Weekly Feature



September 8, 2011 RSS feed / Front Page

Editorial

Confusion, grief remain fresh after a decade

Bee Editorial

Some of us, more than others, are more connected to the 10th anniversary of Sept. 11.  Many of us know someone or know of someone who was directly impacted by the terrorist attacks.  More...

Spindle

COLLEEN FARRELL

A NAME THAT DOESN’T WORK — My hometown newspaper used to have a columnist who would list people with “names that worked,” like a gardener whose name was “Sherry Plants.”  More...

Out of the Past

125 Years Ago Sept. 9, 1886   The weather is warm and pleasant and it is good weather for grapes to ripen.  The last month of summer is passed. More...

Education

SCHOOL CALENDAR

Lancaster Public Schools Thursday, Sept. 8 More...

Lifestyles

Gluten Freedom Day offers advice to celiac sufferers

I n recent years, gluten-free foods have become well-known. But for the estimated 3 million Americans with celiac disease, gluten-free products are not just trendy, they’re critical to their health.  More...

Couple honeymoon in St. Lucia

Melissa Lynn Santoro married Thomas Salvatore Gregorio during an afternoon ceremony on Saturday, Sept. 3, 2011, at Fourteen Holy Helpers Church in West Seneca. The Rev. More...

Coughlin-Gill

Nina and Bret Coughlin of Longmeadow, Mass., announce the engagement of their daughter, Lindsay Katherine Coughlin, to John Paul Gill, son of Christine and Robert Gill of Depew.  More...

Entertainment

Family Activities

thurs. 8 . After-School Escape — Children, grades K-5, are invited to enjoy a one-hour program for kids featuring a different, fun, outdoor activity each week, 4:30 p.m. Thursday, Sept. More...

Special Events

fri. 9 & sat. 10 . Second Chance Sheltering Network Yard Sale & Chicken Barbecue — Yard sale takes place 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Friday, Sept. 9 & Saturday, Sept. 10. The barbecue begins at 12 noon Saturday, Sept. More...

Concerts

thurs. 8 .Country music star Keith Urban and his “Get Closer 2011 World Tour” stops in Buffalo, 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 8 at the First Niagara Center, 1 Seymour Knox III Plaza, Buffalo; $. More...

Ground Zero replica added to park

A couple of years ago, Russell J. Salvatore had an idea.  More...

Three seek two Lancaster seats

Primary

The names voters will see on the November ballots will be known after Tuesday.  Primary day is Sept. 13 and polls are open from 6 a.m. to 9 p.m. More...

Local News

Photo

HAIR, HAIR — Amanda Sledz of Lancaster has been growing her hair since she was a little girl so she could donate it to Locks of Love. On Aug. More...

Former Lancaster man gets five years for child porn

U.S. Attorney William J. Hochul Jr. announced today that Christopher Marandola, formerly of Lancaster, will serve five years in prison for possessing child pornography.  U.S. District Judge Richard J. More...

Service, fellowship offered on Sept. 11

The congregation of Faith United Methodist Church is inviting the public to commemorate and reflect on the 10th anniversary of the attacks of Sept. 11, 2001, during its Sunday service.  More...

Bee Heard

Bee Heard

.I regularly drive through the intersection of William and Transit in Lancaster. I frequently see cars disregard the turn right only lane on the right. More...

Sports

Lancaster rolls to win on opening night

Football

Even Len Jankiewicz admitted that the outcome of Lancaster’s season opener against Frontier on Friday night was a little surprising. More...

Wildcats run past Warriors in opener

Depew head football coach Dan McGrath knew his team needed to make a few adjustments as they headed into the locker room at halftime of their season opener against Cheektowaga on Friday night at Dan McGrath Field.  More...

Redskins look to become one of league’s top teams

Boys Volleyball

It was an up and down season for Lancaster’s boys volleyball team in 2010. The Redskins finished one game over .500, going 10-9 during the regular season. More...

Business

Get quackin’ to be part of duck derby

Nearly 1,000 rubber ducks will fill Cayuga Creek on Saturday, and the public is invited to cheer them on.  Lancaster Market is holding a duck derby at 10 a.m. More...

Alden market features special events

The Alden Farmers Market will have several special events in September.  Kickin’ Rhythm Cloggers will perform from 11 a.m. to noon Saturday, Sept. 10. More...

Dentist elected to board

Dr. Domenico M. Berardi of Lancaster will serve a three-year term on the Canisius College Alumni Board of Directors.  Berardi, a member of the Class of 1989, is the president of Berardi Dentistry in Williamsville, which he founded in 1995.  More...