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Springville Village Board approves several projects for North Street substation

By Kellen M. Quigley The Village of Springville Board of Trustees held its first meeting of 2020 Monday, hearing end-of-year reports from some of the village departments. Under Administrator Liz Melock’s report, the board authorized going out to bid for two upcoming electric projects in the village: installation of a new SCADA system and the North Street relay upgrade project. ... Read More »

Local officials reflect on 2019, look forward to 2020

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By Kellen M. Quigley As the year comes to a close and a new one arrives in only a few days, now is a good time to reflect on what has been going on in the Springville area during the past year as well as look forward to what could be coming in the new decade. We recently asked some ... Read More »

Santa Sheriff brings Christmas to area families

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Cattaraugus County Sheriff’s Office personnel, shopping at Walmart recently, brought Christmas to more than 70 children across Cattaraugus County through the Santa Sheriff program.

Armed with carts and detailed shopping lists, 11 Cattaraugus County deputy sheriffs took to the aisles of Walmart on a special mission — to deliver Christmas to needy area families. Since 2012 the Santa Sheriff Fund at the Cattaraugus Region Community Foundation has supported the program through the Cattaraugus County Sheriff’s Office. This year, Santa Sheriff brought Christmas to more ... Read More »

Concord officials express concern over snowmobile trail safety

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By Kellen M. Quigley As snowmobiling season gets underway in Western New York, town officials in Concord are discussing the safety on one new trail that goes through the heart of the town. At the latest Concord Town Board meeting Dec. 12, council William Snyder expressed concern with a couple of issues with the use of the Rails to Trails ... Read More »

Springville village board holds final regular meeting of 2019

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By Kellen M. Quigley The Village of Springville Board of Trustees held its final meeting of 2019 Monday with a record pace. The village board approved the new fire department officers for 2020. The officers were unable to attend the meeting due to traffic control needs on Monday night, so they would be sworn in at the village office at ... Read More »

Springville Village Board holds quick, quiet regular meeting

By Kellen M. Quigley The latest regular meeting of the Village of Springville Board of Trustees was a quick and quiet one with little businesses on the agenda. Under the report from Village Administrator Liz Melock, who was absent, was a resolution to appoint three new fire police candidates to the village volunteer fire department. They were Jay Kupka, Michael ... Read More »

Springville skate park committee meets on Veterans Day

By Alex Simmons This past Monday, Nov. 11, members of the public were invited to the Concord Town Hall to discuss plans for the new skate park at Heritage Park in Springville. “An informal group of volunteers has been working to partner with the Tony Hawk Foundation, the village of Springville and town of Concord to create a permanent, concrete ... Read More »

Springville Village Board holds quiet Monday meeting

By Kellen M. Quigley The village of Springville Board of Trustees held their regular meeting Monday, Nov. 4 with a relatively quiet agenda. Village Administrator Liz Melock reported that the village’s unpaid taxes to Erie County is $79,404.39 and does not include any penalties from the village, but penalties will be applied by the county. Those who owe village taxes ... Read More »

Mills holds onto 11th District seat in County Legislature

By Kellen M. Quigley Erie County Legislator John J. Mills will continue to serve the 11th District for another term after a sound victory on Tuesday. Mills, the incumbent Republican candidate, defeated Democratic challenger Kathryn R. Eskew 15,788 to 7,343, according to unofficial results from the Erie County Board of Elections. The 11th District represents Orchard Park, Evans, Eden, Boston, ... Read More »

Deputies recognized for valor during Springville standoff

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  Erie County Sheriff Timothy B. Howard recently announced Deputies John Dunn and Shane Miller have been awarded the Governor’s Certificate of Exceptional Valor for their actions during an Aug. 5, 2018, incident in Springville, where a subject entered a store with a gun. The New York State Division of Criminal Justice Services (DCJS) selection committee meets each year to ... Read More »

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