August 27, 2015 RSS feed / Front Page

South Africa offers Canisius student rare glimpses at wildlife

When Stephanie Handley embarked on 17 hours of travel to reach the Limpopo Province of South Africa, the only other country the Lancaster resident had visited was Canada. More...

Local News

Historical reproduction tall clock donated to Hull House

Iris and Daniel Drzewiecki were the first co-chairs of the Hull House Restoration Committee, and although Iris has died, a dream of hers came true on Sunday afternoon. More...

Firefighter grant workshop to be held in Lancaster

An informational event titled “Assistance to Firefighters Grant Workshop” will be held at 6:30 p.m. Monday, Aug. 31, at the Lancaster Fire Department, 5423 Broadway, Lancaster, hosted by the offices of Rep. Chris Collins and Sen. More...

AUXILIARY PERFORMANCE

— The Town Line Fire Department Ladies Auxiliary has recognized member Ann Mosman for 60 years of service. More...

Letters to the Editor

Bureau success due to community help

I would like to take this opportunity to say “thank you” to everyone who helped make this another successful summer at the Lancaster Youth Bureau. More...

Bee Heard

Bee Heards

.As a resident of the Village of Lancaster, I feel the village does less road work each year. More...

Lifestyles

Rare Book collection full of hidden treasures

Bound in a hunter green spine, encased in glass under a spotlight in a climate-controlled room sits the complete original, handwritten manuscript of “The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn” by Mark Twain. More...

Holistic veterinarian to speak at event

Robin Bennett, a nationally known dog trainer, will be giving a seminar throughout the day, Saturday, Aug. 29, at Canine and Co., 5952 Transit Road, Depew. More...

Senior News

All events (except where indicated) are held at the Town of Lancaster Senior Citizens Center, 100 Oxford Ave. To use the center, Lancaster residents need to have photo identification. For more information, call 685-3498. More...

Entertainment

Family Activities

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Special Events

sat. 29 Creative Minds Networking Mixer — Featuring artists, performers, service providers and more, and open to all visual and performing artists of all genres and mediums, 5-9 p.m. Saturday, Aug. More...

New fire truck may be in Depew’s future

During Monday night’s meeting of the Depew Village Board, Mayor Jesse Nikonowicz was authorized to sign a fire truck purchase agreement with Pierce Manufacturing Inc., which came as a surprise to some in the room. (See editorial on page four) More...

Lancaster board honors August graduates

Members of the Lancaster Board of Education applauded the efforts of summer school attendees, including six graduates, at their Tuesday night meeting. More...

Editorial

Fire truck decision not as hasty as it seems

Bee Editorial

Haste makes waste is a phrase that many are familiar with, and for good reason. Often, decisions made in a rush yield sloppy and less-than-ideal results. More...

Spindle items

• A DAY OF FUN AND LEARNING — On May 31, Western New York United Against Drug and Alcohol Abuse was slated to have a day full of fun for the whole family, but the weather rendered that impossible. More...

Out of the Past

Back to school, old school

125 Years AgoAug. 28, 1890 • There will be no more glove contests in Buffalo. The District Attorney says they are illegal and the police have been instructed to prevent them. • Mr. A. More...

Police Blotter

Marijuana allegedly growing on mobile home roof

Depew Monday, Aug. 17 • On Woodlawn Avenue, someone stole a bicycle but left the one the perpetrator had ridden to the scene. Tuesday, Aug. 18 More...

Sports

St. Mary’s expects to continue program excellence

The St. Mary Lancers girls volleyball team had a historic run to a state championship last season. More...

Experience makes Lancaster girls a Class AA competitor

After a winning season, the Lancaster girls soccer team looks to improve as they have much needed experience this season. Last year the squad was very young with only four seniors on the squad. More...

Senior-heavy Wildcat volleyball squad ready for final chance

In 2014, the first time in a decade, the Depew varsity boys volleyball team had a winning record. This year, the squad, led by new head coach Justin McElligott, looks to improve and maybe even compete for a title. More...

What's Going On

What's Going On

Holy Mother of the Rosary schedules barbecue More...

Business

New studio for a new season at Dansations

When Liza Schnitzer opened Dansations studio in 2010 in its original location, her classes began with a total of 38 children. More...

BBB warns computer users of new virus

The ransomware scam is being used to force consumers to pay a fee to unlock their computers, according to a FBI report. Ransomware is a virus that freezes a computer, holding it ransom until a consumer pays to unlock it. More...

Dave & Buster’s seeks employees

Dave & Buster’s will be hiring 100 people to join its new location in the Walden Galleria Mall. The restaurant, currently located in the Eastern Hills Mall, will be moving to its new site this fall. More...