Weekly Feature

February 7, 2013 RSS feed / Front Page

Editorial

Student musical productions showcase talent

Bee Editorial

Every February and March, high schools in the town perform their annual musicals. The stage shows are the result of several months of planning, set and prop designing, and many hours of rehearsals.  More...

Spindle items

• SAYING GOODBYE— For those of you who have read my articles in the sports section of this paper, it is with bittersweet emotion that I inform you that I will be leaving The Lancaster/ Depew Bee after this week.  More...

Out of the Past

125 Years Ago Feb. 9, 1888   More...

Bee Heard

Bee Heard

.The streets in the Village of Lancaster have not been plowed on Jan. 27. I wonder why. What’s wrong, Superintendent Cansdale? More...

Education

On the Campus

Alfred State College has named the following students to its fall 2012 dean’slist:CourtneyCardinal,RobertParkandJamesWojcicki,allof Depew; Colleen Millard, John Schuh and Marissa Weaver, all of Elma; and Kevin Koerner Jr. More...

Lifestyles

Ringing in the Year of the Snake

For centuries, the Chinese New Year has been celebrated with customary traditions such as family meals and fireworks.  Students of the Confucius Institute at the University at Buffalo and members of the Chinese Club of Western New York will come More...

Breast Cancer Network hosts monthly meeting

The Breast Cancer Network of Western New York will hold its monthly educational meeting at 6 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 12, at its Bella Moglie building, 3297 Walden Ave., Depew. The speaker for the meeting will be Dr. More...

Lancaster High School stages ‘Fiddler on the Roof’

Students at Lancaster High School will take a step back in time as they perform “Fiddler on the Roof,” a tale set in czarist Russia in 1905.  Alexis Oczowinski will be portraying Golde, a wife, mother of five daughters and Russian Je More...

Business

Depew Deli & Grocery expands

Willie and May Solomon opened their deli on Dec. 5, 2010.  Since then, the lunch crowd at Depew Deli & Grocery on Broadway has increased and its owners are making plans to expand.  More...

Fidelis Care partners with dentists to educate youth on oral health and wellness

In recognition of National Children’s Dental Health Month, Fidelis Care is partnering with dental providers, community organizations and schools throughout Western New York and New York State to educate parents and children on proper oral healt More...

Decorators’ Show House offers Sneak Peek event

The Junior League of Buffalo is inviting people to have a “before” look at the Decorators’ Show House 2013, the Knox Summer Estate at Knox Farm State Park, 437 Buffalo Road, East Aurora. More...

Depew School Board discusses possible budget cuts

Changes in state aid. Increases in health insurance costs. Unfunded state mandates.  These are just a few of the challenges school districts across the state are facing as they prepare their 2013-14 spending plans.  More...

Town approves sale of Colecraft building

The Lancaster Town Board has approved the sale of a building that has been the center of a controversy for more than a decade.  During its meeting on Monday, the board unanimously approved the $1.4 million sale of the former Colecraft Manufactur More...

Local News

Lancaster native living a golfer’s dream

SOMEONE YOU SHOULD KNOW

Chris Janis has made a career out of the sport he loves and is enjoying every minute of it, but getting to that point has been an interesting experience. More...

AAA honors Life Insurance Month

February is Life Insurance Awareness Month, and AAA Western & Central New York is encouraging members to review their life insurance coverage.  This is the club’s first time honoring the month. More...

News Brief

The Lancaster Industrial Development Agency will hold its next meeting at 8:30 a.m. Tuesday, Feb. 12, at Town Hall, 21 Central Ave., Lancaster.   More...

Obituaries

Death Notices

DENZ, Rhonda L. (nee Baran), of Depew, died Tuesday, Jan. 29, 2013. Mrs. More...

Sports

Lineup changes spark Wildcat offense

Things are finally heading in the right direction for the Depew boys basketball team.  Depew slumped a bit in January with three straight losses. They sat at .500 both overall and in ECIC III play. More...

Carbone wins diving championship at ECIC meet

The Lancaster boys swimming team finished sixth out of 13 Large Schools at the ECIC Swimming and Diving Championships on Saturday at Sweet Home High School. The Redskins posted 171 total points.  More...

Three Redskins win titles at Class AA meet

Saturday’s Section VI Class AA championship meet marked another successful tournament for the Lancaster Redskin wrestling team.  Though Lancaster placed just sixth overall out of 12 teams with 125 total points, they had three wrestlers cla More...

What's Going On

What's Going On

Pancake breakfast, bake sale planned at parish   More...

Entertainment

Symphonic

sat. 9 . Wicked Divas — Features Katie Rose Clarke and Julie Reiber, stars of the hit Broadway musical, “Wicked,” as they sing well-known favorites from the musical, as well as  More...

Performance

fri. 8 - sun. 10 . Blue Man Group — Yes, they all wear blue bald caps and blue makeup, and yes, they’re bringing their eclectic mix of experimental music, comedy and multimedia to town, 8 p.m. Friday, Feb. 8; 2 and 8 p.m. More...

Theatre

thurs. 7 . Mister Benny — Mark Humphrey’s one-man show features Tim Newell under the direction of Saul Elkin for the Jewish Repertory Theatre. Opens at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 7, and continues at 7:30 p.m. More...