Weekly Feature

October 31, 2013 RSS feed / Front Page

Village Board gives vacant home last chance to sell

The Lancaster Village Board decided in August to demolish the vacant home at 74 Church St., but owner Robert Nichtor attended Monday’s session and voiced his objections, claiming he did not receive all of the proper paperwork related to the pro More...

Editorial

Relief in resolution, parents still fighting for children

Bee Editorial

Parents’ tears of anger and frustration turned to tears of relief as applause slowly rose from the audience.  At Monday’s Lancaster School District Board of Education meeting, members signed a resolution demonstrating support of the More...

Spindle items

• BEING SERVED FOR SERVING — All veterans in the area certainly deserve the thanks of their fellow residents for their dedication to our country and people.  More...

Out of the Past

And then there was light

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...

Obituaries

Gerhard J. Neumaier, E&E founder

Gerhard J. Neumaier, 76, of East Aurora, died Wednesday, Oct. 23, 2013. Mr Neumaier was born in Covington, Ky., and graduated from Kaiser High School in Dayton, Ohio. More...

Death Notice

IACONO, Giovanni, of Lancaster, died Monday, Oct. 21, 2013. Mr. More...

Lifestyles

Happy Holidays:

Support groups ease a lonely season

It’s supposed to be the happiest time of the year. Twinkling lights create a magical aura. The radio airs happy, festive songs. Smiles and pleasantries are abundant. More...

Radio reading service sets Chinese auction

Niagara Frontier Radio Reading Service will hold its annual “Chinese Super-Auction” at 1 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 3, at Hearthstone Manor, 333 Dick Road, Depew. The event will also feature early birds, door prizes, raffles and a lottery tree. 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 Nov. 19.  • Story Time Session II for 2- to 5-year-olds is being held at 10:30 a.m. Fridays through Nov. 22.  More...

Business

New OB/GYN center opened by Women and Children’s Hospital in Lancaster

Expectant mothers in Lancaster now have a new option for receiving pre-natal care, and it is one that comes with a host of benefits.  The Network of Neighborhood OB/GYN Centers is operated by Women and Children’s Hospitals and has recently More...

Depew company’s microphones to be used by Boeing

PCB Piezotronics Inc., has received a contract award from The Boeing Company for its Model 378A13 pre-polarized condenser microphones that will be used in Boeing’s aircraft noise reduction program.  More...

State money available for law enforcement agencies

For law enforcement agencies seeking money to enhance their crime prevention programs, there is money being distributed via government grants.  Gov. Andrew M. More...

Breaking News - 11/6/2013 1:06 AM

Town of Lancaster races favor incumbents with 32 districts reporting

In the Town of Lancaster, many of the races were within single-digit percentage differences as unofficial numbers were reported just before midnight on Tuesday.  More...

Elections may bring major shifts to Lancaster

Some major shifts may be on the horizon for the Town of Lancaster as Election Day approaches.  When Lancaster and Depew residents head to the polls on Tuesday, Nov. More...

Local News

Board signs resolution to support Common Core action plan

Heated discussion continued over the Common Core Learning Standards and assessment testing during the Lancaster Board of Education meeting on Monday night.  “You asked me to put my money where my mouth is,” said board President Marie More...

LHS Marching Band soldiers through, wins championship

When Alexander Stojanovski, a senior and drum major in Lancaster High School’s marching band, walked off the field of the Syracuse Field Dome, he gave a fist pump, because he knew that he and the 140 other students representing the high school More...

‘Super-auction’ reaches 15th anniversary, benefits the blind

The Chinese Super-Auction for the Blind will benefit Niagara Frontier Radio Reading Service for the Blind and give all those in attendance the chance to walk away with prizes. More...

Police Blotter

Thieves use baby stroller to steal car batteries

Depew   Monday, Oct. 21  • A plastic bag was found on George Urban Boulevard, and the woman who found it believed it was a diabetic kit, but police determined there was nothing of value inside.  Tuesday, Oct. 22  More...

Bee Heard

Bee Heard

.The town clerk’s office did a great job collecting taxes this year. They work really hard. The line was long, especially on the 15th, but employees really hustled. I was shocked to hear that the supervisor wants to cut a position. More...

Sports

Redskins fall to Kenmore West in Class AA playoffs

Both Kenmore West and Lancaster entered the Class AA quarterfinals off of huge shutout victories against their bitter rivals. One week ago, Ken West defeated Kenmore East 42-0, and Lancaster beat Depew 36-0.  More...

Wildcats football cruises past Bennett in opening playoff game

The Depew football team improved to 6-2 on the season with a convincing 41-26 victory against Bennett in the quarterfinals of the Class B playoffs last Friday.  “Bennett was aggressive and played really hard,” said head coach Brian W More...

St. Mary’s girls volleyball remains ranked number one

For the third consecutive season, the St. More...

What's Going On

What's Going On

Lancaster Garden Club to meet   The Lancaster Garden Club will meet at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 13, at St. John’s Lutheran Hall, 55 Pleasant Ave., Lancaster. More...