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East Aurora High School Presents Seussical the Musical February 11-13

East Aurora High School Presents Seussical the Musical February 11-13

EAST AURORA, N.Y. -- East Aurora High School presents Seussical the Musical at the East Aurora High School Auditorium, 1003 Center Street, East Aurora, NY on February 11-13.  This is the musical’s premiere in East Aurora and, directed by Chris Cummins, is guaranteed to be a unique and fun show.  The orchestra will be conducted by Paula O’Connor, chorus directed by Paul Blackwell, and choreography by Mike Lambert.

Seussical the Musical is based on a collection of Dr. Seuss' best known works, following Horton the Elephant and his efforts to protect his friend Jojo and Who-ville against all harm. Other beloved Seuss characters include the Grinch, Cindy Lou Who, the Lorax, Thing 1 and Thing 2, and the narrator, the Cat in the Hat.

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Vote on East Aurora School Roof Project is Tuesday

Vote on East Aurora School Roof Project is Tuesday

by Jeremy Morlock

East Aurora School District residents will vote Tues., Jan. 25 on whether to approve a plan to install new roofs over portions of the High School building on Center Street, replacing leaky structures. Though the construction costs are expected to be $90,000, district officials said that the use of reserve funds and state aid will mean that the project has no direct tax impact.

Russ is Chosen as Acting Superintendent for East Aurora Schools

Russ is Chosen as Acting Superintendent for East Aurora Schools

by Jeremy Morlock

The East Aurora School Board voted 6-0 on Wed., Jan. 12 to named Brian Russ as acting superintendent effective Feb. 19. Russ, who has been serving as the district’s chief information officer, will take over for Superintendent James Bodziak, who has accepted a post at the Frontier Central School District.

Asked about his goals as acting superintendent, Russ told the Advertiser that preparing the 2011-2012 school budget would be a priority. “We’re going to be facing some pretty serious issues” in light of the state’s financial situation and expected changes in school aid, Russ noted.

Pet Connection Announces February Community Events

Pet Connection Announces February Community Events

Pet Connection Programs Inc., a nonprofit maternity and special care animal shelter located in Marilla, has several community events planned during the month of February. Thanks to fundraising events like these and a group of dedicated volunteers, the shelter has been helping animals find great homes in Western New York since 1984.

On Friday, February 4, Pet Connection volunteers and puppies will be at M&T Bank in East Aurora. Volunteers and pups will also be at the Walden Galleria in Cheektowaga from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. on three Saturdays, February 5, 19 and 26.

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All-New Winter Farm Event Coming to The Fairgrounds, February 2 & 3

All-New Winter Farm Event Coming to The Fairgrounds, February 2 & 3

HAMBURG, N.Y. - The inaugural edition of the Western New York Farm Show is coming to the Showplex on February 2nd and 3rd, 2011. Admission is free.

The two days are packed with activities including educational workshops, entertainment activities, a farm toy show, skid steer rodeo as well as venfors from across the US & Canada featuring innovative products for farms. 

Education workshops include

  • Dairy Management
  • Woodlot Management, negotiating Gas Rights Leases
  • Grape IPM; updates to the Grape/Viticulture Row Crops
  • LGM Crop Insurance Products
  • and more...

'Hamburg Hal' will be onsite- the first groundhog to predict the arrival of spring and 2011 commodity prices.

Annunciation School to Host Open House

Annunciation School to Host Open House

Annunciation School, offering academic programs for students in Pre-K3 through Grade 8, will hold its annual open house from 6:30 to 8 p.m. Thursday, February 3, at the school, located at 7580 Clinton St. in Elma.

The public is invited to stop in for refreshments, a tour of the school, and an opportunity to meet students, alumni, teachers, the pastor and the school principal. Annunciation currently serves the Alden, Alexander, Attica, Cheektowaga, Depew, East Aurora, Iroquois, Lancaster, Orchard Park and West Seneca school districts, and busing is available within a 15-mile radius.

Flurrious! 2011

Flurrious! 2011

Enjoy some winter fun today (Jan. 16) at Delaware Park for the 1st annual Flurrious! winter event. Here is a link to the schedule:

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