Weekly Feature



December 7, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

Fire districts post election results

Lancaster town fire department results are in, with Bowmansville Volunteer Fire Association holding its election Nov. 26 and Town Line Volunteer Fire Department and Twin District Volunteer Fire Company holding their elections on Sunday, Dec. More...

Editorial

Governor should not have final say on center

Bee Editorial

Less than 12 hours after last week’s edition of The West Seneca Bee went to press reporting that a bill that could potentially save the Western New York Children’s Psychiatric Center was on Gov. More...

Spindle items

• SAVE THE DATE — Local organizations and businesses are gearing up for holiday events, with efforts to give back to the community through food and clothing drives. More...

Out of the Past

125 Years Ago Dec. 8, 1892   • Some pilfering individual broke a pane of glass in Mr. Andrew Koch’s jewelry store Tuesday night and stole a valuable clock.  More...

Obituaries

Salvatore A. Valvo, Buffalo police officer

Salvatore A. Valvo, 81, of Lancaster, died Thursday, Nov. 30, 2017.  Mr. More...

Raymond C. Paschke Jr., member of Townline Volunteer Fire Co.

Raymond Carl Paschke Jr., 88, of Lancaster, died Thursday, Nov. 23, 2017.  Mr. Paschke was a U.S. Army Korean War veteran and a dedicated member of the Townline Volunteer Fire Company for more than 65 years.  More...

Death Notice

RYBARCZYK-SMITH, Julianne T. “Julie,” of Lancaster, died Wednesday, Nov. 15, 2017. Mrs. Rybarczyk Smith is survived by her husband, Steve Smith; two stepchildren, Matthew and Drew Smith; and one grandchild. More...

Lifestyles

CELEBRATING 30 YEARS OF happily-ever-afters

Romance writing group...

While romance novels vary in subgenres, time and place, and levels of sensuality, there’s one element readers can rely on: a happy ending. More...

Presentation set on health savings

Capital Management Group of Niagara presents “Saving Money on Healthcare” on Tuesday, Dec. 12, at the Lancaster Area Chamber office, 11 West Main St., Suite, 100, in Lancaster. More...

Library News

Children’s Specials  • Holiday Craft for children ages 5 to 12 will take place at 4:30 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 13, presented by the Lancaster Youth Bureau.  More...

Business

Firm’s corporate and securities practice grows

Andrew J. More...

Salon, food pantry work together on food drive

Salon Ultima is teaming up with the Resurrection Life Food Pantry to help local veterans have food for their Christmas dinner.  More...

GreenFields raises $10,000 for Alzheimer’s Association

Residents at The Green- Fields Continuing Care Community in Lancaster presented a check of more than $10,000 to the Alzheimer’s Association of WNY.  According to Greenfields, residents were instrumental in raising what was described as cri More...

Breaking News - 12:47 PM

Popular Mexican restaurant comes to Lancaster

Buffalo-born, southern-inspired Mexican food, made popular by Deep South Taco’s two locations in Buffalo on Ellicott Street and Hertel Avenue, is coming to Lancaster, 6727 Transit Rd., in front of Regal Cinemas. Starting at 3 p.m. More...

Families wary of Juniper Boulevard crossings

Aliesa Adelman raised concerns at Monday night’s Lancaster Town Board meeting about Juniper Boulevard, which has become a busy thoroughfare in the northeast corner of town.  “Juniper is a mile long, just about a mile long. More...

Teachers at William Street finding success through student-led conferences

In his first ever student-led conference, William Street School student David Houck was nervous.  Like others in his class, the fifth-grader had to give a presentation on his academic progress to his teacher, Rochelle Gerstung, and his parents d More...

Local News

St. Mary’s student gives back to Elderwood at Cheektowaga

Matthew Rosinski started the “Ornaments for Elderwood” drive partly to honor his grandmother, Ruth Pearce, who died recently, but also to help the current residents at Elderwood at Cheektowaga this holiday season.  More...

Lancaster alumnae to host senior show in downtown Buffalo

SOMEONE YOU SHOULD KNOW

Katie Malecki and Chloe Mitchell knew for years that they wanted to pursue a career in art. More...

Wallace sponsoring preparedness training

Assemblywoman Monica Wallace, D-Lancaster, is hosting a free American Red Cross Emergency Preparedness Training at 10 a.m. Saturday, Dec. 9, at the Cheektowaga Senior Center, 3349 Broadway, according to an announcement from her office.  More...

Police Blotter

Depew woman deals with glute bite from dog

Lancaster  Monday, Nov. 27  • Police initiated a traffic stop at Pleasant View and Forton drives after a DMV check confirmed a vehicle’s registration was expired. More...

Education

Lancers posts dean’s list

The following students have been named to the dean’s list for the first quarter of the 2017-18 school year at St. Mary’s High School.  Depew   More...

Lancaster Middle names honor roll students

The following students have been named to the honor roll for the first quarter of the 2017-18 school year at Lancaster Middle School.  Grade Seven   More...

Sports

Lancaster boys’ hockey looking to build on last year’s runner-up finish

The Lancaster boys’ hockey team had one of the best seasons in program history last year. The Legends made it to the Section VI Large School Federation Championship Game before falling to Williamsville North in overtime.  More...

Lancers wrestling sees rise in participation

St. Mary’s wrestling has seen an uptick in participation the past few seasons. The team has gone from four members to 10 to 18 this season. Nine of the athletes are returning from last year’s team. More...

Lancaster wrestling team aiming to keep up success

The Lancaster wrestling team is among the best in Western New York nearly every season, and they’re aiming to be just that this year. More...

What's Going On

What's Going On

Pompeii plans prayer night  Our Lady of Pompeii Church will have its Adoration of the Blessed Sacrament from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 7, at 158 Laverack Ave. in Lancaster. More...

Entertainment

Holiday

thurs. 7 Holiday Spirit Event — Featuring more than 400 Santas on display, along with arts and crafts vendors, large basket raffle, and a visit from Old St. Nick, 4-8 p.m. Thursday, Dec. More...

Family Activities

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Live Local in WNY

thurs. 7 Kevin McCarthy — 7:30 p.m., Local Kitchen & Beer Bar, 88 W. Chippewa St., Buffalo. 259-1810, www.buffalocateringservices.com More...