Explore and More Leaves East Aurora for Life on the Waterfront

The Village of East Aurora just got a little smaller, because an institution that got its start here has officially moved on to spread its wings. Last week, Explore & More Children’s Museum moved out of its home on Gleed Avenue, where it resided for around 20 years, serving and educating children. The contents of the old museum have been […]

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Obituary: James Kenneth Duffes, Airline Pilot, Former East Aurora Resident

Mr. James Kenneth Duffes of Griffin, Ga., formerly of East Aurora, died on Friday, March 29 at Spalding Regional Medical Center. He was 89. Mr. Duffes was born on May 22, 1929 in Hartford, Conn. He was the son of the late Kenneth Stanley and Signe Hanson Duffes. He retired from Eastern Airlines after 30 years of service as a […]

Spotlight on : Abby Hays

Sometimes the littlest people have the biggest ideas. While many people tossed their Tim Horton’s cups into the trash after discovering that they did not in a prize during the recent “roll up the rim to win” campaign, Abby Hays, who is a 6-year-old East Aurora resident, began collecting the ‘loser’ cups. Her mother had told her that Niagara Chocolates […]

East Aurora’s Annual Bunny Hop Race Returns


The Rotary Club of East Aurora has scheduled its annual Bunny Hop 5K Race for Saturday, April 20. The race takes place each year the day before Easter. It will be held at the East Aurora American Legion Post #362 off Center Street. The event brings in over 1,500 people and the proceeds go back to the community and toward […]

PTO Brings Presentation on Health to Community


The East Aurora Middle School PTO will host a lecture this Monday aimed at helping parents create a positive body image for their children and gain more knowledge on eating healthy. This lecture is called “Positive Body Image & Food Wisdom: how to create a positive body image and food wisdom for ourselves and our children.” It will be Monday, […]

Marilla Free Library’s April Programs


Programs for children will be held at the Marilla Free Library in April. For more information about events, or to register, call 652-7449. The library is located at 11637 Bullis Road. Events -Celebrate National Library Week! – Starting April 8 through April 13, stop by the library during regular open hours to make your own special bookmark. -Fun with Peeps […]

Final Budget Hearing for Iroquois May Require Modifications

State lawmakers tentatively agreed on education aid earlier this week in Albany with some mixed results for the Iroquois Central School District. With this weekend’s updated state calculations, it may require modifications in specific areas if Iroquois plans to remain under the property tax cap. Those modifications could potentially come from any area that includes reserves or programs. “We’re thankful […]

Letter to the Editor: RV Campground Not Appropriate for Quaker Road

Dear Editor, The proposed building of an RV campground on Quaker Road just outside the village would be inappropriate, as it would be in the middle of a residential area situated between a retirement home facility and private residences. The noise factor, increased lights at night, increased traffic of large RVs, loss of property values and the effect on wildlife […]

Letter to the Editor: Fox News a ‘monstrosity’ Among Cable Outlets?….Seriously?

Dear Editor, A recent Reader’s Opinion article published in last week’s East Aurora Advertiser and Elma Review pointed to a March 9 Buffalo News editorial by Washington Post columnist and former Buffalo News Editor Margaret Sullivan, as evidence that Fox News is a “monstrosity.” The News editorial was entitled “It’s time – high time – to take Fox News’ destructive […]