Stink Bugs: The Invasive and Uninvited House Guest

The Halyomorpha halys (most commonly known as a stink bug) is an invasive species to the country. Around this time of year it begins making its way indoors.

Paula Klocek Returns to East Aurora as Library Director

The Aurora Town Public Library has a new director leading the branch.

Photo by Adam Zaremski

Election Coverage: Release of Tax Filings Sought in Assembly Race

Tax releases were the focus of a recent press conference involving the candidates of the 147th New York State Assembly race.

Cider Room Tabled as Village Seeks More Information

A new bar looking to open on Main Street had its permit application delayed as the village seeks additional information.

Former East Auroran Takes Over Great Divide Ski Area in Montana

After meeting on a chair lift at Kissing Bridge years ago, a local couple has made their way out west to manage a ski resort.

Obituary: Helen L. Hyman Winch, Homemaker, Active in Church

Helen L. Hyman Winch Feb. 2, 1923 – Oct. 4, 2018 Helen L. Hyman Winch, of Route 78, Java Village, died Thursday October 4, in Autumnview Health Care Facility, Hamburg, at the age of 95. Mrs. Winch was born February 2, 1923 in Buffalo, the daughter of the late Casper and Clara (née Almeter) Kibler. She was a homemaker and […]

Obituary: Robert Simpson, Loving Father, Veteran

Robert Simpson Nov. 9, 1927 – Oct. 4, 2018 Robert “Bob” Simpson, a resident of Elma and formerly of Wilson, died on Thursday, October 4. He was 90. Mr. Simpson was a devoted husband, loving father and a proud Army veteran. Mr. Simpson was predeceased by his daughter Brenda (Louie) Cavanaugh, siblings Charles Simpson, William Simpson, Samuel Simpson, Arthur Simpson, […]

Memorial Service Planned For Mary J. Moffett

Mary J. Moffett, Physical Education Teacher Mary J. (née Bechtel) “Becky” Moffett died peacefully at her new home in Morgantown, W. Va. on Wednesday, July 18. She was 90. A full obituary was published in the Aug. 16 issue of this newspaper. Mrs. Moffett’s family would like to remind the community that a service celebrating her life will be held […]

Obituary: Patrick Joyce, Holland Highway Superintendent

Patrick Joyce Aug. 8, 1954 – Oct. 6, 2018 Patrick “Pat” Joyce of Holland died on Saturday, October 6. He was 64. The son of Alice and the late Rodger Joyce, Mr. Joyce was born on Aug. 8, 1954. Mr. Joyce was a beloved son, father, and friend. He was the Holland Highway Superintendent for over 30 years. He was […]

Obituary: Marie Garvey, Educator, Mother of Seven

Marie Garvey Jan. 29, 1925 – Oct. 4, 2018 Marie M. (née Molloy) Garvey, a longtime East Aurora resident, educator and mother of seven died peacefully, surrounded by family, at Brothers of Mercy in Clarence. She was 93. Born in Poughkeepsie to Joseph and Marie Molloy (née Wilckens), Mrs. Garvey attended Vassar College (valedictorian) and received her master’s degree in […]