Alden Historical Society at Erie County Fair

Each year, the Erie County Historical Federation invites its member organizations to create displays for the Erie County Fair. The 2017 theme was Christmas Traditions in Our Town. For its display, the Alden Historical Society chose to follow a suggestion offered by...
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AH&L Asst. Chief Recalls First Aid Call to Attica Prison Riots 46 Years Ago

The cover of the September 27, 1971 issue of Time Magazine shows Alden Asst. Fire Chief, Robert Ruhlman, and the squad’s 1965 ambulance outside of the Attica Correctional Facility. The Alden Rescue Squad was requested at the Attica State Correctional Facility at 6:45...
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The Bruce E. Sitzman Memorial Park Dedicated

The Bruce E. Sitzman Memorial Park, located on Kellogg St., was dedicated on Saturday, July 8, 2017. Bruce was employed by the Village of Alden, serving as Superintendent of Public Works for nearly 30 years before retiring in 2002. After retiring he was a Village...
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Local Railroad Gets International Attention

Robert Bond’s Blackwater Railroad in Alden, along with 7 other member railroads of the WNY Garden Railway Society played host to 2 bus loads of Garden Railroad enthusiasts, from around the US and Germany, on Friday June 23rd. Members of the Big Train Operators Club,...
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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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ACS 2017 Valedictorian Correction

The photo of the ACS Class of 2017 Valedictorian was incorrectly labeled in the June 29th issue of the Alden Advertiser. Pictured is Alexander Hamilton, the ACS 2017 Valedictorian. Our apologies to Alexander and his family. Last week’s photo was of Carl...

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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...

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