Weekly Feature



July 14, 2011 RSS feed / Front Page

Depew schools make changes for fall

The Depew Board of Education has a new leader.  At its reorganizational meeting Tuesday, the board appointed John Spencer as president. More...

Editorial

Village needs to step up sewer solutions

Bee Editorial

Problems happen when you’re a homeowner. You find yourself fixing things — or paying for them to be fixed — all the time. More...

Spindle items

COLLEEN FARRELL

HAPPY BIRTHDAY — I saw a woman vacuuming out her car the other day at the gas station and spotted two car seats in the back. More...

Out of the Past

125 Years Ago July 12, 1886   People who contemplate visiting the Falls will be glad to learn that a line of street cars is now running from the bridge to the Falls. The fare has been placed at five cents.  More...

Police Blotter

Man steals 12-pack of beer from grocery store

Depew  Monday, July 4   A Lancer Court man reported hearing a loud bang, and when he looked outside, saw his neighbor’s mailbox had blown up.  Tuesday, July 5   More...

Obituaries

Death notices

BRUNETTO, Charles L., “Charlie,” 60, of Depew died Sunday, July 10. He is survived by his wife, Roberta “Bobbie” (nee Kinmartin); son, James “Jack”; and daughters, Joelle and Kristin. More...

Lifestyles

College Support Program helps students with learning differences succeed

Anyone’s who’s been there can confirm that there’s much more to college success than academics.  More...

Couple mark 50th anniversary

Ann Marie and John Schaefer of the Village of Lancaster recently celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary.  John Schaefer married the former Ann Marie Maute on July 1, 1961, at St. Mary’s Church in Lancaster.  More...

On the campus

Rebecca Cerny of Lancaster was named to the dean's list for the spring 2011 semester at The College of Saint Rose.  More...

Entertainment

Family Activities

thurs. 14 . Wellness Walk — Healthy outdoor walk with a botanical emphasis and wildlife too. More...

Art

ongoing: now-July 16 . 20th Annual Member Show — On display now through Saturday, July 16 at Big Orbit Gallery, 30D Essex St., Buffalo.  More...

Festivals

wed. 13-fri. 15 . More...

Sewer code changes approved

Village of Lancaster

The Lancaster Village Board on Monday made changes to the village code, which now states that residents must have their sump pump, gutters and drains inspected before any home can be sold.  (See editorial on page four)  Engineers from Willi More...

Lancaster school lunch prices going up

A new provision under the Healthy, Hunger-free Kids Act of 2010 will raise lunch prices by a nickel in the Lancaster Central School District.  More...

How do their gardens grow?

Do you have green thumb envy, or are you in need of some tips on how to beautify your landscapes?  Check out Lancaster Garden Walk this weekend.  The free, self-guided tour runs Saturday, July 16, and Sunday, July 17, and is part of the La More...

Local News

Photo

SILVER AWARD — Members of the Como Lake Girl Scout Troop 640 earned the Silver Award, the highest honor in Cadette Girl Scouts. More...

New anti-texting law stiffens penalty

Albany is sending a clear message to motorists in New York State: put down the phone.  More...

Elks’ golf tourney needs sponsors, players

Organizers of the Lancaster 1478 Elks Club’s annual golf tournament are in search of players, sponsors and advertisers.  More...

Letters to the Editor

Lancaster events help bottom line

In Lancaster, we are fortunate to have our special events. Our special events shine a positive light on our village, and I’ve heard it from many people. More...

Town responsible on building process

I have been a Town of Lancaster council member since January 2010, and since then, I have been subjected to questions, inquiries and articles about the new Public Safety Building.  More...

Collins’ parade actions no surprise

When I first heard about Chris Collins’ antics in Lancaster’s 4th of July parade, I must say I wasn’t at all surprised.  More...

Bee Heard

Bee Heard

.As a resident of the Village of Lancaster, I am disappointed at all these sewer pumps left out at various locations throughout the village. More...

Sports

Team of the Year

Senior stars lead Depew softball to title

The 2011 senior class for the Depew Wildcats’ softball team seemed to get better each and every year for head coach Dan Seelig. More...

Golf classic slated for Aug. 1

The Canisius College athletics department will host its 14th annual Blue & Gold Golf Classic and Auction Monday, Aug. 1, at Brierwood Country Club, 5324 Rogers Road, Hamburg. The event will feature a 1 p.m. More...

Cobra Wrestling Academy to hold ‘college prospect camp’

The Cobra Wrestling Academy will be holding a showcase style “college prospect camp” for high school wrestlers August 8-12 at its facility in the Urbandale Plaza, 30 Patrick Lane in Depew.  More...

What's Going On

What's Going On

Auditions slated for musical production   More...

Business

Alden Counseling & Wellness wants to help

The issues that bring people to Alden Counseling & Wellness vary.  Its practitioners pride themselves on creating an inviting environment in which people of all ages and from all backgrounds feel safe to address their feelings.  More...

Events

BNSME schedules Summer Bash Networking   More...

Lancaster Chamber plans July 26 golf classic

The Lancaster Area Chamber of Commerce is organizing its second Golf Classic.  It will be held at the Lancaster Country Club, 6061 Broadway, Lancaster on Monday, July 26.  More...