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Eagles jump on Pine Valley early with 15-0 1st quarter

By Sam Wilson Powered by 18 points, 15 rebounds and three steals from senior Linnea Jimerson, the Ellicottville girls basketball team snapped a four-game losing streak on Friday, improving to 5-2 in CCAA East II. The Eagles won a nail-biter, 44-39, at Pine Valley last month, but took control with a 15-0 first quarter and led by 24 at halftime ... Read More »

Plans for town of E’ville Bicentennial underway Committee seeks ideas and volunteer assistance

By Deb Everts Next year, the town of Ellicottville will be celebrating its 200th birthday. With the bicentennial coming up soon, the planning committee was off to an official start when they met at the Ellicottville Memorial Library Jan. 30.  Dawn Westfall, president of the Ellicottville Historical Society, said although the planning for the bicentennial celebration was initiated by members ... Read More »

Holiday Valley hosts Empire State Winter Games torch send-off

By Kellen M. Quigley The annual running of the Empire State Winter Games torch got its start Sunday in Ellicottville on the way to Lake Placid for the event’s opening ceremony. At Holiday Valley Jan. 27, snowboarder Grace Dalton had the honor of taking the torch on the ride of its life, carving down the Yodeler slope with torch in ... Read More »

MacQueen recognized as Outstanding Nordic Patroller at reception

By Deb Everts Mary MacQueen, who serves as patrol director and instructor for the Allegany State Park (ASP) Nordic Ski Patrol, was honored at a reception at the Red House Administration Building, Jan. 26. On behalf of the over 28,000 members of the National Ski Patrol (NSP) System, the event officially recognized her as she was presented with the National ... Read More »

Men’s Day at HoliMont is Friday

By Greg Culver Special to the Times Winter has returned to Ellicottville, just in time for one of the biggest parties of the season at HoliMont.  Men’s Day 2019 will be held Friday, Feb. 1 and has a lot to offer all day long, including ski races, sports celebrities paired up with ski race teams, corn hole competitions, adult bike ... Read More »

Ellicottville completes sweep of Franklinville

By Shawn Campbell Special to the Times To pull off a rare sweep in one of the Big 30’s fiercest boys basketball rivalries, all Ellicottville had to do was think back to its first meeting with Franklinville.  In the Eagles’ 51-35 win on Jan. 4, they overcame a 9-0 deficit. On Thursday, Jan. 24, they faced a 7-0 hole when ... Read More »

Men’s Day at HoliMont is Feb. 1 One of the Biggest Parties of the Season!

By Greg Culver, HoliMont Marketing Director Winter has returned to Ellicottville, just in time for one of the biggest parties of the season at HoliMont. Men’s Day 2019 has a lot to offer to all day long, including ski races — with prizes, of course! — sports celebrities paired up with ski race teams, corn hole competitions, adult bike races ... Read More »

MacQueen named National Outstanding Nordic Patroller for 2018

By Deb Everts Mary MacQueen, patrol director and instructor for Allegany State Park’s (ASP) Nordic Ski Patrol, has been chosen by the National Ski Patrol to receive the “National Outstanding Nordic Patroller for 2018” award. She will be presented with the award at a ceremony held in her recognition at Allegany State Park’s Red House Administration Building, Jan. 26. MacQueen ... Read More »

After freezing weekend, more winter weather on the way

By Kellen M. Quigley Some of the heaviest snowfall of the season hit Cattaraugus County this past weekend, with accumulations of over a foot in most places. Jon Hitchcock, meteorologist with the National Weather Service in Buffalo, reported Sunday that Ellicottville was buried under about 15 inches of snow, while nearby Little Valley received 13 inches. These conditions were excellent ... Read More »

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