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Great Valley Fireman’s Regatta registration open

Registration for this year’s annual Great Valley Fireman’s Regatta is open. The event will take place May 3–5. This year’s theme is “Revenge of the Nerds.” Some people register for the day and just do the canoe trip, but most people register to also camp, showing up Friday and staying until Sunday morning.  All participants must register via the official ... Read More »

Spring into April in Ellicottville and beyond

By Kellen M. Quigley It’s almost April, which means so many things if you live in the Enchanted Mountains region. Read on to find out about all the great activities you can do this time of year. April means both the end of ski season and the beginning of golf season. Weather-permitting, you could do both on the same day ... Read More »

M&T Bank to co-sponsor Ellicottville Summer Music Festival

The Ellicottville Chamber of Commerce is excited to announce that M&T Bank will continue their multiyear-sponsorship of the Summer Music Festival in 2019. Chamber officials said M&T has been a major partner for many years and it is with their generous sponsorship that they are able to provide outstanding family entertainment at an affordable price. “This sponsorship assists us in ... Read More »

Success for ECS Quiz Bowl

Photo Submitted Congratulations to the Ellicottville Central School Quiz Bowl team for their success in Jamestown Community College’s 2019 Academic WorldQuest. The Maroon Eagles, comprised of Alex Hunt, Adam Silvernail, Abby Sundeen and Louisa Benatovich, placed first in the high school division! The White Eagles, comprised of Bryve Butler, Caleb Jennings, Jalee Evans and Jonathan Hawkins, tied for 4th! Read More »

Acklin passes EVGV Trail VP role to Barley Ends six-year term, Acklin will remain on Marketing Committee

By Joe Wright At its annual organizational meeting Feb. 4, the Ellicottville-Great Valley (EVGV) Trail Board of Directors accepted the resignation of Jennie Acklin as Vice-President.  Citing work and personal demands on her time, Acklin will continue to work with the EVGV Trail’s marketing committee when needed to help the project keep momentum. Taking Acklin’s position will be Linda Barley. ... Read More »

Friends of Allegany State Park receives $10K grant for Red House Sawmill

The Friends of Allegany State Park Inc. was recently awarded a $10,625 matching grant from the Environmental Protection Fund’s (EPF) Park and Trail Partnership Program to remediate animal damage and seal the Red House Sawmill up for exclusion of future animal entry. The Friends of Allegany State Park will have to raise an additional $1,875 in matching funds, for a ... Read More »

Ellicottville Distillery releases 18-month old bourbon

By Deb Everts  The Ellicottville Distillery recently released its 18-month old bourbon whiskey both commercially and to the general public earlier this month. Chief Distiller Bryan Scharf said he wanted to get the bourbon to the two-year mark before his next release, but a lot of people have been asking for it so he decided to do an 18-month release ... Read More »

Hamilton, UB returning to NCAA Tournament after MAC championship

Ellicottville Central School graduate Marissa Hamilton is going dancing again with the University at Buffalo women’s basketball team. A sophomore forward, Hamilton’s team returned to the NCAA women’s basketball tournament with a second consecutive Mid – American Conference Tournament Championship, defeating Ohio 77-61 in the finals on Saturday in Cleveland. Last year, the Bulls played their way to the NCAA ... Read More »

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