Weekly Feature

April 10, 2014 RSS feed / Front Page

Village of Depew taps Ferguson as recreation director

The Depew Village Board made numerous appointments during its annual reorganization meeting on Monday.  In announcing the appointments, Mayor Steven Hoffman also announced which of the four trustees would serve the various village committees in More...

Editorial

Proposed Housing Court a community asset

Bee Editorial

Prior to the Monday night meeting of the Lancaster Town Board, Town Justice Nicholas LoCicero approached the board to inform them of a Housing Court he plans to establish in the coming weeks.  More...

Spindle items

• GOLF FOR GOOD — If you could play golf and save a child’s life at the same time, would you do it? The answer seems pretty obvious and the notion is not, in fact, too good to be true.  On Monday,  More...

Out of the Past

125 Years Ago April 11, 1889   Quarrels prevail, not only between different households in Russia, but even in the very midst of families living under one roof.  More oranges, lemons, bananas, figs and raisins are consumed in the United More...

Police Blotter

Man fails to pay $ 210 taxi fare in Depew

Depew   Monday, March 31  • A woman was baking something in her oven, and her vents were covered in aluminum foil, causing her carbon monoxide detector to go off.  More...

Bee Heard

Bee Heard

.I would like to thank the Town of Lancaster Highway Department for doing an outstanding job this winter. With two blizzards and several storms, they did a fantastic job keeping town roads plowed, salted and a lot safer to travel on. Great job.  More...

Sports

Lancers look to repeat as Monsignor Martin regular season champions

It was a special season for the Lancers last year as they finished 12-2 in the Monsignor Martin League before falling to Canisius in the playoffs of the Georgetown Cup.  It was the first time that St. More...

With win streak in tact, Lady Wildcats return seven starters

Depew’s softball team has been an ECIC Division III powerhouse in recent years under head coach Dan Seelig.  Last season the Lady Wildcats finished 17-6 overall including a perfect 12-0 in their division.  More...

Kilijanski's Corner

There are many great story lines this spring in Lancaster/Depew, but the problem is that Mother Nature is giving us such a hard time. More...

What's Going On

What's Going On

Lancaster Senior Center to hold dance   More...

Business

Professional chef offers culinary solutions for all occasions

Private Knives owner and chef Amy Phillips offers catering to liven up any occasion, from a wedding to a business lunch. More...

Lancaster Allstate Exclusive Agency owner receives special designation

Allstate Exclusive Agency owner Charles Snyder has been designated an Allstate Premier Agency for 2014. More...

Reliant Medical Equipment plans open house event

Reliant Medical Equipment, a division of the McGuire Group Pharmacy, will host an open house to mark the opening of its new location.  The event will take place from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. More...

Town of Lancaster plans new housing court

Lancaster Town Judge Nicholas L. More...

Bee Newspapers honored by NY Press Association

Bee Group Newspapers captured three awards in this year’s Better Newspaper Contest sponsored by the New York Press Association.  Managing Editor David Sherman won first place in the Spot News Photo category for a photo of a Clarence house More...

Local News

Lancaster native earns social work award

Lancaster High School graduate Kathryn Procknal has wasted no time delving into the world of social work, and her dedication is already beginning to pay off. More...

Man receives 60-day jail sentence for series of thefts

A Depew man was sentenced on March 31 to 60 days in jail, drug court and three years of probation after he pleaded guilty to petit larceny.  More...

Depew Fire Department elects chief, assistant chiefs

The Depew Fire Department recently elected Joseph Whipkey as chief for 2014. Additionally, Scott Wegst, Jamie Nusall, Todd Rzeszutek and Ryan Paolella were elected as first through fourth assistant chiefs, respectively.  More...

Letters to the Editor

Chairman responds to legislator column

Responding to the recent column by County Legislator Edward R. More...

Community support made camp a success

The “Homeruns That Help” Baseball Mini-Camp was held at the Lancaster High School Fieldhouse in honor of William Lucas, a 6-year-old boy from Tonawanda who suffers from hydrocephalus.  More...

Education

St. John’s School accepting students

St. John the Baptist School in Alden is accepting new students in prekindergarten 3 and 4, and full-day kindergarten through eighth grade.  More...

Lancaster residents named to Canisius honor roll

Canisius High School has named the following Lancaster residents to the honor roll for the third marking period of the 2013-2014 school year. More...

Lifestyles

Young builders exercise creative minds, social skills through virtual worlds

A group of children huddle together with faces buried in personal electronic devices. More...

Basket raffle to benefit bereavement network

The Western New York Perinatal Bereavement Network will hold the ninth annual “Evening to Remember” basket rafflefrom 7to11:30p.m. Saturday, April12, at St. Gabriel’s Parish Hall, 5271 Clinton St. More...

Lancaster Library to hold book, bake and bag sales

The Lancaster Public Library will be holding a book sale that will also feature baked goods.  A pre-sale, open to members of the Library’s Friends Group and the Women’s Civic Club, will be held from 5 to 8 p.m. Thursday, April 24. More...

Entertainment

Theatre

thurs. 10   PigPen Theatre Co. — Best known for its presentation of “The Old Man and the Old Moon,” the group will have a one-night-only performance at 8 p.m. More...

Concerts

thurs. 10   Singer, songwriter and guitarist John Sebastian has a local appearance scheduled for 7 p.m. Thursday, April 10, at the Hamburg Palace, 31 Buffalo St., Hamburg; $. 649-2295 or www.hamburgpalace.com  More...

Art

thurs. 10   2014 Student Thesis Exhibition Prospectus — Thursday, April 10, through April 30, Carnegie Art Center, 240 Goundry St., North Tonawanda. 694-4400, www.carnegieartcenter.org  fri. 11   More...