Weekly Feature



July 26, 2012 RSS feed / Front Page

Sidewalk Sale events feature fencing demo, bounce house

East Aurora Buick GMC Cadillac/West Herr will present the Greater East Aurora Chamber of Commerce’s 43rd annual East Aurora Street Festival & Sidewalk Sale from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. More...

Editorials

Abolishing position would save money, open dialogue

A t its next regularly scheduled meeting on Monday, Aug. More...

Spindle items

TAKE PROPER PRECAUTIONS — Every week when I stop by the East Aurora Police Department to read the reports for the blotter, it always amazes me how many calls there are from people reporting the theft of items from their unlocked cars.  The More...

Suspect in Colorado shootings a man without a conscience

The motives behind the actions Friday of alleged Colorado movie theater gunman James Holmes may never be known or understood. He is allegedly the person responsible for the deaths of 12 people and the wounding or injuring of dozens more.  More...

Education

On the Campus

Barrett Quinby of East Aurora was named to the spring 2012 semester president’s list at Genesee Community College.  More...

Lifestyles

Give them a hand

Puppeteers create life, preserve storytelling

t few perhaps But starts with an inanimate object. Maybe a sock or a scrap pieces of fabric sewn together. Or some fur. More...

Pathways plans monthly events

Pathways Christian Fellowship, 6387 Olean Road, will have used appliances and furniture for people in need, available on the first Thursday and third Tuesday of each month. More...

Bee Senior News

All events (except where indicated) are held at theTown of Aurora Senior Center,101 King St., Suite A.For information on any programs, call 652-7934. Every Week More...

Public hearing set on abolishing tax receiver position

The elected position of tax receiver in the Town of Aurora soon could be abolished if the town’s voters wish it so.  (See editorial on page four)  Monday night, the Aurora Town Board set a public hearing for 7 p.m. Monday, Aug. More...

Kinsellas plan special events to fund digital conversion

Aurora Theatre

Aurora Theatre owners Paul and Lynn Kinsella figured they’d have plenty of time to convert their projectors from 35 mm to digital. They’ve come to find out, however, that time may be shorter than expected. More...

Local News

Performing the blues: 12-year-old guitarist learns from music legend

Hayden Fogle, at 12, was recently able to do what most adults have not: play guitar on stage in front of more than 1,700 people alongside a blues legend.  The Orchard Park resident was not only able to meet Buddy Guy, but he also had the opportu More...

Photo

SAND THE FLOOR — Michael Minich, Samantha Moeller, and Brandon Urbanowski, all of Elma, recently completed all of the requirements of the World Class Tae Kwon Do Association for promotion to 1s More...

Elma using more water, but ‘holding own’ with drought

The Town of Elma Water Department is doing “real well” to cope with the extremely dry weather seen in the region during the past few months.  The department has gone from pumping an average of two million gallons of water per day, to More...

Police Blotter

Plastic piping taken from home

East Aurora  Friday, July 20   A Maple Road woman reported a $350 check in her bank records that she did not write. Her bank was notified and is handling the investigation.  Saturday, July 21   More...

Bee Heard

Bee Heard

.I am very concerned about the number of accidents that senior citizens seem to be having hitting restaurants and going the wrong way. I think the 10-year renewal period for a driver's license is entirely too long for people age 70 and over.  More...

Sports

Iroquois’ Ryan Kaufmann named Male Athlete of Year

It takes a special kind of athlete to not just play three very different sports, but to excel in them all — which is where recent Iroquois graduate Ryan Kaufmann comes in to the picture.  More...

Youth soccer camp set to start July 30

A boys youth and modified school prep soccer camp will be held from 8:30 a.m. through 12:30 p.m. Monday, July 30, through Friday, August 3, at the EMW Soccer Development Club field complex, 7100 Seneca St., Elma.  More...

Marta McLaughlin runs away with Female Athlete honors

Plenty of high school coaches develop bonds strong enough with their athletes to think of them almost like an unofficial son or daughter.  But then there are those like Walt and Marta McLaughlin who are the real deal.   More...

Business

Events

East Hill to accept grant applications from nonprofits   More...

American Grille stays local, plans expansion

With the movement towards shopping and eating locally, American Grille on Seneca owner Jay Macaluso has developed a slogan to use for the restaurant’s message.  “From farm to table,” said the Elma resident and member of the Iro More...

NYSERDA to aid in development of multifamily buildings

The New York State Energy Research and Development Authority is attempting to give owners and developers of multifamily buildings — including condominiums and co-ops — more ways to reduce energy waste and save money.  More...