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2017-10-12 / Editorials

Out of the Past


SCHOOL SPIRIT — East Aurora High School students from the class of ’94 celebrate as their float ventures down South Grove Street during the 1992 homecoming parade. 
Photo by Steven D. Desmond SCHOOL SPIRIT — East Aurora High School students from the class of ’94 celebrate as their float ventures down South Grove Street during the 1992 homecoming parade. Photo by Steven D. Desmond 25 Years Ago October 15, 1992

Town of Aurora residents packed Town Hall Monday night to hear developers plead a case for rezoning a Maple Street property to allow subsidized senior citizen housing. The project would be subsidized by the state and federal government for low-income senior citizens. Several residents voiced concerns about traffic on what they called an already busy street, as well as issues with existing drainage problems they claim would be aggravated by the new development.

Elma residents will not be assessed taxes for the general fund town services in 1993, town workers willgeta3percentpayhike,andmostsewerdistrict customers will enjoy a rate cut if the tentative budget put on the table at the Elma Town Board meeting passes.

The American Red Cross has elected Elma residents James F. Mohn and Christine L. Muller to serve on its first board of directors. Dr. Mohn is a professor emeritus at the Ernest Wiebsky Center for Immunology at the University at Buffalo, and Muller is a volunteer with the organization.

A Fillmore Avenue man reported that since August, someone has been calling his house and not saying anything, but breathing heavily. He said most calls are between 3 and 5 p.m.

Christine Peruzzini of Aurora is running as a Republican for State Assembly for the 145th district. Richard Keane is running as a Democrat, and Helen Pierce is running under the Right to Life party.

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