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Aurora Plans More Repairs at Gleed Avenue Facility

by Jeremy Morlock

Retiring Village Administrator Will Take Temporary Consultant Post

by Jeremy Morlock

The East Aurora Village Board, joined by past officials, bid a fond farewell to Kimberly Reichert Monday night at her final meeting as village administrator. However, board members apparently took to heart the suggestions that no one else can fill Reichert’s shoes, as they voted to bring her on as a temporary consultant while they search for a new administrator who will have a somewhat different set of duties.

Just Announced: The French Connection to Appear at HockeyTowneUSA Fan Fest

Just Announced: The French Connection to Appear at HockeyTowneUSA Fan Fest

The French Connection — Gilbert Perreault, Rene Robert and Richard Martin — will be appearing December 26 and 27 at HockeyTowneUSA Fan Fest in the Buffalo Niagara Convention Center.

HockeyTowneUSA Fan Fest is being held December 26-29 and is sponsored by Towne Automotive Group, Certo Brothers Distributing Company and Sgroi Financial LLC, in association with WNY Hockey Magazine. Hockey fans from Western New York, Southern Ontario and around the world will also be in downtown Buffalo during this time for the World Junior hockey tournament.

Primordial Strength Leading the Way to Bring Sports Concussion Expert to WNY

Primordial Strength Leading the Way to Bring Sports Concussion Expert to WNY

Primordial Strength Inc. of East Aurora is looking for community support in its effort to bring Chris Nowinski of the Sports Legacy Institute to Buffalo for a speaking engagement in early spring. Nowinski, president, CEO and co-director of the Center for the Study of Traumatic Encephalopathy at the Boston University School of Medicine, is also the author of “Head Games: Football’s Concussion Crisis.”

Town Offers to Plow at Knox Park

Town Offers to Plow at Knox Park

by Jeremy Morlock

TOWN OF AURORA, N.Y. - New York State plans to lay off or relocate the workers at Knox Farm State Park at the end of the year, but the Town of Aurora is putting forward a plan to make the site at least somewhat accessible to visitors. Supervisor Jolene Jeffe, with the backing of the Town Board, is asking the state to allow the town to plow the main visitors driveway, parking area and exits.

“This would be just a temporary fix to allow the park to remain open while groups like the Friends of Knox [Farm State Park] mobilize and try to come up with a plan to operate the park long-term,” Jeffe told her board colleagues on Monday night.

Read the rest of the story in the East Aurora Advertiser.