Weekly Feature

July 18, 2013 RSS feed / Front Page

Editorial

Head injury prevention must start at youth level

Bee Editorial

Those of us who played youth football, even if only 20 or 25 years ago, know that there was nowhere near the focus on concussions and head injuries that there is today.  We are certain, of course, that most of our coaches back then would not hav More...

Spindle items

• STOP AND SMELL THE ROSES — This week, I had the pleasure of interviewing the creators of two magnificent gardens, which will be included in the upcoming Lancaster Garden Walk.  More...

Out of the Past

Serving the community

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

.It takes a special person to jump into a situation in the middle of an emergency. I am so thankful to the nurse who stopped at Al-E-Oops for dinner on Wednesday and did just that. I don’t know what would have happened if she didn’t. More...

Sports

Following concussion management protocol essential for safety of athletes

Heads Up! Head-related Injuries in Sports

In her position as manager of AthletiCare Sports Outreach for Catholic Health, Kelly Finkowski often finds herself clearing up confusion among parents, athletic trainers, coaches and athletes regarding proper concussion management protocol.  &ld More...

Many individuals and teams came up with big performances

Year In Review (Fall 2012)

Each high school sports year is filled with its own unique storylines. While some of the athletes and coaches may have appeared in the headlines before, there are always enough newcomers to ensure the action never gets too predictable.  More...

Publish sports scores in The Bee

Anyone wishing to have their sports results published in The Bee can do so by filling out forms on our website, www.beenews.com, or by e-mailing them directly to sports reporter Eric DeGrechie at ericd@beenews.com. More...

Town Board surprised by talk of rats

Rats pose a serious issue in Lancaster, according to residents who spoke at Monday night’s Town Board meeting.  Board members were nearly as surprised to hear about a rat problem as Jonathan and Tobian Breidert of Riemers Avenue were at se More...

Motorist killed in Broadway crash

A 31-year-old woman was killed Tuesday morning in a traffic accident on Broadway in Depew.  Linda K. Ward was driving a Nissan Sentra west on Broadway near Twin Village Salvage about 8:30 a.m. More...

Local News

Recent grad to pursue service work in Alaska

SOMEONE YOU SHOULD KNOW

Karen Schuster has been to Alaska before, but never quite like this. More...

Culvert and bridge work result in lengthy road closures

The state Department of Transportation announced that work is continuing on the culvert and bridge rehabilitation project on Route 78, Transit Road, in the Village of Depew, which has resulted in new travel restrictions.  More...

News Brief

The Lancaster Public Library board of trustees has changed its monthly meeting time to 1 p.m. effective July 18. The board meets at the library, 5466 Broadway, on the third Thursday of each month. Meetings are open to the public.   More...

Letters to the Editor

Party not important for highway post

Who is the best person for the job? Who has the skills needed to be successful? Who has the experience to minimize mistakes and to eliminate a potentially costly learning curve?  More...

Education

SCHOLARLY ACHIEVEMENT —

  Mollie Bleistein, the Bowmansville Fire Association Ladies Auxiliary committee chairwoman, presents the organization’s scholarship of $500 to Samantha Grace Preston of Lancaster, daughter of Rhys and Tina Preston. More...

Christian Central Academy announces honor roll

The following students have been named to the honor roll or high honor roll at Christian Central Academy in Williamsville for the fourth quarter of the 2012-13 school year:  April Markowski, Rose Mayer, Zachary Mayer, Annie Millar, Lydia Stocksl More...

Lifestyles

A chart is worth a thousand words

Astrology offers solace, understanding in stars

Most of us have casually eyeballed the horoscope section of a magazine or newspaper.  Often condensed to a blurb, our personal horoscope claims to offer an interpretive forecast of what might be happening in our lives based on the signs of the z More...

Lancaster Town Band to perform

The Lancaster Town Band will hold a concert titled Long Ago & Far Away at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, July 18, at Depew Veterans Park, where Jacob Seymour will be the solo vocalist and trumpet player. More...

It’s time for the garden walk

This is the final week of my series, and that means that the garden walk events are drawing to a close throughout Western New York.  There are several this coming weekend, then the City of Buffalo Garden Walk next weekend, and then for the most More...

Business

Home Medical Equipment changes location, maintains quality

Home Medical Equipment Inc. More...

NEW HIRES

— SKM Group of Depew has hired Kelly Brand, left, of Williamsville as senior account executive and Katie Johnson, formerly of Lancaster, as account coordinator.  More...

Pet pharmacy to donate all net profits

Pet Rescue Rx is a mail-order pharmacy in Akron, but its mission has little to do with its bottom line.  The pharmacy, which sells both over-the-counter and prescription medicines for animals, is donating 100 percent of its net profits to animal More...