Weekly Feature

December 23, 2010 RSS feed / Front Page

Editorial

Goodwill of holiday season should be evident all year

Bee Editorial

The holidays are a time for us to reflect upon what we have accomplished throughout the past year. They also provide us with an opportunity to set our goals for the coming year. More...

Spindle items

COLLEEN FARRELL

• IT’S ALWAYS NICE TO HEAR FROM READERS — particularly when they’re nice.   More...

Out of the Past

Lancaster’s centennial

Thousands celebrated the 100th anniversary of the Village of Lancaster’s founding in 1949. Mayor Brown, far right, led a parade down Central Avenue as part of the festivities.  More...

Obituaries

Death notice

Cammarano, Frank, of Lancaster, died Tuesday, Dec. 14, 2010. He was preceded in death by his brothers, Carmen and Nick.  More...

Lifestyles

All I want for Christmas

Children share wish lists, reflect on holidays

Cell phones (“with texting”), laptops, MP3 players, Nintendo DSi, cameras, high-tech watches and other electronic devices are high on Santa lists this year. For second-graders. More...

CLERGY COLUMN

Christmas constants

“Christmas is almost here! Are you ready?” 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...

Entertainment

Art

ongoing now-December 30  Artful Gifts — On display through Thursday, Dec. 30 at Art Dialogue Gallery, 1 Linwood Ave., Buffalo; Free. 885-2251, www. wnyag. com  Art for the Holidays — On display through Thursday, Dec. More...

Buffalography: Images of Western New York

now-January 8

Works by Buffalo photographer James Klein on display through Saturday, Jan. 8 at the Buffalo Niagara Visitors Center Gallery, located within the Market Arcade Building, 617 Main St., Buffalo; Free. 852-2356, www.visitbuffaloniagara.com   More...

The Wizards of Winter

mon. 27

Featuring some of New Jerse y’s best progressive rock artists including Scott Kelly, former keyboardist, and Michael Clayton Moore, former frontman, of critically acclaimed Contrarian and current founding member of Alchemy X bassist Steve Ratc More...

Couple’s kindness lives on

Dick and Donna Zawacki were as close as any couple could be.   Where he was, she’d be there, too. More...

Lancaster grad home on leave for holidays

Although Ryan Bell will celebrate Christmas with his family a few days late this year, he couldn’t be any happier.   Bell, who graduated from Lancaster High School in 2008, has been overseas for the last seven months on the USS Harry S. More...

Local News

Tax bill signed into law

President Barack Obama on Friday signed into law a two-year extension of Bush-era tax cuts, just one day after the House of Representatives approved the legislation.   U.S. More...

Depew man accused of breaking into Lancaster DPW

A Depew man remains in jail after he was charged with breaking into the Village of Lancaster’s Department of Public Works building on Broadway in Lancaster.   More...

Water damage disrupts Lancaster Town Hall

Some Lancaster town officials found themselves scrambling for a place to work after a pipe burst in the annex to the Town Hall last weekend.   Apparently a head on the sprinkler system blew off Saturday around 6 p.m. More...

Bee Heard

Bee Heard

.I see that not one Republican in the county legislature had the nerve to cross the czar, Mr. Collins, to try and support any of the cultural groups that needed some funding. I guess they must believe that they are not in need of it. More...

Sports

Redskins learn from mistakes, rebound with back-to-back wins

Boys Hockey

The Lancaster Redskins’ boys hockey team was humbled with a couple of bad losses during the second weekend of December. During those two games, the Redskins experienced some of the most excruciating ways possible to lose a game.   More...

Pressure defense giving Lancer opponents fits

Girls Basketball

The full-court press is a defensive tactic that has been effectively used at the Division I men’s collegiate basketball level by coaches like Rick Pitino and others for years. More...

Depew’s defense shuts down rivals from Lancaster

Boys Basketball

It may not have the same substance as the rivalry between Lancaster and Depew’s football teams, but the annual boys basketball game between Lancaster and Depew means a lot to both teams. More...

What's Going On

What's Going On

Grace Gospel Church announces services   More...

Business

Traditions, holidays special

Megan Burns-Moran

Christmas is still a few days away, and before the craziness of the holiday is upon us, I wanted to share my holiday traditions with you. Maybe you will share this with your family and start your own simple but meaningful tradition. More...

Bonadio Group appoints Reid

Lancaster’s Justin Reid has joined The Bonadio Group, the largest independent provider of accounting, business advisory, and financial services in upstate New York. More...

Not all Santa websites are cheery

Dozens and dozens of Web domain names have been registered in the name of Santa Claus, offering children and their parents a wide range of opportunities to e-mail, watch or track St. Nick.   More...