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  • Women’s Ski Clinic

    Women’s Ski Clinic “Your Turn” Brings Women to the Next Level: February 11 & 12 By Rachael Dymski In Ellicottville, girls

  • Living History Weekend

    Living History Weekend Seneca Iroquois Snow-snake Demonstrations and More By Chad Neal   Many tribes have played the

  • Officers Philipps/Bouchard Honored

    Officers Philipps/Bouchard Honored Service Above and Beyond the Call of Duty Recognized for Lifesaving Incidents Story and photo by John

  • SnoCross in Salamanca

    SnoCross in Salamanca Nationally Televised Championship Event February 5&6 The twists, turns, thrills, and high speeds in the snow

  • Enhancing Mardi Gras

    Enhancing Mardi Gras Bigger Crowds, More Participation and Events Wednesday, January 13 a Mardi Gras committee meeting was held at the

    Inside Business Track

    • Gallery 14731

      Inside Business: Gallery 14731 Featuring an Upscale Array of Artisan and Luxury Items By Chad Neal Once again Ellicottville has attracted another new business: Gallery 14731. Owner Emily Hettrick is excited about her new boutique located in the plaza behind the Kwik Fill gas station, next to EVL Ink Tattoo and Apparel. The Villager caught […]

    • Cadillac Jack’s

      Inside Business: Cadillac Jack’s Movie Actor Gains Creative Control with New Menus at Cadillac Jacks By Chad Neal Fans of horror and sci-fi movies may know a new face in town. J.P. Edwards acted in a few movies in his younger years, including “Axegrinder” and “Alien Grey Zone X”; he also hosted for the NBA […]

    • Inside Business: Watson’s Chocolates

      Inside Business: Watson’s Chocolates Chocolatiers to the Slopes Celebrate 30 Years By Chad Neal   The sweetest shop in Ellicottville is Watson’s Chocolates, hands down. The purveyors of chocolates (and the popular confection, sponge candy) are the only store of it’s kind in the village. Whitney Watson Beecher is the President of the 70 year-old […]

    • Groove Health & Fitness

      Inside Business: Groove Health & Fitness New Groove for EVL; Groove Health and Fitness to Open Nov. 7 Story and Photo By John Thomas Staff Writer   After months of anticipation, the new Groove Health and Fitness Center will have its Grand Opening Celebration this Saturday, November 7th. The celebration will be from 8am to […]

    • Evergreen Outfitters

      Inside Business Track: Evergreen Outfitters By Kerra Trivieri   There is something for all outdoor lovers at Evergreen Outfitters, even as the summer months have left us and autumn has arrived again. Previously located in Ashville, New York, this business specializes in sports instruction and outdoor recreation. Their mission is to guide their customers by […]

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    • Women’s Ski Clinic

      Women’s Ski Clinic “Your Turn” Brings Women to the Next Level: February 11 & 12 By Rachael Dymski In Ellicottville, girls just want to have fun—while tearing up the slopes. Thanks to the Holiday Valley Snowsports School, women can learn how to do this even better. The school is hosting its third annual Your Turn […]

    • Living History Weekend

      Living History Weekend Seneca Iroquois Snow-snake Demonstrations and More By Chad Neal   Many tribes have played the traditional winter sport of snow snake. Snow snake is game played by four teams which are dubbed as “corners” and the competition involves hurling a wooden spear like implement called the snow snake down a long track […]

    • Officers Philipps/Bouchard Honored

      Officers Philipps/Bouchard Honored Service Above and Beyond the Call of Duty Recognized for Lifesaving Incidents Story and photo by John Thomas Officer in Charge Don Auge (center) recently honored Officers Kelly Philipps and Jim Bouchard for, as he put it, “service above and beyond the call of duty.” In two separate incidents, one last year […]

    • 36 HoliMont Avenue

      Architectural Spotlight: 36 HoliMont Avenue Ski In/Ski Out Convenience 36 HoliMont Avenue     MLS# B492327     $424,800 If location matters, then you will love this ski in/ski out convenience. After 42 years, the owners are selling this uniquely designed 4+ bedroom, 2 ½ bath chalet at HoliMont. The expanded living room features a gas fireplace that adds […]

    Architectural Spotlight

    • 36 HoliMont Avenue

      Architectural Spotlight: 36 HoliMont Avenue Ski In/Ski Out Convenience 36 HoliMont Avenue     MLS# B492327     $424,800 If location matters, then you will love this ski in/ski out convenience. After 42 years, the owners are selling this uniquely designed 4+ bedroom, 2 ½ bath chalet at HoliMont. The expanded living room features a gas fireplace that adds […]

    • 6817 Buchan Road

      Architectural Spotlight: 6817 Buchan Road Hilltop Location with Magical Slope Views 6817 Buchan Road      MLS#B422593      $675,000 Move right into this fully furnished chalet. This is a spacious contemporary home with walls of windows overlooking Holiday Valley slopes. New kitchen, six bedrooms, 3.5 baths, two story foyer, central vacuum, attached garage and so much more. The […]

    • 8611 Rte. 219

      Architectural Spotlight: 8611 Rte. 219 Chalet Surrounded By Nature in a Secluded Atmosphere 8611 Rte 219, Ellicottville      MLS#B491010       $177,500 Through the covered bridge and up the tree-lined driveway – you’ll find this cedar-sided chalet. A wonderful primary or second home located between Ellicottville and Springville. Two bedrooms and a full bath on main floor, large […]

    • 4404 Humphrey Rd.

      Architectural Spotlight: 4404 Humphrey Rd. Lovely Setting Close to Everything Offers Generous Living Space 4404 Humphrey Road, Humphrey NY       MLS#: B490164       $169,000 This warm and inviting home checks a lot of the boxes on your wish list. Generous living spaces that include a huge living room and formal dining with hardwood floors, formal […]

    • 6 Elk Street

      Architectural Spotlight: 6 Elk Street Beautifully Maintained Victorian 6 Elk Street      MLS#: B490878      $328,800 In the heart of the village of Ellicottville is this beautifully maintained, 4-5 bedroom, 3 bath, tri-level Victorian style home. Character and charm throughout. The wood stove in the family room adds to the ambiance of this period home. The eat-in […]

    Local News

    • EVL Students Commissioned & Illegal Peddling in Village

      EVL Students Commissioned Career Training Center Builds Race Starting Gates for HV Ellicottville Career and Technical Center Welding and Metal Fabrication seniors Adam Oakes, Armon Lenahan, and Matt Hanft, from Cattaraugus-Little Valley and Jeff Steward of Randolph, designed and built four race starting gates that were commissioned by Holiday Valley. Matt Hanft, the Project Manager, […]

    • McAndrew Begins Term & Local Noise Speaks Loudly

      McAndrew Begins Term First Town Meeting for New Supervisor: Business as Usual Story by John Thomas Staff Writer   New Noise Law Newly elected Town Supervisor Matt McAndrew began his term by opening the Town Board meeting with a public hearing on Local Law #1 of 2016, the Noise Law. The law is intended to […]

    • Harley-Day Valley & Funds Allow Improvements

      Harley-Day Valley Annual Party Features Fun on a Harley this Saturday This Saturday, January 23 from at 10am-7pm, WNY’s Biggest Cabin Fever Biker Party is back again for it’s fourth year at Holiday Valley, sponsored by Gowanda Harley Davidson. There will be live music with “Bleeding Hearts Band” from 3-7pm. “Jumpstart” is always a main […]

    • Variance Granted & Casino Shuttles

      Variance Granted ZBA Signs off on Homeowner Plans Story by John Thomas Staff Writer   Mr. Carl Carlarco appeared before the public hearing of the Zoning Board of Appeals last Thursday night to complete the variance application for a home he is designing on Holiday Valley Drive. There is currently a home on the lot […]

    • Olean Sports/Rec Show & Olean Rock, Rhythm & Blues

      Olean Sports/Rec Show January 23&24 at Good Times: Vendor Booths Available OLEAN – Booths are now available for the 7th Annual Greater Olean Area Outdoor & Rec Sports Show to be held January 2016 at the Good Times of Olean Events Center.  The show dates and times are Saturday, January 23, 10am-5pm, and Sunday, January […]

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