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SGI school board hears update on capital project

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The Springville-Griffith Institute Board of Education had much to discuss at its latest meeting as the new school year approaches, including the status of the ongoing capital project.

By Ely Schosek Student Reporter The Springville-Griffith Institute Board of Education met Aug. 6 for its second monthly meeting of the summer, and with the start of a new school year approaching, there was much to discuss. Following the opening of the meeting, there was a formal motion to approve Jessica Schuster as the board’s representative to the Erie County ... Read More »

SGI school board hears update on capital project

Photo by Ely Schosek
The Springville-Griffith Institute Board of Education had much to discuss at its latest meeting as the new school year approaches, including the status of the ongoing capital project.

By Ely Schosek Student Reporter   The Springville-Griffith Institute Board of Education met Aug. 6 for its second monthly meeting of the summer, and with the start of a new school year approaching, there was much to discuss. Following the opening of the meeting, there was a formal motion to approve Jessica Schuster as the board’s representative to the Erie ... Read More »

Concord Town Board sets upcoming budget session times

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By Kellen M. Quigley The August meeting for the Concord Town Board was a relatively quiet one. When accepting the monthly reports, Town Supervisor Clyde Drake said the code enforcement officer is doing a great job, and the dog control officer had to serve 11 summons in the past month and is also working hard. From the courts reports, Drake ... Read More »

Springville native now a State Trooper graduate

Senator Patrick M. Gallivan (R-C-I, Elma) attended graduation ceremonies Wednesday, July 24 for the 228 new members of the New York State Police. Among the graduating class is Benjamin Grieser of Springville. Gallivan, a former State Trooper and Sheriff of Erie County, was in Albany for the 208th session of the Basic School of the New York State Police Academy. ... Read More »

Duwe reelected SGI board president, Kellerman sworn in

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Newly elected Springville-Griffith Institute school board member Jenna Kellerman (from left) and reelected member Allison Duwe are sworn in by Kathy Tucker, district clerk.

By Ely Schosek Student Reporter   The Springville-Griffith Institute Board of Education met July 9 for tits reorganizational meeting, where board member Allison Duwe was reelected school board president. Duwe was reelected to her position on the board in the district’s May vote. Additionally, Jennifer Sullivan was chosen as the board’s vice president for the 2019-20 school year. New board ... 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 »

Concord Town Board passes law for solar installations

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By Kellen M. Quigley There is a new law in effect in the town of Concord concerning installation of solar panels after action by the Town Board during its regular meeting earlier this month. The town approved Local Law #2 for 2019 at its June 13 meeting that will apply to all solar energy systems permitted, installed or modified in ... Read More »

Town of Concord receives positive audit for 2018 fiscal year

By Kellen M. Quigley The town of Concord received a positive audit for the 2018 fiscal year, which was reviewed at the town board’s regular meeting June 13. Nicole Ryan, a CPA from Freed Maxick, went through the results of the audit, saying there was an unmodified opinion, which is good for the town, and the financial statements present fairly ... Read More »

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