Weekly Feature

January 19, 2012 RSS feed / Front Page

District’s public forum policy to be reviewed

The Depew Board of Education has formed a committee to consider changes to its public forum policy.  The move was prompted by several inquiries from residents and board members about how Depew’s policy compares to other districts, Superint More...

Editorial

Don’t be afraid of dialogue, Depew

Bee Editorial

The Depew Board of Education took the right step at its meeting Tuesday night when it formed a committee to study its public forum policy.  Such a simple concept — the gathering of public input — has touched a nerve with several in t More...

Spindle items

COLLEEN FARRELL

SORRY —  Well, point the finger here.  More...

Out of the Past

125 Years Ago Jan. More...

Bee Heard

Bee Heard

.This is for newly-elected town supervisor, on behalf of the town, I am disappointed with you and your first board meeting. Mr. McCracken is double dipping at taxpayer expense. There is no way he can dedicate his job to the town. More...

Sports

Lancaster beats Jamestown for first time since 2005

Girls Basketball

The Lancaster Redskins have enjoyed quite a resurgence during the 2011-12 season. More...

Romano sets meet record at John Brockhurst Invite

Boys Swimming

The Lancaster Redskins swam at the 11th Annual John Brockhurst Swimming Memorial Invitational at Lake Shore High School on Saturday. The Redskins came in having won the overall team title four years in a row. More...

High School Sports Scoreboard

Wednesday, Jan. 11 Wrestling — Lancaster def. Williamsville North, 43-27. Bowling — Boys: Sweet Home def. Lancaster, 4-3; Depew def. Lackawanna, 4-3. Girls: Lancaster def. Sweet Home, 4-3; Depew def.  More...

What's Going On

What's Going On

Strut your stuff at singles dance   A singles dance will be held from 8:30 p.m. to 12:30 a.m. Friday, Jan. 27 at Hearthstone Manor, 333 Dick Road, Depew. Music will be provided by a deejay. Admission is $9 at the door. Prizes will be given out. More...

Entertainment

Family Activities

thurs. 19 . 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...

Art

thurs. 26.Studio Art Faculty Show X —Opening reception for a show featuringCanisius College studio art facultyincluding David Miller, Christine Walshand Tom Wolf, 5-7 p.m. Thursday, Jan. More...

Performance

wed. 25 Blast!

Tony and Emmy Award-winning sensation comprised of 34 brass, percussion and visual performers in a unique musical production born on the athletic fields across the nation. Performance: 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. More...

Assessor duties could be shared

¦ Lancaster, other municipalities talk about cost-saving move

The Town of Lancaster is considering sharing property assessor services with the city and town of Tonawanda.  The change could potentially save more than $50,000 per year, according to Supervisor Dino Fudoli.  More...

Spelling bee has Depew Middle abuzz with words

Helmet. Mimic. More...

Local News

Depew native stars in college commercial

SOMEONE YOU SHOULD KNOW

Brandon Sears recently found himself in front of the camera, thanks to Facebook.  The Maryvale High School graduate responded to a post on Niagara University’s social networking page in which a director was seeking students to appear in a More...

New county executive fills office vacancies

Erie County Executive Mark C. Poloncarz made several appointments to his cabinet Dec. 28.  They include: Dr. Gale R. Burstein, commissioner of health; Robert W. More...

In the news

High school seniors enrolled in the Erie 1 BOCES Legal Academy attended Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s “State of the State” address Jan. More...

Police Blotter

Unsafe lane changes lead to DWI charge

Depew  Tuesday, Jan. 3   Police responded to Olmstead Avenue after a man reported his girlfriend’s son broke the cover of the thermostat and damaged the wall. He was charged with fourth-degree criminal mischief.  More...

Obituaries

Frank J. Rudzinski, received sales awards

Frank J. “Jack” “Rudy” Rudzinski, 70, of Lancaster, died Thursday, Jan. 12, 2012.  Mr. More...

John B. Kinnen, bank officer, veteran

John B. Kinnen, 95, formerly of Lancaster, died Sunday, Aug. 21, 2011.  Mr. Kinnen grew up in Lancaster and attended Lancaster High School.  He was a member of the Army Combat Engineers during World War II.  More...

Death Notice

MARTZOLF, Isabelle M. (nee Windnagle), formerly of Lancaster, died Friday, Jan. 6, 2012. Mrs. Martzolf is survived by one daughter, Karen Adams; two grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; three brothers; and three sisters. More...

Lifestyles

MILK, HONEY, SUGAR OR SPICE

Tea leaves room for rest, relaxation

SSome drink it plain. Some prefer milk or honey. Others add just a teaspoon of sugar. Whatever the preference, making a cup of tea is a popular way to relax in solitude or socialize among friends. More...

On the campus

Brittany Delano, the daughter of Debra and Bill Delano, was named to the dean’s list for the first semester of the 2011-12 school year at Niagara University. She is an accounting major and plays lacrosse. 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. 20   More...

Business

Western New York Dental Group offers convenience for patients

Currently celebrating its 40th year of practicing dental health care, Western New York Dental Group provides a range of family dentistry across the Buffalo and Rochester regions. More...

Chamber of Commerce marks anniversary

Megan Burns-Moran

The Lancaster Area Chamber of Commerce is celebrating our silver anniversary in 2012.  The LACC was incorporated in 1987. More...

Events

Sales execs set seminar on humor in business   More...