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  • HV $4M Investment

    HV $4M Investment Work to Include Road Realignment Project Story By John Thomas Staff Writer This year the readers of Ski

  • Encouraging Students

    Encouraging Students Southern Tier West May Pilot New Program Story by John Thomas Staff Writer   Electronic Records At

  • Budget Vote Slated April 7

    Budget Vote Slated April 7 ECS Also Accolades Students’ Accomplishments By Sharon Turano   Ellicottville Central School

  • Pond Skimming

    Pond Skimming Holiday Valley and HoliMont Test the Waters By Kerra Trivieri As this year’s long and stubborn winter comes to a

  • Holiday Valley Golf

    Holiday Valley Golf Greens Scheduled to Open April 11, 2015 By Kerra Trivieri As winter winds down, the upcoming spring season

    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

    • 11-Year-Old Gold Medalist Laz Rifkin

      Up Close & Personal 11-Year-Old Gold Medalist Laz Rifkin By Chad Neal Eleven-year-old Laz Rifkin is a dynamo on the downhill ski race team for Holiday Valley. He and his family, brothers Quinn and Jed, sister Sage and Parents Dan and Laura Rifkin spend most of the year in East Aurora, but live in the […]

    • 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 […]

    • 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 […]

    • 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 $4M Investment

      HV $4M Investment Work to Include Road Realignment Project Story By John Thomas Staff Writer This year the readers of Ski magazine voted Holiday Valley the fifth-best ski area on the East Coast. This has only a little to do with our area’s copious annual snowfall and has almost everything to do with Holiday Valley’s […]

    Architectural Spotlight

    • 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 […]

    • A Bavarian Funhouse

      Architectural Spotlight A Bavarian Funhouse Story and Photos By John Thomas Staff Writer There aren’t many homes that can make you feel transported to another place. Entering its handsome wood and stone interior, you quickly get the sense that you’re in ski country. A large mudroom is right at the front door. In case you […]

    • A Townhouse with the Right Stuff

      Architectural Spotlight A Townhouse with the Right Stuff Story and Photos By John Thomas Staff Writer It’s been a long hard winter.  So much so that even the most ardent ski buffs are starting to say “enough already.”  But if you have to have a home in ski country, you might as well have one […]

    • When is a Townhouse Not a Townhouse?

      Architectural Spotlight of Ellicottville When is a Townhouse Not a Townhouse? Story and Photos By John Thomas Staff Writer It’s a simple answer really; a townhouse is not a townhouse when it is something beyond the average townhouse. Start with its location: just steps from the Sunset slope at HoliMont and moments from downtown Ellicottville.   […]

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    • 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 […]

    • Homeowner Wins Approval, Village Water Rates Go Up & ECS Prepares Budget

      Homeowner Wins Approval Zoning Board Approves Setback Variance for House Story by John Thomas Staff Writer The Zoning Board of Appeals held a public hearing last week to seek comments on a plan for a home in the Rogers Road subdivision. The applicant’s plans call for a home on a five-acre lot in an area […]

    • Mardi Gras Parade

      Mardi Gras Parade Next Weekend’s Festivities Begin Saturday Next Saturday, March 14, the zany parade will be marching down the main street in Ellicottville once again. The fun begins at 6:30pm marking the official beginning of the Winter Carnival (Mardi Gras) weekend in Ellicottville. Everyone is encouraged to participate in the parade, just grab some […]

    • Summer Music Festival & ECS Sports Merger

      Summer Music Festival Blood, Sweat and Tears to Headline, July 5 The Ellicottville Chamber of Commerce released this Tuesday the 2015 lineup for the Annual Summer Music Festival. The festival begins Friday afternoon on July 3 with the ride to the top of the hill at Holiday Valley with drinks, hors d’oeuvres served over the […]

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