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April 4, 2013 RSS feed / Front Page

Editorials

If you care about your school budget, speak up

For the first time in several years, the East Aurora School District held a public forum on the school budget to answer questions and field concerns from the community.  On March 27, district residents, along with faculty, staff, students and th More...

Spindle items

GIRLS’ NIGHT OUT — “A Good Time Doing Good” is the slogan used by Iroquois High School Girls’ Night Out club. More...

State budget has pros and cons; are longer school days ahead?

Gov. Andrew Cuomo and his administration scored another public relations victory late last week with early passage of the state’s 2013-14 budget.  More...

Education

On the Campus

Rochester Institute of Technology has named students to the dean’s list for the winter 2013 quarter.  More...

Iroquois board member won’t seek re-election

After five years on the Iroquois Board of Education, Suzanne Wolff has decided to give up her seat.  “I had a strong passion when I first came on, and it’s time for someone else to bring that passion to the table now for education,&r More...

Gow School to hear dyslexia expert

Dr. Eric Tridas, president of the International Dyslexia Association, will speak at The Gow School at 10 a.m. Saturday, April 20. His talk is titled “The Perfect Storm: Inattention, Dyslexia and Anxiety.”  More...

Lifestyles

Dining Out for Life

Restaurants and hungry residents will be teaming up throughout the area on Tuesday, April 9, to raise money for Evergreen Health Services, which provides a variety of services, including many to those affected by HIV and AIDS. More...

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Pancake breakfast planned at EA Legion

The Ladies Auxiliary for American Legion Post 362 pancake breakfast will be held from 8:30 a.m. to noon Sunday, April 7, at 1 Legion Drive in East Aurora. Breakfast will include pancakes, eggs, sausage, juice and coffee. More...

Business

Events

Seminar being offered to new businesspeople   More...

Vidler’s TV wins gold ADDY award

Vidler’s TV recently won a gold award in the category of “Digital Advertising Campaign” at the ADDY awards, hosted by the Advertising Club of Buffalo. More...

East Aurora women on road to better health

East Aurora residents Sheri Voss, Celine Ramos and Suzie Horton have completed the first third of the Body Transformation program sponsored by EA Fitness and TnT Coaching and Training. More...

EA says yes to SWAT

The Village Board approved a resolution that could soon lead to a shared Special Weapons and Tactical team between the East Aurora and Orchard Park police departments. More...

School Board hears concerns at public forum

Many who attended a public forum on the East Aurora School District’s proposed 2013-14 budget worried that a lean budget would negatively impact students’ education.  (See editorial on page four)  More...

Lorka will not run for re-election

East Aurora schools

After 12 years of serving on the East Aurora School Board, Kathyann Lorka decided it was time to refocus her energy and attention.  “It’s been a lot of volunteer time,” said Lorka, who also served on the Erie County Association More...

Local News

SOMEONE YOU SHOULD KNOW

Pipe organist to perform time-honored tunes

Kevin Saky has been performing on pipe organs for more than 35 years, and on Monday, April 15, he will be playing what he refers to as “pop standards” that harken from long before his days at the keys.  More...

EASTER BUNNIES

— Bailey and Mackenzie Armstrong of East Aurora show off their painted faces on Saturday at the Bunny Hop, a children’s Easter event held at Southgate Plaza in West Seneca. More...

News Brief

The East Aurora Village Board will hold a public hearing on the preliminary 2013-14 budget at 7 p.m. Monday, April 15 at Village Hall, 571 Main St.   More...

Letters to the Editor

Praise due writer for ‘perfect’ story

When I was asked to contact Erika Carlson a few weeks ago to speak with her about a story she was working on regarding Multiple Sclerosis Awareness Week, it was never my intent to disclose that I, in fact, had the disease.  More...

Sports

Lady Chiefs lax ready to face new league foes

Iroquois’ girls lacrosse team will face some familiar foes this spring, including crosstown rival East Aurora, despite dropping down to Class C from Class B.  More...

IROQUOIS GIRLS LACROSSE SCHEDULE

Date Opponent Time 4-8 at Niagara Wheatfield 5 p.m. 4-10 Lake Shore 4:45 p.m. 4-15 Eden 5 p.m. 4-17 at Amherst 5:30 p.m. 4-22 East Aurora 4:30 p.m. 4-24 Springv More...

Weather not helping Chiefs’ young boys lacrosse team gel

Iroquois’ boys lacrosse team enters its 2013 campaign with a young but experienced group of players.  More...

What's Going On

What’s Going On

Immanuel Lutheran slates weekly events   More...

Entertainment

Special Events

fri. 5-sun. 7   More...

Family Activities

thurs. 4   More...

Literature

thurs. 4   Kick-off for the Buffalo Small Press Book Fair — Fiction reading with Starcherone prize winners for “Innovative Fiction,” Jonathan Callahan and Sarah Falkner, 8-11 p.m. More...