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Letter to the Editor: An update from the Springville Athletic Scholarship Committee

Dear Editor,   The Springville Athletic Scholarship Committee held their inaugural Pub Crawl on June 22, and it was a huge success. As a committee, we would be remiss to say such a thing without first thanking everyone who helped make it so. The committee would initially like to say thank you to the Concord Historical Center, which served as ... Read More »

Wild Wing Festival coming Sunday

Gooseneck Hill is holding the last event of the year, The Wild Wing Festival, on Sunday, Aug. 25 from noon to 5 p.m. This is your last chance to see the birds until 2020. Held at the Sanctuary at 5067 Townline Road in Delevan, admission is only $5 for everyone. The 10-foot Rubber Duck is coming back for a visit. ... Read More »

A Look Back: The Travels of Edgar Spaulding – Part 2

Looking back to 1926, we continue on from last week’s story and see where Edgar Spaulding is recalling his Motor Camping trip: It was cold the next morning with a frost, but the sun shone. We had intended to stop over at Endicott, but on reaching Painted Post decided because of the cold to keep on South. At Lawrenceville, Pa., ... Read More »

A Look Back: The Travels of Edgar Spaulding – Part 1

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Looking back in our archives, I was delighted to find that Edgar Spaulding — a local man and one of the photographers here in Springville — recalls his Motor Camping trip that he and his family went on in 1926. So let us begin his journal… I (Edgar Spaulding) have been on the road some seven months, covering over 5,000 ... Read More »

Springville’s Art’s Cafe partners with NYS preservation organization

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  A renovation project in Springville called Art’s Cafe has been utilizing some unusual financing, providing community members and businesses the opportunity to support the project and receive tax credits in return for their investment. Now with a loan from The Preservation League of New York State, the tax credit program has gotten even easier to participate in. Art’s Cafe ... Read More »

Erie County Fair’s 180th year runs through Aug. 18

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By Kellen M. Quigley Dubbed “The Best 12 Days of Summer,” the Erie County Fair’s 180th year is now underway, running daily through Aug. 18. The Erie County Fair has many ties to Springville, even being held here in 1867 and Springville-Griffith Institute graduate Jessica Underberg as the current fair manager and CEO, but it’s been a summertime tradition in ... Read More »

Rock Autism Finnerty’s Golf Classic set for Aug. 24 Music Festival returning to Ellicottville Aug. 31

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  By Kellen M. Quigley   The second annual Rock Autism Music Festival will be back in Ellicottville on Aug. 31, but first, a new golf tournament with the collaboration of Rock Autism and Finnerty’s Tap Room will hit the links. The inaugural Rock Autism Finnerty’s Golf Classic will kick off Aug. 24, benefitting Rock Autism’s, Inc. and the Rock ... Read More »

Sample the best at ‘Taste of Ellicottville’

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By Deb Everts   Food lovers from all over the area and beyond will flock to the 34th Annual Taste of Ellicottville Saturday, Aug. 10 and Sunday, Aug. 11 to sample the mouthwatering goodies offered by more than 23 local food establishments. Whether they are connoisseurs of fine cuisine or people who just love to eat good food, hungry visitors ... Read More »

Restoration work resumes at historic Red House sawmill

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About 43 volunteers, including members of the Friends of Allegany State Park group, were willing to take on the task of gutting the old sawmill and removing the damaged lumber to make way for the installation of new lumber on the interior floors and walls. The crew posed for a photo before they began gutting the building.

  By Deb Everts   Restoration of the historic Red House sawmill has resumed. In cooperation with park management, the Friends of Allegany State Park (FOASP) and other volunteers took on the task of gutting the old mill on Aug. 3. Approximately 43 volunteers pitched in to tear out the wood wallboards and floorboards that had been badly damaged by ... Read More »

Art and music meet at Griffis Sculpture Park Summer Festival

By Deb Everts Music and art lovers will have the opportunity to celebrate a day of creativity at the 7th annual Griffis Sculpture Park Summer Festival on Sunday, Aug. 11 from 2-7 p.m. Headlining the festival is the all-star band, Dead Phish Funk with CRiTT & Friends. Led by Buffalo native Eric Crittenden, the band will get the crowd moving ... Read More »

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