November 27, 2014 RSS feed / Front Page

Local News

Two women to bring coffee, cheer to employees on Thanksgiving

Rebecca Masters and her cousin, Laura, will be giving out coffee to employees at the Walden Galleria on Thanksgiving to recognize their hard work during Black Friday hours. More...

Vets H.E.R.D. in need of donations

Vets H.E.R.D. is currently seeking donations for its annual Holiday Cheer Party, which provides gifts for the children of recently returned or deployed veterans in need. The event will be held Saturday, Dec. More...

News Brief

The Cheektowaga post offices are open, and mail delivery has resumed. Carriers were out in limited capacity on Sunday. Safe and clear paths to mailboxes, and in some cases missing mailboxes, are the only hindrances remaining. More...

Letters to the Editor

Efforts of all deserve thanks

Now that the dust has settled, I would like to send out a huge thank you to the Town of Cheektowaga Highway, Police, Code Enforcement, Engineering, Information Technology and Dispatch departments and to our volunteer firefighters, to name a few, for More...

Police Blotter

Tenant starts snow blower in apartment hallway

Monday, Nov. 17 Police received a call regarding two men who were arguing over food on Affinity Lane. A Griffith Street resident said someone drilled the lock out of the front door of a vacant home. More...

Sports

Reigning ‘B’ champs end Warrior gridders’ year

The best season in the history of Cheektowaga’s football program came to a close in Rochester Sunday as three-time defending state champion Maine-Endwell picked up its 50th consecutive victory at the Warriors’ expense, 54-28, in the NYSPH More...

Town of Amherst players dominate First Team

The 2014 All-Bee Football Team’s First Team offensive unit, as selected by coaches within The Bee’s coverage area, has a Town of Amherst flavor. Seven of the eight First Team selections are from schools in the Town of Amherst. More...

Sports briefs

Learn to skate ice skating lessons will be held at 10 a.m., 11 a.m. and noon on Saturdays in two seven-week-long sessions at Buffalo State College, starting Jan. 3 and Feb. 28, 2015. The cost of the program is $50 per session. More...

Entertainment

Holiday Happenings

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Art

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Film/Video

fri. 28 & sat. 29 Hitchcock — (2012), 7 p.m., and “The Lady Vanishes,” 8:45 p.m. Friday and Saturday, Nov. 28 and 29, at the Screening Room, 3131 Sheridan Drive, Northtown Business Center, Amherst; $. More...

Editorials

Stores encroach on family time with earlier opening

Stores have announced earlier opening times this year in anticipation of Black Friday, with Target opening its doors to shoppers at 6 p.m. Thanksgiving Day, two hours earlier than a year ago, to kick off the holiday shopping season. More...

Spindle items

SNOWED IN — Last week, many people were trapped inside their homes because of an overwhelming amount of snowfall in a short period of time. I was stuck inside my home for three days, but it felt like weeks. More...

Our kids will never know a snowstorm without social media

Many things are not the same as they were even a few years ago. More...

Education

Cleveland Hill High School posts honor roll

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

News Brief

The Buffalo Academy of the Sacred Heart named the following Cheektowaga residents to its honor roll for the first quarter of the 2014-15 school year: Mary Eggert, Sarah Snodgrass, Emma Warden and Morgan Woodson, all of grade nine; Gianella Marciniak, More...

Lifestyles

Memories plentiful with Turrkey Bowll games

While most think of a dining room filled with food as the quintessential image when it comes to Thanksgiving, Turkey Bowl football games are also becoming ingrained for bringing families and friends together. The games show no boundaries. More...

Boy Scouts to hold pancake breakfast

Boy Scout Troop 554 will host a pancake breakfast from 8 a.m. to noon Sunday, Dec. 7, at St. Patrick’s Episcopal Church, 1395 George Urban Blvd. 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. Graham cracker house event More...

Business

Events

NAWBO, AWBA join to host holiday mixer More...

Erie County clerk encourages residents to ‘renew local’

Erie County Clerk Chris Jacobs is reminding residents to “Renew Local” on Small Business Saturday, a day dedicated to supporting area businesses across the country the Saturday after Thanksgiving. More...

NEW HIRE

— Quinlan and Company have hired Cheektowaga resident Drew Celestino for the position of senior Web developer. More...