East Aurora VFW Members Take Top Spot in Race

10K Race in Orchard Park honors those who died in military service and also supports local food banks.

Fundraiser for West Falls Center for Arts Set for September


The West Falls Center for the Arts has a fundraiser in September to continue supporting its mission of promoting the arts in the community.  The event is on Saturday, Sept. 14. It starts at 2 p.m. with the Slyboots Circus for children. It will take place under a circus tent,  There will also be dance and African drum workshops, acrobats […]

Perseverance leads to success for East Aurora Graduate

Kelsey Voss, a  2018 graduate of East Aurora High School, has been riding a horse since she was 8-years-old. She loves animals, so much so she asked her mom and dad to help finance the purchase of a wild horse. Kelsey explains, “In that first half-year of owning a wild horse from the state of Wyoming, we kept her at […]

Village Approves Ban on Non-Compostable Straws For Restaurants

Changes made to original proposal following concerns from business owners. Expanded deadline given to make changeover.

State Law Requires Parents to Choose Homeschooling or Vaccinating Children

Parents talk about the struggle the new law puts on them while the county health commissioner discusses the need for more people to be vaccinated in this story.

Playoffs Continue for Glory Days Division; 60+ Squad Closes Out Season


The Glory Days Softball League continued for the 50+ Division with playoffs, while the 60+ Division finished out the season by crowning a champion.  In the 50+ Division:  Beavers vs Knights In the first round of playoffs in the 50 + Division of the Glory Days Softball league, the fourth seeded West-Herr Automotive Knights (5-5) took on the fifth seeded […]

Column: When Outdoor Widgets and Thingies Go Modern

As a 6-year old, my dad took it upon himself to be sure I knew what should be in our first fishing tackle box. It was green, made of metal, had a locking latch on the front cover, and when it was opened, there was one shelf in it that folded upward and level to the bottom of the box. […]

Friends of Knox Group Appoints New Executive Director 


The Friends of Knox Farm State Park recently announced the appointment of Kathleen York as its new executive director. York and her husband Jim recently moved back to the East Aurora area after a 23 year period of living in different parts of the world, including the Netherlands, the Finger Lakes region and most recently in Northeast Ohio. When previously […]

Town Considers Donating to Bread of Life Outreach Center

Local charity seeks donation from Holland Town Board.

Column: Not My President

This is the final installment of a two-part series on the Oresteia and American politics. While the first column summarized the ancient Greek tragedy, this column will seek to apply its lessons to the upcoming 2020 election.  “The alternate domination of one faction over another, sharpened by the spirit of revenge, natural to party dissension, … has perpetrated the most […]