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November 8, 2018 RSS feed / Front Page

In Flanders Fields

Sunday, Nov. 11, 2018, marks the 100th anniversary More...

Editorials

Locking car doors should be second nature

Bee Editorial

It’s no secret that many who move to the suburbs do so to gain a semblance of tranquility and the peace of mind associated with being away from the crowded, congested streets of the city. More...

Spindle items

• SAVE THE DATE — The Town of Cheektowaga Christmas tree-lighting event will take place at 6 p.m. Monday, Nov. 26, at Cheektowaga Town Hall, 3301 Broadway. More...

Out of the Past

58 Years Ago Nov. 10, 1960   PRESIDENTIAL OUTCOME — Tabulations showed the Democratic President-elect John F. Kennedy outpolled Republican Richard M. Nixon in Cheektowaga, 25,669-13,595, or 65-35 percent.  More...

Obituaries

Robert A. Kaiser, former Bee editor

Robert A. Kaiser, 74, of Cincinnati, Ohio, formerly of Williamsville, died Sunday, Oct. 28, 2018.  More...

Sports

Eagles soar in Federation ‘C’ final rematch

Cleve Hill breaks own record for rushing yardage at New Era

Cleveland Hill’s football team won the rematch of the 2017 Federation Class C championship game Thursday at New Era Field, once again beating Southwestern, 32-28, to punch its ticket to the Far West Regional round of the state playoffs.  More...

BACK IN A MINUTE

Cheektowaga’s Haley Bellaus glides down her lane while competing in the 100 backstroke during Friday’s annual Section VI Girls Swimming Championships, held this year at the University at Buffalo. More...

Riger-mortis

Central gridders’ defense silences WNY’s top threat in Fed ‘B’ final

Western New York’s top rushing threat – by far – was brought back down to earth by reigning Section VI Federation Class B champion Cheektowaga Friday, as the Warriors’ defense played a significant role in their 14-7 victory ov More...

Entertainment

Concerts

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Performance

thurs. 8   Miller & The Other Sinners — “Sinfully Re-imagining The Music Of Skynyrd,” 7 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 8, at The Tralf Music Hall, 622 Main St., Buffalo; $. 852-2860, www.tralfmusichall.com, www.ticketmaster.com  More...

Theatre

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Pilarski wins spot on town council

Democrat Brian Pilarski won a seat on the Cheektowaga Town Council Tuesday night, defeating Republican Doreen Friedrich by a 60 percent to 40 percent vote, according to unofficial results from the Erie County Board of Elections.  More...

Salvatore pledges $50,000 toward restoring veterans’ posts

Veterans across Erie County have been raising money with a “Flag Fundraiser” by selling paper flags for a dollar each at the Erie County Auto Bureaus. More...

Local News

Town Board poised for budget vote

The Cheektowaga Town Council appears set to approve a 2019 spending plan, which came in at approximately $92.6 million in Supervisor Diane Benczkowski’s tentative budget, at its Nov. More...

New physician joins Cheektowaga practice

Deepthi Kunduru recently joined Trinity Medical Endocrinology, located on Harlem Road in Cheektowaga.  Kunduru holds bachelor’s degrees in medicine and surgery from J.N. More...

Federal grants aid anti-trafficking efforts

The International Institute of Buffalo has been awarded two federal grants through the U.S. Department of Justice Office for Victims of Crime. According to Rep. More...

Police Blotter

Neighborly disharmony breaks out on Harmony

Monday, Oct. 29  • A brown box, which was taped shut, was left on top of a dumpster.  • A child’s bicycle was left out for two weeks. More...

Education

Cheektowaga-Sloan appoints boys varsity bowling coach, approves several field trips

The Cheektowaga-Sloan School Board appointed Robert Snyder as the boys varsity bowling coach at Monday’s meeting.  John F. Kennedy High School’s bowling season officially gets underway at 4:30 p.m. Thursday, Dec. More...

Cheektowaga schools nominated for Kenny Awards

Cleveland Hill High School and John F. More...

On the Campus

Nicole E. Koch of Cheektowaga has been awarded a Transfer Achievement Scholarship as a new transfer student at Oswego State College. She is a public justice major.   More...

Lifestyles

YMCA encourages Turkey Trot participants to donate canned goods

Nonperishables to help families in need

For the seventh consecutive year, the YMCA and the Food Bank of Western New York are teaming up to bring meals to families in need as people participate and cheer at the 123rd annual Turkey Trot.   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...

Business

Epic Center debuts new roller hockey rink

Athletic Sports System, a manufacturer and installer of 29 NHL hockey rinks, recently installed a new roller hockey rink in the Epic Center, at 2793 Wehrle Drive, near Transit Road, in Lancaster. More...

Tree-lighting to spark Santa’s arrival at Walden Galleria

Walden Galleria will be welcoming Santa Claus with its second annual tree-lighting ceremony from 4 to 6 p.m. Friday, Nov. 9. The event is sponsored by Toys for Tots.  More...

RPEA holiday party set for Dec. 5

The Retired Public Employees Association Inc. will hold its holiday party on Wednesday, Dec. 5, at Salvatore’s Italian Gardens, 6461 Transit Road, Depew. Doors open at 11:30 a.m., and food will be served at 12:30 p.m. More...