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Village sets informational water meter replacement meeting

To help keep residents informed and to answer any questions they might have, the Village of East Aurora will hold a special informational meeting regarding the upcoming villagewide water meter replacement project. The meeting will be held at 7 p.m. More...

Local News

Deputy administers Narcan to driver in Wales

An Erie County deputy, with assistance from a state trooper, successfully administered Narcan on Saturday to a driver in Wales who was not breathing. Erie County Sheriff Timothy B. More...

Mercy Flight reaches milestone in completed missions

After more than 30 years of service, Mercy Flight Western New York recently celebrated the completion of 24,000 patient missions. More...

FOR KATIE

— Julia Durkin, left, Sarah Durkin, Alaina Driver, Teddie Jo Osinski and Natalie Esslinger pause for a picture at the Roycroft Campus Arts Show, where they were selling prints, greeting cards, More...

Sports

Mix of vets, newcomers have Chiefs’ boys soccer squad poised for success

Sports Reporter

The members of Iroquois’ boys soccer team may have surprised a lot of people — but not themselves — last season after advancing to the Section VI Class A-2 semifinals following a regular season that ended with a sub-.500 record in l More...

EA girls soccer looking for offense to carry squad

East Aurora’s girls soccer team has some talented players on its 2015 roster and, with a number of those players showing potential to fill the backs of the opposition’s nets, it’s no wonder coach David Downs is optimistic about the More...

Small squad anticipating big results on Lady Blue Devils’ volleyball court

The depth on East Aurora’s girls volleyball team — at least in terms of numbers — took a bit of a hit this season after the graduation of four players off last season’s squad left the Lady Blue Devils with a roster of just 10 More...

Business

Local businesses consider new mobile app

East Aurora businesses will have an opportunity to add a layer of digital marketing to their business thanks to a new mobile app presented at the Aug. 20 meeting of the Greater East Aurora Chamber of Commerce Business and Tourism Council. More...

NAWBO monthly meeting set for Sept. 2 at Brioso

The Buffalo Niagara Chapter of the National Association for Women Business Owners will hold its kickoff dinner event from 5:30 to 8 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 9, at Brioso by Butterwood in the Wyndham Garden Hotel, 5195 Main St., Williamsville. More...

NYS Women Inc. schedules dinner meeting

The Buffalo Niagara Chapter of NYS Women, Inc. will hold its next meeting at 5:30 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 2, at Protocol, 6766 Transit Road, Williamsville. More...

GETTING READY

East Aurora’s Josi Funk focuses on her technique while bumping the ball during the team’s practice on Tuesday morning. More...

Aurora saves $4 million through water refinancing

The Aurora Town Board celebrated another victory regarding refinancing some of its water districts during Monday night’s meeting. More...

Editorials

Toy Town Car Show set for Sunday Village residents should attend meter project meeting

The Toy Town Car Show will be held from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 30, on Main Street in East Aurora. The show will span Main Street from Center Street to Olean Road. More...

Spindle items

East Aurora Editor

COLLEGE SENIORS — There is often a lot of attention directed to college freshmen, and rightfully so. The transition from high school to college cannot be taken lightly. More...

Out of the Past

20 Years Ago August 31, 1995 More...

Education

East Aurora School Board approves new positions

The East Aurora School Board approved a number of personnel appointments and created a position, while also accepting two resignations at its morning meeting on Monday. More...

Lifestyles

Arnie’s Army wins Glory Days’ 60+ title

Arnie’s Army recently defeated the Senior Knights, 6-4, to claim its third consecutive 60+ division title in Glory Days Wood Bat Softball League play. More...

Rare Book Collection Full of Hidden Treasures

Reporter

Bound in a hunter green spine, encased in glass under a spotlight in a climate-controlled room sits the complete original, handwritten manuscript of “The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn” by Mark Twain. More...

Roycroft Film Society to screen Irish suspense film Sept. 6

Usually, a suspense film prompts audience members to ask “Who did it?” However, the Roycroft Film Society will have audience members asking “Who is going to do it?” with its September film selection, “Calvary.” The More...

Entertainment

‘Food Trucks N Fire Trucks’ event slated for Sept. 6

“Food Trucks N Fire Trucks” is set to come to East Aurora. The event will be held from 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 6, in Firemen’s Field, 419 Pine St., East Aurora. More...

Fourth annual Taste of East Aurora to feature eateries

The fourth annual Taste of East Aurora, featuring restaurants and food-related businesses with ties to the Greater East Aurora community will return to the village from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, Sept. More...

Annunciation to celebrate ‘A Festival of Faiths’

The final segment of the four-part “Sacred Journeys” series at the Church of the Annunciation in Elma will take place at 7 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 10. More...