2019-05-01

Town of Wales and Dollar General Close to a Deal


Special permit for Dollar General store could soon be approved.

School Districts Feeling Pinched with New Election Laws


New state voting laws have the potential to complicate matters for school districts and employers.  

Motorcycle Display Part of Ongoing Steps to Bring Memorial to Knox Park


The group wants to install a replica of the Vietnam Wall memorial within the park, along with several much smaller monuments dedicated to the other wars in America’s history.

Aurora Residents Approve Water Dissolution Vote


Approval needed to turn town water district over to Erie County Water Authority.

Baseball Chiefs Return from Florida to Claim Top Spot


After a series of games and scrimmages in Florida during the majority of the past two weeks, the Iroquois varsity baseball team got back to local action last week.

Column: Gobblers, Walleye, Trout, Crappie – It’s Spring!


This time of year, while still chilly, offers hunters and anglers some fun outdoors.

Blue Devils Surprise Depew with Decisive Win


The temperature dropped into the 40s, the mud oozed under our feet and the highly ranked Depew Wildcats jumped out to a 4-0 lead with three hits and two Blue Devil errors. It looked like a long, uncomfortable afternoon.

Obituary: Karl K. Kwiatkowski, Beloved Husband and Father

Karl K. Kwiatkowski March 25, 1941-April 24, 2019 Karl K. Kwiatkowski of East Aurora died on Wednesday, April 24. Born on March 25, 1941, he was 78. He is survived by his wife of 58 years, Terry Kwiatkowski; children Gregory (Renee), Mark (Jean), Paul (Pamela) and Dawn (Warren); grandchildren Joshua, Samantha, Noah, Joshua, Hannah, Emily, Matthew and Grace; and brother […]

Obituary: Thomas W. Holmes, Beloved Father, Grandfather

Thomas W. Holmes Sept. 1, 1921 – April 27, 2019 Thomas W. Holmes, a South Wales man known to many as “Pete,” died on Saturday, April 27. He was 97. He is survived by his children George A., Jean (James) Tim, and Debbie (Ross) Thompson; grandchildren David (Paula), Peter (Grace) and Gabriel Thompson; four great-grandchildren; sister-in-law of Patricia Kuchenbeisser; and […]

Photos of the Week, May 2, 2019

Photos this week include the EA Spring Art Walk, Elma and East Aurora fire department open houses, new gift for the Aurora Library and more.