2018-11-21

Holiday Decorations to Feature Artwork by Jennings


Banners that will soon decorate Main Street light posts will honor the artwork of Rixford Jennings, an artist known for capturing many scenes around East Aurora and for designing the village seal.

Holland Appoints New Highway Superintendent


A new leader was needed following the unexpected passing of Patrick Joyce.

East Aurora Hosts Latin Competition


On Nov. 17, over 250 students, teachers, and parents from 15 different schools across the state celebrated a contest revolving around the history and use of Latin. This was hosted at East Aurora High School by the New York State Junior Classical League. Called the Fall Certamen – Latin for “competition” – students participated in several exams, team challenges, athletic […]

Football Program May Reorganize to Combat Declining Numbers


The merged football program for East Aurora and Holland schools might see restructuring changes for the 2019 season.

Photos from Iroquois Musical “Godspell”

Last weekend, students at Iroquois Central presented the musical “Godspell” to the community. Click below to scroll through the images. Also, if you missed earlier coverage about the show, you can view that below. Students Look to Provide Lessons and Fun in Upcoming Musical

Obituary: Joyce M. Ellis, Devoted Family Matriarch, Retired Secretary

Joyce M. Ellis Oct. 22, 1934 – Nov. 15, 2018 Joyce M. Ellis of East Aurora, formerly of Holland, died peacefully on Thursday, November 15, after a bravely fought battle with cancer. She was 84. Born Joyce M. Evans on Oct. 22, 1934, Mrs. Ellis was the wife of James P. Ellis and a retired secretary for the East Aurora […]

Village Board Talks Ways to Finance Costly Capital Projects


As the board continues to determine the best way to make the repairs, they are also trying to figure out the best way to cover the cost.

Ormsby Educational Center Instructor Earns Teacher of the Year Honor

What began with a hotplate and 10 computers has grown and evolved into one of the more beloved, multi-faceted programs housed within the Ormsby Educational Center. For the past 20 years, CDOS and Multi-Occ instructor Kathy Sitarek has worked to mold and shape the dual program into what it is today. For her work inside and outside of the classroom, […]

Column: Deer Season, don’t get Ticked Off


Learn practical ways to avoid ticks and stay safe while hunting this season.

Small Business Saturday Returns to Region


While some shoppers are still recuperating and catching up on sleep from standing in line all night for Black Friday deals, everybody else focuses in on Small Business Saturday. The sidewalks of East Aurora are primed and ready to go for this annual event, and local businesses are gearing up for the crowds with promotions, sales and other seasonal festivities. […]