Weekly Feature



April 4, 2013 RSS feed / Front Page

Editorial

Lancaster Women’s Civic Club a community anchor

Bee Editorial

They serve. They give. They educate. They organize. But throughout the years — 100 to be precise — members of the Lancaster Women’s Civic Club have promoted volunteerism in an effort to strengthen our community.  More...

Spindle items

• THERE’S SOMETHING ABOUT MARY — I love makeup. More...

Out of the Past

Afternoon tea

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

Police use pepper spray after woman gets heated

Lancaster   Saturday, March 23  • A man called police to report that while his vehicle was parked behind a restaurant on Transit Road, someone broke its rear driver’s-side window and stole a laptop valued at $1,200.  More...

Education

On the Campus

Timothy Paolino of Lancaster was named to the fall 2012 semester dean’s list at the Savannah College of Art and Design in Georgia.  More...

Lifestyles

Dining Out for Life

Restaurants and hungry residents will be teaming up throughout the area on Tuesday, April 9, to raise money for Evergreen Health Services, which provides a variety of services, including many to those affected by HIV and AIDS. More...

Library News

• Storytime for 2- to 5-year-olds will be offered at 10:30 a.m. on Fridays through April 12.  • Lapsit storytime for ages 3 months to 23 months will be offered at 10:30 a.m. on Tuesdays through April 9.  More...

Senior News

All events (except where indicated) are held at the Town of Lancaster Senior Citizens Center, 100 Oxford Ave. To use the center, Lancaster residents need to have photo identification. For more information, call 685-3498. More...

Entertainment

Special Events

fri. 5-sun. 7   More...

Family Activities

thurs. 4   More...

Literature

thurs. 4   Kick-off for the Buffalo Small Press Book Fair — Fiction reading with Starcherone prize winners for “Innovative Fiction,” Jonathan Callahan and Sarah Falkner, 8-11 p.m. More...

Ordinance imposes penalties for frequent false alarm calls

Depew and Lancaster residents will now be penalized for excessive false alarms.  Both the Lancaster Town and Depew Village boards have approved a false alarm ordinance, which they anticipate will trigger repairs of alarm systems by residents and More...

Students get taste of new program

Two weeks ago, about 240 students from Lancaster Middle School participated in a new program being offered by the Erie 1 Board of Cooperative Educational Services.  More...

Women’s Civic Club celebrates 100 years of service

In October 1913, the Lancaster Women’s Civic Club was created.  What began as a women’s committee during Old Home Week in the village has evolved into an organization with strong roots and determination. More...

Local News

Former Depew mayor happy to be back

Robert Kucewicz is looking forward to returning to the Depew Village Board and public service.  Kucewicz served as Depew’s mayor from 1995 to 2002. More...

HONORABLE EAGLES

— Shane Smith kneels beside a 20-foot-long footbridge he constructed for Tifft Nature Preserve in Buffalo. More...

News Brief

The Town of Lancaster Forestry Department will host an Arbor Day Poster Contest. The contest targets all fourth-, fifth- and sixth-grade students in Lancaster and Depew. More...

Letters to the Editor

Praise due writer for ‘perfect’ story

When I was asked to contact Erika Carlson a few weeks ago to speak with her about a story she was working on regarding Multiple Sclerosis Awareness Week, it was never my intent to disclose that I, in fact, had the disease.  More...

Trustee thankful to the voters, residents

Having completed the recent Village of Depew election cycle with election to the position of village trustee, I have so many people to thank.  More...

Bee Heard

Bee Heard

.To the Village and Town of Lancaster, didn’t anyone think outside the box? More...

Sports

Lady Redskins begin title defense

Winning Section VI in seven of the last eight years should alone have the Lancaster High School girls lacrosse team feeling especially confident heading into the spring campaign.  More...

BLA opens Spring League registration

The Buffalo Lacrosse Academy has opened registration for both its boys and girls Spring Lacrosse league — the Rising Stars Spring League, or RSSL. More...

Spring sports previews continue next week

The Bee will continue previewing the spring sports teams in next week’s edition by publishing a preview of the baseball and softball teams. More...

What's Going On

What's Going On

Trash and treasures sale planned for weekend   A trash and treasures sale of various household items will be held from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, April 6, at St. More...

Business

Mary Kay celebrates golden anniversary

Fifty years ago, one woman started a business with the idea that women could not only be equal employees to men, but reach whatever goals they put their minds to.  Mary Kay Ash founded her skin care and cosmetics company in 1963 with $5,000, and More...

Cash for Cans continues to expand business

If you’re looking for a place to trade in your empty cans and plastic bottles, look no farther than Cash for Cans.  The business opened its fifth location a little more than a week ago at 1350 Harlem Road, on the corner of Parker Avenue, C More...

Artist brings canvas to life with nature scenes

Lancaster native Phillip Schulte has always loved the great outdoors. More...