Weekly Feature



November 15, 2018 RSS feed / Front Page

As first Chick-fil-A prepares for opening, planning on second steams ahead

Western New Yorkers’ wait for popular fast food chicken restaurant Chick-fil-A is nearly over. More...

Editorials

Use common sense outside during hunting season

Bee Editorial

With several hunting and trapping seasons now open, it’s important for outdoor enthusiasts who may be taking a leisurely fall or winter walk to use safety precautions throughout the season.  More...

Spindle items

CATHOLIC HEALTH EVENT — The risk of heart disease increases with age, but according to doctors, symptoms could also become more apparent for women during menopause. More...

Out of the Past

63 Years Ago Nov. 10, 1955   More...

Obituaries

Death Notice

DUENNEBACKE, Robert L., of Cheektowaga, died Sunday, Nov. 4, 2018. Mr. Duennebacke is survived by one sibling, Norm. A Mass of Christian Burial was held on Nov. 10 from Our Lady Help of Christians Church. More...

Sports

Eagle gridders’ dominance continues in regional

Cleve Hill drops season-high 54 points on Letchworth/Warsaw

Outside of one game against Class B state semifinalist – and Cheektowaga season-killer – Batavia early in the regular season, Section V’s Letchworth/ Warsaw was a bit of a defensive juggernaut this year, allowing more than one touch More...

Leach sucks the life out of Warriors’ bid for state semi return

Football ‘B’ regional

Well, that didn’t go as planned from Cheektowaga’s point of view.  More...

First Teamers boast experience, playoff success

All-Bee Girls Soccer

The 2018 All-Bee Girls Soccer First Team honorees succeeded not just as individuals, but led their respective teams to deep postseason runs for the most part.  More...

Entertainment

Performance

thurs. 15   More...

Family Activities

thurs. 15   Adult Ukulele Sing and Play — Learn to play the ukulele and sing along to popular songs, 1:30 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 15, at Brighton Place Library, 999 Brighton Road, Tonawanda. More...

Special Events

thurs. 15   Blacklight Thursday — With black light body painting and dance music, 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 15, at Stamps Bar, 98 Main St., Tonawanda; $. 694-3475, www.stampsthebar.com  fri. 16   More...

Town councilman to seek County Legislature appointment

Cheektowaga Councilman Timothy Meyers is throwing his hat in the ring for the soon-to-be-vacant 7th District seat in the Erie County Legislature, he announced Tuesday.  South Buffalo Democrat Patrick Burke, who is set to vacate the position afte More...

Board adopts 2019 budget

The Cheektowaga Town Council adopted its 2019 budget, which checked in at $92.6 million, on Tuesday night, after making just small changes in the last few weeks to the tentative spending presented by Supervisor Diane Benczkowski in October.  More...

Local News

Town man to perform in ‘Mystery of Edwin Drood’

The Niagara Regional Theatre Guild will present Charles Dickens’ “Mystery of Edwin Drood,” and Cheektowaga resident Joe Fratello will play the role of deputy.  This musical mystery is directed and choreographed by Dawn Marcolin More...

Local golf pro gets magazine nod

Cindy Miller, a Silver Creek resident who teaches golf in both the Cheektowaga and Orchard Park areas, has been named one of the Top 25 Golf Instructors in America for 2019-20 by Golf Tips magazine.  More...

News Brief

The Cheektowaga Planning Board will hold a regular meeting at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 12, in the Council Chambers at 3301 Broadway. A work session will be held at 6:30 p.m. The meeting originally scheduled for Thursday, Dec. 13, is canceled.   More...

Education

Central School Board hears presentation assessing district’s family engagement

Families in the Cheektowaga Central School District generally feel that teachers care about students and communicate with families in a variety of ways, according to a recent assessment conducted by Every Person Influences Children.  More...

St. Joe’s announces honor roll

The following students from Cheektowaga have been named to the honor roll at St. Joseph’s Collegiate Institute for the first quarter of the school year:  First honors  Grade 12  Alex J. Depczynski  Grade 11  David A. More...

Lifestyles

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...

Craft show to be held at John F. Kennedy

The annual Autumn Craft Show will be held from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 17, at John F. Kennedy High School, 305 Cayuga Creek Road.   More...

Cheektowaga Library News

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

Business

Operation: Rock Out Hunger to help families in need of holiday meals

In an effort to provide holiday meals to hungry community members, 97 Rock, Kaleida Health and the Food Bank of WNY are teaming up for the 13th annual Operation: Rock Out Hunger. The weeklong holiday food and fund drive will be held from 2 p.m. More...

Dunn Tire to offer Boots for Heroes program

Dunn Tire, a Western New York tire retailer and automotive services provider, is giving customers a chance to support the area’s many military heroes this November through the Boots for Heroes program.  Throughout the entire month, custome More...

Santa has arrived at Walden Galleria

Although Western New York has yet to experience much of its usual wintry weather, Santa Claus is still coming to town and will be at the Galleria Mall for children to visit.  The jolly old elf arrived on Nov. More...