Letter to the Editor: GOP Leaders Words Were Reprehensible

Dear Editor, After learning of the Aurora GOP Chairman’s “Request for Candidates” letter, I was disheartened to read the description of candidates sought.  The United States of America IS multiculturalism.  In today’s extremely divided society, we should be looking for ways to work together. We should be looking for ways to celebrate each other.  We should be looking for ways […]

Brewery Permit Request Still Under Consideration by Village

The permit request for changes at the East Aurora Brewery is still a discussion point for the Village Board of East Aurora. A public hearing has been held and the trustees had asked for additional information regarding the proposals and earlier use permits for the site.  The topic will likely be discussed at the next meeting, Tuesday, Jan. 19. The […]

Column: The Stimulus for the New Year Outdoors

The first few days of each New Year are exciting, right? Especially this year. There are so many things to look forward to. The outdoors, of course, is first on the list, but the list is long.

Nancy K. Schnitzer, Woman of Faith and Family

Nancy Katherine Schnitzer, a Wales resident for 56 years, died at home on Saturday, December 26, 2020, after a brief illness.

Obituary: Michael Charles Nourse, Beloved Family Man

Michael Charles Nourse of Charlotte, N.C., born and raised in East Aurora, died suddenly on Monday, December 28, 2020. 

Ready for Model Building

Creative Hobby Has Attracted Many Within Community

It’s model building season in Western New York, and while the time frame for this hobby might not be as official as it is for hunting season or the holiday season, builders will tell you that this is the best time of the year to work on a project.

EA Classic Rink Hosts NFL Show for a Day

Last weekend, the Classic Rink in East Aurora played host to television series NFL: The Grind. The show features reporting on current football games and interviews with current and former players. 

Local Company Offers Vegan Alternative to Traditional Food

Wales resident Darlene Suba owns Yeah! Pierogi, which is a wholesale food company that makes vegan pierogies for local restaurants and grocery stores.

New Paint Pot Owners Continue 60-year-old Business

I might not have been the best choice to write a story about the new ownership at Aurora Paint Pot, 100 Grey Street across from Tops. Not because the story didn’t interest me; just the opposite is true.  I spent much of my working life as a painting contractor before retiring to write for the newspaper, and the Paint Pot […]

Potential Redevelopment Plans in Spring Brook Discussed

Local developer Todd Huber shared preliminary ideas with the Elma Town Board for how he would like to construct several buildings along Seneca Street that could include rental units and business spaces.