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Mason Winfield to Discuss Book at West Seneca East Middle School

WEST SENECA, NY -- West Seneca East Middle School’s War of 1812 Club invites the community to attend an upcoming program it will host with Mason Winfield, author of “Ghosts of 1812” and several books on supernatural folklore in Western New York.

Winfield will talk about “Ghosts of 1812” on Wednesday, Jan. 12 in the East Middle auditorium, 1415 Center Road in West Seneca. The program will begin at 7 p.m. and is open to the public.  The club is asking for a $3 donation for admission. 

The War of 1812 Club was founded two years ago by social studies teacher Scott Frank to cultivate the interest of students in local history, particularly the War of 1812, much of which took place nearby.

For more information on the guest speaker, visit his website: http://www.masonwinfield.com.

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Following Injury, Retired Athlete is Reclaiming an Active Lifestyle

Following Injury, Retired Athlete is Reclaiming an Active Lifestyle

When former Slippery Rock University wrestler and West Seneca West Middle School teacher and coach Marty Rudich was told by the medical profession to cut back on his activities and increase his medications, he wisely chose to explore another alternative.

Marty contacted Steven Helmicki, president of Primordial Strength Inc. of East Aurora, and is now working with Helmicki and Primordial to regain his strength and return to a more active and athletic lifestyle.

Eating Disorders Information Night February 3

Eating Disorders Information Night February 3

EAST AURORA, NY -- The East Aurora Union Free School District will sponsor an Eating Disorders Information Night at Parkdale Elementary School in the auditorium on Thursday, February 3 at 7:00 PM. The panel format will feature local experts from the medical community, and is coordinated by the school district's Pupil Services and Health, Physical Education and Athletics Departments. The forum will be presented as a community service, there will be no cost to attend, and it will be open to all.

Panelists, accompanied by recovered victims of eating disorders, will discuss the signs of the disorders and provide resources for help. It is estimated that 8-10 million people in the United States suffer from eating disorders, the majority of them young women.

Professionals on the panel will include:

    Dr. Dalinda A. Condino
    Chief, Division of Adolescent Medicine

Wallenwein's 40th Anniversary Dinner Club Debuts Jan. 17

Wallenwein's 40th Anniversary Dinner Club Debuts Jan. 17

by Rick Ohler -- Reporter, East Aurora Advertiser

Fine dining comes to the southeast corner of Oakwood and Elm on Mon., Jan. 17, when Wallenwein’s kicks off its monthly 40th Anniversary Dinner Club. In honor of the year the Holmes family—Walt and Rose, son Stubby, daughter Debbie and now grandson Lance— began operating the bar and restaurant, the price for the three-course meal will be $19.70.

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How to Make Your Car Last Forever: Auto Q&A with Tom Torbjornsen

How to Make Your Car Last Forever: Auto Q&A with Tom Torbjornsen

Dear Tom,

I own a 2010 Infiniti G-37 coupe. The tires were fine until it got cold outside. Now the tire pressure monitoring system indicates that the tire pressures are low. The tires look fine to me. What’s up with this? 

Delilah from Burlington, VT

Delilah,

Eagles & Birdies Golf Tournament for Hawk Creek Wildlife Center, Inc.

Eagles & Birdies Golf Tournament for Hawk Creek Wildlife Center, Inc.

Tee Off to Support Wildlife

East Aurora, NY - Cure that cabin fever while golfing for wildlife at Hawk Creek Wildlife Center’s first annual Eagles & Birdies Golf Tournament Saturday, February 12, 2011. The event will be held at Cyber Creek Indoor Golf Facility in Elma, beginning with the Tournament kick-off at 1:00pm, followed by the 4:00pm-7:00pm After Party. Participants can contact Hawk Creek at 716-652-8646 or www.hawkcreek.org for event tickets and information.  All proceeds benefit the nonprofit Hawk Creek Wildlife Center of East Aurora, NY.

Legislator Mills named Legislature’s Minority Leader for 2011

Legislator Mills named Legislature’s Minority Leader for 2011

Erie County Legislator John J. Mills, R-District 13, was unanimously re-elected as the Minority Leader of the Erie County Legislature’s six-member Republican Caucus. Minority Leader Mills has held the post since 2007.

 

The Republican Caucus, including Legislators Lynne Dixon, Dino Fudoli, Kevin Hardwick, Edward Rath III and Ray Walter, confirmed the appointment during the annual reorganizational meeting held Thursday, Jan. 6.