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  • Summer Music Festival

    Summer Music Festival Independence and Canada Day Celebrations In E’Ville By Chad Neal      The celebration of our

  • 2017 Ellicottville Rodeo

    2017 Ellicottville Rodeo 2017 Ellicottville Championship Rodeo; June 29 - July 2    Yeeehaw!!  An honest-to-goodness

  • Creating a Network of Trails

    Creating a Network of Trails River Recreational Plan Coming Together By Nicholas Pircio      Those who live along

  • “The Ward”

    “The Ward” Retiring ECS Superintendent Ward Receives Dedication By Sharon Turano    Retiring Ellicottville Central

  • STW Funding Secure

    STW Funding Secure Congress Approves Omnibus Spending Bill Story by John Thomas Staff Writer      As reported here

    Inside Business Track

    • Black Diamond Detail

      Inside Business: Black Diamond Detail New Automobile Cleaning Business in Ellicottville By Chad Neal    Ellicottville has many interests and the businesses that set up shop in the town or village have a dream of becoming a part of the community and sharing their wares and/ or trade with the locals and visitors. Some of […]

    • Ellen Fenton & Co. LLC

      Ellen Fenton & Co. LLC New Insurance Office Aims to Make Insurance Fun Story by John Thomas Staff Writer      The insurance business has a reputation for being a somewhat stodgy, not terribly exciting business. But to the self-admitted lifetime “insurance geek” Ellen Fenton, insurance is an interesting multi-facetted career. Her approach to the […]

    • 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 […]

    Up Close & Personal

    • Black Diamond Detail

      Inside Business: Black Diamond Detail New Automobile Cleaning Business in Ellicottville By Chad Neal    Ellicottville has many interests and the businesses that set up shop in the town or village have a dream of becoming a part of the community and sharing their wares and/ or trade with the locals and visitors. Some of […]

    • Summer Music Festival

      Summer Music Festival Independence and Canada Day Celebrations In E’Ville By Chad Neal      The celebration of our country’s independence from the tyrannical rule of King George of Great Britain is always a whole weekend of fun and excitement anywhere in the country for the most part. July Fourth is the day our founding […]

    • 2017 Ellicottville Rodeo

      2017 Ellicottville Rodeo 2017 Ellicottville Championship Rodeo; June 29 – July 2    Yeeehaw!!  An honest-to-goodness rodeo at the home of the Nightmare Hayrides on Sommerville Street, complete with bronco bustin’, bull riding, calf roping, barrel racing and stick horse racing for the kids. The shows take place Thursday June 29-Saturday July 1 at 7pm […]

    • Creating a Network of Trails

      Creating a Network of Trails River Recreational Plan Coming Together By Nicholas Pircio      Those who live along the Allegheny River know of its beauty, and want to make better use of it for fishing, boating and tourism. Toward that end, a plan is coming together to make that happen. Interested individuals came out […]

    • “The Ward”

      “The Ward” Retiring ECS Superintendent Ward Receives Dedication By Sharon Turano    Retiring Ellicottville Central School Superintendent Mark Ward will forever have a place to call home. The Mark J. Ward Center for the Arts and Athletics was named during a Tuesday board of education meeting, according to a resolution recommended by Carl Calarco, board […]

    Architectural Spotlight

    • Most Beautiful Views In The Area

      Architectural Spotlight of Ellicottville Most Beautiful Views In The Area 7285 Irish Hill Rd.         MLS#B502562         $425,000    From the cobblestone driveway step onto the wraparound covered porch and sit down to enjoy one of the most beautiful views in the area. This warm home was impeccably built with hardwood floors, granite […]

    • Top of the Hill!

      Architectural Spotlight of Ellicottville Top of the Hill! 6835 Holiday Valley Rd.    This beautiful chalet is conveniently located at the top of Holiday Valley Road in a most desirable location. There is room for the entire family with 4 bedrooms and 2.5 baths. Views of Tannenbaum and the Mountain Coaster can be seen from […]

    • Room to Roam!

      Architectural Spotlight of Ellicottville Room to Roam! 7221 Irish Hill Rd., Ellicottville            MLS#B1020751 So much to offer for the buyer that wants quality built, excellent floor plan, stunning views & close to the ski slopes & village. Preferred open floor plan from the islandstyle kitchen to the spacious dining & great room. Huddle around the […]

    • Nestled On 68+ Acres!

      Architectural Spotlight of Ellicottville Nestled On 68+ Acres! 6545 Woodward Road    Seclusion is yours to enjoy nature in this fabulous tri-level log home, situated on 69 mostly wooded acres. Sit out by the stocked pond or relax in front of the stone fireplace. A great floor plan makes this 5 bedroom, 4-1/2 bath home […]

    • 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 […]

    Local News

    • Solar Power Shines

      Solar Power Shines Solar Projects Shine New Light on Brownfields Story by John Thomas Staff Writer      A special meeting of the Cattaraugus County Industrial Development Agency was called last week to consider three exciting new projects in solar power. BQ Energy/Steel Winds LLC is seeking approval of a 15-year Energy PILOT program for […]

    • Museum’s Open House

      Museum’s Open House Catt. Co. Path Through History Museum Crawl    See how many museums you can visit in one day as our local museums open their doors for the Path Through History Weekend in NYS.  Visit the Museums of Cattaraugus County for New York State’s Path Through History Weekend on June 17th from 10am […]

    • Vogt Alters Plans

      Vogt Alters Plans Developer Submits Revised Drawings to Planning Board Story by John Thomas Staff Writer      Although the actual Planning Board meeting isn’t until next Tuesday, there was plenty of discussion at the Board’s work session this week. Developer Phil Vogt was at the meeting with his engineer Aaron Tiller to discuss plans […]

    • Contentious Meeting

      Contentious Meeting Budget Meeting Overshadowed by Ethics Debate Story by John Thomas Staff Writer      The Village Board of Trustees held a special meeting Tuesday night to go over some budget modifications before the end of the Village’s fiscal year May 31st. Mayor Burrell explained according to state law; municipal boards are required not […]

    • 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 […]