Weekly Feature

July 5, 2012 RSS feed / Front Page

Lancaster alum conducts pioneering research

Once Erin Carmina earned her bachelor’s degree from Potsdam State College, she figured she was done with school. More...

Editorial

Designated Driver Project takes checkered flag

Bee Editorial

Not a week goes by that the Cheektowaga police don’t make an arrest for driving while intoxicated.  More...

Spindle items

• TRAVELS — In eleventh grade, after attending my cousin’s wedding in Cincinnati, my family decided to veer off the highway — literally — and purchase a package to tour Niagara Falls. From a guy in a roadside shack. More...

Out of the Past

125 Years Ago July 21, 1887   Green corn has made an appearance in the markets.  Fruit of all kinds, with the exception of plums, promises to be plenty.  The Lancaster Brewing Company are receiving ice direct from Silver Lake.&nbs More...

Bee Heard

Bee Heard

.As a resident of the Village of Lancaster, I'm disappointed in the mayor and the village DPW. The mayor promised us a new asphalt paver in 2006. It is now 2012; where is the machine? More...

Education

Depew High School PROM

June 22 Avanti Mansion, Buffalo

Jill Sosnowski primps senior Matt Frankowski before the prom. More...

Depew High School posts honor roll

The following students have been named to the honor roll for the fourth quarter of the 2011-12 school year:  Grade 9  More...

Lancaster Middle students earn academic, character awards

Several Lancaster Middle School students were honored at a recognition assembly last month.  • Carrie Burger Memorial for effort and dedication to band - Joseph Zagarrio.  • Jason Herkey Memorial for determination and congeniality More...

Lifestyles

BookFest celebrates art of bookmaking

Workshops, demonstrations and one large piece of construction equipment take over street

For many, the Western New York Book Arts Center is a too-well-kept secret. More...

St. John’s Lutheran schedules day camp

St. John’s Lutheran Church will offer summer day camp from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Monday, July 16, through Friday, July 20. The program is staffed by counselors from Lake Chautauqua Lutheran Center. More...

Senior News

All events (except where indicated) are held at the Town of Lancaster Senior Citizens Center, 100 Oxford Ave. To use the center, Lancaster residents need to have photo identification. For more information, call 685-3498.   More...

Business

BBB advises how to stay cool and spend less

Consumers have turned on their air conditioners much earlier this year due to the warmer than normal temperatures and expect to keep them on for most of the summer.  More...

Summer concerts return to GreenFields campus

The GreenFields Summer Concert Series returns this year to the continued care community beginning at 6:30 p.m. More...

HAR Adhesives moving into Depew building

The former AVI Food Systems building will get a new lease on life when a Buffalo company moves into it.  HAR Adhesive Technologies will be expanding into Depew and taking over the building at 3940 Broadway.  More...

Town Board hires Colecraft appraiser

The Town of Lancaster is moving forward with its plan to sell one of its largest buildings. More...

Memorial planned to honor Bryce Buchholz

Family and friends will gather Friday night to honor a Lancaster Middle School teen who was killed by a drunken driver earlier this year.  Bryce Buchholz, of Elma, was just 14 when he lost his life on May 3 in Lancaster.  More...

Local News

Teacher spreads literacy and life lessons

SOMEONE YOU SHOULD KNOW

Salvatrice Maroney is a literacy support teacher, but she does not teach students. Maroney teaches young people who are, in her eyes, far more than that.  “I have two children of my own at home,” she said. More...

Markel pledges continued push on CPR

Charles Markel’s mission to pass a bill in the New York State Legislature that would require all schools to teach CPR as part of the health curriculum is still on hold.  More...

Police investigating fatal accident

Lancaster Police are continuing to investigate a motor vehicle accident in which a bicyclist from Depew was killed Monday morning.  The accident occurred around 8:05 a.m. on Walden Avenue at Sheldon Avenue.  More...

Police Blotter

Several River Street residents hit by thief

Depew  Tuesday, June 26  • Police charged a man with petit larceny after leaving a Dick Road store with multiple items in his cart.  • A man was charged with disorderly conduct after swearing at police, who were questioning h More...

Obituaries

Death notice

WILLIAMS, James G., of Lancaster, died Thursday, June 21, 2012. Mr. Williams served as the fire chief and commissioner of the U-Crest Fire Company for 42 years. He is survived by his wife, Bobbie J. (nee Blick); two daughters, Sandra J. More...

On the campus

The following Depew residents have been named to the dean’s list at Canisius College for the spring 2012 semester: Vincent Croglio, senior biochemistry major; Erin Frost, senior biology major; Daniel Giumpa, junior pre-engineering 3+2 major; &n More...

Sports

State run helps Clarence dominate First Team

The bigger the stage Clarence’s softball team played on this spring, the better the Lady Red Devils played — all the way through the Class AA state championship game.  That level of visible success most likely played a significant fa More...

OP, Lancaster, Amherst fills out majority of First Team

2012 All-Bee Baseball

Several of the top baseball players in Western New York are featured as First Team All-stars on the inaugural All-Bee Baseball Team.  Four of the 10 spots on the All-Bee First Team are from Class AA semifinalist Orchard Park, two players are fro More...

All-Bee Baseball, Softball Teams named; selection process explained

Given the tremendous annual success of the All-Bee Basketball Team, The Bee’s sports staff decided to expand the papers’ all-star recognition this spring with the creation of the All-Bee Baseball Team and the All-Bee Softball Team.  More...

What's Going On

What's Going On

Lancaster Regional Players holding auditions   More...

Entertainment

Concerts

thurs. 5 .Legendary blues guitarist John Mayall will perform at 8 p.m. Thursday, July 5 at The Tralf Music Hall, 622 Main St., Second Floor, Buffalo; $. More...

fri. 6

David Allan Coe

American outlaw country music singer David Allan Coe, best known for Mona Lisa Lost Her Smile and who also wrote Take This Job and Shove It, will perform, along with opener Kyle Turley, at 7 p.m. More...

Special Events

thurs. 5-sun. 8 . Empire State Youth Quarter Horse Show — Doors open at 9 a.m. More...