Weekly Feature



November 16, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

Depew police, village agree on contract

A resolution to sign a successor agreement between the Depew Police Benevolent Association and the Village of Depew was approved Monday night. The agreement covers June 1, 2015, to May 31, 2020, according to the resolution. More...

Editorial

Census of Agriculture vital for future of farmers

Bee Editorial

Farmers and producers are the backbone of America. In the next few months, these workers will have a chance to weigh in on the future of the farming industry.  More...

Spindle items

• SANTA SIGHTING — The Town of Lancaster will once again sponsor Santa at Westwood from 1 to 3 p.m. Sunday, Nov. More...

Out of the Past

125 Years Ago Nov. 17, 1892   • Mr. Henry Ullman has opened a grocery store in the addition he recently built to his house, about a mile west of this village on the plank road.  More...

Bee Heard

Bee Heard

.Thank you to the Depew Police Department and the Depew DPW for their fast response during   More...

Sports

Lancaster wins first-ever regional football title

Coach Eric Rupp struggled to find the right words to describe the feeling. The Legends won their first Far West Regional Title, 9-0, over Aquinas at Brockport State College on Saturday. The magnitude of the moment was not lost on him.  More...

Lancaster’s Rupp repeats as Coach of the Year

Second-year Lancaster football coach Eric Rupp has already constructed an epic start to his head coaching career, posting a 21-1 record while winning sectional titles in each of his first two seasons and guiding the Legends to this weekend’s st More...

Lancaster boasts First Team player at three spots

All Bee Football — Defense

Apparently, 2017 is the year of the Legends when it comes to football.  More...

Business

YMCA, Food Bank of WNY will team up to fight hunger

For the sixth year, YMCA Buffalo Niagara and the Food Bank of Western New York will work together to provide food to the hungry this holiday season.  More...

Operation Homefront, Dollar Tree stores collaborate to benefit military children

Operation Homefront and Dollar Tree will work together once again to make the holidays brighter for military families with the nonprofit’s Holiday Toy Drive.  More...

Dash’s fundraiser benefits Meals on Wheels

Dash’s Markets and Meals on Wheels for Western New York Inc. are again uniting for the annual “Step Up to the Plate” fundraiser, which will run through Saturday, Dec. More...

Breaking News - 4:37 PM

Lancaster woman killed in head-on collision

A 55-year-old Lancaster woman was killed in a head-on collision Wednesday night on Broadway near Woodlawn Avenue in Lancaster.  According to police, a pickup  traveling west crossed over and struck the woman’s eastbound vehicle shortly More...

Town of Lancaster hosts SKYWARN training session for community members

SKYWARN is a nationwide program of the National Weather Service where spotters detect and report severe weather such as rain, snow and sleet. More...

Local News

THINK GREEN

— William Schroeder, Lancaster Village mayor, left; Johanna Coleman, Town of Lancaster supervisor; and Chris Balbierez, with Waste Management Corp., worked together for the “Think Green G More...

WELL EARNED

— These veterans are among those recognized by Holy Mother of the Rosary Cathedral at its monthly fish fry. The event provided veterans who attended with a free dinner. More...

BPO trombonist to perform with Lancaster High School bands on Monday

The Lancaster High School bands will present an annual guest artist concert at 7 p.m. Monday, Nov. More...

Letters to the Editor

Simple thank you can be enough

As a veteran I would like to thank the Olive Tree Restaurant for honoring our vets on Saturday. More...

Tax levy mailer had deceitful data

I was very dismayed when I found a piece of propaganda in my mail a couple of weeks ago. More...

Obituaries

Juliane M. Foley, active with youth groups

Juliane M. Foley (nee Macakanja), 50, of Amherst, died Wednesday, Nov. 8, 2017.  Mrs. More...

Lifestyles

Buffalo City Mission continues to serve area’s homeless

100 years later...

When the Buffalo City Mission opened its doors in 1917, it provided services similar to a soup kitchen, offering food and shelter to those in need.  More...

Senior News

All events (except where indicated) 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...

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...

Entertainment

Theatre

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Special Events

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Dance

sat. 18   Queen City Contra Dancers — Contra dance taught and called by Margaret Matthews, and music by Lonesome Willow, basics at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 18, at Unitarian Universalist Church, 695 Elmwood Ave., Buffalo. More...