Weekly Feature



May 26, 2016 RSS feed / Front Page

Editorial

Memorial Day: It’s not for the living

Bee Editorial

Memorial Day is meant to remember those who died while serving in our nation’s military. More...

Spindle items

• CRUNCH TIME — End-of-year exams, particularly Regents testing, can be very stressful. More...

Out of the Past

125 Years Ago May 28, 1891 Without, Yet With More...

Bee Heard

Bee Heard

.Why do the schools in Lancaster not promote qualified people in the school system instead of hiring people from the outside? More...

Lifestyles

Improv, stand-up, producing: Nora Hurley does it ALL

Sixty seconds, 30 seconds, 10, five, then one. Performing the same scene in decreasing time intervals could seem daunting for those unfamiliar with improv, but for Nora Hurley and her current improvisational team, this was a walk in the park. More...

Barbecue to benefit Aetna Hose Company

The Aetna Hose Company of the Depew Fire Department will hold a chicken barbecue from noon until sold out on Saturday, June 4, at the Depew South Side Fire Hall, 45 Meridian St., Depew. Dinners cost $10 and are prepared by company firefighters. More...

On the Campus

Potsdam State College has awarded bachelor’s degrees to Robert Stachowiak in geology and Kirk Sweet in environmental studies. Both students are from Lancaster and graduated cum laude. More...

What's Going On

What's Going On

Dizziness group to meet The Dizziness and Balance Support Group of Western New York will meet at 10:30 a.m. Saturday, May 28, at the Kenmore Library, 160 Delaware Road, Kenmore. More...

Business

Lancaster woman appointed to Meals on Wheels board

Melanie Beardsley, a Lancaster resident, has been appointed to the board of directors for Meals on Wheels for WNY. Beardsley is a senior associate in the Labor and Employment and Education Practice Group at Hodgson Russ, LLP. More...

McGuire facilities on short list for three consecutive years

The McGuire Group’s six facilities, including Harris Hill Nursing Facility in Lancaster, are among a short list of 33 facilities state-wide that have achieved the top quintile status for three consecutive years, 2013-15, with The McGuire Group More...

YMCA Wellness Wednesdays offered throughout June

The YMCA is kicking off Wellness Wednesdays beginning Wednesday, June 1. Families can try the YMCA for free by visiting any location on any Wednesday in June. Those who join that day will have the join fee waived — a savings of up to $75. More...

Numerous memorial activities to take place on Monday

Throughout Lancaster and Depew this Memorial Day weekend, numerous groups will be remembering fallen service people with parades, services and other ceremonies. More...

Village of Lancaster looks to revive itself

The Lancaster Village Board resolved on Monday to support a “Downtown Revitalization Initiative.” More...

Tax bills change for Depew residents

Residents of the Village of Depew will see a change in their tax rate for the better. More...

Local News

Lancaster DECA students compete in Nashville

Two weeks ago, four Lancaster DECA students and their adviser participated at the International Career Development Conference in Nashville, Tennessee. More...

STAR program undergoes restructuring

According to officials in the Town of Lancaster, recent law changes have resulted in the restructuring of the STAR program, which will impact numerous residents. More...

Community awards to be given by Chamber

The Lancaster Area Chamber of Commerce is seeking registrations for its annual Community Leadership Awards Luncheon, scheduled to take place from 10:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. Tuesday, June 14, at the Lancaster Country Club. More...

Letters to the Editor

Remember fallen service members

It is so easy to take for granted how significant our freedoms are and how full our lives feel when we overlook the true significance of Memorial Day. More...

Sports

Depew softball advances to title game

The Depew softball team advanced to the Section VI, Class B1 Finals with a 1-0 win over Olean Monday. The Wildcats played Alden in the title game Wednesday night, but the results were not known by press time. More...

Legends softball upset by Niagara Falls in playoffs

A stellar Lancaster softball season came to a surprising end Monday. The top-seeded Legends fell to eight-seed Niagara Falls, 6-4, on a day that saw the four Class AA softball teams suffer upsets. More...

Legends move to baseball semifinals

The Lancaster baseball team defeated Clarence 5-2 in the quarterfinal round of the Section VI, Class AA playoffs Monday. “I knew it was going to be a tough game,” Lancaster Coach Mark Dalfonso said. More...

Entertainment

Walking Tours

thurs. 26 More...

Live Local in WNY

thurs. 26 Steelhorse — 6 p.m., Santora’s Pizza Pub & Grill, 7800 Transit Road, Williamsville. 634-6000 fri. 27 More...

Film/Video

fri. 27, sat. 28 & tues. 31 More...