Weekly Feature



September 22, 2016 RSS feed / Front Page

French Road plaza gets OK from Town Board

The Cheektowaga Town Board cleared the way for the redevelopment of a vacant lot at the corner of French and Union roads Monday night by OK’ing plans for a warehouse and office complex and rezoning the property. (See editorial on page four) More...

Editorials

French Road project breathes fresh life into plaza

Bee Editorial

For more than a decade, residents, Town of Cheektowaga officials and property developers have gone back and forth about the future of the Garden Village Plaza at Union and French roads. More...

Spindle items

• SAFETY FIRST — Children’s safety in the car is paramount for parents, but while parents and caregivers assume they know how to choose and use the correct child restraints for their children, these restraints are frequently used inc More...

Out of the Past

55 Years Ago Sept. More...

Police Blotter

Shots-fired complaint leads to potato gunner

Monday, Sept. 12 • A Slate Creek Drive resident called his apartment complex’s main office to report shots fired at an adjacent building. When police arrived, they discovered the person was shooting a homemade potato gun. More...

Sports

Warrior gridders dominate Newfane

Big plays were the name of the game for Cheektowaga’s football team Saturday as the Warriors coasted to their third consecutive win to start the season when they topped Newfane, 39-6. More...

Maryvale loaded with all-around gymnasts

Margaret Buscaglia has coached Maryvale’s gymnastics team for a long time, yet she’s never had as many all-around competitors over that span as she does this year. More...

JFK football honors ’86 stadium squad, pounds Class B Tonawanda for third win

John F. More...

Entertainment

Special Events

fri. 23 Autumn Tour of Homes: Central Park Neighborhood — Join Explore Buffalo as they tour the interiors of 10 homes on Depew, Morris and Woodbridge avenues in the Central Park area of Buffalo, 5-8:30 p.m. Friday, Sept. More...

Family Activities

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Festivals

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Maryvale at odds with bus company after school year’s sloppy start

Wrong stops. Missing rosters. No route information. More...

Double homicide suspect to go before county grand jury

The case against Shane R. Stevenson, who stands accused of killing a Cheektowaga woman and her 7-year-old-son, will head to a grand jury trial. More...

Local News

Angel in Adoption brings awareness home

SOMEONE YOU SHOULD KNOW

Christine Harris teaches first and second grade at Trinity Christian School in West Seneca. She and her daughters, 12-year-old Nakiya and 13-year-old Lacey, are just like any other family, except for one factor — adoption. More...

Buffalo man gets maximum sentence for Walden Galleria fight

A Buffalo man was sentenced to one year in jail Thursday in connection with an August 2015 fight at the Walden Galleria, according to a press release from the Cheektowaga Police Department. More...

Capital project update presented to board

Young + Wright Architectural presented a capital project update to the Cheektowaga Sloan School Board at Tuesday night’s meeting. All work has been completed on time including asbestos abatement in all schools, roofing at John F. More...

Letters to the Editor

Town’s tacked-up signs need to go

I am writing concerning all the tattered and dirty business signs nailed up and stuck in the ground in our town. It makes our town look like a slum. More...

Education

C-SPAN campaign bus makes stop at Maryvale High School

The Cable-Satellite Public Affairs Network, otherwise known as C-SPAN, partnered with Time Warner Cable — soon to be Spectrum — to tour the state of New York with the C-SPAN Campaign 2016 Bus this week. More...

News Brief

The Maryvale Union Free School District will hold its next regular board meeting at 6 p.m. Monday, Sept. 26 in the Samuel R. Bennett Building, 1050 Maryvale Drive. More...

Lifestyles

16th Annual Reinstein Woods Fall Festival

Jim Hunt, a state conservation officer, and Bear, his 4-year-old German shepherd patrol dog, demonstrate their skills during Reinstein Woods Nature Preserve’s annual Fall Festival on Saturday. More...

Library News

The following events are all scheduled at the Julia Boyer Reinstein Memorial Library, 1030 Losson Road, Cheektowaga. For more information on any event, call 668-4991. Jumpbunch More...

Braille Group of Buffalo...

Celebrating 60 years of service

This past week, the Braille Group of Buffalo celebrated 60 years of service to Western New York with a luncheon at the Protocol Restaurant in Williamsville. President Jill Pariso has been with the group for 33 years. More...

Business

Day care to build additional facility for at-risk youth

Darlene Bartlett, CEO and founder of Children’s Kastle, has big plans for the two and a half acres to the left of the Christian learning center at 3966 Walden Ave. in Lancaster. More...

Independent Health sets ‘Serving Up Success’ fundraiser

The Independent Health Foundation will host its fifth annual “Serving Up Success” healthy food, beer and wine tasting event from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. on Thursday, Sept. 22 at Buffalo RiverWorks, 359 Ganson Street, Buffalo. More...

Crosby’s presents foundation with donation

Crosby’s stores, a division of The Reid Group, raised $16,070 for the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation. The donation check was presented to the foundation at Crosby’s September team leaders meeting last week. More...