Weekly Feature

July 20, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

GENERATION GREEN THUMB

— Gail Kavanaugh, seated, shows off her work in the garden at Knox Farm State Park to her granddaughter, Courtney, during a tour of the estate on July 13. More...

Editorials

Camping offers health benefits and more in summer

Many people take advantage of the summer weather by planning camping trips with their families. More...

Spindle items

East Aurora Editor

MEMORIES OF TOYFEST— Next year marks 10 years since the end of Toyfest. More...

Out of the Past

25 Years Ago July 23, 1992   More...

Sports

Molly McLaughlin named Bee’s top female athlete

Distance running has been engrained in the McLaughlin clan’s daily lives for so long that it wouldn’t be shocking to find out that it has become part of their genetic code. More...

‘Blue’ Athletics members fare well at pair of meets

¦ Four meet records set at Buffalo Track Classic  More...

Rosters announced for Lions Football Classic

The Kensington Lions Club, along with ADPRO SPORTS, will present the 42nd annual Kensington Lions All-Star High School Football Classic at 7 p.m. More...

What's Going On

What’s Going On

Wednesday concerts set in Elma  The Buffalo Touch Polka Band will perform at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, July 26, at Elma Village Green Park, 3001 Bowen Road, Elma. The free concert is part of a series taking place every Wednesday through Aug. 30. More...

Entertainment

Live Local in WNY

thurs. 20  Kevin Crowley — 6 p.m., as a part of Music On Main, Cabernet Cafe, 9 N. Ellicott near Main St., Williamsville; $. 631-1044, www.cabernetswinecafe.com   More...

Concerts

thurs. 20  Country singer-songwriter Eric Paslay will perform 5 p.m. Thursday, July 20 as part of the Canalside Live Concert series, Canalside, 44 Prime St., Buffalo; $. 430-9072, www.canalsidebuffalo.com  fri. 21   More...

Theatre

thurs. 27   More...

EA Village Board approves doggy day care

There was “pawsitive” news for the owners of a pet boutique in East Aurora. More...

Annual Street Festival & Sidewalk Sale returning to village for 48th year

Returning to Main Street next weekend for its 48th year, the Greater East Aurora Chamber of Commerce’s Street Festival & Sidewalk Sale promises to offer a wealth of discounted goods from local businesses, as well as a lot of family-friendly More...

Local News

Schneiderman joins coalition urging student protections

New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman, part of a coalition of 21 state attorneys general, submitted public comments to Education Secretary Betsy DeVos, calling a move by the U.S. More...

RACE DAY

—Above, racers climb an inflatable obstacle during the Insane Inflatable 5K held at Knox Farm State Park on Saturday. More...

Neighbors share drainage concerns following July 13 storm

Following a heavy rainstorm on July 13, East Aurora residents asked the Village Board for help with drainage issues in their neighborhoods.  Tom Brod lives on Fillmore Avenue. More...

Education

East Aurora High School lists honor roll

The following students have been named to honor roll for the fourth quarter of the 2016-17 school year.  Grade nine   More...

St. Mary’s High School names students to honor roll

St. Mary’s High School has named the following East Aurora residents to the high honor roll for the third marking period of the 2016-17 academic year. More...

Lifestyles

Penn Dixie extends hours for Fossil Fridays

The Penn Dixie Fossil Park and Nature Reserve will hold extended hours at its collection site in Blasdell as part of the Fossil Fridays program, running once monthly now through September.  Debuting in June, Fossil Fridays joins astronomy classe More...

EA Rotary to hold annual party

Reunion Weekend in East Aurora kicks off with the East Aurora Rotary’s annual Rotary Party. The party goes from 6 to 11 p.m. Friday, July 28, at Fireman’s Field on Pine Street. The event will include food, beer and wine. More...

Business

Business owner to help families in need

Will give away 200 backpacks during upcoming event

According to the National Retail Federation, the average parent of children in grades K-12 will spend around $97 on school supplies this year. That’s why one business owner in East Aurora is working to help parents in need this school year. More...

Welcome Home event planned for all veterans

Veterans Affairs Western New York Healthcare Systems will host its annual welcome home event and memorial ceremony for all veterans from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 5. More...

Curbell officer recognized as ‘Environmental Champion’

The Environmental Protection Agency Region 2 recently acknowledged two individuals for their work on the Western New York Sustainable Business Roundtable.   More...