April 17, 2014 RSS feed / Front Page

EA BOE restores some programs

The most recent draft of the East Aurora School District’s 2014-15 budget has been increased from the previous one by about $432,000. More...

Local News

SOMEONE YOU SHOULD KNOW

Iroquois senior becomes self-published author

Tales of superheroes and demons flood the head of a young author who took her passion and creativity and put it on paper. More...

Aurora man arrested on drug charges

The Erie County Sheriff’s Narcotics Unit, with the assistance of East Aurora police, has arrested an Aurora man on multiple drug charges. Jasper R. More...

Talk planned for Aurora Town Library’s 50th anniversary

On April 20, the Aurora Town Library will celebrate its 50th anniversary in its current building at 550 Main St., East Aurora. More...

Education

Aurora Waldorf School announces summer programs

Aurora Waldorf School will hold several summer programs for families and children ages 2 to 12. Sessions will be held July 14 to 18, July 21 to 25, and July 28 to Aug. 1. More...

Samantha Jemiolo receives Chancellor’s Award for excellence

Samantha Jemiolo, daughter of Leslie Jemiolo of Orchard Park and Stanley and Renee Jemiolo of Elma, was one of four Fredonia State College seniors to receive a Chancellor’s Award for Student Excellence, an honor that recognizes a student’ More...

Adult education classes set for W.D. Ormsby Educational Center

This May, the Erie 2-Chautauqua-Cattaraugus BOCES Adult & Community Education Division is offering Introduction to AutoCAD and Introduction to SolidWorks classes at the W.D. Ormsby Educational Center in East Aurora. More...

Lifestyles

Camp Pathfinder’sgolden anniversary

Through two world wars, the Great Depression and all that has happened since, one boy’s summer camp has managed to stand the test of time for 100 years. More...

Boy Scouts to host pancake breakfast

Boy Scout Troop 618 will host a pancake breakfast from 7:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Sunday, April 27, at St. Gabriel’s Parish Hall, 5271 Clinton St., Elma. Meals cost $5 for adults, $2 for children ages 4 to 10, and free for children younger than 4. More...

Bee Senior News

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 More...

Business

Events

Friday Morning Networking now weekly meetup More...

BBB Advice: What to Do About Heartbleed Bug

Consumers have heard of the Heartbleed Bug, but many don’t know what to do about it. More...

Business Technology LLC to hold E-Scrap 4 Camp event

The week of April 28, Business Technology LLC in East Aurora will partner with Sunnking to hold an E-Scrap 4 Camp electronics recycling event. More...

Town to use surplus grant money for additional library repairs - Free Access

The Aurora Town Board on Monday approved the use of surplus grant money to make additional repairs to the Aurora Town Library. The grant money was first used for roof repairs to the library. More...

Iroquois softball field named after longtime coach - Free Access

After coaching 30 years for Iroquois girls varsity field hockey and 31 years for varsity softball, Pete Tonsoline is no stranger to the Iroquois High School athletic fields. More...

Editorials

Feds need to rethink anti-violence cuts in schools

Sadly, the middle of the month of April has become synonymous with mass acts of violence in the United States, especially over the last 20 years or so. More...

Spindle items

MILITARY KID — April is the designated month for the military child, and on Tuesday, the International Peace Bridge was set to be lit with a purple glow for Military Child Day. More...

Observance of Earth Day needs a facelift

Whatever happened to Earth Day? The ecology-driven observance still appears on calendars but hardly generates the response it did 40 years ago. The observance has been held annually on April 22 beginning in 1970. More...

Obituaries

Death Notice

LESTER, Arthur F., of East Aurora, died Friday, April 11, 2014. Mr. Lester is survived by two sons, Michael and Paul; four daughters, Susan Scott, Carol Horton, Mary Lou Traylor and Martha Bonnet; nine grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren. More...

Sports

Distance races to again be EA track’s go-to events

East Aurora’s track team perennially draws strength from its cross country program, which supplies both the boys and girls track squads with a plethora of athletes for the distance events — and gives the Blue Devils a healthy chunk of vir More...

More than half of Chiefs’ large tennis roster are new to squad

Even with the graduation of more than half of last year’s roster, Iroquois’ boys tennis team still boasts one of its biggest rosters in quite some time, with 21 athletes making up the 2014 squad. More...

EA baseball wins two of first three

East Aurora’s baseball team wasted no time in bouncing back from a tough first effort outside of the gym, shaking off April 10’s shutout loss to Depew by trouncing Cheektowaga the next day, 15-4. More...

Entertainment

Theatre

thurs. 17 The Sunshine Boys — By Neil Simon and presented by Desiderio’s Dinner Theatre, 6 p.m. dinner, 7:30 p.m. More...

Family Activities

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Comedy

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