July 30, 2015 RSS feed / Front Page

Tri-Town Rec raises funds for Katie Durkin Memorial Athletic Park

On July 7, 9-year-old Katie Durkin of Wales lost her life from injuries sustained in a head-on car accident. More...

Local News

New Rotary Club seeks to effect change through service

There’s a new social club in town — one that is nixing the cocktail hours and freshly pressed suits in favor of jeans and a pair of work gloves. (See editorial on page four) More...

Granville to run for Town Of Aurora justice

Attorney Jim Granville recently announced that he is seeking the position of Aurora town justice. Granville garnered support across all parties and will be on all six lines of the ballot on Thursday, Sept. 10. More...

Funding secured for public safety agencies, departments

Additional state funding to support various public safety initiatives throughout Erie County has been secured by Sen. Patrick Gallivan, R-C-I, Elma. More...

Letters to the Editor

Chamber thankful for event support

On behalf of the Greater East Aurora Chamber of Commerce, I would like to thank all those who made this past weekend’s 46th annual event such a great success. More...

Rose paid his debt; time to move on

Thank you very much for the very well-written viewpoint on Pete Rose in the July 23 Bee. Mr. Sherman’s viewpoint clearly is honest and recognizes Mr. Rose for who he truly had been during his baseball years as a player. Mr. More...

Rose should accept his punishment

Let’s see if I have this all straight. Pete Rose bet on baseball games while managing the Reds but denied it. He agreed to a lifetime ban from baseball. More...

Sports

Iroquois student makes National Development Sled Hockey team

Nathan Bryant, a junior at Iroquois High School, has just moved a bit closer to his dream of competing in the Paralympics as a member of the sled hockey team. More...

Sokolski tabbed Bee’s Male Athlete of the Year

Mathew Sokolski would live in the gym if he could. The Iroquois graduate hit the weight room as often as possible over the years, looking for ways to improve his size, his strength, his speed ... More...

Glory Days Softball concludes regular-season play

After three months of games, the Glory Days 50+ Wood Bat Softball League came down to a three-way tie for first place as the regular season came to a conclusion last week. More...

What's Going On

Whats Going On

EA Wesleyan to hold ‘Church in the Park’ More...

Entertainment

Family Activities

fri. 31 . Friday Night Family Flicks — An outdoor movie cinema on an inflatable movie screen, featuring “Annie,” dusk Friday, July 31, at the Harlem Road Community Center back lawn, 4255 Harlem Road, Amherst; Free. More...

Special Events

thurs. 30-sun. 2 More...

Art

sat. 1 Geminoid — Two art shows in one by Chris McGee, with an opening reception from 6 to 10 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 1, and continues through Oct. 1 at McGee Art Gallery, 10931 Main St., Clarence; Free. More...

East Aurora Fire Department to host water ball event

Firemen’s Field in East Aurora is in for a good soaking as the East Aurora Fire Department will host a water ball event on Sunday, Aug. 2. More...

Healthy Zone Rink receives $20,000 from Kraft contest

East Aurora put a small town on a very large map, thanks to the voters who helped the Healthy Zone Rink finish in the top 10 for the annual Kraft Hockeyville competition. More...

Editorials

Rotary provides opportunities for involvement

The first Rotary club was founded by Chicago attorney Paul Harris on Feb. 23, 1905. He initiated the Rotary Club of Chicago as a place where professionals with diverse backgrounds could exchange ideas and form meaningful, lifelong friendships. More...

Spindle items

Reporter

CANALSIDE — I pass Canalside in Buffalo at the very least once a week while I’m driving home on Monday nights from board meetings. I catch a quick glimpse from Interstate 190 and wonder how the concerts at Canalside are configured. More...

Out of the Past

20 Years Ago Aug. 3, 1995 More...

Education

SCHOLARS —

Karen Borowski, standing left, Jarrin Jaworsk, standing right, Molly Ferris, seated left, Lissa Giacalone and Gabriella Sadek were the recent recipients of the 2015 Marie West Keller Memorial Scholar More...

On the Campus

The following students were named to the dean’s list for the 2015 spring semester at Rochester Institute of Technology: David Egan, Eric Franz, Christian Granville, Scott Marshall, Jonathan McClure, Corey Muench, Emily Neu, Stephen Petoniak, St More...

Lifestyles

Former East Aurora resident weds in California

Elizabeth Hoagland married Ryan Hall during a mid-afternoon ceremony on Thursday, July 2, 2015, at Dana Point Lantern Bay Park in San Clemente, California. D. Scott Carr officiated at the ceremony. More...

Library News

Aurora Public Library 550 Main St. 652-4440 2015 SUMMER HOURS: 1 p.m. to 8 p.m. Mondays and Thursdays; 10 a.m. to 8 p.m Tuesdays; 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Wednesdays and Fridays; and closed Saturdays and Sundays. More...

Erie County Fair prepares for 176th exhibition

For the 176th year, the Hamburg Fairgrounds are being prepared for the footsteps of fried dough-toting fairgoers who will visit the venue for the Erie County Fair, beginning Wednesday, Aug. 12. More...

Business

Poked Yolk’s breakfast menu offers Mexican flair

The restaurant scene on Transit Road is spicing up with the addition of the Poked Yolk. Formerly Buffalo’s Broken Yolk, the breakfast place is bringing Mexican flair and Las Vegas pizzazz to the menu. More...

Volunteer open house will be held Thursday, Aug. 6

The Buffalo Niagara chapter of the Small Business Association and SCORE will hold a volunteer recruitment open house from 8:30 to 10 a.m. Thursday, Aug. 6, in the fourth-floor Conference Room 423 at the Federal Office Building, 130 S. More...

Photo Refresh event scheduled by BNSME

The Buffalo Niagara Sales and Marketing Executives will host a Photo Refresh event from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Monday, Aug. 3, at Onion Studio, 1170 Losson Road, Buffalo. More...