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  • The Man Behind the Lights

    The Man Behind the Lights Doug Sitler & Night Lights Illuminate the Streetscape By Doug Sitler      A few weeks

  • Open House December 20

    Open House December 20 Silvernail, Esq., PLLC Opens Former Agway Building By Kerra Trivieri      Clayton L.

  • ATM to Be Removed

    ATM to Be Removed Village Planning Board Orders Deactivation & Removal Story by John Thomas Staff Writer     

  • Ellicottville Rotary in 2017

    Ellicottville Rotary in 2017 “Service Above Self” Proves Strong in Our Community By Carol Fisher   “where neighbors,

  • Village Ready for Winter

    Village Ready for Winter Clerk Mary Klahn Plays Taps for Old Meters Story by John Thomas Staff Writer   DPW

    Inside Business Track

    • 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 […]

    • Borsari Food Co.

      Inside Business Track: Borsari Food Co. Borsari Food Company Releases New Coffee Blend Rub By Anna Hagley      Betsy and Adolph Morando, owners of the Jamestown company Borsari Foods, have announced their newest blend, a coffee rub. Borsari Foods is known for its flavorful, unique seasoned salts and meat rubs, and their newest addition […]

    Up Close & Personal

    • Mike Trainer

      AmeriCan Artist Spotlight: Mike Trainer Reclaimed and Repurposed Barnwood Furnishings    Happy Holidays from Liz at AmeriCan in Ellicottville’s winter wonderland. Please make sure when visit our unique shop, you don’t miss a peek into our second room. We are delighted to have an extensive variety of handcrafted, one-of-a-kind works by Mike Trainer, a master […]

    • The Man Behind the Lights

      The Man Behind the Lights Doug Sitler & Night Lights Illuminate the Streetscape By Doug Sitler      A few weeks ago, the Friday night of the “Christmas in Ellicottville” weekend signaled, not only the debut of the fun “Ski Tree” in front of the 1887 Building, but also the return of the illuminated trees […]

    • Open House December 20

      Open House December 20 Silvernail, Esq., PLLC Opens Former Agway Building By Kerra Trivieri      Clayton L. Silvernail, a solo practitioner attorney whose roots began in Western New York, has relocated from Buffalo to Ellicottville. His practice will be holding an Open House next week on Wednesday, December 20 from 4-8pm.    “The purpose […]

    • ATM to Be Removed

      ATM to Be Removed Village Planning Board Orders Deactivation & Removal Story by John Thomas Staff Writer      The Village Planning Board held a public hearing regarding the walkup ATM machine that had suddenly appeared in front of the Washington Square building, a Sprouge Development. Announcements of the public hearing appeared in the local […]

    • Ellicottville Rotary in 2017

      Ellicottville Rotary in 2017 “Service Above Self” Proves Strong in Our Community By Carol Fisher   “where neighbors, friends, and problem-solvers share ideas, join leaders, and take action to create lasting change.” Surely, you know about “Secret Santa.” Under this charming cover, people everywhere are given an opportunity during the Christmas season to provide a […]

    Architectural Spotlight

    • Heart Of The Village!

      Architectural Spotlight of Ellicottville Heart Of The Village! 12 Washington St. – Upper          MLS#B1064606           $525,000    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 is new with convenience, […]

    • Move in Ready!

      Architectural Spotlight of Ellicottville Move in Ready! 5455 Partridge Hill          MLS#B1082445           $359,000    This log built chalet comes fully loaded & ready for you to make it your Ellicottville area investment. Well maintained inside & out. Front & back decks & hot tub for relaxing. Step inside & you will be astounded at what this […]

    • Awesome Slope Views!

      Architectural Spotlight of Ellicottville Awesome Slope Views! 6827 Leslie           $779,900    You will love this newer timber built chalet overlooking the slopes at HoliMont. Re-purposed barn wood floors and doors accentuate this 3+ bedroom, 2-1/2 bath home at the end of a cul-de-sac. The tiled entryway offers hooks and shelving for your coats and equipment. […]

    • Heart Of The Village Business District!

      Architectural Spotlight of Ellicottville Heart Of The Village Business District! 227 West Main St., Springville           MLS#B1087495            $395,000    Grab this chance to own one of Springville’s most notable buildings – the beloved train depot that has been painstakingly brought into the 21st century. Located in the heart of the business district, adjacent to the Erie-Cattaraugus […]

    • Two Miles To Ellicottville!

      Architectural Spotlight of Ellicottville Two Miles To Ellicottville! 7120 NYS Route 242           MLS#B1087246           $429,900    Priced below assessed value! Only 1 mile to the slopes is this roomy 4+ bedroom, 2 bath cedar contemporary style home on almost 5 wooded acres. Stroll the land and walk to the pond. This home is ideally set up […]

    Local News

    • Lacrosse Fest. Returning

      Lacrosse Fest. Returning Ellicottville Lacrosse Festival Returning in 2018    Coming off a successful first-year Ellicottville Lacrosse Festival, members of the Chamber of Commerce and Rhino Lacrosse have reached an agreement to bring the tournament to the area for the next five years.    This year’s event saw 38 teams take to the fields at […]

    • ECS Debates Annexation

      ECS Debates Annexation Senior Trip in Limbo as Alternate Plans Arise By Sharon Turano    As Ellicottville Central School District officials contemplate annexation with the West Valley School District, Town Planning Board Member John Zerfas wants them to remember the 20 percent of town residents that live in the West Valley district.    He visited […]

    • Artist Spotlight: The Man Box

      Artist Spotlight: The Man Box Not Sure What to Get Him?? Ameri-Can Has You Covered    Hi again, Liz here from AmeriCan in downtown Ellicottville, NY and we are all wondering and worried about the ultimate question at this time of year: “What do I get for HIM, ugg!!!!!??” What would be perfect, useful and […]

    • Bed Tax Attracts Tourists

      Bed Tax Attracts Tourists Chamber Receives County Bed Tax Story by John Thomas Staff Writer      Whether we like to admit it or not, we are dependent on tourists. The ski areas bring in the winter multitudes. But in the summer the Chamber of Commerce lures out-of-towners to our Village with the many festivals […]

    • Engineer Appointed

      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 […]