Shared Dedicated Paramedic Service Planned for Elma and Marilla

The towns of Marilla and Elma are one step closer to creating an ambulance service for the residents in both communities.

Residents and Business Owners Criticize Lack of Communication Over Oakwood Construction

With everything that was discussed, some key points were that the contractor is on pace to get a layer of asphalt down so the road is open and driveable by the first week of December.

Identical Twins Reunited in Vidler’s Popcorn Machine Unveiling

During an enthusiastic ceremony on Friday, Nov. 1, at Vidler’s 5&10, co-owners Don Vidler and Cliff DeFlyer unveiled their new but still vintage popcorn machine.

Election Results Bring A Little New and a Little Old for Aurora Town Board 


In a very close election, voters chose to elect one incumbent and one challenger for the Aurora Town Board. They chose current Councilman Charles Snyder and challenger Luke Wochensky for the two spots on the board.  Both will serve a four-year term. The results are based on the unofficial tallies by the Erie County Board of Elections.  Snyder had 2,231 […]

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Chili Cook-Off to Support Outreach Center

The much-anticipated Wally’s Chili Cook-Off and Tailgate Party to support the Rural Outreach Center is back again this year. 

Town May Have to Start at Square One with Assessor Changes

New York state municipal home rule law states that elected positions can only be removed if there is a referendum and the voters approve the change.

Swimmers Improve on Season Bests and Make States

The Iroquois girls’ swimming and diving team had two goals going into Class B Championships: to drop time and to qualify for the State Championship meet in Ithaca, New York. The did just that.  The Class B Championships is a three-day meet. On Wednesday, the girls participated in swimming and the top 16 competitors return for finals on Friday. Thursday, […]

Chiefs Girls Soccer Win Sectional Championship

The Iroquois Lady Chiefs varsity soccer team claimed the crown as Section VI Class B-1 champions.

Column: Insulate in Layers for Winter Warmth  

You know and I know that when the chill factor takes a dive, the right thing to do is cover your exposed skin with a layer or two of modern, moisture-wicking fabric.