October 30, 2014 RSS feed / Front Page

Aurora Con ’14 swooping in for Saturday

Those looking for an action packed afternoon filled with costumes, comics and pop culture need look no further than the first-ever Aurora Con ’14, taking place Saturday, Nov. 1. More...

Local News

WNY Chamber Alliance pushes college, career readiness

The Western New York Chamber Alliance is looking for the best way to prepare students for the leap from high school to college and the working world, with a focus on career technology education and workforce development. (See editorial on page four) More...

Town to share fuel farm with Iroquois Central

Elma Supervisor Dennis Powers has received authorization from the Town Board to sign a contract that would allow the town to enter a joint cooperative agreement with Iroquois Central School District to share the district’s fuel farm. More...

Legislators request info regarding library’s lobbyist, lawyer

Erie County Legislators Joseph Lorigo and Edward Rath have requested additional information pertaining to an audit by the Comptroller’s Office that showed more than $400,000 was spent lobbying for a special library tax district. More...

Sports

EA harriers win ECIC Championships

East Aurora’s cross-country teams continued to dominate the competition — and the big meets — Saturday when both the girls and boys squads won their respective races at the annual ECIC Championships, which East Aurora hosted this ye More...

Daemen to host holiday hoops camp

Daemen College basketball coach Mike MacDonald will host a Veterans Day basketball camp for boys and girls in grades K-8 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Tuesday, Nov. 11 in the Lumsden Gymnasium on the campus of Daemen College, 4380 Main St., Amherst. More...

Iroquois boys soccer plays in pair of playoff shutouts

Iroquois’ boys soccer team found itself on the opposite ends of the shutout spectrum during its march through the Section VI Class A-2 playoff bracket, kicking off its postseason run with a 3-0 conquest of Dunkirk on Oct. More...

What's Going On

Bee What’s Going On

St. Matthias church St. plans Halloween event St. Matthias Episcopal Church will host an evening of spooky organ music and Halloween festivities beginning at 5:30 p.m. Friday, Oct. 31, at the church, 374 Main St., East Aurora. More...

Business

Events

Tom Petrocelli to speak at networking event More...

Roycroft Campus Corporation welcomes new board members

The Roycroft Campus Corporation recently appointed four new members to the board of directors. The newly elected members are: Lissa Chur Tehan, Michael C. Anderson, Kenneth P. Smyntek and Donald E. Vidler. More...

BBB warns about Ebola scams and schemes

Better Business Bureaus across the country, including upstate New York, are warning consumers about a variety of Ebola-related scams and problematic fundraisers that have recently emerged. More...

Aurora budget hearing yields no comments

Supervisor James Bach opened a public hearing on the 2015 preliminary budget at 7:12 p.m. during Monday’s Aurora Town Board meeting. The session was closed one minute later, as no residents came forward to comment. More...

DiPietro, Howard rally support against SAFE Act

In anticipation of Election Day, Assemblyman David DiPietro, R-East Aurora, was one of the headliners of a forum at East Aurora Wesleyan Church about New York’s SAFE Act and what Albany may have in store after the first of the year with new law More...

Candidates unopposed in town elections

Residents of Elma, Aurora and East Aurora will have the opportunity to select local, state and federal representatives in Tuesday’s election. More...

Editorials

College and career readiness essential for students

For a high school student, an eventual career can sometimes seem far off, given the daunting tasks of schoolwork and tests. More...

Spindle items

DRESSING UP — I was pretty spoiled when it came to Halloween costumes when I was a kid. While I have limited albeit functional knowledge of a needle and thread, my mom is an absolute whiz on the sewing machine. More...

Prepare to be inspired at Museum of disABILITY

Rarely does a museum or historical display spark simultaneous feelings of shame, regret and inspiration. Welcome to the Museum of disABILITY History. More...

Obituaries

Judith Phillips Jayson, co-founder, J.M. Jayson and Company

Judith Phillips Jayson, 74, formerly of Buffalo, died Thursday, Oct. 23, 2014. Born and raised in St. Louis, Missouri, she attended Saint Mary-of-the-Woods College in Indiana. More...

Lifestyles

Halloween spirits lie just off tourist path

Rustling leaves, the wind through the trees and a cloudy night sky can send a chill through even the skeptics this time of year. Ghosts and fright fill our minds, and it’s not hard to imagine hauntings everywhere. More...

Red Cross schedules blood drive

The American Red Cross will hold a blood drive from 7:30 to 11:30 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 1, at the Marilla Community Center, 1810 Two Rod Road, Marilla. More...

East Aurora / Elma / Marilla

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

Entertainment

Halloween

thurs. 30 Mall-o-ween — Families are encouraged to come in costume for trick-or-treating throughout the mall, 5-7 p.m. Thursday, Oct. More...

Special Events

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Family Activities

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