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It’s Back To School Time… CCB is Helping!

The America’s Promise team at CCB (Cattaraugus County Bank) is holding a “Back To School Clothing & Supply Drive” throughout the month of August 2017. This year, CCB is modifying their request list to include clothing. Whether the needs are of a supply nature or clothes, it’s all important to the children! Clothing items are needed for youngsters ages 3-10 ... Read More »

The Summer of Outdoor Music


The area outdoor music scene is in full swing. Grab your lawn chairs, kick off those flip flops and get ready to dance to the music! Griffis Sculpture Park Benefit Concert This Sunday, head to a fantastic benefit concert for Griffis Sculpture Park. In 1991, over 6,000 people attended a benefit concert for the park hosted by alternative rockers 10,000 ... Read More »

Great Valley Woman to Take Part in Empire State Ride


By Alicia Dziak As August approaches, Great Valley native Priscilla Snider is closing in on a personal challenge—taking part in the Empire Ride, a seven-day cycling adventure across New York State to support cutting-edge cancer research at Roswell Park Cancer Institute. The ride goes from New York City to Niagara Falls, from July 30 to Aug. 5. According to Snider, ... Read More »

Under A Tuscan Moon Saturday, Aug. 26


Under A Tuscan Moon Saturday, Aug. 26 Tuscan Moon  – Gourmet Cocktail Party is coming Saturday, Aug. 26 at 6 p.m. at John Harvard’s Cabana Bar & Pool Complex at Holiday Valley.  (Great weather is guaranteed but we will move inside if weather is unsuitable) Every year this is by far the favorite Ellicottville party, with over 200 people attending this ... Read More »

Benefit for Chris Mett

June 18, 2017at the Hinsdale American Legion Chris suffered a stroke May 8 and he is still in Buffalo General Hospital. His family and friends want to help ease the burden he and his wife will face on his long road to recovery. Chicken BBQ, Live Bands, Gun Raffle, Kayak Raffle, Door Prizes. Bands include: Noon to 1pm: Swamp Yankees ... Read More »

Run to Honor Elisa B. Hughey Supports the Arts


On June 10, join the community in honoring Elisa B. Hughey in a 5K fun run/walk to benefit The Elisa B. Hughey Scholarship for the Arts. For those who didn’t know her, the scholarship website,, gives a snapshot of who Elisa was: “Elisa was a truly amazing woman who loved life and all that it encompassed. She possessed the ... Read More »

EVGV Trail Fundraiser Sunday June 4

With construction season right around the corner, the Ellicottville-Great Valley Trail (EVGV Trail) Committee has launched its first official capital campaign to help kick-start the construction of approximately 3,000 feet of trail leading from the Town Center on Fillmore Ave. to Tim Horton’s on Route 219. The campaign’s first fundraising event will be a ham, turkey & steak raffle fundraiser ... Read More »

Benefit for Chris Mett


June 18, 2017 At Hinsdale American Legion Chicken BBQ, Live Bands, Gun Raffle, Kayak Raffle, Door Prizes Bands include: Noon to 1pm: Swamp Yankees 1pm to 2pm: John Gray 2pm to 3pm: The Wilky Band                   3pm to 4pm: The Diggin Roots Band     4pm to 5pm:  The Dredneks      ... Read More »

Rotary Club Helps Fund EFD’s Explorer Program


For the second year in a row, The Rotary Club of Ellicottville’s Foundation for Youth donated $2,000 to the Ellicottville Fire Company. This donation will help fund new members in 2017 for the EFD Explorer Program. This program, in conjunction with the Boy Scouts of America, provides an opportunity for any child age 13-16 to become a volunteer fireman in ... Read More »

Taste of the Southtowns April 23


Taste of the Southtowns is coming to Springville on April 23 from 11:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. at St. Aloysius Hall, at 190 Franklin Street in Springville.  This annual event supports the work of Gooseneck Hill Waterfowl Sanctuary so it can continue to grow and add new species. Admission is free as long as you purchase Food tickets or Chinese Auction ... Read More »

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