Weekly Feature

May 24, 2012 RSS feed / Front Page

Lancaster man finds success through college, military

While preparing for deployment, Randy Surface was also busy cramming a semester’s worth of college work into about three months’ time.  The Hilbert College student’s hard work paid off earlier this month when he graduated with More...

Editorial

Union contract shows good compromise

Bee Editorial

When both sides of a negotiation say the end result was fair, you know you’ve done something right.  More...

Spindle items

• INVENTION — You may not know Eugene Polley by name, but he changed your life.  More...

Out of the Past

125 Years Ago May 24, 1887   Forepaugh’s circus will visit in July.  Prof. Lane is producing the cantata of Queen Esther in some of the oil towns.  Mr. R. More...

Bee Heard

Bee Heard

.As a resident of the Village of Lancaster, I’m disappointed that I moved here from the Village of Alden. I’m disappointed with the service we receive from the Village of Lancaster. More...

Lifestyles

E-volution

sweeps through library system

The e-reader vs. physical book copy has quickly become one of the biggest controversies among readers. More...

Barbecue to benefit church mission trip

Lovejoy Church is having a fundraiser from 11:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Sunday, May 27, at the church, 5423 Genesee St., east of Harris Hill Road, in Lancaster. Proceeds will pay for a mission trip to Mexico. More...

William Street School honors those who give back

William Street School and The Good Citizens’ Club recently hosted “A Salute to Service,” a weeklong celebration honoring those who served in the military as well as community service providers in Lancaster.  More...

Business

Alden Farmers Market plans slew of events

Now in its tenth season, the Alden Farmers Market will have a variety of events going on this weekend.  Lisa Foss and Nadine Pacynski from Rolling Hills Farm will hand-shear a Shetland sheep at 10 a.m., near Tractor Supply, 13059 Broadway.  More...

DECA students plan annual fundraiser

The Depew High School DECA students will be holding the 5th Annual Cruise Night and Car Show in the Depew High School parking lots from 6 to 9 p.m. Friday, June 8th. The rain date is scheduled for Monday, June 11. More...

Beardsley joins Buffalo law firm

Hodgson Russ has named Melanie J. Beardsley of Lancaster as an associate in the Buffalo office.  More...

Police charge two Buffalo men in rash of thefts

The sighting of a suspicious vehicle led to the recovery of thousands of dollars worth of allegedly stolen goods in Depew.  After a series of thefts targeting unlocked vehicles in the Dick Road and George Urban Boulevard area bordering Depew an More...

Memorial Day events planned

For the 65th year, the Town Line Fire Department will have its annual community Memorial Day service at 9:30 a.m. Monday, May 28. The event will be held rain or shine with a service in the fire hall, 6507 Broadway, Lancaster. More...

Local News

Photo

RUN, DON’T WALK — Lindsay and David Marrano were among the participants in the Christopher H. Griswold memorial race/walk last weekend at Como Park in Lancaster. More...

Students learn about perils of distracted driving

Lancaster High School students were educated about the risks of texting while driving last week in a special presentation by AT&T and Sen. Patrick Gallivan.  More...

Lancaster man hurt in Orchard Park accident

A motorcycle rear-ended a vehicle in traffic on Southwestern Boulevard near Countryside Lane at 6:25 p.m. Sunday, according to an Orchard Park police report.  More...

Police Blotter

Man arrested after refusing to leave restaurant

Depew  Wednesday, May 16  • An employee at a Transit Road gas station called police after a man left without paying for a beverage.  Thursday, May 17  More...

Sports

Depew beats Tonawanda to advance to semifinals

Things went relatively smooth for the Depew Lady Wildcats in their playoff opener against Tonawanda on Tuesday.  More...

Lancaster ready to face defending champions

Friday will be the big day for the Lancaster Lady Redskins softball team as they will open play in the quarterfinals of the Section VI Class AA playoffs as the No. 4 seed. More...

Romano, Belote qualify for state championship

Depew’s Andrew Romano has been eyeing a Section VI championship ever since winning the title as an eighth grader in 2008. More...

Entertainment

Special Events

thurs. 24 . Bills Autograph Signing — Former Buffalo Bills player “Joe D” DeLamielleure will sign autographs, 6-8 p.m. Thursday, May 24 at the NCDSA Union Office in the Bewley Building, Lockport. More...

Art

ongoing: now-May 25 . More...

Family Activities

thurs. 24 . 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...