East Aurora Advertiser

Column: The View from Right Field: Leafing It All Behind


When my good friends Katherine and Thomas Drescher moved from East Aurora to Buffalo years ago, we proud townies thought they were crazy. Why would you leave a perfectly nice home on Park Place for a dubious (or “sketchy” as my daughter would say) neighborhood in Schiller Park on the city’s far East Side, we asked? Thomas, a deeply spiritual and caring man, replied that since the city was experiencing problems, it would be a help if two good people moved there. Naive? Maybe. Sincere? Without...

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