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WVDP food pantry delivery project continues to grow

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By Kellen M. Quigley In the spirit of the holiday season, volunteers from the West Valley Demonstration Project (WVDP) and its subcontractors once again set out last week to distribute food to nine local food pantries, including two in Springville. This year’s WVDP Food Drive fundraising effort was responsible for the distribution of 108,000 pounds of food — including 360 ... Read More »

Ski season at Kissing Bridge to begin Nov. 30


By Kellen M. Quigley As the temperatures continue to drop and snow flurries cover the ground, locals are counting down the days to when winter sports season in Western New York is officially underway. Whether you prefer to tackle the slopes on skis or a snowboard, a variety of terrain and more can be found at Kissing Bridge ski resort ... Read More »

Celebrate a ‘Very Merry Main Street’ this weekend


By Kellen M. Quigley With the holiday season officially underway and the ground white with fresh snow, the time is perfect for celebrating the Village of Springville’s annual A Very Merry Main Street. Kicking off a full month of festivities, the most wonderful time of the year begins Saturday, Nov. 24 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. in the downtown ... Read More »

A Look Back: The Odd Fellows in Springville


Looking back in the old local newspapers that we have here at the Lucy Bensley Research Center, and online through newspapers.com, you can see where after the Civil War and over the next 50 years became known as the “Golden Age of Fraternalism.” The Odd Fellows became the largest among all Fraternal organizations and by 1889 the I.O.O.F. had a ... Read More »

Feel the holiday spirit at ‘Christmas in Ellicottville’ this weekend


By Deb Everts Enjoy a relaxing, an old-fashioned “Christmas in Ellicottville” Nov. 23 through 25, when visitors will feel the holiday spirit as they are transported to a scene reminiscent of a Norman Rockwell painting. Presented by Wingate by Wyndham and produced by the Ellicottville Chamber of Commerce, the event offers a weekend full of free, family-oriented activities that will ... Read More »

Thanksgiving Memories at SGI

By Elyana Schosek, Student Reporter Thanksgiving is a time to be thankful for all that you have, that is a universal theme. However, how a family celebrates it is not. Everyone has their own traditions which lead to the creation of many memories that last for years to come. When some of the teachers and students at Springville-Griffith High School ... Read More »

Holland takes fond memories from third and final trip to states

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By Sam Wilson Elle Holland didn’t return from the state championships with career or season-best times, but the Springville senior keeps everything, including the end of her high school swim career, in perspective. Holland was 41st out of 71 swimmers in the 100 yard freestyle preliminaries (:54.03) Friday at Ithaca College and 46th of 70 in the 100 yard backstroke ... Read More »

Concord Town Board approves $4.4 million budget with 4 percent tax increase


By Kellen M. Quigley The Concord Town Board last week approved a $4,399,767.31 budget for the 2019 fiscal year that includes a 4 percent tax levy, which exceeded the state tax cap. Before passing the budget, the board approved Local Law 2 for 2018 to OK going over the town’s tax cap by roughly 2 percent. The amount to be ... Read More »

Veterans Day celebrated in Springville despite snowy weather


By Kellen M. Quigley Amidst the snow flurries in the air and freezing temperatures, community members in the Springville area gathered Nov. 11 in Shuttleworth Park for annual Veterans Day ceremonies. American Legion Commander Tom Place welcomed all to the ceremony, saying the veterans and local officials were honored the community came out despite the weather, showing their dedication. In ... Read More »

Gobble for Groceries back for 8th year


By Kellen M. Quigley While Thanksgiving may include a dinner of carved turkey and all the fixings, not everyone is able to enjoy such a meal for many days during the year. More important than the food, Thanksgiving is about being thankful and giving back, which is exactly what the Trading Post has done the past seven years with the ... Read More »

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