Weekly Feature

June 27, 2013 RSS feed / Front Page

Lancaster Superintendent’s long career comes to a close

Ed Myszka began his education in a one-room schoolhouse and this year presided over the graduation of roughly 500 students — his last before he retires on Friday. More...

Editorial

Sit, listen for a while at government meetings

Bee Editorial

The formation of the new Board of Ethics in the Town of Lancaster came and went without any particular pomp and circumstance.  As a matter of fact, there was only one person present in the wooden pews at 21 Central Ave. More...

Spindle items

• HOLIDAY EDITION — Publication of The Bee will be affected by next week’s observance of Independence Day. The July 4 edition will be delivered on Wednesday, July 3. More...

Out of the Past

Summer 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 on Kurtz Avenue, it’s been six months since the DPW cut down several trees, and none have been ground down or the stumps removed. Why weren’t these trees replaced in the spring?  More...

Sports

Versatile group of players named to First Team

It was another solid spring for softball in Western New York, with programs reaching milestones and players bolstering their resumes for prospective colleges in a quest to continue their athletic careers at the next level.  More...

Clarence’s Harris named Player of Year

Plenty of good hitters have come through the Clarence High School softball program through the years. Talk to varsity coach Todd Banaszak, who has been at the helm since 1993, and he’ll put Moriah Harris right up there with any of them.  More...

Lancaster’s Ambrose tabbed Coach of Year

Time and time again in the world of high school sports, the best coaches often graduated from the institution where they work, as they bring a special passion to the job that began during their days as a student.  More...

Entertainment

Independence Day

sat. 29   Town of Clarence Fireworks — The Town of Clarence will hold its Fourth of July fireworks display at dusk Saturday, June 29, as part of the Day in the Park event, in Clarence Town Park, 10404 Main St., Clarence.  wed. More...

Special Events

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Family Activities

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Special memories

The Lancaster High School Concert Choir sings the national anthem at the opening of graduation ceremonies at Kleinhans Music Hall on Friday. More...

Village board passes sign legislation

Following more than two years of meetings, work sessions and public hearings, the Lancaster Village Board passed new legislation Monday night that consolidates and simplifies signage regulations.  The new law passed in a 4-1 vote, with Trustee More...

July 4th celebrations part of Old Home Week

This year, Independence Day celebrations in the Village of Lancaster will be held in conjunction with Old Home Week. More...

Local News

Town council member to run, raise funds, in Perillo’s memory

Last year, Matthew Perillo participated in the Town of Lancaster’s Fourth of July 10K race. More...

Varysburg Man dies in Broadway car accident

A June 19 motor vehicle accident on Broadway at Cemetery Road resulted in the death of Willis Sauer, 74, of Varysburg.  At approximately 6:30 p.m., Sauer was traveling south on Cemetery Road and stopped for the stop sign, according to Lancaster More...

News Brief

The Lancaster Town Board has changed the site of its regularly scheduled meeting for Monday, July 1, to the Opera House, on the second floor of Town Hall, 21 Central Ave. More...

Letters to the Editor

Renew awareness of motorcycles

June is Motorcycle Safety and Awareness Month. Warmer weather and nicer days mean many more motorcycles sharing the road. Let’s renew our awareness and refresh our attention to sharing the road with motorcycles. More...

Police Blotter

Man detained not involved with launching fireworks

Depew   Tuesday, June 18  • An elderly man was found walking on Broadway. He stated he had taken a train from Troy and he was a missing person there.  Wednesday, June 19  More...

Education

Class of 2013

Graduate Nick McAuley hugs his mother, Jeanette Megger, outside of Depew on Friday night when Depew High School graduated their Class of 2013. More...

Lifestyles

ComedySportz gives 'em the one-two laugh

Buffalo to host world championship

From humble beginnings to world championship host, Buffalo ComedySportz, known as “Western New York’s longest-running comedy show,” is dynamite, and it’s exploding. More...

Two residents elected to Goodwill board

Two area men are new members of the 2013-14 board of trustees of Goodwill Industries of Western New York.  Donald Maulucci of Lancaster, who was elected a board member, is the general manager of Blackburn’s Physician Supply.  Roger Ho More...

Hummingbirds — invite them in

So often you hear gardeners complain about the local critters that enjoy their gardens a little too much. More...

Business

Atlantic Bedding and Furniture offers stress-free shopping

For any person who has ever walked into a big-box furniture store looking for great deals but found pushy salespeople instead, Atlantic Bedding and Furniture can serve as a welcome respite. More...

Kate’s Country Cousins joins Alden Market

Kate’s Country Cousins of Lancaster has joined the assortment of vendors who comprise the Alden Farmer’s Market as its newest vendor.  The country store, which sells an array of products from homemade baked goods to flowers, has been More...

PROMOTED

— The SKM Group of Depew has promoted Jeff Schaefer of Lancaster to director of integrated services. He will oversee the agency’s media, interactive and public relations departments. More...