Weekly Feature

August 2, 2012 RSS feed / Front Page

Editorial

National Night Out reminds us to be vigilant

Bee Editorial

A t least one day a year the community is welcome to obtain valuable information from police, fire and government officials while participating in a variety of family friendly events.  More...

Spindle items

• WHAT’S IN A NAME? — As a Catholic kid, I got a kick out of the names of my mother’s grandparents: Joseph and Mary. More...

Out of the Past

Train-spotting

A New York Central Railroad freight train bound from Batavia to Buffalo crosses under Pavement Road approximately 100 years ago. More...

Obituaries

Rowena S. Annunziato, teacher, poet

Rowena S. Annunziato, 95, of Lancaster, died Saturday, July 21, 2012.  Mrs. Annunziato graduated from East Aurora High School in 1936 and the state colleges at Fredonia and Oswego. More...

Death Notices

GREINER, Michael J., of Depew, died Monday, July 23. Mr. Greiner is survived by his wife, Patricia A.  More...

Lifestyles

Beyond the sea

Single ‘fish’ describe online dating experiences

“ There are plenty of fish in the sea.” For some, the above cliché is a sign of hope, knowing their soul mate could be right around the corner. More...

Rotary Club seeking golfers, sponsors

The Lancaster-Depew Rotary Club is planning its annual golf outing on Monday, Aug. 6, at the Diamond Hawk Golf Course in Cheektowaga. The cost per golfer is $110 and includes golf and cart, lunch, open bar, dinner and prizes. More...

On the campus

Syracuse University named the following Lancaster students to its dean’s list for the spring semester: Emily Bordieri, Martin J. Whitman School of Management; Cayla Cappello, College of Arts & Sciences; Jonathan Gesicki, L.C.  More...

Business

Small business creates energy-efficient homes

Since December 2009, the Prime Time Energy Services team has been working to help improve the energy efficiency of local homes.  The Lancaster-based business of less than 10 employees offers energy-saving services such as heating and air conditi More...

Chamber plans educational luncheon

The Lancaster Chamber of Commerce will host its next Lunch & Learn event Wednesday, Aug. 15, at Protocol Restaurant, 6766 Transit Road.  “Building your Business Through Branding & E-Commerce” will be presented by Lori E. More...

Photo

FOR SALE — Sue Rand shows Dan Prichard, owner of Lancaster’s Sirens Skate Shop, and his daughter, Jade, handbags and purses for sale. More...

Depew to celebrate Night Out next week

Depew police are hoping to make a habit out of a long-defunct tradition.  (See editorial on page four)  More...

Taste of Lancaster on tap this weekend

Sample some of the best that Lancaster has to offer this Saturday.  The Village of Lancaster, along with the Town of Lancaster, will present the Taste of Lancaster and 3-on-3 Basketball Tournament on Aug. 4. More...

Local News

Photo

IN MEMORY — Mike and Cindy Carducci, left, parents of Nathan Carducci, receive a plaque presented by Angie Aures, manager of the West Seneca Snipers soccer team, on Sunday at Lancaster High Sch More...

Sentence deemed weak by accident victim

Anthony Thompson, 23, of Buffalo, has been sentenced to up to 15 years in prison for last year’s crash that killed one of his passengers and severely injured an off-duty Buffalo police officer.  More...

Village of Alden plans garage sale

Alden’s annual midsummer Village Wide Garage Sale will be held Saturday, Aug. 4. More...

Letters to the Editor

Lancaster residents kept in the dark

Once again the citizens of the town of Lancaster were kept out of a significant decision whereby a new policeman would be placed on the force. Town Board members Donna Stempniak, Ron Ruffino and John Abraham voted to hire Ron Giza Jr. More...

Bee Heard

Bee Heard

.On Three Rod Road near Broadway, there is a magnificent display of thousands of sunflowers. Please take the time to go see it; it is breathtaking. More...

Sports

North sets multiple records, dominates South

Lions Club All-Star Football Classic

The North flexed its muscles at the 37th annual Kensington Lions Club All-Star High School Football Classic, presented by ADPRO Sports, pounding the South, 48-6, Wednesday at Depew High School.  The win not only ended North’s two-year drou More...

Lady Lancers return to top of State Catholic mountain

Team of the Year

St. Mary’s of Lancaster’s reign over New York State Catholic high school volleyball continued in 2011.  More...

Golf tourney to benefit Trench Trophy slated

The Trench Trophy Charity Golf Tournament will be held at 1 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 4, at the Kis-N-Greens Golf Course, North Road in Alden. More...

What's Going On

What's Going On

GreenFields to feature art show, music quartet   More...

Entertainment

Walking Tours

thurs. 2 . Chestnut Ridge Park - Good Cardio Workout — This 5-mile walk is presented by the Foothills Trail Club, 6 p.m. Thursday, Aug. More...

Family Activities

thurs. 2 . Creatures of the Night — Watch the forest and ponds transform under the setting sun and explore the world of nocturnal animals, 8 p.m. Thursday, Aug. More...

Festivals

thurs. 2-sun. 5 .If you like freshly picked sweet corn (and who doesn’t?), don’t miss the Eden Corn Festival, a long weekend of corn, rides, games, music and entertainment. More...