Mr. and Mrs. Walter Matyjas of Pendleton celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary with a reception and a live polka band for family and friends at the Millennium Hotel in Cheektowaga. Mr. Matyjas and the former Cecelia “Sally” Czekaj were married May 1, 1965, in St. Stanislaus Kostka Church in Niagara Falls. He is a retired steelworker at Simonds Saw and Steel, Lockport. She is a retired high school math teacher at Starpoint Central School in Pendleton, with 35 years of service. The couple are avid polka dancers. They have three children and eight grandchildren.