St. Bonaventure Rugby takes on Holiday Valley Sky High Adventure Park

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The guys from the St. Bonaventure University Rugby team travel to Sky High Adventure Park at Holiday Valley in Ellicottville, N.Y., for a day of outdoor excitement and team-building.
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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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