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#ALEX41STRONG: ECS Student Battles Cancer

By Stephanie Timblin Alex Newark, an 11-year-old boy from Great Valley, is undergoing week number 5 of 29 weeks of chemotherapy treatments at Roswell Park Cancer Institute. Diagnosed in August with Stage 2 Osteosarcoma of the leg, Alex is in the battle of his life. What started as mild pain has turned out to be an aggressive form of rare ... Read More »

Breast Cancer Awareness Month: Early Detection Saves Lives

“One out of eight” is a startling statistic for any medical condition. And when that condition is breast cancer, medical professionals and patients focus on one theme: early detection. National Breast Cancer Awareness Month takes place each October. Bertrand Chaffee Hospital works with local primary care providers and gynecologists to make sure that women are following up-to-date guidelines for regular ... Read More »

Fall Styles on Display for the BCH Women’s Association Fashion Show

As 20 volunteer models made final adjustments to their outfits in a curtained-off space at the Springville Volunteer Fire Hall, more than 100 supporters waited for the BCH Women’s Association fashion show to begin on Sept. 25. This annual event represented weeks of planning from the Women’s Association and its Fashion Show committee: President Karen Ritenour, Pam Batterson, Lori Beeman, ... Read More »

Tuscan Moon Exceeds Rotary Expectations

By Jann Wiswall More than 170 people attended last Saturday’s Tuscan Moon fundraising dinner and auction to benefit the charitable programs of the Ellicottville Rotary. Local residents and visitors alike reveled in an evening of delicious food prepared by Ellicottville’s best restaurants, excellent live music from Michael Nugent who owns the microphone, and the comedy of Ellicottville’s own Brian Dunkleman ... Read More »

Tuscany Meets Ellicottville Aug. 27

By Alicia Dziak Do you have plans on Aug. 27? Unless your calendar says “Tuscan Moon,” cancel them and change them to say just that! You won’t want to miss the annual Tuscan Moon—a Tribute to Michael Kerns fundraiser for the many local projects and individuals in need of support, through Rotary’s Family Support for Ellicottville. “Money raised from this ... Read More »

Tuscan Moon to Feature Guest Host Brian Dunkleman

Tuscan Moon  – A Tribute to Michael Kerns just got a lot funnier. Sponsored by the Rotary Club of Ellicottville this “must attend” dinner party in Ellicottville has just added a lot of laughs as Ellicottville’s own Brian Dunkleman will host and provide some fun to the live auction.      Dunkleman began doing stand up comedy in 1992, winning ... Read More »

CLAWS Fundraiser Aug. 5

Letter to the Editor Dear Proprietor and Friend, We are a local group of concerned citizens planning a fundraiser for our new project called “CLAWS,” which stands for “Cats Lives Are Worth Saving.” Our mission is to Trap, Neuter and Return the stray/feral cats living in our village. The population of our dumpster kitties is growing out of control. TNR ... Read More »

CCB Sponsors Back To School Supply Drive

The America’s Promise team at CCB (Cattaraugus County Bank) is holding a “Back To School Supply Drive” throughout the month of August. The drive is intended to provide area school children with supplies they may need, but cannot afford. Items needed include pens, pencils, loose leaf paper, pocket folders, glue sticks, colored pencils, crayons, spiral notebooks, highlighters, liquid glue, construction ... Read More »

Quilts of Honor Salutes EVL Veteran Alan Brown

The quilt was made by volunteers in California, who donate their time and materials for the Quilts of Honor organization to make these quilts for service members and/or their family.   The quilt has a patriotic red, white, and blue color scheme with American flag pattern on the front and a complimenting pattern of red, white, and blue fireworks on ... Read More »

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