East Aurora School Board Candidate Responses and Public Forum


This year there will be two open board seats.  The candidates are Judy Malys, an incumbent, Terri Ohlweiler, also an incumbent, and Kathyann Queeno, a former school board member. The East Aurora Advertiser sent out a questionnaire to each candidate regarding their reasons for running for school board and why they feel they are qualified. To view each person’s response, click […]

East Aurora School Board Candidate 2019: Kathyann Queeno


Candidate Name: Kathyann Queeno Occupation: Accountant How long have you lived in the district? 21 years Education: Accounting Degree Work Experience: Own my own Small Business Accounting Practice for 35 years   Why are you running for another school board term? I am running for a seat on the East Aurora Union Free School District because of my frustration with […]

Column: Solid Time for Spring Fishing and Hunting Turkey

Activity choices in Western New York are solid at this point.

Letter to the Editor: A Green New Deal Will Protect Us

Dear Editor, I’m sure all of us can appreciate the tranquility of life in Western New York. We don’t get much extreme weather (save snow), and the climate is one of moderate temperature and reliable precipitation. As a young person, however, I am frightened by the prospect that climate change could disrupt the pace of life in my hometown. While […]

Letter to the Editor: Thanks to Community for Supporting FISH

Dear Editor, FISH of East Aurora, Inc. would like to thank the many people of our area who gave so generously for the Easter holiday. This includes the tremendous giving of so many individuals, area churches, youth and service organizations, and local schools. As a result, we were able to provide much needed food for our families. Additionally, we want […]

Letter to the Editor: Disregard for Rule of Law Popular with Current Administration

Dear Editor, The blatant disregard for the rule of law by this White House is welcome news for all. It appears a new precedent has been set indicating that we can now defy lawful requests for information that would likely incriminate us. Perhaps the next time you are stopped by the police for speeding, you can refuse to show your […]

East Aurora School Board Candidate 2019: Terri Ohlweiler


Candidate Name: Terri Ohlweiler Occupation: Stay at home mom of three children How long have you lived in the district?  18 years Education:  Bachelor of Science Degree in Elementary Education from Saint Bonaventure University, Master of Arts Degree in Special Education Work Experience:  School Board Member for six years, PTO Treasurer for five years,  Sixth Grade Teacher for ten years […]

Letter to the Editor: Support Kathyann Queeno (Lorka) For School Board

Dear Editor, Please join me in supporting Kathyann Queeno for the East Aurora School Board in the upcoming school board election. I had the pleasure of serving on the school board with Kathyann for many years and saw firsthand her sound reasoning, fiscal responsibility, commitment, compassion, and dedication to our school district. Through hundreds of meetings deliberating on thousands of […]

Letter to the Editor: Thanks for Supporting Golf Tournament

Dear Editor, This past weekend the Iroquois Central Athletic Department held its ninth annual Chuck Funke Memorial Golf Tournament. The tournament was well-attended yielding over $4,000 for scholarships and the athletic program at Iroquois Central School. Mr. Funke was a physical educator/coach, athletic director, and principal for nearly 40 years in the Iroquois Central School system. Upon retirement, he also […]

East Aurora School Board Candidate 2019: Judy Malys


Candidate Name: Judy Malys How long have you lived in the district? For the past 20 years. Education: Retired East Aurora teacher, R.N., B.S. Health Education, and M.S. Special Education. VOLUNTEER for both Boards of Education for 6 years and the Fish Food Pantry for the past 5 years. Work Experience: Having taught in the district for 21 years prior […]