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Residents Support WMA

By Jann Wiswall A dozen or more town and village residents attended the Town of Ellicottville board meeting on Wednesday, May 17 to express support for the NY Department of Conservation’s interest in purchasing a large land parcel in Ellicottville and Mansfield for designation as a Wildlife Management Area (WMA). The 996-acre property, about a third of which lies in ... Read More »

Sheep, Horses and Bison, Oh My!

Visit the Farms of Catt Co. By Mary Heyl It’s no secret that Cattaraugus County is home to thousands of acres of farmland, but did you know about the impressive variety of livestock that are raised right here in our county? From merino sheep to bison, there are all kinds of farms that you and your family can experience, whether by ... Read More »

Race to the Finish This June and July

By Alicia Dziak On your mark, get set, go! It’s race season and whether you’re looking to hit the pavement or the trails, on foot or on bike, there’s something for everyone in the upcoming months. Foot Races On June 10, sign up for the 5K fun run/walk to benefit The Elisa B. Hughey Scholarship for the Arts. Start/Finish is ... Read More »

Health & Fitness

One of the many things I stress as a professional personal trainer is the speed or tempo at which you perform an exercise. Very often, I need to tell clients to slow down, stop jerking and to feel the movement. This cannot happen when your pace is basically momentum with no regard for muscle development. Tempo is definitely one of ... Read More »

Little Valley Speedway Opens May 28

By Mary Heyl Little Valley Speedway is celebrating its twentieth season in style this weekend with the Memorial Day Late Model and 358 Modified Special races on Sunday, May 28! The only true half-mile dirt track in the area, Little Valley Speedway is located at the Cattaraugus County Fairgrounds on Route 353 in Little Valley, just eight miles west of ... Read More »

Time for Fun at Allegany State Park!

By Alicia Dziak Camping! Hiking! Fishing! Biking! Boating! You can do it all at Allegany State Park (ASP), New York’s largest state park with 65,000 sprawling acres to explore. With next weekend as the unofficial start to summer, now’s the time to plan your adventure at ASP. Camping anyone? Choose from hundreds of camp sites, cabins and full service cottages ... Read More »

ECS Budget Passes

By Elizabeth Riggs On Tuesday, May 16 Ellicottville voters passed the proposed 2017-2018 Ellicottville Central School District budget by an overwhelming majority vote of 264-57, exceeding the required 60 percent majority approval of the raised Tax Cap. The vote finalizes the district budget of $12,319,921 for the 2017-2018 school year. ECS voters also passed the school bus proposition by a ... Read More »

EFD Open House May 20

By Jennie Acklin The Ellicottville Fire Department is hosting an open house as part of the Recruit NY program this Saturday, May 20, from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Every single citizen in the U.S. counts on firefighters and first responders to be there, just in case, every single day. Even if you’ve never called for help yourself, most likely ... Read More »

Gowanda Harley-Davidson Promotes Motorcyle Safety Month

By Elizabeth Riggs “Look Twice. Save a life.” The tried and true phrase for motorists and motorcyclists alike is especially important this May, which is National Motorcycle Safety Awareness Month. At Gowanda Harley-Davidson, one of the longest-running, continuously family-owned dealerships of the Harley-Davidson chain, May is the perfect time to give riders some extra reminders of safety. “It’s that time ... Read More »

Randolph Arts and Crafts Festival Coming in June

By Mary Heyl Spring is in full swing, and there’s no better place to start enjoying it than the historic village of Randolph, NY. The Randolph Area Community Development Corporation (RACDC) is hosting its 45th Annual Arts and Crafts Festival on Saturday, June 17 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Dozens of craft and food vendors will line Main Street ... Read More »

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