Weekly Feature



August 11, 2011 RSS feed / Front Page

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RESPITE FROM WAR — Revolutionary War re-enactor Tom Faith of Elma rests in the Brant’s Volunteer Rangers camp Saturday at the Hull Family Home & Farmstead in Lancaster, which hosted a More...

Editorial

Agreement is critical on Village of Lancaster plan

Bee Editorial

Development can be divisive, and it appears it will be that way in the Village of Lancaster when it comes to what to do with the parcel that houses Save-A-Lot.  More...

Spindle items

COLLEEN FARRELL

TRY WHAT? More...

Out of the Past

125 Years Ago Aug. 12, 1886   The Beier Stock Farm at Looneyville have completed their fine half-mile race track, and Mr. E. More...

Police Blotter

Man backs into parking spot, breaks store window

Depew  Friday, July 26   A Gould Avenue complainant reported that a statue of a man had been broken off or cut off from its base.   A woman reportedly put items from a Dick Road store in a bag and tried to leave without paying.  More...

Bee Heard

Bee Heard

.I’m glad to see my comment in the paper about three weeks ago concerning a pump owned by the Village of Lancaster on Como Park Boulevard, west of Irwinwood. The pump is still there, uncovered, with hoses laying on the ground. More...

Sports

Belote, Dantonio impress in recent tourneys

Golf

So far, August has been a good month for amateur golfers from Lancaster. More...

Adult softball league rolls along

Lancaster Rec Softball

Great weather has allowed the adult softball league to run along at full steam the past few weeks. More...

Flash win 3v3 soccer tourney

Six girls from the New York State West soccer program won the recently-held 2011 “Kick It” Regional 3v3 Tournament in Clarence Center.  More...

What's Going On

What's Going On

Barbecue planned at Faith United Methodist   More...

Entertainment

Family Activities

thurs. 11 . Wellness Walk — Healthy outdoor walk with a botanical emphasis and wildlife too! Drop in program, 10 a.m.-12 noon Thursday, Aug. More...

Theater

fri.  More...

Art

fri. 12 . Don’t Call It a Comeback Show — Six solo exhibitions and one night of glory at the world’s bantamweight championship of Buffalo art, 6-10 p.m. Friday, Aug. More...

Up and over

Nico McLean of Amherst prepares to make a basket on Saturday during the 3-on-3 Basketball Tournament on Central Avenue in Lancaster. More...

More details emerge on Save-A-Lot demolition

The president of the Lancaster Community Development Corp. is standing by his organization’s plans to demolish the Save-A-Lot grocery store at 10 Aurora St. More...

Local News

Boy injured by arrow released from hospital

A 10-year-old boy who was struck in the head by an arrow last week is expected to make a full recovery.  According to Lancaster Police Capt. More...

Substance Abuse Prevention Coalition events near

Lancaster bands As Skies Burn and Social Class will perform during the Lancaster-Depew Substance Abuse Prevention Coalition “Rock the Village” event from 7 to 9 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. More...

Depew recreation department accepting applications

Applications are now being accepted for the 2011-12 winter season of the Village of Depew Recreation Department’s winter recreation programs.  Available positions include public skate supervisor, ticket takers, rink guards, off-ice guards, More...

Letters to the Editor

Posturing unneeded on Save-A-Lot

Concerning the Lancaster Save-A-Lot store and the Lancaster Community Development Corp., let me begin by relating what Edmund Wick told me several years ago.  He said, “Al, in government, the art of compromise has been replaced by the scie More...

Honor a leader in Lancaster

I am very glad to see Lancaster will finally build a new public safety building on Pavement Road to house our hardworking and dedicated Police Department. More...

Amato letter right on target about gays

As former editor of the East Aurora Advertiser, (2001-03), I’m grateful I received a complimentary edition of The East Aurora Bee at home Thursday.  More...

Obituaries

Robert E. Dawson, coach, founder of recycling company

Robert E. Dawson, 71, of Williamsville, died Wednesday, July 27, 2011.  He attended St. James Catholic School in Depew and was a 1958 graduate of St. Mary’s High School.  Mr. Dawson excelled at football, basketball and baseball. More...

Death Notices

COUSINS, Daniel J. and Donald G., both of Depew and 62, died Wednesday, June 22, 2011. They were professional truck drivers and worked together at the time of their death. Daniel J. More...

Lifestyles

Red Hatter says ‘seize the opera-tunity’

Beverly Panten wears many hats when it comes to teaching her students how to use their voices.  Panten, a 77-year-old Bowmansville resident, was named the Summer 2011 Celebrity by Miss Kitty’s Journal — a magazine formed by the Red H More...

Library News

Preschool Storytime— For children ages 3 to 5 years old. Tuesdays at 10:30 a.m. through Aug. 16.  Toddler Time — On Fridays through Aug. 19 at 10:30 a.m., for children ages 2 to 3 years old with a parent guardian.  More...

Senior News

All events (except where indicated) are held at the Town of Lancaster Senior Citizens Center, 100 Oxford Ave. To use the center, Lancaster residents need to have photo identification. For more information, call 685-3498.  Friday, Aug. 12   More...

Business

Lancaster Market owner recognized

Ann Jordan, who runs the Lancaster Farmers Market, received a Certificate of Special Congressional Recognition from Rep. More...

Events

Canisius WBC to hold networking event   More...

First Niagara acquires HSBC branches

First Niagara Bank has signed a definitive agreement to acquire 195 Upstate New York and Connecticut branches and $15 billion of deposits from HSBC Bank.  First Niagara representatives report that the transaction accelerates the regional financi More...