Weekly Feature

October 11, 2012 RSS feed / Front Page

Lancaster board hears audit findings

The Lancaster Central Board of Education heard a presentation from Thomas Malecki of Drescher & Malecki LLP on the district’s audit during its meeting Tuesday evening.  One of the initial tasks of the auditor, after communicating with More...

Editorial

Speaker’s talking points should resonate with both parties

Bee Editorial

Whether we are for or against “Oba- macare,” energy independence, job creations and government frugality, the time to educate ourselves on social policies, international relations and what is happening on Wall Street, Main Street, and eve More...

Spindle items

• STREET CREDIT — Each morning on my way to work, I pass a crossing guard by St. Mary’s Elementary School. Everyday, she wears a brightly colored orange and yellow vest and a smile. More...

Out of the Past

125 Years Ago Oct. More...

Sports

Lancers earn first win against Red Raiders in 32 years

Dave Hersey’s goal when he took over as the head football coach at St. Mary’s of Lancaster three years ago was to change the culture. Not only did he want to make St. More...

Depew gets back on winning track before trip to Lancaster

The Depew Wildcats got back on the winning track on Friday night with a 35-8 hammering of East High School at Depew.  The win came one week after a 35-13 loss to Alden in a battle for the top spot in Section VI Class B East. More...

ALL-STAR

— Lancaster golfer Bradley Belote watches his shot on the fourth hole of the ECIC Individual Championship on Tuesday at Diamond Hawk Golf Course. More...

What's Going On

What's Going On

Fire department to host annual chowder party   More...

Entertainment

Theater

thurs. 11 . The Spiral Staircase — The classic thriller by F. Andrew Leslie is based on the 1945 film of the same name and tells the story of a mute healthcare aide who is terrorized by a serial killer. Director L. More...

Family Activities

thurs. 11 . 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, Oct. More...

Special Events

fri. 12 & sat. 13 . World On Your Plate Food Forum — Friday night screening of Farmageddon, 7 p.m. Friday, Oct. 12, and professional ironman triathlete Brendan Brazier and organic industry watchdog,  More...

Village tables vote on funding for skate park

The Lancaster Village Board voted on Monday to table a request for federal grant money that would help build a skate park in conjunction with the Town of Lancaster at Keysa Town Park.  The board is hoping to first discuss the proposed applicatio More...

TODDLERS, TEETH AND TAILS —

A goat snatches a snack from Lancaster residents Rob and Jodi Beckman and their 2-year-old son Cole, Saturday, during the Lancaster Youth Bureau’s annual Fall Festival. More...

Local News

Lancaster man named Fire Safety Educator of the Year

Lancaster resident William C. “Billy” Schroeder, has been named Fire Safety Educator of the Year by the Firemen’s Association of the State of New York.  More...

Former Cayuga Heights teacher admits to stealing money

Susan Jablonski, a former teacher at Cayuga Heights Elementary School in Depew admitted stealing more than $17,000 from the PTO while serving as its treasurer, the Erie County District Attorney’s Office announced Wednesday.  Jablonski, 41, More...

More organ donors needed in state

More New Yorkers need to check the organ donor box on their driver’s licenses and help save lives, according to Gov. Andrew Cuomo, who signed a bill into law Tuesday to boost registration.  More...

Police Blotter

Mom fills mug with beer, drives to pick up kids from theater

Depew   Tuesday, Oct. 2  • A Walden Avenue resident called police to report someone had stolen her mail, including a bank card. More...

Bee Heard

Bee Heard

.It is rather interesting that no one in the community has questioned the Lancaster mayor on his recent job transfer. DPW superintendent Bowman retired a few years ago and then returned to help out in filling the position. More...

Lifestyles

Comics relieved

WestertnNNewYork’sbudding comedy scene lands mar quee venue for talent

Anthony Rizzo wasn’t exactly looking to become the next Seinfeld. More...

Grief support group slates next meeting

The Grief Support Group of St. Martha’s Parish will hold its next meeting at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 16, in Room A at St. Martha’s Parish, 10 French Road, Depew. The speaker at the presentation will be the Rev Louis Klein. More...

Veil handmade by bride’s mother complements trousseau

Patricia Anne Buono married Kevin Roger Bean during an afternoon ceremony on Saturday, Oct. 6, 2012, at St. Martha Parish in Depew. The Rev. Bart W. Lipiec officiated.  The bride is the daughter of Deanne and Thomas Buono of Depew. More...

Business

Company founded by Lancaster graduates powers First Niagara Center

Nicholas Jerge and John Ludka began their first business venture starting up a landscaping company while still in high school.  And they have come a long way since then.  Their company, New Wave Energy Corporation, will now be the “po More...

BBB warns against ‘secret shopper’ scams

If you’re looking for extra income it can be tempting to consider ads that recruit for “mystery shoppers.”  More...

Business brief

Judy Vriesen of Lancaster has been named assistant director of human resources at ElderWood Senior Care, with responsibilities in labor relations, worker’s compensation, federal and state compliance and special projects. More...