Weekly Feature



January 6, 2011 RSS feed / Front Page

Marilla man charged with DWI after Rt. 400 accident

Erie County sheriff’s deputies charged a Marilla man with aggravated driving while intoxicated on Sunday evening after a three-car accident on Route 400 in Elma.  More...

Editorials

New year must see increase in efficiency for libraries

Recently, the Legislature had to make some tough decisions regarding funding for libraries and cultural organizations, and we witnessed what happens when special interests inject themselves into the political process. More...

Winter Activities Guide details all that county’s parks offer

On Dec. 30, I had the pleasure of announcing that several winter activities are up and running in the county’s parks. More...

Newspapers still valuable to majority of Americans

The future of the print media — specifically newspapers — remains less than clear as the new year dawns. More...

Lifestyles

Overcoming dyslexia

The Gow School provides safe haven for students with learning disabilities

Dyslexia is a complex learning disability in which the thinker sees language in a disorganized fashion, hindering his or her reading comprehension.  More...

EA Middle School to hold family swims

Friday night family swims will be held at the East Aurora Middle School pool from 6:30 to 8:20 p.m. Jan. 7 to March 11. Some Fridays are not available. Children in fourth grade and younger must be accompanied by an adult. There is a small charge. More...

What's Going On

What’s Going On

Iroquois district seeks substitute nurses  More...

Business

Belmont Housing receives $100K grant from Bank of America

Belmont Housing Resources for Western New York has received a $100,000 grant from the Bank of America Charitable Foundation for the Belmont Housing Resource Center, Elizabeth Huckabone, Belmont president announced on Dec. More...

Pet Connection announces January community events

Pet Connection, a nonprofit maternity and special care animal shelter located in Marilla, has been helping animals find great homes in Western New York since 1984.  More...

Events

SCORE to host all-day business seminar  More...

EA School Board begins search for superintendent

by PAUL OLCZAK Editor   The East Aurora School Board interviewed four internal candidates for superintendent during an executive session on Wednesday.  School Board President Daniel Brunson emphasized that while the actual interviews take p More...

Aurora Library director staying on until Jan. 21; Elma, Marilla see only hours changes for now

Lee Ainsworth-Mahaney will stay on as director of the Aurora Town Public Library until Jan. More...

Local News

Reichert now voluntary village registrar; Dodge, assistant

Former Village Administrator Kim Reichert will be staying on as village registrar on a voluntary basis for the time being, according to Mayor Allan Kasprzak. More...

East Aurora, Iroquois, students recognized by Ormsby Center

A senior from East Aurora High School, a junior from Iroquois High School,and a senior from Holland High School, were each recognized by the Erie 2-Chautauqua Cattaraugus BOCES Ormsby Educational Center as students of the month in October and Novembe More...

Wanted East Aurora man arrested in Tennessee

With the assistance of the Cannon County Sheriff’s Office in Tennessee, East Aurora police have arrested Walter Harkins, 45, previously of 1021 Olean Road, as a fugitive from justice.  Harkins was found guilty of two counts of endangering More...

Obituaries

Death Notice

Haentges, Russell W., died Sunday, Jan. 2, 2010. He was preceded in death by Rosemarie (nee Heyden) Haentges.  More...

Sports

Sports briefs

Homerun Softball will be hosting a coaches’ clinic and players’ clinic January 14-16, 2011, at the Ramada Inn in Amherst. For more details, visit www.homerunsbsb.com, send email to homerunsbsb@yahoo.com or call (518) 796-8315.   More...

Publish scores in The East Aurora Bee

Anyone wishing to have their teams’ basketball, indoor soccer or other winter sports results published in The Bee, whether it is a house, travel, town, recreational or other team, can submit articles in a variety of ways.  More...

High school sports calendar

Thursday, January 6 Girls basketball: EA at Cheektowaga, 6:30 p.m.; Iroquois at Starpoint, 7 p.m. Rifle: Iroquois vs. Alden, 4:30 p.m.   More...