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November 9, 2017 RSS feed / Local News

Man on mission to quash bullying after grandson’s death

A little more than six months since cyberbullying pushed his grandson to take his own life, Joe Smajdor is organizing what he hopes will be a solution to the growing problem. More...

Man pleads guilty in hammer attack

An 88-year-old man pleaded guilty to second-degree assault charges last week following a September hammer attack on his wife, according to Erie County District Attorney John J. Flynn.  On Sept. More...

News Brief

The Sloan Village Board will hold its next meeting at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 14, at Village Hall, 425 Reiman St.   More...

Kennedy-, Wallace-backed car seat bill signed into law

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Buffalo-area Applebee's celebrate 10 years of honoring veterans

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Town woman pleads guilty in deadly shooting

Nadiyah Whitaker, 32, of Cheektowaga could receive 25 years in prison, after pleading guilty to first-degree manslaughter in connection with a January shooting in Buffalo.  According to Erie County District Attorney John J. More...

Library News

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

Friends of Reinstein Woods Events

The following events are scheduled at the Reinstein Woods Nature Preserve, 93 Honorine Drive, More...

Driver charged with DWI wedges vehicle between house and tree

A Cheektowaga woman played out the old “stuck between a rock and a hard place” adage on Friday, after a sheriff’s deputy found her vehicle caught between a house and a tree in Holland.  According to Erie County Sheriff Timothy More...

Lavertu sentenced to one year in prison

Sebastien Y. Lavertu, 32, of Quebec, Canada, has been sentenced by State Supreme Court Justice John L. More...

News Brief

The Cheektowaga Town Board will hold a work session regarding the 2018 tentative town budget at 5 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 9, in the Council Chambers of Cheektowaga Town Hall, 3301 Broadway.   More...

Higgins announces November outreach dates

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Amherst man pleads guilty in fatal airport hit and run

A 68-year-old man could face seven years in prison after pleading guilty to leaving the scene of a fatal hit-and-run crash in June.  More...

VFW job fair to bring veterans, potential employers together

Many U.S. veterans return home after their military service has ended and return to their jobs or find gainful employment in short order. However, there are too many veterans who struggle to find meaningful employment.  More...

SEA OF BLUE

First responders from area volunteer fire companies, police agencies and ambulance corps were recognized at St. Mary’s Blue Mass, organized by the high school and held at Our Lady of Pompeii Church in Lancaster. St. More...

Marriage Licenses

The Town of Cheektowaga issued marriage licenses to the following couples through Friday, Oct. 27:  Bryan Michael Lade, of East Amherst, and Brianca Irene Parkin, of Sloan.  More...