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Snocross returns to Salamanca for seventh year

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A snowmobiler makes their way over a jump during a heat last year at the annual AMSOIL Championship Snocross race series at the Seneca Allegany Resort and Casino in Salamanca. The annual event will be held Feb. 22 and 23.

By Kellen M. Quigley As many as 15,000 people are expected to visit Salamanca during the fourth weekend in February for the AMSOIL Championship Snocross snowmobile racing series’s seventh annual visit. Snowmaking machines at the east parking lot of the Seneca Allegany Resort and Casino have produced mountains of the white stuff in preparation for races Feb. 22 and 23. ... Read More »

SCA to host Art’s Cafe info session Saturday

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The Art's Cafe committee and volunteers are preparing to open the building at 5 East Main St. for the first time. Springville Center for the Arts will host an info session Saturday, Feb. 16 concerning opening the building.

The Art’s Cafe project offers a unique way to help the community and reap financial benefits. The project will host a happy hour and information session on Class C Membership, which combines support for the project with the distribution of historic tax credits. “This is really appropriate for any taxpayer who would rather keep their taxes local and save a ... Read More »

Letter to the Editor: Dairy Fest ‘Moos’-letter, February 2019

“Hay” Springville — the 30th anniversary Dairy Festival is on the “moooove” again! Music acts and entertainers are signing up, ready to delight young and old. Friday evening will “kick off” with Gene Hilts and the Rustic Ramblers. Later that night, the Ozone Rangers take the stage. Also appearing that weekend will be: The Springville Jazz Orchestra, Down Home Country ... Read More »

A Look Back: Having fun in the snow

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By Jolene Hawkins Looking back into the past when the cold winds blew and snow fell, and we were in deep winter, what did our forefathers and families do for fun? Well, of course, there was always sleighing — that was a popular event. It could be a sleigh for one to a toboggan that several people could ride on ... Read More »

Goodridge continues 30-point streak as Griffs win sixth straight

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Adam Pruitt jumps up to snag a pass in a varsity boys basketball game against Tonawanda.

Mason Goodridge scored more than 30 points for the third consecutive game while leading the Springville-Griffith Institute varsity boys basketball team to its sixth consecutive victory on Monday. Springville (11-8) defeated Tonawanda, 74-54, as Goodridge scored 34 points with seven steals. A senior guard and the school’s all-time leading scorer, Goodridge is averaging 27 points per game and 33.2 over ... Read More »

Jusiak podiums three times at Empire State Games

By Caitlin Croft The first race of the season for U12/10/8 athletes opened with a Dual Giant Slalom at Holiday Valley. U12 Girls: Abigail Duff of Kissing Bridge took 16th, Mary Doyle (BSC) 20th and Lauren La Salle (BSC) 21st. U12 Boys: Buffalo Ski Club’s Owen Gray finished 11th, Joey Hogenkamp (KB) 13th, Zack Benczkowski (BSC) 15th and Nathan Zanner ... Read More »

Eden hands SGI its first home girls hoops loss, 61-40

The Springville varsity girls basketball team dropped its first home game on the season Monday night by a score of 61-40 to Eden. The SGI girls had a tough time handling Eden in transition and struggled finishing possessions on the offensive end, coach Bob Gainey admitted. “Despite the loss the girls had a couple positive moments,” Gainey said. “Kenz Owens ... Read More »

Springville boys top Eden, improve to 8-8 (7-3 league)

The Springville-Griffith Institute varsity boys basketball climbed its way back to a .500 overall record with its latest triumph in ECIC Div. IV league play Tuesday night. The Griffins defeated Eden, 74-55, improving to 7-3 in the league and 8-8 overall. Springville has now won six out of seven games after starting the season 2-7. Mason Goodridge paced Springville with ... Read More »

SGI’s Leicht, Brown earn Sectional wrestling bids

Springville’s Quentin Leicht placed fifth in the 170-pound weight class, leading the Griffins’ wrestlers in the Section 6 Class B championships on Saturday in Cheektowaga. Leicht and teammate Nick Brown both qualified for the Section 6 Div. 2 tournament, where they will compete for a chance to make the state tournament. Leicht earned his fifth-place finish with a 12-2 major ... Read More »

Bertrand Chaffee launches ‘YourCareCommunity’ health resource

With healthcare continuing to change, Bertrand Chaffee Hospital (BCH) is keeping up with technology and introducing a new electronic medical records system for its patients. Called YourCareCommunity, this is a health record and wellness content website. It works as an online portal to help patients and caregivers organize and access personal health information. This upgrade was funded as part of ... Read More »

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