July 31, 2014 RSS feed / Front Page

Local News

Golf tournament reaches 10th anniversary, seeks to find a cure

Nicholas Dusenberry lost his battle to melanoma a decade ago, but his mother, Ninnette, has continued fighting to find a cure. More...

Man arraigned for DWI charge

A town man was arraigned on July 17 on an indictment charging him with two counts of driving while intoxicated and leaving the scene of an incident without reporting. John Fritz, 57, was arraigned before Erie County Court Judge Kenneth Case. More...

Online registration open for Turkey Trot race

YMCA Buffalo Niagara will open online registration for the 119th YMCA Turkey Trot on Friday, Aug. 1. Online registration is available at www.ymcabn.org and will be available until noon on Nov. 20 or until capacity is reached. More...

Bee Heard

Bee Heard

.Shame on you, Cheektowaga, for your parade on Sunday, July 20, honoring a world hero and then have all politicians marching in the parade with promises that don’t happen. More...

Education

On the Campus

Joshua May of Cheektowagahas been named to the dean’s list for the 2014 spring semester at Binghamton University. More...

On the Campus

Jonathan Klein and Michael Wagner, both of Cheektowaga, were named scholar-athletes at Mercyhurst University for the 2013-14 school year. More...

Tax rate set in Depew School District

A special meeting of the Depew Board of Education was held on Monday morning to set the 2014-15 tax rates. More...

Lifestyles

River tour shows off Buffalo’s historic side

A cross from the popular Canalside venue in downtown Buffalo stands a gold mine of local history. More...

Holistic Alliance of WNY to host seminar

The Holistic Alliance of Western New York will host the program “The Whitten Method: Heal Yourself and Those Around You” at 7 p.m. Friday, Aug. 8, at the St. Joseph Campus of Sisters of Charity Hospital, 2605 Harlem Road. Dr. More...

Bee Senior News

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

Business

Events

Daniels Restaurant opens under new owner More...

Yia Yia’s Chocolates moves to West Seneca from Depew location

Yia Yia’s Chocolates has a new home. After nearly two decades in Depew, the business has relocated to inside the D & R Plaza, 3100 Transit Road, West Seneca. More...

NOCO Express Stores raise more than $12,000 for United Way

Customers and employees from NOCO Express Stores recently donated a total of $12,213 to support the United Way of Buffalo & Erie County and several other United Ways in the region. More...

Development plan for Garden Village Plaza unveiled

Benderson Development Company unveiled plans for the Garden Village Plaza on French and Union roads during a meeting it held on July 23 at South Line Fire Hall. More...

National Night Out to bring community together

Several community organizations will come together on Tuesday, Aug. 5, to host Cheektowaga’s annual Night Out. More...

Firefighter earns Recruit of the Year award

After spending 10 days of hard work at the Erie County Firefighter 1 Boot Camp, Jinnette Soto Casimiro is ready to take a more active role in her fire department. More...

Editorials

You could call the State Fair ‘Andrew’s Brewery’ this year

Just when a bit of negative press began to bubble up around the re-election campaign of Gov. Andrew Cuomo, the widely-popular Democrat has come up with a new marketing tool: beer. More...

Standing up for our veterans remains an essential duty

Caring for our veterans is more than simply thanking them for their service. More...

Police Blotter

Man allegedly throws gum at clerk, steals beer

Monday, July 21 The clerk at a William Street store claimed a man stuffed swimming masks in his pants and attempted to leave the store without paying. More...

Obituaries

Anthony Desmond Browning, textbook broker

Anthony Desmond Browning, 63, of Clarence, died Wednesday, June 25, 2014. Mr. Browning was born in Kingston, Jamaica, before moving to England for boarding school at the age of 8. More...

Sports

Central’s national-title winning 4x8 relay shares Bee’s Male Athlete of Year honors

Sectional and state championships are a right of passage for a select few high school athletes in any given year. National championships, though? Picking up one of those puts you in a class all to yourself. More...

Odrobina Tournament set for Saturday

The second annual Peter Odrobina Softball Tournament, being held to honor the late JFK coach and physical education teach of more than 30 years, is slated to kick off this Saturday. More...

Blue Athletic Club athletes record personal bests

Multiple personal bests were recorded by male and female participants of the West Seneca Blue Athletic Club when it competed at the Lake Effect Track and Field Club Invitational, held July 24 at Frontier High School. More...

What's Going On

What’s Going On

Nature walks to take place at Stiglmeier Park More...

Entertainment

Walking Tours

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Family Activities

thurs. 31 LehrerDance — Part of the M&T Bank 45th annual Plaza Event Series, noon Thursday, July 31, on Main Street, downtown Buffalo. www.mtb.com/plazaeventseries fri. 1 More...

Festivals

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