Weekly Feature



December 13, 2012 RSS feed / Front Page

Editorial

Sale of Colecraft building a good way to end the year

Bee Editorial

For the better part of a decade, residents fought to right a wrong. More...

Spindle items

• GIRL POWER — I had a really crappy day on Dec. 4. I woke up late, stubbed my toe on the corner of my dresser as I scrambled to get ready and had an overall chaotic day in the office.  More...

Out of the Past

125 Years Ago Dec. More...

Bee Heard

Bee Heard

.Hey, Grinch of Lancaster, heading south on Central Avenue, I approached the Village of Lancaster and was greeted with twinkling lights and the melodies of Christmas. The weight of the day lifted and all was good. More...

Education

School News

Nardin Academy has named the following students to its honor roll for the first quarter of the 2012-13 school year: Melinda Church, Brianna Dobiesz, Claire Donofrio, Paige McRae, Lauren Semo and Hanna Wargula, all of Lancaster.  More...

St. Mary’s High School posts honor roll

The following students have been named to the honor roll for the first quarter of the 2012-13 school year:  Grade 9   Bradley Berchou, Nicholas Kobis, Jessica Kranz, Joseph Vallone,Jennifer Baran, Kendra Ciezki, Alexander Hokaj, Maddisen Ir More...

Lifestyles

Author pens, publishes first book series

Christy Laughing caught the bug early in life — the writing bug, that is. Though now a seasoned writer with three novels and a parenting blog under her belt, her origins as a writer started out off-the-cuff with a class assignment. More...

Organizations offer free CO detectors to residents

The Lancaster Office of Emergency Management, Amanda Hansen Foundation and Border Community Service of Niagara University will distribute CO detectors to the public from noon to 3 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 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.  Friday, Dec. 14   More...

Business

‘Howliday’ toy drive makes some noise

If you love animals and want to find a way to give back this holiday season, you may want to participate in Canine and Company’s “Howliday” Toy Drive.  It is the first year the doggy daycare, grooming and pet lodge has done the More...

National Grid provides residents with energy-saving tips

It’s the holiday season and National Grid wants to remind customers to follow a few tips that will help them to create a more environmentally friendly, safe and cost-effective way to decorate their homes and buildings.  More...

Nursing facility honors employee for service

The McGuire Group’s Harris Hill Nursing Facility in Lancaster is celebrating the 20-year service of its nurse Doreen Hoppy.  Prior to her full-time employment, Hoppy worked per diem for three years for the company.  More...

District’s bond issue split in to two phases

Lancaster

Jerry Young of Young + Wright Architectural presented an update Monday night on the $19.5 million health and safety bond issue for the Lancaster Central School District during its board of education meeting.  More...

Mayor, village board recognize Civil Air Patrol

Depew Mayor Steven Hoffman, along with the Village Board, recognized the 71st anniversary of the founding of the Civil Air Patrol, United States Air Force Auxiliary, with a proclamation Monday night.  More...

Local News

Lancaster Striders blend fitness, fun

If you’re looking to be more active or more social in the new year, the Lancaster Striders running club bridges the two together. More...

News Briefs

Lancaster Town Clerk Johanna Coleman has issued a reminder to all residents of the Town of Lancaster that if a street light is out and is located in the town — outside the villages of Depew and Lancaster — they can call the Supervisor&rsq More...

Act of kindness teaches Girl Scouts selflessness

Members of Girl Scout Troop 450 representing the Como Lake Service Unit in Lancaster are learning about what it means to be selfless.  And they have used their artsy talents to craft a few special gifts for several teenagers in Western New York. More...

Police Blotter

Woman steals Justin Bieber Santa hats from drug store

Depew  Wednesday, Dec. 5  • Police responded to Argus Drive for a complaint of a carpet fire. By the time they arrived, the fire was out. The resident said a lamp fell over and burned a small circle on the rug. More...

Obituaries

Death Notices

DEUTSCHLANDER, Hilda D., of Lancaster, died Tuesday, Dec. 4, 2012. Miss Deutschlander was preceded in death by her parents, Rudolf and Wilhelmina, and 11 siblings. Funeral services were held Dec. 10 at Zurbrick-Amigone Funeral Home.   More...

Sports

Lancaster teams expected to take next step in 2012-13

The Lancaster boys bowling team took some big strides forward during Rich Winiatowski’s first year as head coach in 2011-12.  More...

New season begins with powerhouses starting strong

Lancaster Rec Volleyball

The Lancaster Parks and Recreation Department adult co-ed volleyball leagues began on Thursday, Nov. 29 and the entire 52-team league is now up and running. More...

Winter sports previews to conclude next week

The Bee will finish previewing the winter sports teams in next week’s edition by publishing a preview of the boys and girls indoor track teams. As always, a complete season schedule will accompany every preview.   More...

What's Going On

What's Going On

Organizations offer free CO detectors to residents   TheLancasterOfficeofEmergency Management, Amanda Hansen Foundation and Border Community ServiceofNiagaraUniversitywill distribute CO detectors to the public from noon to 3 p.m. Saturday, Dec. More...

Entertainment

Holiday

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Family Activities

thurs. 13 . 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...

Comedy

fri. 14 .Come watch the interactive improv experience as Comedy Sportz Buffalo presents the Cheezes, led by Captain Mike McLean, as they take on Hot Wingz, led by Captain Matt Snyder, 8 p.m. Friday, Dec. More...