Allegany, NY

Three teens saved life of bridge jumper near Craigville Beach, officials say

CENTERVILLE — Three New York teens saved the life of a 15-year-old boy who lost consciousness after jumping off a bridge on Wednesday near Craigville Beach, authorities say. At approximately 2:30 p.m. the Centerville-Osterville-Marstons Mills Fire Department responded to a 911 report of someone losing consciousness after jumping off a bridge near Craigville Beach in Centerville, according to a fire department statement.
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Esch Named Full-Time Pitt-Bradford President

(This is the text of a press release by the University of Pittsburgh) Rick Esch, who has been serving as interim president of the University of Pittsburgh’s Bradford and Titusville campuses for the past year, has been named president of both campuses, effective July 1. University of Pittsburgh Provost...
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Bonnies Seanon 22-23 Opener Vs. Saint Francis Announced

The countdown to the 2022-23 St. Bonaventure men’s basketball season can officially begin as the first action of the campaign has been announced with the Bonnies hosting Saint Francis Monday, Nov. 7 at the Reilly Center. The two programs have an extensive history, meeting 44 times previously. St. Bonaventure...

City Police Reminder About Fireworks

Entering the 4th of July Holiday weekend, the City of Bradford Police would like to remind the public of a few fireworks related laws and regulations. Only people 18 and older are allowed to buy, possess or use consumer fireworks. Fireworks are only allowed to be used on public or private property with the owners written consent and cannot be set off within 150 feet of an occupied structure, under trees, or power lines.

E’VL Entrepreneurs Forge Into Frewsburg

There is a hidden gem a lot of folks round these parts don’t know about. The Nickel restaurant in Frewsburg, NY. About 45 minutes southwest of Ellicottville on Bone Run Road, sits an historic restaurant that has recently changed ownership to a local gal and her fella. Lisa Mendell and Chris Lynn (pictured) have taken over the Nic-L-Inn, which was also called the Mooney’s Tavern and Lucky Dollar back in the day, more than 40 years ago. It was established on the main thoroughfare twixt Jamestown and Bradford then. The Nickel restaurant has some stories to tell and this one here, is the beginning of the rabbit hole, because you’ll want to hear more once you’ve entered the established roadhouse.

Brewery and Distillery Expands it’s Flagship

Steelbound Brewery and Distillery has big plans in the works for the future. The Steelbound group which currently hosts two locations, one in Ellicottville NY and one in Springville, NY is planning to expand to Dunkirk, NY (opening July 2022) with a site to open in the Clarion Hotel Marina & Conference Center and to Hamburg, NY (opening 2023) with a site to open next to Peg’s Place Restaurant. They have also just recently closed a deal with Las Vegas, NV to place a franchise in one of their hotels (Best Western). They are hoping to create in-room pour systems for those over the age of 21. Steelbound also has on-going talks with Toronto and Brampton, Ontario, CA and out in Ohio. Their flagship in Ellicottville will remain the pulse, owner Bill Bursee is planning to build a large 10,000 square foot, two story conference center and 74 room-hotel next to the brewery. There will be a 70 foot long, 50-foot-wide Sky Bridge connecting the hotel to the brewery where other intriguing events are developing. Business is booming and the franchise is brewing.

42 N. Brewing Co. Celebrates Collaboration with Bike Co.

John Cimperman of 42 North Oupost and Dennis Baldwin of Bike and Bean are thrilled to announce the grand opening of Bikes, Burritos and Brews as 42 North joins Bike and Bean this Saturday June 18th in their new location at 11 Martha Street. The Grand Opening Party will celebrate the merging of craft beer, burritos and bikes at one location. Join the festivities from 2-6pm with live music from SON, beer sampling and a delicious sampler platter of burritos. They’re offering bike rides from 10-12 and bike tune ups. Stop down and see what all the hype is about!