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Column: Success in the Outdoors requires No Batteries

Such moments don’t happen for everyone, but they can if adults and mentors take the time to share the fun of getting started in fishing and the outdoors children.

Obituary: Roger T. Davison, World Traveler, Family Man, Attorney

Roger T. Davison of Hanford Bay, a former longtime resident of East Aurora, died after a brief illness on Friday, June 19.

Marilla Halts New Dog Kennel; Will Also Host Fireworks Show

The Town of Marilla has decided to move forward and host a fireworks display this weekend.

Iroquois Business Competition Goes Remote


For Iroquois Central School, this year’s “shark tank” competition in James Whalen’s entrepreneurship class looked a little different from past years.

Holland Resident Earns Girl Scout Gold Award

Girl Scouts of Western New York announced that Renee Wright of Holland earned a 2020 Gold Award.  Wright’s project, Reading Garden, involved building a custom reading nook for the Toddler Room of Orchard Park Wesleyan Church in Orchard Park. Wright’s project combined her passions for her church community, reading, and working with children and gave the children at her church […]

Auditor Shares Update on Town Finances

The Elma Town Board heard from its independent auditing firm regarding its financial statements for 2019.  And like other towns, there were questions raised about what should be expected for next year’s planning as New York State is predicting a budget deficit next year due to the impact of the coronavirus pandemic. That in turn is expected to cause a […]

Public Input Sought for Brownfield Cleanup at Moog


The comment period started on June 17 and will last until Aug. 1.

Letter to the Editor: American Privilege Not as Prevalent as it Once Was

Dear Editor, While our “East Aurora Kneels” may be criticized for “not fixing anything,” it did in fact bring our community together out of concern for those less fortunate. Maybe this was enough, in our selfish and materialistic times. I read the letter last week about how we all have American Privilege.  Yes, we older white folks in affluent East […]

Letter to the Editor: All Lives Do Not Matter Until We Ensure That Black Lives Do

Dear Editor, Like other recent letter writers, I have always had positive interactions with the East Aurora Police Department. When I was in high school, they politely escorted me home when they found me in Hamlin Park after curfew. Later, they calmed and comforted me when I was in a serious car accident. As an adult who has returned to […]