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Start your winter sports season with Demo Day at HV

By Kellen M. Quigley With the first official day of winter just a week away, the snow is likely here to stay. Whether you prefer hitting the slopes on skis or a snowboard, bounding down the hill in a tube or trekking across the forests of Cattaraugus County, Ellicottville has you covered. Head to Holiday Valley this Saturday, Dec. 14, ... Read More »

Morton makes holiday appearances with new baby reindeer, Comet

By Deb Everts Every year during the Christmas season, a man tours Western New York with his reindeer. Some may guess it’s St. Nicholas in a miniature sleigh pulled by eight tiny reindeer but, in this case, it’s Mike Morton. Morton, who owns Sun-Dance-Kids Farm in Conewango Valley, has added a new reindeer to his collection of animals. Six-month-old Comet ... Read More »

ECS $8.4M capital project passes, 78-26

By Kellen M. Quigley  Voters in the Ellicottville Central School District made their opinion known Tuesday when a referendum to proceed with an $8.4 million capital project passed 78 to 26. With 104 voters casting ballots, the turnout was slightly lower than Superintendent Bob Miller had anticipated, but he said the overwhelmingly positive margin was greatly appreciated. “It speaks well ... Read More »

A magical evening had by all at Bob McCarthy’s Irish Christmas

Ellicottville Brewing Company was filled with magic last Friday night, Dec. 6 as Bob McCarthy’s presence was obvious to all who attended Bob McCarthy’s 14th annual Irish Christmas. The evening began with a bagpipe march through EBC by Bob’s favorite piper, Asa Moss. This was followed by two stages of entertainment featuring adorable Irish Dancer Sophia Mesh, who charmed the ... Read More »

HoliMont opens for 58th season this Friday

As the snow continues to fall over Western New York in the days leading up to the official start of winter, eager skiers and snowboards will head to Ellicottville this weekend for opening day at HoliMont. The chairlifts at HoliMont will begin spinning and headed up the hills Friday, Dec. 13 at 9:30 a.m. for the resort’s 58th year. Snowmaking ... Read More »

Youth of the Week

This week’s featured Youth Citizenship Award Recipient is Allison Calarco, announced Dr. Anthony Evans, executive director of the Cattaraugus County Youth Bureau. Allison is the daughter of Kelly and Carl Calarco and is a senior at Ellicottville Central School. Allison has done much for her community. She has served at the Senior Citizen Dinner for four years and has been ... Read More »

Hvizdak paces Randolph past Ellicottville; Eagles win consolation game in Portville

Randolph used a 17-8 second-quarter run to blow past Ellicottville in a non-league girls basketball game en route to winning, 67-41, on Monday night. Led by Sydney Hvizdak, who scored 30 points, Randolph (2-2) got on top and stayed on top. Hvizdak also tallied six rebounds, six steals and six assists in the game. Payton Morrison had a nice night, ... Read More »

Joint Ellicottville water, sewer project almost complete

By Caitlin Croft Ellicottville’s town and village boards held a special meeting Dec. 4 regarding the merger of the municipalities’ water and sewer districts. This is a project that has taken roughly over a year to complete due to a complex legal process. Town Engineer Niles Pierson has spearheaded the project and it has been his primary focus in his ... Read More »

Christmas in the Valley set for Dec. 14, 15

A new holiday event for the West Valley community is being planned for next weekend at the recently opened restaurant The Station Bistro. Christmas in the Valley will take place Dec. 14 and 15 at the restaurant, located at 5386 Depot St. in West Valley. This is the first event of this type for the community with so many planned ... Read More »

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