School’s 2016 Capital Project Coming to a Close

Just as students and teachers are gearing up for school to begin, a capital project that has been over four years in the works is finally wrapping up.

Village Zoning: Resident Questions Proposed Code Changes at Public Hearing

A change in the village zoning that would allow for accessory buildings to be secondary dwellings caught the eye of one resident during a public hearing.

Column: Big Game Hunting Season for Bowhunters begins Oct. 1

It’s only a few short weeks away, the big game archery season for whitetail deer and black bear will open in our southern tier .

Cross Country Teams Look to Start Season on Strong Footing

The East Aurora boys and girls varsity cross country team is up and running again as they prepare for another successful season.

Quilting Guild Provides Warmth and Love to Local Community


Local quilting guild, The Southtowns Piecemakers (SPQG), has long been an active member of the surrounding community. A show in Elma is set for Sept. 27 & 28.

Award Created in Honor of Holland Woman


This award is given to an individual who has shown love, kindness and compassion.

Obituary: Paul A. Pomerhn, Beloved Husband, Dearly Missed

Paul A. Pomerhn, of East Aurora, died Monday, August 26, after a battle with cancer. He was 66. 

Obituary: Loren Newman, Career with IRS

Loren Newman of Hamburg, formerly of East Aurora, died unexpectedly on Sunday, August 11. Born Jan. 31, 1969, she was 50.

Obituary: Mary Ann Merlau, Accomplished Organist, Loving Mother and Grandmother

Mary Ann (née Berner) Merlau of Dunnellon, Fla., formerly of Elma, died on Thursday, August 15, after a brief illness. She was 82.

Obituary: Arline Mahoney, Devoted Mother with Rich Spiritual Life

Arline Elizabeth Mahoney, 95, died peacefully in her own home on August 6 in the loving care of her family.