Weekly Feature



January 6, 2011 RSS feed / Front Page

Editorial

Bee Editorial

Ambulance issue needs a lot of study

Deciding who would provide the best emergency medical service to residents of the Town of Lancaster is a touchy subject.  More...

Spindle items

COLLEEN FARRELL

 PLAY NICE — Do you ever think about your school days and the kid who ate glue and the girl whose perfectly braided pigtails filled you with envy? They must have changed. We all have. More...

Out of the Past

Go team!

Cheering for the maroon in 1947 were: (front row, left to right) Dot Stutzman, Onnolee Stevens, and Jean Bork. Alice Gawron, Bev Zurbrick, Joan Heinz, Pat Baker and Marion Kessel are in the back. More...

Bee Heard

Bee Heard

. The windows are a disappointment in the village; they are missing a lot of the things that were there when the other person who ran the Opera House in the village had in the windows. More...

Education

On the Campus

Andrew Fleming, son of Dale and Michelle Fleming of Lancaster, was named to the dean’s list for the fall quarter at Rochester Institute of Technology. More...

Two scholarshops are available to Depew seniors

The Depew Parent Teacher Student Organization will award two $250 scholarships to graduating seniors who are going to further their education. Applications are available at the Depew High School counseling center or at www.depewschools.org. More...

Lifestyles

Group organizes benefit for cancer patient Andrew Kloc

Drew’s Crew...

OOn their one-year anniversary in September, Jaclyn and Andrew Kloc should have been celebrating their new love. Instead, Andrew was undergoing chemotherapy. The diagnosis came a few months before their anniversary. 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.  Thursday, Jan. More...

CLERGY COLUMN

Make a new beginning in this new year REV. JOHN R. SCARAFIA, JR.

Well, we have made it into another year. What will it hold for us? What will the challenges demand of us, and what joys await us? Questions abound, but there are no answers for any of them. More...

Business

New law clears air on rebates

The New York State Consumer Protection Board is alerting consumers to a new State law that provides important information about rebate offers made by manufacturers and retailers.  Taking effect Jan. More...

Events

SCORE to host all-day business seminar   More...

Rite Aid encourages weight loss with inspiration from NBC show

To help and encourage healthy weight loss in the New Year, Rite Aid is teaming up with BL Body, a collection of shapewear available exclusively in Rite Aid stores, on a sweepstakes with a first-prize trip for two to the Biggest Loser Ranch in Los Ang More...

Rabey recounts China trip

Superintendent Jeffrey Rabey’s trip to China in early December is the start of what he hopes will be a long relationship between the Depew Union Free School District and Chinese schools.  More...

Photo

JUST LIKE BAMBI — Ryan Klein, 5, of Lancaster uses a traffic cone for balance on his first attempt at ice skating at the Depew Ice Rink on Gould Avenue. His skates were a gift. More...

Local News

Librarian enjoys children’s programming

SOMEONE YOU SHOULD KNOW

Gwen Cassidy has spent her career being quiet.  Cassidy, the Youth Services librarian at the Lancaster Public Library, has worked in the world of books for more than a decade.  More...

Lancaster man honored

The Western New York Division of the March of Dimes honored Steve Carmina of Lancaster with the Leo Jaffe Distinguished Volunteer Service Award, which recognizes an outstanding volunteer whose work and tenure of service in all areas has helped advanc More...

Elected officials take oath

Gabryszak pledges to focus on jobs, taxes in third term

When Dennis Gabryszak first took office in 2006, another assemblyman told the newcomer that it would take him six years to feel comfortable and to become effective in state government  The Democratic lawmaker, who was sworn in for his third ter More...

Obituaries

Death Notices

Haentges, Russell W., died Sunday, Jan. 2, 2010. He was preceded in death by Rosemarie (nee Heyden) Haentges.  More...

Sports

Lancers take Holiday Tournament from Wildcats

Boys Basketball

St. Mary’s and Depew has developed into a little bit of a rivalry on the local high school basketball scene. What’s helped spark the rivalry is that both teams have been making playoff runs in recent years, Depew in Section VI and St. More...

Thill sets school record in triple jump

Indoor Track

The Lady Redskin indoor track team opened its presents at the Holiday Invitational at Fredonia State on Dec. 29 and found them to their liking. The Lady Redskins posted five first places and a school record on the day.  More...

St. Mary’s meets Lancaster for the first time on ice

Boys Hockey

Last Thursday night may have been the start of an intense rivalry on the ice between two cross-town rivals. More...

Entertainment

Art

sat. 8 . Masterstrokes — Featuring a collection of paintings by master artist John Yerger and twenty of the artists, past and present, who have studied with him. On display through Friday, Jan. More...

Family Activities

thurs. 6 . After-School Escape — Featuring an outdoor activity for children grades K-5, 4:30 p. m. Thursday, Jan.  More...

Tours

thurs. 6 . Reinstein Woods Nature Preserve — Join the Foothills TrailClubfora3milehike,meetintheparkinglot,10a.m. Thursday, Jan. 6 at Reinstein Woods Nature Preserve, 93 Honorine Dr., Depew; Free.  More...