Weekly Feature

December 9, 2010 RSS feed / Front Page

Editorial

Digging out? You’re not alone

Bee Editorial

There’s no bright side to a severe snowstorm. Unless you run a snowplowing business. Or sell shovels and rock salt. More...

Spindle items

COLLEEN FARRELL

• CAUGHT UNAWARE —   Whenever I start a new journey, I always seem to get baptized by fire. Things either go incredibly well or I am a walking, talking version of Murphy’s Law.   You can understand why I am   More...

Out of the Past

Look familiar?

This scene at the D&L Plaza on Broadway shows what the area looked like after the infamous Blizzard of 1977, very similar to what it looks like today as the cleanup of last week’s storm continues.  More...

Police Blotter

Woman suspects husband in theft of wedding rings

(Editors 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   Saturday, Nov. More...

Education

School Calendar

Lancaster Public Schools   Thursday, Dec. 9   • Como Park Elementary Parent-Teacher Organization executive board meeting, 6 p.m.   • William Street School holiday concert No. 4, 7 p.m. More...

Lifestyles

Guests ride ski lift to ceremony

Brianna Colleen Knauth married Michael Gregory Olson during a late afternoon ceremony on Sunday, July 18, 2010, on the top of Wisp Mountain in Deep Creek, Md. The bridal party and guests took a ski lift up to the ceremony, where the Rev. More...

Photo

A HOLIDAY CLASSIC — Wyatt Watson, a freshman at Lancaster High School, and Therese Hahn, Shelby Strausbaugh and Teresa Colosanti, all of Alden, recoil at the sight of the ghost of Jacob Marley & More...

Library News

• A family literacy workshop will be held from 7 to 8:30 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 9.   • Toddler Time will be held from 10:30 to 11:15 a.m. Friday, Dec. 10.   • Teen gaming will be offered from 3 to 4:45 p.m. More...

Business

New WNY Immediate Care opens

It’s Friday night, you hurt your wrist in a pickup basketball game, but you don’t want to go to the hospital. More...

Events

Special Santas Program to serve   needy families   More...

Gentle Dentistr y holding food drive

Through Dec. 23, Gentle Dentistry, 5007 Transit Road, Depew, is collecting food for the Western New York Food Bank. Those who donate a nonperishable food item to Gentle Dentistry can enter their name to win a free Crest Strips tooth whitening kit. More...

Shelters house storm victims

The heavy, wet snow that buried Depew and Lancaster was an exercise in coordination for the affected towns and villages during the brunt of last week’s storm.   More...

Local News

Community News

The Lancaster-Depew Rotary Club will meet at 7 a.m. the second, fourth and fifth Thursday of each month at Russell’s Steaks, Chops & More, 6675 Transit Road at Freeman Road, Lancaster. More...

Desiderio’s Dinner Theatre offers holiday shows

Two shows — “My Three Angels” and “Tom Sartori’s Holiday Cabaret”— will be performed at Desiderio’s Dinner Theatre, 5827 Broadway, Lancaster.   More...

Survey seeks information on green jobs

The state Department of Labor has launched a survey to estimate the number of green jobs across the state and to identify the skills people need to do these jobs. More...

Letters to the Editor

Many stepped up for food pantry

I would like to let the community know that the very generous parishioners of Prince of Peace Lutheran Church collected and delivered more than 50 bags of food to the Tri-Community Food Pantry Nov. 30th.   More...

Trinity Pantry grateful for help

It has been a truly remarkable Thanksgiving at Trinity Pantry. A girl named Christine saved pop cans and used the proceeds to shop with her grandpa for food to donate to the pantry. More...

Depew appreciates storm assistance

When Old Man Winter dumped 42 inches of snow on the area, the Village of Depew sprang into action.   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

Strong defensive core to lead Lancaster

Boys Hockey

After losing in the Section VI semifinals to Niagara-Wheatfield last February, the Lancaster Redskins lost nearly half their team to graduation. More...

St. Mary’s begins first season in Federation

Head coach Rich Ineson and the St. Mary’s of Lancaster boys varsity hockey team didn’t know quite what to expect in the opener of their first season of Federation hockey. More...

Women begin play in Lancaster Rec. Volleyball

Taking a break from baking and getting ready for Thanksgiving, the ladies took the spotlight as the Lancaster Parks and Recreation Department’s Adult Volleyball Leagues have now seen all leagues open play. More...

What's Going On

What's Going On

Caribbean Concert slated for Christ UMC   More...

What's Going On

Book sale set at Kenmore Mercy   More...

What's Going On

Southgate gets into ‘Spirit of Christmas’   More...