20 WNY districts post graduation rates of 90% or better; Buffalo is lowest at 47%
Twenty of Western New York's 97 school districts posted graduation rates of 90 percent or higher last year, according to new figures released this afternoon by the New York State Education Department .
Sat Jun 15, 2013
Justin D. Gaydek
He was the loving son of Kim Gaydek of Strykersville, and the beloved grandson of Niles Rowland of East Aurora and Jean Rowland of Florida.
Fri Jun 14, 2013
Ooo La La boutique host fashion show featuring local designers
Ooo La La a women's fashion boutique that features modern trends to fit and flatter women of all ages.
Thu Jun 13, 2013
Wed Jun 12, 2013
Business First ranks high schools
Buffalo's Nardin Academy High School once again is No. 1 in Business First's rankings of Western New York high schools.
Tue Jun 11, 2013
Rochester Democrat and Chronicle
Gun rally today at the Capitol
Gun-rights advocates will be at the state Capitol today to protest the state's gun-control law passed in January.
Sun Jun 09, 2013
Erie County Sheriffs Make 150th DWI Arrest Of 2013
In the first incident, Deputies stopped a vehicle operated by 29-year-old Max Nelson of the Village of East Aurora, when he observed the vehicle speeding, unable to stay in its lane and failing to obey a no passing zone on East River Road in the Town of Grand Island.
Grand Island Pennysaver
Assembly minority conducts legislative hearing on SAFE Act implementation
Republican Assembly members Michael Montesano , Raymond Walter , Steve Hawley , Jane Corwin , David DiPietro and Joseph Giglio led a legislative hearing Friday at the Amherst Town Hall Council Chamber in Williamsville concerning the implementation of the recently enacted SAFE Act.
Sat Jun 08, 2013
As retirement nears, East Aurora superintendent reflects on legacy
Jerome Roberts doesn't have an easy time ahead of him as he prepares for his eighth and final year as superintendent of East Aurora School District.
Fri Jun 07, 2013
Teachers to take stand against tests
Twenty busses will leave Western New York bright and early Saturday morning, bound for a "Rally Against Testing" on the steps of the State Capitol in Albany.
Thu Jun 06, 2013
Metro Community News Newfane/Gasport
Police Blotter for June 6, 2013 for the towns of Hamburg, Eden and Evans
Law Enforcement Torch Run for Special Olympics The Law Enforcement Torch Run for Special Olympics will run its Hamburg Leg on Wednesday, June 12 starting at noon from the Hamburg Town Hall, run through the village and it will finish back at town hall.
Roycroft at 20
Back in 1994, East Aurora residents Nancy McFarland Gaub, a BPO violinist, and her husband, pianist Eugene Gaub, decided "to help promote chamber music and enhance the quality of life in Western New York, by presenting a series of world-class, but readily accessible and easily affordable concerts in an intimate and uplifting setting," in their ... (more)
Wed Jun 05, 2013
Administrative shakeup at East Aurora schools
Many East Aurora students will have a new building leader when school starts up again later this summer, as about a quarter of the district's buildings have appointed, or are looking for, new principals.
Tue Jun 04, 2013
East Aurora High expansion could total $2.4 million
East Aurora School District is considering spending up to $2.4 million to convert space inside East Aurora High School to create up to 12 new classrooms, as well as turn the pool area into space for wrestling, weightlifting and fitness.
Fri May 31, 2013
NY accountant, lawyer to be ordained priest
Stanton is a certified public accountant and continued to practice law while preparing for the priesthood.
Man allegedly makes threats to woman
An East Aurora man is accused of making verbal threats to a female victim, on Main Street in Perrysburg.
Wed May 29, 2013
The Legal Record
Bears to Aid Becker at East Aurora Football Camp
Students enrolled in grades K-12 are invited. The Jamboree will kick off the new Tomcat Youth Tackle Football League.
Tue May 28, 2013
Men take tools from East Aurora garages
Three Amherst men are accused of taking up to $2,000 in tools and equipment from garages in East Aurora.
Thu May 23, 2013
Verizon Wireless 4G LTE Network Expands In Buffalo
WHO: Verizon Wireless, operator of the nation's largest 4G LTE network and largest, most reliable 3G network WHAT: Verizon Wireless recently activated new 4G LTE coverage on 14 sites in the Buffalo area, expanding and filling in coverage on the high-speed data network it launched locally in October 2011.
East Aurora Man Injured in Motorcycle Accident
East Aurora Police say Kierian Phalen, 23, was traveling at a high rate of speed when he lost control and was thrown from the bike before hitting a road sign.