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December 14, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

Woman stabbed in Oakwood Avenue home

A woman is recovering following a stabbing Monday at a home on Oakwood Avenue. East Aurora police were called to the home just before 10 p.m. by the 47-year-old woman, who claimed she had been stabbed by a man in the house, authorities said.  More...

Editorials

Tips for driving safely in the snow

Friday’s winter storm was felt in East Aurora, as well as across Western New York. More...

Spindle items

East Aurora Editor

HOLIDAY SHOPPING —I think it’s safe to say that I am 75 percent done with my holiday shopping this year, which is impressive considering I’m a last-minute shopper. (Let’s be honest,   More...

Out of the Past

25 Years Ago December 17, 1992   More...

Lifestyles

What’s Going On

Santa Paws event to benefit dog rescue More...

Thirteen lesser-known facts about the Hanukkah holiday

Prior to this year’s celebration of Hanukkah, here are 13 lesser-known but important facts about the holiday that have been posted online by the Chabad House of Buffalo:  More...

Santa Paws event to benefit dog rescue

West Herr Buick GMC Cadillac is hosting its annual Santa Paws event from 2 to 6 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 17, at 535 Main St., East Aurora. The event includes a basket raffle, food, an ugly sweater contest for the dogs and pictures with Santa. More...

Entertainment

Holiday

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Family Activities

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Live Local in WNY

thurs. 14  Kevin McCarthy — 7:30 p.m., Local Kitchen & Beer Bar, 88 W. Chippewa St., Buffalo. 259-1810, www.buffalocateringservices.com   More...

Sports improvements could cost Iroquois Central taxpayers 14 cents more per $1,000

If approved by voters next month, two propositions for athletic improvements in the Iroquois Central School District could cost residents 14 cents more per $1,000 of assessed value in property taxes per year for 15 years.  More...

Money secured for Elma, Aurora, East Aurora in 2018 Erie County budget

The 2018 Erie County budget lowers the tax rate for the fourth consecutive year, according to legislators, while providing funding for critical services and investing in several community organizations and service groups.  The amended budget was More...

Local News

Capital facilities project nearly completed with phase one

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 Dec. 6 board meeting. More...

Executive director of Rural Outreach Center to speak at Erie County Poverty Forum

Frank Cerny, executive director of the Rural Outreach Center in East Aurora, will be among several speakers taking part in a Poverty Forum from 10 a.m. to noon Friday, Dec. 15, in Room 403 of Hayes Hall on the University at Buffalo South Campus. More...

Districts receive funding to support resource officers

State funding has been secured to continue the School Resource Officer program in the East Aurora Union Free School District, along with Iroquois and West Seneca Central School District, providing six uniformed officers in schools as a way to promote More...

Sports

Lady Chief cagers earn season’s third win

Sports Reporter

A 26-6 run over the course of the second quarter helped Iroquois’ girls basketball team break open what had been a three-point game at the start of the stanza en route to ultimately persevering by a healthy 65-32 margin.  More...

Iroquois’ boys bowling team seeking to defend ‘B’ sectional championship

After posting a .500 record that was good for a fourth-place finish in the South Large Schools division standings last winter, Iroquois’ boys bowling team took sectionals by storm en route to clinching the Class B title.  More...

Iroquois swimmers start 0-2 amid strong individual efforts

The Iroquois boys swimming and diving team has started off pretty slow in the win-loss column, but there has been plenty of success individually so far.  The team has lost both opening meets, first falling to East Aurora 98-74, and then getting More...

Business

Weekes Autographs offers one-of-a-kind gifts this holiday season

On the Roycroft Campus sits a shop owned by a man who has literally held pieces of history in his hand.  Ron Weekes is the owner of Weekes Autographs, a small shop that holds thousands of authentic autographs from celebrities, historical leaders More...

NCCC Alumni 1960s’ Reunion set for Dec. 15

The Niagara County Community College Alumni Association will host the NCCC Alumni 1960s’ All-Decade Reunion for the classes of 1965-1969. There will be a holiday buffet at 11:30 a.m. Friday, Dec. More...

Free NY notary pre-licensing class scheduled

“Become a New York Notary Public” will be held at the Aloft Hotel - Buffalo Airport, 4219 Genesee St., Cheektowaga, from 9 a.m. to noon Thursday, Dec. 14. More...