2021-11-17

Letter to the Editor: Village Should Not Condone Drug Use 

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Dear Editor, I was surprised and concerned that it appears East Aurora, NY has made the decision to open dispensaries for the purchase of marijuana in the village and open a lounge for marijuana use. East Aurora has always been considered a family friendly community. As a child growing up in the village, I have memories of walking the streets […]

Letter to the Editor: Historical Correction About the Bubble Lawn Mower

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Dear Editor, Larry Nagode is the inventor of the Bubble Lawn Mower. All Fisher-Price products are developed by teams of men and women working together. That said, the idea and original concept of a toy lawn mower that blows bubbles when pushed was unequivocally originated and undeniably invented by Larry Nagode. He also was also remarkably tenacious in convincing the […]

Letter to the Editor: To the State GOP: Do Better in Picking Candidates

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Dear Editor, I am formally asking the New York State GOP to do whatever you have to and endorse a single gubernatorial candidate immediately. This is the best possible chance our party has ever had to get a Republican gubernatorial candidate into office and your delay in endorsing a candidate is worrisome. Maybe you’ve lost touch with what’s going on […]

Letter to the Editor: Parents Have a Right and Duty to Speak Out 

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Dear Editor,  Parents are speaking out over being denied their freedom and duty to choose what is best for their child. They deserve respect, not contempt, for rallying. Beyond their freedom of speech, consider these Civics basics.  Since 1925, the Supreme Court repeatedly recognized that parents have the right to direct their child’s education because parents typically know their child’s […]

Letter to the Editor: Kindness Shown Speaks Well of Next Generation

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Dear Editor, Last week after work, walking to my car, I was stopped by a boy on a bicycle. He said: “Miss, I see you struggle to carry your bags, can I help you carry them for you to your car?” This has been a sound that I missed for some years. This young man was probably a middle schooler. […]

Editorial: Commentary: Wait! Is This a Done Deal?

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At the risk of alienating a significant number of subscribers, not to mention a number of the staff at this newspaper, I dare to raise questions about buying a new stadium for the Buffalo Bills. It seems the proponents of a new stadium have been pretty clever in setting the narrative for the discussion. Should it be in Orchard Park […]

Winners Announced in Newspaper’s Pumpkin Decorating Contest

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The winners for the “Great Advertiser/Review Gourds and Ghouls Carving Contest” have been chosen. 

“Hollywood Holidays” to Showcase Free Movies at Theatre

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The Aurora Theatre will once again offer free community Christmas movies throughout the holiday season as part of their “Hollywood Holidays” programming.

FeedMore Partners with Nursery to Benefit the Hungry

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FeedMore WNY Foundation will hold a holiday wreath and centerpiece sale in partnership with Lavocat’s Family Greenhouse and Nursery now until Nov. 24. A portion of all sales will promote the FeedMore WNY Foundation’s efforts to help FeedMore WNY provide nutritious food to hungry children, families, veterans and older adults in our communities. Fundraiser participants can place orders for beautiful, […]

Historical Group to Host Christmas Shopping Hours

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The Marilla Historical Society is once again opening its Marilla Christmas Shop in the society’s Roloff House on West Avenue in Marilla. The shop will be open weekends from Nov. 26 through Dec. 12.  There will be a large selection of holiday decorations, wreaths, ornaments, gifts and much more that will be available for sale.  The hours are:  -Fridays from […]