2018-08-21

Gloria Ann Gallagher, Veteran, Avid Community Theater Member


Obituary

<p dir=”ltr”>Gloria Ann Gallagher <p dir=”ltr”><span>July 4, 1935-Aug. 16, 2018</span> <p dir=”ltr”><span>Gloria Ann Gallagher, of Palm Beach Gardens, Fla., previously a longtime resident of East Aurora, died on Thursday, August 16, following a long illness. She was 83.</span> <p dir=”ltr”><span>The youngest of nine children, Mrs. Gallagher was born in Galesburg, Ill. on July 4, 1935, to Fred and Cleo Peabody.</span> […]

New Tech Leads to New Teaching Possibilities at East Aurora


All three school buildings in the East Aurora Union Free School District have been busy this summer undergoing improvements with the 2016 Capital Project, and all of the schools are gearing up and getting ready for a contribution from the East Aurora Educational Foundation towards the STEAM labs within the buildings. The newspaper recently spent time with school principals about […]

Hubbard Statue Donation



<p dir=”ltr”>Timothy Schmalz created this 12-foot tall statue highlighting Elbert Hubbard. The artist is looking to donate it to the Village of East Aurora. <span> </span>

Was Justice Peeking in Collins Case?


Editorial

<p dir=”ltr”>The timing of the indictment against Rep. Chris Collins on an insider trading charge leaves voters of this district handicapped in their decision-making for their choice for Congress. Republicans are still in the process of selecting a replacement for Collins, who withdrew from the race. It’s not even clear that Collins’ name can be removed from the ballot.</p><p dir=”ltr”>Democrats […]

Hunting Seasons Arrive Soon


Column

<p dir=”ltr”>Each day we learn news about cereal, meat, eggs and vegetables that are grown quickly by chemically induced means and surprisingly are carcinogenic. How to stay safe is a common thought. It follows then, that more popular than ever, big game and small game hunting is taking an added, even more prominent, role for families that focus on healthy, […]

Foundation Issues Challenge to Support Historical Society Project



<p dir=”ltr”>The William G. Pomeroy Foundation has issued a grant challenge to the Aurora Historical Society to help with the Millard on Main project.</p><p dir=”ltr”>The society has received a matching grant challenge from the foundation to raise $16,000. The society has until Feb. 29, 2019. If the challenge is met, the foundation will award the Aurora Historical Society with a […]

Collins Indictment Should Have Been Seen Earlier


Letter to the Editor

<p dir=”ltr”>Dear Editor, <p dir=”ltr”><span>No doubt you have heard, Chris Collins has dropped out of the congressional race following his arrest by federal authorities for insider trading. Like so many of President Donald Trump’s insiders, corruption seems to be the order of the day. What is most disturbing about the Collins situation is how long it took for his crimes […]

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Subject Arrested Following Accident on Center Street


East Aurora Police Blotter

<p dir=”ltr”>  <p dir=”ltr”><span>On Aug. 13 around 12:30 a.m., East Aurora police were called to a home on Center Street for a report of a hit and run. It appeared the vehicle hit a fence and tree in a yard before fleeing the scene.</span> <p dir=”ltr”><span>A license plate was located on the scene and police traced it back to a […]

Warsaw Fire Department adopts EMS-only provision



<p dir=”ltr”>In order to combat declining membership, the Warsaw Fire Department has passed new bylaws that create an EMS-only position.</p><p dir=”ltr”>The bylaws were ratified Monday, Aug. 20 by the Warsaw Village Board. The fire department previously passed the new bylaws in a unanimous vote.</p><p dir=”ltr”>Like other departments in Wyoming County and elsewhere, volunteer numbers have been slipping locally. The move […]