Weekly Feature

June 20, 2013 RSS feed / Front Page

Editorial

A bright future begins with a solid foundation

Bee Editorial

As the end of the school year draws near, it is important to recognize the importance of dedicated people in our school districts. More...

Spindle items

• RIDING OUT THE STORM — When I registered for the Ride for Roswell with co-worker Annise Celano, I had plenty of reasons to get pedaling.  More...

Out of the Past

Centennial celebration

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

.As a resident of the Village of Lancaster, I thought there’d be a change with the superintendent of public works. The Town of Lancaster and the Village of Depew are vigorously working on roadwork. We have done nothing so far. More...

Education

On the Campus

Jeffrey Kuciel of Lancaster was awarded the Presidential Scholarship as an incoming freshman at Brockport State College.  Taylor Grupp, Ryan Mietus and Braden Orcutt, all of Depew, were each awarded the Dean’s Scholarship as incoming fresh More...

Lifestyles

Delight this summer with a garden party

After a blustery winter, it’s no surprise that Western New Yorkers like to spend as much time as possible outdoors in the warm, buttery sunshine of summer. It’s also no secret that many enjoy a good, home-cooked meal. More...

Hull House to host Heritage Arts Fair

The Hull Family Home and Farmstead, located at 5976 Genesee St., Lancaster, is combing The American Music Festival and the Sheep-To-Shawl have into the Heritage Arts Festival. It will take place from 11 a.m. - 5 p.m. More...

Get Fit

Hero Rush, a nationally organized firefighter-themed obstacle race, made its debut in Western New York on June 8 at Chestnut Ridge Park in Orchard Park.  More...

Entertainment

Special Events

thurs. 20   Citybration Launch — Event will officially kick off summer at 5:04 p.m. Thursday, June 20, at CEPA Gallery, The Market Arcade, 617 Main St., Buffalo. 856-2717, www.citybration.com  fri. 21   More...

Family Activities

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Art

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PTO donates $19,000 for new sign

Parents, teachers and even an alumnus of the Depew School District have banded together to add a little extra flair to the facade of Cayuga Heights Elementary School.  On Tuesday evening, the Board of Education accepted a donation of $19,000 fro More...

JAM OUT

— The Pointless Brothers pick up their instruments and perform a variety of songs at the Meander in the Woods fundraiser event held at Reinstein Woods Nature Preserve on Saturday. More...

Local News

Artist creates mural on wall of restaurant

SOMEONE YOU SHOULD KNOW

About two weeks ago, Amanda Hart began a project for people to enjoy as they travel on Transit Road.  Hart is currently working to complete a mural on an outside wall of Protocol Restaurant, 6766 Transit Road near the Interstate 90 toll booths i More...

American Legion to hold luncheon

A homecoming luncheon will be held to honor American Legion Department of New York 8th District Commander Alwin “Butch” O’Donnell and American Legion Auxiliary Department of New York 8th District President Denice Perenc from 1 to 5 More...

News Briefs

The Ethics Board will hold a meeting at 6 p.m. Tuesday, June 25, in the Lancaster Town Hall boardroom, at 21 Central Ave.  More...

Letters to the Editor

Opera House a gem for the community

Wow! Once again, the Lancaster Opera House provided a spectacular show in “Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat.” Being that this particular musical is my favorite, I have many other productions to compare it to.  More...

Police Blotter

Eight vehicles broken into during single night

Lancaster  Saturday, June 8   • A Whitestone Lane man’s wallet was stolen from his car overnight. The vehicle was locked but the window was open.  More...

Obituaries

Death Notice

BOGUCKI, Deborah B., of Depew, died Wednesday, June 12, 2013. Ms. Bogucki is survived by one nephew, Brian, and one great-niece, Eve. More...

Sports

Perennial contenders represented on First Team

2013 All-Bee Baseball

Orchard Park. Lancaster. St. Joe’s. Iroquois. More...

Vision, poise helps Heim claim Player of Year

Amherst’s baseball team might have officially had one assistant coach this season, but head coach Brian Davis had the luxury of having another pair of eyes — attached to a brain that understands the intricacies of the game and can quickly More...

Cheektowaga’s McGill tabbed Coach of Year

Cheektowaga’s baseball team has undergone quite the resurgence during Jeff McGill’s four years as head coach, and apparently quite a few of his colleagues took notice.  More...

What's Going On

What's Going On

Free movie nights set at Green Acres   Every Tuesday night, there will be a free, outdoor, family movie night and kids’ pajama party beginning at dark, held at Green Acres Ice Cream, 4357 Broadway. More...

Business

Consumer’s Beverage joins Meals on Wheels to feed community

The Meals on Wheels Foundation of Western New York and Consumer’s Beverages will soon be encouraging shoppers to “Step up to the Plate” in support of Meals on Wheels’ programming.  More...

TIME FLIES WHEN YOU’RE FIXING SPINES

— Dr. Frank W. Landseadel, a practicing chiropractor at 198 Aurora St., Lancaster, is presented an award for 55 years of service to the chiropractic profession by Dr. Jean A. More...

Roswell Park receives donation

Dunkin’ Donuts announced the results of its “Iced Coffee Day” ini- tiative in the area by presenting Roswell Park Cancer Institute with a donation of $6,732.  During the one-day initiative on May 22, Dunkin’ Donuts, inclu More...