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Masyn Perrigo learns what it feels like to be immobilized with the help of Alyson Stock, left, and Maggie Shafer during the Innovation Games at Holland High School on Friday.

Town of Aurora Board makes changes to budget ahead of public hearing

Town of Aurora leaders are making some last minute changes to the 2019 tentative budget before the Oct. 22 public hearing. During Tuesday’s meeting, Deputy Supervisor Charles Snyder said the numbers have slightly changed after receiving a bid from Waste Management for the contract to collect trash and recycling. Snyder said the town received the bid in the past few […]

Four-way stop proposed at Maple Road and North Street

The East Aurora Village Board is looking into adding a four-way stop at the intersection of Maple Road and North Street in the village. The move comes after a letter from Laura and Drew Gill to the board. In the letter, the Gills, who live on Maple Road, write that there is a large break in the sidewalk between North […]

WNY Southtowns Scenic Byway marks 10 years

It took about five years to gather information, signatures and support for the Western New York Southtowns Scenic Byway to be approved. This year, the Byway, which runs over 100 miles through Erie and Cattaraugus counties, is celebrating 10 years. More than a dozen scenic byways are in New York state alone. Around 2003, Bob Lennartz noticed no byway highlighted […]


FALL FLUFF —Charlotte and Cameron Theal discover the pillows at Lew Lew Creations during the Elma Fall Festival on Saturday.


EA resident wins gold in longsword competition

An East Aurora resident is celebrating following major win at a national martial arts competition. Robert N. Smith was recently awarded gold in the beginner longsword competition at the The Iron Gate Exhibition. Smith, a previous sport fencer and current instructor Orchard Park Martial Arts, took on 20 other competitors from across the country during two days of hand-to-hand-combat. For […]

Library News

Aurora Public Library 550 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 Toddler Time, for children 20 months to 3½ years, accompanied by an adult, is being offered at 10:30 a.m. Tuesdays. Story Time, for children 3½ […]

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, Oct. 8 in observation of Columbus Day Every Week MONDAY-FRIDAY: EXERCISE/WORKOUT ROOM OPEN 8 A.M.-3:45 P.M. MONDAY: 9 a.m – Ask a Computer Question9:30 a.m. – Line dancing10 […]

Investment in private sector opioid response sees success

During the Erie County Legislature’s recent Health and Human Services Committee meeting, legislators received an update on 2017 opioid funding from Health Commissioner Gale Burstein and Mental Health Commissioner Mike Ranney. According to their report, the number of opioid-related overdose deaths in Erie County has declined this year. Additionally, Legislator Joseph Lorigo said his initiative to use county money to […]

Machine catches on fire at Moog in Elma

East Aurora

Tuesday, Sept. 25 A man who found a debit card at a Main Street ATM turned the item over to the police. Thursday, Sept. 27 Two people were taken to the hospital following a head-on collision at the intersection of Center Street and Blakeley Road. The accident occurred after a driver ran a stop sign at the intersection. Saturday, Sept. […]