Weekly Feature

March 23, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

Emphasis on full-day kindergarten in EA’s latest budget presentation

Members of the East Aurora Board of Education presented the latest 2017-18 budget proposal at the meeting held on March 15. More...

Editorials

Represent your cause with respect at meetings

While we admire the passion of residents at area town and school board meetings, we believe it is important for the public to understand the etiquette in speaking at government meetings. More...

Spindle items

East Aurora Editor

RESTAURANT WEEK — It’s that time of year again — Local Restaurant Week. The week of mouthwatering goodness started Monday, and runs until Sunday. More...

Out of the Past

25 Years Ago March 19, 1992   What’s in the basement of East Aurora Village Hall? Turns out, about 1,300 cu. ft. More...

Education

Chamber seeking nominations for Educator of the Year

The Greater East Aurora Chamber of Commerce is now seeking nominations for the Educator of the Year.  The award will be presented during the Chamber’s Choice Student Recognition Awards at 6 p.m. More...

SPAGHETTI FOR SOUND

— Tessa Nojaim, left, and Riley Jeffe and McKenna McDade prepare for the East Aurora Music Boosters annual fundraising dinner, "Spaghetti for Sound," which will be held from 4 to 7 p.m. More...

Speaker series to discuss Eleanor Roosevelt

The Friends of the Orchard Park Public Library have announced that Mary Ann Colopy will discuss Eleanor Roosevelt’s legacy and love of knitting at the next 4th Tuesday Speaker Series presentation on Tuesday, March 28. More...

Lifestyles

School districts’ partnership producing better student readers, leaders

When it comes to helping students excel, reading, writing and leadership are priorities for educators in the Sweet Home and Cheektowaga-Sloan school districts, who have recently found that comparing notes on programs and visiting each other’s s More...

Auxiliary to host dinner, raffle

The West Falls Fire Company Ladies Auxiliary will host a spaghetti dinner and basket raffle from 4:30 to 7 p.m. Monday, April 10, at the West Falls Fire Hall, 1864 Davis Road, West Falls. Tickets are $7 for adults and $4 for children 3-10. More...

Business

EA store focuses on organic makeup

Michelle Macey is more than just a pretty face. The owner of Beauty Organix, at 586 Main St., East Aurora, has started a one-of-a-kind makeup store right in the village. More...

Professional development series continues

Art Services Initiative of Western New York has announced the next sessions in its professional development series for cultural organizations and artists. The first session is called “CharitySTRONG,” and the event will be at 4 p.m. More...

Career Expo set for March 30 at university

Niagara University is hosting a Career Expo on Thursday, March 30, from 1 to 3:30 p.m. in the Gallagher Center gym, 5795 Lewiston Road, Niagara Falls. More...

Helping hands

Elma Town Supervisor Dennis Powers, right, helps deliver for Meals on Wheels in Elma on Monday. Powers is joined by Paul and Nancy Visyikan. More...

Bids approved for EA construction projects

The East Aurora Village Board on Monday approved bids for two major construction projects set to take place in the next few months.  The first bid for the Sycamore Street water main was awarded to Fairway Contracting in Orchard Park for $604,909 More...

Local News

Supervisor blasts website report

The Buffalo Niagara Coalition for Open Government evaluated the websites of 16 municipalities in Erie and Niagara counties for transparency, but West Seneca Town Supervisor Sheila Meegan has found some flaws in the criteria.  More...

parks unveils new Empire Pass Card

A new State Parks Empire Pass Card is now available for purchase and can be shared among family members including parents, grandparents and caregivers to access select parks and facilities, according to the Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Pr More...

EA resident named program director for Rural Outreach Center

The Rural Outreach Center, a nonprofit organization dedicated to assisting, empowering and elevating the impoverished rural population in southern Erie County and surrounding areas, has appointed East Aurora resident Susan Giovino to the position of More...

Letters to the Editor

Attention needed for workforce development

This past Friday, I had the opportunity to sit on a panel with five other individuals from business and education at a combined staff development day at Holland High School for Holland and East Aurora High School to discuss better preparing our high More...

Police Blotter

Teen involved in road rage incident

East Aurora  Wednesday, March 8   A woman called police to report her and her boyfriend’s cars had been keyed in a Grey Street parking lot  Friday, March 10   More...

Sports

Iroquois/Alden club hockey reaches state final

¦ WNY foe Dunkirk/Fredonia ends squad’s season, 2-1

The Iroquois/Alden club hockey team found itself making a return trip to Long Island March 11-12 to once again vie for a club hockey state championship, ultimately advancing to the title game.  Adding to its collection of state championships was More...

Boys’ ‘Silver Hoops Classic’ tripleheader slated

The area’s top senior boys basketball players will cap off their high school careers by participating in the 20th annual ADPRO Sports/Dale Carnegie Silver Hoops Classic.  More...

Sports Development Fund accepting applications

The Board of Directors of the Greater Buffalo Sports Hall of Fame is accepting applications for funding from its Amateur Sports Development Fund.  The deadline to submit an application for funding is May 1. More...

What's Going On

What’s Going On

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

Entertainment

Theatre

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Special Events

thurs. 23  Spaghetti Dinner — Benefiting Westen’s Warriors and Honor Flight and featuring basket raffle, and take-out is available, 5-7 p.m. Thursday, March 23, at West Seneca Middle School, 395 Center Road, West Seneca; $. More...

Family Activities

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