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Chute Fest wraps up ski season at Holiday Valley

By Deb Everts It’s time to put away the skis in Ellicottville and get out the golf clubs. Holiday Valley officially closed its slopes and ended this year’s ski season April 7, but the golf course was opened the same weekend on April 6. Jane Eshbaugh, marketing director at the resort, said people were able to ski and golf the ... Read More »

Nannen Arboretum to celebrate Arbor Day on April 26

The Nannen Arboretum is inviting the public to its Arbor Day celebration at 11 a.m. April 26 in the town center building. Town of Ellicottville Supervisor Matt McAndrew and Village of Ellicottville Mayor John Burrell will make a proclamation declaring April 26 as Arbor Day in Ellicottville. An Arbor Day tree will be planted by the Nannen Arboretum Society and ... Read More »

Ellicottville Planning Board approves work for two residences

By Caitlin Croft The April meeting of the Ellicottville Village Planning Board opened with a public hearing on 45 Elizabeth St., a single family residence. The applicant is applying to demolish the current accessory barn as it is dilapidated and beyond repair. In its place it will rebuild a functioning garage. They also plan on demolishing part of the principle ... Read More »

Franklinville baseball holds off Eagles, 12-2

Three hits from Kalib Pierce weren’t enough for the Ellicottville baseball team at Franklinville on Wednesday, April 10, as the Eagles fell to their opponents. The Panthers won, 12-2, in five innings. Ben Mooney tallied two hits with a double and RBI, and Matt Peters (3), Jake Peters (2) and Nolan Palmatier (2) each drove in multiple runs to power ... Read More »

The ECS Dime Carnival is more than a Dime a Dozen

By Louisa Benatovich Student Reporter There’s nothing like Ellicottville Central School’s Dime Carnival to welcome an Ellicottville spring. Hosted at the school April 12, hundreds attended this annual event that’s fun for the whole family.  This year, the carnival spread out over three spaces: the high school cafeteria, gym and the hallway between. Each room held a variety of games ... Read More »

WVDP successfully demolishes former laundry facility

EM and its cleanup contractor CH2M HILL BWXT West Valley, LLC (CHBWV) recently completed the demolition of the former Laundry Facility at the West Valley Demonstration Project. This is the third of seven ancillary support structures to be demolished under the current contract. Laundry operations stopped in 2012 when it was outsourced to a private contractor as a cost-savings measure. ... Read More »

The Rundown on Spring Races and Walks

By Kellen M. Quigley If you need that extra push to get out and hit the trails or the pavement, this spring is chock full of running opportunities for a great cause. Whether you prefer a half marathon or a fun walk, there’s something for everyone for all levels and abilities to take part in this season. April 28, SAPS ... Read More »

HoliMont members to hit the slopes one last time this weekend

By Deb Everts HoliMont Ski Resort has not wrapped up its ski season in Ellicottville just yet. The slopes are closed this week, April 7–12, but Marketing Director Greg Culver said they will reopen this coming weekend, Saturday, April 13 and Sunday, April 14 for members to have one last “hurrah.”  Culver said he’s guessing there will be 12 to ... Read More »

Town of E’ville Bicentennial planning moving along

By Deb Everts Plans for the Town of Ellicottville Bicentennial are moving along but, with 2020 less than a year away, there is still much to do. The planning committee met March 27 and welcomes anyone who would like to help out. Dawn Westfall, president of the Ellicottville Historical Society, said they had a good crowd of 10 at their ... Read More »

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