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Delity Named ECS Elementary Principal

By Caitlin Croft The Ellicottville Central School Board of Education on Aug. 14 appointed William Delity, previously an elementary teacher at ECS, as the next elementary school principal and director of curriculum. Superintendent Robert Miller congratulated Delity and invited him to come sit at the board table. Delity thanked them for this opportunity, saying, “This is a blessing and honor ... Read More »

Christmas Tree Has Found Potential New Home

By Caitlin Croft The August meeting of the Village Board (VB) opened with good news— the new street sweeper was delivered. There was a motion to approve the minutes of the July meeting; there was a second and ayes carried. Next, there were two motions to accept the June Financial Report and the Audit of Claims; there was seconds and ... Read More »

Ellicottville Boys’ Soccer Set to Soar This Season

By Louisa Benatovich ECS Student Reporter For Ellicottville boys’ soccer players, being an Eagle is not just about being part of a team; it’s about being a member of a family. From the season-starting team campout to the very end of playoffs, these boys learn what it means to be men. Under the dedicated leadership of Matt Finn, Chris Keenan, ... Read More »

Holiday Valley Pro Am Tournament Raises $4K for Ellicottville Memorial Library

The Holiday Valley Pro Am golf tournament was held Monday, Aug. 6. Through generous sponsorship of local businesses, citizens and suppliers and raffle ticket sales, Holiday Valley presented a check to the Ellicottville Memorial Library for $4008. A big thank you goes to all the sponsors of the Pro Am, including: • Major sponsors: Great Valley Builders, Holiday Valley Golf ... Read More »

Tuscan Moon on Saturday, Aug. 25

Tuscan Moon, sponsored by the Rotary Club of Ellicottville, is coming Saturday, Aug. 25 at 6 p.m. at John Harvard’s Cabana Bar & Pool Complex at Holiday Valley. The party starts with hors d’ oeuvres from Katy’s Café & Katy’s Fly-In, John Harvard’s Brew House and Villaggio, served by volunteer students from ECS.  Entertainment this year is Party Squad Strictly ... Read More »

Savor the Flavors at Taste of Ellicottville

By Deb Everts Connoisseurs of fine cuisine and people who just love to eat are expected to flock to Ellicottville this weekend for the 33rd annual Taste of Ellicottville. The event takes place from noon to 4 p.m. on Saturday and Sunday on Washington and Monroe streets, where hungry visitors can sample delectable food items offered by local restaurants and ... Read More »

Shake on the Lake in Gazebo on Friday

Shake on the Lake, a Silver Lake based Shakespearean troupe, will perform “Richard III” in Ellicottville at the Village Gazebo on Friday evening, Aug. 10, during Taste of Ellicottville weekend. The event, which is co-sponsored by the Cattaraugus County Arts Council, will be held at 8 p.m. Attendees are recommended to bring their chairs or a blanket. Shake on the ... Read More »

$50M National Comedy Center Celebrates Grand Opening

About 30 years ago, just before Lucille Ball passed away, she told her hometown of Jamestown that rather than a museum celebrating her life, there should be a place that celebrates all comedy. This past weekend, that vision was realized with the grand opening of the National Comedy Center. The National Comedy Center is now the first non-profit cultural institution ... Read More »

New General Manager Takes Helm at HoliMont

By Deb Everts HoliMont Ski Resort has found its next leader following last winter’s retirement of Dave Riley, who had served in the position for 18 years. The board of directors at the resort officially named Ed Youmans as HoliMont’s new general manager, a position he began in mid-June. With over 34 years experience in the ski industry, Youmans said ... Read More »

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