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Springville Scouts make summer trip to Thousand Islands

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The Springville Scout Troop 524 recently took a trip to Thousand Islands in Canada where they could demonstrate the skills and values they’ve learned as well as have a little fun.

By Ely Schosek     Scouts is about character, adventure, fun, leadership and so much more, so it is only fitting that they would take trips to unique destinations. “Every year we typically do a summer trip to somewhere people normally wouldn’t go to,” said Eric Schweickert of Springville’s Troop 524. “So mostly, it’s about getting out, going somewhere and having ... Read More »

Steelbound of Springville to host sneak preview Aug. 15

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Still undergoing renovations for its new location, Steelbound Brewery and Restaurant in Springville is preparing for a sneak preview event on Aug. 15

The new Steelbound Brewery and Restaurant in Springville will be holding a sneak preview event from 6 to 9 p.m. Aug. 15. This event is also a fundraiser for The Club — formerly the Boys and Girls Club of Springville — where organizers will be unveiling plans on a capital improvement project for area youth. Club programs impact many children ... Read More »

A Look Back: When the Circus came to town

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  Looking back to when the circus came to town, usually at least once a year. There would be parades of elephants, camels, giraffes, zebras and more as the circus train rolled into Springville and set up. So I started to research to see what I could find out about them and was surprised at all the different circuses that ... Read More »

Springville’s Warner pitching strong as end nears for 3-year Oiler run

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Olean’s Kyle Warner, a Springville native, throws a pitch during the second game of a doubleheader against Syracuse on July 7 at Bradner Stadium.

By Sam Wilson   Kyle Warner wants to be able to pitch deep into games to help lead his Canisius College baseball team as a senior next spring. And by pitching late in his final few starts as an Oiler, the third-year lefty has given Olean a reliable arm in its second-half push for the New York Collegiate Baseball League ... Read More »

Thursdays, Downtowns continues Aug. 1 with The Tins

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The Thursdays, Downtown free summer concert series continues with indie-rockers The Tins on Aug. 1. The Tins weave captivating harmonic anthems into a sonic fabric laced with threads of 60’s psychedelic pop, static-washed folk, and new-wave art-rock. Together, keyboardist Mike Santillo, drummer Dave Muntner, guitarist Adam Putzer and bassist Justin John Smith draw listeners into a world crackling with “brilliant ... Read More »

8th annual Springville Fiddle Fest ready for Saturday

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The 8th annual Springville Fiddler’s Green Country & Bluegrass Festival is set for Saturday, July 27 from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Shown are the Mercantile Musicians from a previous Fiddle Fest.

  By Kellen M. Quigley The Springville Fiddler’s Green Country & Bluegrass Festival returns to the village Saturday, July 27 for music lovers from all over the region to enjoy a mix of music from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Sponsored by the Concord Historical Society, the festival will feature a dozen bands, clogging, jam sessions, music lessons, historic demonstrations, ... Read More »

All aboard to the Station Bistro


By Alex Simmons The Ashford Station Bistro, located at 5386 Depot St. in West Valley, is a restaurant meant to take you back in time. “The estate was purchased eight years ago by Emily Tingue,” states an article on The Station. “As the seventh generation in the valley, she began her journey back in time discovering all the offerings of ... Read More »

A Look Back: Old Home Week and the Firemen’s Convention


  Looking back in our newspapers, I discovered that in 1911 they combined Old Home Week celebrations with the Firemen’s Convention. The town’s enterprising businessmen and citizens had recognized the opportunity to entertain the absent ones whose faces have been gone for awhile and to visit with them and show off how beautiful the village can appear. They connected it ... Read More »

Third annual Springville Vol. Fire Co. event set for Sunday

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The Springville Volunteer Fire Company’s third annual summer fundraising event is set for this Sunday, July 21, and will feature many returning favorite features, including food trucks, crafters, live music and a car show.

By Kellen M. Quigley For the third year of the Springville Volunteer Fire Company’s summer fundraising event, things are continuing to grow. Of course, there will be food trucks during the event on Sunday, July 21, as well as live music, a tool raffle drawing and a car show. But this year, the event will also feature over 40 arts ... Read More »

Village Board authorizes snowmobile use on Pop Warner Trail

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The village of Springville will begin allowing snowmobiles to ride on the Pop Warner Rail Trail this winter after action by the Board of Trustees Monday. A public hearing on the issue before approval provided much discussion about the concerns and benefits of allowing sleds in the village.

By Kellen M Quigley Come this winter, snowmobilers will now be able to ride their sleds through the village of Springville on the Pop Warner Rail Trail after action from the village board this week. At its regular Monday meeting, following an hour-long public hearing on the matter, the Board of Trustees approved a local law allowing snowmobiles on the ... Read More »

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