November 20, 2014 RSS feed / Front Page

Local News

Town seeks to purchase more vans for Senior Center use

Cheektowaga's Community Development Department is hoping to purchase several vans for the Senior Center. More...

HELPING HAND

— Student Vivian Hurley helps Nels Ross, a performer and chief executive officer of In Jest Inc., with one of his juggling acts during Theodore Roosevelt and Woodrow Wilson elementary schools&r More...

Woman accused of grand larceny from parish

A town woman was arraigned on several counts of grand larceny and other charges before State Supreme Court Justice Russell Buscaglia on Nov. 13. Kim Pietrzak, 46, allegedly stole about $49,800 from Resurrection Parish between May 18, 2010, and Oct. More...

Letters to the Editor

Museum a reminder of dark past

I recently read the column that David Sherman wrote after his visit to the Museum of disABILITY. For may years, I was employed at People Inc. as director of its prevention department. More...

Education

Two curriculum plans presented to Maryvale School Board

Two curriculum programs were presented to the Maryvale School Board during its meeting on Monday evening. More...

News Brief

The Maryvale High School Positive Behavior Interventions and Supports Team announced the recipients of the S.O.A.R. student of the month awards for October. More...

SLEEPOUT

— Freshman April Wright puts the finishing touches on her cardboard box as students experience homelessness by spending the night outside in the boxes as part of Cheektowaga Central High School More...

Lifestyles

Paint Box Project partnership spreads holiday cheer nationwide

Since 1990, The Paint Box Project has been transforming young artists’ artwork into heartwarming holiday cards. More...

Unyts blood drive slated for Nov. 22

Erie County Clerk Chris Jacobs will be hosting a Unyts blood drive from 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 22, at the Erie County Auto Bureau, 2122 George Urban Blvd., Cheektowaga. Those who donate will receive a Tim Horton’s gift card. More...

Bee Senior News

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

Business

Events

Psychiatric Center to host suicide loss program More...

St. Joseph’s sports renovations, offers new eye procedures

New eye surgery procedures are being offered at Sisters of Charity Hospital St. Joseph Campus in the recently renovated surgical suites. St. Joseph Campus is located at 2605 Harlem Road, Cheektowaga. More...

Long lines anticipated during opening of HEAP

Applications for regular Home Energy Assistance Program benefits began being accepted Monday, and Erie County’s Department of Social Services anticipates receiving more than 20,000 HEAP applications by the end of December. More...

Winter weather slams WNY

Beginning Monday night, the southern portion of Cheektowaga was pounded by a winter storm. As of early Wednesday, it had received over 5 feet of snow, according to the National Weather Service in Buffalo. More...

Central football’s semifinal moved to Sunday

In light of the unprecedented lake-effect snowstorm that hit the area earlier this week, Cheektowaga’s football team has been given an extra day to attempt to make its state semifinal debut this weekend. More...

Editorials

Caution, preparedness are of benefit on the roads

This week’s lake effect snow storm dumped more than two feet of snow in the central and southern regions of Erie County, creating unsafe and hazardous driving conditions for motorists. More...

Spindle items

SNOWFALL — It’s funny how my feelings toward snow have changed since becoming an adult. I see it now as more of an annoyance, but it always manages to bring back fond memories. More...

Businesses open on Thanksgiving are blind to family values

The best way we can show our displeasure for any retail outlet that will open its doors for business on Thanksgiving is to not do business with them. Period. Greed may never have been this visible in this country’s history. More...

Police Blotter

Man finds sugar in his vehicle’s gas tank

Monday, Nov. 10 A passerby on William Street told police an employee of a nearby business was outside and holding something silver that looked suspicious. The employee was smoking. More...

Sports

Big plays propel Warrior gridders to state semis

Cheektowaga’s football team refused to be the footnote in another program’s history book for the second consecutive week when it knocked off Section V’s Batavia, 35-16, in the Class B Far West Regional at All-High Stadium. More...

Sweet Home, Will North dominate First Team selections

Football is all about winning, and these All-Bee Football First Team Defense selections have made winning much easier for their respective teams. More...

All-Bee Football squad selection process explained

Given the tremendous success of last year’s squad, The Bee’s sports staff is once again proud to recognize some of the area’s top talent with the defensive unit’s portion of the 2014 All-Bee Football Team. More...

What's Going On

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Central Middle School to present fall musical More...