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Rowe returns to states for two hurdle events; multiple school records fall

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Springville senior Chloe Chamberlin sprints down the track in the 100-meter dash during the Section 6 track and field championships in Williamsville.

By Sam Wilson The Springville-Griffith Institute girls track and field team set two new school records, and senior Payton Rowe clinched her return to the state championships in two events last weekend in Williamsville. Rowe, who plans to run for the University at Buffalo next year, won the Division II (small school) 400-meter hurdles on Saturday in the Section 6 ... Read More »

Springville readies for Dairy/Ag Festival this weekend


By Deb Everts Residents of the Springville area are excited to have the 30th annual Western New York Dairy/Agricultural Festival back in the village this year, which will take place June 7-9. The event celebrates the dairy industry and the role of agriculture in people’s daily lives. This year’s theme is “Celebrating WNY Dairy/Ag Festival’s 30th Anniversary.” Festivities kick off ... Read More »

SCA to hold 10th annual gala June 15

Robert and Susan Sorensen, Heather Svalina and Thomas Militello are the recipients of the annual Milky Awards during this year’s Springville 
Center for the Arts Gala, set for June 15.

The Springville Center for the Arts will hold its 10th annual Gala and Mini-Golf tournament Saturday, June 15 at the center on Buffalo Street. Beginning at 6 p.m., the event includes food, drink, entertainment and a nine-hole mini-golf course crafted by local artists. The course is set up around the 1869 former church that houses the center’s programs. The winning ... Read More »

Belle Starr Concert to rock Colden on July 20

Popular local rock band Cock Robin will help celebrate Colden and the legacy of the Belle Starr Lodge this summer as the headlining act of the Belle Starr Concert. Traditionally held in early autumn, the Belle Starr Concert has been moved to the beautiful days of summer and will be held on Saturday, July 20 at the Buffalo Ski Center, ... Read More »

Granny’s Boot Antiques to hold country gathering festival June 8

Granny’s Boot Antiques, located on 10761 Miller Road/Old Route 219, is hosting a series of outdoor festivals this summer. Several artisan vendors will sell unique, handmade products at the event and will be joined by a few marketplace vendors with produce and homemade goods. Festival dates include June 8, July 13, Aug. 17 and Sept. 14. The first festival, which ... Read More »

Country music concert coming to Collins library June 14

The Collins Public Library will feature a free concert by Paul Zittel and Pure Country on Friday, June 14 at 7 p.m. Join the library for some “Country Music with Hometown Appeal.” If the weather is good, the show will be outside under the tent with room for dancing; if rainy, the concert will be inside the library. The Paul ... Read More »

A Look Back: The Founding Fathers of Springville and Concord


Looking back to when we were little, what stands out the most in your mind? Was it dinners during the week when the whole family sat down and talked? Not using a cell phone, but really looked at each other and talked. Maybe it was when we went on family outings, with mom and dad and all your siblings or ... Read More »

The Probables to kick off Thursdays, Downtown concerts in Springville

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Folkgrass band The Probables will kick off the new Thursdays, Downtown concert series in Springville’s Heritage Park next Thursday, June 6.

By Kellen M. Quigley Folkgrass band The Probables will kick off the new Thursdays, Downtown concert series in Springville’s Heritage Park on Thursday, June 6. With a new lineup, The Probables features lead singer and songwriter Steve Johnson; Matt Gronquist on accordion, fiddle and vocals; Adam McKillip on mandolin and vocals; Ryan Ecklund on bass and Nick Campbell playing drums. ... Read More »

Springville Village Board to go with original treatment plant roof bid

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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 More than three months after the initial malfunction at the Springville Wastewater Treatment Plant, the village board is moving ahead with plans to replace the cover of plant’s digester which blew up in February. At the Board of Trustees May 20 meeting, the board rescinded a resolution approved at the May 6 meeting to re-bid for ... Read More »

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