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National Honor Society: More Than Just an Honor Roll

By Abby Sonnenberg ECS Student Reporter The coming of a new week brings the students at Ellicottville Central a step further to the end of the school year, and for some there is still more excitement before it all draws to a close. A group of juniors have been chosen and inducted into the National Honor Society, though for some ... Read More »

Lt. Gov. Hochul Misses Democratic County Fundraiser

By Rick Miller Cattaraugus County Democrats expecting to meet Lt. Gov. Kathy Hochul at a fundraiser in Ellicottville Monday instead got Erie County Executive Mark Poloncarz as a last-minute guest speaker. Frank Puglisi, Cattaraugus County Democratic Party chairman, said Hochul, a popular figure in Western New York, telephoned him earlier to apologize for not being able to attend. She was ... Read More »

Regional Forest Pests Discussed as Ellicottville’s Nannen Arboretum Celebrates Arbor Day

By Rick Miller Nannen Arboretum members celebrated Arbor Day on April 27 with the planting of a new American larch tree. It’s called Tamarack (larix laricina), Nan Miller said of the 6-foot larch, as Job Lowry shoveled dirt over the root ball. It was donated by John Rosier of Springville who owns Forevergreens, she said. The young tree is a ... Read More »

Great Valley Bicentennial Events Continue All Summer

By Deb Everts The Town of Great Valley kicked off its bicentennial celebration April 15 when it officially turned 200 years old. On that day, 83 Pioneer Certificates were presented and a birthday party was hosted at the Evergreen Tea Room, the former Plank Road House, near the four-way intersection with Routes 219, 98 and Humphrey Road. But the festivities ... Read More »

Holiday Valley Plans $3.2M in Upgrades

This week, Holiday Valley announced they are planning a $3.2 million upgrade this year. “As an independent resort we are very proud of what we have been able to accomplish in our 61 year history,” according to Dennis Eshbaugh, president. “Together with this year’s projects we have reinvested over $130 million in the resort over the past 25 years. What ... Read More »

Ellicottville Town Planning Board Recommends Changes to Comprehensive Plan

By Kathleen Kellogg The Ellicottville Town Planning Board has drafted a resolution recommending the Town Board consider some suggested changes in the town’s Comprehensive Plan, last updated in May 2012.   Town Planner Gary Palumbo, meeting with members of the Planning Board Monday night, reviewed a list of potential changes, additions or deletions that he has gathered over several years. ... Read More »

Look Back On The HV Season

By Alicia Dziak It’s been a banner ski season for Holiday Valley. Not only did they celebrate their 60th anniversary, but guests also enjoyed 127 days of skiing and snowboarding, with 210 inches of natural snowfall. The resort opened to skiers and riders on Nov. 26 and the last runs were taken on April 14. (While the resort was originally ... Read More »

Celebrate Earth Day

By Mary Heyl It may be difficult to imagine a time before “going green” was a ubiquitous concept, but not even 50 years ago, the modern environmental movement hardly existed. However, on April 22, 1970, a nation-wide movement to promote and protect the environment finally made headlines around the world, as 20 million Americans took part in marches, rallies and ... Read More »

Hot Start for ECS Softball

By Sam Wilson Coach Matt Finn said it’s a young team, but that hasn’t stopped Ellicottville softball from a strong start to the season with a 3-1 record through the first week of games. The Eagles return four starters — senior shortstop Evie Cortez, senior first baseman Sarah Sheffield, junior second baseman Linnea Jimerson and sophomore pitcher Allison Przywara — ... Read More »

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