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October 12, 2017 RSS feed / Local News

EA Police: Man arrested after attempting to flee traffic stop

A Hanover man is facing charges after East Aurora police say he tried to flee following a traffic stop.  Police say Michael Carreras, 33, was stopped by an officer around 9 a.m. on Wednesday, Oct. More...

East Aurora man sentenced in deadly shooting

An East Aurora man will spend at least four years behind bars for his part in the death of an Elma teen.  Erie County District Attorney John J. Flynn Jr. More...

Bee Heard

.Regarding what your managing editor wrote about the Constitutional Convention which will be on the ballot in November, after reading the entire column, I totally agree with him. More...

News Brief

Books, CDs, DVDs and puzzles may be dropped off at the East Aurora Library between 10 a.m. and 2 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 21, for the used book sale, to be held in June. No Reader’s Digests, encyclopedias, textbooks or VHS tapes will be accepted. 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.  Every Week   More...

Independent Health named one of country’s highest rated health insurance plans

Independent Health is again one of the highest-rated health insurance plans in the nation, according to the 2017-2018 Health Insurance Plan Ratings by the National Committee for Quality Assurance, a private organization dedicated to improving health 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...

Life Church expands FestiFall to include all Southtowns communities

Life Church Buffalo will hold its fourth FestiFall event on Saturday, Oct. 14, and Sunday, Oct. More...

LAND CONSERVANCY HONORS

—Aurora residents Barbara and Don Owens were recognized as guests of honor at the Western New York Land Conservancy’s third annual Gala last month. More...

News Brief

It Takes a Community will host a Health and Wellness Fair from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 21, at Iroquois High School, 2111 Girdle Road, Elma. More...

Holland woman prepares to sell childcare business

Since starting Sitters on Standby in 2006, owner Cheryl O’Brien has been at the center of a recruitment agency providing childcare and senior care for individuals.  O’Brien is leaving to take care of her husband, John, who has been d More...

KITTEN KINDNESS

— Ten Lives Club, a cat rescue group, has received a $5,000 grant for its Progressive Foster Care Project, which aims to provide better care to mother cats and their kittens. More...

Actor discusses role in Aurora Players production

To complete its 83rd season, Aurora Players opened the musical comedy “The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee” on Oct. 6 at the historic Roycroft Pavilion. More...