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  • Summer Music Festival

    Summer Music Festival Rusted Root, BPO & 38 Special at HV Next Weekend Friday, July 1 to Sunday, July 3 – For the best bang for

  • Pheasant Chick Program

    Pheasant Chick Program Cornell Cooperative Extension Helps Local Hunters, Economy By Emily Knitter   Recently, the Cornell

  • 2016 Gazebo Series

    2016 Gazebo Series Lineup Offers Mix of Free Outdoor Music in Village    As the summer heats up why not take advantage of the great

  • Tax Override Passed

    Tax Override Passed Town Board Takes Steps to Allow Tax Increase Story by John Thomas Staff Writer   Public Hearing At a

  • E’Ville Paddle Festival

    E’Ville Paddle Festival First Annual Event Takes Place This Weekend; July 18th This Saturday, June 18 from 4-8pm, Adventure Bound

    Inside Business Track

    • Monroe St. Brick and Brew- Brick Oven Pizzeria

      Inside Business Track: Monroe St. Brick and Brew- Brick Oven Pizzeria By Chad Neal Ellicottville goes through changes quite a bit. New businesses are a popular way to make the progress of this quaint little town excel. The newest place to come to Ellicottville is a brick oven pizza joint called Monroe St. Brick and […]

    • EVL Auto Care Announces New Owner, Detailing Shop

      Inside Business Track: EVL Auto Care Announces New Owner, Detailing Shop By Emily Knitter   There have been many changes to EVL Auto Care as of late, and the management could not be more excited- especially new owner, Gregory Krause. “I started managing here in 2011, and signed the contract to purchase the company in […]

    • Ellicottville Oasis Spa Relocation

      Inside Business: Ellicottville Oasis Ellicottville Oasis Spa Relocation to Tamarack Club at Holiday Valley By Kerra Trivieri   Spring is in full bloom and there is no better time than now to relax and rejuvenate at a local favorite spot. Ellicottville Oasis Spa has relocated to The Tamarack Club at Holiday Valley Resort. “While our […]

    • Vein Center Opens

      Inside Business: Vein Center Opens Dr. David DiMarco’s Additional Center in Former HV Real Estate Building By Jeanine Zimmer-Carlson Publisher, The Villager Dr. David B DiMarco is the region’s only board-certified cardiovascular and thoracic surgeon with over 30 years experience including major Open Heart, Vascular & Thoracic procedures.  He is now concentrating almost entirely on venous disease. […]

    • Ava Grace Fashions

      Inside Business: Ava Grace Fashions Eco-Friendly Clothing, Made in the USA, Sizes XS-3X By Jeanine Zimmer-Carlson Publisher   “Just a small town girl” and so begins the story of Jessica Maynard-Gilbert, her high school friend turned sweetheart turned husband or Bill, and now owner of her own “think green” boutique, Ava Grace Fashions, in the […]

    Up Close & Personal

    • Monroe St. Brick and Brew- Brick Oven Pizzeria

      Inside Business Track: Monroe St. Brick and Brew- Brick Oven Pizzeria By Chad Neal Ellicottville goes through changes quite a bit. New businesses are a popular way to make the progress of this quaint little town excel. The newest place to come to Ellicottville is a brick oven pizza joint called Monroe St. Brick and […]

    • Summer Music Festival

      Summer Music Festival Rusted Root, BPO & 38 Special at HV Next Weekend Friday, July 1 to Sunday, July 3 – For the best bang for your summer buck, mark your calendars for Ellicottville’s Summer Music Festival on the scenic slopes of Holiday Valley Resort. A fun-filled weekend featuring a variety of live music and […]

    • Pheasant Chick Program

      Pheasant Chick Program Cornell Cooperative Extension Helps Local Hunters, Economy By Emily Knitter   Recently, the Cornell Cooperative Extension in Cattaraugus County received a delivery a little out of the ordinary. “It is like expecting a new baby to arrive, we were so excited,” said Suzann Tighe Cushman, the coop’s Executive Director. The delivery was […]

    • 2016 Gazebo Series

      2016 Gazebo Series Lineup Offers Mix of Free Outdoor Music in Village    As the summer heats up why not take advantage of the great weather and enjoy an evening outdoors, listening to some great free music? That’s exactly what you can do over the course of six weeks, with seven bands in Ellicottville as […]

    • Tax Override Passed

      Tax Override Passed Town Board Takes Steps to Allow Tax Increase Story by John Thomas Staff Writer   Public Hearing At a public hearing Wednesday night, the Town Board took a step that will allow them to raise taxes in the event of an emergency. The state has mandated that town and village governments cannot […]

    Architectural Spotlight

    • Just a Short Walk To Town

      Architectural Spotlight of Ellicottville Just a Short Walk To Town 7 Van Buren Place        MLS#502185        $379,900 The perfect Village location on a quiet cul-de-sac just a short walk to everything Ellicottville has to offer. Custom built for the large family plus a guest suite w/ kitchenette for friends. Lots of natural wood and tile throughout. […]

    • Prime Lakefront Home!

      Architectural Spotlight of Ellicottville Prime Lakefront Home! 189 Long Point Drive      MLS#B500580      $599,900 Open kitchen with counter bar, dining area and living room all overlook the lake. This well appointed home features a stone fireplace in the living room. This newly remodeled home offers a master suite, 2 other bedrooms, 1-1/2 more baths, plus the […]

    • This Chalet Has it All – Location, Views, Privacy!

      Architectural Spotlight of Ellicottville This Chalet Has it All – Location, Views, Privacy! 6044 Sugartown Rd., Ellicottville         MLS#499291 Enter from the concrete patio (which looks like wood!) into a large 2-section family room area with gas fireplace. There’s a room that could be a bedroom on 1st floor, along with a full bath, sauna and […]

    • Chalet Living At Its Best!

      Architectural Spotlight of Ellicottville Chalet Living At Its Best! 5799B Eagle Forest Rd (off Rte 219)       MLS#B499303        $310,000 A warm, rustic, inviting chalet situated in the best location – surrounded by 3500 acres of state land & groomed trails, but literally minutes from Holiday Valley & Ellicottville. Nestled into the hillside with a wraparound deck […]

    • The Tamarack Club at Holiday Valley

      Architectural Spotlight The Tamarack Club at Holiday Valley; Ellicottville Lifestyle at a “Fraction” of the Cost! Story and Photos By John Thomas Staff Writer Imagine owning a luxury condominium in a spectacular resort that makes you money as well. Consider a vacation spot with golf, skiing, pool, and fine dining. Imagine a vacation place in […]

    Local News

    • ECS Meeting & Projects Vie for Funding

      ECS Meeting District Recipient of $200,000 Smart Bond Act By Sharon Turano   Ellicottville Central School Superintendent Mark Ward will remain in that position for another year after the school’s board of education approved the matter during a Tuesday meeting. The school board voted to extend Ward’s contract through June 30, 2017. Also during the […]

    • Village Board Meeting & Plans Stalled

      Village Board Meeting Café Regulations to Get Scrutiny Story by John Thomas Staff Writer   Good News and Business from the Floor Carrying on with the tradition from when he was Town Supervisor, Village Mayor John Burrell started off the Village Board meeting with good news. Mayor Burrell announced the Village had received a sales […]

    • Remembering Bob McCarthy

      Remembering Bob McCarthy Town Mourns Passing of “The Voice Of Ellicottville” Story by John Thomas Staff Writer   The mood in Ellicottville Wednesday was as somber and gray as the sky. “The Voice of Ellicottville,” Bob McCarthy had died that morning. In the Village, people talked in hushed tones as they expressed their disbelieve at […]

    • Coffee Culture Closes & Mudslide Obstacle Run

      Coffee Culture Closes Popular Manager Reopens Store as an Independent Story and Photo By John Thomas Staff Writer   Just over a year from Coffee Culture closing then reopening with a change of management the popular coffee shop and restaurant closed again briefly, only to open again under a new owner and new name. Steven […]

    • Hearing on Tax Levy & Development Controversy

      Hearing on Tax Levy Town Board Sets Public Hearing for Exception Story by John Thomas Staff Writer   Town Center and Town/Village Hall Improvements The Rotary Club of Ellicottville has done a fair amount of work on Town Center to fix it up for events. They would like to make the Center available to non-profit […]