Weekly Feature



September 12, 2013 RSS feed / Front Page

Wolcott Guns to offer ranges, retail, education

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Editorial

With guns, safety should be first and foremost

Bee Editorial

Firearms have been a hot topic in the news for some time. New York’s SAFE Act has generated a great many questions about our Second Amendment rights as American citizens.  More...

Spindle items

• MOMENTS IN HISTORY - We all live through history. Someday, the events that we bear witness to and live through will be the stuff of textbooks. More...

Out of the Past

125 Years Ago Sept. 13, 1888   A brilliant and fiery red called infernal is to be worn in the fall in millinery and trimmings. Too much of it is bad, but to a brunette, it is very becoming if little enough is used.  More...

Police Blotter

Man claims he’s too fat to perform sobriety tests

Depew   Friday, Aug. 30  • Two cars on Fox Trace were entered, and spare change was stolen. The subjects had also removed a GPS from a Crown Royal bag but left the GPS in the car and took the bag.  More...

Bee Heard

Bee Heard

.A great big no for great big plastic totes that cost way too much for the village. Older people cannot handle them. People who have them, hate them and fill them only about a foot high. What a waste of money. More...

Obituaries

John N. Kicak, construction manager

John N. Kicak, 80, formerly of Lancaster, died Thursday, Aug. 1, 2013.  Mr. Kicak was born in Lancaster where he lived for 73 years. More...

Death Notices

BEYER, Robert F., formerly of Lancaster, died Wednesday, Sept. 4, 2013. Mr. Beyer is survived by his wife, Ruthann (nee Keicher); two sons, Robert Jr. and Kevin; two granddaughters and two grandsons. More...

Bee policy on obituaries

The Bee publishes death notices and obituaries free of charge. Please request that your funeral director send written information to The Bee. Submissions may be made by the funeral director or by family members. More...

Lifestyles

Women’s Group fosters friendships for 30 years

When the Women’s Group formed in 1983, its membership included only a handful of women. They would meet, have lunch or dinner, and swap stories and advice. More...

Polish Heritage Dancers to conduct open house

The Polish Heritage Dancers of Western New York will hold an open house to kick off their 16th season from 7-9 p.m. on Monday, Sept. 16, at the Holy Mother of the Rosary Cathedral, 6298 Broadway. More...

Dirty Girl Mud Run

“Dirty” doesn’t truly describe our states of being upon completing the Dirty Girl Mud Run on Sunday; “filthy” is probably more appropriate.  More...

Business

Pregnancy and Baby Exposition showcases local business, helps charity

When parents bring their infant home, there are many challenges ahead and questions to be faced. Polly Thoman, owner of Baby’s Sweet Beginnings, doesn’t believe any parent should have to go it alone.  More...

Author and remodeling designer to speak at business

Marcia Lyon, professional remodeling designer and freelance writer, will present a talk at 5:30 p.m. Monday, Sept. 23, at Home Roots, located in the Walden Design Center, 3291 Walden Ave.  More...

Brain and Spine Center launches InvisionHealth Foundation

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Lancaster races yield landslides, near ties

The results of primary elections in the Town of Lancaster yielded a variety of results, from landslides, to nearly perfect ties, according to the Erie County Board of Elections’ unofficial tallies posted Tuesday evening. More...

Young racer makes his mark with thoughtful style, big wins

Dane Lorenc has more than just a knack for racing. The 15-year-old Depew resident has gone wheel-to-wheel with racers who have been going around the track for twice as long as he has been alive, and he has won.  More...

Local News

Lancaster girls receive Silver Award

Three Lancaster girls from Troop 30480 have completed their Silver Award project. The award is the highest a Cadette Girl Scout can earn. It represents a girl’s accomplishments in Girl Scouting in her community. More...

POLICE PROMOTIONS

— Pictured at top are Lancaster residents Michael Stribing, left, and Karen Yetzer, both of whom were recently promoted to the rank of sergeant. More...

Buchholz hopeful park will become reality in 2014

No two Lancaster Village Board meetings are alike.  Changing issues face the mayor and the four trustees, from the growth of abandoned buildings around the village to the push for revitalization of the historic business district.  Though th More...

Letters to the Editor

Baseball memories resonate in column

I recently read David Sherman’s column about A-Rod and his fond feelings for Rocky Colavito turning 80.  I subscribe to XM Radio every year just for baseball season, cancel in fall and renew in spring. More...

All should prepare for emergencies

As we reflect on the anniversary of the 9/11 terrorist attacks on America, we must ensure we take this time during National Preparedness Month to focus on preparing our homes and families. We live in a very dangerous world.  More...

Did party politics affect Fudoli vote?

A political group trying to make noise against the current administration is claiming that wasteful spending is taking place in the public safety building for furniture.  After consulting with our police chief, nothing that I’m going to r More...

Education

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Barbara Braun, left, Courtney Sieg and Dareian Frohm leave Depew High School during the first week of the new school. More...

St. Mary’s to hold open house

St. Mary’s High School in Lancaster will hold its annual open house from 5 to 8 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 19, and Friday, Sept. 20, at 142 Laverack Ave.  More...

Sports

Redskins open season with road victory

The Lancaster High School football team kicked off the fall season with an easy 22-7 road win Saturday at Kenmore West.  Senior running back Matt Szymanski got the scoring going for the Redskins (1-0) with a 22-yard touchdown on the ground in th More...

Lancers vie for third straight state title

Fall Sports Preview: Girls Volleyball

The St. Mary’s of Lancaster High School girls volleyball team has been one of the great stories in Western New York and last fall was no different as the Lancers captured their second straight second New York State Catholic  More...

Wildcats determined to contend for division

Fall Sports Preview: Boys Soccer

Following a disappointing 2012, the Depew High School boys soccer team is hoping to bounce back this fall with a solid season.  More...

Entertainment

Theatre

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Concerts

fri. 13   Paul Fracassi will bring his performance tribute to Frankie Valli at 7:30 p.m. Friday, Sept. 13, to the Lancaster Opera House, 21 Central Ave., Lancaster; $. 683-1776, www.lancopera.org.  More...

Festivals

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