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  • Celebrating Mother Earth

    Celebrating Mother Earth Arbor Day and Earth Day in a Tree City U.S.A. By Carol Fisher   Plant a tree, save an ocean, attend

  • 2 Great Parties – 1 Restaurant

    2 Great Parties - 1 Restaurant Villaggio Hosts Snowmakers Ball & Ellicottville’s Largest Disco By Chad Neal   

  • WNY Maple Festival

    WNY Maple Festival Two Days Filled with Fun Next Weekend in Franklinville    Next weekend you have the opportunity to taste

  • Taste of Southtowns

    Taste of Southtowns Fundraiser: Gooseneck Hill Waterfowl Sanctuary By Kerra Trivieri      This past winter has been

  • New York Duathlon Series

    New York Duathlon Series Race in Randolph Next Saturday; April 28th    Next Saturday April 28 a Duathlon will take place in

    Inside Business Track

    • All Green Landscaping

      Business Spotlight: All Green Landscaping Laura Ullman & All Green Landscaping By Kerra Trivieri      Family owned and operated All Green Landscaping (AGL) has been proudly serving the Olean and Ellicottville areas since 1998. Their expertise spans many amenities through landscape design, hardscape, lawn maintenance, fence installation, snow removal, and much more.    Owner […]

    • 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 […]

    Up Close & Personal

    • Celebrating Mother Earth

      Celebrating Mother Earth Arbor Day and Earth Day in a Tree City U.S.A. By Carol Fisher   Plant a tree, save an ocean, attend an event. “Trees are Earth’s endless effort to speak to the listening heaven.” – Rabindranath Tagore, Bengali Poet    Trees are what these events are all about! Since it’s always good […]

    • 2 Great Parties – 1 Restaurant

      2 Great Parties – 1 Restaurant Villaggio Hosts Snowmakers Ball & Ellicottville’s Largest Disco By Chad Neal    Villaggio has become a staple in Ellicottville since opening Fall Fest weekend in 2015. Owner Nick Pitillo grew up in Ellicottville and has made it his home now as well. Pitillo is a very accomplished restaurateur, growing […]

    • WNY Maple Festival

      WNY Maple Festival Two Days Filled with Fun Next Weekend in Franklinville    Next weekend you have the opportunity to taste the mouth watering, freshly made maple syrup and learn the process of making it! Experience two days of maple bliss in Franklinville NY April 28 &29 with all day long festivities including all you […]

    • Taste of Southtowns

      Taste of Southtowns Fundraiser: Gooseneck Hill Waterfowl Sanctuary By Kerra Trivieri      This past winter has been a memorable one, with overwhelming amounts of snow that accumulated heavily in short spurts. Due to the most recent snowstorm that took place in early March, the Gooseneck Hill Waterfowl Sanctuary of Springville will be hosting a […]

    • New York Duathlon Series

      New York Duathlon Series Race in Randolph Next Saturday; April 28th    Next Saturday April 28 a Duathlon will take place in Randolph NY from 9-11:15am. The course is a great speed workout for veterans and a perfect beginner level event for those considering entering the multi-sport. Individuals or relay teams of two are welcome. […]

    Architectural Spotlight

    • Minutes From Everything Ellicottville!

      Architectural Spotlight of Ellicottville Minutes From Everything Ellicottville! 7349 Watson Road          MLS#B1098113            $279,000    Nestled in the woods and hills of the Watson Hill subdivision, this chalet has its own access from Watson Rd, looking out over its picturesque pond. Cozy, charming, warm are all appropriate words to describe this home. With its bright wall […]

    • Hilltop Paradise!

      Architectural Spotlight of Ellicottville Hilltop Paradise! 6545 Woodard Road            MLS#B1105952            $700,000    This hilltop, secluded get-away is calling your name! Private driveway leads through the woods to a majestic log home that you’ll never want to leave. 5 bedrooms, 4 full baths, great room, family room and rec room provide maximum space for entertaining. Cozy […]

    • Top of the Mountain!

      Architectural Spotlight of Ellicottville Top of the Mountain! 6827 Holiday Valley Road           B1099803           $864,000     Fabulous 5 BR/3.5 BTH cedar chalet at Holiday Valley. Ski in/out to Spruce Lake! Gourmet kitchen, fully automated smart home system, security, 2 stone fireplaces. Lower level has 2nd kitchen, bath and 2 BRs for guests. New retaining walls, stairs […]

    • New On The Market Near Downtown Ellicottville!

      Architectural Spotlight of Ellicottville New On The Market Near Downtown Ellicottville! 6524 Watson Road           MLS#B1106734           $399,900    Only 3 miles to Downtown Ellicottville is this beautifully designed 4+ bedroom, 4 bath contemporary style home nestles on almost 5 wooded acres. Stroll down to the stream or relax in the hot tub on the back patio. […]

    • Ellicottville Condo In The Heart Of The Village!

      Architectural Spotlight of Ellicottville Ellicottville Condo In The Heart Of The Village! 12 Washington St – Upper           MLS#B1064606              $498,000     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 […]

    Local News

    • Fly Fishing 101

      Fly Fishing 101 Adventure Bound on the Fly Offers Free Course    Next Saturday, April 28 learn fly-fishing basics in a free Fly Fishing 101 classes. Perfect for beginners of all ages. Fly Fishing 101 will provide you with free lessons on fly casting and outfit rigging. This is event is from 9-11:30am and is […]

    • ECS Board Meeting

      ECS Board Meeting School Temporarily Loses Cable Connection Story by John Thomas Staff Writer      At the ECS School Board meeting on Tuesday night Superintendent, Bob Miller chided Spectrum Cable service for the loss of cable TV access for the school. He said the company had upgraded the service coming into the school but […]

    • CCAC 20th Anniversary

      CCAC 20th Anniversary Support the Arts at a 1920’s Party in Olean    2018 is the 20th anniversary for the Cattaraugus County Arts Council (CCAC) so a 1920s-themed Celebration of the Arts Party at the Bartlett Country Club is the perfect kick-off to our 20th year. Join us on Saturday, April 14, 2018 to personally […]

    • ECS Responds to Threat

      ECS Responds to Threat Superintendent Holds Meeting with Parents Story by John Thomas Staff Writer   School Shooter Threat    Last Friday, March 23 at 8:25 AM, a teacher at the ECS High School found a map of the school in a classroom. The map contained comments about a shooter and showed routes from entrances […]

    • Mardi Gras a Success

      Mardi Gras a Success Parade & Great Skiing Bring Record Crowds Story by John Thomas Staff Writer   This year’s Mardi Gras Parade was enjoyed by the huge crowd that gathered along Washington Street.   The amazing weather-prophet rodent, Punxsutawney Phil was Grand Marshall sponsored by The Villager Newspaper. This year the Volunteer Fire Department participated; […]