Weekly Feature

March 28, 2013 RSS feed / Front Page

Editorial

Keysa’s leadership, legendary spirit made history

Bee Editorial

Stanley J. Keysa’s name has been stamped, signed, printed and posted on thousands of documents that have crossed the desks and touched the hands of hundreds of public officials, government leaders, community groups and residents. More...

Spindle items

• FINDERS KEEPERS — My parents were always so great at hiding our Easter baskets. Every year, my brother, Shane, always seemed to find his basket of goodies before my sister, Becky, and I even woke up.  More...

Out of the Past

Band wagon

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...

Sports

Inaugural squad stocked with talent

2013 All-Bee Boys Hockey

The inaugural All-Bee Boys Hockey Team, determined by 14 coaches from the Bee’s coverage area, includes some of the area’s top players at their positions. More...

League, individual champions represented on First Team

2013 All-Bee Girls Hockey

Western New York continues to produce some of the best ice hockey players in the state.  With the continued growth of girls teams, the Bee felt it was time to honor the standout players within our coverage area by rolling out the inaugural All-B More...

How the All-Bee Teams were determined

Given the tremendous annual success of the All-Bee Basketball Team, along with the successful debut of the All-Bee Baseball, Softball, Lacrosse, Soccer and Football teams over the past year, The Bee’s sports staff decided to expand the papers&r More...

Business

Iron Art Cycles more than just bikes

From 1975 to 1988, Glen “The Widg” Widger did custom paint work on motorcycles.  Ten years later, he and his son, Jason, opened a shop in Buffalo. As the business grew, the pair decided to move their business to Walden Avenue. More...

Auto Bureau to host free tax prep event

The Northtown Auto Bureau will host free tax preparation assistance to help working families and individuals filing tax returns, claim the Earned Income Tax Credit and other tax credits, according to Erie County Clerk Chris Jacobs.  Tax preparat More...

BUSINESS TALK

— Clare Root of Williamsville speaks with Fran Wirtner, the operations administrator of Plymouth Crossroads during the third annual Spotlight on Business — A Business Expo and Trade show More...

Civil Air Patrol members visit Depew

Each year the Civil Air Patrol observes Legislative Day, when many of its members travel to Washington, D.C., to meet federal representatives.  On Monday night, Depew Mayor Steve Hoffman invited CAP members to observe government functions at the More...

Tension marks end to Marki tenure

Lancaster Village Board

Monday night’s meeting of the Lancaster Village Board was an emotional roller coaster for Edward Marki.  Following a call for citizen input on a tax levy limit override, a passionate plea for traffic improvements and heated exchanges with More...

Local News

COOL KIDS

— Philip Quinn, 8, and his 5-year-old sister, Jacqueline, sit next to Mr. Frosty in the yard of their Lancaster home. More...

Plans for playground repairs under way

Members of the Court Street Elementary School Parent Teacher Organization announced at Tuesday night’s Board of Education meeting that plans to renovate the school’s playground are in the works.  PTO President Janel Rupp, and Treasur More...

In the Military

Army Pfc. Brandon M. Guay has graduated from basic combat training at Fort Jackson, Columbia, S.C. Guay is the son of Charlie and Kathleen Guay and grandson of Susan Mulcahy, all of Depew. He is a 2008 graduate of Depew High School.  More...

Letters to the Editor

Voters, residents deserve gratitude

As I sit here this morning contemplating (the March 19) election results, I ask myself, “Are you sure?” I was very surprised to find myself in the winner category. More...

Keysa a visionary with many talents

Visionary is not a word applied to many people, but it seems so right in the case of Stanley J. Keysa. More...

Bee Heard

Bee Heard

.I want to thank the Village of Lancaster DPW for doing such an excellent job maintaining our roads and sidewalks, especially the sidewalks for allowing my wife and I to walk our dog safely on the sidewalk. More...

Lifestyles

Old traditions, new twists for Dyngus Day 2013

Perhaps Ed Nabozny summed up Dyngus Day the best. “It’s the Polish More...

Polish Falcons to hold osteoporosis screenings

Residents can be screened to reduce their risk of having a stroke or bone fracture on Tuesday, April 2, at the Depew Polish Falcons Club, 445 Columbia Ave., Depew. More...

Library News

• Storytime for 2- to 5-year-olds will be offered at 10:30 a.m. on Fridays through April 9.  • Lapsit storytime for ages 3 months to 23 months will be offered at 10:30 a.m. on Tuesdays through April 9.  More...

Entertainment

Family Activities

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Holiday

fri. 29   Spring Egg-stravaganza! A Celebration of Animals that Hatch from Eggs — Drop in for an egg-stremely fun time at Tifft Nature Preserve, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. More...

Theatre

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