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August 25, 2016 RSS feed / Front Page

Bluebirds have new homes thanks to Scouts

Boy Scout Troop 601’s Nick Doering completed his Eagle Scout project last week with the help of fellow Scouts and members of his family. More...

Editorial

Drug awareness should involve whole community

Bee Editorial

According to Gov. Andrew M. More...

Spindle items

• BACK IN TOWN — As a Depew grad and former Lancaster freelancer, becoming a Bee editor for the area feels like coming home. More...

Out of the Past

125 Years Ago Aug. 27, 1891 More...

Sports

Lancaster boys soccer aims to continue 2015 success

The Lancaster boys soccer team has high expectations for itself heading into the 2016 season. The 2015 iteration of the team advanced to the Class AA Sectional Title game, losing 1-0 to Williamsville North after a 15-3 season. More...

Lancaster volleyball looking to build on 2015 success

The Lancaster volleyball team snuck up on opponents last year. They probably won’t be able to do the same this year. More...

Heist looking to turn around Lancer girls soccer program

Brittany Heist is aiming high in her first year at the helm of St. Mary’s girls soccer. Although the team won only two games last season, Heist expects a lot more in 2016. More...

Entertainment

Family Activities

thurs. 25 Toddler Time — Stories, songs, movement and activities for children 2 to 5 years old, 10:30 a.m. Thursday, Aug. 25, at Brighton Place Library, 999 Brighton Road, Tonawanda; Free. 332-4375 More...

Walking Tours

thurs. 25 Chestnut Ridge Park Evening Hike — This 5-mile walk is presented by the Foothills Trail Club, 6:15 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 25. Meet in the parking lot by the casino. Call 548-1401. www.foothillstrailclub.org sat. 27 More...

Performance

sat. 27 & sun. 28 More...

Lancaster Lions respond to drug epidemic with community event

Kimberly Stribing lost her 35-year-old cousin to heroin; her son, Trever, has lost friends to the same drug. More...

Town Board considers LED streetlight proposal

The Lancaster Town Board held a special meeting on Aug. 17 to hear a streetlight proposal from Wendel Energy Services. More...

Local News

Cornhole tourney raises memorial funds

Friends and family will forever remember the day Lancaster alum Tom Krickovich’s life was cut short after an April 15 accident at Pearl Street Brewery. More...

St. Mary’s High School holds open house in September

Potential students and their parents are invited to attend St. Mary’s High Schools annual open house. Families will be able to meet current students, faculty and coaches while touring the campus and learning more about St. Mary’s. More...

Bills usher in ‘New Era’ with stadium name change

Starting this season, Western New Yorkers will have to kick the habit of referring to the Buffalo Bills’ home as “The Ralph” and embrace a different name, New Era Field. More...

Bee Heard

Bee Heard

.Why is are crews picking up brand new concrete at Keysa Park? Did the contractor not do the job properly and they are fixing it? This is Lancaster town taxpayers’ money. Please explain. More...

Lifestyles

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Color the Runway holds third annual show

Fighting back tears, Zandalee Delgado stood before a crowd of more than 200 at the historic Hotel Lafayette in downtown Buffalo on Sunday, celebrating the beginning of the third annual Color the Runway Fashion Show. More...

Church to host community dinner

St. John’s Evangelical Lutheran Church will host its monthly community dinner from 4 to 6:30 p.m., or until sold out, Friday, Aug. 26, at the church, 3512 Clinton St., West Seneca. More...

Library News

Story Times • Lapsit Story Time for 3- to 23-month-olds with a parent or a caregiver is being held from 10:30 to 11 a.m. Tuesdays, starting Sept. 13 and running until Oct. 4. More...

Business

Zombie Remediation and Prevention Initiative provides grants to address vacant, abandoned properties

A new grant initiative to address the growing statewide problem of “zombie” homes — vacant and abandoned houses that are not maintained during a prolonged foreclosure proceeding — has been made possible by Attorney General Eri More...

Recruitment for apprentices to begin in September

The Joint Apprenticeship and Training Committee for Plumbers and Steamfitters, Local Union No. 22, will conduct a recruitment from Sept. 6 through Aug. More...

Events

BN360 sets kickoff party for Sept. 22 More...