Weekly Feature



October 10, 2013 RSS feed / Front Page

Lancaster native wins award for involvement, academic achievement

To say Anne Taylor is an extremely involved student on Bethany College’s campus doesn’t truly do justice to the schedule she juggles with great finesse.  More...

Editorial

Chemotherapy not the only cancer combatant

Bee Editorial

Cancer. It might just be the biggest six letter word out there. More...

Spindle items

• PHOTO-TASTIC — When you walked the halls of high school, were you a Redskin or a Wildcat? More...

Out of the Past

125 Years Ago Oct. 11, 1888   More...

Police Blotter

Man can’t recite alphabet, too long out of school

Depew   Monday, Sept. 30  • A former employee of a coffee shop came back with another woman and began yelling threats and obscenities at the manager.  Tuesday, Oct. 1  More...

Sports

St. Mary’s runs into a brick wall against Canisius

It was a tough go for the St. Mary’s football team last Saturday, as Canisius proved to be too strong of an opponent, beating the Lancers 51-0. The loss moved St. Mary’s to 3-1 on the season. More...

Mix of youth and experience lead Lancaster boys volleyball into top 10

In a very evenly matched E.C.I.C. Division I for boys volleyball, the Redskins find themselves right in the mix, ranked sixth in Western New York with a 4-4 divisional record and 11-6 overall. More...

Four straight wins for Lady Redskins tennis

The Lancaster girls tennis team dominated on the road against Frontier, 4-1, to push its win streak to four in a row.  More...

Town employees accused of harassment, threats

Resident Michael Wehner spoke on his wife’s behalf, accusing town employees of harassment and threats during the Lancaster Town Board meeting held Monday night. More...

Lancaster resident honored by Erie County Legislature

A proclamation honoring Lancaster resident John Brusso as Citizen of the Month begins with this old adage: “When you want something done, ask a busy person.”  Brusso is certainly busy, dedicating much of his time to organizations dir More...

Local News

Cheektowaga woman admits forging $700,000 in checks from Depew business

Debora Gramza, 55, has admitted to stealing more than $704,000 from Accadia Site Contracting in Depew, according to the Erie County District Attorney’s Office.  More...

WNY Kidney Connection to host holiday fundraiser

In the eyes of Jeanette Ostrom, “the greatest gift that you can give someone is the gift of life.”  And as of this week, more than 500 Western New York kidney transplant candidates currently sit on the national waiting list for a via More...

Lancaster Central receives sound financial audit

The Lancaster Board of Education Audit Committee approved the financial audit for the 2012-13 school year, and a presentation on findings was made to the public at the board meeting on Monday.  More...

Letters to the Editor

Tax excuse a poor choice for Gaughan

Maybe it seems like we are not noticing the political contest for Erie County comptroller, but believe me, I have noticed. More...

Aquino qualified for justice position

As far as I know, Mr. Matthews [writer of the Oct. 3 “Aquino unfit to serve” letter] has no legal background, and his comments are in part inaccurate and irresponsible. More...

Obituaries

Death Notice

YARIS, Joseph J., of Lancaster, died Wednesday, Oct. 2, 2013. Mr. Yaris is survived by two daughters, Jennifer Frank and Cheryl Gephart; three sons, Joseph, John and Jeffery; 10 grandchildren; two great-granddaughters; and two sisters. More...

Lifestyles

Project HOPE sheds light on prescription drug abuse

It wasn’t supposed to be Michael Israel. The 20-year-old was a graduate of St. Joseph’s Collegiate Institute and attended the University at Buffalo with aspirations of becoming an architect. 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...

Miszuk-Mangione

Shirley and James Miszuk of Depew announce the engagement of their daughter, Jennifer Miszuk, to Marc Mangione, son of Sue and Michael Mangione of Cheektowaga.  Miss Miszuk graduated from Depew High School and in 2011, received an associate degr More...

Business

Breast Cancer Network provides knowledge, resources, hope

The Breast Cancer Network of Western New York is full of people who are not just surviving, but thriving following a diagnosis of breast cancer. Some have been cancer-free for years; others are waging a more daily battle. More...

Events

Speaker group plans meeting about blogging   More...