Weekly Feature

June 13, 2013 RSS feed / Front Page

Theft from vehicles on rise in Lancaster

There has been a recent spike in larcenies from vehicles in Lancaster, according to Capt. William Karn Jr. More...

Crime reporting to the NFTA: There’s an app for that

The Niagara Frontier Transportation Authority’s Transit Police Department on June 6 introduced a new high-tech way for its passengers to report criminal or suspicious activity via a smartphone application.  More...

Editorial

A little more conversation, a little less texting

Bee Editorial

This week, the paper includes a story about a man who recently wrote a book on how to have an easy and effective conversation with someone you have just met. More...

Spindle items

• I CALL HIM POPS — I really get a kick out of telling people that my dad looks like Chef Boyardee. It’s really only marginally true, but he certainly has a jolly face.  More...

Out of the Past

125 Years Ago Sept. 29, 1887   More...

Police Blotter

Boy searches for frogs, finds wallet

Depew   Monday, June 3  • A Leonard Drive man returned a wallet to the police station that his son had found in the creek behind their home while looking for frogs.  More...

Obituaries

Matthew J. Perillo, volunteer, Town of Lancaster employee

Matthew J. Perillo, of Lancaster, died Thursday, June 6, 2013.  Mr. More...

Bee policy on obituaries

The Bee publishes death notices and obituaries free of charge. More...

Sports

Amateur boxers prepare for upcoming fights

¦ Train out of Goomba’s Boxing Club in Lancaster

Derek Greene learned a lot from his first amateur boxing match in February.  More...

Section VI track competes at state championships

¦ Lancaster’s Thill wins pole vault

The New York State Public High School Athletic Association outdoor track and field championships were held Saturday at Middletown High School.  The event was originally scheduled to begin on Friday, but all the action had to be moved due to bad More...

Dantonio finishes fourth at Federation

Girls Golf

Lancaster High School sophomore Chelsea Dantonio finished fourth at the two-day New York State Federation Girls Golf Championship Saturday and Sunday at The College Golf Course at Delhi.  Winner of the Section VI championship on May 22, Dantonio More...

Entertainment

Film/Video

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Special Events

thurs. 13-sun. 16   More...

Performance

mon. 17   Joe Donohue — The organist will perform on the Mighty Wurlitzer Theatre Pipe Organ, 7 p.m. Monday, June 17, at the Lockport Senior Center, 33 Ontario St., Lockport; $.   More...

Special meeting being held regarding subdivision

The Municipal Review Committee, comprised of the Town Board and the Planning Board, will hold a meeting 6 p.m. on Monday, June 17 at the Town Hall, 21 Central Ave. for the state environmental quality review of the Harris Hill subdivision. More...

Allergy policy reviewed, will develop as needed

After concern was raised in September, the Lancaster Board of Education formed an allergy review committee, which spent the past school year reviewing and adapting district policy as it pertains to students with allergies.  More...

Lancaster author spells out conversation tips, tricks

Holding a conversation —especially a memorable one with depth — can be a challenge for most people.  (See editorial on page four)  In an age of texts and emails, where responses have time lapses for consideration and the text ca More...

Local News

Veteran brings home four medals from VA Games

When John Ryan decided to participate in the National Veterans Golden Age Games for the first time this year, he had no idea that he would be leaving with a neck full of medals.  “I went in with the hope of gaining one medal,” he sai More...

College student does mission work in Brazil

Soccer facilitates life lessons

When Ben Sexton went to Brazil, he had the opportunity to do much more than take in the scenery. More...

Depew ice rink to receive face-lift

The Village of Depew’s ice rink, located on Gould Avenue, will be receiving a new coat of paint that will not only improve the look of the facility, but its durability.  Humidity is a major issue within the structure and can cause damage t More...

Letters to the Editor

Get drunk drivers off road; take car

For the life of me, I can’t figure out what is so hard about getting drunk drivers off the road.  More...

Bee Heard

Bee Heard

.Regarding the new garbage totes in Depew, it’s so nice we had a say in this matter and the fact that we have to buy these totes. More...

Education

On the Campus

Lee Cadby, Samantha Koscielny and Patrick Loecher, all of Lancaster, were named to Clark University’s dean’s list for the spring 2013 semester.  More...

LANCASTER HIGH SCHOOL PROM

Nicholas Lang and Rachel Kania dance the night away at Lancaster High School’s prom, held Friday at the Buffalo Convention Center. More...

Lifestyles

The apple doesn’t fall far from the sport

Fathers’ devotion to athletics influences children, community

There’s something sacred about the time a father devotes to helping his children grow as athletes and individuals.  More...

Grief support group slates next meeting

The Grief Support Group of St. Martha’s Parish will hold its next meeting at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, June 19, in Room A at St. Martha’s Parish, 10 French Road, Depew. There is no fee. For more information, call Mary Ann at 683-4422.   More...

Library News

• Story Time will be held for 2- to 5-year-olds from 10:30 to 11 a.m. Friday, June 14.  • Teen gaming from 3 to 4:45 p.m. Fridays.  More...

What's Going On

What's Going On

UB executive director to speak at Protocol   More...

Business

More than cuts and color

Depew salon celebrates anniversary

Going to The Groove Hair Lounge is anything but a one-dimensional experience. More...

Lancaster native opens wellness facility

One Up Sports Performance and Wellness was recently opened at 3465 Broadway by Lancaster native Brandon Monin.  The business offers a variety of wellness programs, sports-specific training programs, adult classes and boot camps, as well as perso More...

Business offers free glow bracelets, movie nights

The Broadway Driving Range and Miniature Golf will hold glow-in-the-dark miniature golf from dark until 11:30 p.m every Thursday night beginning June 30 and ending Aug. More...