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January 11, 2018 RSS feed / Front Page

Editorials

Rural poor need better public transportation

In January, the Rural Outreach Center is highlighting poverty in our community during the “ROC Resolutions” cam- paign. The goal is to bring awareness to the 200,000 people living in poverty in the rural areas of Western New York. More...

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East Aurora Editor

WALKING IN A WINTER WONDERLAND — I never thought I would be excited to see temperatures in the low 30s, but after the cold spell we’ve been having, I’m just happy the temperature isn’t in the single digits. More...

Out of the Past

25 Years Ago January 14, 1993   More...

Lifestyles

So, you want to write a book … Workshop to navigate nonfiction publishing process

Are you interested in publishing a book and becoming an author? If so, there is an opportunity available throughout the month of February. More...

Hampton Inn to host family-friendly event

In the spirit of the season, Hampton Inn East Aurora will host a free family event from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 20, at Hampton Inn, 49 Olean St., East Aurora. More...

Library News

Aurora Public Library 550 Main St. • 655-5875  2018 Hours: 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. Mondays, Tuesdays and Thursdays; 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Wednesdays and Fridays; 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturdays, closed Sundays   More...

What's Going On

What’s Going On

Quilting club plans meetings  Immanuel Quilters will meet at 9 a.m. on the second and fourth Wednesdays of every month at Immanuel Lutheran Church, 43 Pine St., East Aurora. The group is dedicated to making quilts for those in need. More...

Business

Jacobs calls on Department of Labor to rescind proposed rule

State Sen. Chris Jacobs recently called on the state Department of Labor to rescind its proposed Employee Scheduling rule, citing the “devastating impact” it would have on businesses throughout New York State.  More...

Maria Love Fund accepting grant applications

The Maria M. Love Convalescent Fund has announced that grant applications are available at www.marialove fund.org. Submissions will be accepted from Erie County nonprofit organizations. Grant requests may range in amounts from $1,000 to $10,000. More...

HOME offering $2,500 in scholarships

Housing Opportunities Made Equal, Inc. is now accepting applications for the Joanne Champion Granger Scholarship, awarded each year to a college bound high school senior in Erie or Niagara county. More...

EA Property owners presented options for Tannery Brook project

Property owners near Tannery Brook expressed frustration Tuesday night about plans to fix the rotting culvert that sits on their land, with many saying they are not comfortable with having to pay for a portion of the project.  More...

East Aurora resident, author appears on Travel Channel show

An East Aurora resident known for his knowledge of the supernatural is sharing his experience on working with the Travel Channel. More...

Local News

Scenic Byway, Railway Historical Society get county funding

Legislator John Mills recently announced that the County Legislature has approved his requests to allocate funding for the WNY Southtowns Scenic Byway and the WNY Railway Historical Society in the 2018 budget.  More...

E-recycling event slated for Feb. 3

Residents who are looking to get rid of their old electronics will have a convenient and environmentally friendly way to do so in East Aurora.  State Sen. More...

Docents needed for Roycroft Campus

The Roycroft Campus is looking for docents to help share the story of Elbert Hubbard and the Roycroft. More...

Police Blotter

90 Xanax pills stolen from woman’s purse

East Aurora  Thursday, Dec. 28   A Holland man arrested on Dec. 13 for allegedly driving while intoxicated was taken into custody on an outstanding arrest warrant.  Tuesday, Jan. 2   More...

Sports

EA girls hoops tops first two foes of 2018

¦ Brinker posts triple-double in victory over Jamestown Sports Reporter

East Aurora’s girls basketball team kicked off the 2018 portion of its schedule with what coach Gary Schutrum called “probably our best game of the season” Jan. More...

Lady Chief cagers crush Alden, 59-15

Iroquois’ girls basketball team opened 2018 much the way it closed out 2017 – by crushing the opposition.  The Lady Chiefs continued to use their defense to fuel their offense in a way that allowed them to build up a big enough advan More...

HOT STREAK

— Jersey Phillips finds the back of the net on a backhand shot on Clarence/Amherst/Sweet Home goaltender Gina DeNisco during the team’s 4-3 victory Monday night. More...