countrycourier-2003-02-05

CHRISTE’S RESTAURANT A FAMILY TRADITION IN ELMA

The owner of Christe's Restaurant is continuing her family tradition with the renovated eatery at 2351 Bowen Road in the Elma Village Plaza.

The owner of Christe’s Restaurant is continuing her family tradition with the renovated eatery at 2351 Bowen Road in the Elma Village Plaza. Donna Stefanoveich is following in the footsteps of her grandfather Christe and father, who owned restaurants at Clinton and Union Roads as well as Lackawanna respectively. Her two sons, Brian, 24 and Jason, 21, work as cooks. […]

ICS SCHOOL BOARD WARNED ABOUT UPCOMING BUDGET CRUNCH



Interim Iroquois District James Knowles warned School Board members Monday to prepare for a difficult decision with the upcoming budget for 2003-04 in light of the New York State’s economic problems. Knowles, the principal of Iroquois High School, told the four board members present at the regular meeting taxes may have to be raised or school programs cut. He hoped […]

MARILLA BOARD SETS 3% WAGE HIKE FOR HIGHWAY, PARKS DEPARTMENT WORKERS



Marilla town officials set the salaries of its highway, refuse and parks department workers that sees them receive three percent pay raises from 2002. A new three year contract will see motor equipment operators receive $13.16 hourly in 2003, $14.08 in 2004, and $15.45 in 2005. Mechanics will earn $13.88 this year, $15.71 next year and $17.60 in the following […]

SPRING BROOK FIRE COMPANY PLANS 90TH ANNIVERSARY



They’ve fought many structure fires, saved lives in car accidents, animals in ponds and found victims in a plane crash through the years. Last year, the department responded to a mutual aid fire, which gutted a house on North Star Road and more recently a car accident which killed two boys on North Star Road. A $300,000 addition is under […]

ELMA WATER FEES TO RISE IN FEBRUARY DUE TO COUNTY INCREASE

The Town of Elma has raised fees that it charges residents for water usage, effective this month.

The Town of Elma has raised fees that it charges residents for water usage, effective this month. It comes on the heels of a 1.75 percent hike in the rate the Erie County Water Authority charges Elma for its bulk purchase of water, according to water superintendent Eugene Stevenson. In addition Stevenson says the Water Authority imposes an estimated 20 […]

ELMA WATER FEES TO RISE IN FEBRUARY DUE TO COUNTY INCREASE



The Town of Elma has raised fees that it charges residents for water usage, effective this month. It comes on the heels of a 1.75 percent hike in the rate the Erie County Water Authority charges Elma for its bulk purchase of water, according to water superintendent Eugene Stevenson. In addition Stevenson says the Water Authority imposes an estimated 20 […]

EA GIRLS VARSITY TEAM CLINCHES FOURTH STRAIGHT DIVISION IV TITLE

The East Aurora Girls Varsity Basketball team clinched their fourth straight Division IV Championship with two wins this week.

The East Aurora Girls Varsity Basketball team clinched their fourth straight Division IV Championship with two wins this week. EA beat Alden 57-33 with all girls seeing plenty of action. Once again Sarah Bishop and Heather Roughton led the way with 15 and 13 points respectively. Both girls had a double-double collecting 14 and 11 rebounds. Brittany Wier who is […]

SPRING BROOK FIRE COMPANY PLANS 90TH ANNIVERSARY

They've fought many structure fires, saved lives in car accidents, animals in ponds and found victims in a plane crash through the years.

They’ve fought many structure fires, saved lives in car accidents, animals in ponds and found victims in a plane crash through the years. Last year, the department responded to a mutual aid fire, which gutted a house on North Star Road and more recently a car accident which killed two boys on North Star Road. A $300,000 addition is under […]

CHRISTE’S RESTAURANT A FAMILY TRADITION IN ELMA



The owner of Christe’s Restaurant is continuing her family tradition with the renovated eatery at 2351 Bowen Road in the Elma Village Plaza. Donna Stefanoveich is following in the footsteps of her grandfather Christe and father, who owned restaurants at Clinton and Union Roads as well as Lackawanna respectively. Her two sons, Brian, 24 and Jason, 21, work as cooks. […]

NEEDLE HIVE CELEBRATING 20TH ANNIVERSARY ON EA’S MAIN STREET



My New Years resolution is to, at some point this year, become a hooker,” she laughs “you know… a rug hooker.” Irene Andruczyk, owner of the Needle Hive at 718 Main St., has reason to celebrate as she is celebrating her 20th year at the Needle Hive. The shop was originally located where the Dress Shop is now. It soon […]