Weekly Feature

December 8, 2011 RSS feed / Front Page

Family gives back, year after year

Keeping up tradition

The children of a couple known for their generosity are continuing their beloved parents’ tradition — again.  Last year, the children of the late Dick and Donna Zawacki, formerly of Lancaster Avenue, created gift baskets to donate to More...

Editorial

Make holiday shopping an investment in community

Bee Editorial

Do you have a person on your holiday list who seems to already have everything? Adjust your thinking about gifts, and you may end up with new ideas. A present doesn’t have to be wrapped and put under a tree. More...

Spindle items

COLLEEN FARRELL

NO PLACE FOR SCROOGE — There seem to be quite a few grinches in Depew and Lancaster. I’ve come to this conclusion after reading through the blotters of both police departments. More...

Out of the Past

125 Years Ago Dec. More...

Police Blotter

Woman’s co-worker steals $110 from her purse

Depew   Monday, Nov. 28   Police responded to Harvard Street for the report of a stolen vehicle. A man said his son took his car. The son told police he did so to protect his dad. More...

Sports

Sectional champs return for Redskins

Wrestling

The 2010-11 season was a strange one for the Lancaster Redskins.  On the one hand, Lancaster failed to win the ECIC Division I championship for the first time since 1995 and also suffered its first loss in a league match since 1996 when they wer More...

Lancers impress in opening win over Hamburg

Boys Hockey

The wins were tough to come by for the St. Mary’s Lancers in their inaugural season of Federation hockey, but there was a lot of progress and a lot to be proud of as the 2010-11 season unfolded.  More...

Lancaster looks to overcome disappointment, reach finals

The Lancaster Redskins just can’t seem to get over the hump and into the Federation Large School final. For the third consecutive year, Lancaster was denied a trip to the finals as they fell to Frontier in the semifinals last February. More...

What's Going On

What's Going On

Choir will perform two holiday concerts   More...

Business

Flix Stadium 10 features interactive seats among other multimillion-dollar upgrades

The suburbs have a new “crown jewel” when it comes to the big-screen experience.  Flix Stadium 10 theater on Transit Road in Lancaster — centrally tucked in the middle of the Depew, Cheektowaga, West Seneca and Elma communities More...

Events

WNYPA schedules annual holiday lunch   More...

Business brief

The Better Business Bureau has released an official BBB search “app” for the iPhone, iPad and iPod Touch. The free app was approved by the Apple Store and is available for download.  More...

Gabryszak meets with public — sort of

Mike Injaychock came out in Tuesday’s dreary weather to hear from Assemblyman Dennis Gabryszak.  Instead, he heard from three staffers from the representative’s office. More...

Ho, ho, ho

Santa Claus, helps usher in Christmas during the Village of Depew’s tree lighting ceremony Monday at Firemen’s Park. More...

Local News

Depew woman oversees Catholic schools

SOMEONE YOU SHOULD KNOW

Rosemary Henry grew up attending Catholic schools. Although her family could not afford to send her to a private Catholic high school, her faith remained an important part of her life.  More...

Raid nets cocaine, three arrests

Three Depew residents are facing drug charges after a search warrant was executed at a Neoga Street apartment Tuesday morning.  Depew Police confiscated a misdemeanor amount of cocaine, as well as packaging materials and a digital scale, accord More...

People

Kelli Bocok-Natale of Depew is directing “Peter Pan” at the New Phoenix Theatre On The Park in Buffalo. She previously directed “MacBeth,” “BlackBird” and “Fool for Love” at the theatre.   More...

Letters to the Editor

Speech restriction risks adverse effects

I wanted to comment upon the Nov. 30 editorial regarding the decision not to pursue prosecution in the Jamey Rodemeyer case.  More...

Fudoli a welcome change in town

Robert Giza and I have crossed swords for the past 17 years. I consider him a worthy adversary, and I hope that he considers yours truly the same.   More...

Bee Heard

Bee Heard

.As a resident of Court Street in the Village of Lancaster, I am disappointed to see the mounds of brush at the village dumping site more than 30 feet high. More...

Lifestyles

A lighthearted legacy

Neighborhood shines for local charity

Jennifer Chomen pulled out a handful of thank-you cards from a binder on her dining room table. “This is why we do it,” she said. More...

Library News

Teen Gaming — Get off the couch and “exergame” with friends. Play Wii, board games and more. Light snacks provided. Fridays at 3 p.m.  Pre-school Story Time — For ages 3-5. Parent/caregiver remains in the library. More...

Preparing for the season of Advent

LAWRENCE P. DAMIAN,

Well, we’re waiting.... More...

Entertainment

Holiday

sat. 10 . The Amherst Skating Club presents: Winterfest On Ice 2011 — More than 60 skaters will perform to portions of The Nutcracker and many other holiday favorites, 4-6 p.m.  More...

Symphonic

thurs. 8 . On The Edge — Class recital, 3 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 8 at UB’s Baird Recital Hall in Slee Hall, UB North Campus, Amherst; Free.  More...

Live Local in WNY

sat. 10 . Open Mic with Eric Joseph — 9:30 p.m., Al-E-Oops, 5389 Genesee St., Lancaster; $. 681-0200, www.aleoops.com . Glenn Colton — 6 p.m., Stiglmeier Park, Cheektowaga; Free. sun.  More...