countrycourier-2003-06-11

ELMA VOTERS TO DECIDE FINANCING FOR NEW TOWN HALL



Elma voters will be heading to the polls tomorrow, Thursday June 12, as they will be asked to decide on whether the Town of Elma should borrow up to $1.9 million toward construction of a proposed town hall at 1600 Bowen Road. It is part of an over $3 million construction project that includes the purchase of the former 38.1 […]

AURORA DEMOCRATS LIST ENDORSEMENTS FOR TOWN SEATS



Mary Alice Grant, chairwoman of the Town of Aurora Democratic Committee states that after two meetings of the committee, interviewing candidates for town office, their choices were determined on May 29. The committee endorsed incumbent Tom Cotton for town supervisor. Cotton received the Democratic endorsement in his last two re-election bids. “The committee found Tom to be the best candidate […]

EA VILLAGE WANTS MEETING WITH TOWN ON SEWER BILL



The East Aurora Village Board Monday moved forward in their dispute with the Town of Aurora over the $400,000 bill for Sewer District No. 3. By a vote of 5-0 with Trustees Lowell Dewey and Pat McDonnell absent, the board agreed to a resolution first asking for a meeting with the town board before going to court. The trustees want […]

HAWK CREEK WILDLIFE CENTER PLANS BENEFIT JUN2 26



The Board of Directors of Hawk Creek Wildlife Center, Inc. of East Aurora will be holding a benefit reception at the Roycroft Inn in East Aurora on Thursday, June 26, at 6:30 p.m. to raise funds for the new Environmental Education Center. The reception features complimentary wine, beer, and soda, food by the Roycroft Inn, live birds of prey on […]

BASEBALL BOOSTERS SEEK HARDBALL FIELD AT EA SCHOOL

Baseball boosters asked the East Aurora School Board Tuesday to help seek grants from federal and state funding to build a permanent hardball field at the high school.

Baseball boosters asked the East Aurora School Board Tuesday to help seek grants from federal and state funding to build a permanent hardball field at the high school. James Stern, coach of the 13-14-year-olds team with the County of Erie Baseball Association (CEBA), reported questionable conditions at the Hamlin Park baseball diamond. He reported concerns raised by visiting umpires and […]

EA VILLAGE OK’S RESTAURANT AT FORMER MILL



Despite parking concerns voiced by nearby businesses and several residents, the East Aurora Village Board Monday approved the development plan for Tantalus Restaurant by a 6-0 vote. Trustee Lowell Dewey was absent. The seven-member board agreed the new retail outlet, located in the Griggs and Ball building, met the requirements for adequate parking. The Zoning Board of Appeals (ZBA) granted […]

ROCHELLE NAMED NEW IROQUOIS SCHOOL DISTRICT SUPERINTENDENT

The Iroquois Board of Education has announced the appointment of Neil A. Rochelle as the superintendent of schools for the Iroquois Central School District, effective August 5.

The Iroquois Board of Education has announced the appointment of Neil A. Rochelle as the superintendent of schools for the Iroquois Central School District, effective August 5. Rochelle currently serves as the Superintendent of School for the Keshequa Central School District. Rochelle will earn $125,000 for a three year contract. He began his career in 1983 as a Special Education […]

AURORA DEMOCRATS LIST ENDORSEMENTS FOR TOWN SEATS



HOCK CONCLUDES IROQUOIS TRACK CAREER WITH TWO MEDALS

Dave Hock concluded his Iroquois track and field career last weekend by earning two medals at the New York State Track and Field Championships.

Dave Hock concluded his Iroquois track and field career last weekend by earning two medals at the New York State Track and Field Championships. On Friday at Union-Endicott High School in Binghamton competing in the Large School Division of the State Public High Schools he placed fourth in the long jump. The competition for places two through six was exceptionally […]

NEW CELL TOWER PROPOSED IN WALES AT TOWN BOARD



The Wales town board received a “preliminary” presentation from officials of AT&T and S.B.A. Communications, Inc. regarding the construction of a third cellular communications tower in town. Maureen Elwell, from the Buffalo law firm of Philips, Lytle, Hitchcock, Blaine & Huber LLP, told the board at a recent workshop that officials of AT&T and S.B.A. Communications are “just looking” in […]