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A Look Back: The dental manufacturing industry in Springville


By Jolene Hawkins Looking back to the dreaded pain of having your teeth worked on, and you will find that Springville had a company that was formed by Dr. R.B. Waite. Known as the Anitdolar Manufacturing Company, the company would relieve the pain of teeth extractions and of the drilling of the teeth for filling. Along with the pain-free work, ... Read More »

The legacy of ‘The Legacy’ continues with new ownership

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From left, Ted and Kathy Winkey, former owners of The Legacy restaurant in Springville, recently sold the business to Ashley and Nick Rhinehart, of Cattaraugus, with plans to keep the legacy of The Legacy going strong.

By Kellen M. Quigley A staple in the Springville community for nearly two decades, The Legacy restaurant on the corner of East Main and South Buffalo streets will see its own legacy continue with new management. Nick Rhinehart, of Cattaraugus, officially took over the business last week from longtime owners Ted and Kathy Winkey, of Springville, beginning a new era ... Read More »

Springville Chamber announces Awards Gala winners – Tickets on sale for April 6 event


The Springville Area Chamber of Commerce is pleased to announce the distinguished winners who will be recognized at the 2019 Awards Gala early next month. The award winners were chosen by the chamber’s Awards Gala Committee following nominations submitted by the general public. The awardees are: Business of the Year: Kistner Concrete; Small Business of the Year: 49 Coffee House ... Read More »

Preparing for annual Maple Weekends as temperatures rise

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By Rick Miller Western New York’s Maple Weekends are still a couple of weeks away, but for Sprague’s Maple Farm in Portville, every weekend in March is a maple weekend. Except for the beginning of March, when it was bitterly cold and very windy, owner Randy Sprague said in an interview last week. March 1–3 is the 2019 maple season’s ... Read More »

It’s a Snow Dance Party at SGI

Photos by Elyana Schosek
Students at Springville-Griffith High School kicked off the weekend last Friday, March 1 with a dance party in the snow, taking inspiration from some French students’ experiences during a Quebec trip last month

By Elyana Schosek Student Reporter Nothing can get in the way of Springville-Griffith High School students and their desire to dance, not even cold weather! This was seen when a group of the high school’s French students took over an entire town square to dance on their recent trip to Quebec. This was during Carnival, a time of the year ... Read More »

Rodney Carrington to bring hilarious comedy to casino March 9

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When standup comedian Rodney Carrington performs at the Seneca Allegany Events Center, he will have the adults only audience rolling in the aisles with his raunchy comedy.

By Deb Everts Laugh the night away with standup comedian, actor and musician Rodney Carrington as he performs at the Seneca Allegany Events Center Saturday, March 9 at 7 p.m. Known for his trademark Texas drawl and black cowboy hat, Carrington’s stand up routine combines comedy with his love of music. Don’t miss his hilarious show for audiences 18 years ... Read More »

Event-filled Mardi Gras, Winter Carnival this weekend

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People from near and father gather in Ellicottville each March for the annual Mardi Gras and Winter Carnival weekend festivities, highlighted by the parade that makes its way through the center of the village Saturday night.

By Kellen M. Quigley Whether you’re in the mood for a fun night on the town or an action-packed day on the slopes, Mardi Gras and Winter Carnival weekend have you covered! Parades, beads, music, contests and, of course, costumes are yours for the taking this weekend as Ellicottville’s biggest family-friendly party of the season returns. You might even think ... Read More »

Fuller finishes 28th in NYS diving competition

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Springville junior Wyatt Fuller goes through his diving warm-up during the NYSPHSAA swimming and diving championships Friday at Nassau County Aquatic Center.

On Friday, March 1, Springville’s Wyatt Fuller participated in the New York State Swimming and Diving Championships held at Nassau County Aquatic Center in Long Island. In a field of 42 divers, Wyatt was able to place 28th overall. He scored well on his first four dives, but his fifth dive was not executed as he would’ve hoped, and in ... Read More »

SCA Spring Community Exhibit open house March 9

The work of over 25 artists will be featured in the upcoming Spring Community Exhibit at the Harold L. Olmsted Gallery at the Springville Center for the Arts. A variety of mediums from photography, woodworking, oil, watercolor and pen and ink will create an interesting display for gallery visitors. “We have been thrilled to see the breadth and quality of ... Read More »

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