Weekly Feature



January 18, 2018 RSS feed / Front Page

Editorial

January is a dangerous time for CO poisoning

Bee Editorial

According to data by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, January is the worst month of the year for carbon monoxide poisoning. More...

Spindle items

• BEAUTY AND BRAINS — The Young Miss Buffalo Pageant Scholarship and Enrichment Program is currently accepting applications for the 2018 Young Miss Buffalo Pageant. More...

Out of the Past

125 Years Ago Jan. 19, 1893   • Five of our sporting men went to Cheektowaga last Saturday to hunt rabbits. They did not find any rabbits, but succeeded in killing eight rats.  More...

Lifestyles

Moving Miracles offers training program for individuals with disabilities

For 20 years, Moving Miracles Dance Studio in West Seneca has served thousands of individuals with developmental disabilities. More...

Deacon Dave to speak at Pompeii

Deacon Dave Rotterman will present “Exploring the Caves of the Dead Sea” at 7 p.m. Monday, Jan. 29, at Our Lady of Pompeii Church, 158 Laverack Ave. in Lancaster. 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 from Jan. 30 to Feb. 20. More...

Entertainment

Workshops/Classes

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Live Local in WNY

thurs. 18 Kevin McCarthy: One Man Band — 7:30 p.m., Local Kitchen & Beer Bar, 88 W. Chippewa St., Buffalo. 259-1810, www.buffalocateringservices.com More...

Comedy

thurs. 18   ComedySportz Minor League provides improv training to local residents who have been working hard with their coaches — so come out and see what they’ve learned so far, 7 p.m. Thursday, Jan. More...

Five Collins challengers convene in forum

Local Democrats are gearing up for a fight this year with Rep. Chris Collins for New York’s 27th District congressional seat. More...

Town renews tax exemption for Cold War vets, appoints new police officer, with reservations

The Town Board on Tuesday approved the appointment of Philip Carcaci as a police officer for the municipality, but not before Councilman Ronald Ruffino objected to voting without knowing more about a fee Carcaci’s previous employer could reques More...

Depew schools introduce new fitness programs, technology with physical education grant

Stacy Ribbeck, PEP grant coordinator for the Depew School District, outlined the effects of the three-year physical education grant in a presentation to the board on Tuesday night. More...

Local News

Amherst resident seeks seat in Congress

Joan Elizabeth Seamans of Amherst will be campaigning for the congressional seat currently held by U.S. Rep. Chris Collins in District 27.  More...

Lancaster’s Carnival Kids to perform at Roycroft Inn

The Roycroft Inn will take a break from the cold weather as it’s transformed into an island getaway during Caribbean Night at The Inn from 6 to 11 p.m. Friday, Jan. 19.  More...

Erie County seedlings available for 2018

Order forms for the 2018 Conservation Tree and Shrub Seedling Sale are now available from the Erie County Soil and Water Conservation District.  More...

Obituaries

Loretta Lostracco, riveter for Bell Aircraft, Twin Coach

Loretta Lostracco (nee Molinaro), 98, of Summerfield, Florida, formerly of Lancaster, died Monday, Dec. 18, 2017.  Mrs. Lostracco was born in Niagara Falls, New York, on Jan. More...

Sports

Hockey team is 1-1-1 so far in 2018

The Lancaster boys’ hockey team has a win, loss and tie in the only three games it has played since the calendar flipped over to 2018. More...

Young girls hockey team goes on 3-0-1 streak

The Lancaster/Iroquois/Depew girls’ hockey team has been punching above its weight over the past few weeks.  More...

Depew track competes at Brockport

The Depew track teams competed at the Sixth Annual Trent Jackson/Cedric Walker Invitational at SUNY Brockport this weekend, and several athletes put forth tremendous efforts. More...

Business

Fermentation inspiration: Lancaster business takes hands-on approach for perfect vintage

Wine lovers, rejoice.  Grapevine d’Vine, a Lancaster business, helps guests make their own batches of wine, about 28 to 30 bottles, in just four to eight weeks.  More...

Events

Straight Talk Conference will be held Jan. 20 More...