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SGI High hosts annual volleyball tourney

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The members of the winning team are (front, left) Meadow Wittman, Allie Emmick, Devyn Rowe, (back, left) Mason Goodridge, Adam Pruitt and Al Francisco.

By Elyana Schosek The Student Council at Springville-Griffith High School on Monday hosted their annual volleyball tournament for the students. Fourteen teams took part in the competition for a variety of reasons, such as the fun they were sure to have, the competitiveness involved and the friends they played alongside. Each team was composed of six students — three girls ... Read More »

$15K raised for SGI music department


  By Elyana Schosek, Student Reporter Throughout the month of November, fundraisers are commonplace in most towns and cities. Springville is no exception to this. In the Springville community, a fundraiser took place that raised money for the Springville-Griffith School District to buy a new grand piano. The Springville-Griffith Community Education Foundation (SGCEF) presented a check for $15,000 at the ... Read More »

SGI high school staff grow out for Movember


By Elyana Schosek Student Reporter Several male staff members in the Springville-Griffith Institute school district took to sporting mustaches and other facial hair last month for a good cause. An annual event to raise awareness of various men’s health issues by growing mustaches, Movember takes place across the country each year. The Movember Foundation is the top global organization regarding ... Read More »

A Look Back: Mail Order Homes from Sears


By Jolene Hawkins Looking back to when all of our wishes and whims could be found within the pages of a Sears and Roebuck catalog. Everything from a new camera, to a grand piano, to medical supplies, to hammerless revolvers, to traveling bags to a six-hole steel range stove, to monuments for your loved ones in the graveyard — you ... Read More »

A Look Back: The Ladies at Home during Wartime


Looking back to the ladies who were on the home front during the conflicts we have had, what did they do to help the soldiers? As far back as the Civil War, we see where ladies helped to raise money for the war effort. They organized raffles and fairs and used the money to help pay for war supplies. They ... Read More »

A Look Back: Maplewood Cemetery

By Jolene Hawkins   Did you know that before cemeteries were established, family was buried in a small family plot, or near the house? With so many causes of death from drowning in the creek, or a mill pond, to having a tree or limbs falling on them to lighting striking the person, cattle or horses injuring them, and of ... Read More »

Girls’ Soccer News

By Alicia Dziak   Last week Thursday, the Varsity girls’ soccer team headed to Eden to play under their lights, and came away with a 2-0 win. Grace Zabawa and Jacy Schelble scored for the Lady Griffs, with assists by Zabawa and Erin Drewiega.   The following day, the girls hosted Christian Central on Pop Warner Field for their senior ... Read More »

New SRO Helps Keep Students Safe


By Ely Schosek SGI Student Reporter Members of the SGI community will see a new face this school year around all four district schools—Jackie Feggans, the new school resource officer (SRO). Feggans was raised in the City of Buffalo and graduated from Cardinal O’Hara High School in the Town of Tonawanda. He has been with the Erie County Sheriff’s office ... Read More »

A Look Back: The Undertaker Business in Springville


By Jolene Hawkins Looking back to the occupations of the undertaker, and in one in particular for our area was A L Pingrey, who ran a furniture and undertaking business starting in 1892. Now you may ask, why furniture?  Well, think about it.  The undertaker usually made the casket.  To make the casket, they would use six boards, and one ... Read More »

MooCheesy Food Truck Set to Open Soon


By Rich Place A new eatery will soon be making its way to the Springville area, but this one has four wheels and will come and go as it pleases. Local resident Robyn Tyler is ready to open MooCheesy, a food truck dedicated to making gourmet burgers and grilled cheese sandwiches, and will be making appearances in the village soon. ... Read More »

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