2022-01-19

Ice Dancer Talks About Upcoming Winter Olympics

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Shelly Ferullo speaks with Kirstin and Kaitlin Hawayek about the journey to the Olympics while Hawayek prepares to go to Beijing for next month’s games.

Volunteers Needed Across WNY for Alzheimer’s Association

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The WNY Chapter of the Alzheimer’s Association offers dozens of free educational programs focusing on research, healthy living and social activities for those living with the disease, as well as support groups for care partners.

County Fair Announces New Opportunities for Youth Agricultural Exhibitors 

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The New Youth Livestock Expo will be open to exhibitors aged 4-21 from the United States and Canada at this year’s Erie County Fair. The expo will encompass the four market animal species (beef, hog, lamb and goat).

Water Authority To Participate In Low Income Household Water Assistance Program 

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The Erie County Water Authority (ECWA) has opted into New York State’s Low Income Household Water Assistance Program for lower income individuals and families with past due water bills.

Farm Bureau Seeking 2022 Scholarship Applicants

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The Farm Bureau is accepting applications from Graduating high school seniors in New York who are interested in pursuing a career in agriculture for New York Farm Bureau’s Agricultural Youth Scholarship. The deadline to submit is March 1.

Legislation Would Allow for Local EMS Districts

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State Senator Patrick M. Gallivan (R-C, Elma) is co-sponsoring legislation (S.5331A) that would allow any county, city, town or village to establish a special district for the financing and operation of general ambulance services, which should improve responsiveness.

Library Patrons Can Now Borrow Board Games 

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The world of board gaming has come a long way over the years, and now the Buffalo & Erie County Public Library System is offering free borrowing of over 100 board, card and dice games. 

Editorial: Some Thoughts on the New Majority

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We are disappointed that the new Democrat majority on the Aurora Town Board voted to change the existing arrangement and personnel for the town attorney function in its first exercise of majority rule. It’s not that we are questioning the competency of their appointee, it’s just that the change is dropping one of the most highly experienced-in-town-law firms and attorneys. […]

Letter to the Editor: Fear Mongering Part of Changing Information

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Dear Editor, So the hourly Covid propaganda descriptors have changed once again. Is it any surprise the fear mongering agents are running out of tools to terrify the mentally susceptible? The WHO and CDC and Fauci said at the beginning of the pandemic everyone is going to catch the virus and they instructed hospitals to register anything similar to the […]

Letter to the Editor: Thanks For the Many Blessings from the Community

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Dear Editor, We know we have many blessings to help those less fortunate in our area share in the joys of the holidays. This year, however, both our Thanksgiving and Christmas holidays were truly amazing. The outpouring of love and support for the FISH food pantry was indeed unprecedented. We depend greatly on community support to help us provide “love […]