September 3, 2015 RSS feed / Front Page

Local News

Depew woman named citizen of the month

SOMEONE YOU SHOULD KNOW

Gabrielle Miller moved to Depew in the late 1980s because she wanted her children to be in the school district. More...

Marriage Licenses

The Town of Cheektowaga issued marriage licenses to the following couples during the week ending Aug. 28: Steven C. Yohe and Leanna S. Shafer, both of Cheektowaga. Michael A. Boldt and Kristie L. Breen, both of Cheektowaga. More...

WNY Labor Today provides labor news

After recognizing that organized labor needed support in getting its message out, Tom Campbell created media vehicles to reach a broad audience. More...

Obituaries

Death Notice

BLASER, Charles J. “Charlie,” of Cheektowaga, died Monday, Aug. 24, 2015. He is survived by his mother, Erinn; father, Gary Jr.; grandmothers, Rachel Blaser and Susan Kennedy; and grandfathers, Gary Blaser Sr. and James Kennedy. More...

Sports

Record setters among Lady Flyer soccer’s returnees

Two of the best players to come through Maryvale’s girls soccer program in a long time are back with the club and ready to terrorize opposing defenses once again this fall, much to the chagrin of the rest of the ECIC Division III competition. More...

Top runner, tackler among Eagles’ returning gridders

Cleveland Hill’s football team has to be considered a perennial contender for the Class C North division title given the success it has achieved over the years, and with the returning talent that the Eagles have on their roster this fall, 2015 More...

JFK girls volleyball preparing for life without All-WNY setter

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What's Going On

What’s Going On

Farewell to Summer gala to benefit seminary More...

Business

World of Beer opens Cheektowaga location

The Walden Galleria Mall has added a new happy hour destination making its Western New York debut: World of Beer. More...

Family-owned Allstate agency celebrates 50 years of service

Fifty years ago, John Gocella decided to open an Allstate agency in Cheektowaga. He began his insurance career with New England Life Insurance. After a few years, he decided to embark on a new opportunity with the up-and-coming company Allstate. More...

Annual golf event raises money to help children

More than $10,000 was raised at this year’s Credit Unions Care for Kids held on Aug. 5 This was the sixth golf outing held with 128 golfers registered. The program has raised more than $57,000 total. More...

Town supervisor seat focus of primary

Residents will cast their votes during the primary election on Thursday, Sept. 10, to decide which names will be on the ballot in November. Polls will be open from 6 a.m. to 9 p.m. More...

Districts introduce changes for 2015-16 school year

Students in all four Cheektowaga school districts will be heading back to class Tuesday, Sept. 8. Districts have introduced some changes for the new school year, whether it be technology upgrades, personnel or new programs. Cheektowaga Central More...

Editorials

Make safety, well-being of youth a priority

Bee Editorial

Streets will soon be filled with yellow buses and thousands of children toting books, brown lunch bags and backpacks. More...

Spindle items

• HONORING EDUCATORS — The General Pulaski Association will honor 15 educators of Polish descent at the annual Pulaski Day Parade fundraising banquet. More...

Out of the Past

55 Years Ago Sept. More...

Police Blotter

Woman seen ‘lurking’ near home for sale

Monday, Aug. 24 • A Marne Road resident complained that a group of children were running around and destroying his lawn. Police found the children were playing outside and advised them to stay off the man’s lawn. More...

Education

Mary Queen of Angels to introduce STREAM program this year

Mary Queen of Angels was recently designated as a STREAM academy school by the Catholic Diocese of Buffalo. The STREAM program incorporates science, technology, religion, engineering, arts and math. More...

News Brief

School crossing guards are needed for the 2015-16 school year. Any interested candidate should contact Lt. John McNamara at 674-2280 or in person at the West Seneca Police Department, 1250 Union Road. More...

Lifestyles

Experience wildlife before shuteye

Buffalo Zoo Snooze

Imagine waking up to the roar of lions and tigers. The sound is not coming from a recorded alarm — it’s the real deal. Groups of 20 or more can sign up for an educational program at the Buffalo Zoo, called Zoo Snooze. More...

Elderwood to host final Cruise Night

Elderwood at Cheektowaga will host its final Cruise Night of the season from 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 9, at 225 Bennett Road. There will be a variety of class cars, live music, food and beverages. More...

Bee Senior News

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

Entertainment

Walking Tours

fri. 4 Evening Riverwalk — This 5-mile walk is presented by the Foothills Trail Club, 6:30 p.m. Friday, Sept. 4, meet near the Riverwalk across from Mississippi Mudds, 313 Niagara St., Tonawanda; Free. More...

Art

fri. 4 Constructivist: Works by Douglas Bauer — Part of First Friday, 6-10 p.m. Friday, Sept. 4, and continues through Sept. 27, at Glow Gallery, 224 Allen St., Buffalo. 983-2112, www.464gallery.com sat. 5 More...

Special Events

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