Weekly Feature

October 19, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

Editorials

Education, screenings essential in breast cancer fight

Bee Editorial

Cancer is a word most of us will come face-to-face with at some point in our lifetimes, whether it’s directly or through the diagnosis of someone we love.  Cancer is a word that is undoubtedly frightening to hear, but we can’t simply More...

Spindle items

• RIGHT TO VOTE — A December 1901 letter written by my grandmother, then 16, to her beau, my future grandfather, recounts what she calls “the most exciting [high school] debate.” What was the question? More...

Out of the Past

55 Years Ago Oct. 25, 1962   More...

Sports

Eagle gridders clinch C North title

Cleveland Hill’s football team secured the top seed for the Class C Federation playoffs, as well as the Class C North regular-season division title, when it coasted to a 52-6 victory over crosstown rival JFK in Saturday’s regular season f More...

HERE IT COMES

Maryvale’s Zach Amato focuses on the ball as he prepares to spike it during a pool-play match with Williamsville East in Sunday’s Williamsville South Tournament. More...

Maryvale girls volleyball wins three of four matches

Maryvale’s girls volleyball team continued to gather momentum as it marched toward the postseason, picking up wins in three of its four most recent matches — though the Lady Flyers were unable to collect the victory that would’ve re More...

Entertainment

Halloween

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Theatre

thurs. 19   More...

Family Activities

thurs. 19   Toddler Time — Stories, songs, movement and activities for children 2 to 5 years old, 10:30 a.m. Thursday, Oct. 19, at Brighton Place Library, 999 Brighton Road, Tonawanda; Free - registration required. More...

Students raise awareness for ‘Seen Enough Tobacco Day’

Stores near schools contain nearly three times the amount of tobacco advertisements, compared to other stores in the same community. More...

Town firefighters added to county Wall of Honor

Members of the Erie County Fire Advisory Board were joined by county officials last week in unveiling five new printed plates on the Wall of Honor located at the Erie County Department of Homeland Security and Emergency Services Training & Operat More...

Local News

Tragedy was firefighter’s catalyst for 50-year run

SOMEONE YOU SHOULD KNOW

On March 31, 1954, Thomas Schlicht was an ordinary fifth-grader attending Cleveland Hill Elementary School. More...

VP VISIT

Vice President Mike Pence visited Western New York on Tuesday, stopping for a roundtable discussion at Performance Advantage Co. on Central Avenue in Lancaster. The primary topic was tax reform proposals offered by the Trump administration. More...

Town officials at odds over rehabbing 3600 Harlem

At their last meeting, Cheektowaga Town Board members unanimously moved to seek approximately $1 million in state funding for rehabilitating 3600 Harlem Road, but not before Councilman Jerry Kaminski opposed the idea, arguing against helping a neglig More...

Letters to the Editor

Voters could help change county law enforcement

Nov. 7 is the election for Erie County sheriff. Since 2005, Sheriff Timothy Howard has been consistently re-elected, despite a track record of disregard for human life and the law.  More...

Education

News Briefs

The Maryvale School District Board of Education will hold its next board meeting at 6 p.m. Monday, Oct. 23, in the Samuel R. Bennett Building, 1050 Maryvale Drive. To view an online stream of the meeting, visit www.maryvaleufsd.org.  More...

Cleve Hill officials say Project Achieve paying off with state testing

After years of lagging behind in proficiency on state assessments, Cleveland Hill is now “nipping at the heels” of Erie 1 BOCES averages, and in some cases pushing ahead, according to district officials.  More...

News Brief

SUNY Empire State College will hold public information sessions at its Niagara Frontier Center, Appletree Business Park, 2875 Union Road, Suite 34, Cheektowaga, regarding its associate and bachelor’s degree programs.The forums are scheduled for More...

Lifestyles

Phase 2 of local campaign urges struggling young adults to ‘Just Tell One’

Getting help when suffering from depression, suicidal thoughts, alcohol abuse or substance abuse can be as simple as just telling one person. More...

Library News

The following events are all scheduled at the Anna M. Reinstein Memorial Library, 2580 Harlem More...

BPO invites fans to join March visit to Poland

JoAnn Falletta is taking the Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra to Poland in March to perform in four different cities and four acclaimed concert halls.  More...

Business

Carmine’s grand reopening set Oct. 19

While winning the “Best Seafood” award at the 2015 Taste of Buffalo, a grease fire broke out at Carmine’s in Clarence and destroyed the restaurant.  “I was completely devastated. More...

Five Star Family Care Facility Transitions to Five Star Urgent Care

Five Star Urgent Care is transitioning its Five Star Family Care practice, located at 5007 Transit Road in Depew, into a Five Star Urgent Care facility.  More...

Medaille College to lead talk on health care

Medaille College, at 18 Agassiz Circle, Buffalo, will host a look at Western New York’s changing health care landscape and what it means for business owners. More...