Weekly Feature



May 16, 2013 RSS feed / Front Page

Village garage sale starts Friday

Have the urge to shop this weekend? Just look for the yellow balloons.  The Village Wide Garage Sale, sponsored by the Village of Lancaster and The Lancaster Bee, will be held from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Friday, May 17, through Sunday, May 19.  More...

Editorial

Voters will have a choice in upcoming school election

Bee Editorial

Once again, the Depew Union Free School District is showing signs that democracy still has a pulse.  Five candidates, two of them incumbents, are running for two seats on the Board of Education.  More...

Spindle items

• MY LAST BYLINE — I have never met a blank piece of paper I couldn’t decorate with words or doodles. I also have always had a passion for meeting new people, learning their stories and writing their tales as best I could. More...

Out of the Past

Old Home Week

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

Kwitzer tosses no-hitter for Lancers

In a classic pitchers’ duel, St. Mary’s of Lancaster senior Chris Kwitzer outdueled Cardinal O’Hara’s Zach Glowacki, 1-0, Monday in a Monsignor Martin Association tilt.  More...

ECIC boys tennis tournament concludes following delay

The ECIC boys tennis tournament was symbolic of the spring sports season — rainy and filled with delays.  Originally scheduled to conclude on Saturday, the two-day tournament finished instead on Tuesday evening.  On the singles side, More...

Lancaster hands Clarence first loss

The Lancaster High School baseball did something on Tuesday night that no other team has this spring by defeating Clarence, 3-0, in ECIC I action.  The Redskins (8-4 division, 11-4 overall) got a huge pitching performance from Joe Preziuso as th More...

What's Going On

What's Going On

Garden extravaganza slated at Hull House   More...

Budget, board seats up for vote in Depew, Lancaster

Lancaster and Depew residents will head to the polls on Tuesday, May 21, to cast their votes on the school districts’ proposed budgets.  Depew’s $38.9 million spending plan is a 3.04 percent increase, or $1.1 million, over this year. More...

Tax dollars support students, community

Lancaster Central Superintendent Edward Myszka advocated for the actions of school boards during Monday’s Board of Education meeting, where board candidates were introduced and the proposed budget was presented in a public forum.  More...

Board seeks $250,000 for West Main Street project

The Lancaster Village Board on Monday approved a resolution to apply to the New York State Economic Development Program for $250,000 in funds to use toward construction, utility and engineering expenses related to the West Main Street extension proje More...

Local News

Daughter of 1812 receives award for film

SOMEONE YOU SHOULD KNOW

Lancaster resident Doreen Cesari, 55, never made a movie before she captured award-winning footage of a historical re-enactment in Lewiston.  More...

‘Viva Las Vegas’ orchestra comes to Depew

Showgirls, music, glitz and glamour.  The “Viva Las Vegas with the Latshaw Pops Orchestra” will be performing at 11:30 a.m. and 1 p.m. More...

News Brief

The Lancaster Central School District’s music department will hold its annual District Jazz Festival at 7 p.m. Monday, May 20, in the high school auditorium, 1 Forton Dr., Lancaster.  More...

Bee Heard

Bee Heard

.I question the superintendent of public works. I believe we have a new high-lift that has a number on it but no village logo. When he was the mayor, there were rules instituted that all village equipment was supposed to have a village seal. More...

Obituaries

Vito M. Tibollo, One Star Auto Service owner

Vito M. Tibollo, 88, of Depew, died Monday, May 6, 2013.  Mr. Tibollo was born in Buffalo and graduated from Burgard Vocational High School in 1942.  He enlisted in the U.S. More...

Death Notice

DELLASALA, Joann D. (nee Smith), of Lancaster, died Saturday, May 11, 2013. Mrs. More...

Lifestyles

Alive and wheel

Cycling for the soul

First introduced to the public as the “dandy horse” in early 19th-century Europe, the bicycle has since evolved to become one of the most versatile vehicles today, capable of opening up a world of opportunity for its rider.  More...

Garden extravaganza slated at Hull House

The Hull Family Home & Farmstead’s Spring Garden Extravaganza & Art Show will be held from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, May 18 and Sunday, May 19, on the grounds of the historic Farmstead site, 5962 Genesee St. More...

Lelonek-Bowman

Kathleen and Robert Lelonek of Tonawanda announce the engagement of their daughter, Rebecca Kathleen Lelonek, to Eric Bowman, son of Donna and Gregory Bowman of Erie, Pa.  Miss Lelonek graduated from Kenmore East High School in 2006 and Gannon U More...

Business

McGuire Group’s health care facilities offer alternative to hospice

Receiving a diagnosis of a terminal illness is certainly tough enough in itself, but the planning and care that comes along with it can sometimes be even more difficult.  The McGuire Group has launched the Journeys program, end-of-life care that More...

BBB warns against small business scams

Every year, thousands of small businesses are targets of fraudulent or deceptive sales practices.  Better Business Bureau and the Federal Trade Commission’s Bureau of Consumer Protection put together a list of some of the top business scam More...

Business Briefs

Patrick Carrano has been hired as an account executive for Gelia, a leading marketing communications agency with regional offices in Ohio, Illinois and Michigan. More...