Weekly Feature

July 1, 2010 RSS feed / Front Page

Village of Depew in hot water over recent flooding issues

The Village of Depew has been notified that a resident is suing for damages after recent flooding caused sewage to back up into residents’ basements.   More...

Editorial

Remember those who still fight for our independence

This weekend, we celebrate Independence Day to mark the adoption of the Declaration of Independence on July 4, 1776, declaring freedom from Great Britain. More...

Spindle items

• GROWING UP — I’m the mother of a high school graduate.   The looming revelation didn’t sink in during the fall, when I placed the order for A.J.’s last yearbook from Kenmore West. More...

Out of the Past

Play ball

Do you know who the unidentified person in this photo is or have a memory of the Lancaster/Depew area you would like to share with Bee readers? Write to “Out of the Past,” Lancaster/Depew Bee, 5564 Main St., Buffalo, NY 14221.   More...

Obituaries

Charles A. Kingsley, Army veteran

Charles A. Kingsley “Char-dog,” 24, of Depew, died suddenly on Friday, June 18, 2010, at his home.   Mr. Kingsley was born Jan. 28, 1986, in Buffalo. He graduated from Lancaster High School in 2004.   More...

Sports

The Aud upends Macaroons in battle of unbeaten

The Aud exploded for seven runs in the sixth inning to defeat Macaroons by the final score of 12-6 in a battle of undefeated teams in the Depew Recreation Department Men’s Softball League. More...

CKSO to honor Paralympian gold medalist

Lancaster High School’s Carnival Kids Steel Orchestra will be perform in a free concert at the new Richard E. Pascucci Memorial Lancaster Band Shell at 7 p.m. Wednesday, July 7. More...

Boys Athlete of the Year

Lancaster’s Davis excels on, off field

Cory Davis wanted to follow in the footsteps of his older brothers. He had seen them play football for Lancaster High School and made it his goal to do the same. When Davis finally got his chance to play, he did not disappoint.   More...

What's Going On

ACTS stages several events

ACTS, 1470 Church St., Village of Alden, will host the teen band Bop It and The Tony Maue Experience (air band comedy) at 8 p.m. Friday, July 2. There will be a $5 cover charge. More...

School census continues in Lancaster

A door-to-door census of all Lancaster residents from birth through age 19 and disabled persons through age 22 will be held through Aug. 7. For more information, call the Lancaster Central School District registrar at 686-3218.   More...

Reinstein Woods offers tours, events

Reinstein Woods Nature Preserve, 93 Honorine Drive, provides tours at 10 a.m. Saturdays and self-guided tours from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday, Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday and from 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. Tuesday and Thursday. More...

Business

Made in America Store celebrating expansion

The Made in America Store, at 900 Maple St. in Elma, is celebrating the birth of the United States by expanding its floor space. More...

Anthology celebrates English language learners

L Iraq, Mexico, Argentina, France, Thailand, Puerto Rico, China,   Vietnam, Bulgaria, Russia and Poland are just a few of the countries where these students lived not long ago. More...

Scranton’s Thruway Builders Supplies’ new display offers glimpse of landscaping ideas

If you are dreaming of extending your living space into the great outdoors, Scranton’s Thruway Builders Supplies Corp. has a new display area that can help turn those visions into reality.   More...

New beginnings

Depew, Lancaster & Maryvale Graduations 2010

Congratulations,   class of 2010! More...

Veterans, active military to lead Fourth of July parade

Area veterans will receive a special nod during this year’s Independence Day parade. More...

Local News

Crafts, music to highlight offerings at Alden market

Residents are invited to kick off the Independence Day weekend at the Alden Farmers Market on Saturday, July 3, as a craft show will be featured.   Also, June Beyers will provide live music on her electronic Lowery Fiesta organ.   More...

Village of Lancaster DPW head steps down

by MIKE MIGLIORE Reporter There was a newcomer in the seat reserved for the Department of Public Works superintendent at Monday’s regular meeting of the Lancaster Village Board. More...

Recent earthquake felt in WNY reminds residents to keep safety in mind

If your office chair started to wiggle and roll June 23, it wasn’t your imagination or a co-worker fidgeting on the other side of the cubicle — it was the effect of a 5.0-magnitude earthquake that originated in Canada.   More...

Police Blotter

Man stuck on railroad tracks also stuck with charges

(Editor’s note: The Bee’s police blotter is a sampling of unusual, sometimes humorous calls received by the police department. More...

Bee Heard

Bee Heard

(Editor’s note: Call The Bee at 632-0390 and record a one-minute comment on our Bee Heard line. It gives readers an opportunity to comment quickly and candidly on items of local or regional interest. More...

Education

SLIDING TO THE END

SLIDING TO THE END — Jason Czuprynski, a sixth-grader at St. More...

Lancaster Middle School pupils receive awards

Several pupils were award recipients during the Lancaster Middle   School’s Recognition Assembly last month, including:   • Michael Brigham: Carrie Burger Memorial, effort and dedication to band. More...

On the campus

Krystle Caggiano of Depew was named to the president’s list for the spring 2010 semester at Cortland State College. Caggiano is a junior social philosophy major.   More...

Lifestyles

Allstate offers boater safety tips

While it’s a thrilling experience to cruise along Western New York’s waterways, responsibility for passengers should be a priority this holiday weekend. More...

Lancaster Town Band to dedicate concert shell Tuesday

The Lancaster Town Band will conduct a Gala Concert at 7 p.m. Tuesday, July 6, to dedicate the Richard E. Pascucci Memorial Lancaster Band Shell next to the Lancaster Youth Bureau, 200 Oxford Ave.   More...

Summer adventures await at YMCA’s Camp Weona

The YMCA’s Camp Weona is still registering children for summer camp.   The overnight resident camp offers those ages 7 to 17 horseback riding through the forest, kayaking, sing-alongs by the camp fire, swimming and more. More...

Entertainment

Fourth of July

sat. 3  Clarence Day in the Park — Chinese auction, concession stands, activties and more starting at 2 p.m. Evening will conclude with a fireworks display 9:45 p.m. Saturday, July 3 at Clarence Town Park, 10405 Main St., Clarence; Free. More...

Special Events

Now-July 3   More...

Festivals

thurs. 1-mon. More...