Weekly Feature



June 23, 2016 RSS feed / Front Page

Editorials

Common sense, safety needed to enjoy the pool

Summer has begun, and children and adults have been looking to cool off during these especially hot days. Many people take a dip in the swimming pool for some relief from the heat, or they relax in the water with a flotation device. More...

Spindle items

East Aurora Editor

CONGRATS, GRADS — This weekend, Iroquois and East Aurora will bid adieu to their seniors as commencement exercises are held. More...

Out of the Past

20 Years Ago June 27, 1996 More...

Education

On the Campus

Evan Busch of East Aurora was named to the dean’s list for the spring 2016 semester at the University at Albany. More...

Sports

First Team’s majority reached state playoffs

2016 All-Bee Softball Team

Great teams typically comprise great players, and the 2016 All-Bee Softball Team is no exception. More...

Comfort Windows uses offense to top Wallenweins

The Comfort Window Panes put on an offensive display to defeat the Wallenweins Dudas, 19-10, in recent Glory Days Softball 50+ Division action. More...

EA relay breaks section record at New Balance track nationals

East Aurora’s boys 4x1600-meter relay of Kenny Vasbinder, TJ Murray, Ian Russ and Matt McLaughlin broke a 35-year old school and Section VI record to finish seventh — just missing out on All-American status by one place — to guide t More...

What's Going On

What's Going On

American Red Cross sets blood drive The American Red Cross will hold a blood drive from from noon to 4 p.m. Friday, July 1, at The Roycroft Inn, 40 S. Grove St., East Aurora. NSDAR schedules June meeting More...

Business

Aurora Theatre to present 2016 Summer Family Film Series

The Aurora Theatre, with the support of Realty USA and 1st Priority Mortgage, recently announced its 2016 Summer Family Film Series. More...

Networking event offered for young professionals

Emerging Business Leaders and the Amherst Chamber of Commerce will host the EBL Summer ProMix from 6 to 9 p.m. Wednesday, June 22, at the Marcy Casino, 199 Lincoln Parkway, Buffalo. More...

Music coalition lauds passage of tax credit

New York is Music, a coalition of more than 200 music-related organizations, applauded the passage of the Empire State Music Production Tax Credit last week and urged Gov. Andrew Cuomo to sign the bill into law. More...

Potential use of pesticides in Hamlin Park causes contention

Though no decision was made, the East Aurora Village Board participated in a lengthy discussion about the potential use of pesticides in Hamlin Park during Monday night’s meeting. More...

Roycroft Campus readies for Art & Antique Show

This weekend, the Roycroft Campus will once again welcome its annual Art & Antique Festival to the campus grounds, 31 S. Grove St., East Aurora. The festival will run from 10 a.m to 5 p.m. Saturday, June 25, and Sunday, June 26. More...

Local News

Congressmen call to end FDA ban of gay blood donors

Rep. Brian Higgins joined Rep. Mike Quigley along with other House members and LGBT allies on World Blood Donor Day to call on the U.S. More...

FLOATING FREELY

— Tiernan McCloskey, left, and his sister, Mikaela, perfect their floating techniques during a swim at the Aurora Community Pool on Sunday. The pool has open swim from 1 to 6 p.m. More...

RALA sets 40th annual Roycroft Summer Festival

Approximately 80 juried artists and demonstrations by Roycroft artisans and master artisans will highlight the 40th annual Roycroft Summer Festival presented by the Roycrofters-At-Large Association. The event will take place from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. More...

Police Blotter

Clothing, boot knife found soaking wet on sidewalk

East Aurora Monday, June 13 • A complainant came to the station to report that tools were missing from her unattached wooden shed. The woman said she normally kept the shed locked but had left it unlocked for a couple of weeks. More...

Obituaries

Nancy Goller, RW Publications sales team

Nancy Marguerite (nee Yox) Goller of East Aurora died Thursday, June 16, 2016, at the Roswell Park Cancer Institute in Buffalo following a recent illness. She Born Oct. 12, 1947, in Buffalo, she was the daughter of Robert Lowell Yox, Jr. More...

Lifestyles

Friends of Knox Farm sets ‘Bubbles and Brews’ fundraiser

The Friends of Knox Farm will welcome the Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra back to the Main House at Knox Farm State Park on Thursday, July 7, for the annual “Bubbles and Brews” fundraiser to support the BPO at the park. More...

CRAFT CRUISERS ...a hot summer attraction

With all of the exciting summertime activities in Western New York, there is one that stands out because it combines two hobbies that many people enjoy: bike riding and drinking. More...

Baker Memorial sets strawberry festival, sale

Baker Memorial United Methodist Church will hold its strawberry festival and jumble sale from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, June 25, at the church, 345 Main St., East Aurora. More...

Entertainment

Live Local in WNY

thurs. 23 Rich & Dylan — 8 p.m., Crazy Jake’s, 26 Webster St., North Tonawanda; $. 693-9309, www.crazyjakesnt.com More...

Concerts

thurs. 23 More...

Literature

thurs. 23 Finding the Seams: The Practice of Poetic Collage — With poet Michael Flatt, 7 p.m. Thursday, June 23, at Just Buffalo Literary Center, 468 Washington St., second floor, Buffalo. 832-5400, www.justbuffalo.org More...