Weekly Feature

January 10, 2013 RSS feed / Front Page

Editorial

Depew, Lancaster fortunate, thankful for the LVAC

Bee Editorial

There are some occasions we do not even know they are there. More...

Spindle items

• YOU CAN DO IT — I was so pleased when Bee reporter Julie Halm informed me that during the month of January Cash for Cans patrons can donate their money to the Depew Boys & Girls Club to help it rebuild after the fire on New Year's Da More...

Out of the Past

Main Street

Do you have a memory of the Lancaster-Depew area you would like to share with Bee readers? Send it to “Out of the Past,” Lancaster-Depew Bee, 5564 Main St., Buffalo, NY 14221.   More...

Police Blotter

Plow driver warms hands, gets sticky fingers

Depew  Thursday, Jan. 3  • A Penora Street resident called police to report that an unknown vehicle had struck the driver’s side mirror on his vehicle overnight while it was parked on the street. The damage totaled $100.  More...

Obituaries

Athletic community mourns the loss of Dr. James Rusin

Dr. James F. Rusin, director of athletics for the Williamsville Central School District for the past 33 years, died Sunday, Jan. 6, 2013, after a lengthy and courageous battle with cancer. He was 64.  More...

Sports

Redskins claim top ranking in New York State

The good times keep on rolling for the Lancaster boys hockey team.  The Redskins ran their record to 10-0-1 this past weekend and now stand 5-0-1 in league play, putting them at the top of the Federation standings. More...

Depew searches for offense during long layoff

Boys Basketball

The Depew Wildcats have had a lot of time to regroup and prepare for the second half of their season. Depew has not played since a 58-39 win over Pioneer on Jan. 3. They won’t take the court until Friday, when they visit Maryvale.  More...

SCOREBOARD

Wednesday, Jan. 2 Girls Basketball — Cardinal O’Hara def. St. Mary’s, 78-40.   More...

Entertainment

Live Local in WNY

thurs. 10 . The Bravuras — 8 p.m., Flying Turtles Bar & Grill, 1641 Military Road, Kenmore; $. 876-2884 . Mike and Mandy — 9 p.m., The Irishman Pub & Eatery, 5601 Main St., Williamsville; Free. More...

Comedy

thurs. 10 .Actor, comedian and talk show host George Lopez will perform at 8:30 p.m. Thursday, Jan. More...

Concerts

fri. 11 .Although the critics hated them, their fans loved them. Yeah, American rock band Grand Funk Railroad has reunited some of its former members and will take the stage 8 p.m. Friday, Jan. More...

Town reorganizes, appoints new members

The Lancaster Town Board appointed a few new members to its agencies and boards during its annual reorganization meeting on Monday night.  More...

Local News

Awards ladled out during third annual Soup Fest

Local restaurants went ladle to ladle on Sunday as they dished up their most delicious “spoonable” concoctions at the third annual Buffalo Soup Fest.  The event was held at the Hearthstone Manor in Depew and featured nearly 30 vendor More...

Lancaster man gathers pledges against texting and driving

John Poissant spent three months attending area anti-texting and driving events sponsored by AT&T’s “It Can Wait” campaign. Reaching his personal goal before Jan. More...

‘Winter Wonderland’ should be just that at Reinstein Woods

What if you had scheduled a “Winter Wonderland” and there was no snow?  That was the problem the Reinstein Woods Nature Preserve faced last year. With such a mild winter, snow was hardly found during the cold-weather months.  More...

Letters to the Editor

Town typist post was not ‘created’

Recently, a letter was submitted to The Lancaster-Depew Bee stating that the Democrats on the Lancaster Town Board had wasted money by “creating” a position in the Town Clerk’s Office. More...

Bee Heard

Bee Heard

.As a resident of the Village of Lancaster, I’m disappointed with the supervisor of the DPW and the village board. More...

Education

On the Campus

Mark Goszewski of Depew was named to the fall 2012 dean’s list at Messiah College.  Kelly Shedler, the daughter of Thomas and Beatrice Shedler of Lancaster, was named to the fall 2012 dean’s list at Ohio Northern University.   More...

School News

The Lancaster Central School District Board of Education will hold a meeting at 7 p.m. Monday, Jan. 14, at Hillview Elementary School, 11 Pleasantview Dr., Lancaster.   More...

Lifestyles

The road to gold...

Athlete prepares for Winter Olympics

As a new year begins, Geoff Sitch will start preparing for the biggest competition of his life: the Winter Olympics. More...

Pub to host fundraiser for Boys & Girls Club

The Green Buffalo Pub will host a fundraising event at 9 p.m. Monday, Jan. 14, at 165 Lake Ave., Lancaster. The event will feature guest bartenders and $1.75 Labatt Blue and Blue Light bottles, among other drink specials. 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...

Business

Cash for Cans opens new location

Cash for Cans recently opened its fourth redemption center, located at 2500 George Urban Blvd. More...

Chiropractor asks patients to get F.A.T.

Fit and Trim weight-loss program helps people achieve goals

A few years ago, Frank A. More...

Lancaster company to offer professional development classes

Developing Professionals, a Lancaster-based company, will offer professional development classes through April in partnership with Trocaire College’s Workforce Development Department.  More...