Weekly Feature



May 17, 2018 RSS feed / Front Page

Village takes first step toward moving offices to Oakwood

With unanimous approval of a joint facilities agreement memorandum of understanding on Monday, the Village Board is one step closer to moving the municipality’s offices to Oakwood Avenue.  More...

Editorials

Keep children with food allergies safe

On Friday, students at Parkdale Elementary are invited to wear teal in recognition of Food Allergy Awareness Week, which is being held from May 13 through 19.  More...

Spindle items

SHEEP GO TO HEAVEN, GOATS GO TO YOGA — Did you know there’s more than one type of yoga? Neither did I. Apparently, there’s hot-box yoga, restorative yoga and even yoga for couples. But this one blows my mind. More...

Out of the Past

25 Years Ago May 20, 1993

A year later, the future of the property at 70 Church St. is an uncertain one. More...

Police Blotter

police Blotter

Man stopped by cops says he couldn’t perform test sober  East Aurora  Saturday, May 5   Police were called to an apartment on Cazenovia Street after a man claimed his ex-girlfriend attacked him after he made a comment about her b More...

Lifestyles

Hull Family Home & Farmstead...

prepares for long-awaited reopening

The Hull Family Home & Farmstead is celebrating the completion of the stone dwelling’s most recent phase of renovations with a grand reopening gala set for noon to 4 p.m. Sunday, June 3, at 5976 Genesee St., Lancaster. More...

News Brief

The Western New York Chapter of the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation will celebrate 30 years of great strides when Orchard Park Great Strides, a 3-mile walk, takes place at 11 a.m. Saturday, May 19, at Yates Park.  More...

East Aurora / Elma / Marilla Library News

Aurora Public Library550 Main St. • 652-4440 2018 Hours: 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. Mondays, Tuesdays and Thursdays; 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Wednesdays and Fridays; 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturdays, closed Sundays More...

Entertainment

Concerts

thurs. 17 Blues guitarist, Mike Zito, will perform at 7 p.m. Thursday, May 17, at The Tralf Music Hall, 622 Main St., Buffalo; $. 852-2860, www.tralfmusichall.com, www.ticketmaster.com More...

Live Local in WNY

thurs. 17 Crash Pad — 6 p.m., The Irishman Pub & Eatery, 5601 Main St., Williamsville; Free. 626-2670, www.irishmanpub.com More...

Theatre

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Village and town approve police service contract

After months of back and forth between the Village of East Aurora and the Town of Aurora, both sides have finally approved the police service contract.  Town Board Trustee Susan Friess was one of the people tasked with negotiating between the vi More...

Budgets pass in East Aurora, Iroquois School districts

Voters in the East Aurora and Iroquois school districts elected Board of Education members and approved budgets on Tuesday.  The 2018-19 East Aurora budget totals $34.3 million, a $1.1 million increase from last year’s $33.2 million spendi More...

Local News

Immaculate Conception students have stories published in book

They may only be in seventh grade, but Immaculate Conception School students Erin Mc- Donald and Ailsa Howard are already published authors. More...

EA woman named Buffalo Ambassador of the Year

SOMEONE YOU SHOULD KNOW

East Aurora resident Sally Cunningham was recently named Buffalo Ambassador of the Year during the Beacon Awards held on May 8. The awards honor those who have made contributions to the tourism and hospitality industry. More...

Western New York Land Conservancy receives grant

The Western New York Land Conservancy recently received a grant aimed at controlling invasive species. More...

Letters to the Editor

Service agreement difficult for fire company, town

I would like to thank the residents of Marilla who showed their support for the Marilla Fire Company during our recent struggle to obtain a service contract with the town. This process should never have been drawn out or difficult to complete. More...

Sports

Lady Blue Devils stockpile lacrosse victories

East Aurora’s girls lacrosse team continued to dominate its competition last week, securing three of its four wins with relative ease to improve to 8-3 on the season. More...

Iroquois softball takes ECIC III title

With a pair of wins to close out the regular season, Iroquois’ softball team was able to clinch an 11-1 record against ECIC III competition this spring, which was good for the divisional title. More...

EA softball team enters playoffs with momentum

East Aurora’s softball team won three of its final four contests, including Monday’s 5-2 extra-innings affair with Holland, to enter the postseason with some positive momentum on its side. More...

Business

Kearns, AAA WCNY, AT&T, team up for Distracted Driving Awareness Week

Erie County Clerk Mickey Kearns, AAA Western and Central New York, AT&T, the Erie County Sheriff’s Department and New York State Police have partnered to raise awareness of the dangers of distracted driving. More...

Repp Renovations celebrates 30 years in business

Repp Renovations marked its 30th anniversary in business with a recent celebration at its showroom in Orchard Park. More...

NOCO expands through energy efficiency solutions

NOCO recently announced that the company is expanding its natural gas and electric business through the launch of a new division: NOCO Energy Efficiency Solutions. More...