Weekly Feature

June 2, 2011 RSS feed / Front Page

Missing Depew man found dead

Depew police were called to Cayuga Creek Thursday afternoon for the report of a body floating in the water. The site is in the 600 block of Rowley Road in Depew.  The body of Steven Davis, 53, of Depew, was pulled from the water. More...

Editorial

County clerk position doesn’t need career politician

Bee Editorial

Why is it that the second someone leaves an elected position political analysts quickly think to have that person replaced with another politician?  Such was the case this past week when Erie County Clerk Kathy Hochul was victorious in the recen More...

Spindle items

COLLEEN FARRELL

WELCOME — The Bee Hive has a new addition: Todd Tamburri has replaced Kim Chiarmonte in our advertising department. Todd, who lives in Lancaster, is an advertising account representative for Lancaster and Depew. More...

Out of the Past

Fire

St. James Church and Rectory, now Blessed Mother Teresa Parish, in Depew is shown as originally built. Fire destroyed the church on Aug. 21, 1930. The steeple collapsed during the fire and was never rebuilt. More...

Bee Heard

call: 632-0390

.Well, I am so happy to see that the potholes are being patched and attended to, especially the one at Central and Pleasant in the Village of Lancaster. Job well done, guys. Thanks for your work.  More...

Education

SCHOOL CALENDAR

Lancaster Public Schools  Friday, June 3   HV kindergarten screening  HS all choral concert, 7:30 p.m.  Monday, June 6   HV kindergarten screening  MS wind ensemble final concert, 7 p.m.  More...

Lifestyles

Once a Redskin, always a Redskin

Paveljack says goodbye to Lancaster High

I t’s hard to imagine the gold nameplate on the the principal’s office door saying anything but “Daniel G. More...

Hull Home & Farmstead plans music fest

The Hull Family Home & Farmstead, 5976 Genesee St., Lancaster, will hold an American Music Festival from noon to 5 p.m. Saturday, June 4, and Sunday, June 5. More...

Flewelling-Juda

Doris and Norm Flewelling of Depew announce the engagement of their daughter, Amanda Flewelling, to Brian Juda, son of Denise and James Juda of Lancaster.  Miss Flewelling graduated from Lancaster High School in 2000 and earned a bachelor’ More...

Entertainment

Special Events

fri. 3-sun. 5 . Second Chance Sheltering Network Annual Yard Sale and Chicken Barbecue — All proceeds go to support the care of our homeless animals. More...

Art

fri 3-sun.  More...

Concerts

thurs. 2 .11-member band from Southern California, Edward Sharpe & The Magnetic Zeros, will perform their hit “Home” as well as others. More...

Depew school district project progressing, thanks to voters

After successfully selling it to the public, Depew school administrators are focused on refining a $16 million capital improvement project.  More...

Potentials pop up for clerk position

Kathy Hochul’s election to the U.S. House of Representatives has begun a riptide of what could potentially become political musical chairs.  (See editorial on page four)  More...

Local News

Lancaster alumnus hosts Buffalo Sabres games

SOMEONE YOU SHOULD KNOW

Lancaster High School graduate Brian Koziol has taught math at Sweet Home High School for the past decade, but his love of sports has allowed him in the same time frame to have a successful side job.  More...

Photo

JUICY — Mike Mahony, Lancaster resident and proprietor of the Fruit Fairy, helps Melissa Severyn of Lancaster select fruits and vegetables at the Lancaster Farmers Market Sunday, May 29. More...

Village completes storm water report

The Village of Lancaster has completed a draft of its annual report for storm water management as well as an update to its Stormwater Management Plan, which are part of the New York State-mandated program for communities with municipal separate storm More...

Letters to the Editor

Medicare status quo not sustainable

I find it amazing that the voters in the New York 26th Congressional District would vote Democratic in your recent special election.  Major media outlets have noted that this vote was in fact a referendum on the Medicare situation, or more preci More...

Obituaries

Death notices

DRUMHELLER, Richard, of Clarence, died Tuesday, May 24, 2011. He is survived by his wife, Deborah; sisters, Dorothy Snell and Jean Pasker; grandchildren; and great-grandchildren. More...

Sports

Lady Redskins’ title run ends against Frontier

Girls Lacrosse

It was not meant to be this year for the Lancaster Lady Redskins’ girls lacrosse team.  After winning six-straight Section VI Class A titles, Lancaster was finally dethroned by Frontier on Tuesday at All High Stadium. More...

Kranz wins Section VI championship

Tennis

Mike Kranz finally got his revenge on Phillup Dockhorn.  One week after losing to the Amherst tennis star at the ECIC Championships at Sweet Home High School, Kranz came back to beat the German exchange student and top singles star, 6-3, 6-2, at More...

Lancaster pulls upset over Williamsville North

Softball

In the pregame before the Lancaster Redskins were set to take on the Williamsville North Spartans in the Class AA quarterfinals on Monday, Lancaster head coach Kelly Ambrose gathered her team around and told them a story about a game from seven years More...

What's Going On

What's Going On

Twin Village Art Society schedules show   More...

Business

Got game? Oogie Games opens in Depew

Oogie Games, Western New York’s only locally-owned chain of video game stores, officially opened at 6051 Transit Road, Depew last week.  The 3,500-square-foot store is the third location in Western New York and the largest.  More...

Business community shares ideas, experiences with Kennedy

The Small Business Advisory Board recently met with Sen. Timothy M. More...

BBB warns military personnel against scams

The Better Business Bureau has issued a warning about scammers targeting personnel.  Scammers target them with bad loan offers, too-good-to-be-true deals and other shady sales practices, according to the Better Business Bureau, which offers expe More...