2022-03-16

Letter to the Editor: Aurora Players Continues Excellence in Community

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Dear Editor, Our local Aurora Players was started in 1934, incorporated in 1941, and I came to know them about 1961 in their present location.  Every generation of the group has participated in improving presented dramatic art in East Aurora. Their current production of “Amateurs” is the epitome of what all the dedicated members have historically aspired to. It’s a […]

Letter to the Editor: Tired of Antics with Local Republican Party  

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Dear Editor, This letter is to inform the Republicans of the Village & Town, who don’t know, that there are two Republican Party’s competing for your vote. There are 2 petitions for the Republican Party going around right now for your signatures. The petition with Karl Simmeth’s name is for the Republican Party, and the other with James Bach’s name […]

Letter to the Editor: District Needs to Follow School Policy

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Dear Editor, This is an open letter to EA School Board President Armbrust and Superintendent Russ: Choosing which laws to follow is not a choice you’re allowed to make. They all must be followed – including the administration of an oath of public office.  EAUFSD Policy #1331 clearly states the District Clerk will administer oaths of office in accordance with […]

Column: View from Right Field: At Home and Abroad

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The small town Saturday morning has a magical, almost chimerical (RIP Snake) quality to it. At least here in Right Field it does. Unlike a hectic weekday, Saturday time slows down and stretches casually into a day that invites you to dawdle. Errands, both important and contrived, appear on the unwritten to-do list, tugging gently but earnestly on an elbow.  […]

Column: Notes on Writing: Business Writing 

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Inflation! Does that word scare you? It probably shouldn’t. Recently, it seems the topic of inflation has become a popular scare tactic among members of certain media organizations. “Worst Inflation since 1982!” they scream. That was the year I was born and I care as much about inflation now as I did then. What the media doesn’t want you to […]

Column: Revisiting Eggs and Cholesterol Questions

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March certainly ‘comes in like a lion’ around here, right? It’s currently snowing, but hopefully, by the time this goes to print our temps will have risen above freezing… Back to nutrition. I received a question in response to my column last month about eggs. Did you know you can ask me questions? PLEASE DO. (It gives me a topic […]

Obituary: Elizabeth Rose Garrison DuWaldt, Loved Music, Nature, and Ideas

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Elizabeth  Rose Garrison DuWaldt  April 2, 1929-March 2, 2022 Elizabeth Rose Garrison DuWaldt, known to all as Liz, died Wednesday, March 2. She was 92.  Born on April 2, 1929, in Waterloo, she lived in and around the Finger Lakes area, including Geneva, Waterloo and Romulus.  She attended Buffalo State Teachers College, earning a bachelor’s degree and taught kindergarten briefly, […]

Celebration of Life: Memorial Service Planned Frederick G. Fellendorf, Jr.

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A memorial service celebrating the life of Frederick G. Fellendorf, Jr. will be held Sat., March 26 at 11 a.m. at Faith Lutheran Church, 1230 Bowen Road, Elma. Friends and family are cordially invited to attend. A resident of East Aurora for nearly 55 years, Mr. Fellendorf died peacefully at home on February 18 at the age of 91.  Memorial […]

County and Brewery Partner in Treetap Maple Festival 

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The Treetap Maple Festival will be held on Saturday, March 26 at the Erie County Forestry Bureau in East Concord from noon to 4 p.m.

Dig Safely New York Unveils New Name

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Dig Safely New York, the nonprofit organization facilitating excavation safety through the 811 contact center and educational services in Upstate New York for more than 50 years, is introducing its new name: UDig NY.  “Since we opened our doors in 1969, we have worked tirelessly to promote damage prevention and protect our community by facilitating quality communication between excavators and […]