Weekly Feature



July 20, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

Editorials

Camping offers health benefits and more in summer

Bee Editorial

Many people take advantage of the summer weather by planning camping trips with their families. More...

Spindle items

• PIZZA PARTY — Calling all pizza lovers. It’s time to decide who makes the best pie in Cheektowaga.  From 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. More...

Out of the Past

55 Years Ago July 26, 1962   NEW LIGHTS — Cheektowaga Councilman Felix Wroblewski requested quick approval from the Erie County Department of Public Works for a traffic light at Cayuga Creek Road and South Henry Street, at the entrance of More...

Sports

Turley tabbed Bee’s Female Athlete of the Year

There have been many good players to make their way through Cleveland Hill’s girls basketball program over the years, some of whom have also been good scorers, too. More...

‘Blue’ Athletics members fare well at pair of meets

Four meet records set at Buffalo Track Classic

Multiple members of the West Seneca “Blue” Athletics summer track program turned in solid efforts in their various specialties while competing in Thursday’s first Lake Effect Summer Track and Field competition at Frontier, and the 1 More...

Lions Football Classic rosters named

The Kensington Lions Club, along with ADPRO SPORTS, will present the 42nd annual Kensington Lions All-Star High School Football Classic at 7 p.m. Wednesday, July 26, at Depew High School, 5201 Transit Road, Depew. More...

What's Going On

What’s Going On

Cruise nights set by Polish Falcons   The Depew Polish Falcons Club will hold cruise nights from 5 to 9 p.m. every Thursday now through Sept. 21. Cheektowaga residents are welcome to attend. For more information, call 684-2373. More...

Entertainment

Live Local in WNY

thurs. 20   Kevin Crowley — 6 p.m., as a part of Music On Main, Cabernet Cafe, 9 N. Ellicott near Main St., Williamsville; $. 631-1044, www.cabernetswinecafe.com  More...

Concerts

thurs. 20   Country singer-songwriter Eric Paslay will perform 5 p.m. Thursday, July 20 as part of the Canalside Live Concert series, Canalside, 44 Prime St., Buffalo; $. 430-9072, www.canalsidebuffalo.com  fri. 21   More...

Theatre

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POLISH PRIDE

Justina Kowalewski shows off her best traditional Polish clothes during the 79th Pulaski Day Parade, held Sunday in Cheektowaga. More...

Flooding causes closures on major thoroughfares

By midday on July 13, Cheektowaga Highway Department crews were singing rain, rain go away, but Mother Nature clearly had other plans.  According to the National Weather Service, Buffalo received a record-setting 2.29 inches of rain that day, wi More...

Local News

Community Symphony Orchestra names music director and conductor

After a 10-month search, the Cheektowaga Community Symphony Orchestra has announced that Nicholas DelBello will be the new music director and conductor, effective Sept. More...

News Briefs

The Cheektowaga Planning Board has rescheduled its August meeting to 7 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 9, in the Council Chambers of Town Hall, 3301 Broadway.  More...

Founder’s Day set for debut in Depew

For the first time, the Village of Depew is hosting a “Founder’s Day” festival, set for 3 to 9 p.m. More...

Police Blotter

Man ‘walking off dinner’ prompts police call

Monday, July 10  • Two cars were broken into overnight on Village Lane. The residents reported that a cellphone and gift cards were taken. More...

Education

SCHOLARSHIP RECIPIENTS

The Lake Erie Italian Club has awarded $1,000 to three college-bound area graduates. More...

St. Mary’s High School posts dean’s list

The following students from Cheektowaga have received high honors on the dean’s list at St. Mary’s High School for the fourth quarter 2016-17 school year. More...

News Brief

The Cheektowaga Central Board of Education meeting scheduled for Tuesday, Aug. 1, has been canceled. The next meeting will be held at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 22, at the high school, 3600 Union Road.   More...

Lifestyles

Penn Dixie extends hours for Fossil Fridays

The Penn Dixie Fossil Park and Nature Reserve will hold extended hours at its collection site in Blasdell as part of the Fossil Fridays program, running once monthly now through September.  Debuting in June, Fossil Fridays joins astronomy classe More...

Buffalo Championship Wrestling at Legion

Francis J. Donovan American Legion Post 1626, 3210 Genesee St., will host Buffalo Championship Wrestling at 4 p.m. Saturday, July 29. A limited number of VIP ringside tickets are $14. For more information, call the post at 896-3346 from 2 to 6 p.m. More...

79th Pulaski Day parade

Members of the Polish Heritage Dancers of Western New York wave to the crowd from atop their float at the 2017 Pulaski Day Parade. More...

Business

Food Bank seeks community’s help to ‘Walk Off Hunger’

The Food Bank of WNY is seeking participants for its 10th annual “Walk Off Hunger,” which will be held from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. More...

Curbell officer recognized as ‘Environmental Champion’

The Environmental Protection Agency Region 2 recently acknowledged two individuals for their work on the Western New York Sustainable Business Roundtable.  More...

BoxLunch to open Walden Galleria location

BoxLunch, a pop culture gift shop, will be opening at Walden Galleria at the end of this summer, according to a Friday press release from the mall.  BoxLunch is a civic-minded specialty retailer that offers licensed and non-licensed merchandise More...