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2018-11-08 / Editorials

Out of the Past

25 Years Ago Nov. 11, 1993


COOKIN’ IT RIGHT — Bill Wright helps with preparations of a spaghetti dinner at the American Legion Post 362 on Center Street in East Aurora. The dinner was held to commemorate Veterans Day 1993. Photo by Rick Kintzel COOKIN’ IT RIGHT — Bill Wright helps with preparations of a spaghetti dinner at the American Legion Post 362 on Center Street in East Aurora. The dinner was held to commemorate Veterans Day 1993. Photo by Rick Kintzel As of Nov. 16, 1993, Norman Suttell will have officially made his move from village trustee to Aurora town councilman. Suttell, currently an East Aurora Village Trustee, will offer his resignation to the village board after its meeting on Monday, November 15. The move comes after the death of Aurora Town Councilman Jay P. Nicely on Saturday, October 30.

David Sampson of the East Aurora Rotary Club addressed the Town Board concerning the development of a master plan for a park on a 33-acre gift of land at the Town Board meeting on Monday, Nov. 8. The land, donated by KBJ Inc., is known as the Major Oaks Subdivision, which lies between Olean and Hubbard roads. The Rotary wants to work with the town to create a park with baseball diamonds, soccer fields and picnic areas.

The East Aurora Steakhouse has officially closed its doors as of Monday, Nov. 1. Tenant Gary Silvey said the lease had expired on the building at 212 Main Street and he did not choose to renew it. Although Silvey would not comment directly on the closing, he did stress that some of the proprietors in East Aurora were “the best and easiest to work with.”

The East Aurora Exempt Firemen’s Association recently elected officers for 1994. Charles Strebel was elected to the office of president and George Mullenhoff to vice-president. Re-elected to another term were Charles J. Blood as treasurer, and L.E. Pfeifer as secretary.

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