Weekly Feature

June 6, 2013 RSS feed / Front Page

Editorial

Our youth, our future, our responsibility

Bee Editorial

The youth of our communities are up to some really great things.  More...

Spindle items

• LITTLE HEARTS — As a child, I absolutely adored spending the summer months outside. More...

Out of the Past

125 Years Ago June 7, 1888  The bacillus of cancer is hard to find, and Dr. Senger reports to the Berlin Clinical Society that he has been unable to verify observations claimed to have revealed the organism.   More...

Police Blotter

Motorcycle operators rev way into two summonses

Lancaster   Saturday, May 25  • A woman traveling in the wrong lane of traffic on Aurora Street was found to have a blood alcohol content of 0.21 percent.  More...

Education

On the Campus

Mark Goszewski of Depew was named to the dean’s list at Messiah College for the spring semester. He is a junior majoring in accounting.  Amy Lewandowski of Lancaster was recently initiated into Phi Kappa Phi, an honor society. More...

Newsstand Locations:

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Lancaster Middle School announces honor roll

The following students have been named to the honor roll of Lancaster Middle School for the third quarter of 2012-13.  Grade 8   More...

Lifestyles

The inadvertent legacy of the Allentown Art Festival

Like a blooming perennial, the Allentown  Art Festival hunkers down in the historic district and pops open with color and life each and every summer.  During its two-day stretch, hundreds convene in the streets of Allentown, but they do mor More...

YMCA to collect flags for proper retirement

The YMCA, located at 31 Central Ave., will be collecting old, worn and tattered flags, which are ready for retirement, from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. through Friday, June 7. More...

New group in Buffalo empowers young adults

Life can be difficult to navigate at times, especially for young women facing its demands on a daily basis. Yet, anything can happen when the course is paved with a positive perspective.  More...

Business

Snug as a Bug Daycare aims for caring, in-home environment

Sending one’s child to a daycare facility can be a nerve-wracking decision, but Depew resident Jamie Sheldon contends that with the right caretaker, it simply doesn’t have to be.  The mother of two opened Snug as a Bug Daycare out of More...

Depew bakery returns to Alden Farmers Market

The Alden Farmers Market will be open from 8:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, June 8, and every Saturday following until Oct. 5.  This summer, the market will once again host D & L Bakery of Depew, which is one of its original vendors. More...

Business Brief

The SKM Group, located in Depew, has hired April Churzynski as a graphic designer, John Loury as a senior account executive and Julie Desmond Schechter as account director of direct marketing.   More...

Lancaster residents sound off on proposed code change

Some Lancaster residents were upset to hear that a request had been submitted for text changes to the zoning code regarding the Buffalo Lancaster Regional Airport.  Among the individuals who spoke on the topic at the Town Board meeting on Monda More...

Summer activites offered by Depew Recreation

Summer is here, and that means that the Depew Recreation Department is offering a variety of activities to break up those endless sunny days.  More...

Depew rolls out new totes, taxes

Residents of The Village of Depew recently received tax bills with an additional line on them for the new garbage and recycling totes that they don’t have just yet.  The Village has been receiving numerous calls regarding the 95-gallon gar More...

Local News

Cancer survivor to Ride for Roswell with 52 in tow

SOMEONE YOU SHOULD KNOW

Thomas Alexander Elwell, a St. More...

FLUTTERING BY

— Connor Eckert and Alexandria Ertel, students at St. John the Baptist School in Alden, release a butterfly on May 30 to complete a school lesson. More...

Depew woman pleads guilty to theft of $55,000

Alissa Jagielo, 31, of Depew, has pleaded guilty to grand larceny in the third degree and welfare fraud in the third degree, according to Erie County District Attorney Frank Sedita III.  Jagielo, who pleaded guilty to the highest counts for whic More...

Letters to the Editor

Acts of kindness deserve gratitude

I always look forward to reading The Lancaster Bee. Many interesting articles regarding community events. More...

Bee Heard

Bee Heard

.I’d like to acknowledge the holiday garbage placement of everyone on Pleasant View, who put out their garbage on Sunday for Tuesday pickup (during Memorial Day weekend). It certainly helped decorate the neighborhood. More...

Sports

Section VI champions crowned at Pioneer

Track and Field

The Section VI outdoor track and field championships were held Friday and Saturday at Pioneer High School in Yorkshire.  Winners automatically qualify for the New York State Public High School Athletic Association championships June 7 and 8 at M More...

Red Devils defeat Redskins for Class AA title

The Clarence High School softball team will be representing Section VI once again, following a 5-3 win over Lancaster Saturday in the Class AA championship game at Sunshine Park in West Seneca.  More...

Lancaster falls to Clarence in rubber match

After having the regular season meetings with Lancaster play out in similar fashion as the games between the schools did in 2012, Clarence’s baseball team knew that this year’s rubber match would be even tougher to win, given that 2013&rs More...

What's Going On

What's Going On

Breast Cancer Network plans educational meeting   More...