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December 14, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

Voters approve Maryvale’s capital project proposal

Voters in the Maryvale School District overwhelmingly approved the district’s $24.3 million capital improvement project, 147-34, at the ballot box on Tuesday.  More...

Editorials

Tips for driving safely in the snow

Bee Editorial

Friday’s winter storm was felt in Cheektowaga, as well as across Western New York. More...

Spindle items

• HOLIDAY FIRE SAFETY— With the holiday season officially underway, New Yorkers are setting up Christmas trees, stringing lights and lighting candles. More...

Out of the Past

55 Years Ago Dec. 20, 1962   More...

Sports

JFK cagers down crosstown rival Eagles

Senior leadership was a key factor in the Bears breaking a long losing streak to the Eagles Friday as John F. More...

Central bowling teams have ingredients for success

Cheektowaga’s boys and girls bowling teams have different compositions this winter and are coming into the 2017-18 campaign off entirely different efforts last winter, but co-coach Dan Kaplan – back with the program after a one-year sabba More...

Boys’ veteran-laden squad primed to succeed this year

Maryvale bowling

Maryvale’s boys bowling team is one of the perennial contenders for a regular-season and even a sectional title given the wealth of talent that seems to never run dry, and much to the chagrin of the Flyers’ opponents, this winter is looki More...

What's Going On

What’s Going On

Christmas De-Lights open in Stiglmeier Park   From now until Sunday, Jan. 7, Stiglmeier Park, 500 Losson Road, will be lit up for the annual Christmas De-Lights Display Tour. More...

Business

Dan Scaglione State Farm relies on face-to-face service in digital age

At a time when we have banks and insurance agents in our pockets — right next to Spotify and iMessage — and when those same banks and insurance companies bombard us with slick promises of ever deeper-discounts, Dan Scaglione, the agent at More...

AMR named official ambulance provider for Buffalo Bills

American Medical Response was recently recognized as the official ambulance provider of the Buffalo Bills, according to Pegula Sports and Entertainment.  More...

Popular Mexican restaurant comes to Lancaster

Buffalo-based Deep South Taco made its debut at 6727 Transit Road, Lancaster, last week.  It will have seating twice the size of the other Deep South Taco locations, a large rectangular LED and fiber-optic-lighted bar, a photo booth, 11 televisi More...

Collaboration of groups help families around the community

Eight families in Cheektowaga will be getting some extra cheer during the holiday this year, said Paul Nazzarett, the community education officer with the Cheektowaga Police Department.  More...

Town Board hopes for more success with land bank

The Cheektowaga Town Council referred a list of 26 properties to the Buffalo Erie Niagara Land Improvement Corp. at the body’s Tuesday meeting, in a continuing effort to address vacant and derelict houses throughout town.  More...

Police Department introduces safe location for online transactions

The Cheektowaga Police Department has joined the SafeTrade initiative for safer completion of online transactions, according to a spokesperson for the department.  More...

Local News

Cleve Hill board welcomes new advisory team to first 2018-19 budget discussion

The Cleveland Hill Board of Education held its first budget discussion for 2018-19 during a meeting last week that included four district residents who are part of a new budget advisory team.  More...

Junior League accepting grant applications

The Junior League of Buffalo, an organization of women committed to promoting voluntarism, developing the potential of women, and to improving the community through the effective action and leadership of trained volunteers, is now seeking application More...

Central facilities director gives update on capital project

The Cheektowaga Central director of facilities, Bruce Vona, shared a capital project update with the School Board at Tuesday’s meeting.  According to Vona, the $24.8 million project, which was approved in October 2016, is nearing completio More...

Police Blotter

Person in Grinch costume kicked out of Tim Hortons

Monday, Dec. 4  • A caller alerted police that a woman at Walmart threatened a manager and left the building. Police located her and pulled her over on Walden Avenue. More...

Education

PAYING IT FORWARD

St. Mary’s High School junior Matthew Rosinski, is shown with more than 200 ornaments collected by him and his fellow students and teachers at St. Mary’s. More...

Lifestyles

Thirteen lesser-known facts about the Hanukkah holiday

Prior to this year’s celebration of Hanukkah, here are 13 lesser-known but important facts about the holiday that have been posted online by the Chabad House of Buffalo:  Eight nights equal miracle lights   More...

Raffle tickets on sale at Sloan Village Hall

Tickets are now on sale for Sloan’s annual Christmas Basket Raffle. Tickets can be purchased at Village Hall, 425 Reiman St. The drawing will take place at the village’s Christmas party, scheduled for 2-4 p.m. Sunday, Dec. More...

Bee Senior News

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

Entertainment

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Family Activities

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Live Local in WNY

thurs. 14   Kevin McCarthy — 7:30 p.m., Local Kitchen & Beer Bar, 88 W. Chippewa St., Buffalo. 259-1810, www.buffalocateringservices.com  More...