Weekly Feature



May 10, 2012 RSS feed / Front Page

Police building construction could start next month

The Lancaster Police Department could be in its new headquarters sometime next summer, if all goes according to plan.  On Monday, the Lancaster Town Board awarded four contracts to four partners who will be responsible for constructing the new p More...

Editorial

Candidates are only half of the solution

Bee Editorial

Democracy is alive and well and on full display in the Depew Union Free School District.  Five candidates, two of them incumbents, are running for two seats on the Board of Education.  More...

Spindle items

• MOMS — When I was a kid, it seemed like my mother spent a lot of time in the basement, doing wash. She was responsible for our household of four’s laundry. More...

Out of the Past

125 Years Ago May 12, 1887   Wm. McArthur, son of Thomas, Ed. Dieffenbach and Mr. Tanner, the tinsmith near Bowmansville, will start in a day or so for Colorado.  Everybody should attend the cheap excursion to Rochester Saturday.  More...

Sports

Redskins turn attention to postseason play

Boys Tennis

The Lancaster Redskins are looking to turn things up once again as they head toward postseason play, much like they did a year ago.  More...

Lancaster makes statement in win over top-ranked Hamburg

Girls Lacrosse

The Lancaster Lady Redskins had their biggest matchup of the season on Friday as they hosted Hamburg, the No. 1 team in Western New York. The top spot has been normally reserved for Lancaster in the past. More...

St. Mary’s doubles its pleasure against St. Joe’s

Baseball

The St. Mary’s Lancers kicked off a busy week of baseball in impressive fashion on Wednesday with a big, 9-4 victory over the top team in the Monsignor Martin Association, St. Joe’s.  To prove it wasn’t a fluke, St. More...

What's Going On

What's Going On

St. John’s Lutheran sets chicken barbecue   More...

Business

Lancaster Farmers Market earns honor, opens second venue in Village of Depew

The Lancaster Farmers Market was recognized for community development and service by Assemblyman Dennis Gabryszak Saturday.  The honor was given during the market’s grand reopening on Saturday. Rep. More...

Billittier tapped by D’Youville College

D’Youville College has named Dr. Anthony J. Billittier IV dean of the School of Health Professions, effective May 1.  More...

Photo

NEW GRAD — Lancaster resident Derek Jozwiak, second from left, graduated from the Basic Corrections Academy and has earned the rank of corrections officer. More...

Lancaster budget, propositions approved by voters

Two were elected to the Board of Education in an uncontested race. More...

Depew school candidates compete in race for board

¦ Residents will also vote on $37.4 million budget

The Depew Union Free School District is the site of one of the most contested school board races in the area.  Five candidates are seeking to represent the school district. Two seats are open this year. More...

Local News

Few attend Lancaster school budget hearing

There were a number of empty seats in the auditorium at Lancaster High School Monday night, as the district’s Board of Education provided a final breakdown of its adopted 2012-13 budget.  More...

News brief

The Lancaster Village Board will meet at 7 p.m. Monday, May 14 at the Lancaster Municipal Building on Broadway at Central Avenue. Also on Monday, the Depew Village Board will meet at 7 p.m. at Village Hall, 85 Manitou St., Depew.   More...

Family thanks community for support of Lancaster man

Lancaster resident Calvin Carr and his family were overwhelmed after a benefit held in his name revealed just how much friends, and strangers, truly care.  In 2010, Carr was diagnosed with acute lymphocytic leukemia, a type of cancer found in th More...

Bee Heard

Bee Heard

.Why does the school resource officer have a take-home police car? Why can’t he drive to work like all of us and get a car at the station? What a waste of our tax dollars in Lancaster.  More...

Obituaries

Death notices

HAWKINS, Albert D., of Depew, died Monday, April 30, 2012. He was a Navy veteran and served in the Pacific Theater during World War II. Mr. More...

Lifestyles

Mom's who make a difference

Mothers everywhere will be celebrated on Sunday, including three women whose love for their children, both living and dead, has led them into pursuits and causes they might not otherwise have imagined. Teaching life lessons More...

On the campus

Mark Thill, son of Mark and Susan Thill of Lancaster, was recently named a 2011-12 Outstanding Undergraduate Scholar at Rochester Institute of Technology. He is studying computer science in RIT’s B. More...

School news

Six eighth-grade students from St. Mary’s Elementary School have received scholarships to St. Joseph’s Collegiate Institute, Canisius High School and St.  More...

Entertainment

Special Events

thurs. 10-sun. 13 . Garden of Gems Flower Show — Floral arrangements by Menne Nursery, Thursday, May 10, through Sunday, May 13 at Ben Garelick Jewelers, 5001 Transit Road, Williamsville. 631-1584 fri.  More...

Family Activities

thurs. 10 . 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...

Performance

fri. 11 . More...