Weekly Feature

September 30, 2010 RSS feed / Front Page

Lancaster-Depew Week to feature fourth annual food drive

The Bee, in conjunction with Depew and Lancaster high schools, will sponsor the fourth annual Bee Rivalry Week Food Drive from Tuesday, Oct. 12, to Friday, Oct. 15, at both schools.   More...

Editorial

Bee Editorial

Concerning alcohol, vehicles could be wiser than humans

Each week, the blotters of our local law enforcement agencies, the Sheriff’s Department and the State Police are littered with tales of driving while intoxicated arrests and the destruction that the alleged behavior leaves behind. More...

Spindle items

• DRIVEN TO HELP — I’m excited to be a part of the fourth annual Bee Rivalry Week Food Drive.  More...

Spindle items

• SMILE AND SAY: BEE — There are a number of fun things that happen here at The Bee. One of my favorites is looking at photographs, and we see a lot of them here. We like it so much that we invite people to send us more.   More...

Police Blotter

Driver reminded not to leave property-damage accidents

(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...

Sports

Redskins break into win column

It would have been hard to find two teams more desperate for a win than Lancaster and West Seneca West were on Friday night. Both teams entered the game at West Seneca West with 0-3 records. More...

Lancers prepare for rival O’Hara

The numbers have not been pretty for the St. Mary’s Lancers against the Cardinal O’Hara Hawks in recent years.   St. More...

Lyons finding back of net for Redskins

Jeff Petherick is hoping his team is beginning to hit a turning point as they prepare to enter the second half of the season in ECIC I girls soccer.   More...

What's Going On

What’s going on

Depew PTSO to collect food at football game More...

Entertainment

Theater

fri. 1  Something’s Afoot! — Musical spoof presented by the Lancaster Regional Players that takes a satirical jab at the Agatha Christie whodunit? More...

Symphonic

fri. 1  Trio Internacionale — Roman Mekinulov, Sebnem Mekinulov, Isabelle Aubin and special guest Antoine Lafebvre presented by the BSC Music Depart as part of the Faculty and Friends Concert series. More...

Family Activities

thurs. 30  After School Escape — Children in grades K-5 are invited to enjoy a one-hour program for kids featuring a different, fun, outdoor activity each week, 4:30 p.m. Thursday, Sept. More...

Funding issues continue to be roadblock in Zurbrick repairs

A year and a half after a portion of Zurbrick Road in Depew collapsed, progress continues to yield to funding issues surrounding the removal of contamination and the reconstruction of the roadway.   More...

Lancaster School Board Goals include security, visibility

The Lancaster Board of Education met recently to create new goals for the 2010-11 school year, according to board members at the meeting Monday night. More...

Town Board public hearings to include one concerning fee increases

The Lancaster Town Board will have three public hearings on its agenda during its next session, which begins at 8 p.m. Monday, Oct. 4, in the boardroom at Town Hall, 21 Central Ave.   More...

Local News

READY FOR AUTUMN

READY FOR AUTUMN — Lee-Ann Deering of Buffalo and Chris Cala of Depew wheel their load of pumpkins to the car Saturday at the Great Pumpkin Farm in Clarence. More...

Depew student organizes third collection for military personnel

After shipping more than 3,000 tubes of lip balm, 500 VHS tapes, 500 CDs, 200 DVDs and 30 puzzle books to servicemen and women overseas since 2008, Depew High School senior Cassondra Miller is ready to collect again.   More...

Additional HEAP funds available

New York will receive about $12.8 million in emergency energy assistance funding from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.   More...

Letters to the Editor

Debate is necessary in governor race

The writer in last week’s Letter to the Editor stated that Carl Paladino is a far-right, Tea Party and unconventional candidate for governor. This is what the Andrew Cuomo, Democratic party operatives would like voters to believe. More...

Hunter wants his rights protected

I read the article on hunting in Lancaster, and I am quite concerned.   My parents lives on Pleasant View Drive and own a piece of land that I have hunted for the past 12 years. More...

Nonprofits must file tax returns

We at the Internal Revenue Service are concerned because as many as 21,500 small community based nonprofits in New York State are in jeopardy of losing their tax-exempt status. More...

Obituaries

Barbara B. Malyak, music educator

Barbara B. Malyak, 73, a West Seneca resident and longtime educator in the Iroquois schools, died Sunday, Sept. 26, 2010.   More...

Lifestyles

Lancaster Lions and Leo Club Co-adopt platoon

Afghanistan may not seem so far away now to the students at Lancaster Middle School who send a package there every month. More...

Todaro- Sullivan

Judy and Joseph Todaro Sr. of Lancaster announce the engagement of their daughter, Jaclyn Ann Todaro, to Sean Edward Sullivan, son of Christine and Patrick Sullivan of Buffalo and Lorraine Duminuco of Tonawanda. More...

Lancaster/ Depew Library News

• Help support the Lancaster Library. Stop in and buy a raffle ticket for a chance to win a Halloween basket. Drawing will be held Monday, Oct. 25.   • A free BOCES college prep course will be held at 6 p.m. Thursday, Sept. More...

Business

Similac baby formula recalled due to possible insect contamination

Tops Markets announced last week that Abbott Nutrition, manufacturer of Similac brand infant formulas, has issued a voluntary recall of certain varieties of Similac brand powder infant formula due to the possibility of the product’s not meetin More...

Parade of Homes to be offered this weekend

The Niagara County Builders Association is holding its 2010 Parade of Homes Show from noon to 5 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 2, and Sunday, Oct. 3. More...

FALL FUN

FALL FUN — Jessica Horst, 6, of Lancaster tries her luck at the Jack O’Lantern Disk Game on Sunday during a fall festival at Kate’s Country Cousins in Lancaster. More...