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April 3, 2014 RSS feed / Front Page

Ayla Brown concert tickets available to military personnel

Local entrepreneur Russell Salvatore has purchased a block of tickets to the upcoming concert of country recording artist Ayla Brown and is making them available to local veterans and active military personnel.  More...

Editorial

Sleep is critically important to everyone’s health

Bee Editorial

Everyone skips getting some shuteye occasionally, often pointing the finger at a lengthy to-do list or a packed social schedule, but the effects go deeper than shelling out an additional $2 in the morning for a cup of coffee.  More...

Spindle items

• ALCOHOL AWARENESS IN THE VILLAGE — April is National Alcohol Awareness Month, and the Village of Lancaster, with the Lancaster-Depew Substance Abuse Prevention Coalition, proclaimed April to be Alcohol Awareness Month in the village as w More...

Out of the Past

Flying tub

Do you have a memory of the Lancaster-Depew area you would like to share with Bee readers?  Send it to “Out of the Past,” Lancaster-Depew Bee, 5564 Main St., Buffalo, NY 14221.   More...

Obituaries

Frank C. Hasenfuss, retired engineer, Marine Corps veteran

Frank C. Hasenfuss, 85, of Lancaster, died Friday, March 21, 2014.  Mr. Hasenfuss was born in Rochester, N.Y., on May 17, 1928. He moved to Hamburg in 1965 and later relocated to Lancaster in 2005.  More...

Death Notices

LUSS, James I., of Depew, died Thursday, March 27, 2014. Mr. Luss is survived by his mother, Ruth (nee Wilken); one uncle, John Wilken; and several cousins. He was preceded in death by his father, Irving. More...

Lifestyles

Stepping up to the plate

With increased airtime, softball is becoming more popular

With spring training wrapping up for Major League Baseball players and fans, it might be time for baseball to step back and let its little sister sport shine.  More...

Speaker to discuss history of grain elevators

June Justice Crawford will speak on the history of grain elevators in Buffalo at 2 p.m. Sunday, April 6, at the Historical Society Museum, 40 Clark St. Crawford serves on the Grand Island Preservation Board and gives lectures on various topics. More...

Couple mark 60 years together

Charleen and Theodore Pomaski of Depew celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary.  Theodore Pomaski married the former Charleen Bernhardt on March 13, 1954, at St. More...

Business

County clerk Chris Jacobs warns residents of deed scam

Erie County property owners are being warned to watch for misleading solicitations offering to sell them a certified copy of their deed.  Record Transfer Services, a company based out of California, is soliciting and dramatically overcharging ho More...

Lancaster YMCA exceeds campaign goal

The Lancaster Family Branch of the YMCA assisted the organization in the area in exceeding its annual campaign goal this year.  The eight-branch association had a goal of $677,000 and recently announced that nearly $698,00 was raised, with the L More...

PROMOTED

— The Bank of Akron has named Deborah A. Glowny vice president and branch manager for its Lancaster location. Glowny has 30 years of experience in branch sales, operations and management. More...

Depew woman accused in conspiracy to kill mother-in-law

Depew resident Jean Stanton, 29, allegedly hired a hit man to kill her mother-in-law, but she was arrested last week after he revealed the reported plot.  More...

Village of Lancaster makes April 2014 Alcohol Awareness Month

A proclamation presented to the Lancaster Depew Substance Abuse Prevention Coalition declared April as Alcohol Awareness Month in the Village of Lancaster.  The proclamation by Mayor Paul M. More...

Local News

Depew construction exec celebrates 25 years on air

SOMEONE YOU SHOULD KNOW

Domenic Cortese has spent his professional career immersed in construction, and for 25 years, he has been sharing his knowledge over the radio waves.  More...

Performance arts scholarship available to high school seniors

The Lancaster Opera House has announced the annual L. Alma McNutt Memorial Performing Arts Scholarship, which is given to a high school senior to further his or her studies within the field of performing arts.  More...

Rob Ray gives health lecture to Depew elementary students

During his Buffalo Sabres playing days, Rob Ray needed to be big and strong to impose his will as an enforcer.  Now he remains big and strong to maintain a healthy lifestyle and pass along his knowledge to children. More...

Police Blotter

Man admits to hiding heroin in own body

Depew   Monday, March 24  • After being parked in the lot of a bar, the driver of a vehicle left but was pulled over. Both the driver and the passenger had only learner’s permits.  Tuesday, March 25  More...

Bee Heard

Bee Heard

.As a resident of the Village of Lancaster and also a taxpayer, I’m disappointed to see that we are going to have a car show in Zombieville. We don’t need all these special events; they are a burden on village taxpayers. More...

Sports

Lancaster starts season with offensive outburst

The Lady Redskins have been Section VI champions in eight out of the last nine years. More...

Redskins cupboard full of talent

Lancaster has a new coach this year in Dave Mazur and he has the luxury of taking on a team that returns plenty of experience from last season.  The Redskins struggled a bit last year finishing at 6-11 but the starting lineup had eight sophomore More...

Kilijanski's Corner

The Lancaster girls lacrosse team has been a Western New York dynasty for the past decade and on Monday the Lady Redskins proved to remain on the path of dominance with an 18-11 win against Amherst.  More...

What's Going On

What's Going On

Craft show to feature more than 45 vendors   More...