2022-05-04

East Aurora School Board Candidates Answer Newspaper Questions: Maria Improta

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Maria Improta Occupation: Former educator University at Buffalo, Graduate School of Education, English Language Institute Education: Ph.D. Education/Bilingual, New York University, Steinhart School of Culture, Education and Human Development. M.Ed. University at Buffalo, TESOL. B.A. English Language and Literature, University at Buffalo. Work Experience: Educator University at Buffalo, Canisus College. Researcher ECMC, Teacher trainer and evaluator, New York University. Assistant […]

East Aurora School Board Candidates Answer Newspaper Questions: Paul Blowers

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Paul Blowers Occupation: Retired 2018 Education: AAS Degree in Accounting and BS Degree in Business Administration with a concentration in Management and Finance with a minor in Economics Work Experience: Banking, Fulton County Deputy Treasurer, NYS Unemployment Accounts Examiner and School District Business official How long have you lived in the district? Moved to East Aurora in 2007 What makes […]

East Aurora School Board Candidates Answer Newspaper Questions: Terri Ohlweiler

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Terri Ohlweiler Occupation: Mom of three children, EA School Board member Education: BA in Elementary Education, MA in Special Education  Work Experience: EA School Board member for 9 years (current vice-president), PTO Treasurer for 5 years, Teacher for 10 years How long have you lived in the district? 22 years What makes you think you are qualified to be a […]

East Aurora School Board Candidates Answer Newspaper Questions: Teresa Reile

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Teresa Reile Occupation: Business Owner Education: Some College (International Business and Language) but left after discovering that I wasn’t being taught anything that was actually going to prove useful in the real world, so I continued my education on my own through extensive study and traveling the world. Work Experience: I have always worked for myself How long have you […]

East Aurora School Board Candidates Answer Newspaper Questions: Dawn Raczka

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Dawn Raczka Occupation: Mother Education: Bachelors of Fine Arts Work Experience: Private In Home Elder Care How long have you lived in the district?  8 years What makes you think you are qualified to be a representative for the school district? I listen, I’m compassionate and understand that there are rules that need to be followed.  I have a high […]

East Aurora School Board Candidates Answer Newspaper Questions: Dawn Vona

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Dawn Vona Occupation: Past Vice President, Commercial Lending at M&T; Current Wife and Mother Education: University at Buffalo: Bachelors in Business Administration (2004), Masters in Informatics (2008); M&T Bank Rising Leaders Develop Program (2017); Harvard Business School Club of Buffalo Management Development Program (2019) Work Experience: Cornerstone Research & Marketing: Market Research Analyst (2005-2007); Time Warner Cable: Marketing Analyst and […]

School Board Candidates Respond to Questions 2022: Iroquois: Thomas Greier

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Thomas Greier Occupation: Systems Engineering Education: BS Computer Science, MS Engineering Management Work Experience: 30 years in software engineering and management. How long have you lived in the district? 20 years. What makes you think you are qualified to be a representative for the school district? Our schools and students are our community’s investment in the future. The children of […]

School Board Candidates Respond to Questions 2022: Iroquois: Jim Michalek

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Jim Michalek  Occupation: Automotive Store Manager  Education: Graduated from St. Francis High School in Athol Springs Graduated From U.S. Navy Nuclear Electrician “A” School in Orlando  Work Experience: Worked for Carrols Corporation as a restaurant manager 20 years. I am currently working for The Goodyear Tire and Rubber company as a store manager since 2012.  How long have you lived […]

Blue Devils Need Only One Run to Best Springville

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The East Aurora Blue Devils varsity baseball team improved its record to 4-5 with a hard-fought nailbiter over Springville 1-0 at Hamlin Park on Monday, May 2.

Track Teams Stay Undefeated in ECIC Matches

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The East Aurora boys and girls track and field teams continued to excel this past week, staying undefeated in ECIC Competition by defeating West Seneca East.  The teams also traveled to the Falconer Invitational last Friday where the girls team captured another team title, with many outstanding performances. Turning in top times at the Falconer Invitational were first-place finishers Emilia […]