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Where we live: Cheektowaga


Two challengers will face the two incumbents in next month’s Cheektowaga Central School Board elections.

The terms of Trustees Walter Burgett and Raymond Carr expire July 1. They’re being challenged by Myrlene Lee and Tamera Dixon.

Terms are for five years.

Also this week:

• Empire State College is hosting an information session on its associate and bachelor degree programs, beginning at 12:30 p.m. Monday in the Niagara Frontier Center at AppleTree Business Park, 2875 Union Road. For more information, call 686-7850 or visit

• A Community Outreach Meeting, hosted by Erie County Legislator Ted Morton, R-Cheektowaga, will be held from 3 to 5 p.m. Monday in Julia Boyer Reinstein Library, 1030 Losson Road. Residents are invited to ask questions or voice concerns they have about county-related issues.

• A public meeting of Bellevue Fire District No. 9’s Board of Fire Commissioners begins at 7 p.m. Monday in Bellevue Fire Hall, 511 Como Park Blvd.

• The Town Board is holding a work session at 6 p.m. Tuesday in the Council Office Conference Room in Town Hall, 3301 Broadway.

• Registration has been extended until Friday for the Walk for Warriors Project Walk-a-Thon, which will be held May 10 on the athletic fields of Cheektowaga Central Middle/High School, 3600 Union Road. Teams should have 6 to 12 members, with a minimum donation of $25 per adult and $10 per student. Proceeds benefit the Wounded Warriors Project and Iraq-Afghanistan Memorial. Registration materials are available at, or contact Rosemary Hoffman at 686-3695, ext. 3442.

• “Broadway on Broadway II” will be presented at 3 p.m. next Sunday by the Cheektowaga Community Symphony Orchestra, featuring vocalists Michele Marie Roberts and David Bondrow. The performance will be given at Cheektowaga Senior Center, 3349 Broadway. Donations will be accepted. For more information, visit