October 23, 2014 RSS feed / Front Page

Four athletes, booster club chosen for Wall of Fame

Last Friday, the Iroquois Wall of Fame got a little bigger, as four new athletes and a booster club were enshrined. Dr. More...

Local News

Stable electricity prices forecasted for National Grid customers

Although the fall season is just under way across upstate New York, many already are looking to forecasts for the coming winter. More...

Village Board to hold public hearing on brewery issue

The East Aurora Village Board has set a Nov. 3 public hearing on defining what a brewery is in the village’s zoning code and amending a chapter of the code to allow breweries in commercial-manufacturing districts. (See editorial on page four) More...

Residents asked to weigh in on proposed salary increases

Erie County Legislator Joseph Lorigo, who represents Aurora and Elma, is encouraging residents to participate in the Legislature’s online poll to collect input from residents concerning the Citizens Salary Review Commission’s recent recom More...

Obituaries

Hilda B. Wheeler, past editor and co-publisher of Tri County Times

Hilda B. Wheeler (nee Boelke), 85, of Orchard Park, died Thursday, Oct. 16, 2014. Mrs. Wheeler served as the editor and co-publisher of Tri County Times and was also the vice president and manager of Tri County Publications. More...

Sports

EA gridders blank Eden, clinch ‘B’ South

Saturday night was mission accomplished — or, rather, part A of the mission accomplished — for the East Aurora/Holland football team as the Blue Devils shut out Eden, 22-0, to finish the year 5-2 overall and win the Class B South regular More...

Buffalo State to offer skating lessons

Learn to skate ice skating lessons will be held at 10 a.m., 11 a.m. and noon on Saturdays in three seven-week-long sessions at Buffalo State College, starting Nov. 8, Jan. 3 and Feb. 28. The latter two dates are in 2015. More...

Kloc sets rushing record in Chiefs’ lopsided homecoming game win

Matt Kloc added his name to Iroquois football’s history books Friday night, as his prolific performance on the ground helped push the Chiefs to their 43-12 homecoming-game victory over Lake Shore. More...

Entertainment

Halloween

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Family Activities

thurs. 23 New Moon Nocturnal Walk — Discover and learn about Tifft’s nocturnal wildlife on the night of the new moon, 6:30-8 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 23, at Tifft Nature Preserve, 1200 Fuhrmann Blvd., Buffalo; $ - Pre-registration required. More...

Special Events

sat. 25 Fall Craft Show — Annual event features more than 150 crafters, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 25, at West Seneca East Senior High School, 4760 Seneca St., West Seneca; $. More...

EAPD to receive upgrades through grant

Upgrades are on the horizon for the East Aurora Police Department thanks to a $100,000 grant from the Department of Criminal Justice. The grant is coming out of Sen. Patrick Gallivan’s office, Mayor Allan Kasprzak said. More...

Erie County releases proposed budget

An increase of nearly $40 million in spending from 2014 is one of the key points of the proposed 2015 budget for Erie County Released on Oct. 15, the general fund budget is $1.43 billion, representing a 2.86 percent or nearly $40 million increase. More...

Editorials

Residents need to take advantage of public hearing

On Monday, Nov. 3, the East Aurora Village Board will hold a public hearing on adding a definition of “brewery” to the village zoning code and on amending the code to allow breweries in commercial-manufacturing districts in East Aurora. More...

Spindle items

A GOOD HAUNT — A few years back, my mom bought tickets for the Haunted Fortress at Old Fort Niagara, an event where the idea of a haunted house gets a historical twist. More...

This year’s elections show too few candidates to go around

Registered New York State voters will have the opportunity to exercise their constitutional rights on Tuesday, Nov. 4, but in some jurisdictions, ballots will be embarrassingly blank. More...

Education

East Aurora Educational Foundation gears up for award night

The East Aurora Educational Foundation will host its 2014 Celebration Event from 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 30, at the House at Knox Farm, 437 Buffalo Road, East Aurora. More...

CHARITABLE WORK

— Immaculate Conception School fifth-graders Donald LaFay, left, Amanda Kell, Thomas Karalus and Katie Flaherty take a break from their work for the missions. More...

Iroquois High School Homecoming

ANTICIPATION — Chiefs fans line up into the parking lot at Iroquois High School on Friday to attend the 2014 homecoming game vs. Lake Shore. More...

Lifestyles

Turning heads...

digs up the best disguise

I n the spirit of Halloween, unconventional ghouls and masked figures will knock on doors and reach for colorful wrappers on Oct. 31. More...

Elma Fire Auxiliary sets French toast breakfast

Elma Fire Auxiliary will hold a French toast breakfast from 8:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 2, in the Elma Fire Social Hall, 2945 Bowen Road, Elma. Breakfasts will cost $9 for adults and $5 for children ages 10 and younger. More...

Ugandan Kids Choir coming to East Aurora

The Ugandan Kids Choir, known for its musical talents and joyful performances, is coming to Crossroads Christian Church for a concert performance on Saturday, Oct. 25. More...

Business

Events

Discover whether interns are good for a business More...

Prima Oliva introduces sizeable organic herb, spice line

Have you ever required just a pinch or dash of a certain organic spice? What about an organic herb? If so, Prima Oliva’s organic herb and spice line is sure to fit the bill. More...

News Briefs

Zinck’s Fabric Outlet is holding a contest now through Saturday, Dec. 20. The categories for the contest are general sewing and quilting. Each week a winner will be chosen. Winners will receive 1 yard of fabric from the quilt corner. More...