Weekly Feature

August 4, 2011 RSS feed / Front Page

Editorial

Domestic violence laws needed

Bee Editorial

Every day, the Cheektowaga Police Department receives multiple calls of domestic violence.  They litter the call log and serve as a sick reminder of a societal element that persists despite actions to counter them.  More...

Spindle items

COLLEEN FARRELL

SAM I AM — There’s an important man in my life. He’s got dark hair with a heavy dose of gray (I always liked older guys) sprinkled throughout. He has beautiful green eyes and weighs about 12 pounds.  He’s a cat.  More...

Out of the Past

125 Years Ago Aug. 5, 1886   The premium list of the thirtieth annual exhibition and county fair of the Erie County Agricultural Society is out. More...

Police Blotter

Pharmacy site of second attempted break-in

Depew  Wednesday, July 20   Police were called to a pharmacy on Transit Road for an alarm call. They discovered someone had tried to use a rock to break in, similar to a recent incident. The investigation is continuing.  More...

Bee Heard

Bee Heard

.Taking away Save-a-Lot and the village will be dead as a doornail. It has the most cars in the area when people are going back and forth to Save-a-Lot. Central Avenue has nothing but some professional office space and vacant buildings. More...

Sports

South capitalizes on second half miscues, wins All-Star Football Classic

The North forced more turnovers than the South at the 36th annual Kensington Lions Club All-Star High School Football Classic, presented by ADPRO Sports, but it did not result in a victory.  More...

Lancaster’s Grucella perseveres to claim varsity letter

Special needs student turns to track to fight disability, build lasting friendships

Lancaster resident Tim Grucella has no bigger passion than his love for sports. Grucella, who graduated from Lancaster High School this past spring, follows all sports. More...

Town Wreckers swimmers qualify for NE Zones

The Niagara District Long Course Championship Swim Meet was held July 29 – 31 at the State University of New York at Brockport swimming facility. More...

What's Going On

What's Going On

Zonta Club to hold yard sale   The Zonta Club of Cheektowaga Lancaster will hold its annual yard sale from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 6 at 5681 Broadway, Lancaster. Stop in and shop before going to the Taste of Lancaster. More...

Business

Carol’s Cafe serves up good food and service

Carol Zimmer’s namesake restaurant, Carol’s Cafe, is more than just a hot dog and hamburger stand. “We roast our own turkey here. We make homemade soup every day,” Zimmer said. More...

Events

infoTech Niagara to hold executive panel discussion   More...

E-recycler Sunnking acquires Lancaster company

Electronics recycler Sunnking Inc. acquired of its sister company, Sunnking Associates, located in Lancaster, the company announced last week.  More...

Kids unharmed after carjacking

An Elma man will be back in court Friday to answer charges that he carjacked a vehicle with two young children in the back seat.  Kenneth J. Kamholz, 19, allegedly stole a car from Ransom Road about 6 p.m. More...

Three charged in attempted Depew robbery

Depew Police are investigating whether two attempted robberies at the same store — one incident involving the use of a Taser on the store owner — are related.  More...

Oh, Canada! Prime minister plays mini golf in Depew

The group that showed up at the Broadway Driving Range and Miniature Golf on July 25 was anything but typical.  Arriving in a caravan of vehicles, they weren’t there to actually pick up clubs. Numbering more than a dozen, the U.S. More...

Local News

New school clerk excited to work in Depew

SOMEONE YOU SHOULD KNOW

On May 3, the Depew Board of Education appointed Jessica Neischel as district clerk and secretary to the superintendent. More...

Photo

LUCKY WINNER — Jim Kavanagh of Lancaster, the winner of the Lancaster Historical Society's Independence Day quilt raffle, accepts a quilt from Ray Wolfe. More...

Garden Party event to support Brothers of Mercy

The 10th annual Garden Party at the Casilio Estate will be held from 9:15 a.m. to noon Sunday, Aug. 7 at 5930 Newhouse Road, Clarence, to support the Brothers of Mercy mission of caring for the sick and elderly of Western New York.  More...

Letters to the Editor

Column resembled Fox News show

David Sherman’s July 27 column is so flawed it sounds like a written critique of the president from Roger Ailes of Fox News. All that was missing was the claim that the president wasn’t born in the United States.  More...

Rich must contribute to reduction of debt

I am writing to respond to last week’s column by David Sherman. I fully agree that it is essential to reduce the debt of the nation.  More...

Collins’ rat stance not common sense

This is the last straw for me and Chris Collins. I am appalled by the fact that our county executive refuses to spend the $70,000 allocated by the Legislature for rat control. More...

Lifestyles

Soldier Bands strike a ‘cord’

Father, son weave a business out of experience

Durability and 100 percent American-made are two things the Kellermans can guarantee about the products from their business, Armed Forces Soldier Bands.  In 2008, Air Force Master Sgt. More...

Couple to honeymoon in Mexico

Karen Meginley married Michael Zuchowski during an afternoon ceremony on Saturday, July 30, 2011, at Lord of Life Lutheran Church in Depew. The Rev. More...

Newlyweds receive guests at Lancaster Country Club

Katelyn R. Banach married Matthew M. Mogle during an afternoon ceremony on Saturday, June 11, 2011, at Our Lady of Pompeii Church in Lancaster. The Rev. Leon J. More...

Entertainment

Family Activities

thurs. 4 . Wellness Walk — Healthy outdoor walk with a botanical emphasis and wildlife too! Drop in program, 10 a.m.-12 noon Thursday, Aug. More...

Special Events

sat. 6 . Cycle for Sight Bicycle Ride to Benefit Ross Eye Institute — The ride starts at the corner of Aurora & West Pleasant Ave, Lancaster. There is a $20 registration fee required.  More...

Speakers

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