Weekly Feature

August 5, 2010 RSS feed / Front Page

AD roster changes loom in Depew, Lancaster

Bee learns today that McGrath has filed for retirement; Jankiewicz news revealed earlier this week

The athletic landscape at both Lancaster and Depew High Schools might be much different this school year as two institutions at the rival schools may not be running the athletic programs they oversaw for many years. More...

Ralph’s Market changes hands after nearly six decades

After 59 years in business, a Depew mainstay is changing ownership. More...

Editorial

Flight 3407 families break deadlock on safety measures

When it comes to professionals working with us, we want to make sure that they have had complete practical experience before we climb into that chair. More...

Spindle items

• DEATHS NOT IN VAIN — Losing a loved one even after he or she has led a lengthy, fulfilling life is most difficult. More...

Out of the Past

100 Years Ago   Aug. 4, 1910   GOOD PORK PRICES — With pork at 20 cents per pound and young pigs at $2 apiece, it was predicted there would be a rush “back to the farm.”   BLAZE — Frank A. More...

Police Blotter

Don’t judge a prescription bottle by its cover

(Editor’s note: The Bee’s police blotter is a sampling of unusual, sometimes humorous calls received by the police department. It is not intended to be a complete record of all incidents reported.)   Depew   More...

Obituaries

Anthony R. D’Alba, longtime employee at Trico Products Corp.

Anthony Russell D’Alba, 86, formerly of Williamsville, died Monday, July 26, 2010, in The Villages, Fla., after a brief illness.   Mr. D’Alba was born Aug. 9, 1923, in Buffalo. More...

Death notice

SMITH, Michele M. (nee Hattler), formerly of Lancaster, died Friday, July 16, 2010. She is survived by her husband, Gregory; son, Dean; daughter, Victoria; brothers, William and John; and sisters, Deborah Ervolina and Holly Swan. More...

Lifestyles

Bringing Suzuki to Buffalo

As Julia Anderson tunes her violin during a lesson, her longtime teacher, Mary Cay Neal, takes notes with one eye and with the other, scrutinizes Julia’s hands, bow, feet — amazingly, her every movement. More...

Couple honeymoon on Hawaiian islands

Lindsay Alexander Sykes married Joseph Cross Haller during an afternoon ceremony on Saturday, May 29, 2010, at SS. Peter & Paul Church in Williamsville. The Rev. Richard Reina officiated. More...

Pair travel to Myrtle Beach

Amy C. Volpe married Kevin L. Harris during a late afternoon ceremony on Saturday, June 26, 2010, at Cherokee Creek Baptist Church in Gaffney, S.C. The Rev. Mike Frazier officiated. More...

Business

All Occasions Catering ready to sample its first Taste of Lancaster

A new vendor will be among the businesses offering their treats during this weekend’s Taste of Lancaster.   More...

Events

Empire State sets public sessions   on programs   More...

Animals to be displayed at Summer Theater

Jeff Musial, from Nickel City Reptiles and Exotics, will be at Eastern Hills Mall’s Children’s Summer Theater at 10:30 a.m. and 11:30 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 7, at the Center Court Stage near Macy’s, 4545 Transit Road, Clarence.   More...

AD roster changes loom in Depew, Lancaster

Bee learns today that McGrath has filed for retirement; Jankiewicz news revealed earlier this week

The athletic landscape at both Lancaster and Depew High Schools might be much different this school year as two institutions at the rival schools may not be running the athletic programs they oversaw for many years. More...

AD roster changes loom in Depew, Lancaster

Bee learns today that McGrath has filed for retirement; Jankiewicz news revealed earlier this week

The athletic landscape at both Lancaster and Depew High Schools might be much different this school year as two institutions at the rival schools may not be running the athletic programs they oversaw for many years. More...

Effecting change

Here is a timeline of major events surrounding the crash of Flight 3407:   • Feb. 12, 2009: Continental Connection Flight 3407 crashes at 10:17 p.m. in Clarence Center, killing 49 aboard and one on the ground.   More...

Local News

SOMEONE YOU SHOULD KNOW

Businesswoman offers free birthday bash

It’s a party to celebrate a business’s birth, but expectant mothers’ bellies will be among the decorations for a Lancaster lactation and wellness center’s celebration.   More...

Farmers market to include garage sale participants

Hunt for great bargains during Alden’s annual mid-summer Village Wide Garage Sale, which will be held Saturday, Aug. More...

Resident to airport: Change flight pattern, cease expansion

A year after controversy surrounding the Buffalo-Lancaster Airport drew about 100 residents to a meeting at the facility, residents of a nearby home who have been bringing noise and safety complaints to town officials returned to request that the La More...

Letters to the Editor

Pascucci grateful to community

We had the privilege of attending and being a part of the dedication ceremony and Gala Concert for the Richard E. Pascucci Memorial Band Shell. More...

Coach bids farewell to Depew

I would like to take this opportunity to say good-bye and thank you to the many athletes, parents, coaches and community members I have come to know and care for while coaching at Depew High School.   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

On the campus

Paige Brennan, the daughter of Libby Brennan of Lancaster, recently received a Bachelor of Science degree from Ithaca College’s Roy H. Park School of Communications.   More...

Sports

25-year Depew coach says ruling forces her out

A coach who has spent a quarter century on the fields of Depew High School feels that she has been benched by union politics.   More...

South wins Lions Classic defensive battle on pick return

Lancaster’s Justin Juda earns South offensive MVP honors

If you like to watch a hard-hitting, defensive-minded football game, then the Kensington Lions Club’s 35th annual All-Star High School Football Classic, presented by ADPRO Sports, was for you.   More...

Photo

EYE ON THE BALL — Lancaster/Depew Arsenal’s Donald Horbett, number 18, tries to keep the ball from Jason Martin of the Lancaster/Depew Cobras in a Boys 11-and-under game in the the Lancast More...

What's Going On

Wha t’s going on

Cycle for Sight   organizers seek riders   More...

Entertainment

Family Activities

thurs. 5  Project WET Workshop — Educators of kids in grades K- 12 will love this hands-on water-related curriculum, 9 a.m. Thursday, Aug. 5 at Reinstein Woods, 77 Honorine Drive, Depew; Free - Registration required. More...

Special Events

thurs. 5 - sat. More...

Festivals

thurs. 5 - sun. 8  Eden Corn Festival — Who can resist hot buttery corn-on-the-cob, plus fair/festival food and entertainment. Festival opens 5:30 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 5 and continues Friday, Aug. 6 (12 noon- 12 midnight), Saturday, Aug. More...