countrycourier-2003-04-16

MAJORITY OF WALES TOWN UNLIKELY TO SOON RECEIVE PUBLIC WATER



The Town of Wales engineering firm assigned the task of creating a regional Southtowns Water Consortium blueprint for over 23 communities in Erie County has submitted those plans to the Wales Town Board. According to Supervisor Mary Weinman, R & D Engineering, Inc. PC of Buffalo has drawn the map plan and report in such a way that “the majority […]

DIFFERENTIATED TEACHING OUTLINED TO EA SCHOOL BOARD



The East Aurora Board of Education learned about the impact of Differentiated Instruction (DI) on students in the school district and its plans for the upcoming school year at their recent board meeting. Dr. Lynn Fusco, director of curriculum, instruction and personnel, presented an overview of the program. She cited the origins of DI created by Carol Tomlinson, a researcher […]

MERCY DIAGNOSTICS OF EAST AURORA ENTERS 12TH YEAR OF SERVICE

Mercy Diagnostics of East Aurora is entering it's 12th year of service at 94 Olean Road near Oakwood Avenue. Lab tests, ex-rays and rehab continue to be offered at the medical facility.

Mercy Diagnostics of East Aurora is entering it’s 12th year of service at 94 Olean Road near Oakwood Avenue. Lab tests, ex-rays and rehab continue to be offered at the medical facility. Phlebotomist and EKG Specialist Barbara Kazmierczak reports Mercy Diagnostics is part of the Catholic Health Care system, but serves all local hospitals and now accepts all insurance’s. The […]

ELMA TOWN BOARD ADDS ASSISTANT ASSESSOR POST



The Elma Town board at its April regular meeting created the post of assistant building inspector in the salary range of $27,000 – $32,500 annually. Interim building inspector Joseph Colern had held a similar position in town government until being elevated to temporarily replace Gerald Barry as code enforcement officer in town. Barry was severely injured last fall while on […]

MERCY DIAGNOSTICS OF EAST AURORA ENTERS 12TH YEAR OF SERVICE



Mercy Diagnostics of East Aurora is entering it’s 12th year of service at 94 Olean Road near Oakwood Avenue. Lab tests, ex-rays and rehab continue to be offered at the medical facility. Phlebotomist and EKG Specialist Barbara Kazmierczak reports Mercy Diagnostics is part of the Catholic Health Care system, but serves all local hospitals and now accepts all insurance’s. The […]

EA VILLAGE BOARD UNDECIDED ON HOW TO RAISE SEWER RATES, TAXES UP 2.6 PERCENT



The East Aurora Village Board discussed how to raise sewer rates, but came to no consensus following Monday’s public hearing on the village’s general, water and sewer funds. The proposed general fund tax rate will increase 42 cents to $15.59 per thousand if no further changes are made. Water rates will remain unchanged. The general fund budget presented Monday shows […]

ELMA’S ASSESSMENTS CRITICIZED BY TOWN OFFICIAL



New York State and Erie County officials who, with the help of Town Assessor Candace Wittmeyer, have targeted Elma for a townwide property assessment revaluation. That has drawn the wrath of at least one town official who didn’t mince any words at last Wednesday night’s work session. Similar attempts by county, state and local assessment officials in the past have […]

LARGEST TURNOUT EVER FOR EASTER EGG HUNT AT EA’S HAMLIN PARK

Sponsored by the Kiwanis Club of East Aurora and the Town of Aurora Parks and Recreation Department, the traditional event was moved from Warren Drive Park.

About 500 children, parents and friends attended the annual Easter Egg Hunt Saturday at Hamlin Park in East Aurora under sunny skies and temperatures in the high 50’s. Sponsored by the Kiwanis Club of East Aurora and the Town of Aurora Parks and Recreation Department, (APRD) the traditional event featured hundreds of hidden chocolate eggs. “The annual event had been […]

AURORA TOWN BOARD SUPPORTS DAY CAMP AT HAMLIN PARK

The Aurora Town Board Monday voiced support to start a Day Camp for children ages five to 12 in Hamlin Park this summer, but asked Parks and Recreation Department Director Peggy Cooke for more information.

The Aurora Town Board Monday voiced support to start a Day Camp for children ages five to 12 in Hamlin Park this summer, but asked Parks and Recreation Department Director Peggy Cooke for more information. According to Cooke, she recently spoke with East Aurora Police Chief William Nye and Lt. Krowka about the new program. They endorsed the plan. “We’ll […]

WALES TOWN RALLY SUPPORTS TROOPS, FAMILIES, “OPERATION PHONE CARD”