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Snocross returns to Salamanca for seventh year

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A snowmobiler makes their way over a jump during a heat last year at the annual AMSOIL Championship Snocross race series at the Seneca Allegany Resort and Casino in Salamanca. The annual event will be held Feb. 22 and 23.

By Kellen M. Quigley As many as 15,000 people are expected to visit Salamanca during the fourth weekend in February for the AMSOIL Championship Snocross snowmobile racing series’s seventh annual visit. Snowmaking machines at the east parking lot of the Seneca Allegany Resort and Casino have produced mountains of the white stuff in preparation for races Feb. 22 and 23. ... Read More »

A trip to the theatre with Jane Austen

Sophomores in the Honors English class at Springville-Griffith High School recently went to the Andrews Theater in Buffalo for a production of “Sense and Sensibility.” Students said they enjoyed the production and it was a good learning experience.

By Elyana Schosek, Student Reporter The sophomores in Mrs. Diane Waterman’s Honors English class were presented with the opportunity last week to go on a field trip to the Andrew’s Theater in Buffalo to see a production of “Sense and Sensibility.” “Sense and Sensibility” is a play by Kate Hamill that is based on the novel by Jane Austen. For those ... Read More »

HoliMont to host ‘Frosty CX’ fat bike races next weekend

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HoliMont Ski Resort is bringing the “Frosty CX” fat bike race to the area, Feb. 23. The new, non-skiing event will take place at the bottom of Sunset area.

By Deb Everts Winter fun at HoliMont Ski Resort is going to be even more exciting when the inaugural “Frosty CX” fat bike race comes to the resort Feb. 23. The new, non-skiing event features hardy souls who set out to conquer the snow on their fat bikes, which are basically mountain bikes with huge tires that are made for ... Read More »

SCA to host Art’s Cafe info session Saturday

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The Art's Cafe committee and volunteers are preparing to open the building at 5 East Main St. for the first time. Springville Center for the Arts will host an info session Saturday, Feb. 16 concerning opening the building.

The Art’s Cafe project offers a unique way to help the community and reap financial benefits. The project will host a happy hour and information session on Class C Membership, which combines support for the project with the distribution of historic tax credits. “This is really appropriate for any taxpayer who would rather keep their taxes local and save a ... Read More »

Letter to the Editor: Dairy Fest ‘Moos’-letter, February 2019

“Hay” Springville — the 30th anniversary Dairy Festival is on the “moooove” again! Music acts and entertainers are signing up, ready to delight young and old. Friday evening will “kick off” with Gene Hilts and the Rustic Ramblers. Later that night, the Ozone Rangers take the stage. Also appearing that weekend will be: The Springville Jazz Orchestra, Down Home Country ... Read More »

A Look Back: Having fun in the snow


By Jolene Hawkins Looking back into the past when the cold winds blew and snow fell, and we were in deep winter, what did our forefathers and families do for fun? Well, of course, there was always sleighing — that was a popular event. It could be a sleigh for one to a toboggan that several people could ride on ... Read More »

Goodridge continues 30-point streak as Griffs win sixth straight

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Adam Pruitt jumps up to snag a pass in a varsity boys basketball game against Tonawanda.

Mason Goodridge scored more than 30 points for the third consecutive game while leading the Springville-Griffith Institute varsity boys basketball team to its sixth consecutive victory on Monday. Springville (11-8) defeated Tonawanda, 74-54, as Goodridge scored 34 points with seven steals. A senior guard and the school’s all-time leading scorer, Goodridge is averaging 27 points per game and 33.2 over ... Read More »

Springville board approves hydrant relocation in Shuttleworth parking lot

By Kellen M. Quigley The village of Springville Board of Trustees had several routine items of business to approve for the Department of Public Works at its last meeting held Feb. 4. The board approved a resolution to relocate a fire hydrant located in the Shuttleworth parking lot. Superintendent Ken Kostowniak said the hydrant comes off of Main Street and ... Read More »

After office move last year, EG Tax ready to help Springville community

By Kellen M. Quigley The busy season for tax preparers is underway. At EG Tax Services in Springville, things are better than ever since moving to their new location at 65 East Main St. last year. And for the new supervisor, Jason Downing, things are also busier than ever. But his experience in the business is good news for local ... Read More »

Wastewater treatment plant malfunction causes concern in Springville

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A recent malfunction with a digester at the Springville Waste Water Treatment Plant caused a loud sound and concern from many village residents over the weekend. Luckily, officials say no one was hurt and village utilities were unaffected.

By Kellen M. Quigley A malfunction at the wastewater treatment plant on Mill Street in the village of Springville caused a loud sound and concern from many residents Saturday evening. At about 6:20 p.m. Feb. 9, a malfunction in the primary digester at the plant led to it overinflating, which caused it to burst, according to Superintendent Ken Kostowniak. “We’re ... Read More »

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