Elkdale Country Club Black Bear Sighting

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Video of a black bear running across Elkdale Country Club

Black bear running across the golf course at Elkdale Country Club. PGA Pro Jack Widger followed at a safe distance from a golf cart. The young bear ran from the first tee area across number one fairway, across Stone Chimney road then crossed the pracitce area, number 10, number 11, number 13 and ran into the woods on hole number 15. (from ElkdaleCountryClub )

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Meaning of the word Cattaraugus

CATTARAUGUS, from a Seneca Indian word meaning “bad smelling banks,” referring to the odor of natural gas leaking from rock seams. http://www.dos.ny.gov/info/pdfs/countynames.pdf

The word "Cattaraugus" means "foul-smelling river bank." This name is a result of the natural gas that oozes from the river mud. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cattaraugus_Creek.

In our opinion, only some of the river banks are bad smelling. Come on over and visit a creek in Cattaraugus County and tell us what you think.

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