Engineer Appointed

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Engineer Appointed Town/Village Engineer Position Filled Story by John Thomas Staff Writer   Mayor’s Report    Village Mayor John Burrell began Monday’s meeting of the Village Board of Trustees with good news. He announced Niles Pierson had been nominated to fill the newly created position of Town/Village Engineer. Officially Mr. Pierson will be a town […]

Pole Barn Approved

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Pole Barn Approved ZBA Grants Area Variance for Pole Barn Story by John Thomas Staff Writer      Last week the Town Zoning Board of Appeals continued an action to grant an Area Variance for a new building on Kuhn Road. The resident there wants to build a pole barn 40 feet from his front […]

Veterans Day Remembrance

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Veterans Day Remembrance Village Honors Veterans of Armed Services Story and Photo By John Thomas Staff Writer      On the eleventh hour of the eleventh day of the eleventh month, Ellicottville will pause for a few moments to recognize and give thanks to those among us who have served or are serving in the […]

Business Seeks Approval

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Business Seeks Approval Proposal for Home Chiropractic Business Story by John Thomas Staff Writer      The Town Planning Board on Monday night accepted an application from Mr. Leo Kronert to establish a home Chiropractic business in the house he is in the process of purchasing on Rt. 242. Two questions arose, neither seems serious […]

Sludge Removal

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Sludge Removal Target Completion Date December 31, 2017 By Jeanine Zimmer Carlson The Village Board met Monday October 16, 2017. The Building Inspector listed almost 40 building permits that have been issued year to date including several demolitions and apartment constructions.    The Sewer Report noted they went to training on finance and fiscal management […]

5th Annual WILMA

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5th Annual WILMA Local Manufacturers & Artisan Expo    Want to think and act local?  Invest in your own communities’ people and businesses? Show your support by coming to the 5th annual W.I.L.M.A. (We Invite Local Manufacturers & Artisans) being held at the Cattaraugus County Fairgrounds next weekend, October 21 & 22.    What are […]

Insider’s Guide to Fall Festival

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Insider’s Guide to Fall Festival Ellicottville’s Oldest And Largest Festival Is Here By Carol Fisher   For two days, our little sweet village turns into a haven for leaf watchers, shoppers, fun seekers, beer drinkers, sausage eaters, and outdoor enthusiasts by the thousands. It’s hard to imagine putting that many people into one small portion […]

Fall Festival Races

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Fall Festival Races 5K Run and Mountain Bike Race Next Weekend Fall Festival 5K Run    The Annual Fall Festival 5K Run kicks off on October 7th at 9:30am on Holiday Valley Road.   This fun, challenging course draws runners from several surrounding states. Hundreds of runners line Holiday Valley Road and proceed through and around the […]

Nightmare Hayrides

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Nightmare Hayrides Nightmare Hayrides on Sommerville Street 2017    Friday, Saturday and Sundays evenings from September 29-October 29 you are welcomed to jump on the scariest hayride in Western New York right here in Ellicottville. Nightmare Hayride is a twenty-five minute tractor drawn hayride that will lead you down a creepy haunted path with live […]

Arboretum Events

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Arboretum Events Butterflies and Guided Tours at Nannen Arboretum By Chad Neal    Ellicottville is a destination. Not so much like a theme park as it were, but a place that cannot be explored all in one day, or even one week. The nature that surrounds this beautiful town and village is spectacular. One can […]