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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 »

Cummings dominates with two gold medals

By Caitlin Croft The second weekend of U14 Excelsior Cup racing was a bit closer to home for most athletes. There were two Slaloms one held at Kissing Bridge in Glenwood and the other held at Buffalo Ski Club in Colden. Mother Nature made for some interesting conditions both days.There was plenty of snow which meant a soft track and ... Read More »

Men’s Day at HoliMont is Feb. 1 One of the Biggest Parties of the Season!

By Greg Culver, HoliMont Marketing Director Winter has returned to Ellicottville, just in time for one of the biggest parties of the season at HoliMont. Men’s Day 2019 has a lot to offer to all day long, including ski races — with prizes, of course! — sports celebrities paired up with ski race teams, corn hole competitions, adult bike races ... Read More »

MacQueen named National Outstanding Nordic Patroller for 2018

By Deb Everts Mary MacQueen, patrol director and instructor for Allegany State Park’s (ASP) Nordic Ski Patrol, has been chosen by the National Ski Patrol to receive the “National Outstanding Nordic Patroller for 2018” award. She will be presented with the award at a ceremony held in her recognition at Allegany State Park’s Red House Administration Building, Jan. 26. MacQueen ... Read More »

After freezing weekend, more winter weather on the way

By Kellen M. Quigley Some of the heaviest snowfall of the season hit Cattaraugus County this past weekend, with accumulations of over a foot in most places. Jon Hitchcock, meteorologist with the National Weather Service in Buffalo, reported Sunday that Ellicottville was buried under about 15 inches of snow, while nearby Little Valley received 13 inches. These conditions were excellent ... Read More »

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