Weekly Feature



May 18, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

Editorials

Methadone clinic needed in Southtowns

Finding treatment for addiction should not be a hassle for a Southtowns resident who is trying to find the way to sobriety.  More...

Spindle items

East Aurora Editor

MUSIC FEST — We are less than a month away from East Aurora Music Fest, which will take place from 2 p.m. More...

Out of the Past

25 Years Ago May 21, 1992   The superintendent of the East Aurora Union Free School District is trying to get “up to speed” in the 1992-93 budget after several cutbacks in the previous year. More...

Sports

EA softball tops Pioneer for year’s first win

East Aurora’s softball team came up with its best performance of the regular season Friday -- just two games before Section VI playoffs were scheduled to begin -- as the Lady Blue Devils topped Pioneer by an 11-10 count.  More...

EA/Holland trio qualifies for boys golf states

Going into Monday’s Section VI boys golf championship tournament at Gowanda Country Club, East Aurora/ Holland co-coach Jay Hoagland felt pretty confident that at least one of the team’s four representatives would have a good shot at lock More...

Split with Lake Shore provides only win of week for Iroquois baseball squad

Iroquois’ baseball team came up short in its bid to close out the regular season on a strong note last week, earning just one victory in five chances to put a .500 finish in ECIC II play in real jeopardy.  More...

Changes made for Hamlin Avenue property

¦ Developers, neighbors reach agreement on future of site

Some residents of the Hamlin Avenue neighborhood had a change of heart on Monday regarding a proposed apartment complex. The group of concerned residents met with developers and reached a compromise regarding the future of the property.  More...

School budgets, propositions OK’d in East Aurora, Iroquois districts

Voters in the East Aurora and Iroquois school districts elected Board of Education members and approved budgets on Tuesday, with those in East Aurora choosing to override New York’s property tax cap.  More...

Local News

May declared Lyme Disease Awareness Month

Erie County leaders, along with Legislature Majority Leader Joseph Lorigo, recently recognized May as Lyme Disease Awareness Month in an effort to educate and protect the community.  More...

ECC recognized for technology excellence

SUNY Erie Community College’s Information Technology Program was recently honored as the Best Tech Team in Non-Profit/Education by InfoTech WNY as part of the organization’s annual   Buffalo Emerging Technology Awards Showcase at Buf More...

Methadone clinic to be added to addiction services facility on OP border

Citizens in the Southtowns dealing with addiction to opioids will soon be aided by the addition of a methadone clinic in Hamburg that is attempting to make it easier for those battling addiction to find help in the region.  (See editorial on pag More...

Police Blotter

Snapping turtle removed from road

East Aurora  Wednesday, May 10  Police responded to a crash at Lapham and Cook roads. The driver, police say, was slurring her speech and had a strong odor of alcohol. More...

Lifestyles

Preparing for retirement, Quinn reflects on career in education, government

All good things must come to an end, and for Erie Community College President Jack Quinn Jr., that is occurring this week, as he steps down from the post following Wednesday’s commencement ceremony. More...

Library News

Aurora Public Library 550 Main St. • 655-5875  2017 Winter 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...

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. The Aurora Senior Center will be closed on Monday, May 29 in observance of Memorial Day. More...

What's Going On

What’s Going On

Elma Kiwanis seeks members  The Elma Kiwanis Club meets at 6:30 p.m. every Tuesday at Elma Towne Grille, Clinton Street and Bowen Road. New members are welcome. For more information, call Roger at 652-3614 or Francis at 495-0254. More...

Business

New insurance agency opens in East Aurora

There’s a new face in the East Aurora insurance game. Earlier this month, Sean Haentges opened a State Farm Insurance Agency, located at 123 Hamburg St. More...

AAA: Preparation key to safe summer travel

This summer, AAA expects to rescue seven million American drivers, with the majority facing battery, lock and tire-related issues, according to a recent press release, but the number could soar higher, with a AAA survey revealing that four out of 10 More...

Lake Shore Savings starts mobile banking

Lake Shore Savings Bank has officially launched LS Business, which allows business customers to manage their finances from their mobile devices. More...