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BUSINESS SPOTLIGHT: Trout Legend Offers Top Fly Fishing Supplies

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8 By Alicia Dziak This weekend is a state-wide Free Fishing Weekend, a perfect time to take to the great outdoors and develop your love of this sport. But what if you need for just the right gear to get out there? Did you know there’s an online store stocked with all the best supplies headquartered right here in Springville? ... Read More »

School’s Out for Summer!

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By Alicia Dziak It’s summer vacation! If you’re a kid, it’s time for staying up late and filling the days with outdoor activities. If you’re a parent, it’s time to get planning! Have no fear—there’s loads of great summertime fun right at your fingertips. Start out at one of WNY’s great parks. Sprague Brook is close to everyone living in ... Read More »

Another Veteran Added to Village Honor Roll

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By Derek M. Otto The regular meeting of the village of Springville Board met on Monday, June 19. During public comment, Bill O’Brien, Third Vice Commander of  the American Legion Post 431, told the board that a Korean War veteran had not been listed on the Korean War Memorial in Shuttleworth Park.  Ensign Baker David G. Baker was killed when ... Read More »

A LOOK BACK: Smith & Smith

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The Circling Wave set up on Franklin Street about 1915.  If you look closely, most of the houses behind the ride are still standing.  By Derek M. Otto The annual Dairy Festival has come and gone already and now we are ready for the fun that summer brings.  The Chaffee-Sardinia Firemen Carnival is coming this weekend—the last of the local ... Read More »

Poloncarz Addresses Road Concerns, Outlines New Economic Plan

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By Elizabeth Riggs The hazardous, deteriorated road conditions were the main topic of question, and for some, outrage, last week at a town hall meeting held by Erie County Executive Mark Poloncarz at the Sprague Brook Casino in Glenwood. In the town hall portion of the meeting, local business owners and residents all questioned Poloncarz as to how tax dollars ... Read More »

SGI Hodgson Russ Collaboration Award

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Posing after presentation of the Hodgson Russ Excellence in Collaboration Honor Award are, from left: Andrew J. Freedman, Esq., representing Hodgson Russ; Springville GI School Board members Elizabeth Casey; Jennifer Sullivan, Vice President; Allison Duwe, President; former student Molly Stabell; social studies teacher and club advisor Andrew Beiter; Middle School principal Shanda DuClon, and ECASB President David Lowrey. Springville Griffith ... Read More »

New York Free Fishing Days June 24-25

During Free Fishing Days/Weekends, anyone can fish the fresh or marine waters of New York State and no fishing license or recreational marine fishing registry is required! (All other freshwater and saltwater fishing regulations still apply.) With more than 7,500 lakes and ponds and 70,000 miles of rivers and streams, there are plenty of places to try freshwater fishing in ... Read More »

Civil War Soldier Cushing to Be Portrayed June 28

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Pomfret Town Historian Todd Langworthy will portray Medal of Honor winner Alonzo Cushing during a presentation Wednesday, June 28 at the Lucy Bensley Center. The event is organized by the Western New York Civil War Society in conjunction with Echoes Through Time and the Lucy Bensley Center. Guests are invited to hear the story of Cushing, commander of the 4th ... Read More »

SCA Presents Adult Visual Arts Workshops

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Are you a watercolor extraordinaire looking for a new technique?  Have you ever wanted to discover new and unique ways to use paper?  Look no further because Springville Center for the Arts is offering two adult workshops this summer. The first being offered is Botanical Watercolors with instructor Bernadette Keleher.  Botanical Illustration, a European watercolor technique that uses hot press ... Read More »

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