Weekly Feature



September 22, 2016 RSS feed / Front Page

Petition received for village dissolution

Depew Village Administrator Maureen Jerackas received a petition for dissolution of the village on Tuesday. More...

Editorial

Existing teachers take on more responsibility

Bee Editorial

With a high school music teacher retiring, Depew schools decided not to fill the position and instead had a teacher currently in charge of seventh and eighth grades take over four additional grades. More...

Spindle items

• BACK IN TIME — I love anything history. One of my favorite things to do at The Bee is our “Out of the Past” section featured below. More...

Out of the Past

125 Years Ago Sept. 24, 1891 • On the 29th of last May a gentleman of this place received a proposition from New York to furnish the village with electric light and water works. This company proposed to spend $50,000 in the village. More...

Obituaries

Gene A. Rondina Sr., New York State trooper

Gene A. Rondina Sr., 89, of Depew, died Saturday, Sept. 17, 2016. More...

Death Notices

NOTARO, Joseph J. Sr., of Lancaster, died Saturday, Sept. 17, 2016. Mr. Notaro is survived by his wife, Matilda; four children, Richard, Paul, Joseph Jr. and Marygrace; six grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren. More...

Lifestyles

Braille Group of Buffalo... Celebrating 60 years of service

This past week, the Braille Group of Buffalo celebrated 60 years of service to Western New York with a luncheon at the More...

Meat raffle benefits Meals on Wheels

The Lancaster Moose Lodge will host a meat raffle at 5:30 p.m. Friday, Sept. 30, at 5437 Broadway in Lancaster. Tickets are $6, including beer, pop and wine. Call 937-7105 or stop by 12482 Broadway in Alden to purchase tickets from 8:30 a.m. More...

Senior News

All events are held at the Town of Lancaster Senior Citizens Center, 100 Oxford Ave. Lancaster residents need to have photo identification ready. For more information, call 685-3498. More...

Business

Day care to build additional facility for at-risk youth

Darlene Bartlett, CEO and founder of Children’s Kastle, has big plans for the two and a half acres to the left of the Christian learning center at 3966 Walden Ave. in Lancaster. More...

Independent Health ready for fifth annual “Serving Up Success” fundraiser

The Independent Health Foundation will host its fifth annual “Serving Up Success” healthy food, beer and wine tasting event from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. on Thursday, Sept. 22 at Buffalo River- Works, 359 Ganson Street, Buffalo. More...

Events

EPIC offers group training workshop More...

Planning Commission requests denial for Tims build

Lancaster’s Planning Commission on Thursday requested that the village deny a site plan to add a Tim Hortons to the existing Sunoco owned by Joga Singh at Broadway and Central Avenue. More...

Teachers get tenure; board goals discussed

Six Lancaster Central School District teachers received tenure at the Board of Education meeting on Monday, and their accomplishments were highlighted as they received their certificates. More...

Proposal to prohibit parking raises ire of affected residents

In a public hearing on Monday, the Town Board discussed a proposed amendment to the Vehicle & Traffic Ordinance that would prohibit parking and standing in designated locations in the Deer Cross Subdivision and on Via Tripodi, William and Via Don More...

Local News

New Variety hire adds international flair

SOMEONE YOU SHOULD KNOW

Natalie Photiadis was recently named assistant director of the Variety Club of Buffalo, the 88-year-old children’s charity with its home in Lancaster. More...

LUNAR FESTIVITIES

— St. Mary’s High School international student Jingkia Aaron Sun shows off his creation for the Mid-Harvest, or Moon Festival. More...

A staple in the Depew Music Department retires after 39 years

Diane Sullivan, music department co-chair, musical producer, high school choral director and show choir director for Depew, announced her retirement this summer after 39 years of teaching. The decision did not come easy. More...

Letters to the Editor

Petition to dissolve Depew submitted

We would like to thank the volunteers and everyone who signed the petition to bring to a referendum a chance for the voters to decide whether to dissolve Depew village government. The effort was highly successful. More...

Bee Heard

Bee Heard

.I am wondering when the Lancaster High School tennis courts lights will be working. They have been off for a number of weeks for the construction which appears to be done now that school has begun. More...

Sports

Lancaster football gets dominant win over Frontier

Another week, another dominant win over a league opponent for Lancaster football. The Legends found the end zone eight times for the second week in a row in a 56-18 romp over Frontier. The win moved Lancaster to 3-0 overall and 2-0 in league play. More...

Lancaster girls soccer team looking for a bit of luck

The Lancaster girls soccer team is learning how valuable luck can be in the world of sports. The team (2-3) has dropped each of its losses by one goal apiece. Soccer is inherently vulnerable to the cruel mistress of chance. More...

Lancaster tennis gets huge win over OP

Lancaster girls tennis scored its biggest victory in recent memory when the Legends shut out Orchard Park 5-0. More...

What's Going On

What's Going On

Depew Polish Falcons to host barbecue Depew Polish Falcons will hold a Chiavetta’s chicken dinner and basket raffle from noon until sold out on Sunday, Sept. 25, at 445 Columbia Ave. in Depew. Dinners are $10 each. Call 668-0768. St. More...

Entertainment

Special Events

fri. 23 Autumn Tour of Homes: Central Park Neighborhood — Join Explore Buffalo as they tour the interiors of 10 homes on Depew, Morris and Woodbridge avenues in the Central Park area of Buffalo, 5-8:30 p.m. Friday, Sept. More...

Festivals

thurs. 22-sat. 24 More...

Performance

thurs. 22 The Bobby Militello Quartet — With Bobby Jones (piano), Jim Colemon (bass), and John Bacon, Jr. (drums), 8 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 22, at PAUSA Art House, 19 Wadsworth St., Buffalo; $. 697-9075, www.pausaarthouse.com fri. 23 More...