Weekly Feature



January 5, 2012 RSS feed / Front Page

Editorial

Policy may not be out of line, but it’s not right

Bee Editorial

School boards tell people how much to pay in taxes. They determine who teaches children and influence the workplace of hundreds of employees. More...

Spindle items

COLLEEN FARRELL

LAST FRIDAY NIGHT — I had the pleasure of babysitting my cousin’s children last weekend. We played Disney Monopoly, made milkshakes and watched two movies. Jared, almost More...

Out of the Past

125 Years Ago Jan. 6, 1887   Good sleighing.  E. Mosack is filling his ice house.  Washington’s birthday will be the next holiday.  The schools in our village opened Monday after a two weeks vacation.  The home of Mr. More...

Obituaries

Rev. A. Mark Illig, former pastor of Sacred Heart

The Rev. A. Mark Illig, 55, of Lancaster, died Wednesday, Dec. 21, 2011.  More...

Lifestyles

Roots that run deep

St. Paul’s Lutheran Church celebrates 150 years of faith, family

Being a part of St. 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.  Learn computer basics during computer training from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 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, Jan. 6   More...

What's Going On

What's Going On

Gow School to host prize-winning poet   More...

Business

There’s a better way to dress little ones

When Andrea McCarthy suggested using cloth diapers on their daughter, Kylie, her husband, Tim, blanched.  It took a lot of convincing on her part for him to give it a try, she said.  More...

Events

BNSME to host January 2012 business seminar   More...

Noco Express donates to Food Bank of WNY

Officials from NOCO Express Stores, which has several locations throughout Lancaster, presented representatives from the Food Bank of Western New York with a donation of $2,126 to help feed those in need this holiday season.  From Nov. More...

Jankiewicz steps down as football coach

A coaching icon will no longer be seen pacing the sidelines at Lancaster High School.  Len Jankiewicz, who was Lancaster’s head varsity football coach for 26 seasons, recently announced his resignation, stepping away from the program he ha More...

Details scarce on Depew principal’s absence

Cayuga Heights Elementary students have been under the care of an acting principal and acting assistant principal for the last month.  Principal Robert Puchalski has been absent from his post since Dec. 8. More...

Local News

New Southeast Works CEO devoted to human services

SOMEONE YOU SHOULD KNOW

A summer job as a teen turned into a career for Town of Tonawanda resident Pamela J. Hayes, Southeast Works’ new CEO.  More...

Twin District elects officers for the year

Twin District Fire Company held its annual elections Dec. 4. Elected to the executive board were: Ron Rozler, president; Jack Emmi, vice president; Larry Jakubowski, financial secretary; Kelly Flowers, recording secretary; Keith R. More...

News brief

The Depew Village Board will meet at 7 p.m. Monday, Jan. 9, and Monday, Jan. 23, at Village Hall, 85 Manitou St., Depew.  The Lancaster Town Board will meet at 8 p.m. Monday, Jan. 16, and Monday, Feb. More...

Police Blotter

Traveling companions argue over truck’s heat

Depew  Saturday, Dec. 3   A Lewan Drive man reported hearing a noise outside and discovering eggs had been thrown against his house.  Wednesday, Dec. 28 •   More...

Bee Heard

Bee Heard

call: 632-0390  .I want to compliment an Irwinwood Street resident on their fabulous holiday display. The tree wrapped in lights that looks like two giant tentacles reaching out over the street is just great.  More...

Sports

Wildcats stun Lancers at buzzer to win tourney

Boys Basketball

You could not have scripted a crazier ending to the Depew Wildcat Tournament last week.  The championship game pitted the host Wildcats against a deep and talented St. Mary’s of Lancaster team on Thursday night at Depew High School. More...

Men’s, women’s teams regroup during holiday break

Lancaster Rec Volleyball

The gyms fell silent as the Lancaster Parks and Recreation adult volleyball leagues observed the Christmas break. More...

Bobcats put out the Blazers in boys hoops

Lancaster Rec Basketball

The Lancaster Parks, Recreation and Forestry Department’s Boys Midget Basketball Conference Bobcats opened their 2011-12 regular season schedule before Christmas with a 51-41 victory at the Como Park Elementary School gym.  More...

Entertainment

Family Activities

thurs. 5 . 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, Jan. More...

HOLIDAY

ongoing now - Jan. 8  More...

Performance

sun. 8 . Collegiate Members in Recital — Music performed by the Community Music School and the Chromatic Club, 3 p.m. Sunday, Jan. More...