Weekly Feature

April 12, 2012 RSS feed / Front Page

Lancaster IDA audit comes back clean

The Lancaster Industrial Development Agency earned a good opinion from a local auditing firm.  Wayne Drescher, a certified public accountant with Drescher & Malecki, presented his findings to the board at its meeting on Tuesday morning at La More...

Editorial

Take steps to prevent child abuse

Bee Editorial

A pril is National Child Abuse Prevention Month. It was first recognized as such in 1983, after Congress took steps to identify ways to eliminate child abuse. More...

Spindle items

• MIKE AND DOT — My cousin has a picture frame with the words “All because two people fell in love” hanging in her house. More...

Out of the Past

125 Years Ago April 14, 1887   The fishing season has commenced.  Farmers are getting ready for spring plowing.  The weather continues mild and spring-like.  Mr. Anthony Schafer is building a large addition to his barn.  More...

Police Blotter

Man reportedly provokes dog into biting him

Depew   Tuesday, April 3  • A George Urban Boulevard man told police that he discovered three of his vehicle’s tires slashed in the driveway.  • A Grant Street woman reported that when she woke up, her methadone pills, More...

Bee Heard

Bee Heard

.Why is it that I can never get a copy of The Depew Bee from the George Urban and Meadow Drive box? It’s always empty, even on a Thursday, when they should have been delivered. More...

Sports

Lady Wildcats prepare to win at Class B this season

The 2011 season was a special year for the Depew Lady Wildcats.  Depew’s senior class went out in style by leading the Lady Wildcats to the Section VI A-2 title and a trip to the Class A championship game. More...

Lancaster ready to compete with top teams in ECIC

The Lancaster Redskins are looking to challenge the big dogs in ECIC baseball this season.  More...

Spring sports previews to conclude next week

The Bee will wrap up its previews of the spring sports teams in next week’s edition by publishing a preview of the boys tennis team, as well as the boys and girls track squads. More...

What's Going On

What's Going On

Town Line secession topic of discussion   More...

Business

Chamber tradeshow touts local endeavors

Spring has arrived. Professionally, we need to revive ourselves and create a fresh new outlook. So why not spring clean our work lives and discover new opportunities, create new partnerships and expose ourselves to a different world.  More...

Business collects old, used electronics for charity

This April, Sunnking, Inc. More...

Company honored for ethics

Waste Management Inc. has been recognized as one of the World’s Most Ethical Companies in 2012. This is the fifth year the company has been honored by the Ethisphere Institute.  More...

Depew BOE, three unions reach agreement

The Depew Union Free School District’s Board of Education has signed new contracts with two of its three unions and expects to soon do so with a third.  Thecontractscallfora2percentsalary increase and mandate health care contributions on t More...

Village taxes will go up in Lancaster

The Village of Lancaster’s budget for the 2012 fiscal year shows residents will be paying a little more in taxes.  The budget was discussed for the first time on Monday during a public hearing at a regular meeting of the Village Board, whi More...

Photo

EGGCELLENT — Derek Jarosz, 1, of Depew opens a treasure he found during the village’s Easter Egg hunt on Saturday at Firemen’s Park. More...

Local News

Mother’s Day tea planned

The Hull Family Home and Farmstead will once again host a Mother’s Day tea on Saturday, May 12. Three seatings are planned: 11 a.m., 1:30 p.m. and 4 p.m. More...

Guilty plea entered in pill smuggling case

A Lancaster man pleaded guilty last week to conspiring to import OxyContin from Canada into the Buffalo region last fall.  Kevin Hinca, 23, of Lancaster, was arrested on Oct. More...

Lancaster Market readies for second season

The Lancaster Market will be moving to a new location this season in the Lancaster Lanes parking lot, 3519 Transit Road, near William Street.  The market will open May 5 and will operate on weekends from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday and 9 a.m. More...

Letters to the Editor

Pistol range a must for Lancaster police

What if we had more people on the street with guns, and these people didn't know how and when to use them? What if these people were the police? More...

Library ready to meet future needs

The Lancaster Library Board, patrons and staff are grateful to the Lancaster Town Board for recent improvements to the town’s library building. More...

Obituaries

Death Notice

FOHL, Eileen Rita (nee Welch), of Lancaster, died Sunday, April 1, 2012. Mrs. Fohl is survived by her husband, Kenneth N.; two sons, Robert and Richard; three daughters, Nancy Fohl-Castro, Carol Hawkins and Shirley; and four grandchildren.  More...

Lifestyles

An unbreakable spirit

Benefit to be held for Maryvale student

Anna Gruenthaner is a 10-year-old SpongeBob fan who wants to be an art teacher when she grows up. She loves rabbits, her Barbie dolls and drawing just about anything. More...

American Legion Post 1528 to meet

Depew American Legion Post 1528 meets the second Thursday of each month, except August, at 7 p.m. New members are sought. Meetings are held at Depew Village Hall, 85 Manitou St. in room 200. For membership information, call 479-7050 or 668-8734. More...

Photo

GOOD DEED — Boy Scouts from Troop 618 spent Saturday morning at Tops on Transit Road collecting more than 50 bags of food, which were donated to the Trinity Food Pantry on Broadway. More...

Entertainment

Family Activities

thurs. 12 . 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...

Special Events

thurs. 12 . Elite Spring Fling Quarter Horse Show — 7:30 a.m. April 12-15 and 19-22, Showplex, The Fairgrounds Gaming and Raceway, 5600 McKinley Parkway, Hamburg; Free. 649-3900, www.the-fairgrounds.com fri. 13-sun.  More...

Performance

fri. 13-sun. 15 . More...