2019-05-29

Memorial Day 2019 Images

Click the slideshow below to view images of Memorial Day ceremonies from the towns of Aurora, Elma and Marilla. All images by Marty Wangelin.

Memorial Fundraiser Brings Out Guests and Personal Stories


The first fundraising event for a replica Vietnam Wall memorial at Knox Farm State Park brought together a couple hundred people this past Memorial Day.

Advances in Technology are Leveling Education Field


Within the last few years, the lines between special education students and general education students within the classroom have almost been erased, and it’s because of advancements in technology.

Iroquois Lacrosse Team Ends Season with Playoff Split


The Iroquois boys lacrosse team split a pair of playoff games last week as one of its better seasons in years came to an end. It has been a while since Iroquois has hosted a postseason game, but this season’s fourth-place regular season finish gave the Chiefs an opportunity to get in a final game before the home crowd and […]

Chiefs Advance to Class A-2 Baseball Semis


The Chiefs advanced after beating Amherst 6-2 on May 24

Column: Free Fishing Lessons for Kids and Parents


This weekend on Saturday, June 1, the club will provide its 20th annual Teach-Me-To-Fish clinic at the one-acre club pond starting at 10AM.

Putney Receives Inaugural Knuutila Family Award


East Aurora wrestler Johnny Putney received the Knuutila Family Award at the 24th annual Ilio DiPaolo Scholarship Fund Awards banquet on May 20.

Laxmen Use Second Half Surge to Topple Chiefs in Sectional Semis


Everyone knew that the Chiefs of Iroquois would be anxious to avenge their 12-1 loss. For a while last week, it seemed like they might get their revenge.

Baseball Season Ends With Close Game Against Albion


The Blue Devils varsity baseball team made a good run at a postseason victory on Thursday, May 23, but fell just short.

Obituary: James A. DePerno, Loving Father, Cherished Grandfather

James A. DePerno Nov. 23, 1941 – May 22, 2019 James Anthony DePerno, a resident of Orchard Park, died on Wednesday, May 22. He was 77. Mr. DePerno was born on Nov. 23, 1941 in Buffalo. He was predeceased by his wife, Beverly Jeanne (née Tarbox) DePerno; grandson Eric Newton; brother Kenneth DePerno. Mr. DePerno is survived by his children […]