Weekly Feature



October 17, 2013 RSS feed / Front Page

Depew capital improvements draw to a close

Capital improvements are winding down in the Depew School District after major renovations in various buildings throughout the district.  Project Manager Joe Aramini of LP Ciminelli detailed the work that has been completed or is coming to a cl More...

Editorial

Hull House a community gem

Bee Editorial

Next week the Hull Family Home and Farmstead will hold its annual fundraiser, and this is an event in which the whole community has a stake.  More...

Spindle items

• KEEPING PROMISES — In a world full of high-definition images, surround sound and Imax viewing, sometimes it’s nice to get back to good, old-fashioned live theater.  In Lancaster and Depew, we’re fortunate enough to have More...

Out of the Past

Do you have a memory of the Lancaster-Depew area you would like to share with Bee readers? Send it to “Out of the Past,” Lancaster-Depew Bee, 5564 Main St., Buffalo, NY 14221.   More...

Police Blotter

Officer punches through window of reckless driver

Depew  Tuesday, Oct. 8   • A Main Street resident found and returned a license plate, but the registration was suspended.  More...

Bee Heard

Bee Heard

.I live on Woodgate Drive, off of Aurora Street, and I want to thank Terry McCracken and his crew for doing such an excellent job on our retention pond behind our house. More...

Lifestyles

Graphic novel CRASHES crashes Buffalo Comicon, ZAPS zaps competition

In a world full of superheroes and villains, one man’s vision will soon sweep in and take control of the comic book culture. Queen City Books will be releasing its first collaborative graphic novel since 2001 at this year’s Comicon. More...

Polish dinner to be served by fire company

The Central Hose Company No. 4 of Depew will host a Polish dinner fundraiser from 4 to 9 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 19, at Northside Fire Station, 112 Brewster St. 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

Car care tips focus on preparation for winter

As part of Car Care Month, AAA will be offering free pre-winter vehicle checks to AAA members and non-members throughout October.  More...

Medicare informational seminars scheduled

Medicare’s annual enrollment period is underway, and runs from now until Saturday, Dec. 7.  Individuals shopping for Medicare coverage can attend a free Medicare seminar to learn more about their health insurance options. More...

Small Business Summit to be held Oct. 22

The Greater East Aurora Chamber of Commerce will partner with state Sen. Patrick Gallivan to offer a Small Business Summit from 8 to 9:30 a.m. Tuesday, Oct. 22, at the Southside Municipal Center, 300 Gleed Ave.  More...

Colecraft building sale complete; property returns to tax rolls

The sale of the Colecraft Building at 3949 Walden Ave., is complete, according to Town of Lancaster Supervisor Dino Fudoli.  The building was sold to Erie Engineered Products Inc., for $1.27 million, which means the 74,000-square-foot building i More...

Lancaster/Depew football rivalry selected as top 100 in country

For those familiar with Western New York, the Lancaster/Depew football rivalry is known to be one of the fiercest games around.  This year, the game was selected as part of the 10th Annual Great American Rivalry Series presented by the U.S. More...

Local News

Theatre student lands role in Naz’s ‘green’ season

SOMEONE YOU SHOULD KNOW

Taylor Carlson is in the midst of an opportunity most actors yearn for — she gets to play one of her dream roles — Penelope Pennywise — in Nazareth College’s production of “Urinetown the Musical.”  More...

Registration for Hunter’s Hope event rain date still open

The Credit Unions of Western New York, the Basil Family of Dealerships and Hunter’s Hope will be hosting the Rain Date & Family Fun Night at 6 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 22, at Joe Basil Chevrolet, 5111 Transit Road, Depew.  More...

Political Brief

Carl Paladino, Buffalo developer and 2010 gubernatorial candidate, has endorsed Joseph Brainard for Town of Lancaster highway superintendent.   More...

Letters to the Editor

Chronic pain robs people of their lives

After reading The Bee’s full page article on Project Hope, I am writing to you to present the opposite side of the issue.  Cauda Equina Syndrome has left me with chronic pain and it has become as much a part of me as my own skin — it More...

Columbus Day a reminder of family

As an Italian-American, Columbus Day holds a special meaning for me. Every October, the commemoration of Christopher Columbus’ daring voyage of discovery reminds me of my father, Juliano.  More...

Big events ahead for Lancaster

Be certain to mark your calendar for Saturday, Nov. 30. This is two days after Thanksgiving. It will be a wonderful day in our village. More...

Sports

Lady Redskins soccer slip to fourth in division

The Lancaster girls soccer team had been tied for third-place in the division with Orchard Park, but a loss on Tuesday to first-place Clarence, 3-0, pushed them out of that tie. More...

Wildcats Turner breaks school record against Eden

Football

The Depew offense executed their system almost to perfection, as junior running back Rodney Turner was able to score a school record five touchdowns in the 45-16 win against Eden last Friday.  Depew is now 5-1 on the season, and is second in Cla More...

St. Mary’s boys volleyball wins consecutive matches

Last week, the Lancers won back-to-back Monsignor Martin League volleyball matches against St. Joe’s and St. Francis on back-to-back days.  More...