Weekly Feature



May 26, 2011 RSS feed / Front Page

It’s over

Dave Sobczynski, left, Jesse Skubis and Jordan Zydel capture their big moment at St. Mary's High School graduation held at Villa Maria College Tuesday. More...

Editorial

Comptroller should get involved in Lancaster

Bee Editorial

Maybe the Town of Lancaster made a mistake when it purchased the Colecraft building in 2003. Maybe officials are afraid to say so, fearing it will make them look inept and cost them at the polls. This is, after all, an election year.  More...

Spindle items

COLLEEN FARRELL

RAPTURE —  We’re still here.  Saturday came and went without a blip for me, and, if you’re reading this, for you, too.  If you follow the news, you know that a small group of ardent believers — in just what, I&r More...

Out of the Past

Damage

Crews fought a blaze at the Western Auto Store on West Main Street in Lancaster in 1955. The building was gutted by fire. Do you have a memory of the Lancaster or Depew area you would like to share with Bee readers?  More...

Education

Lancaster High posts honor roll

The following students have been named to the honor roll for the third quarter of the 2010-11 school year.  Grade 9   More...

School Calendar

Lancaster Public Schools Thursday, May 26  HV spring concerts, 2 p.m. and 7 p.m.  CP grade 3 concert, 7 p.m. at middle school  JAS spring concert, 7 p.m.  Friday, May 27  HV spirit day, Hawaii/bea More...

Depew Middle inducts 47 into NJHS

The Depew Middle School chapter of the National Junior Honor Society welcomed 47 new members at its annual induction ceremony last month.  Remarks were made by Berkeley Kozuch, NJHS president and Joshua Sugg, NJHS vice-president and advisors Jan More...

Lifestyles

Doin’ it for Dean

June 4 fundraiser will benefit Hospice of Buffalo

Between 300 and 500 people are expected to attend the fifth annual Doin’ it for Dean fundraiser for Hospice of Buffalo on Saturday, June 4, at Bowen Road Grove in Lancaster (near Broadway).  More...

Senior News

All events (except where indicated) are held at the Town of Lancaster Senior Citizens Center, 100 Oxford Ave.  Friday, May 27   More...

On campus

Rebecca Geblein, a resident of Lancaster, was among the class of 595 students at Nazareth College who received undergraduate degrees May 8, 2011. Geblein received a Bachelor’s of Music degree in music education.  More...

Business

New business is a creative place

Creativity abounds in Kathie Lyons’ life, whether she’s throwing a vase, teaching a craft to children or cutting hair.  The Alden woman has had two careers, and her new venture allows her to combine both.  More...

Events

HOME to conduct free training for landlords   More...

Depew DECA plans event

Depew High School DECA students will be holding the fourth annual Cruise Night and Car Show in the Depew High School parking lots from 6 to 9 p.m. Friday, June 3. The rain date is Monday, June 6.  More...

Memorial Day events

The Town Line Fire Department will hold its annual community Memorial Day service on Monday, May 30. More...

Honoring ‘America’s most decorated soldier’

Post rededicates charter to late veteran

The German soldiers during World War II called him “The Ghost.” President Jimmy Carter commended him for his courage. Comrades referred to him as heroic and humble.  However, Lt. Col. More...

Local News

Man suffers heart attack at wheel

Emergency responders were called to Transit Road near Wegmans in Depew Tuesday afternoon after a man went into cardiac arrest while driving.  “Some civilians saw him pass out at the wheel,” said Bob Cuillo, an emergency medical techn More...

Village could alter open fire law in Depew

The Village of Depew is considering lifting some restrictions on a ban that prohibits open fires.  As it stands, the code does not allow the burning of any “outdoor fire or outdoor smoke-producing process from which air contaminants are em More...

Amendment may be dropped from FAA bill

Rep. Brian Higgins, D-27th District, said last week that the “Shuster Amendment” may be dropped entirely from the FAA Reauthorization and Reform Act of 2011.  More...

Letters to the Editor

Fudoli’s all about self-preservation

After reading the May 19 edition of The Bee, I now finally understand why our county legislator, Dino Fudoli, is attempting to move from county government to town government.  When Fudoli first announced he was running for town supervisor, I was More...

Bee Heard

call: 632-0390

.What is it going to take for Lancaster residents to realize how important it is to get out and vote? The school budget passed by less than 60 votes. Whoever didn’t go out to vote deserves every penny of that tax inc rease.  More...

Sports

Lancers stunned in MMA semifinals

Softball

St. Mary’s of Lancaster softball coach Dave Helak said prior to the Monsignor Martin Association playoffs that he was concerned about his team being a little bit rusty after having 10 days off because of rainouts. More...

Redskins advance to Class AA quarterfinals

Baseball

Paul Bauman had taken the Lancaster Redskins all the way to the final inning against West Seneca West in the Class AA prequarterfinals on Monday. He was not about to let anyone or anything keep him from finishing off a win.  More...

Depew on a roll heading into playoffs

The Depew Wildcats had to put their playoff opener on hold on Tuesday as a wet Dawson Field prevented the Wildcats from playing Lew-Port in the Class A-2 quarterfinals. More...

Entertainment

Holiday

mon. 30 . More...

Art

ongoing: now-May 27 . More...

Special Events

thurs. 26 . Fine Wine, Beer & Food Festival — Sample a variety of fine wine, mouthwatering microbrews & scrumptious morsels from the area’s finest establishments, 5:30-8:30 p.m. More...