Weekly Feature



February 27, 2014 RSS feed / Front Page

Editorial

Firefighters need new trucks; residents must speak up

Bee Editorial

The protection provided by fire departments is something that affects this community every day but something most people never have occasion to think about. More...

Spindle items

• MANY MEMORIES — Countless celebrations were had at the Hearthstone Manor in Depew. Important memories have been made as the business stood through the years, hosting events for nearly half a century. More...

Out of the Past

125 Years AgoFeb. 28, 1889 Mr. John Stutzman has rented Mr. Jacob Sturm’s farm about a mile north of this village. More...

Education

Depew names honor roll students

Depew High School has named the following students to the honor roll for the second quarter of the 2013-14 school year:  Grade 12   More...

St. Mary’s High School announces second-quarter honor students

St. Mary’s High School in Lancaster recently named the following students from Lancaster and Depew to the first honor roll for the second quarter of the 2013-14 school year.:  Depew Grade 12   More...

St. Joseph’s Collegiate Institute names honor students

The following students from Lancaster and Depew have received first and second honors at St. Joseph’s Collegiate Institute for the second quarter of the 2013-14 school year.   More...

Lifestyles

Contemporary design redefined

Commonplace appearance second to individual aesthetic in decorating with ‘junk’

FA conversation piece exists around every corner in Connection Studio, right, owned by massage therapist Amy Zukoff. Nearly every item decorating the studio has been taken from the trash or bought at thrift stores and flea markets.  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...

Beat the Winter Blues event featuring live band

The Beat the Winter Blues fundraiser, which will benefit the Lancaster and Depew Boys and Girls Club, will be held from 7 to 11 p.m. Friday, March 7, at the Lancaster Elks, 33 Legion Parkway, Lancaster. More...

Business

Better Business Bureau warns of cell phone, credit card scams

The Better Business Bureau is warning consumers of new scammer tricks that could cost them money. Cellphone users and credit card holders should beware of unauthorized charges appearing on monthly wireless or credit card statements.  More...

GOING, GOING, GONE

— Joel Goodrich, manager of Lancaster Self Storage, auctions off one of the five storage lockers that his company had for sale on Friday afternoon as the business hosted an event fashioned afte More...

Lancaster Area Chamber of Commerce to hold new event

The Lancaster Area Chamber of Commerce will be holding a new event titled “Business After Hours: Celebrating Our Women in Business.”  The event will take place from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. More...

Apparent closure to follow 48 years in banquet business

Hearthstone Manor

Although Hearthstone Manor, at 333 Dick Road in Depew, has not yet formally announced its closing, clients and other local businesses are certainly under that impression.  More...

Depew School District examines options for difficult budget

Superintendent Jeffrey Rabey spent Tuesday night’s board meeting sorting through the Depew School District’s options for the upcoming budget, but he found none of them ideal.  More...

Lancaster Village Board decides not to change any road markings

When a Newell Avenue resident attending Monday’s Lancaster Village Board meeting made some suggestions in regard to road markings, Trustee Dawn Robinson responded, “You’re probably going to be disappointed with my report today.&rdqu More...

Local News

Former supervisor presides over conference, recognized for service

Robert H. Giza, president of the New York State Association of Towns and former supervisor of the Town of Lancaster, presided over the 2014 Annual Conference and Training School that was held in New York City at the New York Hilton, Feb. More...

Woman charged with aggravated DWI

On Feb. More...

News Briefs

The St. Mary’s High School baseball team will be sponsoring a spaghetti dinner from 1 to 5 p.m. Saturday, March 1, at the school, 142 Laverack Ave., Lancaster. The dinner will be $8 per person and takeout will be available. More...

Letters to the Editor

Hearthstone’s closing a loss

I was shocked and saddened to learn of the closing of the Hearthstone Manor. The Hearthstone Manor has been a landmark on Dick Road in Depew for almost 50 years. More...

Obituaries

Death Notice

GRILL, Shirley M. (nee LaCerais), of Lancaster, died Saturday, Feb. 22, 2014. Mrs. More...

Sports

Second-half surge propels Lancers to advance past St. Joe’s in Manhattan Cup quarterfinals

Boys basketball

An explosive start to the third quarter for St. Mary’s pretty much sealed the deal against the Marauders in the quarterfinals of the Manhattan Cup playoffs, as they won 67-58.  St. More...

Registration dates set for Town of Lancaster softball

The Town of Lancaster Parks and Recreation Department has announced that its softball registration for the upcoming summer leagues will begin on Monday, March 3 and run until Thursday, March 13. More...

Saba dominates with 30 points, Lady Redskins advance in playoffs

Lancaster senior Sarah Saba has carried the Lady Redskins on her back all season long, and on Thursday it was no different in the Class AA pre-quarterfinal game against Orchard Park.  With a game-high 30 points, Saba scored more than half of Lan More...

Entertainment

Concerts

fri. 28   More...

Theatre

fri. 28   American Idiot — This one-act musical, an adaptation of punk rock band Green Day’s rock opera of the same name, will be performed at 8 p.m. Friday, Feb. 28, at Shea’s Performing Arts Center, 646 Main St., Buffalo; $. More...

Speakers

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