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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 »

Sciara Promoted to Marketing Manager at Holiday Valley

Kristen Sciara

By Alicia Dziak For 15 years, Kristen Sciara has been a fixture at Holiday Valley, so it’s no surprise to the friends she’s made along the way that she’s been recently promoted to marketing manager. Sciara was born and raised in Ellicottville, learning to ski on the slopes of Holiday Valley at the age of two, competing on the race ... Read More »

Celebrate the Season: Earth Day

Eggshell planters seedlings

By Mary Heyl This Sunday marks 48 years since Earth Day was first celebrated in the United States. Now is a great time to commit to living a greener life through recycling, carpooling and using fewer chemicals in and around your home. You can also take advantage of this time to make some great memories with your family by repurposing ... Read More »

Health & Fitness: New Classes at Core Performance


By Kim Duke NETA & AAFA Certified Trainer Core Performance Fitness and Training is very excited to announce a variety of new classes for this Spring season.  As many of you have seen, Pound Class has come to Core Performance.  Core was able to import a fabulous instructor, April Woolley, who is a traveling Pound instructor.  In real life, April ... Read More »

Ski and Golf Friday at Holiday Valley!


By Alicia Dziak The cold spring temps and slowly melting snow means good news for skiers and snowboarders— Holiday Valley will be open Friday and Saturday, April 13 and 14. According to Holiday Valley’s Marketing Director, Jane Eshbaugh, the Yodeler chair will be running, giving guests access to about 10 slopes. Tickets will be $35. (Note that the rental shop ... Read More »

LVVFD Spring Sportsmen’s Show April 14-15


By Alicia Dziak Are you an avid sportsman or woman gearing up for the season? Whether you’re looking to buy, sell, trade or browse, a wide selection of modern and antique firearms and accessories, game calls, sporting goods, fishing gear and more await at the Little Valley Volunteer Fire Department Sportsmen’s Show, which takes place April l4-15 at the Cattaraugus ... Read More »

Village to Host Earth Day Clean Up April 12

By Caitlin Croft The Village of Ellicottville has once again received no designation for fiscal stress from the state — meaning they are in good financial standing — members of the Village Board learned at the beginning of their April meeting. Also in the financial aspect of the meeting, a dividend check was received from the Insurance Fund/Safety Group 497 ... Read More »

Race Rundown: Spring Runs and Fun Walks


By Alicia Dziak If you need that extra push to get out and hit the trails or the pavement, this season is chock full of running opportunities for a great cause. Whether you prefer a half marathon or a fun walk, there’s something for everyone this spring! April 14, Randolph Lions Club Glow Run Randolph Fire Hall, 70 Main St, ... Read More »

LOCAL SKI RACING: Fredrickson Takes Top 10 at Can Ams


By Caitlin Croft Hayly Fredrickson and Logan Fredrickson of Holiday Valley traveled to Mont-Tremblant in Quebec, Canada to compete at Mont-Tremblant Ski Resort for the annual U16 Can-Ams. In the Super-G, Logan took 22nd and Hayly 42nd. Giant Slalom Logan finished in an impressive 8th place. Hayly took 47th. For the final day of racing, Logan finished 18th and Hayly ... Read More »

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