Weekly Feature



January 16, 2014 RSS feed / Front Page

Editorial

Presumed innocence is not a privilege, it’s a right

Bee Editorial

There have been many accusations flying a toward political leaders in the area as of late, especially in the vein of sexual harassment. This is an ugly thing, and one which is not easy to write about. More...

Spindle items

• FINANCIAL AID — It’s downright scary just how much college costs these days. A co-worker introduced me to the CNN Money website to see how much a college education at the University at Buffalo would cost in 2014. More...

Out of the Past

125 Years Ago Jan. 17, 1889   More...

Bee Heard

Bee Heard

.As a resident of the Village of Lancaster, I’m wondering why isn’t there a committee starting to look into building a new fire hall for the village fire department? More...

Lifestyles

Karaoke sheds light on culture through shared experience

The song you’ve pre-selected starts to play as the opening lyric illuminates on a nearby screen.  More...

Railroad Club to host open houses in January

The Model Railroad Club of Buffalo will host its open house event from noon to 5 p.m. Saturdays and Sundays, Jan. 18-19 and 25-26, at The Boys & Girls Club of Tonawanda, 54 Riverdale Ave. More...

Buffalo & Erie County Public Library releases most-borrowed books of 2013

The Buffalo & Erie County Public Library System recently released its list of most-borrowed books of 2013.  Based on borrowers using all 37 local public libraries, the list below includes the top three most popular and most-requested book ti More...

Democrats, Republicans, calling for special election

The 143rd District has been left without representation in the wake of Assemblyman Dennis Gabryszak’s midterm resignation following accusations from seven women of sexual harassment, and it is unclear when that will change.  More...

Flooding an issue for Warner Road residents

Residents of Depew are upset over flooding in their basements caused by recent weather, and at the Village Board meeting on Monday they wanted to know what trustees intend to do about it.  According to four residents of Warner Road, flooding has More...

Local News

Teacher recognized for exceptional impact

SOMEONE YOU SHOULD KNOW

Michael Wojcicki is a physical education teacher and athletic director at Mary Queen of Angels School in Cheektowaga, but he is being recognized by The Foundation of the Roman Catholic Diocese of Buffalo as much more than that.  More...

Lancaster man charged with DWI

The Erie County Sheriff’s Office made its third DWI arrest of the year after finding a Lancaster man’s vehicle in a ditch.  According to Sheriff Timothy Howard, Lawrence Nagel, 30, was found by two deputies passed out inside a vehicl More...

Lancaster Town Board slates year of meetings

The Lancaster Town Board has scheduled its regular session meetings to take place at 7 p.m. on the first and third Monday of each month at Town Hall, 21 Central Ave., during 2014. More...

Police Blotter

Two men urinate in Depew police station

Depew   Monday, Jan. 6  • A Cheektowaga man was pulled over because his high beams and his license plate light was out. He had a suspended driver’s license for failure to answer a summons out of the Village of Depew.  More...

Sports

Saba breaks school record in loss to Clarence

Entering Monday’s game against Clarence, Lady Redskins senior Sarah Saba needed five points to become the school’s all-time greatest female scorer.  She had four points at the end of the first half, and in the third quarter — w More...

After long layoff from weather, Depew drops game to Lake Shore

The Depew boys basketball team had a hard time shaking off the rust in its first game back in more than two weeks.  They traveled to Lake Shore last Thursday and lost 67-62, dropping their record to 2-2 in the league and 3-5 overall.  More...

Lancaster indoor track breaks two records at Dartmouth

Two school records were broken over the weekend by the Lancaster indoor track teams at the Dartmouth College Relays, held at the school in Hanover, NH.  More...

What's Going On

What's Going On

St. Mary of Assumption sets ‘Catholicism’ series   More...

Business

Lancaster Area Chamber of Commerce to launch new program

The first session of the Next 20 program presented by the Lancaster Area Chamber of Commerce will take place at 8 a.m. Tuesday, Jan. 21, at the Chamber, 11 West Main St., Suite 100, Lancaster.  More...

Senior facilities to change hands, remain open

Senior citizens in Lancaster, Williamsville and Dunkirk will be seeing a change in their care as Catholic Health sells three of its continuing care facilities to Comprehensive Healthcare Management Services, LLC.  More...

Dance school advances upon 83-year history

Now in its 83rd season, the Hoffman School of Dance is introducing two new classes to its renowned repertoire.  Starting on Jan. 18, the school will offer cheer and tumbling. More...