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February 11, 2016 RSS feed / Front Page

Local News

Community group donates $750 to other organizations

Members of the Dick-Urban Community Association recently distributed donations to three organizations in Western New York. More...

Village fire company may carry Narcan

Due to the increase in heroin overdoses throughout Erie County, the Sloan Active Hose Company wants its EMS team to carry Narcan. More...

Luggage, duffel bags sought for foster children

Assemblywoman Angela Wozniak is hosting an event to collect new or gently used luggage for foster children. Wozniak is recommending donations of duffel bags due to their durability. “For many of these foster children, change is ever-present. More...

Police Blotter

Thief satisfies sweet tooth with six cases of candy

Monday, Feb. 1 • A resident on Hurd Street said a man was driving slowly down the street and kept getting out of his car to look at houses. More...

Education

Board discusses 21st century programming

Cheektowaga-Sloan

At Tuesday’s Cheektowaga-Sloan Board of Education meeting, the district’s chief information officer, Jenny Conklin-Frank, gave a presentation on the eSchool Student and Parent Portal. More...

News Brief

The Buffalo Academy of the Sacred Heart has named the following Cheektowaga students to the honor roll for the second quarter of the 2015-16 school year: Cassandra Bell and Skylar Swart, both of ninth grade; Mary Eggert, Sarah Snodgrass, Tierney Tumi More...

Cleve Hill Board looks at budget, live-streaming of events

The Cleveland Hill Board of Education met Feb. 3 to evaluate budget propositions for athletic and extracurricular programs, as well as the potential for the live-streaming of events at the campus via the Internet. More...

Lifestyles

Domestic violence safe house founded on belief ‘women matter’

In Willette Taylor’s office, the color purple is everywhere you look. Purple curtains envelop the windows behind her desk, and a bouquet of purple flowers sits atop a stack of purple folders. More...

Holistic Alliance plans next meeting

The Holistic Alliance of Western New York will host its next meeting at 7 p.m. Friday, Feb. 12, at Sisters of Charity, St. Joseph Campus, 2605 Harlem Road. More...

Bee Senior News

All events, except where indicated, are held at the Cheektowaga Senior Center, 3349 Broadway. More...

Business

McGuire Development Company named developer of the year

McGuire Development Company, a local commercial development, real estate consulting and property management firm, was recently named Developer of the Year by the Greater Buffalo Building Owners & Managers Association during its annual awards lunc More...

Legislator, Urban Valet Dry Cleaners to aid with prom dresses

Erie County Legislator Lynne Dixon and Urban Valet Dry Cleaners, which has a location at 4081 N. More...

Walden Galleria to host variety of activities during February Fest

The Walden Galleria is hosting a variety of activities during its first February Fest. The events will run from Feb. 14 through Feb. 20 and will include a variety of activities, giveaways and promotions. More...

Maryvale talks budget, Common Core

The Maryvale School Board began discussing the proposed budget for the 2016-17 school year during its Monday meeting. Each year, the board discusses the three key sections of the budget: administrative, capital and general fund. More...

Airport fire company to get new station in 2017

Construction has begun on a new fire station for the Buffalo Niagara International Airport Rescue and Firefighting Team. Work started in early November to build a 24,500-square-foot facility at 120 Amherst Villa Drive, adjacent to Mercy Flight. More...

Editorials

Taxpayers’ budget involvement should begin now

Bee Editorial

On Tuesday, May 17, taxpayers in the Town of Cheektowaga will head to the polls to decide the fate of the 2016-17 budget propositions. More...

Spindle items

• SEEKING SCHOLARSHIPS — College can certainly be an expensive endeavor, but there are many scholarships available to students, including those from local organizations. More...

Out of the Past

55 Years Ago Feb. 9, 1961 More...

Obituaries

John J. Helinski, retired IRS representative

John J. “Jack” Helinski, of Clarence, a retired IRS representative, died Friday, Jan. 29, 2016. He was 69. More...

Sports

Lady Eagle cagers push win streak to six games

Cleveland Hill’s girls basketball team pushed its winning streak to six games Friday by beating Tonawanda, 48-26, to earn its fourth victory in eight days. More...

Central claims third for best finish among Cheektowaga-based schools

Class B wrestling

Host Cheektowaga’s wrestling team placed third with 135 points at Saturday’s annual Class B Championships as the Warriors filled nine of the 15 weight classes and placed eight wrestlers on the day. More...

Lady Warrior keglers place fifth at Sommer

Cheektowaga’s girls bowling team finished fifth out of 30 teams in Saturday’s Roy Sommer Memorial Tournament in what was a final tune-up for the ECIC Roll-off and Section VI Championship tournaments. More...

Entertainment

Theatre

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Film/Video

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Live Local in WNY

thurs. 11 Shawn Duchscherer — 8:30 p.m., Creekview Restaurant, 5629 Main St., Williamsville. 632-9373, www.creekviewrestaurant.com fri. 12 More...