Weekly Feature



September 15, 2011 RSS feed / Front Page

Summer school results favorable

The general and special education summer school programs at Lancaster High School continue to show positive results.  At its meeting on Monday, the Board of Education heard presentations from Thomas Murphy and John Zeis, both special education t More...

Editorial

Candidates need to step up

Bee Editorial

Tuesday’s primary in Lancaster, unlike in other communities, didn’t carry any shocking results.  Those who ran may not have secured the party line they were after. More...

Spindle items

COLLEEN FARRELL

THOSE WERE THE DAYS — I’ve always known I’m kind of an old soul.  A few weeks back, I caught an error in a guest column in which the writer called Red Skelton “Red Skeleton.”  More...

Out of the Past

125 Years Ago Sept. More...

Education

Lancaster Public Schools

Friday, Sept. 16   CP welcome back family fun night, 6 p.m.   MS grade 7 dance, 7-9:30 p.m.  Saturday, Sept. 17   HS mandated parent program, 10-11:30 a.m., auditorium   HS freshman mixer, 8-11 p.m.  Monday, Sept. More...

School news

The Annunciation Holy Name Society has announced the winners of its 2010 scholarships.  More...

Lifestyles

An untethering journey

Author shares story of soulful love, loss and light

DDavid Dachauer smiled as he sat on a bench, leaning forward and resting his folded arms on a picnic table.  “Jennifer was one of a kind,” he said. “Everyone just loved her.”  More...

Library News

 Preschool Storytime -—At 10:30 a.m. Tuesdays through Sept. 27 for children ages 3 to 5 with a parent or guardian.  Toddler Time — At 10:30 a.m. Fridays from Sept. 9-30 for children ages 2 to 3 with parent or 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, Sept. 16   More...

Entertainment

Special Events

thurs. 15  .. Winds, Waves and Wines X11 — Wineries provide you with tasting from the cellars as an annual fundraiser for the Aquarium, 6 p.m. Thursday, Sept. More...

Speakers

thurs. 15   More...

Family Activities

thurs. 15 . 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...

Town Board incumbents carry Lancaster primary

¦ Fudoli’s number of Conservative write-in votes won’t be known for days

Dino Fudoli asked supporters to write him in on the Conservative Party line in Tuesday’s primary.  More...

Village approves bond resolutions for sewer projects

The Lancaster Village Board moved one step closer Monday night to beginning work to fix the community’s ongoing sewer problem.  More...

Local News

Driver injured in Thruway accident leaves hospital

The driver of a tractor-trailer that went off the road and struck a gas valve, causing it to leak, has been released from the hospital.  Czeslaw Szczpaniec, 51, of Maspeth was taken to Erie County Medical Center after the accident, which occurre More...

Gas leak forces Depew school evacuation

Depew High School students had to leave their building on Thursday, Sept. 8, because of a gas leak.  A smell of natural gas led to the evacuation of the school, according to a letter from Superintendent Jeffrey R. More...

Depew man charged under Leandra’s Law

Depew police charged a Depew man with aggravated driving while intoxicated after a witness reported seeing a “highly intoxicated male” get into a car at Transit and French roads.  The incident happened Wednesday, Sept. 10. More...

Police Blotter

Man wakes up in street with wallet missing

Depew  Thursday, Aug. 18   Police were called to Cornell Drive after someone left a threatening voicemail on the answering machine. More...

Bee Heard

Bee Heard

.As a resident of the Village of Lancaster, I’d like to know from the mayor and DPW why they can’t provide weekly brush pickup with a brush chipper. More...

Sports

Wildcats, Redskins both improve to 2-0 records

Football

Both the Lancaster Redskins and the Depew Wildcats could not have asked for better beginnings to their 2011 season.  The two teams both have taken care of business in their first two home games to post 2-0 records to start the year. More...

Schunke picks up first win as Lancaster coach

Field Hockey

Crystal Schunke admits she was pretty nervous before her head coaching debut on Monday afternoon.  More...

Belote, Romano among the stars for Lancaster, Depew

Golf

A new head man has stepped in to lead the Lancaster Redskins’ boys golf team in 2011.  More...

What's Going On

What's Going On

Rummage sale planned at Mother Theresa Parish   More...

Business

Business community invited to forum

The Lancaster Area Chamber of Commerce and the Lancaster Industrial Development Agency will present an Industrial Forum Series on Wednesday, Sept. 21.  More...

Singer wants to hear your sewing success stories

To help commemorate the brand’s 160th anniversary, Singer is inviting people to learn historic information about its vintage or antique sewing machines and share their experiences about sewing.  The story-sharing is available at www.mySING More...

Chamber trade show to spotlight businesses

The Lancaster Area Chamber of Commerce is hosting the inaugural Spotlight on Business Trade Show from 4 to 8 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. More...