Outside
Pfeiffer Nature Center Taking Part in an International Movement
PORTVILLE - Pfeiffer
Nature Center invites you to
take part in connecting children
to the natural world as part of
a growing nationwide effort
geared to getting young people
off the couch, unplugged from
technology, and enjoying
the outdoors in their local
community.
“Take a Child Outside week”
is a program which urges all
citizens to participate in outdoor
activities from September
24-30, 2009. Take A Child
Outside week is designed to
help break down obstacles that
keep children from discovering
the natural world, and to arm
parents, teachers and other
caregivers with resources
and recreational activities for
exploring local habitats.
Pfeiffer Nature Center has
planned activities to bring
children outside into nature. On
the Take A Child Outside website
(www.takeachildoutside.org)
you can make a pledge to
take a child outside and help
them experience the natural
world. Pfeiffer Nature Center
is providing free guided nature
walks Sept. 24 and 28, at 1974
Lillibridge Road in Portville
from 4-5pm and Sept. 26
at 1420 Yubadam Road in
Portville from 9-10am to help
people fulfill their pledges.
Families can explore animal
tracks, life in the leaf litter, and
towering trees on our walks.
There will also be a “Know
the Night” evening fee-based
program on Saturday, Sept. 26
from 7:30-9:30pm.
Our goal is to help children
develop a better understanding
and appreciation of the
environment in which they live,
increase their scientific literacy
and provide direct exposure
to nature through natural play.
So get involved, come join us
during Take a Child Outside
week!
Pfeiffer Nature Center believes
children want to embrace and
explore their world. This
exploration shapes their lifelong
relationship with their parents
and the environment. Stress
reduction, greater physical
health, a deeper sense of spirit,
more creativity, a sense of play,
even a safer life are the benefits
for a family when it invites
nature into their lives.
If you are interested in
participating in our activities,
please contact Susan at 716-
933-0187 or write naturalist@
pfeiffernaturecenter.org.
Take a Child Outside week
is held in conjunction with the
North Carolina Museum of
Natural Sciences and partner
organizations across the U.S.
and Canada.
Pfeiffer Nature Center is located
in Portville, New York. Visit us
at www.pfeiffernaturecenter.org
or call 716-933-0187 for more
information.
Fall Apple Sale
Fundraiser Benefits Community, Local Agriculture and MHACC
OLEAN - When local bakers
and cooks reach for their
favorite apple recipes this
autumn, the Mental Health
Association in Cattaraugus
County will be offering them
the freshest Western New York-
grown apples possible through
the organization’s first Fall
Apple Sale.
Seven varieties of regionally
grown Western New York
apples will be sold in tote
bags throughout the region,
beginning Labor Day Weekend
and extending through Oct. 1.
Apples will be delivered in tote
bags from Oct. 15-17.
Each reusable tote will
contain approximately five
pounds of either Cortland,
Empire, Crispin, Jona Gold, 20
oz. Baking, Golden Delicious
or Red Delicious apples, fresh
from an apple farm in Wyoming
County.
“The benefits of this sale are
three-fold,” said Anne Goergen,
MHACC board secretary and
Fundraising Committee chair.
“It provides the residents of
Cattaraugus County with a
bounty of fresh apple choices,
supports local agriculture, and
sustains the work of the Mental
Health Association at the same
time.”
This endeavor has the
potential to become the
organization’s signature event,
Joann McAndrew, MHACC
executive director, noted.
“The Mental Health
Association focuses on
health for every aspect of the
individual,” McAndrew noted.
“The relationship between
physical and mental health
is crucial, and what better
way to draw attention to the
importance of developing and/
or continuing healthy habits
than through an annual apple
sale.”
Apple tote orders will be taken
throughout the community at
schools, churches, businesses
and through the Mental Health
Association office located in
Delaware Park Centre.
Totes are $6 each, and payment
is requested at the time orders
are placed. Anyone interested
in placing an order or in selling
the apple totes in advance at
their school or business can call
the MHACC office at 716-372-
0208 or Ms. Goergen at 716-
373-5419.
SALAMANCA - During
this year’s 32
nd
Annual Falling
Leaves Festival, The Salamanca
Area Chamber of Commerce is
offering a variety of fun-filled
activities for the whole family
to enjoy. The festival will take
place Friday through Sunday,
October 2-4, 2009 at Jefferson
Street Park.
Do not miss this year’s Bed
Races! Beds with canopies,
some with hammocks, many
built for speed, will blaze a trail
down Main Street in the annual
Falling Leaves Festival Bed
Race! The Salamanca Chamber
of Commerce is challenging all
the local bars, restaurants, hotels,
businesses and organizations to
race for their chance to be the
most outrageous, most colorful
and oh yeah - the fastest! To
participate in this year’s races,
stop in or call the Salamanca
Area Chamber of Commerce
for an application. The races
will take place on North Main
and Broad Streets on Saturday,
Oct. 3 at 2pm.
Fifty-one years after the hula-
hoop became a summertime
sensation, this hot toy is
enjoying a comeback. Although
the exact origins of the hula-
hoop are unknown, children
around the world have played
with hoops, twirling, rolling
and throwing them throughout
history. Wham-O started to
market hula hoops in the USA in
1958, selling 100 million in the
first summer, but the craze only
lasted from January through
October of that year. Wham-O
staged a national competition in
the U.S. in conjunction with the
National Parks & Recreation
Network. The National Hula-
Hoop Contests grew from
500 U.S. cities in 1968 to over
2,000 cities in 1980, with over
two million participants. The
hula-hoop contest at the Falling
Leaves Festival will be more for
the enjoyment and will not have
the intense requirements of the
National Hula-Hoop Contest.
This contest will be open to all
who would like to give the toy
a whirl and those hips a twirl!
So come and get a swinging
workout on Saturday at 1pm in
front of the Gazebo at Jefferson
Street Park.
Get yourself in shape for the
first 5K Walk/Run sponsored by
Action Communities for Health,
Innovation, and EnVironmental
changE (ACHIEVE). ACH-
IEVIE is sponsored by the
Centers for Disease Control and
Prevention (CDC). In January
2008, 10 initial communities
including Salamanca, were
jointly selected by the National
Association of Chronic Disease
Directors (NACDD) and the
YMCA of the USA (Y-USA) to
pilot the ACHIEVE model in its
first year. These communities
will learn to implement
strategies that support and
sustain healthy lifestyles where
people live, work, learn, and
play. One of the great ways
to start a healthy lifestyle is
running and a 5K is an excellent
goal for new runners. The
5K Walk/Run will take place
on Sunday, Oct. 4 starting at
11am. You can pre-register for
the event by downloading the
5K Walk/Run application on
the Salamanca Area Chamber
of Commerce website, www.
salamancachamber.org
In addition to all these
exciting events, there will also
be a hilarious hot dog contest,
carnival games, pony rides,
petting zoo and a spectacular
birds of prey display. Come
down to the 32
nd
Annual
Falling Leaves Festival for all
the wonderful entertainment
starting Friday, Oct. 2 through
Sunday, Oct. 4. For more
information on the event contact
the Salamanca Area Chamber
of Commerce at 716-945-
2034 or visit us online at www.
salamancachamber.org
The Salamanca Area Chamber of Commerce is busy pre-
paring for this year’s Falling Leaves Festival, scheduled
for Oct. 2-4. Many activities are planned throughout the
weekend, including the ever-popular bed races (above).
LITTLE VALLEY - The Memorial Library of Little Valley will hold its annual pie sale on
Friday, Sept. 25 from 9am-noon in the lobby of the CCB, Main Street, Little Valley. Part
of the proceeds this year will be donated to the Gowanda Free Library, which sustained
water damage from flash flooding in August. Pie donations will be gratefully accepted
from local bakers and may be delivered to the library on Thursday, Sept.24 until 6pm, or
directly to the bank on Friday, Sept. 25. Bakers and kitchen helpers are welcome to join
the pie-preparation event on Thursday, Sept. 24 at the Congregational Church, 301 Rock
City Street in Little Valley beginning at 10am. You can also donate money or ingredients to
support the pie-preparation event. Ingredients needed include flour, sugar, nuts, fruit, and
prepared fillings. For info, contact John Rembold at 938-6161, or the Library at 938-6301.
LV Library Pie Sale to Benefit Gowanda Library
September 17-23, 2009 ~ The Villager ~ Page 7
FALLING LEAVES FESTIVAL: OCTOBER 2-4 ~ SALAMANCA
Up Close & Personal
Dick Eaton: Golfing for Cancer Awareness
Inside Business Track
Upgrades Planned for Regional Rail Line in Olean
SEE RAIL PAGE 11
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BY JOHN THOMAS
Most of us having received
a diagnosis of a rare form
of liver cancer might be
tempted to play a round of self
pity, but not so with retired
Holiday Valley golf pro Dick
Eaton. The Richard J. Eaton
Foundation for Men’s Cancer
Awareness Research and Cure
was started by Dick to fund
cancer research and bring
increased awareness of the
dangers of cancer to men in
particular.
“That’s one of the reasons I
started this thing, the fact that
I think we can create more
awareness with men that we do
need to get the colonoscopies,
we do need to get the liver
enzymes checked, we do need
the PSA’s.”
So, to create awareness of
men’s cancer issues and raise
much needed funding for
research, the Richard J. Eaton
Foundation is holding their 1
st

annual Turning Double Bogies
into Birdies Golf Tournament
on September 27 at the Holiday
Valley Golf Course.
Curiously enough, golf was
not Dick’s first love. Attending
Olean High School, he played
linebacker on the football team.
He won a football scholarship
to the University of Richmond
where, as a junior, he and a
friend used to sneak onto the
back nine of a local country
club. It was these surreptitious
rounds that gave him the golf
bug. As a result, his friend
suggested they join the golf
team, and as Dick tells me, “I
said ‘you’ve got to be crazy,
neither of us are any good!’
Well, it turns out our golf team
was worse than we were. We
both made the golf team!”
Marriage and family followed
and eventually, due to his
father’s illness Dick moved his
four kids and wife back to the
area.
“I started coming up to
Holiday Valley, met Skip Yahn
and Dennis Eshbaugh, and the
next thing I know they hired
me as Summer Programs
Director.” In 1989, during his
first year at Holiday Valley,
Dick discovered they needed a
director of golf and a pro. Of all
the duties that come with being
golf pro, teaching seems to be
Dick’s favorite part, “I love it!
That’s the fun part about it,” he
says. “I couldn’t do as much
of it as I liked, when I was at
Holiday Valley, because there
were phones to be answered,
and all kinds of meetings to go
to.”
In the years since his
retirement in 2002, Dick has
continued teaching golf as a
private instructor, sometimes
teaching 200 plus lessons a
year. In looking back he seems
most satisfied with helping
young golfers move into
professional standing. “I have
had youngsters that worked
for me here at Holiday Valley;
three of them went on to be
golf professionals ... that’s the
real satisfaction.”
Even after 16 months of
radiation and chemotherapy,
Dick has the restless energy
of a man on a mission. Since
starting the foundation he
has been going nonstop,
setting ambitious goals for the
foundation. “I see us doing
seven to ten (fundraising
tournaments) in Western New
York next year,” and then, “I
see it going nationally very
shortly.” Future tournaments
will be organized through the
United States Golf Teachers’
Federation (USGTF) of which
Dick is a member.
He emphasizes the money
will be put to good use. “Our
board is investigating getting
research people to come
to our board meetings, and
explaining to us: do they need
money, what the money will
be spent for and what we can
do with awareness.” Dick
freely admits that he’s hoping
to have the same impact with
male golfers that the Susan B.
Komen Foundation has had
among women. “We’re going
to be touching the golf industry
with this right away. I just see
it continuing to mushroom and
grow.”
Retired Holiday Valley golf pro
Dick Eaton has founded the
Richard J. Eaton Foundation
for Men’s Cancer Awareness,
Research and Cure. Photo/
John Thomas
ASHFORD HOLLOW - Griffis Sculpture Park won an international grant Competition,
competing against Germany, France, England and other European countries. The
grant was to bring a famous international artist to Griffis Sculpture Park to live for a
month to create a sculpture. Installation artist Laura Feldberg is from Latvia and has
been working at the park for the last month. This Sunday, Sept. 20 at 4pm, the public
is invited to a dedication of the new sculpture at Griffis Park, 6902 Mill Valley Road,
East Otto, NY 14729. To celebrate the new sculpture, the band Red Widow will play
and wine and cheese will be served.
Griffis Sculpture Park to Unveil New Installation
BY NICHOLAS PIRCIO
WPIG 95.7 FM
Plans are in the works to
upgrade the railroad lines
in the region, including
construction of a new freight
shipping facility in the Olean
area. Donald Rychnowski,
Director of the Southern Tier
West Regional Planning and
Development Board, said his
agency is seeking a multi-
million dollar federal grant to
get the job done.
The Southern Tier West
Regional Planning and
Development Board is a quasi-
public sector organization
created approximately forty
years ago. “We’ve been in
business working with mostly
federal agencies. We’ve
been the local affiliate of
the Economic Development
Administration out of the U.S.
Department of Commerce,
as well as the local facilitator
for programs coming out of
the Appalachian Regional
Commission. We do a great
deal of planning, and are
involved heavily in economic
development. We provide
training services and direct
services to one hundred thirty
local governments in a three
county region, covering
Allegany, Cattaraugus, and
Chautauqua Counties.”
There are nine comparable
organizations in New York
State. “We’re involved in
transportation, the railroad
being just one piece of that.”
Rychnowski explained that
rail transportation matters are
being guided by the Southern
Tier Extension Railroad
Authority. “They are very
active, meeting most often
monthly” during the year.
The Authority owns property
for the railroad, which it
purchased for one dollar. The
line stretches from Corry,
Pennsylvania to Hornell,
New York, approximately
one hundred fifty miles of rail
line. “When the property was
purchased, only forty miles of it
was operational.” Rychnowski
said within those forty miles,
only seventy-five rail cars per
year were being transported
from Jamestown to Olean.
Since that time, “we’ve been
able to rehabilitate the railroad
so that it’s all operational.”
When the Authority first
took over, rails were hanging
over the Genesee River “and
other places where there were
washouts.” Substantial funds
were needed to make the entire
rail line operational.
Currently, a good portion of
the rail line is limited to speeds
of 25 mph. Some sections in
need of additional repair are
even lower at 10 mph. “We’re
hoping with this grant to
rehab the rail line to a 40 mph
standard, which is very helpful
for businesses.”
In conjunction with the rail
line, Southern Tier West has
been looking at constructing
a “multi-modal facility,” one
that trucks can use to transfer
their loads to rail cars. It would
also allow for some indoor and
outdoor storage. Products could
be moved from the facility by
rail, “the cheapest and most
efficient way to move freight.”
Rychnowski said “we are
lucky to have this freight line
available in the Southern Tier.”
Local business customers who
use the Southern Tier rail line
have increased from one to
about twenty-five, since the
Rail Authority took over. They
also have a lot of “overhead
traffic,” where other rail lines
move their goods over the line.
“This makes rail more feasible
in terms of its operating costs.”
Rychnowski said companies
are being encouraged to
streamline their trucking
operations, because of the
cost of gas and diesel fuel.
He noted that Dresser-Rand
has issues “because of the
largeness of their product,”
but said those issues are being
addressed. “They are in a very
limited sense shipping some of
their product by rail now.”
Most of the property for the
multi-modal facility is in the
city of Olean, with a small
portion being in the towns
of Olean and Allegany. “The
ultimate plan is to start off
very small and incrementally
build on the first phase of this
process.” The goal would be to
get a designation as an inland
port from New York City. This
would allow product to be
shipped directly from the Port
of New York to Olean, and
then distributed from Olean
to the rest of the country.
Making improvements at the
Olean rail yard “will attract
shippers.” This in turn should
increase railroad employment
for handling and monitoring
purposes.
Currently, the Rail Authority
is applying for a “TIGER”
This engine sits along tracks in the Town of Allegany, not
far from the planned freight shipping center.
~ The Villager ~ September 17-23, 2009
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EZ3 has been together for about 4 years now,
consisting of Liz Boberg from West Valley singing the
older standards from decades ago. Accompanying her
is Jack Little from Franklinville on guitar and Art Hazer
from Cattaraugus on the upright bass.
Take a sentimental journey as they perform selections
from Ella Fitzgerald, Diana Krall, Maria Muldaur and the
night club sounds from the 30’s, 40’s.
Playing mostly in Ellicottville and Buffalo, this is their
first appearance in Olean.
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BY ANNE LONDON
A list of this week’s home’s
particulars might give you the
impression it has a lot of stuff
all crammed in, what with its
6 bedrooms, 3 full baths, two
family rooms, sleeping for 15,
upper and lower decks, game
room, hot tub, and multiple
views of the HoliMont slopes.
To visit the home, on the
other hand, you will find it to
be a breath of fresh air. From
attractions like the nicely
weathered bench outside the
front door, the ancient self
standing butcher block that
invites you into the kitchen,
and the glorious cant of the
Great Room’s ceiling that
opens you to sunlight and stars
through infinite windows, you
may find yourself marveling
at the genius who figured out
how to design spaces so open
and free and functional all at
the same time.
As with most upscale
Ellicottville homes today, the
Great Room is the focal point
that brings family and friends
together. You will find there,
of course, a dramatically tall
stone fireplace where a rather
oversized and overhorned
buck has been mounted
above a well chosen circle
of furnishings from which
everyone can admire him.
Radiating from this
conversation cluster, you can,
on the same level, access three
of the home’s six bedrooms,
the open kitchen and dining
room, the upper deck with
its eye popping view, and
front entryway which sends
a very clear message that this
is a home full of warmth and
hospitality even before your
guests walk through the door.
The bedrooms communicate
hospitality as well. Five of
them offer the kind of regal
double beds and bedding,
spaciousness, and privacy, that
can lead the occupants of each
to think that theirs is the master
bedroom. The sixth is filled
with bunk beds so cleverly and
playfully arranged that kids
may be inclined to anticipate
with pleasure the arrival of
their bedtimes.
A sizeable lower level with
its own wall-to-wall deck and
hot tub provides space for the
three additional bedrooms, a
laundry room, and all kinds of
fun and games. As currently
configured, there is a poker
table, pool table, foos-ball
table and congenial central
Left: An ancient self standing butcher block welcomes you into the kitchen. RIght: The
dining room offers warmth and hospitality.
The Great Room is the focal point that brings family and
friends together.
A sizeable lower level offers all kinds of fun and games. As
currently configured, there is a poker table, pool table, foos-
ball table and congenial central lounge area with fireplace.
Many attractions can be found inside and out, such as this
nicely weathered bench which sits outside the front door.
lounge area with a fireplace of
its own.
Again, it takes a personal
visit to see how a home can
effectively accommodate a
large family or guest list with
such elegance it has to be
considered one of Ellicottville’s
finest homes. To arrange that
visit just put in a call to ERA
agent Melanie Pritchard at 716-
480-8409.
The Great Room’s ceiling opens you to sunlight and stars through infinite windows. You
may find yourself marveling at the genius who figured out how to design spaces so open
and free and functional all at the same time.
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September 17-23, 2009 ~ The Villager ~ Page 9
HARVEST FESTIVAL: OCTOBER 10 ~ FIREMEN’S FAIRGROUNDS, RANDOLPH
The Secret Ingredient of Pasta e Piselli: Canned Peas?
The Heart Of A Sicilian Chef
Exhibition of Rarely Seen Drawings
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INGREDIENTS:
1 large onion, chopped small
4 cloves garlic chopped
1 large can Hunt’s tomato sauce
2 large cans sweet baby peas
1 potato peeled and chopped
2-3 Tbsp. extra virgin olive oil for browning garlic
Sea salt to taste
2 cups pasta (either ditalini, elbow, or any other pasta)
METHOD:
Saute onion and potato in olive oil until soft. Be careful
not to brown. Add garlic, tomato sauce and ½ can water from
sauce can. Add a sprinkle of red pepper flakes. Cook about
10 minutes before adding the peas, with juice. Cook pasta
following directions on back of box. Once cooked, add pasta to
sauce. (3-1/2 cups of organic chicken broth along with zucchini
can also be added to enhance the flavor and texture.) Plate and
serve with fresh baked bread and grated cheese, along with a
chilled glass of your favorite red wine. Mangiare!
This recipe comes from my Cousin Annette Licata Guido,
who prides herself on the art of Sicilian cooking.
BY LUKAS TREMBLAY
While touring Northern Italy
in 1787, Thomas Jefferson came
up with the notion to create the
first ever designs of a machine
meant to produce macaroni. It
was pure genius, as pasta was
served to his many guests at his
grand parties within his home at
Monticello. Thanks to Thomas
Jefferson’s innovation, people
around the world have come to
enjoy the gifts and memories
pasta has given.
Pasta e Piselli, without a doubt
is one of my favorite meals.
Growing up, the aroma of the
freshly chopped garlic and the
sound of the onions sautéing in
the sizzling olive oil was enough
to get me jumping for joy. There
is nothing better than enjoying
food the homemade way, and
that’s how my family did it.
Pasta e Piselli, a dish that
growing up meant the world
to me. As simple as it was, the
taste was truly spectacular and
absolutely splendid. I once spent
nearly a whole week just living
off of this great stuff. You might
think that’s crazy, but it’s simply
because the longer it simmered
and sat in the fridge, the more
richer and intense the flavors
became. The savory flavors of
the tomatoes and the texture
of the soft chunks of potatoes
were just beautiful. Growing up
as a child, if I heard Nana was
making it for us, I would go
ecstatic. Yeah, that’s right, and I
would literally inhale bowls of it
until I couldn’t move.
Canned peas, a major
component to this dish, is a
“must-have” ingredient. Some
may think, canned peas? Why
not fresh? Well, believe it or not,
the juice within the can is the
secret ingredient that you simply
cannot get from the fresh peas.
So, while we were making the
peas and macaroni, sometimes
as an appetizer we would make
mini meatballs. I remember
standing in our kitchen with
my family, elbow to elbow,
talking gossip about this one or
that one all while arguing over
who got to roll the first one. My
family and I would all take turns
rolling, trying to make each
one perfectly round, talking
up a storm and laughing to the
high heavens while listening to
good music … and rolling (did
I mention rolling?) until our
fingers couldn’t take no more. It
was awesome, and the outcome
was unforgettable. It was the
same endless repetition every
Saturday, yet we always looked
forward to it. I can still hear
the sauce bubbling away as it
cooked down and the meatballs
browned up in the oil.
Whenever we would make
anything remotely similar to
sauce or macaroni, we would
always have to make several
loaves of bread - some to rip
off chunks to dunk in the sauce,
some for butter, and some for
sandwiches, stuffed with cheese,
like mozzarella and provolone,
along with plenty of cured
meats such as pastrami, roast
beef, capicola and prosciutto. It
wasn’t always about what we
were eating, rather, it was about
how we got there and who was
around us. Cooking and eating
was a release from the hectic
workweek or busy lifestyle. It
was a time when worries always
melted away. No problem was
too big, but unfortunately, the
plates were always way too
small. Often I reminisce about
the wonderful dinners at my
grandparents’ house. Always a
full table and then some with
at least twenty people gathered
around - some walking, sitting,
or standing and even dancing to
some old time Sicilian music in
the kitchen. Aunts, uncles and
cousins, neighbors, friends and
pets crowded around the tables
in the kitchen and dinning room.
To this day, pasta e piselli is
made in the old tradition. A
tradition that defines what a
family’s love is all about. I’m
talking about enjoyment by
everyone. Gathering together
was always a gift cherished by
all. We always had a lot of room,
as the house was big, but that
wasn’t it. We wanted to be close,
we wanted to see each other’s
smiles and look into the eyes of
our loved ones. The feelings and
taste were pure bliss and most
satisfying as second helpings
of this dish were a necessity.
They say nothing is never lost,
and I feel that it is my duty,
just as my relatives did, to pick
up the apron and carry on the
tradition that I was so vividly
exposed to throughout my
childhood and early adulthood.
My Grandmother Eleanor once
said, “Honey, these times spent
with family will come and go,
but one thing will always stay,
the memories associated with
the cooking.”
This dish represents countless
years of love and years of great
times spent together, and hey,
when you cook with family,
how could anything go wrong?
As always, whether it’s a fancy
pasta dish or as simple as pasta
e piselli, always remember if
you put love into it, you’ll be
creating more than just great
food.
Lukas Tremblay is an aspiring
Chef and writer. He currently
works at Balloons Restaurant in
Ellicottville.
This Week’s Recipe: Pasta e Piselli (serves 4)
BUFFALO - The Albright-
Knox Art Gallery presents In
Good Company: Figurative
Drawings from the Collection,
an exhibition of more than
fifty seldom-seen works by
forty-seven artists from its
extraordinary Permanent
Collection. The exhibition,
almost exclusively comprising
drawings, explores the depiction
of the figure through more
than a century with works
dating from the late 1800s
through the 1980s. Curatorial
Assistant Ilana Chlebowski,
who organized the exhibition,
comments that it examines
“how artists explore human
behavior and companionship
- these works, bare and pure,
help us see ourselves and our
interactions with others in new
and traditional ways, focusing
on ‘when we like company and
when we don’t.’”
In Good Company features
often striking images of lone
and grouped figures. Organized
visually within an historical
context, it will allow the visitor
to make connections between
artists, time periods, and artistic
movements. The works, mostly
monochromatic, are renderings
of the human form that can
evoke a mood or emotion.
The exhibition will include
George Seurat’s La Nounou
(The Wet Nurse), 1884–‘85, a
preliminary drawing for his well-
known painting A Sunday on La
Grande Jatte-1884, 1884–‘86.
In this work, two anonymous
figures, devoid of personalizing
details, are depicted in Seurat’s
innovative and evocative
drawing style. La Nounou, like
other works in the exhibition,
offers an outstanding example
of an exceptionally evident
artist’s mark, a hallmark of the
medium of drawing. These
unique works on paper enhance
our understanding of the artists’
creative processes and also
allow for reflection on personal
interactions and experiences.
In Good Company will be
on view from October 2, 2009
through January 2, 2010 in the
Albright-Knox’s Clifton Hall
Link, an ideal setting for these
delicate works from the Gal-
lery’s Permanent Collection.
The Albright-Knox Art Gallery
is recognized as one of the
world’s leading collections of
modern and contemporary art.
With more than 6,500 works
in its collection and a dynamic
series of exhibitions and public
programs, the AKAG continues
to grow and fulfill its mission to
acquire, exhibit, and preserve
modern and contemporary art
in an enriching, dynamic, and
vibrant environment. Hours
are Thursday, Saturday and
Sunday 10am-5pm, Friday
10am-10pm, closed Monday
through Wednesday. Admission
is $12 for adults, $8 for seniors
and students, free for Gallery
Members and children 12 and
under. On Fridays from 3-10pm,
Gusto at the Gallery features
a variety of free programs for
visitors of all ages. Visit www.
albrightknox.org
Left: Robert Longo, Study for Wrestlers, 1979 (crayon and
graphite on paper). Right: Alfred Henry Maurer, Study of
Two Girls, 1920-1925 (charcoal on paper).
GOOD TIMES GOOD FRIENDS
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Truth Or Consequences
The Death of Civility
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BY DOUG ARROWSMITH
I didn’t particularly care for the
last presidential administration.
The ghouls that haunted the halls
of Beltway power during the
Bush reign disgusted me. Their
very hold on power was based,
generally, on lies. They lied and
the brave men and women of
our armed forces were marched
off to fight a war that didn’t need
to be fought. They lied and the
oil companies became bloated
with ill-gotten wealth. They lied
and our financial institutions
became Monopoly boards
where money was tossed around
playfully by a small handful of
megalomaniacs. They lied and
fifty years of environmental
regulation was disposed of like
yesterday’s dreams. They lied.
But not once during Bush’s
tenure, did one of his colleagues
stand up while the president
was speaking, and call him
a liar. Bush should consider
himself lucky. He served out
his term just before the death of
American civility.
Which, of course, brings me
to Rep. Joe Wilson. Wilson, in
case you missed it, was the goon
and political hack that shouted
out “you lie” during last week’s
Presidential address to a joint
session of congress. President
Obama was in the middle of
disputing one of the many myths
circulating concerning health
care reform when Wilson was
overcome by a fit of impotent
rage. The dispute in question
concerned health care coverage
for illegal immigrants. Every
proposed bill has been available
for anyone to read. Every section
of every bill! None of them
guarantee anything for illegal
immigrants. If they did, Obama
would have never mentioned
them in front of the very body
who’s job it is to read and review
them. In fact, several sections,
including the much-discussed
section 246, specifically deny
coverage to anyone who cannot
provide proof of citizenship.
Wilson, somewhere deep in his
redneck conscience, knows this
but is unable to grasp it. He’s
not alone.
When did civility die? Good
question. We, as Americans,
have never been known for our
politeness. We’re a pushy bunch
driven by our history as a young
nation. Until recently, we’ve
always been on the receiving
end of the rest of the world’s
scorn. There’s a new type of
rudeness brewing these days.
The rudeness of race. Wilson is
simply a symptom of the larger
disease. Health care reform
rage is just a different color
Klan robe. No one else will
talk about it but it seems pretty
obvious that a good portion of
white America has been driven
to rabid distraction by the fact
that an educated black man is
calling the shots. Take a look
at the giant tea bag rally that
was held in Washington DC last
weekend. Those people weren’t
even sure why they were there.
Ask a hundred people and you
got a hundred different answers.
All they knew for sure was that
Glenn Beck was there and that
was a good thing. What was,
however, plainly on display,
was racial rage. There were
doctored posters of Obama as an
African witch doctor complete
with a bone in his nose. There
were signs claiming that Obama
was a Muslim or an Indonesian
terrorist. The Birthers were
there and the John Birch society
was there. These people don’t
care what Obama says; they just
don’t want a black man saying
it.
So say goodnight to civility.
If no one else will call these
ignorant hicks out, I will. Give
it your best shot. Obama is an
American citizen. Health care
reform is not Socialism. Cash
for Clunkers worked and the
auto industry is beginning to
finally see profits again. The
stock market is, once again,
soaring. These are facts. Now,
turn Fox News on and have
a seat. Everything you hear
on that channel is a lie. The
underlying, unifying theme
behind all of those lies is race.
Listen carefully. They’ve even
gone so far as to call Obama a
racist. This sort of discourse
is not only un-American, it’s
fascist bullying by a soon-to-be
bitter minority. Civility? What
civility? These are the lies that
will haunt us.
Comments? E-mail Doug at
shakedowndoug@hotmail.com
Labatt Blue Launches Buffalo Bills 50th Anniversary Promotion
BUFFALO - Two of Buffalo’s
hometown favorites are teaming
up. In celebration of the Buffalo
Bills 50
th
Anniversary, Labatt
Blue – Buffalo’s best selling
beer – announced a “golden”
opportunity for Western New
Yorkers who love the team
and the beer. People can
search inside specially marked
16-ounce can, 12-packs of
Labatt Blue for one of 50 golden
cans. Each golden can winner
gets 50 Buffalo Bills prizes.
Labatt Blue also will highlight
some of the best Bills moments
on three collectible, retro-style
cans available in the specially-
marked 12-packs. The cans
recap: “The Hit Heard ‘Round
the World” from Dec. 26, 1964;
the “Greatest Comeback” from
Jan. 3, 1993; and “Count me in
with Buffalo” in the Summer of
1959. This memorable moment
led to the start of the Bills
franchise in Buffalo.
Consumers can collect all
three “Bills moments” while
searching for the golden can
– which may get them an
Ultimate Bills Prize Package.
Go to www.mybluemybills.
com for more information.
“Beer and football season go
hand-in-hand. Our retro cans
replay some great football
moments in Buffalo,” said Ryan
Daley, associate brand manager
for Labatt Blue. “While
collecting them, 50 lucky
Western New Yorkers will find
a golden can which they can
redeem for a package of 50 Bills
prizes. We’re looking forward
to a great season. Go Bills!”
“Labatt Blue is a Buffalo
favorite and the perfect match
for the Bills 50
th
Season,” said
Bruce Popko, Bills senior
vice president of business
ventures. “We are excited to
share amazing Bills moments
and great prizes for the Labatt
Blue Golden Can promotion
and together provide this
opportunity to the incredibly
loyal fans of Western New
York.”
The Ultimate Bills Prize
Package includes items and
experiences ranging from game
tickets and autographed jerseys
to meeting Bills All-Time
Team members. Golden cans
are found in specially marked
16-ounce can, 12-packs,
available at participating retail
locations in Buffalo, Rochester
and Syracuse.
Ultimate Bills Prizes Package:
Winners of the Golden Can
promotion get 50 Bills prizes
each. Highlights of the prize
package include: Home, away
and throwback replica jerseys;
50
th
Anniversary autographed
football; Tickets to five home
games; Meet and greet with
All-Time Team members; Tour
of the practice field, weight
and training rooms; Autograph
session at training camp;
Heavyweight Bills jacket;
Other branded Bills and Bills
50
th
Anniversary items
For more Bills information,
please visit buffalobills.com or
call 716-648-1800. View and
subscribe to news from Labatt
USA at www.pitchfeed.com/
labattusa/1974. Always enjoy
responsibly.
Pictured above, left to right: Courtney of the Buffalo Jills joins Dennis Scovazzo, first Labatt
Blue Golden Can Promotion winner, along with former Buffalo Bills star Steve Tasker and
Ryan Daley of Labatt USA. Photo/PRNewsFoto, Labatt USA
The Ellicottvile Eagles Midget football team hosted the Salamanca Warriors last Sunday.
The team played hard, but came up short with a final score of 24-39. The Little Eagles will
return to the Ellicottville Central School field this Saturday, Sept. 19 to take on the Pine
Valley Longhorns at 8:30pm. Come out and support your team! Photos/Mike Painter
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grant from the U.S. Department
of Transportation, part of the
federal stimulus programs.
“We anticipate applying for
approximately $25 million
to rehabilitate portions of the
rail line” and to improve some
rail crossings. Some of the
funds would also go toward
starting development of the
multi-modal facility in Olean.
“We would also be working
on installing trans-modal
facilities” for truck to train
transfer of products in smaller
locations in both Allegany and
Chautauqua counties.
Rychnowski realizes
competition for the federal
funds is fierce, calling it “a big
chance” while noting “we think
we meet all criteria for the
grant.” $1.5 billion is available
nationwide and he expects
“hundreds of applications
from states.” The minimum
grant that can be awarded
from this particular program is
twenty million dollars, up to a
maximum individual award of
three hundred million.
Mary George, Community
Development Director for the
city of Olean, is optimistic
about the actual construction
of the new multi-modal rail
facility. She said Southern Tier
West “has done its homework”
and “we’re excited that the city
of Olean and that particular
location next to the rail yard”
have been selected as a primary
candidate site.
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navigation skills through the
corn maze, pet and feed the
animals in the barnyard, take a
ride on the hay wagon through
the pumpkin patch, enjoy the
scenery of the surrounding
mountains or maybe catch a
ride by the cow train, and so
much more! Don’t forget to
bring your cameras to capture
memories on film that you will
not ever want to forget.
The men in your family
will particularly like the corn
cannon shoot. The best part is,
if you hit the hay bale target
with the ear of corn, you win
a prize!
But besides all of the new
and exciting games, rides and
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activities, Pumpkinville is still
renowned for its abundance of
pumpkins. No matter the shape
or the size you’re looking for,
you will be able to find your
ideal pumpkin. Although the
tremendous amount of rain
this year has ruined a lot of
the crop, Dan is sure there
will be enough pumpkins for
everyone. If you want to pick
your own, you can do that,
too, in the seven-acre pumpkin
patch.
Don’t leave without taking
home some sweets for the
family, and maybe even a
gallon or two of fresh made
apple cider. The Pawlowskis
will personally enjoy taking
you on a tour of the cider mill.
If you like it hot or cold, sweet
or spiced, they will have just
what you want.
And how can you have
cider without a doughnut
or two? Pumpkinville just
wouldn’t be the same without
their fresh daily, homemade,
warm pumpkin doughnuts
sold inside of Di’s Pies and
Bake Shop. Everything is
homemade and fresh, from the
fudge and cookies, to the pies
and bread … you might want
to just try one of everything!
The admission is free, so
you have nothing to lose!
Come just for a walk and
enjoy the sights and smells of
fall. Pumpkinville is located
at 4844 Sugartown Road in
Great Valley, just minutes
from downtown Ellicottville.
They will be open daily
September 19 through October
31 from 9am-7pm. For more
information or directions visit
Pumpkinville.com or call Dan
or Diane at 716-699-2205.
from unused segments of
the railway that the CCIDA
would sell as salvage, which
was part of his August
proposal to the committee to
administer a fund to be used
for track emergencies and
rehabilitation.
He said he has already begun
working with FEMA to cover
the full cost of the repairs,
and said that FEMA would
reimburse the CCIDA for the
amount they give, minus a
12.5 percent local share.
The Board of Directors is
still reviewing Mr. Dingmans
request at will report back
after further discussion.
Executive Director Corey
R. Wiktor said that a public
hearing was held on the
proposed sales tax abatement
requested by HoliMont, Inc.
for their planned seasonal
upgrades and improvements,
this past Friday September
11
th
at the CCIDA office in
Ellicottville.
The proposal would offer
exemptions for New York State
sale tax relating to HoliMont’s
upgrades, which include the
construction of an outdoor
grill pavilion and sundeck,
as well as improving their
conference room facilities.
The plan would also improve
and upgrade the Holibarn roof,
lift houses, their snowmaking
system, snowmobiles and
safety equipment, as well as
relocating towers, buying
a new snow groomer, and
improving their terrain park.
The Board of Directors
approved the resolution
authorizing the creation of
legal documents allowing
for HoliMont’s sales tax
abatement.
The Board also reviewed an
application from Win-Sum Ski
Corp for administering New
York State Sales tax relief for
the purchase and installation
of a new detachable quad
chairlift and various pieces
of maintenance equipment,
as well the re-grading and
seeding of the lift area and the
construction of two lift houses.
Wiktor said this amounts to
about $6.5 million in capital
reinvestment by Win-Sum
this year alone. Wiktor stated,
“It is very encouraging to see
Holiday Valley continue to
reinvest into their campus.
They continue to prove why
they are one of the top ten
ski resorts in the East. We are
very lucky to have them in this
County”.
He added that installation of
the chairlift would begin this
year. The Board of Directors
accepted this application.

Wiktor also presented an
adjusted 2009 budget to the
committee of $177,925, down
from the $207,056 of the
approved budget.
Wiktor said that money
coming in from interest
accounts is $25,000 less than
expected, but that money from
applications and fees will be
$35,000 more than expected.
In addition, many of the
budget amounts were less than
what was forecasted.
The committee accepted
the July and August financial
information, and accepted the
revised 2009 budget.
In the Executive Director’s
Report, Wiktor said that
he conducted three public
hearings that were held earlier
this month detailing the pilot
plan for windmill construction,
and that a public record of the
hearings should be available
by the next CCIDA meeting.
Wiktor said his goal in
holding three meetings was
to give everyone interested
in the discussion a chance to
be heard, and that while the
CCIDA was only required to
hold one public meeting, he
felt it was wrong to do so.
Wiktor stated that the month
of August was a difficult one
for the Agency thanks in part
to the sever flood, which
required repairs to be made
at the office building, and that
he wanted to thank County
Chairman Crystal Abers for
her hard work during the
crisis.
The CCIDA will hold their
next meeting at 11:15am on
Thursday, Oct. 22.
to clean up the aftermath of
the storm. Mayor Coolidge
discussed that during large
storms and floods, the creeks
have a tendency to back up.
He is looking for feedback
from the DEC regarding the
matter of cleaning the debris
and gravel from the creeks.
Constable Howard
Gifford said he will bring
in 12 additional officers for
Ellicottville’s Fall Festival,
along with the 5 officers that
will be on-hand from the
Town Police Dept. He has
begun his preparations for the
busy festival. Board member
Bob Kaine thanked Constable
Gifford for his hard work
on the event. Regarding the
alarms going off in the village,
Gifford believes there are 2/3
less calls for false alarms from
homes and businesses.
Mike Smith discussed the
wastewater treatment plant.
In regards to the engineer’s
report from the DEC, he
has identified that phase
two needs to be completed.
Smoke testing on sanitary
sewer lines introduced a non-
hazardous smoke, whereas if
there are breaks in the mains
or any source of opening in the
sanitary mains, it will allow
the village to know where the
leaks may be. Work will begin
Sept. 23-25. The village will
notify residents and businesses
regarding when this will take
place. There is no reason for
residents to be home during
the testing.
The Village received a
grant for $50,000 towards
construction of a new village
building. The estimated cost of
the new building is $635,000.
Village engineer Mike Smith
said that this figure is “very
conservative and artificially
high.” Assessed valuation
would be approximately 22
cents per one thousand, which
would increase taxes by
approximately 10%.
Board member Bob Kaine said
two prominent village residents
had expressed concern the
building is unnecessary and
would cause more separation
from the Village and Town.
Mayor Coolidge replied that
every single village resident
is “prominent” as far as he is
concerned and he has been
approached by people who
have been both for and against
the project. Mayor Coolidge
would like to state once again
this project has nothing to do
with the relations between the
Village and the Town. Board
member Patra Lowes brought
up the fact the town hall
could be improved rather than
building an entire new facility.
Mayor Coolidge said the
current town hall is “too small
for the direction the Village
wants to go.” Lowes didn’t
disagree there needs to be more
space. Mayor Coolidge said,
“We need to move into the 21
st

century,” and the current Town
Hall is “outdated.” The mayor
added, “I’m not doing this to
raise taxes but to serve the
community better,” and also,
why would we ask the Village
Taxpayers to invest money
into a building we do not own.
Board member Bob Brogcinski
said the original discussion
had been a $450,000 building
with tax raises. Though the
$600,000 current estimate is
“what we have on the table,”
the Mayor said “it may not
be the correct amount.” The
board decided to table their
decision for a month and is
looking into a public meeting.
The Village Board also
discussed garbage pick-up in
the village and the possibility
there may be a tax to residents
on pick-up. The board
discussed whether or not there
should be a separate charge, an
increase in tax.
The mayor stated there are
eighty-one water meters in the
village that are not working and
the Village is losing revenue
on their lack of operation.
The Village Board is ready
for Rock ‘n Oldies and Fall
Fest weekends and is looking
forward to having a safe
and fun weekend for all that
participate. The meeting
ended with the passing of the
minutes from the previous
meeting.
~ The Villager ~ September 17-23, 2009 Page 12
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MISCELLANEOUS FOR SALE
For Sale: French wood hinged patio doors 6-0/6-8. $125 each. Call 716-397-9527.
ANTIQUE SKIS & POLES FOR SALE: Harvey E. Dodds Co., circa 1934. In good condition.
Please call 716-886-1316.
FOR RENT
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.
FOR RENT: Luxury 2 & 3-BR townhomes in Salamanca. Private entrances, FP, granite counters,
Berber carpet, stainless steel appliances, washer, dryer, grounds keeping, snow removal, electric,
water, garbage, sewer included. Various lease lengths available. Prices range from $900 to $1,100
monthly. No pets. Call to set up your appointment today! Palmer Rentals, 716-945-1906.
MOUNTAINVIEW Chalet Available: With 3-BRs, 2.5 baths, designer kitchen & fabulous views
of slopes & mountains. Seasonal Dec.-Mar. $12,500; annually $1,500/month plus utilities. Lawn
& snow service included. Call 905-353-2404.
FESTIVAL RENTALS: Spacious 2 & 3-BR in the village of Ellicottville with view of Holi-
Mont. Contact rosiepeaks@hotmail.com or call 905-357-9163 or 905-651-3342.
Spacious 1-BR Apartment In The Village Of Ellicottville: Porch overlooks Main Street.
References required. $500 per month plus utilities. Call Jim at 716-572-9192.
For Rent: Secluded chalet 10 mins. from E’ville. Sleeps 8-10. 2-BRs plus loft, big deck, hot
tub. $350/week, $200/weekend. Call 716-512-9724.
Seasonal Rental: 3-BR, 2 bath house right at HoliMont’s Sunset Run. 2.6 acres. Beautiful views
from 3 decks. Lots of room - includes LR, large family room & dining room. Beds - queen, double,
2 sets of bunks & sleeper sofa (sleeps 10). All appliances. $8,900 plus utilities. 416-226-0735.
Apartment For Rent: Spacious Victorian on Court Street in Little Valley, 10 mins. from downtown
Ellicottville. 2+BRs, lower level. Seasonal, $650/month, completely furnished. New high effi-
ciency furnace, hardwood floors, appliances, yard. Please call 716-480-3474.
SEASONAL RENTAL: Morningstar Lodge. 4-BR, 4 bath chalet on Upper Road overlooking Yo-
deler lift. Outstanding views from windows & decks. Fully furnished. Laundry. Fireplace. Sleeps
10-12. Pics at www.stonecrest-cabins.com. Call 814-744-8458.
Prime Commercial Office Space In The Village of Ellicottville For Rent: The
Villager Building at 9 West Washington Street in Ellicottville, home to the Ellicot-
tville Chamber of Commerce, has a first floor commercial office available. The
unit has a large common area & two offices, private parking and is only a few steps
from the center of the Village. The office will be available on October 1, 2009.
Call 716-560-6457 for more information.
Seasonal Rental: Furnished, rear-upper apartment. 2-BRs, 1 bath, sleeps 6. Walk to the village.
Off-street parking. $5,000 plus utilities, Dec. 1st-April 15th. 585-403-9567.
Home For Rent: 4-BRs, 2 baths, 2 kitchens, minutes from the slopes. Ski on land! Snow removal,
no smoking, no pets. Security & lease a must. $1,100/month. Call 716-479-3057.
All New! Beautifully furnished 3-BR, 2 bath log home on 2 acres, 10 mins. from the slopes. Large
living area with WBFP, fully equipped kitchen, laundry, garage. Available Fall Festival. Call Ken
or Carol at 716-676-2461.
SERVICES AVAILABLE
Furniture Repaired, Refinished Or Replicated: New Solid Cherry Adirondack Chairs For
Sale! FIVE POINTS, 716-938-6315. Visit fivepnts.com
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.
Board Your Pet: At East Otto Country Kennel. Over 10 years of quality pet care. Clean &
comfortable with covered outdoor patio, playtime 3 times a day. Grooming available. 716-592-
4011 or www.eastottocountrykennel.com.
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 716-
244-3559 or Josh Perks at 716-969-5115.
EMPLOYMENT
DEKDEBRUN SKI SHOP: Is looking for energetic, outgoing, full & part-time sales people
& service technicians. Apply in person at 20 Washington Street, Ellicottville, 716-699-2754.
Laborers Wanted: Hardworking individuals only. Call 716-572-7303.
Experienced Shinglers: 5 years minimum experience required. Call 716-572-7303.
WE NEED A MALE OR FEMALE REPRESENTATIVE: For our opening position
bookkeeper. For more information please contact w.williamscompany@gmail.com asap.
Help Wanted: Full-time/part-time breakfast & lunch cook. Apply in person at Dina’s
Restaurant, 15 Washington Street, Ellicottville.
WANTED
Wanted To Rent: House or condo for 6 weeks from 10-23-09 to 12-6-09. Must sleep 7-8.
Please call Paul at 716-913-7607.
LEGAL NOTICES
NOTICE OF FORMATION of Freeman and Sons Property Management, LLC. Art. of
Org. filed with Sec’y of State (SSNY) on 7/30/09. Office location: Cattaraugus County. SSNY
designated as agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail
copy of process to 4775 Allegany Rd., Little Valley, NY 14755. Purpose: any lawful activities.
NOTICE: KAM3, LLC (LLC) filed Arts. of Org. with NY Secy. of State (SS) on 4/29/09.
LLC’s office is located in Cattaraugus Co. Its principal business location is 3247A Route 417W,
Olean, NY 14760. SS is designated as agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be
served. SS shall mail a copy of any process to 3681 Karl Rd., Allegany, NY 14706. LLC’s pur-
pose: any lawful activity.
Notice of Qualification of East Resources Management, LLC. Authority filed with NY
Dept. of State on 7/30/09. NYS fictitious name: E. Resources, LLC. Office location: Cattarau-
gus County. LLC formed in PA on 5/22/09. 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, regd. agt. upon whom process may be served. PA and principal
business addr.: 301 Brush Creek Rd., Warrendale, PA 15086. Arts. of Org. filed with PA Sec. of
State, 206 North Office Bldg., Harrisburg, PA 17120. Purpose: any lawful purpose.
Notice of Formation of Allegany Mountain Resort LLC. Arts. of Org. filed with NY Dept.
of State on 7/21/09. Office location: Cattaraugus County. Sec. of State designated as agent
of LLC upon whom process against it may be served and shall mail process to: 1005 Pinnacle
Way, Greensburg, PA 15601. Purpose: any lawful activity.
Notice of Formation of Oldshield Boys Deli LLC. Arts. of Org. filed with Secy. of State of
NY (SSNY) on 8/10/09. Office location: Cattaraugus County. SSNY designated as agent of
LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail process to princ. bus. loc.:
11 Summit St., Salamanca, NY 14779. Purpose: any lawful activity.
NOTICE OF SUBSTANCE OF ARTICLES OF ORGANIZATION: On Juy 21, 2009, LIT-
TLE BOX HOUSES, 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 service of process. The mailing address for the LLC is 589 Parkside Drive, Limestone, NY
14753. 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.
NOTICE OF FILING: Name of Limited Liability Company: Wilean Farms, LLC. Date of
Filing of Articles of Organization: August 14, 2009. County of Office: Cattaraugus. Munici-
pality of Office: Town of East Otto, 9017 East Otto-Springville Rd., East Otto, New York. The
Secretary of State has been designated as agent of the Company upon whom process against
it may be served. The address which the Secretary of State shall mail a copy of any process
against it is: 9017 East Otto-Springville Rd., PO Box 55, East Otto, NY 14729. The registered
agent of the Company is: Brooks & Brooks, LLP, 207 Court St., Little Valley, NY 14755. The
registered agent is to be the agent of the Limited Liability Company upon whom process against
it may be served. The purpose of the Company is to carry on any such business for which a
limited liability company may be formed under the laws of the State of New York.
Notice of Formation of NICHOLS RUN MINERALS, LLC. Arts. of Org. filed with Secy.
of State of NY (SSNY) on 08/24/09. 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, 814 Tallow Tree Ct., Naples, FL 34108. Purpose: Any lawful activity.
Notice of Formation of NICHOLS RUN LAND, LLC. Arts. of Org. filed with Secy. of State
of NY (SSNY) on 08/24/09. 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, 814
Tallow Tree Ct., Naples, FL 34108. Purpose: Any lawful activity.
LEGAL NOTICE: Notice is hereby given that a liquor license has been applied for by Bondre
LLC, DBA: Cooling’s Cafe, 10 A Washington Street, Ellicottville, NY 14731 to sell beer, wine
and liquor at retail for on premises consumption under the Alcoholic Beverage Control Law.
★★ Sudoku Challenge ★★
To solve a Sudoku puzzle, place
a number into each box so that
each row across, each column
down, and each small 9-box
square within the larger diagram
(there are 9 of these) will contain
every number from 1 through
9. In other words, no number
will appear more than once in
any row, column, or smaller
9-box square. Working with
the numbers already given as a
guide, complete each diagram
with the missing numbers that
will lead to the correct solution.
Good luck!
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Too Busy For Church On Sundays? In an effort to accommodate the hectic schedules of the
folks in our community, Little Valey Wesleyan Church will be offering a second worship service
each week beginning on Saturday, Sept. 19th. The service will be essentially identical as the
Sunday morning service - same scripture, same message, same music, etc., except that it will be
a bit more laid-back and on Saturday evening sfrom 6:30-7:45pm. So if you are someone who
cannot or would rather not attend church on Sunday morning, give Saturday night a try at LVW.
For more information, please call Pastor Buck Hall at 716-938-6190.
COMMUNITY
The American Association of Retired Persons: (AARP), Salamanca Area Chapter, will be
sponsoring a two-night Driver’s Refresher Course Sept. 23-24, 2009 (Wednesday and Thursday)
from 6-10pm. It will be held at the Holy Cross Club, 35 Clinton Street in Salamanca. Cost is $12 for
AARP members, $14 for non-members. For more info contact Dave Biscup at 716-945-2014.
HCA To Host Infant Massage Workshops: An Introduction To Infant Massage Workshop is being
offered by the Healthy Community Alliance. The workshop is one of several activities being initiated
by the Alliance’s Youth Counseling and Parent Empowerment programs through a grant from the
Community Foundation for Greater Buffalo. The workshops will be led by Peggy Filock, a certified
Infant Massage Instructor. Two dates and locations are available: Monday, Sept. 21 from 6:30-7:30pm
at the Little Valley Memorial Library, and Tuesday, Sept. 22 from 6:30-7:30pm at the Collins Library,
Main Street. The workshop is open to parents – both new and expecting – as well as grandparents.
Infant massage provides a special time of communication that fosters love, compassion, and respect.
It engages minds, improves sensory awareness and is both stimulating and relaxing. Massage can
relieve discomfort from teething, pain management, congestion, gas, and colic. After attending the
introductory workshop, participants may enroll in the four-class series. All classes are free. To register
for either session, call Peggy Filock at 716-257-9259 or 716-307-0929.
The Cattaraugus County Department of Economic Development, Planning and Tourism
is seeking advertisers for the 2010 Enchanted Mountains of Cattaraugus County
Activities Guide now in production. A minimum of 165,000 new guides will be printed
for distribution in our major market areas. IThe guide will once again highlight our
county’s assets, attractions and events. In addition to the two rest areas in Bemus
Point and Allegany, we have a far-reaching distribution that includes Toronto, Ohio,
Pennsylvania, Buffalo Niagara Region, Rochester, Chautauqua County, as well as
locally in businesses around the county. We attend over 20 shows that highlight our
guide as well as the Erie County Fair and the NYS Fair. Guides are also mailed to all
those that respond to the county’s advertising which is placed in strategic locations
and to all that request them from our website www.EnchantedMountains.com. For
more information and to receive an advertising packet, call Deb Opferbeck, Tourism
Specialist at 716-938-2242 or Becky Smith, Tourism Assistant at 716-938-2307.
2010 Activities Guide Advertising
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V I E W S F R O M T H E V I L L A G E
SnowPine Village Condominium Celebrates 25 Years
Homeowners Association Attended a Special Party Last Saturday, Sept. 12 at Holiday Valley’s Tannenbaum Lodge
Little Valley Lion’s Club Hosts ‘Run for Sight’ Last Sunday
K9 Helpers for the Blind Participated in 5K Run/Walk; Three Sets of Rescue Dogs Walked in the Event
Friends and Family Gather at Local Garden Party Event
This Past Saturday, Many Brought Out their Finest Hats and Stripes for an End-of-Summer Celebration
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