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Local farms, gardens ready for a promising fall


  By Kellen M. Quigley As the nights become cooler and the days become shorter, the peak of the harvest is underway leading up to the beautiful fall weather hitting Western New York. On Vaughn Street (Route 240) between Springville and East Concord, several local farms and gardens are looking forward to the fall after a tough start to the ... Read More »

Pop Warner Hall of Fame inductees announced

Langworthy, Judy

  The Springville Athletic Scholarship Committee has announced the three inductees into the 2019 Pop Warner Hall of Fame. They are Judy (Schunk) Langworthy, Kyle Bicknell and Coach Jim Rindfuss. Judy (Schunk) Langworthy graduated from Springville-Griffith Institute in 1985. She was a four-sport athlete, participating in tennis, volleyball, basketball and softball. Langworthy was presented with the Pat Haddad Memorial Award ... Read More »

New culinary program now cookin’ at SGI

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Springville-Griffith Institute has a new, revolutionized lunch program this year called SGI Culinary, offering increased quality and variety for students in all grades and staff.

By Ely Schosek Student Reporter   When you hear “school lunches,” you probably don’t think much of it. But going into this school year, Springville-Griffith Institute have a new, revolutionized lunch program called SGI Culinary. Laura Watson is the Director of Food Services for many local schools, including Springville Elementary, Colden Elementary, Springville Middle, Springville High and St. Aloysius. SGI ... Read More »

SGI girls tennis sweeps Cheektowaga, Tonawanda

CHEEKTOWAGA — The Springville varsity girls tennis team (2-1) made it two in a row with a 5-0 sweep over Cheektowaga on Tuesday night. Lily Vanuga dominated first singles by winning 6-0, 6-1. In second singles, Haylee Cerrone won 6-0, 6-2 and Maria Rumfola took care of her opponent in straight sets winning 6-0, 6-0 in third singles. The first ... Read More »

Smith’s goal keeps SGI boys soccer’s perfect start (4-0) alive

SPRINGVILLE — Chris Smith score late in the second half to lift the Springville-Griffith Institute boys soccer team over Lackawanna on Monday. Smith’s goal, assisted by Jake Schrieber, gave the Griffins the only score in a 1-0 ECIC league game. Smith has scored in all four games for SGI this season and leads the team with six goals. Next up ... Read More »

SGI volleyball survives a test from Iroquois

IROQUOIS — The Springville-Griffith Institute varsity volleyball team improved to 2-0 after defeating Iroquois in four sets on Monday. The SGI girls ran a new rotation in which Jillian Roggie debuted as libero, and she led her team to a 25-21 victory in set one. SGI’s offense got stronger as the match went on, as servicing errors cost it the ... Read More »

Ready for school with community support

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On Friday, Aug. 23, the Trading Post of Springville blessed children in the community with school supplies and snack bags that were donated by volunteers, clientele, the VFW and Save-A-Lot. Bob Bieber delivered a generous donation on behalf of the VFW Post 5260. Peggy Austin, director of the Trading Post, was tear-filled over their generosity, saying “they recently gave us ... Read More »

Meeting the new faces at SGI

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Andrew Senseney is one of five new teachers in the Springville-Griffith Institute School District this year. Senseney will be teaching high school physics.

By Ely Schosek Student Reporter At the end of every school year, there are almost always a few teachers who retire or move away, which means changes are in store for the next school year. The vacant spots have to be filled with new teachers. At Springville-Griffith Institute Schools, there are a total of five new teachers throughout all four ... Read More »

A Look Back: The Travels of Edgar Spaulding – Part 4

By Jolene Hawkins Looking back, we continue the journal of Edgar Spaulding and his 1926 Motor Camping with his family with the fourth installment of this series. Moving on in the morning we are in a country that appears more like New England than the south we had seen so far. Cotton mills are everywhere, even the smallest villages having ... Read More »

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