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  • Casinos Are a Good Bet

    Casinos Are a Good Bet Seneca Casinos Keep Pace with Market Story by John Thomas Staff Writer   There was a time when gaming

  • STW Meets Challenges

    STW Meets Challenges Southern Tier West Works to Benefit Local Growers Story by John Thomas Staff Writer Executive Directors

  • CCIDA Tracks Growth

    CCIDA Tracks Growth Unemployment for the Region Going Down Story by John Thomas Staff Writer It was a slightly unusual meeting

  • Allegany Adventure Run

    Allegany Adventure Run May 2nd Event Offers 3 Skill Levels The annual Allegany Adventure Run kicks off in beautiful, challenging

  • Garbage: Messy Business

    Garbage: Messy Business Village Board Tackles Garbage Dumpsters Story by John Thomas Staff Writer DPW Report and

    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

    • Canvas-N-Cocktails

      Up Close & Personal Painting Class in a Social Setting; Rebecca Szpaicher’s Canvas-N-Cocktails By Chad Neal   Art is a part of Ellicottville. It is a small mecca for artists. There is art on display in just about every business in town, a lot of it local. One local artist who also is an educator […]

    • Casinos Are a Good Bet

      Casinos Are a Good Bet Seneca Casinos Keep Pace with Market Story by John Thomas Staff Writer   There was a time when gaming in the United State meant only one place: Las Vegas. For over fifty years people looking for gaming excitement had to travel to the Nevada town. But in the past twenty […]

    • STW Meets Challenges

      STW Meets Challenges Southern Tier West Works to Benefit Local Growers Story by John Thomas Staff Writer Executive Directors Report Southern Tier West’s Executive Director Richard Zink reported at the monthly board meeting, last week, on the organization’s ongoing efforts. Local Foods The Local Foods Program has been established to help local producers find new […]

    • CCIDA Tracks Growth

      CCIDA Tracks Growth Unemployment for the Region Going Down Story by John Thomas Staff Writer It was a slightly unusual meeting for the County of Cattaraugus Industrial Development Agency (CCIDA); as for the first time in many months, there were no presenters to make an application for assistance from the Agency. However, there was plenty […]

    • Allegany Adventure Run

      Allegany Adventure Run May 2nd Event Offers 3 Skill Levels The annual Allegany Adventure Run kicks off in beautiful, challenging and relentless Allegany State Park’s Art Roscoe Trial system Saturday, May 2 offering three different course distances to tailored to each level of trail running. 6K, 13K & 22K Courses offer a demanding call for […]

    Architectural Spotlight

    • Handmade and Handsome

      Architectural Spotlight of Ellicottville Handmade and Handsome Story and Photos By John Thomas Staff Writer If you think about it, building or remodeling your home is the ultimate DIY project. Doing it yourself means everything comes out exactly the way you want it. When the person remodeling his home is a skilled builder, the result […]

    • A Tale of Two Condos

      Architectural Spotlight of Ellicottville A Tale of Two Condos Story and Photos By John Thomas Staff Writer There’s that old cliché in the business about the three most important things in real estate being, OK I’ll say it: Location Location Location. In this case, these two condos have a pretty, well, plum location. The Plum […]

    • Setting a Higher Standard

      Architectural Spotlight Setting a Higher Standard Story and Photos By John Thomas Staff Writer Ellicottville just keeps getting better and better. New shops and restaurants have added luster to downtown, and the ski areas are continuously improving. It seems that each new housing development improves upon the last. The Glen Burn Trail Townhome development is […]

    • Your Own Private Walden

      Architectural Spotlight Your Own Private Walden Story and Photos By John Thomas Staff Writer Henry David Thoreau went to Walden Pond to “live deliberately.” Set on almost 30 beautiful acres, this rustic spot has a pond, blueberry bushes, and is surrounded by park like grounds. Once inside the huge stone wood burning fireplace, the knotty […]

    • 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 […]

    Local News

    • Town Board Rites of Spring

      Town Board Rites of Spring Town Receives Monies in Winter Recovery, Aid to Fix Streets and Damages from Snow Story by John Thomas Staff Writer   Privilege of the Floor Town Supervisor John Burrell opened the Town Board Meeting Tuesday night with his usual “good news department” stating that the town would receive over $103,000 […]

    • State Tests at ECS

      State Tests at ECS School Board Discusses Students Opting Out of State Tests By Sharon Turano Although about 7percent of Ellicottville Central School students have opted out of state tests, the number is less than that of other districts. The school’s Board of Education discussed the matter during a recent board meeting when superintendent Mark […]

    • School Budget Vote, Officers Making Ellicottville Proud & HV Freestyle Skiers Excel

      School Budget Vote Ward Endorses Plan with Strong Academic Focus By Sharon Turano Ellicottville Central School voters will cast ballots on a school budget Superintendent Mark Ward thinks has a “strong academic focus”. That is how Ward described the spending plan during a Tuesday Board of Education meeting when Ellicottville’s Board of Education adopted the […]

    • ECS Odyssey of the Mind Goes to States

      ECS Odyssey of the Mind Goes to States Two Local Teams to Compete in Binghamton Next Weekend By Nicholas Pircio WPIG, 95.7 FM For fourteen Ellicottville Central School students, their journey to adventure continues. They will soon make their way to Binghamton University for this year’s Odyssey of the Mind state level competition on Saturday, […]

    • 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 […]

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