Weekly Feature

April 20, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

Water worries spur Elma officials to plan for additional tank

Worried that the proverbial well will run dry if nothing is done, Elma officials are considering a new water tank, along with plans for a new highway garage near the Town Hall campus complex.  More...

Editorials

No easy solution for Hamlin Avenue property

On Tuesday, the East Aurora Village Planning Commission voted unanimously to move forward with a recommendation to the Village Board on rezoning a property on Hamlin Avenue from Residential to Residential Group-New Townhouse.  More...

Spindle items

East Aurora Editor

JOINT MEETING — As many of you know, Aurora Town Hall will be moving over to Oakwood Avenue in the next year and a half. A couple of months ago, there were questions about whether the village would join the town in that move.  More...

Out of the Past

25 Years Ago April 23, 1992   More...

Sports

EA softball enters spring in rebuilding mode

It’s one of the inevitable aspects of high school sports: rebuilding. More...

New faces hope to propel Chiefs’ tennis to victory

Iroquois’ boys tennis team will have an almost entirely new look to it this spring after graduating five of the seven starters off a squad that finished 2-8 last year. More...

EA baseball team posts split over spring break

East Aurora’s baseball team — minus a few key pieces due to the holiday break from school — made the most of its opportunities to get outside last week, splitting games with JFK and Akron to move to 2-1 on the year.  The Blue D More...

Business

Grant program to benefit county farms

Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo on Thursday said farms in Erie and Wyoming counties will benefit from more than $179,000 awarded through round two of the Climate Resilient Farming Grant Program.  More...

Community Foundation grants available

The Oliver G. & Sarah Sloan Bauman Fund for the Arts is now accepting grant applications for its 2017 granting cycle. More...

St. Mary’s High School set for spring fashion show

More than 50 St. More...

Spring spruce up

East Aurora resident Teresa Knolle tends to her flower garden on Martin Drive. More...

Officials outline opportunities as WNY readies for ride-sharing

Sen. Patrick M. More...

Local News

Elma officials plan to give local sex offender law more ‘teeth’

Town of Elma officials are tightening restrictions and adding enforcement to the municipality’s law concerning sex offender residency, following a violation that led to a confrontation with law enforcement.  More...

Elma traffic stop results in arrest

A Bradford, Pennsylvania, man is facing charges after Erie County sheriff’s deputies say he was found with a variety of opioid-based prescription drugs during a traffic stop in Elma.  More...

News Brief

The Aurora Historical Society will show the documentary “Selma, the Bridge to the Ballot” at 6:30 p.m. Thursday, April 27, at the Aurora Senior Center, 101 King St., East Aurora. More...

Letters to the Editor

Free college plan a political move

I couldn’t agree more with David Sherman’s column in last week’s Bee; spot on. I live in East Aurora, and wearelookingata7percent increase in our school tax, in no small part from mandates and less aid. More...

Police Blotter

Uninvited guests show up at teen’s party

East Aurora  Monday, April 10   A Ruskin Road resident called police after someone threw eggs at a home where she was house-sitting. More...

Lifestyles

Senior News

All events (except where indicated) are held at the Town of Aurora Senior Center, 101 King St., Suite A. For information on any programs, call 652-7934.  Every Week  MONDAY-FRIDAY: EXERCISE/WORKOUT ROOM OPEN 8 A.M.-3:45 P.M.   More...

Library News

Aurora Public Library 550 Main St. • 655-5875  2017 WINTER HOURS: 1 to 8 p.m. Mondays and Thursdays; 10 a.m. to 8 p.m Tuesdays; noon to 6 p.m. Wednesdays; 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Fridays; 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturdays; and closed Sundays.   More...

Paralympic gold medalist shares her story at WNY Girls In Sports

It is estimated that the average child should get somewhere around 60 minutes of aerobic exercise per day. More...

Entertainment

Theatre

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Live Local in WNY

thurs. 20 Thursday Night Jam Session With jazz educator Ben Boyar, 7 m., Northtown Music, 3648 Harlem Road, Cheektowaga; Free. 838-3835, www.northtownmusic.com More...

Performance

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