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October 18, 2018 RSS feed / Front Page

Editorials

University Express offers free classes for seniors

Bee Editorial

It’s back to school for Western New York seniors, as University Express, a series of 150 free academic classes for adults 55 years and older, kicks off the fall semester. More...

Spindle items

• SPOOKY SYMPHONY — The Blue- Cross BlueShield BPO Kids Series will kick off its fall, winter and spring concert series with the Symphonic Spooktacular at 2:30 p.m. Sunday, Oct. More...

Out of the Past

55 Years Ago Oct. 17, 1963   More...

Obituaries

Death Notices

PECKY, Kenneth J., of Cheektowaga, died Tuesday, Oct. 9, 2018. Mr. Pecky is survived by two children, James Pecky and Jill Willard; seven grandchildren; and one sibling, Lorry Barnas. He was preceded in death by one child, Joyce Pecky. More...

Lifestyles

Former FBI agent creates cyber-risk mitigation startup company

When Holly Hubert decided to retire from the FBI last year, she knew that she wanted to start her own company. More...

Spaghetti dinner to feature raffle

Maryvale Drive Presbyterian Church will host an all-you-can-eat spaghetti dinner and theme tray raffle from 4 to 7 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 20, at 425 Maryvale Drive. More...

Cheektowaga Library News

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

Villa Maria grad shining light on first responders

Lloyd Mitchell, a 2014 Villa Maria College graduate, finds himself in places most people probably try their best to avoid: crime scenes, four-alarm fires and medical emergencies.  More...

Board warns residents of car poppings

Members of the Sloan Village Board warned members of their community that thefts from cars have recently been an issue throughout Cheektowaga and advised individuals to keep their cars locked at any time they are not inside.  More...

Local News

Three sentenced in town postal robbery scheme

Three people have been sentenced in relation to the theft of checks from mailboxes in Cheektowaga between 2017 and 2018.  Jeffrey Watkins Jr., 29, of Buffalo, received a sentence of six months in jail followed by five years of probation as a res More...

Man sought on accusation of harassing woman and family

The Cheektowaga Police Department is attempting to locate Desmen Simpson, the subject of several outstanding warrants for allegedly violating a stay-away order of protection.  According to the department, Simpson has continuously harassed a fema More...

Yoga and meditation classes join with Christian spiritual practices

St. Mary of the Assumption Parish will offer its next Meditation and Yoga as Christian Spiritual Practice class from 7 to 8 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 23, at the Parish Center at St. Mary’s Elementary School, 2 St. More...

Sports

Warrior gridders extend recent streak over Flyers

Cheektowaga’s football team pushed its current winning streak over crosstown rival Maryvale to seven wins in the last eight regular-season meetings Friday night when the Warriors rallied from a 7-0 halftime deficit to secure a 19-7 victory. More...

Monster first half propels Eagle gridders past JFK

Cleveland Hill’s football team exploded for 54 first-half points en route to cruising to a 62-18 victory over crosstown rival JFK Saturday to close out the regular season as the Class C North champions with an unblemished 6-0 league record. More...

JFK girls soccer team earns rare win over team other than Lackawanna

Victories have been hard to come by for John F. Kennedy’s girls soccer team over the years, at least when the Lady Bears weren’t playing Lackawanna.  More...

What's Going On

What’s Going On

Art Guild seeks new members   The Cheektowaga Art Guild is looking for residents who enjoy the arts to join the organization. Meetings take place at 7 p.m. on the second Thursday of each month at the Kenneth J. More...

Business

BlueCross BlueShield announces new Medicare Advantage options

BlueCross BlueShield of Western New York recently announced a suite of Medicare Advantage options for 2019, including a $0 premium plan, available to more than 300,000 Medicare-eligible consumers in Western New York.  More...

Verizon store opens in Depew

Round Room, a TCC Verizon wireless retailer, has opened a new store at 4891 Transit Road in Depew, according to Verizon staff.  The company said the new store offers guests the ultimate experience in interactivity while shopping for wireless dev More...

New banking scam involves text messages

The Better Business Bureau is cautioning people to watch out for phony text messages that look like alerts from a bank.  According to information released by the bureau, the text messages appear to be about your password or account status, but f More...