August 25, 2011 RSS feed / Front Page

Second fire hits Main Street site again

For the second time in a week, a structure fire occurred at the two-and-a-half story dwelling at 398 Main St. in East Aurora, behind the site of the old Thomas Drugstore. More...

Local News

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EAT YOUR VEGGIES — Denise Blair of Blair Farms and her daughter, Katie, 11, and son, Nathan, 5, help Doni Young of Clarence Center pick out fresh vegetables at their stand on Bullis Road in Elm More...

Forum examines ash borer threat

It’s slightly smaller than a penny, but the emerald ash borer can do a lot of damage. More...

Elma Conservation Club seeks to make difference

The Elma Conservation Club presented the Hunt of a Lifetime Foundation with a check for $3,265 at its Aug. 18 meeting. The funds were raised during a bike rally held Aug. 6. Each rider paid a $20 fee, and all proceeds were donated to the foundation. More...

Letters to the Editor

Kudos to buying American-made

I just want to take this opportunity to respond to the editorial about your American made car. Too bad our illustrious president does not share your same views. More...

Support endorsed GOP candidates

The Marilla Republican Campaign Committee has been at work to elect its endorsed candidates in the primary on Sept. 13. More...

Sports

Fall sports previews to begin next week

The Bee will begin previewing the sports teams for the 2011-12 school year in next week’s edition by publishing a preview of the football teams. More...

Glory Days softball

Knights, Lunetta’s earn spot in semifinals

The Orchard Park Bishop Burke Knights and Lunetta’s Restaurant won their recently-held first round Glory Days 50+ Wood Bat Softball League playoff games and will move on to face the top two seeds in upcoming semifinal action. More...

TWST swimmers compete at Eastern Zone Championships

The Eastern Zone All Star Swimming Championships were held on Aug. 10-13 at the McCoy Natatorium on the campus of Penn State University. More...

What's Going On

What’s Going On

Elma Meadows senior golf club seeks members More...

Entertainment

Family Activities

thurs. 25 Wellness Walk — Healthy outdoor walk with a botanical emphasis and wildlife too. Drop in program, 10 a.m.-12 noon Thursday, Aug. 25 at Tifft Nature Preserve, 1200 Fuhrmann Blvd., Buffalo; $ - no registration needed. More...

Art

ongoing: now- Aug. 26 Theme Brúlée — Annual members’ show on display now through Friday, Aug. 26 at Hallwalls Contemporary Arts Center, 341 Delaware Ave., Buffalo; Free. 854-1694, www.hallwalls.org now- Aug. 27 More...

Festivals

fri. 26 & sat. 27 More...

The walkable village

Brian Fraser, his wife, Megan; their sons, Shane, 4, and Max, 1; and the family dog, Winston, take a Sunday walk down Main Street in East Aurora. More...

Private funding sought to replace pedestrian crosswalk flags

The Village of East Aurora’s pedestrian crosswalk program may not be in place much longer. East Aurora police chief Ronald Krowka said the village will not purchase any more crosswalk flags. Throughout the summer, flags have been disappearing. More...

Editorials

Recent fires prove worth of EA fire department

that have occurred behind the old Thomas Drugstore on Main Street. The causes of both fires are still officially under investigation, though in this case that’s besides the point. More...

Spindle items

COUNTY FAIR WINNERS — East Aurora and West Falls were well-represented in contests that took place at this year’s Erie County Fair. More...

Out of the Past

(Do you have a memory of the East Aurora area you would like to share with Bee readers? Send it to “Out of the Past,” East Aurora Bee, 5564 Main St., Buffalo, NY 14221-5410.) More...

Bee Heard

Bee Heard

.The village should just knock down those two houses on Whaley and build the fire hall; it’s for the entire community. More...

Education

On the Campus

Erica J. Battistoni of East Aurora received a bachelor’s degree in nursing from Binghamton University. Carl M. More...

Lifestyles

Hawk Creek Wild Photo Day

Hawk Creek Wildlife Center, 655 Luther Road, presents Wild Photo Day from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 27. Patrons will have the opportunity to photograph rare species at the center. Pre-registration is required as space is limited. More...

Local artist paints East Aurora Cooperative Market mural

East Aurora is filled with beauty, from the quaint storefronts to the Roycroft Campus, so it’s difficult to imagine how the village’s visual appeal could be significantly enhanced. More...

Bee 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. Every Week More...

Business

Cupcake bar coming to a location near you

Michael Wulf has always been interested in the culinary arts. More...

Events

BNTP schedules September meeting More...

BBB points to seven ventilation trouble signs

Homeowners everywhere have been doing their best to maintain a cool and comfortable home during the hot summer months. But all too soon, thoughts will turn toward keeping homes warm. More...