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Tri-County Winter Art Market held this weekend at Seneca museum

By Deb Everts In partnership with the Tri-County Arts Council, the Seneca-Iroquois National Museum will host this year’s “Winter Art Market” at the Onöhsagwë:de’ Cultural Center on Saturday, Nov. 23 from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. and Sunday, Nov. 24 from noon to 5 p.m. The public is invited to this annual event that gives people the opportunity to shop ... Read More »

Changing Times: Let’s Skate!

By Ginna Hensel  Changes in times constitute changes in leisure activities. While Ellicottville will always be known for skiing, it appears there is a new sport in town. If you walk the streets of Ellicottville, instead of finding bikes and scooters, you are more likely to find kids on skateboards. Local couple Chris and Brenda Perks noticed this change in ... Read More »

Ellicottville earns four first-team CCAA East all-stars

The Ellicottville girls soccer team placed four players on the CCAA East division’s first-team all-stars after winning the division with an 8-0-2 record (10-4-3 overall). Mandy Hurlburt, Emilee Ruiz, Logan Fredrickson and Brooke Eddy made the first team for Ellicottville. Hurlburt had a team-high 15 goals with three assists. Ruiz had four goals and four assists and Fredrickson had two ... Read More »

ECS Robotics teams compete in FIRST Lego League competition

By Adam Silvernail Student Reporter Every year in November, the Ellicottville Middle School Robotics Team goes to compete in the FIRST Lego League in Houghton, which was Nov. 16 this year. There, the team used a series of programs to run their robot they created through an obstacle course completing challenges. The robot and the course are made of Legos, ... Read More »

Village of Ellicottville continues discussion of solar zoning laws

By Ginna Hensel During the Ellicottville Village Board meeting of Nov. 18, Mayor John Burrell shared good news, informing the board that the village has received an engineering grant check for $69,413.30 and a County Sales Tax Check for $112,084.24. In his Mayor’s report, Burrell updated the board on the WNY Southtowns Scenic By-Way Meeting in Ellicottville held on Nov. ... Read More »

Nannen Arboretum wreath making class to be held Dec. 4

Nannen Arboretum Society members will hold a wreath making class Dec. 4 from 6 to 8 p.m. at the town center auditorium, 28 Parkside Drive in Ellicottville. Society members Nan Miller and Cheri Reed will lead a class for making a wreath or swag or boxwood tree. Learn to identify various evergreens and other natural plants that can be incorporated ... Read More »

Ellicottville Holiday Happenings in the works for this season

By Deb Everts Get into the holiday spirit and make Ellicottville a holiday season destination. There are several special events downtown in the village and plenty of winter sports at Holiday Valley and HoliMont ski areas. The Ellicottville Chamber of Commerce presents the annual “Christmas in Ellicottville” event from Nov. 29 to Dec. 1. Sponsored by Wingate by Wyndham and ... Read More »

Holiday Valley cranks up snow-making guns with cold snap

By Rick Miller Taking advantage of a cold snap, Holiday Valley began making snow just after midnight Thursday, Nov. 7 “We try to open the day after Thanksgiving,” said Holiday Valley marketing director Jane Eshbaugh. “Right now we’re looking at Nov. 29, weather permitting. But stay tuned.”  There is a 21-man mountain crew overseeing snow-making operations — three seven-worker shifts.  ... Read More »

CSP flips the script on F/E Wolfpack shut down Titans in 22-0 Section 6 title game

By Sam Wilson From the moment Cameron Barmore raced untouched into the end zone on a 67-yard slant reception in the game’s first minute, Clymer/Sherman/Panama put the Franklinville/Ellicottville football team in unchartered territory. The Titans, who entered Saturday’s Section 6 Class D football championship undefeated, had not trailed all season. And F/E’s closest game of the year was way back ... Read More »

A Night of Irish Magic Bob McCarthy’s Irish Christmas returns Dec. 6

The Rotary Club of Ellicottville will once again sponsor the holiday tradition, Bob McCarthy’s Irish Christmas. Festivities begin at 6 p.m. Dec. 6 at the Ellicottville Brewing Company. Explore the tastes of Ireland featuring local restaurants serving a variety of Irish dishes. Cupcaked, Dina’s, EBC, Katy’s Café, Madigans, The Silver Fox and Villagio will provide an amazing culinary tour of ... Read More »

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