Weekly Feature



March 8, 2012 RSS feed / Front Page

Village Board debates changes to Sidewalk Code

The merits of the agreement for police services and the proposed changes to the Village Sidewalk Code were debated at Monday night’s Village Board work session, but the board took no action on either issue.  More...

Editorials

Much more gets accomplished with team effort

A fter much consternation and haggling during the past five years or so, it appears that the Town of Aurora and Village of East Aurora have finally agreed on something.  At the Aurora Town Board’s Feb. More...

Spindle items

SUPPORT LOCAL BUSINESSES — “Cool Gel n’ Cap,” an invention of Elma resident Timothy Panicali, will be competing with numerous other products in the “Get on the Shelf” promotion sponsored by Walmart.  More...

Students deserve a seat on their board of education

Public school districts across the state are dealing with decreased state aid, shrinking budgets and increases in classroom size. More...

Education

School News

Ryan Fishback, Bradley Hawayek, Zachary Jancevski, Robert Keller, Edmund Malkiewicz, Evan Michalski, Cameron Radziwon, Gabriel Tasker and Cody Tehan, all of East Aurora, along with Ryan Kawalerski, Steven Kawalerski, Brendan Natwora, Christopher Niep More...

Lifestyles

First Presbyterian hosts chamber orchestra

“Spring is in the Aire,” presented by the Ars Nova Musicians Chamber Orchestra, will be held at 7 p.m. Sunday, March 11 at the First Presbyterian Church of East Aurora, 9 Paine St. Admission is $10. More...

Hugs, smiles, tears and hope

Kickoff event slated for 2012 Relay for Life

For the last 10 years, the Relay for Life of Elma and Surrounding Communities has done more than simply raise funds for cancer research; it has brought families, friends and total strangers together in an effort to remember, celebrate, make a differe More...

East Aurora / Elma / Marilla Library News

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

Entertainment

Theater

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Concerts

thurs. 8   Wadada Leo Smith — Hallwalls presents this trumpeter with both the Golden Quartet and Double Quartet, 8 p.m. Friday, March 8 at Babeville’s Asbury Hall, 341 Delaware Ave., Buffalo; $. More...

Performance

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Tentative village budget would see slight tax increase

The Village of East Aurora’s tentative 2012-13 fiscal year budget contains a 0.59 percent increase in the tax rate.  At the board’s Monday night work session, Village Administrator Bryan Gazda presented the board with the tentative b More...

Breaking the law

East Aurora’s Taylor Potenza is fouled by Pioneer’s Jacque Law while attempting a layup in the first half of Pioneer’s 40-22 win in Saturday’s Section VI Class A-2 championshi More...

Aurora to begin electronics recycling pickup

The Town of Aurora will begin collecting electronics for recycling to be picked up along with tires and car batteries on Monday, March 19, said Highway Superintendent David Gunner.  More...

Local News

SOMEONE YOU SHOULD KNOW

Elma resident receives award for heroism

Though Darren Caparaso called his award from The 100 Club of Buffalo “a wonderful honor,” he does not consider himself a hero.  “The real heroes are the firefighters and police officers who were there,” he said. More...

Communities train their own in case of emergency

Main Street in West Seneca was unrecognizable on Saturday.  Chilling screams could be heard from the street. Debris covered various roadways, making it difficult to maneuver. More...

Boys and Girls Club of Holland set to lay ground for new gymnasium at Vermont Street site in April

The initiative to relocate the Boys & Girls Club of Holland to a site on Vermont Street and to erect a new gymnasium has been a dream of many in the community for years. That dream is about to become a reality.  More...

Police Blotter

Truck found running in yard

East Aurora  Monday, Feb. 27   A Greenwood Drive man reported that someone took a GPS unit from the glove compartment of his unlocked vehicle. He and his wife are unsure of who may have been responsible.  Thursday, March 1   More...

Sports

Call to Courage Breakfast tickets available

The 11th annual Call to Courage Awards Breakfast, which is open to the public, will be held from 9 to 11 a.m. Saturday, March 24, at the Hyatt Regency Hotel in downtown Buffalo. More...

Iroquois/Alden wins state club hockey title

¦ East Aurora/Holland reaches semifinals for second straight year

Iroquois/Alden’s club hockey team defeated a pair of teams twice last weekend — including crosstown rival East Aurora/Holland — en route to winning its second consecutive New York State Club Hockey Mixed Schools championship in Jame More...

EA’s boys hoops squad claims section’s A-2 title

Though it wasn’t via the prettiest form of basketball, East Aurora’s boys basketball team earned just the fourth Section VI championship in program history Saturday when it knocked off Amherst, 45-35, in a defensive slugfest at Buffalo St More...

What's Going On

What’s Going On

Baker Memorial UMC to hold Lenten services   Baker Memorial United Methodist Church, 345 Main St., will host Lenten services and luncheons on Wednesdays during Lent. More...

Business

Events

Buffalo State announces small business training   More...

Roycroft Inn to participate in regional macaroni and cheese contest

If you’re a fan of the macaroni and cheese served at The Roycroft Inn, you now have a chance to vote for it as the best in the region.  Until the end of March, Lactalis Foodservice is sponsoring “Buffalo’s Best Mac & Cheese More...

Photo

MOVIN’ ON UP — Fallyn B. Reichert, an associate with Goldberg Segalla LLP, has been admitted to the New York State Bar. Reichert is a Lancaster resident and grew up in East Aurora. More...