Weekly Feature

June 7, 2012 RSS feed / Front Page

Class gives students a glimpse into careers, future

On a recent day in Angela Brooder’s classroom, her charges worked on crafting resumes. Earlier in the year, they wrote up fictitious ones for practice. This time, they are making their own.  A few days before that, students learned CPR. More...

Editorial

Guilty plea provides next step in healing process

Bee Editorial

We don’t know what was going on in Michael Ettipio’s mind, or what prompted him to plead guilty to first-degree vehicular manslaughter this week, but the mother of the boy he killed praised him for doing so.  More...

Spindle items

• WE DO — June 2 marked the day my sister got married. It’s still weird to say that, and I think it will remain so for a while.  More...

Out of the Past

125 Years Ago June 16, 1887   Keep down the weeds.  Strawberry shortcake.  Pearl jewelry is becoming very fashionable.  The frequent rains please the farmers.  The Erie has begun the sale of excursion tickets to all summ More...

Bee Heard

Bee Heard

.To Mayor Cansdale and the village board, we want to put in a street for $900,000? I’m asking when will the Clark Street parking lot be resurfaced or even swept? The street sweeper has not been down here this year. More...

Sports

Lancaster wins first Section VI title since 2000

Baseball

It was a long time coming for the Lancaster Redskins. It had been since 2000 the last time the Redskins won a Section VI baseball championship. More...

Depew’s Romano finishes 10th at State championship

Boys Golf

Depew senior Andrew Romano had a look at his first New York State Golf Championship entering Monday’s final round at Cornell University’s Robert Trent Jones Golf Course. More...

Depew schedules Basketball Camp

Depew High School will host its basketball camp from 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Monday, June 25 through Friday, June 29. The camp, for boys and girls entering grades three through eight, will emphasize basketball skills and fundamentals. More...

Business

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...

Hannon promoted at Niagara Lutheran Health

Lori Hannon has been named the director of marketing and senior living for the Niagara Lutheran Health System.  Hannon has served as marketing assistant, marketing director and senior living director for GreenField Manor and Court, the organizat More...

Chamber of Commerce sets events for June, July

The Lancaster Area Chamber of Commerce will hold its weekly Wednesday Morning Business Exchange Networking meeting at 8 a.m. throughout the month of June at Lucky’s Family Restaurant, 3400 Transit Road, Depew. More...

Buchholz family relieved by plea

The mother of a Lancaster student killed last month says she is “thankful” that the man accused of striking her son with his car pleaded guilty to the crime this week.  (See editorial on page four)  More...

Lancaster students to host art show

¦ The event will be held in Buffalo

Roughly 20 art students at Lancaster High School will have the opportunity to showcase their work in an unconventional way.  The Darwin Martin House has offered to host an art show featuring the students’ oil and acrylic works.  More...

Local News

LHS sophomore named YMCA Volunteer of Year

SOMEONE YOU SHOULD KNOW

Alicia Bauer isn’t just any volunteer. More...

Lancaster man sent to prison for child porn

Kevin Martis, 23, of Lancaster, will serve 78 months in prison for enticement of a minor and possession of child pornography.  According to the U.S. More...

Depew men facing burglary charges

Two Depew residents have been charged in connection with a home burglary this week.  According to Depew Detective Sgt. More...

Education

Lancaster Middle School announces honor roll

Lancaster Middle School has named the following students to the honor roll for the third quarter marking period of the 2011-12 school year:  Grade 7   More...

Lifestyles

Walking the line

Residents share well-wishes, concerns for high-wire walker

Most people wouldn’t risk their lives walking 1,800 feet on a 2-inch-in-diameter steel cable, strung directly over the Niagara Falls. But 33-year-old Nik Wallenda isn’t like most people, so on June 15, he will do just that. More...

Hendricks to be ordained deacon

A member of St. Martha’s Parish in Depew is one of five area men who are to be ordained permanent deacons in the Diocese of Buffalo on Saturday.  The Catholic Church has two types of deacons: transitional and permanent. More...

Library News

• Preschool storytime for 3- to 5-year-olds will be offered at 10:30 a.m. on Tuesdays through June 26.  • Toddler time for 2- to 3-year-olds will be held at 10:30 a.m. on Fridays through June 29.  More...

Entertainment

Theater

tues. 7 . Memphis — The 2010 Tony Award Winner for “Best Musical.” Performances: 7:30 p.m. Thursday, June 7; 8 p.m. Friday, June 8; 2 and 8 p.m. Saturday, June 9; and 2 and 7 p.m. More...

Concerts

thurs. 7 .Hear “Love Removal Machine,” “She Sells Sanctuary” and “Fire Woman” when The Cult performs with Against Me! and The Icarus Line as the 2012 Thursday at the Harbor  More...

Symphonic

thurs. 7 . More...