Wednesday, September 3, 2014 at 10:55 am
posted by Julia Ferrini in Wyoming County, Ridin' Shotgun, Strykersville.

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While on my way to an assignment, I just couldn't keep myself from stopping to take a picture of this farm on Perry Road, somewhere in Strykersville.

Wednesday, September 3, 2014 at 10:19 am
posted by Howard Owens in Wyoming County Free Press.

We're pleased this morning to announce the launch of the Wyoming County Free Press, a new sister publication of The Batavian covering Wyoming County.

Just as The Batavian is all about Genesee County, the Wyoming County Free Press will be all about Wyoming County. The news will be Wyoming County news and the businesses who sponsor it will be locally or regionally owned with locations in Wyoming County.

The news will be free, just like it is on The Batavian, and we won't disrupt your news reading experience with pop-up ads, animated ads or require you to answer survey questions. (We'll also respect your privacy by not gathering personal data to distribute to multinational media conglomerates for so-called "targeted advertising.")

We will endeavor to provide wide-ranging coverage of Wyoming County so that people in Wyoming County both have a good idea of what's going on in their community, as well encourage greater community involvement and interest.

We're optimistic about this new venture. The feedback from the people in Wyoming County that we've spoken with so far has been fantastic (look at all of the local businesses that have already agreed to help support our effort).

The feedback has confirmed there is a need in Wyoming County for a news site that covers all of Wyoming County and just Wyoming County. There's no other news service meeting that need.

We're optimistic because we believe six years into The Batavian that our model of news and local business marketing is popular with readers and local business owners. The Batavian has become the most popular news source in the GLOW region and is supported now by more than 150 local businesses.

We're also heartened and encouraged to venture out by the success of Orleans Hub. Tom Rivers has done a terrific job of bringing community news to Orleans County and he and his publishing partner have been rewarded with strong support from the local business community. That helps prove there is a real hunger in all communities for online news that is timely and comprehensive.

Thank you to all the readers and sponsors in Genesee County who have supported us, making it possible to continue to grow as a business. If the Wyoming County Free Press works as well as we anticipate, it will help us do more to serve both communities better.

Please tell your friends about the Wyoming County Free Press and ask them to support our sponsors.

Meet our Wyoming County Editor - Julia Ferrini
Billie and I are excited that Julia Ferrini has agreed to be the Wyoming County Free Press's inaugural editor. She's an experienced journalist having worked for newspapers in Delaware and on the Southern Tier. You may have noticed her byline on several stories on The Batavian over the past couple of months. We've gotten great reviews of her work from the people she's covered while freelancing for us.

Julia is a mother and resident of Eagle in Wyoming County. A native of Western New York, Julia has lived in the area for 16 years since returning from Delaware.

She has worked in a few other fields over the years, but says, "While I dabbled in other career choices, I kept coming back to the one that I just can’t escape, telling the stories of a community through photographs and writing."

Julia can be reached at julia@wyomingcountyfreepress.com.

Thanks to Lucie Ann Griffis for all of her hard work over the past six weeks lining up our initial sponsors for the Wyoming County Free Press. Lucie will continue to traverse Wyoming County, meeting with small business owners, as we work to build the necessary support for the Free Press to be an ongoing success. Lucie can be reached at lucie@thebatavian.com.

Of course, none of this would be possible with the always hardworking and dedicated Lisa Ace, our sales and marketing coordinator. Lisa can be reached at lisa@thebatavian.com.

Our office number is (585) 250-4118.

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Tuesday, September 2, 2014 at 12:54 pm

A farming accident Monday claimed the life of James Jaggard, of Route 19A, Gainesville. Deputy Renee Ficarella, Silver Springs Ambulance, and Medic 80 were dispatched to a 9-1-1 call of a tractor that had overturned on a man in a field off Route 19A in the Town of Gainesville.

According to Wyoming County Sheriff’s reports, Jaggard was transported to the Wyoming County Community Hospital after he was rescued. He was partially pinned underneath a John Deere tractor. The 78-year-old died a short time later from injuries sustained in the accident.

According to investigators, Jaggard was operating the John Deere tractor while towing a roller when he lost control of the vehicle while traveling down an incline.

Deputy Michael Majtyka and Lt. Edward Till assisted with the investigation.

Tuesday, September 2, 2014 at 12:29 pm
posted by Julia Ferrini in Wyoming County, restaurant, Perry.

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Nestled behind the Perry Village Garage - at 18 S. Federal St., Perry, lies The Lumber Yard. While it was an actual lumber yard at one point, by the 1970s, it was opened as a restaurant.

And it was popular from the get-go.

“It was a rockin’ place back in the 1970s when bands played on the weekends. People actually hung from the rafters to urge the band on."

So says Robin Brown, who along with his wife, Regina, became owners of eatery on Aug. 5.

They acknowlege that they are the beneficiaries of the business acumen of Kevin and Ann Bohn, the second owners, who enjoyed 32 of success before deciding to hand the reins over to others.

The Brown's experience with the restaurant dates back to the '80s. Robin began working there in 1982. Although his employment there was on again, off again type situation, he kept his hands in the business for the better part of 30 years. Regina started out as a waitress in 1999 and quickly moved up, to bartender, hostess and finally, manager.

Eventually, fate stepped in.

“I came home one day and said to Regina ‘We’re gonna buy The Lumber Yard.’ It took her two months to decide and then she said ‘Let’s do it.’ ”

“My first thought when Robin came to me with the idea -- I said to him - ‘What? Are you nuts? We’re in our 50s. He was so sure we could keep it going.”

“Keep it alive,” Robin said. “The place was so beautiful and we wanted to carry it on. Kevin wanted to retire and we wanted to keep this place alive.”

The Browns are, most certainly, "carrying on" with the family-oriented, casual/fine dining atmosphere that is The Lumber Yard's hallmark.

Currently, there are two menus -- lunch and dinner. Both are served Tuesday through Friday; dinner only is served Saturdays; brunch and dinner are served Sunday; and the restaurant is closed Mondays. (The only exception is Columbus Day weekend -- the same weekend of Letchworth’s Arts and Crafts Show; that's the only Monday when they are open.)

The menu includes steak, seafood and prime rib, along with select beer on tap and wines. The soup and salad bar open are always open.

Robin is the head chef and he boasts that "This is the place for prime rib. I make the best prime rib around."

He is proud to note that they can accommodate customer orders, such as various types of meat and veggie platters.

Nephew Brandon Brown is also a chef, as well as manager, when Robin or Regina are not there.

“It’s been great owning this place,” Regina said. "We make home-baked breads, pies, desserts. We’re getting lots of great compliments.”

Desserts include peanut butter pie, Snickers pie, cheesecakes, chocolate and white chocolate silk pies.

"I just bought peaches from a local stand," the chef said. "They are big and plump, I think I just may make peach crisps with them."

Although Western New York’s growing season is fairly short, he says he "gets as much locally as he can, but the season just doesn’t last long enough. ... I just bought these big beautiful eggplants. I use them for eggplant parmesan, in soups and also roasted for our seafood-pasta dish. I get my best thoughts as I’m driving down the road.”

When it comes to his kitchen, Robin is like a kid who just walked into the largest toy store. With rapid enthusiasm, he tells about the two mixers he recently purchased: “They are fantastic. Both are KitchenAids, which usually retail at about $400, but I got them for 30! ... I can’t wait to use them.”

Robin’s excitement about the mixers, as well as his constant thought of new dishes to serve readlily apparent.

“If you want it and we have the ingredients, we’ll make it.” Robin said. “I brought in some fresh calamari from Maine; It went over great. I make this dish, the Lumber Yard Calamari, and it’s seasoned with lemon, tomatoes, pepperoncinis, olive oil and garlic; and toss it over a bed of spring mix greens. I’m always coming up with new ides and new options. I get bored easy, so I’m always coming up with new stuff.”

But origins are not forgotten.

“Some of the older folks that come here remember when it was a lumber yard,” Regina said.

According to the Brown’s, William H. Hawley Jr., clerk of the New York State Assembly in the late 1800s, founded what became the Hawley Lumber Company, in 1901, on this site. Known locally as the Hawley Lumber Yard, it supplied goods to farmers and masons. By 1909, buildings in the red barn wood style had been erected. Fred Hawley Sr., took over the business in 1912 and ran it continuously for 61 years until his death in 1973.

The main shed, which now houses the dining hall, was build in 1923. It was designed with the wide openings at the north and south ends so that horse drawn wagons, and later trucks, could be driven in one end, loaded from the first or second floor, and driven out. The original office was in the building located near Federal Street. A new business office was added to the main shed in 1940 and now houses the rest rooms and offices. The show and other buildings which were located in the present parking area, served as saw mills, horse barns, lumber sheds, window and door manufacture, and there was even a long trolley to feed large logs through milling and planing sheds.

According to Robin, Mr. Hawley still "frequents" The Lumber Yard.

"He doesn't like spaghetti and meatballs," Regina said. "I keep putting it is POS (point of sale), but it always disappears."

The Brown’s also say Mr. Hawley's ghost can often be found in the office or the kitchen.

“We catch a glimpse of him in the shadows or get a slight chill when he is around,” Robin said.

Though the Browns worked at the restaurant for several years off and on, they didn’t actually meet until 2001 and started dating a year later. In 2013, Robin and Regina married and had their reception at, naturally, The Lumber Yard.

It's a nice place for events.

“Rehearsal dinners, baby showers, conferences,” Regina said. “We encourage them. We can have wedding receptions here. However, the restaurant will still be open for regular customers.”

They say they plan to increase their catering capabilities, but for now they bring dinners or lunches to meetings, and also cater to those on the go.

Regina takes care of the business end of operation, as well as hosts and trains new employees, prepping them for heavier holiday traffic.

It’s always best to have a reservation during the major holidays. While brunches are a huge success for Mother's and Father's days, Easter, and even Valentine's Day; they get many of their customers from Letchworth State Park and Silver Lake, making Summer their best time of the year. December is strong due to businesses holding their Christmas parties at The Lumber Yard; and New Year’s Eve dinners are also gaining in popularity.

“Two girls, they were sisters, from Buffalo, and (they) Googled ‘places to eat nearby’ when they were at Letchworth this summer,” Regina said. “They thought ours (restaurant) was just a small-town place to eat. They were amazed at the place (The Lumber Yard).”

To make reservations, call: 585-237-3160. Information and menus can be found at: www.lumberyardrestaurant.com.

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Tuesday, September 2, 2014 at 12:12 pm
posted by Julia Ferrini in Wyoming County, crime, Eagle.

The Wyoming County Sheriff’s Department continues their investigation in the vehicle accident that claimed the life of 42-year-old Sherrie Green, of Kenmore. According to the Sheriff’s Department, on Sunday, at approximately 3:30 a.m., Deputy Kenneth Tisdale, Lt. Edward Till and Bliss Ambulance and Medic 80 responded to a 9-1-1 call of a “woman down” in the woods off Horton Road, Eagle. It was reported that the woman was breathing, however, was unresponsive and was being brought to the roadway by friends. Green was transported to Wyoming County Community Hospital, where she died a short time later.

According to the Wyoming County Sheriff’s Department, Green was a member of a group of friends who were "off-road mudding" on private property when one of the three Jeeps involved became stuck in some deep mud. All of those who were "mudding" got out of their vehicles to assist with the winching of the stuck jeep. It is believed that Green was accidentally struck by one of the vehicles at that time.

Sgt. Erik Tamol and Investigator Jason Mayer assisted at the scene.

There were no signs of foul play and no charges are anticipated at this time.

Tuesday, September 2, 2014 at 11:53 am
posted by Julia Ferrini in Wyoming County, Warsaw, Middlebury, Java, crime.

Dennis R. Lloyd Jr., 32, Ellicott Street, Batavia, was charged with possession of marijuana. Lloyd was arrested following a traffic stop Saturday on Bank Street Road, Middlebury. According to Wyoming County Sheriff’s Department Sgt. Colin Reagan, Lloyd, a passenger in the vehicle, was allegedly found to possess an amount of marijuana in his left front pants pocket. Lloyd was issued an appearance ticket and is scheduled to answer the charge Sept. 29 in the Town of Middlebury Court.

Michael D. Maida, 43, of Arcade was charged with driving while intoxicated, speeding, failure to keep right, driving with a BAC of .08 or more, and unlawful possession of marijuana. According to Wyoming County Sheriff Deputy Aaron Chase, Maida was pulled over Monday on State Route 77 in the Town of Java for driving 76 mph in a 55 mph speed zone and crossing the center yellow line. Following a roadside investigation and field sobriety test, Maida was arrested and transported to the Wyoming County Sheriff’s office, where he was allegedly found to have a BAC of .08 -- New York State’s legal limit. Maida was released on his own recognizance and is scheduled to answer the charges Oct. 10 in the Town of Java Court.

Eric D. Martin, 28, of Silver Springs, was charged with driving while intoxicated, driving while ability impaired by alcohol, driving while ability impaired by a drug, driving while ability impaired by a combination of drugs and alcohol, and uninspected motor vehicle. According to Wyoming County Sheriff Deputy Aaron Chase, Martin was arrested after a traffic stop earlier today, on State Route 19 in the Village of Warsaw, that showed his vehicle inspection expired February 2014. Martin was interviewed roadside and following a field sobriety test, was placed under arrest for allegedly driving while intoxicated. Following admissions at the Wyoming County Sheriff’s Office and a breath test result of .07 percent, Martin was charged. Released on his own recognizance, Martin is scheduled to answer the charges Oct. 20 in the Village of Warsaw Court. New York State Police assisted with the investigation.

Thursday, August 28, 2014 at 7:50 pm
posted by Julia Ferrini in Wyoming County, Ridin' Shotgun, Wethersfield, Bliss.

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The first three shots are taken on my way home, while on Route 78 in Wethersfield.

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The shot above is taken while on Route 39 in Bliss -- still on my way home.

Thursday, August 28, 2014 at 6:54 pm
posted by Julia Ferrini in Wyoming County, crime, Castile.
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Jeremy P Ikeler, 35, and Astrid Ikeler, 38, both of Route 39, Castile, were indicted by the Wyoming County Grand Jury for criminally negligent homicide. According to the Wyoming County Sheriff's office, on Jan. 26 2014, Wyoming County Sheriff’s responded to an ambulance call in the town of Castile for a 15-year-old female that had a seizure and was not breathing. The child was transported to Wyoming County Community Hospital by Castile Ambulance and Medic 80 (a paramedic unit from Monroe Ambulance Service) where she was revived and then transferred to Womens & Children’s Hospital, Buffalo.

On Jan. 27, the child succumbed to her injuries and was pronounced deceased at 12:05 p.m. by hospital staff. An autopsy was conducted by the Erie County Medical Examiner’s Office and on May 2 the results came back as homicide due to medical neglect. According to the Medical Examiner, the child was not receiving proper care and medication for an existing condition. 

The Investigation continued and on Aug. 26, the case was brought in front of the Wyoming County Grand Jury. Both Jeremy and Astrid were arrested on Aug. 27 and arraigned in Wyoming County Court where they were both committed to the Wyoming County Jail in lieu of $5,000 bail. Both are scheduled to appear in county court Oct. 23 to answer the charge against them. 

Investigation by the Erie County Medical Examiner’s Office, Wyoming County District Attorney’s Office, and the Wyoming County Sheriff’s Office investigators; Lt. Till, investigators Anderson, May and Miller.

Thursday, August 28, 2014 at 5:55 pm
posted by Julia Ferrini in Wyoming County, Chris Collins, energy, Lancaster.

Press release:

Congressman Chris Collins (NY-27) today released the following remarks after holding a press conference, in Lancaster, addressing current energy policies.

“As New Yorkers struggle with some of the highest energy rates in the country, it is clear they deserve significantly better when it comes to our energy policies,” Congressman Collins said. “Due to burdensome regulations by the Cuomo Administration, Western New York has had to sit on the sidelines and watch as states with similar resources have been able to capitalize on technologies like hydraulic fracking to provide thousands of jobs and new revenue streams. It is time for Governor Cuomo to stop hiding behind continuously delayed studies and provide a definitive answer on when the people of New York can expect a decision on fracking.

“It is essential that going forward we pursue the many energy opportunities available. These include exploring hydraulic fracking, protecting of our state's coal industry, and utilizing a variety of other energy production methods. I will continue to ensure that when it comes to energy, Western New Yorkers will have every opportunity available to benefit from our state's resources."

Thursday, August 28, 2014 at 5:50 pm
posted by Julia Ferrini in Wyoming County, Assemblyman DiPietro, immigration.

Press Release

 

The Honorable Andrew M. Cuomo

Governor of New York State

NYS State Capitol Building

Albany, NY 12224

 

Governor Cuomo:

 

I am writing you in conjunction with Assemblyman Kieran Lalor regarding his concerns about the 3,347 illegal immigrant children who have been sent to New York.  Speaking on behalf of local officials, we were not informed that our community would have to take on this responsibility and are not prepared for the strain on our public resources.

As a staunch opponent of illegal immigration and the NY DREAM Act, I can’t help but feel this policy of housing illegal immigrants is backdoor amnesty.  It seems to be an effort to manipulate the hardworking taxpayers of New York into subsidizing lawbreaking.  If we are not funding this additional strain on our community, when should we expect the checks, equipment and resources from the federal government?  Accepting these illegal immigrants without a plan, and without telling local officials, is gross negligence.  The people of Western New York and New York as a whole deserve to know what your plan is moving forward, and we deserve to know that now.

As an elected state official I am calling on you to make public your short-term financial plan and your long-term policy initiatives.  As a former Mayor, I know how hard it is to make that budget every single year.  As an assemblyman I know that none of our budget bills accounted for this.  You owe every single New Yorker your plan. 

Will there be federal monies available for dealing with their problem?  How should local communities apply for those funds?  Will you be calling a special session to allocate funds? We have many questions about this process because you left us in the dark.  I would encourage you to make a decision before the beginning of the school year to avoid the strain on our educational resources.

You can reach me via my office number, 716-655-0951, or my email, DiPietroD@assembly.state.ny.us.

 

Respectfully,

David J. DiPietro

Assemblyman

147th District

Thursday, August 28, 2014 at 5:41 pm
posted by Julia Ferrini in Wyoming County, events, calendar, Arcade&Attica Railroad, Arcade.

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Press release:

The Arcade Historical Society is hosting a Wine Tasting Train Ride fundraiser on the Arcade & Attica Train on Friday, Sept. 26 at 6 p.m.. Join the Society to raise money for the installation of an elevator in the Old Liberty Street Fire Hall, which was purchased by the Society in 2009. This historic municipal building was built for the Village of Arcade 75 years ago in 1939 as a Public Works Administration (PWA) project. It has a beautiful room on the second floor with original wooden floors and tall arched windows where the Society has shown large public exhibits the past two years – the 50th anniversary for the A&A in 2012 and Post 374 V.F.W. 75th anniversary in 2013. Presently, the only access to the second floor is a winding staircase from the front of the building or a long straight stair from the back. Help the Society to make these exhibit rooms accessible to everyone.

Thirsty Owl Wine Company, of Ovid, is providing the wines for tasting and appetizers will be provided by The Little Red Caboose of Arcade on this two-hour autumn train ride. Along with your ticket purchase, you will receive a sheet of coupons for seven local restaurants: Little Red Caboose, Chanderson’s, Milestone Restaurant & Taproom, Nellie’s Restaurant, Marco’s Pizza & Subs, Theo’s Family Restaurant and Main Street Grille. Visit them to get something to eat in town before or after your train ride.

The Train Ride & Wine Tasting tickets are $30 per person and are available for purchase at three Arcade locations: Brass’ Shurfine grocery store, 590 Main St.; the Historical Society, 331 W. Main St.; and the Arcade & Attica Depot, 278 Main St.. Cash or check only at the Society or the train depot, no credit card orders. Mail orders should be sent to the Arcade Historical Society, P.O. Box 236, Arcade, NY 14009. Please make checks payable to the Arcade Historical Society. Persons purchasing tickets and riding the train must be 21 years of age or older. Advance sales only, no walk-ups.

The Arcade Historical Society was originally formed in 1957 as the Arcade Sesquicentennial and Historical Society for the 150th anniversary of the settlement of the town. In 1970 the name was changed to more accurately reflect the Society’s mission. The AHS is dedicated to collecting and preserving objects, records, and other artifacts that illustrate the history of the Town of Arcade and the surrounding area for the purposes of research, exhibits and educational programming to benefit members and the public at large. For more information see www.arcadehistoricalsociety.org.

Thursday, August 28, 2014 at 10:46 am
posted by Julia Ferrini in Wyoming County, events, Beaver Meadow, North Java.

Press release:

Some people call Labor Day weekend the last weekend of summer. So you better get out and enjoy nature, and what better place to do it other than right here at Beaver Meadow! Bring a picnic lunch, walk our trails, tour our Visitors Center and see what special sales we have going on in our Gift Shop. What a great way to spend a Holiday Weekend! 

For more information or to register, give us a call at 585-457-3228 or e-mail info@buffaloaudubon.org

Family Walk at Beaver Meadow, Sunday at 2 p.m.

Come take a guided walk led by one of our naturalists. See what's new in nature. Walks take place every Sunday from May through October.

Thursday, August 28, 2014 at 10:36 am
posted by Julia Ferrini in Wyoming County, crime, Covington.

Justin L. Hall, 27, of Rexville, is charged with aggravated unlicensed operation of a vehicle in the second-degree and speeding – 84 mph in a 55 mph zone. A traffic stop earlier today, on Route 63 in the Town of Covington, led to his arrest of Hall. In addition to allegedly speeding, subsequent license check showed Hall having five active suspensions on four separate dates. He was arraigned in Covington Town Court and ROR’d (released on his own recognizance). The matter was adjourned until 7 p.m. Nov. 24.

Wednesday, August 27, 2014 at 9:14 am
posted by Julia Ferrini in Wyoming County, calendar, events, North Java.

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Press release from Beaver Meadow:

The Buffalo Audubon Society will be holding its annual Homestead Festival on Saturday, Sept. 6. Activities run from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the Beaver Meadow Audubon Center, 1610 Welch Road, North Java.

The Homestead Festival focuses on pre-industrial life and how early settlers worked with nature for food, shelter, and life’s necessities. This year’s festival will include many exhibitors demonstrating old-time arts and crafts like hearth cooking, beekeeping, wool production, Dutch oven cooking, and more. There will be local farmers selling their goods, hikes on medicinal plants and wild edibles, Historical Society displays, and a big handmade canoe. Participants will meet Revolutionary War soldiers, mountain men, and settlers. Even Teddy Roosevelt and Mary Jenison will be attending in person!

Activities for children include leather working, corn husk dolls and other crafts. There will be homemade ice cream, and other foods made the traditional way, all to the sound of live bluegrass music sponsored by the Arts Council for Wyoming County.

The cost is $7 for adults, $5 for kids 12 and under, and free for children 3 and under. For more information contact Buffalo Audubon at 585-457-3228 or see their Web site at www.buffaloaudubon.org

The Buffalo Audubon Society is a not-for-profit 501(c)3 organization that promotes appreciation and enjoyment of the natural world through education and stewardship.

Wednesday, August 27, 2014 at 8:50 am
posted by Julia Ferrini in Wyoming County, crime, Attica.

William Allen Roll, 54, of Clinton Street, Attica, is charged with harassment, 2nd. Roll allegedly punched another person in the face at 3:54 a.m. Saturday while at an apartment on West Main Street Road, Batavia. Roll was jailed on $500 bail.

Sunday, August 24, 2014 at 10:21 pm
posted by Julia Ferrini in Attica, nature.

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Spotted this beautiful field of sunflowers on Route 98 South, just south of Attica.

Sunday, August 24, 2014 at 10:17 pm
posted by Julia Ferrini in Attica, Lions Club, German Festival, calendar of events.

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Although the weather seemed somewhat uncooperative, the 4th Annual German Festival was enjoyed by many.

Held at the Attica Veterans Memorial Park, Saturday, the festival is the year's main fundraiser for the Attica Lions Club, said club President Nathan Eck.

The 67-member club hosts the festival, bringing traditional German food, such as bratwerst, potato pancakes and sauerkraut, to the table. Patrons not only enjoyed the mahlzeit - meal - they were also treated to live music performed by the local group The Genesee Valley Band.

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Sunday, August 24, 2014 at 9:39 pm
posted by Julia Ferrini in Varysburg, car show, events.

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Sunlight gleamed off highly polished chrome. Engines purred like contented kittens and white wall tires gave one pause to remember automobiles back in the day. Car enthusiasts wound their way among such models as a 1965 Ford Mustang, a 1975 Chevy Nova SS and a 1936 Ford Coupe, to name a few, at Saturday's Thunder in the Valley on the grounds of Buffalo Hill Village, Varysburg.

The classic cruise and car show not only featured these timeless beauties, but patrons also enjoyed live entertainment, a Chinese auction, as well as, food and drink served under the shade of a large tent.

Proceeds from the event benefits AHIMSA Animal Refuge.

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Friday, August 22, 2014 at 3:44 pm
posted by Julia Ferrini in Varysburg, car show, calendar of events.

The Thunder in the Valley car show will be held Saturday from noon to 5 p.m. at Buffalo Hill Village, 1629 Route 20A, Varysburg. Along with classic cruise and show cars, there will be food, beer, a Chinese auction, a 50/50 raffle, a craft show, and music. Gates open at 11 a.m.

For more information call (585) 535-7912. Proceeds from Thunder in the Valley benefits the AHIMSA Animal Refuge.

Friday, August 22, 2014 at 3:32 pm
posted by Julia Ferrini in Varysburg, calendar of events, movie, park.

Join "The Croods" on the first family road trip at dusk (approximately 8:30) tonight at the Vincent Almeter Memorial Park, Route 98, Varysburg. The free screening of the movie will be at the ball field. Patrons are encouraged to bring chairs, blankets, snacks and beverages.

 

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