Weekly Feature

September 21, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

Iroquois Central board may throw $500K-$590K into pot for sports complex

Following up on a large show of community support on Aug. 23, the Iroquois Central Board of Education last week gave a preliminary answer to the public on how much the district might commit to fundraising for a proposed athletic turf facility.  More...

Editorials

Multiple resources can help area caregivers

During the next month, Erie County is hosting a series of classes for people who will take on the role of caregiver to family members in need.  More...

Spindle items

East Aurora Editor

HELPING HANDS AFTER HARVEY — Unless you’ve been living under a rock these past few weeks, you’re probably well aware of the destruction caused by Hurricane Harvey. More...

Out of the Past

25 Years Ago Sept. 24 , 1992   More...

Education

I-TAC prepares for Health & Wellness Fair

The Iroquois Central School District is actively involved in addressing the problem of underage drinking and trying to limit the accessibility of alcohol to minors.  More...

HEART OF ART

— Rich and Alice Clarkson of Rowandale Farms and Artisan Center stand in front of a wall of artwork in their Main Street store. More...

Christ the King Seminary adds new staff members

Two new faculty members have been added to the staff at Christ the King Seminary in East Aurora for the 2017-18 academic year.  More...

Lifestyles

E.A. resident featured at Artify the Park

Wishing to expand on the idea of attendees enjoying an interactive experience with artists, the Chestnut Ridge Conservancy is set to present the second annual Artify the Park on Sunday. More...

Life of Roycroft founder on display in East Aurora

I t’s been a mecca for artisans from across the globe – the birthplace of the American Arts and Crafts Movement. More...

EMW Aktion Club to host dinner

The Elma, Marilla and Wales Aktion Club will meet at 6:30 p.m. Monday, Sept. 25 at the Elma Senior Center, 3007 Bowen Rd., Elma for a special Charter Night Celebration. For more information, visit the EMW Aktion Club on Facebook.com.   More...

Business

Fowler’s to introduce new sponge candy bar

In celebration of the third annual National Sponge Candy Day, Fowler’s Chocolates will introduce a new variation of its famous sponge candy: a milk chocolate sponge candy bar, according to a press release.  More...

Czarnecki named 2017 Executive of the Year

Mark J. Czarnecki, former president and chief operating officer of M&T Bank, will be posthumously honored as the 2017 Buffalo Niagara Executive of the Year by the University at Buffalo School of Management. More...

UB RENEW Institute awards grant funding

Three research projects have been selected to receive funding from the University at Buffalo’s RENEW Institute, an interdisciplinary entity dedicated to solving complex environmental problems. More...

EA working to be recognized as Clean Energy Community

The Village of East Aurora is working on making the community a little greener. During a Village Board meeting on Monday, the board approved a measure to create a task force aimed at becoming a New York State Clean Energy Community. More...

Thistle Creek Alpaca Farm to celebrate National Alpaca Farm Days

Thistle Creek Alpaca Farm will host an open house to mark National Alpaca Farm Days from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday and Sunday, Sept. More...

Local News

EA resident will sing in ‘Madama Butterfly’

SOMEONE YOU SHOULD KNOW

East Aurora’s own Jeffrey Thompson has been involved with Buffalo Opera Unlimited for more than six years. More...

Buffalo Cigar Festival set for Saturday

Seeking a day to celebrate all cigar lovers, Buffalo Cigars is set to present the inaugural Buffalo Cigar Festival on Saturday.  The festival will be held from noon to 8 p.m. Saturday, Sept. More...

Sheriff’s Office says crack pipes, narcotics found in vehicle

A Cattaraugus County man is facing charges after the Erie County Sheriff’s Office says deputies found two crack pipes during a traffic stop in Elma.  More...

Letters to the Editor

Successful year for Taste of East Aurora

On behalf of our board of directors and membership, the Greater East Aurora Chamber of Commerce would like to thank the Greater East Aurora community and visitors from all around WNY for their support of the 6th Annual Taste of East Aurora.  We More...

Police Blotter

Hay wagon tips over on West Blood Road

East Aurora  Wednesday, Sept. 13   A license plate was stolen from a trailer in a Porterville Road yard.  More...

Sports

Library News

Aurora Public Library •  2017 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...

Iroquois field hockey rolls to 5-0 start

Sports Reporter

Clarence’s field hockey team recently gave Iroquois its biggest regular-season challenge in over a year, as the Lady Red Devils took the Lady Chiefs to shootout on Sept. More...

Silver Flight title run helps propel EA girls volleyball to league wins

East Aurora’s girls volleyball team made the most of its inaugural appearance in the annual St. Mary’s of Lancaster Tournament on Sept. More...

What's Going On

What’s Going On

East Aurora Library collecting books   More...

News Brief

Erie County Legislator Joseph Lorigo will lead the next “Talk on Tap” at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 26, at Mambrino King, 720 Main St., East Aurora. More...

Entertainment

Family Activities

thurs. 21  Toddler Time — Stories, songs, movement and activities for children 2 to 5 years old, 10:30 a.m. Thursday, Sept. 21, at Brighton Place Library, 999 Brighton Road, Tonawanda; Free - registration required. 332-4375   More...

Special Events

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Festivals

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