Weekly Feature



September 26, 2013 RSS feed / Front Page

Editorial

Feeding starving children makes a world of difference

Bee Editorial

In 1987, an organization dedicated to benefiting the lives of malnourished children was created. Feed My Starving Children is a non-profit organization committed to feeding children hungry in body and spirit. More...

Spindle items

• STOP AND SMELL THE COFFEE — Sometimes working in this position, I find myself running from interviews to meetings of local government or schools and back to my desk without taking a moment to appreciate the little things. More...

Out of the Past

125 Years Ago Sept. 27, 1888   More...

Police Blotter

Woman steals purse as she assists with groceries

Depew   Monday, Sept. 16  • A man entered a Transit Road fast food restaurant to get water, but not purchase anything else. Employees reported he began punching windows and yelling obscenities.  Tuesday, Sept. 17  More...

Bee Heard

Bee Heard

.For the Depew mayor, Steven Hoffmann, to say in the Depew Bee that there is no noise coming from the gun range at 3052 Walden is ridiculous. Come live on Autumn Lea and find out for yourself. All you hear is boom, boom, boom.  More...

Obituaries

Death Notice

VENDITTI, Anthony J., of Lancaster, died Tuesday, Sept. 17, 2013. Mr.  More...

Lifestyles

Get in line, step in time

Line dancing isn’t just for cowboys

While country music does play a part in Western line dance culture, it’s a common misconception that cowboy boots and 10-gallon hats are a necessity on the dance floor.  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...

Library News

• Lapsit Story Time for 3 to 23 months with a parent/caregiver is being offered at 10:30 a.m. Tuesdays, through Oct. 1.  • Story Time Session I for 2- to 5-year-olds is being held at 10:30 a.m. Fridays through Oct. 4.  More...

What's Going On

What's Going On

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

Business

Rince na Tiarna dancers prepare to compete against the world’s best

After 27 years of jigs and hornpipes, of ghillies and wigs, of hard work and love, Rince na Tiarna school of Irish dance is still dancing to new heights. More...

Village of Lancaster to become Zombieville for October

The walking dead will be taking over in the Village of Lancaster for the month of October.  From Oct. 12 to Oct. More...

FRUITY FALL

— Marie Mulherin as a pumpkin and Grant Mulherin as an apple get ready to celebrate fall at DoodleBugs! The centers are each hosting a Fall Festival Open House event from 5 to 7 p.m. More...

Author reads to, sings with young children

Courtney Zach recently published her first full-length children’s book, titled “The Terrible Tune That Came To The Zoo” and children at EduKids in Lancaster got to hear the young author read her work.  More...

Mayor addresses embezzlement allegations

Depew Mayor Steven Hoffman attempted to put a situation into perspective during a meeting of the village board on Monday night.  At the opening of the meeting, Hoffman broke away from the printed agenda to address the board and about a dozen peo More...

Local News

Residents rally against pipeline, fracking

Despite the gloomy weather and rain on Saturday afternoon, a handful of residents gathered across from Town Hall on Central Avenue to protest the Keystone XL Pipeline and hydraulic fracturing, better known as fracking.  More...

REMEMBERING OLD TIMES

— Eileen Lein-Bippert, 93, was among 230 Lancaster High School graduates who took part in the ninth annual Lancaster Alumni Association picnic. More...

Depew native to bring island sounds to farmers market

Shoppers at the Alden Farmers Market this week will be treated to some island sounds, even as the leaves are falling from the trees. The music will be brought to listeners courtesy of a Depew native.  More...

Letters to the Editor

Ruffino’s performance unsatisfactory

A daily newspaper reported on Sept. 5 that Lancaster Town Board Member Ronald Ruffino sponsored a motion for a $312,000 purchase of office furniture for the new Pavement Road Public Safety building during the meeting held Sept. More...

Stealing from children is a crime

Falsely soliciting funds for one’s own financial gain is a crime.  The ex-treasurer of the Saints Hockey Club has been portrayed by people who knew her as a nice person.  Does a nice person steal money earmarked for a youth hockey org More...

It must be election time

I am writing in response to Councilman Ronald Ruffino’s letter entitled “Party Politics at its Best.” As someone who attends most of the town board meetings, I take exception to your accusation that one of the attendees texted a mes More...

Sports

Lancaster girls gymnastics vie for another team title

The Lancaster High School girls gymnastics team has been the cream of the crop in Section VI for the better part of the last decade with six straight team championships.  The Lady Redskins should be right back in the mix this fall with an abunda More...

St. Mary’s earns first victory over Timon since 2010

Football

St. Mary’s of Lancaster football coach Dave Hershey called his team’s 21-6 home win in the rain over Bishop Timon-St. Jude Saturday as a “big victory for the program.” More...

Turner leads Wildcats over Springville

With their starting quarterback out, the Depew football team continues to win.  The Wildcats, who lost starting QB Anthony Buono to a broken collarbone in their Week Two victory over East Aurora/Holland, used a healthy dose of Rodney Turner to r More...