2021-09-15

Section of Knox Road Closed for Music Festival

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With the Borderland Music Festival on the way this weekend, preparations are underway to prepare the former horse stable fields at Knox Farm State Park into a concert venue.  People interested in learning more about the festival can visit borderlandfestival.com/.  To help ease traffic congestion, Knox Road at Grey Street will be closed to all traffic except area residents from […]

Weaving to Support Knox Stables

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The Friends of Knox, in collaboration with Blubird Studio, HUMYoga and MUSEjar, will host a unique “friendraising” event on the lawn of the Stables at Knox on the evening of Thursday, Sept. 23, from 6 p.m. until sunset. 

Boys Cross Country Leads Large School Division in Knox Race

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The East Aurora cross country team opened its 2021 season at the Knox Invitational this past weekend and turned in some great performances in the process.

Column: Rod, Gun and Game: Hunt and Fish Trips – Got a Bucket List?   

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“C’mon, son. It’s time to head back. Let’s go. Mom is in the car.”  My dad was hollering to me as I stood waist-deep in thick weeds casting a plastic frog for giant largemouth bass at Alice Lake in Orleans County.  “Just one more cast, dad, be right there!” I yelped back. Then about 15 minutes later, I noticed a […]

Iroquois Varsity Golf Ready for New Season

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The Iroquois Central golf team is ready for its 2021 season this fall. 

Village Prepares to Opt Out of Cannabis Dispensary Sites

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Until more is known about the impacts of allowing cannabis dispensary and consummation sites in a community, the Village of East Aurora is moving forward with plans to block them.

Apartments for Adults with Disabilities Approved at Gleed Avenue

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The Village Board of East Aurora approved plans for 24 apartment units at 300 Gleed Ave. These market rate apartments would be targeted to adults with developmental disabilities to live independently, meaning that plans to convert a 15,000 square foot warehouse space at the rear of the property into apartments can proceed to the next phase of planning.

Consecutive Victories Follow Early Season Loss for Boys Soccer

After losing their opener, 2-1, in overtime at Sweet Home, the Blue Devils have won their last three, with dominating victories over Pioneer, 7-0, Lake Shore, 10-0, and setting up a showdown with last year’s top Small School team, Nichols. They are also the defending champs in the difficult MMAA league.  They play St. Francis on Sept. 17.

Strong Effort Not Quite Enough As Blue Devils Fall to Pioneer

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The season home-opener for the East Aurora/Holland football team ended in a hard fought loss to Pioneer. The Blue Devils travel to Lake Shore on Sept. 17 and Olean Sept. 24, before returning home to face West Seneca East on the first of October. 

Local Restaurants Struggle to Find Workers and Accommodate Customers

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June 15, 2021 was the day that restaurants had been waiting for. June held the promise of what everyone was hoping for: that restaurants could be back to normal by serving everyone who came through the door as late as they wanted to be open. Instead, staffing shortages and increased food costs have taken their toll on already stressed food service industry.