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#GivingTuesday and #NYGivesDay is Nov. 28


By Rich Place On Thanksgiving, Americans have the opportunity to give thanks for what they have. Five days later, they have the opportunity to give financially to help during the holiday season and give to organizations in need. Now in its sixth year, Giving Tuesday — and perhaps better recognized by its social media hashtag, #givingtuesday — kicks off the ... Read More »

Village Votes to Change Zoning Laws, Warns Residents of Scammers

By Jennifer Weber The Village of Springville held their board meeting on Monday, Nov. 20, 2017 at 7 p.m. at 65 Franklin Street. The board approved changes in the current code for properties located at  63 Maple Avenue, 30 Factory Street and 109, 123, 125 and 129 North Buffalo Street from R-6 and B-1 to RM zoning to match the current ... Read More »

Business Spotlight: Get Ready for the Snow at Colden Ski and Board Shop


By Carlee Frank Slalom, moguls, halfpipes and black diamonds! Snowflakes, ski lifts, mittens and hot chocolate by the fireside! Are you in the mood to ski and snowboard yet? Winter is just around the corner –Dec. 21 to be exact –and NOAA and the Farmer’s Almanac predict heavy snowfalls to start around that date. Therefore, you must be prepared to ... Read More »

Spring Creek Pharmacy Closes Its Doors


By Rich Place The Spring Creek Pharmacy, located in the historic Springville rail depot, closed its doors last week and its customers’ files have been moved to Rite Aid on Main Street in the village. Ashley Flower, a spokesperson for Rite Aid, confirmed the last day of operation for Spring Creek Pharmacy was Wednesday, Nov. 15. The Springville Rite Aid ... Read More »

Holland Competes at States

By Coach Karen Reynolds After a surprise send-off at the high school last Wednesday, Elle Holland was one of 75 Section 6 girls to attend the NYS swim meet held at Ithaca College last Friday and Saturday.  Elle competed in both the 100 free and the 100 back during preliminaries. After swimming Friday, she was able to move up six ... Read More »

SGI Wrestlers Ready for Season


By Alicia Dziak It’s that time of year again, when SGI’s winter sports are getting started. Whether you prefer contact, non-contact, individual or team sports, this season offers something for every kind of sports fan. One of the sports offered during the cold months is wrestling. Led by head coach Mark Vogel, and supported by a dedicated coaching staff, the ... Read More »

Human Rights Club: Past, Present, and Future

By Gwendolyn Fruehauf,  SGI Student Reporter It always feels magical finding a purpose in life. A purpose that you found in the past, but still hold on to. A purpose that will still be with you in the future. For Amy Stabell and Sam Yetter, two high school students, they found a purpose a couple years ago, in middle school, ... Read More »

SGI Kids Can Make a Difference: Book Drive to Benefit Local Kids


By Alicia Dziak Every year, seventh grade students at SGI Middle School work on a special project in their social studies and ELA classes called Kids Can Make a Difference, known as KCMAD to those of us who have kids who have done it in the past. The year-long KCMAD project involves students choosing an organization to work with, and ... Read More »

Christmas in Ellicottville Nov. 24-26


By Alicia Dziak The Thanksgiving break is all about family, and after you’ve stuffed yourself with turkey and mashed potatoes, what better way to start the Christmas season than with family in Ellicottville? Ellicottville’s Chamber of Commerce has been hosting “Christmas in Ellicottville” for decades and every year, new events and activities are added to the schedule. The festivities begin ... Read More »

Travel WNY: Frank Lloyd Wright Influences in WNY


By Jennifer Weber Frank Lloyd Wright has been quoted as saying, “I fully intend to be the greatest architect who has yet lived, but fully intend to be the greatest architect who will ever live. Yes, I intend to be the greatest architect of all time.” 2017 marks the 150th year of the birth of Frank Lloyd Wright and all ... Read More »

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