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Village of Springville shows support for Heritage Park skatepark project

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Seth Wochensky (right) and Danielle Fallon, of the Springville Skatepark committee, addresses the Village Board of Trustees about the need for support of a potential skatepark project in the village.

By Kellen M. Quigley As members of the Springville Skatepark committee make their rounds to various groups and officials throughout the community, the village’s Board of Trustees recently added their names to the list of those who support the potential project. At the board’s Tuesday meeting, the trustees approved a resolution authorizing Mayor Bill Krebs to sign a letter of ... Read More »

Springville Chamber now accepting nominations for annual Awards Gala

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  The Springville Area Chamber of Commerce is now accepting nominations for its annual Awards Gala to celebrate businesses, organizations and individuals making a positive impact on our community. Nominations will be accepted for the following award categories: Business of the Year, Small Business of the Year, Citizen of the Year, Community Service and Young Professionals Award-under 40 years of ... Read More »

Art of Fiber showcase open now at SCA

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    The Art of Fiber, which recently opened in the Harold L. Olmsted Gallery, showcases over twenty regional fiber artists. Work ranges from traditional quilting, weaving, knitting, tapestry and embroidery to more contemporary examples of Nuno and needle felting, mixed media and sculpture. There will be an opening reception on Saturday, Feb. 1 from 6:30-8 p.m. The public is ... Read More »

Auditions for ‘Southern Tier’s Got Talent’ coming Feb. 8

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Josiah Jenks performs his song during the first round of Southern Tier’s Got Talent in February 2019. Auditions for this year’s talent show will take place Feb. 8 at Ray Evans Seneca Theater in Salamanca.

By Deb Everts Auditions for the second annual “Southern Tier’s Got Talent” competition will take place Saturday, Feb. 8 at 7 p.m. at the Ray Evans Seneca Theater on Main Street. Organizer Glenn Wahl said this year’s talent show will have a couple of changes. He said auditions will be closed to the public so contestants will not perform in ... Read More »

Winter and the Civil War subject of Jan. 29 presentation

With our area deep in the heart of winter itself, it’s an appropriate time to examine how soldiers more than 150 years ago dealt with winter conditions during the Civil War. Tom Place, curator of the Echoes Through Time Learning Center, will present “Winter and the Civil War” on Jan. 29 at the Lucy Bensley Center in Springville. The presentation ... Read More »

A Look Back: The old clubs of Springville

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Looking back to our local newspapers and as you read you will see that we have always had social clubs and organizations which sometimes used acronyms — you know, the letters that form a type of abbreviation, like an ATM where you can draw money from. If you see that, you know exactly what it is, and it was no ... Read More »

The Ladles to perform Saturday at SCA

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By Alex Simmons This week, the musical trio The Ladles will bring a blend of swing, old-time, folk, pop and choral music to the Springville Center for the Arts stage. On Saturday, Jan. 18 at 7:30 p.m., The Ladles will perform various songs creating a “dreamy out worldly atmosphere that draws audiences in and demands attention,” according to the Springville ... Read More »

SGI swimmers top Iroquois; Fuller sets records at diving invite

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Springville’s Austin Yetter competes in the 200-meter individual medley 
on Jan. 10 against Iroquois.

On Friday, Jan. 10, the Springville boys varsity swimming and diving team improved its record to 7-2 on the year by defeating Iroquois. Individual winners on the night were Eric Schweickert in the 200 Freestyle, Austin Yetter in the 200 IM, Wyatt Fuller in Diving, and Zach Hughey in the 100 Backstroke. Springville also took first in all three relays. ... Read More »

Sheriff cautions Erie County residents about area waterways, trails

Erie County Sheriff Timothy B. Howard issues warning about area waterways and gorges. The Erie County Sheriff’s Office is urging everyone to avoid kayaking, canoeing and other water activities in the area’s creeks and rivers. With the amount of rain predicted to fall throughout the area, water levels are expected to rise rapidly creating dangerous and even deadly conditions. Water ... Read More »

The U14 race season is off!

By Caitlin Croft The U14 Race Season opened with the Mud, Sweat n’ Gears Cup races at Toggenburg and Greek Peak. Athletes from the western half of the state gathered to see where they stacked up after all of their preseason training. The State Championships rankings are based on the best 5 results out of a possible 13 results throughout ... Read More »

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