Weekly Feature

November 17, 2011 RSS feed / Front Page

Editorial

Voter apathy helped seal fate of Collins campaign

DAVID F. SHERMAN

Chris Collins will not be the Erie County executive come Jan. More...

Lancaster becomes railroad town in 19th century

STAN KEYSA

Throughout the 19th century, the United States experienced extraordinary growth, fueled both by large families and by immigrant arrivals. The nation grew from 23 million in 1850 to 50 million in 1880 to 63 million in 1890. More...

Police Blotter

Disgruntled ex-employee steals manhole cover

Depew  Saturday, Nov. 5   A Main Street man reported that a woman, who had been advised earlier in the day by police to leave him alone, was banging on his door and would not leave. She was charged with second degree harassment. More...

Bee Heard

Bee Heard

.As a resident and taxpayer of the Village of Lancaster, I’m disappointed with how much crack filling material they used on numerous streets throughout the village. These streets are in need of resurfacing and milling. More...

Obituaries

Death Notice

LATHAM-DOMBROWSKI, Marcia Anne (nee Blanchard), of Depew, formerly of West Seneca, died Saturday, Nov. 5, 2011. Mrs. More...

Lifestyles

Making a case for redemption

Youtth Courrtt appealls tto volluntteerrs,, ttrroublled tteens

A dam Milton, Cassie Kubiak and Eric Van Pyrz sat around a table, glancing from time to time at a wooden gavel, which was placed near the center.  “The peer-to-peer aspect of it is really important,” Milton said. More...

School Calendar

Depew Public Schools  Friday, Nov. 18  Cayuga PTO Adult Chinese Auction, 7-9 p.m. DMS Grade 6 dance, 7-9 p.m. Homeless Sleep Out — H.E.L.P.  Wednesday, Nov. 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...

What's Going On

What's Going On

Magruders to hold benefit for animal rescue   More...

Business

TechNet Task Group offers solutions

A woman recently came to TechNet Task Group with a laptop that was no longer working. She had purchased it from a big-box electronics retailer, and staff there told her it couldn’t be fixed. More...

Events

BNSME to host speed networking event   More...

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David Fillenwarth, executive director of the Lancaster Opera House, and Lori Hannon, senior living director at The GreenFields Continuing Care Community, finalize plans for the GreenFields Holiday Ba More...

Board members pledge to work with Fudoli

Moving on.  That is the sentiment of the people who make up the Lancaster Town Board after one member posted an unflattering comment about the incoming supervisor.  More...

Partnership, grants drum up opportunities

It was a night of performances, presentations and partnerships.  The Lancaster Central School District’s Board of Education meeting on Monday began with an energetic performance by the marching band in the high school’s field house.& More...

Local News

William Street student turns 11 on 11/11/11

SOMEONE YOU SHOULD KNOW

When Haleigh Kihl of South Cheektowaga celebrated her 10th birthday last year, she already had her sights set on turning 11 in 2011.  On Friday, Nov. More...

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RAFFLE — Students Carter Weidman, Sarina Hanger-Martinez and Emma Weidman show off some of the prizes that will be available at the Our Lady of Pompeii School’s 15th annual Theme Basket A More...

News brief

At its meeting on Monday, the Depew Village Board approved granting a special use permit to AT&T, doing business as New Cingular Wireless PCS, LLC to modify a cell tower behind Wegmans on Dick Road. More...

Letters to the Editor

Fudoli’s resolve will be tested early

Lancaster Supervisor-elect Dino Fudoli was given a mandate to cut spending and taxes by an electorate that voted him into office by a 55 percent to 45 percent vote margin. He has outwardly pledged on numerous occasions to do so.  More...

Stempniak grateful for voter support

I would like to express my sincere appreciation to the voters of the Town of Lancaster for giving me the privilege to serve you as Lancaster council member for another four years. More...

Giza leaves post proud of legacy

I wish to thank my family and friends for their untiring commitment to my campaign. Thank you also to all the great people who voted for me. The people of Lancaster are the best in the world. More...

Sports

Lady Lancers spike St. Francis to win State title

Girls Volleyball

The St. Mary’s Lady Lancers had a flawless ending to a near flawless season.  More...

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STATE SPRINT — Lancaster’s Jake Schmitz placed 82nd in the Class A Race at the New York State Cross Country Championship Meet at Vernon-Verona-Sherrill High School on Saturday. More...

Wild ride ends for Redskins in Far West Regional

Boys Soccer

The Lancaster Redskins’ boys soccer team swept up the entire school in soccer fever as they took their supporters on a remarkable run during the 2011 season.  For the first time since 1999, Lancaster claimed a sectional championship as the More...

Entertainment

Live Local in WNY

thurs. 17 . Dr. Fameus — 10 p.m., DBGB, 253 Allen St., Buffalo; $.  More...

Theater

thurs. 17 . It Goes Like It Goes — UB Department of Theatre and Dance present the world premiere of Nathan R. Matthews’ musical feature the music of David Shire under the direction of Terry Berliner and Matthews. More...

Concerts

fri. 18 .If you still haven’t heard Bettye LaVette, go now before she gets too big to play a small venue. See this show, 8 p.m. Friday, Nov.  More...