Adjusting Business Focus at Elm Street Bakery

<p dir=”ltr”>With a New Year, the owners of Elm Street Bakery are looking at making adjustments for its operations. This will include ramping up marketing efforts for the new space next to the bakery on Oakwood Avenue and exploring shared opportunities with other businesses.<p dir=”ltr”>The big change, though, is that the bakery will be closed on Sundays, similar to how […]

A Letter to the Iroquois School Superintendent

Letter to the Editor

<p dir=”ltr”>Dear Editor,<p dir=”ltr”><span>These are troublesome times for the taxpayers in the Iroquois School District. As you read this the voting is done again.</span><p dir=”ltr”><span>There is a Letter To The Editor in last week’s paper that has taken the superintendent and his school board to task. It is evident they do not live up to their word.</span><p dir=”ltr”><span>The superintendent went […]

David C. Dudley, Design Drafter at Moog


<p dir=”ltr”>David C. Dudley<p dir=”ltr”>July 1, 1957-Jan. 1, 2018<p dir=”ltr”>David Charles Dudley, a resident of East Aurora since 1991, died suddenly on Monday, January 1 at Mercy Hospital, after a long fight with Chondrosarcoma.<p dir=”ltr”>Mr. Dudley, born on July 1, 1957 in Millard Fillmore Hospital in Buffalo, was the son of the late Daniel Clifton and Blanche Edith (néeTolsma) Dudley. […]

Supervising Family

<p dir=”ltr”>Elma Supervisor Dennis Powers, right, accepts the oath of office from Hon. Supreme Court Judge M. William Boller, second from right. Joining Powers are, from the left, Dean Powers, Bob Przepiora, Jackson Przepiora, Leigh Przepiora and Jackie Powers.<span> </span>

Iroquois Hoopsters’ Strong Second Half Produces Biggest Season Win

<p dir=”ltr”>The Iroquois varsity boys basketball team improved to 2-1 in division play with a 77-49 win at Springville on Jan. 4. The team produced a season-high 49 second-half points that led to a season-high game-point total to earn the win and go above .500 in division play in January for the first time in six years.<p dir=”ltr”><span>The points scored […]

It’s Only a Game; It’s Only a Game; It’s Only…


<p dir=”ltr”> </p><p dir=”ltr”><span>It was a long, lonely walk home from the Bills playoff loss on Sunday. No, not from Jacksonville, just from the Right Field Satellite Office, where a few score of us hopefuls gathered in the front rooms to cheer on the locals, and, coincidentally, where another couple of dozen gathered to celebrate East Aurora stalwart Joe McCormick’s 90th […]

EA Brings in New Business Manager as Blowers Retires

<p dir=”ltr”>Often times when someone retires from a school district, the role is backfilled by a person without as much experience as the person who is leaving.<p dir=”ltr”><span>With Business Manager Paul Blowers retiring in early January, the district hired a candidate that will bring just as much experience to the table. East Aurora is the fourth local district that Joanne […]

EA Wrestlers Compete in Northtowns Tournament

<p dir=”ltr”>Never has a school dominated the Niagara Frontier Wrestling Officials Association Tournament in its 37 years as Wyoming Seminary College Preparatory School did on Jan. 6 at Niagara County Community College.<p dir=”ltr”><span>The prep school from Wilkes Barre, Pa. overwhelmed nearly 40 other schools with a tournament record 384 points. The current fifth-ranked wrestling high school in the country has […]

George W. Oliver, Local Educator


<p dir=”ltr”>George W. Oliver<p dir=”ltr”>July 6, 1934- Jan. 5, 2018<p dir=”ltr”>George W. Oliver, a well-known member of the Western New York education community, died Friday, January 5 at The GreenFields skilled nursing unit in Lancaster, from Parkinson’s disease. He was 83.<p dir=”ltr”>Mr. Oliver was born July 6, 1934 in Watertown and moved to Corning shortly thereafter, where he graduated from […]

Burglary Attempts Similar at Local Convenience Stores

Sheriff's Report

<p dir=”ltr”>Erie County Sheriff’s deputies are still investigating two crimes at local convenience stores that are believed to be related. The first instance occurred on Dec. 31 at Crosby Mart on Big Tree Road in Wales, where an unknown perpetrator smashed out the glass panel of the entrance door. The report does not say if items were stolen from the […]