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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Take a Veteran to School

Take a Veteran to School Day Nov. 10th, Alden High School Social Studies Department is sponsoring our annual “Take a Veteran to School Day.” The objective of the day is to honor the service of our local veterans and to recognize that many veterans live right here in...

Kiwanis 50th Steak Outing July 27th

The Kiwanis Club of Alden will be hosting their annual steak outing at the Kiwanis Shelter in the Town park on Wed., July 27th from 5-10 pm. This year marks the 50th anniversary for this yearly fundraiser. Who remembers past events held at the steak outings, that...

Upcoming Events

Coming Events for November

Saturday, November 5- Craft and Vendor Show, 12-4 pm, Village of Alden Municipal Building (13336 Broadway), free admission, sponsored by Alden Fire Co. Ladies Auxiliary. Saturday, November 5- Pet Connection’s Chicken BBQ and Basket Auction, 3-6 pm, Variety Club...

Coming Events for October

October 2016 Saturday, October 1- Crittenden Vol. Fire Dept. Gun Raffle, 5-9 pm, 13415 Genesee St., Alden. $20 includes food and refreshments. For tickets call 955-0036. Saturday, October 1- Craft Show, St. John’s Lutheran Church (55 pleasant Ave., Lancaster. $1...

Coming Events

May Saturday, May 21- Millgrove Clothes Closet open from 9 am-noon, free clothing to those in need, 11517 Genesee Street. Saturday and Sunday, May 21 and 22-Plant Sale , 10 am-4 pm, Hull House and farmstead (5962 Genesee St., Lancaster). Saturday, May 21- The Niagara...

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