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Local counties rank low in recent study

ERIE COUNTY—According to a recent study done by Safer America, an organization whose main goal is to provide information to people in order to increase... more

Webster appointed new St. Aloysius principal

SPRINGVILLE—St. Aloysius Regional School has a new principal as Mary Beth Webster takes over for Scott Kapperman, who is leaving for another educational... more

Host families needed for exchange students

SPRINGVILLE—In an effort to prevent another World War, the United State Department of State set up a student exchange program between Germany and the U.S.... more

WVCS will not hold summer Regents classes

WEST VALLEY—The West Valley Central School Board of Education held a special meeting July 14, in which Regents exams and the bid for the roof construction... more

West Valley Hose celebrates 100th birthday

WEST VALLEY—Back in November of 1914, the West Valley Volunteer Hose Company got its start with only a two-wheeled hose cart with a few hundred feet of... more

Village board grants Arts Cafe extension

SPRINGVILLE—The Springville Center for the Arts and the Arts Cafe got some happy news at the July 14 Springville Village Board meeting. A one-year extension... more

Concord board approves public vote and dog control

CONCORD—The town of Concord held its regular board meeting on Thursday, July 10. Despite the meeting being shortened due to a prior engagement involving... more

Infrastructure important in the town of Collins

COLLINS—The Collins Town Board heard from several people, including Erie County Legislator John Mills at the July 14 meeting. Mills, who gave a brief presentation,... more

Residents ‘shocked’ with dangerous electric fence on Main Street

SPRINGVILLE—As with any move, Melissa Huber and her family experienced some worries when they moved into their Forest Avenue home five years ago. What... more

S-GI board welcomes three new members, names Duwe president

SPRINGVILLE— The Springville-Griffith Institute district got its first look at the new Board of Education on July 8 at the annual reorganization meeting,... more

Whitewater Park proposed at Springville Dam

CONCORD—Anyone who likes paddling sports or anyone who just likes to enjoy the outdoors will hopefully be able to enjoy Cattaraugus Creek even more with... more

Body recovered from Zoar Valley

CONCORD– A body was recovered from the Cattaraugus Creek Tuesday, June 8, near the Cascade Drive bridge (old 219 bridge). The Springville Fire Department... more

Scenic Byway expanding to Cattaraugus County

CATTARAUGUS CO.—The Western New York Southtown Scenic Byway might be expanding in the next year, according to WNYSSB president Bob Lennartz. In conjunction... more

WVCS board holds organizational meeting for 2014-15 year

WEST VALLEY—The West Valley Board of Education held their annual organizational meeting for the 2014-15 school year Tuesday, July 1. The meeting kicked... more

Beiter receives award for Holocaust and Human Rights

SPRINGVILLE—Holocaust Resource Center of Buffalo board member, Andrew Beiter, received the New York State Louis Yavner Award for Holocaust and Human Rights... more