Weekly Feature

May 8, 2014 RSS feed / Front Page

St. Mary’s High School unites for alumni’s son

¦ Fundraiser to be held for child diagnosed with brain cancer

Students and faculty at St. Mary’s High School came together to support the son of an alumni as he fights a huge battle for a little child.  Andrew Masse is the son of Jennifer and Mark Masse. More...

Editorial

Applying for yard sales an important step this summer

Bee Editorial

Properly notifying local authorities about an upcoming yard sale, whether individual, or neighborhood-wide, may seem pointless, like a hassle and even a waste of time.  More...

Spindle items

• AN IMPORTANT REMINDER — During the weekend, the Ride for Bryce served as a celebration of a young life that ended far too soon. More...

Out of the Past

125 Years Ago May 9, 1889   Vicinity News — Buffalo has 20 millionaires.  Mumps are prevalent in North Tonawanda.  Diphtheria and whooping cough are prevalent at Arcade.  More...

Police Blotter

Woman reports theft of dog, dog food

Depew   Monday, April 28  • Although she claimed to have insurance, a Depew woman driving on Dick Road had a suspended registration for insurance not in effect and could not produce an insurance card.  Tuesday, April 29  More...

Education

Depew students inducted into National Junior Honor Society

Students in the seventh and eighth grades at Depew Middle School were recently inducted into the National Junior Honor Society.  According to the organization’s website, the honor is bestowed upon middle school level students who have &ldq More...

Lancaster and Depew students make Sacred Heart’s honor roll

The following students from Lancaster and Depew have been named to the honor roll at the Buffalo Academy of the Sacred Heart for the third quarter of the 2013-14 school year. More...

Sports

O’Brien throws no-hitter against Jamestown

Griffen O’Brien had the game of his life on Thursday against Jamestown.  The junior pitched a no-hitter and also hit two doubles at the plate to drive in three runs.  “He had a career game and it all came together for him,&rdquo More...

English signs to play Division III basketball at St. John Fisher

St. Mary’s leading scorer and rebounder will be taking his game to the NCAA Division III level next season.  Senior Tyler English has officially committed to play at St. More...

Kilijanski's Corner

With one winning streak coming to an end, another began for the Depew softball team (see page 10).  More...

Lancaster Town Board discusses permits, roadwork

With spring blooming and summer approaching, the Town of Lancaster had many questions to be answered during a Monday night meeting. (See editorial on page four) More...

USA Football provides player safety seminar

This past Saturday, Depew high school hosted USA Football’s Heads Up program, who offered a clinic with a focus on player safety.  More...

Local News

Lancaster family to ride in honor of father, husband, lost to cancer

When Laura Devic of Lancaster and her son, Matthew, 16, signed up for the Ride for Roswell last year, her husband Joe was battling an aggressive form of cancer. More...

Bowmansville Fire Association still seeking new members

During the month of April 2014, members of the Bowmansville Volunteer Fire Association answered 52 emergency calls for assistance, raising their total calls for 2014 to 233.  At this point in the year, BVFA has participated in more than 7,181 ma More...

ORGAN GRINDING

— The Lancaster Historical Society hosted Dan Wilke on Sunday as he gave his demonstration titled “The World of Automatic Misical Instruments” at the Lancaster Museum. More...

Letters to the Editor

Village has much to be proud of

As a resident of the Village of Lancaster, I’m disappointed to read in the Bee Heard section, that the anonymous caller who can’t find anything to be proud of in the village still lives here. More...

Obituaries

Norma R. Pohlmann, known for her pastries and pies

Norma Ruth Pohlmann, 93, of Cheektowaga, died Sunday, April 13, 2014.  Mrs. Pohlmann was born in Buffalo but lived most of her life in Cheektowaga, Depew and Lancaster. More...

Death Notices

SIRACUSE, Aloysius G., O.F.M., of Clarence, died April 23, 2014. A Franciscan friar, the Rev. Siracuse is survived by two sisters, Josephine Campagna and Rosalie Siracuse. A Mass of Christian Burial was held on April 24 at St. Clare Church.   More...

Lifestyles

The world of 3D art

Placing inventive tools in creative hands

While scientists can use a 3-D printer to produce artificial body parts, creative types are using the technology to experiment with artistic shapes and designs.  Artist Louis DeRosa lifts his pen off the page, drawing in the air to create an ob More...

Plant sale to be held by Lancaster Garden Club

The Lancaster Garden Club plant sale will be from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, May 24 or until the plants are sold out. It will be in the Save-A-Lot parking lot on Pleasant Avenue in Lancaster. 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 May 27.  • Story Time for 2- to 5-year-olds is being held at 10:30 a.m. Fridays, May 9 through 30.  More...

What's Going On

What's Going On

Lancaster Senior Center to hold dance   More...

Business

United Materials provides range of construction products

A variety of landscaping displays, stonework and concrete samples, and construction products is available at United Materials.  United Materials LLC is a parent company that has several divisions, including a number of concrete plants, a sand a More...

Chamber of Commerce to hold ‘behind the Scenes’ event

The Lancaster Area Chamber of Commerce will be hosting an event to meet new members and and take a “behind the scenes” hotel tour call “Business After Hours and New Member Orientation.” The event, which also includes networkin More...

Depew business opens new store

Oogie Games LLC, with a location in Depew, is launching a new shopping destination in the Eastern Hills Mall. More...