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. […]
Volunteers Needed Across WNY for Alzheimer’s Association
The WNY Chapter of the Alzheimer’s Association offers dozens of free educational programs focusing on research, healthy living and social activities for those living with the disease, as well as support groups for care partners.
Column: Rod, Gun and Game: NYSDEC Aiming to Simplify Fishing Rules
With the recent Buffalo Bills football weather and that fluffy snowfall earlier this week, it feels good that winter has finally arrived. The air seems fresher, the family dogs love to run in the white stuff and that extra weekend moment (or two) that you have been waiting to sleep an extra hour is upon us. Smile! The weather and […]
East Aurora Resident Appointed as Red Cross Executive
Nick Bond of East Aurora is the new Regional Director for the WNY Chapter, which encompasses 27 counties, extending north to Orleans County and southwards to the Pennsylvania border, including the cities of Binghamton, Buffalo, Corning/Elmira and Rochester.
Creative Threads in Elma Looks to Get People Creating and Designing
A new sewing center, Creative Threads WNY, endeavors to provide choice in quality eco-friendly fabrics, patterns and notions, as well as a comfortable workspace for people to use.
Cross Country Finds Growing Success as Season Continues
The East Aurora cross country program took advantage of some great weather this past weekend as they hosted their home invitational where many season best performances were turned in. Leading the way for East Aurora was the modified team, which started the day with the boys team taking top honors, out running Clarence by 5 points to win with a […]
East Aurora Native Brings Filming to WNY
Filming for Patrick Krum’s short film, “The Keeper,” started around the region last week. Krum’s senior capstone project of a Bachelor of Fine Arts from Emerson College in Boston will be filmed mostly on farms around East Aurora and Arcade.
Column: Rod, Gun and Game: Fishermen – Learning and Sharing is Part of the Fun
The pleasure of a successful Lake Erie fishing trip is an experience hard to describe. As early morning darkness turns to light, the sunrise from the east is subtle but vibrant, with spectacular blooming orange color in the first minutes of the day. With a friendly but hearty handshake, I met Charter Captain Hans Mann as he motioned me to […]
Land Conservancy Awarded Grant for Wildway Creation
The Western New York Land Conservancy has received a $25,000 grant from the Nature Conservancy in New York to go towards the planning of its proposed Western New York Wildway. With this funding, the land conservancy will create the Wildway, a conservation plan for a new landscape-scale conservation initiative centered on protecting and connecting some of the most climate-resilient lands in the Great Lakes region