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Hamilton, UB returning to NCAA Tournament after MAC championship

Ellicottville Central School graduate Marissa Hamilton is going dancing again with the University at Buffalo women’s basketball team. A sophomore forward, Hamilton’s team returned to the NCAA women’s basketball tournament with a second consecutive Mid – American Conference Tournament Championship, defeating Ohio 77-61 in the finals on Saturday in Cleveland. Last year, the Bulls played their way to the NCAA ... Read More »

Ellicottville students spend a day under the big top

By Louisa BenatovichStudent Reporter With all the negativity and pure tragedy that has been on the news, it is easy to forget to appreciate the little things. On March 14, five students from Ellicottville’s 12-1-2 class experienced joy in its purest form.  “12-1-2” is a classroom setup that stands for 12 students, one teacher and two aides. For a classroom ... Read More »

RIT students begin Ellicottville DPW project

By Caitlin Croft The March meeting of the Ellicottville Village Board opened with good news. The quarterly sales tax from the county was received, totaling $102,922.21. This marks the final payment for the current fiscal year and the total received is approximately $411,000. This is up considerably from the year before. A check was also received from Charter Communications for ... Read More »

Learn about fishing at next ASP outdoor adventure series

On Wednesday, April 3, 2019, the Environmental Education Department in Allegany State Park presents an Outdoor Adventure Series program at 6 p.m. focusing on the fundamentals of fishing. Whether you are just getting your feet wet in the sport or have been fishing for years this adventure series is sure to be informative. Learn about the fish of New York, ... Read More »

Rifkin dominates at U16 States

By Caitlin Croft U21/19/16 Athletes traveled to Gore Mountain and West Mountain for their State Championships February 22 through 24. U16s raced separately from the U21/19s and the two venues split the events.  U21/19s were at West Mountain for the Slalom and Giant Slalom with another Slalom being held at Gore Mountain. Day 1 Slalom: Women: Holiday Valley’s Logan Fredrickson ... Read More »

Ring in the spring with annual pond skimming

By Kellen M. Quigley Winter sports enthusiasts know that this time of year means a whole new set of conditions on the slopes. Since the early 2000s, the annual Pond Skimming event at Holiday Valley has been a great way to welcome the spring skiing season, and this year it returns on Saturday, March 23. This wet and wild event ... Read More »

Great Valley supervisor’s clerk recognized for service at age 88

By Deb Everts An amazing woman has kept business rolling for the town of Great Valley for well over three decades. Supervisor Dan Brown says her work ethic is unsurpassed. She makes everyone better at the office and the town is absolutely better because of her. Hildagarde Krause, who has been the supervisor’s clerk for over 30 years, just celebrated ... Read More »

Preparing for annual Maple Weekends as temperatures rise

By Rick Miller Western New York’s Maple Weekends are still a couple of weeks away, but for Sprague’s Maple Farm in Portville, every weekend in March is a maple weekend. Except for the beginning of March, when it was bitterly cold and very windy, owner Randy Sprague said in an interview last week. March 1–3 is the 2019 maple season’s ... Read More »

Great Valley Town Board approves Happy Half road route

By Kellen M. Quigley Managing Editor  The course for the Happy Half at Holiday Valley that runs through a large portion of the town of Great Valley has been approved by the town board. At its regular March 11 meeting, co-organizer Doug Bush informed the town board of the plans for the Happy Half. Bush said the half-marathon would go ... Read More »

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