Weekly Feature



November 8, 2018 RSS feed / Front Page

Editorials

Locking car doors should be second nature

I t’s no secret that many who move to the suburbs do so to gain a semblance of tranquility and the peace of mind associated with being away from the crowded, congested streets of the city. More...

Spindle items

DEWEY FAREWELL — During Monday’s Village Board meeting, Mayor Peter Mercurio presented Lowell Dewey with a proclamation honoring his work with the village. More...

Out of the Past

25 Years Ago Nov. 11, 1993

As of Nov. 16, 1993, Norman Suttell will have officially made his move from village trustee to Aurora town councilman. More...

Lifestyles

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...

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. The center will be closed Monday, Nov. 12, in observation of Veterans Day. Every Week More...

Garden Club to talk honeybees

The East Aurora Garden Club will meet at noon Monday, Nov. 12, at St. Matthias Episcopal Church, 374 Main St., East Aurora. The meeting will include a slide show about honeybees presented by David Newmann. For more information, call Jo at 655-6736. More...

What's Going On

Special Events

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Family Activities

thurs. 8   Preschool Story Time — Children ages 3- to 5-years-old are welcome to enjoy stories, finger plays, songs and crafts, 10:30 a.m. Thursday, Nov. More...

Live Local in WNY

thurs. 8 Pack of Blues Pro Jam — With Speedy Parker and others, 8 p.m., Club 861, 861 Military Road, Kenmore; $. 322-0309, www.club861.com More...

Crafts at Knox

Nancy Paolucci and Judy Krolczyk browse through the various ornaments from Buffalo Art Glass during the Holiday Arts and Craft Show at Knox Farm. See more photos on page 8. More...

Area ceremonies scheduled for Veterans Day

The East Aurora and Elma communities will honor members of the military this Sunday, Nov. 11, with Veterans Day ceremonies.  American Legion Post 362 will hold a Veterans Day ceremony at 11 a.m. at the post, 1 Legion Drive, East Aurora. More...

Local News

Seniors learn about cyber security during presentation

More than 50 seniors from the community gathered at the Aurora Senior Center on Thursday as part of a senior scam prevention and cyber security seminar. The public safety education program was hosted by state Sen. Patrick M. More...

Roycroft Film Society to screen ‘Truman’

The Roycroft Film Society will show the 2015 Spanish Argentinian dramedy “Truman” at 4 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 11, at the Parkdale auditorium, 141 Girard Ave., East Aurora.  More...

News Brief

Carole Melnik, owner of Elma-based florist A Snail’s Place, will demonstrate some new holiday design ideas during the Kenmore Garden Club meeting, starting at 10 a.m. Tuesday, Nov. More...

Police Blotter

Woman allegedly spits in officer’s face

East Aurora

Tuesday, Oct. 30  A woman allegedly kicked and spit in an officer’s face as he was responding to a disturbance between two residents on Center Street. A driver on Center Street damaged a mailbox after hitting a deer. More...

Sports

Olean ends EA girls volleyball’s title reign

East Aurora’s girls volleyball team saw its two-year run as sectional champions come to an end Thursday at Daemen College, as seventh-seeded Olean surprised the top-seeded Lady Blue Devils by 25-21, 22-25, 25-21, 20-25, 23-25 marks in the Secti More...

EA’s Zagrobelny meets state standard in breaststroke at girls swim sectionals

Bridget Zagrobelny hit the state meet qualifying time in the 100 breaststroke when she completed the event in 1 minute, 8.56 seconds to pace the Lady Blue Devils’ individual efforts during Friday’s annual Section VI Girls Swimming champio More...

Iroquois girls swimming takes novel approach to sectionals

After not getting to race any of the area’s Class A schools – like perennial powerhouse programs Orchard Park and Clarence – during the regular season, Iroquois’ girls swimming team took the approach of placing bulls-eyes on s More...

Business

BlueCross BlueShield offers WNY seniors more benefits for less

BlueCross BlueShield of Western New York recently announced a broad suite of Medicare Advantage options for 2019, including a $0 premium plan, available to more than 300,000 Medicare-eligible consumers in Western New York.  More...

Noco receives top rankings for service

This year has been a good one thus far for the Noco Energy Corp.  Its convenience store arm, Noco Express, was recently ranked first for overall experience, cleanliness and outdoor lighting by GasBuddy, a leading app for crowdsourced information More...

RPEA holiday party set for Dec. 5

The Retired Public Employees Association Inc. will hold its holiday party on Wednesday, Dec. 5, at Salvatore’s Italian Gardens, 6461 Transit Road, Depew. Doors open at 11:30 a.m., and food will be served at 12:30 p.m. More...