2021-09-01

Tales of Old Elma: Sue Howe Blazak: Elma’s Own Betsy Ross

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The Elma Historical Society is honoring Sue Howe Blazak, a.k.a. Betsy Ross., with a display in the Historical Building at the 2021 Erie County Fair. 

Updated Pizza Post To Open Soon in Marilla

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Brownie’s Pizza Post in Marilla has received final approval from the health department and is undergoing the finishing touches to the building so that the kitchen can open in September. Brownie’s will occupy the former Giacomo’s Pizza Post on Williston Road.

Column: The View from Right Field: Joining The Booster Club

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In Roman mythology, Janus, the god of beginnings and portals, is portrayed as having two faces, one looking back in time and one looking ahead. I had that feeling the other day (not of being a Roman god, but of looking both forward and back in time simultaneously) when I rode my bicycle up Center Street from the village. It […]

Letter to the Editor: Make Sure You are Paying Attention to Moratorium

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Dear Editor, The Town of Aurora board has recently placed a moratorium on new Open Development Area (ODA) division land in the Town. There are proposed changes to the zoning code that, if approved, will affect your ability to subdivide your land. It is important that, as landowners and taxpayers, you get involved in the process. The Planning/Conservation Board will […]

Letter to the Editor: Anti-mask Minority Attempts To Disrupt School Meeting

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Dear Editor, Last Wednesday evening a vocal minority group of 8 anti-mask advocates were protesting at the corner of Main and South Grove. After being unable to gain much traction or attention from passers on Main Street they shifted their antics to the East Aurora School Board meeting. Instead of being polite, orderly and respectful, they started ranting, raving, shouting […]

Letter to the Editor: Thanks for Kinds Words About Aspire

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Dear Editor,  We were gratified to read the Letter to The Editor, “A Nice Day Indeed Within Village” by Peggy McMahon Gaily. I work for ASPIRE of WNY and support two young women, Samantha and Emily and a young man, Kody, in one of our Community Volunteering Programs. Our program focuses on giving back to the community to show our […]

Public Hearings to Consider Development Changes in Village

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Next week’s Village of East Aurora meeting will feature two public hearings, one regarding a development plan for 300 Gleed Avenue and a hearing regarding a possible moratorium for developing flag lots. 

East Aurora Club Member Wins Amateur Golf Championship

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Kaul, a member at East Aurora Country Club, entered the back nine tied with Teresa Cleland of Bellevue Country Club at eight-over. She bogeyed on ten, but responded with two consecutive pars and a birdie on thirteen to get back to eight-over before going on to win her third senior championship.

Column: Rod, Gun and Game: Meet the Changing Seasons of our Time

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Life isn’t easy. Labor Day is already here on Monday! Keep smiling! It’s not snowing yet. Perhaps we have been blessed throughout the last few weeks to have endured some surprisingly warm summer weather. Folks talked about hot, sticky, sweaty, humid days, even complaining about the general discomfort no matter where you went.  Yup, we felt the effects on aging […]

Aktion Club Baseball Season Comes to a Close

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The Aktion Club Baseball League’s season came to an end last Wednesday with two thrilling games pitting the Yankee versus the Orioles on the Moose Field and the Pirates against the Royals on the 42 North Field.