Weekly Feature

January 2, 2014 RSS feed / Front Page

Editorial

Take advantage of FASNY HELP program

Bee Editorial

For many, the question “How will I pay for college?” is a serious reality. The question amplifies and becomes trickier when the poor economy, anemic job market and student loans come into play. More...

Spindle items

• FINDING RESOLVE — Historically speaking, I am a champion of setting New Year’s resolutions. If I’m being honest however, I am not necessarily as good at completing them.  More...

Out of the Past

125 Years Ago Jan. 3, 1889   Everyone we meet has his own burdens to carry. We do not want to inflict him with our own. More...

Police Blotter

Man harasses 80-year-old over car door dents

Depew   Tuesday, Dec. 24  • On Penora Street, an unwelcome visitor appeared intoxicated and refused to comply with the requests of officers. He was consequently arrested.  More...

Obituaries

Death Notices

WALTER, Patricia S. (nee Suchan), of Lancaster, died Saturday, Dec. 21, 2013. Mrs.  More...

Lifestyles

Collegiate musicians across WNY form wind ensemble, schedule first concert

The future of music education in Western New York is in good hands. With wind instruments at the ready and a passion for playing, the WNY Future Music Educator’s Wind Ensemble will take to the stage on Jan. More...

St. John the Baptist to hold Soup Supper

St. John the Baptist School’s Soup Supper will be held from 4:30 to 6 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 9 in the school’s cafeteria, 2028 Sandridge Road, Alden. Dinner will include homemade soup, bread, salad, dessert and beverage for $5.   More...

Eating breakfast is healthy way to start the day and the year

Many people who have lost weight and kept it off eat breakfast, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.  More...

Entertainment

Family Activities

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Announcements

Buffalo Olmstead Flurrious Photo Contest — Share your best photographs of your Olmsted Parks. If you already have a photo, send it in. If not, you have until Jan. 10 to capture one. More...

Special Events

sat. 4   Twelfth Night Ball — An evening of dancing and refreshments in the best period style, 7-11 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 4, at Old Fort Niagara, Old Fort Niagara State Park, Youngstown; $. 745-7611, www.oldfortniagara.org  sun. More...

Hanging up his robe

¦ Kelleher retires after 38 years

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Garage fire causes more than $200,000 damage

A fire that began just after 6 a.m. More...

Local News

DONATE A SKATE

— Celeste Roncone of Lancaster, left, drops off a pair of used skates as Emma Fusco, store associate, assists at the Pure Hockey Outlet Store in Amherst on Saturday. More...

Residents, employees of health care facilities raise funds for Meals on Wheels

This year, the residents and employees of The McGuire Group’s five local health care and rehabilitation facilities helped to ensure that members of the community received meals that were not only warm during the chilly winter months, but also n More...

ENLIGHTENING PATIENTS

— Joel Kanick of Depew spoke to Akron-Newstead Rotarians recently about electronic medical records. More...

Letters to the Editor

Como Lake Park in poor condition

Having grown up in Lancaster, I have a great love for the village and the people of Lancaster. I now live in Springville and am actively involved in community life. More...

Bee Heard

Bee Heard

.Here’s a message for the Lancaster town resident who keeps clamoring for garbage totes. Here’s an idea: buy one at Home Depot or Lowe’s. What makes you think that everyone wants to subsidize your whims? More...

Sports

Strong first half for Depew buries St. Mary’s

Girls basketball

The Lady Wildcats built a 24 point lead at halftime thanks to a stellar first half from senior Chelsea Buono, and wound up defeating St. Mary’s 57-36.  The game portrayed two completely different styles of offense. More...

Redskins Federation hockey splits at weekend tournament

The Lancaster boys Federation ice hockey team skated into the Orchard Park/Williamsville East tournament on a three-game skid, but they snapped the losing streak with a 2-1 win against Hamburg last Thursday.  More...

Smith records career-high 57 saves for St. Mary’s

Junior goalie Mason Smith had a busy day against Canisius last Friday as he recorded a career-high 57 saves for the Lancers in a 7-0 loss.  More...

What's Going On

What's Going On

St. John the Baptist to hold Soup Supper   St. John the Baptist School’s Soup Supper will be held from 4:30 to 6 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 9, in the school’s cafeteria, 2028 Sandridge Road, Alden. More...

Business

EG Tax provides clients with knowledge, dedicated service

As the holidays and 2013 come to a close, a new year will bring the beginning of the annual tax season.  At EG Tax, a dedicated staff works to ensure that the most applicable tax laws are applied on behalf of each of its clients.  The full- More...

Better Business Bureau gives advice for gift returns, exchanges

About one-third of consumers will return at least some portion of their holiday gifts, and the Better Business Bureau wants to remind consumers that it’s very important to know one’s rights and individual store policies.  More...

Clarence Chamber hosting mini business expo

The Clarence Chamber of Commerce will host its first ever mini Business Expo as the kickoff event for its 2014 A.M. Networking Series from 8 to 9:15 a.m. Wednesday, Jan. 8, at Clarence Pizza Company, 6235 Goodrich Road, Clarence.  More...