Weekly Feature

November 25, 2010 RSS feed / Front Page

Editorial

ESG cancellation triggers greater loss for New York

Bee Editorial

Maybe it’s a good thing Lou Reuter isn’t around to see what a debacle his beloved Empire State Games have become. More...

Spindle items

BETH HUTCHINSON

• THE FIRST THANKSGIV - ING — They had their fish, they had their waterfowl, they had their Indian companions.   More...

Out of the Past

100 Years Ago Nov. 24, 1910   IN THE PARTY — Miss Alice Thill was one of the bridesmaids at the Wolf-Goldsmith wedding at St. Mary’s Church at New Oregon, near Hamburg. More...

Police Blotter

Sneaker donned in roadway

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

Obituaries

Deaths

BUCHERT, James M., of the Lancaster and Depew area, died Wednesday, Nov. 10, 2010. More...

Sports

Lancaster resident, Sacred Heart senior, signs letter of intent

Caitlyn Colucci, a Sacred Heart Academy senior and Lancaster resident, signed a letter of intent to play softball at Division II Gannon University on Tuesday, Nov. 16 in the school’s library. More...

Publish sports scores in The Bee

Anyone wishing to have their teams’ basketball, volleyball, hockey or other winter results published in The Bee, whether it is a house, travel, town, recreational or other team, can submit articles in a variety of ways. More...

BNCC to hold volleyball instruction, tournaments

The Buffalo Niagara Court Center, 425 Meyer Road in West Seneca, has some volleyball programs in the works for both school-age and adult players in the near future.   Beginning Jan. 12, 2011 and running through Feb. More...

What's Going On

What's Going On?

Sertoma Club plans Thanksgiving dinner   More...

Entertainment

Theater

fri. 26  Every Christmas Story Ever Told (And Then Some!) — Three actors perform every Christmas story ever told as well as Christmas traditions from around the world and every carol ever sung. Performances: 7:30 p.m. Fridays; 4 p.m. More...

Family Activities

thurs. 25  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, Nov. More...

Special Events

fri. 26 Fairgrounds Festival of Light The holiday tradition continues at the 6th annual Fairgrounds Festival of Lights. Experience this event with the entire family and start a new tradition. More...

Village, Historic Preservation Commission debate sign

A letter received by Village of Lancaster Mayor William Cansdale created a stir this week for the Village Board. More...

Arrest made in incident with teenage girls

The Lancaster Police Department has made an arrest in the recent incident involving a white male yelling at two 15-year-old girls in the Village of Lancaster. More...

Local News

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ALL THE TRIMMINGS — Michael Kambow, left, and Alexander Sylvester enjoy the annual Harvest Party held Thursday at Our Lady of the Blessed Sacrament School in Depew. More...

Deadline approaches for essay contest

The deadline is approaching for high school students and their teachers to submit essays for the Bill of Rights Institute’s national Being an American essay contest. More...

Seniors get a new ride

Senior citizens who attend the Cheektowaga Senior Center will soon get a lift — a literal one.   More...

Letters to the Editor

Aquino grateful for voters’ support

I would like to take this opportunity to thank all the residents of the Town of Lancaster for electing me to the position of town council member. 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

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SO MANY BOOKS — Madeline Cole, 7, gets some help choosing a book from Deborah Skakal, a member of the Home School Association and co-chair of the “Reading to the Rescue” Book Fair, h More...

Canisius High School lists roll for first honors

The following students from the Lancaster-Depew area achieved first honors during the first marking period of the 2010-11 school year at Canisius High School. More...

Lifestyles

Former Lancaster resident founds Social Media Club

Nicole Schuman, formerly a Lancaster resident, tells the people gathered in overstuffed chairs and couches at Comfort Zone Cafe in the Elmwood Village that they should “Feel free to Tweet what’s going on.”   More...

Remember to say thanks; it’s not stating the obvious

REV. MICHAEL C. BLACKWELL

“R emember to say thanks!” How More...

Library News

• “Foundation Directory Online” database information, a workshop about grantmakers and their grants, will be held from 10 a.m. to noon Tuesday, Nov. 30. More...

Business

Lancaster Industrial Forum aims to link area businesses

Why would a Lancaster businessperson buy a product from outside the area, pay the shipping and then deal with any problems long distance when there is a company that could handle the order in this community — or maybe in Clarence? More...

Events

IAAP December meeting scheduled for Salvatore’s   More...

Women’s Business Center plans peer group mentoring program

The Canisius College Women’s Business Center is accepting applications for its January 2011 peer group mentoring program, titled The Forum Series. More...