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November 4, 2010 RSS feed / Front Page

Editorial

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Bee Editorial

Where do you turn when you need books for your research paper or your Internet is down and you’re expecting an important e-mail or when you want to watch a DVD without paying rental fees? More...

Spindle items

• MOVING ON — The reaction of my bosses weighed on my mind, but none was more worrisome than that of my father.   More...

Out of the Past

100 Years Ago   Nov. 3, 1910   ON THE BALLOT — Senator George A. Davis was a candidate for re-election on the Republican ticket in the 50th Senatorial District. More...

Police Blotter

Resident receives rude message on fence

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

Education

Lancaster Public Schools

Friday, Nov. 5 • Como Park game night. Saturday, Nov. 6 • SAT, 8 a.m.-1 p.m. Monday, Nov. 8 • Court Street book fair through Wednesday. • Middle school NJHS Gloves for Love through Nov. 19. More...

On the campus

Kristen Pepe of Depew was named to the dean’s list for the 2009-10 academic year at Mercyhurst College in Erie, Pa. The dean’s list is computed after summer term, which marks the end of the academic year.   More...

Lifestyles

ROCK IT TO STOCK IT

Collecting food for the holidays

O n Nov. 12, people will be rocking out to music at Page’s Paradise Island while collecting food for needy families across Western New York.   “Rock It to Stock It,” a holiday food drive, will take place from 4 to 9 p.m. More...

Library News

• The library will be closed Thursday, Nov. 11, in observance of Veterans Day.   More...

Senior News

All events (except where indicated) are held at the Town of Lancaster Senior Citizens Center, 100 Oxford Ave. To use the center, Lancaster residents need to have photo identification. For more information, call 685-3498. More...

Business

‘Cherish the Day!’ with natural healing

Judy Del Monte Casciano hopes to share a positive message with people in her words and actions.   “Every blessing is a gift that inspires us to cherish the day,” she said. More...

Events

Hamburg Palace to host simulcast on entreleadership   More...

Wilson Farms ‘Step Up to the Plate’ campaign to benefit Meals on Wheels

The Meals on Wheels Foundation of Western New York and Wilson Farms kicked off the seventh annual “Step Up to the Plate” fundraising campaign on Friday to support the homebound elderly and disabled served by Meals on Wheels programs thro More...

Organizations plan dinners to thank veterans

Several area groups will offer dinners to thank those who have served our country.   Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 7275, 3741 Walden Ave., will sponsor a Veterans Day steak dinner from noon to 4 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 7. More...

Residents ask board to hold the line on spending

The general consensus of residents who spoke out about the Town of Lancaster 2011 spending plan is that cuts must be deeper and more reserves should be used to bring relief to taxpayers.   More...

Local News

Photo

HAPPY HALLOWEEN — Joe Tetlow, 6, above left, marches with his mother, Teri Tetlow, during the annual Lancaster Fire Department Ladies Auxiliary Halloween Parade on Sunday afternoon in the Villag More...

Leaf collection guidelines outlined for residents

Village and town officials remind residents of the rules surrounding leaf pickup during the fall, including:   More...

Program could bring Chinese courses to Depew

The Depew Union-Free School District on Tuesday night took the first step in bringing the culture and language of China to its students.   More...

Letters to the Editor

LVAC continues annual fund drive

The Lancaster Volunteer Ambulance Corps is continuing its annual fund drive. For more than 57 years, LVAC has been serving all of Lancaster and the Village of Depew. 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

Wildcat girls, boys finish season

The Depew Wildcats’ girls soccer team had a 10-5-1 record during the 2010 regular season but still had one of the toughest draws for the Section VI playoffs. More...

Lancaster faces undefeated Red Devils

The Lancaster Redskins’ boys soccer team ended the 2010 regular season on a bit of a rough patch, losing their final two games on Oct. 20 and 22. More...

Redskins clinch Division I title, prepare for sectionals

The Lancaster Redskins girls gymnastics team held its last home meet Thursday night at the Lancaster High School North Gym. The Redskins came out on top of the Orchard Park Quakers, 164.95-138.90.   More...

Entertainment

Theater

thurs. 4  Last of the Sensitive Bastards — A world premiere by Justin Karcher. Performances: 8 p.m. Nov. 4, 5, 6, 11, 12, 14, 18, 19 & 20 at Buffalo East, 1412 Main St., Buffalo; $. 445-9432. fri. More...

Art

fri. 5  Mike Parker: Drawings — Lif e drawings of the human figure on display through Thursday, Nov. 11 at Blink Gallery, 466 Amherst St., Buffalo; Free. More...

Special Events

thurs. 4-sun. 7  Christmas in the Country — Largest selection of designer crafts and fine art includes handmade jewelry, pottery, sculptures, wood furniture, candles and gourmet foods, 10 a.m.-9 p.m. Thursday & Friday; 9 a.m.-6 p.m. More...