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November 15, 2018 RSS feed / Local News

Gary Schutrum named Citizen of the Month by local legislator

Gary Schutrum, CEO of the Boys and Girls Club of East Aurora, has been named the Erie County Legislature’s “Citizen of the Month” for November 2018.  The award recognizes individuals who go above and beyond to better their comm More...

On election night, early hope leads to bitter disappointment for McMurray and team

Race tightens in final hours as McMurray calls for recount

The dark and stormy weather on election night last week did little to dampen the spirits of those who trekked to the campaign headquarters of congressional candidate Nate McMurray, the long-shot Democratic and Working Families Party contender for the More...

Chestnut Ridge Conservancy addresses stonework restoration projects

The Erie County Parks Department assigned four stonework restoration projects for the Chestnut Ridge Conservancy in 2018. CRC President Gordon Panek recently announced that all four of those projects are completed in the park. More...

Meetings

Aurora Town Board  Monday, Nov. 26   All meetings, unless noted, begin at 7 p.m. and are held at the Southside Municipal Center, 300 Gleed Ave.  East Aurora Village Board   More...

HOME receives grant for tech upgrades

Housing Opportunities Made Equal, Inc. recently announced that it has been awarded a grant from the Western New York Foundation funding its HOME Connects program, a technology upgrade plan. More...

Cut paper images are focus of local art exhibit

Author and illustrator Tanya Zabinski will be on hand to present her exhibit, “Around the Seasons,” from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, Nov. More...

Gallivan introduces protection, accountability act for child victims

Sen. Patrick Gallivan has introduced legislation to better protect childhood victims of sexual abuse and hold those responsible for such actions accountable, while also providing protection to nonprofit employees who disclose abuse.  More...

Celebrating VETERANS DAY

Nov. 11, 2018

Veterans listen as Fred Streif, vice commander of the EMW Veterans of Foreign Wars Rademacher Post 5861, addresses the crowd during the Veterans Day ceremony held at Elma Town Hall on Sunday. More...

SURVIVAL STORY

SURVIVAL STORY —Iroquois High School students in Richard Volanti’s history class listen to Rose Tang, a writer and survivor of the Tiananmen Square Massacre, via Skype. More...