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Join the Stampede July 28


Looking for a great run right here in Springville? Check out the Springville Stampede, happening next Friday, July 28. The race will utilize the same course as in past years, beginning and ending behind the SGI high school. Register for only $20 at, and sign up by Friday, July 21 to get the t-shirt. Race -day registration is also ... Read More »

Local’s Golf Day at Holiday Valley July 27


If you live or work in Cattaraugus County, you are invited to play golf on Holiday Valley’s Double Black Diamond Course on Thursday, July 27 for just $15 for 9 or 18 holes, including the cart. “Locals’ Day will give local residents or workers a chance to experience the Double Black Diamond golf and all golf related offers at Holiday ... Read More »

The Beach Bucket List


By Alicia Dziak There’s nothing quite like a day at the beach in the summer months. Whether you like to splash in the water or stay on shore building sandcastles or collecting sea glass, the beaches of WNY offer something for everyone this summer. Lake Erie Beaches Head to Lake Erie for endless views of the water and hours of ... Read More »

July Race Rundown


By Alicia Dziak If your competitive side is calling, why not answer it by signing up for a race or two this July? Whether you prefer to hit the pavement or the trail, there’s something for everyone. On Saturday, July 1, head to Tommy’s Run 5K at Yates Park in Orchard Park for a 5K Race/1 mile walk/fun run. The ... Read More »

Happy Campers! Local Campgrounds to Explore


By Alicia Dziak With school out for the year and the holiday weekend upon us, the height of camping season has arrived! Whether you prefer roughing it under the stars, being deep in the woods or in a heated cabin near your neighbor, there’s something within a short driving distance of Springville to suit every camping style. Head to Allegany ... Read More »

Swimming Lessons for All


By Alicia Dziak As the temps continue to rise, it’s time for trips to the beach, pool, creek or nearest swimming hole. It’s also time to work on those swimming skills! If you live in Springville or the surrounding communities, there are some great options when it comes to learning and developing this important skill. SYI offers swimming lessons for ... Read More »

School’s Out for Summer!


By Alicia Dziak It’s summer vacation! If you’re a kid, it’s time for staying up late and filling the days with outdoor activities. If you’re a parent, it’s time to get planning! Have no fear—there’s loads of great summertime fun right at your fingertips. Start out at one of WNY’s great parks. Sprague Brook is close to everyone living in ... Read More »

New York Free Fishing Days June 24-25

During Free Fishing Days/Weekends, anyone can fish the fresh or marine waters of New York State and no fishing license or recreational marine fishing registry is required! (All other freshwater and saltwater fishing regulations still apply.) With more than 7,500 lakes and ponds and 70,000 miles of rivers and streams, there are plenty of places to try freshwater fishing in ... Read More »

Summer Camps for Kids


By Alicia Dziak Summer vacation is almost here, and if you haven’t already started lining up the boredom busters, now’s the time to look into all the summer camps available. Whether your kids are looking to develop new skills, explore other interests, or just meet new friends and be outdoors, there are plenty of fun camps to choose from. Sports ... Read More »

Springville Health & Fitness Introduces New Cross Training Equipment


By Alicia Dziak Springville Health & Fitness, located at 243 West Main Street in Springville, is known for its variety of classes, cardio and weight training equipment. Recently, it added something new to its fleet: the Gronk rig. “We are continually trying to up our game,” said Springville Health & Fitness owner Mary Hannon of adding the large piece from ... Read More »

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