Weekly Feature

November 29, 2012 RSS feed / Front Page

Depew School District begins budget process

Planning for the 2013-14 academic year has begun, and according to Depew Superintendent Jeffrey Rabey, the school district will likely face $869,000 in cuts and an increase of 2.63 percent in the tax levy.  More...

Editorial

Residents should find a way to give this holiday season

Bee Editorial

During the next 30 days or so, most of us will spend our time flocking to various stores trying to find the perfect gift. More...

Spindle items

• LANCASTER GETS LIT — If you attended Light Up Lancaster on Saturday night like I did, I don’t have to remind you how cold it was. And I don’t have to remind you how much fun it was either. More...

Out of the Past

125 Years Ago Nov. 24, 1887   More...

Bee Heard

Bee Heard

.While I do agree that Lancaster has the cleanest roads in the winter, please remember that when the highway department is called out for a snowfall at night and on weekends, these employees get paid overtime for their work, and deservedly so.  More...

Obituaries

‘Coach O’ dies of heart attack

Known to generations of students simply as “Coach O,” Peter M. Odrobina was a staple at John F. Kennedy High School in Cheektowaga for nearly 40 years.  But the longtime coach and teacher died unexpectedly Wednesday, Nov. More...

Lifestyles

EXTREME COUPONING

Thrifty ways to save big on bills

Everyone loves a good bargain, but people who delve into extreme couponing take it to another level.  The phenomenon swept the nation two years ago with the debut of “Extreme Couponing,” a television show on TLC.  More...

Christmas tea scheduled at Hull House

The Hull Family Home and Farmstead will be hosting a Christmas Tea at 11 a.m., 1:30 p.m. and 4 p.m. on Saturday, Dec 1, at 5976 Genesee Street in Lancaster. Guests will dine on tea sandwiches, homemade scones, muffins, and petit desserts. More...

Diamond Alpacas of Clarence offers sweaters, scarves, gloves

Alpaca fiber is one of the rarest natural fibers in the world.  It is used in luxurious clothing designed by some of the most elite fashion houses in the United States, Europe and Asia. More...

Business

Local florist promotes ‘ELF’ arrangements

If you stop in to Elaine’s Flower Shoppe on George Urban Boulevard in Depew this holiday season, you’ll notice a pair of legs hanging from the ceiling. More...

Dealers to be honored at new Lennox location

Lennox Industries, a Dallas-based manufacturer of heating, ventilation and air conditioning systems, will host a grand opening event showcasing its 30,000-square-foot store and distribution center in Depew.  Lennox will honor Capital Heat, Vasto More...

Chamber to host open enrollment meeting

The Lancaster Area Chamber of Commerce will hold its weekly Business Exchange Networking meeting at 8 a.m. Wednesday, Dec. 5, at Dutch Mill Family Restaurant, 5259 Broadway, Lancaster. More...

Breaking News - 11/29/2012 5:38 PM

Police search for missing Lancaster woman

The Lancaster Police are looking for a missing 57-year-old woman from St. Elizabeth's Home on Broadway in Lancaster. Lynn Hewitt is described as a white female and is 5 feet 2 inches tall. More...

Planning Board reviews possible rezoning application

Residents on Parkdale, Glendale share concerns

Potential rezoning of a plot of land in Lancaster has some residents concerned about water retention, traffic and safety.  More...

Robinson appointed to open spot on Village Board

After two months, the Lancaster Village Board appointed a new member on Monday night to fill its vacant seat.  More...

Local News

Helping hands donate food to Trinity Pantry

More than $700, a few gift cards and 14 frozen turkeys.  These are the items donated by the community to the Trinity Food Pantry in Lancaster during a Nov. More...

Deputy Mayor awarded Kentucky's highest honor

Depew Deputy Mayor and Trustee Juliano S. Pecora was recently commissioned a Kentucky Colonel by Gov. More...

Military news

Jeffrey Cunningham of Lancaster, serving with the Headquarters and Headquarters Company, 27th Brigade Special Troops Battalion, was promoted to the rank of specialist.   More...

Letters to the Editor

It’s time for fiscal responsibility

Supervisor Dino Fudoli provides statistics that illustrate that the Town of Lancaster Clerk’s Office is overstaffed by a 2-to-1, and even higher, ratio than other Erie County municipalities.  More...

Kudos to food drive volunteers, donors

Thank you to all of those who helped make the food drive on Nov. 17 a success, including Tops employees Larry Scott and Darlene Anderson and Walmart.  More...

Community efforts should be honored

The holiday season is upon us, and I want to take the time to say how grateful all of us feel to live in such a community as the Village of Depew, and to thank:  More...

Sports

New coach hopes to continue winning feeling at St. Mary’s

Boys Basketball

New beginnings will get underway for the St. Mary’s boys basketball team this weekend when they take part in the Wilson Tournament to open a new season.  More...

Kranz continues tennis success in college

Winning has always been something familiar for tennis player Michael Kranz, but this early success at the NCAA level may come as a shock. More...

Winter sports previews to continue next week

The Bee will continue previewing the winter sports teams in next week’s edition by publishing a preview of the hockey and wrestling teams. More...

What's Going On

What's Going On

Hull House to host Christmas open house   More...

Entertainment

Holiday

thurs. 29 - sat. 1 . More...

Family Activities

thurs. 29 . 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. More...

Film/Video

fri. 30 . More...