2022-01-05

Tree Sale is Back: DEC Offers School Seedling Program for Students

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The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation has opened the Colonel William F. Fox Memorial Saratoga Tree Nursery annual spring seedling sale, which will run until May 13.

Ormsby Construction Class Looking to Community for Project Ideas

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Wallace D. Ormsby Center School is exploring functional learning model for the students in their Construction Technology by inviting community members to engage the students in possible projects that could be used in the community.

Independent Commission Splits on Local Legislative Maps

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An impasse between Republicans and Democrats in the Independent Redistricting Commission has resulted in failure to provide a unified redistricting map to the state legislature, which could have consequences for June’s primary elections.

East Aurora Resident Appointed as Red Cross Executive

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Nick Bond of East Aurora is the new Regional Director for the WNY Chapter, which encompasses 27 counties, extending north to Orleans County and southwards to the Pennsylvania border, including the cities of Binghamton, Buffalo, Corning/Elmira and Rochester.

Guest Column: ITAC: Sector Spotlight: Healthcare Professionals

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Last month our column introduced two individuals representing the law enforcement sector of ITAC’s Drug & Alcohol Prevention Coalition. A strong, successful coalition is made up of multiple people from numerous sectors of our community, such as: parents, schools, youth, law enforcement agencies, health care providers, faith-based communities, media, business and civic leaders, and more! Each individual contributes to ITAC’s […]

Letter to the Editor: Aurora Republicans Deserve Better Than Earl

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Dear Editor, Last year I wrote about how Earl Jann, the leader of the Town of Aurora Republican Committee, was ethically challenged while serving in his privileged patronage position at the Erie County Water Authority. More importantly, I pointed out how Earl had been failing Aurora Republicans. Under Jann’s watch in 2018, incumbent Assemblyman David DiPietro suffered an embarrassing defeat […]

Letter to the Editor: Article Missed Important Details of School Appeal

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Dear Editor, Your front-page story regarding the Commissioner’s Appeal missed all the important details and erroneously led the reader to believe the appeal was about the firing of a teacher over a vaccine and testing mandate. This is untrue. Unfortunately, we can attest that no representative of the East Aurora Advertiser contacted any of the 7 individuals who petitioned that […]

Letter to the Editor: Sense of Community Must Not be Forgotten

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Dear Editor, Community is more than a place to reside or a destination. It embodies a sense of belonging, safety and an opportunity to participate in a way that not only benefits yourself but also your neighbors. These are the individual threads which are woven into the fabric of community. Community should grow day by day, year by year. It […]

Letter to the Editor: Consider Rademacher’s Name on New Football Field

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Dear Editor, I would like to start a movement to name the new football field at Iroquois Central School in honor of Mark Radmacher.  Sergeant Mark A. Rademacher was born June 7, 1963, in Buffalo, New York. Mark attended Iroquois Central and played for the Chiefs from 1978 to 1981.  He joined the Army in September 1981. His training assignments […]

Letter to the Editor: Community Donations Created Support for Veterans 

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Dear Editor, I am the Chairman of the East Aurora American Legion Post 362 Auxiliary’s Stocking for Veterans Project and I want to first thank the East Aurora Advertiser for putting an article and picture in their paper. The response from the article by the East Aurora Community was overwhelming.  Between the businesses and organizations: (Bank of Holland, Morningstar Quilting […]