2020-07-22 E-Edition

Local Residents Oppose Adding another Dollar General in Wales

Despite the threat of coronavirus, many residents attended a recent Town of Wales board meeting to speak out against a proposed Dollar General on Route 16 in South Wales.

Village Approves Food Truck Law and New Oakwood Parking at Meeting

The Village Board of East Aurora has adopted new ordinances that would allow – with restrictions – food trucks to operate in the community.

Outdoor Dance Recital Set for Early August

In a few weeks, a parking lot near Whaley Avenue and Main Street will transform into an outdoor dance studio as a series of dance recitals are hosted throughout the day.

Column: Right Time to go Au Naturel? You Bet!

“Hey dad, what is this little purple bug?” At 7-years old, I was digging in the garden looking for redworms to go fishing. It was Saturday morning, we were up early and the orange glow of the sun was just a little above the eastern horizon. The “sun ball” was just creeping into the middle section of our four old […]

Summer Enrichment at the ROC: Playing to Learn, Learning to Play

They were a study in enthusiastic participation when I arrived—20 kids, ages five to 13, split into four groups, under properly distanced pop-up tents, each group sporting a different color T-shirt. I would soon learn that the team names had been chosen by the members: the Purple Sillies, The Red Beatles, the Green Dragons and the Blue Beans. The project […]

Obituary: Bernard J. Weber, Served in Coast Guard, Cherished Father, Church Volunteer

Bernard J. Weber, a longtime resident of Elma, died on July 15, 2020.

Obituary: Bradley K. Myers, USAF Veteran, Construction Manager, Loved the Outdoors

Bradley K. Myers of East Aurora, died Monday, July 13.

 School Library Once Featured Auditorium and Stage

There is a piece of history hiding in the shadows at the East Aurora Middle School on Main Street.

Floral Plantings Continue to Highlight Town Entrances


The flower arrangements around the Town of Marilla welcome signs are a collaborative work between several organizations and many people.  The signs into town are at Clinton Street and Two Rod Road, as well as at Two Rod and Jamison roads. Again this year, Leon Berner of Berner Farms donated and planted these two flower beds. The beds are being […]