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July 21, 2016 RSS feed / Front Page

Notice regarding Dirt Cheap TV Insert

Great deals in this week's Dirt Cheap TV insert

NOTICE: The Dirt Cheap TV insert titled Christmas in July in this week's Bee Newspaper lists a DJI Phantom for $159.99. Due to an error it does not include a camera. More...

Editorial

Pokepros and Pokecons come along with new game

Bee Editorial

On Monday evening, Central Avenue was crawling with people. A crowd of roughly 75 had gathered, and it looked, at a glance, like the revitalization that the area has long been hoping for. More...

Spindle items

• SPORTING LICENSES — Those looking to participate in activities outdoors that do not involve Pokemon, can receive their sporting licenses in Lancaster beginning Monday, Aug. 1. More...

Out of the Past

125 Years Ago July 23, 1891 • There is a good demand in the Wyoming salt field for girls at good wages to sew salt pockets. • The Pioneers of Wyoming County will hold their 19th annual picnic at Silver Lake on Thursday, August 6th. More...

Police Blotter

Spitting on police car lands man in cuffs

Depew Monday, July 11 • A man and a woman allegedly stole roughly $6,000 worth of pipe from a local business by driving up in a truck and taking it during business hours. More...

Education

Middle school students named to Lancaster honor roll

The following students have been named to the honor roll at Lancaster Middle School for the fourth quarter of the 2015-16 school year: Grade 8 More...

Students awarded fire scholarships

The following students have been awarded 2016 County Fire Chiefs scholarships: Bowmansville Fire Department • Daniel Hamilton — Medical doctor at Upstate Medical University • Michael Patterson — Master’s degree in exercis More...

Lancaster High School announces honors students

The following students were named to the honor roll at Lancaster for the fourth quarter of the 2015-16 school year: Grade 12 More...

Lifestyles

Bisons prepare for STAR WARS NIGHT

The second half of the season is under way for the Buffalo Bisons, and with it comes an array of exciting promotional events. A fan favorite is the ninth annual Star Wars Night, which will take place at Coca-Cola Field on Saturday, July 23. More...

History camp to bring past to life

The Hull House History Camp for Kids will take place July 25-29 at the Hull Family Home and Farmstead. The camp runs from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. daily and costs $140 per child. 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 through Aug. 23. More...

Business

Benefits offered for early golfer registration

Although the Lancaster Area Chamber of Commerce seventh annual Golf Classic will not be taking place until Monday, Aug. 8, those interested in signing up are asked to do so by Friday, July 22, to receive the most benefits. More...

Students complete Harris Hill internship program

Students from Lancaster High School recently graduated from Harris Hill Nursing Facility’s first hospitality internship program. More...

Lancaster man promoted

Charles E. Lorenz, a resident of Lancaster, has been promoted to administrative vice president at M&T Bank. He has been with the company 10 years and most recently served as vice president. More...

Lancaster police aim to become accredited

The Lancaster Police Department has been approved for participation in a Law Enforcement Accreditation Program by the Lancaster Town Board. More...

Local law enforcement weighs in on Pokemon Go

As the Pokemon craze has swept the nation, it has certainly not passed over Lancaster and Depew. On Monday night, Central Avenue was teeming with people, phones out and clearly searching for the digital creatures. More...

Local News

GOLD STAR

— The Bowmansville Garden Club sponsored the Gold Star Memorial Marker Dedication on July 9 at Russell J. Salvatore's Patriots and Heroes Park. More...

E-recycling slated in Depew

Residents of the Lancaster, Depew and Cheektowaga areas looking to get rid of their old electronics will have a convenient and environmentally friendly way to do so this weekend. Sen. More...

Man pleads guilty in Lancaster bank robbery

Ronald Anthony McCarter, Jr. has pleaded guilty to the Oct. 19, 2015, robbery of the Key Bank on Broadway in Lancaster, according to U.S. Attorney William J. Hochul, Jr. More...

Letters to the Editor

Let logic dictate our reactions, not impulsive choices

The past weeks have shown how greatly society in America has broken down. The center has not held. The extremists are prevailing, and the killing has been unleashed. How shall we stop the killing? Yes, take away all the guns! More...

Ethics board not an urgent need

Russell Sugg, in his July 14 letter to the editor, purports the urgent need to create a citizens advisory committee on ethical behavior. More...

Bee Heard

Bee Heard

.What exactly is village life in Depew? More...

Sports

Castillo earns Lancaster Male Athlete of the Year honors

LG Castillo is a rare athlete. He’s big, fast and skilled, with the durability to withstand the physicality of football and the hand-eye coordination to dominate at the plate in baseball. More...

Knights remain perfect at Tombstone’s expense

Glory Days Softball

The Tombstone Saloon lost to the still-perfect Knights by just one run, 9-8, in recent 50+ Division Glory Days Softball action. More...

Publish sports scores in The Bee

Anyone wishing to have their sports results published in The Bee can do so by filling out forms on our website, www.beenews.com, or by emailing them directly to sports reporter Taylor Nigrelli at tnigrelli@beenews.com. More...

Entertainment

Theatre

fri. 22 & sat. 23 Kindertransport — As part of Fostering the Future and presented by the Buffalo Academy for Visual and Performing Arts Department of Theatre Arts, 7 p.m. Friday, July 22, and 2 p.m. More...

Performance

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Live Local in WNY

thurs. 21 Dosareality — 6 p.m., as part of Music On Main, The Bee, 5564 Main St, Williamsville. 632-4700, www.beenews.com More...