Weekly Feature



February 15, 2018 RSS feed / Front Page

The Andrew Collins Trio to make East Aurora debut

The Andrew Collins Trio will be performing for the first time in East Aurora at 8:30 p.m. Friday, Feb. 16, at the 189 Public House, 189 Main St., East Aurora.  More...

Editorials

Millard Fillmore: an underrated presidency

With Presidents Day upon us, it seems only fitting to pay tribute to a president who made East Aurora his home: Millard Fillmore, the 13th president of the United States. More...

Spindle items

East Aurora Editor

DOG CENSUS —The Town of Aurora is conducting a dog census, which is set to start on Tuesday, Feb. 20, and will continue into the spring.  More...

Out of the Past

25 Years Ago February 18, 1993   The East Aurora Board of Education was scheduled to discuss several issues at its special meeting Tuesday night, among which was a proposed Smoke Free School District Environment.  More...

Police Blotter

Deputies help resident with ‘loud refrigerator’

East Aurora  Saturday, Feb. 3   The mirror of a car on Sycamore Street was damaged after it was struck by an unknown person in a vehicle.  Monday, Feb. 5   More...

Sports

Iroquois unified bowling team makes debut

Following the successful launch of unified sports last winter with the co-ed basketball team, Iroquois’ school district expanded its unified sports offerings recently by debuting its unified bowling program.  More...

EA sweeps series with rival Iroquois

Girls basketball

Crosstown rivals East Aurora and Iroquois both went into their recent girls basketball clashes hoping to come out on top, with the Lady Blue Devils aiming to maintain their perfect ECIC III record and the Lady Chiefs hoping to show that they could ha More...

EA’s Putney, Iroquois’ Day win titles

Both the East Aurora and Iroquois wrestling programs will be represented in the upcoming state championships in Albany following the winning efforts of Johnny Putney and Cory Day, respectively, at Saturday’s annual Section VI Division II champi More...

What's Going On

What’s Going On

Immanuel Quilters plans 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...

Entertainment

Family Activities

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Workshops/Classes

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Concerts

thurs. 15  The Smile Case will perform, along with Ophelia’s Looking Glass, North Divide, Echota, Nurse Joyful, and more, at 6 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 15, at Stamps Bar, 98 Main St., Tonawanda; $. 694-3475, www.stampsthebar.com   More...

Village approves purchase of new software system

The East Aurora Village Board approved an agreement to purchase financial software from Logics Solutions, LLC during a meeting last week. More...

Iroquois officials working on 2018-19 budget gap

Projected spending exceeds revenue by more than $458,000 in the Iroquois School District for next year, but officials are working to bring the number down, according to information from the first of three budget work sessions.  Superintendent Do More...

Local News

Code Blue site opens at South Wales Community Center

The Rural Outreach Center is teaming up with the South Wales Community Center to offer a new rural Code Blue site. The Code Blue site will be located in the South Wales Community Center, 6387 Olean Road, from Monday, Feb. More...

News Brief

Nativity Preschool will hold an open house from 4 to 7 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 28, at the school, 970 Main St., East Aurora. Parents and children are welcome to attend the open house. For more information, call 652-5880.   More...

Elma seniors learn about cyber security

Elma seniors learned about cyber security and how to prevent fraud during an event hosted by state Sen. Patrick Gallivan last week at the Elma Senior Center.  More...

Letters to the Editor

Don’t expect NFL to fix anthem issue

Millions of Americans watched the Super Bowl last week. To real avid football fans, it is almost a holiday. Super Sunday has become a national tradition, and rightly so. More...

Education

Iroquois Middle School posts honor roll

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

FISH FRY FRENZY

—East Aurora High School senior Zach Parisien helps bring in a tray of fried fish during the “World’s Largest Fish Fry,” held at Parkdale Elementary in East Aurora on Friday. More...

St. Mary’s lists area honor roll

St. Mary’s High School has named the following East Aurora students to the honor roll for the second quarter of the 2017-18 school year. More...

Lifestyles

Catholic Charities puts focus on job training for 2018 appeal

In its 94th year, the annual Catholic Charities of Buffalo appeal will once again work to raise $11 million to fund a host of programs that meet the needs of roughly 153,000 Western New Yorkers who live in poverty or are in crisis. More...

Church to hold movie event

Crossroads Christian Church will hold a family movie event from 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Monday, Feb. 19 at The Aurora Theatre, 673 Main St., East Aurora. Admission is free.   More...

Senior News

All events (except where indicated) are held at the Town of Aurora Senior Center, 101 King St., Suite A. For information on any programs, call 652-7934. The center will be closed Monday, Feb. 19, for Presidents Day.  Every Week   More...

Business

Junior League to offer two scholarships

The Junior League of Buffalo will award two $2,000 scholarships to graduating female high school seniors who are outstanding leaders in the Western New York community. More...

EA featured during Heartland Travel Showcase

The East Aurora business community will be on display as more than two dozen tour group operators gather in Buffalo for the Heartland Travel Showcase.  More...

Small-business owners’ event set for Feb. 27

The U.S. Small Business Administration and the Greater East Aurora Chamber of Commerce will hold a Small Business Matchmaker event with the goal of helping small business with contracting opportunities. The event will take place from 9 a.m. More...