Weekly Feature



July 19, 2018 RSS feed / Front Page

Editorials

Make the most of summer, but drive responsibly

There’s a lot of summer left to enjoy, and many Western New Yorkers celebrate the season both locally and by traveling to destinations across the state and beyond by car, truck and SUV. More...

Spindle items

3D PRINTERS — The middle and high school students in East Aurora are in for quite a treat when they return to school in September. More...

Out of the Past

25 Years Ago July 22, 1993

The Town of Aurora is taking steps to curb the problem of false fire, intrusion or other emergency alarms that are set off in homes and businesses across the area. More...

Obituaries

Peter E. Tuyn, former funeral director at Beach-Tuyn Funeral Home Inc.

Peter E. Tuyn, of Williamsville, died Thursday, July 12, 2018.  Mr. Tuyn joined his father, Edward “Ted” Tuyn, at Beach-Tuyn Funeral Home in 1963. More...

Sports

Iroquois softball named Bee’s top team

It’s funny how things work out.  Former Cheektowaga softball coach Aaron Vanderlip thought he was done coaching the sport at the high school level when he and his family moved to the Elma area after the 2017 season. More...

Janiga inks contract to play for NWHL’s Buffalo Beauts

East Aurora native Emily Janiga recently re-signed with the National Women’s Hockey League’s Buffalo Beauts, the team announced.  More...

Lions Classic rosters named

The Kensington Lions Club, along with ADPRO SPORTS, will present the 43rd annual Kensington Lions All-Star High School Football Classic at 7 p.m. Wednesday, July 25, at Williamsville South High School, 5950 Main St., Williamsville.  More...

Entertainment

Family Activities

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Festivals

thurs. 19   NOBO Fest — Buffalo-themed event including fresh produce, crafts, food vendors, food trucks, artisans and more, 4-7 p.m. Thursday, July 19, at North Park Community School, 780 Parkside Ave., Buffalo. 816-3440  thurs. More...

Special Events

thurs. 19 Botanics and Brews — While enjoying some craft beers, attendees can also enjoy tidbits from Oliver’s Catering, 6-9 p.m. Thursday, July 19, at the Buffalo and Erie County Botanical Gardens, 2655 South Park Ave., Buffalo; $. More...

EA School District looks at alternatives for substitute teachers

Leaders in the East Aurora School District are looking at a new way to handle a shortage of substitute teachers. More...

Village discusses food waste collection service

East Aurora could be the first municipality in Erie County to use a food waste collection company. More...

Local News

Naturalization ceremony recognizes 64 new citizens

Charulatha Kalluri, an Amherst resident from India, sits in the front row of Gleasner Hall Auditorium at Erie Community College North Campus.  She waits patiently with her husband, Kalyan Shastri, for the scheduled naturalization ceremony to beg More...

East Aurora Middle School posts honor roll

The following students have been named to honor roll for the fourth quarter of the 2017-18 school year.  Grade five   More...

DEC announces grant funding for tree planting projects

Municipalities across New York could be awarded $525,000 in grants from the state Department of Environmental Conservation for planting trees. More...

Letters to the Editor

MusicFest helps EA Educational Foundation

On behalf of the East Aurora Educational Foundation, I would like to extend a heartfelt thank you to the MusicFest Board for its selection of our organization as a worthy recipient of a portion of the proceeds from the 2018 EA MusicFest.  More...

Police Blotter

Man discovers obscenity written in frosting on car

East Aurora

Wednesday, July 4  • A man called police claiming he was assaulted in the parking lot of a Main Street bar. More...

Education

St. Mary’s lists honor students

St. Mary’s High School has named the following East Aurora students to the honor roll for the fourth quarter of the 2017-18 school year. More...

Lifestyles

Burchfield’s Enchanted Forest

EVERYONE HAVE FUN — Colorful wood nymphs play make-believe with a wizard in the Enchanted Forest. Photos courtesy of the Burchfield Nature and Art Center More...

"Photography Caravan'...

uniting Jewish community’s photographers

The Art Gallery at the Jewish Community Center Holland Family Building will host an exhibit titled “Photography Caravan-Images of Jewish Buffalo” beginning Wednesday, Aug. 15. More...

What's Going On

Sweet reward part of voter drive   More...

Business

Blue Fund grants to fund local health-oriented organizations and initiatives

BlueCross BlueShield of Western New York recently announced the creation of the Blue Fund, a new health-focused grants program. More...

Daemen employee earns public relations awards

Paula Witherell, director of institutional communications at Daemen College, has received two 2018 Bronze Excalibur Awards from the Public Relations Society of America Buffalo Niagara Chapter. More...

Aurora Sewing Center carries new line of machines

Sewing enthusiasts in East Aurora now have another option when it comes to choosing a sewing machine. The Aurora Sewing Center recently announced it will carry the full Juki QVP line.  More...