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Reception to Be Held Sept. 22 at Springville Center for the Arts for Community Photo Exhibit

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Springville Center for the Arts is excited to present a large exhibit of local photographic art. A free reception will be held at 6:30 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 22, where the public can enjoy drinks, refreshments and meet the artists whose work is on display. A tradition that started in 1999, the Community Photography Exhibit selections reflect of wide range of ... Read More »

Legal Eagles Attend Their First Day of County Government

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By Louisa Benatovich ECS Student Reporter Two Ellicottville students made their first trek to the County Legislative Building on Sept. 12. This building, home to our district attorney Lori Rieman, also houses the prestigious County Government program. Offered as a replacement for ECS’s Participation in Government course, County Government allows students a first-hand view of the Cattaraugus County legal system. ... Read More »

Young Eagles Boys Soccer Team Off to Hot Start

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By Sam Wilson The Ellicottville boys soccer team is off to its best six-game start in years, but perhaps the best news, given the Eagles’ youth, is this could be just that: a start. The Eagles (4-1-1) have already tied last season’s win total (4-12-1) and more than half of their members (eight of 15)  are only sophomores. “We’re still ... Read More »

Ellicottville Rotary Celebrates the Alley Katz

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John Weismantel the Rotary Club of Ellicottville President made a special presentation to Debbie Yantomasi and a small group of the Alley Katz, of a bronze plaque recognizing the group for their great work in Ellicottville. The Alley Katz are a group of volunteers that plant and maintain the flowers and plants in the village making our village look so ... Read More »

Rock ‘N’ Roll This Weekend in Ellicottville

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By Deb Everts Visitors to Ellicottville this weekend will once again have the opportunity to take a step back in time when the greaser look was in, their cars were hot rods and rock ‘n’ roll was king. The village’s annual Rock ‘n’ Roll Weekend begins Friday, Sept. 14 and continues through Sunday, Sept. 16. Presented by Northtown Automotive Group, ... Read More »

Pumpkinville Opens Saturday for 50th Season

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By Rich Place Autumn is on its way and that means Pumpkinville is ready to open for the season. After all, the well-known stop for all things pumpkin — and plenty of other fall-themed attractions — will celebrate its 50th year when it opens for the season on Saturday and remains open daily through Halloween. Pumpkinville was originally opened in ... Read More »

Ellicottville Distillery to Host Vintage Motorcycle Event

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By Deb Everts Motorcycle enthusiasts will have the opportunity enjoy a vintage motorcycle event at the Ellicottville Distillery from 1 to 4 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 16 on the grounds of the distillery. Distiller Bryan Scharf said this is the first time the distillery has hosted the event, noting they have 10 vintage motorcycles registered so far and expects more to ... Read More »

Ellicottville Students Survive First Week of New Visions

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By Louisa Benatovich ECS Student Reporter In the spring of last year, three Ellicottville juniors submitted an application. It was a rigorous process requiring an essay, multiple teacher recommendations and an almost immaculate transcript. With the press of a button, it was over. All they could do was wait. Myself, Brennan Finn and Sierra Maybee were the only Ellicottville students ... Read More »

Neilon Likes the Grit From Young Eagles Girls Soccer Squad

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By Sam Wilson The season’s off to a slow start, but when Mary Neilon talks about her young 2018 Ellicottville girls soccer team, she keeps coming back to one word: “gritty.” With six returning letterwinners from last year’s 10-7 squad, the bulk of the the 2018 team (12 of 22 players) are eighth, ninth or 10th graders. “But they’re a ... Read More »

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