Weekly Feature



May 24, 2018 RSS feed / Front Page

Sheriff’s Office investigating pedestrian fatality

Erie County sheriff’s deputies are working to discover the identity of a man who was found fatally injured in Elma.  More...

Editorials

Acknowledge Memorial Day’s true purpose

Memorial Day is meant to remember those who died while serving in our nation’s military.  Each year, when Memorial Day observances are announced or conducted, well-meaning people will mistakenly say this is also a time to honor our veteran More...

Spindle items

AWKWARD ENCOUNTERS — So here’s the thing — I’m not a graceful person. Socially, I can be a little awkward. But on Thursday evening, I think I hit my peak. More...

Out of the Past

25 Years Ago May 27, 1993

The Elma Town Board continues to raise questions about why voters oppose the construction of a 30,000-square-foot community center to house town offices, the Sheriff’s Department, courts and public recreation areas.  More...

Police Blotter

police Blotter

Clothes dryer sparks argument in Elma home

East Aurora Monday, May 14 A man on The Meadows was mowing his lawn when he accidently struck his neighbor’s car and damaged it. The man offered to pay for the damages. Tuesday, May 15 More...

Lifestyles

Carnegie Art Center exhibition explores building blocks of life, cities

While it may look merely like an interesting collection of shapes and lines, or perhaps synapses, Joshua Nickerson’s art has a grander concept, which often incorporates the tiny structures of which we are made: atoms and cells. More...

Senior News

All events (except where indicated) are held at the Town of Aurora Senior Center, 101 King St., Suite A. 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...

Entertainment

Art

thurs. 24   Joshua Nickerson: All The Cities We Have Been - New Works — With an opening reception from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Thursday, May 24, and continues through Saturday, June 23, at Carnegie Art Center, 240 Goundry St., North Tonawanda. More...

Walking Tours

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Family Activities

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Keeping kids safe online

East Aurora parents learn about protecting children from predators

Parents of Parkdale Elementary students got a lesson in internet safety on Tuesday. More...

Elma, East Aurora to hold Memorial Day events

Community events commemorating service members who have died in the line of duty will be held in East Aurora and Elma this Memorial Day.   More...

Local News

COMMUNITY CLEANUP

East Aurora High School sophomore Gates Andrews is recognized by Mayor Peter Mercurio during Monday’s Village Board meeting for his efforts to clean up the community. More...

Students named winners in Burchfield ‘Pollinators’ poster contest

Awards were given Sunday to nine of 165 students, from 21 schools in Western New York, who submitted a colorful array of posters to encourage saving pollinators. Awards were based on effectiveness, clarity and creativity. More...

SPCA ESSAY CONTEST

Students from Immaculate Conception School in East Aurora recently won awards for their essays in the Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals essay contest. More...

Letters to the Editor

Catholic Charities reaches entire region

With our June 30 deadline fast approaching, the 2018 Appeal in support of Catholic Charities needs your help. The 94th annual Appeal has raised $9.5 million, far short of our $11 million goal.  More...

Sports

EA/Holland qualifies three for states

Boys golf sectionals

For the second consecutive spring, the East Aurora/Holland golf team will have a visible presence on the Section VI squad headed to the state’s boys golf championships in early June. More...

EA boys lacrosse squad builds momentum ahead of playoffs

East Aurora’s boys lacrosse team spent its final week of the regular season compiling as much positive momentum as possible for its playoff run, knowing full well that it would have to wait a full week before taking on crosstown rival Iroquois More...

Iroquois softball coasts to spot in Class A-2 final

As was the case the majority of the time during the regular season, Iroquois’ second-seeded softball team faced little resistance in both of its Section VI Class A-2 playoff games to date, outscoring its opponents a combined 40-2 to earn a spot More...

What's Going On

What’s Going On

Iroquois bands set outdoor pops concert   More...

Business

Mosquito Focus offers pest control during summer months

With summer approaching, people will soon be enjoying time outdoors with family and friends. One problem with that, however, is that mosquitos and ticks will be all around. This is where Mosquito Focus comes in.  More...

National Fuel reminds residents that employees carry identification

National Fuel Gas Distribution Corporation reminds its customers that company representatives always carry photo identification. More...

Loss of Tipped Waged Credit will hurt restaurant industry, according to Norris

In response to constituent concerns over the governor’s proposal to eliminate the state’s tipped wage, Assemblyman Mike Norris expressed his opposition of the measure to state Department of Labor Commissioner Roberta Reardon. More...