April 5, 2012 RSS feed / Front Page

Work on Route 400 bridge, Davis Road scheduled

Investments for 46 New York Works projects that will repair 292 miles of roads and eight bridges in Western New York include a deck replacement on the Route 400 bridge by the Jamison Road exit in both directions, as well as a “pavement preserva More...

Local News

SOMEONE YOU SHOULD KNOW

EA district clerk to retire after 26 years

Some people have regrets when they retire. But Jacquelyn Wopperer’s only regret has nothing to do with her job. More...

Bee captures state, international awards

Bee Group Newspapers won a total of eight awards in judging announced last week by the New York Press Association. The classified advertising section captured first place for the 10th time in the past 16 years. More...

Animal cruelty registry proposed by legislator

Individuals convicted of animal cruelty offenses could be banned from owning pets. That’s if Erie County Legislator Terrence D. McCracken, D-Lancaster has his way. More...

Police Blotter

Hit-and-run suspect later found

East Aurora Monday, March 26 A Persons Avenue man reported damage to the bay door of his business. He said a delivery was received, but he was not present at the time. More...

Lifestyles

Smooth operators

Ham radio club celebrates 25 years

Kevin Retzer has always had an interest in radio operation. More...

Rivendell seeking volunteers for programs

Rivendell Recreation Center, 12469 Warner Hill Road, will hold a volunteer training day from 1 to 5 p.m. Saturday, April 21. The center offers horseback riding programs for challenged children and adults. More...

East Aurora / Elma / Marilla Library News

Aurora Public Library 550 Main St. 652-4440 More...

Business

Events

Stevens Driving School to offer boat safety course More...

‘Taste of East Aurora’ plans September debut

by PAUL OLCZAK Editor The first “Taste of East Aurora” will take place from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, Sept. More...

BBB sees consumer inquiries rise in 2011

Consumer savvy, smart shopping and common sense all had a great year, according to the Better Business Bureau. More...

Board moves to bimonthly meetings in June

Village urged to pursue grants

Beginning in June, there will be two regular meetings instead of a regular meeting and a work session, but the East Aurora Village Board will continue to meet twice a month. More...

New state guidance changes Iroquois’ levy limit

The Iroquois Central School District announced during a budget work session on March 28 that its tax levy limit had increased from 3.42 to 5.30 percent. More...

Runners set to ‘hop’ around village on Saturday

The annual Bunny Hop 5K sponsored by the East Aurora Rotary Club will begin at 10:30 a.m. Saturday, April 7, at the American Legion Post 362, 1 Legion Drive off Center Street. More...

Editorials

Legislature should support animal cruelty registry

Mistreating an animal is behavior no one can condone, yet it continues to happen anyway. More...

Spindle items

• BE AWARE — The East Aurora Police Department sent out a Nixle alert last week reminding residents that there will be more motorcycles and bicycles on the road with the warmer weather. More...

Job of school board members becoming even less desirable

Suppose an election were held for members of a board of education and no one ran? It's a frightening possibility this year in Western New York, given the difficult decisions boards have to make. More...

Sports

EA girls lax’s mix of vets, newcomers seeking to gel quickly

One of these years, East Aurora’s girls lacrosse team is going to have all the components it needs to do something it essentially hasn’t done since 2004 — defeat Amherst in the Section VI Class C title game. More...

EA GIRLS LACROSSE SCHEDULE

Date Opponent Time 4-17 Springville 4:30 p.m. 4-19 at Lake Shore 7 p.m. 4-21 West Seneca West 11 a.m. 4-23 Notre Dame 4:30 p.m. 4-25 Eden 4:30 p.m. 4-27 Amherst More...

Chiefs’ boys lacrosse team’s young attack looking to fill net

Senior captain Phil Brind’Amour — a three-year varsity starter and First Team All-ECIC pick last year — is the only returning upperclassman from a stellar attack unit that graduated two members in 2011, meaning he will shoulder a he More...

Entertainment

Family Activities

thurs. 5 After-School Escape — Children, grades K-5, are invited to enjoy a one-hour program for kids featuring a different, fun, outdoor activity each week, 4:30 p.m. More...

Art

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Classes

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