May 21, 2015 RSS feed / Front Page

Town approves Sonic site plan, talks vacant properties

Construction on Western New York’s first Sonic Drive-In can begin. The Cheektowaga Town Board approved the site plan for the business at Monday night’s meeting. More...

Local News

Detective receives community service award

SOMEONE YOU SHOULD KNOW

Cheektowaga Police Detective Mark Jedd was recently recognized for his service with the department and his involvement in the community. More...

Man pleads guilty to mail obstruction

A town man pleaded guilty to mail obstruction on May 12. Jeffrey Wojcik, 36, pleaded guilty before U.S. Magistrate Judge H. Kenneth Schroeder Jr. The charge carries a maximum penalty of six months in prison and a $5,000 fine. More...

Marriage Licenses

The Town of Cheektowaga issued marriage licenses to the following couples during the week ending May 15: John C. Larocca and Nicole R. Phillips, both of Cheektowaga. More...

Education

CHEERS

Danielle Jezioro, left, coaches Aaliyah Hernandez through some steps during the Cheektowaga Little Loop Athletic Association's cheerleading camp held at Cleveland Hill Elementary School on May 9. More...

JFK High School student to attend leadership program

Jeffery Rashko, a student at John F. Kennedy High School, will learn more about being a leader at the annual Hugh O’Brian Youth Leadership program at the University of Rochester in June. More...

JFK Middle School posts honor roll

The following students have been named to the honor roll for the third quarter of the 2014-15 school year. Grade Six More...

Lifestyles

Jim Kelly looks forward to 28th annual football camp

“Kelly Tough” humbles Jim Kelly. The former Buffalo Bill said his increasingly successful recovery from a squamous cell carcinoma diagnosis in 2013 has made him more excited about his annual football camp than he has been in years. More...

Elderwood plans food truck lunch

The Elderwood community in Cheektowaga will host a food truck lunch from 11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Friday, June 5, at the facility, 229 Bennett Road. More...

At the Library

The following events are all scheduled at the Anna M. Reinstein Memorial Library, 2580 Harlem Road, Cheektowaga. For more information on any event, call 892-8089. Zumba with Marcia More...

Business

Nursing residents help mothers in need celebrate

While Mother’s Day is a joyful time, for those in need, celebrating the day may be harder. Residents at Harris Hill Nursing Facility in Lancaster helped to bring Mother’s Day happiness to many outside of their own families this year. More...

Cake Crazy Bakery offers weekday deals

Cake Crazy Bakery and Catering is celebrating its six-month anniversary this May. The bakery, located at 2525 William St., Cheektowaga, is offering daily specials every Tuesday through Friday. More...

TECHNICAL CONNECTOR

Donald Nowak has been hired at Evolution Dental Science in Cheektowaga as a digital technical connector. He works with new customers and provides an understanding of the basics of dentistry. More...

Budgets pass in all four districts

Budgets for the 2015-16 school year passed in all four Cheektowaga districts on Tuesday. Cheektowaga Central’s spending plan of about $40.1 million passed, 333-111. More...

Central offers mental health first aid training

The Cheektowaga Central School District is offering a youth mental health first aid training course this summer. The course will cover risk factors and warning signs of mental health problems in adolescents ages 12 to 18. More...

Editorials

Summer is no fun for an animal in a hot car

Bee Editorial

As the weather warms up, many people are enjoying spending time in the sunshine, often with their pets. More...

Spindle items

• ELDER LAW DAY — Elder Law Day 2015 will be held at 9 a.m. Wednesday, June 17, at the Adam’s Mark Hotel, 120 Church St., Buffalo. More...

Out of the Past

55 Years Ago June 2, 1960 More...

Police Blotter

Man found playing in mulch, advised to leave store

Monday, May 11 • A Seine Drive woman claimed her neighbors had 20 people in their garage who were playing instruments, singing and dancing every night. She told police the noise was keeping her children awake. The neighbors were advised. More...

Sports

Maryvale baseball wins league finale

Maryvale’s baseball team continued to take out the competition during the final stages of the regular season, topping Pioneer in May 13’s league finale before defeating its two non-league crosstown rivals to enter the playoffs with a 10-7 More...

HEADING HOME

John F. Kennedy’s Caleb Boyce takes the lead into the last turn of the 4x400-meter relay during the Bears’ 114-27 victory at Tonawanda Tuesday. More...

Cleve Hill softball pounds final two foes

Cleveland Hill softball coach Justin Ditzel challenged his players to close out the regular season on a high note after the team dropped two of its three contests heading into the schedule’s final week. More...

What's Going On

What’s Going On

Transfiguration School seeks help for reunion More...