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A Look Back: Purchasing your first motorcar

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  Looking back while reading the journal from Edgar Spaulding on his camping trip to Florida, it got me wondering: what was around here for him to purchase his motorcar? I dove into the research material that we have here at the Lucy Bensley research center to find out. We had several dealerships in town by then. The West End ... Read More »

Joylan Theatre renovations underway on Main Street

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The Joylan Theatre on West Main Street in Springville is currently closed for a major renovation project to bring the beloved building into the future to celebrate its 70th anniversary later this fall.

By Kellen M. Quigley Springville’s hometown theater for 70 years is undergoing a facelift for its Platinum Anniversary as the Joylan Theater on West Main Street makes its way into the 21st century. Keith Clark, pastor of Springville Crossing Church, which owns the building, said so far the renovation process is going well. “Everything is going to plan so far,” ... Read More »

14th annual Springville Oktoberfest only a month away

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Attendees of a previous Springville Oktoberfest enjoy food, drink and good company. This year’s event is set for Sept. 28 from 2 to 8 p.m. at Firemen’s Park.

The 14th annual Springville Oktoberfest will take place on Sept. 28 from 2 to 8 p.m. at Firemen’s Park, 70 Nason Blvd off Waverly Street in the village. This year’s events will feature music, German and American food and draft beer and wine, as well as trade show and vendor areas. The leading musical act in the Musik Festhalle is ... Read More »

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 the ... Read More »

Colden Festival is coming your way on Sept. 7 and 8

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Get ready to celebrate Colden, along with plenty of local art, food and music, during the annual Colden Festival on Sept. 7 and 8. Celebrate Colden Inc., which organizes the festival each year, moved this year’s event up two weeks to coincide with the 17th annual Colden Fall Car Show, according to chairman Jim Howe. The car show takes place ... Read More »

Springville Community Chorale rehearsals begin Sept. 10

September is the month for many activities to start up again and the Springville Community Chorale is no exception. Each year, the Chorale presents two concerts performed in four-part harmony. The December concert focuses on seasonal selections and the May concert has varied themes. Music is selected by our Musical Director Colleen Marcello Brecker, a featured soprano soloist with the ... Read More »

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 »

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