Off The Beaten Path Bookstore

Off The Beaten Path Bookstore

Article Contributed by Katie Smith Over the course of this summer the mother daughter team of Judy and Katie Gustafson made their lifelong dream of owning and operating a bookstore come true. On August 15, 2016 Judy Gustafson and her daughter Katie became the owners and operators of Off the Beaten Path, the bookstore in […]

Stedman Corners Café

Stedman Corners Café

Article Contributed by Katie Smith In just 5 short summers Brian Stahlsmith and Marya Johnson have turned Stedman Corners Café at 6355 Magnolia Stedman Rd., Mayville, NY into a favorite food destination. The restaurant is conveniently situated close to Route 394 and the I 86 Panama/Chautauqua Exit, at the crossroads of county routes 33 and […]

Labyrinth Press Company

Labyrinth Press Company

Article Contributed by Emily Wynne “I feel like a lot of kids going off to a four-year university look back and probably have a pretty negative view of their hometown, like ‘there was nothing to do there.’ I want them to have something they can look back on. “Be like ‘there’s something going on there, […]

Abers Acres: Fresh and Table Ready

Abers Acres: Fresh and Table Ready

Article Contributed by Emily Wynne “You can’t buy happiness, but you can buy local, and that’s kind of the same thing” a handmade sign at the Abers Acres farm stand proclaims. Abers Acres, owned by John and Sue Abers, has provided local residents, restaurants and Wegmans supermarkets with produce since 1984. “We specialize in the […]

Hall and Laury Opticians

Hall and Laury Opticians

The Eyes Have It Article Contributed by Beth Peyton One funny thing about Hall and Laury Opticians, located in the shopping center at 707 Fairmount Avenue, is that Gary Nelson is the “Hall” part of Hall and Laury. And Arthur Laury, the other partner, prefers to be called “Ted.” The other funny thing is Gary […]

Lighthouse Point Grocery

Lighthouse Point Grocery

“You Can Get Anything You Want.” Article Contributed by Beth Peyton Located 1,361 miles from Wall Drug (that goofy roadside attraction in Wall, South Dakota), Lighthouse Point Grocery, on Route 394 outside of Mayville, specializes in meat, seafood, and submarine sandwiches. It is famous for its rotisserie chicken. According to Norm Smith, who has owned […]

Tom’s Tavern

Article Contributed by Beth Peyton “You Want to Go Where Everybody Knows Your Name.” Close to Midway State Park on Route 430, Tom’s Tavern has been a favorite watering hole in Maple Springs for a very long time. The main structure was built in the late 1800s, when they used tree trunks instead of milled […]

Dave Warren Auto Group

Article Contributed by Walt Pickut Dave Warren has a passion for automobiless. It started as a boy fascinated by his neighbor’s racing cars. Dan Armbruster was a popular late model racer who burned up the oval at Stateline Raceway over the years and won many championships. Right out of high school, Warren sold used cars […]

Don’t Trash It

Article Contributed by Chuck Abraham Looking for the easiest and most convenient way to get your deposits back on your bottles and aluminum cans? Don’t Trash It is more than capable of accommodating you, and they now have two new offerings to boot. Don’t Trash It, located at 147 S. Work St. in Falconer, was […]

New Beginnings Family Restaurant

Article Contributed by Chuck Abraham Anyone looking for an excellent meal, a good cup of coffee and friendly conversation need not look any further than New Beginnings Family Restaurant in Sugar Grove, PA. New Beginnings is a family restaurant in every sense of the word. Larry and Sue Cole own New Beginnings, while their daughter […]

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