Weekly Feature

July 27, 2017 RSS feed / Local News

Knox Farm State Park to host agility competition

Dozens of dogs will show off their skills during the Blues and Q’s dog agility trial starting at 8 a.m. Friday, Aug. 4, and continuing through Sunday, Aug. 6, at Knox Farm State Park, 437 Buffalo Road, East Aurora. More...

ECC to reorganize leadership, create efficiencies

In an effort to right-size his senior executive staff and pursue efficiencies in time for the fall semester, new SUNY Erie Community College President   Dan Hocoy has announced plans to reorganize executive functions of the college in numerous d More...

SCOUT’S HONOR

— Christian Huels, center, was recognized by the Elma Town Board on July 19 for his Eagle Scout honor. More...

Rural Outreach Center receives funding

The Rural Outreach Center, a nonprofit organization offering a variety of social services for those living in Western New York’s rural communities, recently received $12,500 from the Ralph C. Wilson Jr. More...

Elma teen facing charges in pellet gun shooting

An Elma teen was recently arrested after Erie County sheriff’s deputies say he shot another teen in the head with a pellet gun.  More...

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...

Crews make progress on Elma water main project

Work on a water main on Treehaven Road in Elma is continuing, according to Gene Stevenson, water superintendent for the town.  During a meeting on July 19, Stevenson updated the Elma Town Board on the progress of the project.  More...

Street Festival & Sidewalk Sale returns July 29

The Greater East Aurora Chamber of Commerce’s 48th annual Street Festival & Sidewalk Sale will take place from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. More...

On the Campus

Medaille College has named the following area students to the dean’s list for the 2017 spring semester: Matthew Gabalski, Amanda Hartman, Lauren Jensen, Alexis Kraska and Tiffany Ward, all of Elma, and Katy Belz of East Aurora.   More...

Mychajliw urges lawmakers: No to convention center study

Erie County Comptroller Stefan I. More...

HERO IN TRAINING

— Jase Belknap sits in a firetruck during Reserve Fire Company’s “Meet Your Neighbor” open house event held on Saturday at the company’s fire hall on East and West Road. More...