August 28, 2014 RSS feed / Front Page

Local News

Reinstein Woods schedules programs for fall

Reinstein Woods Nature Preserve will host several programs this fall. All programs will be held at Reinstein Woods, 93 Honorine Drive, and registration is required for all programs unless otherwise specified. More...

Cheektowaga man killed in hit-and-run accident

A Cheektowaga man was killed on Borden Road when he was struck by a vehicle on Sunday morning. At approximately 7:04 a.m. Sunday, Rickey Mullar, 47, was walking north on Borden Road, between Joel Drive and Strasmer Road, along the east curb. More...

Arts in the Village quadruples in size

¦ 60 vendors slated to attend

It’s not easy to find copper jewelry, wildlife photography and even artwork crafted from gourds all in one place, but Arts in the Village will be offering exactly that and much more this year. More...

Letters to the Editor

Help the mayor help the roads

I recently read an article in The Depew Bee by Depew Mayor Steven Hoffman concerning the Transit Road corridor. Mayor Hoffman delineated the various problems in fixing this route and his administration’s efforts to exact solutions. More...

Obituaries

Death Notice

MARTIN, Shirley W. (nee Warner), of Lancaster, died Monday, Aug. 18, 2014. Mrs. Martin is survived by her husband, Albert; two daughters, Kathleen Martin and Donna Young; three grandchildren; and one sister, Barbara Smithies. More...

Lifestyles

Teachers use summer to get their homework done

Most people imagine that teachers spend their summers on the beach or in the backyard with a book and a cool drink. Instead, they are likely to be designing courses and figuring out how to integrate new technology. More...

St. John’s craft show seeking vendors

St. John’s Lutheran Church is looking for vendors for the second annual craft show, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 18, at 55 Pleasant Ave. Spaces are $20 each, with an additional $5 charge for a table. More...

On the Campus

Jessica Lorusso of Lancaster has received a bachelor’s degree in communication from the University at Buffalo. The daughter of Anthony and Maureen Lorusso graduated cum laude and was a member of the UB dance team. More...

What's Going On

What's Going On

St. Mary’s schedules outdoor summer Masses More...

Business

AAA projects nearly 35 million Americans traveling for Labor Day

AAA Travel projects 34.7 million Americans will journey 50 miles or more from home during the Labor Day holiday weekend, the highest volume for the holiday since 2008 and a 1.3 percent increase over 2013. More...

Lancaster man made general manager

Jim DeFilippis of Lancaster has recently been promoted to general manager of the NOCO Express division. He most recently served as the director of merchandising and marketing for NOCO Express. More...

Mayer Brothers celebrates 162 years

A much-anticipated tradition continues with the opening of the historic Mayer Brothers Cider Mill & Bakery for the fall season at 1540 Seneca Creek Road, West Seneca. More...

Residents trash talk board regarding sewage problem

Village of Lancaster

Tensions ran high during Monday’s Lancaster Village Board meeting when a group of residents got heated because of sewage backups in their basements. More...

Districts offer new features for upcoming school year

School districts are updating everything from technology to curriculum as they head into a new year. More...

Editorial

Safety of children should be first priority

Bee Editorial

Streets throughout Lancaster and Depew will soon be filled with yellow buses and thousands of children toting books, brown lunch bags and backpacks. More...

Spindle items

• A LITTLE KINDNESS AND SOME CAFFEINE — I am one of those people who simply can’t get my day started without a little caffeine kick. More...

Out of the Past

125 Years AgoAug. 29, 1889 Where is the person who, upon the first eager introduction to the gondola, has not felt that he is stepping into his coffin when, with scant grace, he creeps into the black cabin of the lithe black boat? More...

Bee Heard

Bee Heard

.As a resident of the Village of Lancaster, I’d like to thank the DPW for paving Fourth Street. Unfortunately, we were promised curbs and storm sewers for many years. More...

Sports

The life of a Division I men’s basketball referee

Depew native Kevin Ferguson will be featured each week throughout the summer

Kevin Ferguson has made a living and many lifelong memories on a basketball court. Not by playing, but by refereeing. More...

CHAMPS

— Tristar Auto/Overtime Sports Grill defeated Vinny’s Aug. More...

Kilijanski's Corner

To much of my dismay, the end of summer is now visible out on the horizon. I’ve always been a summer lover, especially when it comes to baseball. More...