Weekly Feature



May 30, 2013 RSS feed / Front Page

Lancaster student receives successful CPR, defibrillation

A Lancaster High School student is in the hospital and responding to treatment after collapsing in the halls at the start of the school day on May 22.  Nurse Liz Ceppaglia and history teacher Keith Hopkins administered CPR to the student after a More...

Editorial

Governor’s tax-free plan could boost area

Bee Editorial

New York has a reputation of being a high taxing state compared to others in the nation, so when Gov. Andrew M. More...

Spindle items

• WHEN “PRANKS” AREN’T FUNNY — This week I received a call from a community member saying she had gotten a piece of “prank” mail. More...

Out of the Past

Maroon and Silver

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

.The latest school budget and board members vote points out once again the problem taxpayers have trying to get back to sensible spending in school districts. Who should vote on tax increases? More...

Education

Lancaster High School posts honor roll

The following students have been named to the honor roll for the third quarter of the 2012-13 school year.  Grade 9   More...

St. Mary’s High School 2013 Graduation

St. Mary's graduates Jen Grant (left), Marlena Clotfelter, Callie Heftka and Ashley Wierzbicki are shown before the ceremony at Villa Maria College. More...

Lifestyles

Go Fish!

There are few pictures that represent the idea of Americana better than that of a fishing pole slung over a shoulder under the warm, summer sun.  From the occasional fisher to the competitive, many enjoy spending a summer afternoon on the bank o More...

Soil is everything

Today we are going to talk dirty — about dirt, that is. It is amazing to me that years ago we found ourselves buying water at the supermarket, and today we think nothing of buying dirt there, too.  More...

Library News

• Story time for 2- to 5-year-olds will be offered at 10:30 a.m. Fridays through June 14.  • Lapsit storytime for ages 3 months to 23 months will be offered at 10:30 a.m. Tuesdays through June 11.  More...

Business

Love of chiropractic care continues throughout 55 years of service

When Dr. Frank Landseadel began practicing chiropractic care in 1958, the world was a different place. More...

Broadway Driving Range sets family golf night, other new events

Broadway Driving Range and Miniature Golf and Green Acres Ice Cream will launch a series of new events for the family.  The driving range has added a “Friday Night Family Night” to its lineup of weekly events. More...

Passport outreach slated for June 5

Erie County Clerk Chris Jacobs will host a “Passports on the Move” outreach from 4 to 7 p.m. More...

Depew mayor disputes support of SAFE Act

Depew Mayor Steven Hoffman was out of state when he heard he had been linked to an anti-gun website and it was stated on the Internet that he was in favor of New York’s new Secure Ammunition and Firearm Enforcement Act. More...

Depew schools will partner with YMCA

¦ District ends longtime affiliation with day care center

The Depew School District will soon be contracting with the YMCA to provide beforeand after-school services to children in the area.  Prior to this point, It’s a Small World Day Care had contracted with the district for 20 years, and recen More...

Local News

FLY LIKE AN EAGLE

— Garrett Zmich paints the floor of the Tri-Community Food Pantry as part of his Eagle Scout project. More...

Garden Walk path has new twists, turns

As the Lancaster Garden Walk reaches the decade mark this year, the summer event will be anything but the same old, same old.  According to Richard Groblewski, chairman of the Garden Walk, the event will take place from 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. More...

Lancaster man arrested on grand larceny charges

Patrick C. More...

Letters to the Editor

Lancaster taxpayers deserving of thanks

I would like to thank the taxpayers and community for approving the 2013-14 Lancaster school budget andforre-electingmetoafourth term as a trustee of the Lancaster Central Board of Education.  More...

Police Blotter

Burglar damages two bean-bag chairs, nothing else

Depew Tuesday, May 21 • Officers found two men walking on railroad property east of Calumet Street both of whom had a substance believed to be marijuana in bags in their pockets. More...

Obituaries

Fred Warda, longtime Besroi employee

Fred “Fritz” Warda, 77, of Depew, died Sunday, May 19, 2013.  Mr. More...

Sports

Lancaster will face Clarence for Class AA title

If the Lancaster High School baseball team is going to defend the Section VI Class AA crown it will have to do something nobody’s really been able to do this spring — hit Clarence right-hander Mark Armstrong.  More...

Dantonio repeats as sectional champ for Lancaster

Lancaster sophomore Chelsea Dantonio continued her reign as one of the best golfers in Western New York on May 22 as she won the Section VI championship at Gowanda Country Club.  It was the second straight title for Dantonio and third in five ye More...

Depew lacrosse club wins championship

The Depew Lacrosse Club defeated Gow School 14-4 to win the Section 6 Independent League Conference Championship on May 18 at All-High Stadium.  The championship game was highlighted by a strong defensive performance by seniors Ryan Mietus, Sam More...

What's Going On

What's Going On

Lancaster groups join together in song   More...