Weekly Feature



May 3, 2018 RSS feed / Front Page

Editorials

Distracted driving can put others in danger

Distracted Driving Awareness Week in Western New York was recognized on May 1.  The goal is to educate and remind all drivers that a post, a selfie, a text, a scroll, an email, or one look when behind the wheel is all it takes to lose a life.&nb More...

Spindle items

SAVE THE DATE — I don’t want to jinx it here, but I think it’s safe to say that it’s finally spring. I love how our communities really embrace the warm weather. On Friday, I drove by East Aurora More...

Out of the Past

25 Years Ago May 6, 1993

Hamlin Park improvements, and the reinstatement of a summer youth program and traveling expeditions, are just a few of the significant changes listed in the Village of East Aurora 1993-94 budget. More...

Sports

Iroquois baseball collects key ECIC III wins

While keeping one eye on the long-range weather forecast, Iroquois’ baseball team made sure to make the most of last week’s rare chance to play multiple games during what has been an overly soggy spring by earning key divisional wins over More...

EA girls lacrosse team posts pair of big wins

East Aurora’s girls lacrosse team improved to 3-2 on the season in dominant fashion last week after taking down Salamanca and Springville by a combined 38-1 count. More...

Iroquois’ softball squad blanks pair of foes

It was a relatively quiet week for Iroquois softball in terms of the number of games it played, which is perhaps why the Lady Chiefs made the most of their pair of opportunities by outscoring their foes a combined 32-0 to move to 7-1 on the season.&n More...

Business

Wireless Zone owner recognized as Franchisee of the Year

Wireless Zone is the largest Verizon Wireless franchisor in the United States with more than 340 locations. Each year, Wireless Zone selects one store owner as its Franchisee of the Year, at the company conference.  More...

Curbell honors 2017 Supplier of the Year

Orchard Park-based Curbell Plastics recently named Röchling Engineering Plastics as its 2017 Supplier of the Year. More...

VISITING PAINTER

Jocelyn Cruz Kadach, owner of Lighthouse Art and Design in California, prepares to paint before the East Aurora Art Walk on Friday. Kadach was visiting Urban Design on Mill Road.   More...

Restaurateurs, managers seek to maintain tip credit

Governor’s proposal does not eliminate tipping service workers

People in the Buffalo area with a stake in the service industry will have the opportunity to speak next week before state Department of Labor officials regarding the governor’s proposal to examine the elimination of the minimum-wage tip credit. More...

EAHS alumni honored during Hall of Fame awards

Several graduates of East Aurora High School were honored Friday for their personal and career success as part of the East Aurora High School Distinguished Alumni Hall of Fame awards.  More...

Local News

EARTH DAY

Immaculate Conception first-graders Maren Beitz, left, and Danny Burke plant seeds in class last week in honor of Earth Day.   More...

Moustache, beard contest to mark town bicentennial

The Aurora Historical Society is teaming up with Andrews’ Barber Parlor to sponsor a beard- and mustache growing contest in honor of the Town of Aurora’s Bicentennial.  Entrants had to be clean shaven as of May 1 or after to enter a More...

TOWN OF AURORA EVENTS

The following is a listing of bicentennial themed events taking place in the towns of Aurora, Wales and Holland:  May 5: Hunters Creek Park hike, noon - 2 p.m. More...

Police Blotter

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Bags of broken tile left at end of driveways

East Aurora  Sunday, April 15   • A Buffalo man was stopped on Main Street and cited for driving with a suspended license.  Friday, April 20   More...

Lifestyles

Alzheimer’s Association of WNY will offer several educational programs in May

People who are diagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease, or other forms of dementia, undergo changes in the brain that destroy memory, thinking skills and the ability to communicate. More...

2018 ARTwalk

FRIDAY APRIL 27th 2018

Linda Iantorno, left, with Kimberly Horbett and Linda Kelchin view the chalk art of Erika Thurkins of Sylph Art Studios during the annual East Aurora Art Walk held on Friday evening throughout the vi More...

Bee 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.  Every Week  MONDAY-FRIDAY: EXERCISE/WORKOUT ROOM OPEN 8 A.M.-3:45 P.M.   More...

Entertainment

Family Activities

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Concerts

thurs. 3   Australian guitarist/vocalist, Joe Robinson, will perform at 7 p.m. Thursday, May 3, at The Sportsmen’s Tavern, 326 Amherst St., Buffalo; $. 874-7734, www.sportsmenstavern.com  fri. 4   More...

Walking Tours

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