Weekly Feature



June 7, 2018 RSS feed / Front Page

Fisher follows his passion of flying around the world

For 36-year-old Garrett Fisher, flying has been his passion. Starting at an early age, he would constantly be around his grandfather’s Cub & Super Cub restoration shop trying to learn from him and even go on flights with him. More...

Editorials

Everyone is buzzing about honeybees

They are among nature’s most misunderstood creatures. They are honeybees. These flying insects get a bad rap, in part because of their cousins, the wasps and yellow jackets.  More...

Spindle items

SAVE THE DATE — There’s no shortage of things to do in East Aurora, Aurora and Elma during the summer. Here’s a look at some of the events happening this month. The East Aurora More...

Out of the Past

25 Years Ago June 10, 1993

At last week’s Elma Town Board meeting, Supervisor John DiJoseph revealed that approximately 1,100 petitions had been received in opposition to the proposed Lancaster Stone Products project. More...

Sports

Iroquois softball reaches first-ever state semi

The regional round is no longer the place where Iroquois softball seasons come to an end. More...

EA’s Molly McLaughlin earns fifth trip to state track championships

East Aurora’s track and field team traveled to Niagara Falls this past weekend to take part in the annual Section VI Championships, and a large number of Blue Devils turned in outstanding performances over the course of the two-day event.  More...

Donner blitzes Division II shot, discus at sectionals

Iroquois girls track

Iroquois girls track and field throwing ace Rachel Donner continued her undefeated season in the throwing events at this past weekend’s annual Section VI Championships, winning the Division II shot put by seven feet and the discus by nearly 20 More...

Entertainment

Live Local in WNY

thurs. 7 The Bravuras — Part of Bikes & Blues Night, 6 p.m., Anchor Bar, 4300 Maple Road, Amherst. 833-9464 More...

Performance

thurs. 7   Jazz at the CAC Series — With The Fredtown Stompers, 7 p.m. Thursday, June 7, at the Carnegie Art Center, 240 Goundry St., North Tonawanda; $. 694-4400, www.carnegieartcenter.org  More...

Concerts

thurs. 7 Mary Lambert, with special guest Mal Blum, will perform at 8 p.m. Thursday, June 7, at Babeville’s Asbury Hall, 341 Delaware Ave., Buffalo; $. 852-3835, www.babeville.com, www.ticketfly.com More...

Village Board grants permit for beekeeping

Summer just got a little sweeter for an East Aurora resident. On Monday, the Village Board approved a permit for Dawn Razzka to keep honeybees in her backyard on Olean Street. More...

Administrative changes underway in EA

The East Aurora Village Board is undergoing several major staffing changes, according to Mayor Peter Mercurio. More...

Local News

Iroquois graduate works on Navy’s advanced aircraft

An Iroquois High School graduate is flying high — literally. Petty Officer 3rd Class Chad Kapturowski is working to keep some of the world’s most advanced aircraft running.  More...

Senate passes bill protecting schoolchildren from predators, abuse

The state Legislature has passed a law that will provide greater protections for children by making it a criminal offense for a teacher or school employee to have a sexual relationship with a student younger than 21, according to state Sen. More...

TOWN OF AURORA Events

The following is a listing of bicentennial themed events taking place in the towns of Aurora, Wales and Holland:  June 17: Wales Father’s Day Ice cream Social, Wales Center Fire Hall, 12300 Big Tree Road, Wales Center   More...

Police Blotter

police Blotter

Pink pig spotted on Route 400 in Elma

East Aurora Friday, June 1 A staff member at a Center Street group home was accused of slapping a resident’s wrist. Sheriff’s Report Saturday, May 26 More...

Lifestyles

Riding for a cause

Roanchar Ranch in Varysburg looks to raise money to help draft horses

It all started with Charlie. Lida Mosovich got the Percheron/Tennessee walker draft horse when he was 5 months old. 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.  Every Week   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...

What's Going On

What’s Going On

Father-daughter dance scheduled   The Town of Aurora Recreation Department is holding a father-daughter dance from 7 to 9 p.m. Friday, June 8, at the Aurora Senior Center, 101 King St., East Aurora. The event is open to girls ages 5 to 10. More...

Business

Catholic Charities schedules Day of Giving

A community-wide Catholic Charities Day of Giving will be held on Friday, June 8, throughout the eight counties of Western New York to raise funds for the 2018 appeal. More...

Fitness in the Parks taking place throughout WNY

Independent Health and YMCA Buffalo Niagara have teamed up for the seventh consecutive year to offer Fitness in the Parks, free outdoor community exercise classes, throughout Western New York. The outdoor classes are taking place now through Aug. More...

Group looking to grant wishes for low-income seniors

Senior Wishes, an organization aimed at granting wish requests of low-income senior citizens, is looking to help others in Western New York.  According to the organization’s leaders, Senior Wishes is the only area program dedicated to enri More...