Weekly Feature

April 11, 2013 RSS feed / Front Page

Editorial

Scott Aviation history, exhibit puts Lancaster on map

Bee Editorial

Many of us may not recognize Lancaster as the birthplace in the development of lifesaving equipment. But we are. And now there is a growing exhibit to showcase Scott Aviation Corp.’s inception and contributions.  More...

Spindle items

• TRASHING COMMON SENSE? — Earlier this week, I received an email from a concerned resident in Lancaster. His issue? More...

Out of the Past

Palmer’s float

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...

Bee Heard

Bee Heard

.My sidewalk in the Newell area is on the list for repairs and is not done. More...

Lifestyles

Taking a hearty BITE out of literature

It’s that time of year when you can read your book and eat it, too. More...

Our Lady of Pompeii organizes social

The Our Lady of Pompeii Church will host “Senior High and Deciding,” an evening talk and social with the Rev. Leon Biernat for students in grades 9 through 12. The event will be held at 7 p.m. More...

Library News

• Storytime for 2- to 5-year-olds will be offered at 10:30 a.m. on Fridays through April 12.  More...

What's Going On

What's Going On

Depew PTSO sponsors theme basket auction   More...

Depew draft budget projects 5 percent tax increase

A Depew resident voiced his concerns Monday night during a public hearing on the Depew Village Board’s tentative budget.  The proposed spending plan for 2013-14 stands at $14.2 million. More...

Understanding the property tax cap

¦ Provisions allow limit to be above 2 percent

For the past two years, local governments have been working within a strict set of budget regulations that limit the amount of taxes that can be passed on to property owners.  More...

Local News

Sugg busy at first village meeting

Trustee Russell Sugg wasted no time getting comfortable in his new chair Monday night at the Lancaster Village Board meeting.  Sugg, a member of the Integrity of Choice Party, was elected to a four-year seat on March 19. More...

Cayuga Hose names award winners, officers

Several members of Depew’s Cayuga Hose Company No. 3 were honored Saturday at the fire company’s annual installation dinner.  Kenneth Sikora was named Firefighter of the Year. More...

Exploring prehistoric culture one book at a time

Anthropologist, educator and author Neil O’Donnell has been promoting cultural understanding for the better part of his life, and the release of his latest novel, “Calling Wren,” marks his seventh published book generated from both More...

Letters to the Editor

Higher wages boost buying power

In regard to Managing Editor David Sherman’s column on April 4, it must be noted that while it is currently in vogue to trash politicians, it is also apparently in vogue to blame the victims of challenging economic times.  More...

Police Blotter

Employee allegedly steals from store on day off

Depew  Tuesday, April 2  • A man was charged with exposure after he was observed urinating on a sidewalk near a banquet hall on Dick Road. More...

Sports

Depew looks to take next step

Last season, the Depew High School baseball team was just one inning away from advancing to the sectional championship game when it dropped a 4-3 heartbreaker to Dunkirk in the semifinal round.  This spring, coach Robert Parry thinks the experie More...

Lancaster aims to repeat as champs

Baseball/Softball preview

Prior to last season, it had been 12 years since the Lancaster High School baseball team had won a Section VI title. Coach Mark Dalfonso is hopeful the Redskins can build upon the momentum from that championship and repeat the feat this spring.  More...

Lady Redskins set lofty goals

The Lancaster High School varsity softball team has every reason to feel confident heading into this season.  Following a 2012 campaign that exceeded the expectations of some with a 13-5 record, the Lady Redskins return seven starters, including More...

Business

Brecktography honors family legacy

Joseph P. Brecker loves photography. So did his grandfather, who started Brecker Productions in 1929.  Now the owner of Brecktography in Lancaster, Brecker gets to enjoy doing what he’s passionate about for a living.  More...

Bee classified section, sportswriter among best in state

The classified advertising section of Bee Group Newspapers captured third place in the 2012 Better Newspaper Contest sponsored by the New York Press Association.  Winners were announced last week at NYPA’s annual convention held in Saratog More...

Catholic Health names Depew woman vice president of clinical education

Catholic Health System has named Alexandra “Sandy” Spencer as vice president of its clinical education and professional development department.  More...