Weekly Feature



December 7, 2017 RSS feed / Local News

Veto override last hope of Children’s Psychiatric Center

A bill to keep the Western New York Children’s Psychiatric Center as a standalone facility, stopping its merger with the Buffalo Psychiatric Center, was vetoed last week by Gov. Andrew Cuomo.  (See editorial on page four)  More...

East Aurora man pleads guilty in pharmacy robbery

An East Aurora man could spend the rest of his life in prison for his role in the 2015 robbery of an Oakwood Avenue pharmacy.  Ryan Peltan, 32, pleaded guilty on Thursday to “brandishing a firearm in furtherance of a crime of violence&rdqu More...

Elma CERT to spend grant money on new equipment

The Elma Community Emergency Response Team will use grant money to buy new equipment, which the team says will be used to help train others in the community. 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  MONDAY-FRIDAY: EXERCISE/WORKOUT ROOM OPEN 8 A.M.-3:45 P.M.   More...

News Brief

The GFWC-Aurora Women’s Club is sponsoring a Creative Writing Contest for students in kindergarten through grade 12. Entries may be poetry or prose. Contest guidelines are available in local schools, as well as in the East Aurora Library. More...

Aurora-Colden Fire District No. 6 schedules election

The Aurora-Colden Fire District No. 6 will hold an election from 6 to 9 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 12, at the West Falls Fire Hall, 1864 Davis Road, West Falls.   Positions to be elected will be one commissioner for a five-year term beginning Jan. More...

OUTDOOR EDUCATION

—Aramis Ramirez, left, shares an animal skull with Holland High School junior Lauren Oleksy during a field trip to the Reinstein Woods in Lancaster. More...