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Historian’s Corner Four Women to Make History With Village Board Majority

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In the weeks before the March 21, 1933 village election, a group of East Aurora women met in an effort to get a woman on the ballot.  With their election on March 15, Mary “Molly” Flynn and Katherine Grace Viger will join Trustees Kristin K. Cameron and Marcia Kimmel-Hurt on a village board that includes more women than men for the first time in village history, marking a movement almost 100 years in the making.

Historian’s Corner: Historian’s Corner Small West End Building Housed ‘Tiniest Drug Store’ 

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On April 16, 1935, a Buffalo newspaper featured “what is believed here to be the smallest drugstore in this part of the country.” Fred A. Darrin relocated his pharmacy and residence to the tiny building on Main Street near Hamlin Avenue after a fire destroyed his previous location across the street two years earlier.