2022-02-16

Column: The Advertiser Garden: Making the Most of Winter with Spring Planning

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This column is first of a series sharing our progress on the “Advertiser Garden,” an experiment in communal gardening, where we try to turn the small patch of land located outside our rear entrance on Persons Alley into a green space. Progress on our green experiment can be found on our Instagram page, @eastauroranews, along with a monthly update revolving around a related subject, like this one.

Column: Rod, Gun and Game: Birds Make the World a Sweeter Place

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The soundtrack of backyard birds can offer astonishing enjoyment over a quiet cup of coffee wherever you might be, on any day of the year…be it a main street coffee shop or your snow-shoveled backyard deck. Many birds offer a soundtrack melody with variations so profound that the same bird might sound like a different species from time to time. […]

Borderland Founder and EA Resident to Host Jamboree in Ellicottville

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East Auroran Jennifer Brazill, creator of Borderland Music + Arts Festivals, is hosting her first local winter festival. The Rail Rider Jamboree at Holiday Valley Resort in Ellicottville will be held on March 18, 19 and 20.

East Aurora High School Drama Club Sings Their Way Through “Shrek The Musical”

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The East Aurora High School Drama Club opened its performance of “Shrek The Musical” last weekend February 11 – 13 at East Aurora High School, starring Colin Jones, Mary Kalinski, Stephen Kapalczynski and Charlie Improta. Fiery Number Three Fionas Performance Fit for Royalty Not So Silent Partners I Couldn’t Leave You If I Tried Well Deserved Applause Princely Entrance Quality […]

Letter to the Editor: Wellness Center is Positive Element to Moog Management 

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Dear Editor, I joined Moog Inc. in 1962 and from 1970 to 1985 served as its Controller.  I was impressed to read of its “In Health Wellness Center” program which was reported on in the paper’s Jan. 20 issue.  Moog’s current management deserves to be praised for its leadership. It should inspire the management of other large firms in the […]

Letter to the Editor: Everyday Citizens Show Frustrations During Canadian Protests

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Dear Editor, Sedition [səˈdiSH(ə)n] NOUN conduct or speech inciting people to rebel against the authority of a state or monarch. While the Freedom Trucker’s protest as of this writing is still in progress in Canada, and spreading around the globe, I’d like to take this opportunity to rebut another letter in last week’s Herald by a regular contributor, whom I […]

Letter to the Editor: Liberals Ignore the Real News Happening in Canada

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Dear Editor, Oh Judy Judy Judy, I have been sadly amused at many of the weekly editorials from you and your fellow radical left editorialists and have refused to address them and give them any undue credit. But last week’s Created Havoc editorial is personally offensive as a dual citizen canadian and needs rebuke for those who aren’t familiar with […]

Letter to the Editor: Wales and Marilla Leaders Should Consider Options

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Dear Editor, I am writing as a Wyoming County taxpayer at large, I do not represent Wyoming County in any other way. WKBW reported that Grand Island, Holland, Marilla, and Wales make up about one third of the tax base in Erie County. So I can understand why Erie County Executive Mark Poloncarz would spin a couple numbers and loose […]

Letter to the Editor: School Board is Closing Out the People

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Dear Editor, The East Aurora School Board has shown their hand repeatedly this school year, trying to silence the voices of community members at their meetings. Since July 1, 2021, only 50 percent of regular board meetings have been held in-person, as scheduled. Meetings have been postponed or canceled with no real reasoning and even relocated due to an unexplained […]

Column: Mightier than the Sword: Is this Title Included in the Word Count?

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Let’s talk numbers. Why numbers? Shouldn’t we leave that to the bankers, accountants, stockbrokers, analysts, statisticians, pollsters, mathematicians, card counters and pyramid schemesters? It would certainly seem appropriate to leave the topic of numbers to the number crunchers and money grubbers, but believe it or not, numbers do have a place in writing—a sometimes boring, seldom-discussed place, but a place […]