Weekly Feature



October 6, 2011 RSS feed / Front Page

Food drive planned

While Lancaster and Depew will face off on the football field next week, they’ll also compete in a much worthier cause.  The Bee and the Lancaster-Depew Substance Abuse Prevention Coalition are teaming up to present the fifth annual Rivalr More...

Editorial

National Newspaper Week lasts all year

Bee Editorial

The first full week in October is designated as National Newspaper Week, reaffirming the cold, hard fact that the print media is still the most trusted source of local news in the United States.  More...

Spindle items

COLLEEN FARRELL

WE’VE BEEN READY FOR THIS FOOTBALL — Much has been made about the success the Buffalo Bills are (finally!) enjoying. More...

Out of the Past

125 Years Ago Oct. 7, 1886   Snow shovels will soon take the place of lawn mowers.  Chilly autumn breezes are beginning to blow.  The school tax roll for ‘86-‘87 is out since Sept. 30. More...

Bee Heard

Bee Heard

.Anyone blaming the school for Jamey Rodemeyer’s death is a fool. You can only blame the kids who were directly involved. It’s not the parents’ fault or principal’s fault. It’s the three boys who were directly involved. More...

Sports

Depew drops matchup of Class B unbeatens to Alden

Football

On Friday night at Depew High School’s Frank Constantino Sports Complex, No. 1 was better than No. 2 by just one point.  Alden, the top Small School team in Western New York, defeated the No. More...

Lancers hang tough in homecoming loss to Warriors

Saturday’s homecoming game at St. Mary’s of Lancaster may have been the best game the Lancers have turned in all season. Unfortunately, the Lancers still came out on the wrong end of the final score.  More...

Lady Redskins search for consistency

Field Hockey

It’s been a roller coaster season so far for Lancaster’s varsity field hockey team.  The Lady Redskins have experienced some incredible highs, such as head coach Crystal Shunke’s first victory on Sept. More...

Entertainment

Family Activities

thurs. 6 . 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, Oct. More...

Theater

thurs. 6 . More...

Special Events

thurs. 6 . UNYTS Anniversary Dinner — Join Upstate New York Transplant Services for their 30th anniversary celebration, 6-9 p.m. Thursday, Oct. More...

Breaking News - 10/10/2011 4:01 PM

Body found in field

Cheektowaga and West Seneca police are investigating a body found in a field in the Clinton Street, Harlem Road area. More...

‘Silent no longer’

Depew students learn how they can stop bullying

One after the other, their faces flitter across the screen set up on the Depew High School auditorium stage.  Their grins are big — big and toothy and carefree. More...

Nonprofits could pay more in Lancaster

¦ Town trying to even competition between nonprofits and for-profits.

Some nonprofit entities in the Town of Lancaster may soon find themselves paying more taxes.  More...

Depew, Lancaster to square off

Rivalry Week

Depew and Lancaster will celebrate their rivalries next week with sprit days, motorcades, bonfires — and football.  There’s a week’s worth of activities leading up to the gridiron games. More...

Local News

St. Mary’s Elementary teacher receives grant

SOMEONE YOU SHOULD KNOW

Gail Breidenstein, a second-grade teacher at St. More...

Campaign to end underage drinking continues

Residents and businesses owners are encouraged to display a lawn sign touting the message that underage drinking will not be tolerated.  Featuring the message, “No matter what occasion, keep in mind: Alcohol & kids don’t mix,&rdq More...

Political news

Erie County Legislator Dino Fudoli will appear on the Conservative party line in next month’s supervisor race. More...

Police Blotter

Woman flees from police in car, attempts to hide

Depew  Tuesday, Sept. 20   A man reported that after a visitor left he noticed a number of prescription medications missing.  An Airview Terrace resident reported that someone keyed the minivan in the driveway.  Wednesday, Sept. More...

Education

School Calendar

Lancaster Public  Schools  Friday, Oct. 7   Fifteen minute emergency drill/early dismissal   HS/MS end of five-week period  Sunday, Oct. 9   HS marching band competition at West Seneca  More...

Lifestyles

Lost, found and beating the odds

Benefit planned for victim of hit-run

On Sept. More...

Library News

Lapsit Storytime — For ages 3 to 23 months. Fridays, through Nov. 18. Have fun with rhymes, songs, books and other language-building play.  Teen Gaming — Play Wii, board games and more. Light snacks provided. Fridays at 3 p.m.  More...

Zimpfer-Lawless

Anne and Craig Zimpfer Sr. of Williamsville announce the engagement of their daughter, Rochelle Zimpfer, to Kevin Lawless Jr., son of Terese and Kevin Lawless Sr. of Rockville Centre, N.Y.  More...

What's Going On

What's Going On

Learn about perennials at garden club meeting   The Federated Lancaster Garden Club will meet at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 12 at St. John’s Lutheran Hall, 55 Pleasant Ave., Lancaster. More...

Business

Fruit’s the new bouquet

Edible Arrangements offers fresh way to reach out

In the seven years that Gail, Larry and Christina Gephardt have owned Edible Arrangements stores, they’ve learned one basic thing: fresh fruit is welcome anytime.  More...

Events

NAWBO to host small business meeting   More...

Chiro One Wellness focuses on healthy lives

Chiropractors Danial Qureshi and Mohamed Munassar each have their own history of pains associated with the neck and back.  More...