Dear Editor, The Covid pandemic isn’t over. About 295,000 people are getting Covid weekly, with some 3,700 hospitalized daily and 3,750 deaths per week. The total number of people who have died of Covid in the United States totals over 1.1 million. And still, about 20 percent of the population have not gotten a single vaccination. In the face of […]
Obituary: John D. Collier, Loving Father and Grandfather
John D. Collier Sept. 18-1938-Jan. 27, 2023 John D. Collier of Marilla passed away on Friday, January 27 after a long battle with bladder cancer. He was 84. Known to friends and family as Jack, he was the son of the late William and Helen (née Olah) Collier. Mr. Collier is survived by daughter Shari (Kevin) Annas; grandchildren Jennifer and […]
Empire State Development Announces PM Plastics Expansion in Erie County
Empire State Development (ESD) recently announced that PM Plastics will undergo a $3 million expansion at its Orchard Park facility. The company was recently acquired by local investors with over 20 years of experience in the plastics industry. This new ownership plan to grow PM Plastics will allow the company to pursue technically complex components and device assemblies. The plastics […]
Bingo With a Twist
Ten Lives Club Cat Adoption Group is holding a Kitty Bingo event on Sunday, Feb. 19.
Art Lottery will Help Raise Funds for Local Landmark
The Roycroft Campus on South Grove will be holding its Art Lottery Fundraiser on Thursday, Feb. 9 .
Rest, Reflect and Recuperate – it’s February
This time of year when we’re feeding the wood stove and wondering if there is an element of nature called sunshine, there is time to reflect. Fern and I enjoy talking about the memories of winter’s past – like when ice fishing started in late November, also reminding each other that it’s time to search out planning details for outdoor […]
Girls Basketball at 9-3 with Eight Games to Go and Playoff Seeding at Stake
The playoffs begin on Monday, Feb. 20.
Guest Column: Lessons on Running and Life
My son is an East Aurora high school runner. This week he was honored as a Coaches All-Western New York cross-country first-team pick, which I’m told is a pretty cool achievement. Two years ago, I knew nothing about running. I didn’t know what ‘PR’ meant, had no idea cross country was a team sport and would have laughed if you […]
Call for WNY Artists: Apply To Create 2023 Commemorative Art
Artists who are 18 years old and above from across Western New York may submit entries for the 2023 Erie County Fair poster.
DiPietro Speaks out on Environmental Feasibility Study
Assemblyman David DiPietro has opposed a proposal to site wind turbines in the Great Lakes region.