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Feature Stories from Springville NY


Senior Wishes program gets cooking with Springville resident

SPRINGVILLE— From experiences of a lifetime to home necessities that need replacing, the Senior Wishes program is helping deserving senior citizens fulfill... more

CPOWNY and Buffalo Zoo pair up to welcome giraffe calf

BUFFALO— There is a new face at The Buffalo Zoo, and Community Papers of Western New York LLC is partnering with the Zoo to welcome its first Zoo-born... more

Zoo announces baby giraffe name

BUFFALO— The Buffalo Zoo announced the name of their baby giraffe, who was born in October. The calf received the name Sampson on Dec. 15. Born to first... more

Jozwiaks brighten Springville with annual Christmas light show

SPRINGVILLE—Jim Jozwiak once again will be spreading holiday cheer in Springville with his christmas light display, while also collecting goods for local... more

Gardening and More: Most plants should pull through storm well; flooding could be an issue

Last week’s storm has been one for the record books, but what does it mean for your garden? Let’s look first on the bright side: All that snow acts as... more

Gardening and More: Deer population is increasing; suburban habitat is ideal

Question: How many deer lived in Western New York in the early 1900s? Answer: Zero. That’s what Paul D. Curtis, associate professor and extension wildlife... more

A Point of View: Remembering on Thanksgiving; Our Town

Thanksgiving is a time we gather together and recount our many blessings. There is much for which all of us can be thankful, including the spirit of giftedness... more

Driving Blind opens local producer’s eyes

ERIE COUNTY— Five friends, 42 days, one 12,000-mile road trip for a cause: To see the country before two brothers go blind. The new documentary, “Driving... more

Meals on Wheels provides food, friends and a feeling of family

SPRINGVILLE—It takes a special person to dedicate their life to helping others. But the person who helps those who help others, takes an extraordinary... more

Springville Elementary students donate 277 hats to children in need

SPRINGVILLE— From Oct. 14 - 24, students at Springville Elementary School collected new hats to donate to children with cancer. The project was a joint... more

HGTV highlights Chautauqua Lake

CHAUTAUQUA LAKE— The crew from the HGTV Network program House Hunters recently completed an episode in the Chautauqua Lake region. Local real estate company... more

Life Happens: Could I live in Staub Square?

Sometimes I wonder about improbable things. How high is the sky? How deep is the ocean? I don’t know the answer to those questions, but what about this... more

Gardening and More: A little planning saves much work when creating a garden

If you have ever tried to convert a patch of lawn into a garden bed, you know how much work it is to dig out all that grass. In addition, you lose so much... more