Weekly Feature



April 26, 2018 RSS feed / Front Page

Christ the King Seminary undergoing $1.9 million construction project

Construction is underway at Christ the King Seminary as crews work on a $1.9 million upgrade to the education center on the East Aurora campus. More...

Editorials

Know the regulations when burning brush

Many people in the East Aurora, Elma and Aurora communities took advantage of the nice weather to do some spring cleaning this past weekend. More...

Spindle items

APRIL IS FOR ART— If you’re heading to the Roycroft Campus this weekend, be sure to check out the pottery of Mary Pratt at The Neil and Barbara Chur Family Gallery. More...

Out of the Past

25 Years Ago April 29, 1993

A Quality Markets loss prevention officer observed a Warner Hill Road resident enter the store and remove a pack of flash cubes from the shelf and then exchange the flash cubes for cash with a receipt dated earlier in the day. More...

Sports

Lady Blue Devils top rival Iroquois to record first win of lacrosse season

Emily Peters picked up the first win of her varsity coaching career Monday and got to experience the crosstown rivalry between East Aurora and Iroquois up close and personal, as the Lady Blue Devils held off a late surge by the Lady Chiefs to secure More...

Iroquois softball wins three games

Iroquois’ softball team — and particularly its offense — was busy over a recent four-day stretch, as the Lady Chiefs put up a combined 45 runs in three games en route to recording lopsided victories over Cheektowaga, Pioneer and cro More...

EA boys lacrosse earns season’s first two wins

East Aurora’s boys lacrosse team found its way into the win column for the first time this spring by defeating a pair of foes on consecutive days over the weekend. More...

Entertainment

Family Activities

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Special Events

fri. 27 Chicken Barbecue — Sponsored by the West Seneca West Sports Booster Club and featuring chicken from J&M Catering, 3-7 p.m. Friday, April 27, at West Seneca West Senior High School, 3330 Seneca St., West Seneca; $. More...

Film/Video

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Repairs coming to area roads

Legislator Joseph Lorigo announces funding to fix roadways in Elma, Aurora

Several roads in Aurora and Elma will undergo some much needed work in the coming weeks, according to Erie County Legislator Joseph Lorigo. More...

Iroquois adopts 2018-19 budget at final work session

The Iroquois School Board adopted the 2018-19 budget last week during its third budget work session.  Superintendent Douglas Scofield and Business Administrator John Wolski presented the updated spending plan to the School Board.  More...

Local News

Man accused of Blossom Road burglary

A West Seneca man is in custody after the Erie County Sheriff’s Office says he admitted to burglarizing a spa in Elma.  According to authorities, Michael Meier, 46, admitted to the March 11 crime while in custody for a separate incident.&n More...

Gallivan challenges restoration of parolee voting rights

Sen. Patrick Gallivan says the executive order signed by Gov. Andrew Cuomo to restore voting rights to parolees is wrong and an abuse of power. The order signed April 18 would apply to about 35,000 New York parolees.  More...

County legislators recognize April as ‘Sexual Assault Awareness Month’

The Erie County Legislature issued a proclamation to recognize the month of April as “Sexual Assault Awareness Month” in Erie County.  More...

Police Blotter

Police Blotter

Restaurant employees engage in altercation

East Aurora Wednesday, April 11 A Buffalo woman who was the subject of an arrest warrant from police in East Aurora was arrested in West Seneca. Thursday, April 12 More...

Obituaries

Zachary D. Jaworski, founder of Aurora Outfitters

Zachary Daniel Jaworski, 29, of East Aurora, died Wednesday, April 18, 2018.  Mr. Jaworski was born on June 29, 1988, in Fairport, New York. More...

Lifestyles

40th annual music convention to offer free concerts

The Buffalo Niagara Concert Band will host a free concert series with the top music ensembles of the Northeast, local high school bands and world-renowned composers as part of the 40th annual Association of Concert Bands Convention.  More...

East Aurora / Elma / Marilla Library News

Aurora Public Library 550 Main St. • 652-4440   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...

Bowling tournament

MaryBeth Covert, East Aurora School Board president, and East Aurora Superintendent Brian Russ show off the trophy from the Hubbard Cup Bowling Tournament at 11th Frame bowling alley in East Aurora.   More...

Business

Jacobs delivers $1M to expand People Inc. health care

People Inc. will be receiving $1 million from the state to support its effort to build a new Elmwood Health Center, according to state Sen. Chris Jacobs. The senator said People Inc. More...

National Fuel reminds public to call before digging

Now that spring is here, many homeowners, business owners, schools and communities are planning outdoor landscaping projects.  More...

Free health screenings could be scams

Offers of free health screenings will often pop up at local health fairs, senior housing and community centers, according to the Better Business Bureau. More...