ELLICOTTVILLE — Plans are progressing well for the Town of Ellicottville’s Bicentennial next year. The planning committee last met Oct. 8 with a good turn out and lots of preparation ahead of them.
SALAMANCA — If learning a variety of natural fiber arts such as spinning, weaving, knitting and crochet has been on your bucket list, Judith Korff can help you achieve your dreams.
ELLICOTTVILLE — Adventure Bound onthefly has been reinvented with the addition of the Ellicottville Coffee Company. Customers will now be able to enjoy a great cup of organic Peruvian coffee while shopping, planning their day or their adventures.
GREAT VALLEY — As solar companies continue to approach the town of Great Valley about the possibility of installing commercial farms in the area, the town board is doing everything it can to get a plan in place first.
LITTLE VALLEY — The Cattaraugus County Legislature’s Public Works Committee recommended the emergency demolition of an unsafe three-story brick building off County Road 12 in Otto.
LITTLE VALLEY — The first of three public hearings on a proposed 2020 Cattaraugus County Shared Services Plan involving more than half the municipalities in the county was held Wednesday.
LITTLE VALLEY — With the holidays just around the corner, shoppers will have the opportunity to get a jumpstart on their purchases while supporting local artisans and manufacturers at the 7th annual W.I.L.M.A. Expo this weekend, Oct. 19-20.
SALAMANCA — The leaf pick-up machine is ready and roaring to go, Rob Carpenter, superintendent of the Salamanca Department of Public Works, told the DPW Commission at its latest meeting Oct. 9.
QUAKER RUN — The Allegany State Park Historical Society is holding its next regular meeting, on Saturday, Oct. 19 at 1 p.m. at the Quaker Lake Bathhouse Conference Room, near the entrance into the Quaker side of Allegany State Park.
SALAMANCA — A lot where a home has been for several generations at the corner of Fairmont Avenue and Clinton Street could become the home of a business after approval to change its zoning district by the city.
LITTLE VALLEY — When the general manager of Armstrong Broadband spoke to county lawmakers 18 months ago, he predicted hundreds of miles of cable would be strung and ready to hook up in Cattaraugus County by the end of 2019.
SALAMANCA — The success of students in the Salamanca City Central School District has been linked to the success of a teaching method staff members have been using in recent years, and its implementation is going districtwide.
SALAMANCA — After successfully winning the primary election in June, local lawyer Matt Swenson will run unopposed for Salamanca City Court judge in November.
ELLICOTTVILLE — As autumn turns the hills into a palette of brilliant colors, Ellicottville will host its 44th annual Fall Festival this weekend, Oct. 12 and 13.
LITTLE VALLEY — Cattaraugus County District Attorney Lori P. Rieman told county lawmakers her office may struggle to meet new deadlines for discovery that go into effect Jan. 1.
VIENNA — When Vienna High School students and their parents showed up for registration this year, they were handed an unfamiliar piece of paperwork: a drug testing consent form.
Commonly known as ALS, the condition is a progressive neurodegenerative disease that affects nerve cells in the brain and spinal cord, and it is always fatal. The affected motor neurons deteriorate and the brain and spinal cord lose their ability to send signals to muscles, which begin to atrophy. As muscles lose nourishment, those affected lose their ability to speak, move, eat and breathe. The average life expectancy of those afflicted with ALS is two to five years, and there is no cure.
Project Fit America is a charity that works alongside educators to create opportunities for kids to stay active and healthy. It offers fitness grants and programs to help fund resources such as equipment, teacher training and curriculum. The goal is not only to get students involved physically, but also nurture an environment in which children enjoy living a healthy lifestyle. For the past five years at Homer-Center Elementary, in Homer City, Pennsylvania, that opportunity to stay active has been the Lub Dub Run Club.
No hats, scarves, mittens or heavy coats are needed by these holiday carolers.
Vaping has come of age in the most perfect of social conditions. Smoking cigarettes is falling out of favor socially and even among nicotine users, and is wholly rejected by many young people today. To get their fix they're turning to what is marketed as a cleaner and safer method of ingestion. Enticing flavors, edgy technology and social media are empowering the tobacco industry to ensnare a new generation with nicotine addiction by way of vaping. And it’s working. In 2016, 43.8% of high schoolers in New York state tried vaping, more than double the total two years prior. This trend has Ontario County officials deeply concerned.
Star of “Tom Clancy’s Jack Ryan,” John Krasinski, says Venezuela is simply a backdrop for the plot of season 2, insisting the show does not delve into politics. (Oct. 21)