Belfast, NY

4 injured in fire at Genesee Township apartment complex

GENESEE TWP., MI – Four people were injured during a fire at an apartment complex in Genesee Township early Friday morning. Fire crews responded around 5 a.m. Friday, July 1 to Bristol Court Apartments off North Saginaw Road. Upon arriving at the scene, crews saw flames through the roof of the complex, according to Mt. Morris Fire Chief James Young.
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Andover teen charged with arson in apartment house fire

A 14-year-old Andover boy faces an arson charge in an apartment house fire that left three people without homes in the Village of Andover on Wednesday. No one was injured. Investigators believe the fire was set deliberately on an outside deck. Video surveillance led police to the suspect. Andover police and firefighters were...
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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.

29-year-old Alfred man drowns after diving into private pond

A 29-year-old Alfred man drowned Tuesday evening after diving into a pond on private property in the Town of Alfred. Amity-based New York State Police said Joseph A. Torkaman dove from a dock into a pond on Randolph Road shortly before 6 p.m. and failed to immediately resurface. Troopers said...

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...

Holiday Valley 4-Season ResortSky High Adventure Park

Sky High Adventure Park at Holiday Valley Resort provides action all summer long on the slopes. Take in the fresh mountain air as you take on a variety of challenges. Sky High Adventure Park is made up of a variety of different outdoor adventure activities, including an Aerial Park, Climbing Forest, a Mountain Coaster and Gem Mining plus chairlift rides and mountain biking. The Aerial Park is the largest in New York State and 3rd largest in the United States, satisfying their quest to become a more fulfilling four-seasons resort.

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.

Casita del Campo

Casita Del Campo a classic Mexican restaurant in Silver Lake that's been a gay nightlife institution since the 1960s. While you don’t need to cross town to eat the food here, when the time comes to soak up those lethal margaritas with some food, you’re not going to be mad at their large menu of enchiladas, burritos, and big plates of meat. The place has two patios that both get rowdy every night, an indoor dining room with a giant rubber tree in the middle, and a theater in the basement with drag shows on the weekend.

2 The Outdoors: Discoveries both large and small at Letchworth State Park

CASTILE, N.Y. — With its monumental waterfalls, deep gorges, and vast beauty, it's easy to understand the lure of Letchworth State Park. It has a long history, home to many cultures over the eons. It's also a haven for a great diversity of wildlife. Sprawling over 14,00 acres, its size can seem a little overwhelming at times. Environmental Education Assistant Conrad Baker knows the park well.

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!