Weekly Feature



November 7, 2013 RSS feed / Front Page

Editorials

New water rate structure transparent, fair to consumers

There is no such thing as fair for everyone, but the proposed restructuring of the water rate for the Village of East Aurora seems to be a very reasonable solution for residential and commercial consumers alike.  More...

Spindle items

A FOND FAREWELL — “Bittersweet” is the word that keeps coming to my lips as I describe how it feels to work on my last edition of The East Aurora Bee.  More...

Gettysburg Address merits more attention from president

I t’s not about the politics, but I am extremely disappointed that the president of the United States has decided not to attend the ceremony commemorating the 150th anniversary of the dedication of the Soldiers National Cemetery in Gettysburg.& More...

Sports

EA boys soccer captures A-2, overall A titles

East Aurora’s top-seeded boys soccer team scored four times in the first half of Oct. 30’s Section VI Class A-2 title game with second-seeded Riverside to coast to the 4-0 win at Hamburg’s Howe Field.  More...

EA gridders just miss in Funke title bid

East Aurora/Holland’s first season as a combined football team came up just a few plays short of a championship, as the Blue Devils’ fourth-quarter rally against Olean in the Chuck Funke Memorial Classic’s Class B title game Oct. More...

Lady Blue Devil harriers extend sectional win streak

East Aurora’s cross country teams traveled to Long Point State Park Friday for the Section VI championships, and when the wind died down the girls team had captured its 13th consecutive title and the boys had raced to the Class B-2 crown.  More...

What's Going On

What’s Going On

Immanuel Lutheran slates weekly events   More...

Entertainment

Family Activities

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Special Events

thurs. 7   HNHS/Penn Dixie Fundraiser — Silent and voice auctions, raffles, hors d’oeuvres, 6-9 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 7, at Romanello’s South Restaurant, 5793 South Park Ave., Hamburg; $. 627-4560, www.penndixie.org  More...

Film/Video

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Residents to save with new water rates

The prospect of restructuring East Aurora’s water rates was again discussed at the Village Board’s Monday meeting.  (See editorial on page four)  More...

Community to rally behind recovering firefighter

Thomas Nolan Sr. has dedicated his life to helping others, especially through his 44 years as a firefighter for the Jamison Road Fire Company.  Now the time has come for the community to help him.  More...

Local News

SOMEONE YOU SHOULD KNOW

Author steps outside typical economic thought

Not just anyone can pull together enough talent to write an economic thriller.  For East Aurora native Garrett Fisher, his groundbreaking book titled “The Human Theory of Everything” uses economic philosophy to examine how ancient ec More...

Aurora Players to hold auditions for next show

“Run for Your Wife,” a farce by Ray Cooney, will be the first show of the Aurora Players’ 80th season.  Director Bob Alonzo will be holding open auditions at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 12, and Wednesday, Nov. More...

Iroquois memorial dedication set for Nov. 10

The war memorial for the Iroquois School District will be rededicated in a public ceremony at noon Sunday, Nov. More...

Education

AWS to hold annual Artisan Auction

Aurora Waldorf School will celebrate 11 years of showcasing art, travel and handmade items at its upcoming annual Artisan Auction. This evening of arts and entertainment will take place from 6 p.m. to midnight Friday, Nov. More...

State’s plan to share student information met with animosity

Area superintendents are reacting strongly to inBloom taking control of student data.  According to West Seneca Superintendent Mark Crawford, his district was not made aware of the information-sharing policy when it signed on to the Race to the More...

Students hear history in fife and drum demonstration

Immaculate Conception School students had the opportunity to get an earful of history when members of the Union Volunteers Fife and Drum Corps. recently visited the school.  More...

Lifestyles

Toastmasters delivers skills to public speakers

Heart racing, hands sweating, fear taking over. More...

Elma Fire Auxiliary to host breakfast event

The Elma Fire Auxiliary will host a French toast breakfast from 8:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 10, in the Elma Fire Social Hall, 2945 Bowen Road, Elma. Breakfast includes French toast, scrambled eggs, sausage, pastry, coffee/tea and orange juice. More...

Bee Senior News

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

Business

Events

Networking group plans meeting on Medical Campus   More...

Country Glamour offers cozy atmosphere, affordable services

Some of Justine Nevinger’s earliest memories are of the visits to her grandparents’ house in West Seneca. On those car rides, she remembers passing a building at Seneca Street and Transit Road that always seemed to be for sale.  More...

Von Derau Jr. named vice president of McGuire Development

G. David Von Derau Jr. More...