Weekly Feature

January 19, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

Editorial

Through the ringer: What’s next for Depew?

Bee Editorial

It’s hard to deny that Depew residents love their village. More...

Spindle items

• ROLE MODELS — When I was little, I looked up to movie stars.  They seemed to have everything: plenty of money, an exciting career that allowed them to travel, and sometimes even the perfect family.  More...

Out of the Past

125 Years Ago  Jan. 21, 1892   • The man who was kicking about old-fashioned winters has been engaged in the business of shoveling snow for the past two weeks.  More...

Bee Heard

Bee Heard

. I was shocked to see The Bee editorial actually recommend voting “no” in a banner headline on the Jan. 12 issue regarding dissolution of the Village of Depew. More...

Education

On the Campus

Ryan Sobczak of Lancaster has been named to the Champlain College dean’s list for the fall 2016 semester. More...

Lifestyles

‘Great Directions’

The New Direction Band releases third polka CD

Four musicians left their former band in efforts to take their music in a new direction. This was six years ago. More...

Boys and Girls Club to host meat raffle

The Depew-Lancaster Boys and Girls Club will host a meat raffle at 6 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 28, at St. Mary’s High School, 142 Laverack Ave., Lancaster. Tickets are $6 individually or $40 for a table of eight. More...

Library News

Story Times  • Lapsit Story Time for 3- to 23-month-olds with a parent or a caregiver is being held at 10:30 a.m. Tuesdays until Jan. 24.  More...

Entertainment

Family Activities

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Special Events

fri. 20   Queen City Roller Girls Season — Come watch the Devil Dollies vs. the Alley Kats, 7 p.m. Friday, Jan. 20, at the Buffalo RiverWorks, 359 Ganson St., on the shore of the Buffalo River, Buffalo; $. www.qcrg.net/tickets  fri. More...

Festivals

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Breaking News - 1/18/2017 9:38 AM

Depew votes to keep village

Depew chose overwhelmingly to remain a village Tuesday, with a total of 4,171 village residents voting in the special election out of 10,044 registered voters. More...

Town of Lancaster gets reimbursed over $81,000 from Time Warner Cable

The Lancaster Town Board authorized a settlement and release agreement between the town and Time Warner Cable Northeast, LLC at Tuesday night’s meeting.  Supervisor Johanna Coleman explained the details behind the agreement and how much m More...

Local News

Pro golfer, teacher writes book

SOMEONE YOU SHOULD KNOW

Mike Callahan has been the Broadway Driving Range’s go-to guy for the past five years, lending his golf expertise to amateurs and seasoned golfers alike.  More...

News Brief

Mitochondrial disease support groups, day and evening meetings will be offered for free in both the Northtowns and Southtowns. Participants learn about mitochondrial diseases and to network with affected families and individuals. More...

ISLAND BEAT

— Lancaster’s Alyssa Garmone, above, is all smiles at the Roycroft Inn Caribbean Night. More...

Police Blotter

Craigslist scam leads to stolen vehicle

Lancaster  Sunday, Jan. 8  • Police pulled over a male driver making a turn from Freeman Drive to Transit Road who failed to use the designated lane. More...

Obituaries

Death Notices

GRIFFIN, Thomas R., of Lancaster, died Friday, Jan. 13, 2017. Mr. Griffin is survived by four children, Sandra, Patricia, Cheryl and Thomas; four grandchildren; and one great-grandchild. He was preceded in death by his wife, Shirley Jane. More...

Sports

St. Mary’s hoops wins three of first five league games

The St. Mary’s boys basketball team has had an up-and-down start to league play, coming in in at 3-2 over five games. The team is now 8-3 on the season with some important games looming. More...

Depew basketball coming through in the clutch

Depew basketball has a knack for winning close games. The Wildcats have won five in a row, the last four by a combined 10 points. The team is now 9-1 on the season and 4-1 in league play. More...

Legends hockey ready to compete after long break

The Lancaster boys hockey team is currently in the midst of a uniquely long stretch of little action. The team will only play one game over a 17-day stretch due to a scheduling quirk and some cancellations.  More...

Business

Lancaster High School’s student-run credit union gets makeover

Lancaster-Depew Federal Credit Union’s student-run branch has been given new life since its start in 2014, thanks to remodeling efforts by the firm Millington Lockwood.  School staff and credit union workers celebrated the remodel Jan. More...

BlueCross BlueShield of WNY, Roswell Park reach three year agreement

BlueCross BlueShield of Western New York and Roswell Park Cancer Institute recently announced a three year contractual agreement that ensures Blue- Cross BlueShield’s membership will continue to have uninterrupted access to Roswell Park and the More...

Not all gasoline created equal, says AAA

New testing from AAA has uncovered significant differences in the quality of gasoline sold at fuel retailers in the United States. More...