Weekly Feature

July 25, 2013 RSS feed / Front Page

Editorial

A proud tradition deserves a better mascot

Bee Editorial

The Lancaster School District exudes a tangible sense of pride. More...

Spindle items

• HONORABLE MENTION — As the summer rolls on, we here at The Bee continue to receive honor roll listings, which have been and will continue to be printed over the coming weeks.  More...

Out of the Past

130 Years Ago July 26, 1883   Wit and Wisdom — It takes a good deal of courage to write out the announcement: “Gone down to the country to sponge off my father-in-law. Be away all summer.” - Chicago Inter Ocean  More...

Police Blotter

Neighbor tries to wake intoxicated man with hose

Depew   Tuesday, July 16  • A highly intoxicated Depew man was found lying on the sidewalk on Main Street. His neighbor had tried to get him up by spraying him with a garden hose.  Wednesday, July 17  More...

Obituaries

Death Notice

ROLL, Raymond E., of Lancaster, died Thursday, July 18, 2013. Mr. Roll is survived by his brother, Albert F. He was preceded in death by his parents, Raymond G. and Barbara (nee Ruhland). A Mass of Christian Burial was celebrated from St. More...

Lifestyles

Perry’s Ice Cream churns 95 years of frozen delights

The cutout of a brown sugar cone topped with a dollop of white ice cream, dotted with cherries, is an iconic symbol of summertime. Once the cone is spotted, a hankering for Perry’s Ice Cream usually ensues. More...

Lancaster Town Band to perform

The Lancaster Town Band will hold a concert titled “Comedy 2-nite” at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, July 30, at the Richard E. Pascucci Memorial Band Shell, featuring Mary Beth Conlon singing vocals and Vic Chiodo on alto saxophone.   More...

On the Campus

Cameron Montour of Lancaster was named to the dean’s list for the spring 2013 semester at Le Moyne College.  More...

What's Going On

What's Going On

Free car seat safety inspections offered   More...

Business

Delaware Pediatrics focuses on total health

Delaware Pediatrics opened its second location last fall. The Buffalo-based company set up shop at 4845 Transit Road in Depew and offers more to children than just checkups and antibiotics.  According to Dr. More...

Family, dealership mark 80 years

Eighty years ago, Anthony LaMastra established Great Lakes Motor Corp. Today, that company is known as Mercedes-Benz of Buffalo, and his nephew, Robert LaMastra of Lancaster, is the president.  More...

PROMOTED

— GTECH S.p.A. has promoted Christopher Caldwell, formerly of Bowmansville, to senior vice president of Latin America and the Caribbean. More...

Four girls earn Gold Award, educate community on wellness

Four girls, all of whom are students at Lancaster High School, recently received their Gold Award in Girl Scouts.  The award is the highest honor that a Girl Scout can receive and takes a great deal of time and effort, according to the girls.&nb More...

Contracts awarded for baseball facility

Westwood Park

After being tabled during the last Lancaster Town Board meeting, the Lancaster Depew Baseball indoor training facility took a step forward on Tuesday night. More...

Local News

Girl Scout collects, folds 1.5 tons of clothing for St. Luke’s Mission

When Kaitlin Surdej began working to earn her Gold Award in Girl Scouting, she simply had an idea. More...

Depew man charged with felony DWI

A Depew man who was stopped on Saturday for what State Police said was moving from a lane unsafely wound up with a felony charge.  Alan M. More...

News Brief

Pool owners can participate in the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation’s Asian longhorned beetle Swimming Pool Survey, now through August 30. More...

Letters to the Editor

Residents, beware of attracting rats

With the recent switch to the garbage tote system from our neighboring town to the east and our neighboring village to the west, we have started getting complaints of rat sightings in the Lancaster area.  More...

Bee Heard

Bee Heard

.I don’t know why the town board is so surprised about the rats; it’s been getting worse and worse over the last few years in the West Drullard and Mason Place area. More...

Sports

Season to remember for teams and athletes

Year in Review (Winter 2012-2013)

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...

Lady Lancers were cream of the crop in New York

Team of the Year: St. Mary’s of Lancaster girls vollyeball

It was a memorable fall for the St. Mary’s of Lancaster girls volleyball team as it repeated as the Catholic State champions. It was the 13th title for the Lady Lancers in school history.  For its many accomplishments, St. More...

Photos available for purchase online

Do you like a sports photo that appeared in this week’s edition and wish you had a copy of it for yourself? More...

Entertainment

Special Events

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Family Activities

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Literature

thurs. 25   Spit at Spot — Open mic poetry night hosted by Brown Sugar, 7 p.m. Thursday, July 25, at Spot Coffee, 227 Delaware Ave., Buffalo; Free. 818-3739  More...