2021-03-24

The Family That Caves Together…

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A 75th birthday and a 50th wedding anniversary in the same year call for a grand celebration. A picnic at Emery Park, perhaps, a dinner with kids and grandkids, a dance to the song that played at the reception so long ago?  Not for East Aurorans John and Lynn Wieser. Hardly. The Wiesers have a little more spunk than that. […]

New Dollar General in South Wales Gets Initial Approval

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Following a public hearing on March 9, the town board approved a motion to draft a special use permit for the chain store, which crosses one more thing off the list for the proposal on paper to become a reality.

Column: Adventure Time with Inland Trout Season and Hunter Safety Training

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The 2021 NYSDEC springtime stocking of thousands of hatchery trout in nearby creeks is complete, and NYS inland trout season opens April 1.

Lady Chiefs Finish Regular Season 13-3; Face Pioneer in Sectional Quarters

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Highlights of the season include the continued prowess of co-captain Emily McLaughlin. She averaged 20.2 points a game, shot 43 percent from the floor, hit 34.3 percent of her three-point attempts and 83 percent of her free throws.

Blue Devils Tame Huskies in Sectional Quarterfinal

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Said coach Gary Schutrum, “We knew Olean would be tough; they always are. They’re really physical, athletic, bigger and stronger than we are with a real inside presence. But our girls found a way.”

Transmission Line Construction Begins In Niagara And Erie Counties

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The Empire State Line will run from the Town of Royalton in Niagara County through the towns of Alden, Newstead, Lancaster, and Elma in Erie County. The project will relieve transmission congestion in Western New York and will allow for the integration of more renewable energy into the State’s electric grid. 

Maple Syrup Season Will be Different in 2021

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Maple season will be very different this year. The COVID-19 pandemic is causing maple producers to postpone their traditional Maple Weekend event in which they open their production facilities so the public can see how maple products are made. 

Town Looks to Establish Moratorium on Zoning Districts

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A six-month moratorium on new development within certain zones is being proposed by the town. Town officials say the moratorium is not to completely rewrite the code, but to check it to make sure those regions still fit within the comprehensive plan and add zoning “steps” in some spots. 

EAPD Warns Residents About Fake Phone Calls

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EAPD warns residents of false threatening phone calls which seem to originate from the police department.

Library Continues to Offer To-Go Activity Kits

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The Aurora Town Public Library continues to offer To-Go activity kits.  These are free programs sponsored by The Friends of the Aurora Town Public Library. Space is limited and registration is required. Call the library at 652-4440 to register. For children, celebrate our flying backyard friends with a to-go activity kit. The kit, Bees, Birds & Butterflies, includes a variety […]