Black Creek, NY

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...
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Teen Rescued From Water at Beach on Cape Cod

A 15-year-old who was having trouble swimming was rescued by three other teens at a beach in the Centerville section of Barnstable, Massachusetts Wednesday. Centerville Fire Department officials said the three teens, who are from Red Hook, New York, were fishing from the bridge when they spotted the victim struggling in the river near Craigville Beach. Two of the teens jumped off the bridge to help the swimmer while the third kept track of everyone in the water.

3 teens from New York save drowning youth on Cape Cod, officials say

BARNSTABLE, MASS. (WHDH) - Three New York teenagers rescued a 15-year-old drowning on Cape Cod Wednesday, officials said. Firefighters responding to reports of a person who had jumped from Craigville Bridge into the water in Centerville at 2:30 p.m. found a 15-year-old had lost consciousness after jumping off the bridge, officials said. Two teenagers from Red Hook, New York, who were fishing on the bridge, jumped in after him and pulled him to safety while another teenager assisted from the bridge.

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.

Mystic Hills Brewery planned for ski country

EAST CONCORD, N.Y. — An East Concord couple is planning to open a brewery a few miles from Sprague Brook County Park and Kissing Bridge Ski Resort. Mystic Hills Brewing will open this fall in a 1,700-square-foot facility at 10959 Allen Road, East Concord, next door to the home of Reanna Dembitsky and Michael Prusakowski, who are engaged to be married later this summer.

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.

Pick Your Own Unique Bouquet on One of Kind NY Flower Farm

There's a two-acre field of flowers on a unique rural u-pick flower farm you'll want to visit this summer. The Flower Stand is a country getaway in the village of Springville, 30 minutes south of Buffalo, New York, where you’ll find row after row of gorgeous and affordable flowers in the prettiest setting you could imagine.

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.