Weekly Feature

November 10, 2011 RSS feed / Front Page

Veterans Day observances

The Lancaster Elks Lodge 1478, 33 Legion Parkway, Lancaster, will host a free spaghetti luncheon for veterans from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Friday, Nov. More...

Editorial

Lancaster residents embrace change — sort of

Bee Editorial

The field of candidates for Lancaster town offices was more crowded than it has been in a while.  Four contenders sought two seats on the Town Board, while two battled for supervisor. More...

Spindle items

COLLEEN FARRELL

VETERANS DAY — This job has a lot of perks, and one of them is to be witness to lots of neat things.  More...

Out of the Past

125 Years Ago Nov. More...

Police Blotter

Man, 91, charged in trespass of grocery

Depew  Thursday, Nov. 3   A woman reported that her son saw her ex-boyfriend looking in her windows. She fears for her safety because he’s unstable, she told police. The investigation is continuing.  More...

Sports

Depew’s title dreams fall short against Alden

Football

The end result was not what Dan McGrath and his Depew Wildcats had in mind, but the disappointing ending was well worth it for the journey the team went on in the 2011 season, finishing 8-2 and returning to the Section VI Class B title game for the f More...

Depew finishes girls tennis season among ECIC’s top six

The Depew girls tennis team completed the 2011 season with a 13-3 record and was designated as one of the top six teams in the ECIC.  More...

Romano sets Lancaster school record

Girls swimming sectionals

The Lancaster Redskins’ girls swimming team competed at the Section VI championship meet this past weekend at Erie Community College’s Burt Flickinger Center. More...

What's Going On

What's Going On

Chinese auction to be held at Cayuga Heights  Raffles, including a 50/50 split, Chinese auction, Bills and Sabres tickets, theme baskets and more will be held from 7 to 9 p.m. Friday, Nov. More...

Entertainment

Family Activities

thurs. 10  .. 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, Nov. More...

Auditions

mon. 14 & tues. 15 . Damn Yankees — Lancaster Opera House is seeking men and women (ages 18+) for a June 2012 production. Auditions will be held at the Lancater Opera House, 7-10 p.m. Monday, Nov. 14 & Tuesday, Nov. 15. More...

Theater

thurs. 10 . Damn Yankees — Richard Adler and Jerry Ross musical under the direction of Steven Braddock for Niagara University Theatre. Performances: 7 p.m. Thursday; 7:30 p.m. Friday, 2 & 7:30 p.m. More...

Just short

Depew’s Drew Boyle, left, and Bryan Sokolosfky tackle Alden’s Justin Patterson during the Section VI Class B Final Friday at Ralph Wilson Stadium in Orchard Park. More...

Depew school community asked for opinion

Depew Union Free School District leaders are collecting input from parents, students, teachers and taxpayers on the direction of the district.  The public’s opinion is being sought through the Depew School-Community Progress Assessment Sur More...

Local News

Accident damages seven cars

A Good Samaritan is being credited for preventing a bizarre accident from becoming even worse.  Two people suffered minor injuries after a car went airborne and struck several others last week.  More...

Town approves sending firing range work out to bid

The Lancaster police shooting range is getting closer to fruition.  At its meeting on Monday, the Lancaster Town Board voted to request bids for construction of the range. More...

Scouts, firefighters to collect food donations

Protective Hose Company of the Lancaster Fire Department and Cub Scout Pack 236 will go door to door from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 12, throughout Lancaster. The Scouts and firefighters will collect only nonperishable items. More...

Letters to the Editor

Sherman column off the mark

I am taking David Sherman’s advice and writing a letter to the editor. This is strange, because I normally never take advice from Conservatives. More...

LHS marching band deserves accolades

This past week, the Lancaster High School Marching Band achieved the ultimate goal. The group won the New York State Field Band state championship. It is No. 1 in its division in the state. More...

Bee Heard

Bee Heard

.As a resident of the Village of Lancaster, I attended a board meeting in August and the superintendent of public works assured us that curbs and approaches damaged by snowplows would be repaired before winter. More...

Lifestyles

A space for dreams, a place for happiness

Group designs rooms, grants wishes

A child, a bedroom and a vision. More...

Library News

Lapsit Storytime — For ages 3 to 23 months. Fridays, through Nov. 18. (Closed Nov. More...

Pair honeymoon in Jamaica

Dr. Christine Schaffstall married Daniel Bartkowiak on Saturday, Sept. 17, 2011, at St. Vincent de Paul Church in Springbrook, N.Y. The Rev. James A. Walter officiated.  The bride is the daughter of Barbara and William Schaffstall of Elma. More...

Business

Kubala, Notaro to chair Race for the Cure

The WNY Affiliate of Susan G. Komen for the Cure has named its chairpersons for the 2012 WNY Race for the Cure.  Shelly Kubala, who is C-District chief with the Buffalo Police Department, and Meri G. More...

Chamber of Commerce sets events

The Lancaster Area Chamber of Commerce will hold its weekly Wednesday Morning Business Exchange Networking Meeting at 8 a.m. at The Dutch Mill Restaurant, 5259 Broadway, Lancaster, throughout the month of November. More...

Magruders to hold benefit for animal rescue group

Home Sweet Home Animal Rescue Inc., a small nonprofit, no-kill rescue in Cheektowaga, is holding a benefit at Magruders Restaurant, 4995 Broadway, Depew, from noon to 4 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 19. More...