July 2, 2015 RSS feed / Front Page

Crash leaves one dead

A fatal accident occurred on Harris Hill Road Tuesday night, according to a Facebook post from the Lancaster Police Department. More...

Local News

CELEBRATION OF A CENTURY

— Helen Rizzi received an award from Village of Lancaster Mayor Paul Maute at the celebration of her 100th birthday, held June 26 at the Lancaster Elks Club. More...

Lions Club elects new officers

The Lions Club of Lancaster recently installed several new officers at a ceremony held at Ripa’s Restaurant. Brian Bogart, who has been an active member for three years, was elected president of the club for the 2015-2016 term. More...

Depew recreation opens for summer months

The Village of Depew Recreation Department has opened summer activities and registration. The pool at Fireman’s Park is now open from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. daily and pool pass permits for residents are available for $1. More...

Police Blotter

Woman allegedly driving recklessly can’t find shoes

Depew Monday, June 22 • While his car was parked, a man reported that he saw another man who looked as though he was trying to enter the vehicle. More...

Education

Graduation 2015

Lancaster High School Friday, June 26,

SMILES AT THE CEREMONY — Melanie Augustynek and Nicolas Helda are all smiles at their graduation ceremony from Lancaster High School. More...

Graduation 2015

Depew High School Sunday, June 28,

READY TO WALK THE STAGE — Kali Wilkowski, right, helps adjust Holly Spoor’s cap before their graduation from Depew High School. More...

Lifestyles

KanJam... a Buffalo tradition

Trying to slam-dunk a flying disc into a garbage can might not sound like conventional summertime activity, but it is increasingly making an appearance in backyards and parks across the nation. More...

Rotary Club seeks event sponsors, golfers

The annual Jack Newhouse Golf Classic will take place Monday, Aug. 10, at the Lancaster Country Club. The Lancaster-Depew Rotary Club is seeking sponsors and golfers for the event. Those interested can contact Dr. More...

On the Campus

Alfred State College has named the following students to the dean’s list for the spring 2015 semester: Connor Keith of Depew, and John Jason, Christopher Karnyski and Elizabeth Kearney of Lancaster. More...

Business

Primary care office opens in Depew, no appointments necessary

Five Star Family Care recently opened an office which offers primary care health care in Depew. “Five Star Family Care opened a first of its kind office that offers primary health care infused with convenience and customer service. More...

Lancaster woman earns payroll designation

Cathie Schulz, a resident of Lancaster, has recently earned the American Payroll Association’s Fundamental Payroll Certification. Schulz is a payroll specialist who works at the Buffalo office of Alcott HR. More...

PROMOTED

— Lancaster-based firm Berardi Immigration Law has recently named Gabriella Agostinelli associate attorney. More...

Two centuries later, Hull graves receive conservation efforts

In 1810, Warren Hull and his wife, Polly (nee Gillett), settled in Erie County in what was then wilderness, and is now the intersection of Pavement Road and Genesee Street. More...

Independence Days event to include music, midway, fireworks

The Fourth of July will be celebrated with three days of festivities in the Village of Lancaster this week, taking place in the Save-A-Lot parking lot, 10 Aurora St. The annual Independence Days kicks off at 5 p.m. More...

Editorial

Heroin problem needs to be addressed

Bee Editorial

The use of heroin in Western New York has reached what some people are calling epidemic levels with overdoses occurring more frequently. More...

Spindle items

WHERE’S FIDO? — One of my favorite aspects of Fourth of July celebrations has always been the fireworks. I could watch them year-round on a regular basis if afforded the opportunity. More...

Out of the Past

125 Years AgoJuly 3, 1890 More...

Letters to the Editor

Poloncarz’ letter not the full picture

I am writing in response to County Executive Mark Poloncarz’ response to my column of June 18. He made several mistakes that need to be addressed. More...

Cemetery aiming to fix water issues

I have been hearing many complaints about the Lancaster Rural Cemetery and its lack of water for the flowers and plants. As president of the cemetery association, I would like to respond. More...

Sports

OP’s Sipowicz earns Player of the Year honors

Every good story has a hero. In the Orchard Park varsity baseball team’s historic run to a Section VI Class AA title, first baseman/ pitcher Andrew Sipowicz was that hero. More...

Coaches name Lancaster’s Preziuso as area’s top pitcher

If the Lancaster varsity baseball squad had a quality opponent coming up, it was almost a sure thing that senior Joe Preziuso would be on the mound. More...

OP’s Gibson voted as Bee’s top baseball coach

For the past 15 years Jim Gibson been behind the championship caliber baseball teams from Orchard Park. Gibson, the 2015 All-Bee Coach of the Year, has been coaching for 35 years and has been playing the game for much longer. More...

Entertainment

Walking Tours

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Fireworks

thurs. 2 Ken-Ton — Veterans of the Vietnam War will be honored during a ceremony at 5:30 p.m., followed by the American Legion Band of the Tonawandas performing at 7:15 p.m., and fireworks at 10 p.m. More...

Family Activities

thurs. 2 Family Fun Thursdays — With Owl Orthodontics, who will present a fun-filled musical performances from entertainer Kevin McCarthy and face painting by Shea, 12:30-2 p.m. More...