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  • Chamber’s Successful Year

    Chamber’s Successful Year Ellicottville Chamber of Commerce Marks Record Revenues Story by John Thomas Staff Writer   At

  • Handling Cat Population

    Handling Cat Population Only Licensed Vendors Accepted to Serve Alcohol at Events at the Arboretum Story by John Thomas Staff

  • ECS Counseling Plan

    ECS Counseling Plan Preparing Students for Future/Possible Annexation of Springville Story by John Thomas Staff

  • Trail Heights Steps Closer

    Trail Heights Steps Closer Planning Board Discusses Yurt Campground Story by John Thomas Staff Writer   Trail Heights The

  • STW Economic Study

    STW Economic Study Annual Comprehensive Plan to be Unveiled Story by John Thomas Staff Writer Farmer’s Markets At the recent

    Inside Business Track

    • Vein Center Opens

      Inside Business: Vein Center Opens Dr. David DiMarco’s Additional Center in Former HV Real Estate Building By Jeanine Zimmer-Carlson Publisher, The Villager Dr. David B DiMarco is the region’s only board-certified cardiovascular and thoracic surgeon with over 30 years experience including major Open Heart, Vascular & Thoracic procedures.  He is now concentrating almost entirely on venous disease. […]

    • Ava Grace Fashions

      Inside Business: Ava Grace Fashions Eco-Friendly Clothing, Made in the USA, Sizes XS-3X By Jeanine Zimmer-Carlson Publisher   “Just a small town girl” and so begins the story of Jessica Maynard-Gilbert, her high school friend turned sweetheart turned husband or Bill, and now owner of her own “think green” boutique, Ava Grace Fashions, in the […]

    • Gallery 14731

      Inside Business: Gallery 14731 Featuring an Upscale Array of Artisan and Luxury Items By Chad Neal Once again Ellicottville has attracted another new business: Gallery 14731. Owner Emily Hettrick is excited about her new boutique located in the plaza behind the Kwik Fill gas station, next to EVL Ink Tattoo and Apparel. The Villager caught […]

    • Cadillac Jack’s

      Inside Business: Cadillac Jack’s Movie Actor Gains Creative Control with New Menus at Cadillac Jacks By Chad Neal Fans of horror and sci-fi movies may know a new face in town. J.P. Edwards acted in a few movies in his younger years, including “Axegrinder” and “Alien Grey Zone X”; he also hosted for the NBA […]

    • Inside Business: Watson’s Chocolates

      Inside Business: Watson’s Chocolates Chocolatiers to the Slopes Celebrate 30 Years By Chad Neal   The sweetest shop in Ellicottville is Watson’s Chocolates, hands down. The purveyors of chocolates (and the popular confection, sponge candy) are the only store of it’s kind in the village. Whitney Watson Beecher is the President of the 70 year-old […]

    Up Close & Personal

    • Fillmore Creek Townhouses

      Architectural Spotlight Fillmore Creek Townhouses • New Townhouse Development! 4 Bedrooms – 2.1 Bathrooms      MLS#B490469/B486339/B494394/B494389      $319,999 Exciting new duplex townhouse development located in the heart of the village with views of HoliMont ski slopes. Walk to dining, shopping & night life. Just 1.2 miles to the ski slopes & golf course. Island style […]

    • Chamber’s Successful Year

      Chamber’s Successful Year Ellicottville Chamber of Commerce Marks Record Revenues Story by John Thomas Staff Writer   At the recent Board of Directors meeting for the Ellicottville Chamber of Commerce, the board revealed that revenues for 2015 had hit a record of $584,000, up from $569,000 in 2014. William Krysiak, accountant for the chamber said: […]

    • Handling Cat Population

      Handling Cat Population Only Licensed Vendors Accepted to Serve Alcohol at Events at the Arboretum Story by John Thomas Staff Writer   Trap & Neuter Program and Boot Drive Teresa Wagner and Betsey Peyser approached the Town Board with a plan for curbing the excess stray cat population in town. No organization in town can […]

    • ECS Counseling Plan

      ECS Counseling Plan Preparing Students for Future/Possible Annexation of Springville Story by John Thomas Staff Writer   Student Counseling Counselor Dan LaCroix gave a presentation to the Ellicottville Central School Board on Tuesday night. He said in keeping with the state’s School Counseling Comprehensive Plan for 2018, students in the Elementary School will have counseling […]

    • Trail Heights Steps Closer

      Trail Heights Steps Closer Planning Board Discusses Yurt Campground Story by John Thomas Staff Writer   Trail Heights The Town Planning Board on Monday night cleared away some hurdles for Phil Vogt’s development at the top of Poverty Hill. Mr. Vogt and his engineer Mr. Curt Wallace were at the meeting making a final plat […]

    Architectural Spotlight

    • Fillmore Creek Townhouses

      Architectural Spotlight Fillmore Creek Townhouses • New Townhouse Development! 4 Bedrooms – 2.1 Bathrooms      MLS#B490469/B486339/B494394/B494389      $319,999 Exciting new duplex townhouse development located in the heart of the village with views of HoliMont ski slopes. Walk to dining, shopping & night life. Just 1.2 miles to the ski slopes & golf course. Island style […]

    • Irish Hill Road

      Architectural Spotlight: Irish Hill Road Paradise on 12 Acres with Beautiful Panoramic Views MLS#: B476829        7285 Irish Hill Rd        $450,000 Paradise found on 12 acres with the most charming home and barn, and panoramic views to die for! A wrapped porch beckons with annuals and stepped landscaping, and a deck off the dining room offers […]

    • Breathtaking “slope views”

      Architectural Spotlight: 3 McKinley Breathtaking “slope views” 3 McKinley       MLS# B491509      $302,600 Wow! You will feel like the Keeper of the Village Gate from this 1600+/- SF Townhome perched on the mountaintop right across from Holiday Valley Resort. Panoramic views of the Village and ski slopes as well as the golf course. Fully furnished with […]

    • 19+ Acres

      Architectural Spotlight: 19+ Acres Fabulous House in Little Valley to Entertain In and Out 604 Rock City Street, Little Valley           $172,500           ML# B495100 A wonderful blend of old and new decor in this beautifully maintained 4 bedroom, 2 bath home at the edge of the village of Little Valley. Relax on the back sun porch […]

    • Treed Double Lot

      Architectural Spotlight: Treed Double Lot Contemporary Design in Popular Subdivision 6110 Fairview Lane     MLS# B493766      $272,000 Located in one of Great Valley’s most popular subdivisions & situated on a nicely treed double lot, contemporary in design with 2736 sq ft, a full basement, and generator ready. The circular floor plan starts with a 2 story […]

    Local News

    • Happy Half Marathon & Sky High Adventure Park

      Happy Half Marathon Putting the FUN Back into Running at Holiday Valley, May 7 On May 7, at Holiday Valley you can put the FUN back into running. The day will feature a Half Marathon, 5k, and a Beer Mile (for those with iron stomachs). Sometimes it is not just about the distance, it is […]

    • GV Fireman’s Regatta & Family Friendly Hikes

      GV Fireman’s Regatta Registration Closed for April 29 – May 1 Event: Spectators Fun This year’s 2016 annual Great Valley Vounteer Fireman’s Regatta will be held April 29-May 1, from 8am-6pm. The 10-mile Regatta is sponsored annually by the Great Valley Volunteer Fire Company and is fun for spectators and participants. There will be prizes […]

    • Arbor Day at Arboretum, Buddy Guy Live & Franklinville Maple Fest.

      Arbor Day at Arboretum April 29, Celebration Begins with Planting a Tree The Nannen Arboretum will celebrate Arbor Day on Friday, April 29th at 11:00 AM. The celebration will begin with planting a native tree and raising the Tree City Flag in the arboretum. A reception will follow in the Town Center, which is adjacent […]

    • Mardi Gras Success & Earth Day/Arbor Day

      Mardi Gras Success Annual Late Winter Event Back to Good Old Days Story and Photo John Thomas Staff Writer   In a winter that had its share of disappointing weather and skier crowds, this year’s Winter Carnival and Mardi Gras celebrations turned out to be the highlight of season. Holiday Valley and the Chamber of Commerce […]

    • Town Planning Board & Olean Home Show

      Town Planning Board Hilltop Development Moves Forward Story by John Thomas Staff Writer   Public Hearing for Trail Heights Subdivision A public hearing for the Trail Heights subdivision was held on Monday night. The area at the top of Poverty Hill Road is being developed by Phil Vogt. He is planning on putting 14 house […]