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  • IBO Returns Next Weekend

    IBO Returns Next Weekend International Bowhunting Organization Back in Ellicottville The International Bowhunting Organization (IBO)

  • Summer Festival

    Summer Festival Griffis Sculpture Park to Host Festival; August 16th By CFN   Sunday August 16, 2015 starting at noon the

  • 2015 Cattaraugus County Fair

    2015 Cattaraugus County Fair The 173rd Annual Cattaraugus County Fair Runs August 3-9 The 173rd Cattaraugus County Fair is August 3-9,

  • Jazz & Blues is Here

    Jazz & Blues is Here Live Music all Weekend in Ellicottville By CFN   Live music will be emanating from every corner of

  • IBO is Back @ HV

    IBO is Back @ HV Live Music all Weekend in Ellicottville By CFN   Once again archers from all over the world are going to

    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

    • Remembering A Local

      Remembering A Local Paul M. Luczack ~ December, 5th 1964 – July, 26th 2015 By Chad Neal He rolled into Ellicottville with the Mother Murphy’s train as the new restaurant/ bar opened in what is now the Gado Gado/ Nature’s Remedy building. Paul M. Luczack was the new guy in town and made his rounds […]

    • IBO Returns Next Weekend

      IBO Returns Next Weekend International Bowhunting Organization Back in Ellicottville The International Bowhunting Organization (IBO) World Championship will crown yet another World Champion at Holiday Valley Resort in scenic Ellicottville, NY on August 9, 2015. This year, some 1700 competitors from more than 12 countries will call Ellicottville home for a week, as they compete […]

    • Summer Festival

      Summer Festival Griffis Sculpture Park to Host Festival; August 16th By CFN   Sunday August 16, 2015 starting at noon the Griffis Sculpture Park Summer Festival will begin. The stage for this live music event will be set up on the hill at the Mill Valley Road entrance to Griffis Sculpture Park in East Otto. […]

    • 2015 Cattaraugus County Fair

      2015 Cattaraugus County Fair The 173rd Annual Cattaraugus County Fair Runs August 3-9 The 173rd Cattaraugus County Fair is August 3-9, 2015.  Our fair is a $10 pay one price admission which includes unlimited rides, free grounds entertainment and some grandstand events.  This year’s fair features many new or revised events such as the Monster […]

    • Newer Built Village Home

      Architectural Spotlight Newer Built Village Home; Walk to Downtown MLS # B479186     $389,7000 Newer built Village Home with a short walk to all restaurants & shops. It has been recently upgraded with new carpet & hardwood floors, fieldstone around fireplace, granite counters in kitchen and baths plus freshly painted throughout. New back deck installed June […]

    Architectural Spotlight

    • Newer Built Village Home

      Architectural Spotlight Newer Built Village Home; Walk to Downtown MLS # B479186     $389,7000 Newer built Village Home with a short walk to all restaurants & shops. It has been recently upgraded with new carpet & hardwood floors, fieldstone around fireplace, granite counters in kitchen and baths plus freshly painted throughout. New back deck installed June […]

    • Enjoy the Woods in this Home in a Parklike Setting

      Architectural Spotlight Of Ellicottville Enjoy the Woods in this Home in a Parklike Setting The perfect vacation home brings a feeling of relaxation upon arrival, is comfortably outfitted yet not too large as to overwhelm, is surrounded by the beauty of nature, & offers amenities pertinent to the area and lifestyle of the owner. Yep, […]

    • Enjoy the Woods

      Architectural Spotlight Enjoy the Woods in this Home in a Park like Setting Carrollton – Enjoy this park-like setting on almost 3 acres. Most of the rooms are on the first floor in this larger than it looks 4+ Bedroom, 2 Bath home. It features a new kitchen with granite counter bar and counter tops. […]

    • The Perfect Location

      Architectural Spotlight The Perfect Location Situated in one of the most beautiful valleys in the Ellicottville area, this owner made it all new! A perfect location, just minutes from school or town in a perfect setting with hill and creek behind, slope view and hills in front. The home is a great size with 3 […]

    • 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 […]

    Local News

    • Farm Stand Approved & Local Farm Stand Opens in Otto

      Farm Stand Approved Planning Board Gives Green Light to Stand by Groove Gym Story by John Thomas Staff Writer   The Town Planning Board on Monday night gave approval to Dionne Kress’ plans to open a temporary farm stand at the parking lot of the new Groove Gym on 219. The meeting began with a […]

    • Town Board Meeting, CCIDA Backs Olean & STW Meeting

      Town Board Meeting Fire Alarm Public Hearing Story by John Thomas Staff Writer A public hearing was held at last Wednesday’s Town Board meeting to consider Local Law #3 the “Local Alarm Law.” There were no members of the public present to comment on the law, but Supervisor Burrell left the meeting open and proceeded […]

    • EVL Trail Runs Next Weekend

      EVL Trail Runs Next Weekend EVL-4 & EVL-9 Trail Running Races; July 26th    On Sunday July 26th, The 2015 EVL-4 & EVL-9 are on-deck for another amazing day of single track trail racing.  Athletes from over five surrounding states descend on Ellicottville to experience the demanding courses that send entrants home with an eerie […]

    • Bernard Fowler in E’Ville

      Bernard Fowler in E’Ville The Rolling Stones Back Up Vocalist at The Depot this Friday By Chad Neal This Friday, July 10th, the iconic rock and roll band The Rolling Stones are going to be in the neighborhood playing their well known songs at Ralph Wilson Stadium in Orchard Park. Most adult Americans know who […]

    • 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 […]

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