May 21, 2015 RSS feed / Front Page

Local News

Aurora Waldorf chef attends national festival

Heather Forrester, a private catering chef, spends lunchtime with a younger demographic than her typical clients — students at the Aurora Waldorf School. More...

‘Thank-A-Vet’ outreach event planned for East Aurora

A “Thank-A-Vet” outreach event will be brought to American Legion Post 362, 1 Legion Drive, East Aurora, from 11:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. Wednesday, May 27, according to Erie County Clerk Chris Jacobs. More...

Annunciation sets Memorial Day schedule

The Church of the Annunciation will hold Memorial Day activities beginning at 9 a.m. Monday, May 25, in the church, 7580 Clinton St., Elma. More...

Letters to the Editor

Boxlike structures take away character

As the big box, home to the new East Aurora Fire Hall, is being built, I wonder how it came into being. “Big box” structures are appearing now in East Aurora, at 766 Elmwood Ave. More...

Obituaries

Death Notice

BLACHANIEC, Jacqueline M., of East Aurora, died Wednesday, May 13, 2015. She is survived by her father, John, as well as many other relatives and friends. She was preceded in death by her mother, Sandra Bartozek. More...

Lifestyles

East Aurora Junior/Senior Prom

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East Aurora Garden Club sets perennial sale

The East Aurora Garden Club will hold a perennial sale from 8 a.m. to noon Saturday, May 23, at the Aurora Village Shopping Center, 123 Grey St., East Aurora. Plants from members’ gardens and other garden items will be available for purchase. More...

Jim Kelly Looks Forward to 28th Annual Football Camp

“Kelly Tough” humbles Jim Kelly. The former Buffalo Bill said his increasingly successful recovery from a squamous cell carcinoma diagnosis in 2013 has made him more excited about his annual football camp than he has been in years. More...

Entertainment

Bee Entertained

Walking Tours thurs. 21 More...

East Aurora Garden Club to meet

All events (except where indicated) are held at the Town of Aurora Senior Center, 101 King St., Suite A. For information on any programs, call 652-7934. Every Week MONDAY-FRIDAY: EXERCISE/WORKOUT ROOM OPEN 8 A.M.-3:45 P.M. More...

Library News

Aurora Public Library 550 Main St. 652-4440 (Note: The Aurora Public Library will be closed on Monday, May 25 in observance of Memorial Day.) More...

East Aurora, Iroquois pass budgets

The 2015-16 East Aurora school budget passed easily on Tuesday, with 702 yes votes to 167 no votes. The spending plan totals approximately $30.9 million and sees a 2.56 percent increase in the tax levy. More...

PROM PERFECT

— East Aurora seniors Erin Nason, left, Pat Roberts and Madeline Cook pose for a quick photo before dinner during East Aurora’s junior/senior prom held on Friday at Salvatore’s Ital More...

Editorials

East Aurorans should attend anniversary procession

At 3 p.m. Saturday, May 23, East Aurorans, Roycrofters and community members will gather together for a memorial procession just as they did 100 years ago. More...

Spindle items

East Aurora Editor

PLANTING, PART TWO — Keeping my word and plan of last week, I purchased flowers from a local farm on Sunday afternoon to be planted at home. More...

Out of the Past

20 Years Ago May 25, 1995 More...

Sports

Event to honor coach Sister Maria Pares dedication to women’s athletics

How do you honor a woman who is a Hall of Fame basketball coach and has been a mentor to many people throughout her career? More...

Blue Devils claim ECIC IV boys track title

East Aurora’s boys track team capped its undefeated romp through the ECIC IV competition May 12 by topping Alden, 88-53, to earn the regular-season league title. More...

EA baseball tops Springville, earns share of ECIC III title

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East Aurora’s baseball team earned a share of the ECIC III regular-season title Thursday by defeating Springville, 6-4, to earn a split with the Griffins on the year. More...

What's Going On

What's Going On

The Aurora Women’s Club will sponsor a Dine for Hospice fundraiser event from 5 to 9 p.m. Thursday, May 21, at Riley Street Station Restaurant, 27 Riley St., East Aurora. A percentage of profits will be donated to Hospice of WNY. More...

Business

Catholic Health earns environmental excellence award

Catholic Health has been named a 2015 “System for Change” award winner from the environmental health care organization Practice Greenhealth. More...

BN Travel Professionals set June meeting

The Buffalo Niagara Travel Professionals will hold its June meeting beginning at 5:15 p.m. Tuesday, June 2, at Webster’s Bistro and Bar, 102 Webster St., North Tonawanda. More...

NAWBO will continue HR workshop

The Buffalo Niagara chapter of the National Association of Women Business Owners, partnering with Benefit Brokers of WNY, will hold a five-part human resources workshop hosted by professional HR consultants. Sessions will be from 8:30 to 11:30 a.m. More...