Weekly Feature



November 13, 2014 RSS feed / Front Page

Iroquois to examine athletic enhancements

The Iroquois Central School District is forming a committee to investigate the feasibility of putting a field house and/or turf athletic field on the Iroquois campus.  A formal request for such a committee was made by resident John Mariacher fol More...

Editorials

Amended contract benefits all involved parties

On Monday night, the Aurora Town Board authorized Supervisor James Bach to sign an amended agreement for the town’s snow and ice removal contract with Erie County. More...

Spindle items

FIRST TIMER — I’ve been a Buffalo Bills fan all my life. Seldom has there been a Sunday in my house when the game hasn’t been on and there weren’t wings and pizza in the kitchen.  Childhood memories include  More...

Should unregulated taxi service be this complicated?

You may have seen them around Buffalo earlier this year — commonplace cars adorned with a massive, plush pink moustache. More...

Sports

Lady Chief swimmers win section’s Class B title

¦ Arzaga earns return trip to states in 500 freestyle

After missing out on the Class B title at last year’s Section VI girls swimming championships by a measly 12 points – to crosstown rival East Aurora, of all teams – the returning members of Iroquois’ squad made it their number More...

EA among six programs represented on First Team

As is the case every year, a multitude of teams — both public and private — enjoyed success on the boys soccer field this fall. More...

ALL-BEE SECOND TEAM

Name School Position Noah Thompson East Aurora Forward Jordan Ackerman Williamsville South Forward Connor Sae More...

What's Going On

Bee What’s Going On

AHS schedules November meeting   The Aurora Historical Society will meet at 6:30 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 20, at the Aurora Senior Center, 101 King St., East Aurora. More...

Entertainment

Theatre

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Live Local in WNY

fri. 14   Shawn Duchscherer and The Other Band — 8 p.m., The Angry Buffalo @ The Rose Garden, 2753 Wehrle Drive, Williamsville. 632-9871  Darrell Porter — 6 p.m., Dwyer’s Irish Pub, 65 Webster St., North Tonawanda; $. More...

Symphonic

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Business

Events

TipClub Inc. to host Buffalo networking event   More...

Chamber sets ‘shop local’ incentive

This holiday season, the Greater East Aurora Chamber of Commerce will continue to promote “Shop Local,” with an opportunity for shoppers to win prizes by making purchases at any retailer, restaurant or service provider in the Village of E More...

Artisan fashion show to highlight Copper Shop’s open house

The Roycroft Copper Shop Gallery will hold its eighth annual Holiday Open House from 6 to 9 p.m. Friday Nov. More...

Aurora approves amended snow, ice agreement with county

The Town of Aurora Highway Department will be doing some extra work this winter because of an amended contract agreement with Erie County. More...

Middle school psychologist, counselor named ‘Counselors of the Year’

Though East Aurora Middle School psychologist Cathy Warda-Bender and counselor Carrie Cole have both been named a “Counselor of the Year” for 2014 by the National Association of Middle School Principals, they are quick to mention they are More...

Local News

News Briefs

The Town of Elma’s parking ban will go into effect Saturday, Nov. 15, and will last until April. Cars are not allowed to park on the streets from 2 to 8 a.m. More...

East Aurora Board of Education launches ‘STAR Supporter’ program

The East Aurora Board of Education, in partnership with the East Aurora Educational Foundation, will launch a tax-deductible donation program this fall in an effort to bridge the budget gaps that have impacted New York school districts in the past fe More...

Elma adopts 2015 budget

After fielding no comments during a Nov. More...

Obituaries

Darlene Jussila, musician

Darlene Jussila (nee Reynard), 82, formerly of Kenmore and Holland, died Sunday, Sept. 7, 2014.  Mrs. Jussila was born in Issaquah, Washington. More...

Education

Immaculate Conception excels at rocketry event

More than 90 students in middle school and high school recently gathered at East Aurora High School for the Moog Regional Rocketry Challenge 2014.  For this pilot program, the students built rockets to the specifications of the Team America Rock More...

ATHLETES OF THE MONTH

— The following Marilla Primary students were selected as October athletes of the month: Cody Pache, Braden Axelson, Aurelia Chudy and Teddie Osinski, back row; Donovan Sinibaldi, Hailey Kulnis More...

MUSICAL GIFT

— Iroquois Central Schools Music Department Chair Timothy Gastle, center right, receives a check donation for $1,000 from local business owner Robert Urbanski, center left. More...

Lifestyles

Handwritten letters: traveling through time and thought

A penned letter can resemble the gentle eyes of a friend. The flowing cursive or authentic scribble on the page pairs with its sender like an irrefutable match in a memory game. It’s completely their own. More...

Elma Primary PTO plans vendor, craft fair

The Elma Primary PTO will host its annual vendor and craft fair from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 15, at Elma Primary, 711 Rice Road, Elma. Patrons will be able to shop at more than 60 vendors and crafters. More...

Little Shop of Horrors returns to Iroquois

Whether it’s 1994 or 2014, presenting a production starring a larger than-life, man-eating plant is no easy feat. More...