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Iroquois Foundation to Honor Five Alumni at Graduation Ceremony

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Scott J. Zimmerman, DrPH, MPH, Aaron C. Bove, Edmond K. Benson, Jr, Gregory P. Kinal and Thomas J. Knab were honored as inductees to the Iroquois Wall of Fame as distinguished alumni.

Charging the Future Need Grows for Electric Vehicle Services as State Pushes Forward on Climate Plan

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In March 2021, construction began on the Empire State Line, a new 20-mile 345 kV transmission line crossing through five towns in Erie and Niagara counties. Upon completion later this month the line will disburse renewable energy through the region’s infrastructure. We looked into what this could mean for the state’s target of eliminating gasoline-powered vehicles by 2035 under the NYS Climate Act with an examination of EVs and realities of charging here close to home.

Zoning Variance Denied for Solar Farm Request on Davis Road

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A variance request in order to install a solar farm on 48 acres along Davis Road was denied by the town of Aurora. It also dismissed a measure that said a solar farm company is comparable to a public utility company.

Documentary on Local Wheelchair Football Team to Debut at Aurora Theatre

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Under the leadership of Elma resident Norm Page of Greater Buffalo Adaptive Sports and former Blue Devils varsity football coach Tim Wade, wheelchair football has come to East Aurora.

Marilla Solar Farm in Operation; Can Power Hundreds of Homes

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A certificate of completion was granted to the newly operational solar farm in Marilla following an inspection on June 10. The project will generate 4.5 megawatts of electricity; enough electricity to power up to approximately 1,000 homes.

Flaming Lips to Headline Borderland Festival

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When the 2022 Borderland Festival returns to Knox Farm State Park on Sept. 17 and 18, the nationally ranked music festival will feature The Flaming Lips and Portugal.The Man as its headliners.

Zoning Board Again Tables Variance Request for Elm St. Grain Mill

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The East Aurora Village Board has tabled a variance request for the grain mill at 47 Elm Street in order to explore whether there are other options through the state’s Historic Preservation Office that would let the project commence without needing to make significant changes to the structure.

Town Issues Support for Rail to Trail Efforts in Aurora

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The Aurora Town Board issued a unanimous resolution in support of the Erie Cattaraugus Rail Trail’s route through West Falls, subject to conditions and a legally binding agreement between the rail trail and the West Falls Conservation Club.


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