Weekly Feature

March 14, 2013 RSS feed / Front Page

Editorial

Faulty, outdated fire trucks should not be on our streets

Bee Editorial

Benjamin Franklin once said, “An ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure.” The Depew Fire Department has had a busy start to the new year; a fire Jan. More...

Spindle items

• FEELING LUCKY? — I am not Irish. Luck and I don’t really mesh. At least that is what I used to think.  More...

Out of the Past

Wet and wild

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...

Education

Lancaster Middle 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 7   More...

On the Campus

The following students have been named to the fall 2012 dean’s list at St.  More...

Lifestyles

A century of service

“Service above self”

That is the motto that Rotarians the world over have been living by for more than 100 years, and the sentiment has not been lost on Western New Yorkers.  More...

Reinstein Woods sets Sunset Walk

Reinstein Woods Nature Preserve will host its Spring Equinox SunsetWalk at 6 p.m. Wednesday, March 20, 93 Honorine Drive, Depew. Guests will take a guided twilight walk and look for deer, beaver and other animals that become most active at sunset. More...

Library News

• Storytime for 2- to 5-year-olds will be offered at 10:30 a.m. on Fridays from March 22 through April 12.  • Lapsit storytime for ages 3 months to 23 months will be offered at 10:30 a.m. More...

Business

Lancaster, Cheektowaga chambers of commerce prepare for trade show

The Lancaster Area Chamber of Commerce is busy preparing for its third annual trade show next week.  And this year, it has partnered with the Cheektowaga Chamber of Commerce to highlight more local businesses and continue to stress the importanc More...

Basil Chevrolet plans event for Boys & Girls Club

Joe Basil Chevrolet, located at 5111 on Transit Road in Lancaster, will host a fundraising event from March 22 through 24 to benefit the Depew Boys & Girls Club.  The majority of the club was destroyed when it caught fire on New Year’s More...

Tax and Finance Department launches improved website

The state Department of Taxation and Finance said its website is now streamlined for easier navigation.  The department’s site revamp comes before taxpayers enter the peak of the income tax filing season. More...

Village elections set for Tuesday

Voters will go to the polls on March 19 to elect trustees to the village boards in Lancaster and Depew.  In Depew, incumbents Linda Hammer and Jesse Nikonowicz are seeking re-election to four-year terms. More...

Lancaster going green for St. Patrick’s Day

One sign that spring is on its way is the annual St. Patrick’s Day parade in the Village of Lancaster. The village will begin its St. Patrick’s Day celebration on Saturday, March 16. More...

Local News

Neighbors publish Christian children’s book

Publishing a children’s book has been a dream come true for Jesse Feathers Ostrowski and Heather Beck — literally.  More...

SHIRTS TO DYE FOR

— Eighth-graders Madison Szczesniak, right, and Gina Appenheimer tie dye shirts as part of a school Spirit Day at Our Lady of Pompeii School in Lancaster. More...

Registration open for Garlic Mustard Challenge

Registration is now open for the Garlic Mustard Challenge, a friendly competition to reduce a harmful, invasive plant in Western New York.  More...

Bee Heard

Bee Heard

.The Depew School District just put a beautiful school building on the market because it no longer needed it. Why doesn’t the county clerk take that building over? Then we could have an auto bureau here with public restrooms. More...

Sports

Lancers fall in Catholic state title game

Boys Basketball

For the second straight year, the St. Mary’s of Lancaster High School boys basketball team came up just short in the New York State Catholic Class B championship game.  More...

Lancaster honors winter’s best

Lancaster High School held its annual winter banquet last week and handed out awards to athletes in 12 sports.  More...

End of season nears

Reporter’s Notebook

I’ve barely settled into my desk and the winter sports season is quickly coming to a close. It seems that just as soon as I made contact with the various coaches for the first time to introduce myself a serious case of spring fever set in. More...

What's Going On

What's Going On

Meat raffle scheduled at Polish Falcons   More...