Weekly Feature

February 17, 2011 RSS feed / Front Page

Frozen fun

Bob Wujek of Lancaster reacts to missing a 100-foot shot Saturday during the 2011 Ford Explorer Hockey Shootout at the fourth annual Labatt Blue Buffalo Pond Hockey Tournament. More...

Editorial

Morals, ethics needed in government

Bee Editorial

Chris Lee’s resignation last week as representative of the 26th Congressional District was a shock to the nation as well as our area. More...

Spindle items

COLLEEN FARRELL

PHONE ETIQUETTE — Attendees of the Village of Depew board meeting Monday night enjoyed some levity when a cell phone suddenly rang in the middle of a trustee vote. More...

Out of the Past

Bottle work

This photograph shows bottles produced by Lancaster Glass Works for Voegele’s brewery, right, on West Main Street and Soemann’s brewery on the corner of Court Street and Broadway. These bottles were made in the late 1800s.   More...

Education

On campus

Joseph Barnhardt, son of Cindy and Ron Barnhardt of Lancaster, was named to the dean’s list for the fall 2010 semester at St. John Fisher College in Rochester. Barnhardt is a freshman business/ computer science major.   More...

On campus

Caroline Gillings, a senior at Ohio Northern University majoring in early childhood education, made the dean’s list for the fall 2010 semester. She is a 2007 graduate of Lancaster High School.   More...

School news

The Immaculata Academy named Shelby Scibetta of Depew and Elizabeth Musial and Allison Wozniak, both of Lancaster to its second quarter honor roll for the 2010-11 school year.   More...

Lifestyles

The Parent Network

Supporting parents of developmentally disabled children

When a family first learns that they’re expecting a baby, a customary first stop is a library or bookstore. They read up on prenatal care, on feeding options, on different parenting styles. More...

Agency seeking donated cars to benefit charities

Cars4Charities will give donors of vehicles a tax deduction of $500 or the amount the organization is able to sell the car for, whichever is greater.  More...

Buffalo library to host history lecture

The Buffalo & Erie County Public Library System will host a community discussion, the Past- Forward Discussion Series, reflecting on WNY’s long history of organized labor starting in the 1930s and on the changing workplace and perceptions o More...

Business

Familiar Depew business gets new look

When Elizabeth Mekhtafi and her business partners decided to look for a bigger place for their deli, they knew one thing wouldn’t change: the name.  More...

Events

Community Foundation offers scholarships   More...

Sponsorships help a business’s bottom line

How can a small business compete with a corporation that has a large advertising budget? The answer is through investing in a sponsorship.  What is a sponsorship? More...

Universal pre-K extended by Depew board

Assuming that the program remains in Gov. More...

Board focuses on district repairs

A prioritized outline of district maintenance repairs was presented to members of the Lancaster Board of Education on Monday evening at a budget work session.  In 2010, the state Education Department conducted a survey of all the school building More...

Local News

Requests pour in for Erie County Reapportionment Advisory Committee

The Erie County Legislature is one step closer to drawing the new lines for the Legislative Districts that are expected to be in place for the November election.  More...

Higgins favors president’s budget proposal

Rep. More...

Pothole problem? Call the DOT

Officials from the state Department of Transportation are urging motorists to report trouble spots by calling 1-800-POTHOLE or 1-800-768-4653.  The toll-free service is available across upstate New York and in Nassau and Suffolk counties. More...

Letters to the Editor

Lancaster handles snow cleanup well

It is often that we criticize our current political system as well as our elected officials, sometimes with good reason. However, it is rare that we give praise for the hard work our local governments put in when serving us. More...

Bee Heard

Bee Heard

call: 632-0390  . If you live a half a mile from OLBS Church, why do you have to vote at the Southside Fire hall?  .The cost for the special election which Gov. Cuomo must call under law to replace Chris Lee should be paid for by Lee.  More...

Sports

Redskins win three titles at Sectionals

Wrestling

When looking at the individual results for last weekend’s Section VI Division I Championship meet, you’ll see that Ron Lorenz’s Lancaster Redskins dominated much of the leaderboard. More...

Romano leads Redskins swimmers at championships

Boys Swimming

Gabe Romano was Lancaster’s most impressive swimmer as the Redskins swam at the Section VI Class A championships last weekend at Maryvale High School.  Romano came in fifth place in the 100 yard freestyle as he posted a time of 51.01. More...

Depew searches for consistency

Boys Basketball

One problem the Depew Wildcats boys basketball has run into this season is consistency. It seems the Wildcats will play well for a game or two, before suffering a bad loss or two. More...