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Concord Town Board Sets Budget Hearings

By Derek M. Otto The regular meeting of the Town of Concord Board was held Thursday, Sept. 14, 2017 at the Town Hall at 86 Franklin Street Springville.  The meeting opened with public comment where Mary Jane Miess continued her advocacy of the seniors in the town.  She has had concerns that the five day lunch program has been reduced ... Read More »

Salamanca-Seneca Falling Leaves Festival Sept. 29-Oct. 1


Join in at the 40th annual Salamanca-Seneca Falling Leaves Festival with events happening all weekend long!  Experience Seneca Culture and Heritage and enjoy the beautiful fall foliage. Started as a way to promote the culture of the Seneca Nation of Indians, as well as the relationship between the nation and the City of Salamanca, the celebration will have a cultural ... Read More »

Springville Oktoberfest Sept. 30


By Alicia Dziak It might still be September, but the excitement of Oktoberfest is right on the horizon. Springville’s very own German celebration is set for Saturday, Sept. 30, from 2 to 11 p.m. at Fireman’s Park. This 12th annual event, held rain or shine, features food, music and fireworks, and if that’s not enough to get you in the ... Read More »

National Alpaca Farm Days Sept. 23-24


By Mary Heyl Enjoy the first full weekend of autumn by exploring local alpaca farms during National Alpaca Farm Days on Saturday, Sept. 23 and Sunday, Sept. 24! Always held during the last weekend in September, National Alpaca Farm Days is a fun annual event that invites the public to learn about these beautiful, versatile animals that have created a ... Read More »

Hard Homecoming Loss for Griffs


By Tim Oakley The 2017 Homecoming Varsity football game between the Griffins and the visiting Depew Wildcats didn’t go quite as planned.  As per usual, the stands were packed tight enough to make one question themselves “where does personal space end.” The standing room throughout was also congested with the happy smiling faces that make our town special—the family-like atmosphere ... Read More »

The Fall Bucket List: Free Museum Admission This Weekend


By Jennifer Weber This week, it’s time to take a few hours away from driving around the countryside and step indoors for some culture and old school learning. On Saturday, Sept. 23, from 10 a.m.-5 p.m., participating museums and cultural institutions in Western New York, as well as museums all across the United States, will participate in the 13th Annual ... Read More »

Civil War Medical Steward Portrayal Scheduled Sept. 27

The Western New York Civil War Society, in conjunction with Echoes Through Time and the Lucy Bensley Center, will host a presentation by Hank Pawlowski on the medical field of the Civil War. During the program Pawlowski, a former president of the Buffalo Civil War Roundtable, will present a first-person account as a Civil War medical steward. The presentation will ... Read More »

Nightmare Hayrides on Sommerville Street Set to Spook Sept. 29


By Elizabeth Riggs The Ellicottville Rodeo cowboys have ridden off into the sunset, and with the change of seasons, it’s now time for a new form of entertainment in town: Nightmare Hayrides on Sommerville Street. Hosted at the same location as the Ellicottville Rodeo, and by the same couple, the Nightmare Hayrides on Sommerville Street will begin on Friday, Sept. ... Read More »

Business Spotlight: The Third Generation of Sheret Jewelers


By Carlee Frank If you reside in a small town, chances are you’ve driven many miles to reach stores and services not offered in town— especially if you want to custom design a ring for an engagement or a big birthday. But actually, these services are offered right at Sheret Jewelers in downtown Springville. Located at 57 East Main Street, ... Read More »

SGI Coaches Corner, 9-22-17


VARSITY GIRLS’ VOLLEYBALL, COACH KRISTIN HUGHEY The girls Varsity Volleyball team fought a 4 set match against Iroquois last week, losing by a disappointing 2 points in the last game.  Despite the loss, the players put up some amazing stats.  Libero Sydney Rosati had 27 digs and served for 12 points. Middle hitter Caroline Roy had 12 kills, and setter ... Read More »

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