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September 29, 2016 RSS feed / Front Page

Aurora accepts tentative 2017 budget

On Monday night, the Aurora Town Board accepted the 2017 tentative budget.  According to Supervisor James Bach, the tentative $8.5 million spending plan stays under the New York State tax cap.  However, Bach cautioned that the town has seve More...

Editorials

Fire Prevention Week to kick off on Oct. 9

A common phrase many learn in school is “stop, drop and roll.” This comes to mind with the approach of Fire Prevention Week, Oct. More...

Spindle items

East Aurora Editor

NEARLY THERE —  For those keeping score, my wedding is now 15 days away. While the summer months created somewhat of a buffer in my mind — 90 days sounds like a lot — we are now, officially, in the home stretch. More...

Out of the Past

20 Years Ago Oct. 3, 1996   More...

Sports

EA harriers win races on state course

East Aurora’s boys and girls cross-country teams both made the most of their chance to get an early look at the state championship course Saturday, with both squads winning their respective races that were part of the McDaniel-Baxton Invitation More...

Iroquois field hockey hands Pioneer season’s first loss

Iroquois field hockey coach Peter Tonsoline picked up the win Monday that he had been coveting the most this season, as the Lady Chiefs shut out Pioneer, 2-0, to hand the Lady Panthers their first loss of the season. More...

TAKING OFF

— East Aurora’s Lauren DePerno, right, settles the ball so that she can head up the field ahead of Cheektowaga’s Kelly Ly during the Lady Blue Devils’ 7-0 triumph on Friday. More...

Business

Masterson’s Honey Harvest Festival set for weekend

For those who have wondered how honey gets from the hive to the jar, Masterson’s Garden Center in East Aurora can help with its annual Honey Harvest Festival.  More...

Retired Teachers Association sets Alton’s meeting

The autumn meeting of the Eastern Erie Retired Teachers Association will be held at 11:15 a.m. Wednesday, Oct. 5, at Alton’s The Columns, 2221 Transit Road, Elma. New retirees will be introduced. More...

Annual fundraiser to benefit programs for elderly

United Church Manor will hold its annual food and fellowship event, a theme basket luncheon, on Saturday, Nov. More...

Chief pride

Iroquois juniors Olivia D’Amato, Samantha Gaglio and Colton Slade show their school spirit during the homecoming pep rally on Friday. More...

Aurora Adult Day Services to hold Tour of Homes

While the weekend forecast is calling for rain, that doesn’t mean there’s a reason to stay cooped up at home. More...

Local News

Loans now available to small businesses affected by drought

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Funding supports at-risk, low-income teens, young adults

The Service Collaborative of Western New York Inc. will receive $50,000 in state funding to support the organization’s WNY YouthBuild program, according to Sen. Patrick Gallivan.   More...

U.S. marshals pursue fugitive, female acquaintance

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Police Blotter

Roommate punches wall after denied ride across town

East Aurora  Tuesday, Sept. 20   After pulling over a vehicle on Kelly Drive for having a loud muffler, police discovered that the registration was suspended and had expired and the vehicle wasn’t insured.  Wednesday, Sept. More...

Lifestyles

Buffalo Beauts...getting ready for second year in National Women's Hockey League

The National Women’s Hockey League had its inaugural season in 2015, and Buffalo is lucky enough to call itself home to one of the four teams in the league. More...

Iroquois High School Homecoming 2016

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What's Going On

Whats Going On

Senior center sets health, wellness event  The Aurora Senior Center will host a talk called “Strong Immune System” at 12:45 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 19, at the center, 101 King St., East aurora. More...

Entertainment

EA area residents involved in ‘Little Shop of Horrors’

East Aurora area residents Jason Gonser and Paige Ronan will star in the Aurora Players production of Howard Ashman and Alan Menken’s classic musical “Little Shop of Horrors,” slated to open Oct. More...

Roycroft Film Society to screen Iranian psychological drama

“Oh what a tangled web we weave, when first we practice to deceive.” This famous Walter Scott quote may be the perfect heading for the upcoming October movie screening by the Roycroft Film Society, a release from the Society said. More...

Special Events

thurs. 29 Radeff ALS Fundraiser — George Radeff of Amherst was recently diagnosed with ALS (Lou Gehrig’s disease), and a benefit will be held to cover medical expenses, 6-9 p.m. Thursday, Sept. More...