Current Conditions
48 ° Fair

Feature Stories from Springville NY


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

Irish remembers Springville with a paint brush

SPRINGVILLE— Life-long Springville resident Tom Irish has fond memories of the Springville of yesteryear. Although he does appreciate where the village... more

Saville shares his experience nationally

SPRINGVILLE— For a little over a year, Gene Saville has been working behind the scenes with Rural Lifestyle Dealer Magazine as a member of the editorial... more

Peebles donates $373 to Love INC.

SPRINGVILLE—As part of its Community Counts program, Peebles department store in Springville recently raised $373 for Love in the Name of Christ. The... more

Solomon succeesful in weight lifting and training athletes

BUFFALO— Mark Solomon, of Springville, has traveled all over the world in his weightlifting career, won many championships and has set multiple records.... more

Gardening and More: Got tar spot? It’s not as dreadful as it looks

I love kicking up autumn leaves as I go for a walk. Sometimes I notice an especially pretty leaf and press it in the pages of an old phone book to use... more

Springville Players kick off theater season with “Spelling Bee”

SPRINGVILLE—The Springville Players kick off their first show of the 2014-15 theater season with a Tony Award winning performance that will have the audience... more

Gardening and More: See the leaf stage of a corpse flower at the Buffalo Botanical Gardens

Morty, the corpse flower that bloomed in August at the Buffalo and Erie County Botanical Gardens, has a sibling now on display. It is the same kind of... more

S-GI graduates speak at TedxBuffalo conference

BUFFALO—Two former Springville-Griffth Institute graduates recently received a great honor and opportunity as they were able to present and share their... more

Gardening and More: Use old-time solutions to combat modern gardening problems

In August I visited Buffalo Niagara Heritage Village, the 35-acre historical interpretive center in Amherst that showcases 19th century buildings arranged... more

Life Happens: Don’t rush that spooky good time

The other day, I was shopping and wandered into the store’s garden department. A wonderland of artificial pine trees, ornaments and other holiday decorations... more

Springville native helping people worldwide through World Race

CAMBODIA— Living in malaria zones, dealing with snakes and bugs, living in a tents and having limited communication with family and friends sounds like... more