2021-05-26

New Businesses Open in East Aurora and Elma

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We highlight two newer businesses that have opened within our community. The first is TSG BBQ in Elma, which began in February of 2020, just before the pandemic became a problem in our region. Click below to read that story. Elma Residents Find Success in Opening a Restaurant During Pandemic Also, a children’s clothing boutique just opened on Main Street […]

Excelsior Scholarship Open For New Applicants

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The application for the Excelsior Scholarship for new applicants for the 2021-22 academic school year is now open.  People can go to www.hesc.ny.gov/ and click on the “The Excelsior Scholarship and Enhanced Tuition Awards” icon.  The Excelsior Scholarship, in combination with other aid programs, allows eligible full-time students to attend a SUNY or CUNY two-year or four-year college tuition-free. It […]

Fish Stocking Program Opens through Erie County Soil And Water 

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The Erie County Soil and Water Conservation District’s annual summer fish stocking program has begun. Landowners looking to restock their warm/cool water ponds can place orders for largemouth bass and/or fathead minnows now through Monday, July 12 with the pick-up scheduled for Saturday, July 24 at 10 a.m. at the district office in East Aurora.  For order forms, fish management […]

Chicken Permit and Rezoning Request Part of First Village Meeting in June

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Chickens and a request to revert 636 East Fillmore back to Village Center was on the table this week at the Village of East Aurora Board Meeting.

Spotlight on Emily Lewis

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East Aurora Class of 2016 Emily Lewis enrolled at Stony Brook University in studying biology and minoring in Spanish before her main interest began to turn towards the study of nutrition. She is currently pursuing her doctorate in Clinical Nutrition.

Column: Map and Compass – Be Your Own Guide

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      The fresh air and the new life of springtime is a great time to chart your new course for a getaway camping adventure to the wilds of Western New York,  or farther if you have the time and means. Planning is half the fun; gather the family or friends and organize the details of when, where and […]

Track Teams Start Season with Winning Records

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The East Aurora track squads hosted and defeated Maryvale last Tuesday and traveled to and defeated Eden this past Friday night. Both undefeated teams will have their next E.C.I.C. Dual Meet at Depew next Tuesday.

Blue Devils Start Home Season With Extra-inning Thriller Over Lake Shore

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Games for East Aurora baseball kicked off with a thrilling victory over Lake Shore, and continue at a frantic pace, as the covid-shortened schedule crams 14 games into barely five weeks.

Expanding Farm Operations in WNY Support Immigrant Communities

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Begun in East Aurora, Providence Farm provides immigrant and underserved urban populations with an opportunity to farm and provide fresh produce and traditional foods at little or no cost for their communities. On Thursday, May 20, the EA Co-op presented Providence Farm Collective’s (PFC) farm mentor Mahamud Mberwa with the proceeds of a fundraiser held in April to mark the fourth anniversary of the operation’s beginning.

Historical Reenactments Come to End in Marilla

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Organizers of the Civil War Days announce that decreased funding, COVID related uncertainty and recent political unrest played a part in their decision to bring an end to this 20-year tradition in the Town of Marilla.