Associated Press - November 21, 2008 3:15 AM ET
ELLICOTTVILLE, N.Y. (AP) - Lake-effect snow blanketing the Southern Tier has some western New York ski centers getting an early start on the season.
Holiday Valley opened Thursday, a week earlier than planned, after 28 inches of snow fell last weekend.
Cockaigne Ski Area opens today.
Peak-n-Peak plans to open next Wednesday.
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