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September 19, 2013 RSS feed / Front Page

Depew School Board discusses sports-related head injuries

According to administrators and teachers at the Depew Board of Education meeting held Tuesday night, the school year is off to a great start.  Faculty and staff reported on upcoming events in their schools, students who have made the news, and t More...

Editorial

Concussion education important for athletes

Bee Editorial

During the meeting of the Depew School Board on Tuesday evening, the issue of serious, even life-threatening injuries, which are sustained while playing sports, was addressed by members of the board. More...

Spindle items

• ACTS OF KINDNESS — Sometimes, especially in the news industry, it is easy to get caught up in and bogged down by all of the negative things that go on around us. More...

Out of the Past

125 Years Ago Sept. 20, 1888   The great cattle kings will soon be a thing of the past. More...

Police Blotter

Returned wallet contains arcade token, change

Depew   Monday, Sept. 9  • A man returned a change purse containing debit cards, an arcade token, $1 Canadian, 48 cents and shoppers cards to the police station.  More...

Bee Heard

Bee Heard

.Does anyone know why the lane is closed on Erie Street near the electric company? It has been blocked forever, and it is an accident waiting to happen. Now they are blocking another section further down the road. More...

Sports

Depew quarterback injured in victory

Football Roundup

It was a mixed bag for the Depew High School football team on Friday night at the team improved to 2-0 on the season in a 38-6 home win over East Aurora, but lost captain and starting quarterback Anthony Buono to injury.  More...

Veteran Wildcats should be right in mix again

Fall Sports Preview: Girls Tennis

Longtime Depew High School girls tennis coach George Besch has high expectations for his squad this fall.  The Wildcats had an overall record of 16-3 in 2012 and finished in second place in the division. More...

Lady Redskins off to hot start

Fall Sports Preview: Girls Tennis

Last season, the Lancaster High School girls tennis team only won five games all fall.  Things look much brighter for the Lady Redskins in 2013 as they’ve reeled off three straight wins to open the season with nonleague victories over Niag More...

What's Going On

What's Going On

St. Mary of the Assumption to present DVD series   More...

Entertainment

Theatre

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Concerts

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Dance

tues. 24   Lindy Fix — Dance to big band, classic swing and contemporary swing with DJ Mark, 8-8:30 (beginner lesson), 8:30-10 (dance), Tuesday, Sept. 24, at the Polish Cadets Hall, 927 Grant St., Buffalo; $ - no partner necessary. More...

Parents rally against Common Core, blaming state

With school back in session and the standards of the Common Core implemented in curriculums across grade levels, parents in the Lancaster Central School District have started to band together in an effort to combat the state-mandated program, which t More...

Troop 500 boasts three new Eagle Scouts

Three young men, including a pair of brothers, recently reached the top of the Scouting ladder by completing their Eagle Scout projects. More...

Local News

‘Chicken Soup’ series publishes Lancaster grad

SOMEONE YOU SHOULD KNOW

Trying to find time to write can prove to be a challenge when one has three children younger than 7, but for Lisa Littlewood, it is something that sustains her, and so she carves out small portions of her day in coffee shops or in a quiet corner to p More...

EDUCATION STATION

— Depew resident Joel Kanick, president and CEO of Kanick and Company, stands to the left of the sign after speaking at a Kenmore Rotary meeting. More...

Re-enactment, tours slated at Hull House

The Hull Family Home and Farmstead will host a Revolutionary War re-enactment as well as tours of the home from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday and Sunday, Sept. More...

Letters to the Editor

Opera House performance a treat

A thespian of many years, I like to support local theaters and high school performances as well.  I now reside in Warsaw, but I still manage to attend some shows at the Lancaster Opera House. More...

Ruffino off base on accusations

Do you serve cheese with that whine, Mr. [Councilman Ronald] Ruffino? More...

Obituaries

Richard P. Rand, insurance executive

Richard P. Rand, 87, of Depew, died Tuesday, Aug. 27, 2013.  Mr. Rand was born in Bradford, Pa. He attended St. More...

Jane Kuntz, Lancaster teacher

JaneKuntz(neeSmith),87,ofLancaster, died Sunday, Sept. 15, 2013.  Born in Lancaster to Claude and Lucy Smith, she was the valedictorian of the Lancaster Class of 1943. More...

Death Notices

FRACASSO-FAILLA, Catherine S. (nee Strano) of Depew, died Friday, Sept. 13, 2013. Mrs. Fracasso-Failla is survived by two daughters, Natalie Kliber and Cathleen Muscarella; two grandchildren; and one sister, Lucille Melton. More...

Lifestyles

‘DANGEROUS’ minds seek to limit access to books

“Restriction of free thought and free speech is the most dangerous of all subversions. It is the one un-American act that could most easily defeat us,” said Supreme Court Justice William O. Douglas. More...

Civil War Day to take place at Little Red Schoolhouse

The Lancaster New York Historical Society will host a Civil War Day from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 21, at the Little Red Schoolhouse at the corner of Bowen Road and William Street. More...

Senior News

All events (except where indicated) are held at the Town of Lancaster Senior Citizens Center, 100 Oxford Ave. To use the center, Lancaster residents need to have photo identification. For more information, call 685-3498. More...

Business

Dance school to open doors for charity

Walking into Barb Denny’s Studio of Dance Arts is like walking into a home in more ways than one. More...

Windsong donates to Breast Cancer Network program

Windsong Radiology Group, 55 Spindrift Drive, Amherst, has donated more than $7,000 to support the Breast Cancer Network of Western New York’s TLC Totes program. More...

Oktoberfest coming to Billy Baroo’s Biergarten

Patrons of the Wehrle Golf Dome in Clarence might want to dust off their Lederhosen. Billy Baroo’s Restaurant, located inside the dome, is gearing up for an Oktoberfest celebration, beginning with the launch of its all-new biergarten concept. More...