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Morton makes holiday appearances with new baby reindeer, Comet

Photo by Deb Everts
Comet, a 6-month-old reindeer, is the newest addition to Mike Morton’s business at Sun-Dance-Kids Farm in Conewango Valley. The baby reindeer is making holiday appearances at events all over the area.

By Deb Everts Every year during the Christmas season, a man tours Western New York with his reindeer. Some may guess it’s St. Nicholas in a miniature sleigh pulled by eight tiny reindeer but, in this case, it’s Mike Morton. Morton, who owns Sun-Dance-Kids Farm in Conewango Valley, has added a new reindeer to his collection of animals. Six-month-old Comet ... Read More »

SGI’s Russell, Hecht, Schlemmer win events at Fredonia

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FREDONIA — Springville’s Brett Russell, Jared Hecht, Emily Schlemmer and three relay teams all won an event in the E-F Meet at SUNY Fredonia on Saturday. Schlemmer led the SGI girls team by winning the 300-meter dash (:46.01) and placed third in the 55 hurdles (:10.38). She also was part of the winning 800 relay team (Janay Ghani, Evelyn Smith, ... Read More »

Fuller marks career-high diving mark in meet at EA

EAST AURORA — On Friday, Dec. 6, the SGI boys swimming and diving team traveled to East Aurora. Overall, the Griffins performed well even though the end of the meet saw a 100-68 loss for the team. Highlights included Wyatt Fuller performing a career-best on the diving board with a score of 300.45 that has him ranked sixth in New ... Read More »

SGI rallies past Williamsville East, wins 50-32

BUFFALO — The Springville-Griffith Institute varsity girls basketball team has started its season 2-0 after a 50-32 win over Williamsville East in the first round of the Sacred Heart Tournament on Thursday, Dec. 5. The girls started off slowly going down 7-2 in the first quarter, but turned it around on the way to a 23-12 halftime lead, then scored ... Read More »

Griffins hang in with Salamanca, fall as Warriors pull away late in opener

Photo by Sam Wilson
Springville’s starters greet each during player introductions before a season-opening boys basketball game at Salamanca on Tuesday.

By Sam Wilson The first game of the season showed some competitiveness, but also room for improvement for the Springville-Griffith Institute varsity boys basketball team. The Griffins hung in the game until the closing minutes on Tuesday at Salamanca, but ultimately fell in a non-league opener, 60-50. Until a late Warriors run in the final three minutes, neither team led ... Read More »

When and where in Springville to get your Christmas tree

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There are several locations closeby in the Springville area where families can pick out their own real Christmas trees this December.

By Kellen M. Quigley In the area surrounding Springville, there are several prime locations to pick up your real tree. While some may take the big cardboard box out of the attic or cellar, or have an artificial one all set up and ready to go covered by a big sheet, for many families nothing compares to heading out and ... Read More »

SGI girls open 19-20 season with OT thriller at Wilson

WILSON — The varsity girls basketball season started with a thriller on Tuesday night for Springville-Griffith Institute, as the Griffins overcame a slow first half to rally and beat Wilson in overtime. Springville won 44-38 after scoring just 8 points in the first half. “Fortunately, the girls played outstanding team defense which helped keep (us)in the game,” coach Bob Gainey ... Read More »

Celebrating Thanksgiving with events at SGI

Elementary school students participated in “stuff a bus” for Thanksgiving, collecting nearly 1,400 cans and boxes of food on a school bus that was then transported to the Break of Life Food Pantry.

  By Ely Schosek Student Reporter Not only is Thanksgiving a time to be grateful for what you have, but to give to others in need. Schools oftentimes run food drives or other events around this time of year for local food pantries or similar organizations. Sometimes there is an added incentive for students to participate, like a pizza party ... Read More »

Concord Country Christmas

On Dec. 7 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., the Concord Country Christmas will be back in town at the Concord Mercantile/Heritage Building, 17 Franklin St. in Springville. You can pick up some great Christmas cookies starting at 10 a.m. Grab a few dozen and keep them in your freezer until Christmas dinner — if they last that long. We ... Read More »

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