Weekly Feature

May 25, 2017 RSS feed / Local News

Senator announces updated Lyme disease legislation

The passage of a trio of bills will strengthen the state’s efforts to combat Lyme and tick-borne diseases, according to a release from the office of state Sen. Chris Jacobs.  More...

Resident pleads guilty on child pornography attempt

A Cheektowaga man is facing a possible decade behind bars after pleading guilty to attempting to possess child pornography before U.S. District Judge Richard J. Arcara.  Andrew Reiner, 29, will be sentenced on Aug. 30. More...

News Brief

• The Facilities Department will issue picnic shelter permits to residents for Town Park and Stiglmeier Park from 7:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. every Wednesday and Friday at the facilities office. More...

News Brief

Fitness in the Park will return to Cheektowaga this summer two days per week between June 4 and Aug. 26. BollyX will be held at 10 a.m. on Tuesdays and Zumba will take place at 10 a.m. on Thursdays. More...

Library News

The following events are all scheduled at the Anna M. Reinstein Memorial Library, 2580 Harlem More...

Cleveland Hill High School Prom 2017

Cleveland Hill seniors take a break from dancing for a group photo during the school’s prom on Friday night. More...

CLEANUP CREW

Students Jeff Verce and Brandon Kurowski clean up the school grounds with teacher Jeff Clark during John F. Kennedy Middle School’s Leadership Day. The event, held May 15 was planned and run by the students on the Lighthouse Committee. More...

Ribbon-cutting held for JFK’s renovated auditorium

The Cheektowaga-Sloan School District officially introduced John F. Kennedy High School’s newly renovated auditorium to the community last week, during a grand opening ceremony attended by students, staff and district officials.  More...

NY Times editor discusses pursuit of truth during Williamsville forum

Returning to his native Williamsville to speak about the journalistic pursuit of truth, James Dao, op-ed editor of the New York Times, told residents that reality isn’t what it seems at first glance, and as readers, they should be skeptical.&nb More...

News Brief

Reinstein Woods Nature Preserve will host Community Day from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, June 10, at the woods, 93 Honorine Drive, Depew. More...

Hazardous waste drop-off set for June 3

A hazardous waste drop-off event will be held from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, June 3, at the Erie Community College South Campus, according to a release from county Legislature Chairman John Mills’ office.  More...