Weekly Feature



March 29, 2012 RSS feed / Front Page

Editorial

Basketball program has merit, should be preserved

Bee Editorial

Budget season always brings out a crowd, and this year is no different in Depew. More...

Spindle items

COLLEEN FARRELL

ANOTHER YEAR OLDER — Kids ask lots of questions. Inquisitive — or nosey — kids like me ask a lot more questions. As a child, whenever I asked my mom her age, she’d reply that she was 21. More...

Out of the Past

125 Years Ago March 31, 1887   It is said that the Erie is preparing an important new time-table.  Soon the festive bull-frogs’ chorus will be heard throughout the land.  Several new members were added to the A. O. U. W. More...

Bee Heard

Bee Heard

.I would like to suggest that the sign outside of Cayuga Heights Elementary School be changed. The information up there is from November. It is now March, and I’m sure some events have occurred since then they would like to promote. More...

Sports

Top seeds open Junior Conference playoffs with victories

Lancaster Rec Basketball

The Lancaster Parks, Recreation and Forestry Department’s Boys’ Midget and Junior Basketball Conferences began their postseason play last Saturday at the Como Park Elementary School gym and the Lancaster Middle School gym, respectively.&n More...

Pee-Wee Major Mustangs claim tourney title in finale

The Clarence Mustangs Pee-Wee Major Hockey Team defeated the host team in the championship game of the Town of Tonawanda Spring Tournament to close out its season in style.  More...

All-Bee Team named; process explained

Being selected for the All-Bee Basketball Team is an honor that the recipients are proud to receive, not just because it looks good, but also because opposing coaches see how valuable a player each recipient is to his or her team.  More...

Entertainment

Special Events

fri. 30, sat. 31 & sun. 1 . More...

Family Activities

thurs. 29 . 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.  More...

Art

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Basketball debate continues in village budget discussion

It was standing-room-only Monday as the Village of Depew held a public hearing on its proposed 2012-13 budget.  But what concerned most of those who came to speak was the fact that the youth recreational basketball program was nowhere to be foun More...

Lancaster business owners express concern over sign restrictions

Several Village of Lancaster business owners attended the Village Board meeting on Monday night to express their concern over proposed amendments that would regulate the use of signage in the Central Business District.  More...

Local News

Photo

IN DOBSON’S MEMORY — New York State Trooper Sean Pierce is pictured with K-9 Dobber, who was named in honor of Trooper Kevin Dobson, during a ceremony Monday at the State Police Barracks More...

Depew, Lancaster seek board candidates

Two board of education seats will be in contention in both the Depew and Lancaster school districts in the May election.  Residents interested in running for the Depew Board of Education must file a petition containing a minimum of 25 legal sign More...

Former mayor finds new spotlight

Former Depew Mayor Joseph Natale, 82, has found himself in a new sort of spotlight since leaving office.  The political figure and former Lancaster teacher is directing the stage production “Come Back, Little Sheba” by William Inge a More...

Obituaries

Death notice

MASIELLO, Grace M., of Depew, died Thursday, March 15, 2012. Mrs. Masiello is survived by her cousins, Louise Gilano and JoAnn Kelleher. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 9 a.m. More...

Lifestyles

Man on a mission

Resident reflects on travels to Nicaragua

HHopeful, resilient and happy. Those are just three of the words Don Tubbs used to describe some of the families he encountered while in Nicaragua.   More...

Library News

The library will reopen at 10 a.m. Monday, April 2.  Chess Club -— Chess Club for all ages. Children 12 and under must be accompanied by an adult. Bring your own board. Chess Club meets the first Saturday of the month. More...

On the campus

Kaylie Streit, a freshman at the Crane School of Music at The State University of New York at Potsdam, will perform with the Crane Symphony Orchestra on May 1 in a performance of Giuseppe Verdi’s “Messa da Requiem” under the baton o More...

What's Going On

What's Going On

Seminar on Middle East ministry comes to Alden   More...

Business

Mercy Flight WNY reaches milestone

Mercy Flight Western New York safely completed its 20,000th patient mission on Friday.  Responding to a call for help in Genesee County, Mercy Flight 5 and its crew transported a patient to Strong Memorial Hospital in Rochester for specialized e More...

Stone named vice president

The Bank of Akron recently named Nancy W. Stone vice president. More...

Events

Trocaire to host communications course   More...