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Ellicottville announces top students of Class of 2019

Ellicottville Central School has announced Louisa Benatovich is valedictorian for the Class of 2019 with a weighted average of 113.72. Louisa, who is the daughter of Katie and Adam Benatovich, will graduate with an Advanced Regents Diploma with Honors. A great lover of, music, literature and learning, Louisa devoted much of her time in pursuit of those passions. Quiz Bowl, ... Read More »

Stuck in the Mud at Holiday Valley

By Louisa Benatovich For Father’s Day weekend, over 1,000 mudders of all ages participated in the annual Holiday Valley Mudslide Obstacle Run, held June 15. A tradition for nearly 10 years, this season’s event drew individuals from all across Western New York and the surrounding states. Featuring a collection of brand-new participants and veteran competitors, this year’s muddy obstacle course ... Read More »

BAGS & BREWS: The Kick-Off to Summerfest

By Caitlin Croft The Summer Music Festival is definitely the highlight event of the summer in Ellicottville, New York. This year, former Eagles guitarist Don Felder, Caitlin Koch and the Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra will grace the stage over the two-night event. In a new twist, the Kick-Off Party is being held on Monroe Street in the form of Bags & ... Read More »

McCann adds A.D. to his teaching, coaching duties

By Sam Wilson After 13 years as a teacher for Ellicottville Central School, Dave McCann has coached modified, junior varsity or varsity teams in four different sports. McCann hopes that experience in various sports and at each level will give him some perspective in his new job responsibilities as the Eagles’ newest athletic director. McCann replaces Chad Bartoszek, who left ... Read More »

Ellicottville Village Board yet to make Short Term Rental decision

By Caitlin Croft  The June meeting of the Ellicottville Village Board opened with good news. Two checks were received from the county, one totaling $99,307.54 for the County Sales Tax Distribution and the second in the amount of $4,203.80 for the County Mortgage Tax Distribution. Mayor John Burrell noted that the village is lucky to receive these distribution checks because ... Read More »

AT THE GIN MILL ‘Everything Old is New Again’

By Deb Everts Later this summer, the tradition will continue in Ellicottville when The Gin Mill reopens at its new home on the corner of Monroe and Washington streets. The establishment’s summer motto is, “Everything Old is New Again. August is coming.” The new Gin Mill building complex once housed the former DJ’s Restaurant, A Touch of Ellicottville and Bike ... Read More »

Slip on down to the Holiday Valley Mudslide this weekend

By Kellen M. Quigley It’s time to break out the running clothes and sneakers you don’t mind getting muddy, because it’s going to be a slip-sliding good time at Holiday Valley this weekend Holiday Valley Resort will host its eighth annual Mudslide Obstacle Trail Run on Saturday, June 15, and there’s a lot of fun in store for anyone looking ... Read More »

Great Valley Town Board approves potential food pantry at town hall

By Kellen M. Quigley A new place for area residents in need of a little extra food at the end of the month could soon be coming to the town of Great Valley. At its Monday meeting, the Great Valley Town Board approved a request by representatives from St. Paul’s Lutheran Church in Ellicottville to pursue setting up a community ... Read More »

Ellicottville Cornell Cooperative Extension hosts WNY fashion show

Cattaraugus County hosted the Western New York District 4-H Fashion Revue at Cornell Cooperative Extension (CCE) in Ellicottville on Saturday, June 1. Twenty-one participants from Cattaraugus, Chautauqua, Wyoming and Orleans counties modeled garments that they created. Leah Olejniczak, a member of the Creative Cardinals 4-H Club in Randolph, represented Cattaraugus County in the junior division showing a summer shirt and ... Read More »

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