Elma Library Events Planned for August


A schedule of events in August at the Elma Public Library has been released.  Registration is required for several events. This may be done by visiting the library at 1860 Bowen Road or calling 652-2719. -The Secret Life of WNY Beekeepers – Monday, Aug. 5 at 6:30 p.m. Join us for an interesting lecture by local beekeeper John Spagnoli, who […]

Siblings to Participate in Hike for Cancer Research

John Klatt of Lyndonville and his sister Mary Schlabach of South Wales will venture to Iceland on Aug. 7 for five days of challenging hiking.  It is part of the Moving Mountains for Multiple Myeloma Program, which raises funds for myeloma research.  The MMRF Team for Cures raises funds for cancer research. The MMRF was created to accelerate cancer research, […]

Holland Couple Has Created Beautiful Gardens One Plant at a Time

When Mike and Anita Sheehan built their home in 1971 on an acre of land in Holland, they never dreamed that one day they would be able to show off spectacular gardens.

Counting the Minutes: Quick Response Saves Life of Elma Resident

Throughout June 4, 2019, if certain events were delayed just a couple of minutes, Sal Buscaglia would likely be dead. If several more minutes had passed from the time he first started feeling pain to the moment he went into cardiac arrest, he would not have spent this past Monday looking at cakes for his September wedding to Linda Glose. […]

Foster Care Provides a Home for Those in Need

People who have gone through the foster care system or have hosted foster children talk to us about their experience with the process.

Police Lt. Retires After Three Decades on the Force

With 32 years of service, Jack Wolff Jr. decided it was time to retire form the EAPD.

Column: Wet Weather Can Lead to Slugs in Gardens

It seems that mowing the lawn is the must do pastime when the sun shines in between all the rain this summer. This would have been a good year to try to grow rice since the yards are so wet. The gardens are very lush and the weeds are thriving as well. I still can’t spend that much time on […]

Historical Structures in Elma Closed For Repairs

Until further notice, two structures on the grounds of the Elma Historical Society are closed to the public. This includes the sawmill.

Column: Raising a Red Flag

Four gala parties in five days (with several more invitations graciously declined); one parade consisting of 46 marching contingents of varying sizes, (which I was privileged to announce with Cece Laidman); 40 minutes of bone-rattling, cochlear jostling fireworks; a thousand “great to see you, it’s been too long” hugs later—cue the sigh—it’s finally Monday morning at Right Field World Headquarters […]

Letter to the Editor: Community Support Makes Fireworks Show Special

Dear Editor, The Fireworks Committee would like to formally thank each and everyone who contributed to our fundraising efforts for the fireworks display at Hamlin Park.  This year’s goal was higher than in previous years, but I think all, an estimated 6,000 plus who were in the park on the evening of July 3rd, will agree that it was well […]