Weekly Feature

March 21, 2013 RSS feed / Front Page

An artist with something extra

¦ Teen’s artwork published in national Down syndrome book

Patrick Zolnowski has 47 chromosomes instead of the usual 46.  When he was born, his parents, Jennifer and David, were told he would never be able to lead a “normal” life. More...

Editorial

World Down Syndrome Day celebrates the plus side

Bee Editorial

Today is World Down Syndrome Day, a day to celebrate those with three copies of chromosome 21, exclusive to people with Down syndrome. More...

Spindle items

• GO DECA — From March 6 through 8, 22 Lancaster DECA students attended the 53rd annual State CareerConference at the Rochester Riverside Convention Center. Under the leadership of Lori Piotrowski, DECA adviser, and Peter More...

Out of the Past

Planning crew

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...

Obituaries

Katherine Cretekos, teacher, pianist

Katherine “Kay” Cretekos, 91, of Lancaster, died Monday, March 4, 2013.  More...

Death Notices

ROHL, Paul F., of Alden, died Saturday, March 16, 2013. He was a longtime member of St. John’s Lutheran Church Men’s Association. Mr. Rohl is survived by his wife, Miriam L. More...

Lifestyles

Resident shines spotlight on MS Awareness Week

From March 10 to 16, the nation observed Multiple Sclerosis Awareness Week, but for Nicole Burroughs of  Amherst, educating people about the disease is a year-round effort.  More...

Salamander event set at Reinstein Woods

Reinstein Wood Nature Preserve’s “Snowy with a Chance of Salamanders” event will be held at 10:30 a.m. Saturday, March 23, 93 Honorine Drive, Depew. More...

Schmidt-Roberts

LouAnn and Charles Alvin Schmidt of Depew announce the engagement of their daughter, Danielle Schmidt, to Michael Roberts, son of Cynthia Marie and David John Roberts of Lancaster.  More...

Business

GOOD TIMES

— Scott Becker, a state corrections officer and Canisius College campus police officer, stands with Keith Tepas at Tully’s Good Times restaurant on French Road in Depew. More...

Trade show set at Hearthstone

The Lancaster Area Chamber of Commerce, which serves Lancaster, Depew and Elma, is hosting the third annual Spotlight on Business — A Business Expo and Trade show from 4 to 8 p.m. More...

BBB warns against sweepstakes scams

Receiving a notice that you’ve won money through a sweepstakes might sound exciting, but the Better Business Bureau warns consumers to take a closer look before trying to cash in.  According to the BBB, consumers frequently contact the bur More...

Kucewicz back on board; Hammer returns

Robert Kucewicz is back.  The former mayor of Depew was able to unseat incumbent Jesse Nikonowicz during Tuesday’s village election for the open trustee seat on the Depew Village Board.  Kucewicz, who ran on the Renew Depew Party line More...

Lancaster voters change it up: Sugg in, Marki out

The Integrity of Choice Party line was able to fill one of the two four-year seats in Tuesday’s village election. The seats of William Schroeder and Edward Marki were in contention. Schroeder was re-elected. Marki was not. More...

Local News

Charity helps make the strong even stronger

It’s not every day that you find an organization whose mission is to go above and beyond the call of duty.  For a number of local individuals and families, multiple sclerosis, an autoimmune disease that affects the central nervous system, More...

‘Black Tie & Barbecue’ benefit set for Lancaster woman

“Dress to impress, but be ready for a mess” is the motto associated with the “Black Tie & Barbecue” benefit being held for Lancaster resident Kimberly Stribing.  Stribing was recently diagnosed with a neurological dis More...

Depew men accused in theft of scrap metal from Elma eatery

Two Depew men were charged with petit larceny and trespassing after they were allegedly caught stealing scrap metal from the Cove Restaurant in Elma.  Erie County Sheriff’s Deputy Joseph Raczynski was patrolling Transit Road in Elma at app More...

Bee Heard

Bee Heard

. I’m just wondering why the electricity keeps going off in the area. It goes off every couple of months. I live off Aurora Street in Lancaster. There has to be something that can be done about this. More...

Sports

Annual girls hoops all-star games slated

The Cheektowaga Lions Club will host the 15th annual Senior High School Ladies Basketball Classic on Saturday, March 23, at Cheektowaga Central High School, 3600 Union Road.  The Father Justin Council Knights of Columbus is again a co-sponsor of More...

Depew’s Andreessen stands out at tourneys

JD Andreessen of Depew, a junior honors student at St. Mary’s High School in Lancaster, was selected to play in the Under Armour Pre-Season All-America tournament held from Jan. More...

Taylor honored at D’Youville

Kyle Taylor, a 2011 graduate of Lancaster High School, was named D’Youville College Athlete of the Week recently as a member of the school’s baseball team. More...

What's Going On

What's Going On

Village schedules Easter egg hunt   The Village of Depew will host an Easter egg hunt for children ages 3 to 7 at 10 a.m. Saturday, March 23, on the tennis courts at Fireman’s Park, on Terrace Boulevard and Erie Street in Depew. More...

Entertainment

Family Activities

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Announcements

TASTE OF BUFFALO ACCEPTING SCHOLARSHIP APPLICATIONS — In an effort to support local area high school seniors in their pursuit of higher education in the food service and hospitality industries, the Taste of Buffalo, presented by TOPS, is now ac More...

Special Events

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