Weekly Feature

October 19, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

Village Board weighs in on Paid Family Leave Act

During an East Aurora Village Board meeting on Monday, members learned more about the state’s Paid Family Leave Act, which takes effect in January 2018.  More...

Editorials

Education, screenings essential in breast cancer fight

Cancer is a word most of us will come face-to-face with at some point in our lifetimes, whether it’s directly or through the diagnosis of someone we love.  Cancer is a word that is undoubtedly frightening to hear, but we can’t simply More...

Spindle items

East Aurora Editor

WEIGHT LOSS JOURNEY — This week, I took another step forward in my weight loss journey – 15 pounds down. More...

Out of the Past

25 Years Ago October 22, 1992   More...

Sports

Iroquois field hockey blanks final three foes

Sports Reporter

Iroquois’ field hockey team closed out its regular season on a strong note, putting its recent loss to Williamsville North behind it to top West Seneca East, Williamsville South and Amherst by a combined 12-0 margin.  More...

EA girls volleyball tops Maryvale in battle of undefeated squads

East Aurora’s girls volleyball team passed a very important test Oct. 6 when it downed Maryvale by 25-19, 25-23, 25-21 scores to remain undefeated in ECIC III play on the season.  More...

EA girls soccer peaking heading into postseason

East Aurora’s girls soccer team picked the perfect time in the season to embark on a five-game unbeaten streak, outscoring its foes — Cheektowaga, Lake Shore, Lancaster, Maryvale and Springville — by a combined 24-2 to enter the Sec More...

What's Going On

What’s Going On

School schedules Festa Con Vino More...

Cavalcade of Bands set for Saturday

This Saturday, 14 high school bands will make their way to Orchard Park for the 30th annual Cavalcade of Bands.  The show will begin at 4 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 21, at the Orchard Park High School athletic field, 4040 Baker Road.  More...

Business

Losing the weight for good

Program focuses on keeping the pounds off

Pam Berchtold says the tagline for her weight loss business is “let us help you achieve your idea life.”  Berchtold, who owns Ideal Health 716 with her longtime friend Karen Baughan, says it sums up their mission perfectly.  More...

Medaille College to lead talk on health care

Medaille College, at 18 Agassiz Circle, Buffalo, will host a look at Western New York’s changing health care landscape and what it means for business owners. More...

PBN annual meeting will be held Nov. 1

Preservation Buffalo Niagara is a group that helps protect and promote unique architecture and historic legacies in Western New York. It will be hosting its 2017 annual meeting at 5:30 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. More...

East Aurora High selected as 2017 National Blue Ribbon School

East Aurora High School was recently recognized as a 2017 National Blue Ribbon School by U.S. More...

Lorigo co-sponsors Theft of Valor Law

A local law imposing misdemeanor criminal sanctions upon finding of fraudulent representation of military status to receive a monetary or other tangible benefit will take effect soon, 60 days after filing with the Secretary of State.  More...

Local News

NEW SIGN FOR KNOX

— State Sen. Patrick M. Gallivan unveiled a sign on Route 20A and Seneca Street in East Aurora on Thursday, directing motorists to Knox Farm State Park in East Aurora. More...

West Seneca man charged in Dunkin’ Donuts robbery

A man authorities suspect in multiple robberies across the area has admitted that he was responsible for a robbery at an East Aurora Dunkin’ Donuts earlier this month, according to East Aurora police.  More...

Urban Design hosts chamber event

East Aurora business members gathered on Oct. More...

Education

Empire State sets public info sessions

SUNY Empire State College will hold public information sessions at its Niagara Frontier Center, Appletree Business Park, 2875 Union Road, Suite 34, Cheektowaga, regarding its associate and bachelor’s degree programs.  The forums are schedu More...

Chicken barbecue to benefit library

The West Seneca Public Library will hold a BW’s barbecue chicken dinner from 1 to 5 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 4, at the West Seneca Senior Citizens Center, 4620 Seneca St. More...

Lifestyles

Phase 2 of local campaign urges struggling young adults to ‘Just Tell One’

by MARIA PERICOZZI  Intern  G etting help when suffering from depression, suicidal thoughts, alcohol abuse or substance abuse can be as simple as just telling one person.  More...

Entertainment

Workshops/Classes

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Live Local in WNY

thurs. 19  Kevin McCarthy — 7:30 p.m., Local Kitchen & Beer Bar, 88 W. Chippewa St., Buffalo. 259-1810, www.buffalocateringservices.com   More...

Performance

thurs. 19  Zach and Kathy Carr — Join Zach and Kathy Carr as they give a casual concert with proceeds from the night of fun and fellowship being contributed to the fight against breast cancer, 7 p.m. Thursday, Oct. More...