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Jefferson Street Cemetery Dedication

By Mary Fox A plaque was unveiled on Thursday, November 14, designating the Jefferson Street Cemetery on Rt. 219 in Ellicottville as an historic site on the National Register of Historic Places. The site was put on the register in January 2012, but funding was not available for a plaque marking it until the Wm. P. Pomeroy Foundation stepped in.  ... Read More »

9th Annual Irish Christmas Fundraiser to Benefit Santa’s Workshop

By Anne Northrup Last year Joey did not have any gifts under the Christmas tree for his parents or his big sister Nancy. This year little Joey is driving on a snowy Sunday afternoon in December to Santa’s Workshop with Nancy and their parents. In the back seat of the car he is holding his piggy bank to shop for ... Read More »

Food Pantry Collection Nov. 21 in Front of Gin Mill

The Ellicottville Food Pantry needs constant contributions of food and money to continue serving those in our area who cannot afford to buy enough food for their family. Thursday, Nov. 21, marks the fifth year that Bob McCarthy’s John Deere tractor and trailer will be parked outside the Gin Mill to collect donations of food for the pantry. Beginning around ... Read More »

Katy’s Cookies Compassion to Support Local Charity

Katy Arena will once again be baking her famous Katy’s Cookies for Compassion to raise money for local families in need. The local holiday fundraising effort will take place Nov. 29–Dec. 22 at Katy’s Café & Cake Creations on Washington Street. Stop in with your cash donation and receive a bag of her famous, home-baked holiday cookies! Proceeds will benefit ... Read More »

Jefferson Street Cemetery Plaque Unveiling Nov. 14

Named to National Register of Historic Places All are welcome to attend the unveiling  ceremony appointing the Jefferson Street Cemetery to the National Register of Historic Places on Thursday, Nov. 14 at 1:30 p.m. Guests will be greeted by small group of musicians and a videographer will document the ceremony. Ellicottville Town Supervisor John Burrell will act as Master of ... Read More »

196 Headstanders at H4H Lounsbury Adaptive and EVGV Trail Beneficiaries

In their first-ever charity event on a cold and dreary November day this past weekend, Headstands for Humanity (H4H) put on a widely successful community event that drew all kinds of inverted participants, yet came up a bit short in their bid to break the Guinness World Record for “most people doing headstands simultaneously in one place” at Holiday Valley ... Read More »

Headstands for Guinness Record Nov. 2

  By Eva Potter Have you heard about Headstands for Humanity (H4H)? If you haven’t, it’s a pretty cool fundraising event that is also attempting to break the Guinness World Record for most people doing simultaneous  headstands — yes, headstands! The group, headed by Mike Paterniti, has sprung to life recently to raise money for local children’s charities and non-profits. ... Read More »

Pets of the Week: Meet “Neko, Twist and Shout” & Maggie

Hi my name is Neko, and these are my two daughters, Twist and Shout.  I’m a young mom, and the girls are just about 6 weeks old and full of all awesome things kitten. It should be obvious to you that the girls get their good looks from me, I just love the ginger and white! I know it’s hard ... Read More »

THANK YOU

Thank you to everyone who donated to the Ellicottville-Great Valley Traril project during Fall Festival, to everyone who purchased caps, shirts and raffle tickets (we still have more to sell) for the bicycles donated by Dennis and Rachel at Bike and Bean! Stay connected to the EVGV TRAIL on our facebook page, facebook.com/evltrail. Read More »

Charity Event: Guinness World Record Attempt

‘Most People Doing a Headstand Simultaneously in One Place’ They’ve become a local sensation and everyone is doing them! Doing what? Headstands, that is, and on Saturday, Nov. 2, 2013, at 12 p.m., Headstands for Humanity & Holiday Valley Resort invite you, your family, friends, schools and groups to take part in a unique charitable event to break the Guinness World Record for “Most People ... Read More »

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