Weekly Feature



March 7, 2013 RSS feed / Front Page

Editorial

Red Cross aid sparks hope, faith after the flames

Bee Editorial

Last week, several Depew residents lost almost everything they had when their home caught fire. However because of organizations such as the American Red Cross, they may still have a sense of hope.  More...

Spindle items

• LOCK UP — Every few weeks, as I look through the Depew and Lancaster police reports, I am baffled by the amount of calls both departments receive regarding items stolen from unlocked vehicles.  More...

Out of the Past

The Davis house

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

Two men drink, smoke, pass out in park building

Depew  Tuesday, Feb. 26  • Police responded to a grocery store on Broadway for a theft in progress. The store’s video surveillance footage showed a man leaving the store with multiple DVDs. More...

Bee Heard

Bee Heard

.I’m hoping the village puts money in the village budget to curb and put in storm sewers on Carter Street. More...

Education

On the Campus

Brian Adams of Lancaster was named to the dean’s list at Villanova University for the fall 2012 semester.  More...

Lifestyles

Receiving lessons in financial literacy, free of charge

Since 1969, the Volunteer Income Tax Assistance program has been helping lower-income individuals prepare and file their taxes free of charge. This year, a new program aims to help people get financially literate, also at no cost.  More...

Lancaster YMCA sets re-gifting auction

The Lancaster Family YMCA will host its 5th annual Re-gifting Auction from 1 to 4 p.m. Sunday, March 10, at the Depew-Lancaster Moose Lodge, 5437 Broadway, Lancaster. More...

Follow the yellow brick road to Depew High School

In “The Wizard of Oz,” Dorothy is frightened by the Wicked Witch of the West, cowering whenever the witch comes near. More...

Business

Catholic Health hospitals recognized for quality care

BlueCross BlueShield of Western New York reported recently that all Buffalo area Catholic Health hospitals have been named Blue Distinction Centers+.  Mercy Hospital of Buffalo, Kenmore Mercy Hospital, and Sisters of Charity Hospital, Main Stre More...

RIDING IN STYLE

— Karl Lisnerski takes a seat Tuesday on his new motorized scooter, awarded to him by Marcus Stefaniak, the manager of Home Medical Equipment of Western New York, 4779 Transit Road, in the Tran More...

Dunkin’ Donuts supports Hospice Buffalo with specialty donut

Dunkin’ Donuts, which has a locations at in Depew and Cheektowaga, will look ahead to spring through a special partnership with Hospice Buffalo in support of the 27th annual Hospice Buffalo Spring Bouquet Sale.  More...

Event to showcase life at Plymouth Crossroads

For two years, more than 50 abused, displaced and homeless young men have had the chance to call Plymouth Crossroads their home. More...

Library’s ‘friends’ plan to fund Sunday hours

Members of Friends of the Lancaster Public Library are hoping to raise enough money to help keep the location open on Sundays.  So, the group’s “Turn the Lights Back On” fundraiser has been organized to do just that, said Gary More...

Local News

Resident recognized for vision video

SOMEONE YOU SHOULD KNOW

As soon as Benjamin Cohen took a job in a Walmart Vision Center, he knew he wanted to study optometry.  And what he has learned in the field so far has earned him national recognition.  More...

Lancaster-Depew Rotary Club seeking golfers, sponsors

Plans for this year’s Lancaster -Depew Rotary Club golf outing are under way.  The event is scheduled to be held on Monday, Aug. More...

News Brief

Lancaster High School seniors engaged in community service can apply for the Lancaster District PTO Council Community Service Scholarship. More...

Letters to the Editor

Sugg, Marki don’t display ‘integrity’

As an interested voter in the Village of Lancaster, it is also my responsibility to be an informed voter.  Recently, I read articles in other publications and some literature put out by the newly formed Integrity Party that bashed only a single More...

Marki’s ‘machine’ talk is hypocritical

As Election Day approaches, the village will have a choice of parties for the two Village of Lancaster trustee positions up for the four-year terms.  Trustee Edward Marki has referenced the term “political machine” during the past mo More...

Trustees improved village quality of life

This letter is in support of re-electing Depew Village Trustees Linda Hammer and Jesse Nikonowicz to their positions in the upcoming village elections. More...

Obituaries

Death Notice

PICCOLO, Joseph F., of Depew, died Wednesday, Feb. 27, 2013. Mr. Piccolo is survived by his wife, Lennis G. (nee Wilson); one son, David J.; and two daughters, Susan M. and Melanie M. A Mass of Christian Burial was celebrated March 4 from St. More...

Sports

Thill, Grazen capture track state titles

¦ Lancaster nabs best meet in school history

Few things rival the thrill of going to the prom for a high school student. The special night usually results in a limited amount of sleep even if you have a state championship to win the next day.  More...

Section VI finishes third at states

Competing for a state championship months after the conclusion of your sports season can be a daunting task for high school athletes. More...

St. Mary’s ready for Catholic final

Boys basketball

A little fresh air following an eight-hour bus ride is always a good thing. The St. More...

What's Going On

What's Going On

Lancaster YMCA sets re-gifting auction   More...

Entertainment

Family Activities

thurs. 7   More...

Special Events

thurs. 7   SEAsonings — The Original Taste of Niagara — This event is all about tasting and enjoying good food from area restaurants and fine wines, 6-9 p.m. Thursday, March 7 at the Aquarium of Niagara, 701 Whirlpool St.; $. More...

Auditions

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