Weekly Feature



February 21, 2013 RSS feed / Front Page

Editorial

Both sides of gun control need to be debated

Bee Editorial

With the debate over gun control being a hot-button issue in the wake of the tragedies in Newtown, Conn.; Aurora, Colo.; Oak Creek, Wis.; and elsewhere, the need for some government reaction to the problem was both expected and necessary.  Gun v More...

Spindle items

• GOOD NIGHT AND GOOD LUCK — If you have been reading the Lancaster Depew Bee throughout the past decade or so, you have probably noticed hundreds of bylines by our Cheektowaga Editor Matt Krueger. More...

Out of the Past

125 Years Ago Feb. 16, 1888   Children hanging on the back of sleighs is becoming quite a nuisance, as well as dangerous. Parents should forbid their children from indulging in this practice.  More...

Education

Lancaster High School posts honor roll

The following students have been named to the honor roll for the second quarter of the 2012-13 school year:  Grade 9   More...

St. Mary’s High School posts honor roll

The following students have been named to the honor roll for the second quarter of the 2012-13 school year:  Grade 9   Joelle Cianciosa, Jennifer Baran, Kendra Ciezki, Maddisen Irish, Carolyn Kidder, Jennifer Piskor, Veronica Rozler, Regan More...

Depew High School posts honor roll

The following students have been named to the honor roll for the second quarter of the 2012-13 school year:  Grade 9   More...

Lifestyles

FLAIR FOR THE Middle East

Book introduces cooks to new kind of recipes

Like most good food does, hers began with love. Seven years ago, Faith Gorsky married a man with a Palestinian father and Syrian mother. The mother cooked, true to her culture, phenomenal Middle Eastern food for her family. More...

Vets HERD plans wine tasting event

Vets HERD (Helping Empower Returning and Disabled Veterans) will hold its Wine Tasting and Chocolate Night to assist area veterans from 6 to 9 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 23, at Avezzano’s, 204 Como Park Blvd., Cheektowaga. More...

Lancaster woman named an Am-Pol Eagle Citizen of the Year

A casual reading of the newspaper offered Lisa Florczak more than she was expecting. Though she knew she had been nominated for an Am-Pol Eagle Citizen of the Year Award, she didn’t know she had actually won it until she read it in the news. More...

Business

‘Helping Hands’ under new ownership

Kimberly Lamoreaux has been involved in child daycare, development and education for several years.  So, when she decided to purchase Helping Hands Learning Center on Walden Avenue in Depew, she was passionate about a business venture that would More...

GreenField Terrace welcomes residents

During the first week of February, 12 residents moved into their new home and new way of life at GreenField Terrace, the newest addition to The GreenFields Continuing Care Community on Broadway in Lancaster.  The complex has added memory care an More...

Great Clips launches ‘Clip Notes’ contest

Great Clips, at 4900 Transit Road in Depew, is giving awards to people for their advice on “hairy” situations through the use of a social media campaign.  More...

The race is on for village elections

¦ Lancaster, Depew village candidates named

Voters will see a few new names on their ballots in next month’s village elections.  In Depew, incumbents Linda Hammer and Jesse Nikonowicz will seek re-election to four-year terms. More...

Town supervisor, residents ask for more transparency

The high winds may have brought a frigid chill to the air Tuesday evening, but a debate over a Zoning Board appointment heated things up inside Lancaster Town Hall.  Several residents present at the Town Board meeting questioned a resolution on More...

Local News

Lancaster resident will lead the green mile

Growing up in South Buffalo, Donald Sullivan frequented the Irish Club, his family’s Irish heritage was important in their home and, of course, the annual parade on St. More...

Fundraisers to benefit Boys & Girls Club

The following upcoming fundraising events have been planned to benefit the rebuilding efforts of the Depew Boys & Girls Club on Preston Street.  More...

News Brief

St. Basil’s Ukrainian Catholic Church will take orders for homemade perogis through Saturday, March 2. Patrons may order cheese, potato or sauerkraut perogis by the dozen by calling 901-2008. More...

Police Blotter

Store makes stink after man uses body spray

Depew   Thursday, Feb. 7  • Police stopped a car traveling south on French Road for an expired inspection sticker. More...

Obituaries

Death Notice

KAWALERSKI, Alice O. (nee Marcezin), of Lancaster, died Thursday, Feb. 14, 2013. Mrs. Kawalerski is survived by two grandchildren and four great-grandchildren. More...

Sports

Lancers streak into tournament

¦ Boys hoops opens postseason versus Nichols at Canisius

The St. Mary’s of Lancaster High School boys basketball team is riding high heading into the postseason with an eight-game winning streak. More...

Lancaster girls take team championship

Indoor Track and Field

The Lancaster High School girls indoor track and field won the large school team championship last Saturday at Fredonia State College. The girls won five events en route to amassing 93 points in a competition featuring 14 schools.  More...

SWIMMING SPEEDSTER

- Lancaster High School’s Nick Hout swims the 100-yard breaststroke last Saturday at the Section VI championships at Clarence High School. More...