Weekly Feature



August 25, 2016 RSS feed / Front Page

Editorials

Squeeze out summer by attending outdoor events

The mornings and evenings are getting cooler, and stores and shopping centers have begun putting up ads and specials for the beginning of the school year. Whether we’re ready or not, summer is on its way out and autumn is on its way in. More...

Spindle items

East Aurora Editor

TO THE HIP — I’m what you could call a casual fan of the Canadian rock band The Tragically Hip. More...

Out of the Past

20 Years Ago Aug. 29, 1996 More...

Lifestyles

Library News

Aurora Public Library 550 Main St. • 655-5875 Note: The Aurora Public Library will be closed on Monday, Sept. 5, in observance of Labor Day.) More...

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 MONDAY-FRIDAY: EXERCISE/WORKOUT ROOM OPEN 8 A.M.-3:45 P.M. More...

Knit together for a cause: Color the Runway holds third annual show

Fighting back tears, Zandalee Delgado stood before a crowd of more than 200 at the historic Hotel Lafayette in downtown Buffalo on Sunday, celebrating the beginning of the third annual Color the Runway Fashion Show. More...

Business

Elma man hired at Harris Beach PLLC

Harris Beach PLLC recently expanded its Commercial Real Estate Practice Group in Western New York with the addition of Timothy Johnson. Johnson, an Elma resident, is the former first vice president and assistant general counsel at First Niagara. More...

BN360 sets kickoff party for Sept. 22

The Buffalo Niagara Partnership and Buffalo Niagara 360, a partnership of young professionals, has scheduled its kickoff party to celebrate the start of the 2016-17 season. The event will be held from 5:30 to 8 p.m. Thursday, Sept. More...

Recruitment for apprentices to begin in September

The Joint Apprenticeship and Training Committee for Plumbers and Steamfitters, Local Union No. 22, will conduct a recruitment from Sept. 6 through Aug. More...

Shift into gear: Toy Town Car Show slated for Sunday

Car enthusiasts and casual spectators will be able to get their fill of paint jobs and chrome pipes during the 34th annual Toy Town Car Show, which is set to hit Main Street in East Aurora on Sunday, Aug. 28. From 10 a.m. More...

School Board hears proposals for construction project

The East Aurora Board of Education heard presentations last week from the two construction firms in consideration for the district’s upcoming capital facilities project. More...

Town Board ties up LED project for Highway Department

The Aurora Town Board took care of a few housekeeping items regarding the LED light project for the town’s Highway Department during Monday night’s meeting. More...

Local News

Iroquois junior participates in first all-girls coding camp

AT&T partnered with WNY STEM Hub, SUNY Buffalo State and the Girl Scouts of Western New York to create the region’s first all-girls computer coding program called, “It’s Your World! Develop It!” More...

Quinn to retire from ECC following 2017 commencement

Erie Community College President Jack Quinn Jr. More...

County clerk projects revenue increase

Erie County Clerk Chris Jacobs last week said his office projects a substantial increase in revenue next year of approximately $1 million. More...

Police Blotter

Unsolicited branches cause spat between neighbors

Sheriff’s Report Friday, Aug. 12 An apparent malfunction led to a residential alarm sounding on Meadowbrook Drive. Saturday, Aug. 13 More...

Sports

Chiefs’ boys volleyball coach seeks culture change

Sports Reporter

Iroquois boys volleyball coach Mark Schlabach has been working with the Chiefs’ varsity team for six years, but within that timeframe success — at least in terms of the win column — has been a bit tough to come by. More...

Former JV coach, boys program player hoping to return EA girls soccer to glory

New East Aurora girls soccer coach Mark Nojaim remembers when the Lady Blue Devils were not too long ago considered a perennial threat to contend for a divisional title and beyond, having had a front-row seat to that success as the junior varsity coa More...

Reigning section ‘B’ champion Lady Chiefs hit hard by graduation on volleyball court

Iroquois’ girls volleyball team stunned many observers last season by charging through the Class B bracket and upsetting undefeated top-seed Maryvale in the B-1 championship. More...

Entertainment

Concerts

thurs. 25 More...

Live Local in WNY

thurs. 25 My Cousin Tone — 6 p.m., as part of Music On Main, The Bee, 5564 Main St, Williamsville. 632-4700, www.beenews.com More...

Announcements .

Crafters and Vendors Sought — The North Tonawanda Department of Youth, Recreation & Parks, in conjunction with Christian Academy of WNY, is seeking crafters and vendors for its Crafter and Vendor Table Show, as part of its fifth annual Fall More...