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Annual Women in the Outdoors event set for June 8

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All women are invited to the Women in the Outdoors for a day of fun outdoors including fly fishing, archery and crafts at Erie County Conservation Society in Chaffee on June 8. Mothers, daughters, sisters and friends are welcome to sign up and learn a new skill — no experience is required. The Springville Strutters chapter of the National Wild ... Read More »

Students share thoughts on SGI teacher’s trip to China

By Ely Schosek Student Reporter Earlier this month, SGI physical education teacher Gerry Czemerynski presented to a group of sophomores about his recent trip to China, further explained in the last edition of the Springville Times. Now, we will hear what some of the students thought of the presentation. A few of the students were struck by the strictly regimented ... Read More »

Dunkirk edges SGI in Section 6 softball semifinals

A three-run fourth inning proved to be the difference for Dunkirk, as the Marauders’ softball team spoiled Springville-Griffith Institute’s bid for the Section 6 Class B-1 finals at North Collins. Meghan Rehrauer hit a two-run home run in the bottom of the third inning to tie things up, but Dunkirk pulled away the following inning on the way to winning ... Read More »

SGI girls 4th among ECIC small schools; boys take 8th

The Springville-Griffith Institute varsity girls track and field team finished fourth out of 14 small schools at the ECIC (Erie County Interscholastic Conference) championships on May 25 in Hamburg. Payton Rowe and Hannah Goetz led the Griffins, both earning first among small schools (and second overall) in an event. Payton Rowe was first among small school runners in the 400 ... Read More »

SGI students participate in Tech Wars robot competition

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Springville-Griffith Institute High School technology students last week participated in robot competition called Tech Wars at Erie Community College South

    By Ely Schosek Student Reporter The Technology Department at Springville-Griffith Institute High School has flourished in the last few years while new equipment and creative students have continued to push the limits of the department. Last week, a group of SGI students was given the opportunity to travel to Erie Community College South for a competition called Tech ... Read More »

Springville Memorial Day Parade


Photos by Kellen M. Quigley The annual Memorial Day Parade made its way from the log cabin and Veteran’s Park off South Buffalo Street onto West Main Street where the parade made its way to Maplewood Cemetery were ceremonies were held. Units in the parade included local police and fire companies, the Fiddler’s Green Militia, Springville and Concord officials, veterans ... Read More »

Solarize Southtowns to kick off in Springville this summer

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The Solarize Southtowns campaign will be launching this June to help residents across southern Erie County connect to low-cost solar installations at their home or business. Led by Green Springville, a local not-for-profit focused on promoting sustainable practices and technology, the Solarize Southtowns Campaign will help residents and local businesses in Concord, Colden, Eden, Evans and Sardinia connect with a ... Read More »

Pasture Walk and discussion set for June 8 in Cattaraugus

Anyone with an interest in learning more about improving and managing pastures, soil health and how to increase the yield and quality of pastures for grazing dairy, beef and other livestock, are encouraged to join Josh, Ashley and Jeffrey Bailey at 6896 Bailey Hill Road in Cattaraugus on Saturday, June 8 from noon to 2:30 p.m. for a Pasture Walk ... Read More »

‘The Happening’ returns to Gowanda May 31

For the 21st time, ‘The Happening’ — Gowanda’s biggest party weekend — returns in 2019, as usual on the weekend after Memorial Day. The May 31 through June 2 music festival/motorcycle rally event is the unofficial kickoff to summer in Western New York, annually attracting visitors from numerous states and Canada. Originally known as the “Harley Happening,” the event was ... Read More »

Honor our fallen heroes this Memorial Day


By Kellen M. Quigley Memorial Day weekend marks the unofficial start to the summer, many times involving family picnics, great shopping deals and a day off. Before you pull out those white pants and head to the mall, take a few moments to reflect on the true reason for this holiday: remembrance. This weekend, make sure your American flag is ... Read More »

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