2021-12-01

Obituary: Robin L. Moore, Cherished Mother and Wife, Business Owner

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Robin L. Moore of Holland died on Saturday, November 20. She was 59. Born June 13, 1962, Mrs. Moore was the daughter of the late Robert and Fern Lux. Mrs. Moore is survived by her husband, LeRoy Moore; children Evan and Olivia; siblings David (Connie) Lux, Paul (Toni Jeanne) Lux, Julie (Ron) Hager and Barbara (John) Regdos; and nieces, nephews, […]

Obituary: Lucille Marie Koeller, Deaconess, Beloved Mother and Grandmother

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Lucille Marie Koeller July 11, 1931-Nov. 25, 2021 Lucille Marie Koeller, a 30 year resident of East Aurora, died of natural causes at her daughter’s home in East Aurora on Thursday, November 25. She was 90. Mrs. Koeller was born Lucille Zimmermann on July 11, 1931, in Chester, S.D., the daughter of Arthur and Josephine (née Gienapp) Zimmermann. A deaconess […]

Obituary: Norma J. Bogucki, Treasured Mother and Grandmother

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Norma J. Bogucki Nov. 19, 1937 – Nov. 19, 2021 Norma J. Bogucki of East Aurora died on her birthday, Friday, November 19. She was 84. Mrs. Bogucki was born on Nov. 19, 1937. She was predeceased by her husband Clifford Bogucki and brother Harry “Bud” Yount. She is survived by her children Paul (Deborah) Bogucki, Phillip (Sandi) Bogucki and […]

Obituary: Rose M. Barkey, Dearly Loved Mother, Grandmother, Retired Nurse

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Rose M. Barkey Feb. 16, 1932-Nov. 18, 2021 Rose Marilyn Barkey of Rogersville, Ala. died on Thursday, November 18. She was 89. Born Rose Marilyn Chiofolo on Feb. 16, 1932, in Greensburg, Ohio, she was the daughter of the late Joseph and Vera (nee Kuhn) Chiofolo.  Mrs. Barkey grew up in North Canton, Ohio, graduating from North Canton High in […]

Erin Sullivan Earns Second All-Star Team Berth in Collegiate Softball

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Twelve years ago, East Aurora middle schooler Erin Sullivan started playing fastpitch softball as a member of the East Aurora Baseball and Softball program. She’s risen to the top of her game, so to speak, as a player at the University of Toronto and will compete in the Maccabi Games in Tel Aviv, Israel in 2022.

Letter to the Editor: Congressman Shows Term Limits Are Needed

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Dear Editor, The recent speech made by Congressman Kevin McCarthy lasting about eight hours proves two points: First: an empty barrel does make the most noise. Second: Americans should be demanding term limits for our elected officials.  Does anyone know how much Mr. McCarthy was paid during this wasted 8 hours? Carl Telban East Aurora

Letter to the Editor: Thanks to Community For Supporting Library

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Dear Editor, Baubles and Bling, sponsored by the Friends of the Aurora Town Public Library, was an overwhelming success! This first-time fundraiser had fashionistas lining up on the library steps, patiently awaiting the opening of the library’s community room, which was transformed into a stylish boutique. The Friends are very grateful to our community members for their generous donations of […]

Letter to the Editor: Suing District and Taxpayers is Pathetic 

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Dear Editor, I read with disdain the Nov. 24 article explaining that LaKeisha Grenade-Shoemaker and Colin Shoemaker are suing the school district, and by extension, the taxpaying citizens of East Aurora for $3.2 million.  That Mr. Shoemaker is unwilling to get vaccinated, or alternately, to take a weekly COVID test in order to keep his students and colleagues safe is […]

Letter to the Editor: COVID-19 is Nothing to Chuckle About

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Dear Editor, Towards the end of the last East Aurora School Board meeting, a social worker gave kudos to the school district for its many accomplishments.  She then proceeded to announce that she has had Covid, and all she had was “sneezing and a cough for about 4 days.” And she laughed.  Kudos to her. Unfortunately, almost 770,000 Americans, including […]

Letter to the Editor: Thank the Vaccinated This Season

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Dear Editor, As we enter the holiday season among all the other things we do, don’t forget to thank the vaccinated. It is because of them, the vaccinated, that the economy is up and moving again and our shops and restaurants are open for all to enjoy. These people have put their own self-interest aside and taken the time to […]