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  • Garbage: Messy Business

    Garbage: Messy Business Village Board Tackles Garbage Dumpsters Story by John Thomas Staff Writer DPW Report and

  • Armor Inn Plans Illegal

    Armor Inn Plans Illegal Board Opposes Proposed Weekend Parties Story by John Thomas Staff Writer The Armor Inn Tap Room in the Kwik

  • Annual Maple Festival Next Weekend

    Annual Maple Festival Next Weekend Franklinville Celebrates Plethora of Activities, April 25-26 The 53rd Annual Western New York Maple

  • STBC National Champs

    STBC National Champs Southern Tier Craft Beer Wins Bracket By Chad Neal Beer is a very coveted beverage and since the early nineties

  • Taste of the Southtowns

    Taste of the Southtowns Annual Benefit for Waterfowl Sanctuary By Kerra Trivieri On Sunday, April 19, St. Aloysius Hall in

    Inside Business Track

    • 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 […]

    • Slopeside Bar & BBQ

      Inside Business Track Slopeside Bar & BBQ; New Barbecue Restaurant is Smoking By Chad Neal      Bob Tekavec was 11months old when his parents, Jim and Janet Tekavec, took over the Telemark Motel and Restaurant over two decades ago. Now Bob is heading up the restaurant and has taken over the operation along with […]

    • snoVana; Eco Friendly Ellicottville Inspired Clothing Line

      Inside Business TracksnoVana; Eco Friendly Ellicottville Inspired Clothing Line By Chad Neal    Ellicottville has inspired many people somehow. The lifestyle is different than other places and people fall in love with the place easily. The boutique community with wonderful restaurants and fun nightlife along with the skiing and cold weather are the catalyst for […]

    Up Close & Personal

    • Philadelphia Comic Con Next Step for Local Artist Shad Nowicki

      Up Close & Personal Philadelphia Comic Con Next Step for Local Artist Shad Nowicki By Chad Neal Local artist/ painter Shad Nowicki is once again gong to present his work to thousands of like-minded pop-culture fans in the City of Brotherly Love. Last year Nowicki gathered up several of his pop-culture paintings, including comic book […]

    • A Tale of Two Condos

      Architectural Spotlight of Ellicottville A Tale of Two Condos Story and Photos By John Thomas Staff Writer There’s that old cliché in the business about the three most important things in real estate being, OK I’ll say it: Location Location Location. In this case, these two condos have a pretty, well, plum location. The Plum […]

    • State Tests at ECS

      State Tests at ECS School Board Discusses Students Opting Out of State Tests By Sharon Turano Although about 7percent of Ellicottville Central School students have opted out of state tests, the number is less than that of other districts. The school’s Board of Education discussed the matter during a recent board meeting when superintendent Mark […]

    • Garbage: Messy Business

      Garbage: Messy Business Village Board Tackles Garbage Dumpsters Story by John Thomas Staff Writer DPW Report and Garbage Village Mayor Charlie Coolidge opened the Tuesday night board meeting with a request for comments from the floor. There were no members of the public present, so he went on with the meeting. Harold Morton gave the […]

    • Armor Inn Plans Illegal

      Armor Inn Plans Illegal Board Opposes Proposed Weekend Parties Story by John Thomas Staff Writer The Armor Inn Tap Room in the Kwik Fill complex has released information regarding a planned series of outdoor parties every Sunday starting June 7th and going each week until September 13th. The gatherings will be held in the Wingate […]

    Architectural Spotlight

    • A Tale of Two Condos

      Architectural Spotlight of Ellicottville A Tale of Two Condos Story and Photos By John Thomas Staff Writer There’s that old cliché in the business about the three most important things in real estate being, OK I’ll say it: Location Location Location. In this case, these two condos have a pretty, well, plum location. The Plum […]

    • Setting a Higher Standard

      Architectural Spotlight Setting a Higher Standard Story and Photos By John Thomas Staff Writer Ellicottville just keeps getting better and better. New shops and restaurants have added luster to downtown, and the ski areas are continuously improving. It seems that each new housing development improves upon the last. The Glen Burn Trail Townhome development is […]

    • Your Own Private Walden

      Architectural Spotlight Your Own Private Walden Story and Photos By John Thomas Staff Writer Henry David Thoreau went to Walden Pond to “live deliberately.” Set on almost 30 beautiful acres, this rustic spot has a pond, blueberry bushes, and is surrounded by park like grounds. Once inside the huge stone wood burning fireplace, the knotty […]

    • A Home for all Reasons

      Architectural Spotlight A Home for all Reasons Story and Photos By John Thomas Staff Writer   Life in a resort town is a blessed thing. There is always something to do: skiing in winter, golf and mountain biking in the summer. Even the shoulder seasons, spring and fall, have their charms. You can hike in […]

    • The Heart of the Village

      Architectural Spotlight The Heart of the Village Story and Photos By John Thomas Staff Writer   If you love Ellicottville, live Ellicottville. This classic beauty is just steps from downtown: the four corners, the shops, the restaurants, the atmosphere. Once inside, the home creates a pleasant atmosphere of its own. Solidly constructed, the first thing […]

    Local News

    • State Tests at ECS

      State Tests at ECS School Board Discusses Students Opting Out of State Tests By Sharon Turano Although about 7percent of Ellicottville Central School students have opted out of state tests, the number is less than that of other districts. The school’s Board of Education discussed the matter during a recent board meeting when superintendent Mark […]

    • School Budget Vote, Officers Making Ellicottville Proud & HV Freestyle Skiers Excel

      School Budget Vote Ward Endorses Plan with Strong Academic Focus By Sharon Turano Ellicottville Central School voters will cast ballots on a school budget Superintendent Mark Ward thinks has a “strong academic focus”. That is how Ward described the spending plan during a Tuesday Board of Education meeting when Ellicottville’s Board of Education adopted the […]

    • ECS Odyssey of the Mind Goes to States

      ECS Odyssey of the Mind Goes to States Two Local Teams to Compete in Binghamton Next Weekend By Nicholas Pircio WPIG, 95.7 FM For fourteen Ellicottville Central School students, their journey to adventure continues. They will soon make their way to Binghamton University for this year’s Odyssey of the Mind state level competition on Saturday, […]

    • ECS Presents CATS & Holiday Valley in National Competition

      ECS Presents CATS Students Perform Popular Musical April 10 & 11 By Lori Humphreys Cats are said to have nine lives. Twenty eight Ellicottville Central School students will share a musical idea of one as they perform the popular musical “CATS” on April 10th and 11th in the Ray Evans Seneca Theater at 7:30pm. The […]

    • HV Improvements & Town Passes Flood Plain Law

      HV Improvements CCIDA Considers Improvements; Discusses Other Projects Story and Photo John Thomas Staff Writer   Holiday Valley Improvements At the recent ,CCIDA meeting Mr. David Trathen of Win-Sum Ski Corporation filed an application for sales tax abatement for several projects at Holiday Valley. The $2.5+ million project will include purchasing approximately 40 new snow […]

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