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  • CCIDA Year in Review

    CCIDA Year in Review Development Agency Looks Back on Productive Year Story by John Thomas Staff Writer      As the

  • Public House of Ellicottville

    Public House of Ellicottville Buffalo Brand Brings It’s “Craft Casual” to EVL By Chad Neal    Another new “Pub”

  • Santa’s Coming!

    Santa’s Coming! Community Event Next Thursday in Salamanca    On Thursday, December 14, 2017, Cattaraugus Community Action

  • Irish Christmas Success

    Irish Christmas Success Bob McCarthy’s Annual Fundraiser Helps People in Need Story and Photo By John Thomas Staff

  • EVGV Trail Clears Hurdle

    EVGV Trail Clears Hurdle Rec. Trail Makes Strides Towards Construction Story and Photo By John Thomas Staff

    Inside Business Track

    • Picture Perfect Homes

      Business Spotlight: Picture Perfect Homes Contractor Specializes in Home Repair Story by John Thomas Staff Writer      For most people having a successful business in one area would be enough. But Steve Rawlings of Picture Perfect Homes finds it a necessity to be in two. He divides his time between Chautauqua and Ellicottville.  He […]

    • Balloons

      Business Spotlight: Balloons Balloons Restaurant & Nightclub; Best Little Blues Bar In E’ville By Jack Smeltz    The village of Ellicottville, on a good day, has around 200 full time residents. Nestled in this hamlet is a gem of a music club/restaurant/ bar called Balloons. While there are many places to eat and drink in […]

    • Weed Ross Agency

      Inside Business: Weed Ross Agency Celebrating 60 Years of Service in Ellicottville Story by John Thomas Staff Writer      When you talk to Sean Cornelius about insurance, you get a feeling this guy really likes what he is doing. The Erie, PA native attended St. Bonaventure University. An avid snowboarder, he would come over […]

    • Nelson Moves Practice to E’ville Inn

      Nelson Moves Practice to E’ville Inn New Law Office Takes on Speak Easy Look By Chad Neal    This past Friday, September 15, 2017 a local attorney held an office Open House in the Ellicottville Inn building that is now being used for offices, condos and retail boutiques. The local attorney is John Nelson. The […]

    • Borsari Food Co.

      Inside Business Track: Borsari Food Co. Borsari Food Company Releases New Coffee Blend Rub By Anna Hagley      Betsy and Adolph Morando, owners of the Jamestown company Borsari Foods, have announced their newest blend, a coffee rub. Borsari Foods is known for its flavorful, unique seasoned salts and meat rubs, and their newest addition […]

    Up Close & Personal

    • CCIDA Year in Review

      CCIDA Year in Review Development Agency Looks Back on Productive Year Story by John Thomas Staff Writer      As the year comes to a close, CCIDA Executive Director Corey Wiktor looked back on a good year for the agency. He gave an update on a recent project endorsed by the agency. Six Smiths Properties […]

    • Public House of Ellicottville

      Public House of Ellicottville Buffalo Brand Brings It’s “Craft Casual” to EVL By Chad Neal    Another new “Pub” has opened up in the village of Ellicottville. “Pub” being short for Public House. A public house which is old key for bar, tavern, or even Inn where the public is welcome in to sup, imbibe […]

    • Santa’s Coming!

      Santa’s Coming! Community Event Next Thursday in Salamanca    On Thursday, December 14, 2017, Cattaraugus Community Action will host its 11th annual Santa’s Carnival for the children of Cattaraugus County. This year’s Carnival is sure to be as much as fun as previous years – if not more!  Santa, Mrs. Claus, Frosty the Snowman, and […]

    • Irish Christmas Success

      Irish Christmas Success Bob McCarthy’s Annual Fundraiser Helps People in Need Story and Photo By John Thomas Staff Writer      “An evening of Irish Magic” is how Bob McCarthy used to describe his annual fundraiser, and it was again. The event, now officially named for its originator, Bob McCarthy’s Irish Christmas, took place last […]

    • EVGV Trail Clears Hurdle

      EVGV Trail Clears Hurdle Rec. Trail Makes Strides Towards Construction Story and Photo By John Thomas Staff Writer      The Ellicottville Great Valley Recreational Trail has cleared several of many obstacles on its way to begin construction. In the path were such diverse problems as permits, landowners, wetlands, historical sites, and even bats. Town […]

    Architectural Spotlight

    • Move in Ready!

      Architectural Spotlight of Ellicottville Move in Ready! 5455 Partridge Hill          MLS#B1082445           $359,000    This log built chalet comes fully loaded & ready for you to make it your Ellicottville area investment. Well maintained inside & out. Front & back decks & hot tub for relaxing. Step inside & you will be astounded at what this […]

    • Awesome Slope Views!

      Architectural Spotlight of Ellicottville Awesome Slope Views! 6827 Leslie           $779,900    You will love this newer timber built chalet overlooking the slopes at HoliMont. Re-purposed barn wood floors and doors accentuate this 3+ bedroom, 2-1/2 bath home at the end of a cul-de-sac. The tiled entryway offers hooks and shelving for your coats and equipment. […]

    • Heart Of The Village Business District!

      Architectural Spotlight of Ellicottville Heart Of The Village Business District! 227 West Main St., Springville           MLS#B1087495            $395,000    Grab this chance to own one of Springville’s most notable buildings – the beloved train depot that has been painstakingly brought into the 21st century. Located in the heart of the business district, adjacent to the Erie-Cattaraugus […]

    • Two Miles To Ellicottville!

      Architectural Spotlight of Ellicottville Two Miles To Ellicottville! 7120 NYS Route 242           MLS#B1087246           $429,900    Priced below assessed value! Only 1 mile to the slopes is this roomy 4+ bedroom, 2 bath cedar contemporary style home on almost 5 wooded acres. Stroll the land and walk to the pond. This home is ideally set up […]

    • Just Listed; Move in Ready!

      Architectural Spotlight of Ellicottville Just Listed; Move in Ready! 5455 Partridge          MLS#B1082445          $359,000    This log built chalet comes fully loaded & ready for you to make it your Ellicottville area investment. Well maintained inside & out. Front deck, back decks & hot tub for relaxing. Step inside & you will be astounded at what […]

    Local News

    • ECS Debates Annexation

      ECS Debates Annexation Senior Trip in Limbo as Alternate Plans Arise By Sharon Turano    As Ellicottville Central School District officials contemplate annexation with the West Valley School District, Town Planning Board Member John Zerfas wants them to remember the 20 percent of town residents that live in the West Valley district.    He visited […]

    • Artist Spotlight: The Man Box

      Artist Spotlight: The Man Box Not Sure What to Get Him?? Ameri-Can Has You Covered    Hi again, Liz here from AmeriCan in downtown Ellicottville, NY and we are all wondering and worried about the ultimate question at this time of year: “What do I get for HIM, ugg!!!!!??” What would be perfect, useful and […]

    • Bed Tax Attracts Tourists

      Bed Tax Attracts Tourists Chamber Receives County Bed Tax Story by John Thomas Staff Writer      Whether we like to admit it or not, we are dependent on tourists. The ski areas bring in the winter multitudes. But in the summer the Chamber of Commerce lures out-of-towners to our Village with the many festivals […]

    • Engineer Appointed

      Engineer Appointed Town/Village Engineer Position Filled Story by John Thomas Staff Writer   Mayor’s Report    Village Mayor John Burrell began Monday’s meeting of the Village Board of Trustees with good news. He announced Niles Pierson had been nominated to fill the newly created position of Town/Village Engineer. Officially Mr. Pierson will be a town […]

    • Pole Barn Approved

      Pole Barn Approved ZBA Grants Area Variance for Pole Barn Story by John Thomas Staff Writer      Last week the Town Zoning Board of Appeals continued an action to grant an Area Variance for a new building on Kuhn Road. The resident there wants to build a pole barn 40 feet from his front […]