Weekly Feature

November 7, 2013 RSS feed / Front Page

Editorial

At the end of elections, civic duty begins

Bee Editorial

Chorus after chorus of “rock the vote” and “your voice counts” seem to be the endless tune in the air during this time of year, and while those sentiments are valid, there is a message that gets lost in their simplicity: While More...

Spindle items

• HOW SWEET IT IS — On Wednesday, an ice cream machine was presented at the Buffalo site of the Veterans Affairs Western New York Healthcare System, to be used for veterans’ recreational therapy activities.  More...

Out of the Past

125 Years Ago Nov. 8, 1888   More...

Bee Heard

Bee Heard

.What happened to those young men from the kicking camp at Lancaster High School who got electrocuted last summer? More...

Lifestyles

Toastmasters delivers skills to public speakers

Heart racing, hands sweating, fear taking over. Public speaking is becoming an in-demand skill in the business world, and Toastmasters International is available to train anyone willing to learn. More...

Bazaar to feature more than 50 vendors

A holiday bazaar will be taking place from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 16, at The GreenFields, 5949 Broadway, Lancaster. More than 50 vendors in two buildings will sell crafts, home parties, home decor, jewelry and gifts. 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...

Entertainment

Family Activities

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Special Events

thurs. 7   HNHS/Penn Dixie Fundraiser — Silent and voice auctions, raffles, hors d’oeuvres, 6-9 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 7, at Romanello’s South Restaurant, 5793 South Park Ave., Hamburg; $. 627-4560, www.penndixie.org  More...

Film/Video

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Veterans Park receives new monument

A plaque honoring residents who died fighting in World War I, had been moved to the Lancaster Historical Society in the late 1980s, after the American Legion post at which it was housed, closed.  More...

Gipple Cabin dismantled in hope of new life

The Gipple Cabin stood near what is now the corner of Harris Hill Road and Wehrle Drive for 210 years. More...

Local News

School, diocese to honor athletic director

SOMEONE YOU SHOULD KNOW

Michael Wojcicki has taught physical education and the importance of sportsmanship to students at Mary Queen of Angels Regional Catholic School for more than 20 years.  More...

Drug drop-off yields 460 pounds of prescriptions

On Oct. 26, the Lancaster Police Department hosted a drop-off site at Twin District Fire Department in Lancaster for “National Prescription Drug Take Back Day” which was manned by members of the Lancaster Police Department, U.S. More...

News Brief

The Town of Lancaster Parks, Recreation and Forestry Department will close the Heritage Trail from Saturday, Nov. 16, until Tuesday, Dec. 17, for safety reasons during the hunting season. The Heritage Trail will reopen on Wednesday, Dec. 18. More...

Sports

Pernick ends coaching career with heartbreak loss

For 36 years, there has been one face running the Lady Redskins volleyball program.  For 36 years, Sue Pernick was on the sideline as the head coach.  More...

Lancaster falls less than one point shy at sectionals

The theme of this year’s Section VI Championships for the Lancaster gymnastics team is the number seven.  They entered sectionals as the Division I champions for the seventh consecutive season.  A team victory would also have been the More...

Lancaster fall sports banquet scheduled

The 2013 Annual Fall Sports Banquet will be held on Thursday, Nov. 14, at 6:30 p.m. at the high school. Tickets are $13 and will be available at the Lancaster High School Athletic Office from Wednesday, Oct. 23, to Friday, Nov. 8. More...

What's Going On

What's Going On

Women’s Civic Club sets meeting   The Lancaster Women’s Civic Club will hold its monthly meeting at noon Wednesday, Nov. 13, at the Lancaster Municipal Building, 5423 Broadway. More...

Business

Toy store aims to bring holiday happiness to declining village retail

With Christmas approaching, thoughts in the Village of Lancaster are turning to toys.  The Bloomsbury Lane Toy Shoppe is planning for Neighborhood Toy Store Day, and other events are slated throughout November and December to bring the community More...

Nov. 9 benefit to fight puppy mills

An evening of food, fun and music will be held for a greater purpose than a good time when the New York State Citizens Against Puppy Mills holds “All Dogs Go To Rock and Roll Heaven.”  More...

Events

Networking group plans meeting on Medical Campus   More...