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  • HV 60th Anniversary

    HV 60th Anniversary From One T-Bar Lift in 1957 to 13 Ski Lift Resort By Victor Rieman   Thanks to a November lake effect snow

  • A Christmas Stroll

    A Christmas Stroll 28 Year Tradition in the Heart of the Village this Weekend By Kerra Trivieri   It is the most wonderful

  • Irish Christmas Fundraiser

    Irish Christmas Fundraiser This Friday, December 2 at EBC Supports Local Families in Need   The spirit of the season is

  • WNY Olympians Honored

    WNY Olympians Honored New Book Celebrates Area’s Olympic Champions Story by John Thomas Staff Writer   Western New York has

  • Holiday Make-n-Take

    Holiday Make-n-Take Make Personalized Products with Essential Oils By Jordyn C. Riethmiller Join Annie and Lisa this Sunday,

    Inside Business Track

    • Madigan’s Turns 35

      Inside Business Track: Madigan’s Turns 35 From Mullligan’s Brick Bar in Allentown to the Green Bar in E’Ville By Chad Neal Last week marked the 35th Anniversary of the legendary establishment in Ellicottville, Madigan’s. Every year the Kells, owners of the bar and restaurant celebrate their successful business by inviting friends and family to enjoy […]

    • E’Ville Dental Group

      Inside Business Track: E’Ville Dental Group EDG Changes Hands; Dr Joseph Vilardo DDS Takes Over By Chad Neal Ellicottville has had a dental office for a long time. It is now called the Ellicottville Dental Group and has been since the firm moved to it’s new home at 6133 Rte. 219 Suite 1003, when Dr. […]

    • Finnerty’s Tap Room

      Inside Business Track: Finnerty’s Tap Room A New Restaurant and Bar Opening Before the New Year By Chad Neal   As we watch the evolution of Ellicottville taking place, we see new businesses open up and become part of the community. Being the destination that this place is opens up the doors for places to […]

    • EVL Lodge

      Inside Business Track: EVL Lodge EVL Lodge Keeps on Improving By Chad Neal Ellicottville is a destination and has been for a long time. Even before the ski industry boomed decades ago, Ellicottville was a stop over for travelers making their way through the area. The EVL Lodge (previously Kelly House Lodge) has been part […]

    • Something Scrolled

      Inside Business Track: Something Scrolled Local Artists Growing Wood Art Business By Chad Neal Something Scrolled Wood Art is a small business based in West Valley by proprietor Emily Arena. Her craft is using a scroll saw to fashion wood signs and decorative folk art. She opened the business some years ago with her husband […]

    Up Close & Personal

    • Madigan’s Turns 35

      Inside Business Track: Madigan’s Turns 35 From Mullligan’s Brick Bar in Allentown to the Green Bar in E’Ville By Chad Neal Last week marked the 35th Anniversary of the legendary establishment in Ellicottville, Madigan’s. Every year the Kells, owners of the bar and restaurant celebrate their successful business by inviting friends and family to enjoy […]

    • HV 60th Anniversary

      HV 60th Anniversary From One T-Bar Lift in 1957 to 13 Ski Lift Resort By Victor Rieman   Thanks to a November lake effect snow storm and the tireless work of the snow making crew, Holiday Valley was able to start its ski season last Saturday. Yodeler, School Haus, and Mardi Gras were open for […]

    • A Christmas Stroll

      A Christmas Stroll 28 Year Tradition in the Heart of the Village this Weekend By Kerra Trivieri   It is the most wonderful time of the year and Ellicottville will help celebrate this joyful season with its many upcoming annual events. This Saturday, December 3, Ellicottville will host its popular Christmas Stroll in the heart […]

    • Irish Christmas Fundraiser

      Irish Christmas Fundraiser This Friday, December 2 at EBC Supports Local Families in Need   The spirit of the season is unmatched in Ellicottville, and Bob McCarthy’s Irish Christmas is a perfect opportunity to share it with friends. Irish music, story telling, raffles, food and fun and all for his favorite cause: “Santa’s Workshop”, a […]

    • WNY Olympians Honored

      WNY Olympians Honored New Book Celebrates Area’s Olympic Champions Story by John Thomas Staff Writer   Western New York has produced many individuals who have risen to national prominence; Millard Fillmore and Wolf Blitzer are just two who spring to mind. But the roster of sports figures from the WNY area who have gained fame […]

    Architectural Spotlight

    • Mountainview Townhomes!

      Architectural Spotlight of Ellicottville Mountainview Townhomes! Mountainview Townhomes are tucked up against the hillside next to the Arboretum. This attractive stone and wood complex sets the gold standard for affordable vacation homes. Built in five sections of five units each, the nicely landscaped development has the high end look you might expect to find at […]

    • Completely Updated on 1 Acre

      Architectural Spotlight of Ellicottville Completely Updated on 1 Acre 26-28 W Washington St.        MLS#B1012148        $699,999 Truly one of Ellicottville village’s most significant homes, completely updated throughout with its character left intact, with large gathering rooms, hardwood floors, two fireplaces, formal grand entry, gracious front porch and huge back deck, huge bedrooms and attic dorm room, […]

    • Contemporary Home on Almost 5 Acres

      Architectural Spotlight of Ellicottville Contemporary Home on Almost 5 Acres 7571 Dublin Rd.       MLS#B1011984       $399,900 New on the market! Enjoy the scenic setting of this newer built 3+ bedroom, 3 bath contemporary home on almost 5 acres. The soaring cathedral ceilings and fireplace accentuate the living room. The large kitchen with dining area is ideal […]

    • A Slice of Serenity

      Architectural Spotlight of Ellicottville A Slice of Serenity 6829 Springs Road        MLS#B507868        $464,000 This chalet has it all & you can be the proud new owner. A short walk to the village, right across from the ski slopes of HoliMont sits this 5+ bedroom home featuring wood floors, walls of glass, fabulous great room with […]

    • A Village Classic on 2 Acres!

      Architectural Spotlight of Ellicottville A Village Classic on 2 Acres! 27-29 E Washington St.       MLS#B505616       $465,000 This village classic on almost 2 acres offers a 3700 sq. ft. home, picturesque barn w new roof, and refurbished detached studio/ office. Completely updated throughout, the home has kept so much of its historic nature while accommodating today’s […]

    Local News

    • Painting’s Double Mystery

      Painting’s Double Mystery Portrait Found in EVL May Have Spiritual Connections Story by John Thomas Staff Writer   Two weeks ago, The Villager received a communication via email from Mr. Kevin Lee, a minister in the Metaphysical Chapel of South Florida. Attached was a photo of a painting of a woman from the early 1900’s. […]

    • Sci-Fi Filming in E’Ville & Town & Village Agreements

      Sci-Fi Filming in E’Ville “Hollow’s Ridge” Begins Filming Next Week By Chad Neal   Ellicottville and surrounding areas will be an on location spot for a movie being filmed in the next week for several days. The press release sent to The Villager states a sci-fi thriller where a group of adventure seekers from the […]

    • Christmas in Ellicottville

      Christmas in Ellicottville Next Weekend Opens Month of Celebration Ellicottville, NY – Escape the hustle and bustle of a Black Friday Christmas Season and relax with an old-fashioned Christmas in Ellicottville, November 25-27. The event, presented by Wingate by Wyndham and Sysco, and produced by the Ellicottville Chamber of Commerce, is a great way to […]

    • CCIDA: Catalyst for Growth & Planning Board Controversy

      CCIDA: Catalyst for Growth Fueling Some of the Area’s Largest Employers Story and Photo By John Thomas Staff Writer   Holiday Valley, Olean General Hospital, St. Bonaventure University, and HoliMont. That’s a list of some of the area’s largest employers. It’s also a list of just a few of the organizations aided by the County […]

    • Community Support & Veterans Day in E’Ville

      Community Support Community Makes “Alex Strong”: Benefit Nov. 13 By Nicholas Pircio Alex Newark is an 11-year-old boy who loves playing football. He’s trying to overcome obstacles kids should not have to suffer. But Alex and his family face the future bravely, thanks to an outpouring of support from friends and neighbors. To help Alex […]