Weekly Feature



November 2, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

EA veteran receives new home from national foundation

Mark O’Brien sits in awe, surrounded by his wife, Michelle, and sons Jack, 9, and Nathan, 7. More...

Editorials

If it’s fall, it’s time for your flu shot

We’ve all heard it before: “I’m afraid the flu shot will give me the flu.” Health professionals say that’s the biggest misconception about the influenza vaccine — as well as one of the most dangerous as we head int More...

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East Aurora Editor

SAVE THE DATE — As of Thursday, we are at 59 days left in 2017. In just a few weeks, the holiday season will be in full swing, and those rare, overly prepared people will have all their holiday shopping done by the end of the month. More...

Out of the Past

25 Years Ago Nov. 5, 1992   More...

Lifestyles

Amherst resident aims to bring hope, freedom through new poetry collection

Local poet “Mother” Minnie Thedford Johnson loves nature. When she sees the leaves turning in fall or budding in spring, she’s inspired to write. More...

BLAST OFF —

These eight-grade students at Immaculate Conception School show their award for the Best Rocket Craftsmanship at the Moog Regional Rocketry Competition held Oct. 28 in Geneseo, New York. More...

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. The Senior Center will be closed on Friday, Nov. 10 and Thursday, Nov. 23-24. More...

Business

Hip replacements, arthroscopy coming to Southtowns Surgery Center

In November, both hip replacements and hip arthroscopy will be performed at the Southtowns Surgery Center in the BrookBridge medical park, located at 5959 Big Tree Road.  More...

Catholic Health hosting free dinner program

Catholic Health is sponsoring a free community dinner program titled “Genetic Testing and Gynecologic Cancer: Are You at Risk?” from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 15, at the Millennium Hotel, 2040 Walden Ave., Buffalo.  More...

CFGB’s Ralph Wilson Jr. grant available

The Community Foundation for Greater Buffalo is accepting applications for the 2018 Ralph Wilson Jr. Legacy Funds competitive grant process. Grants will support the following areas: caregivers, community assets, design and access, and youth sports. More...

Election to decide Elma Town Board members

The general election on Tuesday, Nov. 7, will decide who will serve on the Elma Town Board for the next four years.  The election pits incumbents Thomas Fallon and Tracy Petrocy against Louise Toth for two seats on the board. More...

Village will not join town in move to new Town Hall

The Town of Aurora is moving forward with the new Town Hall; however, the village offices will not be included in the move.  During a recent Aurora Town Board meeting, Councilwoman Jolene Jeffe read a letter from Supervisor James Bach announcing More...

Local News

TRICK OR TREAT

— Polly and Dave Roach, along with their kids Vivian and John, trick-or-treat down Main Street with their dog Penny during the Tres Chic Pet Boutique Dog Parade on Saturday. More...

Police respond to more than 75 calls during game-day weekend

Orchard Park police were called to numerous incidents including car crashes, fires, fights, criminal mischief, intoxicated individuals and other criminal acts during the Buffalo Bills game-day weekend.  Friday, Oct. 27   More...

New Rural Transit Center van to assist community

A new Rural Transit van will serve as a way for people living in Elma, Aurora, Marilla and Wales to get around the community. Now, the organization is looking for volunteers to drive the van.  More...

Letters to the Editor

Thanks to all who supported Baker’s City Mission drive

Baker Memorial United Methodist Church would like to say thank you to this wonderful community for their support of our holiday meals drive to benefit City Mission.  The mission will prepare and deliver more than 9,000 meals to needy people for More...

Suffrage battle had Illinois roots

I read David Sherman’s piece about the New York suffrage centennial, and feel moved to stand up for the claims of the great state of Illinois.   More...

Sports

First-half effort propels EA to A-2 boys soccer title

East Aurora’s boys soccer team exploded for four goals in the first half of Thursday’s Section VI Class A-2 championship game, and that early dominance helped the Blue Devils easily put away a Starpoint club that has been East Aurora&rsqu More...

Iroquois field hockey season ends at nemesis Amherst’s hands, 2-1

Just when Iroquois field hockey coach Peter Tonsoline thought Amherst had found all the potential ways to break the Lady Chiefs’ hearts, the Lady Tigers came up with a new, yet just-as devastating method when they met in Thursday’s Sectio More...

BACK AT YOU

Iroquois’ Maddy Hoeflich bumps the ball to set up a point and keep a Lady Chiefs run going during their 25-19, 25-19, 25-23 victory over Cheektowaga in Friday’s Section VI Class B-1 quarterfinal. More...

Entertainment

Theatre

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Special Events

fri. 3  Meat Raffle — Features special meat raffles and prize raffles, to benefit Bishop Timon - St. Jude High School, and sponsored by the BTSJ Parent Guild, 6 p.m. Friday, Nov. 3, at BTSJ High School, 5601 McKinley Parkway, Buffalo; $. More...

Family Activities

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