Town Sets Salaries and Makes Appointments

By Justin Sullivan Salaries for town officials, appointment of town employees and town contracts were just some of the subjects discussed during the Town of Alden’s annual re-organizational meeting – which took place on Tuesday, January 7, 2020. The town board...

Jiggs LeBlanc died Dec. 11th

Jiggs LeBlanc, 79, died Wednesday, December 11, 2019. Born Lawrence Raymond LeBlanc in Hubbell, Michigan to Anna and Joseph C. LeBlanc he moved to Alden, in 1978 with his wife and children. Known to everyone as Jiggs he worked for Milwaukee Electric Tool Corp. as a...

Lynn E. Gedraitis Sr., 75, Died November 13th

Lynn Edward Gedraitis, 75, died on Wednesday, November 13, 2019 after a long battle with cancer. Husband of Gloria (Ohlson) Gedraitis; father of Lynn “Butch” (Deanne) Gedraitis, Kim (Richard) Holz, Vikki (Lee) Weisbeck, Shelly Gedraitis, and Lisa (Michael) Conway;...
Local Residents on  “WNY Tonight”

Local Residents on “WNY Tonight”

Aldenites Lori and Dale Gramza were recently on the WNY Tonight, promoting Andrew’s Army. Tammie Lee is the host on the program on LCTV 1301. The Gramzas spoke of the importance of organ, tissue, and blood donations and how their personal tragedy turned into the quest...

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Local Resident Participates in  International Television Show

Local Resident Participates in International Television Show

Alden Resident, Mariah Weisbeck, participated in the television show “Animal Detectives” (“Dierendectives”). The Dutch television show will also air in Germany and Belgium. Producers of the program heard about the heroic act of a local half Timberwolf, half German...

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Alden Natives Honored at Make-A-Wish Gala

Alden Natives Honored at Make-A-Wish Gala

Alden natives “Butch” (Lynn) and Deanne (Dickson) Gedraitis were honored at the Power of a Wish Gala held on Saturday, March 23rd at the Seneca Niagara Resort & Casino. The Alden High School Graduates have served as Ambassadors of Make-A-Wish since 2008. Butch and...

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Pink Cow Scoopfest for AH&L Fire Company Sunday, October 21st

Pink Cow Scoopfest for AH&L Fire Company Sunday, October 21st

Join the Pink Cow for the 9th Annual Alden Fire Department Scoopfest on Sunday, October 21st. They will be scooping up all of their remaining ice cream by donation to the Alden Hook & Ladder Fire Company from noon to 9 pm. There will also be a bounce house, face...

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“High 5” Fundraiser  for JDRF

“High 5” Fundraiser for JDRF

What do the above five children (the “High Five”) have in common? It is not that they all live in the Townline area of Alden or that they all attend the same school. These kids are all bonded together because they share the same disease, Type 1 Diabetes. Type 1...

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Alden School District Receives $452,261

Alden School District Receives $452,261

During a visit to the Alden Central School District, Erie County Comptroller Mychajliw delivered a check for $452,261.43 to Superintendent Adam Stoltman. See full story in the April 5, 2018 issue of the Alden Advertiser.

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Laura’s Breast Cancer Bash

Laura’s Breast Cancer Bash

"Laura's Breast cancer Bash" to benefit Laura Ross (AKA Momma Cow from Pink Cow ice cream) was held at the Crittenden Fire Company on Friday, March 23rd. See more photos by Rick Penny in the March 29, 2018 issue of the Alden Advertiser.

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Harrison “Harry” Hill,  ACS Coach,  Died Feb. 18th

Harrison “Harry” Hill, ACS Coach, Died Feb. 18th

Former ACS physical education teacher, athletic director and coach Harrison “Harry” Hill died on Sunday, February 18, 2018 at the age of 79 in South Carolina. The Alden High School graduate and physical education teacher coached the Bulldog’s football and wrestling...

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Plimpton-Warren H. Died Feb. 9th

Plimpton-Warren H. of LeRoy, NY formerly of Marilla, NY February 9, 2018. Beloved husband of the late Elfrieda Plimpton; dear father of Nicole (John) Armitage; loving grandfather of Jacob and Rachel Armitage; brother of Rachel Plimpton, Maureen Maron, Chester (Anita)...

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