Cross Your Heart for Eric

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Cross Your Heart for Eric Locals Band Together to Help Ellicottville Local MS Patient Story and Photo By John Thomas Staff Writer   Eric Feldbauer was diagnosed with MS fifteen years ago. Needless to say, it came as a shock to the former ECS student, a former snowboard instructor at Holiday Valley and guitar player. […]

Interview with BD Lenz

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Interview with BD Lenz The More Things Change, The More They Stay The Same By Jack Smeltz                I attended my first Jazzfest in Ellicottville seven years ago. Since then the name has changed to Jazz and Blues Weekend but the one thing that remains constant is the B. D. Lenz Band. They will […]

A Father & Daughter Meet

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A Father & Daughter Meet Al Stocker Unites with His Unknown Daughter Story and Photo By John Thomas Staff Writer      For years Ellicottville resident Al and Hannelore Stocker kept a map of the world on the wall behind his home office desk. It was littered with push pins denoting the numerous countries they […]

Sean Cornelius

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Up Close & Personal: Sean Cornelius Successor to Gary Ross of the Weed Ross Agency By Kim Wade      Sean Cornelius, friendly and soft-spoken recently shared with The Villager some of the journey that led to his becoming the successor to Gary Ross, of the Weed Ross Agency. Coming on board in 2014, just […]

Local Artist Shows at Comic Con

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Local Artist Shows at Comic Con Shad Nowicki Taking Pop Culture Paintings to Nickel City Con By Chad Neal      The fantastic world of pop-culture and fantasy, and fiction of all kinds can be found for the pure reason of entertainment at conclaves for the geek at heart, Comic-Cons. This weekend in Buffalo, The […]

Michael Petrino

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Music Spotlight: Michael Petrino Buffalo Native Joins Nationally Known Band, Plays at Balloons Sat. By MouthSayTongue      The depth of talent in and around Buffalo is staggering. Many local bands are now doing national tours or representing the area at the International Blues Competition. Some of the area musicians have played on albums of […]

Newly Elected Village Board Trustee: Spencer Murray

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Up Close & Personal: Newly Elected Village Board Trustee: Spencer Murray By Chad Neal    Ellicottville has changed a lot in the recent past and more change is foreseen in the future for this quaint little resort town. As new people come to be a part of this growing area, change and growth come along […]

Alpine Title Win

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Alpine Title Win NYSPHSAA Alpine State Title Awarded to Ellicottville Alpine Ski Team By Anna Hagley      Once a year, several schools come together on one mountain to compete in the NYSPHSAA Skiing Championships. This two-day event ends with only one team receiving the honor of the state title, and this year, the Ellicottville […]

ECS Graduate to be Commissioned Officer in ROTC Program

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Up Close & Personal: ECS Graduate to be Commissioned Officer in ROTC Program By Chad Neal      Alex Patrick Steinbroner graduated Ellicottville Central School in 2013. He grew up in and around the Ellicottville area and participated in many of the activities involved with growing up around here: sports, academics etc. Now four years […]

The Kreisher Triplets: A Benefit on March 11th

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Up Close & Personal: The Kreisher Triplets: A Benefit on March 11th By Kerra Trivieri   Olivia and Joe Kreisher of Ellicottville were shocked and thrilled when they heard the joyous news that they would be having triplets this year. However, unfortunately, Olivia has been struggling with several health issues associated with her pregnancy and […]