Weekly Feature

June 22, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

Editorials

Celebrate safely during graduation season

For Iroquois and East Aurora seniors, the current chapter of their lives is about to come to a close, as the district prepares to bid graduating students adieu in the next few days.  Graduation is a worthy accomplishment and one that students ha More...

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East Aurora Editor

FOR THE DOGS — During the East Aurora Village Board meeting on Monday, Amy Gates, owner of Tres Chic Pet Boutique on Persons Street, presented the idea of opening a doggy day care at her shop. More...

Out of the Past

25 Years Ago June 25, 1992   An 8-year-old boy was fatally injured Monday after running into the path of a car on Mill Road in West Falls. According to East Aurora police, the boy was across the street from his house at about 5:30 p.m. More...

Sports

First Team marked by championship pedigree

Aside from all being extremely talented players, there’s one thing six of the eight First-Team all-stars on the 2017 All-Bee Softball Team have in common: They played for schools that reached the local pinnacle this season. More...

North’s Switzer voted Coach of the Year

First-year Williamsville North softball coach Michelle Switzer couldn’t have asked for a better situation to walk into when making her varsity coaching debut. More...

North’s Nicosia edges Depew’s Cotton in Pitcher of the Year race

¦ Lady Spartans’ ace is just third ever to earn accolade in award’s existence

Emily Nicosia earned her way into a fairly exclusive club this spring.  More...

Entertainment

Live Local in WNY

Andrew Harvey — 6 p.m., as part of Music On Main, Cabernet Cafe, 9 N. Ellicott near Main St., Williamsville; $. 631-1044,  thurs. 22  www.cabernetswinecafe.com   More...

Theatre

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Concerts

thurs. 22  Queens of the Stone Age will perform with special guests at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, June 22, at the Rapids Theatre, 1711 Main St., Niagara Falls; $. 205-8925, www.rapidstheatre.com   More...

EA neighbors rally against proposed dog kennel

Neighbors living near Persons and Elm streets in the Village of East Aurora banded together on Monday to speak out against a proposed dog kennel in their neighborhood.  Amy Gates, owner of Tres Chic Pet Boutique at 660 Persons, appeared before t More...

Elma teen facing charges following Facebook video

An Elma teen is facing charges after a video of him hitting a turtle went viral.  The 16-year-old is charged with illegally pursuing wildlife and attempting to take wildlife during a closed season, according to the state Department of Environmen More...

Local News

Exit survey reveals majority vote for athletic facility turf upgrade at Iroquois

The Iroquois athletic facility committee fell short of raising enough donations for the $1.9 million needed for a new athletic complex and artificial turf field by the Feb. 28 deadline.  More...

Woman dead after Leydecker vehicle accident

Mary L. Young, 87, of East Aurora, has died following a motor vehicle accident on Sunday afternoon on Leydecker Road in West Seneca.  According to West Seneca police, the accident investigation is ongoing and no charges have been filed.   More...

News Brief

The Roycroft Campus is offering tours of the towers from 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday, July 12, at 31 S. Grove St., East Aurora. More...

Letters to the Editor

In our society, thinking is becoming lost art

I enjoyed David Sherman’s column “Without news, we have no freedom.”  Freedom is a process where we all have our duty to play.  “What is truth?” — Pontius Pilate.  If truth is the first casualty of w More...

Police Blotter

Intruder accused of urinating on sofa

Sunday, June 11  East Aurora   Police were called to a home on Main Street after a report of a break-in. More...

Lifestyles

Bill Wende contemplates past, future of Section6Runs website

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Hundreds of athletes have been in Bill Wende’s camera lens as he spent countless days running around in — or sometimes biking in — torrential rain, blazing heat and the rare, perfect afternoons snapping pictures.  More...

East Aurora Art Society to hold outdoor fine art show

The East Aurora Art Society will hold its 64th annual Outdoor Fine Art Show from 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Sunday, June 25 at East Aurora Middle School, 430 Main St., East Aurora. Awards will be presented at 1 p.m. More...

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...

What's Going On

What’s Going On

Millard on Main  The Millard on Main Event will take place from 4-6 p.m. Sunday, June 25, at 24 Shearer Ave., East Aurora. The event features a raffle for a trip to Panama for two. More...

Business

Local tea shop opens in new village location

LuAnn and Chris Gerace are gearing up for the grand reopening of their new Purrfect Tea & Tea Lounge location at 700 Main St. More...

Buffalo-Niagara SCORE offers free workshop

Buffalo-Niagara SCORE is holding a free workshop, “Employee Life Cycle: Interviewing, Hiring & What Comes Next,” from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Wednesday, June 28, in the Audubon Public Library, 350 John James Audubon Parkway, Buffalo. More...

$5,000 Walker Scholarship due July 15

Applications for the $5,000 Jacquie Walker Scholarship offered by the Buffalo Branch of the American Association of University Women are due Saturday, July 15. More...