2019-02-12

Wales Center to Host Regional Firefighters Convention in Summer


For a few days this summer, the area is going to be surrounded by thousands of volunteer firefighters. The Wales Center Fire Company, located on Big Tree Road in Wales, is hosting the 111th  convention of the Southwestern Association of Volunteer Firemen from July 31 until Aug. 4. During this time, firefighters from Allegany, Cattaraugus, Chautauqua and Erie Counties will […]

East Aurora 2019 Musical Photos

Last weekend, East Aurora students presented “Bye Bye Birdie.” Below is a slide show of images captured by photographer Marty Wangelin. Click to view the photos.

Fire Convention in East Aurora, 1995

This summer, the Town of Wales will host the Southwestern Association of Volunteer Firemen from July 31 until Aug. 4. The group was last in the region in 1995, when they came to East Aurora.  Below is some prior coverage from the East Aurora Advertiser at that time. Coverage of the event seems to show that it was a good event, […]

Students Write Letters for Aurora Time Capsule


Students at Immaculate Conception School were given a history lesson to get them thinking about the future. Last week, as they learned about how their school first began, they were also invited to participate with the Town of Aurora time capsule project. The town, to close out its Bicentennial celebrations, is inviting the community to write letters to their counterparts. […]

Chiefs Place 10 at Wrestling State Qualifiers


The Iroquois wrestling team had 10 wrestlers place in eight weight classes at Lake Shore High School on Feb. 9. Of the three Iroquois wrestlers that made it to the championship bout, Cory Day was the lone Chief to punch his ticket for an opportunity at a state title by taking the 160-pound title. Day won a 10-3 decision over […]

Lady Chiefs Win Two More but Drop Rematch with East Aurora


If you know Lady Chiefs’ coach Steve Sokolski, you’ll know that he put the tough 57-54 loss to East Aurora on Mon., Feb. 11, on himself. “The girls played hard, kept battling, but I probably didn’t give ‘em everything they needed to win against a good Blue Devils team,” he said. “And some of the shots that normally go in, […]

Chief Hoopsters One Win Away from Title


The Iroquois varsity boys basketball team begins this week in the division lead with a 7-3 record. Of the three teams knocking on the doorstep with 6-4 records are East Aurora, Cheektowaga and Depew. With just a pair of division games remaining against the latter two teams, a win against either will secure at least a share of the ECIC-III […]

Big Bass, Big Stage, Big Dreams


Who ever thought that fishing for four days would pay $100,000? It did on Bassmaster Sunday a few days ago. The sport has grown to attract anglers from all over the country and all over the world to fish for black bass in the winter waters of the greatest free nation in the world. While it’s cold where we live […]

Dentistry Provides Free Care for a Day


The interior of University Pediatric Dentistry in East Aurora offered a warm welcome to people coming from the winter winds outside on Feb. 8. There were balloons and decorations , an area was set up for children to get their photos taken and staff were ready to greet patients escaping the cold. The office was providing free dental care last […]

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