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Local News

SPCA removes 22 animals from boarding establishment

The Erie County Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals removed 18 dogs and four cats from TLC Grooming Plus in Cheektowaga on Sept. 3. Gina Browning, spokesperson for the SPCA, said the organization received its first call on Sept. More...

Free rabies clinics scheduled in September

The Erie County Department of Health will be holding a free rabies clinics in this month. New York State requires rabies vaccinations for all cats, dogs and ferrets no later than four months after birth. The clinic will be from 4 to 7 p.m. More...

Man sentenced to six months in jail

A Buffalo man was sentenced to six months in jail on Sept. 3 after he pleaded guilty to menacing. Decarlo Worth, 41, was arrested by Cheektowaga police officers after they were called to a residence on Slate Creek Drive on Aug. More...

Letters to the Editor

Benefit attendees deserve thanks

The family of Michael Cefali wish to thank all who attended and gave so generously to the benefit on Aug. 23 at Peter K’s restaurant. Michael is a stroke victim at age 50. More...

Bee Heard

Bee Heard

call: 632-0390

.I have lived in my house for 20 years and I have never had the problem with flies that I have had this summer. They are huge and all over my house. I need a fly swatter in every room. I attribute this problem largely to the new town garbage totes. More...

Education

Cheektowaga Central encounters bug problem

During Tuesday’s Cheektowaga Central School Board meeting, Vice President Brian Gould revealed that the district is dealing with a bug problem. More...

Summer school program deemed great success

Cleveland Hill’s first Summer Success program ended on Aug. More...

Zonta Club delivers gifts to Response to Love Center

The Zonta Club of Cheektowaga-Lancaster delivered personal care compact bags to the Response to Love Center on Aug. 27. The Zonta Club selected the Response to Love Center as one of the beneficiaries of the club’s service dollars for the year. More...

Lifestyles

The road of Red Knights: Motorcycle club wears two helmets

A Red Knight’s leather vest displays his club’s colors as he clutches the handlebars of his motorcycle. “When I ride, it’s freedom for me,” said Blake Strom, a charter member of the Red Knights NY Chapter 21. More...

Maryvale Sports Boosters plans event

The Maryvale Sports Boosters is sponsoring the second annual yard sale, harvest market and craft fair from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 13, in the Maryvale school parking lot, 1050 Maryvale Drive. There will be more than 60 vendors at the event. More...

Bee Senior News

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

Business

Events

TipClub to hold Niagara Falls Business event More...

Tops Friendly Markets introduces ‘Price Lock Guarantee’

Tops Friendly Markets, which has a location at 5165 Broadway and 4777 Transit Road, is introducing “Tops’ Price Lock Guarantee” on hundreds of regularly purchased items sold at stores through Nov. 1. More...

Cheektowaga Chamber to honor businesses at awards dinner

The Cheektowaga Chamber of Commerce will prepare to honor businesses and citizens who have had a positive impact on the community during its annual awards dinner. The event will be held at 5:30 p.m. Thursday, Sept. More...

Kennedy takes lead in Democratic primary

After more than 26,000 votes were cast, Sen. Tim Kennedy came out on top in the Democratic primary for the New York State Senate 63rd District on Tuesday. More...

Monies approved for Zurbrick Road repairs

Depew Mayor Steven Hoffman was authorized at Monday night’s Village Board meeting to sign an agreement that will provide $85,000 of reimbursement for upcoming work on Zurbrick Road. More...

Group supports eating disorder recovery

(Editor’s note: The name of this subject has been changed to maintain anonymity.) Once “Tina” had developed an eating disorder, she found it difficult to end the accompanying behaviors. (See editorial on page four) More...

Editorials

Eating disorders group offers important resources

Eating disorders are scary problems that millions of people struggle with each year. They affect both women and men and are often common among teenagers and adults. More...

Spindle items

REMEMBERING 9/11 — Most people remember exactly where they were on Sept. 11, 2001. I was in sixth grade. More...

Residents need more options for Internet, cable

I have grown incredibly frustrated with the telecommunications and cable companies that service the Town of Cheektowaga and the City of Buffalo. More...

Police Blotter

Man reports three tires missing from his vehicle

Monday, Sept. 1 A Beechwood Place woman said two men in a vehicle drove to the end of the street and stopped. She said the two men got out of the car, put something in the grass and left. More...

Obituaries

Geraldine Carroll, community service advocate

Geraldine Carroll, (nee Gambino), 85, of Cheektowaga, died Saturday, Sept. 6, 2014. Mrs. Carroll worked at Trico Products for 25 years until her retirement in 1990. More...

Death Notice

JAWOROWICZ, Chester, of Cheektowaga, died Sunday, Sept. 7, 2014. Mr. More...

Sports

JFK football posts rare opening-week shutout

Though the exact number of years could not be determined by John F. More...

Flyer gridders end Eagles’ dominance

Maryvale’s 14-6 win snaps six-game skid in non-league crosstown battle

This past weekend was a long time coming for Maryvale football coach Jeff Buccieri. More...

Deep roster poised to help Central’s girls volleyball squad succeed in ’14

Depth is one area that shouldn’t be an issue for Cheektowaga’s girls volleyball team this year. More...

What's Going On

What’s Going On

Lecture to address ‘Classical Homeopathy’ More...

Entertainment

Family Activities

thurs. 11 The Wiggles — Join Australia’s popular children’s musical group for the Ready, Steady, Wiggle! tour, 6:30 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 11, at the Riviera Theatre and Performing Arts Center, 67 Webster St., North Tonawanda; $. More...

Walking Tours

thurs. 11 Houghton Park/Buffalo River — Join the Foothills Trail Club for this 4- to 7-mile hike (distance will depend on hikers), 10 a.m. Thursday, Sept. 11, meet in the parking lot of Houghton Academy on Clinton Street; Free. More...

Special Events

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