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WNY Bucket List: Coffee Shops


By Jennifer Weber Some people need a cup or two to jump start their day. Double double? Black? Or even non-fat, no whipped flat white with one shot of caramel and two shots of vanilla and a few ice cubes? No matter how you like it, you know where to find your favorite coffee shop and nearest coffee fix. Here ... Read More »

SGI Board Announces Timeline for Capital Project, New Director of Facilities


By Jennifer Weber The Springville-Griffth Institute Board of Education held their monthly business meeting on Tuesday, Nov. 7 at 6:30 p.m. and opened with a presentation of the fall sports season report given by student athletes. School Board President Allison Duwe gave a recap of issues the board discussed at their workshop meeting held on Oct. 24 regarding the future ... Read More »

Wiggle Over to the Jell-O Museum


By Jennifer Weber Just a short drive across the I-90 in LeRoy, NY, sits a small, unassuming and adorably kitschy museum dedicated to “America’s Most Famous Dessert.” Nope, not apple pie, not chocolate cake, but the birthplace of the wiggly, jiggly Jell-o. Yes, a whole museum dedicated to Jell-o. The same Jell-o you find various varieties of floating fruits suspended ... Read More »

WNY Bucket List: Veteran Memorials

Photo by Jolene Hawkins By Jennifer Weber Veterans Day is a day we come together as a nation to remember all who served our great country. Every year we honor our service members on the 11th day of November, the anniversary of the signing of the Armistice that ended World War I. In 1954, Armistice Day was changed to Veterans ... Read More »

WNYSSB Pop Warner Rail Trail Ribbon Cutting


By Jennifer Weber On Monday, Nov. 6, Erie County Legislature Chairman John Mills, along with Village of Springville Mayor Bill Krebs and board members from the Erie Cattaraugus Rail Trail, attended the ribbon cutting ceremony of the Western New York Southtowns Scenic Byway (WNYSSB) introducing a new tourist sign highlighting the Pop Warner Rail Trail. Erie County helped to fund ... Read More »

Ambulance Service, Dairy Fest Discussed by Village Board


By Jennifer Weber The Village of Springville Board met on Monday, Nov. 6 at 7 p.m. with Erie County Legislator John Mills in attendance reporting on the good news that work on  Boston-Springville road has been completed and there will be a meeting at the East Concord Fire Hall on Dec. 4 to discuss the plans to build a roundabout at Route ... Read More »

A Very Merry Main Street Nov. 24-25


By Jennifer Weber Shop small. Support local. Come join downtown Springville on Black Friday, Nov. 24 from 10 a.m.-5 p.m. and Small Business Saturday, Nov. 25 from 10 a.m.-4 p.m. for another festive weekend with friends, food, shopping, and prizes at A Very Merry Main Street. Sure, you can spend your time fighting the long lines at the department stores, but close to home, ... Read More »

Fall Bucket List: Historic Political Sites


By Jennifer Weber Tuesday, Nov. 7 is Election Day. While studying up on your local candidates before you go out to your polling place next week, why not schedule a bit of time to brush up on a little political history at one of our Western New York landmarks? The Theodore Roosevelt Inaugural National Historic Site located at 641 Delaware ... Read More »

SGCEF Fundraiser to Benefit SGI Technology Program


By Jennifer Weber The Springville-Griffith Community Education Foundation (SGCEF) Annual Wine Tasting and Silent Auction will take place on Saturday, Nov. 4 from 6-8 p.m. at the Springville Health and Fitness Club located at 243 West Main Street in Springville. This year’s major grant recipient is the SGI Technology and Engineering Program in support of their purchase of a specialized ... Read More »

Fall Bucket List: Cheers to the Beers


By Jennifer Weber Thomas Jefferson once said, “Beer, if drunk in moderation, softens the temper, cheers the spirit and promotes health.” We agree (in moderation of course.) All across Western New York, you can find local breweries serving unique craft beers suitable for just about any palate. “New York’s craft breweries are not only a source of local pride, but ... Read More »

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