Weekly Feature



January 9, 2014 RSS feed / Front Page

Gabryszak faces allegations from three more women

Allegations against Assemblyman Dennis Gabryszak continue to pile up as three more women have filed a notice of claim against him.  More...

Editorial

Residents need to take extra precautions in winter

Bee Editorial

Dealing with the various challenges winter can bring is old hat for municipalities in Western New York.  In Lancaster and Depew, people such as Scott Kuhlmey, Village of Lancaster director of emergency management, and Ronald Rozler, disaster coo More...

Spindle items

• WELCOME MR. More...

Out of the Past

125 Years Ago Jan. 10, 1889   A genuine blizzard struck this place yesterday and is still raging as we go to press.  More...

Obituaries

Martin A. Galasso, former president of Lancaster Development Inc.

Martin A. Galasso, 74, formerly of Lancaster, died Wednesday, Jan. 1, 2014.  Mr. Galasso was born Jan. More...

Death Notice

BAILIE, Margaret E. (nee Robertson), of Lancaster, died Wednesday, Jan. 1, 2014, at age 97. Mrs. Bailie is survived by one son, Robert; two daughters, Rita Congdon and Gail Trznadel; nine grandchildren; and 14 great-grandchildren. More...

Lifestyles

Paula Deen -- here

...cooking up southern hospitality

Putting recent setbacks behind her, Paula Deen is moving forward with her big smile and warm “Hey y’all” and heading to Clarence.  On Feb. More...

Bereavement support group scheduled

The McGuire Group will hold a free bereavement support session at 5 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 15, at Harris Hill Nursing Facility, 2699 Wehrle Drive, Lancaster, for anyone coping with grief, sadness or loss. More...

Library News

• Lapsit Story Time for 3- to 23-month-olds with a parent or caregiver is being held at 10:30 a.m. Tuesdays through Jan. 28.  • Story Time Session II for 2- to 5-year-olds is being held at 10:30 a.m. Fridays Jan. 10 through Jan. More...

Business

Tops advises on wellness tips

Tops Friendly Markets recently released a few wellness, smart eating and food shopping tips to ease the transition to a healthier 2014.  More...

National Fuel reminds of emergency options during cold snap

National Fuel Gas Distribution Corporation is advising customers to take particular care during extremely cold weather. More...

Lancaster OB/GYN names lead physician

Dr. More...

Breaking News - 1/15/2014 3:35 PM

Our Lady of Pompeii to close in June

The closing of Our Lady of Pompeii School in June was announced today. More...

Breaking News - 1/12/2014 3:59 PM

Gabryszak resigns from Assembly

Multiple reports state Dennis Gabryszak is resigning immediately from the New York State Assembly. More details will follow in this week's edition of the Lancaster/Depew Bee.  More...

St. Mary’s High School announces creation of president, vice president

¦ Tramont, Kelleher tapped by trustees to fill new roles

The board of trustees of St. Mary’s High School has created the positions of president and vice president for the school in Lancaster.  In addition, board members announced the hiring of Mark Tramont, a 1977 graduate of St. More...

Local News

Youngster makes second donation to Locks of Love

Cameron Wilson spent the entire ride to the hair salon bouncing around in the back seat, according to her mother, Jennifer. More...

Depew Fire Department fills vacancies

The Depew Fire Department held a special meeting for the delegates on Dec. 27 to fill a vacancy for the position of chief.  Joseph Whipkey of Depew Hose Company No. 1 was elected chief.  More...

Fire breaks out in unoccupied home

The Lancaster Fire Department was dispatched to a house fire at 2046 Como Park Blvd. shortly before 10 a.m. on Tuesday, Jan. 7.  More...

Police Blotter

Multiple people driving intoxicated on New Year’s

Depew   Tuesday, Dec. 31  • Two females were screaming at each other on Columbia Avenue.  • A woman fell and hit her head in a bar and was bleeding. More...

Bee Heard

Bee Heards

.Here’s an idea for those clamoring for totes in the Town of Lancaster. Go buy one for yourself. Why should everyone in the town or village be forced to underwrite your need for a tote? Look around; others have bought them. More...

Sports

St. Mary’s hockey splits pair of games

The Lancers were on both sides of the spectrum after its last two games as they defeated Lockport 2-1 but lost to West Seneca West 8-0.  St. More...

Redskins Empfield wins weight class at NFWOA Tournament

James Empfield proved he deserved to be the top seed in the 195 pound weight class at the Niagara Frontier Wrestling Officials Association Tournament over the weekend. More...

Lancaster indoor track posts seven wins at Fredonia

The boys and girls Lancaster indoor track teams combined for seven first place finishes at the Tri-Divisional meet held at SUNY Fredonia last Saturday.  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...

Entertainment

Theatre

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Live Local in WNY

thurs. 9   Jive Thursdays — With Castode, Parisi & Friends, 7-9:30 p.m., Pizza Plant, 7770 Transit Road, Williamsville. 632-0847, www.pizzaplant.com  fri. 10   More...

Art

thurs. 9   Open Art Critique — Join Buffalo Arts Studio for their monthly open art critique from 6 to 7 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 9, at the Tri-Main Building, 2495 Main St., Buffalo. More...