Weekly Feature

August 10, 2017 RSS feed / Local News

New laws to address medical care, housing of inmates

Gov. Andrew Cuomo has signed two bills related to health care services for county jail inmates and the housing of out-of-state inmates, both sponsored by state Sen. Patrick Gallivan and passed by the Senate and Assembly in June.  More...

UP AND OVER

— John Cicchetti runs the agility course with his 6-year-old pit bull mix, “Junior Mint,” during the Up and Over Agility Competition held at Knox Farm State Park on Saturday. More...

Roycroft Film Society to hold free outdoor screening

The Roycroft Film Society will present its fourth annual free outdoor film screening at 8:30 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 19, on the Roycroft Campus, 39 S. Grove St., East Aurora  More...

Two Troop 285 Boy Scouts attain Eagle rank

Thomas DiSimone and George Weimer, both of Boy Scout Troop 285, were recognized as Eagle Scouts during a recent Eagle Court of Honor ceremony, according to a release.  DiSimone began his Scouting career as a Wolf Cub in Pack 177. More...

EA man sentenced on sex abuse charges

An East Aurora man will spend the next two decades in prison after police say he sexually abused a 6-year-old.  The Erie County District Attorney said Charles Ernst, 34, admitted to having sexual contact with a 6-year-old in August 2016. 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...

Deputies say Elma woman found asleep at wheel in West Seneca intersection

An Elma woman is facing driving while intoxicated charges after an Erie County sheriff’s deputy found her sleeping at a stoplight, according to a release from the Sheriff’s Office.  More...

Legislators seek public support to keep children’s center in West Seneca

Residents who believe the Western New York Children’s Psychiatric Center should continue to operate as a standalone facility in West Seneca are urged to contact Gov. More...

Walk Off Hunger campaign raises $93,000

The 10th annual Walk Off Hunger, presented by Life Storage, raised a record-breaking $93,000 for the Food Bank of WNY, according to a release from the organization. More...

Representative seeks to preserve hospital child care

U.S. Rep. Brian Higgins said the House of Representatives has approved legislation that will preserve Kids Korner, a program that provides veterans with child care services at the Buffalo VA Medical Center.  More...

News Brief

The Elma Public Library will host a Solar Eclipse Viewing Party from 1 to 4 p.m. Monday, Aug. 21, at 1860 Bowen Road, Elma. Guests are invited to stop by and pick up a pair of glasses for the viewing at 2:33 p.m. More...

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  MONDAY-FRIDAY: EXERCISE/WORKOUT ROOM OPEN 8 A.M.-3:45 P.M.   More...