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Olean, Pantuso run past SGI in Week 6 football action

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Springville’s Eric Pruitt receives a pass during the Griffins’ 
Pink Out football game against Olean on Friday night.

Nick Pantuso ran for 155 yards and three touchdowns on 15 carries to power Olean (3-3) over Springville on Oct. 11 in high school football action, 34-7, in Springville. Codie Tidd added a pair of touchdowns — one each rushing and receiving — to help the Huskies build a 27-0 halftime lead. Nick Fratercangelo led the OHS defense with nine ... Read More »

Iroquois downs SGI girls soccer, 7-1

Autumn Snyder had SGI’s lone goal in a varsity girls soccer loss on Friday, Oct. 11, as Nyah Solly marked the assist but the Griffins fell to Iroquois 7-1 in Elma. Grace Kulniszewski scored four goals and Vada Kirsch had three for Iroquois. Tahlia Kosek and Sarah Wier combined for four saves. Springville’s Logan Lukert made 15 saves in the ... Read More »

North Collins edges SGI boys soccer, 1-0

Alex Tejiera scored in the 52nd minute to push North Collins ahead of Springville, 1-0, in non-league boys soccer action on Friday night, Oct. 11, at North Collins. Hunter Petit had the assist on the game-winner. The loss dropped Springville to 8-5-2 (5-3-2 in-league) entering its regular season finale on Wednesday, Oct. 16, at Ellicottville. Read More »

A Look Back: The Days of the Trolley Car

Looking Back in the old local newspapers, I discovered that in the 1900s, trolley cars were found in larger towns and cities. Now in my mind, this was a safe way to travel within the town. Boy, was I wrong! There are reports of wagons and trollies colliding, horses and trollies, people falling off the trolley… wow. We had a ... Read More »

A Look Back: The Original Griffith Institute

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By Jolene Hawkins Looking back… did you hear that? What was that ghostly sound? Can you hear the kids singing… ‘School days, school days, dear ole rod-and-rule days?’ Could it be the old bell of the school of days gone by? In 1909, there was a new school built to house the growing population of children, and the bell that ... Read More »

Community members demand Erie County fix Zoar Valley, Trevett and Groth roads

Photo by Kellen M. Quigley
Erie County Legislator John Mills addressed a packed Morton’s Corners Volunteer Fire Company hall as dozens of community members demand the county fix Zoar Valley, Trevett and Grotte roads in the town of Concord

By Kellen M. Quigley Tensions were high in the Morton’s Corners Volunteer Fire Company hall as nearly 100 community members in the audience demanded Erie County fix its roads in the town of Concord. Erie County Legislator John Mills teamed up with Fire Chief Steve Bugary and the fire company to host a community meeting to discuss the poor condition ... Read More »

Springville Field and Stream community trout pond renovation project kicks off

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Since 1937 the Springville Community Trout Pond has been a recreational, environmental, historical and social asset to the Springville community. Most importantly, the pond has been a favorite fishing hole for ages 3 to 103. The 3.8-acre property formerly housed a 6,000 fish hatchery which played a role stocking Brook Trout, Rainbow Trout and Salmon within regional streams and creeks. ... Read More »

SGI cross country teams open league season with wins over Alden

The Springville boys cross team started league competition with a gigantic win over Alden on Tuesday, Sept. 24, 29-26. Alden was the toughest team in the division to beat and Springville raced hard for the win, taking the first step toward their goal of the team’s first-ever division title. Brett Russell, Jared Hecht, Zack Peterman and Mikey Evens led a ... Read More »

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