2018-08-28

Why kids have a shortage of free time and what parents can do about it



(BPT) – A typical school night can get pretty hectic. Once the kids get home, there’s a scramble to get to after-school activities, then dinner and finally, homework. For families that are feeling the schedule squeeze this school year, here’s some news that might make you feel good about cutting an activity or two from the lineup. Kids not only […]

Village Asked to Monitor Noise Levels at Hamlin Park



<p dir=”ltr”>Village residents asked the East Aurora Village Board to better monitor noise levels coming from Hamlin Park during specific events. <p dir=”ltr”><span>Two people who live near the park briefly spoke about a recent noise complaint from a specific event. They said they are fine with events that take place at the park, but were concerned with one occasion involving […]

Local History



<p dir=”ltr”>Lieut. Commander Frank M. Hawkes stands with Grace Kenny beside the Gwinn Aircar, in which Hawks and local resident J. Hazard Campbell died. This photograph was taken just a few weeks before the fatal crash. <span> </span>

Century 21



Century 21 Awards



<p dir=”ltr”>After 70 years, Century 21 Gold Standard in East Aurora has many awards to showcase for their work in the community. <span> </span>

Documentary



<p dir=”ltr”>Tim Buchanan, the subject of the documentary, on a hiking trail. <span> </span>

Borderland Festival



<p dir=”ltr”>Borderland Music + Arts Festival organizer Jennifer Brazill discusses the many features of the upcoming event at Knox Farm State Park. <span> </span>

Robert E. Schiffman, Volunteer Fireman


Obituary

<p dir=”ltr”>Robert E. Schiffman <p dir=”ltr”><span>Nov. 8, 1940 – Aug. 22, 2018</span> <p dir=”ltr”><span>Robert E.</span><span>Schiffman of Elma, died Wednesday, August 22. He was 77.</span> <p dir=”ltr”><span>Born Nov. 8, 1940, Mr. Schiffman was the son of the late Jake and Ruth Schiffman.</span> <p dir=”ltr”><span>Mr. Schiffman was president and a lifetime member of Spring Brook Volunteer Fire Company, also a lifetime member […]

Admiral Retires



<p dir=”ltr”>Recently retired Griffins Mills native Rebecca McCormick-Boyle stops for a photo on the second day of her cycling journey in South Dakota. <span> </span>

Local History



<p dir=”ltr”><span>A crowd gathers around the wreckage of the Gwinn Aircar. The photograph was captured around 7:30 p.m., Aug. 23, 1938, a short time after the plane hit utility wires and crashed.</span> <span> </span>