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Granny’s Boot Antiques to hold country gathering festival June 8

Granny’s Boot Antiques, located on 10761 Miller Road/Old Route 219, is hosting a series of outdoor festivals this summer. Several artisan vendors will sell unique, handmade products at the event and will be joined by a few marketplace vendors with produce and homemade goods. Festival dates include June 8, July 13, Aug. 17 and Sept. 14. The first festival, which ... Read More »

Country music concert coming to Collins library June 14

The Collins Public Library will feature a free concert by Paul Zittel and Pure Country on Friday, June 14 at 7 p.m. Join the library for some “Country Music with Hometown Appeal.” If the weather is good, the show will be outside under the tent with room for dancing; if rainy, the concert will be inside the library. The Paul ... Read More »

The Probables to kick off Thursdays, Downtown concerts in Springville

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Folkgrass band The Probables will kick off the new Thursdays, Downtown concert series in Springville’s Heritage Park next Thursday, June 6.

By Kellen M. Quigley Folkgrass band The Probables will kick off the new Thursdays, Downtown concert series in Springville’s Heritage Park on Thursday, June 6. With a new lineup, The Probables features lead singer and songwriter Steve Johnson; Matt Gronquist on accordion, fiddle and vocals; Adam McKillip on mandolin and vocals; Ryan Ecklund on bass and Nick Campbell playing drums. ... Read More »

Annual Women in the Outdoors event set for June 8

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All women are invited to the Women in the Outdoors for a day of fun outdoors including fly fishing, archery and crafts at Erie County Conservation Society in Chaffee on June 8. Mothers, daughters, sisters and friends are welcome to sign up and learn a new skill — no experience is required. The Springville Strutters chapter of the National Wild ... Read More »

Springville Memorial Day Parade


Photos by Kellen M. Quigley The annual Memorial Day Parade made its way from the log cabin and Veteran’s Park off South Buffalo Street onto West Main Street where the parade made its way to Maplewood Cemetery were ceremonies were held. Units in the parade included local police and fire companies, the Fiddler’s Green Militia, Springville and Concord officials, veterans ... Read More »

Pasture Walk and discussion set for June 8 in Cattaraugus

Anyone with an interest in learning more about improving and managing pastures, soil health and how to increase the yield and quality of pastures for grazing dairy, beef and other livestock, are encouraged to join Josh, Ashley and Jeffrey Bailey at 6896 Bailey Hill Road in Cattaraugus on Saturday, June 8 from noon to 2:30 p.m. for a Pasture Walk ... Read More »

‘The Happening’ returns to Gowanda May 31

For the 21st time, ‘The Happening’ — Gowanda’s biggest party weekend — returns in 2019, as usual on the weekend after Memorial Day. The May 31 through June 2 music festival/motorcycle rally event is the unofficial kickoff to summer in Western New York, annually attracting visitors from numerous states and Canada. Originally known as the “Harley Happening,” the event was ... Read More »

Pageant of the Bands in Springville


Photos by Kellen M. Quigley The 57th annual Pageant of the Bands returned to Springville May 17 and 18 where 18 different bands performed and competed, giving the community a one-of-a-kind musical experience. On Saturday, the pageant parade made its way down East Main Street to crowds of family members, friends and music enthusiasts. Read More »

Kiwanis’ Maple Madness set for June 1

Maple Madness is branching out into a new and fun event. Springville Kiwanis’ annual fundraiser to raise money for the building of a multipurpose room at the Children’s League will be held at 6 p.m. June 1 at Wendel’s Sugar House. This year, in addition to celebrating springtime sugaring off of maple syrup, ticket holders can partake in playing casino ... Read More »

Voters pass SGI budget for 19-20, Kellerman and Duwe elected to school board

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By Kellen M. Quigley Voters approved the Springville-Griffith Central School District’s proposed $42.02 million spending plan for the upcoming fiscal year by a 319-176 margin. A proposal for acquisition of seven 66-seat school buses and three 16-passenger vehicles, and related equipment, also passed with a 303-175 tally. Unopposed school board candidates Jenna Kellerman, a newcomer, and incumbent Allison K. Duwe, ... Read More »

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