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  • Winter Blues Festival

    Winter Blues Festival Next Weekend Ellicottville is Packed with Music    Coinciding with Ellicottville’s Winter Blues

  • Harley Day Valley

    Harley Day Valley Live Music, Drink Specials & a Ride on a Harley    Being a biker in western NY, winter can be a

  • Planning for Mardi Gras

    Planning for Mardi Gras 25th Silver Anniversary Celebrated March 11, 2017 By Carol Fisher      For the last two

  • Village Planning Board

    Village Planning Board M&T Bank Signs Check Out; Tallies Bank Signage Story by John Thomas Staff Writer      In

  • A Look at the Year Ahead

    A Look at the Year Ahead The Town and Village have Similar Plans for the New Year Story by John Thomas Staff Writer   The

    Inside Business Track

    • Finnerty’s Tap Room

      Inside Business Track: Finnerty’s Tap Room Newest Eatery Aims to Feel Like Home Story and Photo by John Thomas Staff Writer   “I want people to feel like this is their second home.” That’s Bill Finnerty talking about the kind of hospitality he plans to extend to customers in his new restaurant Finnerty’s Tap Room. […]

    • Madigan’s Turns 35

      Inside Business Track: Madigan’s Turns 35 From Mullligan’s Brick Bar in Allentown to the Green Bar in E’Ville By Chad Neal Last week marked the 35th Anniversary of the legendary establishment in Ellicottville, Madigan’s. Every year the Kells, owners of the bar and restaurant celebrate their successful business by inviting friends and family to enjoy […]

    • E’Ville Dental Group

      Inside Business Track: E’Ville Dental Group EDG Changes Hands; Dr Joseph Vilardo DDS Takes Over By Chad Neal Ellicottville has had a dental office for a long time. It is now called the Ellicottville Dental Group and has been since the firm moved to it’s new home at 6133 Rte. 219 Suite 1003, when Dr. […]

    • Finnerty’s Tap Room

      Inside Business Track: Finnerty’s Tap Room A New Restaurant and Bar Opening Before the New Year By Chad Neal   As we watch the evolution of Ellicottville taking place, we see new businesses open up and become part of the community. Being the destination that this place is opens up the doors for places to […]

    • EVL Lodge

      Inside Business Track: EVL Lodge EVL Lodge Keeps on Improving By Chad Neal Ellicottville is a destination and has been for a long time. Even before the ski industry boomed decades ago, Ellicottville was a stop over for travelers making their way through the area. The EVL Lodge (previously Kelly House Lodge) has been part […]

    Up Close & Personal

    • Winter Blues Festival

      Winter Blues Festival Next Weekend Ellicottville is Packed with Music    Coinciding with Ellicottville’s Winter Blues Weekend, January 20-22, produced by the Ellicottville Chamber of Commerce, is the annual Harley Day Valley at Holiday Valley Ski Resort.    “Our great establishments and venues seem to figure out how to outdo themselves every year,” Ellicottville Chamber […]

    • Harley Day Valley

      Harley Day Valley Live Music, Drink Specials & a Ride on a Harley    Being a biker in western NY, winter can be a challenging time of year. Your bike is put away, fuel stabilized, tethered to the wall with a battery tender and maybe tucked away with a nice cover.  You are telling yourself, […]

    • Planning for Mardi Gras

      Planning for Mardi Gras 25th Silver Anniversary Celebrated March 11, 2017 By Carol Fisher      For the last two hundred years, Cattaraugus County has always celebrated veterans, Native Americans, Santa Claus, dogs and sundry animals (sometimes including camels and zee-donks), landmark anniversaries and holidays with parades. Ellicottville has had its share of those street […]

    • Village Planning Board

      Village Planning Board M&T Bank Signs Check Out; Tallies Bank Signage Story by John Thomas Staff Writer      In several work sessions with a design specialist from M&T Bank the Village Planning Board reduced the proposed signage on and around the new bank branch on Washington Street. The bank is taking over the old […]

    • Village Battles Snow & ECS Board Meeting

      Village Battles Snow Village Board Discusses Sidewalk Snow Removal Story by John Thomas Staff Writer   Good News    In typical fashion, Village Mayor John Burrell started off the Board meeting with good news. He reported the Village had received checks from both the New York State CHIPS program and the PAVENY program totaling $26,332.54.   […]

    Architectural Spotlight

    • Village Home With Original Charm

      Architectural Spotlight of Ellicottville Village Home With Original Charm 26-28 W Washington St.     MLS#B1012148      $699,999    Truly one of the Ellicottville village’s most significant homes, completely updated throughout with its character left intact, with large gathering rooms, hardwood floors, two fireplaces, formal grand entry, gracious front porch and huge back deck, huge bedrooms and attic […]

    • Heart of the Village of Ellicottville!

      Architectural Spotlight Of Ellicottville Heart of the Village of Ellicottville! 2 Jefferson St., Ellicottville       B479507       $499,900 Great opportunity, and new reduced price. 6 bedrooms, 2.5 Baths, huge corner lot with a double garage with income apartment. Charming breakfast room and sunny kitchen, double sided fireplace, full dry basement and enclosed sunporch. Bring your family, your […]

    • Location with Ski In/Out Convenience!

      Architectural Spotlight of Ellicottville Location with Ski In/Out Convenience! 36 HoliMont Avenue       MLS#B1013216       $398,000 Check out this fabulous location at HoliMont! You will enjoy the ski in/out convenience of this uniquely designed 4 to 5 bedroom, 2-1/2 bath contemporary chalet. The step down living room with cathedral ceilings and gas fireplace is the ideal place […]

    • Family Retreat on 10 Acres!

      Architectural Spotlight of Ellicottville Family Retreat on 10 Acres! 7975 Route 219 N         MLS#B477467         NEW PRICE of $429,000 A great family retreat in the Southern Tier just north of Ellicottville situated on 10 rolling acres. Constructed w/ distinction & thought offering 4 separate suites plus 2 efficiency units so everyone can have their own space. […]

    • Classic Ellicottville Chalet

      Architectural Spotlight of Ellicottville Classic Ellicottville Chalet 6885 Springs Road       MLS#B1012236        $349,000 Smart style & a smart buy! Looking for the best location & view of the ski slopes, come & check out this chalet. Loads of room, sleeps 13+ making for a great investment property. Desirable open floor plan for entertaining […]

    Local News

    • Village Battles Snow & ECS Board Meeting

      Village Battles Snow Village Board Discusses Sidewalk Snow Removal Story by John Thomas Staff Writer   Good News    In typical fashion, Village Mayor John Burrell started off the Board meeting with good news. He reported the Village had received checks from both the New York State CHIPS program and the PAVENY program totaling $26,332.54.   […]

    • Ski for a Cause

      Ski for a Cause 19th Annual Kids Escaping Drugs Skiscape this Sunday    On January 8 from 8am-4:30pm, nearly 200 participants will come out to enjoy the snow-covered hills of the beautiful HoliMont Ski Area in Ellicottville, NY. This one-of-a kind annual event highlights one of the best winter activities in WNY…. skiing and snowboarding, and […]

    • Emergency Purchase

      Emergency Purchase Special Meeting Held for Snowplow Story by John Thomas Staff Writer   Mayor John Burrell held a special emergency meeting of the Village Board of Trustees after declaring a state of emergency for sidewalk snow removal. He said the current sidewalk snowplow had broken down while the crew was out plowing the sidewalks. […]

    • Peter Cetera Live on January 7th

      Live at SAC Peter Cetera Live on January 7th Grammy award winning singer/songwriter, Peter Cetera comes to the Seneca Allegany Event Center January 7, 2017 at 7pm! Peter Cetera has had two distinct musical careers. From 1968 thru 1986 he was the singer, songwriter, and bass player for the legendary rock group “Chicago”. In his […]

    • Village Open Position

      Village Open Position Village Position for Code Enforcement Officer Story by John Thomas Staff Writer   Good News The news at the start of the Village Board of Trustees meeting was unusually good last Monday. As is his custom, Village Mayor John Burrell started the meeting off with good news. In this case, the news […]