Weekly Feature



November 23, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

Editorials

Stay safe, connected during hunting season

It’s that time of year; the leaves are crisp, the air is cool and hunters in Western New York are bundling up and heading out to the woods in the hopes of catching the “big one.” More...

Spindle items

East Aurora Editor

LOCAL CELEBRITY — As you’re sitting down to watch the Macy’s Thanksgiving Parade this year, keep your eyes peeled for Lilly Brannon of East Aurora. More...

Out of the Past

25 Years Ago Nov. 26, 1992   The Department of Public Works statistics show that 85 percent of the more than 100 miles of county roads that traverse the towns of Elma and Aurora are substandard. More...

Lifestyles

Carnegie Art Center... Presenting holiday glass workshops for young artists

Want a shiny new ornament made by your son or daughter to hang on your  Christmas tree this year?  The Carnegie Art Center in North Tonawanda can help make that holiday wish come true, through glass workshops being offered next month.  More...

Friends of Knox Farm to host craft show

The Friends of Knox Farm will host Christmas at the Knox arts and craft show from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 18, and Sunday, Nov. 19, at Knox Farm, 437 Buffalo Road, East Aurora. Admission is $5, with children 10 and younger admitted free. More...

Christmas at Knox Farm Arts and Crafts Show

Lynn Kozakicwicz, left, Denise Giambroni and Lynn Keller stop to look at a booth featuring several snowmen sculpted from logs. More...

Entertainment

Art

sat. 25 Under $100 — The exhibition will encourage people to shop small and support local businesses on Small Business Saturday, noon-5 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 25, at Project 308 Gallery, 308 Oliver St., Tonawanda. 523-0068 More...

Live Local in WNY

fri. 24 BTTB — 9 p.m., Crazy Jake’s, 26 Webster St., North Tonawanda; $. 693-9309, www.crazyjakesnt.com Tim Britt — 8:30 p.m., Jack’s Grill & Banquets, 6935 Ward Road, Niagara Falls. jackdevines.com More...

Comedy

fri. 24-sun. 26  Kountry Wayne, aka Wayne Colley, is a superstar comedian on the rise. He will entertain at 7:30 and 10 p.m. Friday, Nov. 24, and Saturday, Nov. 25, and 7:30 p.m. Sunday, Nov. More...

Thankful

Audrey Becker, a student at Immaculate Conception School in East Aurora, shows off her smile before a schoolwide Thanksgiving Feast on Friday. More...

Village Board weighs options for fixing sinkhole

The East Aurora Village Board met Monday night to discuss several options for fixing the sinkhole, which formed earlier this month in the parking lot of Mikey Dee’s Café on Main Street.  More...

Local News

East Aurora Middle School posts honor roll

The following students have been named to honor roll for the first quarter of the 2017-18 school year.  Grade Five   More...

CHRISTMAS IN ELMA

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The Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra will hold the Holiday Concert in the Southtowns at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 5, in the Swan Auditorium of Hilbert College, 5200 South Park Ave., Hamburg. Tickets are $35 for adults and $25 for students. More...

Sports

Iroquois swimmers compete at state meet

Several members of Iroquois’ girls swimming team put the finishing touches on what coach Mike O’Connor called the best season in Iroquois Lady Chiefs swimming history this past weekend with their participation in the annual state champion More...

Fourth annual Daemen tennis carnival slated

The fourth annual Daemen Tennis Carnival will be held Saturday, Jan. 27 at Miller Tennis Center, 5959 Sheridan Drive in Williamsville, the indoor home of Daemen’s men’s and women’s tennis teams. More...

Lady Blue Devil harriers run at Federation meet

East Aurora’s girls cross-country team continued to excel this past weekend as it participated in the New York State Federation Championships at Bowdoin Park near Poughkeepsie.  More...

What's Going On

What’s Going On

Quilting club hosts monthly meetings Immanuel Quilters will meet at 9 a.m. on the second and fourth Wednesdays of every month at Immanuel Lutheran Church, 43 Pine St., East Aurora. The group is dedicated to making quilts for those in need. More...

Business

M&T Bank, Salvation Army kick off ‘Gift of Warmth’ drive

For more than three decades, M&T Bank has collected warm clothes at its branches across Western New York for local families in need as part of its Gift of Warmth campaign.  The campaign started Nov. 20 and will continue until Dec. 29. More...

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...