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November 16, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

New helicopters signal ‘tremendous step forward’ for Mercy Flight

Mercy Flight of Western New York is acquiring three new helicopters for $23 million, in a move officials say will increase the emergency management organization’s response times, safety and overall operational abilities.  More...

Editorials

Census of Agriculture vital for future of farmers

Farmers and producers are the backbone of America. In the next few months, these workers will have a chance to weigh in on the future of the farming industry.  More...

Spindle items

East Aurora Editor

THANKSGIVING FOR VETERANS — Veterans in need of a meal are invited to a dinner from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 19, at the Veterans Affairs Medical Center, 3495 Bailey Ave., Buffalo. More...

Out of the Past

25 Years Ago November 19, 1992   More...

Sports

EA girls volleyball season ends in regionals

East Aurora’s girls volleyball team moved one step closer to playing for a state title this season after falling in the overall Section VI Class B championship game in 2016. More...

EA harriers compete at state championships

East Aurora’s boys and girls cross-country teams once again competed against the best of the best Saturday to close out the local portion of another season by taking part in the annual state championship meet, held this year at Wayne High Schoo More...

Lancaster boasts First Team player at three spots

Apparently, 2017 is the year of the Legends when it comes to football. More...

Business

YMCA, Food Bank of WNY will team up to fight hunger

For the sixth year, YMCA Buffalo Niagara and the Food Bank of Western New York will work together to provide food to the hungry this holiday season.  More...

LLS launches new fundraising competition

The Western & Central New York Chapter of the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society is seeking high school students who are enthusiastic about volunteerism, philanthropy, community outreach and leadership for a new fundraising competition called Studen More...

Nationally recognized physician to practice in East Aurora

She recently treated patients on a mission trip to the Dominican Republic; now, Dr. J’Leise Sosa will be caring for obstetrics and gynecology patients in Buffalo and East Aurora as part of General Physician, PC, Women’s Health.  More...

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Superintendent gives update on phase one of capital facilities project

East Aurora Superintendent Brian Russ gave an update on phase one of the $23.5 million capital facilities project to the School Board at the Nov. 8 board meeting. More...

Local News

East Aurora students selected for music festival

Eight East Aurora High School students will perform at Fredonia State College on Friday, Nov. 17, and Saturday, Nov. 18, as part of the New York State School Music Association Area All State Conference.  More...

Community Services begins Adopt-A-Family campaign

Community Services for the Developmentally Disabled recently kicked off its 2017 Adopt-A-Family campaign. More...

Police respond to man on fire, explosion and injured pedestrians during gameday

Orchard Park police officers dealt with a number of calls before, during and after the Buffalo Bills home game, including a man catching on fire and two pedestrians being injured after being struck by a vehicle.  Sunday, Nov. 12   More...

Police Blotter

Shoe print found on car parked on North Grove St.

East Aurora  Friday, Nov. 3  Two teens were arrested for unlawful possession of marijuana during a traffic stop on Quaker Road at Grey Street.  Saturday, Nov. 4   More...

Lifestyles

100 years later....Buffalo City Mission Continues to serve Area's Homeless

When the Buffalo City Mission opened its doors in 1917, it provided services similar to a soup kitchen, offering food and shelter to those in need.  More...