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Ellicottville ready to ‘Rock Autism’ with second music fest Saturday

By Kellen M. Quigley After a successful first event last year, there was no doubt in the minds of Max Muscato and the rest of the Rock Autism board members to bring the organization’s music festival back for 2019. The second annual Rock Autism Music Festival, which will feature six bands on Saturday at the Village Park on Fillmore Drive ... Read More »

Plans progress for Ellicottville bicentennial

By Deb Everts Plans for the town of Ellicottville’s Bicentennial Celebration in 2020 are moving along and gradually taking shape. The last meeting was held Aug. 20 at the Ellicottville Memorial Library. Organizer Dawn Westfall said about a dozen people generally come to the meetings and 11 were in attendance, so they had a fairly good turnout. She said anybody ... Read More »

Planning underway for Ellicottville Fall Festival, Oct. 12 and 13

As Ellicottville’s oldest and largest event, Fall Festival, scheduled for Oct. 12 and 13 this year, is a huge economic engine for the village and provides a major trickle-down effect. It benefits many not-for-profits along with our business community and our residents. Over $70,000 is generated in various donations from the festival events. The popularity provides an opportunity to showcase ... Read More »

Final Stroll the Streets in Ellicottville this Friday

The final Stroll the Streets in Ellicottville of the year is this Friday. Listen to live music performed by the Samuel Tambe Band as you walk through the downtown area. Enjoy family-friendly events and attractions such as a stilt walker, juggling, Henna tattoos and much more. Kick-off Labor Day weekend with one last stroll through downtown Ellicottville! Read More »

TIME lists Comedy Center among ‘World’s Greatest Places’

This is no joke: The National Comedy Center in Jamestown was named one of TIME magazine’s “World’s Greatest Places” in the publication’s Sept. 2 cover story, out Thursday online and on newsstands today.  The National Comedy Center was selected as one of only “100 new and newly noteworthy destinations to experience right now” and one of only nine attractions to ... Read More »

It’s back to school for Ellicottville students and staff

Megan Hartsell Student Reporter As summer comes to an end, Ellicottville students are reminiscing on an even more so enjoyable summer than in years passed, as well as looking ahead to a fresh start, one year closer to graduation.  Now seniors, many of the class of 2020 spent their precious free time exploring colleges and analyzing different occupations.  Simon Lin ... Read More »

Ellicottville Town Board accepts resignation of Signore from planning board

By Caitlin Croft  At the regular monthly meeting of the Ellicottville Town Board, it was reported that a solar committee met to discuss a Zoning Amendment proposal. The committee identified concern items and was supplied with examples of similar municipalities’ solar zoning regulations by Town Planner Gary Palumbo. The town board approved tasking the Planning Board with Zoning Board Member ... Read More »

West Valley Demonstration Project recycles demolition debris for environmental sustainability

Cost savings continue at West Valley Demonstration Project (WVDP) as workers shipped the Utility Room Extension (URE) building’s large transformer offsite to be recycled. To date, the WVDP has received more than $14,000 in savings from their recycling efforts.  Crews continue to separate clean materials during demolition projects that can be recycled, which allows those cost savings to be used ... Read More »

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