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  • Summer Music Festival

    Summer Music Festival Celebrating Independence Day in E’Ville By Chris Chapman, Ellicottville Chamber of Commerce     

  • Blood Sweat and Tears Comes to Ellicottville

    Live This Weekend Blood Sweat and Tears Comes to Ellicottville; July 5th By Nicholas Pircio   Their hits are everywhere. Just

  • Historic Fly-By July 4th

    Historic Fly-By July 4th Vintage WWII Airplane Over Holiday Valley During BPO Story by John Thomas Staff Writer   This 4th

  • Rock The Park

    Rock The Park “Rock the Park” at Allegany State Park; July 10th By Kerra Trivieri Get ready to rock out on Friday, July 10th at

  • STW Meeting

    STW Meeting STW to Expand SNAP to Farmers Markets Story by John Thomas Staff Writer   Government Dissolution Study At the

    Inside Business Track

    • Closing of DJ’s Restaurant & MODified Designs

      Inside Business Track End of an Era: Closing of DJ’s Restaurant Marks End of 27 Years Story and Photo by John Thomas Staff Writer There is one thing Agnes Perkins wants her loyal group of customers to know about the closing of DJ’s Restaurant: their breakfast service moved to Tips Up Cafe, July 1. Hours […]

    • Business Track: Tips Up

      Business Track: Tips Up Tips Up to Start Serving Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner By Chad Neal The great theme of many of the Villager’s articles relating to business in Ellicottville is the amount of change that is constantly happening. Another great change has occurred and is in motion now on Washington Street at Tips Up. […]

    • Mansfield Arms and Ammo

      Inside Business Track New Business Opens in Mansfield; Mansfield Arms and Ammo By Chad Neal It was about a year ago Timothy Jacobson decided he wanted to open his own business at his home in Maples, New York just a stones throw away from Ellicottville. His full time job is within the armed services as […]

    • Hoagies Enjoying New Home

      Inside Business TrackE’ville Staple Moves To Franklinville; Hoagies Enjoying New Home By Chad Neal    About three decades ago a small pizza joint was established in Ellicottville. Dan “Kuk” Kukulka was the well-known owner of what first started out as The Hoagie Haus. Kuk’s cousin Tom Weatheral was the first owner and in the later […]

    • Flurry’s Moved

      Inside Business TrackFlurry’s Moved; Women’s Clothing Boutique Now in E’Ville Inn Building By Chad Neal    There is a small boutique in Ellicottville that sells what owner Leanne Powers calls “affordable and fashion forward clothing”. The store is called Flurry and has recently moved from a hidden spot on Monroe Street to a grander location […]

    Up Close & Personal

    • Leslie Brown

      Up Close & Personal Leslie Brown; Businesswoman & Grandmother Succumbs to Cancer Story by John Thomas Staff Writer   In life many of us take a circuitous path. Too often people wind up in situations they didn’t plan under circumstances beyond their control. This was not the case for Leslie Brown. Her life her was […]

    • Summer Music Festival

      Summer Music Festival Celebrating Independence Day in E’Ville By Chris Chapman, Ellicottville Chamber of Commerce      ELLICOTTVILLE, NY – It’s finally here! The Ellicottville Chamber of Commerce Summer Music Festival is upon us! Come out and celebrate the Independence Day Weekend with festivities in the village and slope side at Holiday Valley, as the […]

    • Blood Sweat and Tears Comes to Ellicottville

      Live This Weekend Blood Sweat and Tears Comes to Ellicottville; July 5th By Nicholas Pircio   Their hits are everywhere. Just the other day, you could hear Blood Sweat and Tears’ “You Made Me So Very Happy” at a food market store in the background, as you shopped for groceries. When the song first came […]

    • Historic Fly-By July 4th

      Historic Fly-By July 4th Vintage WWII Airplane Over Holiday Valley During BPO Story by John Thomas Staff Writer   This 4th of July as the Buffalo Philharmonic breaks into patriotic music there will be something to see up in the sky as well. The Whiskey 7, a WWII era airplane will be cruising over the […]

    Architectural Spotlight

    • Your Own Private Paradise

      Architectural Spotlight Your Own Private Paradise Story and Photos By John Thomas Staff Writer   I don’t use the word “estate” lightly; to me it seems like one of those overused real estate (see?) salesperson words, like “chalet” or “bungalow”. But this time, estate seems truly fitting. This place earns the characterization: a spectacular private […]

    • The Shadow of a Trout

      Architectural Spotlight of Ellicottville The Shadow of a Trout Story and Photos By John Thomas Staff Writer   Just over the peak of Poverty Hill Road is a small subdivision, hidden away from downtown noise and traffic. Trout Ridge is made up four lots, most just under and acre and with uniquely styled houses. Its […]

    • Vive la Villa

      Architectural Spotlight Vive la Villa Story and photos By John Thomas Staff Writer If any dwelling in town can say it has thrown down the gauntlet for style, it’s this one. It challenges any of the area’s starter castles, condos, lodges, or town homes for pure style, comfort and amenities. The list of owner improvements, […]

    • Some Kind of Wonderful

      Architectural Spotlight of Ellicottville Some Kind of Wonderful Story and Photos By John Thomas Staff Writer   To many people, the mention country living conjures up images of dilapidated houses with sod roofs. Or if you talk about sophistication they might think about chrome and glass city high rises, and snobby neighbors. But put both […]

    • An Upscale Chalet

      Architectural Spotlight An Upscale Chalet Story and Photos By John Thomas Staff Writer If you’re like me, the word chalet conjures up images of a Swiss village or the Von Trapp family. This home is up on a hill in ski country, has handsome natural woodwork, and a beautiful view of the mountains. But it […]

    Local News

    • Americana Folk Fair

      Folk Art Fair Features Local Talent Americana Folk Art Festival Highlights the Best Local Artists Story by John Thomas Staff Writer   The Americana Folk Art Fair has been a tradition in Ellicottville for more years than most people can remember.   This year the show will take place on July 18th and 19th in front […]

    • Glen Burn Phase One Open & Farm Stand Taking Root

      Glen Burn Phase One Open Final Release of Homes in Phase One of Glen Burn Trail Hillview Mews has announced the final release of homes in Phase One of Glen Burn Trail. Ellicottville’s first residential townhome community combines quality workmanship with thoughtful, family-friendly designs and a variety of floor plans and finishing options. All of […]

    • Tournament Benefits Hospital & 2015 Raccoon Rally @ ASP

      Tournament Benefits Hospital Italian-American Charity Golf Association Holds Tournament Story by John Thomas Staff Writer   The Italian-American Charity Golf Association held its 45th Annual Golf Tournament at Holiday Valley last week. The annual event is a fund-raiser for the groups charitable giving. This year’s event was marked by a rather unusual finish. Three of […]

    • Mudslide @ HV & Barenaked Ladies Live at SAC

      Mudslide @ HV Mudslide Obstacle Trail Run on June 20th By Kerra Trivieri   Prepare to get down and dirty this month at Ellicottville’s Mudslide Obstacle Trail Run. Holiday Valley is excited to host its fourth annual mud run next Saturday, June 20th along with many pre and post-race activities for the whole family. This […]

    • ECS Board Meeting & OM Team Results

      ECS Board Meeting Board Seeks New Member & Resignation of Michelle Cortez By Sharon Turano Ellicottville Central School Board of Education members will be seeking a new board member. During a Tuesday school board meeting, the board accepted the resignation of Michelle Cortez. The board did not discuss replacement proceedings. Also during the session, the […]

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