Weekly Feature



September 20, 2018 RSS feed / Front Page

Editorials

Raising awareness about childhood cancer

Bee Editorial

A lot of people know that October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month, with pink ribbons adorning everything as a way to honor those who have battled this disease.  More...

Spindle items

• LOCK IT UP — Each and every week, the reports we receive from the Cheektowaga Police Department include at least a handful of thefts from vehicles throughout Cheektowaga. More...

Out of the Past

30 Years Ago Sept. 22, 1988   SIMULATION EXERCISE — Members of the Cleveland Hill Volunteer Fire Department competed in an injury simulation exercise at the Main-Transit fire hall in Williamsville, winning in division B.  More...

Police Blotter

Rogue opossum disrupts employees

Monday, Sept. 10  • At a hotel, a person complained that someone kept trying to get into the room. More...

Sports

Warrior gridders excel in third shutout of year

Roach ties pair of school records as Cheektowaga stays atop B-1

It’s down to Cheektowaga. The Warriors remain the only high school football team not yet scored upon this season following Friday’s third shutout in as many games to start the 2018 campaign, a 39-0 road win over Iroquois. More...

First-half dominance lifts Eagle gridders to victory

A four-touchdown second quarter helped Cleveland Hill’s football team gain separation from Gowanda/Pine Valley on multiple fronts during Friday night’s key Class C North contest, as the Eagles’ eventual 54-26 conquest vaulted them p More...

Cleve Hill wins one of first three girls swim meets

Cleveland Hill’s girls swimming team is a bit younger than it has been in the past after graduating six athletes off a squad that finished 5-5 in 2017, but that’s not stopping the Lady Eagles and coach Doug Newman from setting their goals More...

Entertainment

Special Events

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Performance

thurs. 20   Karuna Trio — With Hamid Drake (drumset, vocal), Adam Rudolph (hand drumset, percussion, electronics, multiphone vocal), and Ralph M. Jones (saxophones), 8 p.m. Thursday, Sept. More...

Festivals

fri. 21 & sat. 22   More...

Business

New finance center opens at St. Mary’s

St. Mary’s High School has opened the Peter P. Kamsyz ’46 Finance Center, district staff said.  To see St. Mary’s newest addition, visit the school’s open house for prospective students from 5 to 8 p.m. Thursday, Sept. More...

Ralph C. Wilson Jr. Foundation announces STEM 2035 cohort

The Ralph C. Wilson Jr. More...

Elderwood names new administrator

Danielle Beilman of Kenmore has been named administrator of Elderwood Assisted Living at Cheektowaga.  Beilman was formerly employed at Eden Heights of West Seneca where she served as assistant administrator. More...

Court orders Rogowski to vacate position

James Rogowski was told he must vacate his position on the Cheektowaga Town Board, during court proceedings held Tuesday.  The Town Board initiated the proceedings against Rogowski after passing a resolution on Sept. 11 asking him to resign. More...

JFK field gets new sound system

A new sound system has been installed at John F. Kennedy High School’s athletic field. The system was among items in the Cheektowaga-Sloan School District that were fixed or replaced during the summer.  More...

Local News

Harris Hill residents donate backpacks

Residents at Harris Hill Nursing Facility in Lancaster helped usher the kids back to school this fall by donating backpacks filled with school supplies.  The facility held a supply drive throughout the summer and received a trove of items. More...

Kennedy wins 63rd Senate primary

According to unofficial results reported by the Erie County Board of Elections, Timothy Kennedy won the primary election for the Democratic line for the 63rd Senate District by a wide margin.  The incumbent, who first took office in 2011, was ch More...

Board warns residents of car poppings

Members of the Sloan Village Board warned members of the community that thefts from cars have recently been an issue that is on the rise not just in their village, but throughout Cheektowaga and advised individuals to keep their cars locked at any ti More...

Obituaries

Death Notice

BOLOGNESE, Russell J., of Williamsville, died Thursday, Sept. 13, 2018. Mr. Bolognese is survived by two children, Katherine Bolognese Gress and Alex Bolognese; four grandchildren; one sibling, Paul Bolognese; and his fiancee, Trish Rollison. More...

Education

Report cards no longer as easy as ‘A, B, C’

Students at Maryvale Primary and Elementary schools need never again fear bringing home a report card with an “F” on it. They also will not receive an “A” in any subject, either. More...

Multicultural Festival brings far-flung countries to Union East

On Thursday evening, faculty, staff, students and their families all gathered at Union East Elementary School to celebrate and learn about a variety of cultures.  The festival began 12 years ago and has been an opportunity for the school communi More...

Lifestyles

History comes to life through MARBLE ORCHARD GHOST WALKS

Ghosts of Lewiston’s historic past will emerge from the shadows as the Marble Orchard Ghost Walks return this weekend.   More...

Cheektowaga 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...