April 12, 2012 RSS feed / Front Page

Holland Willows to host ‘Girls’ Day Out’ on Saturday

Women Minding Their Business will host its third annual “Girls’ Day Out” from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, April 21, at the Holland Willows, 177 Savage Road. More...

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THE SOUND OF MUSIC — East Aurora Middle School’s fifth- and sixth-grade chorus performs Bruno Mars’ “Just the Way You Are” during its Choral Pops Concert on April 3. More...

Challenge aims to clean up habitats

Registration is now open to compete in the Garlic Mustard Challenge this spring, a friendly competition to reduce a harmful, invasive plant in Western New York. More...

In Brief

Crista Botticello, owner of Ooo La La Boutique in East Aurora, was issued a proclamation at the Thursday, April 5 session of the Erie County Legislature in recognition of her efforts to launch a scholarship program for Iroquois High School seniors. More...

Sports

ECIC III co-Player of Year returns for EA baseball

East Aurora’s baseball team is poised to once again be a contender for the ECIC Division III regular-season championship — and more — thanks to a large roster stocked with proven veterans and promising newcomers. More...

Iroquois baseball hoping Florida trip sets tone for run at fifth ECIC II title

There’s nothing like heading south for spring break to play in the Florida sun — or, on at least one occasion this year, a smoky haze from wildfires in the Jacksonville area — when it comes to Iroquois’ preparation for the Wes More...

IROQUOIS BASEBALL SCHEDULE

Date Opponent Time 4-16 Hamburg 4:45 p.m. 4-18 Williamsville South 4:45 p.m. 4-20 at Williamsville East 5 p.m. 4-23 Lake Shore 4:30 p.m. 4-25 at Starpoint 5 p.m. 4-27 More...

Entertainment

Family Activities

thurs. 12 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...

Special Events

thurs. 12 Elite Spring Fling Quarter Horse Show — 7:30 a.m. April 12-15 and 19-22, Showplex, The Fairgrounds Gaming and Raceway, 5600 McKinley Parkway, Hamburg; Free. 649-3900, www.the-fairgrounds.com fri. 13-sun. 15 More...

Performance

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School districts finalize budgets

Board uses added revenue to restore music at Parkdale

The proposed cuts to elementary music have been averted for now, thanks to last-minute funding becoming available from New York State, but the East Aurora School District may still not be able to offer German at the high school level next year with a More...

Iroquois board adopts budget

Residents of the Iroquois School District will vote on next year’s budget and two other propositions when they go to the polls on May 15. More...

Finishing strong

Cody Link, dressed in the kilt of the East Aurora High School cross country team, leaps over the finish line at the seventh annual Bunny Hop 5K Race on Saturday in the Town of Aurora. More...

Editorials

Uses for Knox Farm need to come sooner, not later

When New York State announced it was closing Knox Farm State Park at the end of 2010, it almost immediately asked for public input on possible uses for the land. More...

Spindle items

MILLARD FILLMORE HOUSE — The Aurora Historical Society has updated the status of the Fillmore House’s “site enhancement plan,” which would include a reconstruction of Fillmore’s law office and a sculpture of arguably Eas More...

It’s never too early to start padding your obituary

The above headline was taken from a collection of Facebook posts about the distinguished looking gentleman who appears in broadcast commercials for Dos Equis beer. More...

Lifestyles

Stairway to heaven

Eagle Scout project includes steps in Pioneer Cemetery

Ryan Fishback simply stands out. More...

Fisher-Price schedules employee reunion

Fisher-Price will hold a reunion open to all former employees and their guests on Saturday, April 21, at Danny’s South, located at the corner of Route 20A and Abbott Road in Orchard Park. The cost to attend is $15.25 per person. More...

East Aurora / Elma / Marilla Library News

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

Business

Events

Free exhibit booth space offered at Enviro-Fair More...

Spotlight on Business show touts local endeavors

Spring has arrived. Professionally, we need to revive ourselves and create a fresh new outlook. So why not spring clean our work lives and discover new opportunities, create new partnerships and expose ourselves to a different world. More...

Business collects old, used electronics for charity

This April, Sunnking, Inc. and Camp Good Days and Special Times are teaming up again to offer free electronics recycling to help raise money for the organization. Last year, more than 250,000 pounds was recycled through the E-Scrap 4 Camp campaign. More...

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