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  • Winners of the Taste

    Winners of the Taste Last Weekend Filled with Food and Fun: Sponsored by Sysco Ellicottville, NY – The heat and the rain didn’t

  • Night Lights @ Griffis

    Night Lights @ Griffis Sculpture Park Transforms by Lighting Sept. 14- Oct. 15 Night Lights at Griffis Sculpture park are back

  • Supporting Rotary

    Supporting Rotary Popular Event Supports the Groups that Support Our Community Tuscan Moon – A Tribute to Michael Kerns” this

  • EVL Gains More Fame

    EVL Gains More Fame Travel Writers Discover More than Adventure in Ellicottville Story by John Thomas Staff Writer   There

  • Summerfest at Griffis

    Summerfest at Griffis Griffis Sculpture Park Offers Music and Art; August 20th Story by John Thomas Staff Writer The visual and

    Inside Business Track

    • Daily Grind

      Inside Business Track: Daily Grind New Coffee House Open in Ellicottville By Chad Neal   Ever since Emma Freeman was a little girl growing up in Colden, NY, teas and coffee were her thing. “I totally loved it”, she told the Villager in an interview. Freeman is now the owner of the newest establishment in […]

    • Tips Up Closing After 35 Yrs

      Tips Up Closing After 35 Yrs Judy Roush Retiring From The Restaurant Business By Chad Neal   An iconic part of Ellicottville will be closing after serving dinner this Saturday August 6th and owner Judy Roush is retiring after running Tips Up for over 35 years day in and day out. Judy told the Villager […]

    • Picture Perfect Homes

      Picture Perfect Homes Steven Rawlings; Local Builder Has a Gift for Restoration Story by John Thomas Staff Writer   Growing up in Chautauqua New York, Steve Rawlings developed a fondness for turn of the century architecture. Turn of the previous century that is, most of the homes in the famous Institute were built in the […]

    • Dana’s Heating and Plumbing

      Inside Business Track: Dana’s Heating and Plumbing By Chad Neal Dana Ukolowicz owner of Dana’s Heating and Plumbing graduated form Salamanca High School in 1992 and immediately moved to Carlisle, Pennsylvania. He spent those years working and learning a trade that he has brought back to the area with him. He worked for a company […]

    • Monroe St. Brick and Brew- Brick Oven Pizzeria

      Inside Business Track: Monroe St. Brick and Brew- Brick Oven Pizzeria By Chad Neal Ellicottville goes through changes quite a bit. New businesses are a popular way to make the progress of this quaint little town excel. The newest place to come to Ellicottville is a brick oven pizza joint called Monroe St. Brick and […]

    Up Close & Personal

    • Daily Grind

      Inside Business Track: Daily Grind New Coffee House Open in Ellicottville By Chad Neal   Ever since Emma Freeman was a little girl growing up in Colden, NY, teas and coffee were her thing. “I totally loved it”, she told the Villager in an interview. Freeman is now the owner of the newest establishment in […]

    • End Unit at HoliMont

      Architectural Spotlight of Ellicottville End Unit at HoliMont 30 The Woods              MLS#B506276               $267,500 End unit location with a path that takes you right to Sunset Slope. This town home has been totally remodeled and tastefully painted and decorated for today’s consumer. The stone accents around fireplace and breakfast bar set the stage. All of the […]

    • Winners of the Taste

      Winners of the Taste Last Weekend Filled with Food and Fun: Sponsored by Sysco Ellicottville, NY – The heat and the rain didn’t keep people from coming to Ellicottville to try samples from 19 of the area’s best restaurants and eateries. The 31st Annual Taste of Ellicottville had the streets of the village full all […]

    • Night Lights @ Griffis

      Night Lights @ Griffis Sculpture Park Transforms by Lighting Sept. 14- Oct. 15 Night Lights at Griffis Sculpture park are back September 14-October 15 at 7-10pm. The Sculpture Park will once again be transformed with creative lighting. A portion of the Park (Mill Valley Road starting at the parking lot) is dressed up with lights, […]

    • Supporting Rotary

      Supporting Rotary Popular Event Supports the Groups that Support Our Community Tuscan Moon – A Tribute to Michael Kerns” this Saturday August 27th 6pm at John Harvard’s Cabana Bar & Pool Complex at Holiday Valley is going to be fun! Sponsored by the Rotary Club of Ellicottville this “Must attend” dinner party in Ellicottville has […]

    Architectural Spotlight

    • End Unit at HoliMont

      Architectural Spotlight of Ellicottville End Unit at HoliMont 30 The Woods              MLS#B506276               $267,500 End unit location with a path that takes you right to Sunset Slope. This town home has been totally remodeled and tastefully painted and decorated for today’s consumer. The stone accents around fireplace and breakfast bar set the stage. All of the […]

    • Nature’s Paradise at your Back Door!

      Architectural Spotlight of Ellicottville Nature’s Paradise at your Back Door! 13012 Belscher Road             MLS#B506722            $379,900 Beautiful timber frame home on almost 5 acres with a pond. Open kitchen with granite counters and counter bar, plus a dining area. The living room boasts cathedral ceilings and a wall of windows. The spacious first floor master bedroom […]

    • So Close To The Village!

      Architectural Spotlight of Ellicottville So Close To The Village! 7770 Jackman Hill     MLS#B505602     $149,500 This home has it all… pond, fire pit, gardens, deck, pool room, bunk room, room for a crowd. Only minutes to all the Ellicottville fun at a price that is great too. Come and see for yourself. Listed by Joany Klopp […]

    • Crown Jewel of Ellicottville!

      Architectural Spotlight of Ellicottville Crown Jewel of Ellicottville! 6848 Leslie Road     MLS#B504356     $925,000 Set in the hill across from HoliMont this meticulously crafted chalet features sweeping forever views. Immaculate entertaining space features cathedral ceiling with windows that blanket the walls. Floor to ceiling hand crafted stone fireplace & panoramic views are the focal points of […]

    • A Classic Farmhouse Reborn

      Architectural Spotlight of Ellicottville A Classic Farmhouse Reborn 6456 NYS Route 242 E           MLS#B503513            $299,000 Just outside the village, this classic farmhouse was rescued & transformed into a unique & stylish space perfect for gracious entertaining & comfortable living. An open living concept, with beautiful detail like granite counters, hardwood […]

    Local News

    • Board Discusses Yurts & Tax Exemption Passed

      Board Discusses Yurts Stillhouse Brewpub Wins Conditional Approval Story by John Thomas   Stillhouse Brewpub After a series of meetings that began over a year ago, plans for a brewpub and distillery on 219, in the Gateway section of Town, won approval from the Town Planning Board. There had been a problem with public notice […]

    • Taste was a Real Treat & Wild Wing Festival

      Taste was a Real Treat Successful Event Despite Threatening Weather Story and Photos By John Thomas Staff Writer   The Weatherman predicted thunderstorms off and on all weekend. Saturday the heat and humidity settled on the town like a hot wet blanket. On Sunday it rained right up until noon. All that might sound like […]

    • M&T Bank Plans, Village Board Meeting & Plans for Year Ahead

      M&T Bank Plans Planning Board Looks at Drive-up ATM Options Story by John Thomas Staff Writer   The Village Planning Board held a public hearing to consider the plans for a garage at 22 Elizabeth Street. The public hearing had been called to consider a special use permit for the garage and the apartment to […]

    • Tuscan Moon Shines & CLAWS for a Cause

      Tuscan Moon Shines Annual Tribute to Michael Kerns; August 27 Story and Photo By John Thomas Staff Writer   This year the Rotary Club of Ellicottville is pleased to announce the special guest host for the Tuscan Moon will be Brian Dunkleman. This annual “must be there” party takes place at the Cabana Bar, by […]

    • Zoning Law Changes & STW Food Projects

      Zoning Law Changes Arts & Crafts Studio Permitted Use in Ag. Zone Story by John Thomas Staff Writer   At last week’s Town Board meeting a public hearing was held to allow Town Planner Gary Palumbo to present a draft of changes to the previously proposed amendments to the town’s zoning laws. Among the suggested […]