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Spc. Baker’s Name Nominated for New Bridge Over Catt. Creek


By Rich Place Last week, the Concord Town Board nominated Spc. Brian K. Baker, a Springville native who died in 2004 while serving during Operation Iraqi Freedom, to be honored by naming the new bridge over the Cattaraugus Creek in his memory. The town board, during its Nov. 9 meeting, unanimously approved the nomination, which is part of Assemblyman David ... Read More »

Drake Elected Concord Town Supervisor


On Tuesday, Nov. 7, voters headed to the polls to vote in local elections. In Concord, the ballot included a race for Town Supervisor, won by Clyde Drake (R, C, I). Jim Krezmein (R, I)  and Phil Drozd (R, C, I) won the Town Councilmen seats. As of press time, the unofficial election results are as follows: Concord Supervisor, Clyde ... Read More »

Ambulance Service, Dairy Fest Discussed by Village Board


By Jennifer Weber The Village of Springville Board met on Monday, Nov. 6 at 7 p.m. with Erie County Legislator John Mills in attendance reporting on the good news that work on  Boston-Springville road has been completed and there will be a meeting at the East Concord Fire Hall on Dec. 4 to discuss the plans to build a roundabout at Route ... Read More »

Concord Town Supervisor Election: Interview with the Candidates


By Elizabeth Riggs This November, Concord residents will head to the polls to cast votes for the positions of Town Supervisor and Councilmen. On the Democratic ticket are current Springville Mayor Bill Krebs, who is running for the office of Town Supervisor, and Jon Hamann and Matt Mayer for Concord Board. On the Republican ticket are Clyde Drake, running for ... Read More »

Village Board Receives Audit


By Derek M. Otto The regular meeting of the Village of Springville was held Oct. 16, 2017 at 7p.m. All trustees and department heads were present. The meeting opened with public comments and the presentation of Laura Landers from Freed Maxick, CPAs. Landers reviewed the village’s audit of the fiscal year ending May 31, 2017. In her report, she described ... Read More »

Speed Reduced on Foote Road, More Resurfacing on 240

By Derek M. Otto The regular monthly meeting of the Town of Concord Board was held on Thursday, Oct. 12, 2017.  The meeting was preceded by three public hearings; 2018 budget public hearing at 6 p.m., a public hearing on the CDBG grant at 6:30 p.m. and a public hearing on Local Law #2 at 6:40 p.m.  The proposed 2018 ... Read More »

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 »

Residents Respond To Proposed Small Animal Law

By Derek M. Otto The regular meeting of the Village of Springville Board of Trustees was held Monday, Sept. 11, 2017, at 65 Franklin Street. The meeting moved into a public hearing on Local Code Chapter 60 Animals.  A good number of residents attended the meeting and addressed major concerns with the law.  The proposed law will change the number ... Read More »

Intersection Proposals Highlight Town Board Meeting

By Derek . M. Otto The regular meeting of the Town Of Concord Board was held Thursday, Aug. 10, 2017,  at the town hall. Highway superintendent Dennis Dains was absent.  The meeting opened with the floor being given to Erie County Legislator John Mills.  Mills was making his regular visitations to board meetings.  A major highlight was that he reported ... Read More »

Springville Hires New Police Officer


By Derek M. Otto The regular meeting of the Village of Springville was held Monday, Aug. at 65 Franklin Street.  Code Enforcement Officer Mike Kaleta was absent.  The meeting started off with Liz Melock asking the board to approve Adam Tillinghast as the part-time caretaker, or light maintenance worker, to replace Lester Dunn.  The board approved the hire with the ... Read More »

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