Rifle Range to Bear Borkowski’s Name

When dozens of current and former members of the Alden High School rifle team entered the school’s library near the end of last Thursday’s school board meeting, it was clear to those already in attendance that something was afoot. Members of the 2016-17 team had just...
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Nature’s Way Owner, Finalist for 2017 Athena Young Adult Prof. Award

Nicole Savage, the second-generation owner of Nature’s Way Environmental Consultants and Contractors, Inc. on Crittenden Rd. in Alden, has been selected as a finalist for the 2017 ATHENA Young Professional Leadership Award. Recipients are “individuals who have...
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Alden Native Casillo, Once Again Competes in Iditarod Race

Rick Casillo finished 28th in this year’s Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race in Alaska. He completed the course in 9 days, 11 hours and 56 minutes. Rick stated, “I am happy with our race and the dogs looked awesome at the finish. I had to deal with a bug in my team the last...
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Cowlesville Landmark Destroyed by Blaze St. Patrick’s Day 1966

"Vandalism - insect and human- threatens Western New York's only covered bridge in this historic Wyoming County community." So wrote a Buffalo Evening News reporter on Sept. 27, 1965. He omitted one other threat to the Cowlesville structure- that of arson and, because...
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Leonard A. Weisbeck Sr. Has Photos Published in Blizzard of ‘77 Book

Leonard A. Weisbeck Sr., former owner and editor of the Alden Advertiser, had his photographs published in a newly released book by Timothy W. Kneeland. The book , a part of the Images of America Series by Arcadia Publishing, is titled “Buffalo Blizzard of 1977”. for...
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ACS Sports Schedule

The Alden Central School winter sports schedule was published in the December 1st issue of the Alden Advertiser. See photos and schedules of Girl's Varsity and JV Basketball, Boy's Varsity and JV Basketball, Cheerleading, Boy's Swimming, Co-ed Bowling, Rifle,and...

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Volleyball Advances to B2 Finals

The ACS Volleyball team defeated Roy-Hart on Tuesday, November 1st  and will advance to the Section VI B2 Finals on Thursday, November 3rd at Sweet Home. They will be facing City Honors.

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Looking for a Home

Lexi and Levi are looking for a home. Their owner passed away and they only have each other, so we want them to be adopted together. They are a very lovable pair, housebroken, and up to date on all their vaccinations. Lexi is approx. 10 years old. She is a spayed...

Christmas in the Park Well Attended

A large variety of family activities combined with mild weather brought out many residents to enjoy the Alden Chamber of Commerce's Alden's Christmas in the Park on Saturday, December 3, 2016. More photos, taken by Lori Gillen, may be seen in the December 8th issue of...

12th Chamber Ornament

The twelfth in a series of commemorative ornaments of an Alden landmark is now available. This year’s ornament commemorates the 100th anniversary of the Alden State Bank. A rendering of the Bank’s current location on Broadway in the Village of Alden is etched into a...

Upcoming Events

December Events

December Friday, December 2- St. Nick’s Night at St. Johns. 5-9 pm. Fri. and Sat., Dec. 2 and 3- ACTS presents It’s a Wonderful Life, 7:30 pm, 1470 Church St., 937-7770. December 2-4 and 9-11, Fridays at 7:30 pm, Saturdays and Sundays at 2:30 pm- TheBest Christmas...

Events for December 2016

December Friday, December 2- St. Nick’s Night at St. Johns. 5-9 pm. Fri. and Sat., Dec. 2 and 3- ACTS presents It’s a Wonderful Life, 7:30 pm, 1470 Church St., 937-7770. Saturday, December 3- Holy Mother of the Rosary Concert Series, 7:30 pm, 6298 Broadway, Lancaster....

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