Land With Former Missile Base in Town Up For Sale

Last year, the United States Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) finished restoring 19-acres of land on Willardshire Road to the natural state that it was in 70-years-ago, which is green space with open pastures and native plants.

Art Center Takes Concerts on the Road for Community

Last week, local musician Doug Yeomans spent four hours traveling the southtowns with the center’s founder and executive director Carolyn Panzica, visiting private homes and assisted-care facilities to bring a little joy after so many months of isolation.

South Wales Landowner Seeks Ability for Small Scale Farm Winery and Brewery

Plans are developing for a local wine and beer establishment in South Wales that will serve as a farm first, and a source to purchase craft alcohol.

 Student Newspaper Contributors Looking Forward to Next Step After School


The East Aurora Advertiser and Elma Review newspapers have been fortunate to feature many student writers, photographers and interns over the years.

Column: Summer Walleye Throttle Area Anglers 

If you live to fish and fish to live (keep some of what you catch), these last few days and the next few weeks are what you have been waiting for.

Community Efforts Seek to Improve Natural Aspects at Sinking Ponds

Several people are stepping forward to begin a process that would improve the natural landscaping around Sinking Ponds Wildlife Sanctuary, with a longer-term vision for enhancing and protecting the land. 

Voting by Mail Sees Budgets Passed, Increased Participation

With every New York State public school required to send district voters a mail-in ballot with a return envelope, participation jumped compared to prior years. It also saw voters approve ballot measures for East Aurora, Holland and Iroquois. 

Additional Support Given at Outreach Center to Homeless During Pandemic

Temperatures have not been freezing for a few months, but the Rural Outreach Center (ROC) still extended their “Code Blue” outreach program to people in need during the pandemic until the end of May.

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Obituary: Claudia P. Strickland, Woman of Faith, Home Health Aide

Claudia P. Strickland of West Falls died on Sunday, June 21.