Weekly Feature

January 19, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

Editorials

It’s time for America to unite

A new administration will take over the reins of American government this Friday afternoon, and after years of bickering and hostile debate, we feel it is time for the country to unite in order to gain a positive outcome.  More...

Spindle items

East Aurora Editor

THE TANGLED WEB OF ONLINE DATING — While it’s chilly outside, January is the hottest month for online dating, according to the dating app Coffee Meets Bagel.  More...

Out of the Past

25 Years Ago Jan. 16, 1992   Call it the Winterfest that wasn’t — for the second consecutive year. More...

Sports

Blue Devil cagers post key ECIC III wins

East Aurora’s boys basketball team approached the midpoint of the ECIC III season with its perfect divisional record intact, thanks to recent wins over Maryvale and Lake Shore that pushed the Blue Devils to 5-0 against league competition.  More...

Chief keglers blank Legends

Iroquois’ boys bowling team swept Lancaster Thursday, 7-0, in a match that coach David Uhl admits was actually a lot closer than the final score would tend to indicate.  More...

FOCUS

— Iroquois’ Megan Nolan aims at her target down the range during the Chiefs’ 1,114-1,064 loss at Clarence in Thursday’s rifle match. More...

Entertainment

Family Activities

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Special Events

fri. 20  Queen City Roller Girls Season — Come watch the Devil Dollies vs. the Alley Kats, 7 p.m. Friday, Jan. 20, at the Buffalo RiverWorks, 359 Ganson St., on the shore of the Buffalo River, Buffalo; $. www.qcrg.net/tickets  fri. More...

Theatre

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Program, staff cuts on table for EA School Board in 2017-18

During its first budget discussion of the new year, the East Aurora Board of Education received an ultimatum from Superintendent Brian Russ, who warned that “significant cuts” will impact programs and personnel in 2017-18 for the district More...

East Aurora police deal with string of larcenies

Vehicle owners are being reminded to keep their car doors locked after a string of larcenies from vehicles across the area.  More...

Local News

Resident combines art, work with disabled

SOMEONE YOU SHOULD KNOW

East Aurora’s own Matthew Palmo worked for a number of years in nursing homes and caring for those with disabilities. He also was developing his artistic talent as a painter on his own time. More...

ROCKIN’ THE ROYCROFT —

Bea Hoffman, right, and Astrid Larson serenade a packed room during East Aurora High School’s “Dishing Up Broadway” event, held at The Roycroft Inn on Monday. More...

News Brief

The Bookworm is holding a mid-winter break workshop for kids ages 5-10 from 10 a.m. to noon on Wednesday, Feb. 22 at 34 Elm St, East Aurora. The workshop will focus on S.T.E.M activities. More...

Education

On the Campus

Buffalo State College has named the following area students to the dean’s list for the 2016 fall semester: Joseph Vucic, Emily Gelsinger, Kristina Frausto, Joseph Angrignon, Steven Kielich, Lucas Dana, Dana Schoenhals, Erin Kuntz and Christal S More...

Lifestyles

‘Great Directions’

The New Direction Band releases third polka CD

Four musicians left their former band in efforts to take their music in a new direction. This was six years ago. More...

Elma Kiwanis welcomes new members

The Elma Kiwanis Club meets at 6:30 p.m. every Tuesday at Elma Towne Grille, Clinton Street and Bowen Road. New member are welcome. For more information, Call Roger at 652-3614 or Francis at 495-0254.   More...

Caribbean Night at the Roycroft Inn

Lancaster High School student Katelyn Moore plays the double tenor drums in the Carnival Kids Steel Orchestra. More...

Business

Financial adviser opens new East Aurora office in childhood town

The Mulcahy Neff Group is much more than a business for Scott Neff. It’s a way for him to give back to the people of East Aurora. The group opened its Main Street firm about six months ago. Neff is no stranger to the area. More...

Applications being accepted for scholarships

The Polish American Journal Foundation announces the establishment of annual scholarships to be given to college students of Polish or Polish-American descent. More...

SCORE Buffalo Niagara, SBA plan conference

The Straight Talk 2017 conference hosted by the SCORE Buffalo Niagara Chapter and the Small Business Administration will be held at the Buffalo Convention Center from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 21. Prepaid tickets are available for $20. More...