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January 11, 2018 RSS feed / Local News

Sloan Village Board approves contract to buy new fire engine

Following a brief update by Fire Chief Alan Wieberg on Tuesday, the Sloan Village Board unanimously approved contracts to buy a new pumper truck for Sloan Active Hose Company No. More...

Kearns, Mills to hold pistol permit outreach

A pistol permit recertification outreach will be held from 5 to 7 p.m. Friday, Jan. 19, at Concord Public Library, 18 Chapel St., Springville, according to Erie County Clerk Michael Kearns and County Legislator John Mills.  More...

Town man gets one-year sentence for drug charges

A 28-year-old Cheektowaga man will spend a year in jail after being sentenced Jan. 4 by Judge Paul Piotrowski, according to Cheektowaga police. The sentencing followed convictions on multiple counts of drug charges.  More...

News Brief

The 2018 New York State homeowner program, Home Performance with Energy Star, provides a home energy assessment for residents who are looking to get assistance through grants and other incentives. More...

News Brief

The Cheektowaga Town Council will hold its next regularly scheduled meeting at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 23, in Town Hall, 3301 Broadway. A 5 p.m. work session will precede the regular meeting. More...

New program aims to curb foreclosures, ‘zombie’ property issues in Erie County

The Neighborhood Foreclosure ALERT Program, a new initiative introduced by Erie County Clerk Mickey Kearns, is a collaborative effort involving each municipality in Erie County to preserve neighborhoods and prevent foreclosures.  More...

Buffalo man sentenced to 10 years prison time for child porn

A 43-year-old Buffalo man was sentenced to 10 years in prison and 20 years supervised release after being found guilty of possession of child pornography, according to Acting U.S. Attorney James P. Kennedy Jr.  More...

News Briefs

The Maryvale School District Board of Education will hold the next board meeting at 6 p.m. Monday, Jan. 22, in the Samuel R. Bennett Building, 1050 Maryvale Drive. More...

Depew police welcome new hires, anticipate retirees at Monday’s meeting

Two new officers, Christopher Keib and Lindsey Maulucci, were appointed to the Depew Police Department at Monday night’s board meeting, pending physical and psychological exams.  Both positions will have a starting salary of more than $42 More...

Higgins schedules January Congress On Your Corner stops throughout district

Although Rep. Brian Higgins’ next Congress on Your Corner will not be in Cheektowaga this month, the schedule for January will include a stop in West Seneca from 10 a.m. to noon Friday, Jan. More...

Opera House to open one-woman ‘Nunsense’ musical at Ripa’s

Rocking Horse Productions will present “Sister Robert Anne’s Cabaret Class: A One-Nun-sense Musical Event” at Ripa’s Restaurant, 4218 Walden Ave. in Lancaster.  The dinner show will run from Jan. 26 to Feb. More...

Bee Senior News

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