Weekly Feature



October 13, 2011 RSS feed / Front Page

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FALL FUN — Keith Kuberski of Lancaster and his son, Nathan, 3, feed goats from Lakeview Animal Sanctuary in Pendleton during the Lancaster Youth Bureau Fall Festival Saturday. More...

Editorial

Work must continue to fight youth substance abuse

Bee Editorial

The numbers are encouraging. More...

Spindle items

COLLEEN FARRELL

THE PAST ISN’T SO PAST — I’ve noted before how much I enjoy compiling items for the Out of the Past section. My favorites come from the editions from the 1880s. More...

Out of the Past

125 Years Ago Oct. 14, 1886   This is delightful Indian summer weather.  The season for baseball is about over.  Tickets for the remainder of the year to the Library, 25 cents.  Mr. More...

Police Blotter

Employee attacks co-worker when let go

Depew  Wednesday, Oct. 5   A Broadway business owner reported that someone stole $25 in coins from a vending machine. This was the second time the machine was broken into, the owner told police.  Thursday, Oct. 6   More...

Bee Heard

Bee Heard

.Instead of blaming the school for the death of the Williamsville North student, look to the parents of the bullies. They should have been paying some sort of attention to what their children were doing during and after school. More...

Lifestyles

Paint & passion

Volunteers revamp youth club, preserve positivity

Matt Jaskier has been a member of the Depew-Lancaster Boys and Girls  Club for eight years, and he wanted to give back. So he did.  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, Oct. 14   More...

Library News

Preschool Storytime for ages 3 to 5 will be held at 10:30 a.m. on Tuesdays between Oct. 18 and Nov. 8. Parent/caregiver must remain in the library.  Lapsit Storytime — For ages 3 to 23 months. Fridays, through Nov. 18. More...

What's Going On

What's Going On

Lions to host pancake breakfast/health fair   More...

Business

Center breaks ground in Depew

The Cantalician Center for Learning officially kicked off its renovation project Tuesday at the former St. More...

Flix Theatre to undergo makeover

¦ It will remain open throughout renovations.

Flix Theatre on Transit Road in Lancaster will soon see some changes.  Its owner, Dipson Theatres Inc., is investing in upgrades such as stadium seating with leather high-back seats and digital projection. More...

Chamber of Commerce plans events

The Lancaster Area Chamber of Commerce, which serves Depew, Elma and Lancaster, is organizing several opportunities for networking.  More...

Police station, court building designs are in

Details on what the Town of Lancaster’s new public safety building may look like have been revealed.  More...

Youth substance abuse numbers encouraging, experts say

More than 3,000 students in Depew and Lancaster were asked earlier this year about their usage of drugs and alcohol.  The data shows that local youths are using substances less than their peers across the country.  More...

Local News

School project could start in June

¦ Officials are hopeful work will be completed in two years.

When classes let out in June, work could begin on four of the Depew School District’s five buildings as part of its capital improvement project.  The $16 million project was approved by voters earlier this year.  More...

Political brief

In the race for Erie County executive, Republican incumbent Chris Collins and the Democratic candidate, Mark Poloncarz, the Erie County comptroller, will debate live for one hour at 9 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 13. More...

People

Susan Skierczynski of Depew has won a $300 gas card and a certificate for a teeth whitening from Gentle Dentistry. Enter contests at www.WeAreGentleDentistry.com. The practice has locations in East Aurora and Lancaster.   More...

Letters to the Editor

Giza is right choice to lead Lancaster

These days, one can hardly be blamed for doubting the promises made by politicians in their bid to get re-elected. This letter comes from my heart.  More...

Call for humanity made by student

The recent buzz in news is sadly a now-silent one — the death and suicide of 14-year-old Jamey Rodemeyer of Williamsville.  More...

Jamey made a difference

Finally, America is taking a stand. Bullies of America, your days are numbered. Jamey (Rodemeyer), you lost your life, but now you are winning the battle. More...

Sports

Lancaster, Depew renew rivalry on Friday

Football

Rivalry week has arrived once again for Lancaster and Depew.  The long-time football rivals will meet for the 84th time this Friday when Depew hosts Lancaster at 7:30 p.m. at the Frank Constantino Sports Complex.  More...

Wildcats rebound with win over Mustangs

There was no hangover for the Depew Wildcats football team last week.  Despite a tough, one-point loss to Alden, the top Small School team in Western New York, on Sept. More...

Redskins can’t keep up with Quakers

It would be easy to say the Lancaster Redskins ran into a buzzsaw on Friday night.  After back-to-back losses, the Redskins faced their toughest challenge of the season as they hosted Orchard Park on senior night at Foyle-Kling Field. More...

Entertainment

Special Events

thurs. 13 . More...

Theater

thurs. 13 . Enron — Buffalo State College Theater Department’s production of Lucy Prebble’s ensemble play. Performances: 8 p.m. Thursday-Saturday Oct. 13--15 and 20-22; 2 p.m.  More...

Family Activities

thurs. 13 . 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...