Weekly Feature



August 1, 2013 RSS feed / Front Page

Editorial

Taste of Lancaster is more than just an eating-fest

Bee Editorial

When an event such as the Taste of Lancaster comes along, there is practically no one in the community who doesn’t benefit.  More...

Spindle items

• HISTORY IN THE MAKING — Before I began working at The Lancaster-Depew Bee, I had occasionally driven past the Hull House without ever having a clue what it was.  More...

Out of the Past

125 Years Ago Aug. 2, 1888   More...

Police Blotter

Woman says $46,000 watch stolen from sock drawer

Depew   Tuesday, July 23  • Two bicycles were stolen from behind a Kokomo Street home.  • A woman driving on French Road was found to have both a suspended license and registration.  More...

Bee Heard

Bee Heard

.To those opposing the Lancaster Airport and its operations, I can only say shame on you. The properties you purchased for hundreds of thousands of dollars came after the airport, after the railroad and after the ponds you decided to settle on. More...

Sports

St. Mary’s graduate Galenti will play at Central Methodist

More and more successful area baseball players are going the junior college route to get to the next level.  Nick Galenti, a 2011 graduate of St. Mary’s High School in Lancaster, is the latest example of that trend. More...

Lancaster’s Thill was best pole vaulter in state

Every school year, there are varsity athletes that go above and beyond on the playing field. Some help guide their teams to divisional, sectional, and sometimes even, state championships. More...

Brighton Park Women’s Golf Club celebrates 50 years

For the women that play in the Brighton Park Women’s Golf Club, it’s been another busy summer as the group celebrated a major milestone — 50 years of existence.  Established in 1963, the club recently held its two-day champions More...

Business

Sweet treats and neat finds

Hearts and Flour offers baked goods, crafts, old-time items

Kara Brody, owner of Hearts and Flour Country Gifts and Bake Shop, draws much of her inspiration from days gone by.  Her shop, located at 12073 Broadway near Four Rod Road, is filled with the aroma of fresh baked goods and nostalgic items placed More...

New York City company purchases nearly all of ElderWood facilities

Post Acute Partners, a New York City-based health care services company operating in four states, has acquired substantially all of ElderWood Senior Care.  The purchase of the Buffalo based senior care company owned by the Chur family includes n More...

YMCA to offer before, after school programming

The Lancaster YMCA will be offering School Age Child Care (SACC) at Cayuga Heights for the 2013-2014 school year. Before school from 7 to 9 a.m. More...

‘Taste’ offers food, fun, fundraising

On Saturday, Aug. 3, Central Avenue will have something for everyone, from those who are hungry for competition, to those who are just plain hungry.  (See editorial on page four)  More...

Page lands spot on his second Paralympic team

Adam Page is no stranger to the big leagues. The 21-year-old made his first trip to the Paralympics when he was just 17 and a senior at St. Mary’s High School in Lancaster. More...

Local News

Residents rappel 357 feet to benefit Special Olympics

The prospect of rappelling 357 feet down the side of a building would terrify most people. But Amy Neveaux is not most people.  More...

Youth Bureau show takes a step back in time

The Summer Performing Arts Academy of the Lancaster Youth Bureau will be wrapping up its 34th season this summer with the light-hearted production, “The Boy Friend.”  More...

Volunteer firefighters mark half year with education, community service

The Bowmansville Fire Association serves the community in a variety of ways, going beyond simply responding to fire alarms.  More...

Letters to the Editor

Team Perillo deserves thanks

I would like to thank all of the runners and sponsors who participated on Team Perillo in the Depew-Lancaster Boys and Girls Club’s Fourth of July 10K race. More...

Local police are prepared

I feel it is important to respond to the news article and editorial that appeared in the July 24 and 25 editions of The Bee regarding police training. The Bee readership should know that the West Seneca Police Department is a N.Y.  More...

Education

Lancaster Middle School names students to honor roll

The following students have been named to the honor roll for the fourth quarter of the 2012-2013 school year at Lancaster Middle School.  Grade 8   More...

Lifestyles

Benefits of sign language extend to hearing children

Sign language education for children has become increasingly popular in the last few years, but it was always intriguing to me.  More...

Event to benefit Hodgkin’s patient

There will be a benefit for Derek Adamberger from 7 to 11 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 3, at the Lancaster Moose Lodge, 5437 Broadway. There will be entertainment from Terry Buchwald, beer, wine, pop and snacks. A $20 donation is requested. More...

Senior News

All events (except where indicated) are held at the Town of  More...

What's Going On

What's Going On

American Red Cross blood drive to be held   A blood drive will be held to benefit the American Red Cross of Erie and Niagara Counties rfom 1-7 p.m. on Tuesday, Aug. 20, at the Lancaster Elks Lodge, 33 Legion Parkway, Lancaster. More...