Sportsman Rendezvous

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Sportsman Rendezvous Next Weekend at The Catt. County Fairgrounds    Next weekend, August 11-13 the Sportsman Rendezvous will take place at the Cattaraugus County Fairgrounds. Vendors will be dealing in outdoor living items including guns, ammo and black powder supplies, archery equipment, trapping and fishing gear, birdhouses, alpaca socks and assorted antiques will be on […]

Tax Levy Limit

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Tax Levy Limit Town Board Discusses Flexibility with Budget By Jeanine Zimmer-Carlson    Supervisor McAndrew called the Town Board meeting to order at 6pm with a Pledge to the Flag.    The meeting opened with a public hearing pertaining to Local Law #1 of the 2017 year entitled: “A Local Law to Override the Tax […]

Wounded Warrior

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Wounded Warrior Southern Tier Wounded Warrior Benefit Concert    This Sunday July 23 the Southern Tier Wounded Warrior Benefit will take place at Allegany Fireman’s Park and Parade Grounds, 188 West Main Street in Allegany. The event begins a 2pm and there will be live music throughout the day. The lineup includes Platinum selling country […]

Plans Puzzle Panel

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Plans Puzzle Panel ZBA Considers Deck on Washington Story by John Thomas Staff Writer      At last week’s public hearing at the Village Zoning Board of Appeals, a resident applied for a zoning variance to install a deck at the rear of her home on Washington. The deck would connect to the existing deck […]

Ellicottville History

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Ellicottville History Historical Society Museum Lecture Series    Come to this FREE event Wednesday July 12, 7pm at the Ellicottville Memorial Library to learn about the history of Ellicottville NY. Guests who come to the presentation can bring their own bit of history and talk about it, or get an answer to a question you […]

Championship Rodeo

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Championship Rodeo This Weekend Showcases 9 Events & Fireworks By Kerra Trivieri      The Wild West returns to the Enchanted Mountains as Sommerville Street will once again host its annual Ellicottville Championship Rodeo (ECR) throughout this year’s Fourth of July weekend.    Approaching its 29th year, the ECR remains one of the largest International […]

Solar Power Shines

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Solar Power Shines Solar Projects Shine New Light on Brownfields Story by John Thomas Staff Writer      A special meeting of the Cattaraugus County Industrial Development Agency was called last week to consider three exciting new projects in solar power. BQ Energy/Steel Winds LLC is seeking approval of a 15-year Energy PILOT program for […]

Museum’s Open House

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Museum’s Open House Catt. Co. Path Through History Museum Crawl    See how many museums you can visit in one day as our local museums open their doors for the Path Through History Weekend in NYS.  Visit the Museums of Cattaraugus County for New York State’s Path Through History Weekend on June 17th from 10am […]

Vogt Alters Plans

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Vogt Alters Plans Developer Submits Revised Drawings to Planning Board Story by John Thomas Staff Writer      Although the actual Planning Board meeting isn’t until next Tuesday, there was plenty of discussion at the Board’s work session this week. Developer Phil Vogt was at the meeting with his engineer Aaron Tiller to discuss plans […]

Contentious Meeting

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Contentious Meeting Budget Meeting Overshadowed by Ethics Debate Story by John Thomas Staff Writer      The Village Board of Trustees held a special meeting Tuesday night to go over some budget modifications before the end of the Village’s fiscal year May 31st. Mayor Burrell explained according to state law; municipal boards are required not […]