Weekly Feature



February 22, 2018 RSS feed / Front Page

Editorials

Current school safety standards failing students

In the wake of the recent shooting at Stoneman Douglas High School in Florida, teachers on Twitter shared the steps they take to make sure their students are safe if an armed intruder storms their school. More...

Spindle items

East Aurora Editor

REMEMBERING COLUMBINE — Nearly 19 years ago, 12 students and a teacher were slaughtered in the school just beyond a grassy hill located on West Bowles Avenue in Littleton, Colorado. More...

Out of the Past

25 Years Ago February 25, 1993   More...

Education

East Aurora High School posts honor roll

The following students have been named to honor roll for the second quarter of the 2017-18 school year.  Grade Nine   More...

Lifestyles

A history of women in leadership: Sisters of Mercy celebrate 160 years

I f you grew up in South Buffalo, it’s hard to imagine the area without its heavy  Catholic influence. More...

Watercolor and Wine Night set at Roycroft

Guests are invited to the Roycroft Campus for a Watercolor and Wine Night from 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 28. The event will be held at the Power House, 39 S. Grove St., East Aurora. Tickets can be purchased at www.roycroftcampuscorp oration.com. More...

What's Going On

What’s Going On

Immanuel Quilters plans meetings Immanuel Quilters will meet at 9 a.m. on the second and fourth Wednesday 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

Cuomo, Hochul detail state’s new streetlight initiative

Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo on Monday said a new statewide program, Smart Street Lighting NY, calls for at least 500,000 streetlights throughout the state to be replaced with energy-saving LED technology by 2025.  More...

60 internships available at Univera

Univera Healthcare has 60 summer internship positions available for college students at its locations across upstate New York. More...

NCCC Alumni Association to host trivia night

The Niagara County Community College Alumni Association will host a trivia night from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. Thursday, March 15, at the Hard Rock Cafe, 333 Prospect St., Niagara Falls. More...

EA named 27th safest city in New York

A recent report by the National Council for Home Safety and Security ranks East Aurora as the 27th safest city in New York state out of 142 cities.  The rankings, according to the organization, were based on both the number of reported violent c More...

Stressed EA schools find no relief from state

Despite being designated as in significant fiscal stress by state Comptroller Thomas DiNapoli’s office, the East Aurora School District is receiving a state Foundation Aid number that is the lowest in Western New York, according to its top busi More...

Local News

Lorigo donates money to P.U.N.T. Foundation for #AGoodGame campaign

Erie County Legislator Joseph Lorigo recently followed through on his #AGoodGame campaign pledge and donated $370 to Brian Moorman’s P.U.N.T. Foundation after committing $5 for every point scored in this year’s Super Bowl.   More...

OLYMPICS IN ELMA —

Sophia Majka tosses a beanbag as part of a beanbag toss game, while Sydney Girard cheers her. The activity was part of the “Olympic” games held at the Town of Aurora Library on Friday. More...

News Brief

A pothole hotline is available through Erie County. More...

Police Blotter

Man admits to stealing and selling tools for cocaine money

East Aurora  Friday, February 9   Police were called to a home on Emery Road after a report of a teen attempting to snort pills. More...

Sports

EA’s Morris qualifies for states in 50 free

East Aurora’s Charles Morris didn’t get the chance to compete for a Section VI title Friday at the University at Buffalo, but he’ll have a shot at vying for a state title after his consolation-final winning time of 22.16 seconds in More...

EA girls hoops wins Lockport Tourney

East Aurora’s girls basketball team made the most of its final non-league prep work for its upcoming Section VI playoff appearance, taking down both Nichols and Lockport to win the title at the Lady Lions’ tournament this past weekend. More...

Iroquois girls hoops cruises in finale

Iroquois’ girls basketball team thoroughly put its tough sweep by crosstown rival East Aurora earlier this month in the rearview mirror Thursday by dismantling Maryvale with relative ease, 74-48, to finish the regular season 9-3 in ECIC III act More...

Entertainment

Family Activities

thurs. 22  Family Snowshoe Walk — Join Reinstein Woods for a morning snowshoe walk along the trails as you look for evidence of wildlife, 10:30 a.m. Thursday, Feb. More...

Special Events

thurs. 22  Happy Hour at Lumagination — One of the spaces in the Administration Building of the Buffalo and Erie County Botanical Gardens will be transformed into a bar, 4:30-7:30 p.m. Thursday, Feb. More...

Art

fri. 23   More...