Column: Twenty-Twenty Vision

John Steinbeck wrote in Travels with Charley, his paean (RIP Snake) to road trips, that each trip is “… a person in itself; no two are alike. … We find that we do not take a trip; a trip takes us. I recalled Mr. Steinbeck the other day when I took off for Saratoga Springs on a two-day jaunt to […]

Back to the Future and Mr. Iroquois, 2019

Parents and students gathered last week at Iroquois Central for the annual Back to the Future show and Mr. Iroquois competition. The Back to the Future feature had parents of graduating students on stage for a trip down memory, looking at the variety of functions students have been involved with at the school. The Mr. Iroquois talent revue featured several […]

Spotlight on Kiley Voss

This 2015 East Aurora High School graduate has also just become a 2019 SUNY College of Environmental Science and Forestry graduate.

Baseball Chiefs Rally to take Title Showdown in Win

There’s no place like home; at least metaphorically. With the regular baseball season drawing nearer to a close and a flooded Iroquois field, the Chiefs had little choice put to play their “home” game and title showdown against Depew at the Depew turf stadium on May 10. Although on the road, Iroquois maintained last at-bat as the designated home team […]

Column: Thunder-chickens grow wise to Hunter Gobble Talk

If you are successful in the turkey woods, there are memories before and after the hunt that will remain for all time.

Sophomore Tosses No-hitter in Blue Devils Win

You wonder if a no-hitter was anywhere on young Jeremy Kruger’s radar at 4:30 p.m. last Thursday when he took the ball from coach Steve Sokolski and headed to the mound. Probably not. He didn’t even know if he was pitching that day until the coach made the decision to rest pitcher Nate Mucci and move co-captain Alex Baase to […]

Classroom Experiments With Relaxed Seating to Improve Student Focus

Rather that traditional rows of desks, Amie Marcklinger has outfitted her classroom with a variety of furniture that she has collected at thrift stores, garage sales and from the former teacher’s lounge.

Information on Upcoming School Budget Votes


Budget information and stories for East Aurora, Holland and Iroquois.

Efforts Underway for Local Ban on Plastic Straws and Styrofoam

Efforts are underway to create local legislation that would ban the use of plastic straws, utensils and Styrofoam containers in restaurants.

Obituary: Gregory F. Lambert, Veteran, Toy Designer

Gregory F. Lambert Jan. 15, 1946 – May 9, 2019 Gregory F. Lambert of Plymouth, Mass. died peacefully on Thursday, May 9. Born on Jan. 15, 1946, he was at 73. Mr. Lambert was a veteran of the United States Air Force, where he was an appliance specialist who created prosthetics for injured service members of the Vietnam War, and […]