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May 25, 2017 RSS feed / Local News

NY Times editor discusses pursuit of truth during Williamsville forum

Returning to his native Williamsville to speak about the journalistic pursuit of truth, James Dao, op-ed editor of the New York Times, told residents that reality isn’t what it seems at first glance, and as readers, they should be skeptical.&nb More...

Hazardous waste drop-off set for June 3

A hazardous waste drop-off event will be held from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. More...

EA senior awarded music scholarship

An East Aurora High School senior is one of three area musicians to receive the Young Musicians Scholarship from the Friends of the Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra.  Christophe Koenig received the $2,000 scholarship, which is given to “exce More...

Dancing in the Moonlight Prom 2017

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The Aurora Players' production of “Rough Crossing” will take place at 8 p.m. Friday, May 26, and Saturday, May 27, and Friday and Saturday, June 2 and 3. The show will start at 2:30 p.m. More...

Friends of Knox Park receive major grant

The Friends of Knox Farm State Park recently received a $25,000 state grant from the Park and Trail Partnership Program to replace the roof on the Main House at the Buffalo Road park.  In addition to the grant award, the Friends of Knox Farm wil More...

Roycroft Summer Festival takes place June 24, 25

The 41st annual Roycroft Summer Festival will take place from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, June 24, and Sunday, June 25, on the grounds of Parkdale Elementary School, 141 Girard Ave., East Aurora.  More...

Firefighters call on Albany for presumptive cancer coverage

Members of the four largest fire service organizations in New York state descended on the capitol last week for their annual “Government Affairs Day,” meeting with their elected representatives to discuss “Issues of United Concern.& More...

Senate seeks to increase penalty for threats against police

Legislation that would heighten the punishment for anyone convicted of making a terroristic threat against a police officer has passed the Senate, according to a press release from the office of Sen. Patrick Gallivan.  More...

Roycroft Chamber Music Festival announces 24th season

The Roycroft Chamber Music Festival will kick off its 24th season with a series of concerts starting at 7:30 p.m. June 10-11 and 16-17 at St. Matthias’ Episcopal Church, located on the corner of Main and Maple streets in East Aurora.  More...