Weekly Feature

April 20, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

Board makes administrative changes to employee health care

The Lancaster Town Board passed a resolution Monday night, outlining administrative changes to health care for employees in order to prevent a cost increase.  For Town Supervisor Johanna Coleman, the move is more preventive than anything.  More...

Editorial

Ride-sharing offers many opportunities for WNY

Bee Editorial

It’s an exciting time in Buffalo as the legalization of ride-sharing in upstate was passed as part of the 2017-18 budget. More...

Spindle items

• GARAGE SALE —  You never know what you’re going to find at a garage sale.  If you know what to look for and have the patience to find it, there are items just waiting to be snatched up, sometimes for sentimental value and More...

Out of the Past

125 Years Ago April 21, 1892   • A baptism by immersion of several candidates in Cayuga Creek was performed on Sunday afternoon by the Rev. Mr. More...

Sports

Depew track loaded with senior talent

The 2017 season could be a memorable one for the Depew track program. More...

Young Lancaster tennis team getting back to basics

The Lancaster tennis team has a younger look to it this season. The team has just two seniors out of the 19 players on the roster. But that doesn’t mean the Legends aren’t experienced. More...

St. Mary’s track gears up for new season

The St. Mary’s track program will have a new look to it in 2017. Charles Planz will join Dan Rosati in coaching the team. Planz coached track and cross country at Immaculata Academy before the school closed last year. More...

Entertainment

Family Activities

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Film/Video

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Special Events

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New, old voices in mix for school board seats

Lancaster and Depew school districts have announced candidates for this year’s election, which will take place from 7 a.m. to 9 p.m. for Lancaster and noon to 9 p.m. More...

Depew adopts 2017-18 budget

The Depew School Board adopted the district’s 2017-18 budget following a presentation by Superintendent Jeffrey Rabey on Tuesday night.  The detailed presentation, which outlines what residents will vote on in May, was made up of a compreh More...

Local News

Marketing aficionado puts roots in village

SOMEONE YOU SHOULD KNOW

Dawn Gaczewski wears many hats in Lancaster, from Town Board member to village events coordinator, while still finding time to run her own business, AdWorks.  Ever since her years as a Lancaster High School student, Gaczewski has been in awe of More...

Power of plants, herbs to be discussed at speaker series

Paula D’Amico, owner of Blessings by Nature, will discuss the power of plants and herbs at the next 4th Tuesday Speaker Series presentation on Tuesday, April 25, according to a release from the Friends of the Orchard Park Public Library.  More...

Fire companies work together, share resources for Aurora fire

Six fire companies responded to a barn fire that began around noon on April 13 at 657 Aurora St. More...

Letters to the Editor

Free college plan a political move

I couldn’t agree more with David Sherman’s column in last week’s Bee; spot on. I live in East Aurora, and wearelookingata7percent increase in our school tax, in no small part from mandates and less aid. More...

Bee Heard

Bee Heard

.Regarding the person walking their dog in Como Park while the cars can go around and around. They can do this as many times as they want because that’s what they want to do. Why are you walking your dog in the park? More...

Lifestyles

Paralympic gold medalist shares her story at WNY Girls In Sports

It is estimated that the average child should get somewhere around 60 minutes of aerobic exercise per day. More...

Historical society plans new program

The Lancaster Historical Society will have Greg Kinal speak on “Unknown American History” at 2 p.m. Sunday, April 23, at the Lancaster Historical Society Museum, 40 Clark St. More...

Library News

Story Times  • Lapsit Story Time for 3- to 23-month-olds with a parent or a caregiver is being held at 10:30 a.m. Tuesdays from May 2 to June 6.  More...

What's Going On

What's Going On

Our Lady of Pompeii slates meat raffle Our Lady of Pompeii’s Rosary and Holy Name Societies will host a meat raffle at 5 p.m. Saturday, April 22, at the parish center, 129 Laverack Ave. Admission is $5; a table of eight people costs $25. More...

Business

COOL OFF

— Alannah Kelly, 5, of Sloan, enjoys an ice cream cone at P.J. Cools, 6161 Transit Road in Depew. More...

WNY readies for ride-sharing

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Grant program to benefit county farms

Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo on Thursday said farms in Erie and Wyoming counties will benefit from more than $179,000 awarded through round two of the Climate Resilient Farming Grant Program.  More...