Weekly Feature

October 19, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

Students raise awareness for ‘Seen Enough Tobacco Day’

Stores near schools contain nearly three times the amount of tobacco advertisements as do other stores in the same community, according to Tobacco Free NYS. More...

Editorial

Education, screenings essential in breast cancer fight

Bee Editorial

Cancer is a word most of us will come face-to-face with at some point in our lifetimes, whether it’s directly or through the diagnosis of someone we love. More...

Spindle items

• INFO SESSION — The Depew Community Coalition will be holding an informational meeting regarding the NY State Constitutional Convention and how it may affect you and your loved ones. More...

Out of the Past

125 Years AgoOct. 20, 1892 • Don’t be a pensioner on the generosity of the country editor. Subscribe for yourself and give that poor neighbor of yours a rest. • A small purse was found on Central Avenue the first of the week. More...

Sports

Legends defeat Depew in annual rivalry football game

Lancaster gets another year of bragging rights. The Legends defeated Depew 43-7 in the annual football rivalry game, moving to 7-0 and finishing a second-consecutive regular season undefeated. More...

Lady Lancers gaining steam heading into postseason play

St. Mary’s girls’ soccer is red hot over the past week. The team is finishing the season strong, with three wins and a tie heading into the final game of the regular season. More...

Lancaster girls soccer to take on Will North in quarterfinals

The Lancaster girls’ soccer team went into the postseason on a high note, defeating West Seneca West, 4-0, Thursday. Emily Jurkowski (two), Caitlin Ruggiero and Brianna Grazen scored for the Lady Legends, who finished the season 8-6-2.  More...

What's Going On

What's Going On

Healing Mass to be held at Mother Teresa Blessed Mother Teresa Parish will host a Healing Mass at 11 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 21, at 496 Terrace Blvd. in Depew. Breast Cancer Network to host event More...

Business

Food Bank of WNY Board names new president, CEO

Michael J. Prendergast, the chairperson of the Food Bank of WNY’s board of directors, said the board has selected Tara A. More...

Business Brief

The Lancaster Area Chamber of Commerce will have its “Evening on the Greens” from 5:30 to 9 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 9, at Fox Valley Club, 6161 Genesee St. in Lancaster. More...

‘Dish It Out’ to raise funds for NCMEC

Local chefs will go head to head in a cooking competition to benefit the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children’s Buffalo office, according to NCMEC.  The event, “Dish It Out,” is being held from 6 to 9:30 p.m. More...

Depew superintendent to pen letter opposing constitutional convention

In his superintendent’s report at Tuesday night’s Depew School Board meeting, Jeffrey Rabey outlined why a New York State constitutional convention could have negative repercussions for the district, along with other public schools.  More...

Town engineer and parks crew chief to retire

Familiar faces around the Town of Lancaster said goodbye to residents at Monday night’s board meeting. Mark Lubera, parks crew chief, and Robert Harris, town engineer, are retiring after 23 years and 11-and-a-half years, respectively. More...

Local News

Tragedy was firefighter’s catalyst for 50-year run

SOMEONE YOU SHOULD KNOW

On March 31, 1954, Thomas Schlicht was an ordinary fifth-grader attending Cleveland Hill Elementary School. More...

Political Brief

Michael Kearns, a candidate for Erie County clerk, was recently endorsed by the Civil Service Employees Association of Erie County, Local 815. CSEA represents more than 32 units of workers throughout Erie County.   More...

News Brief

The Junior League of Buffalo is now seeking applications for its Community Assistance Small Grants Program. More...

Letters to the Editor

Red tape bogs down business

I would like to address a few items that your paper published regarding my property on Walden Avenue.  It’s not a zombie property, and I am not a zombie. I’m a father, grandfather, son, brother, employer and taxpayer.  More...

Voters could help change county law enforcement

Nov. 7 is the election for Erie County sheriff. Since 2005, Sheriff Timothy Howard has been consistently re-elected, despite a track record of disregard for human life and the law.  More...

Bee Heard

Bee Heard

.I am complaining about the absence of crossing guard police at St. Gabriel’s Parish. We can’t get out of the church because of the traffic on Clinton Street. Hopefully, they will return.  More...

Lifestyles

Phase 2 of local campaign urges struggling young adults to ‘Just Tell One’

Getting help when suffering from depression, suicidal thoughts, alcohol abuse or substance abuse can be as simple as just telling one person. More...

Library News

Story Times  • Lapsit Story Time for 3- to 23-month-olds with a parent or a caregiver is being held at 10:30 a.m. Tuesdays until Nov. 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...

Entertainment

Workshops/Classes

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Live Local in WNY

thurs. 19   Kevin McCarthy — 7:30 p.m., Local Kitchen & Beer Bar, 88 W. Chippewa St., Buffalo. 259-1810, www.buffalocateringservices.com  More...

Art

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