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The Club, SYI Officials Inform Concord Town and Village Boards About Merger


By Rich Place Officials from Springville Youth Incorporated (SYI) and the former Boys & Girls Club of Springville provided both the Springville Village Board and Concord Town Board with an update at their respective meetings on the groups’ impending merger. Wende Pukay, SYI president, and Bill Gugino, president of The Club of Springville, were present at the June 14 town ... Read More »

A Look Back: Archibald Griffith and SGI


By Jolene Hawkins Last week, we learned all about the schools in the 1800s. You paid for classes you took and sometimes even paid to stay in a home near the school instead of going home each day. So let’s move on to Archibald Griffith. He was one of the founding families in Springville, coming from Rhode Island in 1815. ... Read More »

First Shop Local in the Park Event Set for June 27


By Rich Place Officials at the Springville Area Chamber of Commerce are planning a new monthly event in hopes of showcasing local businesses in a fun and exciting way. The free event, currently called Shop Local in the Park, will take place the last Wednesday of each month from 5 to 8 p.m. in Heritage Park near Franklin Street in ... Read More »

Generator Expected to be Installed This Year at Senior Center


By Rich Place The Concord Senior Center is expected to have a generator installed sometime this year after the Concord Town Board during its June 14 meeting gave the green light to accept a $50,000 grant for its purchase and installation. Installing the generator likely this autumn will allow the senior center to be used as a warming shelter in ... Read More »

West Valley School Budget Fails Again In Re-Vote

By Rich Place The West Valley School Board of Education was forced to adopt a contingency budget for the 2018-19 school year after district residents on Tuesday again defeated the budget proposition during a re-vote. The failed budget proposition comes at an interesting time for West Valley, as it was in the initial stages of a potentially full annexation study ... Read More »

After Years as Tenants, Bread of Life Purchases Its Campus


By Rich Place The Bread of Life Outreach (BOLO) Center officially belongs in the hands of the organization that bears its name. The group earlier this month announced it purchased the former Our Lady of the Sacred Heart Church, located at 8745 Supervisor Ave. in Colden, from the Catholic Diocese of Buffalo. BOLO had been utilizing the property from the ... Read More »

School’s Out for Summer!


By Alicia Dziak The finals, field trips and end-of-year celebrations have come to an end, and now it’s time to embark on that wonderful summer vacation adventure! After nine months of note taking, test taking, studying and homework, it’s time for some fun, and there’s plenty to do to keep everyone busy from now until September. SYI’s Spray Park on ... Read More »

Village Board Hears Road Repair Update

By Rich Place Following a public hearing on 37 South Central Ave. that spanned more than an hour and a brief update from The Club president Bill Gugino on his organization’s pending merger with Springville Youth Incorporated (SYI), the Springville Village Board on Monday proceeded to the rest of the items on its agenda during its regular meeting. The meeting ... Read More »

37 S. Central Owner Granted Last Chance to Remedy Property


By Rich Place The Springville Village Board on Monday granted the owner of 37 South Central Ave. one last chance to fix the deteriorating structures at the site within a predetermined period of time or face demolition. The opportunity for Steven Weber, of Pavilion, to remedy the numerous issues with the multi-family dwelling and adjacent garage at the site came ... Read More »

SGI Students Look Forward to Summer Break!


By Rowan Potzler, SGI Student Reporter Summer – a season of hot weather, water, and parties. “I think of air conditioning and Netflix,” said a sophomore, Brianna Kruska. Her friend, Jessie Seifert, agreed. “I’m on Netflix 24/7, but I do like Freezie Pops,” Jessie laughed, as she ate her lunch. “Ice cream is better!” shouted Erin Schneider, also a sophomore, very ... Read More »

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