5 Tips to Spring Clean Your Spices

(<a href=”www.familyfeatures.com”>Family Features</a>) One area of the kitchen that is often overlooked when it comes to spring cleaning is the area home chefs keep their spices, whether it’s a cabinet, rack or drawer. Keeping your spices fresh and organized is a smart way to create faster, more flavorful meals. Try these tips from Toni Hammersley, author of <a href=”www.abowlfulloflemons.net&#8221; rel=”nofollow” […]

Fire Prevention Tips And Technology

(NAPSI)—They look like small, plastic boxes, round or square, stuck up on the wall or the ceiling—but they could save your life. They’re smoke alarms and carbon monoxide detectors. <strong style=”mso-bidi-font-weight:normal”>Facts And Figures<o:p></o:p></strong> On average, eight people die in a home fire each day in the U.S.—almost 3,000 people every year. While working smoke alarms cut the chance of dying […]

Foothills Trail Club’s Hike Series to Celebrate Town Bicentennials

<p dir=”ltr”>The towns of Aurora, Holland and Wales are celebrating their 200th anniversaries in 2018, with a full calendar of festivities including parades, beard and bonnet contests, historic building tours and many other events.</p><p dir=”ltr”>Two of these towns, Holland and Wales, are home to about 30 miles of the Conservation Trail, a 182-mile branch trail of the Finger Lakes Trail […]

View From Right Field

<span id=”docs-internal-guid-0579db5d-90fd-9965-bf32-38b36df8df9b”><span id=”docs-internal-guid-0579db5d-90fd-9965-bf32-38b36df8df9b”>Joe Meyer, left, and Steve Sokolski, right, look forward to spring each season. </span></span>

House Fire Caused by Phone Charger

East Aurora Police Blotter

<p dir=”ltr”>Emergency officials responded to Jewett Holmwood Road on March 28 around 9 a.m. for a report of an electrical fire.</p><p dir=”ltr”><span>The police report states that the homeowners came into the kitchen and saw flames on the counter where a phone charger was plugged in to the wall. The report states that the phone charger was made of a lithium […]

Forrest Fisher Column

<p dir=”ltr”>How small are deer ticks? About the size of a poppy seed! <span> </span>

Springtime is Lyme Disease Time


<p dir=”ltr”>  <p dir=”ltr”><span>We all love spring! Fresh air, sunshine, baby birds, fresh flowers, emerging tree leaves, fish are spawning and much more. But there is one thing we all need to know when heading outdoors this year. If you’re fishing, hunting, hiking, camping, just walking your dog in the village park, and if you have deer that cross your […]

Social Experiment Finds How To Put More Joy Into A Party

(NAPSI)—In the U.S., 74 percent of people order carryout or delivery pizza at least once a month. However, many people don’t realize that ordering carryout or delivery pizza may be compromising the moods of themselves and those around them. <strong style=”mso-bidi-font-weight:normal”>The Social Experiment <o:p></o:p></strong> In an effort to determine which pizza makes for happier gatherings—delivery or fresh—baked from the oven-a […]

Charter Day Celebrates Bicentennial of Three Towns

<p dir=”ltr”>On April 15, 1818, New York State adopted legislation creating the Towns of Aurora, Holland, and Wales. Exactly 200 years later, the three towns will commemorate the bicentennial of this event, and officially launch their year-long bicentennial celebrations, with a “Charter Day” commemoration on Sunday, April 15, at the South Wales Community Hall, 6387 Olean Road in South Wales. […]

Success Stories Prove That No One Gets A Diploma Alone

Adults looking to finish their high school diploma have more help than they realize. (NAPS)