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Business Spotlight: Customer Commitment at Carpet World


Owners Stacie and Joe Decker took over Carpet World in 1993. By Carlee Frank There is one thing that playing in a living room, walking through an office building and dancing around the kitchen have in common –flooring. You may forget about flooring throughout the day, but it is one of the basic structures in every room, and it follows ... Read More »

Wintertime Fun with Glenwood Depot


By Carlee Frank There may be nothing more daunting than trying to figure out ski and snowboarding gear for the first time. If we were left to our own devices, many people would be flying –or falling –down the slopes with skis too big and boots too small.  However, there are many professionals more than willing to help snow enthusiasts ... Read More »

Business Spotlight: Snowflake Ski Shop at Kissing Bridge


By Carlee Frank Archaeological evidence –such as cave drawings –suggest skis were invented during the last Ice Age, and ski artifacts found in the 1960s dated to the Mesolithic period. First used to cross frozen wetlands during wintertime hunting, skiing evolved over the millennia and was adapted by the Norwegian military and eventually by the masses. Nowadays, there are nearly ... Read More »

Holiday Bucket List: Unique Gift Giving

By Jennifer Weber Here we are in the middle of December. How did the time go by so fast? While out around town checking off those last minute gifts for loved ones at local shops… • Office exchange? Cheap Chollies candy cane filled of mini liquor bottles. Check! • Sister/favorite cousin? Lulu Belle’s has that scarf you had an eye ... Read More »

Ashford Junction Diner Celebrates One Year


By Alicia Dziak Traveling east from Ellicottville and south from Springville, where Routes 240 and 242 and also two sets of train tracks meet, it’s hard to believe this quiet little intersection of Ashford Junction was once a highly-populated area of Ellicottville. In the late 1800s, the Buffalo, Rochester & Pittsburgh Railway (BR&P) built a passenger stop in Ashford Junction, ... Read More »

Shop Local This Season at Artisan Vendor Markets


By Jennifer Weber While hustling and bustling your way through the month of December many people forget to take a moment to connect, enjoy and discover stumbling upon by accident that oh-so-perfect gift for your best friend, parent, significant other or middle child who is simply impossible to buy for. The challenge this week is to step away from the ... Read More »

Colden Native Starts Snow Child Clothing Line


By Carlee Frank A freezing water droplet high in the atmosphere sticks to a dust or pollen particle and becomes an ice crystal. As it falls to earth, water vapor freezes onto the crystal to form branches of new crystals — then it lands on the eyelashes and tongues of generations of children trying to catch snowflakes. While there is ... Read More »

Two Ellicottville Businesses Team Up for Ski Movie Premiere Dec. 2


By Alicia Dziak With last week’s opening of Holiday Valley, it’s time to get excited about the upcoming ski season, and for those of you looking for a unique way to celebrate, how about checking out the premiere of a new ski movie? On Saturday, Dec. 2, Dekdebruns presents “This is Home,” a film by The Faction Collective, at Finnerty’s ... Read More »

Very Merry Main Street Nov. 24-25


By Jennifer Weber It’s the most wonderful time of the year! The Village of Springville is decorated with lights and the weatherman has brought us our first ground covering of snow just in time for Very Merry Main Street on Friday, Nov. 24 from 10 a.m.-5 p.m. and Saturday, Nov. 25 from 10 a.m.– 4 p.m. to kick off a ... Read More »

Business Spotlight: Get Ready for the Snow at Colden Ski and Board Shop


By Carlee Frank Slalom, moguls, halfpipes and black diamonds! Snowflakes, ski lifts, mittens and hot chocolate by the fireside! Are you in the mood to ski and snowboard yet? Winter is just around the corner –Dec. 21 to be exact –and NOAA and the Farmer’s Almanac predict heavy snowfalls to start around that date. Therefore, you must be prepared to ... Read More »

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