Weekly Feature

January 17, 2013 RSS feed / Front Page

Editorial

Lancaster superintendent leaves legacy behind

Bee Editorial

Being the superintendent of a school district is not an easy task. However, it is a job that Edward J. Myszka has felt passionate about since taking the post in 2007. More...

Spindle items

• PINKEYE — I will be the first to admit that I can’t stand going to the doctor’s office. Waiting rooms freak me out, too. So, naturally, I dread attending my appointments and avoid health care facilities when I can.  More...

Out of the Past

Seeger’s sales

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 14221-5410.   More...

Bee Heard

Bee Heard

.As a Village of Lancaster resident, I am very pleased with our DPW supervisor. Someone needs to move out of the village and stop complaining.  More...

Education

Depew School Board reviews estimated 2013-14 budget

The Depew School Board on Tuesday night reviewed state aid estimates and how they may affect the district’s 2013-14 budget plan. More...

Campus News

Daniel Mertzlufft, a graduate of Lancaster High School, has been named to the fall 2012 president’s list at Potsdam State College. More...

Lifestyles

The fight for civil rights goes on

Martin Luther King Jr. More...

LVAC to offer ambulance tours, hot chocolate

The Lancaster Volunteer Ambulance Corps will offer residents free ambulance tours from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 19 and Sunday, Jan. 20, near the sledding hill at Como Lake Park, 2220 Como Park Blvd., Lancaster. 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

NOCO opens new store on Walden Avenue

NOCO Express celebrated the grand opening of its largest store on Monday, also kicking off its 80th anniversary.  The new gas station and convenience store, at 4221 Walden Ave. More...

RECENT ADDITION

— Eric Putnam was recently hired at Chakra Communications Inc., a data and graphic communications company with a location on West Drullard Avenue in Lancaster. More...

Enhanced care facility added to GreenFields campus

The GreenFields Continuing Care Community, at 5979 Broadway, celebrated the opening of the newest addition to its campus on Saturday with the dedication of a memory care and enhanced assisted living facility.  More...

Myszka to retire at end of year

The Lancaster Board of Education meeting on Monday night brought surprising news to those in attendance, as Superintendent Edward Myszka announced that he will retire at the end of the school year.  (See editorial on page four)  Myszka&rsqu More...

Village promises plowing for Heather Lane

The Village of Lancaster isn’t responsible for plowing and maintaining Heather Lane, but it will resume the chore, residents learned on Monday, during a regular meeting of the Village Board.  More...

Local News

Buffalo man convicted in 2011 burglary

Nicholas E. Carducci, 32, of Buffalo has been convicted of burglary in the second degree after a two-week trial. More...

Parks Department accepting applications for summer jobs

The Town of Lancaster Parks, Recreation and Forestry Department is now accepting applications for the summer.  More...

News Brief

Due to the observance of Martin Luther King Day, the Lancaster Town Board will hold its next meeting at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 22, at Town Hall, 21 Central Ave., Lancaster.   More...

Letters to the Editor

Democrats begin campaign early

There they go again, spinning in any way to embarrass/demean Town Supervisor Dino Fudoli.  More...

Democrats distract with deceptions

This letter is to inform the “Fab Five”— the councilmen and clerk — that a previous letter to the editor sent by Mr. More...

Obituaries

John G. Mikula, retired teamster, army veteran

John G. Mikula, 79, of Lancaster, died Wednesday, Jan. 9, 2013.  Born in Buffalo, Mr. Mikula graduated from Lancaster High School in 1951. He went on to serve in the Army as a radio operator in Korea, achieving the rank of corporal.  More...

Sports

Lancers scalp Chiefs; Redskins conquer Quakers

The St. Mary’s boys basketball team ran through the gauntlet of their schedule at the start of the New Year.  The Lancers opened up 2013 by facing the two top teams in the Monsignor Martin Association - St. Joe’s and Canisius. More...

Grizzlies remain unbeaten through Week Four

Lancaster Rec Basketball

The Lancaster Recreation Department basketball season continued with action in weeks three and four.  Week 3   Jays vs. Cardinals  More...

Buffalo Stars seeks coaches

The Buffalo Stars are accepting coaching applications for the 2013-14 season, though applicants need to apply prior to the January 21 deadline to be considered. More...

What's Going On

What's Going On

LVAC to offer ambulance tours, hot chocolate   The Lancaster Volunteer Ambulance Corps will offer residents free ambulance tours from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 19, and Sunday, Jan. More...

Entertainment

Family Activities

thurs. 17 . 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...

Theatre

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Announcements

.POLAR BITES — Tickets are now available for Polar Bites 2013, a fundraising event benefiting the Buffalo Zoo, from 6 to 9 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 21 at the Buffalo Niagara Convention Center, 153 Franklin St., Buffalo. More...