Weekly Feature



February 28, 2013 RSS feed / Front Page

Editorial

State needs to get on board with Transit Road repairs

Bee Editorial

It is time to make some noise. And lip service will not suffice. More...

Spindle items

• CONGRATULATIONS — On Monday morning, I received a letter informing me that Robert H. More...

Out of the Past

125 Years Ago Feb. 23, 1888   More...

Bee Heard

Bee Heard

.I’m disappointed that Hit ‘n Run won’t be in Lancaster on the Fourth of July. Instead of hiring the band that brings in the most people, the people responsible just wanted a change.  More...

Education

Depew School Board continues to craft 2013-2014 spending plan

A few factors have been adjusted in the Depew School Board’s 2013-14 proposed spending plan.  At its meeting on Tuesday night at the high school, Superintendent Jeffrey Rabey updated board members on the district’s current budget sce More...

On the Campus

Joseph Barnhardt, son of Ron and Cindy Barnhardt, was named to the fall 2012 dean’s list at St. John Fisher College. Barnhardt is a junior majoring in accounting and computer science.  More...

Lifestyles

Birds of a Feather

Enthusiasts share birding experiences

For more than a year, Sue Barth searched in vain until one day she glimpsed a flash of white. Raising her camera, Barth captured photo after photo of a northern mockingbird perching on a tree branch. More...

Recreation department sets family event

The Town of Lancaster Recreation Department will once again host its “Beat the Winter Blues” event from 9 to 11 a.m. Saturday, March 2, at Westwood Park Pavilion, 175 Pavement Road, Lancaster. More...

St. Mary’s production of produces laughter, lessons

For those who like a life lesson while enjoying their entertainment, St. Mary’s High School’s production of “Honk!” will fit the bill. More...

Business

LEARNING CENTER

— A few students at Helping Hands Learning Center on Walden Avenue in Depew work with teachers to piece a puzzle together. More...

Lancaster EduKids gets reaccredited

EduKids, a child care, preschool and kindergarten readiness center at 1767 Como Park Blvd. in Lancaster, has achieved a National Association for the Education of Young Children reaccreditation.  More...

Unconventional wedding brings joy to mall

Wedding bells were ringing in an unlikely place on Friday morning.  At 9 a.m. More...

Village Board meets for final time pre-election

Lancaster

The proceedings at Monday night’s Lancaster Village Board meeting took on somewhat of a jovial tone as members got together for the last time under their current terms with elections just a few weeks away.  Near the conclusion of a meeting More...

Local News

Declining enrollment could cause cuts in teaching positions

Three teaching positions could be cut for the 2013-14 school year in the Lancaster Central School District, according to Jamie Phillips, assistant superintendent for business and support services.  At a budget work session on Monday, Phillips to More...

CORNER POCKET

— Lancaster Senior Center members Jim Gregory, left, and Chuck Norton watch as Clarence Senior Center member Willie Constantin prepares a shot during a billiards tournament held at the Clarence More...

News Brief

The Town of Lancaster Youth Bureau is now accepting registrations for its after-school tutorial program for elementary, middle or high school students having difficulty with any major subject areas. More...

Letters to the Editor

Exercise your right to vote on March 19

Voting is a basic right of all Americans. The importance of this right cannot be overstated. Our elected officials in Depew are the people who make decisions and set policies for our village. More...

Kudos to Jennie Smith for her efforts

I would like to commend Jennie Smith, the Village of Lancaster’s events coordinator, on a job well done.  More...

Obituaries

Thomas J. Welch, coach, teacher

Thomas J. Welch, of Hilltown Township, Pa., husband of Sue Welch (nee Brown), formerly of Lancaster, died Wednesday, Feb. 20, 2013.  More...

Death Notices

HEIST, Dorothy C. (nee Randall), of Lancaster, died Friday, Feb. 22, 2013. Mrs. More...

Sports

Lancaster wrestlers nearly win at states

Michel, Lewandowski fall short in finals

Throughout their scholastic athletic careers, Steven Michel and Eric Lewandowski have made several trips to the New York State Public High School Athletic Association Wrestling State Championships. More...

Bantam basketball program teaches kids basic fundamentals

Patience, it is said, is a virtue. It is not often mentioned, though, as a quality needed to become a great basketball player. More...

Five Redskins crowned champs

Indoor Track and Field

Lancaster High School’s Jenn Thill had the crowd at last Thursday’s Section VI Indoor Track and Field state-qualifying meet at Fredonia State captivated.  More...

What's Going On

What's Going On

Recreation department plans family event   More...

Entertainment

Art

fri. 1   Stretching the Imagination — A solo exhibition from local artist Martin DeVita, opening reception from 6 to 10 p.m. Friday, March 1, and continues through Wednesday, March 13 at 464 Gallery, 464 E. Amherst St., Buffalo; Free. More...

Special Events

thurs. 28 - sun. 3   More...

Festivals

sat. 2   More...