Weekly Feature

March 1, 2012 RSS feed / Front Page

Editorial

Mandate relief a must for state’s municipalities

Bee Editorial

Village officials across the state are preparing to release their spending plans for the next year this month.  Some of them are sending a message to Albany that they need help. More...

Spindle items

Lancaster/ Depew Editor

GROWING UP — You think, or at least you hope, that as you grow up, your life becomes just that: yours.  More...

Out of the Past

125 Years Ago March 3, 1887   Juveniles now indulge in marbles.  The house-cleaning season will soon be at hand.  Mr. More...

Bee Heard

Bee Heard

.I wish Mr. Fudoli would shut these miserable people up and give them what they want: lower taxes. Get rid of all the extras and see if they will finally be happy.  More...

Sports

St. Mary’s advances to Cup finals for first time

Lancers score monumental victory over St. Joe’s in Manhattan Cup semifinal

When Dan Gill and his staff took over the St. Mary’s High School basketball program four years ago, their goal was to win a Manhattan Cup championship somewhere down the line. More...

Wildcats take off on run to Class B-1 final

Though the Depew Wildcats entered the Section VI Class B-1 playoffs as the No. 6 seed, many observers considered them to be a dangerous No. 6 seed. The Wildcats have certainly lived up to that billing so far.  More...

Lancaster gets revenge with win over Niagara Falls

Girls Basketball

The Lancaster Lady Redskins exacted a little bit of revenge on Tuesday night.  More...

What's Going On

What's Going On

Free college planning workshop offered   More...

Entertainment

Special Events

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Literature

thurs. 1 .Northside Writers Group — Join the group in discussion and informal readings, 7 p.m. Thursday, Feb.  More...

Performance

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Depew school board initiates disciplinary proceedings

An employee of the Depew Union Free School District is facing disciplinary proceedings — but the identity of that person, and the charges brought against him or her, are not being revealed.  More...

Lancaster’s Board of Ethics to return

It has been the better part of two decades since the Town of Lancaster has had an active Board of Ethics.  And now, the Town Board has plans to move forward and fill five vacant seats.  More...

Artist’s path brings her back to her roots

Growing up, Bethany Krull found her niche in the ceramics classrooms at Lancaster High School.  More...

Local News

Need a book? Act soon

In an effort to better serve its patrons, the Lancaster Public Library will close for two weeks later this month.  The renovations will force the library’s closure from Monday, March 19, to Monday, April 2.  More...

Higgins named ranking member of subcommittee

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Prevention coalition invites families for dinner, discussion

The Lancaster-Depew Substance Abuse Prevention Coalition will host a family dinner from 6 to 8:30 p.m. Tuesday, March 13, at the Twin District Fire Hall, 4999 William St., Lancaster.  More...

Letters to the Editor

District, be mindful of seniors’ incomes

On Feb. 6, 2012, I attended the Lancaster Central School District meeting with regard to the budget for 2012-13. More...

Police Blotter

Overexposure leads to public lewdness charge

Depew  Wednesday, Feb. 15 •   Security at a Dick Road retailer called police because a woman they had detained for suspected shoplifting was having a medical issue. It was determined that she had suffered a panic attack. More...

Obituaries

Death Notice

PERSICHINI, Angela R. (nee Ciancioso), of Depew, died Sunday, Feb. 19, 2012. She was a member of Depew Hose Company No. 1 Ladies Auxiliary, St. James Church Council and The Ladies Sodality of St. James Church as well as a Eucharistic minister. More...

Lifestyles

Kings and queens for a day

Students attend annual special needs prom

Fourteen-year-old Ashley Geary chose a purple dress to wear to a dance her mother never thought she’d attend. On Feb. More...

Youth Bureau plans family events

The Lancaster Youth Bureau has planned several ways for families to come together during what it is touting as Lancaster-Depew Family Asset Building Month.  This week’s schedule is:  Thursday, March 1 — Sports Night, 6 to 7:30 p More...

Photo

GO GREEN — Jayne O’Grady, left, of Lancaster, and Shirley Pasek of East Aurora prepare for the Annunciation School’s “Luck & Laughs,” an Irish-themed dinner and come More...

Business

Consignment store sees success after one-year anniversary

“Where do you bring furniture when it’s still beautiful?”  It’s a question many people ask, says Linda Smith. The answer? To Linda Mac & Company, a furniture consignment store at 4125 N. Buffalo Road. More...

Lancaster agent recognized for work in community

Allstate Insurance agent Charlie Snyder, whose office is located in Lancaster, has received the agency’s Hands in the Community Award for his commitment to volunteering.  Snyder also received a $1,000 grant from The Allstate Foundation for More...

Chamber plans several events

The Lancaster Area Chamber of Commerce is planning a joint mixer with the Alden Chamber of Commerce from 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday, March 8, at the Lancaster Country Club, 6061 Broadway, Lancaster. Register by Monday, March 5. More...