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  • Holiday Valley Celebrates 60

    Holiday Valley Celebrates 60 Commemorative Tribute Video Highlights the People By Leigh Fowler      Earlier this

  • Roots: Winter Blues Weekend

    Roots: Winter Blues Weekend What do Eric Clapton, Led Zeppelin & Elvis Have in Common By Carol Fisher     

  • Villager Photo Contest Winner

    Villager Photo Contest Winner Congrats to Matthew McCormack Visiting from Australia! By Nicholas Pircio      He’s

  • ECS Nixes Annexation Study

    ECS Nixes Annexation Study Releases Statement Regarding West Valley Annexation Story by John Thomas Staff

  • Women’s Ski Clinic

    Women’s Ski Clinic HV’s Your Turn Women’s Ski Clinic    Holiday Valley Snowsports School is featuring the fifth annual

    Inside Business Track

    • Picture Perfect Homes

      Business Spotlight: Picture Perfect Homes Contractor Specializes in Home Repair Story by John Thomas Staff Writer      For most people having a successful business in one area would be enough. But Steve Rawlings of Picture Perfect Homes finds it a necessity to be in two. He divides his time between Chautauqua and Ellicottville.  He […]

    • Balloons

      Business Spotlight: Balloons Balloons Restaurant & Nightclub; Best Little Blues Bar In E’ville By Jack Smeltz    The village of Ellicottville, on a good day, has around 200 full time residents. Nestled in this hamlet is a gem of a music club/restaurant/ bar called Balloons. While there are many places to eat and drink in […]

    • Weed Ross Agency

      Inside Business: Weed Ross Agency Celebrating 60 Years of Service in Ellicottville Story by John Thomas Staff Writer      When you talk to Sean Cornelius about insurance, you get a feeling this guy really likes what he is doing. The Erie, PA native attended St. Bonaventure University. An avid snowboarder, he would come over […]

    • Nelson Moves Practice to E’ville Inn

      Nelson Moves Practice to E’ville Inn New Law Office Takes on Speak Easy Look By Chad Neal    This past Friday, September 15, 2017 a local attorney held an office Open House in the Ellicottville Inn building that is now being used for offices, condos and retail boutiques. The local attorney is John Nelson. The […]

    • Borsari Food Co.

      Inside Business Track: Borsari Food Co. Borsari Food Company Releases New Coffee Blend Rub By Anna Hagley      Betsy and Adolph Morando, owners of the Jamestown company Borsari Foods, have announced their newest blend, a coffee rub. Borsari Foods is known for its flavorful, unique seasoned salts and meat rubs, and their newest addition […]

    Up Close & Personal

    • Holiday Valley Celebrates 60

      Holiday Valley Celebrates 60 Commemorative Tribute Video Highlights the People By Leigh Fowler      Earlier this month marked Holiday Valley Ski Resort’s 60th year anniversary and the resort will continue to celebrate this milestone event throughout the year.    Founded by several members of the Ellicottville Ski Club including Edna and Bill Northrup, the […]

    • Roots: Winter Blues Weekend

      Roots: Winter Blues Weekend What do Eric Clapton, Led Zeppelin & Elvis Have in Common By Carol Fisher      It’s Blues weekend in Ellicottville. Visitors and locals alike have yet another reason to visit our sweet little town and enjoy what we offer. Alas, between our fine winter sports weather (for which we are […]

    • Villager Photo Contest Winner

      Villager Photo Contest Winner Congrats to Matthew McCormack Visiting from Australia! By Nicholas Pircio      He’s from Australia visiting the Ellicottville region. And he’s enjoying the experience. Matthew McCormack is finding new friends on his trip around the Southern Tier and nearby Canada.    McCormick is the winner of two ski passes to Holiday […]

    • ECS Nixes Annexation Study

      ECS Nixes Annexation Study Releases Statement Regarding West Valley Annexation Story by John Thomas Staff Writer      For several years now, West Valley School District athletes have been bussed to ECS to participate in the school’s sports programs. The move came about because West Valley’s student population was insufficient for organizing sports teams. With […]

    • Women’s Ski Clinic

      Women’s Ski Clinic HV’s Your Turn Women’s Ski Clinic    Holiday Valley Snowsports School is featuring the fifth annual “Your Turn” women’s clinic next Thursday and Friday, January 25 and 26, 2018 led by Lisa Densmore Ballard, a widely acclaimed coach, instructor and ski racer and assisted by several of Holiday Valley’s finest women instructors. […]

    Architectural Spotlight

    • Put This Home On Your List!

      Architectural Spotlight of Ellicottville Put This Home On Your List! 6214 Dublin Hills Road           MLS#B1093108           $349,000    The perfect place to get away from it all. Secluded chalet on 3+ wooded acres – serviced by natural gas! Great bright, open floor plan: kitchen, dining, living room, master suite, mudroom and half bath on first floor. […]

    • Panoramic Views Of HoliMont & Village

      Architectural Spotlight of Ellicottville Panoramic Views Of HoliMont & Village 6825 Niles Road           B1030083           $779,000    Fantastic panoramic views of HoliMont and the Village from both balcony levels of this stunning chalet. Newly refinished throughout with wonderful shelving on both sides of the main stone fireplace. Wall of windows in the living and dining areas. […]

    • Your Own Private Estate!

      Architectural Spotlight of Ellicottville Your Own Private Estate! 6460 Witch Hollow           $1,598,900    With 346 mostly wooded acres to surround you, this end of the road location offers you privacy and seclusion. The 5,331 square feet of living space occupies three levels of this 5+ bedroom, 4+ bath rustic style contemporary home. What a great […]

    • In The Heart Of The Village & Open House Weekend!

      Architectural Spotlight of Ellicottville In The Heart Of The Village 6 Monroe Street          MLS#B1075366          $349,900     Lovingly updated village home, same owner for 34 years! Right in the heart of the Village. Updated throughout, beautifully finished with hardwood, ceramic tile, energy efficient appliances and everything you will need for entertaining including a huge back deck […]

    • Heart Of The Village!

      Architectural Spotlight of Ellicottville Heart Of The Village! 12 Washington St. – Upper          MLS#B1064606           $525,000    Unique, innovative, extraordinary, contemporary – just a few of the adjectives that may come to mind when you walk through this Ellicottville condo in the heart of the village. Offering cutting edge design where old is new with convenience, […]

    Local News

    • What’s Shakin’ In E’ville:

      What’s Shakin’ In E’ville: Comprehensive List of All the Action in Town this Weekend By MouthSayTongue      “I think I’ll walk on down into the town and look around for that wonderful sound they sometimes call the blues.” It’s Winter Blues Weekend and it’s gonna be a hot one. Buckle up and get ready […]

    • Snow Removal Questions

      Snow Removal Questions Board Tackles Snow Removal Problems Story by John Thomas Staff Writer   Illegal ATM    The mood was a bit pensive at the Village Board meeting Monday night. To that end, Village Mayor John Burrell uncharacteristically announced there was no good news to announce at the start of the meeting. While reviewing […]

    • HoliMont SkiScape

      HoliMont SkiScape Fundraiser Event at HoliMont Postponed By Nicholas Pircio      Organizers of the annual Kids Escaping Drugs SkiScape have decided to postpone this year’s event, originally planned for Sunday, January 7th. A new date for the activities has yet to be announced. Reasons for the postponement include the anticipated arctic cold moving in […]

    • New Year’s Eve at HV

      New Year’s Eve at HV Ring In The New Year at Holiday Valley    Holiday Valley would like extend their gratitude to all guests, fellow employees and all of those who helped make 2017 such a fun an exciting year at the resort. Everyone’s invited to join as they ring in the New Year with […]

    • New Year’s Eve at HV

      New Year’s Eve at HV Celebration and Torchlight Parade    Holiday Valley’s 2017/2018 New Years Eve Celebration and Torchlight Parade will take place from 9pm-1am on December 31 with a family friendly event on the Holiday Valley Lodge main floor, and an adult party in the T-Bar on the top floor. The Lodge is the […]