2019-05-22

Courts Toss Out Primary Challenge Petitions in Marilla Races


Following a court ruling, only one political party in Marilla will hold a primary for the supervisor’s race during the June Primary Election.

Editorial: The Continuing Fight for a Voice


History books teach us that women’s suffrage went on for years because women wanted equal rights and the right to have a voice in politics and elections. While both are true, women were also motivated by an attempt to control their reproductive health. One hundred years ago, there was very little access to safe, effective birth control. The Comstock Act […]

Building Demolition and Condo Development Plan Approved


The former bus garage at Hamlin Avenue will soon come down as the East Aurora Village Board approved the demolition permit. The approval was given to make way for the two condominium buildings that will go at 41 Hamlin Ave. The board also approved the development plan for the condos. The demolition will likely take place soon after Memorial Day. […]

Rest in Peace Captain James Kindel, USAF, (1930-1965) KIA Vietnam


If you saw a couple of gray-bearded gentlemen with shovels in the Oakwood Cemetery the other day, don’t be concerned. It was only Vietnam vet Bob Ruppert and Tom Ricci, East Aurora Legion Post 362 commander, taking care of some overdue maintenance on the headstone of Ruppert’s second cousin, Capt. James Kindel, who died in Vietnam in 1965. Whether Ruppert […]

Iroquois Looking for Lacrosse Playoff Rematch with East Aurora


The Blue Devil win helped avenge the loss to Iroquois last season when the Chiefs eliminated East Aurora in the playoff quarterfinals.

Baseball Chiefs Gerrymander Title from Depew


The Chiefs had nothing but gerrymandering on their minds when they took the ECIC III title last weekend.

Column: Bobber Down! Fishing Fun is Up!


If there was ever a year to get your fishing license, this is it. For $25, you have access to test your skill to so many waterways all around New York State, but especially here in Western New York.

Track Teams Prepare for Playoff Matchups

The East Aurora varsity boys and girls track and field teams have completed another successful dual meet season, finishing with records of 5-1.

Blue Devils Celebrate Coach’s 300th With Win


Early on, the fatigue appeared to have caught up with the hosts, but he boys from Center Street would not abandon their ship or their skipper that day.

Obituary: Leita Reed, Active in Church, Worked at Reeds Jewelers

Leita Reed March 28, 1940-May 18, 2019 Leita Reed, of Elma, died at home on Saturday, May 18 after a brief illness. She was 79. Mrs. Reed was born Leita Weil on March 28, 1940 in Buffalo. She attended Syracuse University and University at Buffalo, earning a Bachelor of Science in communication. She was the sales manager at Reed Jewelers. […]