Weekly Feature



September 30, 2010 RSS feed / Front Page

Editorials

Congress working to increase manufacturing, create jobs

We live in a good and generous nation. During the past several years, we have spent billions of dollars spreading goodwill for humanitarian or defense purposes in nations that find themselves in the most difficult of situations. More...

Paladino, Cuomo need to reach beyond regional bases for support

The race for governor this year between Carl Paladino and Andrew Cuomo definitely has all of the key ingredients for a classic upstate-downstate battle. More...

Cor rection

Rodney Offhaus was incorrectly labeled as the player whose tackle led to a safety in the Iroquois’ football story that was published in the Sept. 23 edition of The East Aurora Bee. More...

Police Blotter

Drum ‘stolen,’ then found in son’s room

(Editor’s note: The Bee’s police blotter is a sampling of unusual calls received by the police department. It is not intended to be a complete record of all incidents reported.)   East Aurora   Saturday, Sept. More...

Sports

Iroquois field hockey shuts out rival

Iroquois’ field hockey team moved up to third in the area’s rankings this week after improving to 6-2 overall Monday by shutting out crosstown rival East Aurora, 5-0.   More...

Shutout leads EA football to season’s first victory

East Aurora’s football team finally snapped its season-opening three-game losing streak Friday night, and did so in style by shutting out Springville, 30-0, to move out of the Class B South basement.   More...

Despite record, EA field hockey team playing better in 2010 than years past

East Aurora’s field hockey team might not have the most impressive of records, but that hasn’t stopped coach Mary Hennessy from declaring that the Lady Blue Devils are playing better field hockey than their counterparts of the recent pas More...

Business

Designing Dish celebrates five years

Designing Dish, located in the Grey Street plaza across from Tops, will celebrate its fifth anniversary in East Aurora on Oct. 5.   More...

Briefs

Jeffrey P. More...

Niagara County Builders Association offers Parade of Homes this weekend

The Niagara County Builders Association is holding its 2010 Parade of Homes Show from noon to 5 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 2, and Sunday, Oct. 3. More...

Leaf blower lending whips up debate during town meeting

A routine Town of Aurora Board meeting took an interesting turn Monday night when the sale of surplus equipment was discussed. More...

Local News

East Aurora / Elma / Marilla Library News

Aurora Public Library 550 Main St. • 652-4440 Library hours More...

Law would create Erie County Silver Alert System

Erie County Legislator Edward A. Rath III, R-Amherst, clocked in a local law on Tuesday, Sept. More...

Briefs

Compass House, a shelter for youth ages 12 to 17 at 1451 Main St., Buffalo, seeks volunteers for its Safe Place Program to drive youths in crisis from Safe Place locations in East Aurora to the shelter. Call 886-1351. More...

Letters to the Editor

Nonprofits must file tax returns

We at the Internal Revenue Service are concerned because as many as 21,500 small community based nonprofits in New York State are in jeopardy of losing their tax-exempt status. More...

Debate is necessary in governor race

The writer in last week’s Letter to the Editor stated that Carl Paladino is a far-right, Tea Party and unconventional candidate for governor. This is what the Andrew Cuomo, Democratic party operatives would like voters to believe. More...

Obituaries

Barbara B. Malyak, music educator

Barbara B. Malyak, 73, a West Seneca resident and longtime educator in the Iroquois schools, died Sunday, Sept. 26, 2010.   More...

What's Going On

What’s Going On

EA School District Meeting upcoming The East Aurora Union Free School District will hold a regular Board of Education meeting at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 6 in the Library of the Middle School/Main Street Building, 430 Main St. More...

Entertainment

Theater

fri. 1  Something’s Afoot! — Musical spoof presented by the Lancaster Regional Players that takes a satirical jab at the Agatha Christie whodunit? More...

Symphonic

fri. 1  Trio Internacionale — Roman Mekinulov, Sebnem Mekinulov, Isabelle Aubin and special guest Antoine Lafebvre presented by the BSC Music Depart as part of the Faculty and Friends Concert series. More...

Family Activities

thurs. 30  After School Escape — Children in grades K-5 are invited to enjoy a one-hour program for kids featuring a different, fun, outdoor activity each week, 4:30 p.m. Thursday, Sept. More...