Weekly Feature



September 22, 2016 RSS feed / Front Page

Thistle Creek Alpaca Farm to open its doors for community

Those who have always wanted a closer look at alpacas will have their chance during Thistle Creek Alpaca Farm’s open house this weekend. The farm will welcome the community to learn about and visit the animals from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. More...

Editorials

Take advantage of free community events, clinics

Though the summer season has officially wrapped up, there is no shortage of community events taking place in East Aurora and the surrounding communities. More...

Spindle items

East Aurora Editor

WELCOME, FALL — Today marks the first day of my favorite season: fall. Mornings and evenings are getting cooler, and soon the leaves will begin changing. Shorts and swimsuits are replaced with jeans and hoodies, and flip-flops with boots. More...

Out of the Past

20 Years Ago Sept. 26, 1996 More...

Sports

Iroquois boys volleyball pushes win streak to three

Iroquois boys volleyball coach Mark Schlabach wants his players to remain grounded as the team’s 2016 campaign progresses, though that could prove to be tough following Monday’s 25-20, 25-20, 25-20 conquest of West Seneca East that pushed the Chiefs’ More...

Offense pushes Iroquois field hockey to 4-0

Iroquois field hockey coach Pete Tonsoline showcased his philosophy that places a bigger emphasis on offense to start out the 2016 season, as the Lady Chiefs combined to outscore their first four opponents by a 22-2 margin while comfortably jumping o More...

EA girls soccer team drops pair of close decisions after big win

East Aurora’s girls soccer team looked poised to do some damage after pummeling Depew on Sept. 8, 7-1, for its third consecutive win. More...

What's Going On

What's Going On

Seneca Health Care plans fall festival The public is invited to attend a Fall Festival at The McGuire Group’s Seneca Health Care Center, 2987 Seneca St., from 5 to 8:30 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 12. More...

Entertainment

Special Events

fri. 23 Autumn Tour of Homes: Central Park Neighborhood — Join Explore Buffalo as they tour the interiors of 10 homes on Depew, Morris and Woodbridge avenues in the Central Park area of Buffalo, 5-8:30 p.m. Friday, Sept. More...

Family Activities

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Festivals

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East Aurora chooses LP Ciminelli for capital project

The East Aurora Board of Education has come to a decision on selecting a construction firm for the $23.5 million capital facilities project. The board announced at the Sept. More...

Wales Primary receives $1,000 award from local bowling alley

The Iroquois Central School District met on Sept. 14 as the first week of classes was officially wrapped up. Superintendent Douglas Scofield believes that the first week was a major success at every school. More...

Local News

Green provides joy with doll project

SOMEONE YOU SHOULD KNOW

The Kiwanis Club of Marilla Foundation Inc. More...

Art Walk to transform EA into museum for the weekend

The streets of East Aurora will become a museum of sorts with the semiannual Art Walk. Taking place from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Friday, Sept. 23, and 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, Sept. More...

Village accepts Elm-Riley study, issues RFP for zoning

After several months of community gatherings and input, the final draft of the Elm-Riley Corridor study was given to the East Aurora Village Board on Monday night. More...

Letters to the Editor

Thanks to all for Taste success

The Greater East Aurora Chamber of Commerce would like to thank the Greater East Aurora community and visitors from all around WNY for their support of the fifth annual Taste of East Aurora. More...

Friends group seeking members

We at the Friends of Knox Farm are gratified that NYS Parks has decided to go back to the drawing board with respect to improving Knox Farm State Park. We are also happy to see how much the community cares about the park. More...

Businesses asked to join campaign

ITAC, or It Takes a Community, is a coalition of concerned parents, school administrators, business and community leaders whose mission is to improve, through education, the physical and emotional well-being of people in the community. More...

Lifestyles

Braille Group of Buffalo... Celebrating 60 years of service

This past week, the Braille Group of Buffalo celebrated 60 years of service to Western New York with a luncheon at the Protocol Restaurant in Williamsville. More...

Rummage, bake sale planned at church

A rummage and bake sale will be held from 8:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Friday, Sept. 30, and Saturday, Oct. 1, at Nativity Lutheran Church, 970 E. Main St., East Aurora . The event will be sponsored by Women of ELCA. Admission costs $1. More...

Walking together: Natalie’s Walk strides toward community, awareness for spinal cord injuries

In 2004, while working as a physical therapist assistant, Natalie Barnhard suffered a devastating spinal cord injury when an exercise machine fell on her. More...

Business

Chamber sets 71st annual Business Recognition Awards for Sept. 27

The Greater East Aurora Chamber of Commerce will host its 71st Business Recognition Awards at 6 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 27, at the Roycroft Inn, 40 S. Grove St., East Aurora. More...

Crosby’s presents Cystic Fibrosis Foundation with donation

Crosby’s stores, a division of The Reid Group, raised $16,070 for the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation. The donation check was presented to the foundation at Crosby’s September team leaders meeting last week. More...

Business Brief

The Independent Health Foundation will host its fifth annual “Serving Up Success” healthy food, beer and wine tasting event from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. on Thursday, Sept. 22 at Buffalo River- Works, 359 Ganson Street, Buffalo. More...