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EA teacher to be honored at Chamber awards

Throughout her career, East Aurora High School business teacher Joanne Ryan has received multiple awards and designations. However, on Sept. More...

EA woman dies in Clarence crash

An East Aurora woman died following a two-vehicle crash at the intersection of Sheridan Drive and Harris Hill Road in the Town of Clarence on Sunday morning. More...

Teens charged with attempting motorized cart theft at Walmart

Two teenagers are facing criminal charges after they allegedly tried to flee from the Walmart, located at 5033 Transit Road in Clarence — riding on the store’s scooters. More...

Letters to the Editor

Cooperation could restore tennis courts

The director of recreation, Peggy Cooke, has done a stellar job increasing the number and quality of programs for our youth as well as for the entire community. More...

Support makes Taste a success

Even with clouds looming and a slight drizzle misting the air during parts of the day, the sun and warmth still came through for the Greater East Aurora Chamber’s third annual Taste of East Aurora. More...

WNY residents may file claims

From the 1940s through the 1980s, workers in the nuclear weapons industry were exposed to radiation while performing their jobs. More...

Sports

High School Sports Calendar - Free Access

Thursday, September 18Boys soccer:  Iroquois vs. St. More...

New faces to dot Lady Blue Devils’ tennis lineup

Some new faces — particularly in the singles’ portion of matches — will be on display this season as East Aurora’s girls tennis squad fights to construct another winning effort on the courts. More...

EA/Holland football squad rediscovers shutout’s winning side in week two victory

For the first time in the last few years, East Aurora/Holland’s football squad got to enjoy taking part in a shutout when it blanked Pioneer Friday night, 21-0. More...

Entertainment

Theatre

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Special Events

thurs. 18 A Rockin’ Enchanted Evening @ Silo City — Presented by the Rotary Club of Buffalo, the event will feature food trucks, wine, beer, music and tours of the monumental grain elevators, with Explore Buffalo, 5:30-8:30 p.m. More...

Family Activities

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Village board looks into developing comprehensive plan

East Aurora is moving one step closer to creating a new comprehensive plan, after the Village Board on Monday agreed to send out a request for proposals. More...

East Aurora takes next step in facilities project - Free Access

The East Aurora Board of Education has unanimously approved seven contracts for work to be done in Phase II of the district’s facilities project. More...

Iroquois discusses Internet safety policy

Public remains quiet

The Iroquois Board of Education held a Sept. 10 public hearing on the district’s Internet safety policy in an effort to move forward with the possibility of allowing students to use electronic devices in class. More...

Editorials

Elder abuse remains serious issue in Western New York

The numbers are startling. More than 1,500 cases of elder abuse are reported in Erie County each year. More...

Spindle items

TWICE AS NICE — Despite being Western New York born and raised, I generally don’t consider wings a breakfast food, nor do I usually indulge in them before the afternoon hours. More...

When more than a coincidence, it must be ‘cosmic tumblers’

I n the movie “Field of Dreams,” the lead character has a difficult time convincing one of his literary heroes that his intentions are honorable. More...

Bee Heard

Bee Heard

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.I noticed with increased frequency that people are walking their dogs in the Elma Cemetery, and I’ve noticed that they don’t pick up after them. Maybe they could be advised to use Elma Town Park right across the street for dog walking. More...

Education

EA Middle to host flu shot clinic - Free Access

Flu activity can start as early as October, according to the Centers for Disease Control, and the East Aurora schools are gearing up to help prepare residents here and in surrounding communities. More...

Annunciation principal moves on in educational career

The former Annunciation of the Blessed Virgin Mary Catholic School principal, Sister Marilyn Ann Dudek, is headed to the same post at Saints Peter and Paul School in Hamburg. More...

Lifestyles

Taste of East Aurora

HATS OFF — Rachel Kitson, left, and Olivia Busch wear sombreros while serving up Mexican fare from Arriba Tortilla during the Taste of East Aurora. More...

MusicalFare celebrates 25th season with popular shows

email: jwaters@beenews.com M usicalFare Theatre is entering its 25th anniversary season with a slate of five productions, including two of the most popular shows ever produced by the company. More...

Blessing of the Animals slated for Knox Farm

St. Luke’s Anglican Church will host its annual Blessing of the Animals at 2 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 20, at Knox Farm State Park, 437 Buffalo Road, East Aurora. The blessing will take place near the entrance to the dog park. More...

Business

Events

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UBMD Orthopedics seeks expansion of services

Starting this school year, UBMD Orthopedics and Sports Medicine has teamed up with the East Aurora and Orchard Park school districts to provide athletic trainers for sporting contests. More...

AAA announces partnerships with auto repair facilities

AAA Western and Central New York has announced details of a renewed partnership with more than 80 auto repair facilities participating in the AAA Approved Auto Repair program. More...