What’s Going On

Author to speak about experiences Best-selling author Erno Rossi will share his writing and publishing experience with the Cheektowaga Historical Society at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, April 15 at the Alexander Community Center, 275 Alexander St., Cheektowaga. Rossi is the author of “White Death – The Blizzard of ’77” and “Crystal Beach – The Good Old Days.” Lazarus Lecture Series presents […]

Maryvale baseball looking to achieve big things

Despite the fact that Maryvale’s baseball team is down two or three players compared to usual — and the fact that seven starters off last year’s team that placed third in the division have graduated — coach Kurt Hansen is optimistic that the Flyers can put together a successful season. Junior co-captain Dan Fox (shortstop/ pitcher) and junior Shane Mullen […]

Alum takes over Central baseball team

Jeff McGill will put what he learned from former Cheektowaga baseball coach Dan Kaplan — both as a player and as his assistant coach the last three years — to the test this season after taking over the program following Kaplan’s decision to step down. McGill, who played for Kaplan from 2000-01, has yet to officially show off his style […]

New faces will be apparent when JFK baseball hits field

With just four returning players on the roster — one of whom didn’t even really play much last year due to injury — it’s safe to say the success of John F. Kennedy’s baseball team will be resting in some new hands this season. Co-captains Nick Matecki and Nathan Ritzenthaler are the only seniors on this year’s team, and although […]

Eagles tripped up by JFK in baseball opener

A three-run fifth inning broke open what was an otherwise back and forth game for John F. Kennedy’s baseball team as the Bears were able to claw their way past crosstown rival Cleveland Hill in both squads’ season opener Monday, 7-5. Trailing 4-1 after the fourth inning, Cleveland Hill rallied for three runs to knot the score at 4-4 in […]


Cleveland Hill Softball — def. East Aurora 9-5 Boys tennis — lost to Eden 4-1 John F. Kennedy Softball — lost to Iroquois 6-3 Boys tennis — def. Alden 4-1 Maryvale Baseball — def. Depew 10-2 Softball — def. Springville 16-0 Boys tennis — lost to Springville 5-0 Common games Baseball — JFK def. Cleveland Hill 7-5 Softball — JFK […]


Thursday, April 15 Baseball: Cheektowaga at Depew, 4:30 p.m.; JFK at Wilson, 4:30 p.m. Boys tennis: Maryvale vs. East Aurora, 4:30 p.m. Friday, April 16 Baseball: Cheektowaga vs. Pioneer, 4:30 p.m.; Cleveland Hill at Alden, 4:30 p.m.; JFK vs. Lackawanna, 4:30 p.m.; Maryvale vs. Amherst, 4:30 p.m. Softball: Cheektowaga vs. Springville, 4:30 p.m.; Cleveland Hill at Alden, 4:30 p.m.; JFK […]

Sports briefs

Maryvale’s softball team started league play last Wednesday by posting a 16-0 victory at Springville. The Lady Flyers pounded out 16 hits in the complete-game shutout. The Lady Flyers had nine hits and scored eight runs in the fifth inning and never looked back. Brittany Koshofer allowed just three hits and struck out 12 while helping her cause by scoring […]

School bus runs over foot, keeps going

(Editors note: The Bee’s police blotter is a sampling of unusual, sometimes humorous calls received by the police department. It is not intended to be a complete record of all incidents reported.) April 5 • A Pinehurst Avenue resident reported that a 16-year-old male would not go to school and that he was calling his mother “bad names.” • A […]

Fire Report

April 5 — Doyle Fire Department responded to a call on Willowlawn Parkway of smoke in a residence. — Sloan Fire Department responded to a call on Curtiss Street of an 86-year-old female having chest pain. April 6 — U-Crest Fire Department responded to an alarm activation at a Walden Avenue shopping center. It turned out to be burnt food […]