Weekly Feature



September 27, 2012 RSS feed / Front Page

Editorial

If disaster hits, you’d better be prepared — here’s how

Bee Editorial

Willingness to help is a trait that epitomizes the people of Lancaster and Depew. Residents tend to go out of their way to ensure that neighbors are taken care of.  More...

Spindle items

• GET UP, STAND UP — Whether you agreed with the proposed skateboarding ban in the Village of Lancaster or not, I think we should acknowledge the young people in our community for standing up for themselves and coming together to practice More...

Out of the Past

125 Years Ago Sept. 29, 1887   Mrs. George Ball, who lately purchased the Dykstra place on Factory Street, has laid the foundation for a new residence.  More...

Bee Heard

Bee Heard

.I attended a meeting at the new Lancaster School District board room, and although the woodwork is spectacular,   I’m wondering why they didn’t take the time to cover or remove the asbestos in the ceiling.   More...

Lifestyles

Karaoke crooners

Residents share why they enjoy the popular sing-along machines

Some people are able to hit every high and low note and stay in tune while singing a song.  Others, not so much.  But for those who have the courage to stand up in front of people at a bar, restaurant or party and sing their favorites tunes More...

Accounting group to meet at Salvatore’s

The Independent Association of Accountants of NY Inc. will hold its Technical Dinner Meeting at 6 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 3, at Salvatore’s Italian Gardens, 6461 Transit Road, Depew. . 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...

Entertainment

Literature

thurs. 27 . Rustling the Leaves — Reading and book signing with Joyce Kessel and Jimmie Gilliam, 7 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 27 at Talking Leaves Books, 3158 Main St., Buffalo. 837-8554, www.tleavesbooks.com  More...

Family Activities

thurs. 27 . After-School Escape — Enjoy a one-hour program for kids, grades kindergarten through 5, featuring a different, fun, outdoor activity each week, 4:30 p.m. Thursday, Sept. More...

Walking Tours

thurs. 27 . Chestnut Ridge Park - Good Cardio Workout — This 5-mile walk is presented by the Foothills Trail Club, 6 p.m. Thursday, Sept. More...

Cansdale resigns as village mayor

William G. More...

K-3 anti-bullying policies explained

New anti-bullying rules and regulations are now being implemented at the earliest grade levels, as Sciole Elementary Principal Peg Hopkins explained during her presentation at the Lancaster Central Board of Education meeting on Monday.  More...

Local News

Troopers top 1,900 motorists in crackdown

More than 1,900 speeding violation tickets were issued to Thruway motorists across New York State during the recent statewide “Operation Summer Brake” enforcement effort held the last week in August, according to the New York State Thruwa More...

Turkey Trot features T-shirt contest

YMCA Buffalo Niagara is launching a YMCA Turkey Trot T-Shirt design contest for the 117th running of the race, according to a release from the organization. More...

Ettipio sentenced for hit-run death of bicyclist

On Sept. More...

Letters to the Editor

Possible ban will alienate youth

I am concerned that the Village of Lancaster is making a mistake if it were to ban skateboarding in the downtown area. This would be a bad move as it will alienate the youth of Lancaster.  More...

Sports

Wildcats beat Medina, prepare for showdown with Alden

Football

The anticipation has been growing all summer at Depew High School. That same anticipation has skyrocketed through the first four weeks of the season.  Finally, the big game is here.  More...

Lancaster impresses in tourney play to begin season

Girls Volleyball

Sue Pernick says it’s been a good season so far for her Lancaster Lady Redskins’ volleyball team.  Pernick, the head coach of the girls volleyball team, says her team has gotten better each time they’ve stepped out on to the co More...

Men’s hoops community ed ‘class’ forming

The Williamsville School District’s Community Education program will be holding a basketball for men over 25 “class” at Mill Middle School, 505 Mill St., from 7:30 to 9:30 p.m. Wednesdays starting Oct. 3, with no class on Oct. 31. More...

What's Going On

What's Going On

5K Run in the Country to benefit museum   More...

Business

Flag store celebrates 75 years

In 1937, Ace Flag started as an operation that produced and sold flags out of a basement in Buffalo.  Now, more than 75 years later, it has become one of the largest sales, service and installation company for flagpoles in Western New York.&nbs More...

National Grid reminds customers to plan for emergencies

September is National Emergency Preparedness Month, and National Grid wants to remind its customers of the importance of planning ahead in case of emergencies.  Taking action now, before an emergency strikes, will help customers efficiently and More...

McGuire Group’s Garden Gate honors 25-year employee

Michele A. Eisenhauer of Depew is being honored for 25 years of service as a registered nurse with McGuire Group’s Garden Gate Health Care Facility in Cheektowaga.  More...