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February 4, 2016 RSS feed / Front Page

Como Lake gets look for possible improvements

Lancaster resident Frank Maddock has been rallying to have new life breathed into Como Lake and the surrounding park for several years, and on Monday morning, officials seemed to take notice. More...

Local News

Volunteerism, academics play primary roles for high schooler

SOMEONE YOU SHOULD KNOW

Victoria Jankowski is a black belt in tae kwon do, a member of varsity softball and volleyball teams, a three-year lead in her school’s musical program, a member of the National Honor Society and a student with hopes of pursuing a medical caree More...

Kindergarten registration to open in March

Kindergarten registration for the 2016-17 school year for Cayuga Heights Elementary School in the Depew School District is scheduled to take place between 9 a.m. and 2 p.m. from Monday, March 7, through Thursday, March 10. More...

Day of Kindness to bring family fun to Lancaster

The Lancaster Central School District is gearing up to host its third annual Day of Kindness event, which will take place from 5:30 to 8 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 9, at the Lancaster High School field house. More...

Police Blotter

Alleged larceny attempt looks like seafood feast

Depew Monday, Jan. 25 • A Buffalo man reportedly attempted to steal three packs of lobster tails, two packages of king crab meat and a package of shrimp as well as a flank steak from a Broadway grocery store. Tuesday, Jan. 26 More...

Education

Canisius posts honor roll

The following students from Lancaster and Depew have been named to the honor roll at Canisius High School for the second marking period of the 2015-2016 school year: Grade 12 Evan Nixon, Ryan Scello, Nicholas Stinson and Christopher Wild Grade 11 Jos More...

Lifestyles

Buffalo’s own Tom Toles

Portrait of an artist:

When Tom Toles left The Buffalo News in 2002 to become the editorial cartoonist of The Washington Post, he faced the monumental task of filling the shoes of the man who preceded him. More...

Civic Club to meet, have historical discussion

The Lancaster Women’s Civic Club will hold its monthly meeting at noon on Wednesday, Feb. 10, at the Lancaster Municipal Building, 5423 Broadway. More...

Valentine’s Day special slated at Lancaster Opera House

The Lancaster Opera House will present “Songs Of Love On A Special Day” at 2:30 p.m. on Valentine’s Day, Sunday, Feb. 14. More...

Lancaster residents protest restricted parking

Residents of the Deer Cross subdivision in Lancaster voiced concerns about potential “no parking” signs going up in their neighborhood during a public hearing held by the Town Board on Monday night. (See editorial on page four) More...

Making valentines

Rose Gniazdowski of Depew paints Valentine’s Day hearts at the Cheektowaga Senior Center on Tuesday. Gniazdowski was a cafeteria worker and a homemaker before retiring. More...

Editorial

Let’s keep our community issues in perspective

Bee Editorial

During Monday night’s meeting of the Lancaster Town Board, a vehicle and traffic issue was discussed in a public hearing setting to decide whether a subdivision would be receiving “no parking” signs at particular points. More...

Spindle items

• MEET AND GREET — Sometimes making time for municipal meetings is a challenge for residents, and furthermore, some would like to meet representatives and ask questions without the formalities of a board meeting. More...

Out of the Past

125 Years Ago Feb. 75 1891 • Asa Ransom of Tonawanda, aged 90 years, died Monday. He was one of the oldest residents of Erie County, and was a brother of the late Colonel Harry B. Ransom of Clarence and the late Mrs. Louis Stevens of Buffalo. More...

Bee Heard

Bee Heard

.This is a warning to everyone to not leave articles in your vehicle. Even though we are alarming and locking our vehicles, the problems with car break-ins have come to a new high. I had my window broken and purse stolen while at the gym on Jan. 11. More...

Sports

Legends edge Quakers in ECIC boys hoops contest

The Lancaster boys basketball team earned a bit of revenge Tuesday night at the Legends upended the Quakers, 66-56, to split the season series with rivals Orchard Park. More...

Lady Wildcats earn back-to-back hoops wins

The Depew girls basketball team got back on track this week with a pair of quality wins. The Lady Wildcats upended Springville/Griffith Institute 54-27 on Monday then followed it up with a Tuesday win at home over Pioneer, 53-32. More...

Legends’ youth shines at underclassmen track championships

Lancaster’s indoor track team travelled to Houghton College on Jan. 30 to compete in the Freshmen/sophomore championships. The girls were led by Tori Rohrdanz, who won the ninth-grade pole vault with a clearance of 6 feet. More...

What's Going On

What's Going On

Public skate being held in Depew The Village of Depew Recreation Department is holding open skate sessions on Saturdays and Sundays at the ice rink at 90 Gould Ave. More...

Business

Jafari Chiropractic welcomes new doctor

Jafari Chiropractic has welcomed Dr. Shaun Morgan to its practice, located in Cheektowaga. Morgan is a Buffalo native who graduated from D’Youville College with a bachelor’s degree in biology and his Doctorate of Chiropractic in 2013. More...

Lancaster man earns certification

Joshua Merewether of Lancaster, company officer and commercial lines account executive for The Evans Agency Insurance, has earned the certified school risk manager designation from the National Alliance for Insurance Education and Research. More...

Deadline approaches for Taste of Buffalo

While the Taste of Buffalo is quite a ways off — not slated until July 9 and 10 — vendors are approaching the deadline for registration in the event. More...