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United Way of Catt. Co. Advances Common Good in Education, Income and Health

By Mary Heyl If you’ve been interested in making a lasting impact on your community this year through the gift of money or your time, then United Way of Cattaraugus County is your one-stop source of information. Through the United Way, you can learn about volunteer opportunities, funding needs, and local charitable events throughout the county so that your time ... Read More »

Lions Club of Ellicottville/Franklinville Helps Community

This year, Lions Clubs International celebrates 100 years of serving as the largest service organization in the world. Right here in Ellicottville, your local Lions Club has been busy with many service-oriented projects. For the recent holiday season, the Lions Club of Ellicottville/Franklinville put together 125 gift bags of essential items for the seniors in our area. These bags were ... Read More »

Knitting for Charities

By Mary Heyl Has everyone you know received a hand-knitted scarf, hat, sweater, or afghan from you and you need something else to knit? Are you a new knitter looking for a small, fast project to get comfortable with your new skills? Are you looking to use your hobby for the greater good? There are a variety of knitting charities ... Read More »

Benefit for Local MS Patient Jan. 21 in Great Valley

Eric Feldbauer, a 38-year- old lifelong resident of Great Valley and father of two has been accepted for Stem Cell therapy through StemGenex out of San Diego, California. Eric is an IT specialist who was diagnosed with Multiple Sclerosis 13 years ago. Prior to this diagnosis, Eric was one of the earlier snowboard instructors at Holiday Valley and an accomplished ... Read More »

M&T Bank Kicks Off ‘Gift of Warmth’ Drive

For three decades, at its branches across Western New York, M&T Bank has collected warm clothes for local families in need as part of its Gift of Warmth campaign. Starting now and continuing through December 31, Western New Yorkers can again drop off donations of new mittens, gloves, scarves, hats and coats at their nearest M&T Bank branch. The Buffalo ... Read More »

A Magic Evening: ‘Bob McCarthy’s’ Irish Christmas

A Magic Evening: ‘Bob McCarthy’s’ Irish Christmas By Greg Capelli Ellicottville Brewing Company was magical this past Friday night, as Bob’s presence was obvious to all that attended  Bob McCarthy’s 11th annual Irish Christmas.    New MC and auctioneer, Phil Bund, said with a grin that, “he had big shoes to fill,” but fill them he did for what proved ... Read More »

11th Annual Irish Christmas Dec. 2

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 ... Read More »

Ellicottville Food Pantry Provides Assistance to Those in Need

By Daniel Meyer The holiday season is here and for those who are less fortunate for any reason, a small but extremely dedicated team of volunteers is making an effort to help provide comfort and hope to people who need just a little something extra not only during the holidays, but throughout the year. The Ellicottville Food Pantry helps hundreds ... Read More »

LASP Joins the Global #GivingTuesday Movement

Lounsbury Adaptive Ski Program (LASP) invites the community to join the #GivingTuesday movement on Nov. 29, 2016 by participating in a 24-hour fundraising blitz to expand adaptive skiing opportunities for disadvantaged disabled populations, including youth and Veterans. #GivingTuesday is held annually on the Tuesday after Thanksgiving (in the U.S.) to kick-off the holiday giving season and inspire people to collaborate ... Read More »

Celebrate the Season with Cattaraugus County Bank

Cattaraugus County Bank (CCB) is gearing up for the Holiday Season and truly happy to share with friends and customers information that may help make their holidays more peaceful, joyful and filled with happiness. Beginning Nov. 28, 2016, all eight locations of CCB will accept entries for a drawing to be held on Dec. 21, 2016. There will be two ... Read More »

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