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  • HV Spring Preview 2017

    HV Spring Preview 2017 Holiday Valley Plans to Open Golf Course April 9 By Kerra Trivieri      Spring has finally

  • Broadband Makes Strides

    Broadband Makes Strides Announcing New State Funding for High-Speed Internet Story by John Thomas Staff Writer   Broadband

  • Mogul Contest at HV

    Mogul Contest at HV Holiday Valley Hot Dog.. Old School Mogul Contest    On March 25th at 10am, City Garage is bringing

  • Mardi Gras Popularity

    Mardi Gras Popularity Town Board Meeting: Town & Village Join to Hire Grant Writer Story by John Thomas Staff

  • Village Budget Debated

    Village Budget Debated VB Passes Budget After Lengthy Debate Story by John Thomas Staff Writer     Mayor John Burrell

    Inside Business Track

    • Dekdebrun Retiring

      Dekdebrun Retiring Greg Dekdebrun to Take on Advisor Roll in the Interim Story and Photo By John Thomas Staff Writer      “I want to set the record straight; the store is not closing.” That was the first thing Greg Dekdebrun said when we talked on Tuesday. But, he did admit the large signs festooning […]

    • XPhobia

      Inside Business Track: XPhobia Escape Room Entertainment in Olean By Chad Neal      Do you have what it takes to solve a murder, diffuse a bomb, rob a bank, break out of jail, or escape from a serial killer in 60 minutes or less?     Entertainment has come a long way since the first Cro-Magnon man […]

    • Finnerty’s Tap Room

      Inside Business Track: Finnerty’s Tap Room Newest Eatery Aims to Feel Like Home Story and Photo by John Thomas Staff Writer   “I want people to feel like this is their second home.” That’s Bill Finnerty talking about the kind of hospitality he plans to extend to customers in his new restaurant Finnerty’s Tap Room. […]

    • Madigan’s Turns 35

      Inside Business Track: Madigan’s Turns 35 From Mullligan’s Brick Bar in Allentown to the Green Bar in E’Ville By Chad Neal Last week marked the 35th Anniversary of the legendary establishment in Ellicottville, Madigan’s. Every year the Kells, owners of the bar and restaurant celebrate their successful business by inviting friends and family to enjoy […]

    • E’Ville Dental Group

      Inside Business Track: E’Ville Dental Group EDG Changes Hands; Dr Joseph Vilardo DDS Takes Over By Chad Neal Ellicottville has had a dental office for a long time. It is now called the Ellicottville Dental Group and has been since the firm moved to it’s new home at 6133 Rte. 219 Suite 1003, when Dr. […]

    Up Close & Personal

    • HV Spring Preview 2017

      HV Spring Preview 2017 Holiday Valley Plans to Open Golf Course April 9 By Kerra Trivieri      Spring has finally arrived and there are many fun events on the horizon over the next few months in the village of Ellicottville.    Kicking off the season will be Holiday Valley’s target opening day for golf […]

    • Broadband Makes Strides

      Broadband Makes Strides Announcing New State Funding for High-Speed Internet Story by John Thomas Staff Writer   Broadband Connections    At last week’s meeting of the Southern Tier West Development Agency, Executive Director Richard Zink announced the state had released funds for round two of the broadband expansion in Western New York. Director Zink showed […]

    • Mogul Contest at HV

      Mogul Contest at HV Holiday Valley Hot Dog.. Old School Mogul Contest    On March 25th at 10am, City Garage is bringing together young, old, and everyone in between for a fun day of mogul skiing on The Chute at HV. The Hot Dog ski culture was created back in the 70s, it was a […]

    • Mardi Gras Popularity

      Mardi Gras Popularity Town Board Meeting: Town & Village Join to Hire Grant Writer Story by John Thomas Staff Writer   Grant Writer    The Town Board meeting last week started with a conference call to Diana Chihak, a grant writer from Buffalo. Her company is called Upper Edge Consulting, LLC. She had been planning […]

    • Village Budget Debated

      Village Budget Debated VB Passes Budget After Lengthy Debate Story by John Thomas Staff Writer     Mayor John Burrell called a special meeting of the Board of Trustees after the proposed budget he submitted to the last Board of Trustees meeting failed to acquire a second when put up for a vote. If the Trustees […]

    Architectural Spotlight

    • 6825 Niles Road

      Architectural Spotlight of Ellicottville 6825 Niles Road MLS#B1030083      6825 Niles Road       $739,000    Fantastic, panoramic views of HoliMont and the Village from both balcony levels of this stunning chalet. New paver driveway and large double garage with acrylic flooring and custom storage. Huge stone fireplace in great room. Master on main level with Jacuzzi tub. […]

    • Pat Burke; Master of Inner Space

      Architectural Spotlight Of Ellicottville Pat Burke; Master of Inner Space Story and Photos By John Thomas Staff Writer      It’s one thing to be able to build a house for a customer, but rare is the contractor who brings real vision to a new home. Pat Burke Contracting LLC is one such contractor. His […]

    • Stunning Home Nestled Just Outside of Village!

      Architectural Spotlight Of Ellicottville Stunning Home Nestled Just Outside of Village! 11 Elk Creek           MLS#B1027701           $535,000 You want space, you’ll love this place! Every square inch of this home is maximized! Wide open floor plan for kitchen/living/dining area on first floor overlooks park-like yard and hillside. Remodeled kitchen 12/2016, with […]

    • Home Packed with Features!

      Architectural Spotlight of Ellicottville Home Packed with Features! 6831 NYS Route 242            MLS#B497187           $229,000    Don’t let the simple style deceive you – this home packs all of the features you desire in a home so close to the chairlift at a reasonable price with low maintenance costs – and no HOA fees to deal […]

    • Ski In/Out To The Sunset Slope

      Architectural Spotlight of Ellicottville Ski In/Out To The Sunset Slope 3 The Woods          MLS#B1019876          $297,900    Beautifully renovated 3 bedroom, 2 bath townhouse featuring granite counters and center island. The cathedral ceilings and fireplace accentuate the living room. Go through the sliding glass doors to the back deck that overlooks the slope. The entry level […]

    Local News

    • Spring Steelhead School & Village Election Results & Talking Baseball

      Spring Steelhead School Adventure Bound on the Fly Hosts March 25    The guides at Adventure Bound on the Fly are excited to offer decades of experience of guiding and fishing on the Steelhead waters around the Ellicottville, NY area. After many requests through the 2016 season they have decided to have a one-day Steelhead […]

    • Village Election

      Village Election Three Candidates Vie for Two Positions Story by John Thomas Staff Writer      This election cycle for the Village Board of Trustees is shaping up to be one of the more unusual elections in recent memory. In total, there are three candidates running for two board positions. One is a current incumbent, […]

    • ECS Approves Girls Golf & Possible Spill Causes Alarm

      ECS Approves Girls Golf Superintendent Warns of Coming Fiscal Restraints Story by John Thomas Staff Writer      At the ECS School Board meeting on Tuesday night, the girls on the golf team made a presentation asking the board to create a girl’s golf team. The five students had created a power point presentation to […]

    • Phoenix Adaptive Race & Local Ski Outing

      Phoenix Adaptive Race HoliMont Phoenix Adaptive Race; March 4th By Kerra Trivieri      It may be hard to believe, but the end of another winter season is just around the corner. At HoliMont Ski Area, there is no better way to celebrate the last few weeks of snow than to host its annual Phoenix […]

    • Phone Call Scam Alert

      Phone Call Scam Alert Local Resident Taken for $700 Story by John Thomas Staff Writer      An Ellicottville resident fell prey to a sophisticated internet scam and wound up sending a fair amount of money to some unknown criminal in Mexico. The local gentleman contacted The Villager to warn residents of what was a […]