Weekly Feature



July 4, 2013 RSS feed / Front Page

Editorial

Respect is not optional in public forums

Bee Editorial

Dozens of people from Lancaster and surrounding communities came out to voice their opinions regarding the Buffalo Lancaster Airport during Monday night’s public hearing. More...

Spindle items

• RUN LIKE THE WIND – On the Fourth of July, members of Team Perillo will lace up their sneakers for Lancaster’s annual holiday race, running in memory of a community member who seemed to always be giving back to the home that he che More...

Out of the Past

Waltz to town

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...

Education

Lancaster Middle School students receive awards

Lancaster Middle School held a recognition assembly to award students a variety of honors.  The students recognized are:  Rachel Gillett — Carrie Burger Memorial for effort and dedication to band.  Braden Kwasniewski — Jaso More...

Residents make Canisius High School honor roll

The following Canisius High School students from Lancaster and Depew earned a spot on the final honor roll for the 2012-13 school year.  In order to be named to the honor roll, students must maintain an average of 90 or above for the marking per More...

On the Campus

Potsdam State College has named Taylor Johnson, Daniel Mertzlufft and Kaylie Streit, all of Lancaster; and Joshua Miller and Gabrielle Weiss, both of Depew, to the president’s list for the spring 2013 semester. More...

Lifestyles

Looking through the eyes of a Civil War re-enactor

“It’s kind of like putting on a really big play with a lot of actors. The script is already written; all we’re going to do is follow it.”

That’s how Civil War re-enactor Mike Lavis described the scene of re-enacting at Gettysburg, and that’s precisely what he and thousands of others did during one of Gettysburg’s sesquicentennial re-enactments. More...

Independence Run 5K runners to dash July 6

The Akron-Newstead Lions and Rotary Clubs will host the Independence Run 5K run and walk at 11 a.m. More...

Butterflies and vegetables

It is so hard to believe that we are heading into the homestretch now for all of the garden walks and parties that we talked about when we began this column seven weeks ago.  Each week I look at my garden and wish that the garden walk was this w More...

Business

From mini golf to long driving range, Broadway provides something for everyone

Broadway Miniature Golf and Driving Range’s ultimate goal is to provide entertainment to all those who seek it. They do so with a mix of growing options and attention to detail that provides something for every age group.  More...

Tops Markets awards 80 scholarships

Tops Friendly Markets has awarded scholarships to store associates and family members in Depew.  In partnership with the United Food and Commercial Workers Local One, Tops has awarded $806,350 to 699 Tops first-year and matriculated college unio More...

Online system to reduce waiting time for license test

Each year, more than 2,000 Erie County residents take a test to obtain a commercial driver’s license.  These CDLs are needed to operate larger commercial vehicles such as delivery trucks, school buses and tractor-trailers.  “Man More...

Airport issue leads to lengthy debate

Proponents, opponents, residents and nonresidents alike all argued vehemently about the Buffalo Lancaster Airport during a public hearing held by the Town Board on Monday night at a packed Lancaster Opera House.  (See editorial on page four)&nbs More...

Lancaster mom goes bald in memory of daughter

Nicole Leavoy’s daughter, Anna Rose, was diagnosed with an atypical teratoid rhabdoid tumor in her brain at just 11 months old. More...

Local News

Redskin alum lands head coach position

SOMEONE YOU SHOULD KNOW

Jason Mangone got his start in the world of football in Lancaster. Beginning at Maryvale, he transferred to Lancaster School District in the sixth grade and was a Redskin through his varsity career. More...

PERPETUAL SERVICE

— John Trojanowsky has accepted the oath of office as president of Rotary Club of Lancaster-Depew. More...

News Brief

The Depew Board of Education will hold a reorganization and a regular meeting beginning at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, July 9, in the high school cafeteria.   More...

Police Blotter

Man goes for gold, accused of ripping chain from neck

Lancaster  Friday, June 21   • A Buffalo man was found to be driving under the influence of a controlled substance.  Saturday, June 22  More...

Bee Heard

Bee Heard

.As a resident of the Village of Lancaster, I am disappointed with the plan for lights in Veterans Park. We never had lights there; we don’t need them now. It’s time to cut back in this village and do away with the frills.  More...

Sports

Section VI champions dominate First Team

2013 All-Bee Girls Lacrosse

Lancaster and Amherst were two of the top high school girls lacrosse teams in Western New York this spring, so it’s no surprise that players from both squads compose most of the All-Bee Girls Lacrosse Team.  Lancaster, the Section VI Class More...

Orchard Park trio grabs nearly half of top spots

2013 All-Bee Boys Lacrosse

Orchard Park dominated Class A high school boys lacrosse in Western New York, and three of its top players were named to the 2013 All-Bee Boys Lacrosse First Team for their efforts during the season. Clarence, St. More...

Hudecki named All-Bee Boys Lax Coach of Year

Peter Hudecki remembers when the St. More...

What's Going On

What's Going On

Golf tourney to benefit Breast Cancer Network   More...

Entertainment

Concerts

fri. 5   Highlight your 4th of July weekend with a star-studded concert with Kid Rock, Kool & the Gang, and Uncle Kracker at 6:45 p.m. Friday, July 5, at the Darien Lake Performing Arts Center, 9993 Allegheny Road, Darien Center; $. More...

July 4th

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, in Clarence Town Park, 10404 Main St., Clarence.  wed. 3   More...

Walking Tours

fri. 5   Evening Riverwalk — This 6-mile walk is presented by the Foothills Trail Club, 6:30 p.m. Friday, July 5, meet near the Riverwalk across from Mississippi Mudds, 313 Niagara St., Tonawanda; Free. More...