Weekly Feature



November 22, 2012 RSS feed / Front Page

Editorial

Visits to Depew and Lancaster parks should be a priority

Bee Editorial

The residents of Depew and Lancaster have several parks to visit should they so choose. More...

Spindle items

• RETAIL WARRIORS — For those about to shop: I salute you. However my thoughts and prayers are truly with the men and women who work in retail during this time of year.  More...

Out of the Past

Raise a glass to the past

This photo shows a group of men employed by the Lancaster Glass Works in the late-1800s. More...

Police Blotter

Scammer cancels check after buying antique boat

Lancaster  Thursday, Nov. 15   • Police charged a man with driving while intoxicated on Genesee Street after observing reckless driving. He had a 0.21 percent blood alcohol level.  Friday, Nov. 16   More...

Sports

OP, West Seneca East headline First Team selections

2012 All-Bee Football — Defense

The defending Class AA New York State champions are returning to the state title game this weekend in Syracuse. They also led the way with three players voted to the All-Bee Defensive First Team.  More...

Sweet Home, WS East, Depew land multiple First Team honors

2012 All-Bee Football — Offense

Sweet Home, West Seneca East and Depew were three of the top football teams in Western New York, so it’s not a shock that each school landed two picks on the inaugural All-Bee Football Team’s First Team Offense.  More...

Winter sports previews to begin next week

The Bee will begin previewing the winter sports teams in next week’s edition by publishing a preview of the boys and girls basketball teams. More...

Entertainment

Family Activities

fri. 23 . Turkey Trek — The day after Thanksgiving is a great time for a walk in the woods. Join Reinstein Woods on a guided nature walk as they look for wild turkeys and the clues they leave behind, 10:30 a.m. Friday, Nov. More...

Holiday

fri. 23 . It WAS A Wonderful Life — Forest Lawn’s popular holiday classic, “It WAS A Wonderful Life (IWAWL),” is written and directed by Joseph Demerly. More...

Art

fri. 23 . Saint Peter and Paul School — Exhibit features sixth- and seventh-grade students showcasing their work, Friday, Nov. 23-Sunday, Jan. More...

Town Board adopts budget

With a few small adjustments to Republican Supervisor Dino Fudoli’s budget proposal, the Lancaster Town Board on Monday night approved a $30.7 million spending plan for 2013.  More...

Depew decreases its election districts

In an effort to reduce costs associated with the village election, Depew officials have decided to decrease the number of its election districts.  At its meeting on Nov. More...

Local News

Charter school names new board members

The Community Charter School Board of Trustees has elected five new members with a diverse range of experience in fields such as education, accounting and youth development to three-year terms on the board. More...

Propane Association gives consumers safety tips

The New York Propane Gas Association wants to remind consumers of a few safety steps they can take if using propane to generate heat or run appliances in their office or home.  The organization said consumers can minimize the use of energy and m More...

Lancaster native ready to write about ‘Act III’

Larry Brown may have resided in California and Utah for the last 30 years, but Lancaster is never far from his thoughts.  And now that his four daughters have grown and moved out of the house, he has time to focus on one of his passions: writing More...

Letters to the Editor

Town government has viable future

We live in times where most everyone is looking for ways to do more with less. More...

Response teams prove their worth

In the past month, I found it necessary to call 911 for a medi cal issue at my mother’s home. I was very fortunate that the Depew Police Department responded within minutes to my call for help. More...

Bee Heard

Bee Heard

.A cemetery at the corner of Walden and Pavement? This property was developed for industry. More...

Lifestyles

Hot to Trot

Getting ready for the area’s premier road race

For more than a century, two things have been certain about Thanksgiving in Western New York. One is that you will most likely gain a couple of pounds gorging on the biggest dinner of the year.  The other is the Turkey Trot.  More...

Depew Falcons annual fall dance planned

The Depew Polish Falcons Club will host its seventh annual fall dance from 8 p.m. to midnight Friday, Nov. 23, at 445 Columbia Ave, Depew. Admission to the dance is $15 and includes beer, soda and snacks. For more information, call 984-1160.   More...

Library News

• Preschool storytime for 3-5-year-olds will be offered at 10:30 a.m. on Tuesdays through Dec. 18.  • Teen Gaming at 3 p.m. Friday, Nov. 23.  More...

Business

Nursing home marks 20 years

Two decades ago, nursing homes did not offer skilled nursing care and complex services to their residents.  That has changed, according to Jonathan Hart, administrator of McGuire Group’s Harris Hill Nursing Facility, located on Wehrle Driv More...

Dunkin’ Donuts partners with county to thank veterans

Dunkin’ Donuts will be partnering with the Erie County Clerk’s Office “Thank-A-Vet” Discount Program.  More...

SKM Group adds employees to its production departments

SKM Group, a marketing communications agency in Depew, has appointed three individuals to its company.  Kimberly McCarthy has joined the agency as an account executive. More...