Weekly Feature

February 23, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

Editorials

Gas leak raises concerns in East Aurora

During the East Aurora Village Board meeting, a resident raised concerns following a gas leak in East Aurora on Tuesday, Feb. 7.  More...

Spindle items

East Aurora Editor

BREWSKI — I had the pleasure of attending the Brewski out at Knox State Farm on Saturday, and it was definitely an experience.  More...

Out of the Past

25 Years Ago Feb. 20, 1992   The East Aurora Village Board appointed Shane Krieger to take the position of officer Carl Wohlhueter, who retired last year. Krieger was scheduled to enter the Police Academy Tuesday and will graduate on July 7. More...

Sports

EA boys hoops claims share of ECIC III title

Sports Reporter

East Aurora’s boys basketball team recently picked up four victories in a nine-day span to close out the regular season on a seven-game winning streak and secure a share of the ECIC III title in the process.  It was the Blue Devils’ More...

Swimming sectionals

East Aurora’s Britton Hatch comes up for air while competing in the 200 freestyles during Feb. More...

Iroquois boys bowling wins Class B title at sectionals

Iroquois’ boys bowling team improved on last winter’s second-place finish in Class B at the Section VI Championships by knocking down 5,071 pins Thursday at Airport Lanes to win the Class B title by 88 pins over runner-up Maryvale.  More...

Business

Tewksbury Lodge a microcosm of city’s rebirth

Above the fireplace at the Tewksbury Lodge is a stone engraving that reads, “Enter as a stranger, leave as a friend.”  More...

Next Generation United to host millennial mixer

Next Generation United, an initiative of the United Way of Buffalo, will host the February millennial mixer from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 23, at Lakeward Spirits, 65 Vandalia St., Buffalo. More...

Junior League offering two scholarships

The Junior League of Buffalo is seeking female high school seniors to apply for its scholarship opportunity. Two $2,000 scholarships will be given to a post-high school institution to be used for tuition, books, fees or housing. More...

Village discusses feasibility of move to Oakwood Avenue

With the Town of Aurora planning a move to a new location, members of the East Aurora Village Board are now looking at how this move would impact the police department.  More...

Significant budget gap still exists for East Aurora School Board

District business manager Paul Blowers will be presenting a balanced budget to the East Aurora Board of Education at the next meeting on Wednesday, March 1. More...

MASON’S MOVING

— Iroquois’ Mason Adams comes up for air while completing the breaststroke portion of the 200 IM during Feb. More...

Local News

Good Samaritans honored for rescuing teen from burning car

Three Holland residents were awarded the New York State Senate Liberty Medal for their role in saving the life of an 18-year-old Yorkshire man who was trapped in a burning car.  More...

Taste of Education set for Feb. 28

The Western New York Chapter of the New York State Restaurant Association will host the annual Taste of Education from 6 to 9 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 28, at Salvatore’s Italian Gardens, 6461 Transit Road, Depew. More...

Aurora Mills project headed to Town Planning Board

Final plans for the Aurora Mills cluster subdivision will soon be on their way to the Town Planning Board, after Town Board members approved of the project’s layout at a work session on Tuesday.  More...

Education

EA High School principal leaves lasting legacy

After 33 years of being principal at East Aurora High School, Dr. Jay Hoagland stepped down and handed the position to Mr. Roberts.  More...

Lifestyles

Accolades pour in for retired SHOPPER ASSISTANT

Dedicated to his job, occasionally to a fault, Thaddeus Skowronski of Colden has ended nearly 10 years as a shopper assistant at Tops Market in the Grey Street Shopping Plaza in East Aurora. On Friday, Jan. More...

Art society spring show at EA library

The East Aurora Art Society will present their Spring Show of paintings from Saturday, Feb. 25 to Saturday, April 1, in the Community Room of the Aurora Town Library, 550 Main St., East Aurora. More...

Library News

Aurora Public Library 550 Main St. • 655-5875  2017 WINTER HOURS: 1 to 8 p.m. Mondays and Thursdays; 10 a.m. to 8 p.m Tuesdays; noon to 6 p.m. Wednesdays; 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Fridays; 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturdays; and closed Sundays.   More...

Entertainment

Special Events

thurs. 23-sun. 26 More...

Concerts

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Family Activities

thurs. 23  Toddler Time — Stories, songs, movement and activities for children 2 to 5 years old, 10:30 a.m. Thursday, Feb. 23, at Brighton Place Library, 999 Brighton Road, Tonawanda; Free - registration required. 332-4375   More...