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  • Girls Getaway Weekend

    Girls Getaway Weekend Revamped Event Takes Place Next Weekend By Kerra Trivieri      Ladies from all over Western

  • E’Ville On The Move

    E’Ville On The Move Expanding Businesses in the Village By Chad Neal    As stated in many articles in the Villager

  • Wounded Warriors

    Wounded Warriors 2017 Wounded Warriors Kayak and Canoe Regatta Portville    On Saturday June 3 from 10-4pm, Portville

  • Fall Festival Discussed

    Fall Festival Discussed E’ville’s Oldest & Largest Festival to See Small Changes    Ellicottville, NY – Recently

  • Hollywood Happening

    Hollywood Happening Annual Event by Gowanda Harley Davidson    On Friday June 2nd to June 4th, Gowanda Harley Davidson is

    Inside Business Track

    • Custom Carpet Centers

      Inside Business Track: Custom Carpet Centers By Chad Neal There is a lot of construction that goes on in Ellicottville. Whether it is a new house or refurbishing a house or building, there are contractors out there every day in the warm months, making livable and luxurious homes for the folks who want to be […]

    • Dekdebrun Retiring

      Dekdebrun Retiring Greg Dekdebrun to Take on Advisor Roll in the Interim Story and Photo By John Thomas Staff Writer      “I want to set the record straight; the store is not closing.” That was the first thing Greg Dekdebrun said when we talked on Tuesday. But, he did admit the large signs festooning […]

    • XPhobia

      Inside Business Track: XPhobia Escape Room Entertainment in Olean By Chad Neal      Do you have what it takes to solve a murder, diffuse a bomb, rob a bank, break out of jail, or escape from a serial killer in 60 minutes or less?     Entertainment has come a long way since the first Cro-Magnon man […]

    • Finnerty’s Tap Room

      Inside Business Track: Finnerty’s Tap Room Newest Eatery Aims to Feel Like Home Story and Photo by John Thomas Staff Writer   “I want people to feel like this is their second home.” That’s Bill Finnerty talking about the kind of hospitality he plans to extend to customers in his new restaurant Finnerty’s Tap Room. […]

    • 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 […]

    Up Close & Personal

    • Sean Cornelius

      Up Close & Personal: Sean Cornelius Successor to Gary Ross of the Weed Ross Agency By Kim Wade      Sean Cornelius, friendly and soft-spoken recently shared with The Villager some of the journey that led to his becoming the successor to Gary Ross, of the Weed Ross Agency. Coming on board in 2014, just […]

    • Girls Getaway Weekend

      Girls Getaway Weekend Revamped Event Takes Place Next Weekend By Kerra Trivieri      Ladies from all over Western New York are invited to spend a weekend of pampering, relaxation, and recreation in and around the village of Ellicottville. Girls Getaway Weekend will kick off on Friday, June 2 and continue through Saturday, June 3 […]

    • E’Ville On The Move

      E’Ville On The Move Expanding Businesses in the Village By Chad Neal    As stated in many articles in the Villager newspaper, Ellicottville is ever evolving. Change is constant in this little resort burg and it has been documented to the fullest in the Villager. Three new changes are transpiring now in the village and […]

    • Wounded Warriors

      Wounded Warriors 2017 Wounded Warriors Kayak and Canoe Regatta Portville    On Saturday June 3 from 10-4pm, Portville American Legion Post 814 is sponsoring the Wounded Warriors Kayak and Canoe Regatta beginning at the Ceres Bridge and ending at Steam Valley. There will be 50/50s and a dice run during the Regatta.    Tickets are […]

    • Fall Festival Discussed

      Fall Festival Discussed E’ville’s Oldest & Largest Festival to See Small Changes    Ellicottville, NY – Recently the Chamber of Commerce staff and Board of Directors met with members regarding the Fall Festival and how to keep the event moving forward on a positive note.    This year there will be increased emphasis on quality […]

    Architectural Spotlight

    • Contemporary Chalet with HoliMont Views!

      Architectural Spotlight of Ellicottville Contemporary Chalet with HoliMont Views! 35 Holimont Ave.           MLS#B505920           $385,000    All about location here in this meticulously maintained contemporary chalet, just steps away from the HoliMont chalet, and high speed quad. Open concept living includes big kitchen space with room for multiple cooks and guests with a large island to […]

    • Beautiful Victorian Double

      Architectural Spotlight of Ellicottville Beautiful Victorian Double 6469 Rte. 242 E. • Ellicottville    Great investment opportunity with this beautiful Victorian double at Village edge. Currently used as a double rental; each with unique living space. Upper apartment has lovely deck with a great view, 3 bedrooms and large living room. Lower apartment is very […]

    • Your Ellicottville Oasis

      Architectural Spotlight of Ellicottville Your Ellicottville Oasis 6830 Niles Road           MLS#B1018718           $775,000 The chalet of your dreams! Stunning interior complimented by reclaimed wood ceilings, wide plank wood floor, huge stone fireplace in the great room, walls of windows to capture the most wonderful views of the ski slopes & more. Chef style kitchen featuring large […]

    • Seclusion on 3+ Wooded Acres!

      Architectural Spotlight of Ellicottville Seclusion on 3+ Wooded Acres! 12 Dublin Terrace E.           MLS#B1042057            $229,900    Seclusion is yours in this fully furnished 3+ bedroom, 2 bath log home on 3+ open & wooded acres. The open kitchen features a counter bar, plus a dining area. The stone fireplace and cathedral ceilings accent the living […]

    • Walk To The Village!

      Architectural Spotlight of Ellicottville Walk To The Village! 6456 NYS Route 242 E.           MLS#B1021046          $299,000    An easy walk to your favorite village haunts, don’t let the classic farmhouse exterior fool you. This home has been transformed from right down to the studs into a unique & high style living space perfect for entertaining friends […]

    Local News

    • DEC Plan Gets Support

      DEC Plan Gets Support Citizens Turn Out to Support Wildlife Habitat Story by John Thomas Staff Writer Wildlife Habitat A number of citizens attended the Town Board meeting last week regarding the DEC plan to establish a Wildlife Management Area on Poverty Hill Road. Each person there expressed support for the proposal. The plan is […]

    • Voters Approve Budget

      Voters Approve Budget Incumbent Len Zlockie Wins Reelection Story by John Thomas Staff Writer    At the ECS Board meeting on Tuesday night, the results of the school district election were announced. First, the voters approved the $12,319,921 budget for the 2017-18 school year. The majority of voters approved the budget containing a tax levy […]

    • School Board Vote & Vogt Reconsiders Plans

      School Board Vote New Superintendent Announced, Budget Reviewed, Board Election Story by John Thomas Staff Writer    It was a busy ECS Board meeting Tuesday night. High School Principal Bob Miller was announced as the new ECS District Superintendent. In making the disclosure Board Chair, Carl Calarco added the board was “looking forward to working […]

    • Sherman Wilkens Honored

      Sherman Wilkens Honored Board Considers New Liability Insurance Carrier Story and Photo by John Thomas Staff Writer   Good News While the work on the HVAC system at Town and Village Hall continues, Monday’s Village Trustee’s meeting was moved to Town Center.   The Board took time out from its meeting to honor long-time Trustee Sherman […]

    • Government Shutdown

      Government Shutdown Southern Tier West Looking to Apply for Funding Story by John Thomas Staff Writer   Executive Director’s Report    At last week’s meeting of the Southern Tier West organization, Executive Director Richard Zink discussed the possible shutdown of the government this Friday. Congress will have to pass a Continuing Resolution to fund the […]