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Rotary Club’s Annual Ski Day is Feb. 15

It’s back! The Rotary Club of Ellicottville is having its Annual Ski Day at HoliMont on Friday, Feb. 15 from 9 a.m. until sundown. A day of skiing and lunch is $65; lunch only is $20. Trivia game with prizes will take place at lunchtime. There will be a 50/50 drawing. Please R.S.V.P. by Feb. 8. Email johnweismantel@yahoo.com or call ... Read More »

Plans for town of E’ville Bicentennial underway Committee seeks ideas and volunteer assistance

By Deb Everts Next year, the town of Ellicottville will be celebrating its 200th birthday. With the bicentennial coming up soon, the planning committee was off to an official start when they met at the Ellicottville Memorial Library Jan. 30.  Dawn Westfall, president of the Ellicottville Historical Society, said although the planning for the bicentennial celebration was initiated by members ... Read More »

Holiday Valley hosts Empire State Winter Games torch send-off

By Kellen M. Quigley The annual running of the Empire State Winter Games torch got its start Sunday in Ellicottville on the way to Lake Placid for the event’s opening ceremony. At Holiday Valley Jan. 27, snowboarder Grace Dalton had the honor of taking the torch on the ride of its life, carving down the Yodeler slope with torch in ... Read More »

Take part in Mountain Ski Fest on Feb. 8

By Kellen M. Quigley With winter in full swing, temperatures low and snow blowing, February is a great time to experience some outdoor fun at Holiday Valley. On Feb. 8, Mountain Ski Fest will entail a day full of skiing, snowboarding, activities and camaraderie for skiers or riders. What was formerly Mountain Man Day, now all are invited to the ... Read More »

MacQueen recognized as Outstanding Nordic Patroller at reception

By Deb Everts Mary MacQueen, who serves as patrol director and instructor for the Allegany State Park (ASP) Nordic Ski Patrol, was honored at a reception at the Red House Administration Building, Jan. 26. On behalf of the over 28,000 members of the National Ski Patrol (NSP) System, the event officially recognized her as she was presented with the National ... Read More »

Men’s Day at HoliMont is Friday

By Greg Culver Special to the Times Winter has returned to Ellicottville, just in time for one of the biggest parties of the season at HoliMont.  Men’s Day 2019 will be held Friday, Feb. 1 and has a lot to offer all day long, including ski races, sports celebrities paired up with ski race teams, corn hole competitions, adult bike ... Read More »

Ellicottville completes sweep of Franklinville

By Shawn Campbell Special to the Times To pull off a rare sweep in one of the Big 30’s fiercest boys basketball rivalries, all Ellicottville had to do was think back to its first meeting with Franklinville.  In the Eagles’ 51-35 win on Jan. 4, they overcame a 9-0 deficit. On Thursday, Jan. 24, they faced a 7-0 hole when ... Read More »

Fredrickson, Azcarate win GS in Holiday Valley meet

Ellicottville’s Logan Fredrickson won the girls giant slalom and Mitchell Azcarate won the boys GS Wednesday night in high school ski racing at Holiday Valley. Logan Fredrickson was first out of 13 racers in the meet against Williamsville and Gow with a time of :50.00 on runs of :25.02 and :24.98. Her twin sister Hayly Fredrickson was third at :51.88 ... Read More »

Scandinavian Spa proposed for construction on Snowpine Drive

The January meeting of the Ellicottville Planning Board opened with a joint public hearing with the Zoning Board of Appeals (ZBA) on four micro cell towers by Verizon. The four locations of the towers are at Donlen Drive, Sky High, HoliMont Lodge and the Inn at Holiday Valley. These micro cells are canisters that will be fixed to the top ... Read More »

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