Weekly Feature



June 21, 2012 RSS feed / Front Page

Young joins Depew BOE

The newest member of the Depew Board of Education wants to help the district tackle its financial challenges while ensuring it provides a top-notch education.  Justin Young, 27, formally joined the board during its Tuesday meeting. More...

Editorial

UB continues to evolve as a regional gem

Bee Editorial

A s elementary, middle and high school students across Amherst celebrate the end of another school year, it is easy to overlook the presence of the University at Buffalo, which held its commencement exercises more than a month ago.  Yet it is fr More...

Spindle items

• CONGRATULATIONS — More than 500 students are expected to graduate at 7 p.m. Friday, June 22, from Lancaster High School at Kleinhans Music Hall, 370 Pennsylvania St., Buffalo.  More...

Out of the Past

125 Years Ago July 7, 1887   Mr. P. Martzloff is out with a handsome new delivery wagon.  The beautiful floral decorations at the Presbyterian church on Sunday last were contributed by Mrs. M. H. Clark.  More...

Bee Heard

Bee Heard

.I thought it was against the law for companies to leave their topsoil or mulch or whatever in the street in Lancaster.  More...

Sports

Schmidt creates lasting memory at Special Olympics

Briana Schmidt has never stopped making her parents proud. She gave them another reason to be proud on Saturday at the Special Olympics New York State Summer Games.  More...

Grand Slam highlights Albert’s win over EduKids

Lancaster-Depew Ponytails

Morgan Lawrence had a grand slam for Albert’s Refrigeration in the first inning of its 18-6 win over EduKids on Monday in Lancaster Depew Ponytails softball.  Albert’s bats remained hot as Angelica Gallagher went 3-for-4 with two RBI More...

Golf Invite to be held in Akron

The third annual Buffalo Shamrocks Golf Invitational will be held with a shotgun start at 1 p.m. on Monday, July 9, at the Links at Ivy Ridge, 12089 Main Road, Akron. Registration is at 11:30 a.m. and lunch will be served from 11:30 a.m. More...

Entertainment

Walking Tours

thurs. 21 . Chestnut Ridge Park - Good Cardio Workout — This 5-mile walk is presented by the Foothills Trail Club, 6 p.m. Thursday, June 21, meet in the casino parking lot at Chestnut Ridge Park, Orchard Park. More...

Special Events

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Garden Tours

fri. 22 . National Buffalo Garden Festival — Enjoy five weeks of the best that Buffalo’s gardens and gardeners have to offer, featuring walks, tours, seminars, talks and events, Friday, June 22 through  More...

Twenty years, seven kids, one school

When Carl and Mary Ellen Rosati were married in April 1975, they probably didn’t have any idea that seven children would eventually be running around their Seneca Street house.  More...

Name pitched for new police station

A group of citizens is pushing for the Town of Lancaster’s new police station to bear the name of a former chief.  Lukas D. More...

Local News

Photo

PICTURE PERFECT — Stephanie Zimicki helps Thomas Nasca with the tassel on his mortarboard before the start of St. Mary's High School graduation at Villa Maria College on June 6. More...

Prevention coalition celebrates five years

The Lancaster-Depew Substance Abuse Prevention Coalition is hosting a community picnic and meeting from 6 to 7:30 p.m. More...

U.S. Senate hopefuls to meet in primary

Three candidates are on the ballot in Tuesday’s statewide Republican primary for U.S. senator.  The winner will face incumbent Democrat Kirsten Gillibrand in the Nov. 6 general election. More...

Letters to the Editor

Serving your country matters

It matters to me that congressional candidate Chris Collins avoided the draft during the Vietnam War. I believe the family of Army Reserve Capt. Joseph Paul Nolan Jr. would agree.  More...

Assembly needs to OK Jilly’s Law

On April 24, Debra Russell Jaeger, sister of slain Jill Russell Cahill, both of whom were City of Tonawanda natives, was the guest speaker at a Niagara Frontier Chapter, NYS Women Inc. meeting.  More...

Trinity Pantry says ‘thanks’ to teachers

On behalf of all of the volunteers and clients of Trinity Food Pantry, I accept with enormous gratitude the Lancaster teachers’ extremely generous donation of $2,500.  More...

Obituaries

Death notice

POLAKIEWICZ, Charlotte T. “Lottie” (nee Wojcicki), of Lancaster, died Monday, June 11, 2012. She was a member of the Polish Women’s Alliance and retired from Buffalo China. Mrs. More...

Lifestyles

Getting down and dirty

Community gardeners reap what they sow

Grass-roots gardens throughout Western New York are connecting people with plants and hard work with satisfaction.  And as garden clubs, green-thumb gurus and volunteers plug away potting and pruning, a deep-rooted sense of community continues t More...

Fire department plans fundraiser

Members of the Lancaster Village Rescue Hook & Ladder Company No. 1 are planning their sixth annual golf outing on Sunday, June 24, at Chestnut Hill Country Club in Darien Center. More...

On the campus

Andrew Bottomley, Jessica Hendler and Kyle Polanski, all of Depew, and Andrew Adolf, Katherine Bartolone, Megan Bruso, Alicia Burning, Paul Samuel Kowalski, Nicholas Orlowski, Mark Pietruszka, Chelsea Recor, Jessica Rogers, Ethan Rugani and Catheri&n More...

Business

OP physical therapist opens Lancaster practice

After being part of a medical practice for 26 years, Mark Howard decided to go out on his own. Earlier this year, he took over the former Lancaster satellite office for Southtowns Physical Therapy, of which he was a former partner. More...

Children’s Summer Theater returns for ninth season

Giant bubbles, exotic animals, intricate juggling — Eastern Hills Mall’s Children’s Summer Theater will feature these and more at Saturday performances throughout July and August.  The free performances will begin at 11 a.m. More...

LACC plans open house

The Lancaster Area Chamber of Commerce will host a member open house from 8 a.m. to 10 a.m. Friday, June 29, at 11 W. Main St., Suite 100, Lancaster. More...