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Working the Humphrey, Chapel Hill snowplow route

By Rick Miller On Randy Parker has been driving a snow plow for the Cattaraugus County Public Works Department for the past 12 years. For the past nine years, he’s worked the Chapel Hill route in Allegany and Humphrey. He works the 1 to 9:30 p.m. shift along with five other plow drivers. Another shift works from 4 a.m. to ... Read More »

Village Board addresses concerns regarding leaf pick-up

By Caitlin Croft The November meeting of the Village Board opened with good news: the third quarter sales tax were received from the county and we were up 9.2 percent over this quarter last year. The total was $106,515.14. Village resident Linda Neuwirth was in attendance to voice her opinion regarding the leaf pick up changes. Neuwirth stated she had ... Read More »

ECS Girls Beat Cuba-Rushford For First Win of Season

On Saturday in the consolation final of the Adam Elliott Memorial tournament, Ellicottville earned its first victory of the girls basketball season, beating Cuba-Rushford 55-42. The Eagles (1-2) used a game-high 25 points from senior Linnea Jimerson to get past the Rebels. Kate Howe scored 22 for Cuba-Rushford (0-3). Both Jimerson and Howe received spots on the all-tournament team. Portville ... Read More »

Southwestern Opens New Gym, Edges Ellicottville 61-51

Originally scheduled for a home game Tuesday night, instead, the Ellicottville boys team hit the road to take part in the opening of Southwestern’s new gymnasium. The Trojans (2-1) celebrated the first game in their new gym by winning the non-league game, 61-51. Alex Card and Mitchell Pascarella each scored 16 points for the victors and Cooper Pannes and Mason ... Read More »

ECS Students Love Their Snow Sports

By Louisa Benatovich Ellicottville is renowned throughout Western New York as an idyllic little ski town. It seems to exist solely for people to enjoy…and to then leave. But what about the Ellicottville locals? The ones that choose to stay for the good and the bad, the perfect powder days and the icy ones? Being raised here and living in ... Read More »

Ellicottville officials: Shooting an ‘isolated’ incident

By Tom Dinki Ellicottville officials believe Saturday night’s shooting was an isolated incident that won’t deter the roughly 1.5 million visitors who come through the village each year. One man reportedly shot another man once with a legally possessed Glock handgun near Washington and Monroe streets, the main intersection of the downtown’s popular restaurant and shopping area, after the two ... Read More »

Holiday events continue in Ellicottville this weekend

By Kellen Quigley This weekend and throughout December, even more can’t-miss Christmas celebrations are scheduled to bring the holiday spirit to all and keep it here all month long. Last weekend marked the beginning of the holiday season in the village with Christmas in Ellicottville. The weekend-long celebration included activities for families and visitors as well as the lighting of ... Read More »

Holiday Valley snowmaking manager ready for resort opening

By Rick Miller On top of more than a foot of natural snow that has fallen at Holiday Valley the past couple weeks, the resort’s mountain crew has brought out its big guns — snow guns, that is. Thanks to the largest snowmaking system in the East and second-largest in the country, Holiday Valley opened for skiers and snowboarders last ... Read More »

The Boardroom ‘goes viral’ this winter

By Caitlin Croft With the 2020 decade fast approaching, the snowboarding world will be entering its sixth decade of existence. As the mainstream caught on in the late 1980s and ‘90s, we are now entering into the third generation of borders. “It’s a grassroots thing, snowboarding,” says Spencer Timkey while talking with the Times at The Boardroom High Top. Timkey ... Read More »

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