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Home, farm, outdoor retailer buys former Kmart site

Photo by Kathryn Ross National retailer Runnings has purchased the 94,000-square-foot former Kmart building in the Riverwalk Plaza with plans to open a new store in 2023 By KATHRYN ROSS WELLSVILLE — For several months, Wellsville Mayor Randy Shayler kept it under his hat and his fingers crossed after he learned the owner of Riverwalk Plaza was in negotiations with

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When it rained for three days: Wellsville and the Flood of ’72

Photos courtesy of Dick Neal Wellsville’s South Main Street is flooded. By KATHRYN ROSS WELLSVILLE — When it rains in June, longtime residents of Wellsville look to the sky and remember Hurricane Agnes of 1972, when the heavens opened up, dumping between 13 and 16 inches of rain on the region. Surrounding creeks overflowed. The Genesee River, running through the

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Christian Heights Camp celebrating 75th anniversary this weekend

Photo providedChristian Heights Camp, a hilltop camp overlooking Little Valley, will celebrate its 75th anniversary on Saturday and Sunday. LITTLE VALLEY — Christian Heights Camp will celebrate its 75th anniversary on Saturday and Sunday.  As families sought to recover from the trauma of World War II, several members of the LaSalle Church of Christ wanted to form a camp for

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11 graduate in Randolph Academy’s Class of 2022

Photo providedGraduates from Randolph Academy’s Randolph Campus included (from left) Irving Burkhardt, Aubrey Moss, Ethan Pierce, Richard Westley and Kayin Ziolkowski. Not pictured: Gia Scott. RANDOLPH — Randolph Academy celebrated its 11 graduating seniors June 23 as dozens of teachers, staff, administrators, board members, family members and classmates cheered them on. Five seniors at its Hamburg campus in an afternoon

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