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October 18, 2012 RSS feed / Front Page

Open house, tour set at Aurora’s new town offices

Residents of the Town of Aurora are invited to an open house and tour of the town’s new office facilities at the Southside Municipal Center.  The event is scheduled for 4 to 7 p.m. Monday, Oct. More...

Editorials

Citizen input needed at budget hearings

Towns throughout Western New York are in the process of developing their budgets for next year. Some have approved tentative budgets and are now deliberating over preliminary spending plans. More...

Spindle items

NEW EDITOR IN A NUTSHELL — I used to say that I “fell” into journalism, as if it were an accident.  More...

Baumgartner has the right stuff to overcome fear of heights

They say admitting you have a problem is the first step. OK, I admit it. I am an acrophobiac. My fear of heights has become progressively worse the past few years. More...

Sports

Lady Chief swimmers win first ECIC II title

Iroquois’ girls swimming team knocked off a pair of league opponents last week to move to 8-0 on the season and clinch the ECIC II regular season title in the process.  More...

Iroquois field hockey secures league title

Despite the best effort of Starpoint’s goalie, Iroquois’ field hockey team was able to secure a divisional title in its regular-season home finale Monday via its 2-0 victory.  More...

EA boys soccer pours on goals, wins

East Aurora’s boys soccer team continued to steamroll its opponents last week, outscoring its foes a collective 29-2 to improve to 14-0 on the season while keeping its runner-up spot in the most current state Class B poll.  More...

What's Going On

What’s Going On

Cemetery Association to hold fall meeting   More...

Entertainment

Literature

thurs. 18   Russell Banks — The American fiction and poetry author is the first writer in the Babel 2012/2013 series, 8 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 18 at Kleinhans Music Hall, 3 Symphony Circle, Buffalo; $. More...

Special Events

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Symphonic

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Job posting raises EA faculty ire

The East Aurora Faculty Association is questioning why the East Aurora schools would hire another administrator while cutting teachers.  A statement released by EAFA officers this past week was prompted by the school district’s notice of a More...

Village OKs firm for engineering services

New engineering services for East Aurora could solve many of the village’s long-term maintenance problems.  At Monday’s Village Board meeting, trustees approved the use of Clark Patterson Lee Design Professionals for future consultin More...

Local News

New ‘Starring Role Seat’ plaque added to theatre

Erie County Legislator Joseph Lorigo and Aurora Theatre owner Lynn Kinsella recently unveiled the newest “Starring Role Seat” plaque at the theatre.  More...

Roycroft Arts and Crafts Conference under way

‘A Well-Crafted Weekend’

The Roycroft Campus Corporation Arts and Crafts Conference, part of the “A Well-Crafted Weekend” 2012, starts today and continues through Sunday, Oct. More...

NEW PUBLICATION —

Dr. Hratch L. Karamanoukian of Elma presents his 32nd book, “Healthy Veins ... Healthy Legs, A Patient’s Guide to Phlebology,” to Dr. Syde A. More...

Police Blotter

Man surrenders eight firearms to police

East Aurora  Tuesday, Oct. 2   Patrol responded to a Hilliker Court residence where a man was knocking on a woman’s door. The man was looking for property she had taken with her when she moved out of his Kelver Court residence. More...

Education

Iroquois School Board discusses unpopular lunch requirements

Students in the Iroquois School District are not the only ones voicing displeasure with the new lunch and breakfast offerings in their cafeteria.  Joanna Robertson, food service director for the district, presented the changes taking place as a More...

Lifestyles

St. Luke’s sets benefit bake sale

St. Luke’s Anglican Church of East Aurora will hold a bake sale from 7 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 20, in front of the former Ames store at the East Aurora Village Plaza on Grey Street. More...

Overcoming the obstacles of

ear is what makes our hearts palpitate, our mouths go dry and our bodies tense up.  For some people, fear only comes in the form of a scary movie. More...

Roycroft bungalow tour scheduled for Oct. 21

The home of a renowned Arts and Crafts painter, the working studio of one of today’s Roycroft Renaissance Master Artisan woodworkers and a church built by the original Roycrofters are just a few of the homes that will have doors open to visitor More...

Business

Events

Empire State College to hold info session   More...

Retailers’ expo to introduce tour operators to area

The Greater East Aurora Chamber of Commerce is organizing a retailers’ expo slated for Friday, Oct. 19, in conjunction with the Roycroft Campus’ Well-Crafted Weekend.  More...

National Fuel forecasts slight increase in heating bills

While those who forecast the weather are still hard at work determining what the winter will hold for Western New York, officials at National Fuel Gas Distribution Corporation have their predictions on winter heating costs.  More...