Advertiser 2019-08-13 E-Edition

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Art Center Seeks Community Talent for Opening Fundraiser

The West Falls Center for the Arts is putting out a call for local artists to submit work in a juried competition this September.  The theme is “Be Part of the Art – It’s In Your Nature.” Western New York artists are invited to submit 2-D and 3-D works to be on display at the West Falls Center for the […]

Elma Hosts County’s Purple Heart Day Ceremony

To commemorate Purple Heart Day on Aug. 7, a special ceremony was held at the Elma Town Hall to honor recipients of the award.

Editorial: Reinventing the Wheel

Perhaps the greatest lesson to learn from Erie County Comptroller Stefan Mychajliw’s report about lead paint being discovered on playground equipment within the Erie County Park System is that Emery Park is in a state of decay, and the majority of its current use comes from people who are local. Two trips were made to the park within the past […]

Letter to the Editor: Kudos to Kind Work by EA Police Officer

Dear Editor, Shout out to one of East Aurora’s finest! On Tuesday Aug. 6, Randy Schultz, a Maple Road resident went to town on his mobility scooter which he does quite a lot. Trying to beat the rain home, his scooter broke down at Main Street and Maple Road. So there he sat in the rain waiting for help, to […]

Letter to the Editor: Recent Letter Writers Misguided in Arguments Against President

Dear Editor, Last week’s selection of letters to the editor really had my head spinning. There were three that I especially wanted to reply to; one calling our President “a creator of hate”, another abusing lyrics from Hammerstein’s masterpiece, South Pacific, to make a misguided observation about xenophobia in America today, and a third which was peppered with snarky, inaccurate […]

Editorial: Journalism, Journalists and Newspapers

–Opinion by Grant Hamilton, Publisher Last week’s East Aurora Advertiser celebrated the newspaper’s 147th anniversary. As a publisher I’m sometimes greeted with the cheery “aren’t newspapers dying?” My answer is typically, “some are, but community newspapers are in a better position to adapt to change.” I could offer a list of dozens of reasons why some newspapers, often daily, have […]

Lead Paint Found in County Parks

No Clear Plan in Place to Remove Playground Equipment with Lead

The health department has conducted lead tests on all of the parks in Erie County.

Young Relics Looking Forward to Backyard Bash Stage on Aug. 22

Young Relics return to the Backyard Bash stage for a set of originals and cover songs.

Nick Lake Helps Give Back to the Community

Nick Lake is this month’s featured Aktion Club member of the month.