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  • Trail Hikers Find EVL

    Trail Hikers Find EVL Couple Hiking the North Country National Scenic Trail Story and Photo By John Thomas Staff Writer For most

  • School Budget Approved

    School Budget Approved ECS Students Win Awards for Excellence Story by John Thomas Staff Writer Supervisors Report At the

  • Dog Control Approved

    Dog Control Approved Town Officer Phillips to be Dog Control Officer Story by John Thomas Staff Writer Dog Control Officer A

  • Fundraiser for Bradner Stadium

    Fundraiser for Bradner Stadium Third Annual Bradner Bash to be Held Next Friday at the Olean Landmark By Chad Neal On Friday May 29th,

  • Street Repair Soon

    Street Repair Soon Board on Cost of Treatment Plant Upgrade Story and Photo By John Thomas Staff Writer   DPW Report At

    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

    • Trail Hikers Find EVL

      Trail Hikers Find EVL Couple Hiking the North Country National Scenic Trail Story and Photo By John Thomas Staff Writer For most of us a walk in the woods is something we do in an afternoon. A pleasant hike in the forest and it’s back to home and the phone, TV, the Internet, and our […]

    • School Budget Approved

      School Budget Approved ECS Students Win Awards for Excellence Story by John Thomas Staff Writer Supervisors Report At the Ellicottville Central School Board meeting Supervisor Mark Ward gave a brief update on the progress of the Capital Upgrade Project. He said the $10.8 million project was coming along and showing results. There were several comments […]

    • Dog Control Approved

      Dog Control Approved Town Officer Phillips to be Dog Control Officer Story by John Thomas Staff Writer Dog Control Officer A public hearing was held during the Town Planning Board meeting to discuss a special use permit application by Officer Phillips to become the town’s Dog Control Officer. In the past, Officer Phillips has unofficially […]

    • Fundraiser for Bradner Stadium

      Fundraiser for Bradner Stadium Third Annual Bradner Bash to be Held Next Friday at the Olean Landmark By Chad Neal On Friday May 29th, 2015 at Bradner Stadium, the Olean Local Development Corporation (OLDC) is hosting an event to aid the stadium in garnering newer facilities to better serve the larger crowds coming to see […]

    • A Forest Manor

      Architectural Spotlight A Forest Manor Story and photos By John Thomas Staff Writer To many, the idea of a country manor appeals to us: a grand home surrounded by acres of land. But I submit there is a new home style that should enter the public consciousness. The Forest Manor, a sprawling home encompassed by […]

    Architectural Spotlight

    • A Forest Manor

      Architectural Spotlight A Forest Manor Story and photos By John Thomas Staff Writer To many, the idea of a country manor appeals to us: a grand home surrounded by acres of land. But I submit there is a new home style that should enter the public consciousness. The Forest Manor, a sprawling home encompassed by […]

    • Nature Lover

      Architectural Spotlight Nature Lover Story and Photos By John Thomas Staff Writer To get to this home you pass by pastures, horses, and cows; it doesn’t get any more country than this.   Here in the center of nearly and acre and a half is a cedar contemporary home. The yard is rolling grass with a […]

    • A Contemporary Showplace

      Architectural Spotlight A Contemporary Showplace Story and Photos By John Thomas Staff Writer   I love a country cabin as much as the next guy, but it’s refreshing to find a modern contemporary home that is comfortable to live in. Just outside of town, this four bedroom, two and a half bath home, has all […]

    • Funky, Fun and Fabulous

      Architectural Spotlight Funky Fun and Fabulous Story and Photos By John Thomas Staff Writer Some homes are difficult to place in a niche.   This is one of those, a home for which it is impossible to give a quick description.  It’s a mountain cabin, a party palace, a formal mansion, and a touch of Vegas, […]

    • 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 […]

    Local News

    • ECS Capital Upgrade

      ECS Capital Upgrade Project Includes New Gym, Lockers & More Story and Photos By John Thomas Staff Writer   The Ellicottville Central School Capital Project is progressing well according to Superintendent Mark Ward. When completed the project will include a new gymnasium with a stage, new locker rooms, band and chorus rooms. The new gym […]

    • ECS Board Meeting & Supporting Wounded Warrior Project

      ECS Board Meeting Budget Strengthens Academics: Provides More Support By Sharon Turano Ellicottville Central School District voters will cast ballots on an $11.6 million spending plan May 19. Superintendent Mark Ward discussed the plan during a Tuesday public hearing. The budget is up $550,182 from this year’s. School officials said that the 4.2 percent tax […]

    • Residents’ Discount & Trash & Treasure Sale

      Residents’ Discount Locals and Employees Offered Incentive: 3 Days Only    The Ellicottville Chamber of Commerce will once again offer our Ellicottville Locals and their employees, a very special ticket price for the Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra on Saturday July 4th and Blood, Sweat & Tears concert on Sunday July 5th. Tickets for both the B.P.O. […]

    • 40th Annual GV Regatta & Capital Project Update

      40th Annual GV Regatta Sold Out Event this Weekend, May 1-3 in Great Valley The Annual Great Valley Fireman’s Regatta is celebrating it’s 40thyear this weekend with another sold out event. The event posts a “theme” each year for participants to decorate their campsites and boats. This year in honor of the anniversary, the theme […]

    • 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 […]

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