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    TONAWANDA — The Springville-Griffith Institute boys soccer team improved to 2-0 with a shutout of Tonawanda on Tuesday. The Griffins blanked the Warriors, 2-0. SGI has two home games coming up, playing host to Lake Shore on Thursday and Lackawanna on Monday. Springville/West Valley 4, Ellicottville 0 SPRINGVILLE — Chris Smith netted two of Springville/West Valley’s three first-half ... Read More »

SGI volleyball teams win opening matches

CHEEKTOWAGA — The Springville-Griffith Institute varsity volleyball team kicked off the season with a victory against Cheektowaga, winning in four sets, 25-21, 25-20, 20-25, 25-14. Freshman setter, hitter and star server Ella Wittman led her team to victory in the first set. Rachel Stressinger’s middle blocking and solid defense started SGI off with the lead in the second while sophomore ... Read More »

SGI, West Valley hope to boost the number of athletes participating in merger


  By Sam Wilson The initial number isn’t as high as Joe DeMartino or Chris Schiumo had hoped, but with recognition and word of mouth, they can boost the number of West Valley students who elect to play sports in Springville this year. Since taking on the job of West Valley athletic director and physical education teacher this summer and ... Read More »

14th annual Springville Oktoberfest only a month away

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Attendees of a previous Springville Oktoberfest enjoy food, drink and good company. This year’s event is set for Sept. 28 from 2 to 8 p.m. at Firemen’s Park.

The 14th annual Springville Oktoberfest will take place on Sept. 28 from 2 to 8 p.m. at Firemen’s Park, 70 Nason Blvd off Waverly Street in the village. This year’s events will feature music, German and American food and draft beer and wine, as well as trade show and vendor areas. The leading musical act in the Musik Festhalle is ... Read More »

Colden Festival is coming your way on Sept. 7 and 8

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Get ready to celebrate Colden, along with plenty of local art, food and music, during the annual Colden Festival on Sept. 7 and 8. Celebrate Colden Inc., which organizes the festival each year, moved this year’s event up two weeks to coincide with the 17th annual Colden Fall Car Show, according to chairman Jim Howe. The car show takes place ... Read More »

Concord Senior Center to celebrate 3rd anniversary Saturday

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The Concord Senior Center is celebrating its third anniversary this weekend and is inviting the public to stop down and see all that the center offers to the community.

By Kellen M. Quigley A staple in the Springville community for three years now, the Concord Senior Center will celebrate its third anniversary this Saturday with a special open house. From 4 to 6 p.m. on Aug. 17, all are welcome to visit the center at 40 Commerce Drive in Springville to see all that the seniors are up to, ... Read More »

Four weeks until Pumpkinville returns

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A little girl picks out a prize pumpkin during the opening day of Pumpkinville last year. The local fall destination is set to open Sept. 14.

  By Kellen M. Quigley It’s the second week of August, so it seems a little early to be mentioning Halloween. Or is it? With some rainy and cooler weather recently, it’ll be no time at all until Pumpkinville is open for the season, which will happen in just four weeks. On Saturday, Sept. 14, the area’s most beloved fall ... Read More »

Erie County Fair’s 180th year runs through Aug. 18


By Kellen M. Quigley Dubbed “The Best 12 Days of Summer,” the Erie County Fair’s 180th year is now underway, running daily through Aug. 18. The Erie County Fair has many ties to Springville, even being held here in 1867 and Springville-Griffith Institute graduate Jessica Underberg as the current fair manager and CEO, but it’s been a summertime tradition in ... Read More »

Rock Autism Finnerty’s Golf Classic set for Aug. 24 Music Festival returning to Ellicottville Aug. 31


  By Kellen M. Quigley   The second annual Rock Autism Music Festival will be back in Ellicottville on Aug. 31, but first, a new golf tournament with the collaboration of Rock Autism and Finnerty’s Tap Room will hit the links. The inaugural Rock Autism Finnerty’s Golf Classic will kick off Aug. 24, benefitting Rock Autism’s, Inc. and the Rock ... Read More »

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